Parks and Recreation Events


Sep
21
2019
6:30 PM
to 11:00 PM

This popular playground game is here in league form! Teams “pitch” to own team (Offensive team pitchers do not have to appear in the kicking lineup), Up to 2 pitches per kicker in each turn in lineup. Must have at least 4 females in the lineup and / or in the field.  WAKA rules with local modifications. 

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Sep
21
2019
7:00 PM
to 11:30 PM

This one night only concert in the Historic Yuma Theatre will feature the best of the best who will compete for a winner-takes-all cash prize of $5,000! The concert will be hosted by Yuma's legendary music man Mark Flint and will feature performances by Checker'd Past!

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Oct
5
2019
7:00 PM
to 7:00 PM

Bring out your inner geek at YumaCon on October 5, 2019! Cosplay as your favorite character with many other fans, play video games, and attend panels! Meet new friends and talk with special guest groups and cosplay judges. Play tabletop games and explore the vendor gallery for all your geek merchandise needs! Celebrate the arts and see why YumaCon is the place where comics, anime, and pop culture collide!


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Oct
11
2019
7:00 PM
to 11:00 PM

This one night event celebrates and honors members of Yuma’s dynamic arts community. The event is presented by the City of Yuma’s Division of Arts and Culture and takes place on October 11, 2019 at the Yuma Art Center. The awards ceremony in the Historic Yuma Theatre is free to attend and is followed by a ticketed celebration and fundraiser for the Yuma Art Center in the galleries. The 2019 theme is “Arabian Nights.” Guests are encourage to dress in black tie or themed attire.

The ceremony takes place in the Historic Yuma Theatre and is free to attend and open to the public. A ticketed after party follows the ceremony in the Yuma Art Center galleries. The after party will feature music, libations, and a silent art auction.

 

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Oct
12
2019
7:00 AM
to 10:00 AM

The City of Yuma will be out bright and early at the West Wetlands Park sprucing up and cleaning up the park!  We are looking for volunteers to help us repair trails, trim trees, plant trees, lay mulch, pick-up trash, and remove graffiti. 

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Oct
12
2019
6:00 PM
to 7:30 PM

Join us for an evening of fun and fitness as we kick off our Series of Runs at the Zombie Run at Desert Sun Stadium! Prizes awarded to the best Zombie Costumes! Arrive Early! Run Starts promptly at 6pm!  Runners will still earn 5 bonus points and walkers will earn a star for participating in this Non-Timed Event.  After the run, please stay for the FREE! Movie in the Park.

 

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Oct
12
2019
7:30 PM
to 9:30 PM

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, buy some popcorn, and enjoy the FREE movie, “Toy Story” outdoors, under the stars and on a big blow up movie screen.  Rated PG, run time 81 minutes.  

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Oct
19
2019
7:00 AM
to 12:00 PM

The Optimist Club of Yuma host the 32nd Annual Catfish Rodeo!  Youth will take a chance at catching one of ten tagged fish for prizes. While the Catfish Rodeo is going on, everyone is invited to take part in the Nature Fair.  Kids can shoot a bow, learn about gun safety, and see animals that live in our Desert environment.  Participants should bring their own bait and fishing gear; a limited supply of gear is available on loan from the Arizona Game and Fish Department.  Other partners for this event are U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management, and the City of Yuma Parks and Recreation Department.  

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