PINAL COUNTY FAIR GEARS UP TO OPEN

Enjoy rides, entertainment, animals, food and fun by Karen Searle, Executive Director Pinal County Fairgrounds & Event Center Get ready for a week of excitement as the Pinal County Fair brings five days of fun and celebration with something for everyone! Gates officially open March 22 and remain open through March 26. Music is always … Read More…

GRANDE SPORTS ACADEMY JOINS U.S. SOCCER DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

Grande Sports Academy (GSA) recently announced that it will be joining the U.S. Soccer Development Academy program for the 2017/2018 season. Grande Sports Academy is the only year-round soccer residency academy that has onsite high school education provided by a major university – Arizona State University (ASU) for its residents. ASU is recognized by U.S. … Read More…

LOCAL LIBRARIAN WINS BEST IN STATE

The Arizona Library Association has honored David Brown, the youth services librarian at the Vista Grande Public Library, with the 2016 Youth Services Librarian of the Year award for the State of Arizona. In the last year, Brown was awarded a $25,000 grant to build the Vista Grande Public Library Makerspace: an art, science, and … Read More…

SUMMER AT THE LIBRARY

Summer is just around the corner, and staff members at the Casa Grande Public Library are already hard at work planning the 2017 Summer Reading Program. The library hopes to inspire children this year to “Build a Better World” by offering a variety of educational programs centered on the theme of building and construction. The … Read More…

INTERNATIONAL ARTS AT THE COOLIDGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

by Corianna Lee During the rush of the holidays, the Coolidge Performing Arts Center hosts many fantastic performances from local school and community groups, such as the Central Arizona Symphony and Desert Song Community Choir. After the holidays is when the performance season really ignites with international flare! Two upcoming concerts in particular are must- … Read More…

CASA GRANDE RANKS AMONG MOST GIVING CITIES IN THE U.S.

It’s official – Casa Grande has been named to the list of top 25 most giving cities in the United States by a recent release from Travelocity. According to the article, the list was compiled by analyzing thousands of social media postings, tracking such phrases as donate or volunteer to see which communities discussed charitable … Read More…

Prescott is Arizona’s Christmas City

Mile-high Prescott transcends the Arizona archetype with four mild seasons, an average annual daytime temperature of about seventy degrees, and 300+ days of sunshine. Just ninety miles north of Phoenix, Prescott is situated comfortably against the Prescott National Forest. Great Lakes Airlines serves LAX and Prescott twice daily with non-stop flights. From art to artifacts, … Read More…

CURRY OF CULTURES

by Tori Ward , ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist Last year, while preparing for an extended cruise that included India, I spent hours deciding on the perfect ensemble that would be comfortable as well as harmonious with our surroundings. I imagined my husband and myself gliding in and out of quaint spice, fabric and … Read More…