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Calendar of Events: June 5-20

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.

The Prescott film Festival launches its eighth annual fest, June 9 through June 17, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Musicals (“That Day We Sang,” “Alive and Kicking, Score: A Film Music Documentary,”) sneak previews (“Burn Your Maps,” “This Beautiful Fantastic,” “The Tiger Hunter”), foreign films (“Lost in Paris,” “Past Life”) and poignant documentaries anchor a festival that includes free workshops, celebrity guests, wine tasting and gourmet dining — all honoring the latest and greatest in film. Full schedule and tickets online at PrescottFilmFestival.com.

Monday, June 5

Art in June, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This exciting program provides art education and hands-on experience with artists and their mediums. For children ages 6-12. Presented by the Prescott Art Docents. Register online, at the Youth Desk or by calling 928-777-1537.

Blood drive, 10 am.-4 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. For appointments or more information, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 800-733-2767.

Tuesday, June 6

Technology Help Hour, 10 to 11 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. This is a weekly, drop-in service. No registration required. 928-777-1526.

Children’s Craft Time, 1 p.m., Founders Suite, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Arts and crafts stations are designed with varying age groups in mind, so children of all ages are welcome. Presented with funding from Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 928-777-1500.

Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Walk-ins welcome. See pccaz.org to schedule an appointment.

Prescott Valley Summer Market, 2 to 6 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, Glassford Hill Road and Park Avenue. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Prescott Chamber of Commerce Informational Forum on Propositions 442 and 443, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Yavapai College Community Room, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Building 19.Online registration suggested: www.chamberorganizer.com/members/evr/reg_event.php?evid=36283303&orgcode=PRES.

AZREIA Meeting, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Yavapai Title Conference Room, 1235 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Topic: “Self Defense,” presented by Mark Bryans of American Combato. Open to the public; $10 for those who aren’t AZREIA members. azreia.org; Allan, awoodruff@ccim.net or 928-830-2599.

The Goodwin Street Gang, 6 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Front Country Bluegrass at the Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Road, 7 p.m. Dynamic instrumental textures take flight with grace and gravitas while rooted in the relentlessly soulful vocals of singer-songwriter Melody Walker. Highlandscenter.org; 928-776-9550.

Wednesday, June 7

Computer Basics: Mouse & Keyboard Skills, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. No computer experience required. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Financial Education Seminar Series: Preparing for Required Minimum Distributions, 3 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Presented by the Foundation for Personal Financial Education, a nonprofit dedicated to financial awareness. 928-777-1526.

Conversational Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Presented by Lucia and Ynes every other Wednesday in the Glassford Hill Room. No registration is required. For more information call 928-749-3040.

Adult Piano Workshop, 6:15 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St., Prescott. Presented by Mary James, author of the “Learn the Piano” series. Free; materials provided. RSVP: info@jamespiano.com or 928-275-1178.

Prescott Coin Club Meeting, 7 p.m., POA Building, 1133 Old Chisholm Trail in Prescott Country Club, Dewey. 928-772-7144.

Thursday, June 8

“Build a Better World with Commusikey,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Music, motion and fun for all ages. Seating on first-come basis. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 928-777-1500.

“Identity Theft - Protect Your Identity, Your Finances & Your Family," noon to 1 p.m. at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive. A free Senior Connection Seminar with Spirit West Certified Planning. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

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

Weekly Book sale, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 S. Corral St. Gift-quality, bestseller books. Paperbacks 25 cents; hardbacks $1. 928-632-5049.

Windows 10, beginning of three-week class series, 1 to 3 p.m.in the PC lab at Prescott Valley Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley. The course will teach the basics of Windows 10 including important settings, how to navigate, customize the Start menu and various screens, and how to find and install apps. Free. Registration required. Call Michelle, 928-759-6196.

Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. For appointments or more information, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 1-800-733-2767.

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

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.

Friday, June 9

Skull Valley Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to noon, Skull Valley Elementary School.

Excel 101, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 90-minute workshop covering the basics of entering data, formatting spreadsheets and performing calculations. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 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.

Ham Radio Licensing Test, 4:30 p.m., during Prescott Hamfest at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Offered by Yavapai Amateur Radio Club. Pre-register online: www.w7yrc.org/arrl-vec.

Blood drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Frontier Village Suite 104, 1781 E. Highway 69, Prescott. For appointments or more information, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 800-733-2767.

Turn the Page: Ultimate Tribute to Bob Seger, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. An incredible re-creation of the Live Bob Seger Experience performed by the Sam Morrison Band. 928-777-1370.

Saturday, June 10

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

The Storyteller’s Workshop, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott. Storyteller Molly McCloy will teach workshop participants how to write and perform nonfiction stories from their lives. $80 ($70 early-bird registration through June 9). RSVP: 928-499-1716.

Bark for Life, a Canine Event to Fight Cancer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Civic Center, 7501 E. Civic Circle. Celebrate canine companionship and fight back against cancer with your dog. In conjunction with Woofstock. Relayforlife.org/barkthequadcitiesaz; Alyssa, 928-420-3126; Kristi, 928-710-1021.

Territorial Days, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Prescott Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday Night Talk Series: “Transforming Suffering into Love: The Possibility of the Dark Night of the Soul,” 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path. 928-771-0205.

Third Annual Lights Out Golf Classic, 6:30 p.m., Antelope Hills Golf Course. Tournament, which includes a fajita dinner and party with a life DJ, benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona. $70/person; $260/team of four. Register online: bgccaz.org/nightgolf.

Man in Black – The Music of Johnny Cash, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Celebrate the life and music of Johnny Cash with this critically acclaimed concert production featuring the most popular songs of his career. 928-777-1370.

