Next meeting


Saturday, March 9 – 9:30am to 11:00am
Risky Business (8848 E Tanque Verde)

The Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club presents speakers of interest to Democratic voters on the second Saturday of every month at 9:30 am at Risky Business (8848 E Tanque Verde Road). Meetings are free and open to the public, so please feel free to drop in.

To join the Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club please email your name, address, telephone number and email address to Beth Isabelle (bethisabelle@gmail.com)

Local Events

  • Friday, February 15 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Cheers to Sanctuary – Petition Drop Off & Beer. Come drop off your completed petitions for Tucson Families Free and Together or pick up petitions to circulate. We will have a notary present for folks who need to get their petitions notarized. Borderlands Brewing Company (119 E Toole Ave)
  • Friday, February 15 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm: Las Adelitas AZ Membership Meeting. Come to the Las Adelitas AZ Membership Meeting to join, renew, become a part Las Adelitas. Hear from Regina Romero and participate in figuring out our next steps! Las Adelitas mission is to recruit, educate, and mobilize Latinas to participate in the political process and support progressive issues. The American Eat Co. & Market (1439 S. 4th Ave)
  • Saturday, February 16 – 9:45am to 11:45am: Voter Education Program: How Does the Arizona Corporation Commission “Rate”. Free Educational Event – Arizona Corporation Commission functions as the fourth branch of Arizona state government? How might it help you as a citizen of Arizona? Presented by the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson at Joel D Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Saturday, February 16 – 11:00am to 1:30pm: Arizona List 15th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon. Celebrate 15 years of electing Democratic women in Arizona! Guest Speaker: Muthoni Wambu Kraal, EMILY’s List VP of National Outreach and Training. Our 2019 Honorees are: Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman and #RedforEd; January Contreras, CEO of Project ALWAYS; and Pam Simon, Moms Demand Action – 2019 Laura Hogan Service Award. Tucson Marriott University Park (880 East 2nd Street)
  • Saturday, February 16 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm: LD10 Town Hall. Meet with our LD10 representatives: LD10 AZ Senator David Bradley (D) -Senate Minority Leader, LD10 Rep Kirsten Engel (D) and LD10 Rep Domingo DeGrazia (D). Organized by AZ Legislature. Miller-Golf Links Library (9640 E Golf links)
  • Sunday, February 17 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm: Randi Dorman for Mayor Canvass Kick-Off. Himmel Park (1000 N Tucson Blvd)
  • Sunday, February 17 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: AZ Civics 101 & Request to Speak (RTS) Training. Greer Warren (LD10 PC and board member) will present Arizona Civics 101, followed by a training in the Arizona Legislature Request to Speak (RTS) system. The RTS system allows citizens to voice opinions about pending legislation (bills) in committee, all from the comfort of their own homes. Murphy-Wilmot Library (530 N Wilmot Rd)
  • Sunday, February 17 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: SURJ Values and a commitment to consciousness-building. Tucson Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites the Women/Trans/Femme Community to participate in consciousness-building through a series of discussions and trust-building as we educate ourselves on building long term relationships with women of color activists. Joel D. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Monday, February 18 – 8:30am to 10:00am: Request to Speak (RTS) Office Hours. If you are new to using the Arizona Legislature’s Request to Speak (RTS) system or just want a refresher, come to RTS Office Hours. Volunteers will be there to get you started, answer your questions, and give you information. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Monday, February 18 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Dr. Elizabeth Oglesby – History & Causes of Central American Migration” at Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Tuesday, February 19 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm: Tucson Families Free & Together Campaign 101 with Q&A. During this orientation, we will discuss our initiative in detail as well as share our vision, goals, and strategy moving forward. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Wednesday, February 20 – 5:30pm to 9:00pm: Traces of the Trade free film screening and discussion. In the feature documentary Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Wednesday, February 20 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: LD10 Dems: Territory Development Project. There will be a presentation on our new Territory Development Project, which is our plan to build our network of PCs and other canvassers in preparation for winning big in 2020. We will also have a presentation on the Tucson Families Free and Together initiative. Unitarian Universalist Church (4831 E 22nd St)
  • Wednesday, February 20 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Thursday, February 21 – 6:30am to 9:30am: Tucson Families Free & Together Signature Round Up – Tucson Rodeo Parade. We will meet at 630am at McDonald’s in the Tucson Marketplace and then walk the parade route to collect signatures. This walk is 5+ miles so please be prepared with comfy shoes, layers of clothing, and water. We will provide you with clipboards, pens, petitions, and information about the initiative. McDonald’s (1059 E Tucson Marketplace Blvd)
