Spring is here…
The Museum is open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.
For more information call 602-331-3150. If we do not answer we will return your call.
Big News! 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 Bobbie Kraver at 602-944-2324 or call the museum and leave a message 602-331-3150.
Tentative Schedule for Events for Sunnyslope Historical Society for 2017 – 2018
June, 2017 Closing for the summer after Sunday, June 11, 2017. However if a group wants to see the museum or rent our courtyard for an event we will be happy to open for them. We will encourage high school students, college students or other adults to use the museum for research projects during the summer and a volunteer will open and be there for them. High school students can do volunteer hours during the summer helping to organize our books, artifacts etc.
July, 2017 There will be one discussion group open to the public on Saturday morning , July 22, 2017 for those who wish to participate. Call Bobbie Kraver at 602-944-2324 or Juanita Reeves 602-299-3561 for more information.
August 2017 The Heritage will be mailed the 3rd week of August announcing the calendar for the year, dates of beading classes, the names of long time members and new members, and volunteer opportunities. We will also be cleaning the entire museum, inside and out, and the 1940 house. Our public relations for September events will appear in the North Central News, on Facebook, Next Door and on our website. Emails will be sent to members who have given us their email addresses. If you have not given us your email address and want to hear from us, please send your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 2017 Sunday, September 10th, 2017 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm opening social meet and greet at the museum with light refreshments and soft music. Members and Community will be invited.
The museum will officially open on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The museum will continue to be open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am-3:00 pm.
Saturday, September 16, 2017. 10: 00 – Noon City council Woman Debra Stark for our district will discuss what the City can do for Sunnyslope and what Sunnyslope can do for the City.
October, 2017 Saturday, October 21, 2017 Time is not set yet. Multicultural potluck for members and guests. We will try to partner with the Literacy Center just west of the museum.
November, 2017 Saturday, November 4th,2017 Veteran’s celebration 10 am – Noon.
Friday night, November 17, and Saturday November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2017 Home tour of mid-century homes in Sunnyslope.
December 2017 Holiday decorations will be put up around the museum and 1940s house of a multicultural nature.
Saturday, December 9th 2017 10:00 am – Noon Our December meeting. Also bring something historic that you can show us.
January 2018 Art exhibit and sale done by students at Sunnyslope High School. This will be on for the entire month of January.
Saturday, January 27th, 2018 10:00 am –noon. Presentation by Sunnyslope High Students about the school activities, academics and clubs. Speaker to be announced. An election of new directors or officers we will take place on this date.
February 2018 Saturday, February 17, 10:00 am –noon. Presentation by Kate McGee and we may have someone from Governor Ducey’s office. What is the Governor doing for the arts, museums and Historic sites in the Sunnyslope Area?
March 2018 Support the Humane Society – Tentative presentation by the Humane Society. Also a presentation by Rusty’s Refuge.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Tentative tour of Honor Health main hospital
May 2018 Sunday, May 20th, 2018 Dinner for members of the Board of Directors, all volunteers and their significant other.
June 2018 The museum will close after Sunday, June 13, 2018. However we will continue to honor tours made during the summer by appointment for groups, researchers and students wishing to collect volunteer hours.
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.
We are offering beading classes on Thursdays and Saturdays. Call Karen Beck our Gift Shop Office Manager to make your reservation at 602-331-3150 for class schedule and to enroll in classes.