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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


1/21 Tuesday

NFB trip to attend PHOENIX LEGISLATURE DAY. If you would like to go and need a ride contact Jolene at SAAVI, 795-1331, to catch a ride on the SAAVI Vans. For more information in general, contact Barbara Macpherson at 520-298-2427.

1/21 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Today Gina Murphy will talk about GETTING RID OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD AND REPLACING THEM WITH EARTH-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

1/21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

1/21 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

1/21 Tuesday 3:00 p.m.

The Arizona GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON BLINDNESS & VISUAL IMPAIRMENT holds an open public meeting of the EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 at 515 North 51st Avenue in Phoenix. Members of the public are always welcome to attend meetings by phone or in person. The agenda is at the above link or contact Lindsey Powers at LPowers@azdes.gov or 602-542-3780 for more details.

1/23 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

1/23 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.

1/24 Friday 9:30 a.m.

FBC’s PARENT TO PARENT GROUP program does not meet today. For more information contact Cody Alvarez at 602-678-5817 or calvarez@seeitourway.org.

1/25 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The ACHILLES RUNNING / WALKING / ROLLING GROUP for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

1/25 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

SHARP’S CANE QUEST is an orientation & mobility challenge for people in grades 3 to 12 who meet a certain visual acuity classification and use a long white cane. It is at 1234 East Northern Avenue in Phoenix from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

1/25 Saturday 10:00 a.m.

The CENTRAL ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND will hold its annual meeting and elections at SAAVI on 4222 E. Thomas Road in Phoenix from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30. Contact Gail Wilt at 602-540-7605.

1/25 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets in person on the fourth Saturday of January, April, July, and October from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-758-0057 or 720-299-8039.

1/28 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Today Maria Trujillo of the Arizona Association of Retired Persons will talk about her associations’ legislative agenda. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

1/28 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

1/29 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Tempe/ASU

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is at the ASU Gammage Auditorium in Tempe. The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance, a wonderful cast, and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. Audio Description is available via wireless headphones at this one performance of this show only. Use the link above or contact the box office at 480-965-3434 or boxoffice@asugammage.com.

1/30 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

1/31 Friday 9:30 a.m.

FBC’s PARENT TO PARENT GROUP program meets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Today it’s ASK THE TVI AND O&M with Nakesha & Kayte at the West Valley location, 2430 South 75th Avenue in Phoenix. For more information contact Cody Alvarez at 602-678-5817 or calvarez@seeitourway.org.

FEBRUARY 2020


2/01 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

2/01 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

SHARP’S SUPER SATURDAY is at 1234 East Northern Avenue in Phoenix. It is usually the first Saturday of every month and is usually from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. They will be doing activities like art, science, and home economics. There is no cost. Sign up deadline is 1/25.

2/01 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

2/01 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

2/02 Sunday to 2/04 Tuesday

Arizona Disabled Sports holds the 28TH ANNUAL SKIABLE ADAPTIVE ALPINE EXPERIENCE at Arizona Snowbowl in the mountains of Flagstaff. Beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers with a physical disability or visual impairment will experience an unforgettable time on the slopes. Call 480-835-6273.

2/03 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

2/04 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Today Janet Dylla from Desert Low Vision will show interesting new products. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

2/04 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

2/06 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 24.

2/08 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

2/08 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

2/10 Monday

NFB’s annual WASHINGTON SEMINAR Washington is where members of the National Federation of the Blind convene to learn about and advocate for legislative initiatives that will improve the lives of blind Americans. Contact Gabe Cazares at 410-659-9314 or gcazares@nfb.org.

2/11 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. Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

2/11 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

2/11 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

2/12 Wednesday

Lincoln's Birthday.

2/12 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

2/12 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Michelle Boyer at michelle.boyer@surpriseaz.gov.

2/13 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

2/13 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

2/14 Friday

Valentine's Day.

2/15 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

2/15 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.

2/17 Monday

PRESIDENTS' DAY.

