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Meeting Calendar for 2021-2022

The First Families of Arizona meets on the last Tuesday of each month from September to May, except for the month of December, when it will meet on the second Tuesday, and May 2022, when it will meet on the fourth Tuesday.   In-person meetings are held at First United Methodist Church, 5510 North Central Avenue in Phoenix.   Meetings begin promptly at 10 AM.

Be sure to check this website for information about future meetings.

Scheduled presentations for 2021-2022 are:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021--Barbara Jaquay, PhD, discusses the life of Father Kino, missionary to the tribes of Pimerνa Alta and founder of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021--Go for a virtual drive along Arizona's Haunted Route 66 with  Phoenix's ghost hunter Debe Branning!

Tuesday, November 30, 2021--Heidi Osselaer gives us the scoop on Arizona's first woman sports reporter--Sally Jacobs and the Jacobs family of Phoenix.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021--A special holiday program with a presenter to be announced.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022--Kevin Weight of the City of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office profiles Phoenix's historic African American community. 

Tuesday, February 22, 2022--Charles "Chaz" Jackson presents the history and exploits of Arizona's Buffalo Soldiers and their long association with Fort Huachuca.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022--Remembering Julian Reveles, with speaker Frank Barrios.  Elections for officers to be held.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022--Michael Cady discusses the history and design of  the Arizona State Capitol grounds.

Tuesday, May 31, 2021--Annual memorial program during which members present historic/interesting Arizona artifacts.

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