Career Connectors Scottsdale October Event

Career Connectors is a nonprofit organization connecting professionals to quality resources and hiring companies. There are three events a month, available at no cost. Each event includes professional speakers with presentations on relevant job search topics, three to four featured hiring companies, networking, resume help, career coaches, LinkedIn coaches and business portraits. The October event will be held Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. at 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road. For more information, visit or call 480.442.5806.

2nd Annual Fall Festival at OdySea in the Desert

Guests are invited to OdySea in the Desert for the second annual Fall Festival event on Friday, Oct. 26 from 5-8 p.m. Attendees will be treated to music, games, prizes and much more. Kids 16 and under and families will enjoy a “not-so-spooky” costume contest, an inflatable kids zone, dance and gymnastics performances, meet and greets with Elsa and a Minion, face painting, trick-or-treating, make-and-take crafts, activity stations, music, games and prizes! The costume contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. Participants will need to arrive at 6 p.m. for consideration. For more information, visit

Artisan Fest at OdySea

OdySea in the Desert’s popular Artisan Fest returns this fall featuring a celebration of arts every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event will feature nearly 50 of the top local artists, designers and creators in the state along with a Kids Art Zone with different themes and activities during every event. Guests will also enjoy live music, yoga classes, live cooking and juicing demonstrations, live art and performances. For more information, visit


Scottsdale Philharmonic Free Classical Concert

The Scottsdale Philharmonic will perform its next free classical music concert on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 4-6 p.m. at the Scottsdale Bible Church.

Pieces to be performed include “Piano Concerto No. 1” by Liszt, featuring Pianist Qingqing Ye; “The Swan of Tuonela” by Sibelius; and “Coriolan Overture” by Beethoven. The Scottsdale Philharmonic mission is to bring classical music free of charge to people of all ages. For more information, visit



Coming Soon: EuroCafe ’71

EuroCafe’71 is planning to serve breakfast and lunch to customers in North Scottsdale. Feel like you’ve been whisked away to Europe while enjoying a delicious meal during the day, finished with a warm cup of coffee.

EuroCafe ’71’s menu is homemade and organic-driven. Beer and wine include European labels such as illy Coffee. EuroCafe ’71, which plans a mid-October opening, is a must-visit for North Scottsdale residents with European roots.

Classic Cooking Series

Looking to boost your culinary capabilities? Struggling to figure out what to make for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day? Enroll in the Practical Series!

Classic Cooking offers a 24-week series beginning Oct. 18 that will go through topics from basic kitchen etiquette and nifty knife skills to expert-level food comprehension. Hosted by the esteemed chef Pascal Dionot, the series will cover basic demonstrations and applicable workshop sessions.

To register, visit


Five-Year Celebration for Huss Brewing Company

Huss Brewing Company is celebrating its 5th anniversary with a can’t-miss concert and local beer and food festival on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 4-9 p.m. Unspooling across the grass-lined grounds of Singh Meadows in Tempe, the Huss Brewing “Five Years of Chasing Dreams” festival will feature performances by local musician (and GM of the Huss Uptown Taproom) Mike Chapman, as well as headlining performance from the popular Nashville-based band Los Colognes. Plus, enjoy gourmet fare served up by several of the Valley’s best local chefs. And be sure to save room for kid-friendly roast-your-own s’mores kits!  Huss Brewing will also be pouring its lineup of award-winning Huss Family of Beers as well as seasonal and small-batch brews.

Tickets are on sale now at

Hospice of the Valley Wins National Award

For more than 40 years, families have come to know Hospice of the Valley as the leading provider of hospice care in central Arizona. And now, the not-for-profit agency is being recognized for pioneering innovative in-home palliative care programs to help people dealing with serious, chronic illness and those living with dementia.

The American Hospital Association has just honored Hospice of the Valley with the prestigious Circle of Life Award for providing a safety net for the community and for being a model of inspiration to other care providers across the country.

Thanks to its vision, compassion and a strong commitment to building community partnerships, the agency is bridging gaps in the current health care system, improving quality of life for patients and wrapping emotional support around family members who are often overwhelmed caring for their loved ones. 

For more information, call 602.530.6900 or visit