ahwatukee.com on Facebook
- Main Street
Arts & Life
- Special Sections
Displaying results 1 - 25 of 645 for parks recreation. Subscribe to this search
HERE: ‘The Nutcracker’ in Ahwatukee this weekend
HERE: Mountain Park Community Church’s Yoga Ministry to host Night of Yoga and Worship
HERE: DV Cheer Fall Garage Sale Dec. 7
Great news for all the hiking enthusiasts in the Valley. In January, Echo Canyon trail at Camelback Mountain will reopen and be better than ever. The trail has been revitalized to ensure long-term usage and the current parking situation enhanced to accommodate visitors.
Park rangers are taking an opportunity while the weather is nice and the hiking trails are crowded to remind the public there are simple steps to take to keep your car safe while enjoying the trails.
HERE: Ahwatukee Sunday Farmer’s Market
It truly is the most wonderful time of the year here in Arizona.
The 18th Annual Festival of Lights Kick-Off Party is one the public will not want to miss this Saturday, according to organizers.
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.
An old bike can mean a fresh start at WE-CYCLE-USA, a local nonprofit bike shop that fixes up bicycles for adults and kids in need.
Unless you are an unfortunate soul who is allergic to peanuts, nobody doesn’t like peanut butter, to paraphrase Sarah Lee’s famous tag line.
The world’s fastest boats will be returning to the newly renovated Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park for the annual Lucas Oil Drag Boat World Finals this weekend.
Like to hike? Think you could hoof it a hundred miles in as many days? If so, consider the 100 Miles in 100 Days challenge from Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department.
HERE: Welcome new Pecos Senior Center supervisor Oct. 28
Oh, the dream of taking your dog to the park, taking him off the leash, and playing fetch without him running away. For some dogs this can be a reality. Unfortunately, for others, the instinctual desires to smell and track will make it difficult to trust their “off-leash” freedom. I tell customers that off-leash obedience is NOT for every dog, so be sure that your dog has mastered the “come” command before attempting any off-lead work.
Halloween, the holiday built around the twin pleasures of playing dress-up and eating too much candy, is obviously a hit with children.
The parking lot of ReThinc Advertising will once again be transformed into the agency’s Fourth Annual Rescue Rinse on Oct. 26. This year’s beneficiary will be Phoenix’s Woof, Wiggles n Wags, where pets brought into the rescue are evaluated, seen by a vet and placed into a safe and loving foster home.
Celebrate Mesa, a free, family-friendly party in the park, is back this fall with extended hours and a Halloween theme.
If a trip to the state fair seems like too much of a hassle, this local carnival, presented by Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and hosted by the Town of Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department, might be just the thing. It offers three days of rides (including the Ferris wheel), carnival games and good food.
Marshall Shore has been giving bus tours for the past four years, and tomorrow he’ll give Phoenicians a new perspective on some of their landmark buildings.
Parents and kids interested in youth sports can join a free day of play Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department’s expanded “Phoenix Plays” youth sports programs for kids ages 3 to 12. The free celebration, at the city’s Rose Mofford Sports Complex, 9833 N. 25th Ave., will offer free sports clinics, demonstrations and information booths on fitness and wellness, as well as games and prizes. The event is part of the city’s FitPHX initiative.
Kids ages 7 to 12 can learn all about mapping, recording and other archaeological methods with a simulated dig of a Hohokam pit house.
Excitement is in the air for this annual East Valley party in the park for adults and children to celebrate the relationships we share with our most loyal of friends — DOGS! Friends for Life Animal Rescue’s 14th annual BARKtoberfest event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Gilbert Town Center, 50 E. Civic Center Drive.
Although it is still September, Halloween enthusiasts are already gearing up for this year’s festivities. Thankfully there is the second annual Keen Halloween Sept. 28 and 29 at Metro Center Mall in Phoenix.
Boulder City, Nev. -- It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.