October 4th through the 10th is National Fire Prevention Week. At 6:00 pm today, a short ceremony will be held at City of Yuma Fire Department Station #1 (353 South 3rd Avenue). A proclamation will be read regarding Fire Prevention Week in the City of Yuma. In addition, the Firefighter, Fire Engineer, Fire Captain, and Support Person of the Year from the City of Yuma Fire Department will be recognized. YFD will also be presenting badges for various rank advancements that have recently occurred.READ MORE
There is a lot going on in the month of October!
- The Desert Hills Par 3 Golf Course is Yuma’s first home to an exciting new sport – FootGolf!
- The annual Zombie Run & Movie in the Park are both scheduled for this Saturday, October 3rd
- The recreation crew has some fun and spooky Halloween programs scheduled
- An October ‘Harvest Moon’ Canoe trip is one you don’t want to miss
- Parks Maintenance Crews provide information on the Aerofication project at Yuma Valley Park
- Desert Hills Golf Course Manager Brian Farkas, PGA gives a few tips on improving your short game. Also don’t miss a great BOGO special the Desert Hills Par 3 Course is offering during the over seeding at Desert Hills
- The Yuma Civic Center hosts Circus Vargas, and the Yuma Visitors Bureau’s Rio de Cerveza Brew Fest this month
- The Yuma Art Center and Historic Yuma Theatre feature several events: the Tribute of the Muses is scheduled for October 16th, Yuma Fine Arts is hosting a ‘Day of the Dead Opening’ and dinner in the galleries, and Children’s Festival of the Arts is right around the corner, save the date for November 7th!