9 Days Calendar, week of March 27, 2015

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Friday 27

Blood drive

United Blood Services is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Buckeye Union High School, 1000 E. Narramore, Buckeye.

Concert in the Park

The Lil’ Debbie Band will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sundance Park at 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye. Admission is free.

Celebration of reading

A special guest will read Dr. Seuss books to celebrate the author’s birthday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Care1st Avondale Resource & Housing Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. Children up to age 5 years old are invited to go hear stories, sing songs and make crafts. Each child will get to take a book home. Registration is required by calling 623-333-2703.

Friday Business Connections

The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Friday Business Connections networking group from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Village Inn, 10010 W. McDowell Road, Avondale. The meetings will feature a keynote speaker covering topics affecting the Southwest Valley. Business owners are welcome to attend even if they are not a member of the Southwest Valley Chamber. To see a speaker schedule, visit www.southwestvalleychamber.org. For information, call 623-932-2260 or email info@southwestvalleychamber.org.

Reformers Unanimous

The addiction recovery program “Reformers Unanimous” meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Desert Springs Community Church, 14440 W. Indian School Road, Goodyear. The Christ-centered group is free and open to all adults who struggle with addiction or a “stubborn habit” and their family members. Each class has a nursery and youth programs for family members, as well as free, local transportation. For information, contact Director Mike Hammonds at 602-694-5618 or visit www.gotaddictions.com.

Community Bingo

The Rotary Club of Buckeye sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). The Goodyear White Tanks Rotary Club sponsors late night Community Bingo at 10:30 p.m. Doors open at 9:45 p.m.; cost is $14 per person for all 14 games (paper). Bingo is at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

LEGO/DUPLO Play Day

The Buckeye Public Library hosts a LEGO/DUPLO play day from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Fridays at 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Saturday 28

Archaeology at the White Tanks

Ranger Jessica Bland, a former archaeologist, will discuss what archaeology can tell us about the people who used to call the White Tank Mountains home from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell. The event is science-focused and geared toward adults and youths at least 12 years old.

Household hazardous waste disposal

Avondale, Goodyear and Tolleson residents can safely dispose of residential household hazardous waste from 8 to 11 a.m. at 10 N. Eliseo C. Felix Way in Avondale. Accepted items include electronics such as TVs, cell phones, VCRs, computers; lawn chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers; home repair chemicals such as paint, thinners, solvents and adhesives; automotive liquids such as motor oil, antifreeze, car batteries and gasoline; passenger car tires; and household items such as batteries, poisons, pool chemicals and fire extinguishers. There is no charge but proof of residency will be required. For information, visit www.avondale.org/HHW.

Babysitting workshop

The Avondale Fire Department is offering a babysitting workshop from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fire Station No. 172, 1825 N. 107th Ave., Avondale. The program is geared toward teenagers ages 12 to 17 years old and covers common safety practices for caring for children. The workshop will teach teenagers CPR, AED, first aid, child care basics, emergency preparedness, drowning awareness and fire safety. The cost is $25 and lunch is included. Space is limited. Registration is required by calling 623-333-6112 or emailing Sue Pistoia at supistoia@avondale.org.

Avondale community garden open forum

Avondale and the Garden Patch Community Garden will host an open forum for new gardeners from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Garden Patch Community Garden, 11350 W. Coldwater Springs Blvd., Avondale. Register for free by calling 623-333-4422 or emailing eavila@avondale.org.

Lions Club annual pancake breakfast

The Goodyear Lions Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at Avondale Middle School, 1403 N. Central Ave., Avondale. The event benefits scholarship and eyeglass funds for children. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12 years old. They can be purchased from a Lions Club member or at the door. For information, call Bill Rajeski at 623-455-3253 or Jerry Oglesbee at 602-616-6006.

Goodyear Cemetery cleanup

Ballet Folklorico Esperanza will host a cemetery cleanup of the Goodyear Farms Historic Cemetery at 10 a.m. at 3900 N. Santa Fe Trail in Avondale. Take rakes, gloves and cutting tools. Trash bags and water will be provided. For information, call Kathi Soria at 602-403-1575.

Tolleson’s Easter Celebration

Tolleson’s Easter Celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park, 8601 W. Van Buren St., Tolleson. Children younger than 3 years old can hunt for Easter eggs at 11 a.m. Children ages 4 to 6 years old can look for eggs at 11:30 a.m. Children ages 7 to 10 years old are scheduled to hunt for eggs at noon. For information, visit www.tollesonaz.org/easter.

