JANUARY 21, 2015

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Arizona Fine Art EXPO
This high-end tent showing features 10 weeks of passion, creativity and inspiration as renowned artists from across the globe create original, one-of-a-kind pieces for sale in 115 studios. Patrons have a chance to meet the artists, watch them in action and learn about their inspiration and techniques.

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday, March 29 at 26540 N. Scottsdale Rd. in North Scottsdale, SW corner of Jomax & Scottsdale Roads. Season passes cost $10; admission for seniors and military is $8; children under 12 are free. Parking is free. Call 480-837-7163 or visit www.ArizonaFineArtEXPO.com.

Black Mountain DAR
The Black Mountain Foothills Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which encompasses Cave Creek, Carefree, North Scottsdale, North Phoenix and surrounding areas, will be screening the film "An Unsung American Hero" by Linda Krecker at their January 26 meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The meeting will be held at the Desert Foothills Library on January 26 at 10 a.m. with a social time beginning at 9:30 a.m. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the Daughters of the American Revolution please contact Sarah Ziker at bziker@aol.com

Iron-Gogebic "Up North" Reunion
The annual “Up North”, Iron-Gogebic Reunion in Arizona will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Starfire Golf Club, 11500 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. Current and former residents of Iron and Gogebic Counties of northern Wisconsin and Michigan are invited to attend. Come and meet "Yoopers" for a fun day of reminiscing.

For reservation information and directions contact Iron-Gogebic Reunion, wright0514@gmail.com or phone: 602-697-1303. Dinner reservations must be made prior to January 23, 2015. This yearly event has been held in various Arizona locations since the early 1980's.

Open Houses set for Foothills Academy
Foothills Academy College Prep and Foothills Academy Elementary Prep are having their Enrollment Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 5:30 –7 p.m.

Foothills Academy is located at 7191 E. Ashler Hills Dr. Scottsdale, AZ, 85266 and Foothills Academy Elementary is located at 4720 E. Lone Mountain Dr. Cave Creek, AZ, 85331.

This open house is for prospective students and their parents to come view the school, meet the teachers, and find out what Foothills Academy has to offer.

Visit www.foothillsacademy.com for more information.

Piano duo
Piano music will fill the sanctuary of Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 9205 E. Cave Creek Road, Carefree, at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, as the church’s Living Music Performance Series continues with the Transcontinental Piano Duo.

Pianists Elaine Greenfield, who teaches at the Adamant School of Music in Vermont, and Janice Meyer Thompson, Arizona State University faculty emerita, will present “Beethoven to Bernstein – Two Centuries of Piano Duos,” on the church’s new Steinway “B” grand piano. Tickets: $25.
For more information about the series, call 480-488-2081 or visit www.ctlcarefree.org.

2015 SkyRanch Air Fair
9 a.m. –3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28
SkyRanch at Carefree Airport
8305 E. Cave Creek Road, Carefree, Arizona

Come one, come all, it is Free to all who attend! Antique, homebuilt and modern airplanes, R/C (remote controlled) model airshow. Food service available through the Cave Creek Smokehouse. Automobile displays.

Visit SkyRanchCarefree.com for more information.

“Golf-Fore-Charity” April 27
Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a great round of golf while supporting St. Vincent de Paul and other local charities. The Knights of Columbus, Council #11116 from Carefree will be holding their 14th annual Golf-Fore-Charity event on two of North Scottsdale’s premier private golf courses, Troon Country Club and Desert Highlands Country Club, on April 27.

Last year’s event raised $125,000 for St. Vincent de Paul and $40,000 for other local charities. Corporate sponsorships range from $2,000 to over $20,000 and hole sponsorships are available for $1,000. Donated vacation properties, airline points, dinners, golf foursomes, services and other general items are needed to help assure successful silent and live auctions.

For more information visit www.golf-fore-charity.org.