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Pinal County Voter Van

Mobile voter van will be early voting site

Pinal County is making it easier for Maricopa residents to vote early. The county Mobile Voter Outreach Van will visit the Copper Sky Recreation Complex...

2nd COVID-19 testing blitz scheduled

A second COVID-19 testing blitz will be held in Maricopa. That event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, according to Kristina Donnay, the medical director...

City plans 2 fireworks shows on Fourth, but will close Copper Sky

There will be not one but two fireworks displays in the city on the Fourth of July, but residents won't be able to watch...

Josh Turner lands new concert date at Harrah’s Ak-Chin

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino has announced a new date for the twice-delayed Josh Turner concert while having to cancel another popular act. Turner's show was first...
Fireworks

Fourth fireworks show will go on, but other activities up in the air

The fireworks are on – but the rest of the Independence Day festivities at Copper Sky are up in the air right now. The Great...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin rescheduling guest stars

The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is reworking its entertainment schedule as COVID-19 has caused cancellations and postponements of several shows. Here is...

Impromptu food pantry at InMaricopa

We all struggle at times, and none of us are immune to the economic catastrophe our country is experiencing. Some may be impacted less,...

Barrels of fun keep riders coming back (GALLERY)

It’s a rush. The pounding of hooves, spray of dirt, slap of leather, echo of a hollow barrel landing upright after tipping precariously. Maricopa barrel...

10 ideas to celebrate Earth Day at home

By April Stovall The ongoing COVID-19 health crisis has brought life as we know it to a screeching halt. People are working from home and...

4th Annual Izzy Softball Tournament Postponed

Kevin McDill one of the organizers of the Izzy Softball Tournament posted this notice to social media: “It is with a heavy heart that...

Student filmmakers to debut horror film at MHS (trailer)

IF YOU GO What: Little Tavern in the Woods premiere When: April 3, 6 p.m. Where: Maricopa High School Performing Arts Center How much: $5/door; MHS students and...

Update: Book sale postponed, library groundbreaking still on

The Friends of the Maricopa Public Library postponed the Spring Book Sale on Saturday, but the library groundbreaking is still scheduled for 8 a.m. In...

‘Newsies’ opens with high-energy performance

Showing off the theatrical, dance and musical talents of nearly 100 students, Maricopa High School Theatre Company won in its opening-night performance of "Newsies." The...

DSPA Gems Inc. has $5,000 in tuition grants

DSPA Gems Inc. now has a minimum of $5,000 in performing arts tuition grant money available. The nonprofit provides performing arts opportunities to children regardless...

MHS Theatre Co. leaps into ‘Newsies’ (VIDEO)

IF YOU GO What: Newsies Who: MHS Theatre Company When: Feb. 27-29, 7 p.m.; Feb. 29, 2 p.m. How much: $12 adults; $10 studentsIn 1899, newsboys across New...

Postponed: MAC to host free Farm Science Day

IF YOU GO What: Farm Science Day When: March 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center, 21881 N. Cardon Lane How much: Free Info: tinyurl.com/USDA-MaricopaWhether you...

Seeds of Change Gala to be Roaring ‘20s benefit for abuse victims

  IF YOU GO What: Great Gatsby Seeds of Change Gala When: Feb. 29, 6 p.m. Where: Province Town Hall 20942 N. Province Parkway How much: $50 Benefiting: Against Abuse Info: SeedsOfChangeGala.orgAgainst...
Freeway Chevrolet

Record demand for quality pre-owned vehicles at Freeway Chevrolet

Record demand for quality pre-owned vehicles has created a critical shortage of used inventory at Freeway Chevrolet. “Used values are high right now due to...

Art therapist: Meet 15-year-old Lexie of Art for the Heart

For the second year, students at Maricopa High School are hosting Art for the Heart, Maricopa’s community art festival selling creations to benefit the...

Library’s history display spotlights First Lady fashions

The Maricopa Historical Society installed a new display at the Maricopa Public Library, exhibiting the cotton-based fashions of the U.S. First Ladies. Cotton was king...

Free seminar to share business tips on branded signage

Outside the Box Marketing is partnering with Showdown Displays to present a free seminar for business owners seeking to better promote themselves and stand...

Maricopa plans Black History Month (VIDEO)

Maricopa City Councilmember Henry Wade explains what's ahead in February for Black History Month, starting Tuesday during a meeting of the city council. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MNAg1YYcpQ

Renaissance Fest opens gates this month

IF YOU GO What: Arizona Renaissance Festival When: Weekends Feb. 8-March 20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: 12601 E. US Highway 60, Gold Canyon How much: Adults $26/advance, $28/gate;...

ArtsFest Maricopa returns with ‘Song & Story’

IF YOU GO What: Artsfest Maricopa (Part II) When: Feb. 1, doors open 6 p.m.; performances 7 p.m. Where: Maricopa High School Performing Arts Center, 45012 W....

MCT stages Wilde’s ‘Importance of Being Earnest’ (GALLERY)

Maricopa Community Theatre is again staging "The Importance of Being Earnest," with performances continuing Friday and Saturday at Leading Edge Academy. The Oscar Wilde...

Tilapia die-off expected with dropping temperatures

Cold weather moving through the area is expected to cause a large die off of tilapia fish in local lakes. Tilapia are warm-water fish, native...

Poets selected for All-Arizona Slam in Maricopa

IF YOU GO • All-Arizona Poetry Slam • Jan. 25, at (5:30 Art on the Spot) 6:30-9:30 p.m. • Honeycutt Coffee, 44400 W. Honeycutt Road, Suite 109 •...

Buff City Soap, makery to host grand opening

A Tennessee-based soap-making company is making its Arizona debut in Maricopa on Saturday. The grand opening of Buff City Soap runs from 10 a.m. to...

Renaissance Woman: Meet Maricopa’s violist, author, agriculturalist

IF YOU GO What: Maricopa Music Circle Holiday Musicale When: Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. Where: University of Arizona – Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37530 W. Smith-Enke Road How much:...

Masik Tas celebrates Ak-Chin history

IF YOU GO What: Masik Tas Where: Ak-Chin Circle Field & Arena, 16000 N. Maricopa Road When: Dec. 5-15 Dec. 5-8: Basketball tournaments Dec. 7, 7 p.m.: Light Parade...
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