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Calendar of Events: April 21 - 25

Ongoing

The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Event 2018, downtown Prescott, April 27-29. Mountain bike races, events for amateurs and proriders, expo, and fun for the whole family. Live music at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, on the courthouse lawn. Visit epicrides.com.

Today

Hillside Community Church of God’s Spring Festival, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 937 Ruth St., Prescott. Arts and craft fair, rummage and bake sale. Carnival with free bounce house and free carnival games. Free food including hot dogs, popcorn and drinks from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Arizona Pioneers’ Home, little red barn annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 300 S. McCormick St., behind the Arizona Pioneers’ Home in Prescott. All proceeds go directly to the Arizona Pioneer Home Foundation for the benefit of all the residents. 928-445-2181.

Mini swap meet model train show, 9 a.m. to noon, First Lutheran Church, 231 Smoke Tree Lane, Prescott.

Cruise 4 Veterans car show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Admission to the public is free. This is an all-day family event.

Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1202 Green Lane. Sponsored by the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church benefit our mission projects in the tri-city area 928-778-1672 or 928-778-9122.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

Prescott YMCA Community Garden, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott YMCA, 750 Whipple St., behind the pool building by Badger Park. Come lease a plot or help volunteer and grow fresh produce for those in need.

Prescott Farmers Market (PFM), 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Pendleton Center, 930 Division St.

Wildfire Expo, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cortez St. between Gurley and Goodwin. Presented by the Prescott Area Wildland Urban Interface Commission (PAWUIC). yavapaiFirewise.org.

Spring Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yavapai Hills Clubhouse, 4975 Hornet Drive.

Chalk It Up! Prescott, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 201 N. Montezuma St. Artists of all ages and abilities create a weekend museum of pavement chalk art, and raise money for the community mental health programs of the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation. www.PrescottChalkArt.com or 928-445-5211 x3635.

Prescott Regional SciTechFest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Embry-Riddle Activity Center and Athletic Complex, 3700 Willow Creek Road. A day of learning, fun, and prizes to promote STEM+A (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the arts) in the Prescott area.

Caldecott Books and Arts for Kids, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For grades K-2. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingues, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Prescott Valley Pinwheel Party to celebrate safe, happy childhoods, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Civic Center lawn, 7501 E. Civic Circle.

Soup Cook-Off, noon to 4 p.m., VFW Post 541, 202 N. Arizona Ave., Prescott. $5 to enter, tasting-$3. 928-776-1125.

Cochise and Bascom: How the Apache wars began, 1 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North. Presented by writer and historian, Doug Hocking. Presented in cooperation with Arizona Humanities’ Speaker’s Bureau, AZ Speaks. 928-778-1385 or www.phippenartmuseum.org.

Roaring Twenties Afternoon Tea, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Hassayampa Inn, 122 E. Gurley St. Fundraiser for Prescott Area Shelter Services.

Inspiring Music: Heroes and History, 3 to 5 p.m., St Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepards Lane, Prescott.

Yavapai County Republican Committee dinner, 5:30 p.m. music, 6:30 dinner program, Prescott Resort, 1500 Highway 69, Prescott. Reservations at info@YavGop.org or call 928-776-4500.

“Blazing Saddles,” 7 p.m., Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. The not politically correct movie is one of Mel Brooks’ funniest. Movies are a cash donation of any amount at the door. 928-777-1370 or prescottelkstheater.com.

“Doubt—A Parable,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, Stage Too! 208 N. Marina St. pca-az.net.

“Forever Plaid,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts (PCA), 208 N. Marina St. Presented by a professional production coming from Theaterworks in Peoria and known as one of the most successful musicals in recent history. www.pca-az.net or 928-445-3286.

Catherine Russell, 7:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. The Grammy-winning NY Jazz Club songstress returns with an evening of jazz and blues classics. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Sunday, April 22

Chalk It Up! Prescott, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 201 N. Montezuma St. Artists of all ages and abilities create a weekend museum of pavement chalk art, and raise money for the community mental health programs of the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation. www.PrescottChalkArt.com or 928-445-5211 x3635.