Buckeye’s Spring Celebration

Buckeye’s Spring Celebration is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at Sundance Park, 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye. There will be hot air balloon and pony rides, bounce houses and a petting zoo.

POWWOW

Buckeye Outreach For Social Services sponsors Produce On Wheels — With Out Waste from 8 to 11 a.m. at 501 E. Mahoney Ave., Buckeye. Community members can get up to 60 pounds of produce for a $10 donation. For information, visit www.borderlandfoodbank.org.

Buckeye Bookmobile on the move

The Buckeye Bookmobile will visit Verrado from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Buena Vista from 2 to 4 p.m.

M.A.S.H. Food Distribution

Turning Leaf Community and West Valley Family Church host a M.A.S.H, or Miracles Are Still Happening, food distribution from 7 to 11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at West Valley Family Church, 6115 N. 91st Ave., Glendale. Seventy to 80 pounds of food will be available for a donation of $5. The event runs on a first-come, first-served basis.

Grandchildren raising support group

Duet is hosting its monthly Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Goodyear, 918 S. Litchfield Road. The group meets the fourth Saturday of every month. For information, call 602-274-5022 or visit www.duetaz.org.

SW Specialty Foods farmer’s market

A farmer’s market is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at Southwest Specialty Foods, 700 N. Bullard Ave., Goodyear. The market features locally grown food, organic food, kettle corn, Ass Kickin’ hot sauce, coloring for children and donkey feeding. Admission and parking are free. For information, visit www.furyfarm.org.

Goodyear Community Farmers Market

The Goodyear Community Farmers Market is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Goodyear Community Park, 3151 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. The market offers locally grown foods, hand-crafted goods and potted plants for sale. Admission and parking are free. For information, visit www.azcommunitymarkets.com.

Community Bingo

The Rotary Club of Buckeye sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised will benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Sunday 29

Group meditation class

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 400 S. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park, hosts a group meditation class from 5 to 6 p.m Sundays. The class is designed for those desiring to learn meditation or deepen their practice. All faiths are welcome. For information, call the Rev. Gae Chalker at 623-935-3279 or visit stpetersaz.com.

Bingo

Buckeye American Legion Post 53 hosts bingo games starting at 1 p.m. every Sunday at 402 E. Naramore Ave., Buckeye. There are four special games and one $200 progressive jackpot. Last game is winner take all. The cost is $14 for all games. For information, call 623-327-0227.

Community Bingo

The Goodyear White Tanks Rotary Club sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Sundays at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised will benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Bingo

The Knights of Columbus 4737 of American Legion Post 61 at 35 N. Dysart Road hosts bingo games at 6:45 p.m. every Sunday. There are 16 games at a cost of $16, which include Quickies, Early Bird games and a $1,000 progressive game. Proceeds are donated to charity. For information, call 623-877-9732 or 602-316-2886.

Adrenaline Youth Choir

The Church at Litchfield Park invites children in sixth through 12th grades to participate in the Adrenaline Youth Choir from 4 to 5 p.m. every Sunday in the church’s Choir Room at 300 N. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park. For information, call 623-935-3411 or email info@churchatlitchfieldpark.org. There is no fee to participate.

Wigwam Farmer’s Market

The Wigwam Farmer’s Market is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays on the front lawn of the Wigwam, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park. Items available for purchase include fresh organic fruits and vegetables, cheese, preserves, bread and wine. For information, visit www.vermillionpromotions.com.

Monday 30

Worlds Collide book party

Fans of Spirit Animals, The 39 Clubs, Infinity Ring and TombQuest are invited to a Worlds Collide party at 1 p.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park. Go dressed as your favorite character or learn about the books for the first time with activities, challenges, a treat and some extra goodies from the publisher. Registration is required by calling 602-652-3000. For information, visit www.mcldaz.org.

Computer class

Learn the basics of operating a computer from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Downtown Buckeye Public Library, 310 N. Sixth St. Registration is required by calling 623-349-6300.

Crazy 8s Math Club meets

The Crazy 8s Math Club meets at 1 p.m. every Monday at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd. Pupils in third through fifth grades will have the opportunity to build stuff, run, jump, make music and experience math in fun and crazy ways. Materials are provided. Registration is required by calling 602-652-3000. For information, visit www.mcldaz.org.

