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Calendar of Events: Nov. 15-21

Tuesday, Nov. 15

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.

“Cooking 101 – Turkey Tetrazzini,” at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Free seminar with chef from Brookdale Prescott. 928-778-3000.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership, 4 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Participate in four different service stations to create items for people in the Prescott community. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928-777-1518 for more information or to apply for membership.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

2016 Annual Fill-A-Bucket Food Drive, all day at the Yavapai County Prescott Administration Building, 1015 Fair St. Sponsored by Yavapai County Public Works. A truck from Salvation Army will be on-site at 4 p.m. to pick up donations. Marcie, 928-771-3321 or Marcie.slay@yavapai.us.

“Plan, Invest, Protect … Ensure Your Nest Egg,” 10 to 11 a.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Free seminar by Brandon Montoya of Montoya Wealth Management. 928-778-3000.

“Alzheimer’s: The Basics,” 11 a.m. to noon at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. A free seminar by The Alzheimer’s Association, courtesy of Yavapai Regional Medical Center. 928-778-3000.

All Arizona School Retirees Organizational Meeting, 11 a.m. at Golden Corral, 1901 Highway 69 in Prescott. Open to retired teachers and school employees. RSVP to Sue Davis, 928-300-2352.

People Who Care Volunteer Orientation, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 505 W. Gurley St. Volunteers provide caring, nonmedical assistance for adults unable to drive, in order to help them keep living independently in their communities. Programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey and Chino Valley. RSVP at 928-445-2480.

“Recent Developments on Healthy Aging,” 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Free seminar with Jim Zahalla. 928-778-3000.

CTEC Career Technical College Info Session, 2:30 p.m. at Alta Vista Senior Living Community, 916 Canterbury Lane in Prescott (off Whipple, across from Sonic Drive-In). CTEC teaches 22 different trades with guaranteed jobs: robotics, aviation, gunsmithing, mechanical and more. See how inexpensive it can be and how you can get involved. RSVP required. 928-772-6000.

Art for Teens, 4 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Express yourself by creating art with local artist Jenny Tomosivch. For teens, grades 6-12.

Territorial Talent: Sean McDermott, 5 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Singer/songwriter Sean McDermott brings a slightly Western sound to his original works. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 928-777-1500.

Professional Writers of Prescott meeting, 6 p.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library. Author, editor and educator Susan DeFreitas will present on the small press publishing landscape. Katherine, 928-864-8642, caccavlek@gmail.com, prescottwriters.com.

“Happy Baby, Happy Family Part 2: Challenging Choices,” 6:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library’s Founder’s Suite. A discussion of the difficult and controversial decisions new parents face in baby’s first days, including pros and cons of water birth, circumcision, vaccination and co-sleeping. Presented by Paula Matthew of The Midwives’ Place. Free. 928-710-0146.

Thursday, Nov. 17

MATFORCE Lunch N Learn: Fight, Flight or Freeze, 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Step One Coffee House, large conference room, 6719 E. Second St., Prescott Valley. Trauma Specialist Sonya Ullrich will address addiction and getting stuck in the cycle of fight, flight or freeze. Free. 928-713-7500.

Basic Word Processing Workshop, 1:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn basic word processing by editing a pre-existing document, making format changes and saving the newly updated document to a flash drive. Mouse, keyboard and some typing skills are necessary. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Diabetes Presentation with Dr. Cheryl Hamilton, 2 to 3 p.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library’s Glassford Hill Room. Learn how and why insulin resistance occurs, why it progresses to diabetes and how it affects your health. Learn about pharmaceutical, herbal, vitamins, minerals, diet and lifestyle treatments. Free. Jennifer, 928-759-6188 or jkim@pvaz.net.

“A Heart Full of Thanks: A Family Sing-along,” 4 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Sing songs with special guest entertainer Meg Bohrman. For all ages. Light refreshments served. Presented with funding from Friends of the Prescott Public Library, 928-777-1500.

Prescott Area Shelter Services open house, 4 to 6 p.m. at 336 N. Rush St, Prescott. Meet the board and volunteers, tour the shelter and learn what PASS does for women and children. Appetizers and desserts available. 928-778-5933; k.norris@prescottshelters.org.

National Children’s Grief Awareness Day Recognition, 4 to 6 p.m. at Good Samaritan Society Prescott Hospice Building, 1065 Ruth St. Join the Heart Song Center for Grieving Children staff, participants and volunteers for a barbecue/cookout, candle lighting and presentations. Free. 928-778-5655, ext. 128.

Talk by author Nathalia Holt, 6 p.m. at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Davis Learning Center. Holt is the author of “Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars.” Vicky, 928-777-3733.

Third Thursday Star Talks, 6 to 8 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Founders Suite. Speaker: Dr. Ryan Anderson. Program: Latest Results from the Mars Curiosity Rover. www.prescottastronomyclub.org.

Many Voices of Thanks Interfaith Celebration, 6:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 150 Fleury St., Prescott. Third annual celebration of thanks brings together all faiths for a night of song and shared reflection. Children and adult choirs, live music, singing and dance. Bring a nonperishable food item to donate to local food banks. Sponsored by Quad-City Interfaith Council, 928-533-2258.

“New Perspectives on Central Arizona Landscapes,” 7 p.m. at The Natural History Institute, 312 Grove Ave, Prescott. Photographer Matt Turner’s multimedia presentation will show how modern photographic techniques (such as drones and motion time-lapse) allow us to garner new information and insight into the world around us. Free. www.naturalhistoryinstitute.org.

