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13Sep '18

Fall Fun Intersession Registration

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Registration for the popular Fall Fun Intersession recreation program is now being accepted.  The program runs two weeks, from September 24 through October 5 and is designed for children in kindergarten through 6th grade.  The ...

13Sep '18

Over-Seeding Schedule at Town Parks

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Now that the fall temperatures have cooled, Florence Community Services Parks Maintenance will over-seed certain Town parks to create lush, green grass during the winter months.  Preparations for the over-seeding process, begin weeks before the ...

13Sep '18

Junior NBA Registration Open

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Bouncing basketballs will soon echo off gym floors which means it’s time to register for the annual Junior NBA Youth Basketball League which begins league play in November.  Boys and girls ages five to 14 ...

13Sep '18

Movie in the Park – Coco

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department’s Movies-in-the-Park series resumes on Saturday, October 13th when it presents the movie, Coco a popular Disney Pixar at the Florence Aquatic Center multi-purpose fields.  The movie begins at 6:30 p.m. so ...

6Sep '18

Medical Equipment Loan Program

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

The Medical Equipment Loan program provides the community necessary equipment on a temporary basis.  The free program, offered by Florence Community Services includes wheelchairs, walkers and other similar equipment at the Florence Fitness Center, 133 ...

6Sep '18

CPR and First Aid Classes

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services will offer a series of live saving CPR and First Aid classes from October through December.  All classes are on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Florence Community Center, ...

23Aug '18

Star Gazing into Fall

August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The recreation and library divisions have partnered to offer an in-depth look into the sky on Saturday, September 22nd.   Star Gazing into Fall will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Florence ...

22Aug '18

Library Storytime Resumes Sept. 4

August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Family Storytime resumes at the Florence Community Library on Tuesday, September 4 at 10:30 am. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Gloria and other guest readers for 30 minutes ...

16Aug '18

Zumba Fitness Classes

August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The Florence Community Center hosts Zumba Fitness Classes every Monday from September 10th to October 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Designed for ages 16 years and up, fees are as follows:  $8.00 per ...

14Aug '18

Junior High Lock-In Event

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Junior High Lock-In     Florence Community Services and the Florence Teen Council are offering a Junior High Lock-In event on Friday, August 24th to August 25th.  This event features games, prizes, movies, food and fun ...

2Aug '18

Hunter Education Class

August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department has partnered with Arizona Game and Fish to offer a Hunter Education Class from Tuesday, August 14 to Saturday, August 18 in the Community Center at 778 N. Main Street.  The ...

26Jul '18

Water/Ways Story Deadline Extended!

July 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The Florence Community Library is extending the deadline for Water/Ways Stories. You now have the rest of the year to turn in your story to become part of the upcoming Smithsonian exhibition!   Water/Ways, a ...

12Jul '18

Iddie Biddie Kiddies

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Children three to five years old are eligible for Iddie Biddie Kiddies.  Participants learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and socialization along with many other fun and educational skills.  The program is held Tuesdays and Thursdays ...

25Jun '18

July is Parks and Recreation Month

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

At the June 18th Town Council meeting, Mayor Tara Walter read a proclamation declaring July as Parks and Recreation Month in Florence.  While the community services department offers programs and events year ‘round, it’s important ...

21Jun '18

Fine Art for Teens Class

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Florence teens are encouraged to register for a free Fine Art for Teens class on Friday, June 29th at the Suter House, located at 270 N. Pinal Street.  Instructors will teach teens from 12 years ...

12Jun '18

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department is supporting the nation-wide event titled, the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” on Thursday, June 21st at the aquatic center.  The event is a national movement to convince the public of the ...

7Jun '18

Dive-In Movie

June 7th, 2018|0 Comments

The award-winning movie, Sandlot is the next dive-in movie at the Florence Aquatic Center on Friday, June 15th.  The movie begins at sundown, approximately 7:30 p.m.  The aquatic center opens at 6:00 p.m. with admission ...

