It’s a light week for events as Maricopans prepare for the big Fourth of July celebration on Saturday.
The LEGO club meets at 10 a.m. at Maricopa Public Library, 41600 W. Smith-Enke Road. All ages welcome and all building materials provided.
Coffee with Friends of the Maricopa Library is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the library, 41600 W. Smith-Enke Road. Join the Friends or refreshments and conversation and get acquainted with the library.
Micky Dolenz will give a free concert at 8 p.m. in The Lounge at Harrah’s Ak-Chin, 15406 N. Maricopa Road. The lead singer and drummer for The Monkees performs favorites.
Red, White & Blue Golf Outing is at 7:30 a.m. at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, 48456 W. 238. The four-person scramble is $50, including 18 holes with cart, water, buffet and more.
Ak-Chin Community old-fashioned Fourth of July at Milton P. Antone Park on Farrell Road starting at 4 p.m. There will be watermelon-eating contests, hot dog eating contest, talent show and more. Fireworks will start around 8:30 p.m.
Great American 4th gets started at 6 p.m. at Copper Sky Regional Park, 44345 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. It includes vendors, kids water zone, beer garden, local performances, live music and the fireworks at around 9:30 p.m.
American Idol Taylor Hicks will perform free at 6 p.m. in The Lounge at Harrah’s Ak-Chin, 15406 N. Maricopa Road. The singer/songwriter/musician brings blue-eyed soul honed by Las Vegas residencies.
Learn more about these and other events, or list your own, on our online calendar at InMaricopa.com/Calendar