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Free Winter Art Series For Kids at Sunrise Mountain Library Sponsored by a City of Peoria Art Grant and the Friends of the Peoria Public Library. Three January Wednesdays - 1/16, 1/23 and 1/30Ages 6-12 years old. Join in the fun as we explore the lives of great artists and our own creativity as we complete personal works of art! Must Be Able To Attend Independently. No Sign Up Required. Drop In after school between 3 p.m.—4:15 p.m. To Start, Ends at 5 p.m. Project takes—45 Min to 1 Hour. Wed. Jan. 16th - Artist Romero Britto Pop Art Design Basics Wed. Jan. 23rd Watercolor Basics— A Circular Perspective Wed. Jan. 30th - Artist Robert Indiana—Cubism with a Pop Art Twist.
Valentine Family Art Afternoon Wed. Feb. 13th 3 - 5 p.m. Ages 2-12. Sunrise Mountain Library. Theme - All You Need Is Love. Beatles Lyrics as Art & A Family Project - Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day. Drop By Afterschool. It's time to show the love! Join us as we make Valentine gifts, cards and more for those we love. There are projects for all age groups. Just drop in afterschool between 3-5 p.m. to make a Valentine project or take them home to work on as a family!
Save The Date! Bravo Peoria Book Sale.. Fri. March 1st 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat. March 2nd 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunrise Mountain Library Community Room. The sale will feature a large selection of children's books, DVDs, CDs, Books on CD, gifts and toys and other select non-fiction categories. All sales benefit our Peoria Libraries. Please Help Us - We Are In Great Need Of Donations. Donation Drive - We Need Kid's Books, Fiction and Non-Fiction Books, DVDs, CDs, Video Games & Craft Supplies! The Friends are very grateful for donations of hardback or paperback books, children’s books, cookbooks, magazines, DVDs and CDs. Please bring your donations to the Library’s front desk. Tax donation receipts are available. We regret, due to space and processing concerns, that we are unable to accept materials that are dusty, dirty, missing covers, smoke filled or water damaged, encyclopedias, VHS & cassette tapes, textbooks over 5 years old or magazines over 6 months old, except for AZ Highways and National Geo.
Need A Birthday Gift? Donate A Book in Honor The Books In Honor Program - A unique and special gift! Donate A Book To Your Local Library In Honor of Someone Special. The Gift That Celebrates Your Special Someone & Benefits Your Community Check Out Our New Video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5cnwYFgbtc For a minimum tax deductible donation of $25, you can place a book in your local library to celebrate a family member, friend, teacher, volunteer or someone special in your life! For additional information, please see the BIH Form Below! Forms are available at both branches.
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Culver's Restaurant. 8330 West Deer Valley Road, Peoria. Thank you Zach, Autumn and the crew at Culver's for joining our team! We appreciate your support of our FREE programs. Great coupons are available at the Library or click on the link below to print or bring this email in on your cell phone. Join E–Club For Coupons and Deals.Sign up at www.Culvers.com, just click on Delicious Perks to join their e-club and receive a FREE single scoop of frozen custard!
Dairy Queen – Lake Pleasant Wal-Mart Center. Please congratulate Mr. Kalra on his new, fourth store in Goodyear! Order your cakes online at www.dqcakes.com! Coupons available in the SML Recycled Reading area.
HomeSmart Realty - Yvonne Owens, Realtor. When you use Yvonne mention FRIENDS and sellers will receive professional pictures of their home and buyers will receive a complimentary initial termite inspection. Yvonne has received the Platinum Award from Real Living and the Bronze Category by WeMAR for Achievement in Sales. Contact at (602)332-4413 or at YvonneOwens@cox.net for your real estate needs.
Legacy Traditional School, Peoria. Legacy Traditional School Peoria is now enrolling kindergarten through 8th grade for the 2018/2019 school year. We provide a back to basics education with an accelerated curriculum. Legacy uses Spalding for language arts, Saxon math, and we include P.E., computers, Spanish, art, and a Mozart music program. Legacy instills character, citizenship, and patriotism on all of our campuses. LTS is located at 7877 W. Hillcrest Boulevard, Peoria, AZ 85383. Legacy Traditional School is Arizona’s highest rated K-8 school network and believes there is no limit to what a student can achieve with a great education and strong character. We serve 14,600 students across 13 campuses in Arizona and Nevada. Learn more at www.legacytraditional.org. For additional information, please call 623-299-9825.
The Peoria Sunset Lionswww.peoria-sunset-lions.org Collection boxes for used cellphone and eyeglasses are in available in both libraries. The Lions meet the second and fourth Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Brother’s Restaurant in downtown Peoria.
