Phoenix Arizona


APS Electric Light Parade Phoenix Arizona by quotes

Update: Details of the APS Electric Light Parade

Phoenix Arizona Now Accepting Applications for 2008 APS Electric Light Parade

Though winter is months away, organizers for the APS Electric Light Parade already are accepting applications to participate in the Dec. 6 holiday gala. The theme for the 2008 parade is “Preserving a Family Holiday Tradition.” … Read more »

APS Electric Light Parade – Phoenix Arizona

The parade gets under way at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6 on Central Avenue at Montebello (just south of Bethany Home Road). The parade route heads south on Central to Camelback, where it heads east to Seventh Street before turning south to the end at Indian School Road.



Mesa residents encouraged to “Treecycle” by azhttp

Mesa residents can help the City of Mesa give the environment a present this

holiday season by recycling their Christmas trees. Residents are encouraged

to bring their tree to any of the free drop-off locations listed below.

Residents are asked to remove all nails, stands, tinsel and ornaments from

trees. Flocked trees will not be accepted because the flocking does not

break down in the environment.

The following 24-hour drop-off sites will be open Dec. 26-Jan. 13:

City of Mesa Solid Waste Management Department, 730 N. Mesa Dr.

East Mesa Service Center, 6935 E. Decatur St.

Superstition Springs Police/Fire Substation, 2430 S. Ellsworth Road

Mountain View Park, 845 N. Lindsay Road

Dobson Ranch Park, 2363 S. Dobson Road

Residents wishing to take their trees directly to the Salt River Landfill at

Gilbert Road and the Beeline Highway can do so between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.,

Monday through Saturday. Mesa residents will need to have a current Arizona

driver’s license. Curbside pickup also is available for $10 and must be

requested by Jan. 4. Residents should contact the Solid Waste Management

Department at (480) 644-2688 for more information or to schedule a pickup

time. Additional information may also be found by visiting the City’s Web

site at www.cityofmesa.org/waste.

Finally, Mesa also accepts donations of live potted trees, which will be

planted in Mesa City parks. Live trees five feet or taller will be accepted

at any Mesa Fire Station. The Christmas “Treecycling” program is sponsored

by the City of Mesa and the Salt River Landfill.



Tempe offers Christmas tree disposal drop-off sites by azhttp

TEMPE, Ariz. – When the holidays are over and decorations are tucked back

into storage, Tempe residents have handy options for disposing of their

Christmas trees – which should not be placed in garbage containers. Trees

can be dropped off from 7 a.m. to noon on Fridays and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

on Saturdays at the city’s Household Products Collection Center, 1320 E.

University Dr. Additionally, trees can be dropped off at the parking lot

west of Kiwanis Park Recreation Center,

6111 W. All-America Way, 24 hours, seven days a week. Both sites will accept

trees through Jan. 20. The city also collects trees during normal monthly

collection for brush and bulky items. Visit

www.tempe.gov/recycling/uncontainedschedule.pdf to find out when your

neighborhood is scheduled for monthly collection. For information, call

480-350-8265.



Danish Christmas returns to the Petersen House by azhttp

Danish Christmas returns to the Petersen House

TEMPE, Ariz. – A Danish Christmas returns from Dec. 1 through Jan. 5 at the

Petersen House Museum, 1414 W. Southern Ave. (Northwest corner of Priest

Drive and Southern Avenue.) Admission is free; donations are appreciated.

Annette Andersen, of Kimballton, Iowa, will demonstrate how the Danish do

“papirklip,” translated as paper cuttings from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 2.

The House’s holiday decorations interpret the Danish Christmas Story,

“Peter’s Christmas,” a story by J. Krohn about a young boy’s Christmas in

Denmark in the late 1800s. It was written about the time Niels Petersen, for

whom the Petersen House is named, immigrated to the United States.

The event is brought to Tempe by the Danish Immigrant Museum of Elkhorn,

Iowa, and the Tempe Historical Museum.

Hours:

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23 with Peter’s Christmas Story Time

at 1:30 p.m. (light refreshments available)

Tours: Tour reservations will be taken for groups of more than 10 people on

Tuesdays thru Thursdays and Saturdays. Sundays will be open house.

Information:

Tempe Historical Museum, http://www.tempe.gov/museum/

<http://www.tempe.gov/museum/>

Petersen House, http://www.tempe.gov/petersenhouse/

<http://www.tempe.gov/petersenhouse/>

Danish Immigrant Museum, http://dkmuseum.org/ <http://dkmuseum.org/>



HOLIDAY NOTICE – Christmas Holiday and New Years Day Holiday by quotes

HOLIDAY NOTICE

Christmas Holiday and New Year’s Holiday

City of Phoenix offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, in observance
of the Christmas holiday and Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New
Year’s Day holiday.  To find out how city services are affected,
please click on the link below.

Visit http://phoenix.gov/newsrel/2212holiday.html for more
information.