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Wednesday 12

Monopoly Money Art

Children ages 4 to 12 can create art representing a variety of careers at Monopoly Money Art at 3 p.m. at the White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell. Pennywise the Pig will be there. Registration is required at mcldaz.org.

Silly Dave Music & Fun!

Silly Dave will play children’s favorite tunes using a variety of instruments at Silly Dave Music & Fun! at 10 a.m. at the Dr. Saide Recreation Center, 1003 E. Eason Ave., Buckeye.

Pajama Storytime

Children are invited to put on their pajamas and listen to stories at Pajama Storytime from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

Avondale master plan input sought

Avondale residents can share their visions for the city’s future at the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Advisory Board presentation at 6:30 p.m. at Avondale City Hall, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive., Avondale. For information, visit avondale.org.

Agua Fria Union High School Board meeting

The Agua Fria Union High School District Governing Board meets at 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the district office, 1481 N. Eliseo Felix Jr. Way, Suite 110, Avondale. For information, visit aguafria.org.

Fitness in the Park

Buckeye hosts Fitness in the Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Sundance Park, 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye.

Citizenship class

People wanting to become U.S. citizens are invited to a free class from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale.

Domestic violence support groups

New Life Center offers free confidential support groups for those who have experienced domestic violence. The meetings are held Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and Friday afternoons, with varying times and confidential locations. For information, call 623-932-4404, Ext. 123.

Story time

Toddlers ages 2 to 4 accompanied by an adult can enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills at 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday at the Buckeye Library Downtown Branch, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Baby time

Take your babies from birth to 23 months to enjoy songs, activities, rhymes, books and playtime starting at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Buckeye Library Downtown Branch, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Computer classes

Learn the basics of operating a computer from 6 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the Program Room at the Buckeye Library Coyote Branch, 21699 W. Yuma Road, Suite 116, Buckeye. Registration is required. For information, call 623-349-6300.

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 benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Thursday 13

Puppet show

The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is performing a show at 10:15 a.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

NASA, Meteors and the ORIZ REX

A NASA ambassador will talk about the ORIS REX and its progress during NASA, Meteors and the ORIS REX at 2 p.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

Buckeye Fire focus group

People are invited to let the Buckeye Fire Medical Rescue Department know how its doing during a focus group at 9 a.m. in the Program Room of the Coyote Branch Library, 21699 W. Yuma Road, Buckeye. For information, visit buckeyeaz.gov/fire-department/.

General Caregiver Support Group

A caregiver support group will meet at 9:45 a.m. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 918 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. For information, visit 602-274-5022 or visit duetaz.org.

Meet, Greet & Eat

Meet, Greet & Eat runs from noon to 1 p.m. following a free potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 104 W. Western Ave. For information, call 623-932-3480.

Saddle Mountain School Board meeting

The Saddle Mountain Unified School District Governing Board meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the district office, 38201 W. Indian School Road, Tonopah. For information, visit smusd90.org.

S.M.A.R.T. Referrals Networking

Entrepreneurs are invited to network with other local small business owners at the Southwest Marketing and Referrals Team (S.M.A.R.T.) meeting. The group meets for its Lunchtime Business Builders session at noon the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q, 845 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. Owners or managers of all types of businesses are encouraged to attend. For information, contact Darren Mullins at darren.mullins@libertymutual.com.

Union Elementary School Board meeting

The Union Elementary School District Governing Board meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the district office, 3834 S. 91st Ave., Tolleson. For information, visit unionesd.org.

Veteran support group

A veteran and military personnel support group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear. For information, call 623-882-0721.

ESL Cafe

Participants can practice their English or Spanish skills from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Buckeye Public Library, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. Spanish will be spoken for the first half and English for the second.

New Life Al-Anon

New Life Al-Anon meets at noon every Thursday at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 255 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear.

St. Peter’s RePete Boutique

St. Peter’s RePete Boutique thrift store is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the exception of holidays, at 400 S. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park.

Al-Anon Stepping Stones

Al-Anon Stepping Stones meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear.

Ala-Teen

Ala-Teen meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear.

Fitness in the Park

Buckeye hosts Fitness in the Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Sundance Park, 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye.

Small business mentoring

Goodyear is offering one-on-one mentoring for business owners and entrepreneurs from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday. To schedule a mentoring appointment, email darah.mann@goodyearaz.gov.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous, meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday at the Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce, 508 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye. The goal of the group is to address and work toward recovery. For information, call 623-693-6244.

