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About Town November E-Newsletter

Post Date:11/01/2017 10:25 a.m.

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  November 2017
Town Calendar | Recreation Programs | Better Roads Ahead
Queen Creek Performing Arts Center | Traffic Alerts | Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre
Job Opportunities | Town Council Meetings | Capital Improvement Projects | Water Conservation

 

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Splash Pad Closed for the Season

The Queen Creek splash pad closed for the season on Nov. 1 and will reopen in March 2018. Queen Creek offers a variety of other recreation opportunities including parks, an extensive trail system, specialty programs and classes, Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, and a dog park, Pocket Park for Pups.

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November Events Happening in the QC

Cooler weather makes November the perfect time of year to enjoy community events and festivals, and there are plenty to enjoy right here in QC!

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Registration for Winter Recreation Classes Opens Nov. 6

Registration for the Town of Queen Creek’s winter session of recreation classes open Monday, Nov. 6 for Town residents, and Monday, Nov. 13 for non-residents. Offering an exciting variety of preschool, youth, teen and adult classes ranging from one-day workshops to monthly programs, there is something for everyone.Visit QueenCreek.org/Recreation to learn more.

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Free Pancake Breakfast Nov. 18

Wake up to “what’s cooking” in Queen Creek at the free Pancake Breakfast. An opportunity for residents to get engaged, learn about what’s happening in Town, and provide feedback, the event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9-11 a.m. in the courtyard at Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. The event will also feature Touch a Truck, an opportunity for kids and adults to peek inside the construction, utility and emergency vehicles that move dirt, dig holes, fix traffic signals and respond to emergencies. Learn more.

Shop QC HolidayShop QC this Holiday Season 

Support your community by shopping and dining local this holiday season. Sales tax dollars support programs and services such as parks, recreation and public safety. With a variety of retail and restaurant options, shopping Queen Creek has never been easier! Invest in your community and support neighborhood businesses by staying in Queen Creek to make your purchases. Learn more.

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Queen Creek Sewer Averaging 

Sewer rates are set annually and are affected by your water consumption during all or a portion of November, December, January and February, depending on when your water meter is read. In general, this is when the least amount of water is being used outside of the home. Help keep your sewer rate lower by following water conservation practices more closely during this four-month period. The less water you use during this time, the lower your sewer rate will be for the next year.

Sewer fees are based on 90 percent (for single family residences) of water consumption billed during three billing cycles over the winter months. To request a sewer rate review (due to a large water leak, filling a swimming pool, etc.) please contact 480-358-3455 or QueenCreek.org/SewerReview.

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MCSO Queen Creek Continues Increased Traffic Patrols 

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) District 6 - Queen Creek reminds motorists to slow down, avoid distractions and obey traffic laws. MCSO District 6 - Queen Creek's increased traffic enforcement continues through the end of the year with the goal of reducing vehicular incidents. Enforcement efforts are focused on distracted driving, the primary cause of vehicular incidents in QC, in the areas with the most incidents, Ellsworth Loop/Rittenhouse, Ellsworth Loop/Ocotillo, and Ocotillo/Rittenhouse. Help keep QC roads safe by avoiding distractions!

 

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Recycle Your Cooking Oil

Everyone loves a delicious holiday meal, but drains and trash/recycling carts can’t handle the oil and grease. Recycle your cooking oil and grease at Queen Creek’s free, year-round grease collection site. Blue barrels are located at Fire Station 2, 24787 S. Sossaman Road.

The used oil is collected and turned into clean biodiesel fuel. Learn more.

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Events at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre

Queen Creek's Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, located at 20464 E. Riggs Road, offers a variety of events for both horse lovers and non-equestrian enthusiasts.

Arizona Cutting Horse Association - Nov. 8-12

Desert Diamond Barrel Race - Nov. 18

Flat Track Motorcycle Racing - Dec. 8-10

Gala of the Royal Horses - Dec. 13

For a full list of events happening at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, visit QueenCreek.org/HPEC.

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Queen Creek Unified School District 

QCUSD is proud to offer the district's first ever Parent Institute class. Parents and guardians of students in grades Kindergarten, First, and Second are invited to attend. This class is designed to educate parents about the newest math strategies being used in the classroom. Parents and guardians will also get tips on best practices to help students grow their learning at home.

 

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Queen Creek Town Council

See what the Town Council has been up to during the month of October at Council Corner. Town Council meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of every month.

 

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Queen Creek news and updates are also available on the Town website, by subscribing to e-news items, and in Town utility bill inserts.

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Office Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; closed Friday through Sunday | Town Hall: 480-358-3000| Traffic: 480-358-3132 | Development Services: 480-358-3003 | Inspections: 480-358-3030 | Parks & Recreation: 480-358-3700 | Utilities: 480-358-3450 | 22358 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142 | www.QueenCreek.org