Discover your Celtic Roots:  Getting Started with Irish Genealogy Research

We are pleased to partner with the McClelland Irish Library to bring an Irish Genealogy Seminar to the Southeast Valley, on Thu, Jul 27.  While the Irish Cultural Center is undergoing some summer renovations, CTSC is offering a two-hour workshop acquainting participants with the basic genealogical process, along with goal-setting, research source selection, and documentation requirements.

28th Annual Arizona State Sister Cities Conference

Hosted by Sierra Vista, Arizona | October 6-8, 2017

The State Conference will start Friday evening, October 6, where we will meet Sierra Vista dignitaries and members of their Sister City Program. Sierra Vista has a very active Sister City program with Radebuhl, Germany and Canonea, Mexico.  We will meet dignitaries from Sister City, Canonea, some of whom will be there to greet us. Canonea is a large mining town rich with Copper and it is in the process of becoming a significant wine region.

Get your "Desert Fare" Cookbook for only $13

"Desert Fare" is a collaborative international cookbook by the students at Seton Catholic Preparatory, Chandler and Sacred Heart School, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland.

Proceeds will help pay for travel expenses for Student Ambassadors traveling to Chandler's Sister City, Tullamore, Ireland.


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Residents sought to make "Commonality" postcard for Ireland exhibit

Postcard art entries from Chandler artists and residents are being accepted for an exhibit in Ireland as part of an Artist-to-Artist exchange, between Chandler and Tullamore, Ireland, Chandler's Sister City. Members of the public who live in Chandler can have their creations travel from Chandler to Ireland, where they will be exhibited in Tullamore in August, and at another exhibit in the Chandler area in the fall. Deadline for Chandler entries is Tuesday, August 1. 

"Commonality" is the theme for the postcards – what do Chandler and Tullamore have in common? This is a firstever collaborative exhibit in the two cities. All ages are invited to participate: ages 10 and under, 11-20, and 21 and older, non-professionals and professional artists, who are Chandler residents.


Milt Laflen, President of Arizona Sister Cities, passes away.

It is with great sadness that we share the untimely passing of Milt Laflen, President of Arizona Sister Cities, on June 12, 2017.  ​This is a true loss for Arizona Sister Cities membership across the state.  Read more...

Chandler in Focus hosted by former Vice Mayor Jack Sellers highlights Chandler-Tullamore Sister Cities