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City Business

  1. City Council Work Session and Regular Meeting

    March 2, 6:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

  2. Avondale Means Business ~ State of the City Event & Business Mixer

    March 5, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Avondale City Hall - Amphitheater

    Please RSVP
    Dress: Business

  3. Artspace Launch Event

    March 12, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mosaic Art Center

    Attention Artists & Creatives of all disciplines: You can make this happen! Participate in an online survey to help bring creative space to Historic Avondale. Take the survey in person.

  4. Small Business Workshop

    March 19, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Randall McDaniel Sport Complex

    Find out from the experts how to address these challenges and grow your business!

City Classes & Workshops

  1. Color Your World

    March 12, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ 11465 W. Civic Center Library

    Learn what to plant for an extended blooming season with plants that thrive here in the valley with very little water and effort.

  2. Growing fruits in the desert garden

    March 19, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ 11465 W. Civic Center Library

    From exotic to native fruits this class describes over 20 different types of fruit in detail. Discussion will cover water, fertilizer, pollination, fruit thinning and planting tips.

  3. One for WATER 4-Miler

    March 21, 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Rio Vista Community Park 8886 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria, AZ 85381

    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! www.fixaleakweekaz.com

  4. Container Gardening

    March 26, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ 11465 W. Civic Center Library

    This class covers every detail of growing plants in containers. From choosing your pot, soil, watering and fertilizing. There will be demonstrations of potting techniques and examples of different containers and soil.

  5. Open forum for Newbie Gardeners

    March 28, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 11350 W. Coldwater Springs Blvd

    The quality and flavor of the fresh veggies you grow will reward you all year long, especially when you garden organically. Discuss the care and propagation of a vegetable garden to find out what you need to know to grow great veggies.

City Special Events

  1. Tres Rios Nature Festival

    March 7, 10:00 AM - March 8, 4:00 PM @ Base & Meridian Wildlife Area

    This unique event focuses on the rich diversity of wildlife, habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage. It features kayaking, canoeing, fishing, bird watching, and hiking. The Festival also incorporates live entertainment, arts & crafts, food and much more.

  2. Voice of Youth Job and Education Fair

    March 21, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Genesis Youth Center 124 S. 4th Street Avondale, Arizona 85323

    The mission of the Voice of Youth Job and Education Fair is to expose area youth to all aspects of business and encourage investigation of career pathways. We also want our youth to expand their horizons to ensure that they have the opportunity to pursue future educational goals through higher education programs that will be available.

Community Events & Meetings

  1. Craft Fair & Rummage Sale

    March 7, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ 12 E. Western Ave.

    Do you enjoy arts and crafts? Do you want to support community enrichment? Then the Mosaic Arts Center is the place for you! Come support a local non-profit organization in an effort to teach K-12 students STE[+a]M (Science, Technology, Engineering, ART, and Mathematics) concepts. "The Mosaic Arts Center is preparing today's kids for tomorrow's world". Goods available for purchase at the event include, but are not limited to, cards and crafts, refreshments such as soft drinks, water, hot dogs, chips, etc., clothing items, books, video games and other crafts made by members of the community. VENDORS: To reserve a table, we ask for a $10 donation, but it is not required. Please contact Kenisha at 602-510-2678 or e-mail ariel@themacaz.org for more information.

  2. Voice of Youth Job and Education Fair

    March 21, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Genesis Youth Center 124 S. 4th Street Avondale, Arizona 85323

    The mission of the Voice of Youth Job and Education Fair is to expose area youth to all aspects of business and encourage investigation of career pathways. We also want our youth to expand their horizons to ensure that they have the opportunity to pursue future educational goals through higher education programs that will be available.

Community Submitted Events

  1. Living with Alzheimer's - Middle Stage

    March 5, 9:30 AM - March 3, 11:30 AM @ Sun Health Foundation

    This three-part program includes understanding the symptoms and care needs, understanding relationship changes, learning ways to maximize safety, preparing for emergencies, and learning how to get respite care. Effective strategies will also be discussed regarding personal care and managing challenging behaviors. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends, and family members who are faced with the unique challenges when caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease. Note: this workshop series is not appropriate for individuals with Alzheimer’s to attend. Meeting date: March 5, 12 & 26.

