Fit Families Mud Run Oct. 19 in Apache Junction

Mud run, obstacle race, survivor run and adventure race themed runs continue to grow in popularity, but many exclude youth and families. The Oct. 19 Fit Families Mud Run at the Apache Junction Rodeo Event Center, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., is a way for families to experience the obstacle race craze together.  “The Fit […]

Qigong classes offered at Apache Junction Multi-generational Center

Two four-week sessions of Qigong classes are being offered this fall at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center. In a word, “Qi” means energy and “Gong” means work. By practicing various standing exercises and sitting meditations, participants will learn how to strengthen the flow of energy and how to work on yourself mentally, physically and spiritually. […]

Free admission, ore mill demo Sept. 21 at Superstition Mountain Museum

Bring the family to Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, just north of Apache Junction, on Saturday, Sept. 21, to see a free demonstration of the Cossack 20-stamp ore mill at 10 a.m. and then enjoy free admission to the museum’s exhibit gallery. It’s all part of Museum Day Live! celebrated this year on […]

Artists sought for Jan. 25 Gold Canyon Arts Festival

Artists are needed for the 20th Annual Gold Canyon Arts Festival, a one-day event, to be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, on the grounds of the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road. Many artists and participants say this is the best one-day show they’ve experienced. The venue offers good […]

Breast-cancer awareness dance party Oct. 12 in Apache Junction

The fitness staff at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center are hosting the Sixth Annual Pretty in Pink Dance Party 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, to benefit National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All ages are welcome to participate in the dance party, where Zumba instructors will be on hand t […]

Museum hosts free Fall Family Fun Fest Nov. 2

The first major all-day event for the 2019-20 season at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail north of Apache Junction, this fall is an event that the whole family will enjoy and it’s free. On Saturday, Nov. 2, the museum will host a Fall Family Fun Fest highlighted by the reopening of the […]

September events in Apache Junction include stamp mill demo, desert scorpion hunting

From a belly dance class on Thursdays (Sept. 19 and 26) at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, to a stamp mill demo (Sept. 21) at Superstition Mountain Historical Society and Museum, and desert scorpion hunting (Sept. 22) at Lost Dutchman State Park, there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: BELLY DANCE CLASS: […]

Superior Optimist Club hosting ‘witches brunch’ Oct. 27 in Gold Canyon

The Superior Optimist Club will be hosting its fifth annual Witches Brunch on Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Gold Canyon Golf Resort, 6100 S. Kings Ranch Road. Funds raised support the activities of the Superior Optimist Club.  Brunch begins at 10 a.m. Tickets are $25 and include all-you-can-eat brunch with a carving station and omelet […]

Canyon Sounds Performance Series starts in November

The 2019-20 Canyon Sounds Performance Series presented by the Gold Canyon Arts Council begins in November. Information and tickets are at goldcanyonarts.org or can be purchased at the Gold Canyon Visitors Center, 6607 Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon (cash, check, credit card); Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, 567 W. Apache Trail (cash only, plus […]

September events in Apache Junction include belly dancing, desert scorpion hunting

From watching teen anime (Sep. 10) at the Apache Junction Public Library to a belly dance class on Thursdays (Sept. 12, 19 and 26) at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center and desert scorpion hunting (Sept. 22) at Lost Dutchman State Park, there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: BELLY DANCE CLASS: 5:30 […]