Kids Day Maricopa is a day crammed full of fun for Maricopa kids on Saturday. File photo

Community events, kids’ activities and public meetings mark this week in Maricopa. Tuesday is particularly busy.

MONDAY
Friends of the Maricopa Public Library meet at 5:30 p.m. to discuss and plan projects in support of the library. New members are welcome.

MHS Homecoming Committee meets at 5 p.m. in the school library. It’s getting down to the wire  as the school plans to mark its 60th year for Homecoming during Stagecoach Days. All are welcome to volunteer.

TUESDAY
Preschool Storytime is at 9:30 a.m. at the Maricopa Library. Discover new stories, rhymes, flannel boards, and songs in this active, fun-filled, half-hour program designed to help build early literacy skills as your child gets ready to read.

Coffee with Friends of the Library starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Maricopa Library in an open discussion with coffee and refreshments. All are welcome to attend.

Central Arizona College Board meets on the Maricopa campus at 2 p.m. in the Community Room (A101).

Tale Waggers, a library group for struggling readers and animal lovers, meets at 3:30 p.m. in the Maricopa Library. Come read to PJ the Dog.

J.R.O.T.C. McDonald’s Night is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at McDonald’s, 20700 N. John Wayne Parkway, with a portion of sales supporting Maricopa High School’s Air Force JROTC.

Read ‘Em & Eat is a tween book club for ages 9-12, meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Maricopa Library. This month’s selection is “The Willoughbys” by Lois Lowry.

Maricopa City Council Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The regular agenda includes an imposition of rental fees for the aquatic center at Copper Sky. City Council meets the first and third Wednesday of the month.

WEDNESDAY
Let’s Put Maricopa on the Map is a workshop at Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship starting at 10 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. Ketalog in partnership with Google and StartLogic will help participating business owners build their website and get it registered to be found on Google.

Maricopa High School Girls’ Golf hosts Apache Junction at The Duke at Rancho El Dorado starting at 3 p.m.

Reading Rebels, a young adult book club, meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Maricopa Library. This month’s selection is “The Diviners” by Libba Bray.

S.M.A.R.T. Kids meet at 2:30 p.m. at the Maricopa Library. The program is for children in grades 3-6, ages 8-12. The focus is on science, math, art, and technology.

Fun Van shows up Maricopa Library at 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. (online registration required). Kids play and learn while parents and caregivers meet to discuss parenting skills.

THURSDAY
CAC Flu & Pneumonia Shots will be dispensed at 3:15 p.m. in Room A102 of the Maricopa Campus of Central Arizona College.

Maricopa High School Volleyball hosts Florence at 6 p.m., preceded by freshman and JV matches.

L’il Explorers meet at 10 p.m. at the Maricopa Library for stories, music, rhymes and activities for toddlers’ active learning styles. Ages 2-3.

Heritage District Citizens Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Fire Station 575.

FRIDAY
POW-MIA Recognition Day will be marked by the VFW at 8 a.m. at the Maricopa Veterans Center. Honor those missing in action by joining us for a flag raising and indoor ceremony that explains the significance of the Missing Man Table.

SATURDAY
Maricopa Pet Adoption Event runs from 8 a.m. to noon at The Pet Club.Pinal County Animal Care and Control will have a nice selection of adoptable animals.

Kids Day Maricopa returns with activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Maricopa Wells Middle School. Police and fire personnel, PCSO’s helicopter, former NBA star A.C. Turner, local musicians Laura Walsh and Joanna Joy, Smokey Bear, food and much more included.

Booboo Stewart returns to meet his Maricopa fans at 3:30 p.m. at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center, and 125 lucky people will be chosen randomly to receive two tickets for a private showing of Disney Descendants followed by an exclusive Q&A with Booboo Stewart.

To learn more about these and other events, or to add your own to our online calendar, see InMaricopa.com/Calendar.

 

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