Anthem Area News
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is proud to announce their 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Season.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR next scheduled meeting and program in on Saturday, April 8, 9:30 a.m. in Community Room #435 at the Outlets at Anthem. The guest speaker will be Jana Jackson, discussing her new book, “Forgotten Soldiers, Children of Carpi.”
Help raise funds to send the 81X squad to Washington D.C. for Police Week, so they may pay tribute to fallen officer David Glasser when his name is added to the National Police Officers Memorial Wall.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Seussical Jr.
Back by popular demand, ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ) presents The Unpredictable Adventures of Henry Hicklebee.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Willy Wonka Junior.
For those headed north to build a snowman, expect delays on I-17 north of Anthem this weekend; build in plenty of extra time to get to the slopes.
Web for Hope, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, kicks off its Summer Experience Program by providing summer experiences for families in need in the North Valley.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for Seussical JR, a no-cut production for ages 12-18.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is offered by the fire department free of charge.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA), in conjunction with Rhapsody School of Music in Anthem, announces auditions for SCHOOL OF ROCK.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will meet on Saturday, March 11, 2017. They will hear from Ken Anderson, a retired foreign service officer with the State Department.
The Board of Directors of Desert Foothills Land Trust (DFLT) has announced the appointment of Vicki Preston as the organization’s Executive Director. She will continue her role in land conservation, as well as assume her new duties as Executive Director.
Local banking executive Mark Roberts, Vice President Specialty Banking at Alliance Bank of Arizona, has been appointed to the inaugural Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC), a national council created by the Department of Commerce to expand access to finance and educate exporters on available U.S. government resources.
Daisy Mountain Fire Department (DMFD) volunteers gathered Dec. 21 for their annual holiday celebration and award ceremony. Each year, one member is presented with the prestigious Volunteer of the Year Award, based on participation, commitment and initiative. The 2016 Volunteer of the Year is Ann Hutchinson.
The Daisy Mountain Rock and Mineral Club in Anthem was organized seven years ago by a mix of geologists and neighbors curious about how Arizona’s stark and varied geology came about.
ProMusica Arizona will be holding auditions for both the Chorale and Orchestra.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will meet on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, with speaker Mike Spinelli. A former staff sergeant in the United States Air Force, Spinelli was a still photographic specialist stationed at Tan Son Nhut Airbase near Saigon in 1969-1970. He will present “A Photographer’s Varied Perspective of Wartime Vietnam.”
ProMusica Arizona has been selected to perform in the Masterwork Series at legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City on April 24, 2017.
For the first time, a holiday toy drive in the Anthem area will result in a temporary toy store for area parents in need.
Photographer Jim David has been recognized for a film he produced about the Desert Foothills Land Trust conservation.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will meet on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9:30 a.m. Evelyn Johnson, Executive Director for the Cave Creek Museum, will be the guest presenter.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is excited to announce their 2016 Holiday Show.
Christmas is a time of celebration and song!
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Elf the Musical JR.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will be participating in the 12th Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016.
The Board of Directors of Desert Foothills Land Trust (DFLT) today announced the appointment of a new Executive Director.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of To Kill A Mockingbird, an American masterpiece by author Harper Lee.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) has earned 12 National Youth Arts Awards, with an additional 52 nominations, for the 2015-2016 season.
Conserving water and saving money on water bills is certaining important to all Anthem residents.
The Outlets At Anthem's 12th annual Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, Oct. 15, benefits over 20 area nonprofits/charities. The event will run from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Roads and trails were a popular subject at the town hall meeting, which took place Friday, Sept. 9 at the Civic Building.
"The Masters at the Movies: Great Moments of Classical Music in Films" is ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra Season Opener, Nov. 5-6, 2016.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will meet on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 9:30 a.m., with guest speaker Sandra Wilson, who will discuss the history of female physicians in the Old West.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Daisy Mountain Fire Department will co-host the 5th annual Public Safety Day, Oct 8 in Phoenix.
Desert Foothills Land Trust (DFLT), Phoenix’s North Valley land conservation organization, has earned renewed accreditation – a mark of distinction in land conservation.
After a regional search, ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra (PMAZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Arash Ertefai as assistant orchestra conductor.
Anthem local Tom Spangler will present "Reflections of an Arizona Storyteller at the Sept. 10 Daughters of the American Revolution meeting. His presentation will cover two historical Indian tragedies, "The Long Walk" and "The Bascom Affair."
