January 13, 2015

Local DAR hosts program on putting veterans to work

Scottsdale-chartered Grand Canyon Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held its inaugural 2016 luncheon meeting on January 2 at the McCormick, 7401 N. Scottsdale Road.

Guest speaker was Matt Nisbet, principal with veteran-owned-and-operated Arizona Veteran Security, founded to provide jobs for American men and women veterans. For more information on the company’s mission, training and services provided, contact: office@arizonaveteransgroup.com.

January 13, 2015

Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop set for Jan. 22-24

PHOENIX - For women who just want to find out what the outdoors experience is all about, signing up for a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop is a great place to start. The Arizona Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will conduct its BOW Deluxe workshop Jan. 22-24, 2016, at Saguaro Lake Ranch, an Arizona guest ranch on the banks of the Salt River in Mesa.

January 13, 2015

Free Sunday A'Fair Concerts in the Park are back

Sunday A’Fair
January 10 – April 3, 2016
Sundays from Noon – 4 p.m.
Outdoors at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Free Admission

SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will open the 29th season of its popular Sunday A’Fair free outdoor concert series on Jan. 10, with performances by Nancy McCallion & The Scarlett Lettermen and Big Nick & the Gila Monsters, from noon to 4 p.m.

January 13, 2015

Arizona Capitol Museum sends portrait print from Merci Train to daughter of artist

PHOENIX – From the American Revolution through World War II to the recent bombings in Paris, the U.S. and France have shared a unique relationship. This December 19, the Arizona Capitol Museum will present a print of “Portrait of an Italian Lady” by celebrated French artist Berthe Noufflard to her daughter, Genevieve. The presentation will take place at the Galerie de la Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris at 1:30 p.m.

January 13, 2015

63rd Annual Scottsdale Parada Del Sol 2015 Event Calendar

PONY EXPRESS – The Hashknife Pony Express Riders leave Holbrook on the 27th and come down the Mogollon Rim with U.S. mail for two days. It is a 200-mile horseback ride with 25 riders and 20,000 pieces of mail that arrive in Scottsdale on Jan. 29 at noon. You can meet riders and mail at the bronze statue on Marshall Way and E. Via Soleri. Mail your letters by Jan. 22 to: Postmaster, Holbrook, AZ 86025 -- write Via Pony Express on the bottom left corner of envelope or get the Official Hashknife collector envelopes for $1 at the Scottsdale Post Office or Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. www.hashknifeponyexpress.com

January 13, 2015

The Abbey Road Band and Broadway Comes to Pinnacle

From their humble beginnings eleven years ago, The Abbey Road Band has become one of the most sought-after Beatles Tribute Bands in the United States. They don’t wear wigs or costumes. They don’t try to look like the Beatles. What The Abbey Road Band does is sound like the Beatles. These four superb musicians share the passion of the Beatles’ music and have dedicated their musical lives to recapturing that perfect sound of the early Beatles’ performances.

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