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Yucca District E-News for...
February 7, 2020

Hello Everyone,

Congratulations to Mary Smith! She won the tickets for the Toby Mac concert. This time you can win tickets to the Coyotes/Rangers hockey game on February 17 th . Good luck to all who enter.
 
Glendale has launched a new app just for you. It's called GlendaleOne (www.GlendaleOne.com) and can be downloaded to your phone via mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. This app can be used to turn in complaints on everything from weeds to potholes to your trash not being picked up. You can choose an option to track the progress of your complaint. It has a lot more neat features that you can check out. You can see more information below.
 
City Council has begun its annual budget process and it will be meeting nearly every Tuesday in March and April to have in-depth discussions of and directions regarding the City Manager's proposed upcoming FY 2020-21 city budget.
 
Below are just some of the events that you can enjoy at Glendale's Gila River Arena in the coming months:
 
February
Toby Mac                                                  February 7th
WWE Friday Night Smackdown                 February 21st
 
March
Blake Shelton                                             March 5th
Nickelodeon's JoJo Siwa DREAM tour        March 15th
Community Cook-Off                                 March 21st
Professional Bull Riders                              March 21st-22nd
Celine Dion                                               March 29th
 
April
Nick Cannon Wild 'N Out Live!                  April 3rd
 
May
The 1975 World Tour                                    May 5th
Phoebe Bridgers beabadoobee                 

Sincerely,

Joyce
Quick City Links
City Council Meetings

The next City Council Meeting will be held Tuesday, February 11th. The Council Workshop begins at 12:30 p.m. and the Voting Meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. 

To view Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes, click here.
 
City Council Meetings can be viewed on Glendale's Channel 11. City Council Meetings are shown several times a week. To see the Glendale 11 schedule,  click here .

To view highlights of the January 28th City Council Meeting,  click here.
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Be the first to know about all the family-friendly programs, activities, and classes offered at various locations throughout Glendale. 

Click here here to receive Glendale's seasonal catalog by mail. 

For subscription questions, please call 623.930.2820.


Glendale Police Department
Shred Event 

Glendale Police Community Action Team  2020 Shred Event

Saturday, February 22 nd, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Foothills Library
19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308

Six (6) Bankers Box limit per household.

Depending on demand, event may conclude if trucks are full. 

PLEASE CHECK ALL BOXES FOR NON-SHRED MATERIAL ITEMS THAT COULD DAMAGE GRINDERS

For further information, contact 
Doreen Anderson at 623.930.0440.

Spring Training 
 Reading Challenge

February 1st -  March 13 th

The Glendale Public Library is teaming up with Camelback Ranch - Glendale Stadium to offer chances to win free tickets to a Dodgers or White Sox Spring Training baseball game! Just read or listen to a book of your choice, then visit any Glendale Public Library location to complete an entry for weekly game ticket drawings. Participants will also be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing for autographed baseball memorabilia and Home Plate Box tickets for the season finale game on March 22nd between the White Sox and the Diamondbacks! Patrons of all ages are invited to participate. 

For more information or to register for any of the programs at Heroes Regional Park Library, please email  dwarren@glendaleaz.com or call 623.930.4438.
2020 Clean & Green Calendar Out Now


Be on the lookout for the City of Glendale's 2020 Clean and Green Calendar in your mailbox this week. This calendar is your go-to guide on the city's environmental programs and services. 

To learn more about Glendale's commitment to water conservation and sustainable living, please  click here to visit the W ater Services webpage or connect on  Facebook. Resources are also available, including plant guides, landscape watering guides, lawn care guides, and more. 

Water Today, Water Tomorrow: Episode 8

New water and wastewater rates take effect this month. The increase will help ensure Glendale has a safe and reliable drinking water source now and for decades to come at a modest cost to average users.

Click on the video below to watch!

Water Today, Water Tomorrow Episode 8
Water Today, Water Tomorrow Episode 8

CITY AND DISTRICT INFORMATION 
Receiving Service from the  City of Glendale 
is now as easy as 1-2-3!

GlendaleOne is your one stop for service, creating 24/7 accessibility to city hall. The easy to use service request tool can be used to report a variety of issues and includes automatic communication throughout the process.  GlendaleOne is available online at  www.GlendalOne.com  or via mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. 

Watch this brief video to learn more!

GlendaleOne
GlendaleOne
The Chocolate Experience Puts a New Flavor on Annual Event

Discover a new spin on the Chocolate Affaire for 2020, as the City of Glendale presents the Chocolate Experience, February 8th  - 9 th


Held at the Glendale Civic Center this year, the event will move from an outdoor festival to a more intimate experience, with select chocolatiers and confectioners, craft artisans, artistic performances, wine and chocolate pairings and live music on the fountain terrace. Cerreta Candy Company will offer free tours of the candy factory, as well 
its popular chocolate-pizza making booth. 

The event offers free admission and parking, plus free shuttle rides to and from Cerreta's. 

