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Florence Community Library Programs Postponed
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Construction is nearing completion on the new Florence Community Library, and we anticipate the new library opening soon, but unfortunately, not soon... Read more...
New Library to Open in a Few Weeks
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
The Florence Community Library has begun its big move!  When the library next opens its doors, it will be at its new home at 778 N. Main Street.... Read more...
Town Council Rescinds Annexation Ordinances for Magic Ranch and Arizona Farms
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
On Monday, August 17, 2015, the Florence Town Council voted 7-0 to rescind the annexation Ordinances for the Magic Ranch and Arizona Farms... Read more...
Water Aerobics
Monday, 17 August 2015
Looking for a cool way to get in shape this summer?  Then register for the Water Aerobics exercise class offered by the Florence Parks and... Read more...
Zumba Fitness
Monday, 17 August 2015
Ditch the workout and join the party! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is again offering Zumba Fitness.  Achieve long-term... Read more...
Assessor Douglas Wolf: Senior Freeze Deadline Approaching
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
News provided by Pinal County   FLORENCE, AZ - Pinal County Assessor Douglas Wolf is reminding senior citizens that the deadline to apply for... Read more...
“Music to Massage the Muse” Lunch Workshop at the Library
Monday, 10 August 2015
The Florence Community Library is hosting “Music to Massage the Muse,” a Brown Bag lunch workshop.  ONEBOOKAZ author Sara Fujimura is at the... Read more...
Low Impact Water Aerobics
Monday, 10 August 2015
Start your morning off by splashing to the oldies!  The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a fun, low impact water... Read more...
Community and Civic Engagement at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
The Florence Community Library invites community leaders and members to a two-part workshop series on Community and Civic Engagement!  Learn... Read more...
Aquatic Center is Open Earlier when School is Out
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
The Florence Aquatic Center is open on open earlier on select Wednesdays when Florence Unified School district has shorter school days.   ... Read more...
Planned Water Outages for Florence Gardens Area
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
A planned water outage is planned for Tuesday, July 28th from 10:00pm to 3:00am in the Florence Gardens area.  The residents in the Florence... Read more...
Teen Night: Party at the Pool
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering the first Teen Night: Party at the Pool at the new aquatic center on Friday, July 31 from... Read more...
Low Impact Water Aerobics
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Start your morning splashing to the oldies!  The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a fun, low impact water aerobics... Read more...
Adult and Youth Sports Officials Needed
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting applicants to officiate adult and youth sports leagues.  Individuals are... Read more...
Evening Swim Lessons
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering evening Swim Lessons at the new Florence Aquatic Center, located at 174 W. 1st... Read more...
New Hours for Florence Aquatic Center
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the new hours for Open Swim from July 22 through September 6 at the Aquatic... Read more...
Summer Reading Program Ends; Winners Announced
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Florence Community Library closed out its 2015 Arizona Summer Reading Program, “Ever Hero Has a Story!” with magician Craig Davis. ... Read more...
Junior NFL Youth Flag Football
Monday, 20 July 2015
The cool fall air is near and the gridiron waits. The time to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department Junior NFL Youth Flag... Read more...
Karate for Kids!
Monday, 20 July 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a class for kids which will teach them discipline, control and... Read more...
Boo-Yah Bunch Cheer and Dance Squad
Monday, 20 July 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Boo-Yah Bunch, a non-competitive cheer and dance squad for young... Read more...
Pinal County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Review and Update
Friday, 17 July 2015
A planning team comprised of representatives from Pinal County, Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Eloy, Florence, Kearny, Mammoth, Maricopa,... Read more...
Before and After the Bell Program
Monday, 13 July 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering its popular Before and After the Bell program for students from kindergarten to 6th... Read more...
Zumba Fitness
Monday, 13 July 2015
Ditch the workout and join the party! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now offering Zumba Fitness! Achieve long-term benefits... Read more...
Scheduled Water Outage on July 14, 2015
Friday, 10 July 2015
All Town of Florence water service customers located south of the Gila River will experience a water service outage from Tuesday, July 14th at 11:00... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Crafting Class
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
The Moms’ Hands Crafting Class meets at the Florence Community Library Tuesday, July 14, from 10:00 am to noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Kaylon... Read more...
Prescription Drug Drop Boxes
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
The Florence Police Department now has two prescription drug drop boxes available to the community.  Community members can drop off any unused,... Read more...
Swim Lessons
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering morning and evening swim lessons at the new Florence Aquatic Center located at 174... Read more...
Freedom Fest 2015 is Saturday!
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
On Saturday, July 4th, 2015 Heritage Park and the new Florence Aquatic Center will host the celebration of our nation’s birthday with a variety of... Read more...
Get “Paranoid” at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Conspiracies and paranoia are the focus of the Florence Community Library’s July monthly movie presentation.  Join us in the library... Read more...
Coffee Club
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Coffee Club meets Tuesday, July 7 at 9:30 am.  Join us for coffee, tea, snacks, and great conversation.   In July’s meeting, we... Read more...
Mud Volleyball at Freedom Fest 2015
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
This year’s Fourth of July “Freedom Fest” celebration, scheduled for Saturday, July 4th, features a popular tradition in Florence:  the... Read more...
Florence Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community
Monday, 22 June 2015
Florence Parks and Recreation Department is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the first time.  The national recognition... Read more...
Public Hearing on Property Tax Levy to be held on July 13
Monday, 22 June 2015
The Florence Town Council is hosting a public hearing on Monday, July 13 to discuss the Town’s property tax rate.  At this time, the Town... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 18 June 2015
The 2015 Arizona Summer Reading Program at the Florence Community Library will close out final program activities on Monday, June 22.    On... Read more...
Magician Craig Davis at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Calling all superheroes!  The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers to join us on Saturday, June 27 at... Read more...
Zumba Fitness
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Ditch the workout and join the party! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is again offering Zumba Fitness.  Achieve long-term... Read more...
Thank You from the Florence Town Council
Monday, 08 June 2015
Dear Florence Residents:  Nearly 78% of the voters at the Town of Florence Special Election voted for the Town of Florence to regain local... Read more...
June Activities at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 08 June 2015
June’s theme “Every Hero Has a Story!” continues at the Florence Community Library.  During the third week of activities, the library... Read more...
Escape the Ordinary at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 05 June 2015
The Florence Community Library invites patrons to “Escape the Ordinary” for a weekend.  There will be an author visit Friday, June 12 and a... Read more...
Fourth of July, Freedom Fest 2015
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
Visitors to Town of Florence’s “Freedom Fest” will  enjoy hours of great music performed by “Rhythm Edition,” a variety party and... Read more...
Activities at the Library for the Week of June 8
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
June’s theme for the Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero Has a Story!”, continues at the Florence Community Library.  The second week of... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Adult Craft Program
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
The Moms’ Hands crafting class meets at the Florence Community Library Tuesday, June 9, from 10:00 am to Noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Kaylon... Read more...
Water Workouts
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting several activities and classes to provide you with a refreshing way to workout.  Adult... Read more...
Community Pool at Florence High School Opens May 30th
Friday, 22 May 2015
Higher daytime temperatures signal the beginning of summer and what better way to cool off, than swimming?   The Florence Parks and... Read more...
June Packed with Activities at the Library
Friday, 22 May 2015
Registration begins Tuesday, May 26 for the Florence Community Library’s 2015 Arizona Summer Reading Program. The program kicks off Monday, June 1.... Read more...
Karate for Kids!
Friday, 15 May 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a class for kids that teaches discipline, control and fitness.  Learn... Read more...
Adult Self-Defense Class
Friday, 15 May 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a class teaching real world self-protection for adults only. Through the use... Read more...
Kayak the Salt River
Friday, 15 May 2015
Join the Florence Parks and Recreation Department on our second annual kayaking trip down the Salt River on Saturday, June 20. See wild horses, deer,... Read more...
Zumba Fitness
Friday, 15 May 2015
Ditch the workout and join the party! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is again offering Zumba Fitness.  Achieve long-term... Read more...
Every Hero has a Story
Friday, 15 May 2015
Are you a Superhero?  Come explore the possibilities this summer with the Florence Community Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program! ... Read more...
Fourth of July, Freedom Fest 2015
Friday, 08 May 2015
It will not be long before fireworks fill the sky over Florence’s Heritage Park.  Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s “Freedom... Read more...
LSTA Grant awarded to the Florence Community Library
Monday, 04 May 2015
The Florence Community Library was recently awarded a LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant in the amount of $11,400.  The grant is... Read more...
Board and Commission Members Honored at Town Dinner
Monday, 04 May 2015
“Making A Difference” was the theme of this year’s Town of Florence Boards and Commissions Appreciation Dinner held on April 30 at the Holiday... Read more...
Summer Field Trips
Monday, 04 May 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department invites children from Kindergarten to 6th grade to come with us on three field trips this... Read more...
Florence Named Safest Place in Arizona
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Florence was recently named the safest place in Arizona by Value Penguin, a company that provides information to consumers about the best value in... Read more...
Coffee Club
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Coffee Club meets Tuesday, May 5 at 9:30 am.  Come join us for coffee, tea, snacks and great conversation.   The Florence Community... Read more...
Ballots for the Town of Florence Special Election Mailed on April 30th
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Registered voters can expect to receive ballots for the Town of Florence Special All-Mail Election soon after they are mailed on April 30, 2015.... Read more...
World War II on Film at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
The Florence Community Library’s May movie discussion focuses on World War II.  Join us in the library programming room Saturday, May 9 at... Read more...
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Padilla Park will erupt with music, dancers, food and more on Saturday, May 2nd when it celebrates Cinco de Mayo from noon until 6:00 p.m.  This... Read more...
Florence Sharks Swim Team
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Youth and teens, make a splash this summer and join the Florence Sharks Swim Team. This recreational swim team is intended for boys and girls, ages 5... Read more...
Summer Kids Club
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for its Summer Kids Club. The Club provides a fun, safe and... Read more...
Adult Self-Defense Class
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a class teaching real world self-protection for adults only. Through the use... Read more...
Tumbling Toddlers
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to again offer our Tumbling Toddlers class just for three to five year olds. ... Read more...
Karate for Kids!
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a class for kids that teaches them discipline, control and fitness. ... Read more...
For Your Abs Only
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Looking for abs of steel?  Come join the “For Your Abs Only” exercise class offered by the Florence Parks and Recreation Department. ... Read more...
Digital Family Storytime
Monday, 20 April 2015
Children ages 6 to 8 years are invited to join Ms. Rita and Ms. Veronica for an evening “Digital” Family Storytime on Tuesday, April 28, at 5:30... Read more...
Adult Co-ed Kickball League
Monday, 20 April 2015
Adults, what better way to get active than reliving your grade school days by participating in the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation’s Adult... Read more...
Youth Summer Co-ed Volleyball League
Monday, 20 April 2015
Youth and teens!  When baseball and softball is completed, make sure that you are registered for the Florence Parks and Recreation... Read more...
Adult Summer Co-ed Volleyball League
Monday, 20 April 2015
Bump, set, spike! Register your team for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s first-ever Adult Co-ed Volleyball League.  This league... Read more...
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Friday, 17 April 2015
Padilla Park will erupt with music, dancers, food and more on Saturday, May 2, 2015 when it celebrates Cinco de Mayo from noon until 6:00 p.m. ... Read more...
ONEBOOKAZ Author at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
The Florence Community Library will be bringing juvenile/young adult author Dan Trumpis to Florence on the morning of Friday, April 24 at 9:45... Read more...
Library Receives Grant for Children’s Collection
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
The Florence Community Library recently received funding from the Arizona State Library Grants-in-Aid Construction Program to assist in the... Read more...
Movie in the Park
Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Instead of traveling several miles to view a movie with the family, come to Padilla Park and enjoy a Movie in the Park on Saturday, April 18th and... Read more...
Hitchcock Presentation and Movie at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 06 April 2015
Alfred Hitchcock, the “Master of Suspense,” will be the focus of the Florence Community Library’s April Monthly Movie discussion.  Join us... Read more...
Post-War Pop Culture in Arizona at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 06 April 2015
Enjoy stories, film footage, and other artifacts of post-war Arizona at the Florence Community Library.  On Friday, April 17, at 5:30 pm, the... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Craft Program
Monday, 06 April 2015
The Moms’ Hands craft program meets at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, April 14, from 10:00 am to Noon.  Join Ms. Rita and friends... Read more...
Splash Pad at Padilla Park now Open for the Season
Monday, 06 April 2015
The Town of Florence is excited to announce that the splash pad at Padilla Park is now open for the summer.  The splash pad is open from 8:00... Read more...
Harkins Summer Movie Fun
Monday, 06 April 2015
Escape the heat and join us for the Harkins Summer Movie Fun Program, hosted by the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department, this... Read more...
Hunter’s Education Class
Monday, 06 April 2015
Going hunting this fall? If so, then this Hunter's Education Class is just for you. The class, presented by the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation... Read more...
Firefighter Union’s Allegations against the Town are Grossly Misleading
Friday, 27 March 2015
 Some of the allegations made in a lawsuit recently filed against the Town of Florence by the local firefighter’s union, and the headline of... Read more...
Hughes Hit the Ground Running
Thursday, 26 March 2015
Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department Director Bryan Hughes says his first year on the job has flown by, and he’s happy with the... Read more...
Local Businesses Open during Road to Country Thunder Bash on April 4
Thursday, 26 March 2015
The Road to Country Thunder is scheduled for Saturday, April 4th and the Town of Florence wants residents to know that many businesses along Main... Read more...
Community Clean-Up Day is Saturday, April 25th
Thursday, 26 March 2015
The Town of Florence and Right Away Disposal is hosting its annual Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 25th.  This is a great opportunity... Read more...
Mother and Daughter Tiara and Tea Party
Thursday, 26 March 2015
Mothers and daughters, come and enjoy a special evening filled with memorable activities, including dance, music and food.  The Mother and... Read more...
Zumba Fitness
Thursday, 26 March 2015
Ditch the workout and join the Party!  The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its Zumba Fitness in April.  Achieve... Read more...
Learn about the Special Election on March 30
Thursday, 26 March 2015
The public is invited to attend a 20 to 30 minute presentation on the upcoming all-mail Town of Florence Special Election on Monday, March 30 at 6:00... Read more...
