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REMINDER CALENDAR - ARIZONA LONG TERM

Upcoming visual impairment related events in Arizona. Click here for shorter Pima County or Maricopa County editions. This listing is date oriented and all times are Mountain Standard Time. All entries are collected from public information and none of this is copyrighted in any way. JAWS users can navigate by headings or paragraphs. Press the letter H to move through the headings, or Shift H to step backwards through the headings.

THIS MONTH


8/22 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

8/22 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Susie Gunn will talk about Orientation and Mobility. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

8/22 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The FLAGSTAFF DISABILITY AWARENESS COMMISSION meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the fourth in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meetings are also streamed on the web. Contact: Denise Thompson at dthompson@flagstaffaz.gov or 928-213-2095.

8/22 Tuesday 2:00 p.m.

The GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON BLINDNESS & VISUAL IMPAIRMENT holds an open public meeting of the PUBLIC INFORMATION COMMITTEE, chaired by Ted Chittenden, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 at 515 North 51st Avenue in Phoenix. You can also attend by teleconference call. The agenda is at the above link or contact Lindsey Powers at LPowers@azdes.gov or 602-542-3780 for more details.

8/23 Wednesday 4:15 p.m.

The Phoenix Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues will hold a meeting open to the public at the Phoenix Fire Department, 150 South 12th Street in Phoenix. For more details contact Peter Fischer at 602-534-9276.

8/24 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 E Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

8/24 Thursday 4:30 p.m.

ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND THE HARD OF HEARING meets in an open public meeting at 100 North 15th Avenue in Phoenix. The agenda will be at acdhh.org when posted, or contact them at info@acdhh.az.gov or 602-542-3323.

8/26 Saturday

The CENTRAL ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND meets at SAAVI in Phoenix. All are welcome, whether members or not. Contact Gail at 602-430-3315 for details.

8/26 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets on the fourth Saturday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-942-0181.

8/29 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

8/29 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Today Leslie McNeil will talk about Non-24 Sleep Wake Disorder, and then there will be a pot luck. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

8/31 Thursday to 9/03 Sunday

The NFB OF ARIZONA’S 71ST ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION is at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix. Note that the hotel link gets you a NFB rate that is much better than what you may find on discounter sites, so check it out. For more information contact Donald Porterfield at Donaldpfield@cox.net or 520-850-2180.

8/31 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 E Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

SEPTEMBER


9/01 Friday DEADLINE

DEADLINE to apply for the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND’s BRIEF GRANT awarded in October. Go to acb.org/arizona/brief.html for details.

9/02 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

FOUNDATION FOR BLIND CHILDREN’S SHARP PROGRAM has SUPER SATURDAY from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their main location. There are activities like technology, art, cooking, games and fitness. There is no cost. The sign up deadline is 8/26.

9/02 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Phoenix. Call 602-281-5955 for more information.

9/02 Saturday 1:00 p.m. RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK

NFB TUCSON chapter meeting is rescheduled to meet the second Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707.

9/02 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

9/04 Monday 6:30 p.m. POSTPONED

The monthly meeting of the TEMPE MAYOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS has been rescheduled for 9/11 due to the holiday. Contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

9/04 Monday

Labor Day federal holiday.

9/04 Monday 4:00 p.m.

The WRITING IN THE DARK group meets every first Monday of the month at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Phoenix from 4:00 p.m. until about 6:00. The group’s focus is all who are blind or otherwise visually impaired and who want to write for publication. Contact Robert Sollars at 480-251-5197 or rdsollars@aol.com for more information.

9/05 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

9/05 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Today Christina Vivona plays glorious music on the harp. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

9/07 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

THE ARIZONA DISABILITY COALITION holds an open public meeting on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at ABILITY360 on Washington Street in Phoenix. You can also attend by teleconference by calling 602-443-9061. For details write to Larry Wanger at larry@azsilc.org or call them at 602-262-2900.