6Jun '18

Library ComiCon: Saturday, June 23

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Calling superheroes, zombies, witches, wizards, and aliens of all ages! Saturday, June 23, the library will hold its second Florence Community Library ComiCon, with a host of activities that are free and open to the ...

31May '18

Dive-In Movie

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department’s next dive-in movie is at Florence Aquatic Center on Friday, June 15th.  The movie, Sandlot begins at sundown, approximately 7:30 p.m.  The aquatic center opens at 6:00 p.m. with admission only ...

31May '18

Fine Art for Teens

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Florence teens are encouraged to register for free Fine Art for Teens classes on Fridays, June 15th and 29th at the Suter House, located at 270 N. Pinal Street.  A partnership between the Town of ...

24May '18

Senior Lap Swim

May 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Seniors 55 years and over can enjoy Senior Lap Swim beginning June 5th, Tuesdays through Fridays from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at the Florence Aquatic Center. The fee is $4.00.  The center is located ...

24May '18

Aqua Aerobics and Aqua Zumba

May 24th, 2018|0 Comments

The popular exercise classes, Aqua Aerobics and Zumba return for the summer at the Florence Aquatic Center.  Three sessions of each are offered beginning June 12th, Mondays and Wednesdays for six classes.  Aerobics is from ...

17May '18

Movie in the Park

May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The next Movie in the Park is in the Florence Aquatic Center on Friday, June 1st.  The movie, Despicable Me 3, begins at sundown, approximately 7:30 p.m.  The aquatic center opens at 6:00 p.m. with ...

10May '18

Summer Kids Club

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The end of school is fast approaching which signals Florence Community Services Department’s annual Summer Kids Club.  The program is open to children entering kindergarten through sixth grade and includes a variety of activities.  Those ...

10May '18

Summer Swim Lessons

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Register now for the 2018 summer swim lessons.  Three sessions are offered this summer with the first one running from Tuesday, June 5th to Thursday, June 14th.  All levels and abilities including morning and evening ...

3May '18

Movie in the Park Rescheduled

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

High winds forced the cancellation of our movie-in-the-park last month, but it is rescheduled for Friday, May 11th at the Florence Aquatic Center multi-purpose fields.  The movie, Despicable Me 3, begins at sundown, approximately 7:30 ...

30Apr '18

Day Camp Continues

April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Because of the continued indefinite closing of local schools, Florence Community Services Department will continue to offer its recreation day camp for children in kindergarten through the 6th grade. The day camp is from 7:30 ...

27Apr '18

Monday Day Camp Program

April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

In anticipation of the local schools being closed on Monday, April 30th, Florence Community Services Department is again offering another recreation day camp for children in kindergarten through the 6th grade. The day camp is ...

13Apr '18

2018 Summer Swim Season

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Summer Safety and Family Resource Day kicks off the 2018 season opening of the Florence Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 26th from noon to 5:00 p.m. Family and health resource vendors will be present and ...

29Mar '18

Teen Leadership Symposium

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The Florence Teen Council and Community Services Department are excited to announce the second annual Teen Leadership Symposium on Thursday, April 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Florence Library and Community Center. ...

29Mar '18

National Dog Park Day

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The Community Services Department, in conjunction with PetSafe, invites all Florence dog owners to the Central Bark Park at 200 E. 8th Street on Saturday, May 5th in observance of National Dog Park Day. The ...

29Mar '18

Splash-N-Dash Junior Biathlon

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department has planned a unique and challenging event for elementary students through adults. The first Splash-N-Dash Junior Biathlon will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at ...

28Mar '18

Library Book Club: Wed., April 4

March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

The Florence Community Library invites you to its next Book Club meeting!   Come to the library and community center Wednesday, April 4, at 6:00 pm, for lively discussion with a friendly group of readers!  ...

27Mar '18

Candidate Packets Available

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Candidate Packets are available for the 2018 Florence Town Council Election. Florence residents interested in running for Town Council can pick up a candidate packet from the Town Clerk’s Office beginning March 6, 2018. The ...

