Scottsdale Video Network September program guide

Public meetings

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

City Council – Live coverage begins at 4 p.m. Sept. 11 and 5 p.m. Sept. 25. Meetings 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. Sept. 6 and 20.

Human Services Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Sept. 13.

Parks and Recreation Commission – Sept. 19 meeting has been cancelled.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Sept. 12 and 26. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Sept. 18.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 20.

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. Wednesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – This Emmy winning program takes you across Arizona to explore all the great recreational and wildlife opportunities the Grand Canyon state has to offer. Wednesdays at 2, 2:30, 7, 7:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m.; 3, 3:30, 6, 6:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m.

Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Born in Fire: Scottsdale’s Revolutionary Fire Sprinkler Ordinance - Scottsdale took an audacious step in 1985; it began requiring fire sprinklers in residential homes. More than three decades after that controversial decision, Scottsdale remains a leader in the fire suppression field and residents continue to reap the benefits of a system that saves lives and property. Wednesdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Cinetime – Enjoy a short film double feature! "Water" takes us on a four-minute journey to some of the planet's most spectacular glaciers, waterfalls, beaches, rivers and waterways.  "Tonic of the Sea" follows the story of a troubled woman who ultimately finds serenity by swimming off the rocky coast of the United Kingdom every day. Wednesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

City Information – Watch for information on City of Scottsdale events, programs and services. Daily at 5 and 10 a.m.; 2 p.m. and midnight.

Civil Dialogue Series: "Latino/a Impact Panel" - Latino residents helped shape the history and culture of Scottsdale. Learn more about their legacy and influence when Scottsdale's Civil Dialogue Series presents a lively discussion and some unique perspectives as local Latino/a leaders in government, business, tourism, and culinary arts come together for this special presentation. Tuesdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 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. Fridays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 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. Fridays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 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. Find out what you can do to keep yourself safe. Fridays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Tuesdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 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 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Mondays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

The History of Scottsdale - Winfield Scott is credited for founding Scottsdale, but find out who supplied services like teaching, blacksmithing, cafes and more to the people who settled in what would become Scottsdale, Arizona. Mondays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

Maricopa Sports – Reports from all the Valley Community Colleges on sports programs available to students.  Thursdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Mussel Decontamination - Learn how you can help stem the invasion of these invasive species. Fridays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 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. Mondays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

Pinnacle Peak Trails - Take a walking tour of this favorite hiking park in north Scottsdale and discover its geological past. Saturdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

The Road to Recovery - Learn the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. Hear the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover. Thursdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 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. Saturdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

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 4 and 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 6 a.m. 

State of the Fire Department - Learn how the Scottsdale Fire Department’s mission statement, “We Care for You,” sets the direction and vision for the department. The department’s three-year Strategic Plan considers current and future economic trending and compares those trends against the all-hazards response nature of the fire service. Wednesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Saturdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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. Mondays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Water Wise Fall Vegetable Desert Gardening - Master Gardener Carol Stuttard demonstrates how to prepare your low desert vegetable garden for fall planting. Get water wise tips to foster healthy plants and save water. Tuesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.; Thursdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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. Sundays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 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. Sundays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 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. Sundays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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