Registration begins Tuesday, May 28 for the Summer Reading Program. Families and their caregivers are strongly encouraged to come into the Florence Community Library and register their children and teens. This year’s themes are “Dig Into Reading” for children and early literacy and “Beneath the Surface” for teens. The library will offer Reading Club along with weekly activities, a raffle, treasure hunt, snacks, and fun incentives!
Looking for something fun and cool for the kids to do this summer? Coolidge Performing Arts Center (CPAC) will be hosting a summer movie program from June 5 through July 24, 2013. The movies will run every Wednesday for only $1!
This is an outstanding way to help the Center and give your kids something to do.
Michael Madsen will coach a Memorial Day weekend class for novice photographers at Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior. The class is limited to 10 enrollees. Registration is $30 for arboretum annual members and $39 for non-members.Call 520-689-2723 to enroll. See more of the artist’s work at www.heartsrock.org, or e-mail him questions at madsen56@hotmail. com The Independent caught up with the Gilbert pro photographer for more info about his workshops.
Come on out and enjoy some great music, performed by Chicago Dave, at the Terrace Restaurant! Chicago Dave will be playing tonight from 6pm-8pm out on the terrace. With temperatures still cool enough to enjoy, you don't want to miss this performance.
While you're enjoying the music, you can also take advantage of a NEW dinner special also available. Try the 1 pound stuffed potato filled with your choice of brisket or pulled pork, then topped with cheese and sour cream for only $7.99.
The Coolidge Performing & Visual Arts Center is proud to present the first annual Spring Gala Concert featuring Sons of Orpheus, the Male Choir of Tucson. The Sons of Orpheus are a not for profit, community based choral organization, founded and directed by Professor Grayson Hirst from the University of Arizona School of Music.
The group takes their name from the legendary Greek figure named Orpheus who possessed magical powers to move living things through his voice and singing. The Sons of Orpheus have toured throughout the US and abroad. This will be their last concert in the group’s 22nd Spring Anniversary Performances.
There are few certainties in life. But unless you’ve spent the last 50 years in a cave, coma, or stranded on a desert isle, it’s pretty certain that you’ve heard of or heard a song by the Beach Boys. After 50 years of their touring, you may have even seen the Beach Boys in concert once or twice.
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, you’ll get another chance to see the Beach Boys perform live as they headline the Good Life Festival at the Encanterra Country Club in San Tan Valley, Arizona.
Guided 11 a.m. walking tours of the main trail at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, 37615 E U.S. Highway 60 in Superior, continue daily in April, but end May 1 with the onset of BTA’s summertime schedule. That’s when daily hours move to 6 a.m.-3 p.m. for May, June, July and August. Guided tours are included with daily admission of $9.Saturday, April 13, brings the popular afternoon “Edible and Medicinal Desert Plants” walk with Apache Junction author Jean Groen, leading a one-hour walk that explaining the ways desert plants fed, healed and clothed Sonoran native people for more than 1,000 years. ‘Season finale’ for this popular walk will be April 28 at 1:30 p.m. when Ethno-botanist, Choctaw Nation member and raconteur Dave Morris returns as guide April 28 – and Dave returns June 23 when this tour moves to its 8 a.m. start time.
Heading into the 2nd annual Spring Fling event featuring the USAC Non Wing Sprint Cars, Pure Stocks, Mod Lites and Robert Horne Ford Bombers the excitement level could not be higher. Last year with 5 different winners in one of the most closely contested divisions, the USAC Sprint Cars left the fans on their feet wanting more.
The 30 lap feature will contain the likes of current points leaders Charles Davis Jr., RJ. Johnson, Josh Pelkey and Ronnie Clark all four of which won a feature at the Speedway in 2012. Davis a multi feature winner at the Speedway sets 20 points ahead of Joohnson going into Saturday nights event with less than 30 points seperating the top 4. Davis will also have a chance at tieing a USAC win record currently held by AJ Foyt.
Join us for a rare opportunity to play at one of Golf Magazines top 10 Best New Private Courses, (January 2009 issue). Enjoy a beautiful day on our serene course while helping to expand SCORE’s ability to meet the needs of our local small business community on Monday, May 13th, 2013.
In a joint effort with Congressman Gosar, SanTanValley.com and The San Tan Valley Chamber of Commerce, SCORE (Service Corp Of Retired Executives) has made an all-in, hands on effort, to support mentor and guide “The Valley’s” new and existing businesses. For almost 50 years, SCORE has helped to increase the bottom lines and grow the top lines of businesses through out the United States.
Proud San Tan Valley Chamber of Commerce member, Arizona Speedway is at 47346 N. Ironwood Road in San Tan Valley.
Upcoming events include:
6:30 p.m., Friday, April 5: Dirt track practice 7 p.m., Saturday, April 13: Spring Fling USAC Non-Wing Spring Cars. Pure Stocks, Mod Lites, Bombers 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20: IMCA, Supers, X- Mods, Bombers Admission for racing events is $12 adults;$10 seniors and $5 children; kids 6 and under are admitted free. For more information; visit www.arizonaspeedway.net.
The following sponsorship opportunities are available for the upcoming First Annual SCORE Golf Tournament With Congressman Gosar & The San Tan Valley Chamber of Commerce on May 13th at Encanterra.