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Calendar of Events: April 12 - April 13

Wednesday, April 12

Prescott Valley Art Guild Meeting, 9:30 a.m. at Prescott Valley Library’s Crystal Room. Speaker: photographer and retired chemist George Konizer. Topic: “Rectangles and Spirals: Secrets in Plain Sight.” Guests welcome. Cathy, 928-775-4949.

Quit smoking seminar, presented by Carrie Ann Apap, a medical and clinical hypnotherapist for over 19 years, will discuss the powerful connection between hypnosis and the ability to quit smoking. The free event will be 1 to 2 p.m. at Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Social Security: What You Need to Know, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Computer Basics: Saving and Finding Files, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Learn about the basic organization of a computer, using a Windows 7 laptop as an example. Practice creating, saving and finding folders and files. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk, or by calling 928-777-1526.

Writing Workshop Series: Promotional Writing, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Learn to create effective cover blubs, bios and cover copy with Carol Levin. Register individually or for all the sessions. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian desk or by calling 928-777-1526.

MAD Women Poets and Womansong Performance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-777-1526.

Thursday, April 13

“Do You or a Loved One Qualify for VA Benefits – Pension, Aid & Attendances, Pension, Survivor’s or Burial?” 10 to 11 a.m. at Margaret T. Morris Center, 844 Sunset Ave., Prescott. Free. RSVP at 928-441-1019.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5:30 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (High serason) 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. To make an appointment, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 800-733-2767.

Weekly Book sale, 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Dewey-Humboldt Library, 12980 Prescott St. Paperbacks 25 cents; hardbacks $1.

Celebration of the Improvement of the Gravesite of Sharlot Mabridth Hall, 2 to 3 p.m., Pioneer Cemetery, 1300 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. Special guest Jody Drake. Refreshments will be served.

Priceless Prom Project, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the first floor of the Bulleri Building, 122 N. Cortez St., Prescott. Free prom attire available for high school students. First come, first served.

“Heart Walls – Removing the Barriers to Giving and Receiving Love,” a free Senior Connection seminar with Prescott Preferred Chiropractic and Emotional Healing, noon to 1 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. RSVP: Debbie@seniorconnection.us or 928-778-3747.

WORDS Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. “Four Seasons in Rome” (2007) by Anthony Doerr.

Friday, April 14

Art Days at the Library, “Children Are Wonderful Subjects for Artists,” presented by Prescott Art Docent Diane Lentzer, 1 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Activity included. For children ages 6-12. Make reservations at Youth Desk, 928-777-1537.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Frontier Village, 1781 E. Highway 69, Prescott. To make an appointment, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 800-733-2767.

Ballroom Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Salsa dance lesson with Phillip Ledesma at 6:30 p.m. 928-778-3000.

Lapsit Storytime for you and your baby, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Storytime lasts about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

International Travel Resources, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m.., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills are needed.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Features 30 minutes of stories, songs and finger play for children, ages 3 to 5, and their grownups. Siblings are welcome.

Resume and Cover Letter Basics, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. . Register online, at the Ask a Librarian desk, or by calling 928-777-1526.

Saturday, April 15

Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fellowship Hall, First Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Information: 928-771-1601 or 928-848-1601, or email cconboy1@cableone.net.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Prescott Life Church, 2200 N. Highway 89, Prescott. To make an appointment, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 800-733-2767.

Willow Lake Pit House Archaeological Site Tours, 10 a.m. to noon at Willow Lake Park. Yavapai Chapter Arizona Archaeological Society docents discuss the area’s prehistoric people and the preserved, ancient pit houses. charlesstroh@yahoo.com.

Prescott Winter Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Yavapai Regional Medical Center parking lot, 930 Division St. Find fresh local produce, eggs, chicken, beef, pickled goods, baked goods, herbs, live plants, prepared foods and more -- all direct from area farmers. 408-616-9121.

The Great Prescott Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Mile High Middle School, 300 S. Granite St. Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Central Arizona. 928-499-9646.

Prescott Valley Pinwheel Party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the lawn, Prescott Valley Civic Center, 7501 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley. Families can help plant a garden of blue pinwheels and enjoy free activities, including bounce house, face painting and a picnic.

