Community Events Calendar
Jun24

Community Events Calendar

The Peak’s calendar covers community events in Scottsdale and neighboring communities. Our local events include everything from local concerts, festivals, equestrian activities, to government events. On this page you can find or access: Events Calendar – a monthly summary of upcoming events Venue Websites – local organizations that organize and hold events Electronic Newsletters – a link to Newsletter Nook,...

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Scottsdale P & Z Link Newsletters, June 13 & Beyond
Jun23

Scottsdale P & Z Link Newsletters, June 13 & Beyond

June 23, 2017 Click below to view recent issues of the newsletter. June 23rd – Scottsdale P & Z Link Newsletter (PDF) June 13th Scottsdale P & Z Link Newsletter (PDF) The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment” box at the bottom of this page. All comments are reviewed based on The Peak’s Comment Policy prior to publishing....

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Scottsdale Arts News: Making the Infinite Exhibit at SMOCA, Sept. 23 – Jan. 21, 2018
Jun23

Scottsdale Arts News: Making the Infinite Exhibit at SMOCA, Sept. 23 – Jan. 21, 2018

June 20, 2017 Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) will present the acclaimed exhibition Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia, featuring paintings and sculptures of nine contemporary women artists from remote Aboriginal areas across the island continent. The exhibition will open on Sept. 23 and be on view through Jan. 21. Opening reception Friday, Oct. 13, 7–9 p.m., free to the public at...

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Video: Western Screech Owls & Nestlings – Part II, Updated June 22
Jun23

Video: Western Screech Owls & Nestlings – Part II, Updated June 22

May 29, 2017 Courtesy of Laurel Strohmeyer Editorial Note. If you watched the video of owl hatching on Easter Day, these are follow-ups that Laurel has generously contributed. Enjoy. Les   Update: June 23, 2017 Here is a little update. All three of the little Western Screech Owls are doing fine and are pretty entertaining to watch. This 3 minute video takes you from when they left the nest up until yesterday. Enjoy!...

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Video: YMCA Summer Day Camps = Best Summer Ever
Jun23

Video: YMCA Summer Day Camps = Best Summer Ever

June 23, 2017 Courtesy of Valley of the Sun YMCA The Valley of the Sun YMCA’s summer day camps offer children positive developmental experiences and encourages them to forge bonds with each other and with staff, building confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age.   Video + Information (PDF) The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the...

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Desert Discovery Center STEM Educational Program Announced
Jun23

Desert Discovery Center STEM Educational Program Announced

June 22, 2017 The Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale Pilot Educational Program recently kicked off at Scottsdale Community College. The program was a collaboration of DDCS staff, Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Scottsdale Community College. For information, click below.   Desert Discovery Center Alert Newsletter (PDF) Related Articles A Peek at the Desert Discovery Center and Education This...

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Tuned In: MIM Museum News – Jamaica Exhibit Showcases Reggae Production
Jun19

Tuned In: MIM Museum News – Jamaica Exhibit Showcases Reggae Production

June 19 , 2017 Click on the link below to read the June 19th  issue of Tuned In. You’ll find information about upcoming concerts, and events in the newsletter. Volunteer Opportunities Available for Students Over Summer Musical Icons: Johnny Cash and June Carter Upcoming events, concerts and more.    Tuned In:  MIM Museum News (PDF) The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article...

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Scottsdale Arts News: Summer Concert Series July 26 – August 25
Jun17

Scottsdale Arts News: Summer Concert Series July 26 – August 25

June 17, 2017 Enjoy live and local concerts, brought to you by the Scottsdale Center of the Performing Arts, from July 26 through August 25. The concerts feature a variety of groups and musical genres, including Americana, Latin, Jazz, and more.  For complete information, click below.   Scottsdale Arts News Release (PDF) The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the...

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Scottsdale Zoning Notification Letters
Jun17

Scottsdale Zoning Notification Letters

Do any of these notices impact your neighborhood? Public posting of City of Scottsdale neighborhood zoning  notification letters is a complimentary community service provided by the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA). Please consider supporting our nonprofit efforts.   Notification Letter Dated: June 16, 2017 From: Rose Law Group Re: Major Plan Amendment re: property at the southeast corner of 116th Street & Shea Public...

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Voice of Scottsdale, June 16: DDC, One Issue Candidates, Facts Soon
Jun16

Voice of Scottsdale, June 16: DDC, One Issue Candidates, Facts Soon

June 16, 2017 One of the leaders of the opposition to Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center might be running for the Scottsdale City Council. Which one? Is a single issue candidate electable? In about 1 1/2 months, the proposed design of the Desert Discovery Design will be presented. That means we will have facts, figures, illustrations, and plans to look at an discuss. How that influence the political calculus? Click below to...

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