Art Lover’s Delight: Chill Out at SMoCA This Summer

Summer in the Valley is the perfect time to get out of the heat and into a museum. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a wide range of exciting and diverse events, to keep art lovers cool in a 68-degree museum. This season is packed with artist-led talks and workshops and the return of fan favorites Mystery at the Museum and Art Handlers Triathlon. Additionally, several events relate to the 2019 summer exhibitions. These events offer guests the opportunity to engage with artists, the community and … [Read More...]

CCUSD Celebrates its Outstanding Educators

Eric DeVore named 2019 Teacher of Year At the conclusion of the 2018–19 school year, Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) celebrated great teaching with its annual Teacher of the Year celebration. Eric DeVore, a Spanish teacher at Sonoran Trails Middle School was named CCUSD Teacher of the Year 2019. DeVore was awarded $3,000 and will complete his application for the 2019 Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year program. Also recognized were honorees Kendra Frigard, third/fourth-grade combo teacher … [Read More...]


Phoenix Mayor Announces Public Safety Policy Meeting

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego has scheduled a July 2 policy meeting to discuss the issue of public safety.  This meeting comes just two weeks after the … [Read More...]

Lauren Henschen Named Central Arts Alliance CEO

The Central Arts Alliance board of directors announced the appointment of Lauren Henschen as its new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2019. … [Read More...]

Tavan, Mountainside Principals Named for 2019–20 School Year

New principals have been appointed to lead Tavan Elementary School in Phoenix and Mountainside Middle School in Scottsdale. Tavan assistant … [Read More...]

PVSchools To Hold Public Hearing for Proposed Tax Increase

Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVSchools) announced the intention to raise its primary property taxes over the current level to pay for … [Read More...]

CCUSD To Hold Public Hearing for Proposed Tax Increase

Cave Creek Unified School District No. 93 (CCUSD) announced the intention to raise its primary property taxes over the current level to pay for … [Read More...]

Local Restaurant Hosts Sports Equipment Drive to Help Area Children in Need

Twin Peaks restaurant has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) for a summer sports equipment drive. From June 14 … [Read More...]

Enjoy a Summer Sunday at the Railroad Park

Photo courtesy of Experience Scottsdale Valley residents are invited to enjoy free concerts Sunday evenings, 7:30–9pm, through June 30 at … [Read More...]

Get Ready for Some Good, Not-So-Clean Fun

The 44th Annual Mighty Mud Mania splashes into Chaparral Park Saturday, June 8, from 7am to noon. The event offers muddy obstacles for people of all … [Read More...]

Abrazo Scottsdale To Hold Cereal Drive June 7-14

Drop off healthy cereal donations in hospital cafeteria Donations of healthy cereal to benefit local food banks will be accepted June 7–14 at Abrazo … [Read More...]

Holland Community Center to Host Young Entrepreneurs Class

Aspiring entrepreneurs ages 11–17 are invited to participate in a new class offered at Foothills Community Foundation’s Holland Community Center. The … [Read More...]

Public Safety Exercise in Downtown Phoenix

During the month of June, the Phoenix Police, Fire and Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management departments will be conducting public … [Read More...]

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