Calendar of meetings, events for Queen Creek

SEPT. 6-TUESDAY
Military Moms Candlelight Memorial for Fallen Servicemen and Women: 6:30 p.m., Nathan Martens Arizona Memorial, just inside the entrance to San Tan Mountain Regional Park, 6533 W. Phillips Road in Queen Creek. Presented by Military Moms of Queen Creek and San Tan Valley. Navy Corpsman Nathan Martens was raised in Queen Creek and attended Queen Creek High School. He was killed during a night patrol on Sept. 6, 2005. His family continues to honor his memory along with Arizona’s Fallen Heroes every year on Sept. 6 at the memorial bearing his name at San Tan Mountain Regional Park. There are 202 names engraved on four plaques at the memorial site. For more information, call Bridgette Crosby at 480-235-8388.

SEPT. 13-TUESDAY
Network QC Luncheon: Noon-1:15 p.m. Sept. 13, Queen Creek Branch Library, Zane Grey Room, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek. Monthly membership meeting presented by the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other members and present a 30-second verbal commercial to the group. Cost to attend is $5 for chamber members and $10 for future members. Fee can be paid by cash or check at the door. For more information, call the chamber office at 480-888-1709.

SEPT. 14-WEDNESDAY
Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting: Work study session 6-7 p.m., regular meeting 7-8 p.m. Sept. 14, Queen Creek Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. For more information or to view an agenda, visit www.queencreek.org.

Arizona Archaeological Society, San Tan Chapter, Seminar: 7 p.m., San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek. Free. Open to the public. This month’s speaker, Doug Wolfe, director of the White Mountain Dinosaur Exploration Center, will discuss “Geography of the Zuni Plateau: Road to Zunceritop.” The AAS, San Tan Chapter hosts free classes and seminars on the second Wednesday of the month September through May at the museum. Additional parking behind the museum off Queen Creek Road. For more information, visit http://www.azarchsoc.org/SanTan.

SEPT. 15-THURSDAY
San Tan Historical Society Meeting: 7 p.m., San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek. Open to the public. The society meets on the third Thursday of the month at the museum. Additional parking behind the museum off Queen Creek Road. For more information, visit http://www.santanhistoricalsociety.org, e-mail info@ santanhistoricalsociety.org or call 480-797-2075.

Seventh Annual Business Awards Dinner: Encanterra Country Club, 36460 N. Encanterra Drive in San Tan Valley. Cocktails start at 6 p.m., dinner follows at 7 p.m. Presented by the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce. Tickets cost $50 for chamber members and $75 for non-members. To make a reservation or fill out a nomination form, visit the chamber website at www.queencreekchamber.com or call 480-888-1709.

SEPT. 17-18
Relay for Life Queen Creek: 6 p.m.-6 a.m., Queen Creek High School, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road. The opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. will kick off the overnight event, which continues until 6 the following morning. Games and activities are incorporated to provide entertainment and build camaraderie between the different teams as well as members of the public who are invited to attend and support the teams’ efforts. The event also celebrates cancer survivors and their caretakers and honors those who have died from the disease. Money raised helps support cancer research and educational programs. This year’s theme is Mardi Gras. For more information, visit the Relay for Life Queen Creek Facebook page, e-mail relayforlifeofqueencreek@gmail.com or call co-chair Tina Parkinson at 602-647-2591.

SEPT. 21-WEDNESDAY
Queen Creek Town Council Regular Meeting: 5:30-11 p.m. Sept. 21, Queen Creek Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. For more information or to view the agenda, visit www.queencreek.org.

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