Upcoming Museum Programs and Events
C-Town Suitcase Club
Travel through time and explore everyday objects. Designed for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers.
Third Tuesday of the month, September-May. 10-11am, Chandler Museum, Free.
September 15 Rugs
October 20 Bugs
November 17 Jugs
Enjoy science experiments with the whole family.
Second Saturday of the month, October - May (excluding November and March). 10am-1pm, Tumbleweed Ranch, Free.
Chandler Museum at Public Libraries
Ready, Set, Go! Chandler's Sports History
The history of Chandler and athletics are intertwined. From Arizona’s first grass golf course to being the home of professional athletes including world champions and Olympians, Chandler’s sports history is rich. Ready, Set, Go! Chandler’s Sports History is a free, drop-by program for families. Participants will design a golf course, create their own team jersey, and learn about hometown hero Zora Folley.
Hamilton Library, Tuesday, June 16, 10am-12 pm
Downtown Library, Wednesday, June 17, 1-3 pm
Take Flight: Aviation through the Ages
Join the Chandler Museum for Take Flight: Aviation through the Ages, a free drop-by program for kids. Participants will explore the history of Chandler’s Williams Air Force Base and the planes that were there during World War II, make their own plane from household materials, chart a flight route on a map, and more.
Sunset Library, Monday, July 13, 2-4 pm
Hamilton Library, Tuesday, July 14, 10-12 pm
Downtown Library, Wednesday, July 15, 1-3 pm
Our Stories: Discover unique Chandler and Arizona stories of the past through first-person accounts, demonstrations, and more.
Presented by the Chandler Museum, Chandler Historical Society and Chandler Library. 480-782-2751.
12th Annual Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony and Luncheon
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 11 am- 2 pm
Chandler Center for the Arts, Ticketed event
Join the Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Committee to welcome the 2015 Class!
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* Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Nomination Form (Submissions Due April 10, 2015)
Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off, Tumbleweed Ranch
Friday, November 6 - Saturday, November 7, 2015
Experience a rare, up-close look at Western history at this family friendly culinary event. Using historic cooking methods, authentic 1880s chuck wagons from around the Southwest compete to cook up the best meals fit for the trail. Wagon teams win prizes in various food categories, and the public can purchase these unique chuck wagon meals. Enjoy live music, Western history and cooking demonstrations, group tours and much more!.
Located at Tumbleweed Park, Celebration Plaza honors service organizations and a select group of residents, living or deceased, for their civic leadership, public outreach, personal service and commitment to the community. Each year, the public can nominate up to two individuals and/ or organizations to be permanently recognized in a fall ceremony and plaque dedication at Celebration Plaza. You can submit nominations February 1- April 30.