9/09 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS presents the free half day BOSTON VISION SEMINAR at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf. Speakers will share the latest information on current treatments, clinical trials, research advancements, genetic testing and more. Seating is limited, so advance registration is requested. A continental breakfast will be served. On-site vendors will exhibit low-vision products and services. For questions or to RSVP call 800-949-6112.

9/09 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The September BOARD MEETING of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND is scheduled for the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. until about 11:00. Please call 218-936-8581 and use meeting code 6320547 to join the board meeting.

9/09 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets at 1:00 p.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707.

9/11 Monday 6:30 p.m.

TEMPE MAYOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. Teleconference attendance may be available. Contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

9/12 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.

The Chandler MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES meets at 202 East Boston Street. For more details contact the City Clerk's office at 480-782-2180.

9/12 Tuesday 9:00 a.m.

HOPI SPECIAL NEEDS ACTIVITY DAY kicks off at 9 a.m. and wraps up at 2 p.m. at the Hopi Veteran's Memorial Center in Second Mesa Arizona. Join the festivities to promote disability awareness. For more information, contact Jolene Johns at jjohns@hopi.nsn.us.

9/12 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

9/12 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. They will be joined by Van Fowers with a Living History presentation on Doc Holliday, the gunfighter, dentist, and marshall from Tombstone. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

9/13 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The Sierra Vista COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center. Contact Trina Smolen at 520-417-2629.

9/13 Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

EMVIA’s blindfold dining fundraiser called DINING IN THE DARK will run from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 5205 East Broadway Boulevard in Tucson. Tickets in advance only. More information as well as the $25 prix fixe menu are on line at dininginthedark.org or call Mitzi at 520-722-4160 for more details.

9/13 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise’s DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMISSION meets usually on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Surprise City Hall. The Commission focuses on community-wide advocacy to address the needs of people with disabilities while increasing public awareness. Public attendance is encouraged. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Lorraine Nevarez at Lorraine.Nevarez@surpriseaz.gov.

9/14 Thursday 4:00 p.m.

ARIZONA SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND (ASDB) BOARD MEETING is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at the Sports Performing Arts Center at the Phoenix Day School for the Deaf in Phoenix. For more information contact Leticia Cruz at 520-770-3700.

9/16 Saturday 11:00 a.m.

THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND meets by teleconference call on the third Saturday of every odd month from 11:00 a.m. to about 1:00. Call 218-548-3992 and use meeting code 6320547 to join in. Every even month there is a physical meeting that can also be attended by phone.

9/16 Saturday 12:30 p.m.

NFB EAST VALLEY chapter meets on the third Saturday of each month at the Pyle Center at 655 East Southern Avenue in Tempe from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00. Members usually gather for a bite to eat at a local restaurant afterwards. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

9/19 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

9/19 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Arizona Senator Steve Farley will be there to talk about transportation issues and what's happening in the state legislature. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

9/20 Wednesday 1:00 p.m.

TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES (CODI) is scheduled to meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Ward 6 Office on First Street. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

9/22 Friday 10:00 a.m.

ARIZONA STATE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Check the above link for details or call 602-262-2900.

9/22 Friday 10:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND takes a field trip downtown to the Arizona Transportation Museum and to Maynard’s Kitchen from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The restored train depot has model trains and other exhibits to explore. After the docent-led tour they go to Maynard’s next door for lunch in a restored railroad dining car. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

9/23 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets on the fourth Saturday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-942-0181.

9/26 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

9/26 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. The Old Arizona Brass Military Band will be there with information about the Civil War and to play old time foot stomping tunes. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

9/26 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The FLAGSTAFF DISABILITY AWARENESS COMMISSION meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 12:00 noon in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meetings are also streamed on the web. Contact: Denise Thompson at dthompson@flagstaffaz.gov or 928-213-2095.

9/28 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Tucson

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 330 S. Scott Avenue in Tucson occurs only once per show’s run. CHAPTER TWO by Neil Simon is his semi-autobiographical comedy about a recently widowed writer who is introduced by his press agent brother to soap opera actress Jennie Malone. Both are trying to come to terms with starting from scratch, and the pair meet and begin a whirlwind romance. Directed by Neil Simon’s wife Marsha Mason. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 520-622-2823.

