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Calendar of Events: Dec. 5-8

Northern Arizona's George King goes up for a shot as the Suns play the Santa Cruz Warriors on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at the Prescott Valley Event Center. (Les Stukenberg/Courier file)

Northern Arizona's George King goes up for a shot as the Suns play the Santa Cruz Warriors on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at the Prescott Valley Event Center. (Les Stukenberg/Courier file)

Wednesday, Dec. 5

  • Strategies for Developing Young Readers with Carolyn Shelley, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Geared for families with 0-5-year-olds. Sponsored by Arizona’s Children Association. Childcare provided with pre-registration smaxwell@arizonaschildrenorg or 928-443-1991 ext. 2040.
  • Story Time with Rabbi Holly Cohn of Temple B'rith Shalom, 10 a.m. 2-3 year olds, 11 a.m. 4-5 year olds, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle. Rabbi Cohn will read to children and teach the traditions of Hanukkah. Siblings are invited. Rabbi@brithshalom-az.org.
  • Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors, noon, Golden Corral, Hwy. 69, Prescott. 928-708-0843.
  • Job Searching and Resume Writing, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Author Talk: Bernice Ende's Lady Long Rider: Alone Across America on Horseback, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., http://www.prescottlibrary.info.
  • Beginners Conversational Spanish, 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Glassford Hill Room. 928-759-3040.
  • VFW Post 541 Mexican Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.
  • NDE (Near Death Experiences) stories shared and explored, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Elsie Room, 215 E. Goodwin St. We will be reviewing NDE accounts as this can bring new meaning and direction to your life. Facilitated by Karl Krumins and friends.
  • Movies at the Elks: A Christmas Story, 7 p.m., Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley.
  • Ebenezer Scrooge Radio Drama, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St. Dickens’ classic, timeless tale of a miserly old man convinced to change his ways by the visit of three spirits comes to life as a one- Prescott. Free admission.

Thursday, Dec. 6

  • Hospice vs. Palliative Care-What's the Difference?, 10 to 11 a.m., The Margaret T. Morris Center, 878 Sunset Ave. Dr. Larry Parsons, YRMC Director of Inpatient Palliative Care, will be discussing Hospice and Palliative Care, the differences, the criteria for eligibility, payment options and will answer your questions about your own care and/or the care of a loved one. Please RSVP to Melody at 928-441-1019 for this free event. http://www.adultcareservices.org.
  • You Too! Mentor Session, 10 or 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Training on iPads with hearing and vision accessibility apps.
  • Munch and Learn: Manage your New Lifestyle by Downsizing, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College, Building 3, Room 119, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Someone who has lived a full life can unintentionally accumulate a high volume of sentimental possessions. When you or your loved one decides it is time to move into a smaller, more convenient home, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the amount of “stuff” you have accumulated. You know it is not just stuff, it is the accumulation of a lifetime of living: it is years of memories, keepsakes and traditions. Let Faun Duns, owner of “Caring Transitions,” help modify your transition with ideas and help in prioritizing your belongings.
  • Walk through Bethlehem, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive. 928-445-4348.
  • Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Zach and the Turkey Attack.” For grades 3-4.
  • Women of Wellness (WOW), 4 p.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. WOW is for women 50+ that focuses on health, education, comradery and support. Please RSVP to 928-708-3110.
  • Arizona Humanities Lecture: Women of the Arizona State Prison, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Creative Writing: Let’s Start Writing, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, PC lab.
  • A Christmas Story, 7 to 9 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. www.pca-az.net/ticket-information or www.pca-az.net/family-theatre.html.

