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Visit Mesa Reminds Families the Benefits of Planning Travel during Autism...

MESA, ARIZ. – Nearly two years after Visit Mesa was named the first-ever destination marketing organization that completed autism certification with the International Board of Credentialing and...
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Daniel Erwin Named Camp Director for Camp Colley

(PHOENIX – Feb. 10, 2021) Daniel Erwin has been named camp director for Camp Colley, a wilderness experience and environmental education program for underprivileged...
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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PHX Beer Co. Launches City Park Fundraiser

PHX Beer Co is launching their Picnics 4 The Parks promotion today through November 22. People can choose from several picnic style family meal options with...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

Free games, sports, activities and more at PlayDay on Feb. 29

At PlayDay, families can take part in several free activities that will get their legs moving and their hearts pounding. Check out an inflatable...

Spring training starts this Saturday at Diablo Stadium

Baseball is back! Tempe Diablo Stadium will host the Los Angeles Angels for another season of spring training. This season boasts matchups against the...

Tempe Public Library closed on March 5 for staff training

Tempe Public Library will be closed to the public on Thursday, March 5 so the team can take part in Staff Training Day. The...

Spring Tempe Opportunities brochure now available: registration begins Feb. 18

Ready to get outside to enjoy the warmer weather? Need to make those summer break camp plans for the kids? Or maybe you still...

Provide input on the future of Tempe Public Library

Are you a lover of Tempe Public Library (TPL)? Or maybe you haven’t checked TPL out recently, but would for the right program. Tempe...

Second survey now open for Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Give us your thoughts on the progress being made so far on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan! Many of you took the first...

Tempe student builds planters for adaptive recreation students

A Tempe student is raising the bar for innovation while also giving back to youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). ...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Last-minute stocking stuffer ideas

It’s not too late! Here are some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas for everyone in the family. Find something for every interest at tempe.gov/brochure. Classes...

Winter waves return to Kiwanis Pool next week, Dec. 26-30

 Wrap up the holiday season and ring in the new year at Kiwanis Pool! The heated pool's 3-foot waves will return for five days...

January Maricopa County Home and Garden Show

The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, January 10...

Tempe seeking members for new Desert Conservation Commission

Tempe is home to two desert preserves, Papago Park and Hayden Butte, which offer a truly unique experience in the heart of the Valley....

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

Public meetings in December to review draft Kiwanis Park Management Plan

The City of Tempe is working on a Kiwanis Park Management Plan that will provide guidelines for future programming, amenities, facilities and operational needs...

Pickleball classes now available at Tempe Sports Complex

Pickleball classes are now available at the new, dedicated courts at Tempe Sports Complex. Register today at tempe.gov/pickleball.When: Beginner classes are Mondays, Wednesday and...

Tempe’s $60 million park improvements investment bringing new life to city...

City parks are the focal point of neighborhoods across Tempe, bringing people together and creating a sense of community. They help improve the health...

4th Annual Noche En Blanco

The Hance Park Conservancy is excited to announce the fourth annual “Noche en Blanco” event in Hance Park (116 E. Moreland St. in Phoenix,...

Full Moon Hike at Superstition Mountains Planned for September 14

Are you ready for a full moon hike to remember? On the evening of Saturday, September 14, hikers are invited to take part in a...

Public meeting for Kiwanis Park Management Plan on Sept. 9

The City of Tempe is working on a Kiwanis Park Management Plan that will provide guidelines for future programming, amenities, facilities and operational needs...

Fall activities brochure now available; registration opens soon

And just like that, summer is over. The kids are back in school and the fall season is right around the corner, full of...

8th Annual Rockin’ Taco Street Fest Returns

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The taco party of the season is celebrating eight years in Chandler on Saturday, Sept. 14.   The Rockin’ Taco Street Fest returns...

Apparel Company Launches in Phoenix

A new clothing company, that also brings more awareness on the importance of conservation, recently launched in the Valley. Justin Renninger and Jason Ingersoll...

Grow your gardening skills with Tempe Public Library classes

Tired of gardening without a green thumb? Tempe Public Library is offering two classes this month to help you grow your garden to its...

Feedback needed on new Desert Conservation Commission for Tempe’s desert parks

Last year, Tempe City Council formed a working group tasked with creating a Desert Conservation Commission, which will be responsible for managing signage, trail...

Community input needed for Kiwanis Park Management Plan

The City of Tempe is working on a Kiwanis Park Management Plan that will provide guidelines for future programming, amenities, facilities and operational needs...

