The event’s motto is simple yet to the point — every forkful supports Big Park Community School.
Brilliant Bites, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 19, is a joint venture between Village of Oak Creek restaurants and the school’s Parent Teacher Student Association. The purpose is to raise funds and awareness for Big Park Community School, with all event proceeds going directly toward classroom needs.
On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13 and 14, The Sedona Police Department and City Engineering Services will be implementing a traffic control plan. City personnel will temporarily set up an additional southbound lane from Amara Lane to Forest Road.
The members of SedonaKind have no intention of leaving Valentine’s Day to Hallmark — they’re hearkening back to the 18th century in order to make the holiday special for Sedona residents.
Sedona Red Rock High School recently performed well at the Arizona Music Educators Association High School All-Region Orchestra Auditions, held at Coconino High School in Flagstaff.
Senior Cosmo Illenberger especially stood out at the performance.
With questions such as “What’s wrong with the current system?” “If it’s not broke, why fix it?” and “What happened to free enterprise?” residents had their first public opportunity to express their feelings about the possibility of Sedona becoming a single trash-hauler town.
It’s been more than 20 years since Glenn Scarpelli donned his acting hat. But after dusting it off, he said it was like riding a bike — albeit one that has sat out in the rain for a while.
“There was a little bit of rust, especially when it came to learning my lines. That’s a muscle I haven’t used in a while,” he said, laughing. “But once I got up and going, I never felt more like my true self. I love acting more than anything else in life.”
While kids his age were learning to color within the lines, Tom Fish was quickly displaying an artistic talent far beyond his years.
“I think it started in kindergarten but even before that I was drawing pictures of my favorite stuffed animals,” he said. “I then started drawing animals like raccoons and then copying my favorite Saturday morning cartoons.