2/18 Tuesday

Deadline for Democrats only to register if they haven't yet done so and want to vote in the Presidential Preference Election on 3/17. The Democratic party is the only party participating in the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. Get correct and up-to-date registration detail from the list of county recorders at arizonarecorders.html. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

2/18 Tuesday 9:00 a.m.

The Tucson Arizona Regional BRAILLE CHALLENGE is at ASDB in Tucson. Contact Cody Alvarez in Phoenix at calvarez@seeitourway.org or 602-678-5817, and/or Lisa Yencarelli at lisa.yencarelli@asdb.az.gov or 520-770-3247.

2/18 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

2/18 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

2/19 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

2/19 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

Webinar from the National Center on Deaf-Blindness runs for 90 minutes and is titled LESSONS LEARNED: A PARENT PANEL. Raising a child with CHARGE SYNDROME can sometimes feel overwhelming. Please join in to hear the perspective of mothers as they share their lessons learned and what they know for sure. There will be time for Q&A at the end.

2/20 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

2/20 Thursday 4:30 p.m.

Quarterly commissioner meeting of the ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND THE HARD OF HEARING (and deaf-blind) holds a free open public quarterly commissioner meeting at 100 North 15th Avenue in Phoenix. For details write to info@acdhh.az.gov or call 602-542-3323 or 800-352-8161 Voice/TTY.

2/22 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

2/24 Monday 5:30 p.m.

The BISBEE COMMITTEE ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets quarterly at either the Cochise County building on Melody Lane or Bisbee City Hall on Tovreaville Road. Contact Dwayne Wallace at 520-432-6002 or dwallace@bisbeeaz.gov.

2/25 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

2/25 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

2/25 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

2/26 Wednesday 11;30 a.m.

Fundraiser from Sun Sounds Radio Reading Service in Tucson is their CELEBRATE SUN SOUNDS luncheon at the Doubletree Inn, 445 South Alvernon in Tucson. It will be a celebration from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 of who they are and what they give to the community, complete with tributes to Sun Sounds, listeners, volunteers and community partners. Featured will be music, a silent auction, designer centerpieces that will be auctioned off, camaraderie and other festivities. 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.

2/27 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

2/28 Friday 8:00 a.m.

The 2020 AFRICAN AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON DISABILITIES will take place at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. The conference is open to the general public, including people with disabilities, family members and professionals in search of answers pertaining to issues in their community ranging from employment, finances, education, healthcare, mental health and civil rights. Continuing Education Units and Continuing Legal Education Credits are available. Contact David Carey at 602-443-0723 or davidc@ability360.org.

2/29 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

2/29 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS’ 2020 ARIZONA VISIONWALK is at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Contact Donna Cohen at 866-782-7330 or DCohen@FightingBlindness.org.

MARCH


3/03 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

3/03 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

3/04 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Tempe/ASU

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is at the ASU Gammage Auditorium in Tempe. It is the sweeping, universal tale of a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, she sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The groundbreaking vision conjures up a place where magic is possible, and beauty is apparent for all to see. ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities. Audio Description is available via wireless headphones at this one performance of this show only. Use the link above or contact the box office at 480-965-3434 or boxoffice@asugammage.com.

3/05 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

3/05 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.

3/05 Thursday and 3/06 Friday 6:00 p.m.

TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND Spring Concerts are at Fellowship Square, 8111 East Broadway in Tucson from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30. Thursday performers are Jazz and Broadway tunes with Rob Boone on Trombone and Christine Vivona on Harp. The Friday performance is by Bill Gantz, singing and playing Western tunes on his guitar.

3/06 Friday

Deadline to request a mail-in ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary Election on 3/17. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. If you want a Braille mail-in ballot they will make you one, but give them some notice. Get correct and up-to-date registration detail from the list of county recorders at arizonarecorders.html. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

3/07 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

3/07 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

3/07 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

3/08 Sunday

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

3/08 Sunday 8:00 a.m.