Ball & Chain Softball Invitational
Monday, 16 March 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department, in collaboration with the Arizona Department of Corrections, is hosting the 1st Annual “Ball... Read more...
Easter Eggstravaganza with Egg Hunt and More
Monday, 16 March 2015
Gather up the kids and head to Heritage Park on Saturday, March 28th for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza.  The Easter Eggtravaganza starts at... Read more...
Intersession Inspiration
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Do you need a lot of ‘inspiration’ to get through intersession? The Florence Community Library has what you need.  The library is offering... Read more...
Elizabethan Era Music at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Enjoy the music of the Elizabethan era at the Florence Community Library!  On Friday, March 20 at 5:30 pm, the library is hosting Arizona... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddies
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Iddie Biddie Kiddie... Read more...
Pre-Country Thunder Bash in Downtown Florence on April 4
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Can’t wait for Country Thunder to start? We can’t either! Join us in downtown Florence on Saturday, April 4 for the “Road to Country Thunder”... Read more...
Town to Auction Cuen Building located in Historic Downtown Florence
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
The Town of Florence is auctioning the property located at 145 North Main Street. The Town is accepting sealed bids from now until March 26, 2015, at... Read more...
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caretakers to celebrate Dr. Seuss!  Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Veronica as they... Read more...
Coffee Club
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Join us Tuesday, March 3 at 9:30 am for the Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We will enjoy a wonderful ‘Experience in Mexico’... Read more...
Annual Reel Kids Fishing Derby and Family Campout
Friday, 20 February 2015
Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the annual Reel Kids Fishing Derby and Family Campout on Saturday, March 7.  The fun begins at... Read more...
The Hiking Club is Hiking Picacho Peak
Friday, 20 February 2015
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The final hike this season is... Read more...
Mariachi Festival
Tuesday, 17 February 2015
The Town of Florence Dorothy Nolan Senior Center is hosting a Mariachi Festival on Friday, March 6 at 5:00pm at the Dorothy Nolan Senior... Read more...
Cowboy Poetry at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 09 February 2015
Laugh and learn from some very tall and mostly true tales at the Florence Community Library!  On Saturday, February 21, at 4:30 pm, the Friends... Read more...
Lil’ Tykes T-Ball
Monday, 09 February 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Lil Tykes T-Ball League for children ages 3 to 6 years... Read more...
Bars, Bands & Balls Exercise Class
Monday, 09 February 2015
Tired of the same, old methods to get into shape?  Then register for the Bars, Bands and Balls exercise class at the Florence Fitness... Read more...
Concerts in the Park
Monday, 09 February 2015
Join us for an evening of live music on February 26th at Padilla Park, located at 77 W. Ruggles Street.  In addition to this event, we will have... Read more...
30th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour
Monday, 02 February 2015
There is still time to purchase advance tickets for the 30th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to... Read more...
Annexation Hearing Set for January 28
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
The Town of Florence was notified by the Pinal County Superior Court that the next court hearing regarding the Town’s proposed annexations is set... Read more...
Spring Intersession
Monday, 26 January 2015
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Spring Intersession program. Spring Intersession provides... Read more...
Hiking Club is Hiking the Peralta Trail
Monday, 26 January 2015
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The third hike this season is... Read more...
Black History on Film Talk at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 26 January 2015
“Black History on Film” is the focus of the Florence Community Library’s monthly movie discussion.  Join us in the library programming... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Adult Craft Program
Monday, 26 January 2015
The Moms’ Hands crafting class meets at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, February 10, from 10:00 am to noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms.... Read more...
Coffee Club
Monday, 26 January 2015
February is Library Lovers’ Month.  So, please come and join us on Tuesday, February 3 at 9:30 am for the Coffee Club at the Florence... Read more...
Volunteers Needed for 30th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour
Monday, 26 January 2015
Volunteers are needed for this year’s 30th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour, scheduled for Saturday, February 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.... Read more...
EPA Extends Deadline to Collect Public Comment
Friday, 16 January 2015
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public hearing regarding its proposed issuance of a Class III Underground... Read more...
Super Series Softball Tournaments
Friday, 16 January 2015
Spring is coming and what better way to celebrate warmer weather than playing softball?  The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting... Read more...
Monumental Places: Arizona’s National Parks and Monuments
Monday, 05 January 2015
News provided by Pinal County Historical Museum Join us at the Pinal County Historical Museum on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:00pm for a free... Read more...
Comic Book Film Discussion at the Florence Community Library
Wednesday, 24 December 2014
“Comic Book Movies” is the topic of the Florence Community Library’s monthly movie discussion on Saturday, January 10, at 1:00 pm. ... Read more...
Tumbling Toddlers
Wednesday, 24 December 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to again offer our tumbling class just for 3 to 5 year olds. This class is perfect... Read more...
Hiking Club is Hiking to the Romero Pools
Wednesday, 24 December 2014
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The third hike this season is... Read more...
EPA Holding a Public Hearing and Accepting Comments on Florence Copper Mine
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public hearing regarding its proposed issuance of a Class III Underground... Read more...
ADOT Soliciting Public Comment on North-South Corridor Study
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation is collecting comments from the public on the North-South Corridor Study.  The North-South Corridor is... Read more...
Family Storytime
Friday, 19 December 2014
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers to a half hour of stories, finger plays and fun!  Come join Ms.... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Crafting Class
Friday, 19 December 2014
Moms’ Hands crafting class meets at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, January 13, from 10:00 am to noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms.... Read more...
Coffee Club
Friday, 19 December 2014
Join us Tuesday, January 6 at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll sit around the table and enjoy coffee or tea,... Read more...
Zumba Fitness Classes
Friday, 19 December 2014
Ditch the workout and join the party!  The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Zumba Fitness classes, starting again in... Read more...
To The Core Fitness Class
Friday, 19 December 2014
If you want increased spinal support, body stability, balance and improved athletic performance, join the To The Core fitness class.  Classes... Read more...
Walking Club
Friday, 19 December 2014
Enhance your health and make new friends by joining the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Main Street Milers Walking Club. ... Read more...
10th Annual Pooch Party
Friday, 12 December 2014
Dog owners are invited to participate in the 10th Annual Pooch Party on Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Central Bark... Read more...
World Cup Youth Soccer League
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
Gooooaaaallllll!!!!  The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2015 World Cup Youth Soccer League.... Read more...
Flag Football Tournament
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
It’s the NFL Pro Bowl weekend in Glendale and the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating football by hosting the 6th... Read more...
Lil Tykes Kickball
Monday, 08 December 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the 2015 Lil Tykes Kickball League. This league is designed... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddies
Monday, 08 December 2014
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in the Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program. For a $35.00 registration fee, children learn... Read more...
Hiking Club is Hiking the Superstition Mountains
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks & Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The second hike this season is... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Moms’ Hands  “Moms’ Hands” meets at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, December 9 from 10:00 am to Noon.  Join Ms. Rita and... Read more...
Entertainment in Old Arizona at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Hear stories about pioneer Arizona and listen to some of the music from the era at the Florence Community Library.  On Friday, December 12 at... Read more...
Young Adult Film Discussion at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
“The YA Explosion” is the focus of the Florence Community Library’s monthly movie discussion on Saturday, December 13 at 1:00 pm.  ... Read more...
Mother/Son Dance and Dinner
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Mothers, treat your little boys and yourself to a night you will ever forget. Join us for our Mother and Son Dance and Dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Friday,... Read more...
Mother/Son Dance and Dinner
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Mothers, treat your little boys and yourself to a night you will ever forget. Join us for our Mother and Son Dance and Dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Friday,... Read more...
Father/Daughter Dance and Dinner
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Dads, come spend an evening with your daughter(s) at our 6th Annual Father/Daughter Dinner and Dance scheduled for Friday, February 13, 2015. ... Read more...
Florence FURY to Compete in National Competition
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Florence FURY Competitive Cheer Program, sponsored by the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department, competed in the United Sport... Read more...
Public Hearing on Possible May Election set for December 1st
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The Florence Town Council is holding the first of two public hearings on Monday, December 1, 2014, regarding a proposed Special Election that would... Read more...
Coffee Club
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Join us Tuesday, December 2 at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll sit around the table and enjoy coffee or tea,... Read more...
Christmas on Main Street
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Make plans to attend Florence Parks and Recreation’s Annual “Christmas on Main Street” event on Friday, December 5th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30... Read more...
Boo-Yah Bunch Cheer and Dance Squad
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Boo-Yah Bunch, a cheer and dance squad for young children.... Read more...
Gingerbread House Decorating Night
Monday, 17 November 2014
Do you want to build a gingerbread house, but don’t have the space? Well, bring your gingerbread house supplies down to the Dorothy Nolan Senior... Read more...
ADOT to hold meetings for North-South Corridor Study in Pinal County
Thursday, 13 November 2014
News Provided by Arizona Department of Transportation Next week the Arizona Department of Transportation, in a partnership with the Federal Highway... Read more...
Florence Junior Parada Parade
Monday, 10 November 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Florence Junior Parada Parade on Saturday, November 29th, beginning at 10:00... Read more...
30th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour
Monday, 10 November 2014
The sixth oldest community in the state, Florence, Arizona is the site of the 30th Annual Historic Home Tour on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from... Read more...
Bedtime at the Nut House
Monday, 10 November 2014
The Florence Community Library invites children 6 to 8 years of age and their caregivers to an evening Family Storytime on Tuesday, November 18 at... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Adult Craft Program
Monday, 10 November 2014
“Moms’ Hands” meets at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, November 18, from 10:00 am to Noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Kaylon for... Read more...
Living Legends Men’s Senior Softball Tournament
Monday, 10 November 2014
There have been many legends on the ball diamond, from Babe Ruth to Pete Rose, but you or your team can become a Living Legend at the annual Living... Read more...
Three Local Authors Join a Panel Discussion
Monday, 10 November 2014
Meet local authors at the library!  On Friday, November 21, at 5:30 pm, the library is hosting a panel discussion featuring three published... Read more...
Registration Now Open for Before and After the Bell Program
Monday, 10 November 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering its popular, Before and After the Bell program at Florence K-8 and Anthem K-8... Read more...
Monthly Movies at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Enjoy a relaxing Saturday at the Florence Community Library with a movie, good company, and even a chance to win prizes, as the library launches its... Read more...
Town Seeking Candidates to Serve on a Board or Commission
Thursday, 23 October 2014
The Town of Florence is seeking qualified candidates to serve on a Town of Florence board or commission.  There are openings on six boards or... Read more...
Town to Auction Cuen Building
Thursday, 23 October 2014
The Town of Florence is auctioning the property located on a corner lot at 145 North Main Street, otherwise known as the Cuen Building.  The... Read more...
Groundbreaking for the Library and Recreation Complex
Monday, 20 October 2014
The groundbreaking-ceremony for the future Library and Recreation Complex is scheduled for Thursday, October 30 at 4:00 pm.  The groundbreaking... Read more...
Padilla Park Dedication and Opening
Friday, 17 October 2014
Everyone is invited to downtown Florence on Thursday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m. for the dedication and opening of the Town’s newest park, Padilla... Read more...
Only You Exercise Class
Friday, 17 October 2014
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce an addition to its evening exercise classes. Join us for a high impact, high... Read more...
Hiking Club is Hiking the Superstition Mountains
Friday, 17 October 2014
Gather your family and friends and register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The first hike this season is... Read more...
Voters in Annexed Areas Cannot Vote in Town Election
Thursday, 09 October 2014
When the Florence Town Council approved the annexations for Magic Ranch, Crestfield Manor, Wildhorse Estates and surrounding areas on Tuesday,... Read more...
Fire Prevention Tips from the Florence Fire Department
Tuesday, 07 October 2014
As we move into the winter months, and much cooler weather, all of us will be soon switching our thermostats to heat rather than cool. With that... Read more...
“Women of the Arizona State Prison” at the Library
Tuesday, 07 October 2014
The Florence Community Library invites you to a discussion about some of the infamous women who were incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison in... Read more...
Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Head to your favorite local restaurants for takeout, and then join us for some evening entertainment at Padilla Park (440 N. Main St.) for our... Read more...
Turkey Cup Adult Kickball Tournament
Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Come out and participate in our fun and wacky Turkey Cup Kickball Tournament. Relive your playground days by getting a team together with your... Read more...
Town Received Challenge to the Annexations
Monday, 29 September 2014
The Town of Florence received two lawsuits on Friday, September 26, 2014 challenging the two annexations filed by the Town of Florence.  Because... Read more...
Special Town Council Meeting on Home Rule
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
The Town of Florence is holding a special meeting on Monday, October 6th at 5:00pm to discuss the impact of the defeat of Home Rule on the August 26,... Read more...
Family Storytime at the Library: Apple Friends
Monday, 22 September 2014
The Florence Community Library invites children 6 to 8 years of age, and their caregivers, to an evening of ‘Family Storytime’ on Tuesday,... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Adult Crafting Class
Monday, 22 September 2014
Moms’ Hands meets at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, October 14, from 10:00 am to noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Kaylon for this free... Read more...
Men’s Senior Fall Softball League
Monday, 22 September 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting team registrations for the Fall Senior Men’s Softball League.  Age divisions... Read more...
The Next Movie in the Park is on October 11th
Monday, 22 September 2014
Instead of traveling several miles to view a movie with the family, citizens are invited to come to Little League Park, located at 218 E. 8th Street,... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddie Classes Start in October
Monday, 22 September 2014
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program. For a... Read more...
Fright Fest Halloween Carnival
Monday, 22 September 2014
Ghosts, goblins and assorted scary creatures will “haunt” Florence’s Heritage Park from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Friday, October 31, 2014. ... Read more...
Walking Club
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Enhance your health and make new friends by joining the Main Street Milers Walking Club.  This club is brought to you by the Town of Florence... Read more...
Zumba Fitness Classes Start in October
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Ditch the workout and join the party! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now offering Zumba Fitness.  Achieve long-term... Read more...
Are Your Car Seats Installed Correctly?
Monday, 15 September 2014
Statistics show that a vast majority of car seats are installed incorrectly.  A study conducted in six states in the U.S., including Arizona,... Read more...
