Valley Vibe December 2021 Issue

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DECEMBER 2021

VOL 1 | ISSUE 10

2021 TOP STORY UPDATES

GAME ON! 11th Hour Save for Legacy Sports Arena PAGE 16

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HIGHLIGHTS IN THIS ISSUE Holiday Happenings & Weekend Fun

Festive Performances in Town and Around the Valley

Adventure Vibes: Ditch the Pavement on this Scenic Drive

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WEEKEND VIBES

NEIGHBORHOOD BEAT

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Outdoor Fitness Area Coming to Anthem

North Phoenix Preferred Business & Services Directory 29

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1— FRIDAY, DEC. 31 Nightly Snowfall 7 & 8 p.m. Desert Ridge Marketplace AMC Theatres 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix 480-513-7586 www.shopdesertridge.com/event/ holiday Free

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Walk through a real-life snow globe, plus check out huge nutcrackers, a star tunnel, the Salvation Army Angel Tree and the main decorated tree near the district stage. Excludes Christmas Day. See special Christmas Eve schedule online.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1— FRIDAY, DEC. 31 Candy Rush Various admission times Desert Diamond Casino 9431 W. Northern Ave., Glendale World of Illumination www.worldofillumination.com/park/ candy-rush/location-glendale-az $39.99/Vehicle Monday–Thursday; $49.99/Vehicle Friday–Sunday and holidays

Catch some snow at Desert Ridge Marketplace and get in the holiday spirit every night through Dec. 31.

A one-mile drive through a whimsical wonderland full of sugar plum fairies, giant gingerbread houses and largerthan-life Christmas characters and confections. Reservations required.

Experience a wonderland of lights at World of Illumination’s nightly holiday show in Glendale through Dec. 31.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1— SATURDAY, JAN. 15 Zoo Lights 5:30–10:30 p.m. Select nights only Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix 602-286-3800 www.phoenixzoo.org/events/walkthru-zoolights $20/General admission; $16/Zoo members A cozy and festive twist on the traditional zoo experience. Tickets must be purchased in advance. PHOTO COURTESY WORLD OF ILLUMINATION

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THURSDAY, DEC. 2— SUNDAY, DEC. 5 ‘Once on This Island Jr.’ Musical Theatre of Anthem 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite B100 Anthem 623-336-6001 www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org $25 Local youth perform a fast-paced and lively theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” See showtimes online.

FRIDAY DEC. 3— SATURDAY, DEC. 4

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December Used Book Sale 9 a.m.–4 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy, Anthem 602-652-3000, www.mcldaz.org Shop for books, dvds, audiobooks and more.

FRIDAY DEC. 3— SATURDAY, DEC. 4 Winter Artisan Market 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The Holland Center 34250 N. 60th St., Bldg. B, Scottsdale 480-488-1090 https://hollandcenter.org/event/winterartisan-market Free admission

Julia Hughes, Jenna Trautman, Noelle Hammond, Colleen Sasser and Sophie Swingler perform in MTA’s ‘Once on this Island Jr.’

SATURDAYS, DEC. 4—DEC. 18 Pinnacle Peak Farmers Market

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8 a.m.–1 p.m. Deer Valley Towne Center 2805 W. Agua Fria Fwy, Phoenix Free admission

FRIDAY, DEC. 3— SUNDAY, DEC. 19

Shop for produce, food items and handmade goods from local farmers, Nightlyand Snowfall happens at vendors artisans.

‘Spongebob The Musical’

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Starlight Community Theater 1611 W. Whispering Wind Drive, Suite 9, Phoenix www.starlightcommunitytheater.com/ spongebob $20 Take a trip to Bikini Bottom as local actors portray the beloved animated characters from the Nickelodeon show, “Spongebob Squarepants.” See showtimes online.

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Christmas in Tramonto: Holiday Market 2–6 p.m. Valley Life Church Patio 34406 N. 27th Drive, Phoenix www.valleylife.church Free admission Browse through the vendor craft fair, take your picture with Santa, visit food trucks and watch the tree lighting.

