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2 Surprise commissions have vacancies open

The city of Surprise is currently accepting applications for two city commissions: the City Audit Committee and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.

Surprise picked for industrial building

Evergreen Devco, Inc., a retail, multifamily and industrial development company, announced the groundbreaking of its first-ever industrial development in Arizona.

Daughters host Constitution Day luncheon

The Sun City National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Agua Fria Chapter, hosted a Constitution Day luncheon Sept. 16.
Public Meetings

Upcoming city meetings in Surprise

Here are upcoming public meetings held in Surprise.

USTA takes over Surprise Tennis Complex

Tennis season has arrived in Surprise, and the  will welcome approximately 3,000 players competing in several United States Tennis Association League National Championships this fall.


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If you live or work in Surprise, or have graduated from a Surprise area school in the last two years… you are eligible for a scholarship and there's still time to start this fall.
On Friday, July 28, Mayor Skip Hall, Vice Mayor Chris Judd, Councilmember Cline and I joined Police Chief Benny Pina and Fire Chief Brenden Espie as well as members of both departments to cheer on their competitors in the first-ever Surprise Chimichanga Challenge.
On Friday, August 18, Mayor Hermosillo, Governing Board Member Jennifer Drake, Governing Board President Chrystal Chaffin and Superintendent Dr. John Croteau and I joined Dysart High at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new turf field, prior to the first varsity football game of the season.

Summer heat relief efforts rescue record number of Valley homeless residents

Efforts led by Phoenix Rescue Mission helped rescue 303 unsheltered residents from the streets who were placed in housing or a suitable program this summer.

Bullard stretch to close for 5K event near Surprise Stadium

The city of Surprise is reminding residents of upcoming road closures because of the Sun Health Foundation Annual 5K for Women’s Health near Surprise Stadium.

Oregon Club hosts welcome back event

The State of Oregon Social Club is hosting its welcome back dinner.

Free webinar to examine prayer practices

“Imaging God, Imaging Ourselves: The Exercise of Prayer” will be the topic of a free webinar.

Who is the West Valley Preps 2023 football Week 4 player of the week?

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Q’iru Duet will begin the next season of Lunchtime Theater on Oct. 12 at Arts HQ in Surprise.

Latin American duet kicks off Lunchtime Theater in Surprise

Opera, comedy, Latin and holiday classics are included in the Lunchtime Theater season lineup.
The city of Surprise has released the schedule of events for the upcoming Fiesta Grande event, featuring a main stage and roaming entertainment.

Surprise Fiesta Grande party schedule revealed

The city of Surprise has released the schedule of events for the upcoming Fiesta Grande event, featuring a main stage and roaming entertainment.
The Surprise Police and Fire-Medical departments are inviting the public out to celebrate the Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods Night

Night of public safety returning to Surprise park

Summer’s end is the community’s G.A.I.N. in Surprise.
Surprise resident and artist Sarah Simmerman recently opened a studio at Ground Floor Artists in Surprise.

Surprise artist opens studio in city

Sarah Simmerman Fine Art is excited to announce the opening of its new studio in Ground Floor Artists in Surprise.
Teens play ping pong at Sierra Montana Recreation Center in Surprise. The center will have its next adaptive adult event Sept. 22.

Surprise slates next adaptive adult social

The Surprise Parks and Recreation Department will present its next adaptive family game night this week.
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