For Sunday plan on highs in the low 80s north to middle 80s in the Valley and points southwest, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “Sunday – still mostly sunny with only gentle breezes. Warming a bit, with highs in the low […]
Schnepf Farms, 4610 S. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek, is hosting is peach festival May 12-14 and 20-21. Admission is $5. Children ages 12 and younger admitted free. Peachy pancake breakfast and free hayrides to peach-picking start at 7:30 a.m. Vintage Market Days opens at 9 a.m. May 12-14. Amusement rides and the Peachy […]
Zao Theatre offers “Nunsense, The Mega Musical” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays May 5-20 at 550 S. Ironwood Drive in Apache Junction. For information and tickets, call 480-924-5122 or go to www.ZaoTheatre.com.
Mesa Feastival Forest, which offers gourmet food trucks and live music 5:30-9 p.m. Saturdays at Pioneer Park in Mesa, will be suspended after April 29 due to the upcoming renovations at the park. It is expected to resume on Saturday evenings in September. Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St., is expected to close in early […]
A stretch of northbound Interstate 17 near downtown Phoenix will be closed this weekend for rubberized asphalt resurfacing. The Arizona Department of Transportation also says Interstate 10 ramps to northbound I-17 at the “Stack” interchange will be closed. Drivers should consider alternate routes to steer clear of the restrictions. Here is ADOT’s list of […]
Highs will range from the upper 70s north to the low 80s in the south, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “(April 29): sunny and cooler with residual haze in the morning. Breezes, with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon, but […]
[April 28 second update: “Fire crews were successful holding the current fire lines through the wind event today. The Cactus Fire is still showing 40 percent containment. The total outside perimeter of the fire is 818 acres while actual burned area is mapped at 465 acres, emphasizing no new fire growth. The 818 acres […]
Benedictine University at Mesa, 225 E. Main St., is hosting its third-annual, end-of-year exhibition featuring student work in fine art, communications arts and graphic design with a reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 28. The university website is https://www.ben.edu/mesa/.
The city of Mesa has designated Friday, April 28 as Arbor Day to celebrate the city’s commitment to tree care and planting programs. In honor of the nationally-celebrated observance, Mayor John Giles has issued an Arbor Day Proclamation. This year the Arizona Community Tree Council members were invited to the mayor’s office to witness the […]
Afternoon highs will take a step back into the 87˚F-89˚F range around the Valley, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “Plan on windy conditions (April 28) as a cold front moves across the region. Afternoon highs will take a step back into […]