SATURDAY, DEC. 4 Swing for Our Heroes Charity Golf Tournament 7 a.m.–2 p.m. Arizona Biltmore Golf Club 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix 602-561-2348, www.pmcfgolf.org $195/Player Four-person scramble golf format play with breakfast, drinks, lunch, raffle and auction. Hosted by the Phoenix Metro Chamber Foundation. Proceeds benefit the Southwest Veterans Foundation, Helping Hands for Freedom, Military Assistance Mission, Arizona Law Enforcement Outreach, HopeKids Arizona and Youth for Troops. Registration required.

SATURDAYS, DEC. 4—DEC. 18 Photos with Santa 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Elevate Coffee Co. 2530 W. Happy Valley Road Suite 1273, Phoenix 602-341-5480 https://theshopsatnorterra.com/santa Free Snap a pic with ol’ Saint Nick.

SATURDAY, DEC. 4 PJs in the Park 5:30 p.m. Civic Space Park 424 N. Central Ave., Phoenix https://dtphx.org/ event/?id=3927&schduleId=10102 Free Come in your coziest pajamas to watch a special screening of “The Grinch” under the stars.

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or the first time ever, the local organization Anthem Cares Through Service is hosting a “Festival of Trees” fundraiser luncheon and a holiday decoration drive. Tickets are limited for lunch, so advance reservations are recommended. If tickets sell out, those wishing to participate can create a decorative tree, wreath or other holiday decorations for donation to be raffled off at the event. Local businesses are invited to advertise through their donation, or families can just have fun together for a cause. The public is welcome to view the one-of-a-kind creations between 9–10:30 a.m. for a $10 entry fee. ACTS encourages all to let their imaginations run wild and is appreciative of the community support. Proceeds will help local families in need.

ACTS Festival of Trees Luncheon Anthem Cares Through Service Monday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.—2 p.m.

Anthem Golf & Country Club: Ironwood Ballroom 41551 N. Anthem Hills Drive, Anthem staff@anthemacts.com 623-826-7109 www.anthemacts.org $50/Luncheon Tickets; $10/Viewing Only Tickets; Raffle Tickets Additional Charge

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SATURDAY, DEC. 4 APS Electric Light Parade 7–9 p.m. Central Avenue and Montebello Avenue, Phoenix 602-262-6862 www.phoenix.gov/calendar/ parks/4031 Free Stunning visual displays travel through town with this year’s theme, “Peace on Earth.” See the parade route online.

SUNDAYS, DEC. 5–19 Anthem Open Air Market 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The Market on 41st 42101 N. 41st Drive, Suite 156, Anthem 623-500-2399 Free Enjoy food trucks and shop for locally made food items and products from over 50 vendors.

Tatum Sosnowski, Logan Swope, Bear Golden and Josh Merrill perform in Starlight Theater’s ‘Sponge Bob the Musical” Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 19.

SUNDAY, DEC. 5 Butterfly Basics with the Ranger 10–11:30 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 ext. 8 www.maricopacountyparks.net/ events/butterfly-basics-with-theranger1 $7/Vehicle entry fee Learn about the important pollinators of the desert. Preregistration required.

SUNDAY, DEC. 5 Arizona Fried Chicken & Wings Festival 12:30–6 p.m. The Pressroom 3125 S. 52nd St., Tempe www.tickettailor.com/events/ azfriedchicken/341574/r/festival $10/Ages 13 and up; $4/Ages 7—12; Free/Ages 6 and under Sample a variety of fried chicken in the Valley, from Korean to Nashville Hot.

MONDAY, DEC. 6 ACTS Festival of Trees Luncheon Anthem Cares Through Service 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Anthem Golf & Country Club Ironwood Ballroom 41551 N. Anthem Hills Drive Anthem 623-826-7109 www.anthemacts.org $50/Luncheon Tickets; $10/Viewing Only Tickets; Raffle Tickets Additional Charge View the one-of-a-kind creations at the public viewing, 9—10:30 a.m. for a $10 entry fee, or attend the luncheon. Proceeds benefit local families in need.

