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More Surprise city items up for auction

The city of Surprise has some surplus equipment up for auction at
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Surprise details polices, parking plan for Bases & Brews

The city of Surprise has released the policies and procedures for the Bases and Brews Music Fest, which kicks off today at Mark Coronado Park.
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Bullard Road stretch to close in Surprise for music festival

The Bases and Brews Music Fest in Surprise is forcing the closure of Bullard Avenue from Tierra Buena Lane to Paradise Lane through Tuesday, March 28.

Students win El Mirage, Surprise essay contests

In partnership with the cities of Surprise and El Mirage, students across the Dysart Unified School District were invited to participate in the My El Mirage and My Surprise Essay Contests in November 2022.

Mr. Pickles opens Surprise sandwich shop

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop, a mom-and-pop family of quick-service restaurants in northern California, has officially opened its newest location in Surprise.


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As a music educator and arts advocate, it has been so great to see the arts come alive in Surprise over the last few years.
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Main Surprise library to close for Bases and Brews festival

The Surprise Regional Library will be closed Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26 because of the inaugural Bases and Brews Music Festival. 
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Free shuttle available to Surprise's Bases and Brews festival

Surprise Towne Center is providing a free shuttle to this weekend's Bases and Brews Music Fest.
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Surprise changes public records process

The city of Surprise is switching to a new public records request system, providing a simpler and more centralized way of making online requests for public records and information, such as electronic documents, videos and audio files.

Public input wanted on permit for new credit union in Surprise

A neighborhood meeting has been scheduled regarding a conditional use permit to allow the development of a 4,035-square-foot Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Branch with a drive-thru facility in Surprise.

Original LTS Surprise campus wins McTeacher’s Night

The McDonald’s restaurant at Litchfield and Waddell roads in Surprise raised more than $4,805 for local schools during its annual McTeacher’s Night Challenge in February.
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Surprise sets stage for music festival

Surprise’s long-awaited signature event is finally here.
City Government

Ken Remley to host another community meeting

District 4 Councilman Ken Remley will host another of his monthly district meetings at  6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 at the Surprise Community Center.
Surprise resident Sarah Simmerman has abstract paintings like this in art exhibitions around the Valley.

Meet the artist in Surprise: Sarah Simmerman

From her studio in Surprise, Sarah Simmerman has honed her abstract style, built from years of practicing art in a variety of styles and mediums. Her original abstract paintings can be seen in …
Artist Sandra Branjord will display her fiber art work during the “This and That” exhibit at Ground Floor Artists in Surprise.

Fiber artists to feature differences at Ground Floor in Surprise

Ground Floor Artists will feature an exhibition of work by two fiber artists, friends and competitors, using a similar “box of tools’’ with distinctly different results.
The Surprise Pops Band will perform March 26 at Shadow Ridge High School in Surprise.

Surprise Pops Band plays annual Shadow Ridge show

The Surprise Pops Band will perform its spring concert, starting at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at Shadow Ridge High School.
Cal’s Jazz Combo performs at Lunchtime Theater.

Lunchtime Theater offers artwork, acoustics and association in Surprise

Nearly every seat was occupied to hear the smooth sounds of Cal’s Jazz Combo playing orchestral music for a Lunchtime Theater program, presented by the Surprise Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission.
Vito Mandarino will provide the music for the spring ballroom dance for The Grand Dance Club on March 24 at the Cimarron Center.

Grand Dance Club gets into swing of spring

Whether or not the weather cooperates, the Grand Dance Club is ready to leave the winter behind and get ready for an Arizona spring.
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