CAMP ABILITIES FLAGSTAFF holds their SENTINAL SWING GOLF TOURNAMENT at El Rio Golf Course in Tucson. Ticket proceeds help fund Camp Abilities Flagstaff Summer 2020 sports camp for children with visual impairments. Contact campabilitiesflagstaff@gmail.com or 970-946-2965, or in Tucson contact John Counts at john.counts@asdb.az.gov or 520-429-6765.

3/10 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. Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

3/10 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

3/10 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

3/11 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

3/11 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Michelle Boyer at michelle.boyer@surpriseaz.gov.

3/12 Thursday 10:00 a.m.

SAAVI SERVICES FOR THE BLIND holds their SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES program every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 4002 East Grant Road address in Tucson. It includes a healthy living through independence discussion group, a philosophy of blindness discussion group, art classes, and more. Contact Katie Gomez at 520-795-1331 extension 240.

3/12 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

3/14 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

3/17 Tuesday

ST. PATRICK'S DAY.

3/17 Tuesday

Presidential Preference Primary Election Day. In Arizona it’s Democrats only this year. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. If you want a Braille mail-in ballot they will make you one. Get correct and up-to-date registration detail from the list of county recorders at arizonarecorders.html. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. Finally, for an audio version of the Clean Elections Voter Guide call 480-774-8320 or 877-361-8821. You will hear voting information as well as candidate's statements of those running for office in the Arizona primaries at the state and district level. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

3/17 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

3/17 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

3/18 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

3/19 Thursday

SPRING EQUINOX.

3/19 Thursday

The FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY and Open House of the Arizona Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

3/21 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

3/24 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

3/24 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

3/24 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

3/25 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

Webinar from the National Center on Deaf-Blindness runs for 90 minutes and is titled THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY IN THE IEP PROCESS. Navigating the IEP process can be very daunting, to say the least. Join Kristi as she shares practical tips and strategies on how to ensure that the needs of your child and family are at the forefront of the educational programming for your child. She’ll be joined by a few families of children with CHARGE SYNDROME who plan to share their real-life experiences and tips for effective partnership with their child’s educational team.

3/25 Wednesday

The 24TH ANNUAL HELEN KELLER ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS gala will be presented at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia by the American Foundation for the Blind just before their Leadership Conference on 3/26. The awards were established in 1994 to acknowledge Keller's extraordinary efforts and to promote the notable achievements of individuals and organizations that are leaders in improving the lives of people with disabilities. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards the creation of a world of no limits for people with vision loss. Contact Amanda Kolling at akolling@afb.org.

3/26 Thursday and 3/27 Friday

The 2020 AFB LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE is in Arlington, Virginia at the Crystal Gateway Marriott. It will cover the most pressing and relevant topics in the field of blindness and offer many opportunities to learn from the best and brightest minds in the field, make new connections, and reunite with old friends. The American Foundation for the Blind’s primary areas of focus will include leadership, aging and visual impairment, education, technology, and employment. Early-bird registration ends January 31. Contact Amanda Kolling at akolling@afb.org.

3/28 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking / rolling group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

3/29 Sunday 8:00 a.m.

STRIDE FOR SIGHT will be held this year at the OdySea in the Desert , 9500 East Vía de Ventura, in Scottsdale. Proceeds help fund programs at the Foundation for Blind Children. Contact FBC at 480-912-7878 or mailto:info@startlineracing.com.

3/31 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

3/31 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

APRIL


4/01 Wednesday DEADLINE

Deadline for nomination to the board of the Lions Foundation of Arizona. The Lions Foundation provides physical facilities to organizations serving the blind, deaf, and physically handicapped of Arizona. The Board is looking for Lions members who have a background in management or business skills to help shape the direction of the Lions Foundation. Contact Eddie Richardson at 602-244-9758 or email at lfaaz@lionsfoundationarizona.org.

4/02 Thursday to 4/06 Monday

The Tenth Annual ISPS HANDA U.S. OPEN BLIND GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP , hosted by Dick and Sharon Pomo, is at the Haven Golf Course in Green Valley.

