Things to do around Litchfield Park April 15-24

4/15 MONDAY

DISCUSSION: Students from the PRIDE Club will lead a panel discussion offering tips for being a good ally for members of the LGBTQ+ community, 9-11 a.m., in the Performing Arts Theater at Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale. Students, staff and faculty are invited to attend either individually or as an entire class. Contract club advisor Roxan Arntson at roxan.arntson@estrellamountain.edu.

4/16 TUESDAY

COLLEGE FAIR: A Grand Canyon University Fair goes 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Komatke Hall-A Plaza Gallery at Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale. Students can learn about the many degree programs offered at GCU. Receive transfer information, scholarship information, and free food.

4/17 WEDNESDAY

PERFORMANCE: A MusicEstrella performance, featuring music created by the Electronic Music students and performances by vocalists and the Estrella Jazz Band, starts 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater on the Estrella Mountain Community College campus, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale. Free admission.

4/18 THURSDAY

HIKE: A fitness hike goes 8-9 a.m. at Estrella Mountain Regional Park, 14805 W. Vineyard Ave., Goodyear. Bring plenty of water and close-toed shoes and meet at the Nature Center for 3-5 mile hikes. Call 623-932-3811.

4/19 FRIDAY

SCHOOL: Homeschool Happenings is a twice monthly program series designed for parents and students seeking to enhance their education in the natural history fields. The goal is to create a well-rounded experience of natural areas with hands-on and interdisciplinary learning. All programs will meet at the Estrella Park Nature Center 10-11 a.m. at Estrella Mountain Regional Park, 14805 W. Vineyard Ave., Goodyear. Call 623-932-3811.

4/20 SATURDAY

FARMERS MARKET: The Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market is open for the final time until October, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at 10300 S. Estrella Parkway, Goodyear. Call 623-386-1000.

4/21 SUNDAY

EGG HUNT: The Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium, & Safari Park at 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park, hosts its annual Easter Egg Hunt. Kids search for eggs in the area next to the petting zoo, playground and train station at the zoo’s northeast corner. Kids 7 and younger hunt at 1:30 p.m. followed by all kids at 3:30 p.m. The Easter Egg Hunt is free with paid admission. Call 623-289-1132 or visit WildlifeWorld.com.

4/22 MONDAY

COLLEGE VISIT: The ASU Teachers College transfer specialist will visit the Estrella Mountain Community College campus, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, noon-4 p.m. to inform students about transfer opportunities to their college. Email chester.henderson@asu.edu.

4/23 TUESDAY

BLOOD DRIVE: A Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services) blood drive will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Estrella Mountain Community College campus, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale.

4/24 WEDNESDAY

COLLEGE VISIT: The U of A transfer specialist will visit the Estrella Mountain Community College campus, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to inform students about transfer opportunities to their college. Email tabithav@email.arizona.edu.



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