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 […]

Celebrating Arizona’s ‘Independents’


Independents Week is Arizona’s only weeklong celebration of local businesses that also lets residents save money while shopping local. Pick up a Golden Coupon from Local First Arizona and use it July 1–9 to receive a 20 percent discount at hundreds of independent Arizona businesses. Learn more at http://www.localfirstaz.com.

Cave Creek Restaurants & Area Businesses To Host July Fireworks Extravaganza


Celebrate Independence Day early at one of the Valley’s biggest parties. Cave Creek’s spectacular “3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza” takes place after sunset Monday, July 3, and is being hosted by Harold’s Corral, 6895 East Cave Creek Road; Roadhouse, 6900 East Cave Creek Road; and The Buffalo Chip Saloon, 6811 East Cave Creek Road, in […]

Treat Mom To A Taste Of The Vineyard


In celebration of Mother’s Day Sunday, May 14, Arizona-based Carlson Creek Vineyard is offering all moms a complimentary wine tasting and cake bites at both its Scottsdale and Willcox tasting rooms. The tasting will also include its best-selling Sweet Adeline Riesling, named after the Carlson’s grandmother who enjoyed a sweeter wine. For additional information, call 520.766.3000 or visit www.carlsoncreek.com.

Annual Balloon Festival Celebrates The Red, White And Blue


The Eighth Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival, presented by Tonto Bar and Grill and Aerial Solutions, is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, form 5:30-10pm, at Rancho Mañana Golf Course’s driving range. The event includes great live bands, massive glowing balloons, everyone’s favorite fireworks show and a celebration of a red, white and blue Memorial Day […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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. […]

Making The Holidays Brighter For Families In Need


The Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center and its team of donors and volunteers will brighten the holiday season for children, families and seniors in the North Valley foothills community. The food bank is working with more than a dozen local organizations and churches to provide gifts, holiday meals and hope for those in crisis […]

Phoenix Metro Chamber Gives Away “Ton of Toys”


Phoenix Metro Chamber of Commerce, LLC (PMCC) donated a “Ton of Toys” to three of its member charities at its annual trade show, held November 9. PMCC has made a significant, positive impact on the Metro Phoenix community by partnering with Member charities throughout the year – an important focal point for the Chamber. On […]