16Mar '18

Saturday Drum Circle

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The Arts and Culture Commission’s next Drum Circle is Saturday, March 24, 2018. Presented by Florence Community Services, the event is held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Jacob Suter House, 270 N. ...

16Mar '18

Senior Center Events

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Staff and volunteers at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center invite seniors to attend three upcoming events: a Faux Painting Class, the Wild Horse, Burro and Fish Farm Tour and an Easter Party. The Wild Horse ...

1Mar '18

Day Hike at Catalina State Park

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Come join the Florence Community Services Department’s adventure at Catalina State Park in Tucson. This excursion is to hike the Romero Canyon Trail to the Romero Canyon Pools. This scenic hike is on Saturday, March ...

1Mar '18

Senior Center Events

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Staff and volunteers at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center invite seniors to attend two upcoming events: the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Safe Driving Class and the annual St. Patty’s Day Party. The 55 ...

22Feb '18

Annual Easter Eggstravaganza

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The annual Easter Eggstravaganza is on Saturday, March 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Heritage Park. The event features a pancake breakfast, egg hunt, visit from “Hip Hop,” the Easter Bunny and food ...

22Feb '18

Road to Country Thunder 2018

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The performance line-up is set for the fourth annual Road to Country Thunder music spectacular. The event is on Saturday, March 31, 2018 and will feature four country artists: Donny Grubb, Tom Wagner, A Boy ...

14Feb '18

Munch and Music Canceled

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Bad weather has forced the cancellation of Wednesday's Munch and Music program scheduled for Padilla Park from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on February 14th.  The next lunch-time Munch and Music will be on Wednesday, March ...

14Feb '18

Street Sealant Project

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The Town of Florence, in conjunction with the contractor Holbrook Asphalt will apply a street sealant product (HA5) to specific streets located in Florence Gardens, Sun City Anthem and Parkside Anthem. The street coating for ...

9Feb '18

Family Kite Festival

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

An afternoon of kite building and flying await all who participate in the Family Kite Festival on Saturday, March 10th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Florence Community Services Department and the Arts and ...

8Feb '18

Transit Survey

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Citizens have an opportunity to influence transportation methods in Florence and the surrounding area by completing an on-line survey. Results of the survey will help the Town of Florence determine future transit needs and provide ...

1Feb '18

Senior Center Talent Show

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The Dorothy Nolan Senior Center is presenting its Fourth Annual “We Love our Talent-Talent Show” on Wednesday, February 14th starting at 10:00 a.m.   The entry fee is only $8 and includes a delicious lunch. Prize ...

25Jan '18

Senior Center Trip

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Music aficionados will want to register at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center for a trip to the performing arts auditorium, the Pence Center at Central Arizona College. America’s favorite cowboys, Riders in the Sky will ...

25Jan '18

Munch and Music at Padilla Park

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

The mid-day concerts, presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services, resumes on Wednesday, February 14th. Munch and Music, featuring live, local entertainment is at Padilla Park from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The ...

18Jan '18

Saturday Drum Circle

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

The Arts and Culture Commission’s next Drum Circle is Saturday, January 27, 2018. Presented by Florence Community Services, the event is held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Jacob Suter House, 270 N. ...

11Jan '18

Senior Center Open House

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Staff and volunteers at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center are holding an Open House on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Individuals 55 and up, are invited to tour the center, ...

11Jan '18

Father Daughter Dance

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

The annual Father Daughter Gala 2018, is set for Friday, February 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Community Center. The event, presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services, is only ...

11Jan '18

Tiny Tot Olympics

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

The recreation division of Florence Community Services Department has partnered with the University of Arizona Pinal County Cooperative Extension to present Tiny Tot Olympics on Monday, February 19, 2018. The event, scheduled from 10:00 a.m. ...

