Meet the Pastor: Trey VanCamp leads Passion Creek Church in a movie theatre

Church at the movies is something fit for the big screen at Passion Creek Church officiated by Pastor Trey VanCamp. If the name sounds familiar that’s because this is the second part to a Meet the Pastor series in which his father, Billy VanCamp was recently featured for his pastoral leadership with Heart Cry Church […]

Support group GriefShare meets at Calvary Chapel, helps bereaved

Thoughts and prayers are appreciated while grieving, but having a support group of those who understand what you’re going through really helps. Calvary Chapel, 19248 E. San Tan Blvd. in Queen Creek, is hosting a GriefShare support group, 10 – 11:30 a.m., on Saturday’s beginning Aug. 4. The group offers help and encouragement after the […]

Meet the Coach: Wayne Pirmann has Mighty Kicks of all ages

Following a summer of televised world cup soccer coverage, enthusiasm continues for the sport in the Mighty Kicks program. Offered through the Town of Queen Creek’s Parks and Recreation, Mighty Kicks Soccer classes focus on technical development with one ball for every camper whose time is spent on small-group tactics, games and tournaments. Sessions are […]

Meet the Teacher: Dana Hansen orbits Honeywell Educators at Space Academy

Payne Junior High School teacher Dana Hansen was selected by Honeywell to be among more than 220 science and math teachers for a space camp. She attended the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy, hosted by the United States Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, June 14–25, according to a press release. The program showcases […]

Meet the Pastor: Billy VanCamp leads Heart Cry Cowboy Church

Bring your horse and Bible to celebrate the sixth anniversary for Heart Cry Cowboy Church at 20464 E. Riggs Road, Queen Creek. A horse or mule can accompany you and your family to Cowboy Church’s Chuck Wagon at 5 p.m., followed by service at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian […]

QC Parks & Recreation’s husband, wife Lim’s Karate classes are a kick

Lim’s Karate classes are a kick for participants of all ages in the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation program. Many classes, taking place this summer and returning this fall, are just as popular as its instructors like husband and wife, “Papa” George and Patrice “Aunty” Lim who teach martial arts in the Queen Creek Library Annex […]

Be transported to medieval times at the 30th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival

Opening weekend is Feb. 10-11   For eight weekends plus Presidents’ Day, get transported in time as soon as you walk through the gates of the 30th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival. The medieval theme park, which is a replica of 16th Century Europe, will joust through town to entertain the masses from 10 a.m. to […]

Back-to-back cowboy mounted shooting events come to QC in February

Saddle up as the Southwest Regional Cowboy Mounted Shooting competition, followed by the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Winter U.S. Championships, gallops through the town of Queen Creek. Scheduled back-to-back, the Southwest Regional Cowboy Mounted Shooting competition will be held Feb. 9-11; the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Bishop Trailer Sales Winter U.S. Championship will be Feb. […]

Horseshoe Park manager Lynch ropes in revenue for the town

    Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre General Manager Tim Lynch, a cowboy since his mid-teens, rides and ropes in horses just as well as he ropes in simultaneous Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association competitions and brings revenue to the community. He welcomes Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association competitions that are occupying the arenas for a 10-day […]

It’s ‘Red Kettles’ time in the Valley

The Salvation Army rings in donations, helps needy   Just as common as sights of shopping carts and crowded parking lots in front of stores during this time of year is another familiar scene. As you enter and exit many stores, it’s not uncommon to see a person standing in front of a red kettle, […]