Friday, Dec. 7

  • Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.
  • Bazaar and Bake Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arizona Pioneer Home, 300 S. McCormick.
  • PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room.
  • Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Easy Graphic Design with Canva,10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillard’s). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.
  • Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • It’s a Mystery Book Group, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “The Chill.”
  • Coloring Class for Adults, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room. 928-759-3040.
  • Drop in Tech Help, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, 2nd Floor PC Lab. 928-759-3040.
  • Walk through Bethlehem, 1:30 to 3:30 and 6 to 8 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive. 928-445-4348.
  • Restoration Church and Bought Beautifully are excited to host “Give With Impact,” 3 to 8 p.m., American Warehouse, 226 N. Montezuma St., Prescott. A holiday marketplace featuring handmade goods that transform lives.
  • All-you-can-eat Fish Fry $9/Shrimp $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., VFW-Buckey O’Neill Post 541, 202 N Arizona Ave.
  • 30th annual Acker Musical Showcase featuring more than 100 musicians performing all around downtown area shops. 5:30 p.m. www.ackernight.com.
  • “Agni Yoga: Education for the Soul,” 7 to 8 p.m., WMEA Izvara Center, 1720 West McIntosh Drive, Prescott. RSVP at 928-778-0638 or staff@wmea-world.org.

Saturday, Dec. 8

  • The Cookie Walk and Heavenly Fudge Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Social Hall of All Saints Anglican Church, 1806 Savage Lane, Prescott. Upon entering, you will be given a pair of disposable gloves and walk down a long aisle with tables featuring a large variety of cookies baked by the Ladies' Guild. http://www.allsaintsprescott.org.
  • Prescott Harvest of Care Gardens, 9:30 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road. This regional initiative of Arizona Interfaith Power and Light is committed to engaging the faith community in the spiritual act of caring for the earth, the community and those experiencing hunger through the hands-on act of growing vegetable gardens. 480-262-7827.
  • The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.
  • The Prescott Mac User Group (PMUG) monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Yavapai College, Bldg. 4, Room 102. Topics will include tips and tricks for utilizing accessibility features on your iPhone, iPad and Mac. www.pmug.us.
  • Art of Abstract Art and Painting in 3-D, 10 a.m., 2950 W. Stampede Drive, Chino Valley. Space is limited to 12 participants. 928-771-8064.
  • YMCA Youth Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker," 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. A cast of approximately 35 young dancers, ages 5-15, will delight the audience with their 40-minute rendition of the different characters in the ballet. For children of all ages.
  • Prescott Farmers Market seed exchange, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center, 1003 Willow Creek.
  • Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillard’s). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.
  • A December to Remember, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 3 to 6 p.m. children’s activities, 4 p.m. Santa appears, Memory Park, Palomino Road and North Road 1 West, Chino Valley There will be Christmas carolers, hot chocolate and we will light up our town Christmas tree and park. www.chinovalley.org.
  • Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Children’s Program Room.
  • Embrace the Struggle: The Artwork of Chris Navarro, 1 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North. 928-778-1385 or www.phippenartmuseum.org.
  • Prescott Computer Society December Meeting, 1 p.m., Grand Lodge, Touchmark at the Ranch, 3180 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. www.pcs4me.com. Guests are welcome.
  • Walk through Bethlehem, 1:30 to 3:30 and 6 to 8 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive. 928-445-4348.
  • Celebrate the Holidays with Gypsy Soul, 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. 928-445-3286 for tickets. www.folksessions.com/gypsy-soul-holiday/4594425796.
  • Chino Valley Community Choir Concert: "A December to Remember in Memory Park,” 2 p.m., Heritage Middle School Cafeteria, 1076 N. Road 1 W., Chino Valley.
  • Restoration Church and Bought Beautifully are excited to host “Give With Impact,” 3 to 8 p.m., American Warehouse, 226 N. Montezuma St., Prescott. A holiday marketplace featuring handmade goods that transform lives.
  • Stockton at Northern Arizona Suns, 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley.
  • A Candlelight Christmas, 7 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave, Prescott. Presented by the Yavapai Youth Choirs.
  • A Christmas Story, 7 to 9 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. www.pca-az.net/ticket-information or www.pca-az.net/family-theatre.html.
  • The Three International Tenors Christmas, 7 p.m., 117 E. Gurley.
  • World Championship Ice Racing, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. 928-772-1819.
  • Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Dance to the music of Traditional Blend, featuring fiddle genius Bill Cummings. Calling by Steve Elliot. Teaching at 7 p.m., all dances taught, no partner needed. http://FolkHappens.org.