  2. Alzheimer's & Caregiver Stress

    March 9, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ First Southern Baptist Church

    As a caregiver who devotes a significant amount of time and energy to the person with Alzheimer's disease, too often, you may not recognize your own needs, fail to do anything about them or do not know where to turn for help. Learn tips on how to regain balance in your life. Maintaining your own good health is important to the success as a caregiver. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends and family members who are faced with the unique challenges of caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

  3. The Basics: memory loss, dementia & Alzheimer's disease

    March 11, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Peoria Public Library

    This workshop explores memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about risk factors, research, treatments and steps to a proper diagnosis/assessment. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends and family members who are faced with the unique challenges of caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

  4. Living with Alzheimer's - Middle Stage

    March 12, 9:30 AM - March 10, 11:30 AM @ Sun Health Foundation

    This three-part program includes understanding the symptoms and care needs, understanding relationship changes, learning ways to maximize safety, preparing for emergencies, and learning how to get respite care. Effective strategies will also be discussed regarding personal care and managing challenging behaviors. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends, and family members who are faced with the unique challenges when caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease. Note: this workshop series is not appropriate for individuals with Alzheimer’s to attend. Meeting date: March 5, 12 & 26.

  5. Living with Alzheimer's - Middle Stage

    March 19, 9:30 AM - March 17, 11:30 AM @ Sun Health Foundation

    This three-part program includes understanding the symptoms and care needs, understanding relationship changes, learning ways to maximize safety, preparing for emergencies, and learning how to get respite care. Effective strategies will also be discussed regarding personal care and managing challenging behaviors. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends, and family members who are faced with the unique challenges when caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease. Note: this workshop series is not appropriate for individuals with Alzheimer’s to attend. Meeting date: March 5, 12 & 26.

  6. Conversations about Dementia

    March 23, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Church of the Palms

    This workshop offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends, and family members who are faced with the unique challenges of caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

  7. Challenging Behaviors & Effective Communication

    March 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Peoria Public Library

    Alzheimer’s disease can cause a person to act in different or unpredictable ways and diminish a person’s ability to communicate. These changes can lead to frustration, stress, or tension. Caregivers will receive tips with ways to respond to challenging behaviors and how to recognize the triggers which may result in challenging interactions. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends, and family members who are faced with the unique challenges of caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

  8. Know the 10 signs of Alzheimer's

    March 25, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

    The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Individuals will gain a greater understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia, and what to do if they have signs of Alzheimer’s disease. This workshop is recommended for anyone interested in learning about the signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

  9. Living with Alzheimer's - Middle Stage

    March 26, 9:30 AM - March 24, 11:30 AM @ Sun Health Foundation

    This three-part program includes understanding the symptoms and care needs, understanding relationship changes, learning ways to maximize safety, preparing for emergencies, and learning how to get respite care. Effective strategies will also be discussed regarding personal care and managing challenging behaviors. This workshop is recommended for caregivers, friends, and family members who are faced with the unique challenges when caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease. Note: this workshop series is not appropriate for individuals with Alzheimer’s to attend. Meeting date: March 5, 12 & 26.

  10. Beyond the Hijab: Pakistani Women’s Perspectives

    March 26, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ ASU Tempe, West Hall 135

    A conversation with the visiting Pakistani faculty from the Kinnaird College for Women in Lahore, Pakistan.

Development Services Calendar

  1. Board of Adjustment

    March 10, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Council Chambers

    In general the Board serves as a quasi-judiciary body that hears appeals variances relating to regulations contained within the Zoning Ordinance. As a result, the decisions made by the Board need to be in conformance with state statute. Board meets as needed.

  2. Artspace Launch Event

    March 12, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mosaic Art Center

    Attention Artists & Creatives of all disciplines: You can make this happen! Participate in an online survey to help bring creative space to Historic Avondale. Take the survey in person.

  3. Planning Commission Meeting

    March 19, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Council Chambers

Field Operations Event

  1. Spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection

    March 28, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Coldwater Park

    Bring household hazardous waste to this event for proper disposal.