JUNE 26, 2013

Railroad Park concert continues with Cold Shott and the Hurricanes

Listen to Cold Shott and the Hurricanes at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park's free Sunday concert. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m., June 30, at the park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Road. Bring a blanket or chair and hear a variety of favorite local bands. Train and carousel rides are available during all concerts. Tickets are $2 each and children younger than three ride free with a paying adult. Food will also be available for purchase. Concerts run through July 7. For more information, call 480-312-2312, or log on to therailroadpark.com/events.

JUNE 26, 2013

Scottsdale's newly-named city manager earns national county leader award

Scottsdale's newly-named city manager Fritz Behring has been named the "2013 County Leader of the Year" by American City and County magazine. He has served as the Pinal County Manager since November 2010 and starts his Scottsdale job on Monday, July 1. Behring was applauded for balancing the county's budget without instituting a tax hike. He also launched a new website, which received an A+ rating from the Sunshine Review for its transparency, supervised the reconstruction of the 1891 historic courthouse, initiated an inclusive budget process and overhauled the performance management system to better align it with county goals. Read more about this award.

JUNE 26, 2013

Celebrate Independence Day early at Harold’s Corral!

CAVE CREEK – Celebrate Independence Day Cave Creek-style! The town’s spectacular “3rd of July” Fireworks display takes place at sunset on Wednesday at Harold’s Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Road, in Cave Creek.

JUNE 26, 2013

Arizona Humane Society invited to participate in photo workshop

Famed pet photographer to present One Picture Saves a Life

Can a cute photo save a life? Absolutely, if the photo is of a pet in a shelter, says famed pet photographer Seth Casteel.

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