Event hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Glendale Civic Center is nestled in the heart of Historic Downtown Glendale at 5750 W. Glenn Drive. While downtown, visit the many charming shops and renowned restaurants to complete the day. 

For more information  click here or call 623.930.2299.
30th ANNUAL WINTER 
ANTIQUE TRACTOR &  ENGINE SHOW

A variety of gas engines and tractors from a bygone era will be showcased at the 30 th Annual Winter Antique Tractor & Engine Show,  Saturday and Sunday, February 8th  - 9 th from  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day at Glendale's Historic Sahuaro Ranch located at 9802 N 59th Avenue in Glendale. 

The event will include engine displays and demonstrations, tractor pulls, food vendors, Sahuaro Ranch historic home tours and hayrides. A kids' corner will feature an array of hands-on activities for children of all ages, including pedal tractors, barrel train rides, craft activities, duck races, water pumping and corn grinding. 

Admission is $5 per person and children under the age of 12 free with paying adult. 

This event is sponsored by the Arizona Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association. For more information on the event, call 623.435.3955 or visit  aedgeta.org
Check out these February events at 
Heroes Regional Park Library! 

  • SONG.ERCISE - February 12th and 26th - 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. - Incorporate movement and music into your child's day to enhance motor development. Help your child learn that physical activity it FUN! This program is for caregivers and little ones 0-5 years old. 
  • LEGO CLUB - February 12th, 19th, and 26th - 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Lego Club lets kids launch their engineering project at Heroes' Legodrome. IMAGINE - BUILD - TAKE PICTURES - MAKE FRIENDS! Weekly STEM activity for 7-13 years. 
  • TEEN LIBRARY COUNCIL - February 12th - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Meet once a month to brainstorm new ides, plan programs and more!
  • CROCHET&KNIT2GETHER - February 15th - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Spend a relaxing time knitting and crocheting in the library! Two baskets of yarn, needles, and hooks will be available for beginners. 
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME - February 18th - 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for children ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers. 
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME - February 19th - 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Put on your PJ's and bring along your favorite teddy bear for a night of fun! We will enjoy a fairy tale, rhymes, and songs followed by a fun craft activity. 

Census 2020

Every 10 years, the United States counts every person living in the country to determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives (a process called apportionment) and also to distribute billions of dollars in federal funds to local communities. 

For more information,  click here.

HELP US BREAK THE 
WORLD RECORD!

KILT RUN 2020

Join Us for Our 10th Anniversary!

Y ou won't want to miss the Friday Night KILT RUN! 
It's just a short warm-up run - just one kilometer - starting and ending at McFadden's - Glendale at Westgate. 

Tell your friends! We need 1,765 runners wearing kilts to break the world record for the number of runners and walkers in kilts (The record is currently held by Perth, Ontario, Canada).

For more information or to register, click here

Your entry includes a kilt, finisher's medal, and, if you are 21 years or older, a Kilt Lifter Amber Ale at the McFadden's After Party! 

Camelback Ranch - Glendale  Resident Pass Returns for 2020


Back by popular demand, the 
Glendale Resident Pass  has returned for 2020!!

Glendale residents* receive Baseline Reserved and Lawn tickets for just $5 for Opening Day (Saturday, February 22), as well as Sunday - Thursday games (based on availability) at The Ranch. Take advantage of the 2020 Glendale Resident Pass and enjoy another exciting season of Dodgers and White Sox Spring Training at an incredible value! Click here for more information. 

        *Proof of residency will be verified during the checkout process
Watch the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Islanders  on February 17th with FREE TICKETS!!! 


Please email sbeck@glendaleaz.com  no later than midnight on Monday, February 10 th , 2020 
to enter to win two (2) Arizona Coyotes tickets. 

To be eligible, you must live in the Yucca District and your email must include the following:
  • Full name
  • Address (for district verification/eligibility purposes)
  • Phone number
*** Entries lacking all of the above listed information will not be considered. The winner will be randomly selected and notified on Tuesday, February 11th.  We will make every attempt to notify winners via telephone and/or email. An email and/or voicemail will be considered notification. Failure to pick up tickets by the deadline will result in forfeiture of tickets. If you have any questions regarding contest terms and conditions, please contact Shannon Beck at 623.930.2250 or sbeck@glendaleaz.com

Winners will pick up their tickets in-person from the City Council Office, located on the 4 th Floor of City Hall, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets must be picked up by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14th .


Yucca District Ticket Raffle Terms & Conditions
  • Recipient(s) must be a Yucca District resident and at least 18 years of age.
  • Recipient(s) may be asked to verify Yucca District residency with a current utility bill.
  • Any applicable taxes and parking fees are the sole responsibility of the recipient(s). 
  • Tickets are a gift and should not be sold by recipient(s), nor used for financial gain. 
  • Name of recipient(s) may be included in city documentation, posted publicly on the City of Glendale website, and retained as part of the City's public records and may be subject to public records requests.   
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