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Meeting Calendar for 2023-2024

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 meetings.

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.

Copyright 2023, The First Families of Arizona.  Last revised 5 October 2023.