Things to do while the weather shines in Gilbert March 1-2

The Gilbert Run for Fun is an activity hosted by Gilbert Public Schools.

The Gilbert Run for Fun is an activity hosted by Gilbert Public Schools.

Gilbert is supposed to enjoy temperatures in the 70s this weekend. Here's a few things you can consider doing it while it's nice outside.

It’s time to play some ball

Gilbert American Little League, Gilbert National Little League and Gilbert Softball Little League have their opening day ceremonies to start their 2019 seasons.

GALL: 5 p.m. on March 1. Crossroads Park, 2155 E. Knox Road, Gilbert.

GNLL: 6 p.m. on March 1. McQueen Park, 510 N. Horne St. Gilbert.

GSLL: 7:30 a.m. on March 2. McQueen Park.

Promote healthy activities

The second annual Gilbert Run for Fun promotes healthy eating and physical activity. Participants can run or walk 5K or 1 mile. 8:30 a.m. $25-$40. Campo Verde High School, 3870 S. Quartz St., Gilbert. 480-912-7878.

Museum hosts annual gala

“A Night at the Museum-Gilbert Comes Alive” is the signature fundraiser for HD South, home of the Gilbert Historical Museum. The event includes food, entertainment and auctions. 6-10 p.m. $75 per person, $600 per table. HD South, 10 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. 480-926-1577.

By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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