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June 24 to July 8

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As Summer Gets Into Full Swing, Independence Day Brings A PALS Protest At The Circus, Local Anarchists Hosting A Documentary, All While The Primary Election Looms Ever Nearer

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By Staff Report
Modern Times Magazine

June 24, 2014 — The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Presents The Innovators: Moving Us Forward at ASU's McCord Hall, 300 E. Lemon Street, Tempe, 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 26.

The event is, “a complimentary, invitation-only event for premier chamber members, members of Greater Phoenix Leadership, MIT Enterprise Forum and special guests,” according to the chamber of commerce.
The event will be moderated by James Goulka, managing director, Arizona Technology Investor Forum and will include a discussion with local technology executives who will share how they are, “leading their companies to explosive growth, the challenges and opportunities they see, and their perspectives on what it takes to make Phoenix a leading market for technology and innovation.”

Featured guests will be Pat Sullivan, CEO, Contatta and Alan Baratz, CEO, Alert GPS.

For more information visit http://web.phoenixchamber.com/cwt/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=2998.

Tuesday, June 24

The Sierra Club's Grand Canyon Chapter Energy Team Gathering is at 202 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information telephone Jon Findley at 480-756-2916 or e-mail nrgarizona@gmail.com.

No More Deaths Phoenix meets every two weeks at Central United Methodist Church, 1875 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 7:30 to 9 p.m. For more information visit http://nomoredeathsphoenix.org/.
No More Deaths seeks to end death and suffering on the U.S./Mexico border through civil initiative.

Wednesday, June 25

An Arizona Corporation Commission special open meeting Workshop on Emerging Technologies is in Hearing Room One, 1200 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, 9 a.m. For more information visit http://www.azcc.gov/Divisions/Administration/Meetings/Agendas/2014/6-25-14som.wkshp.pdf.

The Phoenix Animal Liberation Squad is protesting Ringling Brothers' circus at U.S. Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, June 25 at 6 p.m., June 26 at 10 a.m., June 27 at 6 p.m., June 28 at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., June 29 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and June 30 at 10 a.m. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1407610079521437/ or telephone Eddie James 619-750-1781.

A Public Meeting about “Chemtrails” with Arizona Sen. Kelli Ward and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is at the BOS Auditorium, 700 W. Beale Street, Kingman, 5 p.m. Additional information and discussion can be found at the Mojave County AZ Chemtrail group and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/613359345415207/ and by e-mailing mib@localvoluntary.com.

The Maricopa Association of Governments Regional Council Meeting is at the Downtown Phoenix Sheraton, 340 N. Third Street, Phoenix, 5 p.m. For supporting documents visit http://www.azmag.gov/Events/Event.asp?CMSID=5649.

Thursday, June 26

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Presents The Innovators: Moving Us Forward at ASU's McCord Hall, 300 E. Lemon Street, Tempe, 8 to 9:30 a.m. For more information visit http://web.phoenixchamber.com/cwt/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=2998.

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce presents the Economic Development Committee Meeting in the chamber boardroom at 201 N. Central Ave., suite 2700, 1 to 2 p.m. For more information visit http://web.phoenixchamber.com/cwt/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=3046 or contact Miranda Cain at 602-495-6497.

The Maricopa Association of Government's Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee is in the second floor Saguaro Room, 302 N. First Ave., Phoenix, 1:30 p.m. For more information visit
http://www.azmag.gov/Events/Event.asp?CMSID=5750.

Remember 1986 presents The Heal America Campaign's “Burning The Race Card” meet and greet with Ted Hayes, civil rights and homeless activist and aspiring patriot at Coco's Bakery Restaurant in the Paradise Valley Mall, 4514 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information visit http://phoenixteaparty.ning.com/events/burning-the-race-card and www.tedhayes.us.

Sign Bomb in Tempe is at the Ron Paul Sign House, 1426 S. Kenneth, Tempe, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. The group will be planting flags of liberty across Tempe. Bring a truck if you have one, gloves, wire cutters, and a smile. For more information visit http://www.meetup.com/ArizonaLibertyR3VOLUTION/events/189450682/.

Friday, June 27

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry presents the 2014 Annual Awards Luncheon at the Omni Resort and Spa at Montelucia, 4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, noon to 2 p.m. For more information visit http://azchamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/2014-annual-awards-luncheon-235094.

National HIV Testing Day is at One Voice Community Center, 4442 N. Seventh Ave., suite 8, Phoenix, 3 to 6 p.m. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/320963381394468/.

Puente Human Rights Movement’s Puente Carnival: Goodbye Party and New Beginnings is at 1306 E. Van Buren Street, Phoenix, 6 p.m. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/721547774574921.

