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Calendar of Events: Nov. 4-13

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Final days for the “Arizona & the Medal of Honor Exhibit,” daily through Nov. 13 at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St. Exhibit honors Arizona’s Medal of Honor recipients. www.sharlot.org.

Friday, Nov. 4

Christmas Cottage Arts & Crafts Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 N. Pleasant View Drive, Prescott Valley. Baked goods, handcrafted treasures and a “Country Café.”

Dewey-Humboldt Library Annual Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 12980 Prescott St., Humboldt. Huge selection of gift-quality books in all genres. Most paperbacks 25 cents.

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your baby for cozy active time on your lap. Storytime lasts about 20 minutes, but parents are invited to linger and play. 928-777-1500.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed. 928-777-1500.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Thirty minutes of songs, stories and fingerplays especially for children ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings always welcome. 928-777-1500.

Online Job Searching workshop, 1 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Find the best websites for local job openings in this 90-minute presentation. Learn to navigate and submit online applications with ease. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

It’s a Mystery book group, 2 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Read selected mystery books while enjoying the company of like-minded readers. This month: Louis L’Amour’s “The Haunted Mesa.” 928-777-1500.

“What the Ancient Greeks and Jews Might Have Said about Genetic Enhancement,” part of the Yavapai College Public Health Symposium, 3 p.m. at Yavapai College. Presented by Aaron Rizzieri, YC professor of philosophy.

VFW Post 10227 Specials, 4 to 7 p.m. at 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley. 928-759-0095.

Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 2201 N. Highway 69, Humboldt. $10 per person. 928-632-5185.

Live Music and Dancing, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 6501 6th St., Prescott Valley. 928-772-3700.

Cha-cha Dance Lessons with Chandra Tenley, 6:30 to 7:30 at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. With ballroom Dance from 7:30 to 10:30. $10. 928-778-3000.

Prescott Chamber Orchestra concert, 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane. Maestro Phil Kuhns has planned a program that continues the orchestra’s 33-year tradition of brining the best in classical music to Prescott. Featured: Phoenix Symphony Orchestra Principal Oboist Marian Buswell playing concertos by Handel and Bellini. Tickets $18 adults, $4 students. www.prescottchamberorchestra.com.

Saturday, Nov. 5

Rhonda's STOP BULLYING Foundation presents a free leadership academy 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for girls 8 to 13 years old at the Marriott SpringHill Suites, 200 E. Sheldon St. A jam-packed, all-day event to teach girls how to stop being a victim of bullying and become a leader. Hosted by Daily Courier columnist Rhonda Orr and with special guests. Free lunch provided. Girls graduate with a fashion show. Free, but girls must register: rhondastopbullying.org/leadership-academy.html; 928-515-9996.

Prescott Valley Corn Toss Tournament, on the Civic Center grounds. Three divisions – men’s coed and women’s; a crowd favorite costume contest. Ages 12 and up. Preregistration required. Cost $50 per team. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation Foundation Scholarship Fund. 928-759-3090.

Blankets 4 Kids Collection Day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Goodwill, 1375 Iron Springs Road in Prescott. Accepting donations of blankets, hats scarves, comfort items and yarn. Ron, 928-541-0483.

The Art of Brewing Your Own Kombucha, 9 a.m. at The Essentials of Life, 3100 N. Navajo Drive, Suite B3, in Prescott Valley. This popular, fun workshop explores the whys, how-tos and benefits of this DIY ancient elixir and saves students money. Starter kit (a $25 value) and step-by-step instructions included. $30. Pre-registration required by Oct. 29. 928-221-2533.

First Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide, 9 a.m. at Granite Creek Park in Prescott. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; walk starts at 10:30. Opening ceremony with guest speakers, entertainment, hope and healing activities and community information resources. Free. Register online at afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventlD=4166.

Christmas Cottage Arts & Crafts Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 N. Pleasant View Drive, Prescott Valley. Baked goods, handcrafted treasures and a “Country Café.”

10th Annual Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church’s Hall of God’s World Building. Shop for crafts and goodies. Enjoy a pancake breakfast between 7 and 10:30 a.m. Arlene, 928-445-8279.

Dewey-Humboldt Library Annual Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 12980 Prescott St., Humboldt. Huge selection of gift-quality books in all genres. Most paperbacks 25 cents.

Willow Lake Pit House Archaeological Site Tours, 10 a.m. to noon at Willow Lake Park. The park entrance is just past the Heritage Park Zoo parking lot. Yavapai Chapter Arizona Archaeological Society docents are available to discuss the area’s prehistoric people and the preserved, ancient pit houses. A map and information are available from charlesstroh@yahoo.com.

Free Youth Workshop – Scratch Art, 10 a.m. to noon at Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89. Kids explore ancient Hohokam rock drawings and then make their own petroglyph designs using scratch art board. Materials provided at no cost; space is limited to the first 25 registrants. Neal, 928-778-1385.