Mental Illness peer support group meets

The Mental Illness Support Group “Hope” meets from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday at Christ Evangelical Church, 918 S. Litchfield Road, Classroom C, in Goodyear. The group is free to attend, is for adults 18 and older and is open to the public. For information, call Andy Arnowitz at 480-994-4407.

Tuesday 31

Buckeye Recreation Master Plan meeting

Buckeye will host a public meeting to present information about the Parks and Recreation Master Plan at 6 p.m. at Buckeye City Hall, 530 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye. The Master Plan will provide city officials with a vision framework for an interconnected network of parks, trails and open space over the next 10 years. For information, call Robert Wisener at 623-349-6621 or email rwisener@buckeyeaz.gov.

Blood drives

United Blood Services is hosting blood drives from:

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Westview High School, 10850 W. Garden Lakes, Avondale.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Estrella High School, 510 N. Central Ave., Avondale.

2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S. Estrella Parkway, Goodyear.

1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Litchfield Elementary School, 255 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

The Readiness Basket

Parents can learn about early childhood development for their children ages newborn to 5 years old at this class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Care1st Avondale Resource & Housing Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. Find practical and fun ways to nurture the brain development of your child to get him ready for kindergarten. Books and materials are free. Free child care is available. Registration is recommended by calling 623-333-2703.

PebbleCreek parking lot sale

PebbleCreek’s annual parking lot sale is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Tuscany Falls side’s parking lot. There will be food and drinks available for purchase.

Domestic violence support group

Eve’s Place, a domestic violence education and support group, meets from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday in Building B, Classroom C, at Christian Evangelical Lutheran Church, 918 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. For information, call 623-932-2394.

Preschool story time

Preschool aged children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy songs, stories and dancing during story time from 10:15 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room of the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park. No registration is required. For information, visit www.mcldaz.org or call 602-652-3000.

Buckeye Library events

Babies and Books — 9:15 a.m. Babies birth to 23 months and their caregivers are invited for a fun and age-appropriate story time. Bond with your baby through books, rhymes, bubbles and more. Learn tips on building a foundation for reading.

Terrific Tales for Toddlers — 10:15 a.m. Introduce a love of books and reading through stories, rhymes and music. This is a special story time for children ages 2-4 and their caregivers. Learn tips on building a foundation for reading.

ESL Conversation Group — 5-6:30 p.m. Practice and improve your knowledge of English and American culture by conversing with other learners in a friendly group setting. Different topics will be discussed each week. All levels are welcome and registration is not required. Adults only. The library is at 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. Call 623-349-6300 for information or visit www.buckeyeaz.gov/library.

Bingo

The American Legion Post No. 61 at 35 N. Dysart Road hosts bingo games at 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays. The schedule of 17 games includes Quickies, Early Bird games and a $1,000 progressive game at a cost of $17. Proceeds are donated back to area youths and veterans. Call 623-932-4960 for information.

Toastmasters meeting

Estrella Toastmasters meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce, 289 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. Toastmasters helps people become more effective speakers and confident leaders. The meetings are open to the public and free to attend.

Wednesday, April 1

Digital scrap booking program

Learn how to design and publish a book about your family tree, family vacation or other celebrations using templates at this digital scrapbooking program from 1 to 3 p.m. at the West Valley Genealogical Society & Library, 122222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown. Registration is required by calling 623-933-4945. For information visit www.azwvgs.com.

Computer class

Learn the basics of operating a computer at 6 p.m. at the Coyote Buckeye Public Library, 21699 W. Yuma Road, Suite 116, Buckeye. Registration is required by calling 623-349-6300.

Arizona Kith & Kin Project

Friends and family can learn all the important aspects of providing child care at this free class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Care1st Avondale Resource & Housing Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. Training topics include child development, guidance and discipline, health and safety, language and literacy and brain development. Free child care is available. Registration is required by calling 623-333-2703.

Tolleson Elementary School Board meets

The Tolleson Elementary School District Governing Board meets at 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the district office, 9261 W. Van Buren St., Tolleson. For information, visit www.tollesonschools.com.

District 29 Democrats meet

The Legislative District 29 Democrats meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Maryvale Community Center Arts and Crafts Room, 4420 N. 51st Ave., Phoenix.

Job readiness support in Avondale

Avondale, in partnership with Maricopa Workforce Connections, is offering job readiness assistance from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Care1st Avondale Resource & Housing Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. A career guidance specialist will help job seekers gain confidence in their search for employment. Assistance includes resume development, career counseling and job readiness workshops. Anyone interested in the service is asked to reserve time with the career guidance specialist by calling 623-333-2703. The service is available in English and Spanish.

