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Mother’s Day is Sunday May 12th! Celebrate in “The Hills”

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Fountain Hills
Mother’s Day is a very special event in many families, and Fountain Hills offers a wide variety of options. A for those who are fortunate enough to have three and four generations gathered together, there are ducks to feed, playgrounds, easy access for all levels of mobility, and of course, the ever-splendid “Fountain” to enjoy.

Commemerative Towers in the Fountain Park

Commemerative Towers in the Fountain Park

The commemorative towers placed on the west end of the Fountain Park walking path by the donors to the Greening of Downtown project offer an opportunity to commemorate Mothers, Fathers, and other loved ones.  From grandkids, to treasured pets, to Mothers, Grandmothers and Grandpas, the personalized “Leaf” plaques provide an opportunity to show let your Mom know that you that you think about her every day.  Order your plaque today at: http://www.fountainhillscca.org/GreeningofDowntown.html

For large groups who want a Mother’s Day Picnic in the park, the Ramadas can be reserved ahead of time by contacting the Parks and Recreation department at (480) 816-5100.  No reservation?  No problem.  Picnic anywhere around the 1.25 mile walking path surrounding Town Lake. Thirty five acres of grassy hills invite you to spread a blanket on sunny knolls or under the shady trees…by the splash park, playground, or a comfy bench with a Fountain view, whatever suits Mom’s fancy.

If dining out is your way to show Mom that you appreciate her, Fountain Hills has lots of opportunities from casual diner fare to elegant Country Clubs.

Copperwynd's Alchemy

Copperwynd’s Alchemy

Diner’s Choice Winner for “Best Ambience and Romantic” and “Scenic View” by Open Table, Copperwynd’s Alchemy restaurant is spectacular any time of the year, but outdoor dining with a 75 mile view is at its peak in early May.  Seating is limited, as diners savor the setting, and special event days fill up fast! 480.333.1880

Eagle Mountain Golf Club is a bit more casual, and is family-friendly to boot.  Overlooking the Valley of the Sun, From Mesa to Glendale, this venue offers a wide variety of brunch or menu offerings, and has one of the best family photo venues in Fountain Hills.  (866) 863-1234 for reservations or to book a round of golf for Mom’s special day.