MAC Farm Village

There is a lot going on at the farm this week, with three chances to see what’s up at the USDA/UofA facilities in Maricopa. There is also a great opportunity to learn railroad history and visit the Zephyr train car, and the annual Seeds of Change Gala is the big fund-raiser for Against Abuse, Inc. See details on these events and more, or post your own, at InMaricopa.com/Calendar.

SUNDAY

A Ray of Hope meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is at 7 p.m. at the Maricopa Chamber of Commerce Office, 44480 W. Honeycutt Road, #106.

MONDAY

Age-Friendly Maricopa Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. at Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship, 20800 N. John Wayne Pkwy, Ste. 108, with a weighty agenda that includes the General Plan and transit system.

Maricopa Planning & Zoning will meet at 6 p.m. at City Hall to hear about applicable portions of the draft General Plan and hear public input.

The Heart of It All is at 7 p.m. at Central Arizona College – Maricopa, 17945 N. Regent Drive, Community Room A-101. Nancy Elliott presents a fun and entertaining program flowing with carefully selected songs, stories and poems about everyday lives.

A Ray of Hope meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is at 7 p.m. at Maricopa Community Church, 44977 W. Hathaway Ave.

TUESDAY

Desert Ag-Ventures MAC Farm Tour 2016 continues at the University of Arizona’s Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with lunch included.

Coffee with Friends of the Maricopa Library starts at 1:30 p.m. at Maricopa Public Library, 41600 W. Smith-Enke Road.

The Streets Don’t Love You Back Fund-Raiser is the spotlight at Firehouse Subs, 21083 N. John Wayne Pkwy., Ste C101,  from 4 to 8 p.m. as 15 percent of the proceeds will benefit the organization.

Youth Council Meeting is at 6 p.m. is at Copper Sky Multigenerational Complex in Multipurpose Room A. They will talk about plans for the Youth Town Hall and other projects.

Open Space & Trails Meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at Legacy Montessori School, 45290 W. Garvey Ave., where members will receive an update on Palo Verde Regional Park.

WEDNESDAY

Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board meets at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes a discussion of issuing refunding bonds for an estimated savings of $2 million.

THURSDAY

Desert Ag-Ventures MAC Farm Tour 2016 continues at the University of Arizona’s Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with lunch included.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People is the program being presented at Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch included.

A Ray of Hope meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is at 7 p.m. at Ak-Chin Social Services, 48227 W. Farrell Road.

SATURDAY
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Maricopa Historical Society Seminar & Zephyr Tour is in two parts, start with information about railroad history in a seminar at City Hall in the morning and ending with tours of the Zephyr train car in the afternoon.

Farm Science Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the USDA Agricultural Research Center, 21881 N. Cardon Lane, hosting an array of fun activities for the whole family, from face-painting to real science.

Against Abuse Seeds of Change Gala is from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Elements Event Center, 16000 N. Maricopa Road. Funds raised at this formal “Pearls & Pinstripes” event benefit the local domestic violence shelter.

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