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Calendar of Events: June 30-July 4

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.

Thursday, June 29

Board Governance Training, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St. Presented by Arizona State University’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, with organization by United Way of Yavapai County, West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation and the Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce. $75 per person. Food provided. Reservations required: yavapaiuw.org; 928-778-6605.

Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center, 1003 Willow Creek Road, Thumb Butte Room. For an appointment, call 877-827-4376 or visit bloodhero.com.

Build a Better World with Juggler James Reid, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. From apples to golf clubs to bowling balls, Reid can juggle them all. Seating for these popular programs is on a first-come basis. Presented with funding from Friends of the Prescott Public Library. 928-777-1500.

Restroom Ribbon-Cutting Celebration, 10:30 a.m., Yarnell Regional Community Center, 22302 S. Highway 89, Yarnell. Celebrate the redecorated, cowboy-themed restrooms at YRCC and stay for lunch.

“Selling or Buying a Home – Why It’s Different for Seniors than Any Other Age Group,” noon to 1 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. A free Senior Connection Presentation by Eve Connell, owner of Real Estate Connection. 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.

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.

World’s Oldest Rodeo Performance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Grounds. $16-$25. worldsoldestrodeo.com

Annual Rodeo Dance, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., BMO Harris Bank parking lot, 303 N. Montezuma St., Prescott. Family Night. $5 per person.

Friday, June 30

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

Kiwanis Kiddie Parade, 9 to 11 a.m., courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Prescott.

Computer Class “Exploring Social Media Websites,” 9 a.m., the Salvation Army, 237 S. Montezuma St. Strong Wi-Fi. Laptops/tablets welcome. Always free use of computers from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Mon. - Fri. Enter through Social Services. 928-778-0150, ext. 1115.

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.

Remembrance for Granite Mountain Hotshots, 4:42 p.m., south side of the Courthouse Plaza. Gather to hear the bells ring 19 times. A commemorative sign will also be placed on the southeast corner of the plaza.

Service of remembrance for Granite Mountain Hotshots, 5 p.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley. Hear the bells at the Courthouse and then head three blocks west to the church.

Friday night free movies, 6:30 p.m., Alliance Bible Church, 2601 Iron Springs Road. Our play list includes newer movies like God's Not Dead and some of the golden oldies like Ben Hur.

World’s Oldest Rodeo Performance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Grounds. $16-$25. worldsoldestrodeo.com

Annual Rodeo Dance, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., BMO Harris Bank parking lot, 303 N. Montezuma St., Prescott. 21 and over. $5 per person.

Saturday, July 1

61st Annual Pancake Breakfast, 6 to 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Live music by the Gurley Girls. $6; free for children under 10. Proceeds go to Prescott Community Food Bank.

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

First Jerry Germain Memorial Horseshoe Tournament, 8 a.m., American Legion Park on Bob Street, Prescott Valley. Sponsored by American Legion Post 108 in association with the Central Arizona Horseshoe Club. Open to all. Non-professional blind draw doubles event; semiprofessional handicapped event. $10 entry fee; horseshoes available. Gary, 928-713-6339.

Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Parade, 9 a.m., downtown Prescott. Parade theme: Legends Live Among us.

Prescott Rodeo Days Fine Art & Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday, July 1-3, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.

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.

World’s Oldest Rodeo Performance, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Grounds. $16-$25. worldsoldestrodeo.com.

First Saturday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Jerome. Donna, 928-301-3004.

Live music, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Prescott Crush Wine Café at Frontier Village. Lisa A’more will perform.

Annual Rodeo Dance, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., BMO Harris Bank parking lot, 303 N. Montezuma St., Prescott. 21 and over. $5 per person.

Sunday, July 2

Prescott Rodeo Days Fine Art & Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday, July 1-3, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.

Cowboy Church, 10 a.m., Prescott Rodeo Grounds.

World’s Oldest Rodeo Performance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Grounds. $16-$25. worldsoldestrodeo.com

Monday, July 3

Prescott Rodeo Days Fine Art & Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday, July 1-3, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.

World’s Oldest Rodeo Performance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Grounds. $16-$25. worldsoldestrodeo.com

Tuesday, July 4

Clarkdale’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July, 7 to 11 a.m., Clarkdale Town Park, 1001 Main St. in Clarkdale. Raising of the colors and welcome address at 7 a.m. Pancake breakfast hosted by Clarkdale Police Department and Verde Valley Fire District from 7 to 9 a.m. (Breakfast cost is $5 adults, $4 12 and younger. Credit/debit cards accepted.) Also free fire truck rides, children’s carnival games and a patriotic concert by Cottonwood Community band at 9:30 a.m. clarkdale.az.gov/Old_Fashioned_Fourth_of_July.htm. Title: Visit Friends of CML at Clarkdale’s 4th of July Celebration.

The newly formed Friends of Clark Memorial Library will be collecting gently used books for a Grand Clark Memorial Library Reopening Book Sale when CML reopens in the fall. Share views at Booth #2 (near the corner of 11th and Main) in the Clarkdale Park from 7:00 to 11:00 am. The Friends will also be taking pledges of volunteer time and/or cash to help make Clark Memorial Library the full-service community library it was not so very long ago. For more information on the Friends of Clark Memorial Library kick-off at the park, email or call Jimmy Salmon at (804) 319-0747.

Fourth of July celebrations are held downtown on the fourth from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with fireworks in the evening at Mile High Middle School. This celebration includes live bands, food vendors, and more.

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

Chino Valley Fourth of July Celebration, CANCELED, various locations in Chino Valley. Food trucks, games, bounce houses, night swim lesson at Aquatic Center. Fireworks show starts at around 9:15. Wristbands $12 in advance (purchase at Aquatic Center); $15 day of event.

World’s Oldest Rodeo Performance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Frontier Days Inc. Rodeo Grounds. $16-$25. worldsoldestrodeo.com.