TUESDAY, DEC. 7— SUNDAY, DEC. 12 ‘My Fair Lady’ ASU Gammage 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe

480-965-3434 www.asugammage.com/ myfairlady $25—$199 A revival of the classic musical, featuring young woman Eliza Doolittle learning to become the “perfect lady” from a linguistics professor. See showtimes online.

FRIDAY, DEC. 10— SUNDAY, DEC. 12 International Off-Road & UTV Expo Admission times vary Phoenix Convention Center 100 N. 3rd St., Phoenix 480-899-6458 www.thedirtexpo.com $18/One day; $40/Weekend; Free/Ages 12 and under Browse through over 130 offroad lifestyle vendors featuring trailers, toy-haulers, wheels, tires, helmets and apparel.


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SATURDAY, DEC. 11 Anthem Holiday Classic Triathlon 8 a.m. Anthem Community Center 4113 N. Freedom Way, Anthem 623-330-0913 https://4peaksracing.com/events/ holiday-classic-2021/ $99/Adult advanced registration; $110/Adult day-of registration; $59/Youth advanced registration; $70/Youth day-of registration

The 400m heated swim, 20 km biking course and 5 km run returns for its 21st year. Registration required. See full schedule online.

SATURDAY, DEC. 11 Ranger Meet and Greet 12:30–2 p.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road Morristown 602-506-9556 www.maricopacountyparks.net/events/ ranger-meet-and-greet/ $7/Vehicle entry fee Drop in to learn all about the park and wish Ranger Terry a happy retirement.

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Foundation and PACC911 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Floor & Decor 5880 W. Bell Road, Phoenix 602-561-2348 https://tinyurl.com/2bb94e7d Free admission

A night of Hollywood-style fashion, awards and festivities to celebrate favorite local businesses and organizations. Chamber members only.

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Find a furry friend available for adoption. Pet food and supplies accepted for donations. Raffles, prizes and a silent auction.

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7 p.m. & 10 p.m. Gila River Hotels & Casinos Wild Horse Pass 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler 800-946-4452, www.ticketmaster.com $37—$77 The American stand-up comedian live on stage.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Anthem Community Park 8 p.m. www.onlineatanthem.com

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erformance groups near and far are putting together special shows for the holiday season. Venture downtown to catch the ballet, or stay close to home to support the local symphony.

Local Performances ‘An Arizona Holiday’ Saturday, Dec. 4

7 p.m. ProMusica Arizona Barry Goldwater High School Performing Arts Center 2820 W. Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix 623-326-5172, www.pmaz.org $25/Adults; $23/Seniors and military; $12/Students; Free/Children ages 15 and under Traditional holiday fare performed live by the local chorale and orchestra,

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along with original pieces by Arizona composers. Selections include “Winter Celebrations” by Craigh Bohlmer, friend to PMAZ, representing holiday traditions from a number of different cultures.

Nutcracker 2021 Saturday, Dec. 11

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Don’t miss Diamond Dance Works’ ‘Nutcracker 2021’ performance Saturday, Dec. 11.

Local dance students perform in this classic production presented by the Diamond Conservatory of Ballet.

MTA Holiday Minis Performance Tuesday, Dec. 14

5 p.m. Musical Theatre of Anthem 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite B100, Anthem 623-336-6001 www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org/tickets.html $10 Little ones from the local area perform a holiday-themed routine.

MTA’s Annual Holiday Concert Thursday, Dec. 16

7 p.m. Musical Theatre of Anthem 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite B100, Anthem 623-336-6001 www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org/tickets.html $20 Popular sounds of the season performed by the MTA outreach group.

‘Musical Gifts for Christmas’ Saturday, Dec. 18 7–9 p.m. North Valley Symphony Orchestra North Canyon High School Auditorium 1700 E. Union Hills Drive, Phoenix 623-980-4628, www.northvalleysymphony.org $5/Ticket; Free/Children ages 5 and under

NVSO presents a special gift to the community for the holiday season: music. Guests are welcome to join Santa and his elves in singing along with the cherished melodies. Features include Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride,” Balmages’ “Festive Fanfare” and Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite,” among others.

