The City of Surprise Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission and the Friends of the Surprise Libraries have kicked off a bookmark contest for sixth- through eighth-grade students to help create awareness for reading and literacy.
Residents of Surprise will vote in a special election this coming May to decide if the city will acquire the Circle City Water Co., a move that could grow the city’s allocation of Colorado River water by over 38 percent.
The Arizona Fall League is offering special promotions this season where baseball fans have the chance to win giveaways and receive special ticket pricing on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with the Surprise Saguaros at Surprise Stadium.
The city of Surprise is working to fill a vacant District 3 (Mesquite) councilmember seat and is accepting applications from residents interested in filling the post for the remainder of the four-year term.
Parents with young children can take part in an eight-week program called Raising a Reader in which they will learn about the importance of literacy and how to help teach their children to read, according to a press release.