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Calendar of Events: Oct. 26-Nov. 12

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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.

Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest and Corn Maze, noon to 9 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays in October, corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey.

Thursday, Oct. 26

Arizona Attorney General’s Satellite Office, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

“Dispelling the Myths and Stigma of the Reverse Mortgage,” noon, American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott. Free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. RSVPs appreciated: Debbie@Senior.Connection.us; 928-778-3747.

Friends of the Dewey-Humboldt Town Library Book Sale, 11:30 a.m. members and 12:30 p.m. public, 12980 Prescott St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 and 2 p.m. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

My Life Story, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 1st floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Registration required at pvlib.net, 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.

Grand Opening of The Launch Pad Tutoring Center, 4 p.m., The Launch Pad Teen Center, 302 Grove Ave., Prescott.

Civics Class for Those Applying for U.S. Citizenship, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Registration required. Register at pvlib.net and look for civics classes. 928-759-6190.

Enjoy an entertaining evening of Scottish songs old and new from one of Scotland’s finest singers and songwriters, 7 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave.

Prescott Audubon Society Presents: "Window on Nature -- All About Digiscoping" 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott. 928-778-6502 or 928-848-1513. contact@prescottaudubon.org.

Friday, Oct. 27

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

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.

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

Drop in Tech Help, 11 am. to 1 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest and Corn Maze, noon to 9 p.m., corner of highways 69 & 169 in Dewey.

RWOP Las Fuentes Forum, 3 to 4 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Speaker: AZ Senate Representative Karen Fann.

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.

4th Friday Art Walk, MSCO, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain Spirit Co-op, 107 N. Cortez St., Suite 100.

Ghost Talk Too, 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., 928-445-3286.

Wes Williams Band Halloween Ball with special guests Sugar & the Mint, 8 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Saturday, Oct. 28

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

Grants To You Class, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bradshaw Mountain High School, Prescott Valley. $25. grantstoyou.org; 928-458-7796.

Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest and Corn Maze, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., corner of highways 69 & 169 in Dewey.

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.

10th Annual Historic Cemetery Walk, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Citizens Cemetery, 815 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Presented by Yavapai Cemetery Association. Park at Yavapai College and surrounding streets. Pay at gate: $10 adults, $15 couple, $5 children 12 and younger. 928-713-8807; ycacitizens@gmail.com.

MatForce Dump the Drugs, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prescott Police Department, 222 S. Marina St.; Prescott Valley PD, 7601 E. Civic Circle; Williamson Valley Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Substation, 4155 W. Outer Loop Road, Prescott; and Chino Valley PD, 1950 Voss Drive. 928-708-0100, matforce.org.

Gardening Talks: To Bee or Not to Bee, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Join Nancy Deane as she covers the history of bees in the U.S.

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

Veterans Olympic Day, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott VA Sports Court, 500 Highway 89 N. For veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP to James Denmark, denmarj@my.erau.edu or 708-280-0295.

AIRES Fall Fantasy Fashion Show, 12:30 p.m., Yavapai Gathering Center, 530 E. Merritt St., Prescott.

Northern Arizona Genealogical Society Meeting, 2 p.m., Family History Center at Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Sains, 1001 Ruth St. Speaker: Dick Hiatt, on how to use Family History Research Wiki.

Jacobite Rebellion, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Experience 18th century Scotland through costume, swordplay and crofting.

Satellites, Rocket Engines and the Holocene, 2 p.m., Prescott Library's 3rd-floor Training Lab. Presenter: Patty Sheaffer, retired research scientist.

Ghost Talk Too!, 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., 928-445-3286.

Rocky Horror Picture Show -- A Musical, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Prescott Area Leadership’s Halloween Masquerade, 7 p.m., Hassayampa’s Arizona Room, 122 E. Gurley St.

Rocky Horror Picture Show - A Musical, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Saturday Night Talk Series, 7 p.m., "Let it Settle Itself: Allowing Life to Resolve Our Dilemmas." Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Always live music; no partner needed; newcomer instruction at 7 p.m. 928-925-5210, Folkhappens.org.

Rocky Horror Midnight Showing, 11:30 p.m., The Raven Café, 142 N. Cortez St., costumes highly encouraged; 21 and older allowed to attend.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest and Corn Maze, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., corner of Highway 69 & 169 in Dewey.

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.

A Taste for Mission, 3 to 5 p.m., St. Luke’s Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane. Tasteformission.eventbrite.com.

