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Never been to a comic con? Well, this is your chance! The Apache Junction Public Library has an exciting day of free events for the whole family! Meet your favorites, such as Star Wars, superheroes, Ghostbusters and princesses. Experience the United Zombies of America’s Zombie Attack Game, i…

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Join us for a new event, Fit Family Dino Days at Flatiron Community Park (100 N. Apache Trail) from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7th, followed by a showing of the movie “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”

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Though the temperatures have been cooler these past few weeks, we all know that the heat is right around the corner. If you have a pre-teen or teenager, junior lifeguard why not have them work at the pool this summer? The pool is a fun environment to work in, and we have opportunities for th…

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Parents! Spring break is going to be here before you know it, and it is time to start planning activities for your children. Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is once again offering its Spring Break Open Gym program.

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Parks and Recreation offers a variety of group fitness classes at the Multi-Generational Center (MGC). Classes are included in a membership or with daily drop-in fee. Each month, we’d like to introduce you to a couple of our instructors. This month, meet Mimi Judah and Gloria Brancaccio.

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The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, Feb. 17 in recognition of Presidents Day. Emergency services through the Police Department will not be impacted by the holiday.

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Grand Canyon, AZ- The National Park Service will begin accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. The permits are for specific launch dates within calendar year 2021. A total of 462 perm…

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The Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department will be hosting their monthly FREE Movie in the Park event on Saturday, February 8th! Bring a blanket and your friends & family for an enjoyable evening outside watching a great family movie. This free event will be held at Flatiron C…

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Parks and Recreation offers a variety of group fitness classes at the Multi-Generational Center (MGC). Classes are included in a membership or with daily drop-in fee. Each month, we’d like to introduce you to a couple of our instructors. This month, meet Deb McClarnon and Erin Harral.

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PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

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Join AJ Parks and Recreation and Apache Junction High School Athletics for a fun, running/walking series in our community. Each event will give walkers and runners a chance to run a 5k in our parks and trails in the downtown area. All events benefit a local AJHS Athletic sports team and the …

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This month marks 14 years since the grand opening of the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center (MGC). The MGC was designed to be a versatile, family friendly facility. Its numerous amenities and programs are intended to engage residents and promote healthy lifestyles. It certainly is a b…

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PHOENIX — Out-of-state residents wishing to legally ride their off-highway vehicle and support OHV trail maintenance, education and law enforcement efforts in Arizona can purchase a nonresident OHV decal beginning Sunday, Sept. 1.

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VERMILION CLIFFS, Ariz. – This year has proven exciting for California Condors in Arizona and Utah with the milestone hatching of the 1,000th condor at Zion National Park, but the excitement is far from over as the 23rd annual public condor release is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28.

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The city of Apache Junction’s Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center was named one of the 10 “Must-See” swimming pools in the United States by nationally known pool supply company, Leslie’s Poolmart.

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The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center staff along with the Apache Junction Youth Advisory Council will be hosting an exclusive night just for teens. Friday, July 12th from 7-9pm at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, teens 13-17 are invited to join us for swimming and fun activities l…

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Splish Splash in the pool with just your little ones! Come join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and the Water Safety Instructors for this unique children’s event at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center! The WSI’s will lead games and activities for the children. They will even bring o…

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The Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department will be hosting their monthly FREE Movie in the Park: Presented by SRP on Saturday, June 8th. Bring a blanket and your friends & family for an enjoyable evening outside watching a great family movie. This free event will be held at Fl…

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The Cactus Canyon girls soccer team emerged victorious in the DSMAL championship on May 8. The   Cougars finished their season with a 7-3 overall record.

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Parks and Recreation is hosting “Cowboys and Cuties,” a father daughter dance to celebrate Father’s Day. This event will be held on Saturday June 8th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., pre-registration is required. To make this event happen, a minimum of 30 participants is required to be registere…

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The Lost Dutchman Marathon Committee held their 2019 Awards Banquet with check presentations on April 25 at The Paseo in Apache Junction. $70,000 was awarded to more than 20 various local individuals and community youth groups.

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SCOTTSDALE – Throwing back-to-back games is tough for any softball pitcher, as Imagine Prep-Superstition’s Jorian Foley learned in the CAA Division 2 State Tournament.

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Spring football has started for Apache Junction, as the Prospectors prepare for their annual spring game, scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Davis Field.

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Put on your dance shoes and head to Mesa Market Place Swap Meet on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9 am to 1 pm! And bring the whole family to this free Latin Dance Music Celebration. We’ve planned a fun day for everyone!

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The deadline for golfers has passed, but sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 7th annual Imagine Prep Superstition golf tournament fundraiser, scheduled for May 11 at Las Colinas Golf Club, 21515 N. Village Loop Rd., Queen Creek.