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Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Thursday, Dec. 16— Friday, Dec. 17

‘Elf the Musical’ Wednesday, Dec. 1— Wednesday, Dec. 29

7:30 p.m. Pinnacle Presbyterian Church 25150 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale 602-495-1999 www.tickets.phoenixsymphony.org $68

Various showtimes Arizona Broadway Theatre 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria 623-776-8400 https://azbroadway.org/event/elf-3/ $99.99/Adult dinner and show; $77.99/Adult show only; $58.79/Youth dinner and show; $40.20 Youth show only

Experience the famous “Hallelujah” chorus written by Handel performed live by The Phoenix Symphony.

Dinner and a show: The modernday holiday classic turned musical.

Marty Ashby’s Holiday Jazz Celebration 2021 Saturday, Dec. 18

Santa’s Circus Thursday, Dec. 2— Sunday, Dec. 5

7:30 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000 https://mim.org/events/marty-ashbysholiday-jazz-celebration-2021/ $44.50—$54.50

Various showtimes Madison Center for the Arts 5601 N. 16th St., Phoenix 602-664-7777, www.ticketmaster.com $35–$55 A special Christmas-themed circus with meet and greet opportunities with some familiar faces from the North Pole.

‘Holiday Pops’ Friday, Dec. 3— Sunday, Dec. 5

Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 https://tickets.phoenixsymphony. org/12919 $34—$102 The Phoenix Symphony presents their favorite carols and hymns from various cultures and faiths to celebrate the season. See showtimes online.

‘A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail’ Friday, Dec. 3— Thursday, Dec. 23

Various showtimes Valley Youth Theatre 525 N. First St., Phoenix 602-253-8188 www.vyt.com/tickets/shows/a-winniethe-pooh-christmas-tail $20 A tale of Christmas Eve in the Hundred-Acre Wood.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Christmas Eve & Other Stories Sunday, Dec. 5 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Ballet Arizona and The Phoenix Symphony perform "The Nutcracker" Dec. 10–24 at Symphony Hall. Footprint Center 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix 602-379-2000 https://tinyurl.com/5y8rx6yc $44–$84 Rock versions of classic Christmas songs.

‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley’ Thursday, Dec. 9— Sunday, Jan. 2

Arizona Theatre Company Various showtimes Herberger Theater Center 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix 602-256-6995, www.arizonatheatre.org $25–$75 The story of Jane Austen’s beloved character from “Pride and Prejudice” continues as Elizabeth Bennet helps her sister Mary find true love in the Christmas season.

‘The Nutcracker’ Friday, Dec. 10— Friday, Dec. 24

Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-381-1096, www.balletaz.org $25–$75

The Phoenix Symphony and Ballet Arizona join forces for the classic seasonal favorite. Experience the beautiful set in person, including the “snow” made up of 100,000 Swarovski crystals. Catch one of the15 afternoon or evening performances.

Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice Saturday, Dec. 11

7 & 9 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000 www.mim.org $33.50—$49.50 Traditional acoustic music to celebrate the winter solstice.

Sylvie’s Holiday Ballet Saturday, Dec. 11— Sunday, Dec. 12 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Madison Center for the Arts 5601 N. 16th St., Phoenix 602-664-7777 https://tinyurl.com/28zw62e3 $20

A ballerina’s Christmas dream brought to life by the Dancemotion Performing Company.

New holiday songs and traditional favorites with a jazz twist.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tuesday, Dec. 28 7:30 p.m. ASU Gammage 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe 480-965-3434 www.asugammage.com/shows-events/ mannheim-steamroller-christmas-chipdavis $40–$125 The 35th anniversary of the annual nationwide holiday tour.

New Year’s Eve Celebration Friday, Dec. 31 7:30 p.m. Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 www.tickets.phoenixsymphony.org $44–$112 End the year by watching Tony and Grammy Award-winning star of Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr., sing alongside The Phoenix Symphony.

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foreclosure of Legacy Sports Arena and the adjacent hotel on Oct. 13, the arena’s owner was working at a frenetic pace to salvage the halfcompleted project he began more than three years ago east of I-17 along Sonoran Desert Drive.

