Library Summer Reading Program

Casa Grande Public Library Are you looking for the best fun and free thing to do with your kids this summer? Look no further, because it’s almost time for the 2019 Summer Reading Program at your Casa Grande Public Library! Our Summer Reading Program is designed to encourage children to read 20 minutes a day … Read More…

Community Recreation Center Opens in Casa Grande

by Phil Burdick, Public Information Officer, City of Casa Grande Casa Grande’s sparkling new Community Recreation Center has opened to rave reviews, but the center, which offers sports, fitness programs, kids’ classes and is the new home for the Boys and Girls Club of the Casa Grande Valley, was a journey 13 years in the … Read More…

Readers Reveal: Favorite Travel Destinations

Photo caption: The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus enjoying a visit with our Lorikeets READERS REVEAL: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go – and why? If I could travel anywhere in the world I would travel to Ireland because it is gorgeous there and I would love to drink beer … Read More…

ROLLING ON THE RIVER

The most beautiful type of travel through the world’s famous cities by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel Photos by Jerry Chinn The rowing machine I was sitting on was located in the front of the ship, a repositioning cruise from Europe aboard a 3,600-passenger vessel. I had been on the machine for … Read More…

The Health Benefits of Dance

by Corianna Lee, Director, Coolidge Performing Arts Center Television shows such as “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance” have ignited an interest in dance unlike ever before. Intertwined with grace and athleticism, dance also has many physical and mental-health benefits that have been and currently are being studied. Physical Benefits … Read More…

Pinal County Fair – March 20 thru 24

by Karen Searle, Executive Director, Pinal Fairgrounds and Event Center Fair time is just around the corner! Are you ready for cotton candy, thrilling carnival rides, amazing entertainment, youth livestock shows and so much more? The fun happens March 20-24. Music is always a big part of the fair. Headline entertainment is shaping up to … Read More…

Come Visit the Makerspace!

Did you know the Vista Grande Public Library has its very own Makerspace? This free community space is filled with a variety of arts and craft supplies available to the public. Everything from digital drawing tablets and sewing machines to markers, paints and jewelry kits can be found. Art classes are offered at no charge … Read More…

What are your favorite Arizona hiking and/or biking locations?

Readers Reveal Favorite AZ Hiking/Biking Locations Congrats to Elizabeth Kelly who is the winner of the Family 4-Pack of tickets to the Arizona Renaissance Festival! “We like hiking Casa Grande Mountain!” – Elizabeth Kelly The package includes tickets for two adults and two children (ages 5-12), plus VIP parking. Her name was randomly selected from … Read More…