Ice Cream Run!!

Ice Cream Run! 3 mile run, 1/2 mile fun run/walk, 3 miles of water, color, family fun, unique finishers medal, event t-shirt and an after party with music, a bounce house, and all the ice cream you can eat! Wear costumes! Craziness is encouraged! Its a mixed terrain course which is fast and flat, 2 miles of blistering fast asphalt and 1 mile of grated gravel!

Join us on September 21st at the Peoria Sports Complex!!

*For more information please visit:

Teddy Bear Day

Teddy Bear Day

Downtown Glendale celebrates Teddy Bear Day on Saturday, Sept. 7th, From 10 a.m. to 4p.m. and participants will be encouraged to donate a NEW (12 inch or less) Teddy Bear to the Glendale Fire Departments Trauma Teddy Program. More than 1,600 bears were collected last year and benefited the Glendale Fire Department and United Way. Once visitors drop off a Teddy Beat at the Glendale Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) they will enjoy a fun-filled day of make-and-take arts and crafts, sweet treats and exclusive deals in Historic Downtown Glendale. Participants may pick up a map of participating merchants, coupons and gift bag (for the first 250 visitors) and take a spin on the themed prize wheel at the CVB.

For More Information please contact the Glendale CVB at 623-930-4500 or visit online at The glendale CVB at 5800 W. Glenn Drive, Suite 140.

Back to School Teddy Bear Tea

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1p.m. Sunday September 8th

Where: The Spicery, 7141 N. 59th Ave. ( Catlin Court)

Number: 623-937-6534

Price:$19.95 per person * Please note Reservations are required and ticket sales end on Sept. 2nd*

Bring along you favorite Teddy Bear to donate and enjoy afternoon tea, Delicious desserts, raffle prizes and more. The Teddy Bears will benefit the Glendale Fire Departments Trauma Teddy Program.

Chambers of Fear Haunted House and Bell Mar Bash

Chambers of Fear Haunted House and Bell Mar Bash – Bell Mar Plaza, annual haunted house which includes many featured events all moth long, nights filled with fun, food and fright, graveyard entertainment.

Date: Sept. 13th – Sept. 30th

Times: Thu/Sun 7p.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7p.m. – Midnight

Phone: 623-255-6896

Location: Bell Mar Plaza 11340 W. Bell Rd. Surprise AZ 85374

Website for more Info:

Cooking for The Phoenix Childrens Hospital!

Chefs will be flocking to the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Az to support and raise money for The Phoenix Children’s Hospital. All benefits will go to the Hospital to help pay for research and treatments.

There will be dozens of tasting stations offering bites crafted by more than 50 notable local chefs and restaurants, while more than 30 wine, beer and mixology sampling booths keep the crowds in good spirits.

Date: Saturday August 31st

Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, 6902 E. Greenway Parkway, Phoenix.

Tickets: $75 in advance, $90 at the door ($60 for designated driver).

View schedules and purchase tickets at

Northwest and Southwest Valley Pools

Hollyhock Community Pool, 15808 N Hollyhock Street.

Open swim hours: Mondays – Thursdays Noon – 3pm, Saturdays and Sundays Noon – 4pm.

For more information call: 623-222-2530



BuckeyeAquaticsCenter, 207 N Ninth Street.

Open swim hours: Mondays – Saturdays Noon – 5pm.

For more information call: 623-349-6690



Goodyear Swimming Pool, 430 E Loma Linda Blvd.

Open swim hours: Mondays – Wednesdays and Fridays 1 – 4pm, Saturdays 6:30 – 8:30pm, Sundays 2- 8pm.

For more information call: 623-932-4809



LitchfieldParkRecreationCenter, 100 S Old Litchfield Road.

Open swim hours: Mondays – Fridays 8 – 10am and 2:30 – 7:30pm, Saturdays 10am – 5pm, Sundays 1 – 5pm.

For more information call: 623-935-9040



Tolleson Swimming Pool, 9419 W Van Buren Street.

Open swim hours: Mondays – Fridays Noon – 4pm and 6 – 8:30pm, Saturdays 3:30 – 8:30pm.

For more information call: 623-478-4398


Surprise Aquatics Center

Surprise Aquatic Center
15831 N. Bullard Ave.

Current Lap Swimming schedule – May 23rd 2013

Monday- Thursday: 7 pm – 8 pm

Adult visit costs 2$ per visit or 40$ for annual pass

Open Swim begins May 25th

Monday – Thursday: 12:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday: Noon- 4 pm. Closes early due to swim meets*

Saturday Noon – 5 Pm