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At the final hour, Legacy owner Rob Eaton told Valley Vibe he negotiated and purchased a two-week extension on the deed of trust sale, which allowed him the time to secure a $10-million bridge loan from SMS Financial, a privately held Phoenix-based firm specializing in commercial lending. “God has a plan and I believe SMS Financial was a big part of that in saving the project,” Eaton told Valley Vibe in a phone interview. Subcontractors have since been paid with funds from the bridge loan, and liens have been released on the arena and hotel, according

to documents filed with Maricopa County Recorder’s Office. While the bridge loan helped clean up the title, inching Eaton’s goal for a world-class sports venue closer to the finish line, obstacles still lie ahead for the local entrepreneur. Before construction can resume on the project, an additional $46 million is needed to complete the arena, Eaton said, adding that he currently has a commitment from a lender for $34 million, but is still aggressively seeking a $12-million equity investor.


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Oh, let’s hope he gets the rest of the funding! We need this up here.” VA N E S S A LY N N M E Z I E R E

Oh I hope he gets it! I can’t wait for a hockey rink.” A A R O N S I LVA S

Good news. But still needs $12M so not saved yet.” Until all funding is secured through either a loan for the full amount, or by way of an additional investor, the project will remain at a standstill, he said. Securing continued funding during COVID has been the biggest challenge Eaton has faced. Prior to the pandemic, construction on both the arena and hotel was steadily progressing. It was at the 10-month mark in April 2020 when the pandemic brought work on the project to a sudden halt. And as the sports and leisure industry became severely impacted by government-

imposed lockdowns, continued funding became nearly impossible to secure. However, Eaton is optimistic that with COVID becoming less of a challenge in the lending community, construction can resume soon. “The prospects look brighter and I’m greatly encouraged we’ll find the final funding pieces to bring the project to fruition,” he said. If funding can be secured by the end of 2021, construction could resume in January with an opening in late fall 2022, Eaton added.

MISSY MADDEN

This would be AMAZING.” CARRIE ELIZABETH MARQUART WILLIAMS

I really hope he can find a way to make this happen. Such a great addition to the community as our kids grow.”

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FROM EMPTY DESERT TO BUSTLING EMPLOYMENT HUB A LOOK AT TSMC’S CHIP FAB PROGRESS

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romising to offer the most advanced silicon chip wafer technology manufactured in the United States by its projected opening in 2024, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) broke ground on its $12-billion fabrication plant in April on the west side of I-17 between Carefree Highway and Loop 303.

As of this writing, 28 cranes are operating on the massive job site. A TSMC spokesperson said more are to come.

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A little more than six months into construction, Nina Kao, spokesperson for the silicon chip giant told Valley Vibe concrete and rebar has been poured and set in for many of the physical structures, and the first steel beams were just raised on the site. At the time of this writing, Kao said 28 cranes were operating on the site, with more to be added. TSMC purchased 1,128 acres of state trust land in December 2020, after a partnership between the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Arizona Commerce Authority, Taiwan’s Economic Ministry, and the City of Taipei began forging in 2019. [See “Tech Gets Big in North Phoenix,” Valley Vibe, February 2021.]

When TSMC’s new plant becomes operational in 2024, the facility is expected to produce 20,000 silicon wafers per month.

In the midst of a global chip shortage affecting supply chains in manufacturing everything from computers to automobiles, Kao said the construction schedule remains on track for completion in 2024 for the facility expected to produce 20,000 silicon wafers per month. “Once this is operational, this 5-nanometer fab will be the most advanced chip factory on U.S. soil,” Kao said. The facility is projected to generate roughly 2,000 jobs directly in the technology sector and thousands of indirect jobs. TSMC has already hired about 500 employees for the Phoenix plant in 2021. “Approximately 270 of these hires are in Taiwan working inside some of the world’s most advanced semiconductor fabs as part of the training process. They will spend 12-18 months

The first steel beams have been raised on TSMC’s $12-billion North Phoenix chip factory.

in Taiwan before returning to Phoenix to help us ramp operations,” Kao said. According to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, 40-

plus additional semiconductor supply companies are currently evaluating the metro Phoenix market to support companies like TSMC and Intel.