Baby time

Take your babies to an interactive program that introduces board books, music and art to babies and toddlers. There will be educational toys, socialization and self-expression in a comfortable environment. Baby time is designed for children from birth to 2 years old. Baby time runs from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The Garden Lakes group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Garden Lakes, 2517 N. 107th Ave., Avondale.

Taking Turns Toybrary

The Care1st Avondale Resource Center opens 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

In Stitches in Goodyear meets at 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Goodyear Library, 14455 W. Van Buren St., Goodyear. 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.

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 benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Friday 14

Solar Viewing Party

Photograph the sun through the telescope and receive a July skymap during the Solar Viewing Party from 9 to 11 a.m. at the White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell. Registration is required at mcldaz.org.

Friday Business Connections

The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts the Friday Business Connections networking group at 7:30 a.m. the second and fourth Friday of the month at West-MEC, 5487 N. 99th Ave., Glendale. The meetings feature a keynote speaker covering topics affecting the Southwest Valley. Business owners are welcome to attend even if they are not members of the Southwest Valley Chamber. To see a speaker schedule, visit southwestvalleychamber.org. For information, call 623-932-2260 or email info@southwestvalleychamber.org.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group meets at 1 p.m. the second Friday of the month at the White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell. For information, visit benevilla.org or mcldaz.org.

Texas Hold’em tournaments

The American Legion Post 53 hosts Texas Hold’em tournaments at 7 p.m. the first and third Friday of the month in Hazelton Hall at 402 E. Narramore Ave. in Buckeye. For information, call 623-327-0227 or email legionpost53@gmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 4:30 p.m. Fridays at Verrado Coffee Co., 1829 N. Verrado Way, Buckeye.

Saturday 15

Imagine Avondale car wash

Imagine Avondale Elementary School, 950 N. Eliseo Felix Jr. Way, Avondale, is holding a car wash from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit its athletic department. A car wash costs $3 for cars and $5 for trucks.

Magician Eric Giliam

A musical comedy magic show with magician Eric Giliam will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Goodyear Branch Library, 14455 W. Van Buren St., Suite C-101, Goodyear.

Christmas in July

The third annual Christmas in July will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church, 7598 S. Liberty School Road, Buckeye. For information, call 623-386-4090.

Meet and Greet

The Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue nonprofit group is holding a meet and greet to screen potential adopters from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cabela’s, 9380 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale. For information and to fill out an application, visit dlrrphoenix.org.

Writers in Residence Summer Workshop

Author Sam Sykes is the writer in residence at the Avondale Civic Center Library, 11350 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale. He will teach classes throughout the summer as part of the Writers in Residence Summer Workshops program. Today’s class, Less is More: Advanced Fiction Writing Techniques, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library. Registration is required by calling 623-333-2665 or emailing LibraryEvents@avondaleaz.gov.

Free YMCA Pool Day

The Southwest Valley YMCA, 2919 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, is offering free swimming to Goodyear residents from noon to 4:30 p.m. For information, call 623-935-5193.

AAUW

The West Valley branch of the American Association of University Women meets at 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month in the PebbleCreek community in Goodyear. All interested women are welcome. For information, call at 623-249-5388.

USMC Southwest Detachment

The Marine Corps League, Southwest Valley Detachment No. 1245 meets from 8 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 420 N. Dysart Road, Goodyear. All present and former Marines and FMF Corpsmen are welcome. The detachment is involved with various programs that assist veterans. For information, contact Detachment Commandant Herb Cato at 623-853-5685 or email hcato@cox.net.

M.A.S.H. Food Distribution

Citrus Road Nazarene Church hosts M.A.S.H, or Miracles Are Still Happening, food distribution from 6 to 8:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the church, 418 S. Citrus Road, Goodyear. $50 to $60 worth of food will be available for a $10 donation. The event runs on a first-come, first-served basis; food supplies vary each month. For information, visit .facebook.com/CitrusRoadNazarene.

Cody’s Reading Pack

Young readers can build confidence by reading to therapy dogs during “Cody’s Reading Pack” at 10 a.m. the third Saturday of the month at the Coyote Branch Library, 21699 W. Yuma Road, Buckeye. Readings are by appointment for 15-minute sessions. To reserve an appointment, call 623-349-6300.

