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Calendar of Events: Aug. 12 - 22

Ongoing

“Meeting the 4 O’Clock Train” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., chronicling the boom-to-bust railway legacy that almost cost Arizona its statehood. 928-445-3122.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

Saturday, Aug. 12

Prescott Audubon Bird Walk, 7:30 a.m. Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Prescott Summer Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College Parking Lot B, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Annual Beat the Heat Model Train Swap Meet, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. More than 90 tables. Model trains and railroad memorabilia for sale, with door prizes and raffles. Sponsored by Central Arizona Model RR Club. 802-272-1352.

67th Annual Prescott Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild.

Guided Naturalist Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Garden, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Prescott Mac Users Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, Building 4, Room 102. “Playing Music on your Apple Devices.” First-time visitors free.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Survival Guilt, noon, Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Dr. Andy Nelson, D.C.

Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., 2nd floor Children’s Program Room, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Prescott Computer Society, 1:10 to 2:50 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Founder’s Room, 215 E. Goodwin St. Discuss and demonstrate Windows 10 and Android features that assist people with typing, hearing or sight disabilities.

Sixth Annual Mile High Brewfest, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Prescott. Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona. Tickets $25; available at milehighbrewfest.com.

Republican Women of Prescott present Lt. Col. Allen B. West, 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Events Center. West is a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Army, former U.S. Congressman, current executive director and vice chairman of the National Center for Policy Analysis and Fox News contributor. $35-$65, available at PVEC box office or rwop.info.

Summer Repertory presents “Same Time, Next Year,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by Bernard Slade, directed by Lyssa Romaine. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

Sunday, Aug. 13

67th Annual Prescott Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild.

Guided Naturalist Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Garden, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Summer Repertory presents “Plaza Suite,” 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by Neil Simon, directed by Paul Epoch. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

2nd Annual Lupus Palooza Fundraiser and Music Festival, 3 to 9 p.m, Holiday Courtyard on Whiskey Row. Food by El Gato Azul. Cash bar. Entrance is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Lupus Foundation of America. 928-713-4467 or 928-713-1202.

Monday, Aug. 14

Coffee Chat with Yavapai County Board of Supervisor Jack R. Smith, 8 to 9 a.m., Step One Coffee House, 6719 E 2nd St. Prescott Valley. 928-771-3209.

Art Docent Membership Reception, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite, 215 E Goodwin St. RSVP 899-2892.

Northern Arizona Stitchers chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, 10 a.m. to noon, Si Birch Community Room, Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road.

Prescott CLSC Reading Circle, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Chautauqua Literacy and Scientific Circle of Prescott (CLSC). Marjory Sente, facilitator, is a member of the CLSC Class of 2010 and has read over 60 books from the list and completed the Parnassian level.

Crochet One, Knit Too, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Contact: Rae Haynes raehaynes@gmail.com.

Board Gamers’ ongoing program, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, first floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free program-no registration required. Call 928-759-3040 with any questions.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Technology help hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Twenty-30 minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

Prescott Valley Summer Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, Glassford Hill Road and Park Ave. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn how to host a murder party and make final preparations for upcoming teen and family events. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928-777-1518 for more information or to apply for membership.

Free Jazz on the Square, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Featuring Northern Arizona Big Band. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

“Opioid Overdose: What It Looks Like and How to Respond,” noon to 1:30 p.m., Step One Coffee House’s Large Conference Room, 6719 E. 2nd St., Suite C, Prescott Valley. Sponsored by MATFORCE. Register for this free training by emailing matforce@cableone.net or calling 928-708-0100. Lunch is provided.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Beginning Spanish Class, Wed at 9 a.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E Rosser St. $6 for members & $11 for non-members per session.

Zoolittles, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo Garden, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Children take home crafts they make, visit with some of the animals at the zoo and more. For ages 3-5. Class size limited to 15. $10 members (one child & accompanying adult); $15 non-members. 928-778-4242; heritageparkzoo.com.

The Challenges of Being a Senior Citizen, 10 to 11 a.m., Margaret T. Morris Center, 878 Sunset Ave. Dr. Susan Drysdale. RSVP 928-441-1019.

