Anthem Residents – Rock the Local Vote
Please take time to vote in the Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) and Anthem Community Council (ACC) Board of Directors elections. You can easily vote via the eVoting portal. This is the online election system that is used to tabulate votes. All voting for Parkside candidates will need to be submitted through the eVoting platform. Voting ends on March 10 at midnight.

If you did not receive a ballot notification card, please contact the APCA office at 623-742-4563 or email

Plastic Mats for Homeless Veterans Event
Join Youth for Troops to make plastic mats for homeless veterans at Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way, on Tues., March 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. All ages are welcome to help sort bags, cut bags, make plarn balls, and crochet plastic mats. You do not have to know how to crochet to be able to help, as there are many different jobs. This is a great opportunity to earn community service hours. Links to sign up for monthly events can be found on the website calendar at

First Fridays at The Shops at Norterra
Start your engines, The Shops at Norterra is crankin’ out the classics with Nancy Perry Productions. On March 3 and April 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., attend a free auto show and enjoy happy hour deals and live music. All makes and models are welcome and will be directed to park together. First come, first served. Free entry.

ProMusica Wants Your Saguaro Cactus Photos
In celebration of its 20th Anniversary season, ProMusica Arizona has commissioned and will perform the world premiere of “Saguaro Song,” an original work for chorale and orchestra. The six-movement piece was written by acclaimed Arizona composer, Craig Bohmler, well-known for Arizona Opera’s Riders of the Purple Sage, and award-winning lyricist, Marion Adler. The iconic Saguaro cactus is used as a metaphor for the seasons of life in “Saguaro Song,” which will be performed during ProMusica Arizona’s concerts on April 1 and 2.

ProMusica Arizona is inviting photographers and artists to submit high resolution photos of Saguaros or photos of artworks featuring Saguaros to be included in a slideshow that will accompany the performances. To serve as inspiration, photographers and artists can read the texts of “Saguaro Song” by going to ProMusica Arizona’s homepage at ProMusica Arizona is looking for photos and artworks that depict the various movements of the piece, and proper credit will be given to photographers and artists whose works are chosen to be in the slideshow.

Send Saguaro photos or photos of Saguaro artworks to by March 10. To learn more about ProMusica Arizona’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, go to