‘The Polar Express’ slated as Apache Junction’s free movie in park

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a free Movie in the Park event Saturday, Dec. 8. Residents can bring a blanket and sit with friends and family for an evening outside watching a family movie. This free event will be held at Flatiron Community Park, 100 N. Apache Trail, in downtown […]

Cactus Canyon Junior High Band fundraising to buy a double upright bass

Students, parents and staff at Cactus Canyon Junior High, 801 W. Southern Road in Apache Junction, have kicked off a fundraising drive to purchase a double upright bass for the school. Members of the CCJH recently raised money at a car wash, but are still $1,000 short of their goal to purchase the largest member […]

Birds of the Superstition Mountains: Nov. 14 in Apache Junction

Learn Arizona bird songs and laugh at — or along with — Amy Burnett of the Arizona Game and Fish Department during SALT Speaker Series on Nov. 14. Ms. Burnett is a lifelong bird watcher and self-proclaimed bird nerd and bird call imitator, according to a press release. In this colorful presentation, she’ll focus on […]

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 […]

Fall pickleball leagues offered in Apache Junction

The city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering its annual fall adult pickleball leagues. Deadline to register a doubles team is Monday, Oct. 15, or until full, according to a release. Leagues are doubles play and separated by self-rated skill levels. Since leagues are based on players’ skill levels it doesn’t matter […]

Adult golf league offered by Apache Junction parks and rec

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Golf League is the perfect excuse to head to the course for 13 weeks of golf  – 12 weeks of league play plus a one-week tournament. The golf league is available for men and women, and scoring will help to establish the handicap each player will use to score […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation to host Avengers: Infinity War in park

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Movie in the Park event, showing Avengers: Infinity War at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The screening is free and open to people of all ages. The event will be at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail, according to a press release. Those who plan […]

Fall Concerts in the Park return to Apache Junction

The city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation department is gearing up for its 2018 Fall Concerts in the Park series where residents can bring blanket or lawn chair and attend an afternoon of music. The Fall Series of Concerts in the Park will feature the musical sounds of three different bands, according to a […]

HO Racing Association revs up vintage cars for fall season

The Arizona HO Racing Association is revving up it’s 2018 Fall G-Jet series featuring Vintage 1960, 70s LeMans cars. The vintage cars like those in Steve McQueen’s movie, “LeMans,” will be the highlight of four races held across the Phoenix area starting at 4 p.m., Sept 1 at Speed & Sport Hobbies track, 9333 East […]

AJ Parks & Recreation’s Fit Family Bingo Night is Aug. 24

All ages are invited to the free Apache Junction Parks & Recreation’s Fit Family Bingo Night on Friday, Aug. 24. The event advertised as “not your Grandma’s Bingo” is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, according to a press release. Open for families with kids of all ages, there will be plenty […]