Blood drive

The Coolidge Public Library will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. on Feb. 14. Register online at using the keyword “Coolidge.”

Job fair

Arizona@Work Pinal County has teamed up with the Coolidge Chamber, City of Coolidge, Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, Pinal County, Goodwill and Linkages to host a job fair in Coolidge. To date, 31 businesses have confirmed attendance. The fair will take place from 19 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Artisan Village of Coolidge’s community center.

Lecture series

The Casa Grande Ruins speaker series will continue on Feb. 12 with a presentation from Park Ranger Pam Tripp. She will be speaking on “Inspiring a Nation to Protect America’s Land” beginning at noon in the park’s theater room.

4C Car Show

The Collector Car Club of Coolidge’s 6th Annual Spring Car Show will take place at 10:30 a.m. March 7 at the corner of Arizona Boulevard and Central Avenue. Everyone is welcome. For more information on how to enter contact Skip at 480-599-0473 or email

Coolidge Historical Museum The Coolidge Historical Museum, 161 W. Harding, is open from October through April, Fridays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Extended Ruins hours

With cooler weather here, the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is expanding its seasonal hours. Between Oct. 1 and April 30, the park will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., as opposed to 4 p.m.

Lions Club

The Coolidge Lions Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 54, 408 N. Main St.

Support group

Grief Journey is a support group for the bereaved. Members meet noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the American Legion building, 408 N. Main St. Contact Sandra Crow at 520-421-7143 or 480-529-1785 for more information.

Learning center

Coolidge Presbyterian Church’s Learning Center offers GED tutoring, job application help and crafts. Classes are offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the church’s office building at 279 E. Pinkley Ave. Call 723-5141 for more information.

Rotary Club meeting

The Rotary Club of Coolidge meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at Tag’s Cafe. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Sue Bacon at 520-518-5060.

Medicare made easy meeting

Get updated or learn all of your Medicare choices from Gloria Smith of Insurance and Consulting Services. Every first Thursday of the month, an educational session is held (no selling). Topics covered include requirements and guidelines for HMO/PPO, prescriptions, diabetes, heart conditions. Medicare and AHCCCS plans. Sessions are held from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Arizona City Fire Station, 14022 S. Sunland Gin Road. For more information, call 520-568-6750.

CHS Hall of Fame

The Coolidge Unified School District is accepting applications for the next class of the Coolidge High School Hall of Fame. Applications can be found at and can be submitted to the CHS Hall of Fame Committee at the Coolidge Unified School District office, 450 N. Arizona Blvd., Coolidge, 85128. Applications can also be emailed, along with any other relevant attachments, to

VFW bingo

VFW Post 3713 hosts bingo every second and fourth Sunday of the month, with a game for kids from noon to 2 p.m. and adults from 3 to 5 p.m. The post is located at 328 W. Coolidge Ave. For more information, call 520-251-5766.

Bereavement group

A new support group for the bereaved takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays at the Coolidge Adult Center, 250 S. Third St. For more information, contact Sandra Crow with Compassus Hospice at 520-705-3895 or 480-529-1785.