Heritage Park Zoo Dollar Days, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road in Prescott. Admission is only $1, providing a great opportunity for new and returning visitors alike to experience the park before winter. 928-778-4242, ext. 16.

Family storytime, 11 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Thirty minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family. 928-777-1500.

“Who Did You Say Was Here?” with Lisa Schnebly Heidinger,” 1 p.m. at Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89. Little-heard stories about famous figures (such as when the Buckey O’Neill statue was lost and how Clark Gable had an interesting adventure in northern Arizona). Free with museum admission.

Country Two-Step Lesson with Carmen and Marnie Mattei, 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. With Ronnie D.’s Birthday Bash Dance. $10. 928-778-3000.

Starry Nights, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Vista Park, 1684 Sarafina Drive, Prescott Lakes subdivision. See the Moon, Mars, Andromeda Galaxy, Ring Nebula, Dumbbell Nebula and double stars. www.prescottastronomyclub.org.

“The Dustbowl Revival,” 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. $25 - $50. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

“Opera’s Rising Stars” event, 7:30 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Featuring Juilliard graduates and national award-winning singers such as tenor Samuel Levine, mezzo soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, Christopher Cano, Amy Shoremount-Obra and Keith Harris. $33-$48, 928-776-2000; ycpac.com.

Sunday, Nov. 6

Heritage Park Zoo Dollar Days, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road in Prescott. Admission is only $1, providing a great opportunity for new and returning visitors alike to experience the park before winter. 928-778-4242, ext. 16.

Monday, Nov. 7

Excel Online class, 2 to 4 p.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library. First of two Monday classes. Registration required. Call Michele Hjorting, 928-759-6188.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Tuesday Morning Book Club, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This month: “The Burgess Boys” by Elizabeth Strout (2013). 928-777-1500.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For toddlers and their grownups, 20 to 30 minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent-child interaction. 928-777-1500.

“Solutions Afforded by Variable Annuities,” 11 a.m. to noon at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Free seminar by Gene Zilliox of Mass Mutual. 928-778-3000.

Financial Education Seminars: “Social Security Planning for Baby Boomers,” 3 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn about strategies to optimize this income and position your portfolio to bridge the gap between now and your first Social Security payment. Presented by Foundation for Personal Financial Education. 928-777-1500.

Graphic Novel Superheroes Club, 4 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Discuss James Sturm’s “Adventures in Cartooning: How to Turn Your Doodles into Comics.” For children grades 4-6. First 13 to register receive a personal copy of the book. Register online, at the Youth Desk or by phone, 928-777-1537.

Geology Talks: “Mantle Transitions and Deep Focus Earthquakes,” 6 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. ASU professor Thomas Sharp shows how subsurface minerals behave and how their reactions to heat and pressure may cause earthquakes more than 200 miles below ground. Hosted by Central Arizona Geology Club. 928-777-1500.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Writing Workshop Series: “The Flash of Fiction,” 2 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. You can be brave with brevity and still tell a great story. Get the know-how to say it with less and keep your work streamlined. Register individually or for all the sessions. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Town Hall Meeting with Supervisor Craig Brown, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Juniperwoods Land Association, 1108 Folkerts Lane, Juniperwood Ranch. Town halls allow the community to learn and ask questions regarding the functions of county government. Mary, 928-442-5132.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Public Blood Drive, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Unisource Energy Services, 6405 Wilkinson Drive, break room. To make an appointment, call 877-UBS-HERO (877-827-4376) toll free or visit www.BloodHero.com.

Lunch with a Librarian at the Community Center, 11 a.m. at Rowle P. Simmons Community Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Check out books or movies, learn to place holds, get a new library card and find answers to your burning reference questions.

“Texas to Prescott in a Wagon,” 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Yavapai College, Building 3, Room 119. Meet Marilyn Wiley, who drove a team of four horses from Texas to Prescott in the 1980s. Part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Munch & Learn series. Free, but seating is limited. RSVP to 928-717-7634.

Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 and 2 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Get assistance with your genealogy research from a member of the Northern Arizona Genealogy Society. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Basic Internet Skills Workshop, 1:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn to use the Internet, how various sites are similar or different and learn some basic navigation rules. Mouse and keyboard skills are necessary. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

A Veterans Day Celebration, 4 to 6 p.m. at Granite Creek Health & Rehab, 1045 Scott Drive, Prescott. Dinner and dessert will be served. Free. RSVP at 928-778-9603.

“Options for Replacing Missing Teeth,” a free seminar by Dr. Jason C. Campbell of Advanced Prosthetics Institute, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 139 W. Whipple St. Learn which dental tooth replacement options are right for you. Register online at APIDentalRehab.com or call 928-776-0239.

“Tale of Three Cities” lecture series, 6:30 p.m. in the Founders Suite at the Prescott Public Library. Hosted by Prescott Sister Cities Association, this talk showcases Zeitz, Germany.

Crystal Bowl Meditation, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road. No meditation on Thanksgiving. Karen, 928-710-1908.

