Get a Jump on Summer at Free YMCA Family Event


Area families are invited to have fun and gear up for summer at the Desert Foothills YMCA’s (Y) Healthy Kids Day event, Saturday, April 27, 9am–noon. Healthy Kids Day is a national Y initiative to improve the health and well-being of children. During this free event, families can enjoy games and giveaways, as well as […]

Area Organizations Team Up To Offer “A New Tomorrow” Adoption Event


HALO will join the Foothills Community Foundation and Desert Foothills Theater (one of the Foundation’s largest and longest running programs) in welcoming the public to and exciting and heartwarming event where kids and adults alike will have the opportunity to be just like Annie and provide a forever home to a dog in need. Twelve dogs are expected to be up […]

Escape The Heat & Discover The Great Indoors!


Summer classes at Holland Community Center Foothills Community Foundation (FCF) offers an abundance of ways for residents to beat the heat while having fun and meeting new people this summer. FCF hosts classes and programs at the Holland Community Center year-round, but when the heat is on, a friendly respite may be just what is […]

DFT Presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE


Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, presents The Drowsy Chaperone November 13-22 on the main stage of Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 North 60th Street, in North Scottsdale. When a die-hard theater fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce. Winner of five TONY Awards (including […]

DFT Fundraiser To Feature Seth Rudetsky


Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, is bringing Sirius/XM radio’s Seth Rudetsky to Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 North 60th Street in Scottsdale, for a special show, “Seth’s Big Fat Broadway Show” at 7:30pm, Sunday, October. 25. The special fundraising event features Rudetsky’s trademark “deconstructions” in which he uses his audio/video collection to break […]

Busy Spring For Desert Committee


By Curtis Riggs – Cave Creek’s Desert Awareness Committee is hard at work this season educating the public about the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. It’s reprinting an environmental book, continuing education in Cave Creek Schools as well as maintaining and promoting the 26 acre Gateway Desert Awareness Park in East Cave Creek. The committee, […]