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) has been nominated for 15 ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence for their 2015-2016 season. Winners will be announced at the 26th Annual ariZoni Theatre Awards Youth Ceremony on Sept. 19 at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of 13 The Musical, a hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that "cool" is sometimes where we least expect it.
At the Desert Southwest Fire Chiefs Leadership Conference on July 12, the Arizona Fire Chiefs Association presented Daisy Mountain Fire Chief Mark Nichols with the Chief Officer of the Year Award.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra (PMAZ) is pleased to announce that it has received a Community Investment Grant of $5,000 from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the state arts agency.
Area photographer and filmmaker Jim David was awarded five honors, including the Silver Telly, the top distinction, by the 37th Annual Telly Awards for a pair of films created for the local nonprofit Desert Foothills Land Trust.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for To Kill A Mockingbird, an American masterpiece by author, Harper Lee, about the power of childhood innocence, morality and love. Auditions (with cuts) for ages 13-19 and general auditions for actors 20 years and older will be held Sept. 24, with callbacks on Sept. 25 in Anthem.
ProMusica Arizona has announced its 2016-17 season. Tickets are currently on sale for all performances.
ProMusica Arizona will hold auditions for both the Chorale and Orchestra in August.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) has announced cast members for “Disney’s Aladdin Kids," based on the iconic, animated Academy Award-wining adventure of the street rat that became a prince.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) has announced its 2016 Summer Performing Arts Institute (SPAI), which will take place July 18-29 for actors ages 6-18 yrs.
Starlight Community Theater celebrates its 12th anniversary in 2016-17. The season lineup has been announced.
EPCOR was recently recognized with a number of project and safety awards, including recognition for its Anthem water and wastewater distribution and collection systems.
Outlets at Anthem is hosting Water Safety Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 28 near the Splash Pad area.
The “Night of Stars” Reception and Awards Ceremony Saturday, May 14, 6-8 p.m. at the Anthem Community Center, will highlight community service projects completed by girls and Girl Scout troops who are aiming to earn their Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards, the highest awards in scouting.
City of Phoenix Police Department Office Tim Mitten offers advice for keeping homes safe during the summer, as well as for residents traveling abroad.
Outlets at Anthem is hosting May Music Magic, featuring live entertainment every Saturday in May and the chance to win prizes throughout the month.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will hold a memorial run to honor Deputy Bill Coleman on May 4 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Extra marked cars and a helicopter will be in the area to support and salute the class.
April is Water Awareness Month, but recognizing the value and importance of water is a year-round commitment. To celebrate, EPCOR Water is encouraging its customers to join its commitment to our water future by taking the Conservation Pledge.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will hold it’s next meeting and program on Sat., May 14 at 9:30 a.m. The guest speaker, Jean Doig, with Lacy Ladies of Arizona, will present a program on Fiber Arts.
The Rotary Club of Anthem hosts the 12th annual Golf Classic at Ironwood Country Club in Anthem on May 7, followed by the Give Back event on May 10.
All kids 15 yrs. and under are invited to send in their original artwork depicting a favorite National Park experience. Audiences will enjoy a slide presentation of the artwork before ProMusica's "Sea to Shining Sea" concerts on April 22, 23 and 24 celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks.
Overnight closures of Interstate 17 in north Phoenix are scheduled this week, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are urged to allow extra travel time.
Join Anthem Pets for its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Saddle Up for Paws Dinner and Auction.
Musical Theatre of Anthem has announced plans to give their theater seats a fresh, new look along with the chance to put your name on one.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will hold it’s next meeting and program on April 9, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. The chapter will introduce this year’s student DAR American History essay contest winners and share the 125th anniversary video.
Mountain Ridge High School will conduct its annual Mock Disaster Drill this Friday, March 4, 2016 beginning at approximately 7:30 a.m. and ending at approximately 11 a.m. Mountain Ridge High School is located at 22800 N. 67th Avenue in Glendale.
Áine Mulvey (Mezzo-Soprano) and Anne-Marie O’Farrell (harp) present “Songs of Ireland” at the Anthem Civic Building as part of the “I am Ireland” cultural event marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising. The performance will be held on March 12 at 7 p.m.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR next scheduled meeting and program is Sat. March 12 at 9:30 a.m. Former U.S. Army Specialist 4th Class in Vietnam, Jim Oliveri, will be the featured speaker.
