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Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 — doors open at 5 p.m. — at the Cordes Lakes Community Center. (Courtesy image)

Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 — doors open at 5 p.m. — at the Cordes Lakes Community Center. (Courtesy image)

Cordes Lakes

• Tom McConnell continues taking applications for the youth program, with activities and field trips for kids ages 12 to 18. The group meets every Friday at 4 p.m. at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, and is currently planning a dance. Call 928-853-1973 for details.

• The Tuesday Planning Committee has resumed meetings at the Cordes Lakes Community Center. Meetings are open to everyone to present ideas for fundraisers, improvements and more.

• Bingo starts Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.) at the Cordes Lakes Community Center.

• Cordes Lakes Community Association meeting will be 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Community Center. Scheduled speaker is Dean Slaga, Mayer Schools Superintendent.

• Aug. 16 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. is a CPR class at Cordes Lakes Community Center. Cost is $40 for class materials and certification. Call Pam Davis 928-632-4669 to register or for more information.

• High Desert Heritage Museum will have a flea market on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum/tourist building at 19600 Stagecoach Trail. While there, get your raffle tickets for the Dec. 6 drawing for the sculpture "Eos, Goddess of Dawn" by Corey W. Collins, valued at $10,000. Second prize is "Agave," a 3'x3' acrylic by Conrad McAnany, valued at $750. Third prize is "Seasoned Buck" by Clifford Herstead, which is a 19" x 12" sculpture valued at $750. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25.

• Cordes Lakes Days is Sept. 20, and plans are moving rapidly. There will be a walk-a-thon (contact Darlene Chamberlin at 928-632-4224), parade, vendor booths, food, games, raffles and more. The event is at Henry Cordes Park, with plenty of shade under the ramada. Norm Kozak is in charge of the raffles for Cordes Lakes Days. Call him at 928-775-4223 for tickets for the Scratch Raffle. Eight chances per ticket.  

• Storytime at the Cordes Lakes Public Library has been suspended until further notice. The library needs a new volunteer to read to the pre-schoolers. Contact Cindy Simmons at the library at 928-632-5494 if you would be available to do this once per month.

Mayer

• Mayer Area Meals on Wheels is interested in starting up a once-a-month Bunco game night at the Mayer Area Community Center. Anyone interested can call 928-632-7511 to sign up and state day and time preferences.

Arcosanti

• Arcosanti workshops start Aug. 31, Oct. 5 and Nov. 9. Satisfy your curiosity about Arcosanti, arcology, Paolo Soleri and more. Choose from 1-, 2- and 5-week options. Scholarship and internship opportunities available. For more information, go to http://arcosanti.org.

Weekly events

• Exercise class is 8:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.

• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) has moved to the Cordes Lakes Community Bible Church at 20049 East Club Lane. Hours are 8:45 a.m. for weigh-in and 9 for the meeting on Fridays.

Storytime at the Cordes Lakes Public Library, 15989 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, is the first Friday of the month at 3 p.m. Miss Tina will read a story geared to preschoolers.

Big Bug Charity Quilters meet every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Beading is held Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Monthly events

• Big Bug Charity Quilters meets every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Beading is held Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.

• Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at various members' homes. Please contact Jack 928-632-4277 for additional information.

• American Legion meetings will resume Sept. 19 (third Friday) at 1 p.m. at their new location, the Conference Building at the Cordes Junction Motel at 19780 Hitching Post Way. As you enter the property, the building is directly in front of you.  

Mayer Fire has its open board meetings 6 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at the main location on Highway 69.

• New Life holds Bible study classes on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. This is open to all and starts at 6:30 p.m.

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