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Scottsdale Video Network December program guide

Programming notes:

Regular programs may not play Dec. 11 through Dec. 15 due to scheduled equipment maintenance and installation. 

The annual Yule log returns!

Experience the delightful ambience of a glowing fireplace that burns cheerfully throughout the evening and morning.  The mesmerizing flames are accompanied by holiday music that is sure to warm your home.  You can enjoy the festive fireplace starting at 11 a.m. on Dec. 24, running through midnight Dec. 25.  Happy Holidays!

Public meetings

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

City Council – Live coverage begins at 4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. The meetings will replay the following Friday and Saturday, respectively, at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Dec. 7 and 21.

Parks and Recreation Commission - Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Dec. 20.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 21.

Programs

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

Addicteen - Six valley teens are challenged to give up their addictions: social media and tobacco. See what happens. Thursdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is again offering a unique opportunity for people to learn more about Arizona’s colorful forest hummingbirds at the 13th annual High Country Hummers Festival. Wednesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – The Community Fishing Program is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors without having to leave town. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 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

Civil Dialogue Series: "Scottsdale's Untapped Resource; Employing Individuals with Disabilities" – Author Gary Karp debunks the myths employers often have when hiring people with disabilities. Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Cure Corridor Luncheon - This event celebrates the innovation of high technology companies on the Cure Corridor which are breaking new ground in health care and bio-life science while changing the way business invests in the startup landscape. Mondays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

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 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

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. Sundays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 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 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 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.

Neighborhood College – Gain an understanding of your homeowners’ association's documents and how your community works in relation to maintenance and insurance responsibilities, budgeting, and generally how to get along in your type of neighborhood. Sundays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

No Burn Day? Don’t Burn Wood! - There is one thing that everyone who lives in and visits Scottsdale has in common. We all breathe air. Maricopa County Air Quality Department is asking everyone to help keep our air clean and our residents healthy. Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.; Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

On Victory's Watch: The Arizona State Capitol - Narrated by Arizona's Official State Historian Marshall Trimble, this program takes viewers on a fun, informative and, at times, surprising journey through 90 years of State history. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Roof Rats & Bees: What do you do? - Officials from Maricopa County Environmental Services answer common questions about roof rats and bees around your home. Sundays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Scottsdale Artbeat – Ruler-wielding Sister is back for another hilarious season of Late Nite Catechism at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Artslinks to external site. Watch this interview with star Patti Hannon for a glimpse into how she makes each show a unique experience. Sundays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.; Mondays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Songwriters' Showcase - Watch exciting local artists take to the stage to perform original music. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; noon to 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. to midnight.

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.

Tovrea Castle - Was it a hideout for gangsters or a tribute from an adoring husband to his wife? Find out by watching this documentary on the iconic building located on Washington Street in Phoenix. Tuesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 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 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 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. Fridays 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. Fridays 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. Fridays 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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