Spring into Song, 3 p.m. at the Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. Joyous celebration of great voices singing favorites from the opera and musical theater. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Librarypalooza, in honor of National Library Week, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Events include walk-in resume help, vegetable gardening tips from experts, a presentation on public parks, live Celtic music, and special guests at family story time. Popcorn and door prizes, courtesy of the Friends of Prescott.

Sunday, April 16

Easter EGGstravaganza, 10 a.m., Heritage Park Zoological Society, 1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott. Easter egg hunts for children ages 0-12, and more. Free, except for concessions. 928-778-6008; heritageparkzoo.org.

Monday, April 17

Monday Night Movie: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” 5:30 p.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library Auditorium.

Resume Review Service, 9 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Youth Passport to Free eBooks, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. This hands-on workshop gives you the app and passcode for unlimited access to thousands of popular titles in youth and young adult literature. For information, call Youth Services at 928-777-1537, or youth.services@prescott-az.gov.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Features 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Steps to Successful Vegetable Gardening, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to America’s National Parks, 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Celtic Music with John Good, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Tuesday, April 18

Free Demo, “Cooking 101 – Tomatillo Salsa, Fruit Salsa,” 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. With chef from Brookdale Prescott. 928-778-3000.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Includes 20 to 30 minutes of simple stories, songs and finger play. For toddlers and their grownups.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Prepare scripts and work on plans for the upcoming Reader’s Theater Workshop for Kids. For teens, grades 6-12. For more information or to apply for membership, contact Jennifer Kendall, 928-777-1518.

Wednesday, April 19

Computer Basics: Internet 1, 10 a.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.., Prescott. Learn how to use a web browser and access Google to find information on the Internet. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk, or call 928-777-1526.

People Who Care Volunteer Information and Orientation Meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St. Volunteers provide caring, non-medical assistance for adults unable to drive. RSVP: 928-445-2480.

Territorial Talent Series: P.K. Gregory, 5 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Gregory plays guitar, specializing in alternative country and traditional Americana. 928-777-1526.

Priceless Prom Project, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the first floor of the Bulleri Building, 122 N. Cortez St., Prescott. Free prom attire available for high school students. First come, first served.

Thursday, April 20

“Basics of Estate Plans, Beneficiaries and Probate Avoidance – Bring your Questions,” a free Senior Connection seminar, noon to 1 p.m. at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive. RSVP to debbie@seniorconnection or 928-778-3747.

OLLI Munch & Learn: “Medical Ethics and the Shame of Tuskegee,” 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Free, but space is limited. RSVP: 928-717-7634.

Weekly Book sale, 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Dewey-Humboldt Library, 12980 Prescott St. Paperbacks 25 cents; hardbacks $1.

“Discover NAU in Prescott Valley,” 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 7351 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley. Come learn about this innovative, affordable NAU campus where each class meets just once a week and tuition is the lowest in the state. Campus tour, refreshments, meet-and-greet with faculty and staff. MaryLee, 928-775-9877.

Prescott Audubon presents “Windows on Nature” Program: PAS member and adventurer Gary Emerson on “Birding in Australia,” 7 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott Free.

STEAM Power, 4 p.m., Children ages 3 to 12 can put their senses to the test as they use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) to do fun experiments and projects, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Register online, at the Youth Desk, or call 928-777-1537.

Third Thursday Star Talks: Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrometry, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Dr. Prato, a researcher from Lowell Observatory will discuss the latest advances in Immersion Grafting Spectrometry and how she uses it for her exo-planet survey. For more information, contact Pat Birck, 928-778-6324.

Friday, April 21

“Get the Facts on Medicare Versus Long-Term Care Insurance,” 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, 826 Sunset Ave., Prescott. Free. RSVP at 928-441-1019.

Dancing for the Stars, 5:30 to 11 p.m. at Hassayampa Inn and Elks Theatre, downtown Prescott. Local celebrities partner with professional dance instructors to raise money for Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona. www.dancingforthestars.net.

Dance Party, &:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Mambo dance lesson with Hector Rivera at 6:30 p.m. 928-778-3000.

Lapsit Storytime for you and your baby, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Storytime lasts about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

Art-Full Afternoon in the Garden, 5 to 7 p.m., Richard Marcusen Sculpture Garden, Yavapai College. Features tapas and wine, art and flowers, and music by Not2Shabby. Cost is $45 per person and supports AAUW/Yavapai College scholarships.

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