Join the Kiwanis Club of Carefree for Pancakes with a Purpose


The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Nov. 9 in the in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion of the Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy Street, from 7am to 11am. Tickets can be purchased from a Kiwanis member or at the event. Adult tickets are $8; $4 for children 14 and under. The pancakes are “all […]

Kiwanis Splash Park Is Open For Summer Fun


The Town of Carefree opened the Kiwanis Splash Park for its third season April 1. Located in the Carefree Desert Gardens, the Kiwanis Club of Carefree donated the funds so that local families and their children could have a place to escape the heat while enjoying the beautiful surrounding views of Carefree. In keeping with […]

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 […]

Kiwanis Donate Scoreboard To Little League


The players warmed up, the umpire dusted off the bases, the snack shack opened and the parents picked out choice spots in the shade. It was “America’s Favorite Pastime” on Saturday, May 2, and a special day for the Cactus Foothills North Little League because it was the inauguration of their new scoreboard, the icing […]

Kiwanis Concert Series


Kiwanis Club of Carefree kicks off its premiere Kiwanis Concert Series season October 25-26 with “Sinatra & Friends” starring Robbie Howard. Las Vegas headliner Robbie Howard as Frank Sinatra delivers the music, comedy and memories of the Rat Pack with all the smoothness of “Old Blue Eyes” himself. The concert series will support the Kiwanis’ […]

Carefree Kiwanis Planning New Facility


New home for Flea Markets By Curtis Riggs ~ The Kiwanis Club of Carefree is now in the planning and fund-raising stage for a 9,700-square-foot building near the Cave Creek/Carefree border. Kiwanis Flea Markets and other events for the organization will be held in the new building, which is required to move from its present […]

60-year tradition continues December 1-2


Pageant Keeps Cave Creek History Alive By Curtis Riggs – Cave Creek history comes to life December 1-2 with the 60th Annual Cave Creek Christmas Pageant. Held at the entrance of the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, the pageant started in 1952 by the Cave Creek 4-H Club as a re-enactment of the Christmas story, […]