Catholic Daughters of America

The Catholic Daughters of America (CDA) will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. to discuss “feminine genius” in today’s world in the Teen Room at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 13720 W. Thomas Road, Avondale. New members are encouraged to join. For information, call Mary Ann at 623-680-1845.

Community Bingo

The Rotary Club of Buckeye sponsors Community Bingo at 5 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 benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Sunday 16

Adult Children of Alcoholics

The support group Adult Children of Alcoholics meets at 5 p.m. every Sunday at the Litchfield Park First Baptist Church, 901 E. Plaza Circle, Litchfield Park.

Group meditation

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 St. Peter’s Office at 623-935-3279 or visit stpetersaz.com.

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 benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

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.

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, Litchfield Park. For information, call 623-935-3411 or email info@churchatlitchfieldpark.org. There is no fee for participation.

Monday 17

Blood drive

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rodeo Ford, 13680 W. Test Drive, Goodyear. To make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Family LEGO Night

Families can build with LEGOs at Family LEGO Night at 6:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

Divorce support group

The DivorceCare support group summer session will wrap up at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear. The group enables divorced and separated people to find help, discover hope and experience healing. The format includes videos, a workbook, a trained facilitator, and group discussion. The cost of the workbook is $15; scholarships are available. For information, call Carol at 623-340-9205.

Kids support group

The DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) summer session will wrap up at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear. The program is for children 5 to 12 who are struggling with the hurt and pain of divorce and separation. The cost of the workbook is $15; scholarships are available. For information, call Carol at 623-340-9205.

Avondale City Council meeting

The Avondale City Council meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month at 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale.

Alzheimer’s support group

An Alzheimer’s support group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month at the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 918 S. Litchfield Road, Building A, Goodyear. Support groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information and as a way of supporting and encouraging each other. For information, call 602-528-0545 or visit alz.org/dsw.

Entrepreneur meet-up

Meet with fellow entrepreneurs to share ideas, ask questions, talk current business trends and receive feedback and advice during the Monday Night Meet-up event at 6 p.m. at the Buckeye Coyote Branch Library, 21699 W. Yuma Road, Buckeye. No registration is required.

Fitness in the Park

Buckeye hosts Fitness in the Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Sundance Park, 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye.

Citizenship class

People wanting to become U.S. citizens are invited to a free class from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale.

Crazy 8s club

The Crazy 8s club meets from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday at the Goodyear Branch Library, 14455 W. Van Buren, Suite C-101, Goodyear. The club is open to third- through fifth-graders who want to learn about math in new ways, including building projects, making music and other techniques.

Domestic violence support groups

New Life Center offers free confidential support groups for those who have experienced domestic violence. The meetings are held Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and Friday afternoons, with varying times and confidential locations. For information, call 623-932-4404, Ext. 123.

Computer classes

Learn the basics of operating a computer from 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday at the Buckeye Library Downtown Branch, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. Registration is required. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Mental Illness peer support group

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 18

History of Litchfield Park Posse

People can learn about the Litchfield Park community and its history during the History of Litchfield Park Posse program at 6 p.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

Jin Shin Jyutsu

People can explore the ancient art of Japanese acupressure with Jin Shin Jyutsu at 2 p.m. at the Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

Buckeye City Council meeting

The Buckeye City Council meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Buckeye City Hall, 530 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye.

Developmental, hearing & vision screenings

Free developmental, hearing and vision screenings are offered from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale. Screenings provide a quick look at how children are doing in areas such as communication, physical ability, social skills, problem solving, hearing and vision. For information, call 623-333-2703.

Pendergast Elem. School Board meeting

The Pendergast Elementary School District Governing Board meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at the district office, 3802 N. 91st Ave., Phoenix (the board meets periodically at schools on a rotating basis). For information, visit pesd92.org.

Wednesday 19

Cards and Games

Adults 40 and older can play games such as Sequence, Rummikub or Mexican Train, Hand and Foot from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Goodyear Recreation Conference Room, 3075 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. The event is free. To register, call 623-882-7525.

Prescription drug drop-off

Festival residents can drop off their unwanted prescription drugs in the original containers from 4 to 8 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Public Safety Center, 27360 W. Wagner Complex Drive, Buckeye.

WomenHeart support group

WomenHeart, a support group for women with or at risk for heart disease, meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at 3657 Clubhouse Drive, Room 100, Goodyear. For information, call 623-215-3629.

