Magma Copper smelter multimedia exhibition at Boyce Thompson Arboretum begins Nov. 20

In collaboration with Resolution Copper, Boyce Thompson Arboretum is hosting a multimedia exhibition to coincide with the removal of the last buildings and structures of the historic Magma Copper Co. smelter at Superior. “The six-month exhibition honors the Magma Copper smelter’s cultural significance as a landmark in the community, its place in Superior’s mining history […]

Veterans Day flag service set for Nov. 11 in Queen Creek

Veterans will be honored Sunday, Nov. 11, on the lawn at San Tan Memorial Gardens, 22425 E. Cloud Road, Queen Creek. The Queen Creek High School JROTC will post the colors at the entrance of the cemetery for the event, which begins 8 a.m. The service will also include guest speakers, including Mayor Gail Barney, […]

Military veterans invited to Nov. 9 Ellsworth Elementary assembly

Ellsworth Elementary School, 38454 N. Carolina Ave. in San Tan Valley, will hold its annual Veterans Day assembly at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9. “So that we may honor their service, we invite all veterans to attend this event. After the assembly, veterans (are) to speak with students in classrooms for questions and answers,” according […]

The Rev. Al Fadi, a convert from Islam, speaking Nov. 4 at Queen Creek church

The Rev. Al Fadi, a convert from Islam, will be speaking about the resurrection of the son of God as a special guest speaker at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Chandler Heights Community Church, 26800 S. Mandarin Drive in Queen Creek. “You are invited to come and hear this former Muslim talk about the […]

Karen Gust Schollmeyer at Nov. 14 Arizona Archaeological Society meeting in Queen Creek

The San Tan Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society will host speaker Karen Gust Schollmeyer, with Archaeology Southwest, at a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. The theme of her talk is archaeology and hunting in southwest New Mexico. San Tan Chapter meetings are held at the San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. […]

Broken Chair Band opens for Mary Kaye at Nov. 11 Freedom Reins benefit concert

The award-winning “Broken Chair Band” will be opening for internationally acclaimed singer/song-writer Mary Kaye at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at a Veterans Day benefit concert at Queen Valley Recreation Hall. A silent auction is planned. Benefits go to “Freedom Reins,” a Queen Creek equine-assisted program promoting healing for military veterans, active military, first responders […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week Conference Nov. 14

An event in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. in Mesa. The conference will focus on why inclusion matters and strategies to increase inclusion to support the growth of the local entrepreneurial community, according to a release. GEW […]

‘Grumpiest Boy’ will show up at Queen Creek church

“The Grumpiest Boy in the World” will take the stage later this month at the Third Place Cup Coffee Shop, which is part of Amadeo Church in Queen Creek. The Arizona Repertory Theater for Kids had the opportunity recently to perform a portion of the musical at the Cardon’s Children’s Hospital Forever Young Zone. The show […]

Know before you go: Trunk or Treat Saturday on Ellsworth Road in Town Center

Queen Creek’s Trunk or Treat, a fun Halloween event for the entire family, will be held 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, on Ellsworth Road in Town Center. Presented by Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, an Earnhardt dealership, the event includes a variety of activities including multiple Trunk or Treat streets, carnival games, Dino Discovery […]

October events bring visitors, additional traffic to Queen Creek

Queen Creek’s agritainment destinations offer a number of signature events in the fall from the recent Garlic Festival to the upcoming Pumpkin and Chili Party, which provide autumn fun and potentially producing crowded roads. The Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms, 24610 S. Rittenhouse Road, begins Thursday, Oct. 4, and takes place every Thursday […]