Goodyear community survey available

The city of Goodyear wants to hear from its residents via a 15-minute survey that includes a range of questions about the community, city programs and services. It’s an opportunity for residents to share what they love about the city and what can improve.

The results play an important role in future decisions for the city, such as whether to expand or add new programs and services.

The survey is based on the National Community Survey and is designed specifically for local governments and conducted by the National Research Center at Polco. At the end of the survey, residents will be asked to provide their email and ZIP code to ensure one survey is complete by each resident. Responses are confidential and reported in group form only. 

Goodyear residents can take the survey until Tuesday, April 27, at

Shred-a-thon benefits charities

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church at 13720 W. Thomas Road in Avondale is hosting a shred-a-thon from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1. 

Two trucks will collect and shred paper documents in the church parking lot. A donation of $4 per bundle is requested. The funds collected will go to local charities. AARP is sponsoring the event.

Virtual Hot Coffee Lecture

Representatives from Ballet AZ will discuss the impact George Balanchine, an international dance pioneer, had on Arizona during the Hot Coffee Art Lecture Series from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27. 

Balanchine was instrumental in paving the way for ballet in America to flourish. To this day, his works are celebrated and performed worldwide. 

To register for this virtual event, visit