4/04 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

4/04 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

4/04 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

4/04 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. Details here once a movie has been chosen. 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.

4/06 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

4/07 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

4/07 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

4/08 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

4/08 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details call 623-222-3154 or write to Michelle Boyer at michelle.boyer@surpriseaz.gov.

4/09 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

4/11 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

4/11 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

4/12 Sunday

EASTER SUNDAY.

4/14 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. Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

4/14 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

4/14 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

4/15 Wednesday

TAX RECKONING DAY.

4/15 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

4/18 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

4/18 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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

4/19 Sunday

ORTHODOX EASTER.

4/21 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

4/21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

4/22 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

Webinar from the National Center on Deaf-Blindness runs for 90 minutes and is titled LET THEM PLAY: GETTING INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY. More information to come or go to the link.

4/22 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Tempe/ASU

MEAN GIRLS is at the ASU Gammage Auditorium in Tempe. This hilarious hit musical shows us Cady Heron, who may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung. Audio Description is available via wireless headphones at this one performance of this show only. Use the link above or contact the box office at 480-965-3434 or boxoffice@asugammage.com.

4/25 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

4/25 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets in person on the fourth Saturday of January, April, July, and October from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-758-0057 or 720-299-8039.

4/28 Tuesday through 4/30 Thursday

DEAFBLIND INTERNATIONAL YOUTH NETWORK meeting is in Washington D C. The Network provides a global platform from which young deafblind people can form peer group friendships through experiencing a range of network events including holidays, short breaks, exchange visits and participating in conferences. Contact simon.allison@sense.org.uk.

4/28 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

4/28 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

4/28 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

MAY


5/02 Saturday

KENTUCKY DERBY.

5/02 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The state convention of the Arizona Council of the Blind will tentatively be in Phoenix at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. More information as we get it.

5/02 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

5/02 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

5/02 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

5/02 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. Details here once a movie has been chosen. 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.

5/04 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

5/05 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

5/05 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

5/07 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.

5/09 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

5/09 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

5/10 Sunday

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

5/10 Sunday through 5/14 Wednesday

THE GREAT PLAINS ADA CENTER hosts their annual NATIONAL ADA SYMPOSIUM in Kansas City, Missouri.

5/12 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. Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

5/12 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

5/12 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

5/13 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

5/13 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

5/14 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.<

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

5/14 Thursday 4:30 p.m. YUMA

Quarterly commissioner meeting of the ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND THE HARD OF HEARING (and deaf-blind) holds a free open public quarterly commissioner meeting at a location we'll know of later in Yuma. For details write to info@acdhh.az.gov or call 602-542-3323 or 800-352-8161 Voice/TTY..

5/16 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

5/16 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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

5/18 Monday 5:30 p.m.

The BISBEE COMMITTEE ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets quarterly at either the Cochise County building on Melody Lane or Bisbee City Hall on Tovreaville Road. Contact Dwayne Wallace at 520-432-6002 or dwallace@bisbeeaz.gov.

5/19 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

5/19 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

5/20 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

5/23 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

5/25 Monday

MEMORIAL DAY.

5/26 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

5/26 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

5/26 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

5/27 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Tempe/ASU

COME FROM AWAY is at the ASU Gammage Auditorium in Tempe. This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Audio Description is available via wireless headphones at this one specific performance of this show. Use the link above or contact the box office at 480-965-3434 or boxoffice@asugammage.com.

5/30 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

5/31 Sunday through 6/06 Saturday

It’s time again for CAMP ABILITIES TUCSON at the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind on 1200 West Speedway in Tucson. Contact campabilitiestucson@gmail.com.

JUNE


6/01 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

6/02 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

6/02 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

6/06 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

6/06 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

6/06 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

6/06 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. Details here once a movie has been chosen. 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.

6/07 Sunday through 6/09 Tuesday

The 2020 EVIDENCE FOR SUCCESS DISABILITY CONFERENCE is presented by AzTAP and the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona University. It’s at the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center in Scottsdale. Contact Adi Schaeffer at Adi.Schaeffer@nau.edu or 602-728-9534.

