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On June 26, Phoenix Zoo welcomed a female baby Masai giraffe. “The baby giraffe is doing incredibly well as is Imara, her very protective mother,” says Liesl King, manager of hoofstock at Phoenix Zoo. “She has a great personality and is very curious. She enjoys coming close to the keepers while they are in the barn tending to her and we’ve managed to capture pretty incredible video and photos – all six feet of her!”

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Save The Date

This fall, Phoenix Art Museum begins a full year of celebrations leading up to the Museum’s 60th anniversary by hosting its annual fall gala, The pARTy in the Garden, on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The Gala’s first-ever guest of honor will be Arizona State University President Michael Crow.

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Peng Shepherd Debuts Her First Novel By Fiona Clarke Above: Peng Shepherd’s first novel, The Book of M, was released yesterday. Just two days ago, hometown gal Peng Shepherd was overwhelmed with mixed emotions. “My first novel comes out tomorrow (on June 5),” she...

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Community

Designed to inspire stewardship and appreciation the environment, Earth Day will be celebrated at the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, April 14 with a host of activities for guests of all ages.

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On March 11, over 200 guests attended the third annual Plated & Staged … A Herberger Theater Experience. The reception began at the Herberger Theater Center with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, raffle and wine pull plus live entertainment. Dinner followed, but only then did guests learn their host restaurant for the remainder of the evening.

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Community

Everyone knows that helping others is a good thing, but sometimes you may want to do more than donate money. Here are ways you can get involved and make a difference.

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Community

In the circle of life, it doesn’t take much to set things spinning off course, so the conservation of habitats and the plants and animals that live within them is important. And we, as humans, have the capacity to be stewards for such action. Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Garden are among the organizations spearheading conservation efforts locally. Here we take a closer look at their programs.

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Community

You know how you feel when someone takes a moment out of their day to do something nice for you; it can be as simple as a smile or a thank you. Don’t wait for someone else to make the first move. Take it upon yourself to spread a little happiness with simple acts of kindness. Not only will you brighten someone else’s day, you’ll feel good about it too.

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Travel

We discovered three retreats that are perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway or just a long weekend to destress. All are a bit under-the-radar and off the beaten-path, but well worth the extra travel time. You’ll be wined and dined, wowed by breathtaking vistas and kept comfy in luxury lodgings. Be pampered at every turn or remain self-sufficient, keep active or simply relax… the choice is yours.

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Giving Back

Want to make a difference this holiday season? With over 150 Valley nonprofits championing worthwhile causes, one of the best ways to support our community is to give of yourself. Taking the time from your busy schedule to volunteer will be greatly appreciated. At random, we’ve selected 10 of the many organizations that will be grateful for your help. 

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