Political Calendar: Week of January 27, 2019

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Political Calendar for the Week of January 27, 2019:

Sunday, January 27 – 1:30 p.m.: Free “Dark Money” Screening & Panel Discussion, at Summit Ridge Community Church, 505 W. Hardy Road, Tucson. Watch Tucson’s first free screening of “Dark Money,” an award-winning documentary by Kimberly Reed exposing political corruption in Montana. Then stay for Tucson’s first “Dark Money” after screening Q&A panel discussion including Terry Goddard, David Eppihimer, and Chris Weber.

Sunday, January 27, 3:00 p.m.: Marana Democrats meeting, at the Continental Reserve Plaza, 8333 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson. For more information please contact Buddy Gill at maranadems@gmail.com or (408) 806-2036.

Sunday, January 27, 3:00 p.m.: Democrats of the RedRocks Annual Meeting, at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 100 Arroyo Piñon Drive, Sedona.  It will be a pot luck so bring a main dish, salad, or dessert. Come and learn about other upcoming events, meet many candidates, and elect the DORR Board of Directors for 2019. Sign up sheets for food will be at the Breakfasts on Dec 20 and Jan 17th, or email Jan Graham at adobegraham@cableone.net. For more information please contact info@democratsoftheredrocks.org or (928) 212-1357.

.Sunday, January 27, 5:30 p.m.: Maricopa County Democratic Party Executive Committee Meeting at HQ, 2914 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. Meet and greet (and dinner) begins at 5:30. Meeting begins promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, January 28, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Jeremey Lasher, 2018 DCCC National Canvass Director. Next Week: Councilwoman Regina Romero, Candidate for Mayor of Tucson.

Monday, January 28, 6:00 p.m.: Legislative District 3 meeting, at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress Street. Meet the fourth Monday of each month. For more information please contact Eva Dong at ecdong1@gmail.com.

Friday, February 1 – Sunday, February 3: The 81st Annual O’odham Wapkial Ha-tas Tohono O’odham Nation Rodeo and Fair, at the Eugene P. Tashquinth Sr. Livestock Complex located three (3) miles west of Sells, Arizona along State Route 86.

Saturday, February 2, 9:30 a.m.: Legislative District 2 meeting, at the Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Road, Tucson. For more information please contact Gerald Stoops at gfstoops@gmail.com.

Saturday, February 2, 10:00 a.m.: Greater Huachuca Area Democrats meeting, at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 798 S. Highway 92, Sierra Vista. For more information please contact ghadc1@yahoo.com.

Saturday, February 2, 6:00 p.m.: Pinal County Democratic Party executive committee meeting, at Pinal County HQ, 345 W. Central Avenue, Coolidge. For more information please contact Paul Skalicky at Pinaldemocrat@gmail.com.

Special Announcements:

DCSRA Current Events Discussion Group

Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area hosts a Current Events Discussion Group at the DCSRA Headquarters, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Green Valley (Suite 420, between the Barber Shop and the restaurant Carne Y Vino). Join us at the weekly meeting of the Democratic Headquarters Current Events Discussion Group. We’ll talk about some of the major events of the previous week, including but not limited to political topics, and try and go behind the news for a deeper understanding. For more information, please contact Jean Vickers jean.vickers@cox.net.

Drinking Liberally

Third Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.: Drinking Liberally returns to Tucson, at Ermanos Back Room, 220 N. 4th Avenue, Tucson. We need to know by the morning of each meeting approximately how many folks will attend. Please RSVP to tucson@drinkingliberally.org. Informal but thoughtful conversation, good wine and beer, and good food. There is no obligation to order anything–but as a thank you to our host, I hope everyone will order at least one drink (alcoholic or otherwise). There’s some street, a parking lot across the street, and the streetcar stops outside their door.

Sunday, February 3, 4:30 p.m: Super Bowl LIII, New England Patriots v. Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on CBS.

Monday, February 4: AZ Legislature: Last day for Senate bills to be introduced without special permission.

Monday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party executive committee meeting.