WORDS Book Club, 6:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Join WORDS (We Often Read Delightful Stories) for lively discussions of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction. 928-777-1500.

Friday, Nov. 11

Free Admission for Veterans, Active-Duty Military, Spouses and Minor Children, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St, Prescott. Veterans, active-duty military, spouses and minor children get free admission on Veterans Day. www.sharlot.org.

St. Germaine’s Annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 E. Dana Drive, Prescott Valley. Artists, crafters, vendors, baked goods and raffle prizes. Come one, come all!

The Elves & Company Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Building, 218 N. Cortez St. Show features local crafters with unique items for sale. Linda, 928-710-3103.

Veterans Day Parade, 11 a.m. in downtown Prescott. This year’s theme: Women Veterans. Opening ceremonies being at 10:30 a.m. Free. Mary, 928-717-7587.

VFW Post 10227 Specials, 4 to 7 p.m. at 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley. 928-759-0095.

Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 2201 N. Highway 69, Humboldt. $10 per person. 928-632-5185.

Live Music and Dancing, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 6501 6th St., Prescott Valley. 928-772-3700.

VFW Post 541 Fish Fry, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at 202 N. Arizona, Prescott. All you-can-eat. Support your local VFW. Information: 928-776-1125.

Quickstep Dance Lessons with Chad and Marie Burson, 6:30 to 7:30 at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. With Ballroom Dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $10. 928-778-3000.

“Three International Tenors,” 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. $22 - $25. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at St. Catherine Laboure Church Hall, 2062 N. Highway 89. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus and conducted by United Blood Services. To schedule an appointment, call Paul at 928-636-0747 or Larry at 928-636-0604.

Public Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Prescott Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road, fellowship hall. To make an appointment, call 877-UBS-HERO (877-827-4376) toll free or visit www.BloodHero.com.

St. Germaine’s Annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 E. Dana Drive, Prescott Valley. Artists, crafters, vendors, baked goods and raffle prizes. Come one, come all!

Yavapai County Supervisors Talk Water, 10 a.m. to noon at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. 928-445-4218; www.cwagaz.org.

The Elves & Company Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Building, 218 N. Cortez St. Show features local crafters with unique items for sale. Linda, 928-710-3103.

Willow Lake Pit House Archaeological Site Tours, 10 a.m. to noon at Willow Lake Park. The park entrance is just past the Heritage Park Zoo parking lot. Yavapai Chapter Arizona Archaeological Society docents are available to discuss the area’s prehistoric people and the preserved, ancient pit houses. A map and information are available from charlesstroh@yahoo.com.

“Local Authors @ the Library,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library. Local published authors who are members of Professional Writers of Prescott will be at the library, offering their books for sale. A broad selection of genres, including romance, historical fiction, memoir, children’s, mystery, thriller and suspense, Western, science fiction and fantasy, teen and young adult. John, 310-916-8757.

“Frontier Arizona Experience – Mourning,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott. Exhibit and activites identify how families mourned the death of family members and friends during Territorial times: caskets in the parlor, windows of the Ranch House draped in black, covered mirrors and more. www.sharlot.org.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Thirty minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family. 928-777-1500.

Teen Car Show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Yavapai College, parking lot E. Sponsored by The Launch Pad Teen Center. Teens and young adults will be showing their cars. Free for spectators and to show cars; teens competing for prizes pay $5 entry fee.

“The Long Walk of the Navajo People, 1864-1868” with Evangeline Parsons Yazzie, 1 p.m. at Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89. Parsons Yazzie is an award-winning author and professor of Navajo at Northern Arizona University. She will access oral histories and Navajo elders’ stories of, thoughts on and emotions relating to the Long Walk. Free with museum admission.

Craft Workshops and Outdoor Expo, 1 to 4 p.m. at Lifepointe Church, 10100 E. Highway 69, Prescott Valley. Hands-on workshops in weaving, jewelry making, woodcraft, scrapbooking and more. C’Ann, cann4realty@gmail.com; 928-848-1818.

Skull Valley Historical Society presentation, 2 p.m. at Skull Valley School’s Community Hall, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road. Larry Sanderson will talk about building of the Glen Canyon Dam. He worked as a high-scaler, a dangerous job that involved climbing canyon walls. Josie, 480-221-7424.

Ruffles ‘n’ Rawhide western dance, from 6 to 9 p.m. (6 to 7 partner & line lesson) at HUSD Building 200, 6411 N. Robert Road in Prescott Valley. 928-925-4786 or www.rufflesnrawhidedanceclub.org for further info.

“The Manhattan Dolls,” 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. $22 - $25. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Sunday, Nov. 13

Lifepointe Church Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 10100 E. Highway 69 in Prescott Valley. Give blood on-site at the Bloodmobile. C’Ann, 928-848-1818; bloodhero.com (sponsor code: Lifepointe). Eligibility questions? Call 800-288-2199, ext. 5497.

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