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Summer reading fun returns to libraries

Summer reading fun returns to libraries

Help your kids keep the summer learning loss at bay with assistance from the Phoenix Public Library. Kids, teens and adults can participate..

Summer programs at Japanese garden

Summer programs at Japanese garden

The Valley of the Sun will be hot this summer, but the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix will continue to provide an oasis downtown...

Recognizing a ‘good neighbor’

Recognizing a ‘good neighbor’

Michael Anderson is well known in his Coronado neighborhood for being the guy who will lend a hand to pick up trash in the alleys, help a..

Young cat ready to be pampered

Young cat ready to be pampered

As beautiful and captivating as the galaxy she is named after, Andromeda lives up to such a name. Brought to the Arizona Humane Society as..

Learn what to do in a local disaster

Learn what to do in a local disaster

In the event of large-scale natural disasters, first responders are often spread thin and can’t be everywhere where help is needed...

Hospice of the Valley hosts volunteer training

Hospice of the Valley hosts volunteer training

Hospice of the Valley needs volunteers to visit patients at their Phoenix homes and provide breaks to family caregivers. Orientation will..

Have your dog’s behavior certified

Have your dog’s behavior certified

Does your canine have good manners at home as well as out in the community? Receive an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluation 8 a.m.-1 p.m...

Gabriel’s Angels gets boost from Cenpatico

Gabriel’s Angels gets boost from Cenpatico

Gabriel’s Angels, an Arizona nonprofit committed to offering healing pet therapy to at-risk children, announced the organization has..

DeVry students excel in competition

DeVry students excel in competition

DeVry University has a strong chapter of dedicated members of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), and on April 13-14 five PBL members from the Phoenix..

Car raffle benefits homeless animals

Car raffle benefits homeless animals

The Arizona Humane Society is revving up for its first-ever AHS Car Raffle, thanks to friends at the Valley Toyota Dealers Association who..

AAWL expands pet clinic hours, space

AAWL expands pet clinic hours, space

One of the leading reasons pet owners surrender their animals to shelters is an inability to afford the high cost of medical and dental..

Proposal to reduce lanes on Osborn Rd.

Proposal to reduce lanes on Osborn Rd.

The city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department invites the public to attend an open house meeting to discuss proposed safety..

Fresh fruit and veggies on a bus

Fresh fruit and veggies on a bus

Many Arizonans do not have access to healthy food options, which can lead to chronic health issues such as diabetes or obesity. Blue Cross..

Free admission, demonstrations

Free admission, demonstrations

Join Pueblo Grande Museum and S.A.L.T. (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) in celebrating World Atlatl Day on Saturday, June 2..

Artists selected for light rail extension

Artists selected for light rail extension

Valley Metro hosted a special event at the Cholla Library in March to introduce to the public to the local artists who were selected to..

Dog bearing scars is full of affection

Dog bearing scars is full of affection

As sweet and friendly as 3-year-old Ace is, it is hard to imagine the circumstances that he came from. Confiscated by an Arizona Humane..

Diaz receives Girl Scout Gold Award

Diaz receives Girl Scout Gold Award

The Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council recently presented its Girl Scout Gold Award to 22 well-deserving young women, including..

North Central teen seeks sponsors for pageant

North Central teen seeks sponsors for pageant

Alyssa Yocabet is a junior at Sunnyslope High School. When she’s not busy attending class or doing homework, she is honing her skills as..

Local man receives Red Cross award

Local man receives Red Cross award

Michael Young and Beth Boyd last month received the Partnership Award from the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter. Young, a North..

Putts for Mutts aids AZ Small Dog Rescue

Putts for Mutts aids AZ Small Dog Rescue

The Arizona Small Dog Rescue will host its fourth-annual “Putts for Mutts” charity golf tournament Sunday, May 6 at Lookout Mountain..

Two Pups sponsors spring event

Two Pups sponsors spring event

Guests will shake their tails to live music, munch on drool-worthy dishes and lap up drinks at this year’s Booze and a Band for the Bow..

New ‘Paw Patch’ for Girl Scouts

New ‘Paw Patch’ for Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart Charities, has the newest Council patch program: the..

Are those collectibles really worth anything?

Are those collectibles really worth anything?

If you’ve ever wondered if that old vase your grandmother gave you, or that painting collecting dust in your office is a signed..

‘Art’ elements added to Melrose District

‘Art’ elements added to Melrose District

The popular Melrose District continues to add new art elements to the shopping area—even ones that are also functional. The Community..

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