Tag Archive for: March


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