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 third 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
Scheduled presentations for 2023-2024 are:
Tuesday, September 26, 2023--Nick Cain will discuss the
history and purpose of the Arizona Rangers.
Tuesday, October 31, 2023--Special presentation by Irma
Payan on the late Frank Barrios: A Life Well Lived.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023--Jim Turner presents a program on Phoenix's forgotten founders, the pioneer farmers.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023--A special holiday program,
to be announced.
Tuesday, January 30, 2024--Bob Hughes introduces the
Black pioneers of Arizona.
Tuesday, February 27, 2024--Julia Macias Brooks
discusses the early Hispanic settlers of Wickenburg.
Tuesday, March 26, 2024--Sandy Vizcarra talks about the
settlement of Horsehead Crossing by Juan Padilla.
Elections for officers to be held.
Tuesday, April 30, 2024--Al Quihuis covers Arizona's
wild territorial days and the long road to statehood.
Tuesday, May 28, 20234-Annual memorial program during
which members present historic/interesting Arizona artifacts.
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