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Surviving Summer: Valley Services Providing Heat Relief

By Kathryn M. Miller ~ After record high temperatures in June, many residents may be ready to call “uncle” and head out of town for cooler climes. But for many of the Valley’s most vulnerable (homeless people, seniors, disabled and other residents) escape from the heat can be a challenge. There is, however, some relief […]

“Love Our Locals” Program In Cave Creek and Carefree

To promote local businesses and to show appreciation of local consumers, the Cave Creek Merchants and Events Association and the Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce have joined together to offer area residents special discounts throughout the summer months. The program began in June and runs through September 30. Cave Creek and Carefree residents showing […]


“Red Rimmed Beauty” by Betsy Anderson Photography (www.betsyandersonphotography.com)

Cool Off With Hot Art This Summer

The Sonoran Arts League will present its Hot Art – Cool Show exhibit at Desert Foothills Library through October 3. Visitors can view some spectacular art and maybe find a piece that will fit into that perfect spot in the home. Participating artists include Betsy Anderson, Beth Benowich, Tamara Benton, Mary Boehm, Jane Boggs, Jim […]


Make A Splash This Month At Desert Ridge

Desert Ridge Marketplace continues its “Summer Splash Tuesdays” this month, giving kids (and parents) a free and fun event to enjoy every Tuesday, through July 21, from 11am-12:30pm. Children can make their summer memorable by meeting their favorite characters ranging from fairy princesses such as Elsa and Cinderella, along with superheroes like Batman and Spider […]

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Celebrating The Craft Beer Movement

SanTan Brewing presents the Fifth Annual Ameri-CAN Canned Craft Beer Festival at Scottsdale Civic Center May 16. Supporting and celebrating the craft beer movement during the recognized American Craft Beer Week, the event features live entertainment, craft food, VIP quarters, nano beer garden, beer Olympics and more than 80 local and national beers. Scottsdale Civic […]


Volunteers Needed To Make A Difference

The Foothills Caring Corps, a volunteer based non-profit organization serving the greater Northeast Valley, is seeking volunteers to share their talent, skills and time with the organization whose primary mission is to allow the elderly to remain independent and living in their homes. Volunteers needed for such programs as: Van transportation Medical transportation Mobile meals […]

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Six Days Of Food, Wine & Fun

37th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival The Scottsdale Culinary Festival (SCF) brings together foodies, philanthropists, chefs, restaurateurs, music enthusiasts and festive revelers in one of the longest-running food festivals. Get ready for a week (April 7-12) of delights served with a side of sun-filled days and cool, festive nights. With everything from Champagne brunches to celebrity […]


CCUSD Receives Magna Award

The Cave Creek Unified School District has received a first place Magna Award, which recognizes school districts and their leaders taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of students and communities. The winners of the 21st annual Magna Awards were honored at National School Boards Association’s 75th Annual Conference, held March 21-23 in […]

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