/Monday, Aug. 30 COVID-19 Update

Monday, Aug. 30 COVID-19 Update

In observance of Labor Day, the City of Tempe will close all administrative offices on Monday, Sept. 6. Details

Two virtual meetings on Tempe’s Climate Action Plan 2021 Update

Tuesday, Sept. 14 , Noon – 1 p.m. or 6 – 7:30 p.m. Register to attend the Zoom meeting at tempe.gov/ClimateAction 

Your input is needed to help the City of Tempe update its Climate Action Plan. The Climate Action Plan will guide future city planning and decision-making to make Tempe a sustainable and more resilient city. The same information will be provided at both sessions. 

Live Music at Tempe Marketplace 
Friday, Sept. 3 & Saturday, Sept. 4
7 p.m. 
The District Stage
Friday: Cygnill Jazz, Reggae, Alternative Rock, Hip Hop
Saturday: Brake for Snakes Indie Pop

Tempe Improv 
Tony Baker
Friday, Sept. 3

Flip Orley,
Saturday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 5

Marquee Theatre
Friday, Sept. 3, 9:30 p.m. 
Best Night Ever Dance Party

Saturday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m.
New Found Glory

Park After Dark 
6th Street Park
Saturday, Sept. 3
7 – 10 p.m. 

ASU Football is back! Forks up and plan ahead. 

This Thursday is Game Day, Sun Devils! Be aware of increased traffic in the downtown area. Find transit options, bus detours and street closures here.  

Tempe Center for the Arts resumes shows and you’ll laugh about it

Mary and Kerri! A Stand Up and Multi Media Comedy Event
Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Comedians Mary Upchurch and Kerrie Gallagher are two of the best to emerge from the nationally recognized white-hot Phoenix comedy movement. On Sept. 10, they premier the most unique show in Phoenix; part stand up, part podcast, and part multimedia event. Be the first to see what will become a long-running, successful show. Buy tickets.

Fall brings new opportunities for exercise and fitness classes

Fall is almost here…you can still turn your summer fitness slump into a healthy experience with a Tempe exercise and fitness class, in-person OR virtually. Read on for some great new classes and returning favorites. Register soon! Classes begin in September. See all offerings at tempe.gov/play

Sign up and give your input on Tempe water conservation programs 

Provide Input for Residential Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Improvements
Please take a few minutes to complete the Water Conservation survey. This survey is an important tool Tempe utilizes to measure the effectiveness of services provided to residents by the Water Conservation and Efficiency program. Visit tempe.gov/WaterSurvey to complete the survey.

Help Celebrate Water Conservation and Efficiency
Tempe residents and neighborhoods have taken water conservation and efficiency actions in 2021 that will save an estimated 184 million gallons of water. Municipal Utilities is seeking your input on how best to recognize residents who have made extraordinary efforts to conserve water and increase water use efficiency at their household. Visit tempe.gov/conservation and select “Yard Sign Survey” to complete a two-minute survey. Call 480-350-8351 or email conservation@tempe.gov for more information.  

Behind on your utility bill? Get help!

Help for caregivers

If you are caring for someone with a memory loss condition, check out a new online resource that offers expert advice, guidance and tips for caregivers. Available from Dementia Friendly Tempe and nursing expert Jan Dougherty, you’ll find information about living well, caregiving and self-care, as well as helpful strategies on topics like the power of music and dealing with family conflict. Explore this resource on the Articles & Publications page of tempe.gov/DFT.

Second Responders Day Sept. 1

The City of Tempe is proud to join other Valley communities in recognizing Sept. 1 as a special Second Responders Day. 

Second responders provide vital support to first responders, working with individuals and families in the wake of a crisis to help them access long-term supportive resources such as safe shelter and housing, counseling, food and employment. This assistance helps those in need put their lives back together.

Tempe’s second responders are experienced, caring professionals skilled at connecting individuals and families with resources that promote stability, security and self-sufficiency. These second responders include the city’s Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Patient Advocate Services program and Human Services HOPE homeless outreach program and CARE 7 crisis response program. CARE 7 staff serve as both first and second responders.

Additionally, second responders employed by nonprofits help Tempe provide a robust continuum of care. Community members in need can connect with resources by calling Tempe 311 at 480-350-4311. 

Local venues unite to battle COVID-19

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