6/09 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. Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

6/09 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

6/09 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

6/10 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

6/10 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

6/11 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

6/13 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

6/13 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

6/16 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

6/16 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

6/17 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

6/18 Thursday through 6/20 Saturday

The National Conference of the FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS is titled VISIONS 2020 and is held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Contact Michele DiVincenzo at 847-549-1523 or mdivincenzo@fightblindness.org.

6/20 Saturday

SUMMER SOLSTICE , the year's longest day.

6/20 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

6/20 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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

6/21 Sunday to 6/27 Saturday.

Engineer your summer at a STEM program for blind and low-vision teens. Join the National Federation of the Blind at their NFB ENGINEERING QUOTIENT program at the Science Museum of Minnesota in a weeklong adventure into engineering and problem-solving. No specific level of engineering experience required. Engage in activities designed to strengthen knowledge and grow interests. Connect with other teen participants while also exploring the local community and participating in various recreational activities. Contact STEM@nfb.org.

6/23 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

6/23 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

6/23 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

6/27 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

6/30 Tuesday through 7/05 Sunday DATE CHANGE

The 2020 NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND will now be held in Houston Texas at the Hilton Americas Hotel on 7/14 TO 7/19/20. For more information contact them at 410-659-9314 or nfb@nfb.org.

6/30 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

6/30 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

JULY


7/02 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

7/02 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

7/03 Friday through 7/10 Friday

The 2020 ACB NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION will be held in Schaumburg Illinois at the Renaissance Hotel; O’Hare International Airport is 17 miles east and Midway International Airport is 37 miles southeast of Schaumburg. Contact Janet Dickelman at janet.dickelman@gmail.com.

7/04 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

7/04 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

7/04 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

7/04 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. Details here once a movie has been chosen. 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.

7/06 Monday

If you are not registered to vote, today is the deadline to register if you want to vote in the primary election on 8/04. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. Get correct and up-to-date registration detail from the list of county recorders at arizonarecorders.html. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

7/06 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

7/07 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

7/07 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

7/08 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

7/08 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

7/09 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

7/09 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

7/09 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

7/11 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

7/11 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

7/14 Tuesday through 7/19 Sunday NEW DATE

The 2020 NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND will be held in Houston Texas at the Hilton Americas Hotel. For more information contact them at 410-659-9314 or nfb@nfb.org.

7/14 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. Call 480-782-2702 for more information.

7/14 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

7/14 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

7/15 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

7/16 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

7/16 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

7/18 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

7/18 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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

7/21 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

7/21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

7/23 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

7/23 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

7/23 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.

7/24 Friday

Deadline to request a mail-in ballot for the primary election on 8/04. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. If you want a Braille mail-in ballot they will make you one. Get the list of county recorders at arizonarecorders.html. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

7/25 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

7/25 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets in person on the fourth Saturday of January, April, July, and October from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-758-0057 or 720-299-8039.

7/26 Sunday

The 29th anniversary of the passing of THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT , a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public.

7/26 Sunday to 7/31 Friday

This week’s session at CAMP TATIYEE in Lakeside is open for ADULTS WITH ORTHOPEDIC CHALLENGES AND/OR BLINDNESS. Campers at this session are physically challenged only, and that may include cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, amputation, paralysis, blindness, legally blind visual impairment, and so on. Go to the link above or call 480-380-4254.

7/28 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

7/28 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

7/28 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

7/30 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

7/30 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

AUGUST


8/01 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

8/01 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

8/01 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

8/01 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. Details here once a movie has been chosen. 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.

8/03 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

8/04 Tuesday 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Arizona primary voting day. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683. Remember that the Arizona Center for Disability Law staffs a hotline to address election concerns for individuals with disabilities related to the right to vote independently, accessibility, voting machines, and more, and you can call them at 602-274-6287 or 800-927-2260.

