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WESTMARC—the Western Maricopa Coalition—is a public-private partnership of the 15 communities, the business community and the educational sector in the West Valley of Greater Phoenix. WESTMARC is committed to our members’ success and to our mission of enhancing economic development and promoting quality of life in the West Valley. 


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West Valley Round Up - 

September is National Library Card MonthLibrary

Did you know that the West Valley is home to 23 public library branches? Visit the library in your neighborhood for a wealth of information; learn a new skill, take up a new hobby, job search, or check out books, movies, and music just for fun. Check out the County's new Hoopla digital download check out system!

For more information on the West Valley libraries, please visit the websites linked below:


West Valley Maricopa County Libraries

West Valley Municipal Public Libraries

  El Mirage
  Fairway (Sun City)
  Gila Bend
  Hollyhock (Surprise)
  Litchfield Park
  Northwest Regional (Surprise)
  Sun City
  White Tank (Waddell)
Avondale 2: Main, Sam Garcia
Glendale 3: Main, Foothills, Velma Teague
Phoenix 4: Cesar Chavez, Cholla, Desert Sage, Palo Verde


Things to do in the West Valley:

September 2014

                                         PIR Artist Bill Patterson                Ballet

Westgate Entertainment District

Adelante Health Center in Peoria

West Valley Arts HQ

Ballet Under the Stars


Hot Rod Night

Classic cars and hot rods

Every Wednesday

Sep 10 – Nov 19

More Info




Grand Opening
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

September 25, 2014
5:30 - 7pm

15525 N 83rd Ave, Suite 104
Peoria, AZ 85387

Self-guided tour & light refreshments
RSVP to Christine Petricca
or 623.583.3001 Ext 0

Friday, September 26, 2014

See featured artist Bill Patterson paint live to commemorate the opening -- just as he does in the Gatorade Victory Lane at PIR.

Hors d’oeuvres served; cash bar

West Valley Arts HQ
16126 N. Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374 (North of City Hall)

RSVP by September 23 to
Jenniffer Wentzel @PIR

Friday, September 26, 2014

Free and open to the public

Estrella Lakeside AmphitheaterGoodyear, AZ

“Ballet Under the Stars” allows Arizona communities to enjoy dance in a unique outdoor setting complete with a stage, lighting, costumes and beautiful Arizona weather. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a varied program, ranging from classical to contemporary.


September 3





Avondale Library - SciSpace

Free Science Based Workshops at your Local Library! Ages 7 - 12

Workshops will teach participants about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through hands on activities. These workshops will be hosted by the Arizona Science Center, Phoenix Zoo, and Challenger Space Center. Registration is required. Please call the library at 623-333-2665






Season Opener
September 5




Theater Works - I Get a Kick out of Cole

One of America’s greatest composers, Cole Porter has kept our country laughing and humming for generations  with some of the  most clever, funny and  romantic songs ever written.  “Night & Day,” “What Is This Thing Called Love,” “I Get A Kick Out of You” and “Too Darn Hot” – experience a splendidly entertaining production of popular songs and show tunes from the collection of a legendary musician.



September 5






Arizona Broadway Theatre - Angry Housewives

Angry Housewives is a laugh-out-loud musical comedy about four angry gals who are fed up with their boyfriends and husbands, and completely bored with everyday life. Looking for something new, they decide to form a rock band and enter an upcoming talent show at their neighborhood club. A show about newfound self-respect and girl-power, Angry Housewives is a funny, witty and altogether irresistible show great for both the ladies…and the men who love them!









September 26






Estrella Lakeside Goodyear - Ballet Under the Stars

Free and open to the public, “Ballet Under the Stars” allows Arizona communities to enjoy dance in a unique outdoor setting complete with a stage, lighting, costumes and beautiful Arizona weather. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a varied program, ranging from classical to contemporary. You won’t want to miss this perfect show for the entire family – it is a great way to introduce ballet to your children for the first time.








September 26-27






City of Peoria - Fiesta Peoria

Fiesta Peoria celebrates the many cultural traditions that have made the City of Peoria one of the most culturally diverse cities in Arizona. Fiesta Peoria is a fun-filled family festival with live national entertainment, dancing, traditional food and drinks, and activities for the whole family. The second annual Fiesta Peoria softball and soccer tournaments will add additional entertainment excitement as 64 teams battle it out for the chance at the annual championship trophy and bragging rights for the year. Brand NEW in 2014, the Fiesta Peoria 5k Fun Run is for the entire family and the kickoff to the weekend’s festivities.







 September 27






6th Annual Marty Robbins Birthday Celebration

6 p.m. Sept. 27 Paradise RV Resort 10950 W. Union Hills Drive, Sun City. Entertainment will be provided by the Friends of Marty Robbins Tribute performers and complimented by the renowned 3 Wheel Drive Band providing back-up music and vocals. 

General Admission Tickets can be purchased by calling 623-915-3585, picking them up at Paradise RV Resort. or purchase them at the door on the evening of the event.  



 Event Calendar



Westgate Entertainment District

Offering a vibrant outdoor setting with unique water features, Westgate Entertainment District delivers an interactive shopping, dining and entertainment experience. It is anchored by Arena, home of the Arizona Coyotes, and adjacent to the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to the Arizona Cardinals.