Erik Rivera Thu. 12/06 - Sat. 12/08, times vary Stir Crazy Comedy Club, Glendale
Just back from his appearance at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was hand selected to perform for Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud Network, Erik Rivera keeps making his mark on the stand up comedy scene. $18
Annie Thu. 12/06 - Sat. 12/08, times vary Tuscany Theatre, Gilbert Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. $15 more infomap
TCA Presents "A Christmas Carol" Thu. 12/06 - Sun. 12/09, times vary Tempe Center for the Arts This spectacular Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, "A Christmas Carol," follows Ebenezer Scrooge as he takes a ghost-guided, eye-opening journey through his past, present and future to learn the importance of family & friendship. $42-$58 more infomap
40th Anniversary Celebration of Christmas
Thu. 12/06 - Sun. 12/09,
Dream City Church, Phoenix
The 40th Anniversary “Celebration of Christmas” features a Broadway-style musical theater performance, live orchestra, special effects and more. $9-$27
Surprise Festival of Arts Fri. 12/07 - Sun. 12/09, times vary Surprise Recreation Campus Featuring more than 100 Fine Artists and Craftsmen, Wine Tastings, Craft Beer, Mainstage Entertainment, and interactive Art activities. more infomap
Ballet Etudes: The Nutcracker Fri. 12/07 - Sun. 12/09, times vary Mesa Arts Center Called "a royally entertaining show" by the Arizona Republic, Ballet Etudes' production of this holiday classic pairs a young girl's magical journey through a land of swirling snowflakes and dancing sweets with Tchaikovsky's memorable score. $6-$32 more infomap
A Christmas Carol Fri. 12/07 - Sun. 12/09, times vary Theater Works - Peoria Center TheaterWorks original production of the most well-known of all Holiday classics, Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol returns. $16-$38 more infomap
Sonoran Desert Chorale: Sing We Now of Christmas
Sat. 12/08, 7:30pm First United Methodist Church, Mesa This year the Chorale will lift your spirits with thrilling brass and organ accompaniment in Cecilia McDowall’s Christus Natus Est and Randol Bass’ Gloria, transform you with the beauty of Eric Whitacre’s Lux Aurumque, and warm you with the familiar melodies of traditional carols. $15-$20 more infomap
A Duet with Arizona Musicfest
Sat. 12/08, 7pm Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek The Library hosts the 8th annual performance of a Duet. Maestro Robert Moody and guests. $30 more infomap
Glendale Hometown Christmas Parade Sat. 12/08, 11am-1pm Historic Downtown Glendale This wonderful community parade takes place in Historic Downtown Glendale. The Hometown Christmas Parade also focuses on collecting non-perishable food items for Hope for Hunger, a Glendale based food bank. more infomap
The Fine Art of Christmas Ornaments Sat. 12/08, 12pm On The Edge Gallery, Scottsdale Come and enjoy the Fine Art Of Christmas Ornaments created by their artists. more infomap
World Bazaar PHX Sat. 12/08, 10am-3pm Camelback Road Park and Ride, Phoenix Experience over 50 different vendors selling food, art, and homemade goods from around the world at this free event – perfect for holiday shopping. more infoFBmap
10th Annual Christkindlmarket Sat. 12/08 & Sun. 12/09, 10am-end varies Cave Creek Road The Christkindlmarket brings cherished German and Austrian traditions to downtown Cave Creek with holiday entertainment, German and Polish cuisine, vendors and local artisans selling merchandise like candles and Christmas ornaments, and activities and entertainment for the whole family. more infomap
42nd Annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market Sat. 12/08 & Sun. 12/09, 9am-4pm Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix Enjoy a weekend full of American Indian art, music, dance, storytelling, and food at the 42nd Annual Indian Market on December 8 and 9 presented by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary at Pueblo Grande Museum. $5-$10 more infomap
Arizona Winds Presents “Christmas Reflections”
Sun. 12/09, 2:30pm Midwestern University, Glendale The “Christmas Reflections” program will be fun for all ages and a fitting way to kick off the Christmas season. Selections will include traditional favorites, some new surprises, a Christmas Carol sing-along and a special young guest conductor selected from the audience. more infomap
Orpheus Male Chorus: Dr. Brook Larson, Conductor Sun. 12/09, 3pm Church at Litchfield Park Orpheus Male Chorus presents its annual “Holidays with Orpheus” concerts. We will feature traditional and contemporary holiday songs along with our audience sing-a-long featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas carols. $15-$25 more infomap
Tempe Holiday Sixth Street Market Sun. 12/09, 10am-3pm 6th Street Park, Tempe This event will feature local artisans and makers, live music, and fun at the 6th Street Park surrounding City Hall. more infomap