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non-operational children’s playground area outside the Anthem Community Center near the pool will soon be repurposed into an outdoor fitness area for teens and adults. At its Nov. 17 meeting, the ACC board of directors approved the project, which includes removal of the existing worn playground equipment and rubberized play turf and replacement with new outdoor equipment, including structures such as a vertical climbing net/wall, suspension trainers, stepping equipment, magnetic bells and more, all at a cost not to exceed $160,000. Director of Programs & Aquatics Scott Newell said the idea to repurpose the playground came after the ACC added an outdoor fitness area north of the gym which has proven popular with residents, especially during the pandemic. Each piece of equipment will contain signage with QR codes to lead the user to suggested exercises and sample workouts, Newell said.

Anthem’s proposed outdoor fitness area for teens and adults got the green light on Nov. 17. by the ACC Board of Directors. Also, a February completion is slated for Anthem’s expanded skate park.

The project will be paid for from the ACC’s reserve fund, with funding that had already been set aside for the existing playground area. Once complete, the equipment will be available for use by Anthem residents and their guests.

Revamped Skate Park Planned for February Anthem’s existing skate park, currently undergoing an expansion with funding from the community’s enhancement

fund, remains closed during construction. The improved park includes incorporating the underused hockey rink area into a new design with the existing skate park to accommodate the growing volume of users, according to the ACC. The expanded park will allow all-wheel users, including skateboards, scooters, bikes, roller skates and in-line skates. Completion on the $1.3-million project is slated for mid-February.

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View along Bitter Creek

PHOTOS BY ANDREAS SCHMALZ

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CASTLE HOT SPRINGS LOOP

LEAVE THE PAVEMENT BEHIND BY ANDREAS SCHMALZ

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his scenic drive along Castle Hot Springs Road west of Lake Pleasant takes you through a rugged backcountry landscape among the hills of the Sonoran Desert and past a historic oasis along a loop that’s sure to impress both natives and out-of-town guests. It is a relatively easy drive along a mostly graded dirt road, but a high-clearance four-wheel drive vehicle is recommended since there are spots that can get sandy and rocky, depending on recent rains. Most SUVs should do just fine, but low-slung passenger vehicles would be better advised sticking to paved roads. Heading west along Carefree Highway from I-17, once you get beyond the exits around Lake Pleasant, you’ll find that the highway really starts to transport you to a simpler time—except perhaps for some power lines that manage not to interfere too much with the scenery. Along the way, just past the exit for Quintero Golf Club beyond mile marker 11, you’ll pass the exit for the Boulders OHV Staging Area—a great destination for those seeking a place to challenge their ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes.

Once you reach Castle Hot Springs Road, you’ll head north on a paved road which gives way to a graded gravel road that makes about a 35mile clockwise loop that ends near Lake Pleasant. Depending on how leisurely you drive, it’s probably best to allow about three hours for the excursion. Along the drive you’ll encounter ranches and private land, and quite likely some cattle roaming around freely, so it’s best to take the drive at a leisurely pace. An unmistakable hilltop antenna is your cue to keep an eye to the north for Bitter Creek, which leads to the ruins of Big Reef Mill. Be mindful of state land restrictions if you venture out to take a closer look. The loop also leads you right past Castle Hot Springs Resort—evident by the palm trees and lush scenery in the middle of the desert. But take note, you’ll have to enjoy the view from your vehicle as there is no place to park. Near Cow Creek is the backway to Crown King—a difficult road best suited for modified vehicles. If time permits, a stop in at Lake Pleasant makes the day complete, and there’s a good chance you might spot some wild burros along the way. Getting out of cell phone range never felt better.

GETTING THERE Castle Hot Springs Loop From I-17, take Carefree Highway west past Lake Pleasant for 17 miles before turning right onto Castle Hot Springs Road. Continue north on Castle Hot Springs Road and follow the loop.

PHOTOS BY ANDREAS SCHMALZ

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Length 36.3 mi Elevation Gain 1,717–2,495 ft Route Type Point to point Info For current trail conditions, contact the Bureau of Land Management at 623-580-5500. Andreas Schmalz is a local Realtor® and an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys trail hiking, nature photography, and scenic drives throughout Arizona. His inspiration for the Castle Hot Springs adventure came from Charles A. Wells’ “Guide to Arizona Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails.”