28Dec '17

Iddie Biddie Kiddies Registration

December 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The new year features another session of the popular Iddie Biddie Kiddies, a program designed for kids three to five years old.  Participants will learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and socialization along with many other ...

21Dec '17

Munch and Music at Padilla Park

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Community Services is pleased to welcome back to its mid-day concerts, the return of a popular high school band. The monthly concerts, titled Munch and Music are presented by the recreation division of Florence ...

7Dec '17

Ugly Sweater Contest

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

What is the holiday season without an Ugly Sweater Contest? Dorothy Nolan Senior Center staff are upholding this holiday tradition by offering its own, Ugly Sweater Contest on Thursday, December 21st at 11:00 a.m. The ...

7Dec '17

CPR Class Registration Open

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Life is unpredictable and one way to prepare for its uncertainties, is to learn life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Through the recreation division of Florence Community Services Department, a series of CPR classes are offered in ...

7Dec '17

Zumba Fitness Classes Starting

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

January is a popular month for New Year’s Resolutions and one of the most common resolutions, is to improve health and fitness. The recreation division of Florence Community Services is here to help. The popular ...

30Nov '17

Second Annual Holiday Hoedown

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The second annual Holiday Hoedown is Thursday, December 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Library and Community Center. Designed for seniors, 55 years and older, the free event includes music, dancing, food ...

30Nov '17

Munch and Music at Padilla Park

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Mid-day concerts continue at Padilla Park on Wednesday, December 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The monthly concerts, titled Munch and Music are presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services. The next ...

30Nov '17

Mother/Son Dance and Dinner

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

It will soon be time for the fourth annual Mother and Son Dance and Dinner on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Florence Library and Community Center. The event, presented by the recreation division of ...

27Nov '17

Tiny Tot Olympics

November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The 23rd Winter Olympics are next year on February 9th through the 25th in South Korea. To help recognize and celebrate this worldly event, Florence Community Services Department has partnered with the University of Arizona ...

9Nov '17

Adopt a Storefront

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The recreation division of Florence Community Services and the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce have partnered to organize “Adopt a Storefront” program. Business owners, non-profit organizations, family owners, or anyone interested but not located on ...

9Nov '17

Home Tour Volunteers Needed

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Local ambassadors are needed for next year’s Florence Historic Home Tour. The 33rd annual event, showcasing historic homes in our community is on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Volunteers are needed to serve as hosts at ...

2Nov '17

Create a Box Pony or Box Bull

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Arts and Culture Commission invites kids to be involved in the annual Junior Parada Parade on Saturday, November 25th in downtown Florence. The commission is presenting a Decorate a Box Pony or Box Bull ...

2Nov '17

Saturday Drum Circle

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

A recent partnership between the Town of Florence Arts and Culture Commission and the Florence Industrial Development Authority, Inc., has created a monthly Drum Circle, held the fourth Saturday of each month through May 26, ...

2Nov '17

Christmas on Main

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Imagine Historic Main Street filled with holiday cheer and bright lights. It will happen at the annual Christmas on Main on Friday, December 1, 2017.The event, presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services, ...

2Nov '17

Breakfast with Santa

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

While Santa Claus will be busy during the upcoming holiday season, he has agreed to visit Florence and participate in the first annual, Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 2nd.  The recreation division of Florence Community ...

16Oct '17

Fall Pickle Ball Classes

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Fall Pickle Ball Lessons will be offered in three upcoming sessions consisting of four weekly classes each. The first is the fall session on November 7, 14, 21 and 28. The classes, offered by the ...

12Oct '17

Munch and Music – November

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The next mid-day concert at Padilla Park is on Wednesday, November 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The series of monthly concerts, presented by the recreation division of Florence Community Services, are free and ...

28Sep '17

Park Over-Seeding Schedule

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Now that the cooler fall temperatures have arrived, Florence Community Services parks staff is over-seeding areas of the Town’s parks to create lush, green grass during the winter months. Work begins weeks before the closure ...