Tuesday, February 5: Chinese New Year – Year of The Pig.

Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 p.m.: State of The Union Address.

Wednesday, February 6, 5:30 p.m.: Graham County Democratic Party meeting, at Graham County Chamber of Commerce, 820 W. Main Street, Safford. Meet the first Wednesday of each month. For more information please contact Becky Fox at beckyfox@cableone.net.

Thursday, February 7, 4:00 p.m.: Greenlee County Democratic Party meeting, at the Clifton Railroad Station, 100 N. Coronado Blvd., Clifton. Meet the first Thursday of each month. For more information see our Facebook Page.

Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m.: Tanque Verde Valley Democrats meeting, at Risky Business, 8848 E. Tanque Verde Road.  Usually meet the second Saturday of each month. For more information visit our web site. Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club.

Saturday, February 9, 10:00 a.m.: Mule Mountain Democrats meeting, at the Community Y, 26 Howell Avenue, Old Bisbee. For more information please contact John Viverto at vivertos@aol.com or visit our web page
Mule Mountain Democrats.

Saturday, February 9, 10:00 a.m.: Coconino County Democratic Party meeting, at Coconino County Democratic Party HQ, 201 E. Birch Avenue, Suite #6, Flagstaff. Meet the second Saturday of each month. For more information please call (928) 214-0393 or email Kevin Ordean at Kordean@ccdem.org.

Saturday, February 9, 1:00 p.m.: Sun City Democrats of Oro Valley meeting, in the Navajo Room of the Activity Center, 1495 Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Sun City. Meet the second Saturday of each month. For more information lease contact Maureen Salz mosalz@outlook.com.

Saturday, February 9, 3:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area meeting at the DCSRA Headquarters, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Green Valley (Room 203 meeting room). Featured speakers are Dylan Smith of the Tucson Sentinel and Joe Ferguson of the Arizona Daily Star on “The media’s role in the 2016 election and what should be the media’s role going forward.” Followed by socialization with wine and cheese. For more information please contact (520) 838-0590.

Monday, February 11: AZ Legislature: Last day for House bills to be introduced without special permission.

Monday, February 11, 7:00 p.m.: Democrats of Oro Valley meeting, at the Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive (SE corner at La Cañada). Meet the second Monday of each month. For more information please contact Mike Dayton at teachers12@msn.com or (520) 742-3774, or visit our web site http://www.demsov.org/.

Monday, February 11, 7:00 p.m.: Democrats of the Highlands at Dove Mountain meeting, in the Dove Mountain Clubhouse Catalina Room II, 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd., Marana. For more information please contact (520) 661-1919.

Tuesday, February 12: Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday.

Tuesday, February 12: Pitchers and catchers report for 2019 Cactus League Spring Training (for most teams).

Tuesday, February 12, Noon: Democrats of Rim Country meeting, at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 Arizona Hwy. 260, Payson, AZ. Meet the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact paysondems@gmail.com or call (928) 468-9669.

Tuesday, February 12, 3:30 p.m.: Saddlebrooke Democrats meeting, at SaddleBrooke Activities Center, 64518 E. Galveston Lane (Saddlebrooke). Meet the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Steve Groth at (520) 385-6686 or check our web site. SaddleBrookeDemocrats.org.

Tuesday, Februry 12, 4:00 p.m.: Democrats for Picture Rocks meeting, at Horseshoe BBQ Restaurant, 6575 N. Sandario Road, Tucson. Meet the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Catalina Hall at dems4prandav@gmail.com.

Wednesday, February 13, 8:30 a.m.: Environmental Day at the Arizona Capitol, hosted by Sierra Club – Grand Canyon (Arizona) Chapter and Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend for all or part of the day. We will be delivering a birthday card to legislative leaders and the governor with Five Cs for a Sustainable Future, hearing from speakers, and meeting with legislators in teams to discuss important environmental issues, bills, and more. No experience is necessary and training is provided. To find out more information or to RSVP, contact Sandy Bahr at (602) 253-8633 or sandy.bahr@sierraclub.org. It is important let us know you will be attending, so we can connect you with a team to meet with your own legislators.