The Green Party of Maricopa County (GPMC) Green Drinks Meet-Up Social is at Hob Nobs Cafe, 149 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, 7 to 10 p.m. Come out and be friendly, update your voter registration, volunteer for the party, and learn about becoming a precinct committeeperson. For more information telephone 602-417-0213, email mcgp@maricopagreens.org, and visit http://maricopagreens.org.

Saturday, June 28

Healthlinks Free Community Health and Resource Fair is at Central Park, 140 E. Tonto Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event features free fresh fruits and vegetables, pregnancy tests and ultrasounds, application assistance for SNAP, TANF, AHCCCS, fluoride varnish for children up to age 18, BMI calculations, blood pressure readings, height/weight measurement for children, body fat analysis, music and raffle prizes. For more information telephone 602-252-4911.

One Year Later Call to Action (Immigration Reform Action Event) is at Cholla Branch Library, 10050 N. Metro Pkwy. east, Phoenix, 5 to 7 p.m. For more information visit https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/immigrationreformactionevent/gs8ycx.

Community Picnic: Phoenix, a place to share information and ideas; to build relationships needed for long term anything is at Margaret T. Hance Park, 1134 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 5 to  9 p.m. For more information e-mail firstfridayman@hotmail.com or visit http://now-events.net/us/page/1170891

Sunday, June 29

North Tempe Community Market is Sundays through December 31 at 620 N. Mill Ave., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information visit http://www.tempeaction.org/.

Healing for Justice: A Fundraiser for the Puente Human Rights Campus is at Phoenix Community Acupuncture, 2530 N. Seventh Street, suite 103, Phoenix, 11 a.m. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/531751710262378.

Join Phoenix Anarchist Black Cross for a viewing of the documentary film The House I Live In and a prisoner support teach-in by Peggy Plews, at AZ Worker Rights Center, 331 E. Willetta Street, Phoenix, 6 p.m. There will be vegan baked goods. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1481545478746962.

Tuesday, July 1

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Women's Alliance present Leading Like a Lady: How to Shatter Your Inner Glass Ceiling, at Phoenix Country Club, 2901 N. Seventh Street, Phoenix, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information visit http://web.phoenixchamber.com/cwt/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=3008.

Picture This! Navajo Pictorial Textiles is at the Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. Guided tours are available at noon and 3 p.m. For more information visit http://www.heard.org.

Police Complaints and Use of Force Citizens' Review Panel is at 251 N. Desert Breeze Blvd. west, Chandler, 7 p.m. Download the current agenda at http://www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=270.

Wednesday, July 2

ACT and SAT Essentials for 11th and 12th graders is at the College Depot Workshop Room of Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 4 to 5:15 p.m. For more information visit http://phoenixpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=10012&lib.

The Grand Canyon Chapter of the Sierra Club has its Phoenix Inner City Outings Meeting at Lux Coffee Bar, 4404 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 7 p.m. For more information visit http://arizona.sierraclub.org/phoenixico/.

The Scottsdale Liberty on Tap Monthly Social is at Papago Brewing, 7107 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, 7 p.m. For more information visit http://www.meetup.com/ArizonaLibertyR3VOLUTION/events/189940282/.

Thursday, July 3

Elevate your Advocacy: Learn about the Arizona Advocacy Network at Dave & Busters, 2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, 7 p.m. For more information visit
http://www.azadvocacy.org/forums-a-events-sp-862311977/upcoming-event-details/details/140-elevate-your-advocacy-come-learn-about-azan.

Sunday, July 6

Food Not Bombs Food Preparation is Sundays at The Hive, 4422 N. 22nd Drive, Phoenix, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit www.foodnotbombs.net/arizona.html.

The Phoenix Forum is on the first Sunday of the month at Margaret T. Hance Park, 1134 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 6 to 7:30 p.m. The forum is an open radical community assembly for local activists and groups to announce upcoming events, meetings, and projects. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/767971819890344/.

Tuesday, July 8

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Agriculture, Environment and Water Committee Meeting is in the chamber boardroom at 201 N. Central Ave., suite 2700, Phoenix, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more information visit http://web.phoenixchamber.com/cwt/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=3051.

Types of Colleges for 11th and 12th Graders is at the College Depot Workshop Room at the Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. For more information email college.depot@phoenix.gov or telephone 602-261-8847 or visit
http://phoenixpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=10008&lib.

The Consciousness Calendar is published weekly and provides selected events for the proceeding two weeks. Send calendar submissions for consideration to: generalcontact@moderntimesmagazine.com.
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