Elderly Man Missing at Grand Canyon

Officials are looking for a hiker who went missing at Grand Canyon National Park. According to the National Park Service, 66-year-old Peter Schwab from Healdsburg,...

2019 Great American 4th Introduces Tailgating and Extreme Motocross

City of Maricopa rings in its 14th annual Great American 4th celebration at Copper Sky Regional Park on Thursday, July 4 with an incredible...

Tempe residents encouraged to take survey for Parks and Recreation Master...

Help us shape the future of city parks and recreation offerings in Tempe! The city is updating its Parks and Recreation Master Plan to...

First accessible pickleball courts opening at Tempe Sports Complex

Pickleball has arrived in Tempe! The city’s first dedicated, permanent pickleball courts are opening at Tempe Sports Complex. A grand opening celebration will take...

Free golf lessons at Tempe’s inaugural Drive, Pitch & Putt Golf...

Know an aspiring young golfer? Youth ages 5-17 are invited to Tempe’s Drive, Pitch & Putt Golf Challenge on Saturday, April 27. Golfers will...

Registration for summer classes and programs begins April 22

Summer camps, pool time and triple digit heat. It’s all right around the corner, which means now is the time to start planning the...

May Maricopa County Home and Garden Show

The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale from Friday, May 3 through...

Free ways to beat the heat in Tempe this weekend

Yes. The forecast says 90-degree days arrive this weekend. Luckily Tempe has several ways for Valley residents to beat the heat for free. Here’s...

Free waves, swim lessons, CPR demos at April Pools Day on...

Get ready to enjoy the waves at Kiwanis Wave Pool as we kick off the swim season with April Pools Day on Saturday, April...

Tempe community centers hiring for several summer positions

Know a student who wants a great summer gig? Tempe’s community centers are hiring for several positions, ranging from lifeguards to coaches to concessions...

Geeks Night Out STEAM festival returns on March 20

Robots and solar-powered race cars, anyone? Join more than 70 Tempe wavemakers and Discover the Science at the 8th annual Geeks Night Out. Representatives...

Tempe Public Library closed on March 7 for staff training

Tempe Public Library will be closed to the public on Thursday, March 7 so the team can take part in Staff Training Day. The...

Beloved Snow Shuttle Helps Local Skiers, Snowboarders Make the Most of...

If you’re an avid skier or snowboarder, or you’re a first-timer who’s always wanted to go to Snowbowl, you should meet ALEX. This fast...

Historical Cactus Cup Returns to McDowell Mountain Regional Park March 8-10!

The Specialized Cactus Cup Mountain Bike Stage Race will take place March 8-10, 2019. Over 1,000 bikers from across Arizona and the Southwest...

Yoga and Beer at Desert Ridge Marketplace

March 13 & 27 at Desert Ridge Marketplace's Barnes & Noble Courtyard 6:30PM Back by popular demand, Desert Ridge Marketplace is teaming up with Mountainside...

Tempe Public Library previewing new StoryWalk® at PlayDay on Feb. 23

For the second year in a row, Tempe Public Library will host an interactive StoryWalk® at next Saturday’s PlayDay event at Kiwanis Park. Participants...

Spring Tempe Opportunities brochure now available: registration begins Feb. 19

The spring Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as we step into spring....

Free games, sports, activities and more at PlayDay on Feb. 23

At PlayDay, families can take part in several free activities that will get their legs moving and their hearts pounding. Check out an inflatable...

Tempe seeking feedback on Town Lake sand volleyball courts

The public is invited to provide input on proposed improvements to the sand volleyball courts on the north side of Tempe Town Lake. An...

Public meeting to discuss proposed expansions to Tempe’s adapted recreation programs

Tempe is hosting a public meeting to collect feedback on the proposed expansion of the city’s adapted recreation programs. The meeting will take place...

Construction of new pickleball courts is underway at Tempe Sports Complex

Pickleball is coming to Tempe! Construction is underway on the city’s first dedicated, permanent pickleball courts at the Tempe Sports Complex, located north of...

Lost Angeles Angels Spring Training tickets on sale now; Practice begins...

Baseball is back! Tempe Diablo Stadium will host the Los Angeles Angels for another season of Spring Training. This season boasts matchups against the...

New design, digital technology make Kiwanis Tennis Center a top destination...

Just 30 years after baseball became an official American pastime, another sport was also making its mark. The first tennis court in the United...

