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Premier Mexican Rockers Caifanes to play Ak-Chin Casino  

Legendary Mexican rock band Caifanes will be bringing their hits to The Events Center stage at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino on Friday, Sept. 9 for...

Boy George to bring New Wave pop to Harrah’s Ak-Chin

Music legends Boy George & Culture Club are taking the stage at The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin for an unforgettable show on Friday,...

Comic standout Tracy Morgan to play Ak-Chin Casino

Legendary actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is coming to Maricopa for his No Disrespect tour on Friday, Sept. 23 at The Events Center at...

Country Star Chris Janson to Hit the Stage at The Events Center 

Country music sensation Chris Janson is bringing his chart-topping hits to The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino on Saturday, Aug. 13 for a...

Smartscape training – saving landscapers time, you money and everyone water

No matter where you live, your landscape matters. Whether you’re enjoying desert trees, cactus, or something greener, plants impact our lives. In the city...

Naturalist photographer to present at Arts meeting

Maricopa Friends of the Arts announces an exciting photography presentation and display by local photographer Richard Sovis. Slovis will present during MFOTA’s next general...

A+ Charter School interview fair and enrollment tours for the 2022-2023 school year

A+ Charter Schools opened as a new charter school for the 2020-2021 school year. And already they are experiencing growth as they expand their...

Pinal redistricting meeting in Maricopa Feb. 7th

Your chance to have your say!  Every ten years after a new Census is completed providing updated population data, Pinal County is required to revise...

Arizona Renaissance Festival to return February 2022

The Arizona Renaissance Festival will return Feb. 5 for its 34th season of merrymaking. The festival, held in Gold Canyon, is a 16th-century European style...

Copa Shorts Film Fest goes COMEDY!

Copa Shorts Film Fest’s 5th Annual & ALL COMEDY-festival will be available via stream Nov. 6-7. There will be 15 new short comedy films, plus...

Quilters bring fabric to life

One can turn to various places in Maricopa to find accomplished quilters. The similarities, however, overshadow the differences in this passionate pursuit. And while individual...

Maricopa Community Foundation to host nonprofit expo

The Maricopa Community Foundation is excited to be hosting their 1st Annual Non-Profit Expo as a part of the organization’s annual meeting. Local non-profits...

MHS football boosters host inaugural cornhole tourney

Maricopa Football Boosters is hosting its inaugural cornhole tournament tournament Saturday as part of Homecoming week. The event starts at 5 p.m. at The...

MUSD to host override town hall

The Maricopa Unified School District will host a Just the Facts Town Hall Sept. 21 to share factual information and answer questions about the...

Esports trend hits A+ Charter School

Esports is growing in popularity around the country and the world. In 2019, the video-game competitions boasted an estimated 454 million worldwide viewers and...

Maricopa Santa adopts COVID restrictions while inviting community

The 12 Days of Christmas are in full swing at Santa’s South Pole residence in Desert Cedars. Santa and Mrs. Claus have put in...

Scary student film set to re-premiere Friday

When COVID-19 caused schools and businesses to close and events to be canceled last spring, one of the first sacrifices was a spooky student...

Deadline nears for virtual poetry slam at City Hall

Entries are now open to all Pinal County slam poets for the November Maricopa Grand Slam. The event, a project of Maricopa Arts Council, has...
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Custom Car Show returns as firefighters give back to community

Professional Firefighters of Maricopa are hosting their second annual Custom Car Show this month to benefit local charities. Building off last year’s rookie success, organizers...

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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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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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...