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Political Calendar For The Week of February 3, 2013:
Sunday, February 3: Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans: San Franciso 49ers v. Baltimore Ravens.Monday, February 4, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon's View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary's Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr's Cafeteria), buffet lunch costs $8.50. Featured speaker is Carolyn Isaacs, Tucson Director, American Friends Service Committee: "How Private Prisons Hold Arizona's Taxpayers Hostage." Visit DGT's web site at www.tucsondemocrats.org. Next Week: Don Jorgensen, newly-elected chair of the Pima County Democratic Party on "What will it take to keep Pima County blue?"
Monday, February 4, 6:00 p.m.: Douglas Area Democrats meeting, at the El Alamo Restaurant,1449 N. G Avenue (Douglas). For more information please contact Corny Munoz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 249-0163.
Monday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party Executive Committee meeting.
Tuesday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.: Greater Huachuca Area Democratic Club meeting, at Cochise County Democratic Party HQ, 1010 E. Fry Blvd. (Sierra Vista). For more information please contact Joy Mims at email@example.com.
Wednesday, February 6, 5:30 p.m.: Graham County Democratic Party meeting, at the Graham County Chamber, 820 W. Main Street (Safford). For more information please contact Jay Rasco at firstname.lastname@example.org or (928) 235-1861.
Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 p.m.: Cochise County Democratic Party Executive Committee meeting, at Cochise County Democratic Party HQ, 1010 E. Fry Blvd. (Sierra Vista).
Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m.: Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club "drop in" meeting, at the Kirk Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road (Tucson). We will be setting our goals for the year ahead. We want to hear from our community regarding their vision and interests for the club. For more information please contact (520) 591-7615.
Saturday, February 9, 10:00 a.m.: Mule Mountain Democrat Club meeting, at the Community Y, 26 Howell Avenue (Bisbee). For more information please contact Sandy Hummingbird at (520) 432-7305.
Saturday, February 9, 3:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area meeting, at the DCSRA Headquarters (upstairs meeting room), Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Green Valley. Featured speaker is Dan Millis of the Sierra Club. He will address the environmental issues associated with the border and immigration. A social hour will follow in the downstairs Headquarters. For more information please contact (520) 838-0590 or visit our web site www.gvdemocrats.org.
Sunday, February 10: Chinese New Year - Year of the black water snake.
Sunday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.: Saguaro Eastside Democratic Club 9th Annual "I Love Liberty" Party, at the home of Bob and Shelley Schwarz, 3455 N. Winslow (Tucson). Please bring an appetizer or dessert and serving utensils. Wine, beer and soft drinks and coffee will be provide. BYOB. For more information please contact Steve Gall at email@example.com or (520) 777-3000.
DCSRA Discussion Group
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area hosts a Current Events Discussion Group at the DCSRA Headquarters, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Green Valley. Join us at the weekly meeting of the Democratic Headquarters Current Events Discussion Group. We'll talk about some of the major events of the previous week, including but not limited to political topics, and try and go behind the news for a deeper understanding. For more information, please contact Pam Duchaine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.: Drinking Liberally, at The Shanty, 401 E. 9th Street (at 4th Avenue). An informal, inclusive progressive social group, and lively discussion. Contact: www.livingliberallytucson.org.
Monday, February 11: MLB "pitchers and catchers report" - just because I can!
Monday, February 11, 6:00 p.m.: Cochise Counrty Democratic Party general meeting, at the Cochise Counrty Democratic Party HQ, 1010 E. Fry Blvd. (Sierra Vista).
Monday, Februrary 11, 7:00 p.m.: Democrats of Oro Valley meeting, at the Oro Valley Library, located at the corner of La Canada and Naranja Drive (Oro Valley). Featured speaker is Kevin Koch, owner of Technicians for Sustainability. The topic this month will be “solar energy opportunities for homeowners.” The meeting is open to the public at no cost. For more information please visit www.demsov.org or contact Mike Dayton at (520) 742-3774.
Tuesday, February 12: Fat Tuesday end to Mardis Gras.
Tuesday, February 12: Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
Tuesday, February 12: State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress.
Wednesday, February 13, Noon: Northside Democrats meeting at new location, Mimi's Cafe, 4420 N. Oracle Road (Tucson). Please note this is a new location for the Northside Dems meetings, in a separate building in the Tucson Mall property, SW corner. We will be in the Winery Room, please arrive early to order from menu, admission free. Featured speaker is Randy Gardner, survivor of the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting in Tucson, on "America's struggle with Second Amendment Mayhem." For more information please contact (520) 297-0095 or visit our web site at www.northsidedems.org.
Thursday, February 14: Valentine's Day. Arizona Statehood Day.
Thursday, February 14, 5:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party Nucleus Club meeting, at the Viscounte Suite Hotel, 4855 E Broadway Blvd. Featured speaker is Linda McNulty, Democratic member of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Committee. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Martin Bacal at (520) 326-3716.
Friday, February 15, 2:15 p.m.: Democratic Women in Action meeting, at the Joyner Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive (Green Valley). Featured speaker Nick Kildahl, retired University chemistry professor, will present an introduction to climate change, entitled, “A Climate Change Primer.” For more information please contact Laurie Cirrincione at email@example.com or (520) 625-3133.
Monday, February 18: President's Day observed.
Tuesday, February 19, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of Southeast Arizona meeting, at the Pueblo Del Sol Country Club, 2770 E. St. Andrews Drive, (Sierra Vista). The lunch is $14.00. Please reserve your seat with Patricia Hickey at 520-459-1054 or 520-456-5596 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, February 19, 11:30 a.m.: Tucson Chamber of Commerce "State of the City" address, at JW Marriott Star Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. (Tucson). Keynote speaker is Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Chamber member price is $55, non-member is $75. Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 12. Register at our web site at Tucson Chamber - State of the City. For more information please contact Jason Cook at email@example.com or 520-792-2250, ext. 137.
