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Calendar of Events: Aug. 7-20

Ongoing

“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.

Monday, Aug. 7

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild, 7 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley. 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 program--no registration required. 928-759-3040.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

Prescott Audubon 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.

The Yavapai College District Governing Board Meeting, 1 to 4 p.m., Prescott Campus Rock House, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, in Prescott.

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

Mary Beth Hrin Q & A Session, 5 to 7 p.m., Community Room, 1235 E. Gurley St.

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 and $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. 714-487-1396.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 12

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

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

Annual Beat the Heat Model Train Swap Meet, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. More than 90 tables. Model trains and railroad memorabilia for sale, with door prizes and raffles. Sponsored by Central Arizona Model RR Club. 802-272-1352.

67th Annual Prescott Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild.

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

Family Storytime, 11 am, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Twenty-thirty minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Survival Guilt, noon, Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Dr. Andy Nelson, D.C.

Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., 2nd floor Children’s Program Room, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Sixth Annual Mile High Brewfest, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Prescott. Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona. Tickets $25; available at milehighbrewfest.com.

Republican Women of Prescott Present Lt. Col. Allen B. West, 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Events Center. West is a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Army, former U.S. Congressman, current executive director and vice chairman of the National Center for Policy Analysis and Fox News Contributor. $35-$65, available at PVEC box office or rwop.info.

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.

Sunday, Aug. 13

67th Annual Prescott Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild.

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

Summer Repertory presents “Plaza Suite,” 2 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.

Monday, Aug. 14

Art Docent Membership Reception, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite, 215 E Goodwin St. RSVP 899-2892.

Northern Arizona Stitchers chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. to noon, Si Birch Community Room, Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road.

Prescott CLSC Reading Circle, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Chautauqua Literacy and Scientific Circle of Prescott (CLSC). Marjory Sente, facilitator, is a member of the CLSC Class of 2010 and has read over 60 books from the list and completed the Parnassian level.

Crochet One, Knit Too, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Contact: Rae Haynes raehaynes@gmail.com.

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 program-no registration required. Call 928-759-3040 with any questions.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Technology help hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Twenty-thirty minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

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

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn how to host a murder party and make final preparations for upcoming teen and family events. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928-777-1518 for more information or to apply for membership.

Free Jazz on the Square, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Featuring Northern Arizona Big Band. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

“Opioid Overdose: What It Looks Like and How to Respond,” noon to 1:30 p.m., Step One Coffee House’s Large Conference Room, 6719 E. 2nd St., Suite C, Prescott Valley. Sponsored by MATFORCE. Register for this free training by emailing matforce@cableone.net or calling 928-708-0100. Lunch is provided.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

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

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.

People Who Care Volunteer Information and Orientation Meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley. 928-445-2480.

Conversational Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m., 1st Floor Glassford Hill Room, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. No registration is required. Call 928-759-3040 with any questions.

Territorial Talent: Patrick Ki, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy a fresh blend of classical, jazz, and popular music with just a hint of Hawaiian romantic guitar. Every third Wednesday at 5 p.m., the library will host local talent.

Thursday, Aug. 17

Chamber AM Mixer, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Hosted by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce.

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.

MATFORCE Lunch ‘n Learn Solutions for Combatting Mental Illness and Addiction, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., County Building, 1015 Fair Street. Free.

“The Health Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors,” noon, Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive. A Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation. Presenter: Alan Wikman, Synergy Home Care. RSVP to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

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.

Central Arizona Concert Band, 7 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Friday, Aug. 18

Free clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. until noon, First Southern Baptist Church, 1524 N. Hwy 89, Chino Valley.

Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 3rd floor Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Contact: Genie Holt 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.

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.

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.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy a Mozart Piano Quintet for piano and a woodwind quartet. Bruce or Suzanne, 778-6965.

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.

“Heartbreak Hotel -- A Salute to Early Elvis,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. Starring Robert Shaw and the Lonely Street Band. $22-$25. 928-777-1370.

Summer Star Talk, 8 to 9 p.m., Acker Park, entrance on 421 S. Virginia St. Highlands Center naturalist John Mangimeli.

Treatment Options for Chronic Kidney Disease & Dialysis, 1 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Johnna Jensen, RN.

Saturday, Aug. 19

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

Free clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. until noon, First Southern Baptist Church, 1524 N. Hwy 89, Chino Valley.

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

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.

Family Storytime, 11 am, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Twenty-thirty minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Rib and Chicken Dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. Dewey-Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 3301 Highway 69, Humboldt. Karaoke with Captain Stan. $12 tickets at the bar. Bring a toy for the Christmas boxes.

Country Dance Party, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Arizona 2-Step dance at 6:30 p.m. $10 for lesson and Dance.

Sunday, Aug. 20

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

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.

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