  • Thursday, February 21 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Nucleus Club with Regina Romero & Board Elections. Guest speaker Regina Romero, Tucson City Council Member and Mayoral Candidate. In addition, we will be holding elections for Nucleus Club Board Members. Viscount Suite Hotel (4855 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Thursday, February 21 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Discuss formation of a PCDP Labor Caucus. Come discuss the formation of a labor caucus. We will have to vote on officers, discuss by-laws, do some paperwork and start a discussion about strategy moving forward. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Friday, February 22 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm: Young Democrats of Arizona fundraiser: An Evening with Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick. Meet Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, local democratic public officials, and Arizona Democratic Party Leaders. Ticketed event, see link for prices and where to buy tickets. Borderlands Brewing Company (119 E Toole Ave)
  • Saturday, February 23 – 11:00am to 4:00pm: 37th Annual Peace Fair & Music Festival. Armory Park Center (220 S 5th Ave)
  • Saturday, February 23 – 11:00am to 4:00pm: Tucson Families Free & Together Signature Drive at the Peace Fair. join us at the Tucson Peace Fair to collect signatures. We will provide petitions, clipboards, and pens for you to gather signatures. Armory Park Center (220 S 5th Ave)
  • Sunday, February 24 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Monday, February 25 – 8:30am to 10:00am: Request to Speak (RTS) Office Hours. If you are new to using the Arizona Legislature’s Request to Speak (RTS) system or just want a refresher, come to RTS Office Hours. Volunteers will be there to get you started, answer your questions, and give you information. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Monday, February 25 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Courtney Slanaker – Red Cross.” Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Tuesday, February 26 – 5:30pm to 9:00pm: IRC Presents: Refugee Health. In partnership with the Murphy-Wilmot Library, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson launches a seven-part Refugee Resettlement Lecture Series. In this month’s lecture, come learn about Refugee Health – Explore the health needs of refugees and the community’s efforts to assist them in navigating the complexities of the U.S. healthcare system. Murphy-Wilmot Library (530 N Wilmot)
  • Tuesday, February 26 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: LD9 Democrats Monthly Meeting. Water of Life Community Metropolitan Church (3269 N Mountain Ave)
  • Wednesday, February 27 – Noon to 2:00pm: Drop-In VAN Lab. Pima County Democratic PCs – want to learn how to use your VAN Account? Bring your portable device and your questions to this informal drop-in offered by former Campaign Staffer, Nick Arnold. No appointment necessary. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Wednesday, February 27 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm: Fundraiser for Step Up to Justice: Roast the Tucson Mayor 2019. An evening of comedy and celebration as we roast the Tucson Mayor! Featuring Molly Rothschild, Elliot Glicksman, Isaac Rothschild, Dave Fitzsimmons, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, and a mystery roaster. Tickets are $100 each. Please purchase tickets by February 22 at http://www.stepuptojustice.org/roast2019. All funds raised from the event will go to support the work of Step Up to Justice. Tucson Electric Power Auditorium (88 E. Broadway Blvd.)
  • Wednesday, February 27 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: Pima County Young Democrats meeting: Officers Election. Offices open for election: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Thursday, February 28 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm: Women’s March Community Debrief Meeting. Please join us to discuss the march. We’d like to hear from the community on things that went well and things that could have gone better. Woods Memorial Library (3455 N 1st Ave)
  • Saturday & Sunday, March 2-3: Tucson Festival of Books. This year’s festival includes many presentations about politics and policy by many well-known authors, including, but not limited to: “Is Democracy in Danger (Steven Levitsky, John Nichols, Dan Pfeiffer); “Russia! What You Need To Know” (Michael McFaul); “Ed Asner: The Grouchy Historian” (Ed Asner, Ed Weinberger); “Russia In Our Front Yard” (David Corn, Michael Isikoff, Craig Unger); “Behind Bars: The Injustice of Justice” (Shane Bauer, Lara Bazelon, Albert Woodfox); “Who is Donald Trump?” (David Corn, Greg Miller, Rick Wilson); “Democracy at its Foundation” (H.W. Brands, Stephen Fried, Greg Grandin); “Protecting the Vote” (Carol Anderson, David Kaplan, Greg Miller); “Can Truth Survive Fake News?” (Nina Burleigh, David McCraw, Rick Wilson). University of Arizona.
  • Sunday, March 3 – 1:00pm to 2:30pm: Legislative Update with Rep. Randy Friese MD (D-LD9). Nanini Library (7300 N Shannon Rd)