28Sep '17

Before and After the Bell Resumes

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Now that the fall intersession is over, the popular recreation program, Before and After the Bell has resumed. Presented by Florence Community Services Department, the program is held Mondays through Fridays at Florence K-8 and ...

28Sep '17

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Community Services, the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center and the Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens have teamed up to offer Medicare counseling on Thursday, October 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This counseling coincides ...

28Sep '17

Halloween’s Fright Fest

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The annual Halloween Fright Fest, presented by Florence Community Services Department, is taking on a new look this October. Years past, the event was held at Little League Park prior to its most recent location ...

22Sep '17

Library Book Club Resumes

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Book Club returns to the Florence Community Library, starting Wednesday, October 4, at 6:00 pm!   Come to the monthly book club to enjoy discussion of a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles. At the ...

22Sep '17

October Library Programs

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Monthly adult-focused programs return to the Florence Community Library, starting October 2017!   Fall/Winter programming is set to resume at the library, with a variety of activities to keep adults occupied.  Some of the monthly ...

21Sep '17

Partnership Creates Open Studio

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

A unique opportunity begins next month at the Suter House located at 270 N. Pinal Street. A recent partnership between the Town of Florence Arts and Culture Commission and the Florence Industrial Development Authority, Inc., ...

21Sep '17

Zumba Fitness Classes Continuing

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Zumba Fitness Classes are scheduled every Tuesday through October 24 at the Florence Library and Community Center. The classes, designed for ages 16 and up are presented by Florence Community Services Department and run from ...

21Sep '17

Kids Kite Festival

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

A seemingly long-lost art with today’s youth, is kite flying. Previous youthful generations made kite flying a regular weekend activity along with riding bikes and playing hide-and-seek. The Town of Florence Community Services Department and ...

7Sep '17

Register Now for Lil Tykes Kickball

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Children three to five years old are encouraged to participate in the Lil Tykes Kickball League presented by Florence Community Services Department. Games will be played on Saturday mornings beginning November 11th. Residents pay only ...

31Aug '17

Fall Intersession

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Just when it seems that school started, fall intersession is only a few weeks away which signals the beginning of Fall Fun, a recreation program offered over the break. The program, presented by Florence Community ...

25Aug '17

Dog Park Grant Awarded

August 25th, 2017|0 Comments

The Town of Florence received a $10,000 grant for improvements to the Central Bark Park.  PetSafe, a pet distribution company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee sponsors the annual grant program titled, Bark for Your Park grant ...

24Aug '17

Zumba Fitness Classes Starting

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The ever-popular Zumba Fitness Classes are starting in September at the Florence Library and Community Center. The classes, presented by Florence Community Services Department will be held Tuesdays beginning September 5th through October 24th from ...

24Aug '17

Get Out and Play

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Fall Intersession will soon be here and Florence Community Services Department has planned an athletic program for children four to 13 years old. Get out and Play Mini Sports Camps will be held Tuesdays through ...

21Aug '17

Home Tour Volunteers Needed

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Are you interested in history? Do you want to know more about Florence? If so, the Town of Florence and Home Tour Committee are seeking volunteers for the 33rd Annual Historic Home Tour on Saturday, ...

17Aug '17

Teen Swim Night

August 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The final Teen Swim Night for the summer is Friday, August 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Florence Aquatic Center.   Teens 13 to 17 years old will be admitted free to enjoy ...

14Aug '17

Library Closed Due to Water Damage

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Due to storm damage over the weekend, the Florence Library and Community Center is closed until repairs are made.  We are hoping to reopen the library on Friday, August 18th. We expect the multipurpose rooms ...

3Aug '17

Splash-N-Dash Junior Biathlon

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The first annual Splash-N-Dash Junior Biathlon is on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Florence Aquatic Center and multi-purpose field. The event is a swim and fun run designed for third through eighth grade students. ...

3Aug '17

Munch and Music Performers Needed

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Community Services Department is planning a series of mid-day concerts titled, Music and Munch held the second Wednesday of each month at Padilla Park. Beginning October 11th and lasting through March 14, 2018, different ...

