Summer camps at Arizona Museum of Natural History

Schools are almost out for the summer and parents are busy planning how to keep their children entertained during the long summer break. The Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa has several fun and educational drop-off summer camps planned. Fun with First Things First Prehistoric Preschool camp is free for EBT […]

Desert Challenge Games to host 400 athletes in Mesa

More than 400 athletes from 17 countries will compete in the Desert Challenge Games May 22-26 at Kino Aquatic Center and Broadway Recreation Center in Mesa and at venues in Tempe and Phoenix. The Desert Challenge Games are a multi-day competition for people with a physical, visual or intellectual disability. It is the only World […]

Exhibition at i.d.e.a. Museum explores beauty of recycled art, green living

Escape into imagination this spring at the i.d.e.a. Museum’s Junkyard Jungle exhibition, where discarded materials become treasured artworks that take participants on a journey into Earth’s lush rainforests and other wild destinations. The exhibition at 150 W. Pepper Place in Mesa, which runs through May 26, features artists who work magic transforming recycled items into […]

May 3 golf scramble to benefit My Hope Bag, a non-profit supporting the breast cancer community

Registration for the annual golf tournament to benefit My Hope Bag, a local non-profit organization that supports the breast cancer community, is underway. Online registration is being accepted at The tournament will take place Friday, May 3 at Red Mountain Ranch Country Club Golf Course, 6425 E. Teton Circle in Mesa. The shotgun start […]

Water donation from light rail testing delivered to United Food Bank

Thanks to a creative way to test passenger weight on the new Gilbert Road light rail extension, Valley Metro, along with project contractors Stacy and Witbeck Sundt, donated tons of water to United Food Bank. “This is an incredible gesture by the contractors and Mesa is absolutely thrilled that they chose to use bottled water […]

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge looking for volunteers

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge, a fundraising event that seeks to help improve the quality of life for Arizonans with inherited blood disorders, is seeking volunteers. Presented by the Arizona Hemophilia Association, the 35th-annual My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge is set for 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Mesa’s Sloan Park, 2330 […]

Falcon Field Airport invites community to annual open house

Get a close look at unique aircraft, classic cars, model railroads and more 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, when the City of Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport hosts its annual open house. The event will be at Falcon Field Park, 4636 E.Fighter Aces Drive (north of McKellips Road between Greenfield and Higley roads). Free general […]

Larry H. Miller Dealerships acquires Berge Ford

Larry H. Miller Dealerships has acquired Berge Ford in Mesa. This brings the dealership group to nine stores in the Phoenix metro area. “We’re thrilled to continue to grow our presence with a strong brand in a market we love,” Dean Fitzpatrick, president of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, said in a release. “The Berge family […]

Vietnam War veteran pinning event March 2 at Mesa Market Place

The public and all Vietnam War veterans are invited to attend and participate in a 50th anniversary commemoration official pinning event at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Mesa Market Place, 10550 E. Baseline Road. There is no charge to attend or to participate. Each Vietnam War veteran attending will receive a pin depicting an […]

Falcon Field in Mesa celebrates historic-photo installation on tower

A giant photographic portrait has been installed at the air traffic control tower at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport. A brief ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, to dedicate the photo of 1940s cadet pilot Oswaldo Interiano and to celebrate the installation of nine additional historical photos around the airfield. Static aircraft […]