March 16, 2016

Successfully growing veggies and herbs

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” ~Miles Kington

In this time of high consumer desire for healthy, fresh, and safe eating, at home or while dining out, top chefs and homeowners alike are turning to growing their own produce. Whether planted in a plot, a container, or scattered among your landscape, homegrown vegetables and herbs give you the pleasure of savoring delicious, sun-warmed, fresh-tasting meals grown just outside your door.

March 16, 2016

Local spellers sought for FCF 6th Annual Desert Foothills Community Spelling Bee

April 6th Spelling Bee raises funds for Teacher Vision Grants and Scholarships

SCOTTSDALE – The 6th Annual Desert Foothills Community Spelling Bee takes place on Wed., April 6 and the non-profit Foothills Community Foundation (FCF) is seeking teams of participants to compete in this year’s event. Teams can consist of students in seventh grade and higher, as well as adults.

March 16, 2016

Cave Creek Pro Rodeo volunteers

Volunteering with Cave Creek Pro Rodeo = Community Service Credit (Student, Corporate, Court-ordered)

Rodeo weekend requires 100+ volunteers per day.  However, there is a lot that goes on all year long just to make sure that one weekend is successful.  The Cave Creek Pro Rodeo Committee dedicates many long hours to ensure the success of the Fiesta Days Rodeo, Parade and activities.  They are always looking for new members.

March 16, 2016

Call to artists! Wild West Days Art Contest 2016

Wild West Days Art Contest 2016 is open to all Arizona residents (proof of residency may be required for award winners). One entry per artist. CCMEA Board members, chairman, employees, Town of Cave Creek Council members, sponsors, or their immediate family members may not be recipients of cash prizes from this competition.

March 16, 2016

Stephanie Bacher named to Triple Horse Rescue board of directors

CAVE CREEK –  Stephanie Bacher has been named to serve on the Triple R Horse Rescue board of directors. Bacher, an Arizona native who has volunteered at the rescue for more than five years, previously provided volunteer service in Canada, Mexico and two different African countries and worked with several dog rescues.

March 16, 2016

Fiesta Days Mutton Bustin’

The Annual CCFDR Mutton Bustin’ Competition will be Saturday, March 19 at the Buffalo Chip Arena in Cave Creek.  After the parade, we invite all Mutton Busters, their families and Mutton Bustin’ fans to join us out back at the Buffalo Chip Arena to enjoy this great tradition.

March 16, 2016

“Homes Through Time” Home Tour set for Sunday, April 3

Cave Creek Museum’s biggest fund-raiser of the year

CAVE CREEK – Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 3 to attend Cave Creek Museum’s “Homes Through Time” Home Tour. The popular event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and serves as one of the Museum’s biggest fund-raising events.

March 16, 2016

Kiwanis invests in student artists

This spring Kiwanis begins its 15th year of encouraging local students with interest and talent in the visual arts to apply for its Art Internships. This internship gives high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors the chance to take a summer course at the Scottsdale Artists’ School.

The winners attend to the course of their choice, one class a week for four weeks in June and July.

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