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COVID case rise in Sun Cities remains low

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the overall number of Sun Cities COVID-19 cases at 5,783 on May 14.

All Green provides Sun City fire department donation

All Greens, 10032 W. Bell Road, officials donated $10,000.00 to Sun City Fire and Medical Department’s Fire Prevention Bureau.
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Sun City Posse continues filling ranks

Just as the Sun City Posse was starting to regain new members after years of a downward trend, along came COVID-19 and slowed those efforts.

Phoenix native earns praise from U.S. Navy

A Phoenix native just received some high praise from the U.S. Navy this week.Alexis Zweygardt, a 2014 graduate of Glendale’s Independence High, was named Sailor of the Quarter for the USS …
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Signs of the past

One hundred years ago, the Palmborg Colony disappeared from local maps as the land was sold to Goodyear’s Southwest Cotton subsidiary.

West Valley women’s organization to host summer luncheon

The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) Northwest Valley Branch will host its first Summer Survivor Luncheon this month in the West Valley.

Legion Post honors West Valley volunteers

The American Legion Post 62 hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner and celebration.

Community embraces Benevilla COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Benevilla invited community members struggling with getting their COVID-19 vaccination shots to attend their free drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic April 24, at 16752 N. Greasewood …

Foundation provides free copies of U.S. Constitution to support civics education

A local nonprofit organization has printed small pocketbook-sized editions of the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence and making them available free of charge to Arizona school …

Sun City club is ready to rock

The Classic Rock Club’s re-opening is June 5, in the Bell social halls at 16820 N. 99th Ave. The first dance will feature the Faded Jeans Band. There will be several prize drawings during …

Local cadet honored by Estrella Chapter, NSDAR

Luke Brown was honored by Estrella Chapter, NSDAR, as Dysart High School Outstanding Senior JROTC cadet this year. Regent Nancy Nixon assisted National Defense Chair Marsha Hanson in presenting …

The West Valley Island Cultural Festival will stream online on May 15.

West Valley Island Cultural Festival to stream live online

The West Valley Island Cultural Festival will present a livestream festival at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15.
Rich La Rose, Priscilla Pinches, Charles “Spanky” Lake and Rich Alfano will perform May 15 in Surprise.

Rose Band set for Surprise show

The Priscilla Rose Band perform their blend of classic rock and pop in Surprise.

Lord of Life presents duo in concert

The Lord of Life Lutheran Church concert series presents Laura and Alex, SoSco flute and guitar duo, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 16 at 13724 W. Meeker Blvd. SoSco is 100 percent instrumental and the two …
Guitar League members jam during a monthly session pre-COVID-19.

Guitar League to bring back live monthly meetings

The Phoenix chapter of the Guitar League will relaunch monthly live meetings beginning Tuesday, May 11.
Cheri Adams, Dave Albert, Dan Krohn and Larry Hill perform as Cheri and the Pacemakers May 1 at a new restaurant in Surprise, Chef Peter's Bistro.

Cover band debuts at Chef Peter’s Bistro May 1

Cheri and the Pacemakers is coming to is a new venue for the band in Surprise next month.
“Nunsense” at Arizona Broadway Theatre stars, clockwise from top left, Kathi Osborne, Renee Koher, Alexia Lorch,Blair Beasley and Liz Fallon.

Curtain to rise on ‘Nunsense’ at Arizona Broadway Theatre

“Nunsense,” written by Dan Goggin and having made its Off-Broadway debut in 1985, opens its run Friday, April 23 at Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane.

Sonoran Desert Chorale slates virtual spring concert

The Sonoran Desert Chorale offers its fourth regular concert in this year's Virtual Season.  “Let Joy Be Your Journey” will be available 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at Sonoran …
T.A. Burrows will present a Mother’s Day concert, “Sing Street Café,” 1 p.m. Friday, May 7. [Submitted photo]

Engaging, enriching virtual programs offered for older adults

The Center for Senior Enrichment (CSE), under the auspices of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, provides week-day free ZOOM programming for all older adults throughout the Valley, …
Lauren Erickson [Submitted photo]

‘Musical Potpourri’ is April 15 in Sun City West

Flute a la Carte presents a “Musical Potpourri” 10 a.m. Thursday, April 15 at 23205 N. Toro Court, featuring flutist Lauren Erickson. Ms. Erickson, owner of Erickson Flute & …
Larry Kubiayk is back for an encore of his Beatles tribute show April 16 in Peoria.

Sun City musician brings Beatles tribute show back to Peoria

Larry Kubiayk, aka Ol Porch Dog, will bring his Beatles tribute show back to Peoria.
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