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Calling all young animal detectives: Kids are invited on a wild search to track desert animals 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at Usery Mountain Regional Park in Mesa.
Learn your camera and key techniques for capturing stunning wildflower or landscape pictures in a photography clinic 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 at Picacho Peak State Park.
Bug lovers have long gone into the desert after dark aiming to spot the phosphorescent glow of scorpions under black lights. Now it’s the people’s turn to shine.
It’s time for local dogs to make a trip to the groomer and brush up on their best tricks — the Ahwatukee Family Dog Show is this Saturday, March 29, at Ahwatukee Park, 4700 E. Warner Road.
In 1986 my wife and I were attracted to Ahwatukee, partly because of the nearby mountain park and partly by the promise of recreational facilities and grassy open space.
Each year, hundreds of spectators descend on Picacho Peak State Park on the way to Tucson to watch re-enactments of an Arizona Civil War skirmish and the New Mexico battles of Glorieta and Val Verde. The event takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15-16 at Picacho, 60 miles south of Phoenix off Interstate 10 at Exit 219.
Saying Arizonans have “God-given rights to defend themselves,” the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it into many public buildings.
Fewer than 200 participants showed up seven years ago for the inaugural Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF) 5K. More than 300 are expected at this year’s event later this month.
Preserving Arizona’s Resources and Children (PARC), the group fighting the proposed Loop 202 freeway extension along the southern portion of the Ahwatukee Foothills to connect the East and West Valleys, is co-sponsoring a 5K fundraising walk on Saturday.
BeagleFest is the largest gathering of Beagles in Arizona and helps raise awareness of the breed and the rescue organization. This year’s BeagleFest will feature pet services, a DJ, vendors, contests, raffles and a silent auction.
Nearly 600 young baseball players, all dressed in different Arizona Diamondbacks jerseys, lined the Ahwatukee Park diamond Saturday morning as Luis Gonzalez delivered a preseason pep talk.
When it comes to camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking and other outdoor pursuits, we’ll load up the car and drive all over the state. A giant expo spotlighting these and other hobbies will require us only to go as far as Glendale.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ben Baldanza, the CEO of Spirit Airlines, leans over his kitchen table, takes another look at the board and plots out his strategy.
The Mountain Pointe softball program is hosting its Seventh Annual Bocce Ball Tournament on Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Ahwatukee Community Park, 4700 E. Warner Road. There is a $50 entry free with cash prizes for the top two teams, first-place winner of the loser’s bracket and best uniforms.
The fees for air tour operators that use technology to quiet the sound of aircraft at Grand Canyon National Park have been reduced.
A whole lot of the trouble those extreme TV survivalists get into could be avoided if they packed a little smarter before heading out the door.
Just when you feel like Christmas decorations and gift wrap are taking over your home, the holidays are over and it’s time to get rid of it all. The City of Phoenix has a few tips to help.
Never made the trek up Pass Mountain to Wind Cave, one of the East Valley’s most popular hiking destinations?
It truly is the most wonderful time of the year here in Arizona.
Girls on the Run, a Valley nonprofit organization, will be hosting its ninth annual 5K run, celebrating their fall graduates and raising awareness on ways of combating bullying.
The Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC), located at Kyrene de la Sierra Elementary School, is on the verge of shutting down due to a decrease on enrollment.
The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold him.
Crazy about your dog? Want to spend quality time with him or her while enjoying company from dog owners like you? Look no further than the sixth annual Woofstock - The Great Chandler Dog Walk. This tail-waggin’ event at Tumbleweed Park features numerous events including interactive dog demonstrations, dog massages and a pet psychic.
Run, walk and crawl your way through a 5k course of colorful foam — all for a good cause — Oct. 26 in Chandler.