Workshop on Writing Historical Fiction at the Library
Monday, 15 September 2014
The Florence Community Library invites all aspiring writers to a special workshop on Friday, September 26, at 5:00 pm.  Learn tips and... Read more...
Final Election Results Released by Pinal County
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
The final results of the August 26, 2014 Town of Florence election are now available from Pinal County.  Of the 4,176 registered voters, 1,505... Read more...
Men’s Softball Tournament Fundraiser
Monday, 08 September 2014
The Florence Police Department is hosting a Men’s Softball Tournament on Saturday, October 18th at 9:00am.  This event is part of the Law... Read more...
Fall Fun
Monday, 08 September 2014
Elementary-aged children now have more to do than just sit around the house during fall break.  The Florence Parks and Recreation Department has... Read more...
Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League
Monday, 08 September 2014
Jump ball! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the Junior NBA Youth Basketball... Read more...
Movies in the Park
Monday, 08 September 2014
Instead of traveling several miles to view a movie with the family, citizens are invited to come to Little League Park on Saturday, September 20th,... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Crafting Class
Friday, 29 August 2014
“Moms’ Hands” will meet at the Florence Community Library Tuesday, September 9, from 10:00 am to noon.  Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Kaylon for... Read more...
Family Storytime
Friday, 29 August 2014
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers for a half-hour of stories, finger plays and fun!  Come join... Read more...
Kayak the Salt River
Friday, 29 August 2014
Join Florence Parks and Recreation Department on another kayaking trip down the Salt River on Saturday, September 27.  See wild horses, deer,... Read more...
Teddy Bear Picnic
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages, along with their caregivers and teddy bears, to the end of summer “Teddy Bear... Read more...
Tumbling Toddlers
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a new class just for three to five year olds.  Sign-up you kids today... Read more...
Butts & Guts Exercise Class
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of its evening exercise classes. While it has been proven that spot... Read more...
Adult Self-Defense Class
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a new class teaching real world self-protection for adults only. Through the... Read more...
Letter from Town Manager Charles Montoya
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Dear Florence Resident – I would like to take a few moments to introduce myself and talk about the planned construction of a library, aquatic... Read more...
Florence Named Top City “On the Rise” in Arizona
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Florence, Arizona is the number one city “On the Rise” in Arizona, according to NerdWallet.   According to their website... Read more...
NFL Punt Pass & Kick Competition
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Young football fans have an opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation hosts an NFL Punt, Pass &... Read more...
Residents Needed to Help FPD Fight Crime
Friday, 08 August 2014
The Town of Florence is looking for people to assist the Florence Police Department with lowering crime in their neighborhoods by being a watchful... Read more...
Prop 400 is on the Ballot on August 26th
Tuesday, 05 August 2014
The Town of Florence primary election is on August 26th.  In addition to filling 3 Town Council seats, the voters will be asked if Florence’s... Read more...
Printing in 3-D Workshop at the Library
Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Come to the Florence Community Library Friday, August 15 at 1:00 pm for a hands-on look at “Printing in 3-D!”  3-D printing, which... Read more...
Moms’ Hands Crafting Class
Monday, 28 July 2014
Join Ms. Rita and lead “mom” Kaylon Horn on Tuesday, August 12 at 10:00 am for “Moms’ Hands.” Hosted by the Florence Community Library,... Read more...
Boo-Yah Bunch Cheer and Dance Squad
Monday, 28 July 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Boo-Yah Bunch, a cheer and dance squad for young children... Read more...
Coffee Club
Monday, 28 July 2014
Start your day with good conversation and coffee and join us Tuesday, August 5 at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library. ... Read more...
Insomniac All-Night Co-Ed Softball Tournament
Monday, 28 July 2014
Play all night at the 11th Annual Insomniac Co-ed Softball Tournament. This double elimination softball tournament, presented by the Florence Parks... Read more...
As Seen on Pinterest Crafting Class
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you: “As Seen on... Read more...
Youth Flag Football League
Monday, 14 July 2014
The cool fall air is near and this signals the beginning of the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Jr. NFL Youth Flag Football... Read more...
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Arcel E. Lopez is the Top Children’s Reader for 2014
Monday, 14 July 2014
The Florence Community Library closed out its 2014 Arizona Summer Reading Program, “Fizz! Boom! Read!” with Professional Hypnotist Paul... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddies
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in our Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program. For a $25.00 registration fee, toddlers learn... Read more...
Opportunities to Comment on Library and Recreation Complex
Monday, 07 July 2014
The Town of Florence is hosting several Open Houses to preview conceptual designs and solicit feedback from the public on the planned library and... Read more...
Coffee Club
Monday, 23 June 2014
Join us Tuesday, July 1 at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll sit around the table and enjoy coffee (iced tea... Read more...
Last Week of the Summer Reading Program at the Library
Friday, 20 June 2014
“Fizz! Boom! Read!” enters its final week of activities at the Florence Community Library, showcasing a science theme.  Reading logs are due... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 13 June 2014
This is the third week of activities for the Summer Reading Program.  This week at the library, we discover and explore music.  On Monday,... Read more...
Shuttle Service at the 4th of July
Friday, 13 June 2014
To ease congestion during the 4th of July Freedom Fest Celebration on Friday, July 4th at Heritage Park, the Holiday Inn Express is offering shuttle... Read more...
Tubing the Salt River
Friday, 13 June 2014
The National Recreation and Park Association proclaimed July as “Parks and Recreation month.” This year’s theme is “Out is In.” Go outside... Read more...
Town Council to Consider Proposed Property Tax Levy
Friday, 13 June 2014
The Town Council will consider a proposed 1.5% increase in primary property tax that the Town of Florence collects at the Town Council meeting on... Read more...
Parks and Library Advisory Boards Approve Library and Aquatic Center Project
Thursday, 12 June 2014
On Tuesday, June 10th at 6:00pm, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Library Advisory Board met at a joint meeting to discuss the... Read more...
Freedom Fest Horseshoe Tournament
Monday, 09 June 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Horseshoe Tournament on Friday, July 4th. This double elimination... Read more...
Freedom Fest Cornhole Tournament
Monday, 09 June 2014
The Town of Florence is hosting the annual Cornhole Tournament, as part of the 4th of July Freedom Fest celebration, on Friday, July 4, at Heritage... Read more...
Council to Discuss Business Friendly Practices
Friday, 06 June 2014
The Florence Town Council is hosting a work session on Monday, June 16th at 6:00pm to discuss potential changes to the Town Code to enhance... Read more...
Anthem Police Substation is Open
Friday, 06 June 2014
The police substation located in Fire Station #2 on Hunt Highway will be in operation on Monday, June 9th.   Front desk personnel at the... Read more...
Public Invited to Comment on Development of Library and Aquatic Center
Thursday, 05 June 2014
There are two opportunities for the public to learn more about and comment on the development of a new aquatic center and library at two upcoming... Read more...
Theft at Concession Stand Wipes Out Little League Funds
Tuesday, 03 June 2014
The concession stand at Heritage Park was broken into and approximately $1,000 worth of food and beverage items was stolen.   The items... Read more...
Mounted Posse Hosting a Beer Garden on 4th of July
Monday, 02 June 2014
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is planning another memorable day of fun, fireworks and entertainment for our annual 4th of July Freedom... Read more...
16th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament
Monday, 02 June 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 16th annual Co-ed Mud Volleyball Tournament on Friday, July 4th. This double... Read more...
The Florence Community Pool is Now Open
Monday, 02 June 2014
Cool off this summer at the Florence Community Pool, located on the Florence High School campus at 1000 S. Willow Street. The pool is open Monday... Read more...
More Summer Reading Program Activities at the Library
Friday, 30 May 2014
“Fizz! Boom! Read” will continue at the Florence Community Library.  The second week of activities will continue to focus on... Read more...
“The Poe Experience” at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 30 May 2014
Enjoy Friday the 13th with a dramatic performance of three Edgar Allen Poe classics at the Florence Community Library.   On Friday, June 13... Read more...
There’s Still Time to Comment on ADOT’s Passenger Rail Corridor Study
Wednesday, 28 May 2014
It’s a concept that’s got a lot of people talking: a passenger rail system that could carry travelers and commuters between Phoenix and Tucson.... Read more...
Summer Reading Program Events
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
The Florence Community Library will host Kevin Manning, Astronomer, as he presents “Look Up to the Stars” on Saturday, May 31 at 2:00 pm. ... Read more...
Summer Reading Program
Friday, 16 May 2014
“Have a Blast” with the Florence Community Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Program!  Registration begins Tuesday, May 27.  Families and... Read more...
Water Walking
Friday, 16 May 2014
As part of its ongoing desire to provide a variety of water-related programs for teens and adults this summer, the Florence Parks and Recreation... Read more...
Adult Lap Swim
Friday, 16 May 2014
What better way to end a stressful work day this summer than with a refreshing workout at the Florence Community Pool?  Adult Lap Swim, offered... Read more...
As Seen on Pinterest Crafting Class
Friday, 16 May 2014
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you: “As Seen on... Read more...
Men’s and Co-ed Summer Softball Leagues
Friday, 16 May 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting team registrations for the Summer Men’s and Co-ed Softball Leagues. Get your team... Read more...
Summer Kickoff
Friday, 16 May 2014
To celebrate the end of the school year, the Florence Parks and Recreation Department presents the Summer Kickoff Pool Party on Thursday, May... Read more...
Fourth of July, Freedom Fest
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
The Fourth of July “Freedom Fest” is rapidly approaching.  This year’s celebration event is on Friday, July 4, 2014 at Heritage... Read more...
Summer Field Trips for the Kids
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite kids from Kindergarten to 6th grade to the following trips this summer:... Read more...
Valley Metro and MAG Launch Southeast Valley Transit System Study
Thursday, 01 May 2014
News Provided by Valley Metro Valley Metro and the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) are jointly conducting the Southeast Valley Transit... Read more...
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Florence Recognized for Exemplary Urban Forest Management
Thursday, 01 May 2014
On behalf of the Town of Florence, John Nixon, Recreation Coordinator, accepted a Certificate of Recognition from Scott Hunt, State Forester,... Read more...
Coffee Club
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Start off your day with good conversation and coffee and join us on Tuesday, May 6 at 9:30 am for the Coffee Club at the Florence Community... Read more...
Summer Kids Club
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for its Summer Kids Club. Summer Kids Club provides a fun, safe... Read more...
Kayak the Salt River
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Join us on our first annual kayaking trip down the Salt River. See wild horses, deer, great blue heron, osprey, bald eagles, and other wildlife on... Read more...
Playground Ribbon Cutting on May 10th
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to open Florence’s new playground at Main Street Park on Saturday, May 10th at 9:00 am.... Read more...
Men’s Summer Basketball League
Friday, 18 April 2014
Basketball players 18 and older are encouraged to lace up those sneakers and hit the basketball court this summer!  The Town of Florence Parks... Read more...
Harkins Summer Movie Fun
Friday, 18 April 2014
Escape the heat and join us for the Harkins Summer Movie Fun Program. Every Thursday during summer intersession we will be traveling to the Harkins... Read more...
Mother and Daughter Tiara and Tea Party
Friday, 18 April 2014
The Mother and Daughter Tiara and Tea Party is scheduled for Wednesday, May 7th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Mothers and daughters will enjoy a... Read more...
Children’s Day/Book Day
Friday, 11 April 2014
The Florence Community Library invites families to Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day (Celebramos El día de los niños, El día de los libros), on... Read more...
17th Annual Bookmark Design Contest Winners
Friday, 11 April 2014
The Florence Community Library thanks all of the librarians, teachers, and students who participated in this year’s 17th Annual Bookmark Design... Read more...
Ancient Southwestern Astronomy at the Library
Friday, 11 April 2014
Long before Europeans came to the southwest, Native American tribes in Arizona had their own techniques for studying the stars and predicting the... Read more...
For Your Abs Only
Friday, 11 April 2014
Looking for abs of steel?  Come join the For Your Abs Only exercise class offered by the Florence Parks and Recreation Department.  This... Read more...
Florence Sharks Swim Team
Friday, 11 April 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Florence Sharks Swim Team. Enjoy this recreational and... Read more...
Registration is Open for Iddie Biddie Kiddies
Tuesday, 08 April 2014
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in our Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program. For only a $25.00 registration fee, learn the... Read more...
Adult Self-Defense Class
Friday, 04 April 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a new class for adults only that teaches real world self-protection. Through... Read more...
“Just Kicking It” Adult Co-Ed Kickball Tournament
Friday, 04 April 2014
Come out and participate in the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s first Adult Kickball Tournament. This double elimination tournament will... Read more...
9th Annual Pooch Party Contest Results
Wednesday, 02 April 2014
Dog owners and their pets enjoyed last Saturday’s 9Th Annual Pooch Party at the “Central Bark” park.  The Florence Parks and Recreation... Read more...
Town Council Discusses Details of Possible Purchase of Johnson Utilities
Thursday, 27 March 2014
At a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 26th, the Florence Town Council discussed the terms of the possible purchase of Johnson... Read more...
Meet Author Mike Giglio at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 24 March 2014
The Florence Community Library is excited to host Author Mike Giglio, on Saturday, April 5 at 1:00 pm.  Mr. Giglio is one of three 2014... Read more...
Easter Eggstravaganza
Monday, 24 March 2014
Gather up the kids and head to Heritage Park on Friday April 18th for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza event. The event runs from 10:00 am to 1:00... Read more...
Do You Want to Run for a Seat on the Town Council?
Monday, 24 March 2014
Florence residents interested in running for one of three Town Council seats in 2014 can begin picking up candidate packets on March 28,... Read more...
Coffee Club
Friday, 21 March 2014
Join us Tuesday, April 1st at 9:30 am for the “Coffee Club” at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll sit around the table and enjoy... Read more...
As Seen on Pinterest Crafting Class
Friday, 21 March 2014
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you: “As Seen on... Read more...
8th Annual Whole Frijole Men’s and Co-Ed Softball Tournaments
Friday, 21 March 2014
The anticipation is building as to which softball teams will capture this year’s “Whole Frijole Cup.”   The Town of Florence Parks... Read more...
Bryan Hughes Hired as New Director of Parks and Recreation
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
After spending the past 18 years with the Town of Fountain Hills, Bryan Hughes will begin his duties as the new Town of Florence Parks and Recreation... Read more...
