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Arizona Events April 2015

Eating Homegrown vs GMO Lecture, April 25, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 11350 W. Garden Patch Community Garden, Coldwater Springs Blvd., Avondale. If you’re growing your own fruits and vegetables, you can choose to grow organically and have peace of mind knowing exactly what is in your food. What you may not know is why they taste better and how much you can gain from home gardening. Cost: Free. Contact: 623-333-4422

Avondale KidFest Waterpalooza, April 11, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Festival Fields, 101 E. Lower Buckeye Rd., Avondale. Celebrating the Week of the Young Child. Bounce activities, entertainment, services and programing geared toward young children, food and lots of fun for the whole family. Cost: Free to attend. Contact: 623-333-2400

American Cancer Society Relay for Life Family Day, April 18, 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Amphitheatre at City Hall, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale. Fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. www.relayforlife.org Contact: 602-778-7633

Jazz at the Plaza, April 28, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ ASU Tempe Campus MU North Stage, 301 E Orange Mall, Tempe. Listen to jazz performers tell a story through music and connect through this universal language of humanity. In partnership with the Memorial Union. Cost: Free. Contact: 480-727-7030


Peoria Cactus Dash Trail Run: March 15, 9am. Lake Pleasant gives runners the opportunity to run off road while enjoying spectacular views of the Lake. Please note that this is not stroll in the park!  The course will challenge runners with climbs and downhills to create a thrilling experience. Cost $20. Lake Pleasant Harbor Marina. Peoria, AZ. To register or for more details call 623-773-7137 or visit www.peoriaaz.gov/running

Spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection: March 28, 8am-11am. Bring household hazardous waste for proper disposal. Free. Proof of residency in Avondale, Goodyear or Tolleson is required in the form of a utility bill.  Materials should be tightly sealed in their original containers, if possible. Items with glass should be wrapped to avoid breakage. Materials should be transported in a cardboard box in the vehicle trunk or truck bed. Coldwater Park, 10 N. Eliseo C. Felix Way, Avondale, AZ. For list of acceptable items see www.avondale.org/DocumentCenter/View/35812

One for WATER 4-Mile Race: March 21, 7am -11am. How many professionally timed races are championed by a larger-than-life running toilet and an out-of- control irrigation sprinkler? Join us in chasing down the leaks! Rio Vista Community Park, 8886 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria, AZ. Cost $25. Contact 623-333-4422.  www.fixaleakweekaz.com

39th Annual Dolly Sanchez Memorial Easter Egg Hunts: April 4, 8am-noon. Here’s your chance to meet Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, so don’t forget your camera! Candy hunts, petting zoo, pony rides, train rides, make & take crafts, face painting, carnival games. Admission and parking free with canned food donation to benefit St. Mary’s/Westside Food Bank Alliance. Some activities require a nominal fee. Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria, AZ. http://www.peoriaaz.gov/specialevents