People Who Care Volunteer Information and Orientation Meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley. 928-445-2480.

Conversational Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m., 1st Floor Glassford Hill Room, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. No registration is required. Call 928-759-3040 with any questions.

Territorial Talent: Patrick Ki, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy a fresh blend of classical, jazz, and popular music with just a hint of Hawaiian romantic guitar. Every third Wednesday at 5 p.m., the library will host local talent.

Thursday, Aug. 17

Chamber AM Mixer, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Hosted by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce.

Prescott VA Toastmaster Club, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., VAMC, 500 N. Highway 89, Bldg. 28, room 207. Contact Aalt Brouwer at aalt.brouwer@va.gov for more information.

MATFORCE Lunch ‘n Learn Solutions for Combatting Mental Illness and Addiction, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., County Building, 1015 Fair Street. Free.

“The Health Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors,” noon, Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive. A Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation. Presenter: Alan Wikman, Synergy Home Care. RSVP to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

Chino Valley Summer Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Olsen’s Grain parking lot, 344 Highway 89. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Central Arizona Concert Band, 7 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Friday, Aug. 18

Skull Valley Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m. to noon, Skull Valley School, Skull Valley Elementary School, 127 Skull Valley Rd South.

Free clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. until noon, First Southern Baptist Church, 1524 N. Hwy 89, Chino Valley.

Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 3rd floor Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Contact: Genie Holt libraryquilters@gmail.com.

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5 through Oct. 29, Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Thirty minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy a Mozart Piano Quintet for piano and a woodwind quartet. Bruce or Suzanne, 778-6965.

Friday Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 3301 Highway 69, Humboldt. Cod, catfish, shrimp and chef’s special. Public welcome. $10 per person.

“Heartbreak Hotel -- A Salute to Early Elvis,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. Starring Robert Shaw and the Lonely Street Band. $22-$25. 928-777-1370.

Summer Star Talk, 8 to 9 p.m., Acker Park, entrance on 421 S. Virginia St. Highlands Center naturalist John Mangimeli.

Treatment Options for Chronic Kidney Disease & Dialysis, 1 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Johnna Jensen, RN.

Saturday, Aug. 19

Prescott Summer Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College Parking Lot B, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Free clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. until noon, First Southern Baptist Church, 1524 N. Hwy 89, Chino Valley.

Guided Naturalists Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Garden, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5 through Oct. 29, Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

Family Storytime, 11 am, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Twenty-thirty minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Yavapai Humane Society “Pick Your Price” Pet Adoption Event, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Yavapai Humane Society, 1625 Sundog Ranch Road, www.yavapaihumane.org.

Rib and Chicken Dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. Dewey-Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 3301 Highway 69, Humboldt. Karaoke with Captain Stan. $12 tickets at the bar. Bring a toy for the Christmas boxes.

Country Dance Party, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Arizona 2-Step dance at 6:30 p.m. $10 for lesson and Dance.

Sunday, Aug. 20

Guided Naturalists Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Garden, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5 through Oct. 29, Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

Monday, Aug. 21

Eclipse Celebration, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Civic Center Amphitheater, 7501 E. Civic Circle. A total eclipse of the sun will be visible in the United States for the first time in almost 40 years! Activities for all ages. Free solar eclipse glasses will be given to attendees. Call 928-759-6188 with any questions.

Walker Fire Department Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Chipotle Mexican Grill, 351 N. Montezuma St., Suite B. Show event flyer (found at walkerfire.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/chipotle_flyer.pdf) and 50 percent of proceeds go to WFD.

Board Gamers’ ongoing program, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, first floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free program-no registration required. Call 928-759-3040 with any questions.

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Technology help hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Twenty-thirty minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

Prescott Valley Summer Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, Glassford Hill Road and Park Ave. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Free Jazz on the Square, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Featuring Prescott Jazz Summit All-Stars. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Code Club for Adults, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Learn to create websites, apps and more. Free program—no registration required. 928-759-3040.

Yavapai College Soccer vs. Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 6 p.m., Mountain Valley Park, 8600 E. Nace Lane.