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Fifty-three fashion students will be showcasing their skills and wowing the audience with creative outfits during the 8th Annual EVIT Merchandising Fashion Show.
Christ the King Catholic Church of Mesa will host its 6th Annual charity golf tournament and luncheon this Saturday that will benefit the only shrine in Arizona dedicated to those who are affected by cancer.
Tucked away in the heart of San Tan Valley, The Good Life Festival – a multi-event, season-long gathering at Encanterra Country Club – regularly puts a focus on food, wine and music.
Residents of San Tan Valley, San Tan Foothills and Queen Creek could determine the fate of a pristine, undeveloped desert area known as Box Canyon, according to a press release issued last week by Friends of San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
Eleven days until Christmas and our hearts are broken by the senseless killing of children and teachers in Sandy Hook Elementary School. Families changed forever, robbed of joy and happy memories in the most beautiful of seasons. Christmas is truly a child’s holiday. The love, the joy, the excitement -- it’s a holy time, a fun time, with Santa Claus, elves and presents.
Over the last 10 years, Queen Creek has seen its share of change. Empty fields and vacant store fronts are now home to mega shopping centers, homes and a variety of small businesses tucked in between.
As the saying goes, ‘The third time round is a charm,’ and the Queen Creek Roots & Boots Rodeo is gearing up for another exciting event March 7-10. Participants from around the state and across the country are expected to participate. The rodeo will be held at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Center located at 20464 E. Riggs Road.
I’ve eaten approximately 40 turkeys in my life. Well, parts of turkeys that is. I have never tried to eat a whole one by myself, but I have collected my fair share of turkey experiences and every year brings something new.
Raising funds for a museum doesn’t have to be boring and the San Tan Historical Society in Queen Creek knows that people here love to shop outdoors, especially if it is for a good cause.
My mother was born and raised in Wyoming, the first state in the nation to give women the right to vote. She voted her entire life. My grandmother cast her first vote in the 1924 presidential election there. My great-grandmother never had a choice.
When people think of a ‘White Christmas’, they usually don’t think about snow in San Tan Valley, unless you also mention one of the area’s favorite holiday traditions.
When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, encouraging positive choices and engaging residents with opportunities to enjoy our beautiful Arizona weather, Queen Creek takes the blue ribbon.
Several years ago when we moved to the Queen Creek area, we decided that we wanted to have fresh eggs every morning. Not only would it be wonderful to enjoy those fresh, tasty eggs, but it would also be wonderful to have our freezer full of fresh, home-raised chickens. It would be good for the kids, and it would bring us a step closer to producing a little of our own food.
Business leaders and members of the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce have submitted their votes for the Chamber’s 3rd Annual Business Awards and will decide the winners on Sept. 20.
Looking back over the years, I see so clearly how my oldest son would someday grow up to become a soldier.
The Arizona Art Alliance will host a new show this November that is aimed at honoring Arizona military veterans and veterans’ issues.
Looking for something fun and creative to do to beat the heat? Country Ceramics has just the thing to cure your creative cravings.
JO Combs Unified School District in San Tan Valley believes that family is important to students and is encouraging grandparents to come to school for Grandparents’ Day. Each school is hosting a special time for students and grandparents this week.
Renowned artists Elli and John Milan hosted a unique art and car show in August at their home studio in Queen Creek, where artists and crafters from the area were also invited to show their works.
Vineyard Community Center will host its second annual Queen Creek Arts Festival 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at 21805 S. Ellsworth Road, on the northeast corner of Ellsworth and Ocotillo Roads in the Queen Creek Village Center.
On Saturday, Aug. 18, a small crowd gathered on a dusty soccer field in the Valley of the Sun Estates near San Tan Valley. It was a big day and the reason for the celebration was something that most people take for granted: the paving of streets, creation of storm water drainage, trash removal and other improvements throughout the community.
Third Place Cup is the newest hot spot for music, coffee, arts and community service in Queen Creek.
I started loving the Queen Creek area years before I actually lived here. I heard stories about the wonderful times people would have when they would visit Schnepf Farms to pick organic peaches or visit the U Pick Garden, and the beauty of sweeping, desert vistas available only from trails in San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
When people drive by the business park located near Pecos and Ellsworth roads, they have no idea that a skateboarder’s dream is located there.