3Aug '17

Library Closed Aug. 17

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Florence Community Library will be closed Thursday, August 17, for an upgrade to library systems and software.   All basic library operations will be unavailable during the upgrade. The library’s catalog and other online ...

28Jul '17

Scam Alert!

July 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Town of Florence recently learned that someone is contacting Florence residents, stating they are a representative of the Town, and asking people to sign-up for a credit card.   Don’t be fooled!  This is ...

27Jul '17

Iddie Biddie Kiddies Registration

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Educators and child psychologists agree that early social development is critical to a child’s future education.   Florence Community Services Department supports this by offering Iddie Biddie Kiddies to help in the education of our community’s ...

26Jul '17

Water Service Interruption on August 1st

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

To better serve our valued residents, the Town of Florence is upgrading our water distribution system. To fully implement the upgrades, there will be an interruption to your water service.   Location:  Main Street to ...

20Jul '17

Florence Teen Council Donations

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The Florence Teen Council, in operation for just over a year, is designed to provide leadership and programming opportunities for local teens. Members of the Florence Teen Council or FTC have presented several events during ...

13Jul '17

CPR Class Registration

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Being certified and trained in any phase of CPR, could save someone’s life. Florence Community Services has arranged a variety of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes for every need. The courses will be taught by Mark ...

6Jul '17

Lifeguard Olympics Results

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Each year, the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) coordinates the Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge, a mini-Olympics type of competition for lifeguards. Teams of aquatic personnel representing state-wide towns and municipalities come together and compete in ...

6Jul '17

Before and After the Bell

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Registration is now being accepted for Florence Parks and Recreation’s Before and After the Bell program. This popular morning and after-school program will begin Monday, July 24, 2017 and held Mondays through Fridays at Florence ...

28Jun '17

Join the Police Department’s Citizen Academy

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Florence Police Department is offering a unique opportunity for Florence residents to join the Citizen Academy.  Participants learn more about law enforcement and the operations of the Florence Police Department. Some of the topics ...

22Jun '17

New CPR Classes Scheduled

June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce a variety of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes which will be offered in weeks to come. Regardless if you need a new or renewed CPR certification card, first-aid ...

22Jun '17

Third Session of Swim Lessons

June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The third session of swim lessons at the Florence Aquatic Center runs from July 11 to July 20.  Morning and evening classes are held Tuesdays through Thursdays over two weeks. Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s ...

2Jun '17

Trash Schedule for Week of July 4th

June 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Your trash and recycling service may change the week of July 3rd to accommodate for the 4th of July holiday.  If your trash and recycling is normally picked-up on Monday, then there is no change ...

31May '17

Buckle Up Arizona….It’s the Law

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The "Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law!" Enforcement Campaign begins Monday, May 22 through Sunday, June 4, 2017. In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this May and June the Governor’s Office of ...

30May '17

Aqua Aerobics Registration

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Three sessions of the popular Aqua Aerobics Class are scheduled this summer at the Florence Aquatic Center. The sessions, presented by Florence Parks and Recreation, consist of six classes held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 ...

11May '17

Fourth of July, Freedom Fest 2017

May 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Visitors to Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s “Freedom Fest” will enjoy hours of great music performed by “The Big Zephyr,” a variety band. The event, scheduled at Heritage Park on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 will ...

5May '17

Adult Lap Swim

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Many fitness experts agree that the single, best exercise is swimming laps. Swimming not only improves flexibility, but it builds cardiovascular health as well. The Florence Aquatic Center will soon be open for Adult Lap ...

5May '17

Swim Lessons

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The full enjoyment of all the features at the Florence Aquatic Center are best experienced when patrons know how to swim. Each summer, hundreds of kids and some adults, learn how to swim thanks to ...

27Apr '17

Summer Kids Club

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for its Summer Kids Club. The Club provides a fun, safe and invigorating place for children to enjoy during the day while their parents are at ...