8/04 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

8/04 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

8/06 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

8/06 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

8/08 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

8/08 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

8/11 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

8/11 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

8/12 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

8/12 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

8/13 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

8/13 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

8/13 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

8/15 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

8/15 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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

8/18 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

8/18 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

8/19 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

8/20 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

8/20 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

8/20 Thursday 4:30 p.m.

Quarterly commissioner meeting of the ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND THE HARD OF HEARING (and deaf-blind) holds a free open public quarterly commissioner meeting at 100 North 15th Avenue in Phoenix. For details write to info@acdhh.az.gov or call 602-542-3323 or 800-352-8161 Voice/TTY.

8/22 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

8/24 Monday 5:30 p.m.

The BISBEE COMMITTEE ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets quarterly at either the Cochise County building on Melody Lane or Bisbee City Hall on Tovreaville Road. Contact Dwayne Wallace at 520-432-6002 or dwallace@bisbeeaz.gov.

8/25 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

8/25 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

8/25 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

8/27 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

8/27 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

8/29 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

SEPTEMBER


9/01 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

9/01 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

9/03 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/03 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

9/05 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

9/05 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

9/07 Monday

LABOR DAY.

9/07 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

9/08 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

9/08 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

9/09 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

9/09 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

9/10 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/10 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library does not meet in September or October. The next meeting is 11/12. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

9/10 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

9/10 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.

9/12 Saturday 9:00 a.m.

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

9/15 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

9/15 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

9/16 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

9/17 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/17 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

9/19 Saturday

ROSH HASHANA.

9/19 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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

9/22 Tuesday

FALL EQUINOX.

9/22 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

9/22 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

9/22 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

9/24 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/26 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

9/28 Monday

YOM KIPPUR.

9/29 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

9/29 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

OCTOBER


10/01 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/03 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is

10/03 Saturday 1:00

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

10/03 Saturday 9:30

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

10/05 Monday

If you are not registered to vote, today is the deadline to register if you want to vote in the general election in November. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. Get correct and up-to-date registration detail from the list of county recorders at arizonarecorders.html. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

10/05 Monday 6:30

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

10/06 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

10/06 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

10/08 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library does not meet in September or October. The next meeting is 11/12. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

10/08 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/10 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is

10/10 Saturday 9:00

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

10/12 Monday

COLUMBUS DAY.

10/13 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

10/13 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

10/14 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

10/14 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

10/15 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/17 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is

10/17 Saturday 12:30

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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

10/20 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

10/20 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

10/21 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

10/22 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/23 Friday

Deadline to request a mail-in ballot for the regular elections on 11/03. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. If you want a Braille mail-in ballot they will make you one. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683.

10/24 Saturday 1:30

NFB WEST VALLEY chapter meets in person on the fourth Saturday of January, April, July, and October from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Thunderbird Banner Medical Center at 5555 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Contact them at 602-758-0057 or 720-299-8039.

10/24 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is

10/27 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

10/27 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

10/27 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

10/29 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/31 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is

NOVEMBER


11/1 through 11/30

NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH is every month but officially is November, according to NaNoWriMo.

11/01 Sunday

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

11/02 Monday 6:30

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

11/03 Tuesday 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

ELECTION DAY. Contact your COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE. You can check your registration status by going to voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do. For problems that may come up, contact the Arizona Secretary of State at 602-542-8683 or 877-843-8683. Remember that the Arizona Center for Disability Law staffs a hotline to address election concerns for individuals with disabilities related to the right to vote independently, accessibility, voting machines, and more, and you can call them at 602-274-6287 or 800-927-2260.

11/03 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

11/03 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

11/05 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/07 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

11/07 Saturday 9:30

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

11/07 Saturday 1:00

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

11/10 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

11/10 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

11/11 Wednesday

VETERANS DAY (once Armistice Day).

11/11 Tuesday through 12/16 Wednesday

BRAILLE SANTA LETTERS Every December the National Federation of the Blind helps Santa send letters in Braille to young blind children across the country. Nothing promotes reading like a letter from Santa! Santa Claus has made the staff at the National Federation of the Blind honorary elves. He has asked them to help him send letters in Braille to very young blind boys and girls under the age of 10. Fill out the form at the link up top, click the submit link, and they’ll make sure Santa gets a letter out to your child. You will receive a reply from the North Pole in print and contracted Braille. Contact 410-659-9314 or nfb@nfb.org.

