Hometown Heroes Banner Program to honor active military and veterans
(1)  (0)  (0)08-24-2016 at 12:32:00 PM
The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...

 Mesa Music Festival 2016 dates announced
(1)  (0)  (0)08-25-2016 at 11:04:00 AM
The Mesa Music Festival is back this Nov. 10-12 in downtown Mesa. Arizona’s premier emerging artist festival will connect musicians with industry experts and help them develop a strategy for success. The conference portion of the festival is followed...

 Free spay and neuter event at Pioneer Park
(1)  (0)  (0)08-09-2016 at 1:37:19 AM
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will be hosting a free spay and neuter and rabies vaccine event at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. Spay and neuter surgeries for pets will begin at 6:30 a.m. until full and rabies vaccines will start from 7...

 Fall registration for youth sports opens
(5)  (0)  (0)08-22-2016 at 11:25:00 AM
Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer co-eds grade Kindergarten to 6th...

 Funding Your Tech Startup: Investor Pitch Prep at THINKspot
(1)  (0)  (0)08-23-2016 at 11:39:00 AM
Attracting investors can be easy when they understand your business, but what if they don’t? Join Tom Swann, Mesa Technology Group, LLC, as he shares techniques you can use to present your business to potential investors, who can bring your idea to...

 DevMountain to offer Web Development Workshop in Mesa
(0)  (0)  (0)08-24-2016 at 4:41:45 PM
In continued support of higher education and growing the tech workforce within the community, DevMountain, in cooperation with the City of Mesa, will be offering an Introduction to Web Development Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m....

