Show Some Love For Your ‘Mother’


Celebrate Earth Day at family-friendly event Keep Phoenix Beautiful and Republic Services present the Eighth Annual Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 22, from 11am-4pm, at Steele Indian School Park. Enjoy a day at the park while learning from various exhibitors on how to live a greener lifestyle and better take care of “Mother Earth.” In […]

Carefree Hosts ‘Art In The Garden’ In April


Education and Community Services (ECS), a department of the Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) will host Art in the Garden Saturday, April 8, 8-11am. The morning of free family art activities, literary and art contest, art exhibitions and entertainment by local school groups, takes place in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Carefree at […]

Wine, Dine & Taste The Best Arizona Has To Offer


From world-class cuisine to some of the globe’s best wine lists, Arizona’s resorts have what it takes to attract over 36 million travelers annually, and that is what the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association celebrates with its annual AZ Wine & Dine festival. This premier gathering of hoteliers, business leaders and food connoisseurs provides a […]

Carefree Welcomes Back Sand Sculpting – Adds Stone Exhibit


The Town of Carefree welcomes world renowned artist and sculptor, Ray Villafane, back to create sand art like no other within the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, Carefree Desert Gardens starting March 4. Villafane (www.villafanestudios.com) for the first time has invited professional stone balancer Tim Anderson (www.keystonebalance.com), a Pennsylvania native, to join him the weekend of March […]

Celebrate Forty Years Of Rodeo and Western Heritage


2017 Cave Creek Rodeo Days Cave Creek Rodeo Days is slated to take place Saturday, March 25, through Sunday, April 2, celebrating the town’s Western heritage, and the 40-year anniversary of continuous Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association events in Cave Creek. The all-volunteer community celebration is sponsored by Sanderson Ford, and supported by the Town of […]

Arizona Ups Its Ballgame


Cactus League & NCAA come to the Valley By Kathryn M. Miller ~ The crack of the bat, the smell of fresh-mowed grass, the warmth of the Arizona sun – it’s Cactus League spring training time once again in the Valley. With a combination of beautiful weather and visiting Major League Baseball teams, spring in […]

Serving The Community For Sixty-Three Years


Library holds annual fundraising gala The Desert Foothills Library celebrates its 63rd anniversary this year thanks to the loyalty of its donors and volunteers. Working under its mission to “facilitate the sharing of knowledge, ideas and culture by providing personalized and responsive resources, services, social and learning opportunities to the community it serves,” the library […]

“Don’t Give Up Hope”


Carefree discovers New Year’s inspiration The Town of Carefree welcomed in the New Year with a heartfelt art installment by actor/director/artist Jack Millard of his “Little Boat of Hope,” which was found by town staff along the reflecting pool in the Desert Gardens underneath the iconic Carefree Sundial on the morning of January 4, 2017. […]

My Foodie Valentine:


Valley festivals abound By Kathryn M. Miller ~ It’s February, and love is in the air. However, it’s not cupid’s arrow that is hitting its mark, but rather purveyors of all things food and drink who are sending a delectable love letter to Valley foodies – so get ready to celebrate the delicious diversity that […]

Newly Remodeled Bashas’ Experiences Increased Sales


The Town of Carefree announced that their longtime partner, Bashas’ Supermarket, located at 36889 North Tom Darlington Drive, has experienced an overall increase in volume by 25-40 percent daily since their newly remodeled store was re-opened in October 2016 versus one year ago. The newly remodeled Bashas’, after 24 years of service to the Foothills […]