Monday, Oct. 30

Historical Wall Unveiling, 10 a.m., NAVAHCS Miracle Mile Hallway. Follow signs for event parking; a shuttle will bring guests to the main entrance of Building 107. Light Refreshments. Mary, 928-717-7587.

First Five Years Parenting Workshop, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Arizona’s Children Association, 1055 Ruth St., Ste. 3. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

Retro Video Game Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-759-6188.

Code Club, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, PC lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-759-3040.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Technology Help Hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Trick-or-Treat for Little Ones, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E Goodwin St. Stories and songs followed by trick-or-treating around the library. Ages 0 to 5. Costumes are encouraged!

ESL, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Children’s Program Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Common Sense Parenting, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

Interviewing with Confidence, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

First Five Years Parenting Workshop, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

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

Thursday, Nov. 2

Prescott Area Wildland/Urban Interface Commission, 8 a.m., Freeman Building at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds in Prescott. There will be reports from various agencies on mitigation of wildfire risk for the area.

Big Manual Help for Small Engine Jobs, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or fall 928-777-1526.

Arizona Attorney General’s Satellite Office, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

“Long-term Care Options -- Legal and Financial Issues,” noon, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. Free Senior Connection presentation with Law Offices of Chester B McLaughlin. RSVP: Debbie@SeniorConnection.us; 928-778-3747.

Yavapai College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Munch & Learn session: Adventures of a Curious Traveler, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College, 1100 E Sheldon St. Building 3, Room 119. Leslie Ross, former owner of Kachina Travel. 928-717-7634.

Friends of the Dewey-Humboldt Town Library Book Sale, 12:30 to 7:30 p.m., 12980 Prescott St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Creative Aging Art Class -- Playful Movement, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 1st floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Register at pvlib.net, Classes, Creative Aging Art Movement Classes. 928-759-6189.

Civics Class for Those Applying for U.S. Citizenship, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Registration required. Register at pvlib.net and look for civics classes. 928-759-6190.

Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Grades 3-4 to discuss Kallie George’s “Clover Luck.” Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Friends of Jersey Lilly 2017 Courthouse Christmas Lighting Fundraiser Kick-off Party, 5 to 8 p.m. Live and silent auctions, plus raffle of “Holdin’ Position,” sculpted and donated by Bradford J. Williams. Raffle tickets start at $25 each.

Fall Festival for Families, 5:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For all ages.

Adulting 101: Community Organizing, 6 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free. No registration required. Jennifer, 928-759-6188; Shelbie, 928-759-3038.

Congress Town Hall, 7 p.m., Fire Station, 26733 Santa Fe Road. Meet with Supervisor Rowle Simmons and representatives of Yavapai County government.

Friday, Nov. 3

Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St Catherine Labouré Catholic Church, 2026 N. Highway 89 Chino Valley. Classic cars in the parking lot. Picture taking with Santa Claus and hear the Sweet Adelines 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friends of the Dewey-Humboldt Town Library Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 12980 Prescott St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Hearing Screener Certification Class, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., YCESA Griffin/Taylor Training Room, 2970 Centerpointe E. Drive. Yavapai County Education Service Agency Support Services.

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

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

It’s a Mystery Book Group, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Wife of the Gods” by Kwei Quartey.

Prescott Indivisible monthly meeting, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset, Prescott.

T. Jefferson Parker, one of America’s most celebrated writers of crime fiction, visits The Literary Southwest, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Library’s Susan N. Webb Community Room (Bldg. 19, Room 147).

Duffy Hudson, master impersonator, is “George Burns Alive Again and in Concert,” 7:30 p.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts’ Stage TOO!, 208 N. Marina St. Hudson takes you on a stroll along nostalgia lane -- singing, dancing, and telling stories like only George Burns can. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Craft bazaar/bake sale & Navajo tacos, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chino Valley Church of the Nazarene, 2945 N. Highway 89 (at 4 North).

Grants To You Class, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bradshaw Mountain High School, Prescott Valley. $25. grantstoyou.org; 928-458-7796.

Highlands Holiday Bazaar in the Discovery Gardens, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

Christmas bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St Catherine Labouré Catholic Church, 2026 N. Highway 89 Chino Valley.

Trinity Lutheran 11th annual Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3950 N. Valorie Drive, Prescott Valley. Sponsored by Women’s Ministry Program. Arlene, 928-445-8279.