20Apr '17

Movie in the Park – Moana

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation continues its series of Movies in the Park when it presents “Moana” on Saturday, May 13, 2017. This computer-animated, musical adventure movie is about a daughter of a chief and based ...

6Apr '17

Water Safety Day

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation Department will welcome the 2017 summer with its “Spring into Summer Water Safety Day” on Saturday, May 6, 2017. From noon to 5:00 p.m., the department is offering free swim testing, ...

24Mar '17

Before and After the Bell

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Before and After the Bell, a popular morning and after-school recreation program, is now being held Mondays through Fridays at Florence K-8 and Anthem K-8 schools. Students from kindergarten to 6th grade can participate each ...

16Mar '17

Spring Pickleball Classes

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering another series of Pickleball instructional classes to improve the skill level from beginner’s to advanced players. Pickleball can be described as playing tennis on a badminton-sized court. It ...

2Mar '17

Healthy Living Workshops

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

The Dorothy Nolan Senior Center in partnership with the Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens is hosting a series of Healthy Living Workshops beginning Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The workshops ...

1Mar '17

Coffee with a Cop

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

On Saturday, March 18, officers and volunteers from the Florence Police Department and residents will come together in an informal, comfortable environment to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee provided by Safeway and ...

24Feb '17

Town to Improve Florence Heights Drive

February 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Construction on Florence Heights Drive begins on Wednesday, March 1st and is expected to last through Tuesday, March 7th.  After the completion of the work being performed by the Town of Florence, motorists and residents ...

23Feb '17

Spring Intersession

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for its Spring Intersession Program. This provides a fun and safe place for children to enjoy during the day while their parents are ...

23Feb '17

Easter Eggstravaganza

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Plan to gather up the kids and be at Heritage Park on Saturday, April 8, 2017 for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza. The event, presented by Florence Parks and Recreation Department and co-sponsored by the Mosaic ...

3Feb '17

Winter Pickleball Classes

February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering another series of Pickleball instructional classes to improve the skill level from beginner’s to advanced players. Pickleball can be described as playing tennis on a badminton-sized court. It ...

3Feb '17

Road to Country Thunder 2017

February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Historic downtown Florence, Arizona is the sight for the Third Annual Road to Country Thunder event on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Road to Country Thunder is free and presented by the Town of Florence, Country ...

2Feb '17

Library Coffee Club: Thursday, Feb. 16

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Meet Trenton Shaffer, Information Technology Manager for the Town of Florence, at the Florence Community Library’s February Coffee Club! Mr. Shaffer will be the Coffee Club guest on Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 am. Come ...

27Jan '17

Pooch Party

January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The 11th Annual “Pooch Party” is on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Florence Parks and Recreation’s popular canine event will be held at the Central Bark Park located at 200 ...

25Jan '17

Family Storytime

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

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. Gloria for Family Storytime, Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Your local library ...

20Jan '17

Zumba

January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Zumba is a fun and energetic workout that resembles a night of dancing rather than a workout in your health club. Florence Parks & Recreation is pleased to offer Zumba Fitness.  Achieve long-term benefits while ...

19Jan '17

20th Annual Bookmark Design Contest

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The Florence Community Library is gearing up for National Library Week with its 20th Annual Bookmark Design Contest! The library invites you to showcase your artistic talents by designing your own unique bookmark. You may ...

13Jan '17

Father Daughter Dance and Dinner

January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

All fathers are invited to spend an evening with your daughter(s) at Florence Parks and Recreation’s 7th Annual Father/Daughter Dinner and Dance scheduled for Friday, February 10, 2017.  The event will be held at the ...

5Jan '17

Aquatics Job Fair

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Anyone interested in working this summer at the Florence Aquatic Center is encouraged to attend Parks and Recreation’s Job Fair. The Aquatics Job Fair is next Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the ...