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 Mesa Music Festival 2016 dates announced
08-25-2016 at 11:04:00 AM
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The Mesa Music Festival is back this Nov. 10-12 in downtown Mesa. Arizona’s premier emerging artist festival will connect musicians with industry experts and help them develop a strategy for success. The conference portion of the festival is followed...
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 DevMountain to offer Web Development Workshop in Mesa
08-24-2016 at 4:41:45 PM
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In continued support of higher education and growing the tech workforce within the community, DevMountain, in cooperation with the City of Mesa, will be offering an Introduction to Web Development Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m....
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 Hometown Heroes Banner Program to honor active military and veterans
08-24-2016 at 12:32:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 Funding Your Tech Startup: Investor Pitch Prep at THINKspot
08-23-2016 at 11:39:00 AM
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Attracting investors can be easy when they understand your business, but what if they don’t? Join Tom Swann, Mesa Technology Group, LLC, as he shares techniques you can use to present your business to potential investors, who can bring your idea to...
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 Mesa department director appointed to EPA committee
08-22-2016 at 12:53:00 PM
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City of Mesa Environmental Management & Sustainability Director Scott Bouchie has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPAs) Local Government Advisory Committee. The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) is...
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 Fall registration for youth sports opens
08-22-2016 at 11:25:00 AM
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Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer co-eds grade Kindergarten to 6th...
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 City of Mesa Economic Development welcomes new deputy director
08-18-2016 at 3:27:43 PM
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City of Mesa Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce the recent hire of Aric H. Bopp, CEcD, who joined the team as the Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives. He will focus on development priorities related to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway...
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 Poll workers needed for 2016 Primary Election
08-09-2016 at 4:00:00 PM
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Maricopa County Elections Department is seeking individuals to serve as poll workers for the August 30, 2016 Primary Elections. Qualifications include: Must be at least 18 years old Must be a U.S. Citizen...
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 Free spay and neuter event at Pioneer Park
08-09-2016 at 1:37:19 AM
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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will be hosting a free spay and neuter and rabies vaccine event at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. Spay and neuter surgeries for pets will begin at 6:30 a.m. until full and rabies vaccines will start from 7...
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 Mesa is monsoon ready for storms
08-09-2016 at 1:15:00 AM
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Summer time in Arizona ushers in the season of storms, and tonight Mesa is expecting to receive nearly two inches of rainfall. The City of Mesa, like most Valley cities, has made preparations for the monsoon and would like to remind residents how to...
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 UPDATE: CHANGES TO EARLY VOTING AND BALLOT DROP OFF LOCATIONS
08-08-2016 at 9:45:01 AM
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Early voting for the Aug. 30 Arizona Primary Election began on Aug. 3 and ends on Aug. 26. Voters on the Permanent Early Voting List and voters wishing to receive an early ballot who are not registered with a declared political party must contact...
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 Catch ‘Em Pokémon at the i.d.e.a. Museum Aug. 12
08-04-2016 at 5:34:00 PM
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MESA, Ariz. - Pokemon will be taking over the i.d.e.a. Museum and Downtown Mesa during 2nd Friday’s Freaks ‘n Geeks event Aug. 12. During this special event, the museum will stay open until 8 p.m. and offer 2-for-1 admission when visitors mention...
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 EDF and Google Maps measure local methane leaks from U.S. utilities, find tight system in Mesa
08-02-2016 at 8:16:00 AM
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Environmental Defense Fund and Google Earth Outreach are using specially equipped Google Street View mapping cars equipped to locate and measure methane released from thousands of leaks in the natural gas lines beneath cities across America. But in...
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 2016-17 Free Sunday schedule for i.d.e.a. Museum released
08-01-2016 at 12:18:00 PM
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Quarterly Free Sundays return to the i.d.e.a Museum in September. The complimentary admission is made possible by a grant provided by the Gila River Indian Community. The first event will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 4. Other dates are...
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 Cosplay at the i.d.e.a. Museum Alien Party Aug. 19
07-27-2016 at 3:18:03 PM
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Suit up as your favorite intergalactic character and head to the i.d.e.a. Museum August 19 for some cosplay fun. The upcoming adults-only Alien Party provides grown-ups a chance to explore the museum after dark and put their imaginations into hyper...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign needs donations of water
07-27-2016 at 1:58:00 AM
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Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign has collected thousands of bottles of water to help people in need, including the homeless and unsheltered, during the hot summer months. However, with more than seven...
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 Mesa Hosts 11th Annual Regional School Crossing Guard Training
07-26-2016 at 9:16:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ - On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the City of Mesa Transportation Department is hosting a Regional School Crossing Guard Training Workshop for the East Valley. The training is a part of a regional effort by Maricopa Association of Governments to improve...
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 Early voting begins Aug. 3 for Primary Election
07-25-2016 at 6:18:00 PM
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Early voting for the Aug. 30 Arizona Primary Election will be held from Aug. 3 to Aug. 26. The voter registration deadline for the Primary Election is Monday, Aug. 1. Voters on the Permanent Early Voting List and voters wishing to receive an...
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 Copperstate Fly-In brings aviation enthusiasts to Mesa's Falcon Field Airport
07-25-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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An estimated 500 aircraft will be on displayat the Copperstate Fly-In & Education Expoto be held Friday & Saturday, October 28-29at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, 4800 E.Falcon Drive. Bringing together aviation...
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 More than $4.8 million awarded to programs to help those in need
07-21-2016 at 9:34:52 AM
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Subject to final approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), agencies that help Mesa residents in need will collectively receive more than $4.8 million from federal government grants, along with the City of Mesa and...
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 Dobson Road Closures at Southern Avenue
07-20-2016 at 4:16:48 PM
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Dobson and Southern will have three upcoming closures for the final paving for the Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvement, Phase 2 project. The Dobson Road and Southern Avenue intersection will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday July 29 through 5...
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 Mayor John Giles elected to US Conference of Mayors Advisory Board
07-19-2016 at 11:11:00 AM
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has elected Mayor John Giles to be a new Advisory Board member for the nonpartisan organization following its 84th Annual meeting in Indianapolis. Approximately 200 mayors from across the country attended the...
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 Put your imagination into hyper drive July 23 during Minicon Family Day
07-18-2016 at 4:50:10 PM
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Stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum on July 23 for Minicon Family Day. Enjoy robot races, family friendly cosplay, light saber classes and performances, mask making and more out-of-this-world fun inspired by the current exhibition, Sci-Fi: Fantasy to...
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 Mesa economic development projects receive Silver Shovel Awards
07-18-2016 at 12:47:00 PM
