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Date:
February 10, 2017 - February 12, 2017
Time:
All Day
Address:
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Contact:
623-935-5033
Email:
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Litchfield Park Centennial Celebration

Friday, February 10, 2017

100th Birthday of the Founding of Litchfield Park

Litchfield Park Centennial Celebration
Friday, February 10 through Sunday, February 12, 2017

Schedule of Events
Friday, February 10, 2017
Centennial Celebration weekend activities kick off with a Lawn party on the front lawn of The Wigwam from 4-7pm. Limited seating. Please bring lawn chairs.

4pm Activities Open: DJ & Kid's Zone; Historic Displays,
Food Court
4:30pm Mariachis Performance
5pm Stage Presentation: Proud Past, Bright Future Welcome;
Recognition of Special Guests; Guest Speakers;
A Little Drama Historic Performance
6:30pm Happy Birthday & Fireworks 
7pm Closing

Saturday, February 11, 2017
The Saturday Centennial Celebration includes programs and events hosted by a variety of Litchfield Park landmarks including the World War II Memorial, the Recreation Center, Litchfield Park Branch Library, Memorial Park gazebo and lawn area, Litchfield Elementary School, Mission Catholic Church, The Church at Litchfield Park, and Scout Lodge.

World War II Memorial located west of Litchfield Elementary School
9-11am Pancake & Egg Breakfast served by Kiwanis and Scouts
9:15am Pageant of Flags (hosted by Blue Star Moms);
Luke Air Force Honor Guard present the Pageant of Flags, a series of flags from the earliest to the present stars and stripes; Historic Military Vehicles on display
   
Memorial Park Gazebo & Lawn located at 101 E. Wigwam Boulevard
10am-
5pm
Centennial Information Booth; Community Organization Display
U.S.S. Arizona Replica Exhibit; Petting Zoo; Litchfield Park
Historical Society and Museum's Historic Camps Display;
Litchfield Park Photo Challenge Pictures on Display
   
Litchfield Elementary School located at 255 W. Wigwam Boulevard (north parking lot)
10am-
5pm
Antique Cars and Tractors; NASCAR Race Car (Goodyear tires); LESD Student Entertainment
   
Litchfield Park Branch Library located at 101 W. Wigwam Boulevard
10:30-11:30am Written in Thread: Arizona Women's History Preserved in Their Quilts
A lecture by Arizona Historian Pam Knight Stevenson
2-3pm ProMusica Arizona String Quartet Performance
   
Recreation Center located at 100 S. Old Litchfield Road
10am-
3pm
50th Anniversary Display and Open House 
 
Mission Catholic Church located on the southwest corner of Wigwam Boulevard and Neolin Avenue
10am-
5pm 
Meet & Greet; Historic Displays
   
The Church at Litchfield Park located at 300 N. Old Litchfield Road 
10am-
4pm 
Ice Cream Social; History Display in the Fireside Room; Sanctuary Open for Viewing
   
Scout Park & Scout Lodge located at 253 W. Fairway Drive 
10am  Scouting Activities Open / Hot Dog Lunch
3:30pm  Flag Retirement Ceremony
5pm Closing
At the conclusion of the daily activities everyone is invited to visit the historic downtown district restaurants for dinner & entertainment
 
Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Centennial Celebration weekend activities conclude at the Memorial Park gazebo.
3-6pm  Barbecue Dinner and Entertainment (nominal fee for dinner)
3-5pm Desert Knights Band Free Outdoor Concert
5:15pm Ballet Folklorico Esperanza Performance
6:30pm Closing Comments