Friends of the Dewey-Humboldt Town Library Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 12980 Prescott St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

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

Duffy Hudson, master impersonator, presents “The Relativity of Albert Einstein,” 2 p.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts’ Stage TOO!, 208 N. Marina St. Hudson brings Albert Einstein to life in this unique one-man show. Explaining the man’s theories in a fun, exciting way. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

“Houdini” comes to life in Duffy Hudson’s one-man show, “The Great Houdini,” 7:30 p.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts’ Stage TOO!, 208 N. Marina St. Hudson shares Houdini’s secrets of success, his obsession with magic, the occult and the amazing stunts that drove him to an early grave. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Duffy Hudson, master impersonator, is “George Burns Alive Again and in Concert,” 2 p.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts’ Stage TOO!, 208 N. Marina St. Hudson takes you on a stroll along nostalgia lane -- singing, dancing, and telling stories like only George Burns can. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

Monday, Nov. 6

Cybercrime Fighters Class (Phishing & Identity Theft), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 3 to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Space is limited; registration required. James, 928-759-6187.

First Five Years Parenting Workshop, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Arizona’s Children Association, 1055 Ruth St., Suite 3. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

Body Talk with your Teenager, 5:30 p.m., Launch Pad Teen Center, 302 Grove Ave.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Veteran Outreach, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 Civic Circle.

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

Technology Help Hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Excel 101, 3 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Teen Books and Bites, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

First Five Years Parenting Workshop, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Humboldt Unified School District, 6411 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

Town Hall-Juniperwoods Land Owners Association, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 1108 Folkerts Lane, Juniperwood Ranch. 928-442-5132.

Live-stream of Dave Ramsey’s Smart Money Event, 6 to 9 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free. Registration required: Carol, 928-759-6193.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Common Sense Parenting, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

Writing Workshop Series: Interweaving Fact and Fiction, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Modern Board Gaming, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

First Five Years Parenting Workshop, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-443-1991. familyeducation@arizonaschildren.org.

History Book Club, 6:45 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Thursday, Nov. 9

Oral History Program, Veteran Memories, 10 to 11:30 A.M., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Arizona Attorney General’s Prescott Satellite Office, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Yavapai College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Munch & Learn session: Adventure Travel with Bill Maxwell, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College, 1100 E Sheldon St. Building 3, Room 119. Peru, Nepal, Alaska, Ladakh, Iceland, and rafting in the Grand Canyon. 928-717-7634.

Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 and 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Creative Aging Art Class-Playful Movement, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 1st floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Please register at pvlib.net, Classes, Creative Aging Art Movement Classes. 928-759-6189.

Arizona Humanities Lecture: The Bronze Buckaroo: The Life of Herb Jeffries, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Free Veterans Appreciation Dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, 3407 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley. RSVP to Melody, 928-441-1019.

WORDS Book Club, 5:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Civics Class for Those Applying for U.S. Citizenship, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Registration required. Register at pvlib.net and look for civics classes. 928-759-6190.

Friday, Nov. 10

Veteran’s Day

Craft Show-24th Annual Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yavapai Hills Clubhouse, 4975 Hornet Drive. All handmade treasures. 928-277-5091.

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration, 1 to 2 p.m., Community Living Center at the Bob Stump VA Medical Center, Prescott.

“Griefwalker and Die Wise: Making Meaning” Author Talk, 3 p.m., Peregrine Book Company, 219 N. Cortez St.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Hall, 2110 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Clay, 928-771-1601; cconboy1@cableone.net.

A GriefShare “Coping With the Holidays” support group, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Cornerstone Church Rosser campus, 700 W. Rosser, Prescott. To sign-up, please text the word “HOPE” with your name and telephone number to 602-410-8536 or call for additional information. There is a $5.00 fee for a book with scholarships available.

Craft Show-24th Annual Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yavapai Hills Clubhouse, 4975 Hornet Drive. All handmade treasures. 928-277-5091.

Veterans Day Parade, 11 a.m., downtown Prescott Courthouse Plaza. Opening Ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m.

2017 Annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Handcrafted items, homemade baked goods. Photos with Santa 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 E. Dana Drive, Prescott Valley.

Good Evening Vietnam, 4 p.m., American Legion Post 78, Dewey. A dinner/show in appreciation of our Vietnam Veterans. Purchase tickets and reserve seats at the bar. 928-632-5185.

Grammy Winner Beverly "Guitar" Watkins and the R. D. Olson Band with special guest Diana Rein, 7 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. pfaa.net.

Sunday, Nov. 12

2017 Annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale, 9 a.m. to noon. Handcrafted items, homemade baked goods. St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 E. Dana Drive, Prescott Valley.

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