City of Goodyear, Arizona
For Immediate Release: Oct. 21, 2009
Two great happenings on one special night
G.A.I.N. and Goodyear's Field of Screams Halloween
Saturday, Oct. 24
5 to 8:30 p.m.
Goodyear Ballpark - 1933 S. Ballpark Way
Free admission and parking
For information, call 623-882-3120
Neighbors meeting neighbors, learning how to make their neighborhoods safe, enjoying trick-or-treating and a Taste of Goodyear at G.A.I.N.
G.A.I.N. stands for Getting Arizona involved in Neighborhoods and is Arizona's version of National Night Out. It's a time for neighbors to get to know one another, meet city officials and staff, and learn how to help keep their neighborhoods safe.
Kids and adults are invited to trick-or-treat in G.A.I.N.'s Western neighborhood village, where representatives from more than a dozen neighborhoods will hand out candy, sign up residents for Neighborhood Watch programs, and share safety information.
· Police Mobile Command Unit, SWAT vehicles, CSI Van, vintage fire truck Big Red, and other state-of-the-art equipment
· K9 team performances, demonstrating how K9s chase and stop suspects, and find missing persons, drugs and explosives
· Free blood pressure checks by Southwest Ambulance
A Taste of Goodyear will offer samples and small bites from these local eateries: Buffalo Wild Wings, Dino's Greek & Italian Grill, Fritzi's Heart & Soul BBQ, Macayo's Mexican Kitchen, Augie?s Sports Grill, Mimi's Café, Paradise Bakery, Picazzo's Gourmet Pizza, Rubio?s Fresh Mexican Grill, Starbucks, and Wildflower Bread Company, and more.
The G.A.I.N. Planning Committee is currently seeking donations of home security systems and other safety items as prizes. Call 623-882-7801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
G.A.I.N. is made possible through the generous support of these sponsors: Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Southwest Ambulance, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians; Franklin Pierce University, University of St. Francis, Goodyear Police Officers Association, Wood, Patel & Associates, Inc., Palm Gate RV & Storage.
Field of Screams Halloween Event
Dress up the kids and trick-or-treat at Goodyear's Field of Screams Halloween Event. Wander the Haunted Maze, sail down the Giant Slide, enjoy the Train Ride and Haunted Fun House, and decorate your own Pumpkin Patch masterpiece. Rides cost $2 each. Free take-home Arts & Crafts projects.
Costume Contest at Home Plate for kids aged infant to 12 years Judging by age groups begins at 5:30 p.m.
Food, beer and wine are available for purchase.
Visit our website at goodyearaz.gov/ballpark for more details.