Struble: Inaugural prayer walk held in Apache Junction

Jan. 12 was a great day in Apache Junction. It started at 9:30 a.m. at Table of Grace Church, 1075 S. Idaho Road No. 108, Apache Junction. About 90 people gathered to prepare for the inaugural prayer walk around Apache Junction. There was instruction given and a video on “breaking down the walls of Jericho” […]

Jan. 12 downtown running/walking event supports Apache Junction High School baseball

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department and Apache Junction High School Athletics are hosting a fun running/walking series in the community, with participants receiving a medal at the finish line. The Jan. 12 event benefits the AJHS baseball team. Each event gives walkers and runners a choice of distances from approximately 2 miles to […]

Apache Junction prepares for snow – and Santa

A full afternoon and evening of snow, Santa and other signs of the season is planned for Saturday, Dec. 1, in Apache Junction. The city’s annual Holiday Program and Light Parade will begin 3 p.m. in Flatiron Community Park, 100 N. Apache Trail, with food, entertainment and 30 tons of snow. A tree-lighting ceremony and […]

Annual parade highlights season in Apache Junction

Apache Junction’s annual Holiday Program and Light Parade will take place Saturday, Dec. 1, at Flatiron Community Park. The city parks and recreation department plays host to the event, which begins at 3 p.m. at the park, 100 N. Apache Trail. City officials promise something for everyone. There will be 30 tons of snow, Santa, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department earns state honors

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department on July 25 received three honors from the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association during its annual awards presentation. The department was given awards for Outstanding Program (Youth Enrichment Award) for its “Thank Goodness It’s Friday” program, the Outstanding Facility Award for Flatiron Community Park and the Outstanding Special […]

Astronomical league releases dates of ‘star parties’

The Superstition Mountain Astronomical League has announced its schedule of “star parties” to provide the public an opportunity to see the moon, planets, stars, star clusters, galaxies and other astronomical phenomena using sophisticated telescopes. The league is made up of amateur astronomers in the Gold Canyon/Apache Junction area. Each year, members of the league conduct a […]