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Phoenix ranks in top 50 for pet-friendly services

Phoenix ranks in top 50 for pet-friendly services

The personal finance website WalletHub last month released an in-depth report on 2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities, and Phoenix ranked in..

Diva Dash, shoe sale benefits FloCrit

Diva Dash, shoe sale benefits FloCrit

Florence Crittenton is hosting its 10th Annual Heels for Healing and Diva Dash on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Florence Crittenton’s upscale..

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

A local tutoring program is seeking retired adults to go back to school and donate their time to make a significant impact on early..

VFW Post hosts essay contests

VFW Post hosts essay contests

VFW Post 9400 in Sunnyslope once again hosts its Voices of Democracy essay contest for high school students (grades 9-12) and a “Patriot..

Two free events at Sunnyslope museum

Two free events at Sunnyslope museum

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts two free events this month at the Sunnyslope History Museum, 737 E. Hatcher Road The museum..

Pet therapy teams, volunteers sought

Pet therapy teams, volunteers sought

Gabriel’s Angels, founded in 2000 by Pam Gaber and her Weimaraner dog, Gabriel, is the only Arizona nonprofit that delivers healing pet..

Kosher food pantry seeks donations

Kosher food pantry seeks donations

In Arizona, one in six people struggles with food insecurity, according to statistics from 2017. This is one of the reasons Ezras Cholim of..

Grant provides better training

Grant provides better training

HALO Animal Rescue has received a new $12,060 grant from PetSmart Charities. The grant has been earmarked to support staff and volunteer..

Furry Friends festival set for Sept. 15

Furry Friends festival set for Sept. 15

Mark your calendars and plan to bring your furry friends to the Shemer Art Center Saturday, Sept. 15, for a fun, animal-themed art festival..

ALP Thrift Boutique holds 2-for-1 sale

ALP Thrift Boutique holds 2-for-1 sale

The Assistance League of Phoenix Thrift Boutique will celebrate National Thrift Shop Day for two days—on Aug. 17 and 18—with a 2-for-1..

Enter wildlife photos for calendar contest

Enter wildlife photos for calendar contest

Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona’s wildlife? Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife..

Turn your yard into a mini urban farm

Turn your yard into a mini urban farm

The Urban Farm is gearing up for its annual August and September events, which include everything from lectures on the importance of..

Bryant nominated for Emmy Award

Bryant nominated for Emmy Award

North Central Phoenix native Aidy Bryant, who starts her seventh year on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) this fall, has been nominated for..

An Italian cookbook that eliminates gluten

An Italian cookbook that eliminates gluten

Native Italian Rita Romano has partnered with Cave Creek resident Clarissa Burt to create "The Gluten Free Gastronomy Cookbook."

Coffee bean sales support AAWL

Coffee bean sales support AAWL

Want to start your day with a full cup of karma? The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) has released a “local, ethical and bold”..

Bingo and beer benefits homeless pets in Phoenix

Bingo and beer benefits homeless pets in Phoenix

North Mountain Brewing Company in Sunnyslope returns this month with its Bingo for Charity. This time, the beneficiary is the Arizona..

Submit your comments for voter pamphlet

Submit your comments for voter pamphlet

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) Governing Board, at its regular May meeting, called for a special Maintenance and..

Pittman, Jensen get military scholarships

Pittman, Jensen get military scholarships

Two North Central teens recently received $2,000 each from the Scholarships for Military Children Program. Evan Pittman, a 2017 graduate of..

Adventurous kitty, just like her ancestors

Adventurous kitty, just like her ancestors

This girl always likes to remind you her name is pronounced like puma, but with a “k!” Even though Kuma really does not mind if you..

Kiwanis club seeks Walk-A-Thon teams

Kiwanis club seeks Walk-A-Thon teams

The North Phoenix Kiwanis Club is organizing its 26th-annual Walk-A-Thon, and is in the process of recruiting teams that will collect..

Art classes set for 19North Arts Center

Art classes set for 19North Arts Center

19North has partnered with the Phoenix Center for the Arts to offer a series of fall art classes at the new 19North Art Center, 1820 W...

Fun ceramics class focuses on faces

Fun ceramics class focuses on faces

“Making Faces” is a two-day workshop set for Saturdays, Aug. 11 and 25, at the Shemer Art Center, 5005 E. Camelback Road. This ceramic..

Event to honor Vietnam-Era vets

Event to honor Vietnam-Era vets

The Gold Star Wives, Phoenix Chapter, will host an event to honor members of all military services (and their widows) who served during the..

Two nonprofits join forces to aid pets

Two nonprofits join forces to aid pets

The Arizona Pet Project and SniffAZ, two Arizona not-for-profits dedicated to helping Arizona pets and their families, recently merged..

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