Wednesday, February 13, 7:00 p.m.: Graham County Democratic Party meeting , at La Paloma Restaurant,  5183 Clifton Street, Solomon. For more information please contact us at grahamcountydemocraticparty@gmail.com or visit our Facebook Page.

Thursday, February 14: Valentine’s Day and Arizona Statehood Day.

Thursday, February 14 – Saturday, February, 16: Vail Pride Day at the Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road, Tucson. Details TBA.

Thursday, February 14, 5:30 p.m.: Yavapai County Democratic Party meeting, at the Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser Road, Prescott. $10.00 donation, $5.00 if you bring a dish to share. Meet the second Thursday of each month. Please RSVP to (928)541-0413 or email us at info@yavdem.org.

Thursday, February 14, 7:00 p.m.: Yuma County Democratic Party meeting, at the new Yuma Democratic Party HQ at 290 S. 1st Avenue, Ste. 1, Yuma. Parking is available in back. Meet the second Thursday of each month. For more information please contact us at yumademocrats@gmail.com.

Saturday, February 16, 10:00 a.m.: Pima County Democratic Party African-American Caucus meeting, at Grace Temple Baptist Church, 1020 E. 31st Street, Tucson. Meet the third Saturday of each month. The caucus is not exclusively for African-Americans, all are welcome to join. For more information please contact Connie DeLarge at cdelarge@dmyl.com or (520) 241-8408.

33rd Annual Drum Major Awards

Saturday, February 16, 11:00 a.m.: 33rd Annual Drum Major Awards, at the Desert Diamond Casino, 7350 S. Nogales Hwy., Tucson. The Drum Major Award winners are Valeria Stanley, Rose Taulton and Jordan Hart. Buffet luncheon is $40, active duty and retired military $35. For reservations and tickets please contact Clarence Boykins at (520) 401-3959 or email clarenceezell33@gmail.com, or Dot Williams at (520) 790-5321.

Arizona List 15th Anniversary – Tucson

Saturday, February 16, 11:30 a.m.: Arizona List 15th Anniversary Luncheon, at the Marriott Tucson University Park, 880 E 2nd Street, Tucson. Theme: “Women make change happen.” Keynote speaker is Muthoni Wambu Kraal, Emily’s List Vice President of  National Outreach and Training. Save the Date! For more information please contact info@arizonalist.org or call (520) 327-0520.

Saturday, February 16, 2:00 p.m.: LD 10 Town Hall, at the Miller-Golf Links Library, 9640 E. Golf Links Road, Tucson. Sen. David Bradley and Reps. Kirsten Engel and Domingo DeGrazia give a legislative update and answer your questions in a Q&A.

Arizona List 15th Anniversary – Phoenix

Saturday, February 16, 5:30 p.m.: Arizona List 15th Anniversary Sunset Reception, at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix, 340 N 3rd Street, Phoenix. Theme: “Women make change happen.” Keynote speaker is Muthoni Wambu Kraal, Emily’s List Vice President of  National Outreach and Training. Save the Date! For more information please contact info@arizonalist.org or call (520) 327-0520.

Monday, February 18: Presidents Day.

Tuesday, February 19, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of Southeastern Arizona meeting, at Manda Le Bar & Grill, 3455 Canyon De Flores, Sierra Vista, Meet the third Tuesday of each month. The cost of the luncheon is $15.00. For more information please contact Pat Smith at pandw111167@aol.com.  Visit our web page.Democratic Women of Southeastern Arizona.

Wednesday, February 20, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of the Prescott Area luncheon, at the Centennial Center, 1989 Clubhouse Drive, Prescott (on the Antelope Hills golf course). Luncheon reservations are required. A buffet luncheon will be provided. Cost is $15 for members and $17 for nonmembers. RSVP by email: DWPrescottArea@gmail.com or call (928) 848-2753. Contact us ASAP if you make reservations and are unable to attend. The public is welcome, but reservations are required. To join, email the form and pay at the luncheon, or mail with a check to Sandy Baggenstos, DWPA Treasurer, 530 N. Fitzmaurice Drive, Prescott, AZ 86303.

