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The team at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium® is in search of fresh blood this summer, and they’re hoping Mommy Shark, Daddy Shark and more will heed the call.
Blood donations typically dip dramatically during the summertime, leaving hospitals and patients in desperate need of donors. This year, as the Discovery Channel preps for the 31st installment of its iconic “Shark Week” summer TV lineup, SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium is plotting its own month-long “JAWSome July” celebration, joining forces with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive during the month of special programming.
Anyone who stops by SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium Sunday, July 21 to donate blood at the tables set up just outside will receive one complimentary pass to the aquarium. Donors can use the passes to check out Shark Week interactive exhibits, special artifacts and the 20 sharks from a variety of species who currently call the aquarium home. Rumor has it, the aquarium mascot “Sharky” will also be on-hand to interact with guests. With bamboo reef sharks, zebra sharks, shark-themed activities and more in store for visitors, there’ll be plenty for shark fans to chew on this summer at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium.

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10:00am to 7:00pmJenn Joseph

July 13 and  August 10: Fun and learning through live animals, astronomy chats, and hands-on activities for all ages! The park gate will be open until 8 p.m. for this event.

Donation of $5 per group suggested.


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5:30pm to 9:00pmMcKenna Nischke

Longer days, warmer nights, and lots of reasons to celebrate.


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5:00pm to 10:00pmJohn Jeffrey

The Ahwatukee After 5 is a great chance to see how our members work together to build relationships and inspire new business connections. Join us at Ra Sushi this month and enjoy refreshments and great networking.

*Members are encouraged to bring a promotional raffle item

Free for Members
$15 General Admission
Cash or Card Accepted At The Door

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Ra Sushi
4921 E. Ray Rd Ste. B1
Phoenix, AZ 85044

Thank you to our After 5 Evening Mixer
Cox Communications

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7/24/20195:30pm to 7:00pmLindsey Dedina

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7/26/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

Join photographer Peter Krocek for an interactive presentation about his decades exploring remnants of Hohokam culture at South Mountain Park. $3 per person, recommended for ages 10 and up. Registration recommended to ensure space.

Saturday, July 27 | Archaeoastronomy
Saturday, August 17 | Hunting Magic

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6:30pm to 7:30pmMcKenna Nischke

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8/2/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

Champions from 50 Countries to compete.
After a full year of fierce competition in regional and national qualifiers at more than 100 events in 50 countries, the dance crews judged to be among the world’s best are headed to Arizona to compete for the world title in Hip Hop International’s 18th annual USA & World Hip Hop Dance Championships and World Battles from August 2-10.  
It’s the world’s largest dance championship with more than 4000 dancers set to compete in Junior, Varsity, Adult, Mini-Crew and MegaCrew Divisions in front of an international panel of elite judges.

The family-friendly events begin at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix with the USA Hip Hop Dance Championship (August 2-4) followed by the World Hip Hop Dance Championship Prelims and Semi-Finals (August 5-8) setting the stage for the World Finals on August 10 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.

Rounding out the action-packed week are the World Battles – Breaking, Popping, Locking, Whacking and All Styles Battles on August 9, the Urban Moves Dance Workshops taught by celebrated choreographers on August 4, 9 & 10 and a lifestyle expo featuring music, style and a wide array of products reflecting hip hop culture.  All events are open to the public.

Complete schedule and ticket info available at or by calling 323.850.3777.


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9:00am to 10:00pmJenn Joseph

Speaker: Barbara Chatzkel

You have one chance to make a first impression - come and learn how your body language plays a role in the impression you're leaving with people.  Make them smile and remember YOU!


What you can expect: Great food, networking with other business leaders, opportunity to share your 30 second commercial, learn new skills, 50/50 raffle to benefit the scholarship fund, door prizes, and lots of fun.

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8/7/201911:30am to 1:00pmCarrie Chipman

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8/9/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

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8/16/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

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8/23/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

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8/30/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

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9/6/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

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9/13/20198:00am to 9:00amSara Alexander

Using Data to Drive Grow 
Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using SEO and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.

In this workshop we will discuss:
  • Improving your websites visibility in Google's organic search results on all devices.  
  • Creating a free Google business listing
  • Advertising your business in Google

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9/26/20198:00am to 9:00amAndy Hayes

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10/8/20198:00am to 9:00amBecky Hinds

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10/24/2019 Lindsey Dedina

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