Litchfield Park City Council meeting

The Litchfield Park City Council meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the Community Room at the Florence Brinton Litchfield Memorial Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park, unless otherwise posted. Meeting agendas can be viewed online at litchfield-park.org.

Monthly book discussion

The Buckeye Public Library, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye, invites adults to a book discussion from 1 to 2 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month.

Fitness in the Park

Buckeye hosts Fitness in the Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Sundance Park, 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye.

Citizenship class

People wanting to become U.S. citizens are invited to a free class from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center, 328 W. Western Ave., Avondale.

Domestic violence support groups

New Life Center offers free confidential support groups for those who have experienced domestic violence. The meetings are held Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and Friday afternoons, with varying times and confidential locations. For information, call 623-932-4404, Ext. 123.

Story time

Toddlers ages 2 to 4 accompanied by an adult can enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills at 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday at the Buckeye Library Downtown Branch, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Baby time

Take your babies from birth to 23 months to enjoy songs, activities, rhymes, books and playtime starting at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Buckeye Library Downtown Branch, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. For information, call 623-349-6300.

Computer classes

Learn the basics of operating a computer from 6 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the Program Room at the Buckeye Library Coyote Branch, 21699 W. Yuma Road, Suite 116, Buckeye. Registration is required. For information, call 623-349-6300.

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 benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

Thursday 20

Fun in the Sun, Safety in the Desert

Learn how to hike in the summer heat at Fun in the Sun, Safety in the Desert at 11 a.m. at the Nature Center Classroom at White Tank Mountain Regional Park, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell.

Meet with Rep. Ruben Gallego

U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-District 7, has a representative at his mobile office from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Chicanos Por La Causa Maryvale Community Service Center, 6850 W. Indian School Road, Phoenix.

S.M.A.R.T. Referrals Networking

Entrepreneurs are invited to network with other local small business owners at the Southwest Marketing and Referrals Team (S.M.A.R.T.) meeting. The group meets for its 8 O’clock Round Up at 8 a.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q, 845 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. Owners or managers of all types of businesses are encouraged to attend. For information, contact Darren Mullins at darren.mullins@libertymutual.com.

Veteran support group

A veteran and military personnel support group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear. For information, call 623-882-0721.

ESL Cafe

Participants can practice their English or Spanish skills from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Buckeye Public Library, 310 N. Sixth St., Buckeye. Spanish will be spoken for the first half and English for the second.

New Life Al-Anon

New Life Al-Anon meets at noon every Thursday at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 255 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear.

St. Peter’s RePete Boutique

St. Peter’s RePete Boutique thrift store is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the exception of holidays, at 400 S. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park.

Al-Anon Stepping Stones

Al-Anon Stepping Stones meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear.

Ala-Teen

Ala-Teen meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N. Sarival Ave., Goodyear.

Fitness in the Park

Buckeye hosts Fitness in the Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Sundance Park, 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye.

Small business mentoring

Goodyear is offering one-on-one mentoring for business owners and entrepreneurs from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday. To schedule a mentoring appointment, email darah.mann@goodyearaz.gov.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous, meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday at the Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce, 508 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye. The goal of the group is to address and work toward recovery. For information, call 623-693-6244.

Baby time

Take your babies to an interactive program that introduces board books, music and art to babies and toddlers. There will be educational toys, socialization and self-expression in a comfortable environment. Baby time is designed for children from birth to 2 years old. Baby time runs from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The Garden Lakes group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Garden Lakes, 2517 N. 107th Ave., Avondale.

Taking Turns Toybrary

The Care1st Avondale Resource Center opens 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

In Stitches in Goodyear meets at 1:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Goodyear Library, 14455 W. Van Buren St., Goodyear. 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.

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 benefit local charities. For information, call 623-512-8878.

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March 11th 8 am - 3 pm

White Tanks Southen Baptist Church

1420 N. 192nd Ave.

Buckeye AZ

Come to Skyline Regional Park, Saturday, January 14 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. to exercise your New Year's resolution of getting fit and keeping fit. This free outdoor fitness event is hosted in celebration of the parks one-year anniversary. It will highlight activities such as hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and more. For more information become a Skyline Regional Park Facebook Friend, visit www.skylineregionalpark.com or contact the Skyline Recreation Coordinator at (623) 349-6350.

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