Fit Families Mud Run in Apache Junction set for Oct. 20

The Fit Families Mud Run has appropriate obstacle race courses for the whole family to participate together. Hosted by the Apache Junction Parks & Recreation, the Fit Families Mud Run allows families to experience the obstacle race courses together on Saturday, Oct. 20, with the first wave going at 9 a.m., according to a press […]

Celebrate the holidays at Superstition Mountain Museum

This year, include a museum visit in family Christmas plans. “Superstition holidays” will be happening all over the grounds and in the Superstition Mountain Museum gift shop, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction. The 15-acre museum site will be full of Christmas decorations and attractions appealing to both adults and children, according to […]

AJ AARP class helps motorists drive smart

The AARP Smart Driver course will take place Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Conference Center, 1001 N. Idaho Road. The class, 1-5 p.m., provides research-based information to help drivers update their knowledge and skills, according to a release. “Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads […]

Super family fun slated Nov. 3 at SUPERstition Kids Day at museum

The kick-off event for the 2018-19 season at the Superstition Mountain Museum this fall is something new, a SUPERstition Kids’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. The museum is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 4087 N. Apache Trail (State Route 88), approximately two miles northeast of Apache Junction. Everyone in the area is invited to attend […]

Gold Canyon artist Karen O’Hanlon participates in Hidden in the Hills

A Gold Canyon artist is to participate in Arizona’s largest and longest-running artist studio tour and sale, Hidden in the Hills. A signature event of the nonprofit Sonoran Arts League, Hidden in the Hills features artists in 44 studio locations throughout the scenic Desert Foothills communities of Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale. Hidden in […]

Annual Apache Junction Halloween Festival Oct. 27 at Flatiron Park

Halloween is coming up and the city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation wants to make your night spook-tacular. The annual Halloween Festival is 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail. This event is free to the community. New this year, the city is offering a Trunk or Treat sponsored […]

Classes beginning at Superstition Mountain Museum

Temperatures are down and the activity level at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction, is heating up for the upcoming season. Classes will start up at the museum on Saturday, Oct. 20, with desert safety and survival taught by Jean Robert Pelletier, a former Green Beret survival instructor. The […]

Running program teaches boys more than physical skills

Let Me Run is a program designed to inspire boys through the power of running, and it begins next week in Apache Junction. The goal is to teach them “to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships and to live an active lifestyle,” according to a release from the city. With a […]

Paws 4 Life harvest festival benefits service animal cause

Paws 4 Life is having its 13th Annual Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Elks Lodge, 2455 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. during which time there will be music, raffles, 50/50, silent auction, food and more. Tickets are $20 per person – $10 […]

Update on Resolution Copper Mine topic of Oct. 24 SALT Speakers Series

Hesston Klenk, manager of assurance, governance and engagement at Rio Tinto Phoenix Area Mining and Metals, is the featured speaker for the Oct. 24 Superstition Area Land Trust Speakers Series. Mr. Klenk is to provide an extensive update and details about the Resolution Copper Mine as well as the various types of mitigations and community […]