Children’s Community Christian Choirs

Chimin’ In Hand Bell — 4:30 to 5 p.m. Fourth- to eighth-graders are invited to participate in a hand chime choir.

Voices in Praise — 5 to 6 p.m. VIP is for third- to fifth-graders.

Joyful Noise — 5:30 to 6 p.m. This group is for children in kindergarten to second grade with an emphasis on musical exploration. Choirs meet at the Church at Litchfield Park, 300 N. Old Litchfield Road. For information, call 623-935-3411 or email info@churchatlitchfieldpark.org. There is no fee for participation.

Litchfield Park Library events

Baby Time Story Time — 9:15 to 10 a.m. This program is for babies birth to 24 months with a parent or caregiver. Introduce the library and books to your baby as library staff shares stories, finger plays and movement activities. This is a lap-sit program for babies.

Pre-K Story Time — 10:15 to 11 a.m. Share great stories, silly songs and fantastic finger plays. The Litchfield Park Branch Library is at 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park. For information, call 602-652-3000 or visit www.mcldaz.org.

Buckeye Library events

Babies and Books — 9:15 a.m. Babies birth to 23 months and their caregiver are invited for a fun and age-appropriate story time. Bond with your baby through books, rhymes, bubbles and more. Learn tips on building a foundation for reading.

Terrific Tales for Toddlers — 10:15 a.m. Introduce a love of books and reading through stories, rhymes and music. This is a special story time for children ages 2-4 and their caregiver. Learn tips on building a foundation for reading. The library is at 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. Call 623-349-6300 for information or visit www.buckeyeaz.gov/library.

Community Bingo

The Rotary Club of Buckeye sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised will benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Thursday 2

Genealogy research and the Internet

Learn how to further your genealogy research using the Internet from 1 to 3 p.m. at the West Valley Genealogical Society & Library, 122222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown. Registration is required by calling 623-933-4945. For information visit www.azwvgs.com.

Free landscaping class

Learn about caring for desert plants during a free landscaping class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Avondale City Hall, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale. Register by calling 623-333-4422 or emailing eavila@avondale.org.

Play & Learn — Brain Time

Play & Learn — Brain Time is a program for infants to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers that provides caregivers the opportunity to socialize with other parents in a supportive environment. Staff provides access to child development and parenting information, community resources and parenting workshops. Youths socialize with other children and practice developmental skills, while playing in a fun, safe, and caring environment. Play & Learn — Brain Time is offered at 9:30 a.m. for children up to 18 months; 10:30 a.m. for children who are 19 months to 3 years old; and 11:30 a.m. for all ages the first, third and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Care1st Avondale Resource & Housing Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. The program is free. For information, call 623-333-2703.

Quilters Anonymous meets

Quilters Anonymous, a chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild, meets at 6:30 p.m. the First Thursday of every month at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N Sarival Avenue, Goodyear.  For information, call Dale Nokes at 623-218-6348.

Buckeye Bookmobile on the move

The Buckeye Bookmobile will visit Festival Sage Rec Center from 9 a.m. to noon and then head over to Festival Ranch Park from 1 to 4 p.m.

Taking Turns Toybrary

The Care1st Avondale Resource & Housing Center will open the doors to its Taking Turns Toybrary from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays at 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. Families can check out fun, educational toys for up to two weeks with a photo ID. For information, call 623-333-2703.

In Stitches in Goodyear meets

In Stitches in Goodyear meets at 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Goodyear Library, 14455 W. Van Buren St. Share ideas, tips and patterns with other crochet, knitting and sewing enthusiasts. Novice to advance needle crafters are welcome. Some basic instruction in needle crafts will be available. For information, call 602-652-3000.

Drug and Alcohol Program

The Drug and Alcohol Program (DAP) meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Mount Pleasant Church, 501 E Mahoney, Buckeye. For information, call Courtney at 623-386-6365.

Boy Scout meeting

Boy Scout Troop No. 263 meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at First Southern Baptist Church, 405 Third St., Buckeye. The troop is looking for boys between the ages of 11 and 18 who are interested in outdoor activities, learning new skills and becoming leaders. For information, call Trina Stark at 623-693-8624.

