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Phoenix Corral Westerners International Fall Meeting
6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3
Spoke & Wheel Tavern
8525 N. Central Ave.
Westerners are those interested in learning about and promoting the history of the western United States. Socializing begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a program. Guest speaker is G. G. George, who will talk about Phoenix’s Greater Encanto-Palmcroft Neighborhood. The cost of dinner is $20. Reservations requested.

Guild Library Book Sale & Treasure Market
Dec. 5-7
The Heard Museum Shops
2301 N. Central Ave.
Choose from thousands of titles in nearly six dozen genres along with a selection of unique art and collectibles, including American Indian and vintage jewelry, katsina dolls, prints, pottery and ceramic vessels. Free admission (museum admission additional). Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visit

Sunnyslope Historical Society Meeting
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6
Sunnyslope History Museum
737 E. Hatcher Road
Wanda Sartain of New River will speak about the USS Arizona and what happened when Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese. Visitors will have a chance to see a replica of the ship. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

7-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11
Burton Barr Library,
Fourth Floor MACH1 Room
1221 N. Central Ave.
Education and Outreach Program Manager Sarah Robinson of ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration will discuss the Earthscope program with an overview of earthquakes and plate tectonics. Enjoy complimentary coffee during this free Science Café program.

Dance Showcase & Benefit
7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12
Arthur Murray Dance Studio
1210 E. Indian School Road
The evening includes dinner and a show. Open to Arthur Murray students, their friends and families, and the general public. Tickets are $85 per person, with $10 from each ticket going to the Jasmine Fund, which provides new toys to the St. Vincent De Paul’s Family Center annual Christmas Party. For more information or to RSVP by Dec. 5, call or e-mail

Interact Club Golf Tournament
12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13
Encanto 9 Golf Course
2300 N. 17th Ave.
Central High School’s Interact Club host this annual fundraising golf event. The format is a two-player scramble off the tee, and alternating shots to the hole. Each player can only carry one club and a putter. The entry fee is $40. There will be a shotgun start. For more information, contact Global Studies Magnet manager John Gerace at 602-764-7568 or

Focus on Women Veterans
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16
Beatitudes Luther Life Center
1616 W. Glendale Ave.
The Phoenix Branch of AAUW hosts Joan Cisco, CEO and founder of Veterans First, a 15-bed facility for homeless women veterans. Attendees are encouraged to bring items such as new grooming products, prepaid Visa cards, and gift certificates to Walmart, CVS, and Walgreens for women veterans. An optional dinner ($15) will be served at 5:30 p.m. RSVP for the dinner to Sue at 602-992-8145 by Dec. 12. Members of the public are welcome.

Phoenix Writers Club
12-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20
Bluewater Grill
1720 E. Camelback Road
Join the Phoenix Writers Club for lunch and its annual holiday party. Cost is $15 members and $20 for guests. Reservations must be made by Dec 17. RSVP to with Phoenix Writers Club in the subject line. Members and the public are welcome.

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