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City program offers support to parents, students for online learning

A new City of Maricopa program will support parents and students as they begin learning online. Afterschool Connect, launched by the Community Services Department, seeks...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Planet Fitness, Boys & Girls Club host holiday toy drive

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and in an effort to bring a little holiday magic to Maricopa kids and teens, Planet...

‘Snowy’ forecast for Merry Copa holiday party Friday

IF YOU GO What: Merry Copa When: Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m. Where: Copper Sky Regional Park, 44345 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. How much: Free entry, activity...

Nativity Celebration to keep spirit of the season (VIDEO)

IF YOU GO What: Nativity Celebration When: Dec. 14, 5-8 p.m. Where: Community of Hope Church, 45295 W. Honeycutt Ave.; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...

MAC invites families to a day on the farm

IF YOU GO What: MAC Family Farm Day When: Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: University of Arizona MAC, 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road How much: Free (please donate...

Research your ancestry at free community event

Do you know where you really come from? IF YOU GO What: What Is Your Story Copa When: Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-noon When: The Church of Jesus Christ...

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...

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....

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot to benefit food banks

IF YOU GO What: 12th annual Maricopa Turkey Trot When: Nov. 28, 8 a.m. Where: Copper Sky Regional Park, 44345 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. How much:...

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