June 2007


Events Calendar, Beginning June 2007

Beyond Arizona

KIDS’ FISHING DERBY: June Wednesdays — City of Avalon Recreation Department, (310) 510-1987

SUMMER BEACH BINGE: June Tuesdays and Thursdays — City of Avalon Recreation Department, (310) 510-1987

SEA WORLD SAN DIEGO: Open late during summer night through Sept. 3 — (619) 225-3241

17th ANNUAL OPERATION Clean Sweep: Saturday, June 2 — San Diego Port Tenants Association: (619) 226-6546

4TH ANNUAL HALIBUT HERO CONTEST: Through June 30 — ­ www.danawharf.com  


AZ YACHT CLUB MEETINGS: Second Tuesday of every month 7p.m. — 19th Tee, Rolling Hills Golf Course, 1415 N. Mill Ave., Tempe; www.arizonayachtclub.org

PORTSMOUTH (SMALL BOATS) SAILING: Nearly every Saturday, 2 p.m. — Tempe Town Lake; check the AYC Web site calendar

WHITEWATER RAFTING TRIPS: Globe, Salt River Canyon; Arizona's premier outfitters offer 1,2,3 & 5-day world-class whitewater rafting trips in one of America's most pristine river canyons, www.azroa.org  or (800) 231-7238

LAKE HAVASU CITY: DCB BOATS REGATTA:  June 1, 2 — (928) 680-0265 or www.jokerswildpromotions.com

LAKE HAVASU CITY: 7TH ANNUAL FIREFIGHTERS REGATTA:  June 8, 9 — Nautical Inn Resort, (928) 855-3634 or www.golakehavasu.com

LAKE HAVASU CITY: CHEETAH BOATS REGATTA: June 8, 9 — (928) 680-0264 or www.jokerswildpromotions.com  or www.golakehavasu.com

LAKE HAVASU CITY: ULTRA CUSTOM BOATS REGATTA: June 15, 16 — (928)-680-0265 or www.jokerswildpromotions.com

LAKE HAVASU CITY: SLEEKCRAFT MAGIC BOATS REGATTA: June 15, 16 — Nautical Inn Resort, (928) 855-2141 or www.golakehavasu.com

US SAILING GENERAL MEETING: Oct. 24-28 — Embassy Suites, US SAILING, Arizona Yacht club Web sites

LAKE HAVASU CITY: COMMANDER BOATS REGATTA: June 22, 23 —- Nautical Inn, (928) 680-0265 or www.golakehavasu.com  or www.jokerswildpromotions.com

PARKER: 30TH ANNUAL GREAT WESTERN TUBE FLOAT: June tba, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. — Parker Strip, float 5 miles down the Parker Strip as singles, groups, or teams, prizes; (928) 669-2174 or www.parkerareachamberofcommerce.com



AMERICAN RED CROSS/ WILDERNESS FIRST AID: Saturdays and Sundays: June 9-10, July 28-29, Aug. 18-19, Sept. 13-14, Nov. 10-11, Dec. 15-16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. — (602) 336-6490, www.arizonaredcross.org


ARIZONA STATE PARKS 50TH YEAR CELEBRATIONS: Through Dec. 2007 — Ellen Bilbrey: (602) 542-1996 or (602) 228-5818; www.azstateparks.com , 1-800-285-3703

SHARED STEWARDSHIP FAIR: June 16 — “Success through Partnerships” (USFS, AZGFD, Arizona State Parks); Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area; www.azstateparks.com

SUMMER YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS — Flagstaff, Sedona, Williams; recruiting for the corps at (928) 522-7981

10TH ANNUAL DELEGATION TRIP TO CALGARY, CANADA: July 3-12 — Phoenix Sister Cities Commission, Calgary Committee

15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY DELEGATION TRIP TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC: Aug. 31-Sept. 9 — Phoenix Sister Cities, Eden Peterson, (602) 534-7357 or eden.peterson@phoenix.gov

FIREWORKS/DUCK RACE: July 4 — Lyman Lake State Park; www.azstateparks.com
SHOW LOW: DEUCES WILD OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRIATHLON: June 2, 3 — Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area, swim 1500 meters, bike 40K, run 10K, www.active.com or www.trifind.net/nf/az.html

THE MARICOPA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PUBLIC HEARING: June 20, 9 a.m. —  Supervisors’ Auditorium, 205 W. Jefferson, regarding the proposed fee increases for the County Parks and Recreation Department; www.maricopa.gov/parks.

THE NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY CENTENNIAL FOREST: all summer — environmental education camps for the entire family, http://www.for.nau.edu/CentennialForest/content/view/549/759/ or Cheryl Miller (928) 523-6727  cheryl.miller@nau.edu

(Also see the list of upcoming bass tournaments in AZBW.)

ARIZONA FLYCASTERS CLUB MEETINGS: Second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. — Sunnyslope Community Center; http://www.azflycasters.org

SRT BASS PHOENIX CHAPTER MEETINGS: Ongoing — Shake, Rattle & Troll BASS Club; volunteers needed; new members (boaters and non-boaters), families, children, friends are welcome; Darla and Don McDowell (623) 516-7878

THE BIG BASS CIRCUIT/BIG BASS QUEST: June 1-3 — Roosevelt Lake, Wild West Bass; (480) 962-0272

THE BIG BASS CIRCUIT/BIG BASS CHALLENGE: Oct. 24-26 — Lake Pleasant; Wild West Bass; (480) 962-0272

THE BIG BASS CIRCUIT/THE FISH OFF: April 2008 — TBA; Wild West Bass; (480)
LAKE HAVASU CITY: ANGLER’S CHOICE BASS TOURNAMENT: June 9 — Windsor Beach, safe light start, weigh in 3 p.m., $180 participation fee, (928) 854-8028 or www.golakehavsu.com
LAKE HAVASU CITY: U.S. ANGLER’S CHOICE FISHING TOURNAMENT: June 9 — (800) 360-7112 or www.usanglerschoice.net
PINETOP-LAKESIDE: 21ST ANNUAL FATHER'S DAY FISHING CONTEST: June 17 — Woodland Lake Park, 1-4 p.m., (928) 367-4290 or www.pinetop-lakeside.com or http://ci.pinetop-lakeside.az.us/ 
LAKE HAVASU CITY: U.S. ANGLER’S CHOICE FISHING TOURNAMENT: June 24 — (800) 360-7112 or www.usanglerschoice.net

Shows, Expos
ICAST 2007: July 11-13 — Las Vegas Convention Center; www.asafishing.org or e-mail icast@asafishing.org
SUMMER Southern California Marine Association

THE 21ST ANNUAL SPRING BOAT SHOW: June 7-10 — Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. 
WAKEBOARDING: (Contact for all events: theawa@gmail.com)
MB SPORTS OF AZ & O’BRIEN: June 2 — Two Cow Cove
CENTURY MARINE LIQUID FORCE: June 30 — Private wakeboard lake
STOPS 1&2: June 9 — San Tan Lakeside Estates, Gilbert, Ariz.; (480) 503-4807
STOPS 3&4: July 7 — Slalom Event; TBA; (480) 503-4807
STOPS 5&6: July 21 — San Tan Lakeside Estates, Gilbert, Ariz.; Slalom Event; (480) 503-4807
STOPS 7&8: Aug. 11 — Ski Ranch, Buckeye, Ariz.; Slalom Event; (480) 503-4807
INT CHAMPIONSHIPS: Oct. 12-15 — TBA; (480) 503-4807
LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-10 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. — (480) 507-3988
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