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Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Storyline Slam: "Magic"
Ten tellers will have 6 minutes each to share a story based on the theme "Magic." Sign up on TheStoryline.orgJune 15th through July 13th. Eight names will be drawn on Sunday, July 14th and posted on the SLAM lineup page. Two more names ...
Changing Hands
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/19/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Gardening, Talks/Lectures
Ask a Master Gardener Clinic
Maricopa County Master Gardeners will be present to answer your questions regarding plant selection, fertilization, irrigation guidelines, & best pruning practices. Bring pictures or plant samples to aid in plant diagnosis. Every 3rd Saturday of the month,...
Sunrise Mountain Library
Peoria, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 10am-1pm
Sat 8/17/19 at 10am-1pm
Sat 9/21/19 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Bea Sharif: Two Girls, Two Dogs and a Campervan: A California Road Trip Across Yosemite, Napa Valley and Big Sur
This debut book inspired by real life follows Mia and J, two struggling tech co-founders, as they hit the road with J’s disabled and aging dogs for a California road trip. Narrated by Mia, an avid outdoorsy-type, the story follows two very different women ...
Barnes & Noble
Goodyear, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 11am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Daniel Silva: The New Girl
Bestselling author Daniel Silva visits with his latest Gabriel Allon novel.
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Tour
Four Peaks 8th Street Brewery Tours
Tour the original Four Peaks brewery. Housed inside a 100-year-old former creamery and ice factory, 8th Street is the original Four Peaks location and the best place to find all of our specialty beers as well as some of the tastiest brewpub food you'll eve...
Four Peaks Brewery
Tempe, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 7/27/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 8/3/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 8/10/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 8/17/19 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Jasmine Guillory: The Wedding Party
The New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Date and The Proposal shares her exhilarating new romance.
Changing Hands
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Socrates Cafe Meetings
Philosophical discussion meetings held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month at the Pyle Adult Center (SW corner of Southern & Rural) in Tempe. Everyone with an open mind is welcome at the meetings which tend to avoid theoretical philosophy, and inste...
Pyle Adult Recreation Center
Tempe, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 2pm-3:45pm
Sat 8/3/19 at 2pm-3:45pm
Sat 8/17/19 at 2pm-3:45pm
Sat 9/7/19 at 2pm-3:45pm
Sat 9/21/19 at 2pm-3:45pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Special Event, Talks/Lectures
Songs in Progress Workshop
Meet one-on-one with Arizona Songwriters Association members for feedback on your song. Third Saturday,1-4 PM. Boardroom.
Glendale Public Library - Main Library
Glendale, AZ

Sat 7/20/19 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 8/17/19 at 1pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Hiking 101 with Glendale Parks & Recreation
Glendale Recreation staff will bring you the inside scoop on the city’s parks and trails system, including how the trails are rated, from beginner to expert, and hiking basics. In addition, a Glendale Park Ranger will discuss important safety information t...
Glendale Public Library - Velma Teague Branch
Glendale, AZ

Mon 7/22/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Kyrene Rotary Club
Our Rotary Club meets for lunch at 12 noon each Monday at the Kobe Steak House on the corner of Hardy Dr. and Elliott Rd. in Tempe. We are a group of people who meet to engage with interesting speakers from all aspects of community life including non-prof...
Kobe Steak House
Tempe, AZ

Mon 7/22/19 at 12:10pm-1:15pm
Mon 7/29/19 at 12:10pm-1:15pm
Mon 8/5/19 at 12:10pm-1:15pm
Mon 8/12/19 at 12:10pm-1:15pm
Mon 8/19/19 at 12:10pm-1:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Writer in Residence: One-on-One Consultation
Back for her fourth year as the Main Glendale Public Library’s Writer-in-Resident, this workshop is an opportunity for any writer, at any level, to meet with Ms. Nichols in a one-on-one consultation of their work. Here, Ms. Nichols will provide feedback...
Glendale Public Library - Main Library
Glendale, AZ

Mon 7/22/19 at 3pm-5pm
Tue 7/23/19 at 3pm-5pm
Mon 7/29/19 at 3pm-5pm
Tue 7/30/19 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Conversation Points: Current Events Discussion Group
Become a part of thoughtful and engaging community discussions on trending topics and controversial subjects. Please bring along ideas on topics you'd like to discuss.
Glendale Public Library - Foothills Branch
Glendale, AZ

Tue 7/23/19 at 6pm-7:45pm
Tue 8/13/19 at 6pm-7:45pm
Tue 8/27/19 at 6pm-7:45pm
Tue 9/10/19 at 6pm-7:45pm
Tue 9/24/19 at 6pm-7:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Meditation for Daily Life
More and more people are turning to the inner science of meditation to solve life’s problems. In this summer series, you’ll learn profound meditations for developing the special qualities of mental clarity, kindness, love, and insight. By improving your mi...
Unity Church of Prescott
Prescott, AZ

Tue 7/23/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Changing Hands hosts an interactive storytelling event geared towards young children.
Changing Hands
Tempe, AZ

Tue 7/23/19 at 10:15am
Tue 7/30/19 at 10:15am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Strange Alien Encounters: Featuring Travis Walton and Alejandro Rojas
Travis Walton’s encounter is one of the most well documented alien abductions known to this day and made history in 1975 when six co-workers witnessed him being struck by a beam from a UFO. Travis went missing for five days and returned to tell his story....
Scottsdale Public Library – Civic Center Library
Scottsdale, AZ

Tue 7/23/19 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Summer Camp, Children
Summer Etiquette Camp for Ages 6 - 18
Would you like your child to get a few helpful and fun-filled lessons in manners and proper etiquette this summer? Certified etiquette instructor, SueAnn Brown, owner of It’s All About Etiquette, will offer four-day summer etiquette camps for three differe...
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church
Scottsdale, AZ

Tue 7/23/19 - Fri 7/26/19 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop, Talks/Lectures
Digital Help Spot
Bring your smartphone, tablet or eReader and join librarian Marlene Jacobson to learn how to get free downloadable eBooks, audiobooks and more. Wednesdays, 2-3 PM. Creative Space.
Glendale Public Library - Main Library
Glendale, AZ

Wed 7/24/19 at 2pm-3pm
Wed 7/31/19 at 2pm-3pm
Wed 8/7/19 at 2pm-3pm
Wed 8/14/19 at 2pm-3pm
Wed 8/21/19 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Enjoy an informal chat in Spanish using books and other supports. There is no instructor.
Desert Foothills Library
Cave Creek, AZ

Wed 7/24/19
Wed 7/31/19
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Readers Roundtable: Reading Recommendations Book Group
Bring along a book or two to recommend to other readers at this lively, informal discussion group, where participants take turns booktalking fiction, non-fiction, classics, best-sellers, old favorites, and recent reads.
Glendale Public Library - Foothills Branch
Glendale, AZ

Wed 7/24/19 at 1pm-2am
Wed 8/28/19 at 1pm-2am
Wed 9/25/19 at 1pm-2am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Rotary Club Superstition Mountain
Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain(Gold Canyon): Our vibrant club meets for lunch Wednesdays, at 12 noon at the Gold Canyon Resort on Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon. Civic and business leaders (Rotarians) gather to listen and ask questions of invited ...
Gold Canyon Golf Resort
Gold Canyon, AZ

Wed 7/24/19 at 12:10pm-1:10pm
Wed 7/31/19 at 12:10pm-1:10pm
Wed 8/7/19 at 12:10pm-1:10pm
Wed 8/14/19 at 12:10pm-1:10pm
Wed 8/21/19 at 12:10pm-1:10pm

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