Saturday Movie in the Park
Florence Community Services will show “Coco,” a popular Disney Pixar movie, at the Florence Aquatic Center multi-purpose fields at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy this free movie. The Florence Teen Council will sell refreshments. The aquatic center is located at 174 W. First St.
Area musicians are invited to the Florence Arts and Culture Commission’s next drum circle from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Jacob Suter House, 270 N. Pinal St. The drum circle is a group of people playing hand-drums and percussion instruments. The program is open to residents of all ages at no charge.
Library closed May 1
The Florence Community Library will be closed on Wednesday, May 1. The Pinal County Library District will upgrade circulation software on that date, rendering library circulation functions unavailable. This will not impact the Wi-Fi in the community center, and the atrium of the community center will remain open for public use. If you have any questions, call the library at (520) 868 – 8311.
Annual Mother and Daughter Dance
Music, food, fun and memories are in store for those who attend the eighth annual Mother Daughter Dance, 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Florence Community Center, 778 N. Main St. The fee is $14 per person and may be paid at the Library & Community Center; the Florence Fitness Center at 133 N. Main St.; or online at www.florenceaz.gov/parks-and-recreation. Preregistration is mandatory. For more information, call the Community Services Department at (520) 868-7589.
Sharks Swim Team
Register now for the 2019 Florence Sharks Swim Team and compete in swim meets in various Pinal County locations. This recreational swim team is for youth ages 5-17. Practices are on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at the Florence Aquatic Center. Swim meets are held generally on Saturdays beginning June 1st. Resident fee is $40 and non-resident fee is $50, due by Wednesday, May 8. Register at the Florence Community Center or online at www.florencea.gov/parks-and-recreation.
Water Safety & Family Resource Day
Everyone is invited to the fourth annual Water Safety and Family Resource Day from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Florence Aquatic Center, 174 W. First St. Vendors will offer valuable information about healthy lifestyles. Community Services will offer free swim testing and registration for swim lessons and other summer programs. Lifeguards will demonstrate water rescues. If attendance exceeds capacity for the aquatic center, there could be slight entry delays. For more information, call Erasmo “Beebo” Mendivil at (520) 868-7586.