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Scottsdale Video Network February program guide

Public meetings

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

City Council – Live coverage begins at 4 p.m. Feb. 21, and 5 p.m. Feb. 7 and 28. Meetings replay the following  Friday at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Feb. 2 and 16.

Human Relations Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Feb. 13.

Human Services Commission – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Feb. 9.

Parks and Recreation Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Feb. 15.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Feb. 8 and 22. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Feb. 21.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 16.

Programs

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

2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Author and two-time aviation hall of fame inductee William “Bill” Norwood was the keynote speaker at the Scottsdale 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dinner Celebration. The annual event was held Wednesday, Jan. 11. Mondays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.; Saturdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. 

ADOT Quarterly – Learn about the new Safety Corridors on the valley’s freeways. Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Arizona Gardening with Mary Irish - Here are some tips for gardening in the Southwest from horticultural consultant Mary Irish. Mondays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – A new high-definition camera offers an up-close look at a pair of nesting peregrine falcons in downtown Phoenix. Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – Eight new recruits enter the police academy for 18 weeks of training before they take the next step in their long journey toward becoming Arizona Game and Fish Wildlife Managers.  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

Carolyn Allen Amphitheater Dedication - Carolyn Allen spent 16 years as an Arizona lawmaker supporting and protecting Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Jan. 22, Scottsdale dedicated an amphitheater at the Brown’s Ranch Trailhead that recognizes Allen’s service and her role in establishing one of the Valley’s most beautiful tracts of open space. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. 

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.” Fridays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

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. Tuesdays 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. Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Mondays 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. Thursdays 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 health care 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. Sundays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Hard Times, Simple Times - What was it like living during the depression in Scottsdale? This program explores the people and places in Scottsdale during the Great Depression. Fridays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Wednesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Lessons in Loyalty – Hear the story of one American's internment camp experience here in Arizona. Saturdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 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.

Mayor and Council Breakfast - Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane and the members of the Scottsdale City Council hold an informative and enlightening discussion regarding economic development activities and business successes in our community. The keynote speaker is Anthony Wagner, president and founder of IO. Sundays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

One Short Ride - He was going for a short ride on his all-terrain vehicle, just out and back. Except he almost didn't come back. Brought to you by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Pinnacle Peak Trails - Take a walking tour of this favorite hiking park in north Scottsdale and discover its geological past. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 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. Mondays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Scottsdale Philharmonic – Enjoy a performance of traditional classical music by Arizona’s premier philharmonic orchestra. The Scottsdale Philharmonic is a professional symphony orchestra that performs free concerts several times per year to promote the cultural environment of Scottsdale. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Scottsdale Roundup “Animals!” - Enjoy some animal “tales” from around Scottsdale. Mondays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Scottsdale Roundup “History” - 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. Fridays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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. Saturdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Winfield Scott, Founding Father - Hear the story of Scottsdale's founding father and how he established our community. Fridays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

The Wonders of Water Resources – You may not realize it, but there are hundreds of Scottsdale employees working around-the-clock, every day of the year to make sure you have clean, safe water and sewer services whenever you need it. Find out how water gets to your tap, and what happens to it when it goes down the drain. Thursdays 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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