11/11 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

11/11 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

11/12 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

11/12 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/14 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

11/14 Saturday 9:00

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

11/16 Monday 5:30

The BISBEE COMMITTEE ON DISABILITY ISSUES meets quarterly at either the Cochise County building on Melody Lane or Bisbee City Hall on Tovreaville Road. Contact Dwayne Wallace at 520-432-6002 or dwallace@bisbeeaz.gov.

11/17 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

11/17 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

11/18 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

11/19 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/19 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.

11/19 Thursday 4:30 p.m.

Quarterly commissioner meeting of the ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND THE HARD OF HEARING (and deaf-blind) holds a free open public quarterly commissioner meeting at 100 North 15th Avenue in Phoenix. For details write to info@acdhh.az.gov or call 602-542-3323 or 800-352-8161 Voice/TTY.

11/21 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

11/21 Saturday 12:30

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. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

11/24 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

11/24 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

11/24 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

11/26 Thursday

THANKSGIVING DAY.

11/26 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/28 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

DECEMBER 2020


12/01 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

12/01 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

12/03 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/05 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

12/05 Saturday 9:30

NFB PHOENIX CHAPTER meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Phoenix. Call 815-501-1153 for more information.

12/05 Saturday 1:00

NFB TUCSON chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 at SAAVI Services for the Blind in Tucson. Contact Amy Porterfield at aporterfield@saavi.us or 520-396-8707 or Barbara Macpherson at tucsonNFB@aol.com.

12/07 Monday 6:30

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

12/08 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

12/08 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

12/09 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 City Hall , 1011 North Coronado Drive in Sierra Vista. Call 520-458-3315.

12/09 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

The City of Surprise VETERANS, DISABILITY AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6 p.m. All meetings, are open to the public, and will be televised on Surprise TV and online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv. For more details contact Yvonne Lopez at yvonne.lopez@surpriseaz.gov or 623-222-3239.

12/10 Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The BOOK CHAT DISCUSSION GROUP of the Arizona Talking Book Library meets by phone on the second Thursday of each month (except September and October), meeting for one hour from 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with both sessions discussing the same book. Book Chat is made up of adult members of the Talking Book Library. Call them at 602-255-5578 or 800-255-5578.

12/10 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/12 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

12/12 Saturday 9:00

The BOARD MEETINGS of the ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND are scheduled for the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Call 520-468-0000 and use meeting code 85715# to join in.

12/15 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

12/15 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

12/16 Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

The TUCSON COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES will hold a meeting open to the public at 3202 East 1st Street in Tucson, usually on the third Wednesday of every month. Call first to the City Clerk's Office at 520-791-4213.

12/17 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/19 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

12/21 Monday

WINTER SOLSTICE , the shortest day of the year.

12/22 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

12/22 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

12/22 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING meetings are open to the public and usually 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.

12/24 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/25 Friday

CHRISTMAS DAY.

12/26 Saturday

First day of KWANZAA.

12/26 Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The Achilles running / walking group for people with disabilities meets every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Reed Park Ramada 22. That’s the closest ramada to the northwest corner of the park where Camino Campestre meets Country Club. Absolutely everybody, whether you have sights set on a marathon or simply a jog around the park, is welcome to join. Contact Lupita Hernandez at 520-940-2494 or achillestucson@gmail.com.

12/29 Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. For more information contact Barbara 298-2427 or Tom 721-1029 or write them a note on their site.

12/29 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

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

12/31 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. These are Zoom webinars and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

JANUARY 2021 AND LATER


7/23 Friday through 7/30 Friday

The 2021 ACB NATIONAL CONVENTION is in Phoenix. It will be ACB's sixtieth anniversary and the Arizona chapter’s fiftieth. More details in two years.

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