Grants to You class, a local nonprofit since 2002 is offering classes to volunteers who want to assist their designated nonprofit with grant writing. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more details and registration, call Paul or Shirley, 928-458-7796.

Prescott Hamfest, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Radio swap meet and commercial vendors, as well as presentations and a high-altitude balloon launch. Admission charged.

Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club White Cane Day. Members will be at Safeway, Fry’s, Ace Hardware and Wal-Mart to receive donations. Funds will be used to help visually impaired children and adults in the community. Glasses which are no longer being used will be accepted. For more information, call Carm Staker, 928-848-8378.

Sunday, June 11

Territorial Days, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Prescott Chamber of Commerce.

Monday, June 12

Art in June, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This exciting program provides art education and hands-on experience with artists and their mediums. For children ages 6-12. Presented by the Prescott Art Docents. Register online, at the Youth Desk or by calling 928-777-1537.

Tuesday, June 13

Technology Help Hour, 10 to 11 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. This is a weekly, drop-in service. No registration required. 928-777-1526.

Children’s Craft Time, 1 p.m., Founders Suite, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Arts and crafts stations are designed with varying age groups in mind, so children of all ages are welcome. Presented with funding from Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 928-777-1500.

Interviewing with Confidence, 2-3 p.m., PC Lab, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle. Facilitator Sam Welchons, workforce specialist for Arizona at Work, will discuss tips on preparation, how to dress, potential questions, post-interview etiquette and more. To register call 928-759-3040, or speak to a workforce specialist, 928-759-1669.

Prescott Valley Summer Market, 2 to 6 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, Glassford Hill Road and Park Avenue. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Prescott Jazz Society (Milt Cannon), 6 p.m. courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Prescott AAUW Summer Social, 5 to 7 p.m., Yavapai College Community Room (Building 19). Prospective members who would like to learn more about AAUW are invited to attend the social. Send your name, email, phone number and full address to prescottaauwbranch@gmail.com.

Wednesday, June 14

“Computer Basics: Saving and Finding Files,” 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Practice creating, saving and finding folders and files. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Modern Board Gaming, 4 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Play modern board games like “Ticket to Ride” and “Splendor.” Hosted by Prescott Area Boardgamers; open to anyone age 14 and older. (Those 10-13 may participate if accompanied by an adult.) Jeff, 714-487-1396.

Prescott Valley Art Guild special meeting, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Crystal Room of Prescott Valley Public Library. Featured presenter: Hopi artist Filmer Kewanyama. Cathy, 928-775-4949.

Thursday, June 15

Law Day, Prescott Valley Event Center. Volunteer lawyers will answer your questions for free to improve access to justice and show that lawyers care about helping others in need.

Build a Better World with Wildman Phil, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn about our animal neighbors with Wildman Phil and his menagerie of desert animals. Seating on a first-come basis. Presented with funding from Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 928-777-1500.

“Retirement – Making Your Money Last,” noon to 1 p.m. at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. Free Senior Connection presentation. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

Weekly Book sale, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 S. Corral St. Gift-quality, bestseller books. Paperbacks 25 cents; hardbacks $1. 928-632-5049.

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

Discover NAU in Prescott Valley, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Northern Arizona University PV campus, 7351 E. Civic Circle, adjacent to the library. Learn about the innovative, affordable NAU campus where each class meets just once a week and tuition is the lowest in the state. Meet faculty and staff, tour campus, enjoy refreshments. Free. MaryLee, 928-775-9877.

Third Thursday Star Talks: “OSIRIS-REx Gets a Big Boost to Bennu,” 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Dolores Hill, senior research specialist at Arizona State University, will review the launch and research of the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission. Pat, 928-778-6324.

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

Friday, June 16

Skull Valley Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to noon, Skull Valley Elementary School.

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.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 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.

Republican Women of Prescott Candidate Forum, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive. Featuring Republican candidates for mayor and city council.

Jason Donne and the Open Graves, 5 p.m., Faith United Community Church, 1061 Old Chisholm Trail, in the Prescott Country Club neighborhood in Dewey. Bluegrass, gospel and Americana instrumentals and vocals. $20 includes concert, complimentary wines and appetizers. Loretta, 928-533-4256.

Saturday, June 17

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

Biker Dudes for St. Jude Motorcycle Charity Run, presented by the Loners Motorcycle Club, Prescott Chapter. Starts at 11 a.m. at Far FromFolsom and then continues to the Kirkland Bar and Grill for food, auction, raffles, life music, bike games and more, at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Alan Holt, 928-277-6038.

Underground Prescott with Patricia Ireland-Williams and Bobbi Jane Tucker, 1 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 N. Review the catacombs, tunnels, speakeasies, opium dens and bordellos of Prescott’s past. 928-778-1385.

Saturday Night Talk Series: “Grief & Gratitude: The Courage to Face the Cultural Taboo against Death,” 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path. 928-771-0205.

Sunday, June 18

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring stroll s 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.

Monday, June 19

Art in June, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This exciting program provides art education and hands-on experience with artists and their mediums. For children ages 6-12. Presented by the Prescott Art Docents. Register online, at the Youth Desk or by calling 928-777-1537.

Tuesday, June 20

Technology Help Hour, 10 to 11 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. This is a weekly, drop-in service. No registration required. 928-777-1526.

Prescott Valley Summer Market, 2 to 6 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, Glassford Hill Road and Park Avenue. Fresh fruits, veggies and more.

Peak Business: Training Employees Workshop, 5 to 7:45 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free but registration is required. Casey, 928-759-3061.

Rosemary Chavez and Jazz A’la Mode, 6 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.