Christmas in Carefree Ushers in Holiday Season


Christmas in Carefree returns to the Carefree Desert Gardens, with holiday-themed events and special celebrations designed to welcome the spirit of the season. This year’s official Holiday Tree Lighting will take place Friday, Dec. 6, at 5pm in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion and at the iconic Carefree Sundial. The giant 25-foot Christmas tree and the […]

Work Off Thanksgiving Dinner the Day After — Mountainside Fitness members’ guests work out for free Thanksgiving weekend


Arizona’s largest locally owned fitness center, Mountainside Fitness has 17 locations across the Valley including Chandler, Desert Ridge, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Tempe and Surprise, with three additional Valley locations scheduled to open in 2020. Mountainside Fitness says that it aims to help each one of their customers reach their fitness goals […]

Thanksgiving Do’s and Don’ts from Emergency Physicians


The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) urges everyone to be safe this holiday season. A few safety tips will go a long way toward making sure your holiday is safe and fun. “Preparation, organization and common sense are the most important ingredients in the recipe for a safe and fun Thanksgiving,” said William Jaquis, […]

The Salvation Army Invites Community to its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner


The Salvation Army will serve a free traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings at the Phoenix Convention Center’s South Building, on the southeast corner of Third Street and Washington Street, Thursday, Nov. 28. Posted signage and volunteers will be on hand to direct guests to the event location and entrance. The doors to the […]

THE AERONAUTS Immersive Fan Experience Comes to Phoenix Nov. 30


Valley residents are invited to join Amazon Prime Video Saturday, Nov. 30, for The Aeronauts’ Incredible Journey. Prime Video is bringing its immersive fan experience inspired by The Aeronauts film, starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, to Phoenix’s Steele Indian School Park from noon to 8pm Nov. 30. Families, schemers, dreamers and altitude enthusiasts of all ages will be thrilled by a sprawling Victorian […]

Discover Talented Artists During Hidden in the Hills


Arizona largest and longest-running artist studio tour, the Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour and Sale, returns for a 23rd consecutive year during the last two weekends of November (Nov. 22–24 and Nov. 29 – Dec.1). A signature event of the nonprofit Sonoran Arts League, the free, self-guided tour takes place from 10am to 5pm […]

DAC Presents ‘Raptors in Your Backyard — Up Close’


Area residents have probably seen hawks circling overhead and heard the owls hooting in the evening and early morning, but they may not have a grasp of the true superpowers these birds exhibit.  At the next Desert Awareness Committee (DAC) seminar, guests will not only see them up close, but will be more aware of […]

Inaugural Black Mountain Round-Up To Be Held Nov. 23 in Cave Creek


Valley residents are invited to dust off their boots and spurs and join 3,000 plus family and friends to see and support Cave Creek’s first Black Mountain Round-Up, scheduled for Nov. 23, at 7pm, at the Cave Creek Memorial Arena. Dan Baker’s Rodeo Productions and stock contractor Cody Reeser put together the toughest bulls and […]

Foothills Food Bank Seeks Adopt-A-Family Sponsors for Families


CAVE CREEK — Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center seeks donors to brighten the holiday season for children, families and seniors in the northern Arizona foothills community as part of the food bank’s 17th annual Adopt-a-Family program. Foothills Food Bank is working with hundreds of individuals donors as well as more than a dozen local organizations and churches […]

TICKET GIVEAWAY — A Celebration of Discovery, Originality and Curiosity: SILENT SKY


Enter to win a pair of tickets to Arizona Theatre Company’s Silent Sky. The inspiring story of a 19th-century astronomer who changed our view of the universe. Henrietta Leavitt was instrumental in the understanding and mapping of the galaxies, but her gender meant her work went largely uncredited. This play gives her the credit and voice […]