  • Monday, March 4 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: “Nikki Lee – Candidate for Ward 4 City Council.” Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Saturday, March 9 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Green Strategy: Path to Fundamental Transformation. Presentation and book signing with Marc Brodine, Chair of CPUSA Environmental Commission. Green Strategy by Marc Brodine focuses on how to build a massive worldwide movement to create fundamental change to solve environmental crises. Salt of the Earth Labor College (1902 E Irene Vis)
  • Saturday, March 9 – 5:30pm to 9:30pm: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona 2019 Very Big Show (of Support). For the third year in a row, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona (PPAA), in association with Golden Gravy Productions, put on the Very Big Show (of Support) at the Rialto Theatre in downtown Tucson. See link for how to purchase tickets. The Rialto Theatre (318 E Congress St)
  • Sunday, March 10 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Monday, March 11 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: Mari Herreras – YMCA STAT Team. Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Monday, March 11 – Noon to 1:00pm: Looking in the Mirror – Lunch conversations about Inclusion. This series of lunch time discussions will be a space to come together and dialogue on concepts of: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access as well as the Language that we utilize to begin forming a community of practice. See link for details. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Wednesday, March 13 – Noon to 2:00pm: Drop-In VAN Lab. Pima County Democratic PCs – want to learn how to use your VAN Account? Bring your portable device and your questions to this informal drop-in offered by former Campaign Staffer, Nick Arnold. No appointment necessary. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Saturday, March 16 – 9:30am to Noon: What can be done about climate change?. The League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson (LWVGT) works to educate voters on this important topic and three scientific experts will discuss their work and answer questions posed by the audience. Joel D. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Monday, March 18 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: Paul Cunningham – Ward 2 City Council Member. Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Monday, March 18 – Noon to 1:00pm: Looking in the Mirror – Lunch conversations about Inclusion. This series of lunch time discussions will be a space to come together and dialogue on concepts of: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access as well as the Language that we utilize to begin forming a community of practice. See link for details. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Tuesday, March 19 – Noon to 1:00pm: Fundraiser: Labor Lunch Supporting Ann Kirkpatrick. See link for RSVP information. IBEW Local 570 (750 S Tucson Blvd)
  • Wednesday, March 20 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Sunday, March 24 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Monday, March 25 – Noon to 1:00pm: Looking in the Mirror – Lunch conversations about Inclusion. This series of lunch time discussions will be a space to come together and dialogue on concepts of: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access as well as the Language that we utilize to begin forming a community of practice. See link for details. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Tuesday, March 26 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Screening of the film Undeterred. Undeterred is a documentary about community resistance to militarization in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Hosted by People’s Defense Initiative at the Loft Cinema (3233 E Speedway Blvd).
  • Wednesday, March 27 – Noon to 2:00pm: Drop-In VAN Lab. Pima County Democratic PCs – want to learn how to use your VAN Account? Bring your portable device and your questions to this informal drop-in offered by former Campaign Staffer, Nick Arnold. No appointment necessary. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Saturday, March 30 – 10:00am to Noon: LD10 Town Hall. Meet with our LD10 representatives: LD10 AZ Senator David Bradley (D) -Senate Minority Leader, LD10 Rep Kirsten Engel (D) and LD10 Rep Domingo DeGrazia (D). Organized by AZ Legislature. Kirk-Bear Canyon Library (8959 E Tanque Verde Rd)
  • Monday, April 1 – Noon to 1:00pm: Looking in the Mirror – Lunch conversations about Inclusion. This series of lunch time discussions will be a space to come together and dialogue on concepts of: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access as well as the Language that we utilize to begin forming a community of practice. See link for details. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Saturday, April 6 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Identifying and Confronting Misogyny. Presentation and discussion with Suzanne Dovi, Associate Professor UA school of Government and public Policy. Salt of the Earth Labor College (1902 E Irene Vis)
  • Saturday, April 13 – 5:00pm: Udall Dinner—Save the Date. Desert Diamond Casino (7350 S Nogales Hwy)
  • Sunday, April 14 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Wednesday, April 17 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Sunday, April 28 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)