OCTOBER


10/02 Monday and 10/03 Tuesday

The FALL ADA COORDINATOR CONFERENCE presented by the ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program is in Kansas City, Missouri at the Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel and Conference Center. It will offer a variety of sessions and feature speakers from the U.S. Access Board, The National Network of ADA Centers, and other nationally recognized ADA experts. CE credits not available.

10/02 Monday 4:00 p.m.

The WRITING IN THE DARK group meets every first Monday of the month at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Phoenix from 4:00 p.m. until about 6:00. The group’s focus is all who are blind or otherwise visually impaired and who want to write for publication. Contact Robert Sollars at 480-251-5197 or rdsollars@aol.com for more information.

10/02 Monday 6:30 p.m.

TEMPE MAYOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. Teleconference attendance may be available. Contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

10/03 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

10/3 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Tender Loving Care will bring both a miniature horse and a Clydesdale to visit. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

10/05 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet, with frequent outings, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 East Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

10/05 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

THE ARIZONA DISABILITY COALITION holds an open public meeting on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at ABILITY360 on Washington Street in Phoenix. You can also attend by teleconference by calling 602-443-9061. For details write to Larry Wanger at larry@azsilc.org or call them at 602-262-2900.

10/06 Friday

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE is held in conjunction with the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Take a tour of the Talking Book Library and meet some of the staff who keep the program running smoothly. For more details like the times, contact the library at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

10/06 Friday 5:00 p.m.

Stop by the 50th Anniversary Open House at the Institute for Human Development at NAU in Flagstaff Arizona. For more info, visit their ON-LINE FLYER.

10/07 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

FOUNDATION FOR BLIND CHILDREN’S SHARP PROGRAM has SUPER SATURDAY from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their main location. There are activities like technology, art, cooking, games and fitness. There is no cost. The sign up deadline is 9/30.

10/07 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Phoenix. Call 602-281-5955 for more information.

10/07 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter is scheduled to meet the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707.

10/07 Saturday 5:00 p.m.

The 24th annual ABILITY BALL fundraiser is at the Doubletree Hilton Phoenix-Tempe. For more information contact Tiffany Wilkinson at 480-835-6273 or Tiffany@ArizonaDisabledSports.com.

10/07 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

10/09 Monday

COLUMBUS DAY federal holiday.

10/10 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.

The Chandler MAYOR'S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES holds meetings USUALLY on the second Tuesday of every month at Chandler Community Center on Commonwealth Avenue; sometimes at Yoli’s Cafe, 241 South Oregon Street, so call first! Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

10/10 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

10/10 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

10/11 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The Sierra Vista COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center. Contact Trina Smolen at 520-417-2629.

10/11 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise’s DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMISSION meets usually on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Surprise City Hall. The Commission focuses on community-wide advocacy to address the needs of people with disabilities while increasing public awareness. Public attendance is encouraged. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Lorraine Nevarez at Lorraine.Nevarez@surpriseaz.gov.

10/12 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet, with frequent outings, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 East Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

10/14 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The October BOARD MEETING of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND is scheduled for the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. until about 11:00. Please call 218-936-8581 and use meeting code 6320547 to join the board meeting.

10/17 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

10/17 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

10/18 Wednesday 1:00 p.m.

TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES (CODI) is scheduled to meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Ward 6 Office on First Street. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

10/18 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. CHAPTER TWO Neil Simon is his semi-autobiographical comedy about a recently widowed writer who is introduced by his press agent brother to soap opera actress Jennie Malone. Both are trying to come to terms with starting from scratch, and the pair meet and begin a whirlwind romance. Directed by Neil Simon’s wife Marsha Mason. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

10/19 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. CHAPTER TWO by Neil Simon is his semi-autobiographical comedy about a recently widowed writer who is introduced by his press agent brother to soap opera actress Jennie Malone. Both are trying to come to terms with starting from scratch, and the pair meet and begin a whirlwind romance. Directed by Neil Simon’s wife Marsha Mason. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

10/19 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet, with frequent outings, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 East Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

10/21 Saturday 11:00 a.m.

THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND meets at SAAVI on Grant Road in Tucson on the third Saturday of every even month from 11:00 a.m. to about 1:00. To attend by teleconference call, dial 218-548-3992 and use meeting code 6320547. Every odd month there is a teleconference-only meeting with the same numbers.

10/21 Saturday 12:30 p.m.

NFB EAST VALLEY chapter meets on the third Saturday of each month at the Pyle Center at 655 East Southern Avenue in Tempe from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00. Members usually gather for a bite to eat at a local restaurant afterwards. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

10/24 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The FLAGSTAFF DISABILITY AWARENESS COMMISSION meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 12:00 noon in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meetings are also streamed on the web. Contact: Denise Thompson at dthompson@flagstaffaz.gov or 928-213-2095.

10/24 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

10/24 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

10/26 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet, with frequent outings, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 East Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

10/28 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets on the fourth Saturday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-942-0181.

10/31 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

10/31 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

NOVEMBER


11/02 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

THE ARIZONA DISABILITY COALITION holds an open public meeting on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at ABILITY360 on Washington Street in Phoenix. You can also attend by teleconference by calling 602-443-9061. For details write to Larry Wanger at larry@azsilc.org or call them at 602-262-2900.

11/04 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

FOUNDATION FOR BLIND CHILDREN’S SHARP PROGRAM has SUPER SATURDAY from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their main location. There are activities like technology, art, cooking, games and fitness. There is no cost. The sign up deadline is 11/28.

11/04 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Phoenix. Call 602-281-5955 for more information.

11/04 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter is scheduled to meet the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707.

11/04 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

11/05 Sunday 2:00 a.m.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ends.

11/06 Monday 4:00 p.m.

The WRITING IN THE DARK group meets every first Monday of the month at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Phoenix from 4:00 p.m. until about 6:00. The group’s focus is all who are blind or otherwise visually impaired and who want to write for publication. Contact Robert Sollars at 480-251-5197 or rdsollars@aol.com for more information.

11/06 Monday 6:30 p.m.

TEMPE MAYOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. Teleconference attendance may be available. Contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

11/07 Tuesday

Election Day.

11/07 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

11/07 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

11/08 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The Sierra Vista COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center. Contact Trina Smolen at 520-417-2629.

11/08 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise’s DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMISSION meets usually on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Surprise City Hall. The Commission focuses on community-wide advocacy to address the needs of people with disabilities while increasing public awareness. Public attendance is encouraged. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Lorraine Nevarez at Lorraine.Nevarez@surpriseaz.gov.

11/09 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Tucson

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 330 S. Scott Avenue in Tucson occurs only once per show’s run. THE RIVER BRIDE by Marisela Treviño Orta is about a secret the river won’t give up. Once upon a time, in a fishing village along the Amazon, there lived two sisters struggling to find their happily-ever-after. Helena is dreading her sister’s wedding as the groom should have been hers, but three days before the wedding fishermen pull a mysterious stranger out of the rive, a man with no past who offers both sisters an alluring, dangerous future. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 520-622-2823.

11/09 Thursday 4:00 p.m.

ARIZONA SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND (ASDB) BOARD MEETING is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at the Berger Center at the ASDB Tucson campus. For more information contact Leticia Cruz at 520-770-3700.

11/10 Friday

VETERAN'S DAY federal holiday.

11/11 Saturday

VETERAN'S DAY actual.

11/11 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The November BOARD MEETING of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND is scheduled for the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. until about 11:00. Please call 218-936-8581 and use meeting code 6320547 to join the board meeting.

11/14 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.

The Chandler MAYOR'S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES holds meetings USUALLY on the second Tuesday of every month at Chandler Community Center on Commonwealth Avenue; sometimes at Yoli’s Cafe, 241 South Oregon Street, so call first! Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

11/14 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

11/14 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND Annual Meeting, Election to Board of Directors and Thanksgiving Lunch goes from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

11/15 Wednesday 1:00 p.m.

TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES (CODI) is scheduled to meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Ward 6 Office on First Street. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

11/18 Saturday 11:00 a.m.

THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND meets by teleconference call on the third Saturday of every odd month from 11:00 a.m. to about 1:00. Call 218-548-3992 and use meeting code 6320547 to join in. Every even month there is a physical meeting that can also be attended by phone.

11/18 Saturday 12:30 p.m.

NFB EAST VALLEY chapter meets on the third Saturday of each month at the Pyle Center at 655 East Southern Avenue in Tempe from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00. Members usually gather for a bite to eat at a local restaurant afterwards. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

11/21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

11/21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

11/23 Thursday

THANKSGIVING DAY holiday.

11/25 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets on the fourth Saturday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-942-0181.

11/28 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

11/28 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

11/28 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The FLAGSTAFF DISABILITY AWARENESS COMMISSION meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 12:00 noon in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meetings are also streamed on the web. Contact: Denise Thompson at dthompson@flagstaffaz.gov or 928-213-2095.

11/29 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. THE RIVER BRIDE by Marisela Treviño Orta is about a secret the river won’t give up. Once upon a time, in a fishing village along the Amazon, there lived two sisters struggling to find their happily-ever-after. Helena is dreading her sister’s wedding as the groom should have been hers, but three days before the wedding fishermen pull a mysterious stranger out of the rive, a man with no past who offers both sisters an alluring, dangerous future. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

11/30 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. THE RIVER BRIDE by Marisela Treviño Orta is about a secret the river won’t give up. Once upon a time, in a fishing village along the Amazon, there lived two sisters struggling to find their happily-ever-after. Helena is dreading her sister’s wedding as the groom should have been hers, but three days before the wedding fishermen pull a mysterious stranger out of the rive, a man with no past who offers both sisters an alluring, dangerous future. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

DECEMBER 2017


12/01 Friday 10:00 a.m.

ARIZONA STATE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Check the above link for details or call 602-262-2900.

12/02 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

FOUNDATION FOR BLIND CHILDREN’S SHARP PROGRAM has SUPER SATURDAY from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their main location. There are activities like technology, art, cooking, games and fitness. There is no cost. The sign up deadline is 11/25.

12/02 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Phoenix. Call 602-281-5955 for more information.

12/02 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter is scheduled to meet the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707.

12/02 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

12/04 Monday 4:00 p.m.

The WRITING IN THE DARK group meets every first Monday of the month at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Phoenix from 4:00 p.m. until about 6:00. The group’s focus is all who are blind or otherwise visually impaired and who want to write for publication. Contact Robert Sollars at 480-251-5197 or rdsollars@aol.com for more information.

12/04 Monday 6:30 p.m.

TEMPE MAYOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. Teleconference attendance may be available. Contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

12/05 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

12/05 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

12/07 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

THE ARIZONA DISABILITY COALITION holds an open public meeting on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at ABILITY360 on Washington Street in Phoenix. You can also attend by teleconference by calling 602-443-9061. For details write to Larry Wanger at larry@azsilc.org or call them at 602-262-2900.

12/07 Thursday 4:30 p.m.

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing meets in an open public meeting in Tucson. Contact them at info@acdhh.az.gov or 602-542-3323.

12/09 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The December BOARD MEETING of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND is scheduled for the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. until about 11:00. Please call 218-936-8581 and use meeting code 6320547 to join the board meeting.

12/12 Tuesday 7:00 a.m.

The Chandler MAYOR'S COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES holds meetings USUALLY on the second Tuesday of every month at Chandler Community Center on Commonwealth Avenue; sometimes at Yoli’s Cafe, 241 South Oregon Street, so call first! Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

12/12 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

12/12 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

12/13 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The Sierra Vista COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center. Contact Trina Smolen at 520-417-2629.

