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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Free abstract art contest to debut

  A new contest is open to all Maricopa visual artists. Titled “Go with the Flow,” the abstract art contest is sponsored by Maricopa Arts Council...
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Sorrento residents to go blue for police, first responders

A group of residents in Sorrento is looking to bathe their homes in blue light this weekend as a way to honor and thank...

Make a reservation: Copper Sky to reopen this week

The Copper Sky Multigenerational Recreation Center will reopen Thursday on a reservation-only basis to facilitate physical distancing. The facility will open with limited hours before...
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CAC sets virtual information sessions

Through its participation in the Arizona College Consortium Fall Tour 2020, Central Arizona College will host “Live” virtual information sessions as part of the...

Creative Mind series to spotlight music, visual art

Next up for the “Inside the Creative Mind” lecture series are multimedia artist Herman Zelig Neuberger and composer Judith Lang Zaimont.IF YOU GO What: "Inside...
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UltraStar will open theaters on Friday

The movies will roll again Friday at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center. The entertainment complex announced Thursday it would reopen after theaters after five-plus months in the...
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Home baker’s taste of success leads to grand opening of Sweet Cravings

Three years ago, Karla Wear did her sister-in-law a favor, baking some apple-shaped cookies for Teacher Appreciation Week. When photos were shared on Facebook, the...
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Copper Sky to lift reservation policy, reactivate memberships

Ahead of Thursday morning's news that Pinal County had earned the three benchmarks necessary for businesses to reopen, the staff at Copper Sky Recreation...

On Friday morning, flag-raising will remember victims of 9/11 (VIDEO)

Friday marks 19 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America claimed nearly 3,000 lives.  The Maricopa Tracy P. MacPherson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post...
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Coming soon? Movie theater, gyms, bars may reopen this week

A number of Maricopa businesses still closed due to COVID-19 restrictions may be able to open Thursday. The Arizona Department of Health Services expects that,...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa (VIDEO)

This week's activities include Game Night and a Labor Day Pool Party. Below is a reminder that Tuesday is Primary Election Day. For details...

Top eucalyptus options for Maricopa

By Betty Beeman Eucalyptus was brought to America in the mid 1800s from Australia. Approximately 900 species of eucalyptus trees exist. These quick-growing trees have been...

Food bank schedules Backpack Giveaway over two weekends

  F.O.R. Maricopa Food Bank will host its annual Backpack Giveaway the next two Saturdays, Aug. 15 and 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event...

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...

Master Gardener: Dealing with scorpions in the garden

By Scott Oliver “Grandpa, there’s a baby lobster in your garden!” I have lived in Maricopa for nearly six years now, and I had never encountered...

Holiday recipes

Vegetable Turnovers Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 cups cauliflower flowerets, chopped 2 medium-sized carrots, pared and chopped 1 cup fresh...

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 •...

POLL RECAP: Maricopa residents share their Labor Day weekend plans

With a three-day holiday weekend coming our way, InMaricopa’s weekly poll was themed around Labor Day. We wanted to know how you plan to...

Maricopa High School Class of 2019 (GALLERY)

Graduation for the class of Maricopa High School Class of 2019 is set for May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Ram Stadium. The valedictorian...

Legacy to stage ‘Little Mermaid’ musical

Legacy Traditional School will present its annual theatrical production Feb. 24, a junior rendition of a Disney classic — “The Little Mermaid.” Under the guidance...

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...

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...

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...

Master Gardener: Harvesting your garden bounty

By Rita Bricker Now is the time of the year when many of the fruits and vegetables growing in our yards are starting to ripen....
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Halloween decorating contest opens

Halloween is creeping closer. Registration for this year's Mysterious Mansion Mayhem contest is underway and will run through Oct. 4. The City of Maricopa is...

Master Gardener: Growing tomatoes in the desert

By Betty Beeman According to the National Gardening Association, tomatoes are the most popular vegetable among backyard gardeners. According to a 2014 survey, one in three...

MHS kids flying high in ‘Peter Pan,’ on stage this month

One of the first curiosities Alexandra Stahl noticed on becoming the theater teacher at Maricopa High School this year is the affinity the MHS...

Veterans Day: Women at war, at home during WWII

At War: Fresh-faced WAVES recruit did her part After the United States declared war on Japan in 1941, Mary Francis Holmes Abrahams was just 16....

Shamrock Farms spreads holiday cheer at ‘Joy to the Herd’

Shamrock Farms will be transforming its working dairy farm and tour into a winter wonderland as they host their annual “Joy to the Herd” holiday...
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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...

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