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GET OUT AND HIKE COMPILED BY CAITLIN COULTER

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THURSDAYS, DEC. 2—16

Fitness Hike with the Ranger 8–10 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 ext. 8 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle entry fee

An up-tempo guided hike with a view to get the heart pumping. Hikes range from 2–6 miles and 2–3 hours. Pre-registration required.

FRIDAY, DEC. 3

Birding in Cottonwood Wash 8:30–10:30 a.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road Morristown 602-506-9556 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle entry fee

Hike through the rocky wash in hope of seeing a variety of birds. Pre-registration required.

SATURDAY, DEC. 4 Hohokam Ruins of Spur Cross

9–11:30 a.m. Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area 44000 N. Spur Cross Road

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Cave Creek 602-506-9530, www. maricopacountyparks.net $3/Person entry fee

Trek back 2.5 miles to reach the archaeological site of the Hohokam dwellings on the mesa top. Pre-registration required.

SATURDAYS, DEC. 4–11 & SUNDAY, DEC. 19 Scenic Hike with the Ranger

9–11 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 ext. 8 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle entry fee

A view of Cave Creek and Elephant Mountain in the horizon at Spur Cross Ranch in Cave Creek.

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Thunderbird Conservation Park Sunrise Trail 59th Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Road Glendale https://tinyurl.com/4unf4789 Free

Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road Morristown 602-506-9556 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle entry fee

A moderate hike for fit families. Festive outfits recommended.

Begin the hike at dusk and end under the moonlight. Bring a flashlight. Preregistration required.

SUNDAY, DEC. 13 Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike

8 a.m.–2 p.m. Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area 44000 N. Spur Cross Road Cave Creek 602-506-9530 www.maricopacountyparks.net $3/Person entry fee

Take a scenic mountain trail to take in the Sonoran Desert. Easy to moderate difficulty. Pre-registration is required.

Roundtrip 7 miles into the backcountry to a popular archaeological site. Pre-registration is required.

SATURDAY, DEC. 11

SATURDAY, DEC. 18

9–11:30 a.m. Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area 44000 N. Spur Cross Road Cave Creek 602-506-9530 www.maricopacountyparks.net $3/Person entry fee

8–10 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 ext. 8 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle entry fee

Birds of Spur Cross Walk

Early Birds Walk

Look for birds along the Dragonfly Trail in the riparian habitat. Pre-registration is required.

Join an experienced bird guide from the Sonoran Audubon Society for a quiet, easy walk in search of local and migratory birds. Pre-registration required.

SATURDAY, DEC. 11

SATURDAY, DEC. 18

9–11 a.m.

5–7:30 p.m.

Jingle Bell Hike

Sunset and Full Moon Hike

SATURDAY, DEC. 18 Full Moon Hike Through Spur Cross

6–8 p.m. Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area 44000 N. Spur Cross Road Cave Creek 602-506-9530 www.maricopacountyparks.net $3/Person entry fee

See the desert in a whole new way: under the soft moonlight. Bring a flashlight. Pre-registration required.

SUNDAY, DEC. 19 Geology, Gold and Streams Walk

9–11:30 a.m. Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area 44000 N. Spur Cross Road Cave Creek 602-506-9530 www.maricopacountyparks.net $3/Person entry fee

Follow alongside science author Thomas McGuire for an easy two-mile walk to learn about an abandoned gold mine and unique rock formations in the area. Pre-registration is required.


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12 Holiday Pet Risks BY CHERYL RAHAL, D.V.M.

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s we prepare for the holidays, here are 12 reminders to ensure a happy and healthy holiday season for you and your furry family members.

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Christmas Trees

Live trees indoors can be a little confusing. Your pet might think “trees are supposed to be outside, why is this one in my living room?” Be mindful of your pet’s curiosity—it could fall on them, or they could knock it over. Also know that pine needles, if ingested, can cause significant gastrointestinal upset and possible oral ulcers from the pine oil.

