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Calendar of Events: May 7 - May 19

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, May 5 through Oct. 29. Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. Donations appreciated.

Sunday, May 7

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.

Grow Native! Plant Sale, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Proceeds support the Highlands Center’s educational programming. 928-776-9550.

Yoga at the Courtyard sponsored by Bend Hot Yoga to benefit Yavapai Humane Society, 1 to 4 p.m. Grand Highland Hotel Holiday Courtyard, 150 S. Montezuma St., Prescott. Free Yoga workshops, aerial yoga demonstrations, essential oil sprays, gem and mineral trunk show, raffles and prizes. Free admission. Information: 928-277-8312.

Tuesday, May 9

Northern Arizona VA Health Care Systems Blood Drive, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Theatre Building 15, 500 Highway 89 North. Paul, 928-776-6013; bloodhero.com (sponsor code PVA).

Chino Valley Quilters, 9:30 a.m. in the activity center, First Southern Baptist Church, 1524 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley. Guest speaker, Donna Nichols, will present “Quilted Cards.” She will teach attendees how to use traditional quilt blocks to make one-of-a-kind homemade gift cards. All are welcome to attend.

Dewey-Humboldt Museum annual BBQ and mine tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chaparral mine. Includes lunch, country gospel music, mule rides, gold panning lessons, and guided tour of the mine. Cost is $15 per person or $30 for family of four. From Highway 69, take the Iron King Mine turnoff to Iron King Road. Follow the signs to DHHS BBQ, six miles to destination. High clearance vehicles are recommended. RSVP to 928-499-9972.

Financial Wellness Class, 3 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Topic: “WARNING: Financial Instruments to Watch Out For.” Sponsored by Foundation for Personal Financial Education. sesweb.net.

Prescott History Class — Discovery of Gold,” with Melissa Ruffner, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

Wednesday, May 10

Coffee Talk with CASA, 9:30 a.m. at Cuppers Coffee Bistro, The Shops at Prescott Gateway, 258 Lee Blvd. Learn more about the Court Appointed Special Advocate program. 928-771-3165; casaofyavapaicounty.org.

Workshop for Grieving Children, 6 to 8 p.m., PUSD Family Resource Center at Taylor Hicks Elementary School, 1845 Campbell Ave., Rooms 108 and 109. Sponsored by Heart Song Center for Grieving Children. Free. Preregistration required: 928-642-2969; heartsong4kids.org.

May Business Class: Leadership and Innovation, 5 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room. Part one of two. RSVP required. Casey, 928-759-3061.

Thursday, May 11

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.

“Supporting the Widowed Spouse — You Can Make a Difference,” a free Senior Connection seminar with Good Samaritan Society Hospice. The event will be held noon to 1 p.m. at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

Friday, May 12

International Travel Resources, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn about free travel resources on Prescott Public Library’s website. 928-777-1526.

CANCELED: Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Prescott Valley Entertainment Center, 7202 Pav Way (across from Harkins Theatres). Many quilts to view, items for sale at the bazaar that benefits LVQG’s Community Projects. Free. Karen, 928-830-2565; Patsy 928-925-3845.

Resume and Cover Letter Basics, 1 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 90-minute presentation. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

One of These Nights – Eagles Tribute, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. SOLD OUT. prescottelkstheater.com.

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.

Cha Cha Dance Lessons with Chandra Tenley, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

Ballroom Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

Saturday, May 13

Community Pregnancy Center’s 2.4 Mile Walk around Downtown Prescott. Check in 8:30 a.m., Solid Rock Christian Fellowship, 148 Marina St. Walk begins at 9:30. More information: 928-778-7654, or www.cpcprecott.org.

Antelope Garden Club annual plant sale, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Walgreen’s Parking Lot, Highway 89 and Road 2 North, Chino Valley. Annuals, vegetables, perennials, shrubs and trees will be available. Raffle items include a truckload of Wilby’s Compost.

Ham Radio Licensing Test, 9 a.m., Jeep Posse Building, 1200 Commerce Drive in Pioneer Park, Prescott. Offered by Yavapai Amateur Radio Club. Pre-register online: www.w7yrc.org/arrl-vec.

Prescott AAUW program: The U.S. Supreme Court, 10 a.m., Yavapai College Library Community Room. Presenter: Paul F. Eckstein, partner at Perkins Coie LLP in Phoenix. Social time starts at 9 a.m.; installation of new officers at 9:30 a.m.

Stroke Awareness Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, 3700 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley. Stroke risk assessments, pharmacy consultations and more. Karen, 602-540-5310; karenrussell@ernesthealth.com.

31st Annual Prescott Fine Art & Wine Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild.

13th Annual Prescott Highland Games, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Watson Lake Park. Celtic entertainment, lots of pipe bands, sheep herding and dog demonstrations, food and merchandise vendors, Children’s Glen, whisky-tasting seminars, athletic events, Highland dance competition and more. Prescotthighlandgames.com.

