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The Desert Highlander

for MARCH 2015
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Check out the Entertainment planned for this year's Scottish Gathering and Highland Games

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The Caledonian Society
of Arizona
P.O. Box 5853
Scottsdale, AZ 85261

Public Relations
J. Carro

Tickets for the 2015 Arizona Scottish Gathering & Highland Games are now available !
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Nessie Sighted at Goodyear/Avondale Parade

NESSIE, the world famous Loch Ness monster is visiting the Valley this spring -and she made her first appearance Saturday February 21 at the Tale of Two Cities Parade in Goodyear and Avondale.

Nessie at the Parade

David McBee, Mark & Sue Pelletier and Kitty MacRae handed out Games Flyers to the crowd. Michelle Crownhart drove the truck/float. Nessie was crafted by Iain Walinck.

Nessie will be appearing again in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, and then swimming in the lake at Steele Indian School Park during the Highland Games, March 21 - 22.


The Society, and Nessie, will participate in the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Faire here in Phoenix. It will be on Saturday March 14 running on Third St. from Sheridan to Hance Park, where the Faire (admission fee required) will be held. The parade kicks off at 10 AM. See the parade web site for full information.

Volunteers are needed to walk alongside Nessie, and hand out Games information; and to staff the Society information tent at the Faire. Contact specialevents@arizonascots.com to volunteer.

An Eight-Week Beginners Genealogy Class is being offered the the Phoenix arks & recreation Dept. on Wednesday evenings beginning March 11th. It is for Genealogy Beginners or any experienced genealogist who would like to brush up on Genealogy fundamentals. A fee and registration for the class is required. This flyer has all the information.
Other Upcoming Events

March 12 - Membership Meeting - Athletics Demonstrations ICC 6:30 PM
March 14 - St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 18 - Preview "Loch Ness Arts & Fashion District"
March 20 - Pipe Jam, Westin Kierland, Scottsdale
March 21-22 - Our Highland Games

Membership Dues

Please support the activities of our Society by joining, or renewing your membership for 2015.

$25 Single - $40 Family

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