Bars, Bands and Balls Exercise Class
Monday, 10 March 2014
Tired of the same, old methods to get into shape?  Then register for the Bars, Bands and Balls exercise class at the Florence Fitness... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 10 March 2014
March 9th through March 15th is Teen Tech Week.  Teen Tech Week is a national initiative sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services... Read more...
Registration is Open for Lil Tykes T-Ball
Friday, 28 February 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for the Lil Tykes T-Ball League.  This league is... Read more...
Registration is Open for Spring Intersession
Friday, 28 February 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Spring Intersession. Spring Intersession provides a fun, safe... Read more...
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at the Library
Friday, 21 February 2014
“Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!” at this year’s Dr. Seuss’ birthday party. Join Ms. Rita and Ms. Gloria for this free event at the Florence... Read more...
Coffee Club
Friday, 21 February 2014
Want to start off your day with good conversation and coffee?  Join us Tuesday, March 4 at 9:30 am for the Coffee Club at the Florence Community... Read more...
Riots, Rampages, and Escapes: Life in the Florence Territorial Prison
Friday, 21 February 2014
Take a trip through time at the Florence Community Library.  On Friday, March 7, at 5:30 pm, the library is hosting a presentation about some of... Read more...
Hiking Club
Friday, 21 February 2014
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  Our next hike this season is... Read more...
Public Invited to Tour New Fire Station
Friday, 21 February 2014
The Town of Florence is proud to announce the official opening of a new fire station in Anthem, located at 2035 N. Hunt Highway.  The public is... Read more...
Annual Reel Kids Fishing Derby and Family Campout
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the annual Reel Kids Fishing Derby and Family Campout on Friday, March 7th beginning at 6:00... Read more...
Community Clean-Up Day is Saturday, March 15th
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
The Town of Florence and Right Away Disposal is hosting its annual Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, March 15th.  This is a great opportunity... Read more...
9th Annual Pooch Party
Friday, 14 February 2014
All dog owners are invited to participate in the 9th Annual Pooch Party on Saturday, March 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Central Bark... Read more...
Early Release Days Program
Friday, 14 February 2014
The Town of Florence is expanding its current Before and After the Bell Recreation Program to include Early Release Days.  Parents and kids, you... Read more...
“How the Judge’s Brother Got Away with Murder” at the Library
Monday, 10 February 2014
Learn a piece of Florence history at the Florence Community Library.  On Friday, February 21, at 5:30 pm, the Friends of the Florence Community... Read more...
29th Annual Tour of Historic Florence: “Historic Buildings and Modern Lives”
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
All roads lead to Florence, Arizona on Saturday, February 8, 2014.  The sixth oldest community in Arizona will present its 29th Annual Home Tour... Read more...
A Little Romance at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 27 January 2014
Celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long, as the Florence Community Library’s Tuesday film series spotlights love stories!  The library will... Read more...
Pinterest Crafting Class
Monday, 27 January 2014
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you: “As Seen on... Read more...
March Mayhem Softball Series
Monday, 27 January 2014
Spring is on the horizon and what better way to celebrate warmer weather than playing softball?  The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is... Read more...
Heritage Bowl V Flag Football Tournament
Friday, 24 January 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 5th Annual Heritage Bowl. This five-on-five flag football tournament is a double... Read more...
Coffee Club
Friday, 17 January 2014
Start off your day with good conversation and coffee and join us on Tuesday, February 4th at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community... Read more...
Lil Tykes Kickball
Friday, 17 January 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its 2014 Lil Tykes Kickball League. This league is designed... Read more...
Hiking Club
Friday, 17 January 2014
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The next hike is Saturday,... Read more...
World Cup Youth Soccer League
Monday, 13 January 2014
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2014 World Cup Youth Soccer League. This league is being... Read more...
Father and Daughter Dance and Dinner
Monday, 13 January 2014
Dads, come spend an evening with your daughter(s) at our Fifth Annual Father and Daughter Dinner and Dance scheduled for Friday, February 7,... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddies
Monday, 13 January 2014
Calling all 3 to 5 year old children!  Come out and participate in our Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program and learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and... Read more...
Growing Old with Humor Program at the Library
Friday, 03 January 2014
Come laugh with us as we learn about humor and aging at the Florence Community Library!  On Friday, January 17, at 5:30 pm, the Friends of the... Read more...
Mother and Son Dance and Dinner
Friday, 03 January 2014
“A mother holds her sons hand for a while but holds his heart for a lifetime.” Mothers, treat your little boys and yourself to a night neither of... Read more...
"To The Core" Fitness Class
Friday, 03 January 2014
If you want increased spinal support, body stability, balance and improved athletic performance, join us in January and February at the Florence... Read more...
Hiking Club
Friday, 03 January 2014
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The next hike is Saturday, January... Read more...
How to Dispose of your Christmas Tree
Thursday, 02 January 2014
Now that the holidays are over, many of you are wondering how to dispose of the Christmas tree.  You have a few options.  If possible,... Read more...
Tom Mix Program To Benefit Pinal County Museum
Monday, 30 December 2013
Cowboy movie star Tom Mix was internationally famous. Many legends and tall tales have been told about his life. He was in over 300 films, including... Read more...
Winter Reading Bingo
Thursday, 26 December 2013
Readers are invited to enjoy a wide variety of books while taking part in Winter Reading Bingo at the Florence Community Library!  Beginning... Read more...
Academy Award Winning Movies at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 26 December 2013
Enjoy Academy Award Winning movies on Tuesday evenings throughout the month of January at the Florence Community Library!   Every Tuesday... Read more...
Thank You From the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 26 December 2013
The Florence Community Library would like to recognize our community partners, who have done so much to make 2013’s library programs a... Read more...
Construction on Main Street has Many Benefits
Thursday, 19 December 2013
Construction on Main Street, between Ruggles and 12th Streets, has started.  The project consists of the placement of decorative stamped... Read more...
Remember to Call to Schedule Your Bulk Trash Pick-Up
Monday, 16 December 2013
The Town of Florence is asking for your help with the placement of bulk trash.  New rules for the placement of bulk trash were recently updated... Read more...
Holiday Trash and Bulk Trash Schedule
Monday, 16 December 2013
There are changes to the trash schedule due to the upcoming holidays.   Anthem Due to the Christmas holiday, trash and recyclables will not... Read more...
Holiday Light Parade Winners
Friday, 13 December 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department congratulates the following winners from our 2013 Holiday Light Parade:    ... Read more...
Before and After the Bell Program now at Florence and Anthem K-8 Schools
Friday, 13 December 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Before and After the Bell Program will expand in January to include Anthem.  This... Read more...
Town Considers the Purchase of Johnson Utilities
Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Town of Florence has started the evaluation process for the purchase of the assets of Johnson Utilities, which is the water and wastewater... Read more...
Town Committed to its Stance on Florence Copper
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
On December 3, 2013, the Town of Florence was served with a claim for damages by Florence Copper, Inc., formerly known as Curis Resources (Arizona)... Read more...
A Man Called Andreas
Monday, 09 December 2013
The Florence Community Library concludes its series of “Journey Stories” guest speakers with “A Man Called Andreas,” Friday, December 20 at... Read more...
Discussion at the Florence Community Library: 406 Years of Immigration
Monday, 09 December 2013
You are invited to explore the long, difficult history of “406 Years of Immigration to Arizona” on Friday, December 13 at 5:30 pm, at the... Read more...
A Little Christmas…at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 09 December 2013
The library invites all children and their caregivers for a ‘little’ intersession fun December 16 through December 20.  Scheduled... Read more...
The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is at the Library
Monday, 02 December 2013
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers to a special event on Wednesday, December 11 at 10:00 am.  The... Read more...
December Pinterest Crafting Class
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Join us and make the latest Pinterest projects. “As Seen on Pinterest” is a craft class that is held on the second Thursday each month. ... Read more...
Christmas on Main
Monday, 25 November 2013
Now that the Thanksgiving feast is over and leftover turkey sandwiches adorn our dinner tables, that means the Christmas season is here!... Read more...
Hiking Club
Friday, 22 November 2013
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The next hike is Saturday,... Read more...
Florence Junior Parada Parade
Friday, 15 November 2013
The 81st Annual Florence Junior Parada Parade will be held Saturday, November 30, 2013 beginning at 10:00 am.  This annual event is the kick-off... Read more...
Journey Stories Guest Speaker Series at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 07 November 2013
You are invited to experience “Journey Stories” with a series of guest speakers at the Florence Community Library!   “Journey... Read more...
Journey Stories Film Series at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 07 November 2013
Embark on a cinematic “Journey Story” Tuesday evenings at the Florence Community Library!   The library is participating in “Journey... Read more...
How Wild Was It? An Overview of Crime and Justice in Arizona Territory
Thursday, 31 October 2013
Life in Territorial Arizona is often characterized by the crime and outlaws that made the headlines. Is that an accurate picture? What crimes were... Read more...
Hiking Club
Friday, 25 October 2013
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  Our next hike is Saturday,... Read more...
Pinterest Crafting Class
Friday, 25 October 2013
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you: “As Seen on... Read more...
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Town to Create Padilla Park at Silver King Marketplace
Tuesday, 22 October 2013
During an October 22, 2013 Town Council Work Session, the Town Council was presented with the concept plan for Padilla Park at the Silver King... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Want to start off your day with good conversation and coffee?  Join us Tuesday, November 5 at 9:30 am for the Coffee Club at the Florence... Read more...
Only You Exercise Class
Friday, 18 October 2013
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce a new evening exercise class. Join us for a high impact, high intensity, high... Read more...
Town Files Complaint Against Florence Copper
Thursday, 17 October 2013
On October 14, 2013, the Town of Florence filed Complaint No. CV2013-02511 in the Pinal County Superior Court against Florence Copper, Inc., which... Read more...
Anthem at Merrill Ranch Hosts Holiday Craft Fair & Semi-Annual Community Yard Sale
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
News Provided by Anthem at Merrill Ranch Community Council On Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 7 am – 1 pm, the Anthem at Merrill Ranch Community... Read more...
Zombie Horde Night at the Library
Friday, 11 October 2013
Halloween is on the way, and the Florence Community Library invites teens to get into the spooky spirit with a “Zombie Horde Night!”  Teens... Read more...
PCHS Museum Presents: The Wild Days of Eloy
Thursday, 10 October 2013
The Pinal County Historical Society Museum is hosting a free presentation on the lively and lawless days of Eloy, Arizona. It has been said that Eloy... Read more...
Karate for Kids!
Thursday, 10 October 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a Karate Class for kids that will teach them discipline, control and... Read more...
Council Discusses Medical Marijuana and the Cuen Building
Tuesday, 08 October 2013
On Monday, October 7th, the Florence Town Council met at the regularly scheduled Town Council meeting to discuss, among other items, changes to... Read more...
Teen Read Week at the Library
Friday, 04 October 2013
The Florence Community Library invites area teens to observe the fifteenth annual Teen Read Week from October 13 through October 19, 2013. ... Read more...
Meet Author Betty Webb
Friday, 04 October 2013
Meet mystery writer Betty Webb at the Florence Community Library!  Webb is the author of the Arizona-based Lena Horne detective series, as well... Read more...
Fright Fest Halloween Carnival
Friday, 27 September 2013
Ghosts, goblins and assorted scary creatures will “haunt” Florence’s Little League Park on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm on October 31,... Read more...
Father and Son Tailgate Party
Friday, 27 September 2013
Fire up the grill and wear your favorite football team’s jersey to the first annual Father and Son Tailgate Party.  The event, presented by... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 23 September 2013
Join us on Tuesday, October 1st at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll celebrate National Arts and Humanities... Read more...
Boo-Yah Bunch Cheer and Dance Squad
Monday, 23 September 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Boo-Yah Bunch!  Boo-Yah Bunch is a cheer and dance squad... Read more...
Pinterest Crafting Class
Friday, 20 September 2013
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you: “As Seen on... Read more...
Join our Walking Club
Friday, 20 September 2013
Enhance your health and make new friends by joining the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Main Street Milers Walking Club. ... Read more...
Intersession Fun at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 13 September 2013
Kids 8 to 12 years of age are invited to come and create a Fall themed make-and-take craft.  The activity will take place in the upstairs... Read more...
Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League
Friday, 13 September 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for its Junior NBA Youth Basketball League.   The... Read more...
Fall Fun During Fall Intersession
Friday, 13 September 2013
Elementary-aged children now have more to do than just sit around the house during fall break.  The Florence Parks and Recreation Department has... Read more...
Pinterest Crafting Class
Tuesday, 27 August 2013
If you are interested in creative crafting, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the ideal class for you.  “As Seen On... Read more...
Food Distributions on Third Friday of Each Month
Friday, 23 August 2013
News Provided by the United Food Bank  The United Food Bank is changing its food distributions in the Town of Florence to once per month... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Library
Thursday, 22 August 2013
Want to start off your day with good conversation and coffee?  Join us Tuesday, September 3 at 9:30 am for “Coffee Club” at the Florence... Read more...
Grandparent’s Day: Movie Under the Stars
Thursday, 22 August 2013
Most people have not heard of Marian McQuade, but from her original idea and persistence, President Jimmy Carter signed a resolution in 1978,... Read more...
When is a Building Permit Required?
Friday, 09 August 2013
Before starting a construction project, please check with the Town of Florence Community Development Department to see if your project complies with... Read more...
Tone Teens Exercise Program
Thursday, 08 August 2013
Teens, do you have a desire to get into shape, build some muscle or train for a sport but you are not sure where to start?  Then come to the... Read more...
Butts & Guts Exercise Class
Thursday, 08 August 2013
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of its evening exercise classes. While it has been proven that spot... Read more...
Town Council Votes to Move Forward with Two Annexations
Wednesday, 07 August 2013
On Monday, August 5th, the Florence Town Council voted 6-0 to file blank annexation petitions for two annexation areas.  The proposed annexation... Read more...
Insomniac All-Night Men’s Softball Tournament
Monday, 29 July 2013
“Sleep all day and play all night” at the 10th Annual Insomniac Men’s Softball Tournament. This double elimination softball tournament,... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Library
Monday, 29 July 2013
Join us Tuesday, August 6 at 9:30am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll sit around the table and enjoy coffee (ice tea... Read more...