12/13 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise’s DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMISSION meets usually on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Surprise City Hall. The Commission focuses on community-wide advocacy to address the needs of people with disabilities while increasing public awareness. Public attendance is encouraged. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Lorraine Nevarez at Lorraine.Nevarez@surpriseaz.gov.

12/16 Saturday 11:00 a.m.

THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND meets at SAAVI on Grant Road in Tucson on the third Saturday of every even month from 11:00 a.m. to about 1:00. To attend by teleconference call, dial 218-548-3992 and use meeting code 6320547. Every odd month there is a teleconference-only meeting with the same numbers.

12/16 Saturday 12:30 p.m.

NFB EAST VALLEY chapter meets on the third Saturday of each month at the Pyle Center at 655 East Southern Avenue in Tempe from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00. Members usually gather for a bite to eat at a local restaurant afterwards. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

12/19 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

12/19 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

12/20 Wednesday 1:00 p.m.

TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES (CODI) is scheduled to meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Ward 6 Office on First Street. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

2/21 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Tucson

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 330 S. Scott Avenue in Tucson occurs only once per show’s run. MAN OF LA MANCHA is a new production of the Tony Award winning favorite about dreaming the impossible dream. This new staging takes inspiration from the spontaneous, raw theatricality of flamenco performance, focusing on the passion and virtuosity of the performers and musicians as they tell the intertwined stories of Don Quixote and his imprisoned creator, Miguel de Cervantes. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 520-622-2823.

12/23? Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets on the fourth Saturday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-942-0181.

12/25 Monday

CHRISTMAS DAY.

12/26 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

12/26 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427, or write them a note on their site.

12/26? Tuesday 12:00 noon

The FLAGSTAFF DISABILITY AWARENESS COMMISSION meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 12:00 noon in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meetings are also streamed on the web. Contact: Denise Thompson at dthompson@flagstaffaz.gov or 928-213-2095.

JANUARY 2018 AND LATER


1/11 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only once this show’s run. MAN OF LA MANCHA is a new production of the Tony Award winning favorite about dreaming the impossible dream. This new staging takes inspiration from the spontaneous, raw theatricality of flamenco performance, focusing on the passion and virtuosity of the performers and musicians as they tell the intertwined stories of Don Quixote and his imprisoned creator, Miguel de Cervantes. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

1/15 Monday

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY.

2/02 Friday

GROUNDHOG DAY.

2/08 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Tucson

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 330 S. Scott Avenue in Tucson occurs only once per show’s run. OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley is a romantic comedy set in the farmlands of Ireland. Anthony is painfully shy and has spent his entire life on a cattle farm. Rosemary lives right next door and is determined to have him at all costs. Poetic, uplifting, dark, and funny, Outside Mullingar is a compassionate work about how sometimes the very things we’re looking for happen to be right in front of us the whole time. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 520-622-2823.

2/14 Wednesday

VALENTINE'S DAY.

2/19 Monday

PRESIDENTS DAY AND GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY.

2/24 Saturday

The 2018 ARIZONA VISIONWALK will be at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Contact Shane Cullen at 310-201-3005 for more information.

2/28 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley is a romantic comedy set in the farmlands of Ireland. Anthony is painfully shy and has spent his entire life on a cattle farm. Rosemary lives right next door and is determined to have him at all costs. Poetic, uplifting, dark, and funny, Outside Mullingar is a compassionate work about how sometimes the very things we’re looking for happen to be right in front of us the whole time. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

3/01 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley is a romantic comedy set in the farmlands of Ireland. Anthony is painfully shy and has spent his entire life on a cattle farm. Rosemary lives right next door and is determined to have him at all costs. Poetic, uplifting, dark, and funny, Outside Mullingar is a compassionate work about how sometimes the very things we’re looking for happen to be right in front of us the whole time. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

3/11 Sunday 2:00 a.m.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME begins at 2:00 a.m.

3/17 Saturday

ST. PATRICK'S DAY.

