First Light Viewing Party To Be Held


Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) at Black Mountain will unveil its 14-inch Cassegrain telescope for a first light viewing party September 14, from 7–9:45pm. “First light” refers to the first time that a telescope is used to take an astronomical image. The telescope, located on the PVCC at Black Mountain campus, collects 3,136 times more […]

The Horny Toad’s ‘Rock the Toad’ Announces Performers


The Horny Toad, Cave Creek’s oldest originally owned restaurant, will host an entertainment-filled, family-friendly day known as Rock the Toad Saturday, April 22, from 10am-3:30pm. The fun kicks off with music by the teen Rock the District program. Admission to the event is free. The gifted young performers who will entertain residents and visitors with […]

Take A Wildflower Walk At Spur Cross


  Area residents are invited to take a guided tour of what’s blooming in Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area throughout the month of April. Held each Friday in April from 8-10:30am, this easy walk will showcase some of the spectacular wildflowers found in the park and allow participants to explore the beauty of the conservation […]

Western Festival Returns With Three Days Of Family Fun


Arizona Wild West Festival will take place March 10-12 in Cave Creek. Admission is free to the public. This one-of-a-kind event will feature a number of signature, family-friendly activities, period vendors and other western entertainment throughout its three-day run. “This is the second year for this unique western/music festival,” says Fran Booth, ABC, chair of […]

Foothills Caring Corps To Hold Annual Fundraiser


The Foothills Caring Corps annual fundraiser, “The Taste of Foothills Fundraiser,” will be held at Stagecoach Village, Thursday, March 23. This fun event includes live music, dancing, tastings from several local restaurants with wine, and live/silent auctions.

Kiwanis Marketplace Extends Saturday Hours During Wild West Days


The Cave Creek Wild West Days Parade will be held on Saturday, November 5, (beginning at 9am) and Kiwanis of Carefree Marketplace is extending its Saturday hours from 1pm to 3pm. The Parade announcer will be set up in front of the Marketplace, and there will also be a booth set up by a group […]

Find A Movie-Lovers Paradise At Desert Foothills Library


The Desert Foothills Library offers a number of events for Carefree and Cave Creek residents each month – for adults and youth alike. But this month and next, movies take center stage. The Desert Foothills Independent Film Festival, which kicked off on July 8, runs each Friday from 10:30am-12:30pm through August. Attendees will enjoy free […]

CCUSD To Raise Primary Property Taxes – Public Hearing To Be Held June 28


Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) is notifying its property taxpayers of the District’s intention to raise its primary property taxes over the current level to pay for increased expenditures in those areas where the Governing Board has the authority to increase property taxes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016.  The Cave Creek Unified […]

Foothills Animal Rescue To Break Ground At New Brynne Smith Memorial Campus April 19


In order to provide even more abandoned dogs and cats with comfortable housing, personalized attention and the potential to find forever homes, Foothills Animal Rescue will break ground on its new, animal-friendly Brynne Smith Memorial Campus on April 19. The state-of-the-art facility, funded through a generous designated grant from the Smith Family through Arizona Community […]

2016 Arizona Presidential Preference Election Public Meetings To Be Held


Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will hold three public meetings to listen to voters describe their experience as a part of her review of the frustrations related to the 2016 Presidential Preference Election.  Upcoming meetings in Phoenix and Gilbert include: Monday, April 11 Cartwright School District Building 3637 North 55th Avenue, Phoenix, 85031 5:30-7pm […]