Do Not Place Bulk Trash out too Early
Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Many residents are placing bulk trash items too early and residents are complaining about the appearance of their neighborhood and the... Read more...
Florence Youth Flag Football League
Friday, 19 July 2013
The hot summer weather is signaling the beginning of gridiron action.  The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is capitalizing on... Read more...
Before the Bell and After the Bell Programs for K-6 Kids
Friday, 19 July 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer its new “Before the Bell” Program, in conjunction with its “After the... Read more...
Have a Party at the Florence Community Pool
Friday, 19 July 2013
While open swim has ended at the Florence Community Pool, the facility is still available for Pool Party Rentals on Fridays and Sundays through... Read more...
Thank You for Attending our 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, 09 July 2013
The Town of Florence thanks everyone who attended this year’s 4th of July Celebration at Heritage Park.  We hope you had a great time and... Read more...
Christmas in July at the Library
Tuesday, 09 July 2013
Celebrate “Christmas in July” at the Florence Community Library!   The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and... Read more...
Overnight paving on SR 79 -79B in Florence this week
Monday, 08 July 2013
News Provided by ADOT   The Arizona Department of Transportation will be working at the intersection of State Route 79-79B and Butte Avenue and... Read more...
David and Jesusfernando Moreno are the Summer’s Top Readers
Monday, 08 July 2013
The Florence Community Library’s “Dig Into Reading” 2013 Arizona Summer Reading Program came to a magical end with The Craig Davis Comedy,... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Library
Monday, 24 June 2013
Join us Tuesday, July 2 at 9:30 am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community Library.  We’ll sit around the table and enjoy coffee (ice tea if... Read more...
Construction on Super Stop Gas Station and Car Wash Underway
Monday, 24 June 2013
Construction of the Florence Super Stop at the southeast corner of Diversion Dam Road and Highway 79 is underway.  When construction is... Read more...
Mayor Rankin Appointed to MAG Transportation Policy Committee
Friday, 21 June 2013
Florence Mayor Tom J. Rankin was voted in at the Wednesday, June 19th Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Regional Council meeting as the... Read more...
New Trash and Recycling Containers Delivered the Week of June 24th
Wednesday, 19 June 2013
In preparation for the new trash and recycling services available to Florence residents effective Monday, July 1st, Right Away Disposal (RAD) is... Read more...
Fourth of July “Fiesta Freedom Fest” Celebration
Tuesday, 18 June 2013
This year’s Fourth of July celebration is billed as “Fiesta Freedom Fest”, not only signifying our country’s birthday, but adding a southwest... Read more...
Mud Volleyball, Skateboarding and Horseshoes Tournaments at the 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, 18 June 2013
15th Annual Freedom Fest Mud Volleyball Tournament  The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 15th annual Co-ed Mud... Read more...
Summer Activities at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 17 June 2013
The Florence Community Library will “Dig Into Reading” during this final week of summer activities. Program events for the week of June 24 will... Read more...
Summer Reading Events
Monday, 10 June 2013
The Florence Community Library is digging up lots of exciting and interesting activities, as we continue our summer journey and “Dig into... Read more...
Summer Movies in the Park
Monday, 10 June 2013
Instead of traveling several miles to view a movie with the family, citizens are invited to come to Heritage Park on Saturday, June 22 at sundown... Read more...
Florence Voted in as Newest Member of MAG
Tuesday, 04 June 2013
On May 22, 2013, the Maricopa Association of Governments Regional Council voted unanimously to expand its membership to include the Town of Florence... Read more...
Latin Heat Fitness Class
Monday, 03 June 2013
If you like Zumba, you’ll love Latin Heat! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now offering a Latin Heat Fitness Class. Join us... Read more...
Roadside Memorials Program at the Library
Friday, 31 May 2013
Learn about the history of roadside memorials at the Florence Community Library.  On Friday, June 14, at 5:30 pm, the Friends of the Florence... Read more...
Water Aerobics Class
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Looking for a cool way to get in shape this summer?  Then register for the Water Aerobics Exercise Class offered by the Florence Parks and... Read more...
Water Walking Class
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
As part of its ongoing desire to provide a variety of water-related programs for teens and adults this summer, the Florence Parks and Recreation... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Library
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Want to start off your day with good conversation and coffee?  Join us Tuesday, June 4 at 9:30am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community... Read more...
Men’s Adult Summer Basketball League
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Summer Men’s Basketball League. This league is... Read more...
Summer Men’s and Women’s Softball League
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is now accepting team registration for a Spring and Summer Men’s and Women’s Softball League.... Read more...
Join the Florence Sharks Swim Team
Friday, 17 May 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Florence Sharks Swim Team.  This recreational and... Read more...
Volunteers needed for a mobile food pantry distribution
Friday, 17 May 2013
News Provided by the United Food Bank United Food Bank is looking for more volunteers to assist them in continuing the town’s bi-weekly food... Read more...
“Dig Into Reading” with the Library’s Summer Reading Program
Friday, 17 May 2013
Registration begins Tuesday, May 28 for the Summer Reading Program.  Families and their caregivers are strongly encouraged to come into the... Read more...
New Trash and Recycling Services Start July 1st
Friday, 17 May 2013
The Town of Florence has partnered with Right Away Disposal to provide sanitation and recycling services to the community.  Right Away Disposal... Read more...
Stretch it Out
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Are you in need of a good stretch and to enjoy the benefits of working the various muscles of the body? Then come join the Stretch it Out exercise... Read more...
Adult Lap Swim
Thursday, 16 May 2013
What better way to end a stressful work day this summer than with a refreshing workout at the Florence Community Pool?  The Adult Lap Swim... Read more...
Town Hires Peter Zick as Fire Chief
Thursday, 16 May 2013
The Town of Florence hired Peter Zick to be Florence’s next Fire Chief.  His first day on the job was Monday, May 13th.   Chief Zick... Read more...
Library and Pool Remain Open During Construction to High School Parking Lot
Monday, 13 May 2013
The Florence Unified School District has approved a contract with APS to construct covered parking structures at the Florence High School that... Read more...
Summer Kickoff 2013 Pool Party
Monday, 13 May 2013
Summer break is almost here, so plan to celebrate the end of the school year at the Summer Kickoff Pool Party on Thursday, May 30, 2013.  The... Read more...
Town Hires Michael Farina as Finance Director
Monday, 13 May 2013
The Town of Florence hired Michael Farina to be the next Finance Director.  His first day on the job is Monday, June 3rd.   Mr. Farina... Read more...
Town Council Discussed Fees, Annexations, Traffic Signals and Downtown Redevelopment
Thursday, 09 May 2013
The Florence Town Council held its regular meeting on Monday, May 6th.  The Town Council held a public hearing on new rates and fees for water... Read more...
Summer Field Trips Hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department
Monday, 06 May 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to the following trips this summer:  Skateland: Friday June 7,... Read more...
Summer Kids Club Starts in June
Monday, 06 May 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Summer Kids Club. The Club provides a fun, safe and... Read more...
Meetings Scheduled to Evaluate Two Town Annexations
Monday, 06 May 2013
The Town of Florence is holding two neighborhood meetings to discuss the Town’s plans to annex approximately 3,742 acres contiguous to the current... Read more...
Latin Heat Fitness Class
Friday, 03 May 2013
Dance yourself into shape! The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering a one day only, introductory, Latin Heat Fitness class.... Read more...
Mother and Daughter Tiara and Tea Party
Friday, 03 May 2013
The Mother and Daughter Tiara and Tea Party is rescheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  The registration deadline has... Read more...
Town Remains Opposed to Florence Copper Project
Wednesday, 01 May 2013
Town of Florence residents have been inquiring as to the current status of the Florence Copper project.  With recent developments, the Town felt... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Library
Monday, 29 April 2013
Want to start off your day with good conversation and coffee?  Join us Tuesday, May 7 at 9:30am for Coffee Club at the Florence Community... Read more...
Children’s Day/Book Day at the Library
Thursday, 18 April 2013
The Florence Community Library is celebrating Children’s Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/ El día de los libros) on Saturday, April 27. All... Read more...
Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box Now Available to the Community
Thursday, 18 April 2013
The Town of Florence Police Department now offers a Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box for use by the community.  The drop-off box is located in the... Read more...
Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of the Boston Marathon Explosion Victims
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
In coordination with the President’s Proclamation, Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff... Read more...
Daylon Aguilar Wins First Place in Bookmark Contest
Monday, 15 April 2013
The Florence Community Library would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the librarians, teachers, and students who participated in this... Read more...
Parents Night Out
Friday, 05 April 2013
Recognizing the need for both parents and children to have time to themselves, the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department announces its new... Read more...
Town Hiring Lifeguards for Summer
Friday, 05 April 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation department is now accepting applications for Lifeguard Positions. We are looking for hard working,... Read more...
Hiking Club’s Final Hike of the Season
Tuesday, 02 April 2013
Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s first Hiking Club offers the final outing on Friday, April 19, 2013 when we will participate in the San... Read more...
After School Program Offers Value to Families
Tuesday, 02 April 2013
Everyone wants value for their hard-earned money and Florence Parks and Recreation understands the importance of stretching consumer... Read more...
Town Rescinds Ordinance on Sulfuric Acid Ban
Monday, 01 April 2013
On Monday, April 1, 2013, the Florence Town Council voted 7 – 0 to rescind an ordinance originally adopted by the Florence Town Council in 2012... Read more...
Spring Classic 3-on-3 Youth and Teen Basketball Tournament
Friday, 29 March 2013
The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Spring Classic 3-on-3 Youth and Teen Basketball Tournament on Friday, May 10, 2013. ... Read more...
Goldie Tracy Richmond – Indian Trader, Trapper, and Quiltmaker
Friday, 29 March 2013
Carolyn O’Bagy Davis, author of the 2011 OneBookAZ title “Hopi Summer,” returns to the Florence Community Library!  Davis is at the... Read more...
The Spring and Summer Activity Brochure is Out
Monday, 25 March 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is proud to release the 2013 Spring and Summer Activity Brochure.   In this brochure,... Read more...
Resume Writing Workshop at the Library
Monday, 25 March 2013
If your job search is sinking because of resume issues or interview pitfalls, then help is coming to the Florence Community Library.  Former... Read more...
Men’s and Women’s Summer Softball League
Friday, 22 March 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting team registrations for the Men’s and Women’s Summer Softball League.... Read more...
The Whole Frijole Men’s and Women’s Softball Tournament
Friday, 22 March 2013
The anticipation is building.  Who is going to win this year’s Whole Frijole Cup?  The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department... Read more...
Egg Hunt and Much More at the Easter Eggstravaganza
Thursday, 21 March 2013
Gather up the kids and their Easter baskets and head to Heritage Park on Friday March 29, 2013 for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza.  Several... Read more...
Questions about Sanitation and Recycling Services
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
Residents have been asking questions about the Town’s decision to enter into a contract with Right Away Disposal (RAD) for sanitation and recycling... Read more...
Council to Decide on Increase in Water and Sewer Rates
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
On Monday, March 18, 2013, the Florence Town Council discussed a proposed 5% increase in water rates and a proposed 10% increase in sewer rates and... Read more...
Annual Fishing Derby and Family Campout Rescheduled for April 5th
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
The annual Reel Kids Fishing Derby originally scheduled for March 8, 2013 but canceled due to rain, has been rescheduled for Friday, April 5,... Read more...
New Iddie Biddie Kiddie Session Starts in April
Thursday, 14 March 2013
The transition from toddler to pre-school is an important phase for all children and the Florence Parks and Recreation Department has the perfect... Read more...
Registrations Now Accepted for Spring Intersession
Tuesday, 12 March 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Spring Intersession. Spring Intersession provides a fun, safe... Read more...
Hiking Club at the San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club. Members of the club are offered monthly... Read more...
Hawaiian Luau at the Senior Center
Friday, 08 March 2013
The Dorothy Nolan Senior Center is hosting a Luau for senior citizens 55 or older on Friday, April 5th at 5:00 pm.  Enjoy live Hawaiian... Read more...
Town Further Clarifies Eminent Domain Decision
Friday, 08 March 2013
Since the Town Council’s action on Monday, March 4, 2013, many questions have been asked by residents and others interested in the details of the... Read more...
Town Council to Exercise Eminent Domain Powers on Property Owned by Curis Resources
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
The Florence Town Council met on Monday, March 4, 2013 and voted 7-0 to exercise its power of eminent domain to acquire property located on Hunt... Read more...
Contract with Right Away Disposal Approved by Town Council
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
On Monday, March 4, 2013, the Florence Town Council voted 5-2 to approve a contract with Right Away Disposal (RAD) that will provide curbside... Read more...
Teen Tech Week at the Library
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
The Florence Community Library invites area teens to help us celebrate Teen Tech Week, from March 10th to the16th.  The purpose of the... Read more...
More Programs Scheduled at the Library in March
Monday, 04 March 2013
March programs continue at the Florence Community Library, with a variety of events throughout the month!   March 8: Diana Gabaldon ... Read more...
Good Luck, Bad Luck, & the Apache Ambush of Millar & Tappan in 1866
Monday, 04 March 2013
Doug Hamilton, who did a museum presentation a few years back on the Apache Kid, returns to the museum to do a program on a story of Army and Apache... Read more...
Hunt Highway to Close for Three Days Due to Railroad Crossing Repairs
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
The Union Pacific Railroad is performing railroad crossing repairs on Hunt Highway, between Arizona Farms Road and Merrill Ranch Parkway, from March... Read more...
Florence Named 17th Safest City in America
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Florence was named the Safest City in Arizona and the 17th Safest City in America by NeighborhoodScout, which recently released their list of the top... Read more...
Florence Town Council Votes to Join MAG MPO
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
The Florence Town Council held a special meeting on Monday, February 25th to make a decision to join either the Maricopa Association of Governments... Read more...
Register Today for Lil Tykes T-Ball
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for the Lil Tykes T-Ball Baseball League for children ages 3... Read more...
March Programs at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 25 February 2013
The month of March will see many exciting programs for patrons of all ages at the Florence Community Library!   Saturday, March 2: Dr.... Read more...
Little Miss Amazing Showcase and Talent Show
Friday, 22 February 2013
Natural beauty and talent will shine at the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s first ever Little Miss Amazing Showcase and Talent Show on... Read more...
