September events in Apache Junction include stamp mill demo, Mad Science Night

From running the 20-stamp Ore Mill at the Superstition Mountain Museum (Sept. 21) to desert scorpion hunting at Lost Dutchman State Park (Sept. 22) and Mad Science Night at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center (Sept. 27), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: AJ WRITER’S CLUB: 1-3 p.m. on the first Wednesday […]

Apache Junction parks and rec ‘Citizen’ magazine available

The Citizen, the catalog of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation classes and programs, is available at locations throughout the city. The Citizen magazine is published three times a year –— fall, spring and summer — with listings of parks programs, events and facilities as well as programs at the Apache Junction Public Library and safety […]

Youth fitness, nutrition classes offered in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of youth fitness and nutrition classes at the multi-generational center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, this fall. They include, according to a release: Homeschool Exploration, which is for kids ages 7-14. The class has been redefined to incorporate activities that will explore multiple dimensions of health and […]

August events in Apache Junction include fit family bingo, coding club

From learning to code fun computer games (Aug. 28) at the Apache Junction Library and fit family bingo (Aug. 30) at the multi-generational center, there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Join the fun […]

Pack burro racing debuts Oct. 12 in Superior event

The Town of Superior’s Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Superior Burro Run on Oct. 12, the first BurroCross event in Arizona. BurroCross is Arizona’s adaptation of Pack Burro Racing, a sport that has been popular in Colorado for more than 70 years, according to a release. BurroCross involves “burros” — the Spanish term for […]

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 […]

‘The Great Gatsby’ at Zao Theatre Fridays and Saturdays, through Aug. 24

Zao Theatre in Apache Junction is launching its 2019-20 season with the award-winning play, The Great Gatsby, based on the 1925 novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is at once titillating, fascinating and shocking in its portrayal of The Jazz Age that was soon to disappear from the American landscape. Simon Levy brings […]

August events in Apache Junction include learning about adopting special kids

From learning about adoption of special kids (Aug. 20) to folding origami at the Apache Junction Library (Aug. 24), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Join the fun of learning to knit or […]

Northern Pinal County Democratic Club meets Aug. 19 in Apache Junction

Kent Volkmer, Pinal County attorney, will give an overview of the changes in the county’s criminal justice system at the 6 pm. Monday, Aug. 19, meeting of the Northern Pinal County Democratic Club. It will be held at Mountain View Lutheran Church, 2122 S. Goldfield Road in Apache Junction. “We’ll also have a candidate for […]

New dance classes offered by Apache Junction Parks and Recreation

Stacy J is back by popular demand with Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and is offering two new dance classes for various ages and skill levels.   Jazzin & Tappin will get participants moving to upbeat music combined with fluid dance movement and rhythmical expression percussively with their feet, according to a release. “A fun and […]