30Dec '16

Iddie Biddie Kiddies

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Parents of pre-school children have a wonderful opportunity to register their children in a fun and educational program. Iddie Biddie Kiddies was created for kids three to five years old.  Participants will learn the alphabet, ...

30Dec '16

Before and After the Bell

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Before and After the Bell, a popular morning and after-school recreation program, resumes on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 and runs through Thursday, June 1st. Students from kindergarten to 6th grade can participate each day in ...

30Dec '16

Aquatic Center Staff Recruiting

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The Florence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for openings this summer at the Florence Aquatic Center.   Individuals 15 years and older may apply for a variety of positions including: pool manager, head guard, ...

15Dec '16

Family Flicks at the Library

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

The library will show a Family Flick every Friday during the school's Winter Break! Starting December 16, viewers of all ages are invited to the library each Friday at 2 pm for a recent family-friendly ...

9Dec '16

Adult Co-ed Soccer League

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Looking for an opportunity to start the New Year with improved fitness and fun at the same time? Florence Parks and Recreation is now accepting team registrations of only $275 for its Coed Adult Soccer ...

2Dec '16

Zumba

December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Start 2017 off right with a fun, energetic workout that feels more like a night out dancing than a workout in your health club. Florence Parks & Recreation is pleased to offer Zumba Fitness. Achieve ...

2Dec '16

Mother Son Dance

December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Mothers, treat your sons and yourself to a night neither of you will ever forget. Join us for our Third Annual Mother and Son Dance and Dinner on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Florence ...

23Nov '16

Holiday Hoedown 2016

November 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Florence senior citizens (55+) are invited to Holiday Hoedown 2016, presented by the Florence Teen Council and Dorothy Nolan Senior Center. This holiday themed dance is on Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to ...

23Nov '16

World Cup Youth Soccer

November 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

The popularity of soccer is booming by virtue of its constant presence on the national news and sporting networks. Florence Parks and Recreation is doing its part to make this great sport available to our ...

18Nov '16

Medical Equipment Loan Program

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The medical equipment loan program continues through Florence Parks and Recreation. The department is partnering with Florence Gardens to offer a Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program. The program enables citizens or visitors, to borrow medical ...

18Nov '16

Jr. Parada Parade and Rodeo

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Saturday, November 26, 2016 is the 84th Annual Florence Junior Parada Parade and Rodeo. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and is staged at Heritage Park. The procession heads south on Main Street through downtown ...

18Nov '16

Christmas on Main Street

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

What would the holiday be like without our Historic Main Street filled with colorful lights, a parade and gingerbread houses? No one has to find out since once again, your Florence Parks and Recreation Department ...

18Nov '16

Aquatics Job Fair

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Anyone interested in working next summer at the Florence Aquatics Center, is encouraged to attend the Aquatics Job Fair on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The event, presented by Florence Parks and Recreation is at 6:00 ...

18Nov '16

Breakfast with Santa!

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

There are not many opportunities for kids to have breakfast with Santa Claus, especially during December. However, the Florence Parks and Recreation Department has arranged a brief stop for Santa at the Florence Library and ...

18Nov '16

New Year’s Eve Block Party

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Historic downtown Florence, Arizona is the sight for a New Year’s Eve Block Party on Saturday, December 31, 2016. Florence Parks and Recreation has an all-star lineup of entertainment and activities to offer on the ...

21Oct '16

Hatha Yoga Class

October 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Hatha Yoga is a term most people are familiar but it still has an element of mystery surrounding it. Yoga is an ancient word which in its simplest form, means ‘to unite.” Florence Parks and ...

21Oct '16

Fall Pickleball Classes

October 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering a series of Pickleball instructional classes to improve the skill level from beginner’s to advanced players. Pickleball can be described as playing tennis on a badminton-sized court. It ...

21Oct '16

Community Arts Forum

October 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The Town of Florence Arts and Culture Commission will host a Community Arts Forum on Thursday, November 17, at 6 p.m. at the Library and Community Center. The Commission, chaired by Jo Cochran, is soliciting ...