Trash and recycling services will be impacted by the holidays for residents in Zone 2 and 3:

  • Residents in Zone 2 will be delayed until Thursday, Dec. 26 and Thursday, Jan. 2

  • Residents in Zone 3 will be delayed until Friday, Dec. 27 and Friday, Jan. 3

  • Bulk Trash- Residents in Zone 1 will be delayed until Thursday, Jan. 2

Residents will need to have their carts out by 6 a.m. on their scheduled day for service. As a reminder, bulk trash services can be scheduled online at

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Calling All Horses, Dogs and Critters to Queen Creek’s Pet Costume Contest at Trunk or Treat on Oct. 19

Post Date:10/04/2019 8:00 am

What do you call a goat in a hat, a horse with wings and a dog in goggles? Ready for Queen Creek’s pet costume contest at Trunk or Treat! Presented by Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, an Earnhardt Dealership, Trunk or Treat offers fun for the entire family, even your four-legged friends! Taking place on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 5-9 p.m. on Ellsworth Road in Town Center, attendees can enjoy the pet costume contest, open to all animals!  

Pet owners are encouraged to get creative! Sponsored by Queen Creek 4-H and Friends of Horseshoe Park, prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place in the following categories: horse, canine and critter. Registration will be available onsite. Check-in will take place from 5–6:45p.m. Costume display and judging begins at 7 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 8 p.m. All pets in the contest must be listed on a completed entry form and individuals under the age of 10 must have an adult or guardian as a lead line; judging decisions are final. Participants are reminded the contest will take place at an event with large crowds, loud noises and other animals.  

Providing a safe and unique way for families to enjoy an evening of Halloween fun, Trunk or Treat will continue to offer event favorites with multiple Trunk or Treat streets, carnival games, escape rooms, nerf battle zone and entertainment.   

For additional information about sponsorship opportunities, contact the Recreation Coordinator for Special Events, Erica Perez at 480-358-3719 or A special thanks to the sponsors of Trunk or Treat, Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, an Earnhardt Dealership, American Leadership Academy, Event Team, Garn and Mason Orthodontics,  Kids First Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatrics of Queen Creek, Rock Point Church, Rustic Wrench, Haydon Building Corp, and ABC/123 Preschool Classes

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