Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dates set for upcoming City events

Two great local events are happening next month:

Registration for the 9th Annual Fishing Derby will open on Wednesday, February 6th, at 7:00 am. This year's event will take place on Saturday, March 9th, from 2:30-4:00 pm at Pacana Park.

During the Fishing Derby, each participant will have 90 minutes to try and catch the most fish in the "total catch" tournament.

Children ages 5-12, who pre-register for the event, will be eligible to participate. The cost is $5 per child. Register on-line or at City Hall (Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm). Registration is limited to the first 150 children.

Also, the 8th Annual Maricopa Salsa Festival will be held Saturday, March 23rd at Pacana Park.

The event features: A traditional salsa contest with $2500 in prizes; A Kids' Zone with bounce houses, a rock wall, and obstacle course; Community stage with live entertainment; Cantina/tequila tasting; Local business and craft vendors.

For more information, contact the Alliance Action Network at (520) 560-8109, or visit their website at

(Photos: Howard Waggner/

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