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 […]

PVCC To Host Literacy Event Providing Thousands of Free Children’s Books


Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) and Southwest Human Development will again partner in hosting the Spring Festival of Tales, a free community literacy event offering storytelling and cultural activities for children and families from 9am to 2pm Saturday, April 27, at Paradise Valley Community College. The bi-annual festival brings reading to life through the “Art […]

PVCC to Celebrate Grand Opening of Integrated Health Facility with Free Wellness Fair


Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) invites the public to the grand opening of the Integrated Health Science Center Saturday, Feb. 9, at 10am. Located in the Q Building at the PVCC Union Hills campus located off of 32nd Street and Union Hills, the Integrated Health Science Center is an innovative instructional space that provides a […]

Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch And Art Auction Set For October 20


Online auction added to 2017 event aimed at helping feed hungry in need The annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction 2017 will honor World Hunger Day Friday, October 20, and will be held at Harold’s Corral in Cave Creek, from 11am–1pm. According to Pam DiPietro, executive director of Foothills Food Bank, this year […]

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 […]

Explore A Wonderland Of Reading


PVCC to host Festival of Tales Valley families will enjoy a fun day of reading, literacy and cultural activities for children that includes storytelling, arts and crafts, games, face painting, live music, food trucks and more, as Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) hosts Festival of Tales. The seventh annual event will bring books to life […]

PVCC Black Mountain Campus Expansion


12 new acres to complete Phase 1 By Curtis Riggs – With the acquisition of 12 acres of land on the south side of the Carefree Highway, the Black Mountain Campus of the Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) will soon enter its second phase, according to PVCC President Paul Dale. Dale hopes to have the […]

PVCC Opens New Health Sciences Facility


Paradise Valley Community College celebrated the grand opening of the newest addition to its Union Hills campus – the $1.65 million Health Sciences building – with a ribbon cutting, trauma simulations and building tours last month. The state-of-the-art facility will provide a real-world environment for students in the nursing, EMT and paramedic programs, and includes a skills […]

Spring Production Success For Tesseract


NORTHEAST PHOENIX – Tesseract School held its Middle School spring production of Once Upon a Mattress, an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fable The Princess and The Pea, May 17-19 at the Paradise Valley Community College Center for Performing Arts. Tesseract students between grades five-eight held three evening performances and one matinee, which featured a […]

PVCC Senior Night


NORTH PHOENIX– High school seniors and their parents may be overwhelmed by the choices they have to make when preparing for the next step in education. To help them understand the options and how to plan for the future, Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC), a Maricopa Community College, offers High School Senior Night Wednesday, April 18. […]