Things to Do

Things to Do

  With at least a partial eclipse to be visible in Maricopa Monday, the week is off to an interesting start of activities, from planning...

  The United States will experience a partial solar eclipse on Aug. 21. In Maricopa, the moon will obscure 61 percent of the sun, peaking around...

Six weeks of basketball training for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade is available in Maricopa starting Aug. 26. Alcurtis Turner of Kids Basketball Association...

By Aaron Gilbert When you are well-hydrated and conditions are awesome in your body, various processes preserve fluid and electrolyte balance. If you become dehydrated...

An interesting mix of activities, from a trip to OdySea to a Shark Tank-style business-pitch competition, are in store this week. Below, members of...

A new club softball organization is hosting two first-time “friendly” tournaments in August dubbed “Maricopa Mayhem.” Maricopa Sandlot fields fast-pitch 12-under and 14-under girls’ teams....

Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting its first ever Pitch Competition Aug. 19, bringing with it a who’s who of the entrepreneurial and start-up...

MUSD starts the 2017-18 school year, Historian Doug Hocking talks local frontier history and Council member Henry Wade will engage the public in a...

For the second year in a row, Acoma Pueblo designer Loren Aragon of Maricopa will represent Native American fashion in contention for Designer of...

One of the Southwest’s most distinguished historians will give a presentation on one of the area’s most significant 19th century figures to guests of...

As Phase 1 construction of a multi-million-dollar expansion nears completion this fall, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is planning a job fair in August to fill...

This week has many activities related to going back to school, but there are also a long-awaited groundbreaking and a new art display to...

Various community organizations will be passing out schools supplies and backpacks over the next week. On July 29, the F.O.R.  Maricopa Food Bank along...

Maricopa ARTS Council (MAC) will unveil Painters Paradise, the newest group-show gallery at Maricopa City Hall, on Tuesday. Suffused with color, Painter's Paradise reflects the...

For Maricopa athletes looking for an interesting side-sport, the soccer fields at Copper Sky Regional Park may just be home to their next big...

This week’s events include the beginning of classes for one school, a Vacation Bible School and Multigenerational Game Night. Below, Teresa Fuller explains training...

A local youth theater company will debut their summertime production this weekend,  July 20-22 . The Maricopa Community Youth Theater will present Mulan Junior...

The ceremonies for the 15th annual Native American Basketball Invitational kicked off at Copper Sky Park Sunday evening. Sixty-four boys and girls teams from...

  Lots of basketball is coming to Maricopa this week as well as a public hearing on the school budget and a Chamber of Commerce...

By Misty Newman Having a focus on outdoor recreation and activities creates a healthy and vibrant culture in communities. Culture includes the beliefs, customs, ways...

By Aaron Gilbert Whether vegan or paleo, some carbs or no carbs, almost all “health-conscious diets” agree on one thing: You should eat your greens! Despite...

Maricopa Music Circle chamber orchestra invites city musicians to grab their instruments and stands and sit in starting in mid-July as the orchestra resumes preparations...

  Maricopa Public Library is again hosting a Red Cross bloodmobile, allowing patrons to exchange a blood donation for a fine.IF YOU GO What: Blood for...

The Fourth of July provides a mid-week national holiday among Maricopa's upcoming activities, and that means a big celebration with fireworks at Copper Sky. But...

Independence Day in Maricopa is often marked by traditional firework displays and sweltering heat. This year, the city of Maricopa will combat the summer weather...

You don't meet a girl like this every dynasty! Maricopa Children’s Theatre Summer Camp is in rehearsals at Copper Sky Multigenerational Complex for "Mulan...

A showcase of Native American athletic talent will soon return to Maricopa. Beginning July 9 at 6 p.m., The Native American Basketball Invitational will kick-...

It’s mostly light fare for activities this week, and mostly aimed at the kids. Below, MHS coach Andrew Pollak invites third graders through eighth...

This week's activities are mostly inside, with some notable exceptions. Below coach Derrick Warford and his players talk about Saturday's AZEA Wellness Tour. For...

By Misty Newman Lacking motivation to get to the gym?  It may be time to take your workout into Mother Nature; a playground of endless...