Harry Potter’s birthday celebrated at Mesa Main Library

July is Harry Potter’s birthday month and Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., is celebrating with nearly two weeks of events. They are: Harry Potter Movie Marathon, Monday, July 22-Saturday, July 27: Watch the entire Harry Potter saga unfold. A different movie for teenagers and families will be shown each day of the week, […]

Events in Apache Junction July 15-20 include full-moon hike, learning to code

From a full-moon hike at the Lost Dutchman State Park (July 15), observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing (July 20) and learning to code (July 18), there’s a lot going on July 15-20 in Apache Junction. Events include: FULL MOON HIKE: 7:45-9:45 p.m. Monday, July 15 at the Lost Dutchman State Park, […]

Summer open gym offered through July 19 in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is again holding its summer open gym program. Children can participate in arts and crafts, sports, board-game tournaments, fitness games and more. The Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, and Cactus Canyon Junior High School, 801 W. Southern Ave., sites offer a wide variety of structured activities and […]

Dino Discovery Camp at Arizona Museum of Natural History

The Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, has a fun and educational drop-off summer camp planned. The museum is offering Dino Discovery Camp, a drop-off summer camp for children ages 6-10. Cost for the July 15-19 summer camp is $165 for non-members and $135 for members (basic membership and above). Pre-registration […]

Teen glow night slated at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center

The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center staff and Apache Junction Youth Advisory Council will be hosting an exclusive night just for teens 7-9 p.m.  Friday, July 12, at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center. Teens ages 13-17 are invited to join for swimming and fun activities such as glow-in-the-dark tug-o-war and glow-in-the-dark volleyball. The aquatic center is […]

Events in Apache Junction July 9-20 include therapy animals at the library, movie in the park

From children reading to therapy animals (July 20) at the library to a full-moon hike at the Lost Dutchman State Park (July 15), observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing (July 20) and watching a movie at Flatiron Community Park (July 13) there’s a lot going on July 9-20 in Apache Junction. Events […]

Fourth of July events planned in Apache Junction

The City of Apache Junction’s annual Fourth of July celebration will be held on Thursday, July 4. Events are kicking off with the Fourth of July Volleyball Tournament held at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave. Registration for the free tournament begins at 7:15 a.m., according to a release. Space is limited to […]

Mesa July 4 festival includes fireworks, a Revolutionary War reenactment

A festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre campus, 263 N. Center St., and along Center Street between First Street and University Drive. It is sponsored by Titan Solar Power. The temperatures may be hot, but participants can stay […]

Celebrate July Fourth with a floating beach blast at Salt River Tubing

Celebrate July Fourth with a floating beach blast at Salt River Tubing’s fan favorite, “Bag it for Bucks,” a Take Pride in America special event. It is 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, at Salt River Tubing in the Tonto National Forest, seven minutes from Loop 202 East in Mesa on North Power Road. […]

Events in Apache Junction July 4-14 include horse ride, zombies

From zombies taking over the multi-generational center (July 14) to a weekly coding club (Thursdays) at the library and a neon glow teen night at the pool (July 12), there’s a lot going on July 4-14 in Apache Junction. Events include: 4TH OF JULY: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 4 at Davis Field at Apache Junction […]