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Fun Easter Events in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie


Easter is almost here! There are great family-friendly events planned in Prescott to celebrate the holiday! Everyone in your family, including your beloved pet, will surely have a great time celebrating Easter at one of these fantastic community events.


3rd Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt


Date: Saturday, April 8th

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Whiskers Barkery (225 West Gurley Street, Prescott)

Cost: $10 per dog (Donation to Yavapai Search & Rescue K9 Unit)

Your furry friend can have their own Easter fun during the egg hunt in Downtown Prescott. Starting and ending at Whiskers Bakery, you and your dog can visit local stores to receive special doggie treats and goodies. Prizes will be provided for best Easter Pet and Pet Parent costumes! For an additional $10 donation, your pet can have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny!


Easter Egg Hunt and Storytime


Date: Tuesday, April 11th

Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Location: Prescott Public Library (215 East Goodwin Street, Prescott)

Cost: FREE!

Children ages 0 to 5 will love this morning filled with Easter activities, including songs, storytime, and an Easter egg hunt.


The Great Prescott Easter Egg Hunt


Date: Saturday, April 15th

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Prescott Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street, Prescott)

Cost: FREE!

Come for a full day of Easter fun at this great annual event. Search for the 20,000+ Easter eggs hidden at the school. Enjoy the carnival, egg coloring booth, photos with the Easter Bunny, and food and beverages.


Easter EGGstravaganza


Date: Sunday, April 16th

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary (1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott)

Cost: FREE with admission! $10 per adult (ages 13-64) | $8 per student, military, and senior (with ID) | $6 per child (ages 3-12) | FREE for HPZS members

There is endless holiday fun to be had at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary on Easter. Children ages 0 to 12 can participate in their designated egg hunt to receive toys and candy. Other fun activities include a scavenger hunt, raffle, and feeding the sanctuary's animals a special Easter treat!


Joe ​Karcie wishes you and your family a very happy Easter!


Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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Tri-City College Prep High School One of Arizona's Best!

by Joe Karcie


Prescott’s Tri-City College Prep High School (5522 Side Road) has been named one of Arizona’s top public high schools! In’s recently released 2017 rankings of 378 high schools throughout Arizona, Tri-City College Prep came in the top 10% at #37!


Educational review and ranking website Niche determined the rankings based on a variety of factors, including state test scores, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, college readiness, graduation rates, and high school ratings. The data for these factors was compiled by the US Department of education and Niche user reviews.


Tri-City College Prep received an overall grade of A- from Niche. It received A grades for academics, administration, and teachers. A- grades were given to the school for college readiness, health & safety, and resources & facilities. Along with its ranking of 37th best overall, Tri-City College Prep was recognized as one of the best in several other rankings:


#14 Best Charter High Schools in Arizona


#16 High Schools with the Best Teachers in Arizona

#24 Best High Schools for STEM in Arizona


Congrats to Tri-City College Prep for your recognition!


If you are interested in Buying a home in Prescott near this excellent high school, give Joe Karcie a call today or visit his website at  

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

Read More: Prescott Named Happiest City


Prescott is the perfect Arizona city to move to if you are looking for a happy and healthy lifestyle! In fact, it was ranked as the #13 city with the best well-being for 2016 in the entire country, according to a report by Gallup-Healthways!



This report examined well-being across the country and looked at how communities ranked in terms of its residents’ well-being. Five key elements were examined to determine the overall index score. These elements included Purpose (how happy residents were with what they did in their daily lives), Social (residents have supportive relationships and love in their life), Financial (residents feel financial security and low economic stress), Community (residents like where they live and feel safe), and Physical (residents are in good health).


To determine these results, 354,473 adults were polled via telephone by Gallup over the course of 2015 and 2016. They were given a 0 to 100 scale to measure their well-being within each of the elements.


Prescott received a Well-Being Index Score of 64.1! It was in the top 25 communities in the country for in the areas of Purpose, Financial, Community, and Physical!


If you are interested in moving to Prescott, give Joe Karcie a call today.


Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701


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Source: Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being



Great Community Events in Prescott This Week!

by Joe Karcie


Trying to figure out things to do this week? Well, luckily for you, there are always fun community events taking place throughout Prescott. This week is no exception! In fact, there is an awesome event taking place every single day. Fill up your daily calendar with our recommendations of events to attend for the week of March 6th through the 12th!


Tuesday, March 7th

Goitse Concert

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Trinity Presbyterian Church (630 Park Avenue)

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per college student, FREE per child and teen (under 19)

Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a concert by award-winning Irish band Goitse.


Wednesday, March 8th

Café Libre’s 10th Anniversary Concert

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Café Libre (215 East Goodwin Street)

Cost: FREE!

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of this favorite local coffee shop with live music from owner and musician Wil Baril.



Thursday, March 9th

OLLI Munch & Learn: “Just Let Me Hear Some of the Rock n’ Roll Music”

Time: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Location: Yavapai College’s Prescott Campus, Building 3 Room 119

Cost: FREE!

Learn more about the history of rock n’ roll music. The evolution of the musical genre from its origins to its present state will be discussed at this informative event through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. RSVP at (928)717-7634.


Friday, March 10th

Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (1100 East Sheldon Street)

Cost: $36 to $76 per person (depending on seats)

Enjoy an intimate concert with Art Garfunkel, from the influential musical duo Simon & Garfunkel. This concert will feature him performing classic material in song and prose.


Saturday, March 11th

Prescott Winter Farmers Market

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Yavapai Regional Medical Center Parking Lot (930 Division Street)

Cost: FREE admission!

Stock up on the best local produce and goods from area farmers. Whether looking for baked goods, meat, dairy products, vegetables, plants, or prepared food, you will find it at the market!


Sunday, March 12th

Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony No. 3

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (1100 East Sheldon Street)

Cost: $28 to $39 per person (depending on seats)

Catch an incredible performance of Beethoven’s classic work by the Phoenix Symphony. Caroline Goulding, a Grammy-nominated violinist, will also be performing Gyorgy Ligeti’s Violin Concerto at this afternoon concert. Call (928)776-4255 to purchase tickets.



Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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Joe Karcie
RE/MAX Mountain Properties
731 West Gurley St.
Prescott AZ 86305
Fax: 928-441-9331