October 7, 2015

Announcing the 2015 Mountains of the Land Trust Photo Contest

FLAGSTAFF – Imagine being able to look at a historical site from every angle, measure the smallest details on the interior and identify how to preserve it without ever touching it.

Photogrammetry technology combines hundreds of overlapping high resolution images taken with a digital camera mounted on a pole to create a 3D color virtual model of a site. For an archaeologist, this is the future of documentation and a low cost alternative to laser technology such as LiDAR.

October 7, 2015

Local youth dancers invited to perform in Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration Holiday Spectacular Parade

Oh Disneyland. How we dream of you? Most children dream about the day they get to visit the Happiest Place On Earth. Well that dream, and much more, is coming true for a select group of dancers from Adaptive Force Performing Arts (AFPA).

October 7, 2015

Place for all “Wanna Be” Scientists and Makerspace

Kiwanis Club of Carefree is kicking off Science Fair season with Sensational Science Night. On October 20 from 6-9 p.m., FCF-Holland Center (34250 N. 60th Street) will become a gathering spot where young scientists can ask questions of working scientists. For students interested in engineering there will be Makerspace area where students can build innovative projects. There will also be booths with information on what it takes to enter Arizona Science and Engineering Fair.

October 7, 2015

Scottsdale Civil War Round Table presents John Quarstein … Battle of the Ironclads

Award-winning historian, preservationist, lecturer and author of 15 books, John V. Quarstein is now serving as the Chief Development Officer for the USS Monitor Foundation at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia.

October 7, 2015

Desert Foothills Chapter, Arizona Archaeological Society presents guest speaker Dr. Kerry Thompson October 14

The Desert Foothills Chapter (DFC) of the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) is pleased to announce speaker Dr. Kerry Thompson an archaeologist that has worked primarily in the American Southwest for their October speaker series. As a member of the Navajo Nation, she is primarily interested in the inclusion of Native American perspectives and participation in archaeological practice.

October 7, 2015

“Hear the Beep Where You Sleep”

Fire campaign encourages smoke alarms in all sleeping areas

Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”

Scottsdale Fire Department joins forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, to remind local residents about the importance of having working smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and on every level of the home, including the basement.

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