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Meeting Calendar for 2020-2021

The First Families of Arizona meets on the last Tuesday of each month from September to May, except for the months of November and December, when it meets on the third Tuesday.   In the past, meetings were held at First United Methodist Church, 5510 North Central Avenue in Phoenix.   However, because of COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, the remaining meetings in 2020 will be held on ZOOM.  Please watch The First Families of Arizona's Facebook page for connection information.  Meetings begin at 10 AM with a short business meeting, followed by an educational program.

Scheduled presentations for 2020-2021 are:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020--Anita Huizar-Hernandez, PhD, discusses James Addison Reavis, the Baron of Arizona.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020--Debe Branning draws back the curtain on some iconic Phoenix ghosts and hauntings.  Log in to

Tuesday, November 24, 2020--Julian Reveles shares his memories of historic Phoenix movie theaters and the films they showed.  Log in to

Tuesday, December 15, 2020--A special holiday program with a presenter to be announced. Log in to

Tuesday, January 26, 2021--Kevin Weight of the City of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office profiles Phoenix's Asian community.  Log in to

Tuesday, February 23, 2021--Roger Naylor salutes those amazing Kolb brothers of the Grand Canyon.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021--Annual meeting and elections.  Michael Cady discusses the history and design of  the Arizona State Capitol grounds.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021--Dean Isaac presents the history of the Isaacs, a Phoenix pioneer family.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021--Installation of the Executive Board.  Annual memorial program during which members present historic/interesting Arizona artifacts.

Copyright 2020, The First Families of Arizona.  Last revised 25 January 2021.