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February 2016

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6th Annual Wigwam Festival of Fine Art

Masters of Western and Native American Art.
Food and Entertainment 

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The 8th Annual IMS Arizona Marathon: Full, Half, Relay, 5K

RUN, JOG OR WALK with us through eight cities and Luke Air Force Base during the8th IMS Arizona Marathon!  Our 2016 marathon, half, and relay will all have separate start lines, converge on Luke Air Force base, and then race down Glendale Avenue together to the finish line at the beautiful Westgate Entertainment District!

During our brief history, we have contributed more than $200,000 to West Valley charities.  Join us for another year of family fun while supporting our outstanding legacy of giving!


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Farmer's Market

Located on the front lawn of Wigwam Arizona

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Chamber Office Close: Presidents Day

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Alzheimers Association Desert Southwest Chapter Support Group Meeting

There is no cost or commitment. Support groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information and as a way of supporting and encouraging each other.

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Event Committee Meeting

Chamber Conference Room

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Navigator Information and Training Session

If you missed the previous Navigator Information meeting, don’t fret! There is a Navigator information meeting with a training session this time! You, or anyone in your organization, is welcome to learn about the Navigators, tactics, and techniques for being the “life of the party” (without wearing a lampshade), and increase the name recognition of you and your company.

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Pruning Trees and Shrubs

This introductory class covers the basics of pruning to keep your green investments healthy, functional and looking great. Learn the art and science of good pruning, including how to prune young trees for good structure.  After this class, you will be ready to prune your trees and shrubs with confidence.  

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Goodyear Farmer's Market


Come get your hands on local farm produce including fresh fruit & vegetables, baked goods, honey, jams and jellies, nursery stock, and much more!

Grow your business by becoming a vendor with us. We are looking for additional crafters, backyard gardeners, ranchers, and meat vendors. For more information contact marketinfo@arizonafarmersmarkets or visit 

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Historic Avondale Farmers Market

A fresh and locally grown farmers market will kick off this Saturday in Historic Avondale.
The Historic Avondale Farmers’ Market is an open-air gathering place offering fresh, locally-grown produce and agricultural based products. This market will operate rain or shine on the 3rd Saturday of each month through May. 
The Avondale Farmers’ Market will provide residents fresh food from the farm to the dinner table, on a weekly basis. In addition to an array of affordable and fresh food and seasonal produce, the market will include special events, gardening workshops, nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts, family oriented activities and more.  Event coordinators are seeking vendors and community groups to participate; inviting crafters, businesses and other groups to take part in these weekly events.
For more information about the market, or vending opportunities call 623-848-1234 or email  Further details can also  be found at or on facebook 
The Avondale Farmers’ Market is provided in partnership with the City of Avondale, Arizona Community Farmers Market Association and Diana Gregory Outreach Services Foundation.

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The 2016 Tale of Two Cities Parade & Festival

Information on parade entries, becoming a vendor, volunteering, and sponsoring is available now. 

Please visit our website for more information.
Daddy Daughter Dinner & Dance

City of Tolleson and City of Goodyear Hosts Annual “Daddy Daughter Dinner & Dance”

It’s a fairytale special occasion for the princess in a father’s life. Dads and daughters are invited to take part in a special night to remember when Tolleson and Goodyear host its annual Daddy Daughter Dinner & Dance.  The Daddy Daughter Dinner & Dance is specially organized for girls of all ages and their father or special father figure in their life.  The event includes a deejay, dancing, contests, raffles, catered dinner and beverages.  Photographer will be on site to capture your special occasion free of cost. 

Tickets are limited and available only through advance sales.  Pre-purchase tickets at
Tolleson Recreation Department, 9555 W. Van Buren and
Goodyear Recreation Department at 3075 North Litchfield Rd.

            Cost:               Tolleson and Goodyear residents:  $45.00 per couple,
                                    $20.00 per additional tickets
                                    Non-residents - $55.00 per couple, $25.00 per additional tickets
Deadline to purchase tickets is February 12, 2016
For more information call Tolleson Recreation at 623-474-4992 or visit or call Goodyear Recreation at 623-882-7531 or visit

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Arts in the Park Concert Series

Bluesman Mike & The Blues Review Band performs a FREE concert on the Wigwam lawn.

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Farmer's Market

Located on the front lawn of Wigwam Arizona

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Trinity School Open House

A Christian school offering child care starting at 12 months, preschool, elementary, and middle school. Summer programs also available. Please call for more information.


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AAA Presen Uniworld River Cruising

Join the Goodyear AAA office and Stacy King with Uniworld as she gives a short presentation river cruising.  Every Uniworld ship is a work of art designed to be as unique and inspiring as the destinations it visits. Once aboard one of their award-winning ships, you will immediately notice the thoughtful touches, sublime artistry and quality amenities that set them apart. A simple walk through the ship will reveal original works by famous painters, master craftsmen and furniture designers commissioned exclusively for Uniworld ships.

Set sail on any of Uniworld’s one-of-a-kind ships and discover a beautiful world, both onboard and onshore.


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AAA Presents AMA Waterways

Join the Goodyear AAA office and Denise Kelly with AMA Waterways as she gives a short presentation river cruising.  An AmaWaterways river cruise is about more than the destination – it’s the journey. We invite you to take one of our European river cruises, Asia river cruises, or Africa river cruises and see the world in luxury and comfort. River cruising Europe with AmaWaterways is an excellent way to explore a destination. Discover local culture and sights on included tours, and then hop back on your luxurious river cruise ship and sail to the next stunning city or charming town. Included in the fares of our river cruises are shore excursions in every port of call; all dining on board (including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant); fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; internet access and Wi-Fi; and bicycles that you can use to explore on your own or join our guided bike tours. In Europe, you can take one of our Danube river cruises, or one of our Rhine river cruises. We also offer river cruises in France and Portugal. We hope that you enjoy exploring our many itineraries in Europe, Asia and Africa, and look forward to welcoming you aboard soon.  

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AAA Presents Trafalgar Tours

Join the Goodyear AAA office and Jay Cedillo with Trafalgar Tours as he gives a short presentation on tours and travel. 

No one has been able to come close to establishing anything like Trafalgar's network of local characters; from chefs and artisans to historians, farmers and even taxi drivers. You’ll eat with them, drink with them; listen to their stories. You’ll find they’ll open up your understanding of your destination in ways you never imagined. Find out more about our hand-picked Insider Experiences.

They offer more destinations and more types of vacations than any other guided travel operator. Take a look at our trip types. You’ll find there’s a range of travel styles to suit you. 

There’s always an element of free time and flexibility built-in, and there’s often a range of trips and Optional Experiences to choose from. 


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