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Rivers of Dreams: Stories and Music of Arizona’s Waterways – Casa Grande
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12:00 pm

Rivers of Dreams: Stories and Music of Arizona’s Waterways – Casa Grande

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Casa Grande Public Library, 449 N. Dry Lake St.
Casa Grande, AZ 85122 United States
Free

Arizona’s rivers were first, lush green ribbons of life through a desert landscape. They became sustaining paths, first for the indigenous, later for immigrants leaving wagon tracks. On the Salt River, Hohokam built vast canals to direct water for irrigation. The first European citizens of Phoenix used these same trenches. The history, stories and songs... Read More

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6:00 pm

The Era of the Big Bands – Florence

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Florence Library and Community Center, 778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
Free

The Big Band era, 1930s and 1940s, came during turmoil in the United States with Prohibition, the Depression and World War II. People were anxious to temporarily forget their troubles and the insurgence of the Big Bands gave them that outlet. For many, dancing and romancing to the bands were some of the happiest moments... Read More

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