3/29 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Tucson

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 330 S. Scott Avenue in Tucson occurs only once per show’s run. LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman is a sizzling musical revue that finds a group of veteran blues musicians assembled for an after-hours jam session to swap stories and share their favorite low down dirty tunes, pulled from the greatest hits of Muddy Waters, Mae West, Ma Rainey, Sophie Tucker, Howlin’ Wolf, Pearl Bailey, and many others. Featuring nearly two-dozen smokin’ songs filled with passion, soul, and a love of life, these hot rhythms celebrate the bawdier side of the blues and are guaranteed to keep the theatre sultry and steamy from the first note to the last. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 520-622-2823.

4/01 Sunday

EASTER.

4/05 Thursday through 4/08 Sunday

The eighth annual 2018 U.S. OPEN BLIND GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP, sponsored by ISPS Handa, is at the Haven Golf Course in Green Valley. It is hosted by Dick and Sharon Pomo and is open to International and USBGA members.

4/14 Saturday to 4/15 Sunday

The Deaf-Blind TA Network will hold their annual DEAF-BLIND SUMMIT 2018 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Contact Linda McDowell at mcdowelll@wou.edu or 503-838-8503.

4/18 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman is a sizzling musical revue that finds a group of veteran blues musicians assembled for an after-hours jam session to swap stories and share their favorite low down dirty tunes, pulled from the greatest hits of Muddy Waters, Mae West, Ma Rainey, Sophie Tucker, Howlin’ Wolf, Pearl Bailey, and many others. Featuring nearly two-dozen smokin’ songs filled with passion, soul, and a love of life, these hot rhythms celebrate the bawdier side of the blues and are guaranteed to keep the theatre sultry and steamy from the first note to the last. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

4/19 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman is a sizzling musical revue that finds a group of veteran blues musicians assembled for an after-hours jam session to swap stories and share their favorite low down dirty tunes, pulled from the greatest hits of Muddy Waters, Mae West, Ma Rainey, Sophie Tucker, Howlin’ Wolf, Pearl Bailey, and many others. Featuring nearly two-dozen smokin’ songs filled with passion, soul, and a love of life, these hot rhythms celebrate the bawdier side of the blues and are guaranteed to keep the theatre sultry and steamy from the first note to the last. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

5/10 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Tucson

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 330 S. Scott Avenue in Tucson occurs only once per show’s run. One of the most powerful stories of the 20th Century, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK captures the claustrophobic realities of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic in Amsterdam. It is a story that continually lingers in our minds throughout the generations because of its optimism and intrinsic truth: the idea that no matter how dire the circumstances, faith in the good of people is what keeps the world in balance – even when all seems lost. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 520-622-2823.

5/13 Sunday

MOTHER'S DAY. Ignore this at your own peril.

5/28 Monday

MEMORIAL DAY.

5/30 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. One of the most powerful stories of the 20th Century, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK captures the claustrophobic realities of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic in Amsterdam. It is a story that continually lingers in our minds throughout the generations because of its optimism and intrinsic truth: the idea that no matter how dire the circumstances, faith in the good of people is what keeps the world in balance – even when all seems lost. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

5/31 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live matinee performance by the Arizona Theater Company at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. One of the most powerful stories of the 20th Century, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK captures the claustrophobic realities of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic in Amsterdam. It is a story that continually lingers in our minds throughout the generations because of its optimism and intrinsic truth: the idea that no matter how dire the circumstances, faith in the good of people is what keeps the world in balance – even when all seems lost. For more details go to ArizonaTheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

6/17 Sunday

FATHER'S DAY.

6/17 Sunday through 6/20 Wednesday

The NATIONAL ADA SYMPOSIUM is in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

7/04 Wednesday

INDEPENDENCE DAY.

9/03 Monday

LABOR DAY.

10/31 Wednesday

HALLOWEEN.

11/04 Sunday 2:00 a.m.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ends at 2:00 a.m.

11/11 Sunday

Veterans' Day.

11/22 Thursday

THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY.

11/07 Friday

PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY.

12/25 Tuesday

CHRISTMAS DAY