May Blossoms into Summer In Fountain Hills

 

#1 Mother's Day QuoteJoin us in celebrating Mothers and others who care unconditionally, and in our Memorial Day tribute to all who served to ensure our freedom.

May 6-22, 2016

Fountain Hills Theater Presents “Curtains”

#2Curtains-LogoThe creative team behind the hit shows “Chicago” and “Cabaret” created “Curtains,” created this hilarious whodunit.  The music will keep you tapping your toes as the body count grows…

11445 N. Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills AZ 85268  480 8379661 x 3 for tickets

http://www.fhtaz.org/

 

May 7, 2016

#3 Vision LogoVision Fountain Hills Community Workshop

This full day participatory workshop is your opportunity to be one of the committed volunteers working to make a difference in the future of Fountain Hills.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, and the $10.00 fee covers lunch, snacks, and supplies for the day-long meeting.

Registration and information at: http://www.visionfh.org/

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ, 85268

 

May 8, 2016

Luxurious Mother’s Day Lunches and Brunches

Abound in Fountain Hills

#4 CopperWynd-Patio-Mother’s Day is the most popular day in the year to dine out, and most restaurants cater to “Mom” on her special day.  But you may want to call ahead for a reservation, or be prepared to visit a while with Mom before you are seated.  Here are a few of the most lavish Mother’s Day offerings in the Fountain Hills area that are sure to be a big hit…but call for reservations today, as space is limited.

 

Copperwynd’s Flourish Restaurant

Elegant “Prix Fixe” Mother’s Day Luncheon

5-star dining with one of the most breathtaking views in all of Arizona.  Prix Fixe menu options from $29-$45.00 pp.

10:30-3:00 p.m.

Reservations are required: 480-522-1041

13225 N Eagle Ridge Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

 

Eagle Mountain Golf Club

Panoramic views of the Phoenix area grace a sumptuous brunch.  Carving stations, custom omelets, and of course, dozens of decadent desserts.

10:00-2:00 p.m.

Seating is limited, and reservations are required:  480 816-1234

14915 Eagle Mountain Pkwy, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

 

Ahnala Mesquite Room

WeKoPa Resort at Fort McDowell Casino

This abundant brunch is so popular it is held in the Ballroom of the WeKoPa Resort.  The carving stations cater to a wide range of preferences, with elegant appetizers, main course choices, and a range of “mini-desserts” so you don’t have to try just one.

11:00-2:00p.m.

Reservations Required:  480 789-5300

10438 N Fort McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85264

 

May 9, 2016

Play Guitar “Instantly” with FH Recreation Music Class

#5 young-man-playing-guitarSome music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn most instruments. With some very simple instruction and review of the most commonly used keys, these insider tips will have you playing like a pro in no time. You’ll be able to perfect your technique at home, using exclusive take home materials including audio that is provided by the instructor.

Age 16 and up—$29 materials fee collected in class – includes take home DVD and workbook.

Monday evenings, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Registration Required: https://apm.activecommunities.com/townfh/Activity_Search/instant-guitar/2155

Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

 

May 10, 2016

Star Party” at the Library…

#6 telescope-sam-1Join Fountain Hills Astronomical Society and Fountain Hills Library’s Star Party: The desert southwest is the ‘astronomy capital’ of the United States. Here the sky is always a source of spectacle, inspiration, and discussion. Bring your lawn chairs and telescopes for a unique experience of direct observation of the Moon, planets, their moons, galaxies, star clusters, and gaseous nebulae. You’ll be awed by this natural spectacle! Funded by the Fountain Hills Friends of the Library.

7:00-9:00p.m.

Fountain Hills Branch Library, Centennial Circle; 12901 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

 

May 14, 2016

 

Feed the Reptiles at McDowell Mountain Regional Park

It’s feeding time! Our captive reptiles are fed once a week, and our Western Diamondback Rattlesnake, Gopher snake, King snake, and a Gila Monster invite you to join them for an early lunch! Program held at the Visitor Center in the early morning while it is still cool. We start promptly at 7:30, so allow time for parking.

Questions?  480 471-0173

7:30-8:30 a.m.  16300 McDowell Mountain Regional Park Drive MMRP, AZ 85268

 

 

May 14, 2016

A Look at India

#7 Bollywood danceCelebrate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by watching Bollywood Dance with Kriti Dance group.  Students of Kriti Dance have performed at several regional and state levels in USA. Their passion, enthusiasm and energy can be demonstrated across different genres, whether it is the film festivals, cultural festivals, sports or national events, including the Mercury and the Suns.

Kriti Dance has grown into one of the premier Bollywood dance academies in USA, offering Bollywood dance classes for Adults, Kids and Youth. Enjoy the joy and excitement of the Bollywood dances for yourself.

10-11 a.m., Library Reading Lounge, 12901 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

 

 

May 16-30, 2016

Fun Assortment of Leading Edge Programs This Summer

FH Parks and Recreation


#8 kids-playing-basketballNew Summer Sports programs are available for parents/kids as young as 3 years, through Adult Softball league.  Steve Hunter Basketball Academy focuses on Basketball skills as well as off the court life skills, and Cliff Drysdale Tennis program at Copperwynd.  A complete listing of summer classes and registration information is available in the Summer edition of The Loop, the Town of Fountain Hills Parks and Recreation magazine.

https://issuu.com/fhintheloop/docs/theloop_sum16_e-mag

 

T-Ball

Learn the fundamentals of baseball—throwing, catching, hitting, fielding, and base running in a supportive and age appropriate environment.

Mondays, 5/16-6/27; 4:30-5:00 p.m.

#9 T Ball imagesParent and Toddler Athletics

Learn how to best help your toddlers to a wide range of sports options. 18months to 3 years, plus adult to accompany each child.

Steve Hunter Life Skills and Basketball Academy

Steve Hunter, former Phoenix Suns Center and NBA veteran will teach basketball fundamentals of basketball as well as learn off the court life skills.  Camps are 2 to 4 weeks long.   Pre-registration and fee payment is required.

Cliff Drysdale Tennis Academy at Copperwynd

The Town of Fountain Hills has partnered with The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Academy to provide a full range of classes and clinics from beginners just learning the fundamentals of the game to skill building clinics for experienced players.  Pre-registration and fee payment is required.

Fitness Classes in partnership with Tru Fit Studios

New ways to enhance your fitness without Fitness Club membership.  A few of the new offerings include:

Yoga for Cyclists

Balancing Yoga

Muscle Training

Challenging New Classes Bring Bold Adventures to Fountain Hills

Archery

Salt River Tubing

Summer Camp at Camp Colley in the Pines

Salsa Dancing

Swing Dance

Summer Tech Tips and Tricks

A number of these classes begin in May, so time is of the essence. To register for these and the full range of cooking, language and health related classes, log onto the Town of Fountain Hills Recreation website to see the full range of classes and workshops.

http://www.fh.az.gov/266/Parks-Recreation

 

May 30, 2016

The Fountain Hills Veterans Memorial is a permanent installation at Fountain Park honoring America's Heroes

The Fountain Hills Veterans Memorial is a permanent installation at Fountain Park honoring America’s Heroes

Annual Memorial Day Celebration in Fountain Park

Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the US Military.  Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official holiday in 1971.  Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades.

VFW Post 7507 is honored to present the ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Fountain Hills on Monday May 30th at 9AM.

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