Things to Do

Things to Do

By Breanne Krager Each year during the month of October, individuals and organizations nationwide show their support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Harrah’s Ak-Chin...

There are lots of activities on tap for Maricopa this week, from the library’s used-book sale to a new art exhibit, a Battle of...

Maricopa Community Theatre opened its production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" on Wednesday at Leading Edge Academy, in time to...

A surprise carnival seemingly sprouted in Maricopa overnight. The carnival opens Thursday at 6 p.m. at Copper Sky’s south parking lot. Valley-based carnival company Frazier...

The Maricopa Police Department rolled out a youth-led intervention group on Oct. 3 at City Hall. Mary Witkofski, Community Programs Manager with the police department,...

Maricopa Arts Council (MAC) continues its performance poetry thread in the 2017-18 season with a Poetry Evening at Maricopa Public Library on Oct. 27....

By Julia Gusse With all the talk, opinions and debate in regards to “taking a knee” and offending or disrespecting our veterans, in my opinion...

Pete Masiel is a “no-excuses” guy. He’s 58 years old with rods in his back. He’s an ultra-cyclist, known to peddle 100 miles a day....

It’s that time of the year again, when Maricopans get dressed up, act goofy and mingle with the community. No, not Halloween. It’s the...

The city is recruiting participants for its annual Halloween-themed home-decorating contest. Registration for this year’s Mystery Mansion Mayhem runs through Oct. 9 at 10 p.m....

Community meetings, a fund-raising 5K and a spooky musical are part of this week's events. Below, the cast of "Sweeney Todd" invites to you...

By Joycelyn Cabrera The Halloween season is almost here, and the Church of Celebration has begun to make preparations for its annual Trunk or Treat...

A murderous musical is coming to Maricopa this month. The Maricopa Community Theatre will perform its production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet...

Maricopa’s two-week celebration of its history and heritage will sink or swim on the efforts of community members. Once the community’s biggest annual event,...

  A mix of fun and educational events are in store this week in Maricopa. Below, Mayor Christian Price invites the community to attend or...

Packed with humor and spontaneity, the State of the City Address is about more than the city giving itself a pat on the back. Mayor...

A trip to the lake, Game Night and a Mad Hatter Tea Party are part of this week’s activities. Below, Holly Antone of Him-Dak...

The yearly golfing event that benefits local athletes is set to tee off Saturday morning. The eighth annual Maricopa High School Football Golf Tournament begins...

By Melanie Warthman Last fall, students from Janis Bellavance’s class at Maricopa Wells Middle School decided to explore the world of vegetable gardening. Little did...

This week’s activities in Maricopa include city committee meetings, a fire station tour and the annual Maricopa High School football boosters’ golf tournament. Below,...

Homecoming Week kicks off for Maricopa High School Monday at 7 p.m. with a flag football game between students and staff at Ram Field,...

Maricopa Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Education (M.O.R.E.E.), a program provided by Copper Sky Recreational Center, has a full slate of activities set to go...

The range of activities in Maricopa this week ranges from a Homecoming to film workshops. Below, John Donohue and May McCarthey invite the community...

The 10th annual Kids Day Maricopa will feature health, safety and environmental awareness activities for children and their families at Maricopa Wells Middle School...

Labor Day Weekend adds to the number of activities available to Maricopans this week. Below the city's Niesha Whitman talks about what Copper Sky...

In its continuing mission to nurture emerging talent in short films and screenplays, the Copa Shorts Film Fest is holding six cinematography and screenwriting...

Maricopa will see its inaugural Veterans Day Parade this November. The route begins 9 a.m. on Nov. 11 at Legacy Traditional school, continues north on...

American Legion Post 133 will host its annual appreciation barbecue for first responders Sept. 9 at the Maricopa Veterans Center. First Responders Appreciation Day will...

The City of Maricopa will host its first ever Labor Day Pool Party at Copper Sky this weekend. The celebration will take place a...

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