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REMINDER CALENDAR - MARICOPA, YUMA, PINAL COUNTIES AND NORTHWARD

Upcoming visual impairment related events in Maricopa County. This calendar is a relatively short term reminder list of events with a blindness or other visual impairment component. Click here for the longer term Arizona Statewide edition. All times are Mountain Standard Time. 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


12/15 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.

12/15 Saturday 5:00 p.m. to 12/16 Sunday 9:00 a.m.

FBC’s SHARP program holds it’s annual WINTER LOCK-IN night at FBC. They will have lots of things to do; some favorite activities could include midnight bingo, movies, art, and karaoke, and a movie at Harkins Theater. Dinner and breakfast are provided. Sign up deadline is 12/08.

12/17 Monday 1:00 p.m.

ARIZONA STATE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL FULL COUNCIL MEETING is held in-person at 3839 N. 3rd Street in Phoenix and via conference call. For more information go to the above link or contact Melissa Ann Santora at melissa@azsilc.org or 602-262-2900.

12/19? Wednesday 12:00 noon

THE COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ACCESS AND DESIGN at NAU holds a monthly meeting every third Wednesday of the month from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m. at Northern Arizona University Union.

12/22 Saturday

No SHARP program today. They resume 1/12/19.

2/22 Saturday 1:30 p.m.

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

12/25 Tuesday

CHRISTMAS DAY.

12/26 Wednesday 4:15 p.m.?

The Phoenix MAYOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES holds open public meetings on the fourth Wednesday of every even month at the Phoenix Fire Department, 150 South 12th Street in Phoenix. For more details contact Peter Fischer at 602-534-9276.

12/29 Saturday

No SHARP program today. They resume 1/12/19.

JANUARY 2019


1/01 Tuesday

NEW YEAR'S DAY holiday.

1/05 Saturday

No SHARP program today. They resume next week.

1/07 Monday 6:30 p.m.

The Tempe COMMISSION ON DISABILITY CONCERNS  meets at the Tempe Public Library on Rural Road. For details contact Michele Stokes at 480-350-2704.

1/09 Wednesday 6:00 p.m. CANCELLED

The City of Surprise’s DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING is cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Wednesday 2/13/2019. For more details call 623-222-3545 or write to Michelle Casciato at michelle.casciato@surpriseaz.gov.

1/16 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the ARIZONA THEATER COMPANY at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. This show is THE MUSIC MAN by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, the irresistible musical tribute to the power of make-believe marches onto the ATC stages with trumpets blaring! By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic, and touching, The Music Man is American musical theatre at its best. For more details go to the brochure at arizonatheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

1/17 Thursday 2:00 p.m. Phoenix

Described live performance by the ARIZONA THEATER COMPANY at 222 East Monroe Street in Phoenix occur only twice this show’s run. This show is THE MUSIC MAN by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, the irresistible musical tribute to the power of make-believe marches onto the ATC stages with trumpets blaring! By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic, and touching, The Music Man is American musical theatre at its best. For more details go to the brochure at arizonatheatre.org or call 602-256-6995.

1/18 Friday 4:00 p.m. to 1/20 Sunday 8:00 p.m.

USABA WESTERN REGIONAL GOALBALL TOURNAMENT at Ability 360 in Phoenix is a 3-day round-robin style with each team playing at least 3 games. Call (602) 256-2245.

1/19 Saturday

One of the Arizona regional finals of the BRAILLE CHALLENGE will be held in Phoenix at FBC. Contact Cody Franklin at cfranklin@seeitourway.org or (602) 678-5817. Next month another will be held in Tucson on 2/19.

1/19 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. Members usually gather for a bite to eat at a local restaurant afterwards. For more details contact Megan Homrighausen at 480-510-6196.

1/22 Tuesday 12:00 noon

The Flagstaff Commission on Disability Awareness has a new name. It’s now THE FLAGSTAFF COMMISSION ON INCLUSION AND ADAPTIVE LIVING and it holds meetings on the fourth Tuesday of every month at City Hall. The meetings are also streamed on the web. Contact Denise Thompson at dthompson@flagstaffaz.gov or 928-213-2095.

1/26 Saturday

CAZCB (Central Arizona Council of the Blind) meets. Call Gail Wilt at 602-540-7605.

For entries beyond this day you can check the longer Arizona statweide calendar.