Second Annual 5-0 5K Walk/Run, 10 a.m., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 3700 Willow Creek Road. Benefits Concerns of Police Survivors. Register before April 13 for discounted pricing. COPSArizona.org.

The Yavapai-Apache Nation: Protecting the Verde River, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak UU Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. Cultural Chairman of the Yavapai-Apache Nation Vincent Randall will talk about the history of his people, their spiritual connection to water, and their Verde River water rights. 928-445-4218; www.cwagaz.org.

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.

Sixth Annual Orchard Ranch Classic Car & Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Orchard Ranch Senior Resort, 11250 Highway 69, Dewey. Sponsored by Orchard Ranch and Yavapai Bottle Gas. Bring nonperishable food for Yavapai Food Bank and/or clothing for homeless veterans hosted by U.S. VETS. Prizes, music, food and great crafts. 928-277-4069.

CANCELED: Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Prescott Valley Entertainment Center, 7202 Pav Way (across from Harkins Theatres). Many quilts to view, items for sale at the bazaar that benefits LVQG’s Community Projects. Free. Karen, 928-830-2565; Patsy 928-925-3845.

Saturday Night Talk Series: “Help for the Spiritually Serious: Humor as an Intrinsic Aspect of the Path,” 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.

West Coast Swing Dance Lesson with Ronnie D., 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

Swing and Country Dance Party, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

Sunday, May 14

31st Annual Prescott Fine Art & Wine Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild.

13th Annual Prescott Highland Games, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Watson Lake Park. Celtic entertainment, lots of pipe bands, sheep herding and dog demonstrations, food and merchandise vendors, Children’s Glen, whisky-tasting seminars, athletic events, Highland dance competition and more. Prescotthighlandgames.com.

Monday, May 15

3D printing class, 5 to 7 p.m. May 15 and 16, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Casey, 928-759-3061, or James, 928-759-6190.

Tuesday, May 16

Peak Business Class: Creating SEO-Rich Content for Website, Blog & Facebook, 5 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room. RSVP required. James, 928-759-6190.

“Aromatherapy: Healing with Essential Oils,” David Stephens and Peter Jense, 9 to 11 a.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000. Free seminar.

‘Is Pain Lowering Your Quality of Life?’ with Dr. Andy Nelson, DC, noon to 1 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000. Free.

“Cooking 101: Mexican Ceviche”, with Chef from Brookdale Prescott, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000. Free.

Wednesday, May 17

Computer Basics: Internet I, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 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 by phone, 928-777-1526.

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

May Business Class: Leadership and Innovation, 5 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room. Part two of two. RSVP required. Casey, 928-759-3061.

“Groundwater: To Enact a Law for Common Good,” a documentary, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. The 26-minute show, told with humor and through moving interviews, recounts the battle among farms, cities and mines that led to the Groundwater Management Act of 1980. Watch the film; stay to discuss water and Prescott’s future quality of life. $10 general admission. prescottelkstheater.com.

“How Hypnosis Can Help with Weight Loss and more”, with Carrie Anne Apap, CMHt, 1 to 2 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000. Free.

Thursday, May 18

Free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau Presentation: “Options for Replacing Missing Teeth,” noon to 1 p.m. at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive. Presenter: Rick Farnsworth, DDS. RSVP: 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.

Discover NAU in Prescott Valley: 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 7351 E. Civic Circle Drive. Learn about this innovative, affordable NAU campus where each class meets just once a week and tuition is the lowest in the state. There will refreshments, meet the faculty and staff and tour of campus. For more information, call Mary Lee Brewer, 928-775-9877.

“Medicare 101”, with Glenn Berkley, 2 to 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000. Free.

Friday, May 19

Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. Handcrafted items featuring unique gifts for grads and dads. Lunch available for purchase. Proceeds benefit church mission projects in the tri-city area. 928-778-9122.

Second Annual Memorial Day Tribute Show, 4 p.m., the Heights Church, 2121 Larry Caldwell Drive, Prescott. USO-style musical journey through time presented by the Dewey Bottom Players. Benefits VFW Post No. 10227. Dinner of beef stroganoff, salad, green beans and cake. Doors open at 4 p.m., dinner at 4:30, show at 6. $20/person. 928-759-0095.

Fourth Annual Launch into Summer Fashion Show, 5 p.m., Hotel St. Michael Ballroom, downtown Prescott. Benefits the Launch Pad Teen Center. Silent Auction, fashion show, raffle, food and wine, live DJ and dance party. $35 general admission, $50 VIP. Tickets available at thelaunchpadteencenter.org. Courtney, 928-632-2996.

Down on the Corner – The Best of CCR, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. prescottelkstheater.com.

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.

“Treatment Options for Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis”, with Johnna Jensen, RN, 1 to 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000. Free.

West Coast Swing Dance Lesson with Dawn Wilson, 6:30 to 7”30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

Dance Party, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Information: 928-778-3000.

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