News & Events

Call for historical items – The addition to our collection room extension is finished.  We now have room for more items – if you have any Sunnyslope records or memorabilia to donate please call Rene at 602-684-1607 or call the museum and leave a message 602-331-3150.

Schedule of Events for 2018 – 2019

** All events are scheduled at the Sunnyslope Historical Society Museum unless otherwise noted. **

January 2019

Saturday, January 5, 10am-5pm. Acacia Library 50TH Anniversary Family fun day with games & events.  Be apart of a large public art remembrance tree.  Fill out a paper leaf with your favorite library memory & add it to the tree.

Saturday, January 12, 10 am – noon.  Phoenix Past and Present.  A free event. A journey through time with a photo slideshow with history about the growth of Phoenix presentated by John Jacquemart, Robert Melikian & Paul Scharback . Lunch available following presentation. $2 for current members, free for volunteers and $5 non-members. Enjoy our gift shop.

February 2019

Saturday, February 9, 10:30 am.  Journey to Cave Creek Museum & Lunch.  Journey to Cave Creek Museum and lunch for our spring time fund raiser. A live demonstration of the old stamp mill used in the grinding of ore. Followed by a presentation by the Cave Creek Historian, Kraig Nelson. Call for your reservations.

March 2019

Saturday, March 9th , noon- 2:00 PM.  Cultural Potluck.  Everyone Welcomed. Bring a dish typical of the country where you grew up and chat up your culture.

Saturday, March 30, 10 am – noon.  Early Sunnyslope by Ed Dobbins.  Come join us for a look at the life of early settlers and the development of the Desert Mission. A light lunch will follow presentation. $2 for current members, $5 non-members & free for volunteers.

April 2019

Saturday, April 6, 9am-2pm Slopefest at Palma Park.  12th Street & Dunlap Community festival in the park in with live music, a bounce house, a bike rodeo, free helmets, food drive, games, bike raffles, food trucks, & more.

Saturday, April 13, 10 am – noon.  Palo Verde Festival.  A special time of year to celebrate gardening. Phoenix Arts and Culture will share landscaping tips for low water usage and desert gardening tips.


May 2019




Sunnyslope Historical Society Gift Shop

Sunnyslope Historical Society Gift Shop

Looking for a gift or present for that special someone?

From historical books, postcards, to fine jewelry, souvenir clothing and keepsakes, the Sunnyslope Historical Society Gift Shop has unique items available for purchase.

Gift Shop open during normal museum hours:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.