Cowboy Christmas Sun. 12/09, 2pm-4pm Cave Creek Museum Join Gary the Singing Cowboy and Dusty his trusty horse in holiday caroling, see Santa for a free photo, and enjoy Santa's favorite snack, cookies and milk. $5-$7 more infomap
The Arboretum Rocks! 2nd Annual Gem and Mineral
Sun. 12/09, 9am-3:30pm Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Superior There will be a fluorescent mineral display, lapidary and stone crafting demos, meteorite talk, geology walk, plants and minerals connection walk, books and rocks, and jewelry for sale, and more. $5-$15 more infomap
Sound in the Ground: Nash Nights at MAC Fri. 11/02, 8:30pm Mesa Arts Center See Phoenix native blues, jazz, R&B, gospel singer Francine Reed who’s currently touring with Lyle Lovett. $10-$20 more infomap
AZ Night Market Fri. 11/02 & Sat. 11/03, times vary Johnny E. Osuna Park, Peoria An International Affair will be an event that offers the community an opportunity to connect and experience different cultures through unique food, drinks, merchandise, cultural education, music entertainment, and interactive fun without having to travel all around the world. $5 more infomap
Holidaze Craft Faire Fri. 11/02 & Sat. 11/03, 9am-2pm Willowbrook United Methodist Church, Sun City Experience over 100 tables of award-winning artisans and vendors. more infomap
Holiday Boutique Fri. 11/02 & Sat. 11/03, 8am-3pm Red Mountain United Methodist Church, Mesa From placemats and blankets and wall hangings, to kids toys and cloth books, from holiday décor to travel necessities, you’ll find something for everyone on your Christmas list. more infomap
Slightly Uncensored Improv Comedy Fri. 11/02 & Sat. 11/03, 9:45pm National Comedy Theatre, Mesa This interactive improv comedy show is always totally fresh and completely spontaneous. No two shows are ever the same because they are all based on your suggestions. $12-$14 more infomap
The Red Velvet Cake War
Fri. 11/02 - Sun. 11/04, times vary Peoria Center for the Performing Arts In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins could not have picked a worse time to throw their family reunion. $16-$38 more infomap
Tolleson Pet and Community Expo Sat. 11/03, 10am-1pm Veterans Park, Tolleson An expo for animals, health & wellness/nutrition, children, and trade show. Promoting positive health in the community for the entire family. more infomap
Run the Raceway 2018 Sat. 11/03, 7am ISM Raceway, Avondale The 2nd annual Run the Raceway will be hosted by ISM Raceway and will allow runners the unforgettable experience of running directly on the same ISM Raceway course that Nascar legends have before. $15-$100 more infomap
B.A.R.K. in the Park Sat. 11/03, 10am-12pm Skyline Regional Park, Buckeye Buckeye’s Recreation Division is teaming up with the Buckeye Animal Rescue and Kennel (BARK) so residents can “borrow” a shelter dog and go hiking. This unique event provides quality doggie time for dog lovers and gives these shelter dogs some much needed exercise, love and socialization. more infoFBmap
Free Concert - Outside the Line Sat. 11/03, 7pm Goodyear Community Park
Groove to the tunes of live bands at the city’s free concerts this fall.
GrOoVy - Walk to Save Animals Sat. 11/03, 8am Tempe Town Lake More than 3,000 people and dogs in tie-dyed shirts and bandanas will twist-and-shout their way through the ‘60s-themed “Peace Love Adopt March!” at Tempe Town Lake. $15-$25 more infomap
6th Annual Touch-A-Truck Sat. 11/03, 9am Aviano Communiaty Park, Phoenix Touch-A-Truck is a family-friendly event that offers children a hands-on opportunity to explore a variety of machinery and to meet the people who build, protect and serve the Valley communities. $5-$6 more infomap
Clydesdale Carnival Sat. 11/03, 10am-2pm USA Clydesdale Preservation Foundation, Gilbert Bring the whole family out to enjoy the festivities, including a Clydesdale kissing booth, in the tail on the Clydesdale, stick horse barrel racing, lucky duck game, horseshoe toss, cornhole, and more. more infomap
AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews Sat. 11/03, 2pm
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Scottsdale
The Arizona Barrels, Bottles & Brews event will be the only festival in the state that features samples and products produced exclusively in Arizona. $19-$50
Phoenix Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sat. 11/03, 7am Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, Phoenix The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. more infomap
Arizona Fall Fest Sat. 11/03, 10am-4pm Hence Park, Phoenix More than 200 vendors representing Arizona’s favorite local businesses; Food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants, local chefs, live entertainment and food trucks. more infomap
Sat. 11/03, 10am-4pm
Arizona Air Force Museum, Mesa
Come see a collection of award winning models including aircraft, armor, automotive, ships, real spacecraft, sci-fi and figures. $5-$15 more infomap