Starlight Community Theater has announced details of an upcoming educational workshop in drama for youth.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale & Orchestra will put some zing in your day with its March 5-6 concerts celebrating two of the most iconic American music forms – Broadway musicals and jazz.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will hold it’s next meeting on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. Gillian Morse, State Regent, Arizona State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will be the featured speaker.
The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) presents "In Our Own Voice," Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.
Anthem Cares through Service (ACTS) will hold its 6th Annual ACTS Auction benefiting Anthem families in need, Feb. 19, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
ProMusica Arizona will be holding auditions for both the Chorale and Orchestra in January.
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR next meeting and program on Jan. 9, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. will feature the Reverend Job J. Cobos, regarding his challenges with legal immigration.
Anthem Pets is hosting a “12 Days of Christmas Auction” through Dec. 12.
Daisy Mountain Fire Department's Citizen Fire Academy begins Jan. 7.
NSDAR will meet Dec. 12 at 9:30 a.m. in Community Room #435 at the Outlets of Anthem. At this time, the group will honor Pearl Harbor Day and local veteran Mary Ann Derryberry.
The Maricopa Trail and Park Foundation are hosting the inaugural Prickly Pedal Bike Race on the Maricopa Trail on Jan. 23, 2016. Volunteers are needed to assist.
Anthem Cares Through Service (ACTS) will host the 10th Annual Anthem Holiday Home Tour event, Dec 8 and 10 from 6-9 p.m. each night. Proceeds benefit families in need in Anthem.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane," Nov. 12-15.
Each year, EPCOR Water customers can request a free conservation kit. These kits include items such as showerheads, low-flow garden hose nozzles,faucet aerators and information to help customers save water in and around their home.
The city of Phoenix Water Services Department is hosting open houses to provide information on a proposed water rate increase. The increase would affect Anthem residents on the west side of I-17.
Advance purchase tickets are now available online for performances of Starlight Theater's upcoming production of "Mary Poppins."
Pioneer Living History Museum, located south of Anthem, will host a "Rebels and Redcoats" re-enactment based on the Revolutionary War, Nov. 6-8, 2015.
Local nonprofit Anthem Pets has the chance to win up to $100,000 through the Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes grant campaign.
Decorated Anthem veteran Col. Thomas H. Kirk Jr. will serve as the narrator for ProMusica Arizona's upcoming concert, "Honoring American Heroes."
The Ocotillo Chapter NSDAR will meet Saturday, Nov. 14 at 9:30 a.m. The program guest speaker is Robbin Parisek covering the topic of patriotism in schools.
Tony and Carole La Conte invite the public to enjoy an evening under the stars or a special tour of their giant indoor planetarium.
Musical Theatre of Anthem was honored with seven ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence at the awards.
The Desert Foothills Land Trust has announced details of the 2015 Mountains of the Land Trust Photo Contest.
ProMusica Arizona is making a change to it ticket pricing to make concerts more affordable to students and children.
Starlight Community Theater took home six awards in the 25th annual ariZoni Theater Awards of Excellence Ceremony on Monday, Sept. 21.
Anthem voters will help decide the financial fate of the Deer Valley Unified School District in the upcoming Nov. 3 election.
The Rotary Club of Anthem's Homeless Youth Connection provides basic needs for homeless teens in the area.
Earlier this month, Daisy Mountain Veterans presented two Arizona veterans with free vehicles.
The Anthem Civic Building now serves as a central collection point for residents wishing to properly retire an aged or worn American flag.
Starlight Community Theater will host a casting call for "Mary Poppins" at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.
The Desert Foothills Land Trust will host the fourth annual Desert Discovery Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Jewel of the Creek Preserve in Cave Creek.
The 11th Annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade will be held on Nov. 7, 2015, in Anthem beginning at 10 a.m. The parade is free and open to the public.
The Pioneer Living History Museum will host its second HarvestFest event during the month of October.
In celebration of Library Card Sign-up Month, the New Friends of the North Valley Library is hosting a Touch-the-Truck event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 in the Boulder Creek High School parking lot.
A new group for female veterans is being formed in the North Valley.
As Musical Theatre of Anthem prepares for its fall season - beginning with a production of "Shrek the Musical Jr." - the organization is also celebrating its nomination for 31 ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence for the 2014-15 season.
The Outlets At Anthem's 11th annual Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, Oct. 3, benefits 25 area charities.
Anthem Pets is asking for help designing a new logo and T-shirt.
The Ocotillo Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution announced plans for upcoming meetings and a special genealogy workshop.
