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Welcome to IPMS Phoenix, the local chapter for the  International Plastic Modelers' Society in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Club Announcements

American Legion Post #1

364 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

​Contest Theme is: Anything German

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MEETINGS are on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the American Legion Post #1, 364 N. 7th Ave, Phoenix. The Post is a couple of blocks north of Van Buren on 7th Ave. Look for the large flag pole. The Legion has a grill on site, and we are welcome to show up early and get a bite to eat.

Who is Craig Hewitt?

Learn who our namesake was and why our club bears his name

​​​​Meeting Dates and Contest themes for 2022:

Contest Themes and Programs will be announced shortly as the 2022 schedule is set. If you would like to offer a program, contact Dick Christ

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 @ 7pm - Anything German 

Brian Baker is doing April's photo presentation on

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 @ 7pm - TBA for the rest

Saturday, May 7, 2022 - CLUB PICNIC

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 @ 7pm - 

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 @ 7pm -

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 @ 7pm -

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 @ 7pm - 

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 7pm -

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 @ 7pm -

Saturday, November 5, 2021 @ 9am  -  ModelZona 2022 @ Red Mountain Community Church in Mesa AZ on Recker and Virginia Ave.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 7pm - No Contest  Our Famous Annual White Elephant Event - Displays Welcome

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The club is excited to announce that we will be having a family picnic for all members in good standing and their families.

The picnic will be held Saturday, May 7th at the McCormick/Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, 85250.  

Setup will begin at 10 AM and food will be served beginning at 11 AM to avoid the hottest part of the day, however the pavilion is reserved until 4PM and you are welcome to stay and play games, ride the train (price is not included in the picnic), tour the park and museum (price is not included in the picnic), etc.

The club will provide the picnic entree, plates, cups, utensils, etc., however all attending parties will be expected to bring a side to share with the group.
To enable the planning committee to arrange the entree and coordinate sides, please respond with the following information to Lyn Gorton ( or the Planning Committee Lead, Laurie Rice-Henthorn ( as soon as possible.

        Number of adults(age 12+): _____ 

        Number of kids (under 12):  _____

        Side dish to contribute:  __________

*Please note: If you would be willing to help with food transport, set-up or clean-up please contact Laurie directly. 

Please reply ASAP to Lyn Gorton (  or Laurie Rice-Henthorn ( 

We look forward to seeing you and your families there!
The IPMS Picnic Planning Committee


We gladly accept donations for use in our raffles and Make 'N Take Young Modelers Programs. If you have extra kits or need help with a modeler's estate, contact us.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 5th @ 7pm

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Just one of the benefits of being a member in Good Standing! If you are not, be sure to get your dues paid ASAP so you don't miss out on the fun!