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Changing Hands Outdoors – Hiking Arizona

Changing Hands Bookstore is proud to present Changing Hands Outdoors: A series of hiking events each with a unique theme to expand your mind, body and spirit. Each hike includes a sack lunch from the Wildflower Bread Company. You will be asked for a sandwich preference when making your reservation. Sign up is limited, so please call us at 480.730.0205, stop by or email for one or more of these hikes. Once you have registered for a hike, you will receive a confirmation email with directions to the trail head. Ending times vary. Hikes are approximately 4-5 hours.

Family Hike
with author Robert Mesta

Robert Mesta

Saturday, March 28, 9am Author Robert Mesta leads a hike for children eight years and up (with an adult companion) to introduce kids to a whole new world – – outdoors.Robert Mesta is an ornithologist and a member of the Yaqui Tribe of southern Arizona. Mesta has spent his entire professional career working to protect, conserve, and recover threatened and endangered North American bird populations. Condor: Spirit of the Canyon is his first book.

Ages: 8+

Cost: $35 includes Condor: Spirit of the Canyon, two lunches, (one adult admission and one child). Each additional child or adult $7

Location: TBA

Changing Hands Bookstore – Hike and Birding

Changing Hands Bookstore – Hike and Nature Photography



City of Tempe and local school districts hold eighth annual Walk to by quotes
August 3, 2006, 5:32 pm
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City of Tempe and local school districts hold eighth annual Walk to
School event Oct. 4

 

TEMPE, Ariz.- Thousands of children and parents will take part in
Tempe’s eighth annual Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Students
and parents at participating Tempe schools will walk to school between
6:30 and 8:15 a.m. to promote community involvement and a healthier
environment. 

 

Walk to School Day celebration activities will be held at the following
schools:

*        Aguilar Elementary (5800 S. Forest Ave., Tempe) at 8:25 a.m.

*        Arredondo Elementary (1330 E. Carson Drive, Tempe) at 8 a.m.

*        Connolly Middle (2002 E. Concorda Drive, Tempe) at 7 a.m.

*        Fuller Elementary (1975 E. Cornell Drive, Tempe) at 8 a.m.

*        Holdeman Elementary (1326 W. 18th St., Tempe) 8 a.m.

*        Kyrene de la Mariposa Elementary (50 E. Knox Road, Tempe) at
7:15 a.m.

*        Kyrene de los Ninos Elementary (1330 E. Dava Drive, Tempe) at
7:15 a.m.

*        Laird Elementary (1500 N. Scovel St., Tempe) at 8:25 a.m.

*        Nevitt Elementary (4525 E. Saint Anne St., Phoenix) at 8 a.m.

*        Scales Elementary (1115 W. 5th St., Tempe) at 7:45 a.m.

*        Thew Elementary (2130 E. Howe Ave., Tempe) at 8:15 a.m.

*        Wood Elementary (727 W. Cornell Drive, Tempe) at 7:45 a.m.

 

Tempe City Councilmembers, Tempe and Kyrene elementary school board
members and other officials will join with students and parents to
celebrate walking and to plant trees. This demonstration will show how
trees make walking more pleasant and help the environment. Following the
tree planting ceremony at each school, students and parents will enjoy
free breakfast.  Sponsors for the event include Tempe in Motion, Tempe
Elementary Schools, Kyrene School District 28, IKEA and Bashas’.

 

For more information on Walk to School Day, call the city of Tempe
transit office, Tempe in Motion, at (480) 350-2775 or visit
www.tempe.gov/tim.



Phoenix Arizona – City Of Phoenix News – North Mountain Visitor Center Hosts Coffee House Music Series and Morning Hike by quotes

 Phoenix Arizona – City Of Phoenix News –North Mountain Visitor Center Hosts Coffee House Music Series and Morning Hike

Beginning Saturday, Oct. 21 the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department’s North Mountain Visitor Center will again host the Coffee House Music Series where folks will be able to enjoy a ranger-led hike and then relax on the back patio with a cup of coffee donated by Starbucks, free refreshments provided by Trader Joe’s, live entertainment and spectacular views of the mountain preserve.

This free program will take place on the third Saturday of each month, October to April, with a one-hour interpretive hike leaving the center promptly at 8 a.m. This two to three mile hike along Trail 100 has a minimal elevation gain with gently rolling hills and sandy washes. A more challenging hike will be offered for those looking to get a cardio workout. The Coffee House Music Series will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. and is open to hikers and non-hikers. The North Mountain Visitor Center is located at 12950 N. Seventh St. (just south of Thunderbird Road). For additional information call 602-495-5540. The schedule for the 2006-07 Coffee House Music Series is below.

Oct. 21, 2006 – Talia – Jazz, pop, rock

Nov. 18, 2006 – Ron Hoyos – Acoustic rock

Dec. 16, 2006 – Guitarist Bob Plack, the Campfire Cowboy

Jan. 20, 2007 – Anthony Wakeman and Lou Gonnie – Native American flute, Navajo vocals

Feb. 17, 2007 – Tim Cole and friends – Jazz, blues, soft rock

March 17, 2007 – Cork Road Traditional Irish – Pub tunes, Irish ballads

April 21, 2007 – Jazz guitarist Pete Pancrazi