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Scottsdale Video Network August program guide

Public meetings

(Public meeting times are subject to change or cancellation.) 

City Council – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29. Meetings replay the following Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Aug. 3 and 17.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and 23. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 4 p.m. Aug. 10 and 8 a.m. Aug. 15.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 17.

Programs

(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)

Arizona Wildlife Views – You can now watch a live video stream of sandhill cranes at Whitewater Draw in southeastern Arizona thanks to a new webcam installed by Arizona Game and Fish. Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – The Archery in the Schools program is a physical education curriculum designed to tech students international-style target archery in grades 4-12. Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.  Watch it now.links to external site

Chronicle of the Old West - Dakota Livesay, sometimes called a one-man Old West reality show, takes us on an entertaining tour through the history of the Old West. According to Dakota, “When it comes to the Old West, my objective is to ‘tell it as it was’, warts and all.” Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Civil Dialogue Series: “The People's History: An O’Otham Perspective” - Get a glimpse into the livelihood and culture of the Gila River and Salt River Indian communities. Keynote speaker Shannon Rivers is a respected advocate, humanitarian, and proud member of the Gila River Indian Community. Sundays at 10 a.m., 2, 6, and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Desert Gardening with Carol Stuttard - Master Gardener Carol Stuttard explains the best time of year to plant a vegetable garden. She will show you how to create your own "Black Gold," and talk about the 15 most economical vegetables to plant. Wednesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Desert Gardening with Carol Stuttard: Herbs - Master Gardener Carol Stuttard is back with some tips for growing herbs in the desert. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site 

Fight the Bite – Experts from Maricopa County answer common questions relating to mosquitoes and their role in spreading diseases, and what you can do to keep yourself safe. Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6, and 9 p.m.

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Fire & Water: Restoring Arizona’s Forests - Scottsdale was one of the first cities in the valley to sign on to support forest thinning efforts, which help combat mega-wildfires. Find out why forest thinning efforts are key to restoring our forests and protecting our watersheds, which provide water to valley cities like Scottsdale. Fridays at 10 a.m., 2, 6, and 9 p.m.

Fourth Annual Cure Corridor Luncheon – This event celebrates the innovation of high technology companies on the Cure Corridor which are breaking new ground in healthcare and bio-life science while changing the way business invests in the startup landscape. Keynote speaker Dr. Joon Yun, managing partner and president of Palo Alto Investors, delivers an exciting presentation on the future of health care. Saturdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Lessons in Loyalty – Hear the story of one American's internment camp experience here in Arizona. Tuesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6, and 9 p.m.

MAG @ 50 - The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a public organization that serves as the regional planning and policy agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area. This year marks the 50th anniversary of its founding. Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Maricopa Now – Stories about students, faculty, administrators and policymakers who make up the 10 campuses and two skill centers within the Maricopa County Community Colleges Districts.  Thursdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Maricopa Sports – Reports from all the Valley Community Colleges on sports programs available to students.  Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Mussel Decontamination - Learn how you can help stem the invasion of these invasive species. Fridays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Neighborhood College – A discussion on the ins and outs of Home Owner Associations’ Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs) enforcement with an emphasis on the statutory regulations. Sundays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Perspectives - Scottsdale City Councilmember Virginia Korte discusses "Desert Edge" (Desert Discovery Center). Perspectives are discussions arranged and presented by members of the Scottsdale City Council. Opinions expressed on these programs are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Scottsdale City Council or City of Scottsdale. Fridays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Pinnacle Peak Trails - Take a walking tour of this favorite hiking park in north Scottsdale and discover its geological past. Fridays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

The Road to Recovery – Watch a discussion on how communities are addressing prisoners’ re-entry into society, including the efforts of states and municipalities to establish programs to assist those in need of services for mental and/or substance use disorders. Thursdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Scottsdale Roundup: History Special – The “West’s Most Western Town” has a lot of stories to tell. Get the essence of this most livable city through some chronicles of the history of Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Splash! Boating Safely in Arizona Waterways - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is back with tips to keep you and your family safe on the water. Fridays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Sprinkler's Clubhouse – Sprinkler the clown educates children on safety in the home, at school and at play.  Daily at 7 and 7:30 a.m. 

STEM Pro Live! – A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professional gives a short tour of their workplace and talks about their STEM journey. The second half of each episode is dedicated to the STEM professional answering questions from students that were submitted in real time during the original live broadcast. STEM Pro Live! is a partnership between Maricopa County Education Service Agency and American Graduate—Arizona PBS. Thursdays at 8 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 12:30, 4 ,4:30, 7, 7:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m.

Was World War I Good for Medicine: From 1914’s Grim Reality to Today’s Virtual Reality – NATO Review takes an in-depth look at how medical practices that began 100 years ago are still used today by both military and civilian hospitals. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Winfield Scott, Founding Father - Hear the story of Scottsdale's founding father and how he established our community. Saturdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Women Leading Government Part 1 - Dr. Maria Church, CEO of Government Leadership Solutions, delivers a keynote presentation titled, "Defining Your Power," at the 2017 Arizona Chapter Women Leading Government annual event. Mondays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Women Leading Government Part 2 - Nicole Lance, Assistant City Manager for the City of Surprise, and Eric Bailey, President of Bailey Strategic Innovation Group, deliver a keynote presentation titled, "Unleashing Your Power," at the 2017 Arizona Chapter Women Leading Government annual event. Mondays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Women Leading Government Part 3 - Eric Bailey, President of Bailey Strategic Innovation Group, delivers a keynote presentation titled, "Powering Ahead," at the 2017 Arizona Chapter Women Leading Government annual event. Mondays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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