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Arts & Crafts Sale
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Dec. 2-3
Sunnyslope Senior Center
802 E. Vogel Ave.
Come browse a wide selection of hand-made, affordable crafts by members of the senior center. These skillfully crafted items would make terrific Christmas presents for friends and family. Admission is free.

Meet & Learn Holiday Luncheon
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4
Phoenix Indian Medical Center
4212 N. 16th St.
You are invited to meet some members, have lunch, and learn about the PIMC Auxiliary, whose sole purpose is to support the needs of the Native American community served by the Phoenix Indian Medical Center. The Auxiliary raises funds to support programs for the Medical Center, and to award scholarships to American Indian students studying in the health field. There are volunteer opportunities with lasting friendships. The luncheon is free. To RSVP, call 602-263-1576.

Crafeteria Festival
6-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4
Medlock Plaza
10 W. Camelback Road
An indie craft festival with 40 Valley-based vendors selling everything from art to jewelry to stationery. There will also be live music and food trucks. Support your local craftspeople and get a jump on your holiday shopping. Admission is free. Visit

Coffee with the Chief
8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8
Memorial Hall,
Steele Indian School Park
300 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix Police Chief Joseph Yahner will provide an update on our hiring status and the most recent grants awarded to the city for hiring more officers. Members of each precinct will also be on hand to answer questions reference your neighborhood concerns. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Officer Jennifer Eastman, Community Relations Bureau, at 602-262-4061 or

United States Service Academies Information Night
6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8
Sunnyslope High School Auditorium
35 W Dunlap Ave.
Are you interested in attending one of the five U.S. Service Academies? Attend the Information Night and learn about the opportunities offered at these top-ranked schools. Materials and/or representatives will be available from the US Coast Guard Academy, the US Air Force Academy, the US Merchant Marine Academy, the US Military Academy, and the US Naval Academy. Free and open to the public.

Star Wars Day
Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13
All About Books and Comics
24 W. Camelback Rd., Suite G
Join Darth Vader in a Light Saber Training Class for kids of all ages beginning at 12:30 p.m. In addition, there will be 20-percent off all Star Wars Comics and merchandise, and a Free Star Wars Sampler while supplies last. Bring in a new toy to donate to Logan’s Playground and get 20-percent off all toys.

Learn More About Chrysalis Center
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15
Beatitudes Luther Life Center
1616 W. Glendale Ave.
The Phoenix Branch of AAUW (The American Association of University Women) is featuring Katie Hae Leo, development manager for Chrysalis. She will give an informative presentation of the services of this charity, which helps abused women and children. An optional dinner ($15) will be served at 5:30 p.m. RSVP for the dinner to Sue at 602-992-8145. Visitors are welcome. Enter the Beatitudes at the gate by the flagpole on Glendale Ave.

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