Sunday, May 30, 2010

Enroll NOW for MPS Summer Music Program

Enroll NOW for Mesa School District’s Summer Music Program
For: Elementary and Junior High String and Band
When: Monday – Thursday, June 1-17.
How Much: $60.00
Where: Locations Will Vary
Orchestra students must be going into 4th grade or above
Band students must be going into 5th grade or above

Information: or the district music office at (480) 308-7350.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Mesa Public Schools to Pilot Online Homework Program

Mesa Public Schools is planning to pilot an online homework program... The Google based program will include e-mail, calendar, and spreadsheet programs. Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies will start in the fall, with plans to roll out to all secondary schools as soon as teachers and students can be trained.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Arizona Academy of Youth Soccer - Presents: FREE Soccer Clinics!

There are 4 more FREE Soccer Clinics this summer: June 8th @ 5pm, 21st @ 5pm, July 24th @ 6pm, and 31st @ 6pm. (Each one teaches a new skill and prizes are given out.)
Check it out!

For more info go to:

Congratulations MPS Graduates!

Graduation ceremonies will be Thursday, May 27.

The Class of 2010 has received more than $51 million in scholarship offers.

The seven high schools of Mesa Public Schools will honor nearly 4,100 students at commencement ceremonies.

Dobson High School
7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 27
1501 W. Guadalupe Road, Mesa

East Valley Academy
7 p.m., Thursday, May 27
Ikeda Theatre, Mesa Arts Center
1 East Main Street, Mesa
(Downtown Mesa, at the southeast corner of Main and Center Streets)

Mesa High School
7 p.m., Thursday, May 27
1630 E. Southern Ave., Mesa

Mountain View High School
8 p.m., Thursday, May 27
2700 E. Brown Road, Mesa

Red Mountain High School
7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 27
7301 E. Brown Road, Mesa

Skyline High School
7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 27
845 S. Crismon Road, Mesa

Westwood High School
7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 27
945 W. 8th St., Mesa

Helpful Hints
Arrive early for best parking and seating.
Bring the camera to record memories of this proud moment.
For optimal photo opportunities, find out where your graduate will be seated.
Decide before the ceremony where family and friends will meet with the graduate after commencement.
Plan for the Arizona heat, especially with out-of-state visitors. Wear sunscreen.
Take bottled water. Some schools may have beverages for purchase.
Be courteous. No foghorns or other loud devices – allow all graduates’ names to be heard. Turn cell phones to silent.


Friday, May 21, 2010

Arizona Celebration of Freedom

Music, games, food and fireworks are all part of the two-day Arizona Celebration of Freedom on Friday, July 2 and Saturday, July 3 in Downtown Mesa.

From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Downtown Mesa will transform into the Arizona's premiere salute to America. Catch the music at Stage America, sign the Declaration of Independence on Heritage Lane and visit Freedom Plaza at the Mesa Arts Center. Bring the kids to the Family Fun Zone for traditional county fair games and contests and make a splash at the Wet Zone.

Downtown businesses, including restaurants and other retail outlets, will stay open to provide opportunities for unique shopping and dining.

Admission and parking are free! Bring your friends and family for two evenings of entertainment, fireworks and fun for all ages.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Advanced Spine and Rehab

If you ever need a chiropractor, Advanced Spine & Rehab is definitely the place to go! I hurt my back a few weeks ago while working in my father's garden. I was in so much pain that I thought I was going to pass out. My first thought was to see Dr. Crismon at Advanced Spine & Rehab. Not only did I not have an appointment, Dr. Crismon and Dr. Graham treated me during their lunch hour. Their compassion was unbelievable! I have an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for them! I am feeling much better now. Thanks does not even begin to cover it, but thanks!!!

Vito's Summer Menu

Light fare menu

“Ideal portions, great prices”

Served Sunday through Thursday,
starting with an appetizer of Quattro Bruschetta for $3,
Penne Caprese with Chicken and fresh mozzarella $9
or try our homemade Tiramisu for only $2

· Tuesday: ½ price bottle of wine with purchase of two entrée’s or Large Pizza

· Wednesday: Buy One Entrée and receive ½ off second entree

· Sunday: Kids eat for $1.99 plus FREE Ice Cream Sunday

Thursday, May 13, 2010

City of Mesa Pools Open May 29th!

Pools Open May 29th!
Summer Swimming Lessons Begin June 1st
Registration for Summer Classes has started
Sign Up Today!

Family Pass Half Price Sale!
Buy your Family Pass during Memorial Day Weekend and get 1/2 off the regular price!
(does not included FlowRider Session admission)
Sale prices
$105 for pass valid at all pools
$65 for pass valid at Fremont and Taylor only

For more info.:

Sesame Street Live at the Mesa Arts Center


When:Jun 22 - Jun 24, 2010
Where:Ikeda Theater
Start time:Multiple Start Times
Public tickets on sale:Now
Ticket Price:$37/$27/$22/$17

Imagine singing and dancing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your favorite Sesame Street Live Friends! It's as easy as counting "1-2-3 Imagine!" This high-energy musical will transport audiences to far away places as Ernie captains the high seas, Elmo dances to the rhythm of the African rainforest and Bert meets and octopus who has the blues. It's a story of adventure and fun that teaches children they can be anyone, do anything and go anywhere with the power of imagination. - Mesa Arts Center

"Children who have celebrated their first birthday are required to purchase a ticket"

Tickets on sale now.

Box Office: 480-644-6500 Administration: 480-644-6501
One East Main Street Mesa, AZ 85201

For More Information:

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

All About Mesa AZ on Twitter

All About Mesa AZ has over 800 followers "listening" to us write about your small business. We have even been contacted by local news stations for quotes about what we have written.
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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Has Ned Fed You?

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