Pauline Weaver Comes to Life with Todd Weber
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
News Provided by the Pinal County Historical Museum Arizona Humanities Speaker, Todd Weber, who last year presented John Wesley Powell in a lively... Read more...
(Cancelled) Annual Fishing Derby and Family Campout
Friday, 15 February 2013
Cancelled due to weather. Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the annual Reel Kids Fishing Derby and Family Campout on Friday, March 8,... Read more...
Bars, Bands and Balls Exercise Class
Friday, 15 February 2013
Tired of the same, old methods to get into shape?  Then register for the Bars, Bands and Balls exercise class at the Florence Fitness... Read more...
Heritage Bowl Flag Football Tournament
Friday, 15 February 2013
There is still time for football fans to play in the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s fourth annual Heritage Bowl Flag Football... Read more...
Town Hosts Park Jam on Early Release Days for School Kids
Friday, 15 February 2013
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Florence Police Department to offer “Park Jam” on days when school... Read more...
State Route 79/79B Intersection South of Florence is Closed to Northbound Traffic
Thursday, 14 February 2013
News Provided by ADOT   ADOT to continue to review long-term solutions to enhance safety PHOENIX — In an effort to enhance safety and improve... Read more...
Florence Town Council Held Two Work Sessions this Week
Wednesday, 13 February 2013
The Florence Town Council met on Monday and Tuesday night this week to discuss two important topics, which included development impact fees, as well... Read more...
Free AARP Tax Preparation Sessions at the Senior Center
Monday, 11 February 2013
AARP and the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center are hosting free tax preparation sessions each Thursday, now through April 11, from 8:00am to 12:00pm at the... Read more...
Tucson Author Visits the Florence Community Library
Monday, 11 February 2013
Relive moments from Arizona history with western history writer Jane Eppinga at the Florence Community Library!  Eppinga is the author of... Read more...
Hiking Club at the San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Tuesday, 05 February 2013
On Friday, February 15, the Hiking Club is participating in San Tan Mountain Regional Park’s Friday Fitness Hike. This program is part of a hiking... Read more...
Join us at the Pooch Party on February 23rd
Friday, 01 February 2013
Join us Saturday, February 23, 2013 for our 7th annual Pooch Party from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Central Bark Park, located at 200 E. 8th street,... Read more...
Resume Writing Workshop at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 31 January 2013
If your job search is sinking because of resume issues or interview pitfalls, then help is coming to the Florence Community Library.  Former... Read more...
The Hiking Club is Hiking the Superstition Mountains
Thursday, 31 January 2013
Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club.  The next hike is Saturday,... Read more...
Florence Car and Truck Show
Monday, 28 January 2013
Canyon Cruisers of Arizona is hosting a car and truck show in Florence, Arizona at Heritage Park on Saturday, March 16th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. ... Read more...
28th Annual Tour of Historic Florence
Monday, 28 January 2013
News Provided by the Florence Main Street Program Florence will celebrate its 28th Annual Tour of Historic Florence on Saturday, February 9, 2013... Read more...
Florence Community Library Celebrates February
Monday, 28 January 2013
February is “Love your Library Month” in Florence, and the Florence Community Library is celebrating in several ways.    Library... Read more...
Council Work Session on Sanitation and Recycling Rescheduled for February 12
Friday, 25 January 2013
The Florence Town Council Work Session originally scheduled for Monday, January 28th at 5:00pm has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 12th at... Read more...
Bookmark Contest at the Library
Friday, 25 January 2013
The Florence Community Library is celebrating National Library Week with its 16th Annual Bookmark Design Contest.  The library invites you to... Read more...
Coffee Club at the Library
Friday, 25 January 2013
Looking for a place to have great conversations and socialize?  Come meet and greet fellow community members for the first monthly Coffee Club... Read more...
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Florence FURY Takes First Place at Cactus Cup Competition
Thursday, 24 January 2013
The Florence FURY Competitive Cheer squad competed at the Cactus Cup Competition on Saturday January 19, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center and... Read more...
March Mayhem Softball Tournament
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Spring is on the horizon and what better way to celebrate warmer weather than playing softball? The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is... Read more...
Father Daughter Dinner and Dance set for February 8th
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Dads, come spend an evening with your daughter(s) at our Fourth Annual Father Daughter Dinner and Dance scheduled for Friday, February 8, 2013. ... Read more...
Tom Mix: The Real Story at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
The Florence Community Library invites you to learn about silent movie cowboy Tom Mix and his connection to the town of Florence!  Surely you... Read more...
Moviestar Tom Mix's 1937 Cord to be in Florence
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
News Provided by the Pinal County Historic Society   Mix Died In This Car in 1940. See It Now Beautifully Restored   Tom Mix, silver screen... Read more...
Registrations Now Accepted for the After School Program
Friday, 28 December 2012
  Need something for your child to do after school? Want your child to stay active while socializing with other kids his/her age? The After... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddies Classes Start in January
Friday, 28 December 2012
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in our Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program.  For only a $25.00 registration fee, your... Read more...
“The Grapes of Wrath” at the Library
Saturday, 22 December 2012
Classic literature comes to life, as “The Big Read” arrives at the Florence Community Library!   On Friday, January 11, at 5:30pm,... Read more...
Write Your Family History at the Library
Saturday, 22 December 2012
Write your family history at the Florence Community Library!  On Thursday, January 10 at 5:30pm, Tucson-based genealogist Betty Cook will give a... Read more...
Resume Writing Workshop at the Library
Saturday, 22 December 2012
If your job search is sinking because of resume issues or interview pitfalls, then help is coming to the Florence Community Library.  Former... Read more...
Heritage Bowl IV Flag Football Tournament
Thursday, 20 December 2012
This year’s Super Bowl is in New Orleans but the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering our own local Heritage Bowl. ... Read more...
Increase Your Physical Fitness - To The Core
Thursday, 20 December 2012
If you want increased spinal support, body stability, balance and improved athletic performance, join us in January and February at the Florence... Read more...
Foods of Arizona- Many Flavors- Many Cultures
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
News Provided by the Pinal County Historical Museum Free Program at the Pinal County Historical Museum   Sunday Jan 13 th at 2 p.m.  ... Read more...
Christmas Activities at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 17 December 2012
Celebrate the holidays with Christmas movies and programs at the Florence Community Library!   With the holiday season coming up fast, the... Read more...
Thank You Friends of the Library
Monday, 17 December 2012
The Florence Community Library would like to thank the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the Great Arizona Puppet Theater’s performance of... Read more...
Holiday House Decorating Contest
Tuesday, 04 December 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for the Holiday House Decorating Contest.  Decorate your house... Read more...
Gift of Giving Workshop
Friday, 30 November 2012
Short on money? Want to shower your loved ones with gifts this Holiday Season? Join the Gift of Giving Workshop on Tuesday, December 18th and... Read more...
The Great Arizona Puppet Theater
Friday, 30 November 2012
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way… to the Florence Community Library!  The library is hosting the Great Arizona Puppet... Read more...
Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League
Monday, 26 November 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League.  The deadline to... Read more...
Christmas on Main Street - Holiday Light Parade and Activities
Monday, 26 November 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Christmas on Main and Holiday Light Parade on Friday, December 7,... Read more...
Gingerbread House Contest
Friday, 16 November 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Gingerbread House Contest during our Christmas on Main Street festivities... Read more...
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Councilwoman Woolridge Inducted into the AZ Democratic Party Hall of Fame
Monday, 05 November 2012
Councilwoman Vallarie Woolridge was inducted into the Arizona Democratic Party Hall of Fame for 2012.  Councilwoman Woolridge has been a... Read more...
ADEQ Sets Public Hearing Date for the Curis Aquifer Protection Permit
Monday, 05 November 2012
News Provided by Arizona Department of Environmental Quality  On September 28, 2012, ADEQ issued a Temporary Individual APP to Curis Resources... Read more...
National Novel Writing Month at the Library
Friday, 02 November 2012
Have you been thinking about writing the next great American novel, but just haven’t completed it, or even started it yet?  If that literary... Read more...
International Game Day at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 26 October 2012
Calling all gamers 13 years and older!   The Florence Community Library is celebrating International Game Day with a Teen Video Game... Read more...
Hopi Quilting Discussion at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 26 October 2012
Learn about the history of Hopi quilting at the Florence Community Library!  On Thursday, November 8, at 5:30pm, the Friends of the Florence... Read more...
80th Annual Junior Parada Parade
Thursday, 25 October 2012
The Town of Florence is accepting registrations for the 80th Annual Florence Junior Parada Parade held Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday, November 24,... Read more...
Town Seeks Homeowners for Potential Housing Rehabilitation Program
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
The Town of Florence is now seeking homeowners who are interested in participating in a potential Housing Rehabilitation Program.  If enough... Read more...
Town of Florence Fright Fest 2012
Thursday, 18 October 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department invites you and your family to a safe, fun filled evening at the annual, “Florence Fright... Read more...
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Council Members Tom Celaya and Vallarie Woolridge Receive Service Award
Friday, 12 October 2012
The Executive Committee of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns presents Town of Florence Couniclmembers Tom Celaya and Vallarie Woolridge with 8... Read more...
Teresa Urrea at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 12 October 2012
History comes to life at the Florence Community Library!  Join us at the library Thursday, October 25, for an evening with Teresa Urrea. ... Read more...
Teen Read Week
Friday, 05 October 2012
The Florence Community Library invites area teens to help us celebrate the fifteenth annual Teen Read Week, from October 14th through October 20th. ... Read more...
Thank You Friends of the Library
Monday, 01 October 2012
The Florence Community Library would like to extend a big “Thank You” to the Friends of the Florence Community Library.  Because of their active... Read more...
Private Instruction at the Fitness Center
Friday, 28 September 2012
The Town of Florence Fitness Center, located at 133 N. Main Street, now offers private instruction. Three FREE sessions with our Certified Fitness... Read more...
New Iddie Biddie Kiddie Classes Starting Soon
Thursday, 27 September 2012
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in our Iddie Biddie Kiddie Program. Learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and... Read more...
Fall Break Open Recreation
Friday, 21 September 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is hosting Fall Break Open Recreation each Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00pm to 3:00pm during the Fall... Read more...
World Cup Youth Soccer League
Friday, 21 September 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for the 2012 World Cup Youth Soccer League. This league is offered for boys... Read more...
Seeking Vendors and Parade Entries for Special Events
Friday, 21 September 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is seeking vendors for our upcoming special events:  Fright Fest Halloween Carnival: Wednesday,... Read more...
The Main Street Milers Walking Club
Friday, 21 September 2012
Walking is widely promoted for its cardiovascular benefits. However, did you know it also helps prevent and improve such conditions as osteoporosis,... Read more...
Butts and Guts Exercise Class
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
While it’s been proven that spot reducing is not possible, you can perform a variety of exercises to help tone those trouble areas.  From... Read more...
Library Intersession Activities
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Intersession woes got you feeling lost?  The Florence Community Library can guide you to a whole lot of fun!   Library intersession... Read more...
Friday Night Hoops For Teens
Thursday, 13 September 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Friday Night Hoops for teens at Heritage Park every Friday night from 7:00pm to... Read more...
Tone Teens Program at the Florence Fitness Center
Thursday, 13 September 2012
Teens, ages 13 to17, are you looking for something to do after school? Come to the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Fitness Center and... Read more...
Public Hearings on Proposed Major Amendments to the General Plan
Friday, 07 September 2012
The Town of Florence Planning and Zoning Commission is conducting two public hearings for the consideration of two Major Amendment applications to... Read more...
September Fun at the Library
Monday, 27 August 2012
Family Storytime returns to the Florence Community Library every Wednesday morning in September.  Join Ms. Rita on Wednesday, September 5 at... Read more...
Open House on Major Amendments to the General Plan
Friday, 24 August 2012
The Town of Florence Community Development Department is hosting an Open House to present two proposed 2012 Major Amendment applications to the... Read more...
5-on-5 Flag Football Tournament
Thursday, 23 August 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Kickoff Classic 5-on-5 Flag Football Tournament on Saturday, October 13,... Read more...
Lil Tykes Kickball
Friday, 17 August 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Lil Tykes Kickball League for children 3 to 5 years of... Read more...
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Fingerprinting Services at the Florence Police Department
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
The Town of Florence Police Department is modifying its hours in which the public can request finger printing services.  Effective September 15,... Read more...
Cake Decorating Class
Thursday, 09 August 2012
Bake your cake and eat it too at a Cake Decorating Class hosted by the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department.  You don’t have to be an... Read more...
In a Book Far, Far, Away…
Friday, 03 August 2012
The Florence Community Library invites all “Star Wars” enthusiasts, ages 8 through 14, to come to the library on Saturday, August 18, at... Read more...
F.E.A.R. Dance Squad
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Youth and teens, come and join our dance squad.  The FEAR (Florence Entertainment and Recreation) Dance Squad performs at local events in the... Read more...
Florence Youth Flag Football League
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Florence Youth Flag Football League.  There are... Read more...
Community Development Department to Open on Fridays
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Effective Monday, August 6, 2012, the Town of Florence Community Development Department is modifying the hours that they are open to the... Read more...
Cheer and Dance Squad Registrations Now Accepted
Thursday, 19 July 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Boo-Yah Bunch Cheer and Dance Squad. Kids, ages 5 to13,... Read more...
Have Fun and Be Creative, Join Craft Club
Thursday, 19 July 2012
Enjoy crafting? Do you have a list of “Pinterest” projects that you would like to make a reality? Join our Craft Club, and share your projects,... Read more...
After School Program
Monday, 16 July 2012
Need something for your child to do after school? Want your child to stay active while socializing with other kids his or her age? The After School... Read more...
Iddie Biddie Kiddies Program Starts Soon
Monday, 16 July 2012
Calling all children 3 to 5 years old! Come out and participate in our Iddie Biddie Kiddies Program. The Kiddies learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes,... Read more...
The Library's Summer Reading Program was a Success
Monday, 02 July 2012
The Florence Community Library’s 2012 summer reading program, “Our State, Our Story: Celebrating 100 Years of Arizona,” has ended.  The... Read more...