Wednesday, February 20, 6:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of Northern Gila County meeting, at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road, Payson. Meet the third Wednesday of the month. For more information please contact paysondems@gmail.com or call (928) 468-9669.

Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 p.m.: Democracy for America – Maricopa County (DFA-MC) monthly meeting is the third Wednesday of every month, and the new location is Macayo’s on Central Avenue, South of Indian School. For more information contact DFAofMC@gmail.com.

Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 10 meeting, at new meeting location, Unitarian Universalist Church, Goddard Hall, 4831 E 22nd Street, Tucson.There is a social time for all members and guests, beginning at 6 p.m. Meet the third Wednesday of each month. For more information please contact Bonnie Heidler at ld10azdems@gmail.com.

Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 p.m.: Copa City Democrats meeting, location varies. For more information please contact Constance Jackson at jcksconniejean@aol.com.

Thursday, February 21, 8:00 a.m.: Democrats of the Red Rocks breakfast, at Old Sedona Family Restaurant Bar & Grill, 1405 W. Hwy. 89A, Sedona. Guest speaker is Terry Goddard on Outlaw Dirty Money effort. Meet the third Thursday of each month. Admission is $15, includes buffet breakfast and gratuity. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. Please RSVP to (928) 274-6541.

Thursday, February 21, 9:00 a.m.: Tucson Rodeo Parade. Over 200 non-motorized floats are on display along the one and one-half mile parade route beginning at Park Ave. and Ajo Way, proceeding south on Park to Irvington Rd. Tickets for Grandstand seating at Irvington and South 6th Ave, $10 adults, $5 kids under 13. For more information please call us at 520-294-1280.

Thursday, February 21, 5:30 p.m.: (Special date) Pima County Democratic Party Nucleus Club meeting, at the Viscount Suite Hotel, 4855 E. Broadway Blvd. Featured speaker is councilwoman Regina Romero, candidate for Tucson mayor. Meet the second Thursday of each month. For more information please contact Ash Silverburg at (520) 326-3716.

Friday, February 22: George Washington’s birthday.

Friday, February 22: AZ Legislature: Last day for House consideration of House bills and Senate consideration of Senate bills.

Saturday, February 23, 10:00 a.m.: Northern Cochise County Democratic Club meeting. Meeting locations rotate between Benson and Wilcox. For more information please contact Kathy Suagee at soprano_58@hotmail.com. Visit our web page Northern Cochise County Democrats.

37th Annual Tucson Peace Fair & Music Festival

Saturday, February 23, 11:00 a.m.: 37th Annual Tucson Peace Fair & Music Festival, at Armory Park (new location), 221 S. 6th Avenue, Tucson. This FREE event is Arizona’s largest gathering of Peace, Justice, and Environmental groups. There will be live music, tables, food, entertainment, and children’s activities.

Saturday, February 23, 2:00 p.m.: Legislative District 11 meeting, at the Wheeler, Taft, Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, Tucson. Meet the fourth Saturday of each month. For more information please contact Steve Witthoeft at sdwitt77@gmail.com.

Mohave County Democratic Party’s Blue Wave Dinner

Saturday, February 23, 6:00 p.m.: Mohave County Democratic Party’s Blue Wave Dinner, at the Chaparral Country Club, 1260 Mohave Drive, Bullhead City. Guest speaker is Kelly Fryer.  No host bar, fine dining. Live music by Gateway Band. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact us at (928) 753-0006 or (714) 322-5680.

Sunday, February 24, 3:00 p.m.: Marana Democrats meeting, at the Continental Reserve Plaza, 8333 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson. For more information please contact Buddy Gill at maranadems@gmail.com or (408) 806-2036.

