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Calendar of Events: April 28 - May 3

The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Event 2018, downtown Prescott, runs through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (Les Stukenberg/Courier file photo)

The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Event 2018, downtown Prescott, runs through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (Les Stukenberg/Courier file photo)

Upcoming

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

Today

Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Prescott Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road, Fellowship Hall. To make an appointment, 1-877-UBS-HERO (1-877-827-4376) or visit www.BloodHero.com (enter your city or zip code).

Earth Day clean up Watson Lake, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Meet in the parking north of the restroom at boat dock on the northwest side of Watson Lake. 928-533-5183 or kathy.larry.lopez@gmail.com.

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

“Grow Your Own Groceries,” 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott.

The Metropolitan Opera: Cendrillon, 9:55 a.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. (Live via satellite broadcast). The long-heralded, elegant reinvention of Cinderella comes to the MET. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Poetry Reading, 10 to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle Drive.

Live music at The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Event, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., downtown Prescott, courthouse lawn. Mountain bike races, events for amateurs and pro-riders, expo, and fun for the whole family. Visit epicrides.com.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, 10 a.m. to noon, Bradshaw Mountain High School, 6000 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley.

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

Kaleidoscope of Color 2018, Prescott’s Festival of Iris, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mortimer Nursery, 3166 Willow Creek Road. http://prescottirissociety.org/.

Art on 6th Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 697 North 6th Street, follow the yellow signs. Seven art studios with Prescott award winning artists will be open to the public. Featuring art to wear, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, fused glass, wall art and more. 928-499-2779.

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

Love Peace and Joy Inc. event, a meet and greet event with special guests, American veterans, 1 p.m. Reg. and Linda Howlett’s Ranch, 3585 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley. Everyone is welcome. There will be food, fun, entertainment and fellowship. 602-750-0075.

Great Ladybug Release and Arbor Day Celebrations, 2 p.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott.

“Wine, Bites & Brew,” 5 to 8 p.m. at Earthworks Garden Supply, 2531 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, sponsored by Chino Valley Chamber and Chino Valley Lioness Club. Wine and brew tastings, food, silent auction and raffle, zoo animals, and Brad Newman providing entertainment.

Contra Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Live music by Scrub Oak. Calling by Archie McClellan. No partner needed. Brief lesson at 7 p.m.

Yavapai Bottle Gas Mile High Professional Bull Riding, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 Main St.

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

Kingston Trio, 7:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Proceeds benefit Young Lives. www.kingstontrio.com or www.westyavapai.younglife.org.

Sunday, April 29

Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kohl’s, 3280 Glassford Hill Road, Bloodmobile. To make an appointment, 1-877-UBS-HERO (1-877-827-4376) or visit www.BloodHero.com (enter your city or zip code).

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

21st annual Spring Chamber Music Concert, 2 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott. Hosted by the Prescott Chamber Players.

Music of World Cultures, 3 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. YC’s Master Chorale, Women’s Chorale, Chamber Singers and Community Chorale take you on a ‘round-the-world tour via song. Tickets: $10/Younger than 18 get in free. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Great Ladybug Release and Arbor Day Celebrations, 2 p.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott.

21st Annual Spring Chamber Music Concert, 2 p.m., Trinity Preysbyterian Church, 630 Park Avenue, Prescott. Hosted by the Prescott Chamber Players.

Monday, April 30

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., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina. ”Hidden in Plain View,” by Phoenix master art docent Sherry Koopat, 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.

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

Jazz Retrospective, 7 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. YC’s Roughrider and Trailblazer big bands follow Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others as they track the history of Jazz. Tickets: $10/Younger than 18 get in free. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Tuesday, May 1

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.

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

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

“The Benefits of Music for Those with Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease,” 2 to 3 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. For information or to RSVP, call 928-445-9300.

Teen Books and Bites, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For grades 7-12. Skype with an author. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

PUSD district office grand opening, 3 to 5 p.m., Washington School, 300 E. Gurley St. Prescott, AZ.

There will be tours, refreshments, ribbon cutting, student music, student art, and more.

Real Estate Investors Meeting, Arizona Real Estate Investors Association (AZREIA), 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., conference room, 1235 E. Gurley St. awoodruff@ccim.net or 928-830-2599.

The Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering presents “You Just Can’t See Him From the Road,” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Crystal Room, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle Dr. 928-759-3040.

Wednesday, May 2

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.

Yava Button Club, 9 a.m., Community Room, Prescott Gateway Mall. Members present educational programs on various aspects of button collecting at the monthly meetings. 928-443-9831.

“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.

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.

Yavapai College OLLI Reader’s Theater Performance, 11 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College Building 4 Room 102. The Silver Tales Readers’ Theater Ensemble will be performing humorous and nostalgic programs. Free and open to the public.

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.

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

‘From Inmate to Citizen’ presentation and discussion, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Founders Suite B, Prescott Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Presented by MatForce’s Yavapai Reentry Project.

Prescott Coin Club, 7 p.m., POA building at 1133 Old Chisholm Trail, (near the corner of 69 and Fain), Dewey.

Thursday, May 3

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.

Arizona Attorney General’s Prescott Satellite Office, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 602-542-2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov.

“Knee Pain - Osteoarthritis Causes & Treatment Options” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau, noon to 1 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

Paper, Print, Bind Creative Aging Class, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Library’s Children’s Program Room. 7401 E Civic Circle Drive. For more information call 928-759-6189.

Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “The Map to Everywhere.” For grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk or all 928-777-1537.

Arizona Humanities Lecture: Arizona Outlaws and the Law, 5 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, 7401 E. Civic Circle Drive. 928-759-6190.

National Day of Prayer, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Downtown Courthouse (North side), 101 E. Gurley St. www.NationalDayOfPrayer.org, 928-273-0400 or jimflower803@gmail.com.

“Sitting Pretty,” 7 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. www.pca-az.net.