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 2019
** All events are scheduled at the Sunnyslope Historical Society Museum unless otherwise noted. **
September 17th & 24th Tuesdays 10:00am – Photos Forever Classes at Sunnyslope Senior Center
September 26th – Thursday 9:30-11:30 am Some Memories Growing Up with Marty Robbins
‘Some Memories Growing Up with Marty Robbins’ by Andrew Means
Presentation Free – Limited Seating – Reservations Required Non-Member Reservations Member Reservations
Join us for a look at the life of Country-Western singer Marty Robbins. The Arizona desert was the childhood playground for this country music legend, as remembered by his twin sister, Mamie. He purchased property in Sunnyslope for his mother and his sister as he climbed the ladder of success. You will enjoy history, music & food. Music following presentation by Ted Newman.
Lunch will be available after the presentation for those who purchase an option that includes lunch. More Information
September 28th – Saturday Community Garden Brick Dedication at Mountain View Park
October 19th – Saturday – Neighborhood Gain Events – Check with your local Block Watch
October 19th – Saturday – 4:30-8:30 Movie in the Park – WONDER PARK – at Mountain View Park – Community Garden Feast starts at 4:30 6:00 pm Movie to start at sundown.
October 26th – Saturday – 9am-5pm – Sunnyslope Open Art Studio Tour – visit:https://theslopefest.com/indes.html
November 16th – Saturday – 2:00pm Hidden Killers of Post War Homes – Tour of SSHS 1945 house and a 1 hour documentary film
December 4th – Wednesday – 5:30-8:30 – Tree Lighting at Honor Health –
December 14th – Saturday – Winter Festival – Alice & 10th Street Wash
January 11th – Saturday – 10:00am – Annual Meeting – SSHS Elections – They Call Me Mac Farland
February 15th – Saturday – 10:00am-noon – History of Citrus – Presentation by Ed Dobbins
March 7th – Saturday – Sunnyslope Food Crawl
March Time to be arranged – Time Capsule Opening
March 21st – Friday – 10am-Noon
March 21st – Friday – 10am-Noon – Amy Phillips unveils an exclusive collections of Judith Leiber Purses
This is a SSHS Museum Fundraiser
Limited Seating – Reservations Required
Ms. Phillips will talk about Judith Leiber’s life and her ascent to the top of the fashion industry. Born in Hungary, she began her career as a trainee at a handbag company. She was the first woman graduated to master craftswoman, becoming the first woman to join the Hungarian Handbag Guild in Budapest. Judith Leiber avoided Nazi persecution when she escaped the Holocaust of World War II. Leiber founded her own business in 1963. She is known for her crystal minaudieres, evening purses made of a metal shell often encrusted with Swarovski crystals, plated with silver or gold and with various forms, such as baby pigs, slices of watermelon, cupcakes, peacocks, penguins and snakes. Sold at exclusive boutiques around the world, her purses may cost up to several thousand dollars and have become a status symbol for many women including many American First Ladies.
- An Autographed copy of the book “The Artful Handbag”
- An original Judith Leiber purse!
The first raffle will be the autographed book and the purse will be drawn second. All remaining tickets after the book drawing will be used in the purse drawing. You DO NOT need to be present to win! The winner, if not present at the event drawing will be notified by phone and/or e-mail provided at time of purchase.
Ticket only packages will be:
- Individual Raffle ticket – $10.00
- 3 raffle tickets – $20.00
- 20 raffle tickets – $100.00
Lunch will be: Croissant Sandwich, Fresh Cut Fruit Bowl, Sweet Kale Chopped Salad with Poppy-seed Dressing, Organic Mediterranean Salad, All Natural Potato Salad, All American Triple Layer Chocolate Cake – Beverages provided by Lifeboat Coffee, North Mountain Brewery, & CostCo
Advance Presentation Packages available:
Desert Mission Package – $40.00 ($50.00 Value) (Presentation Reservation, Lunch, and 1 raffle ticket)
Viking Package – $80.00 ($100.00 Value) (Presentation Reservation, Lunch, and 9 raffle ticket)
Lincoln Package – $120.00 ($250.00 Value) (Presentation Reservation, Lunch, and 21 raffle ticket)
Reserve your seat now!
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.
Please visit our online Gift Shop