What is Civic Engagement? with Mathew Nevarez

Eckstrom-Columbus Library 4350 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ, United States

Environmental sustainability, access to voting, public education—these are all civic issues affecting communities. What is a community? How can you participate in one? Join us for a lively discussion about […]

New Women/New Lives: Arizona Early Women Artists, 1900-1945 with Betsy Fahlman

Mohave County Library District - Lake Havasu City Branch Community Rooms A/B 1770 McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ, United States

A range of factors attracted the earliest Anglo women artists to Arizona. Some sought sanctuary and solitude in the state’s geologically impressive landscapes, while others sought solace in the vast, […]


Arizona Snake Oil Salesmen, Scams, and Hoaxes with Christine Reid

Apache Junction Library 1177 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ, United States

Entrepreneurs offering assorted “get rich quick” schemes and “cure-alls” have visited Arizona since the early days. Benefitting from tales of abundant resources in the territory, limited law enforcement and communication, […]


The Vanishing Trading Posts with Chris Glenn and Sandy Sunseri

Apache Junction Library 1177 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ, United States

The stories of trading posts in the Southwest are a unique snapshot of life almost one hundred years ago. In the early 1900’s, trading posts in the Four corners flourished. […]


Dark Skies over Arizona with Kevin Schindler

Monte Vista Building Pueblo Room 8865 E. Baseline Road #1740, Mesa, AZ

There’s nothing like standing under a dark, star-spangled night sky to quiet the mind and reduce stress, share an experience of awe with family and friends, and to inspire creative […]


100 Years Grand – The Story of Arizona Highways Magazine with Win Holden

Fountin Hills Community Center 13001 N La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ, United States

  April 2025 will mark Arizona Highways magazine’s 100th birthday. How did a brochure produced by the Arizona Highway Department become one of the most revered travel publications in the […]

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