As summer turns to fall, Starlight Community Theater has several upcoming events ahead.
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) recently earned 14 National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014-15 season.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has added a “state-of-the-art” search and rescue helicopter to its fleet, bearing the badge number of fallen officer Deputy Coleman.
ProMusica Arizona has announced its choral and orchestra audition schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 concert season.
Maricopa County will be installing a flood alert station in Skunk Creek wash, north of Desert Hills Dr.
The Amy Bennett Foundation is offering three $250 scholarships to Starlight Community Theater's 2015 Rising Star camp, one for a participant of each camp session.
North Valley Regional Library will begin hosting "Big Ideas Forums" on a monthly basis. The first is June 15 at 6:30 p.m. on the topic "Accelerating the Power of Technology."
Ever wondered what it takes to bring water to the tap? For EPCOR Water’s team of environmental and laboratory employees, it includes testing approximately 64,000 water samples each year to ensure that the water we deliver meets or exceeds state and federal drinking water requirements.
Under the direction of DFLT and Save Daisy Mountain Committee member Rick Kesselman, Boy Scout Troop 439 cleared brush and over one ton of rocks and boulders from the Maricopa Trail last weekend and improved markings for the trail route.
ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ) orchestra and chorale presents a one-of-a-kind concert experience featuring classical music and audience participation by text voting, April 18-19 at Camelback Bible Church in Paradise Valley. Be prepared to vote to help Henry Hicklebee choose the next stage in his journey of personal discovery.
Desert Foothills Land Trust will offer a spring photography workshop with trained photographers, with an emphasis on photography of the Sonoran Desert.
The local Ocotillo Chapter DAR American History Essay Contest for 2014-2015 winner is Spencer John Hochstein, a sixth-grade student at Ridgeline Academy.
The Maricopa County Department of Transportation is seeking volunteers to "adopt" a highway and help keep the region's roadways clean.
Starlight Community Theater is presenting the play 'The Curious Savage' in March.
The sixth annual Cave Creek Trail Run on April 4 offers runners, walkers and volunteers a chance to help preserve the Sonoran Desert landscape.
Starlight Community Theater is taking a fresh approach to the a classic. The theater troupe's presentation of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" adds new characters and two new songs to the 1967 adaptation of Charles M. Schulz's "Peanuts" cartoon.
Starlight Community Theater is hosting auditions for "Peter Pan and Wendy" on Feb. 21-22.
The 11th Annual Anthem Turkey Trot returns this fall with a 5k walk/run, 10k run and Kids Dash on Nov.27.
Anthem resident Lindsey Mean got more at Autumnfest Oct. 25-26 than great gifts to give away. With three purchases at arts and crafts vendors over the weekend, she won a gift for herself - a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.
A groundbreaking ceremony for a new food pantry on the campus of St. Rose Parish has been set for 3 p.m. Jan. 8.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) announced a new policy adaptation that the DAR will begin accepting DNA as evidence of lineage submitted with membership applications. The guest speaker on Oct. 11 will cover DNA with DAR.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale & Orchestra has planned its upcoming season with something for every musical taste. Incorporating history and tradition with innovation and technology, the slate of performances includes a variety of music and presentation that will appeal to audience members of all ages.
Approximately 40 members of the North Valley community attended the third public meeting June 25 regarding a proposed gas station to be constructed east off of I-17 at New River Road.
Residents of New River, Desert Hills and Anthem's Arroyo Grande neighborhood met with elected and appointed officials May 20 to discuss the gas station slated for construction at New River Rd. and I-17.
Residents of New River attended a meeting April 25 at the Daisy Mountain Fire Station located on New River Road south of Circle Mountain to hear an update about the proposed filling station/truck station on a site located at the northeast corner off of I-17 and New River Road (exit 232). The next public meeting will be held May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the same location.
EPCOR Water (USA) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EPCOR Utilities Inc. (EPCOR), has received the “Director’s Award of Recognition” from the Partnership for Safe Water for the company’s Anthem Water Treatment Facility in Anthem, Arizona.
Starting January 1, 2014, Anthem wastewater customers east of I-17 will experience a reduction in their wastewater bill. Depending on the amount of water used, the monthly charges for wastewater usage will decrease between $3.70 and $6.19 each month.
Monsoons in Arizona can be unpredictable. During this time of year, standing water can be an issue, even in the tiniest of spaces, and mosquitoes can breed.