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Ornaments

Happy dogs can’t help but wag their tails, but this can cause disaster for your well-decorated tree. If you have fragile or sentimental ornaments make sure they are above your dog’s joyful wag, so they don’t send ornaments flying, or ingest broken fragments.

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Tinsel and Ribbon

Shiny materials attract our pets. Unfortunately, neither is made of digestible material and could cause an obstruction only surgery can resolve.

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Lights and Wires

While many pets have learned not to chew this or that, it’s because it makes mom or dad mad, not because of its dangers. So, when you put electrical cords and lights where they are not usually placed, it takes a whole new lesson to teach our curious pups.

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Plants and Flowers

Santa or elf Poinsettias, holly and costumes mistletoe are all toxic to your pet, so remember to place them out or have ugly sweater of their reach. (Note: Toby says contests—In cats are smart enough not to eat fact at The Pet them, so just out of reach of the Wellness Center, dogs). Call animal poison control we have a Furry Friends Ugly at 888-426-4435 with any sweater contest, watch for this on ingestion concerns. social media—but our pets might not think it’s so fun, particularly if Christmas Dinner Turkey, they don’t routinely wear clothes. ham, prime rib, stuffing, If you dress your pet up, do not potatoes and gravy topped leave them unattended as they may with “super-sweet pretty-please” eyes begging under the table. Don’t injure themselves trying to get the costume off, or chew up the outfit Do It! Most cases of vomiting and and cause intestinal issues. diarrhea occur on or after a holiday. Traveling If travel is in your

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Holiday Guests

Dogs are creatures of habit, and new people and new schedules can be upsetting. Just remember they may be on edge and not as friendly as you’d hope. Validate their growls with assurance they are OK.

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Purses and Bags

When guests leave their handbags in various places, pets don’t understand the social ethics of staying out of each other’s purses. It can be an expensive mistake if the contents are chewed, or toxic if chewing gum contains xylitol (very poisonous to dogs).

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Toys and Batteries

Be mindful of presents placed under the tree, which is usually not out of reach for our pets. Batteries, if chewed, can release a toxic substance that can burn your pet’s mouth or esophagus, or worse, if swallowed, an intestinal obstruction.

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plans, give yourself enough time to get your pets what they need. Pets traveling with you may need a certificate of veterinary inspection, which is good for 10 days, and they must have a current rabies vaccination. If you choose to board your pet while you travel (I highly recommend this—so much less stressful for you and your pet) update their kennel cough (Bordetella) vaccine, and any other vaccines prior to boarding. It’s best to get this done two weeks prior to boarding to allow proper immunity.

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Home Again

There is so much chaos and loss of routine around the holidays, pets can easily slip out the door unnoticed. Microchipping is the best way to ensure you’ll be reunited with your pet if they become lost. The Pet Wellness Center is offering a discount on microchip placement in the month of December. Call for more details.

Christmas Sweaters

Happy Holidays to you and yours Ho, ho, from The Pet Wellness Center. ho! It’s fun to dress up in

Dr. Cheryl Rahal is a doctor of veterinary medicine at The Pet Wellness Center in North Phoenix.

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Real Estate Market Beat

October 2021 Market Overview 85085, 85086 & 85087

compared to the same month last year, due to extremely low housing inventory, which continues to hover just under a he number of sold listings in the month’s supply. Average market time is combined data for 85085, 85086 & 85087 less than 3 weeks, with homes selling on average in just 20 days from listing time. in October decreased 19 percent when BY VALLEY VIBE STAFF WRITERS

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October 2021 Top 50 Home Sales 85085, 85086 & 85087 3,490 3,655 4,451 3,532 3,685 2,627 2,860 3,461 3,305 3,348 4,557 4,319 3,730 3,296 4,561 2,444 3,711 3,304 2,920 3,444 2,792 4,408 2,182 2,556 2,986 3,737 3,304 3,812 2,314 2,986 3,361 1,922 2,981 3,304 3,521 2,498 2,628 2,859 2,006 2,366 2,330 2,645 2,915 2,915 2,918 4,911 3,397 2,505 3,600 1,970

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