Community Bingo

The Goodyear White Tanks Rotary Club sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised will benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Friday 3

Genealogical research assistance

Get one-on-one assistance with genealogical research from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Buckeye Valley Museum, 116 E. Highway 85. Learn the basics of accurate research to preserve your family history. Call 623-349-6315 to make an appointment.

Free admission to Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix opens its doors to the general public free of charge from 5 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of the month. The museum is at 215 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. For information, visit www.childrensmuseumofphoenix.org.

Reformers Unanimous

The addiction recovery program “Reformers Unanimous” meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Desert Springs Community Church, 14440 W. Indian School Road, Goodyear. The Christ-centered group is free and open to all adults who struggle with addiction or a “stubborn habit” and their family members. Each class has a nursery and youth programs for family members, as well as free, local transportation. For information, contact Director Mike Hammonds at 602-694-5618 or visit www.gotaddictions.com.

Community Bingo

The Rotary Club of Buckeye sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). The Goodyear White Tanks Rotary Club sponsors late night Community Bingo at 10:30 p.m. Doors open at 9:45 p.m.; cost is $14 per person for all 14 games (paper). Bingo is at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

LEGO/DUPLO Play Day

The Buckeye Public Library hosts a LEGO/DUPLO play day from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Fridays at 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Saturday 4

Wigwam’s Egg Roll & Easter Festival

The Wigwam’s fifth annual Egg Roll & Easter Festival will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Wigwam, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park. See the Easter bunny arrive by helicopter at 8:30 a.m. There will be an Easter egg roll, a reading corner, an Easter egg hunt, face painting, egg decorating, crafts, train rides and an Easter outfit competition.

Easter egg hunt

The Church at Litchfield Park will host its annual free community Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. at 300 N. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park. The hunt is open to youths up to fifth grade. There will be songs, photo opportunities, the Easter bunny and lots of eggs. For information, call 623-935-2411 or visit www.churchatlitchfieldpark.org.

American Legion Post No. 61 sale

American Legion Post No. 61 will host a yard sale from 6 a.m. to noon at 35 N. Eighth St. in Avondale. There will be arts, crafts and baked goods. Table rentals cost $5 for one table or $7 for two for Legion members and $10 for one or $15 for two for non-members. For information, call Pam at 623-932-6587.

Gallery Night

In-Power Boutique is hosting Gallery Night from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mosaic Arts Center, 12 E. Western Ave., Avondale. The boutique will be highlighting artwork for a month from featured artists. Attendees can meet the featured artists at the event. Champagne and hors d’oeuvres will be served; there is no charge to attend. Featured artists will also be hosting a free art workshop at a later date. For information about the event or free art workshop, call Christina at 623-565-3958 or visit www.facebook.com/inpowerboutique.

Buckeye DAR chapter meets

Daughters of the American Revolution, Buckeye Chapter, meets the first Saturday of the month at the Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce, 508 E. Monroe Ave. Contact Linda Davis at GDavis1003@aol.com if you are interested in attending, becoming a member or learning more about the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Buckeye Bookmobile on the move

The Buckeye Bookmobile will visit the Sundance Active Adult Center, 930 S. Sundance Parkway, from 9 a.m. to noon and Tartesso Community Park from 1 to 4 p.m.

Button Hooks Button Club

The Button Hooks Button Club is hosting its monthly meeting starting at 10 a.m. at the Clubhouse Meeting Room at Good Samaritan Care Center, 10323 W. Olive Ave., Peoria. The meeting is for those interested in collecting and/or learning about buttons. For information, call Mary at 623-972-9028.

SW Specialty Foods farmer’s market

A farmer’s market is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at Southwest Specialty Foods, 700 N. Bullard Ave., Goodyear. The market features locally grown food, organic food, kettle corn, Ass Kickin’ hot sauce, coloring for children and donkey feeding. Admission and parking are free. For information, visit www.furyfarm.org.

Goodyear Community Farmers Market

The Goodyear Community Farmers Market is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Goodyear Community Park, 3151 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. The market offers locally grown foods, hand-crafted goods and potted plants for sale. Admission and parking are free. For information, visit www.azcommunitymarkets.com.

Community Bingo

The Rotary Club of Buckeye sponsors Community Bingo at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday at 3690 S. Estrella Parkway, Suite 108, Goodyear. Doors open at 5 p.m.; cost is $21 per person for all 18 games (paper). Daubers and Power Bingo King electronics are available. Proceeds raised will benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

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