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Calendar of Events: Aug. 6-11

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“Meeting the 4 O’Clock Train” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., chronicling the boom-to-bust railway legacy that almost cost Arizona its statehood. 928-445-3122.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

43rd Annual Watson Lake Antique Auto Club Show, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Watson Lake Park, 3101 N. Highway 89, $5 admission.

14th Annual Gem and Mineral Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Prescott Valley Event Center. More than 60 vendors offering a variety of gem- and mineral-related products, demonstrations, door prize raffle. $5 adults; $4 seniors 65 and older, veterans and students; free for children 12 and younger with a paid admission.

Friday, Aug. 4

Giant Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road. Books, magazines and audiobooks of all genres. Proceeds benefit church programs and facilities.

Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 3rd floor Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Genie, libraryquilters@gmail.com.

Lapsit storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

Facebook 101, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Connect with old friends, share pictures, learn about privacy and more in this 90-minute workshop. Bring your email login information to this class, as this is required to create a Facebook account. Registration is required. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Artist on the Fly, 1 to 4 p.m., Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road. Sketching workshop with live raptors. $22.

It’s a Mystery Book Group, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. The Redeemer (2005) by Jo Nesbo. Read selected mystery books while enjoying the company of like-minded readers.

Friday Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 3301 Highway 69, Humboldt. Cod, catfish, shrimp and chef’s special. Public welcome. $10 per person.

Doc Garvey’s Remedy, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Free Partner Dance Lessons, 7 p.m., Prescott Dance Club, 805 Miller Valley Rd. 928-379-9131.

Summer Repertory presents “Same Time, Next Year,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by Bernard Slade, directed by Lyssa Romaine. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

Saturday, Aug. 5

Prescott Summer Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College Parking Lot B, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Giant Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road. Books, magazines and audiobooks of all genres. Proceeds benefit church programs and facilities.

Prescott Photography Group, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley public library, 3rd floor Crystal room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Since “The Great American Eclipse” will make its grand appearance later this month (Aug. 21), Prescott Photography will give a presentation on how to safely view and photograph the eclipse — 63 percent of the sun being blocked by the moon.

Herbs: Plant to Plate, 9:30 a.m. Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road. Debbie Maranville. Free.

Zoolittles, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo Garden, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Children take home crafts they make, visit with some of the animals at the zoo and more. For ages 3-5. Class size limited to 15. $10 members (one child & accompanying adult); $15 nonmembers. 928-778-4242; heritageparkzoo.com.

Guided Naturalist Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Gardens, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Western History Symposium, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Prescott Centennial Center, 1989 Clubhouse Dr. Presentation of the Sharlot Hall Award at 7:15 p.m.

Candidate Forum, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave. Prescott mayoral and council candidates discuss Prescott’s water issues. 928-445-4218; cwagaz.org.

Dog Days of Summer Dog Wash, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Whiskers Barkery, 225 W. Gurley St. All proceeds benefit United Animal Friends programs. Whiskers Barkery at 776-8700.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Model Train Exhibit, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall outside JCPenneys. Display by Bradshaw Mountain Hi-Railers.

Community Meeting with Supervisor Jack R. Smith, 2 p.m., Walker Fire Station, 5881 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Representatives from Public Works, Emergency Management and more. 928-771-3209.

Summer Repertory presents “Plaza Suite,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by Neil Simon, directed by Paul Epoch. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

Swing and Country Dance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Nightclub 2-Step dance lesson at 6:30 p.m. $10 for lesson and dance. Line dance – special music in the Studio at same time for $10.

Sunday, Aug. 6

Guided Naturalist Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Garden, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Summer Repertory presents “Bus Stop,” 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by William Inge, directed by Catherine Miller Hahn. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

Monday, Aug. 7

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild, 7 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley. Speaker: Gina Perkes from the Copper Needle Quilt Shop in Payson. Perkes is a quilter who has authored four books and designed patterns, and she’ll present a trunk show of many quilts. Free; refreshments served. Patsy, 928-925-3845.

Board Gamers’ ongoing program, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, first floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free. No registration required. 928-759-3040.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

Prescott Audobon Bird Walk, 7:30 a.m., Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Tuesday Morning Book Club, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II” (2014) by Vickie Constantine Croke.

Technology help hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Help from members of the Prescott Computer Society.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Prescott Valley Summer Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, Glassford Hill Road and Park Ave. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Free Jazz on the Square, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Featuring Stan Gibb Quartet. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Code Club for Adults, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Learn to create websites, apps and more. Free program—no registration required. 928-759-3040.

Wednesday, Aug. 9

Beginning Spanish Class, Wed at 9 a.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E Rosser St. $6 for members & $11 for non-members per session.

Prescott Valley Art Guild, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Valley Library, 3rd Floor Crystal Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. Photographer Bruce Taubert. 928-775-4949.

Zoolittles, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo Garden, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Children take home crafts they make, visit with some of the animals at the zoo and more. For ages 3-5. Class size limited to 15. $10 members (one child & accompanying adult); $15 non-members. 928-778-4242; heritageparkzoo.com.

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Alumnae meeting, 11:30 a.m., Grace Hicks’ home. 928-445-6349 or pghicks@cabeleone.net.

Women in Business Luncheon, 12 to 1:15 p.m., Hassayampa Inn, 122 E. Gurley. Hosted by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce.

Modern Board Gaming, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Play modern board games like Ticket to Ride and Splendor. Hosted by the Prescott Area boardgamers and is open to anyone age 14 and over. Contact Jeff Whitham at 714-487-1396 for more details.

Thursday, Aug. 10

Lady Bowlers. Early birds Handicap league, 10 a.m. meeting. Bowling starts 8/17. Early birds Handicap league, Call Linn, 928-445-2166.

Prescott VA Toastmaster Club, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., VAMC, 500 N. Highway 89, Bldg. 28, room 207. Contact Aalt Brouwer at aalt.brouwer@va.gov for more information.

“How to Postpone Required Minimum Distributions,” noon, Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive. Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation.

Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. 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 call 928-777-1526.

Code Club for Adults, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, 2nd floor computer lab. Learn to create websites, apps and more. Free program—no registration required. 928-759-3040.

Creative Aging Art Class - Doodle Drawing, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 1st floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Register at pvlib.net, Creative Aging Art & Movement Classes to register. 928-759-3040.

Chino Valley Summer Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Olsen’s Grain parking lot, 344 Highway 89. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Yavapai County Democratic Party County Committee Meeting, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Meals on Wheels Room, Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Potluck Dinner $10.00 donation/$5.00 if you bring a dish.

Prescott Idol, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Each week, up to 20 contestants will vie to see who advances to the Sept. 7 finale. Audience can vote at the show or online at koltcountry.com. Top two acts each week move on.

WORDS Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. The Husband’s Secret (2013) by Liane Moriarty. We are the WORDS Book Club (We Often Read Delightful Stories

Summer Repertory presents “Bus Stop,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by William Inge, directed by Catherine Miller Hahn. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

Friday, Aug. 11

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5 through Oct. 29, Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

Excel 101, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This 90 minute workshop will cover basics such as entering data, formatting spreadsheets and performing calculations. Keyboard and mouse proficiency are required. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

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

Friday Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 3301 Highway 69, Humboldt. Cod, catfish, shrimp and chef’s special. Public welcome. $10 per person.

Summer Repertory presents “Bus Stop,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St. Romantic comedy written by William Inge, directed by Catherine Miller Hahn. $17. 928-445-3286; pca-az.net.

Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Waltz dance lesson at 6:30 p.m. $10 for lesson and Dance.

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