ARCADIA CAR SHOW
The 3rd annual Arcadia Car Show will happen April 4 from 7-11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4225 N. 56th St. Exhibitor registration is currently open for those who would like to be in the show; entries include cars, trucks and specialty vehicles. It costs $20 to register. Trophies will be given out for Best in Show and Best in Arcadia – peoples’ choice. For more: acmna.org.
BUNKER LABS NONPROFIT
Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit helping veterans, military spouses and active military entrepreneurs celebrated the official opening of the Phoenix chapter in late February. This nonprofit seeks to encourage veterans and military to start their own business by providing them proper training and resources. The Phoenix chapter is the first in Arizona. Bunker Labs hopes to have a division in every state by 2021. For more: bunkerlabs.org.
RIGHT AT HOME
A new senior care placement facility has opened in Arcadia. Located near 44th St. and Thomas, Right at Home senior care opened in late January. This company is dedicated to providing in-home caregiving services for families. Individualized senior care programs are carried out by trained adult care providers. For more: rightathome.net.
WAGKIND DOG TREATS
Phoenix resident Teri Bockting and her husband recently founded Wagkind, “a dog wellness brand that’s focused on using mother nature’s goodness and CBD to keep dogs happy and healthy.” Bockting said that the products are specifically formulated and use organic, omega-rich, human-grade ingredients and a high concentration of CBD for maximum effectiveness and absorption. Products include CBD hemp drops and cookies. For more: wagkind.com.
FOOD FOR KIDZ PACKATHON
The 6th annual Arcadia Cares: Food for Kidz Packathon will take place on March 21. The community is welcome to volunteer to help pack meals for underprivileged families. The goal is to pack at least 115,000 meals, which would bring the event’s six-year total to nearly 600,000. Volunteers will work one-hour shifts. For more: popphoenix.org.
HUMAN BEAN COFFEE
A new coffee joint will be opening its doors in April of this year. Located on the northeast corner of 20th St. and Indian School Road, the Human Bean began as a drive-thru espresso stand in Ashland, Ore. and continued to expand along the west coast. This location will be the fifth for the Valley. The menu consists of specialty drinks, classic coffees and frozen concoctions. For more: thehumanbean.com.
CHESTNUT ON THE MOVE
Chestnut Fine Foods and Provisions has joined forces with Vintage Arcadia and moved its location from Camelback and 44th St. to 44th St. and Osborn Road. Located inside the Vintage Arcadia building and billed as a “neighborhood gathering place to shop, dine, connect and relax,” the restaurant will continue serving pastries and breakfast items. For more: chestnutaz.com.
Arcadia Family Fun Run
The 9th annual Arcadia Family Fun Run will happen on April 5 at 8 a.m. on 48th St. at the canal. Starting near O.H.S.O, participants can run or walk through the Arcadia neighborhood in remembrance of Taylor Paige Cosmas and other children who lost their lives to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This year’s goal is $250,000 with 1,200 participants to benefit SIDS research, education and prevention. Registration is $45 and this event is for all ages. For more: teamtayloraz.com.