Sunday, February 24, 5:30 p.m.: Maricopa County Democratic Party Executive Committee Meeting at HQ, 2914 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. Meet and greet (and dinner) begins at 5:30. Meeting begins promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, February 25, 6:00 p.m.: Legislative District 3 meeting, at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress Street. Meet the fourth Monday of each month. For more information please contact Eva Dong at ecdong1@gmail.com.

Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 9 meeting, at the Water of Life Metropolitan Community Church, 3269 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson. Meet the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Kim Holoway at kimholaway@gmail.com.

Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 p.m.: Northern Pinal County Democrats meeting, at the Pizza Hut, 240 S. Phelps Drive, Apache Junction. Meet the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Kathy Guillen at (480) 620-7840 or gataguillen@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, February 27, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of the Prescott Area luncheon, at the Centennial Center, 1989 Clubhouse Drive, Prescott (on the Antelope Hills golf course). Luncheon reservations are required. A buffet luncheon will be provided. Cost is $15 for members and $17 for nonmembers. RSVP by email: DWPrescottArea@gmail.com or call (928) 848-2753. Contact us ASAP if you make reservations and are unable to attend. The public is welcome, but reservations are required. To join, email the form and pay at the luncheon, or mail with a check to Sandy Baggenstos, DWPA Treasurer, 530 N. Fitzmaurice Drive, Prescott, AZ 86303.

Thursday, February 28, 6:00 p.m.: Casa Grande Democrats meeting, at Bedillon’s Restaurant (Adobe Room), 800 N. Park Avenue, Casa Grande. Meet the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information please contact Jack Guthrie at democratsofcasagrande@gmail.com and Like Us on Facebook.

Saturday, March 2 – Sunday March 3, 9:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.: Tucson Festival of Books at the University of Arizona Mall. The Tucson Festival of Books is a community-wide celebration of literature. Offered free-of-charge, the Festival exists to improve literacy rates among children and adults. All proceeds following the Festival support critical local literacy programs. The first Festival was in 2009. 2018 is the Festival’s 10th anniversary. Attendance has grown from 75,000 to over 100,000 including authors and visitors from all over the U.S. and overseas.

DCSRA Dinner with John Nichols of TheNation

Sunday, March 3, 5:00 p.m.: DCSRA hosts John Nichols of The Nation at our annual fundraiser dinner, at theMadera Clubhouse Ballroom, Quail Creek, 2055 E. Quail Crossing Blvd., Green Valley. Ticket prices: Basic $60, Sponsor $100, Patron #200. Tickets are available at DCSRA headquarters, Continental Mall, Suite 208, Green Valley, and soon available on Act Blue. For more information please call (520) 838-0590.

Tuesday, March 5: Mardis Gras.

Thursday, March 7 – Sunday, March 9: La Paz County Fair, 21600 Hillside Drive, Parker.

Friday, March 8: International Women’s Day.

Women in Blue Annual Event

Friday, March 8, 11:00 a.m.: Women in Blue annual event, sponsored by the Arizona Federation of Democratic Women, at because – Space for Life, 3419 E. University Drive, Phoenix. Event Registration cost is $20. Register secure online at ActBlue.

Friday, March 8 – Sunday, March 10: 31st Annual Chandler Ostrich Festival, at Tubleweed Park, 745 E. Germann Road, Chandler. Main Stage Entertainment Schedule: Friday – Flo Rida, Saturday – The Commodores, Sunday – Andy Grammer. @019 ticket prices TBA. Ride tickets can be purchased at the festival for $1 each, 25 tickets for $23, and 80 tickets for $70. Unlimited Ride Wristbands will be available for purchase at Valley Bashas and Food City locations for $27, or for $30 at the festival.To receive information regarding group rates and admission, please call (480) 588-8497.

Planned Parenthood of Arizona’s The Really Big Show (of Support) – Tucson

Saturday, March 9, 5:30 p.m.: Planned Parenthood of Arizona’s The Really Big Show (of Support), at the Rialto Theater, 318 E. Congress Street, Tucson. 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm VIP Reception, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Very Big Show. To purchase tickets, please click here. For sponsorship opportunities, please click here. For additional information, please contact Desiree Garcia at degarcia@ppaz.org or 602-263-4222.