The CarePRO Program Helps Family Caregivers of People With Dementia
Thursday, 28 June 2012
News Provided by Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter A five-session workshop series, designed to develop the skills needed to care for... Read more...
Activities at Florence Community Library for Week of June 25th
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
"Our State, Our Story: Celebrating 100 Years of Arizona" will complete its final week of activities at the Florence Community Library, showcasing... Read more...
Freedom Parade and Waterpark Day at Anthem on July 4th
Friday, 15 June 2012
News Provided by Anthem at Merrill Ranch Come on out to enjoy the 4th Annual Florence 4th of July Freedom Parade held at Anthem at Merrill... Read more...
Run N Gun All Night Flag Football Tournament
Friday, 15 June 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Run N Gun All Night 5-on-5 Adult Flag Football Tournament on Saturday, July... Read more...
Activities at Florence Community Library for Week of June 18th
Friday, 15 June 2012
"Our State, Our Story: Celebrating 100 Years of Arizona" enters its third week of activities at the Florence Community Library, showcasing... Read more...
Public Hearing for Property Tax Levy to be held on July 2nd
Friday, 08 June 2012
The Town of Florence is notifying its citizens of its proposal to increase primary property taxes in the amount of $15,084 or 2% over last year’s... Read more...
Tucson Author to Visit Florence Community Library
Friday, 08 June 2012
This June, relive the largest missing persons hunt in Arizona history at the Florence Community Library! Tucson author Cathy Hufault visits the... Read more...
Freedom Fest Skateboard Competition
Thursday, 07 June 2012
The Town of Florence is hosting its annual Freedom Fest Skateboard competition on Wednesday, July 4 at 7:00pm at the Skate Park at Heritage Park.... Read more...
ADEQ to Host a Public Meeting Regarding Curis Application
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
News Provided by Arizona Department of Environmental Quality   The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality will be holding a public... Read more...
Summer Fieldtrips
Monday, 04 June 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting six fieldtrips this summer for kids, kindergarten through 6th grade.  The activities... Read more...
Freedom Fest Mud Volleyball Tournament
Friday, 01 June 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 14th annual Co-ed Mud Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. This... Read more...
Freedom Fest Horseshoe Tournament
Friday, 01 June 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Horseshoe Tournament on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. This double elimination... Read more...
Swim Lessons Starting Soon
Thursday, 24 May 2012
Do you or your kids need swim lessons? The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering swim lessons for all ages and skill... Read more...
Summer Kids Club
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Need something fun and entertaining for your child to participate in during Summer Intersession? Summer Kids Club is perfect for you. Summer Kids... Read more...
Adult Summer Reading Program
Friday, 18 May 2012
The Florence Community Library is offering a Summer Reading Program for adults.  Read books and enter drawings for weekly prizes.  Receive... Read more...
Celebrating 100 Years of AZ at the Library
Friday, 18 May 2012
Calling all ‘pardners’ to join us at the Florence Community Library this summer! The library is supporting this year’s theme by offering a... Read more...
2012 Florence Town Council General Election Results
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
The Town of Florence had a 47% voter turnout in the General Election with the following results:  Candidates for Council Member (three seats... Read more...
Summer Kickoff Pool Party
Friday, 04 May 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Summer Kickoff Pool Party on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Florence Community Pool... Read more...
Illegal Removal of Campaign Signs
Wednesday, 04 April 2012
The Town of Florence would like to remind the public that anyone who knowingly removes, alters, or defaces a campaign sign is guilty of a crime.... Read more...
Winners Announced for 15th Annual Bookmark Contest
Monday, 02 April 2012
The Florence Community Library would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the librarians, teachers, and students who participated in this... Read more...
Town Conducted 50 Business Surveys and Wants to Complete More
Thursday, 29 March 2012
The Economic Development Coordinator, is continuing to contact local businesses to complete a simple survey as part of a Business Retention and... Read more...
Pitch Hit and Run Competition
Friday, 23 March 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation and the Florence Little League, are hosting its annual Pitch Hit and Run competition at Heritage Park on... Read more...
Town Hiring Lifeguards
Friday, 23 March 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation department is now accepting applications for the position of Lifeguard for the summer. We are looking for... Read more...
Reporting Streetlight Outages
Friday, 16 March 2012
Have you noticed a streetlight outage in your neighborhood?  You can help to get this repaired quickly by contacting APS through their toll free... Read more...
Learn How to Make Quilted Pins
Thursday, 15 March 2012
The Florence Community Library invites adults to join Peggy Dunn on Tuesday, March 27, at 5:30pm as she demonstrates how to make quilted pins, and... Read more...
Bring the Kids to Easter Eggtravaganza
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Join us on Friday, April 6th at Heritage Park for our first ever Easter Eggstravaganza.  Don’t miss your opportunity to come and take a free... Read more...
Spring Intersession Starts March 19th
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Spring Intersession. Spring Intersession provides a fun, safe... Read more...
Hawaiian Luau at the Senior Center
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
The Dorothy Nolan Senior Center is hosting a Hawaiian Luau on Friday, March 30th at 5:00pm.  The public is invited to attend and escape for an... Read more...
Lil Tykes T-Ball
Friday, 09 March 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Lil Tykes T-Ball League for children ages 3 to 6 (ages are... Read more...
Boy Scout Troop 900 to Help Residents on Community Clean-Up Day
Friday, 02 March 2012
In coordination with the March 17th Community Clean-Up Day, Boy Scout Troop 900 is offering their assistance to Florence residents in need of weed... Read more...
Should Closure of Northbound SR 79B be Permanent?
Monday, 20 February 2012
A short section of northbound SR 79B was closed for two weeks. During this time, motorists traveling northbound on SR 79 into Florence were rerouted... Read more...
Craft Class at the Florence Community Library
Monday, 20 February 2012
The Florence Community Library invites adults to join Peggy Dunn on Tuesday, February 28, at 5:30pm as she demonstrates how to make a quilted... Read more...
Annual Fishing Derby at Lake Florence
Monday, 20 February 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Fishing Derby on Friday, March 2nd at Heritage Park. Join us as we turn Heritage... Read more...
March Mayhem Softball Tournament
Monday, 20 February 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is hosting the March Mayhem Softball Tournament on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at Heritage Park. It is a... Read more...
Primary Election Ballots Mailed This Week
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
The Town of Florence is conducting an All-Mail Ballot Primary Election on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.  No polling place is provided for this... Read more...
The African-American Experience in Arizona
Friday, 10 February 2012
On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 5:30pm, Dr. Matthew Whitaker will discuss “The African-American Experience in Arizona” at the Florence Community... Read more...
Pooch Party at Central Bark Park
Friday, 10 February 2012
Join us on Saturday, February 25th for our 6th Annual Pooch Party. The fun begins at 9:00am and goes to 11:00am at the Central Bark Park, located at... Read more...
Town to Conduct Surveys with Florence Business Owners
Friday, 10 February 2012
The Town of Florence is about to begin an extensive survey of the Florence business community. The intent of the survey is gather information... Read more...
Arizona Centennial Activities at Florence Community Library
Friday, 03 February 2012
Celebrate Arizona’s Centennial at the Florence Community Library!  Arizona was made a state on February 14, 1912.  This month, the... Read more...
27th Annual Tour of Historic Florence
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Florence will celebrate its 27th Annual Tour of Historic Florence on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Eleven historic... Read more...
Father Daughter Dance
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 3rd annual Father Daughter Dance. Fathers and daughters are encouraged to attend... Read more...
Section of Northbound SR 79B Closed for 2 Weeks
Friday, 13 January 2012
Article updated on 1/25/12 A short section of northbound SR 79B will be closed for two weeks. During this time, motorists traveling northbound on SR... Read more...
F.E.A.R. Dance Squad
Monday, 09 January 2012
Youth and teens come and join our dance squad! The FEAR (Florence Entertainment and Recreation) Dance Squad performs at local events in the Pinal... Read more...
Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League
Monday, 09 January 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League for boys and girls, ages 6 to 17.  This is a... Read more...
Travel May Have Been Hard, But That Didn’t Stop Some Women in Arizona
Monday, 09 January 2012
News Provided by the Pinal County Historical Society Museum. Free Program at Museum    Sunday, Jan 15th at 2 p.m. Arizona has some of... Read more...
3rd Annual Heritage Bowl Flag Football Tournament
Monday, 09 January 2012
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Heritage Bowl, 5 vs. 5 Adult Flag Football Tournament on Saturday,... Read more...
Crafts, Civil War History at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 30 December 2011
The Florence Community Library invites you to ring in the New Year with author, historian and quilt artist Peggy Dunn!  Dunn will present two... Read more...
Public Comment Sought for Potential Use of Grant Funds
Friday, 09 December 2011
The Town of Florence is seeking public input from Florence residents on ideas for upcoming grant applications submitted by the Town.   A... Read more...
2nd Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest
Friday, 02 December 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the Holiday House Decorating Contest.  Categories include Best... Read more...
December Movies at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Fridays in December are movie days at the Florence Community Library!  Every Friday, beginning December 2nd, a movie is shown in the library’s... Read more...
Fair Housing and Credit Report Workshop at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
The Florence Community Library is hosting a Fair Housing workshop on Thursday, December 8, at 5:30pm.   Join presenter Cheri Horbacz in the... Read more...
Tremendous Turnout for Navajo “Code Talker” Presentation
Friday, 18 November 2011
The Florence Community Library would like to thank the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the program, “Armed with our Language, We Went to War:... Read more...
Thanksgiving Dinner for Underprivileged Seniors
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
The Dorothy Nolan Senior Center is preparing Thanksgiving meal boxes for underprivileged seniors.  If you have fallen on hard times and are a... Read more...
Arizona Health Seekers: A Free Program by Dr. Robert Kravetz
Thursday, 03 November 2011
News Provided by Pinal County Historical Museum    Sunday Nov. 13th at 2 p.m. Pinal County Historical Museum 715 S. Main St. Florence ... Read more...
Navajo “Code Talkers” Remembered at the Florence Community Library
Thursday, 03 November 2011
During World War II, a small group of Navajo men enlisted in the U. S. Marines.  They brought with them their language – a code that no enemy... Read more...
Town Council to Determine if Curis Withdrawal Request is Accepted
Tuesday, 25 October 2011
On Thursday, October 20th, the Town of Florence received a letter from Curis Resources Inc. requesting the withdrawal of their two Town of Florence... Read more...
Town Changes Venue for November 7th Town Council Meeting
Monday, 17 October 2011
Due to the amount of public expected to attend the Monday, November 7th Town of Florence Town Council meeting, the Town of Florence has moved the... Read more...
“The Days of the Dead” Workshops at the Library
Monday, 17 October 2011
The Florence Community Library presents two evening workshops on “Los Dias de Muertos, The Days of the Dead.”  These workshops are scheduled... Read more...
Library Hosts Prison History Discussion
Friday, 07 October 2011
Take a trip through the history of the Arizona State Prison at the Florence Community Library! On Wednesday, October 19, at 6:00 pm, the library will... Read more...
Adventurous Spirits: Arizona’s Women Artists
Thursday, 29 September 2011
News Provided by the Pinal County Historical Museum   Free Program at Museum  The early resident art community of Arizona was comprised mostly... Read more...
Arizona Science Center Classes
Thursday, 22 September 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Club through... Read more...
Museum Re-opens With Schedule of Interesting Programs
Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Information provided by the Pinal County Historical Museum   The Pinal County Historical Museum will re-open on Thursday, Sept 1st at 11:00am. ... Read more...
Family Storytime at the Florence Community Library
Tuesday, 30 August 2011
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers to Family Storytime on Wednesday, September 7, at 10:00am in the... Read more...
Youth and Teens Punt, Pass and Kick Competition
Monday, 29 August 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is once again hosting the local competition for the Pepsi Punt, Pass, and Kick competition. Youth and teens... Read more...
Fall Co-ed Softball League
Monday, 29 August 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is offering a Fall Co-ed Softball League.  This league is scheduled to begin on October 5 with games... Read more...
Lil Tykes Kickball
Monday, 29 August 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the Lil Tykes Kickball League for children ages 3 to... Read more...
Men’s Adult Fall Basketball League
Monday, 29 August 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is accepting teams for the Fall Men’s Basketball League. This league is scheduled to begin on Tuesday,... Read more...
“New Deal Food” Program a Success
Friday, 19 August 2011
The Town of Florence Community Library would like to express a big “Thank You” to the Friends of the Florence Community Library for sponsoring... Read more...
F.E.A.R. Dance Squad
Friday, 19 August 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department announces our first dance squad for youth and teens. Members of the Florence Entertainment and... Read more...
Join the Coupon Club
Friday, 19 August 2011
The Coupon Club meets every Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center, located at 330 North Pinal Street.  Anyone... Read more...
Public Hearings on Major Amendments to the Town of Florence 2020 General Plan
Friday, 19 August 2011
The Town of Florence Planning and Zoning Commission is conducting two public hearings for the consideration of three Major Amendment applications to... Read more...
Florence Youth Flag Football League
Friday, 05 August 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for the Florence Youth Flag Football League.  The deadline to register... Read more...
“New Deal Food” Presentation at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 05 August 2011
Food is the topic of discussion at the Florence Community Library!  On Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00 pm, the library is hosting Eating the... Read more...
Registrations Accepted for the Fall After School Program
Wednesday, 27 July 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the 2011 After School Program for grades kindergarten through 6th... Read more...
Donations to Florence After School Program Appreciated
Monday, 25 July 2011
The Town of Florence After School Program is seeking donations to support its programming and help Florence children. Crayons, markers, paper, beads,... Read more...
A Dose of Cod Liver Oil: The New Deal in Arizona
Monday, 25 July 2011
The month of August will see the McFarland State Historic Park playing host to a traveling exhibit.  A Dose of Cod Liver Oil: The New Deal in... Read more...
Miki Ysaguirre Reads More Than 475 Books
Friday, 15 July 2011
The Florence Community Library traveled near and far visiting One World, Many Stories as part of the 2011 Arizona Summer Reading Program. The program... Read more...
