The Recreation Centers of Sun City West is pleased to welcome back Surprise Pops at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at the Palm Ridge Rec Center. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

The show has been dubbed as the “Pops Favorites Spring Show.” Tickets are free to residents only – two per rec card – and are available at the R.H. Johnson Box Office.

Palm Ridge Recreation Center is located at 13800 W. Deer Valley Dr.

R.H. Johnson Box Office is located at 19803 N. R.H. Johnson Blvd.

If you go

  • Tuesday, April 5
  • Palm Ridge Recreation Center
  • Concert begins at 2 p.m.
  • Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
  • Performance by Surprise Pops Band


  • Free
  • Available at the R.H. Johnson Box Office
  • Limit two per rec card

Donate to Valley View Food Bank

Surprise Pops will be continuing their tradition of not charging for a concert. However, they do ask the audience to bring a nonperishable food donation to the concert for the Valley View Community Food Bank.

Scheduled Act: Surprise Pops

The Surprise Pops Band had its origins as a small group of six to eight musicians who gathered in a garage to play music. They were organized in 1976-77 as the Sun City Polka Band by Clancy Wolf. Over the years the band has grown, and today has nearly 100 members and plays free concerts to thousands of West Valley audiences every season.

Over the years the band has changed names and became the Surprise Pops Band when it became associated with the city of Surprise. Members of the band come from all walks of life including retired music educators and music professionals. Others are music lovers who enjoy playing while in retirement.

Selections for the Spring Show will be a potpourri of the musicians’ favorites.

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