Rock Your Local Library

Summer reading and so much more By Kathryn M. Miller ~ School is out for summer, but that doesn’t mean that the learning needs to end. In fact, according to research compiled by the Brookings Institute, on average, student’s achievement scores decline over summer vacation by one month’s worth (or more) of school-year learning. The good news is that, across the Valley, there is a program aimed at getting young learners (and adults) out of the summer slump and into learning at local libraries Maricopa County Reads, … [Read More...]

Explore Summer Fun For All With ECS

Arts, sports, STEM and more Since 1974, Cave Creek Unified School District Education & Community Services (ECS) has offered inspiring, creative, engaging and educational workshops and classes in a wide variety of programs for all ages — and the legacy continues this summer. In the performing arts, explore theater and dance choices for elementary students (90-minute block classes in June and a three-hour block in July) at Desert Willow: “Taking the Stage” and “Theatrical Adventures” with Lisa Barzano; Desert … [Read More...]

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CAVE CREEK RODEO DAYS 2018: March 17-25


It is one of the biggest events taking place in the Town each year, and the Cave Creek Rodeo Days celebration rides into town this month. Cave Creek Rodeo Days is celebrating 41 years of preserving western heritage and promoting the sport of professional rodeo this month, with events taking place March 17–25. Cave Creek […]

February In Phoenix Is A Foodie’s Delight


New Venue, More Vendors: Third Annual PHX Vegan Food Festival In its third consecutive year, the PHX Vegan Food Festival returns to the Valley Saturday, February 24, from 11am to 5pm. To accommodate growing crowds and vendor demand, the event is moving from its original space to a much larger venue, Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 North 3rd Street in […]

Celebration, Connection, Discovery: Fall Fest Celebrates All Things Arizona


The Arizona Fall Fest, a free and family-friendly celebration of all things uniquely Arizona, will be hosted at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix, Saturday, November 4, from 10am–4pm. Formerly known as the Certified Local Fall Festival, this will be the 13th annual festival hosted by Local First Arizona. While the name of this local […]

Cave Creek Celebrates Its Western Heritage


It’s Time for Wild West Days 2017! Cave Creek Wild West Days, one of Arizona’s largest western celebrations, and a Town of Cave Creek signature event, will celebrate its 15th year by welcoming over 10,000 people to the heart of one of America’s most authentic western towns. Managed by the Cave Creek Merchants & Events […]

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