Social Refresh: April 28, 2017

Would you drive five miles on an unpaved road to visit a bar in the middle of the desert? Cronkite News reporter Alexa Armes visits one off-the-grid oasis that offers a unique experience for anyone wanting a drink.

While many budget changes have caused schools to cut arts programs, one Valley school is celebrating the expansion of an arts program with the construction of a new building. Danielle Kerncamp brings the highlights from the groundbreaking festivities on-site.

Thousands of Arizona children benefit from federally funded free and reduced lunch programs at school, but some schools get more money for these free lunches than they end up using. What happens with these extra funds? Reporter Natalie Tarangioli lets us know.

View these and other top highlights from this week’s Cronkite News broadcasts.