Things to do in Gilbert for March 21-26

The Ka-Pow Superhero Adventure Run encourages participants to dress like superheroes while tackling an obstacle course.

The Ka-Pow Superhero Adventure Run encourages participants to dress like superheroes while tackling an obstacle course.

The weather may fit some people's definition of perfect: 70s and mostly sunny. If you are looking to take advantage of that and do something this weekend, here are some of your choices in Gilbert.


MARCH 21
Learn about landscaping


Gilbert holds residential landscape workshops. This week's topic is irrigation maintenance. Free but registration required. Southeast Valley Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert.
602-652-3231. https://mcldaz.org





MARCH 23
Run like The Flash


The Ka-POW Superhero Adventure Run is a costumed run with more than 20 obstacles. Runners of all ages are encouraged to wear their favorite superhero costume. $25. 8 a.m.-noon. Freestone Park, 1045 S. Juniper Ave. 480-503-6200. www.gilbertaz.gov





MARCH 26
Find a job at a conference


The East Valley Chamber of Commerce Alliance brings together students, job seekers and employers at the East Valley Career Conference. 1-4 p.m. Free but registration is required for all job seekers. The Falls Event Center, 4635 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert. 480-892-0056.
https://evcca.org


By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.



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