MAY 21, 2014

Community News Briefs

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Business Breakfast
8 – 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 29 networking event and a very informative guest speaker. Come listen to the Scottsdale Police department as they discuss how to handle a situation with an active shooter. Harold’s Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek; $6 for Members, $10 for Non-members. Information: 480-488-3381,

Summer Music Enrichment Program
Christ the Lord Lutheran Church in Carefree announces a Summer Music Enrichment Program June 2 – July 7, open to all ages. Class offerings include private lessons in voice, strings, piano, organ and trumpet. Hand Bell sessions will be June 2 – July 28. To register call Christ the Lord Lutheran Church at 480-488-2081 ext. 12. The Program Director is Mary Sue Hyatt. 9205 E. Cave Creek Rd, Carefree, AZ.

Monday Movies at the Library
Every Monday 3 – 5 p.m.
June 2 The Monuments Men. Rated PG-13.
June 9 Run and Jump. Not Rated.
June 16 The Trouble With Trouble. Rated R.
June 23 Joe. Rated R.
June 30 Wadjda. From Saudi Arabia. Rated PG.
Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek.

Open House and ribbon cutting
Celebrate with free facials and makeovers! Merle Norman is celebrating 83 years 4 – 6 p.m. with Ribbon Cutting at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 5. Light refreshments will be served. Goody bags at the door! Everyone is welcome. 37417 N Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree. Information: 480-488-3381,

Children invited to Wilderness Escape VBS
A summer event called “Wilderness Escape: Where God Guides and Provides” will be hosted at Desert Foothills Lutheran Church and Preschool from 9 a.m. – noon June 2 through June 6. Participants step back in time at Wilderness Escape, exploring some of the adventures faced by Moses and the Israelites. Our kids will be collecting spare change all week long to benefit the efforts of the Foothills Food Bank, their chosen charity. For information call 480-585-8007 or visit

Listen to the music at free Sunday Evening Concert series
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is the place to be for free concerts every Sunday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. through July 6. Pack a picnic, grab your lawn chairs and blankets, and come listen to a variety of favorite local bands. Train and carousel rides are available during concerts. Tickets are $2 each with children younger than 3 riding free with a paying adult. The park is at 7301 E. Indian Bend Road.