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Two City of Mesa economic development projects, Santander Consumer USA and Special Devices, Inc. were recently awarded 2016 Silver Shovel Awards by Area Development, a leading site selection publication. The awards are based on a combination of...
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 City of Mesa launches Business Districts Opportunity Maps
07-14-2016 at 5:51:35 PM
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Today, the City of Mesa Office of Economic Development launched the new and improved Business Districts Opportunity Maps, a visual representation of investment activity, assets and development opportunities in four of Mesa’s key employment centers:...
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 Grand opening for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
07-11-2016 at 1:01:00 PM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for Fire Station 203, 324 S. Alma School Road. Funding for the project is from the 2008 and 2013 Public Safety Bonds approved by Mesa voters. “As our community grows, so does our need for larger and well...
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 This July, Mesa AZ Will Discover the Super Powers of Parks and Recreation
07-07-2016 at 11:00:00 AM
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This July, Mesa residents don’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to discover that they have super powers. They just need to visit their nearest park or recreation center to find super powers they didn’t know they had. Mesa Parks, Recreation...
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 The history of water in the valley captured through art and conservation
07-06-2016 at 11:19:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Library will be hosting three water conservation events. "The History of Water in Valley” presented by the Salt River Project will be held on Thurs., July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro...
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 Water Resources wants you to Know Your H2O
06-30-2016 at 3:48:00 PM
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We have one question for you - Do you Know Your H2O? The City of Mesa Water Resources Department has launched the new Know Your H2O public education and outreach campaign to help Mesa residents learn more about the quality, reliability, and value of...
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 City of Mesa recognized by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program
06-30-2016 at 8:37:05 AM
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The City of Mesa was recognized recently by the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program as achieving the Gold level of excellence in worksite wellness. The Healthy Arizona Worksite Award recognizes employers that are making efforts to positively...
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 H Mart to bring Asian-American supermarket to Mesa
06-29-2016 at 5:03:00 PM
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Today, New Jersey-based H Mart, an upscale Asian-American supermarket chain, announced it will open its first Arizona store in the 63,000 square foot former Albertson’s building at the southeast corner of Main Street and Dobson Road in west...
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 Celebrate at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-28-2016 at 6:00:19 PM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is guaranteed to be one night of spectacular FREE fun and entertainment. The state’s “coolest” festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to...
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-27-2016 at 6:24:18 PM
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Mesa Animal Control would like to remind residents that pets can become highly distressed by the additional noise, lights and commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of...
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 Volunteer for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-24-2016 at 1:30:10 AM
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It’s not too late to volunteer for the 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest” independence festival, on Monday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities. Shifts are between two...
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 Public input needed for development opportunities
06-23-2016 at 6:09:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is exploring development opportunities for approximately 25 acres of City-owned land at the southwest corner of University Drive and Mesa Drive. The first step in developing proposals is to receive public input. Community meetings...
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 Early Childhood Education Task Force presents findings to City Council
06-23-2016 at 3:33:00 PM
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The keys to our prosperity lay at the intersection of education and the economy. Attracting top businesses and quality jobs to Mesa requires a highly educated workforce and that education begins before our children reach kindergarten. To explore...
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 Top 10 "cool" reasons to attend Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-22-2016 at 12:16:29 PM
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The temperatures may be in the triple digits but there are 10 “cool” reasons the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, held on Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., is the “coolest” Independence festival in the state: 1. It is...
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 Ice Age Overnight at the Museum
06-21-2016 at 1:29:23 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Ice Age " Crash Course Over-Night Camp Friday, July 8 from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. What better way to celebrate the new “Ice Age 5” movie than spending a chilling...
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 Dexcom to expand manufacturing operation to Mesa
06-20-2016 at 1:09:04 PM
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Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, announced today that it will construct a new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona for the company’s growing continuous glucose...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom includes 100 people becoming citizens
06-16-2016 at 5:24:14 PM
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For the second consecutive year, the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom will include a naturalization ceremony Monday, July 4 at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)...
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 Teens bring your friends to Girltopia career day at THINKspot
06-16-2016 at 11:56:23 AM
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With so many careers to choose from, how can a girl decide? Mesa THINKspot is hosting Girltopia Career Day on Friday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 2735, this event will showcase women in a variety of careers,...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History celebrates opening of DinoZone
06-14-2016 at 4:29:12 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, has opened a fun, perfect for hot summer day’s new exhibition called DinoZone. This playful exhibition features hidden tunnels, slides, green screens and awesome murals. The...
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 Take off on an out-of-this-world adventure this summer
06-09-2016 at 5:47:00 PM
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An out-of-this-world adventure comes to the i.d.e.a. Museum this summer. The Sci-Fi: Fantasy to Reality exhibition " opening June 17 - focuses on art that celebrates science fiction stories and the innovations predicted in these stories. Sci-Fi:...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway to save lives
06-06-2016 at 1:06:00 PM
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The Tenth Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign is underway with a goal of collecting 500,000 bottles of water to help people in need during the extreme summer heat. “The campaign is a life saver for the less fortunate during the hot summer...
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 Register for Summer Reading programs at Mesa Library
06-01-2016 at 9:52:24 AM
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School’s out and what’s a better way to start the summer than registering for summer reading. Summer Reading programs are open to all ages from infants through adults at all four branches of the Mesa Library. The program starts on June 1...
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 Discover how art and science collide for free at i.d.e.a. Museum June 5
05-31-2016 at 5:57:43 PM
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Explore the i.d.e.a. Museum on June 5 during Free Sunday. Complimentary admission is made possible by a grant provided by the Gila River Indian Community. “The i.d.e.a. Museum offers so many wonderful hands-on activities where children, parents,...
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 CNG from Sea to Shining Sea road rally stops in Mesa
05-31-2016 at 12:13:40 PM
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Mesa was the second of 13 media stops on the CNG from Sea to Shining Sea road rally. Vehicles participating in the nationwide rally were on display at the Mesa Convention Center this morning along with several City of Mesa vehicles powered by...
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