Wednesday, March 20 – Sunday, March 24: Pinal County Fair, 512 S. Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande.

Thursday, March 28: Opening Day of 2018 Major League Baseball season. The 2019 MLB season will open on earliest day ever. All 30 teams will take to the field.

30th Annual LULAC Youth Leadership Conference

Friday, March 29, 8:00 a.m.: 30th Annual LULAC Youth Leadership Conference, at Pima Community College West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson. The YLC strives to promote, develop, and enhance leadership skills among youth in Pima County. The philosophy behind the Youth Leadership Conference for the last 28 years has been to encourage and motivate students to remain in school, set goals and reinforce education as the key to success. Another key factor has been to expose students to an environment that fosters positive relationships among peers, teachers and the community. Register at LULAC Youth Leadership Conference.

Sunday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day.

Saturday, March 23, 2:00 p.m.:  2019 Salsa Festival, at Copper Sky Regional Park, Maricopa, AZ (located off SR 347 and Bowlin Road). The Salsa Festival is Maricopa’s largest event drawing more than 10,000 people to the city. Admission is free, but there is a minimal fee to participate in some activities at the festival. $5 on-site limited parking. Turn on Bowlin Road entrance.

Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24: Fourth Avenue Street Fair. The Street Fair takes place between Ninth Street and University Blvd. along Fourth Avenue in Tucson. Free to the public, the Fourth Avenue Street Fair brings together 400+ arts and crafts booths, 35+ food vendors, Main Stage, street musicians, food, jugglers, street performers, the ever so popular Free Kids hands-on-art Pavilion. There is face painting, balloons, demonstrations, sidewalk entertainment and tons of other fun activities. This is Tucson’s Largest Arts Venue.

The Arizona César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition Presents the 19th Annual March and Rally

Saturday, March 30, 9:00 a.m.: The Arizona César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition Presents the 17th Annual March and Rally. Save the date!

Saturday, March 30, 10:00 a.m.: LD 10 Town Hall, at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson. Sen. David Bradley and Reps. Kirsten Engel and Domingo DeGrazia give a legislative update and answer your questions in a Q&A.

Marana Founders Day Festival

Saturday, March 30, 10:00 a.m.: Marana Founders Day Festival, parade begins at 10:00 a.m., festival begins at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, April 2: Equal Pay Day.

Tuesday, April 2 – Sunday, April 7: Yuma County Fair, 2520 E. 32nd Street, Yuma.

Sunday, April 7, 9:00 a.m.: Cyclovia Tucson. Tucsonans can celebrate a five-mile bike ride on carless streets from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10 – Sunday, April 14: Maricopa County Fair, AZ Exposition & State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix.

I Stand With Planned Parenthood luncheon – Flagstaff

Thursday, April 11, 6:00 p.m.: I Stand With Planned Parenthood dinner, at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Avenue, Flagstaff. To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, please click here. For additional information please contact Desiree Garcia at degarcia@ppaz.org or 602-263-4222.

Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14: University of Arizona Spring Fling on the University of Arizona Mall. Spring Fling is the largest student-run carnival in the nation attracting over 25,000 guests. Spring Fling provides over 35 rides and games to attendees, over 20 different food booths with a wide variety.

Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14: Tombstone Rose Tree Parade and Festival, in Tombstone, AZ. For more information see the Rose Festival Facebook Page.

I Stand With Planned Parenthood luncheon – Phoenix

Thursday, April 18, Noon: I Stand With Planned Parenthood luncheon, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom, 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix.  To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, please click here. For additional information please contact Desiree Garcia at degarcia@ppaz.org or 602-263-4222.

Thursday, April 18 – Sunday, April 28: Pima County Fair, 11300 S. Houghton Road.

Saturday, April 20: Passover begins.

Sunday, April 21: Easter Sunday.

Monday, April 22: Earth Day.

Sunday, April 28: Workers Memorial Day.

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