Seven achievable resolutions to ring in the new year

A New Year wouldn’t be complete without making a few resolutions. To help you get started, here are ten easy, convenient and economical resolutions...

Kiwanis Recreation Center pool and gymnasium reopening on January 2

Renovations to the pool and gymnasium at Kiwanis Recreation Center are almost complete and both will reopen to the public on Jan. 2. Swimmers...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

Middle Kid Zone now taking registrations for spring: New Gililland location...

Tempe’s Middle Kid Zone is now accepting registrations for its winter and spring out-of-school-time programs at Ward Traditional Academy, Fees, Tempe Academy and Gililland...

Selleh Park floating islands could improve water quality, create wildlife habitat

The pond at Selleh Park is now home to four floating islands that could help improve water quality without the use of chemicals. The...

December at the Tempe History Museum: Music, Peruvian dancing and a...

Music, Peruvian dancing and a Tempe holiday tradition are all happening this month at the Tempe History Museum and Petersen House. The museum’s feature...

Celebrate the holiday season at historic Petersen House beginning Dec. 1

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition at the Petersen House for three weekends in December. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of...

PebbleCreek Announces Golf Course Expansion

PebbleCreek, a Robson Resort Community, is excited to announce the completion of seven new holes and renovations of the Tuscany Falls Golf Course.  With...

Kiwanis Pool and gym closing in November/December for renovations: Fitness center,...

Good things are happening at Kiwanis Recreation Center! The pool and gymnasium will receive some TLC this winter as renovations are made to improve...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

How Healthy is Your Office? Easy Competition Gets Employees Moving

  Healthy employees are a huge benefit to a company’s bottom line. As open enrollment season approaches (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, 2018), many...

Two Elk Poached Near Flagstaff Last Weekend

A case of illegal animal hunting and cruelty is being investigated by officials. According to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, two elk were poached...

Outlets at Anthem Hosts DINO-MITE Encounter

Want to see life-sized dinosaurs in real life? Visit Outlets at Anthem for its unforgettable Dino-Mite event Saturday, Sept. 1. Dino Crew Entertainment will...

Temporary Closures Affect Coconino National Forest

Officials with the National Park Service and Coconino National Forest have announced new closures. On July 17, a temporary closure was issued for the active...

Officials Announce Important Registration Dates for Phoenix Summit Challenge

Plans and preparations are underway for the Phoenix Summit Challenge on Saturday, November 17. This event will bring together over a thousand hikers who...

Tempe awards arts grants to 31 non-profit organizations

This year the City of Tempe has awarded grants to more organizations than ever before. 31 non-profit organizations will receive funding to provide quality...

Fall activities brochure now available; registration now open for Tempe residents

And just like that, summer is over. The kids are back in school and the fall season is right around the corner, full of...

Arts in the Parks program expanding to Tempe neighborhoods: Interest forms...

The City of Tempe is bringing the arts to parks throughout the city, and your park could be one of them. Tempe’s Arts in...

Affordable, Fun Workshops for Adults

GateWay Community College is excited to announce Community Education classes starting in September 2018! Community Education is a collection of workshops designed to be...

Weekend waves return to Kiwanis Wave Pool with the new school...

Back to School Waves are here again at Kiwanis Indoor Wave Pool! Starting this Saturday, August 4, waves will be running 1 to 5...

Cooling and hydration stations in Tempe

An excessive heat warning is in effect across the Valley until 8 p.m. this Wednesday, July 25. Temperatures will range from 110 to 118...

GoFundMe Raises Money After Man Falls to Death at Grand Canyon

A heartbroken community is rallying around the grieving family of a young man who plummeted to his death at the Grand Canyon earlier this...

Helicopter Rescue Needed For Hiker in Sycamore Canyon

Northern Arizona is the place to go from breathtaking hikes, but sometimes even the most experienced outdoors people get injured and need help. That was...

Fisherman Reels in Huge Gila Trout in Prescott

One fisherman had a very lucky day on a local lake. David Worsham of Avondale headed north to Prescott earlier this month to reel...

Everything you need to know to enjoy the July 4thTempe Town...

The Valley’s biggest July 4th celebration at Tempe Beach Park is just days away. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy the Fox...

Fishing Opportunities Expanding in Prescott Valley

It's summertime, and that means fishing season is in full swing. Luckily for avid fishers, there are more fishing opportunities opening up in the...
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