Apache Junction makes camping easy, affordable

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department will have the 2019 Superstition Sleepover Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3, at Prospector Park. Set-up starts at noon and activities begin at 3 p.m. The Superstition Sleepover is an event for family and friends with a limited budget looking to do something different, according to a city release. For $10 […]

Golden Vista Resort quilt show March 9 in Apache Junction

An annual quilt show is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 9 at the Golden Vista Resort, 3710 S. Goldfield Road in Apache Junction. Admission is $1. The Golden Vista Sewing Room sponsors the show with numerous members assisting in planning and working at the show, according to a release. More than 100 quilts of all sizes […]

Art, legends, desert reptiles make up March museum lectures

The last full month of Legends and Lore of the Superstitions and More begins Thursday, March 7, at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail. As a lead in to the Mata Ortiz Mexican Artistry weekend at the museum, Steve Thompson, co-founder of DeSilva Imports and an expert on Mexican art and culture, will […]

Paws 4 Life gears up for annual Spring Fling

The Paws 4 Life Spring Fling benefit is scheduled 2:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16. The event will take place at 5027 E. Hidalgo St., Apache Junction. A shuttle will pick up guests. Half of the ticket price goes to assist the nonprofit in providing training for animals that go on to provide a variety of […]

Mesa theater will be home for inaugural film festival

Brick Cave Media has announced the inaugural Brick Cave Film Festival, which will take place Oct. 26 at the Nile Theater in Mesa. The festival will feature short films from any part of the world, with the 3- 10-minute films being based upon stories that are provided by authors published by Brick Cave Media. “We […]

Recreation expo roars into Apache Junction Feb. 9

Apache Junction’s annual Outdoor Recreation Expo at Flatiron Community Park will take place 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. The event will be followed by a showing of the movie “Jurassic Park.” During the expo, there will be agencies from around the state with booths and activities for families. The city Parks and Recreation Department will […]

City concert series offers up music, food on Feb. 2

The February installment of Apache Junction’s Winter Concerts in the Park series will be 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, featuring singer/songwriter Zachary Scot Johnson. Mr. Johnson played at the concert series in 2013 and has since shared the stage “with many well-known artists, performed 75-100 concerts per year and has run a daily YouTube channel […]

Apache Junction library conjures up Harry Potter Book Night magic

The fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night will be celebrated 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho. On Harry Potter Book Night: Hogwarts, the library will be “sharing the wonder of J.K. Rowling’s unforgettable stories and, most excitingly, introducing the next generation of readers to the unparalleled magic of […]

Inaugural Humdinger Festival in Mesa Feb. 23 features 10 Arizona bands

The inaugural Humdinger Festival, featuring 10 of Arizona’s finest local bands, is Feb. 23 at Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St. in Mesa. Tickets are $12, all inclusive of tax and convenience charges, with children 12 and under accompanied by adults free.  Local food trucks will round out the festival atmosphere. Doors open at 1 […]

Improv workshops open to all for fun, improving self-confidence

Sessions of NCT’s Beginning Improv Workshop begin next month and are open to all who are looking to try something new or those seeking to improve self-confidence, according to a release. The six-week sessions cost $180 and begin 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19. Other sessions begin 7 p.m. Monday, March 4, and noon Saturday, March […]