Mountain Spirit Co-Op Day of Service, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St, Suite 100, Prescott. Experience different forms of energy work, spiritual readings or mediumship. All donations help fund the printing of The Intuition’ newsletter. 928-421-3399 or 928-445-8545.

“Doubt—A Parable,” 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. pca-az.net.

“Forever Plaid,” 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts (PCA), 208 N. Marina St. Presented by a professional production coming from Theaterworks in Peoria and known as one of the most successful musicals in recent history. www.pca-az.net or 928-445-3286.

Understanding Alzheimer’s-Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body, offered by Alzheimer’s Association, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott’s Temple B’rith Shalom, 2077 Brohner Way. RSVP to 1-800-272-3900 by April 18.

“Charlotte’s Web,” 3 p.m., at Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. This is the story of a little pig named “Wilbur,” and Mr. Arable’s daughter, Fern and, of course, a spider who saves him. 928-777-1370 or prescottelkstheater.com.

Monday, April 23

Free computer use, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Salvation Army, Computer Classroom, 237 S. Montezuma St. One-on-one instruction. 928-778-0150, ext. 1115.

Prescott Art Docents Free Public Talk, 10:30 a.m.: “Fashion as Art,” by Docent Jeanne Blumer, Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. prescottartdocents.net.

WISE-Wellness Initiative for Senior Education: Health Promotion plus Socialization = Quality of Life, 1 p.m., Good Samaritan Towers 1075 Ruth St., Prescott. 928-775-9993 ext. 4272 or bbrehio@nacog.org.

Crochet One, Knit Too, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, Crystal Room.

Queen of Hearts, 6:30 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave. 928-776-1125; vfw541prescott.org.

Tuesday, April 24

Free computer use, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Salvation Army, Computer Classroom, 237 S. Montezuma St. One-on-one instruction. 928-778-0150, ext. 1115.

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

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

Poetry Potpourri: Read, Share, Listen and Create, 10:30 a.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, 12980 Prescott St. entrance, Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Free Seminar – Answers to Questions My Survivors Need to Know After I Am Gone, 1 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Genealogy Assistance, 3 to 4 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Newbery Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “One Crazy Summer.” For grades 5-6. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Knife Skill Class – Explore Italy, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 840 Rodeo Drive, Building C (Prescott office). Register early by calling 928-445-6590 x221.

PVPL Afterthoughts Book Club, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Genealogy Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.”

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

Grown Up Movie Night, “The Post,” 6 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, J.W. Mitchell Room, 12980 Prescott St. entrance, Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Wednesday, April 25

Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center, 1003 Willow Creek Road, Thumb Butte Room. To make an appointment, 1-877-UBS-HERO (1-877-827-4376) or visit www.BloodHero.com (enter your city or zip code).

Employment Law Workshop, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Sponsored by Northern Arizona SCORE and the Prescott Area Human Resources Association.

Free computer use, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Salvation Army, Computer Classroom, 237 S. Montezuma St. One-on-one instruction. 928-778-0150, ext. 1115.

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain Workshop, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Yavapai County Community Health Services, 1090 Commerce Drive, Prescott. Register at 928-442-5372.

“Singing in the key of life,” 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, Deborah Room, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott. Looking for a new way to connect with other seniors? This group is focused on people 60 and older. No special talent required. 928-445-5211, ext. 2605 or 2601, or seniorpeerprogram.org.

A Matter of Balance fall prevention workshop, 1 p.m., Pioneer Home, 300 S. McCormick St., Prescott. 928-775-9993 ext. 4272 or bbrehio@nacog.org.

Wii Games plus Crafts for all ages, 2 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Job Searching Techniques, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Modern Board Gaming, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 714-489-1396.

The Future of Medicare in Yavapai County, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, 3407 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley. RSVP at 928-441-1019.

Drop in Tech Help, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.