Tuesday, February 19, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 9 meeting, at the Northwest Medical Center (in the La Paloma Urgent Care Community Classroom), 4001 E. Sunrise Drive. For more information please contact Brian Clymer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 297-3539.
Wednesday, February 20, 7:00 p.m.: Legislative District 10 meeting at Pima County Democratic Party HQ, 4639 E. 1st Street (one block South of Speedway and West of Swan). For more information please contact Paul Olson at email@example.com or (520) 791-2965.
Thursday, February 21, 9:00 a.m.: Tucson Rodeo Parade.
Friday, February 22: George Washington's birthday.
February 22 to March 30: Cactus League Spring Training 2013 Master Schedule.
Saturday, February 23, 10:00 a.m.: Northern Cochise County Democratic Club meeting, at the Rose Allan Senior Learning Center, 990 Scott Avenue (Willcox). For more information please contact Mark Suagee at (520) 586-9153 or Maria Troutner at (520) 212-5288.
Saturday, February 23, 10:00 a.m.: Legislative District 11 meeting, at the Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist Church, 3601 W. Cromwell Drive (Tucson). For more information please contact Jo Holt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find us at www.AZLD11Dems.org.
Cochise County Democratic Party 2013 Annual High Desert Dinner
Monday, February 25, 5:30 p.m.: Cochise County Democratic Party Café Roka Dinner, our biggest “Dress up” event of the year. Fred DuVal will be our Key note speaker. Guests will have a meal choice: “Pistachio & Pomegranate Grilled Chicken” (gluten-free) or “Artichoke & Portobello Mushroom Lasagna” (vegetarian). Seating is limited, and reservations sell out quickly. Tickets are $75.00 per person; additional contributions will be gratefully accepted. Reservations with meal selection and remittance by check are required by February 15, 2013. Please RSVP with menu choice to Susan Bickel at email@example.com or (520) 559-3904. Proceeds from this annual fund raising event will go to the Cochise County Democratic Party Headquarters Operating Fund.
Monday, February 25, 6:00 p.m.: Legislative District 3 meeting, at the Joel Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Avenue (parking under the library). For more information please contact Luis Gonzales at (520) 594-5500.
CWA Local 7000 presents the 3rd Annual Celebration of International Women's Day
Thursday, February 28, 5:30 p.m.: CWA Local 7000 presents the 3rd Annual Celebration of International Women's Day, "Our Voices at Work, Union Women as Catalysts for Change," at Pima Community College Downtown Campus, Amethyst Room, 1255 N. Stone Avenue (Tucson). Individual tickets can be purchased for $35, sponsorship levels are available. Checks should be made payable to "CWA Local 7000," and mailed to 877 S. Alvernon Way, Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85711. Proceeds from the celebration will benefit CWA’s charity of choice, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS foundation. For more information and to RSVP please contact Linda Hatfield at Linda@cwa7000.org or (520) 323-0700.
March 2-19: The World Baseball Classic: Schedule and Tickets.
Arizona List 9th Annual Celebration
March 2, 11:00 a.m (Tucson), 4:00 p.m. (Phoenix): Arizona List 9th Annual Celebration, featuring keynote speaker Sandra Fluke. In Tucson: at the Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive. In Phoenix: Home of John Hulburd, 4935 E. Lafayette Blvd. Click here to get your tickets to our Annual Celebration on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Tucson & Phoenix! Tickets: Individual 2013 renewed member: $60.00 Non-member: $75.00. Sponsorships available too – just click “sponsor” for Phoenix or Tucson. Please call 520-327-0520 or email info@ArizonaList.org if you have any questions or would like to support a young woman to attend this event!
Friday, March 8: International Women's Day.
Monday, March 11: Labor's Day of Action at the Arizona legislature. Details TBA.
Wednesday, March 13, Noon: Northside Democrats meeting at new location, Mimi's Cafe, 4420 N. Oracle Road (Tucson). Please note this is a new location for the Northside Dems meetings, in a separate building in the Tucson Mall property, SW corner. We will be in the Winery Room, please arrive early to order from menu, admission free. Featured speaker is Randy Parraz, organizer of the Recall Russell Pearce campaign. For more information please contact (520) 297-0095 or visit our web site at www.northsidedems.org.
Thursday, March 14 to Sunday, March 17: La Paz County Fair.
Sunday, March 17: St. Patrick's Day.
Wednesday, March 20 to Sunday, March 24: Pinal County Fair.
Friday, March 22 to Sunday, March 24: 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair, 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ. For more information please contact 520-624-5004.
Tuesday, March 26: Passover begins at sundown.
Annual Luncheon: I Stand With Planned Parenthood. No Matter What.
Wednesday, March 27, Noon: Planned Parenthood Annual Luncheon, at the Double Tree Hotel at Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way (Tucson). Keynote speaker is bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and social critic, Anna Quindlen. We will honor Toni M. Massaro, Regents' Professor, Milton O. Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law, and Dean Emerita at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, for her work to protect the rights of women. Ticket price is $75. There are a limited amount of tickets available for a private reception with Ms. Quindlen prior to the luncheon. The reception will be held at the Biltmore from 11:00 am - 11:45 am. Tickets are $150 each. Purchase tickets online at Planned Parenthood Arizona, Inc.
Sunday, March 31: Easter Sunday.
Monday, April 1: MLB Opening Day - 12 games scheduled.
Tuesday, April 2 to Sunday April 7: Yuma County Fair.
Wednesday, April 10 to Sunday, April 14: Maricopa County Fair.
Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14: University of Arizona Spring Fling.
Thursday, April 18 to Sunday, April 28: Pima County Fair.