Florence Citizen Survey Results Released
Wednesday, 06 July 2011
The 2011 Citizen Survey results were released by the Town of Florence this week.   The survey asked Florence residents to comment on their... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library – Week of July 4th
Friday, 01 July 2011
The Florence Community Library is traveling to ‘Africa’ this last week of the Summer Reading Program.  The library is closed on Monday, July... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library – Week of July 4th
Friday, 01 July 2011
The Florence Community Library is traveling to ‘Africa’ this last week of the Summer Reading Program.  The library is closed on Monday, July... Read more...
4th of July in Florence will be a Blast
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
There are many activities planned for Monday, July 4th in Florence.  Events start early with the Freedom Parade in Anthem and end late with the... Read more...
Town to Upgrade Public Safety Communication System
Friday, 17 June 2011
The Town of Florence is working to complete upgrades to the public safety communication system.  The upgrades to the system will enhance the... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library - Week of June 20th
Thursday, 16 June 2011
The Florence Community Library is flying high in hot air balloons this week as we visit France.  Programs include: ... Read more...
Thank You Friends of the Library for a Great Event
Thursday, 16 June 2011
The Florence Community Library would like to thank the Friends of the Library for sponsoring mystery writer Betty Webb’s visit on Saturday, June... Read more...
Library Closed Wednesday Afternoon
Thursday, 16 June 2011
The Florence Community Library is closed on Wednesday, June 22nd starting at 11:00am due to maintenance on the building.  The library will... Read more...
13th Annual Freedom Fest Mud Volleyball Tournament
Friday, 10 June 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 13th annual Co-ed Mud Volleyball Tournament on Monday, July 4, 2011. This double... Read more...
Freedom Fest Horseshoe Tournament
Friday, 10 June 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Horseshoe tournament on Monday, July 4, 2011. This double elimination tournament is... Read more...
Win Prizes for Reading at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 03 June 2011
Summer Reading is in full swing at the Florence Community Library.  Don’t forget to keep reading and turn in those reading logs to win... Read more...
Arizona Science Center Summer Club
Friday, 03 June 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Summer Club... Read more...
Activities at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 27 May 2011
The Florence Community Library’s 2011 Summer Reading Program ‘One World, Many Stories’ registration is currently underway and programs begin on... Read more...
Florence Fire Department Responds to Downtown Fire
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
The Town of Florence Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 110 North Main Street shortly before 6:00pm on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.  The... Read more...
Bingo at the Senior Center
Friday, 20 May 2011
Bingo at the Florence Senior Center is not the slow, boring game that most men hate and women love anymore. The late Art Heisner became the volunteer... Read more...
Florence Sharks Swim Team Registrations
Friday, 20 May 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Florence Sharks Swim Team. Enjoy this recreational and... Read more...
From the Desk of the Mayor
Friday, 20 May 2011
Thank You Florence Residents.  On behalf of our Town Council and all others who have the welfare of the Town at heart, I wish to thank you for... Read more...
Summer Reading Programs for Teens and Adults
Friday, 20 May 2011
Welcome, Bievenidos, Bienvenue, Benvenuti, and Willkomen.  The Florence Community Library would like to invite all world travelers to the 2011... Read more...
Construction on Attaway Road to be Completed on Tuesday
Thursday, 05 May 2011
Due to unforeseen circumstances, road construction on Attaway Road is now scheduled for completion on Tuesday, May 10th.   The original... Read more...
Gunn’s Book Signing a Success; More Library Activities to Come
Friday, 29 April 2011
The Florence Community Library would like to thank the Friends of the Library for sponsoring mystery writer Elizabeth Gunn’s visit on Wednesday,... Read more...
Mayor's Monthly Message
Tuesday, 26 April 2011
From the Desk of the Mayor There has been much discussion over the last few months on the pros and cons related to the operation of an in-situ copper... Read more...
Construction on Attaway Road Delays Motorists for One Week
Tuesday, 26 April 2011
The Town of Florence will start construction on Attaway Road on Monday, May 2, 2011.  Construction will occur on Attaway Rd from Palmer Road and... Read more...
Florence Police Department to Address Illegal Parking
Monday, 25 April 2011
An issue quickly becoming a problem in Florence is the growing number of vehicles parked illegally in the town.  The Town of Florence Police... Read more...
Access to Parking Lot on Main Street Closed for 48 Hours
Monday, 25 April 2011
The western access to the parking lot located on Main Street, across the street from 250 North Main Street, will be closed for approximately two... Read more...
Mystery Writer Elizabeth Gunn at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 15 April 2011
Tucson-based mystery writer Elizabeth Gunn will hold a discussion and book signing at the Florence Community Library on Wednesday, April 27, from... Read more...
14th Annual Bookmark Contest Winners
Friday, 08 April 2011
The Florence Community Library would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the librarians, teachers, and students who participated in this... Read more...
6th Annual The Whole Frijole All-Night Co-ed Softball Tournament
Thursday, 07 April 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 6th annual The Whole Frijole all-night co-ed softball tournament. This... Read more...
Thank You Friends of the Florence Community Library
Monday, 04 April 2011
On Tuesday, March 29, 2011, the Friends of the Florence Community Library sponsored a Family Legacy Workshop.  This workshop, conducted by... Read more...
Monthly Message from Mayor Kilvinger
Monday, 21 March 2011
From the Desk of the Mayor  The end of March is upon us and that means a few things are going on in Florence.  The Arizona Chapter of the... Read more...
Citizen Surveys Mailed this Week
Friday, 18 March 2011
Citizen Surveys were mailed this week to random households in Florence.  This is the fifth year the surveys have been distributed by the Town of... Read more...
Bike MS Round Up Ride
Friday, 18 March 2011
News Provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation   Bike MS Round Up Ride, Presented by Sam’s Club, Gears Up for Its 25th Annual... Read more...
Family Legacy Workshop
Friday, 11 March 2011
Join author Linda Weaver Clarke at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, March 29, at 3:00pm.  She will host a Family Legacy Workshop,... Read more...
Silkscreen Printing Workshop for Teens
Monday, 07 March 2011
The Florence Community Library is pleased to host artist Red Rohall for a one day Silkscreen Printing Workshop on Thursday, March 17 at 1:00pm for... Read more...
Final North End Framework Plan Presentation
Monday, 07 March 2011
The Town of Florence is asking Florence residents to participate and provide comments on the North End Framework Plan at an upcoming Community Forum... Read more...
Registrations Accepted for Spring Intersession
Thursday, 24 February 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Spring Intersession. Spring Intersession provides a fun, safe... Read more...
Road Construction on Hunt Highway
Friday, 18 February 2011
Updated on March 1, 2011:  The New Construction Start Date is Monday, March 7 Road construction on Hunt Highway, just west of the... Read more...
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party
Friday, 18 February 2011
The Florence Community Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers to help celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on Wednesday, March 2, 2011... Read more...
Teen Tech Week at the Library
Friday, 18 February 2011
Local teens will be tuning in at the Florence Community Library as they celebrate the third annual Teen Tech Week, from March 6 through March... Read more...
26th Annual Tour of Historic Florence
Friday, 28 January 2011
News Provided by the Florence Main Street Program Florence will celebrate its 26th Annual Tour of Historic Florence on Saturday, February 12, 2011... Read more...
Town Makes Organizational Changes to Improve Operations
Monday, 24 January 2011
The Town of Florence made changes to its organizational structure.  The key changes include renaming the Planning and Zoning Department to... Read more...
Lil Tykes Kickball League
Monday, 24 January 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Lil Tykes Kickball League.  All practices and games... Read more...
5th Annual Pooch Party
Friday, 14 January 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department and Pinal County Animal Care and Control invites you and your family to the 5th Annual Pooch... Read more...
Cumbia Dance Classes
Friday, 14 January 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for Cumbia 101. This instructional dance class for beginners teaches the basics... Read more...
Boo-Yah Bunch Cheer and Dance Squad
Friday, 07 January 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Boo-Yah Bunch program, a cheer and dance squad for young... Read more...
Heritage Bowl II Flag Football Tournament
Friday, 07 January 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the annual Heritage Bowl, 5 versus 5 adult flag football... Read more...
Junior NBA Youth Basketball League
Friday, 07 January 2011
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Jr. NBA Youth Basketball League.  The deadline to... Read more...
Mayor's Annual Message
Friday, 17 December 2010
It is the time of the year when we reflect on the happening of 2010 and look forward to a prosperous 2011. A lot of great things happened in... Read more...
Public Comment Sought for North End Framework Plan
Friday, 03 December 2010
The Town of Florence is asking Florence residents to attend and provide comments on the North End Framework Plan at an upcoming Community Forum on... Read more...
Upcoming Activities and Events at the Florence Community Library
Wednesday, 24 November 2010
The Florence Community Library is hosting Rick Moore and His Horns on Friday, December 10 at 6:00pm.  Moore puts on a one-hour Christmas music... Read more...
1st Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest
Monday, 22 November 2010
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the 1st annual Holiday House Decorating Contest. This competition is free to... Read more...
Gingerbread House Contest
Monday, 15 November 2010
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Gingerbread House Contest during our annual Christmas on Main Street... Read more...
Holiday Light Parade
Monday, 08 November 2010
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department encourages everyone to participate in the Annual Holiday Light Parade. There is no fee to... Read more...
ADOT to Repair Potholes on Gila River Bridge on Nov. 9
Friday, 05 November 2010
The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to patch potholes on the SR79 Gila River Bridge next Tuesday, November 9th, starting at... Read more...
Sewer Line Maintenance in Florence Gardens Area
Wednesday, 03 November 2010
The Town of Florence Public Works Department, in collaboration with Pro-Tec Environmental, will begin main line sewer flushing on Monday, November 8,... Read more...
Computer Classes at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 29 October 2010
The Florence Community Library invites you to enter the world of computers!  Do you need or want to learn how to email or use the... Read more...
Free Program at Museum Highlights the Life of the Cowboy
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
News Provided by the Pinal County Museum The American cowboy is probably one of the most misunderstood men of the West. As romanticized in numerous... Read more...
Town and State to Reopen McFarland State Historic Park
Friday, 22 October 2010
In another move to bolster downtown, the Town Council voted on October 18th to execute an agreement with the Arizona State Parks Board to reopen... Read more...
Town to Auction Building on Main Street
Thursday, 21 October 2010
The Town of Florence is auctioning off property located at 130 North Main Street to the highest bidder.  The auction is set for Friday, December... Read more...
Town Gearing Up for Junior Parada Parade on Nov. 27th
Friday, 15 October 2010
The Town of Florence is accepting registrations to enter parade floats in the Junior Parada Parade, which is part of the 78th Annual Junior Parada... Read more...
World Cup Youth Soccer League
Thursday, 14 October 2010
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the 2010 World Cup Youth Soccer League.  The registration... Read more...
Library Closed for 2.5 Days in October
Thursday, 30 September 2010
Updated on October 8, 2010 at 3:10pm The Florence Community Library is closed to the public on Monday, October 11th in honor of Columbus Day. ... Read more...
Monthly Message from Mayor Vicki Kilvinger
Monday, 27 September 2010
From the Desk of the Mayor  The winter visitors are starting to trickle back into our community.  It is great to see them back again for... Read more...
New DVDs and Books at the Library
Monday, 27 September 2010
There are many new arrivals, including DVDs and non-fiction books, this week at the Florence Community Library.  Stop in and check out one or... Read more...
5th Annual Florence Multicultural Festival
Friday, 24 September 2010
News Provided by the Florence Main Street Program The Florence Main Street Program will present the 5th Annual Florence Multicultural Festival on... Read more...
Best Sellers and Audio Books at the Florence Community Library
Friday, 17 September 2010
There are many exciting things happening again this week at the Florence Community Library. Best sellers, audio books, storytime for the kids and new... Read more...
Mosquito Fogging Set for September 21-23 in Florence
Thursday, 16 September 2010
News Provided by Pinal County   Pinal County Environmental Health Services announced today that adult mosquito fogging will be conducted in two... Read more...
Town Sprays for Mosquitoes at Heritage Park
Monday, 13 September 2010
The Town of Florence sprayed Heritage Park for mosquitoes and plans to spray the park again this week.  On September 2nd, the Town sprayed for... Read more...
News from Florence Community Library
Thursday, 02 September 2010
The Florence Community Library has lots of activities scheduled for the upcoming weeks.   Activities scheduled are for multiple age groups... Read more...
Public Comment Sought for North End Framework Plan
Tuesday, 31 August 2010
The Town of Florence is inviting Florence residents to attend the second Community Forum on the North End Framework Plan, which will be held on... Read more...
West Nile Virus, a Serious Health Concern in Pinal County
Friday, 13 August 2010
News provided by Pinal County In all of 2009, Pinal County had no reported cases of West Nile virus in humans and little of the disease found in its... Read more...
Congratulations to David Moreno and the Others who Participated in the Summer Reading Program
Monday, 12 July 2010
The 2010 Arizona Summer Reading Program “Make a Splash” ended with more than 1,200 participants in the Reading Club and attending events at the... Read more...
Florence Denies Resolution but Offers a Hand to Assist with Future Incorporation Efforts
Friday, 09 July 2010
The Florence Town Council voted to deny the resolution allowing the incorporation of San Tan Valley to reach the ballots in November at the July 6... Read more...
Citizen Survey Results Reveal Residents Satisfied with Services, Want More Shopping Opportunities
Thursday, 08 July 2010
The 2010 Citizen Survey results were released by the Town of Florence this week.   The survey asked Florence residents to comment on their... Read more...
May 25, 2010 Work Session Agenda
Friday, 21 May 2010
The Town of Florence Council will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 5:00 pm at Florence Town hall, which is located at 775 N. Main... Read more...
Summer Reading Program at the Library
Tuesday, 18 May 2010
Ahoy readers!  The Florence Community Library would like to invite all sailors to the 2010 Arizona Summer Reading Program @Your Library... Read more...
Mayor's Monthly Message
Monday, 17 May 2010
Florence. . . . You are “Awesome” Open your eyes and look around you at the tiny Town of Florence. A Town with “awesome” citizens who got... Read more...
AZGOHS Awards Town with Lifesaving Equipment
Friday, 16 April 2010
The Town of Florence was awarded $19,794.00 from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety to purchase extrication equipment to help the... Read more...
Let's Clean Up Our Town
Thursday, 18 March 2010
Florence has had enough rain and sunny days lately to bring on a large crop of weeds.  Now is the time to ensure that weeds are kept under... Read more...