Friday, Nov. 18

Craft Faire and Bake Shoppe, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 Leigh Drive. Handcrafted items and home-baked goods.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Christmas Bazaar, Quilt Raffle and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church’s fellowship hall, 1202 Green Lane. Cookies, cakes and pies for the bake sale will be refreshed daily and a luncheon of Sloppy Joes and all the fixin’s will be available for purchase. 928-778-9122.

Youth Group Yard Sale and Craft Sale, 9 a.m. at Valley Community Church of the Nazarene, 2945 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley.

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.

Art Days for Kids, 1 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn how artists use line and color to depict speed of movement. With Prescott Art Docents. For children, ages 6-14. Registration required. 928-777-1537.

Resume and Cover Letter Basics, 1:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Discover how to create a professional resume and cover letter using the Career Transitions database in this 90-minute presentation. Learn about local employment resources with time for individual questions at the end. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Hear music by local chamber players and special guests. Bruce or Suzanne, 928-778-6965.

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

Friday Night Movie: “Now You See Me 2,” 4 p.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Rated PG-13. 928-778-3000.

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.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Workshop, 5 to 7 p.m. at Yavapai County Education Service Agency, 2970 Centerpointe E Drive, Prescott. Get the facts about the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, Teacher Cancellation and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Teen Artists Gathering (TAG), 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane, Prescott. Teen artists working in any medium are invited to attend these creative, educational gatherings. They do not have to be members of St. Luke’s to take part. Meeting includes an established artist sharing his or her wisdom and encouragement. Sophie, 703-980-5314.

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

Arizona Two-Step Dance Lesson with Thomas Felix and Joyce Kolbrener, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. With Country Swing Dance Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $10. 928-778-3000.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Craft Faire and Bake Shoppe, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 Leigh Drive. Handcrafted items and home-baked goods.

Bake Sale and Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 600 W. Hillside Ave. Delicious baked goods, handmade knits, needlework, vintage treasures and lots of books. 928-778-6018,

Cottonwood Gun and Knife Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 S. Cherry St. Vendors from around the state will be on hand to buy, see, and trade. New, used and antique firearms available. 928-485-0437 or www.firingpin.com.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Christmas Bazaar, Quilt Raffle and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church’s fellowship hall, 1202 Green Lane. Cookies, cakes and pies for the bake sale will be refreshed daily and a luncheon of Sloppy Joes and all the fixin’s will be available for purchase. 928-778-9122.

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.

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.

MCSO Spiritual Fair, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St., Suite 100, Prescott. Enjoy a day of healing and intuition with MCSO members. Spiritual readings, mediumship and several modalities of energy work – even yoga moves for those who have places needing to be stretched and strengthened. Cost depends on practitioner. 928-445-8545.

Membership Drive for American Legion Ernest A Love Post No. 6 and VFW Bucky O’Neill Post No. 541, noon to 4 p.m. at Post No. 6, Goodwin and Pleasant streets in Prescott. If possible, potential members should bring a copy of their DD214 report for verification. Lunch will be served to anyone who applies or renews a membership. 928-778-6628.

“The Mighty Colorado: From Its Sources to the Sea” with James Turner, 1 p.m. at Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89. Author and historian Turner traces the Green and Colorado rivers from their beginnings as clear, bubbling glacial springs through roaring canyons in Utah, Arizona and Nevada, and finally to the salt flats in Mexico. Stunning photographs tell the story of the rivers’ 2,000 miles of scenic wonders, geography, wildlife, history, recreation, politics and local culture. Free with museum admission.

“Women of the Pleasant Valley War,” 2 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, West Gallery, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott. Lecture by Jayne Peace Pyle describing how women “stood by their man” during one of the bloodiest range wars in American history. Free. www.sharlot.org.

Contra Dance, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St. Michael Barraclough calls the dances to live music of Just Desserts. $10 per dancer, $7 for students. Sandy, 928-634-0486 or sandy@ringsforever.com.

“The Nine Houses of Mila,” 7 p.m. at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Davis Auditorium. Produced by the Baul Theater Company, “The Nine Houses of Mila is a musical theater production about one of the most beloved stories in Tibetan Buddhism. $15, $10 for those younger than 18. Tickets available at Vigraha Gallery, 115 E. Goodwin St.; Allan’s Flowers, 1095 E. Gurley St.; or by phone at 928-771-0205 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday).

Windham Hill Winter Solstice concert, 7:30 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Master musicians who made their name on the Windham Hill label, including pianist Liz Story, singer/instrumentalist Barbara Higbie and Celtic harpist Lisa Lynne – bring their acoustic skills together to joyfully mark the most special season of the year. 928-776-2000.

Sunday, Nov. 20

Cottonwood Gun and Knife Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 S. Cherry St. Vendors from around the state will be on hand to buy, see and trade. New, used and antique firearms available. 928-485-0437 or www.firingpin.com.

Monday, Nov. 21

Prescott Art Docents Art Talk, 10:30 a.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts Theater, 208 N. Marina St. Presentation by photographer and Road Scholar Matt Turner. Reception in PCA gallery at 10 a.m. Open to the public. Andrea, 928-636-7207; Joslyn, ejcandh@msn.com; or visit Prescott Art Docents Calendar at google.com.

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