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Calendar of Events: Aug. 3 - 9

Today

Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Free clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon, First Southern Baptist Church of Chino Valley, 1524 N. Highway 89.

15th annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley.

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

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber’s Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

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

Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

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

Drop in Tech Help, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Coloring Class for Adults, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

It’s a Mystery Book Group, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Before the Fall.”

Barn Dance at Mortimer Farm, 6 to 10 p.m. Mortimer Farms, 12907 Highway 169, Dewey. Dinner, show and dance, $20 per person or $10 for just the dance. 928-830-1116.

Live Music Concert: Vacation Day, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

Saturday, Aug. 4

44th annual Watson Lake Car Show, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Watson Lake, Prescott.

Prescott Farmer’s Market (PFM), 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

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

Prescott Photography Group, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Free clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon, First Southern Baptist Church of Chino Valley, 1524 N. Highway 89.

15th annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley.

15th Annual Western History Symposium, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Prescott Centennial Center, 1928 Clubhouse Drive. Presentations include “Arizona Territory’s Greatest Con Man,” “Mickey Free and the Apache Wars” and “Rowdy: A Brave Yavapai Scout.” 928-445-3211 or www.sharlot.org/symposium.

LD1 Water Issues Candidate Forum, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave. LD 1 House and Senate candidates discuss our district’s water issues. 928-445-4218; cwagaz.org.

Woof Down Lunch, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza, Prescott. UnitedAnimalFriends.org or 928-778-2924. All proceeds benefit animals in need.

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

Bradshaw Mountain Hi-Railers, Model Train Display, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Prescott Gateway Mall, near play area, 3280 Gateway Blvd.

AZ Speaks: Celebrities, Artists…and Good Places to Drink, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Square Dance & Line Dance, 6 to 9 p.m. courthouse plaza. 928-444-0440.

“South of Winslow-Eagles Tribute Band,” 7 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Sunday, Aug. 5

44th annual Watson Lake Car Show, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Watson Lake, Prescott.

15th annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber’s Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Prescott Origami Fanatics-Sail Away! 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn to make sailboats. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

Monday, Aug. 6

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild hosts Helen Frost, a renowned author, teacher, quilter and an Arizona Quilter’s Hall of Fame inductee, 7 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive (corner of Long Look/Loos off Glassford), Prescott Valley. Helen will give a presentation on Lone Stars: A Galaxy of Quilts. 928-830-2565.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Class on Lone Star Sparkler, 9 a.m., Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 E. Leigh Drive, Prescott Valley. Presented by Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild. 415-271-5740.

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.

Prescott Valley Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harkins Theatre parking lot at Glassford Hill Road and Park Avenue.

‘’How Dynamic Movement Scientifically Heals Disease,” 2 to 3 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. Mary Heller, owner of Mary Heller Dance Arts, will explain how dynamic movement, and dancing in particular, has been shown to significantly improve our physical health, as well as our mood, outlook and memory. For more 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. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Master Gardener Series - Growing & Using Herbs, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Jazz on the Square: Jeff Weisel & the Cool Azul, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Coffee Chat with Yavapai County Supervisor Jack R. Smith, 8 to 9 a.m., Step One Coffee House, 6719 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley.

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

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

Conversational French, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Grief: A Journey of Healing: Self-care in times of grief, 6 to 8 p.m., Maggie’s Hospice, 306 N. Virginia, Prescott. 928-775-2290.

“Mamma Mia,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Thursday, Aug. 9

You Too! Mentor Session, 10 or 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Training on iPads with hearing and vision accessibility apps. To register, contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928-777-1526 or ask.librarian@prescott-az.gov.

Beginning Meditation & Mindfulness, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Genealogy Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

“Stomach Acid & Tooth Decay - Stop the Damage, Learn the Cure” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

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

“When is it Really Dementia?” Senior Topic Presentation, 2 to 3 p.m., Willow Wind Assisted Living, 3191 Aster Drive, Prescott. Please call Bill at 928-443-9999 to RSVP or for additional information.

Chino Valley Farmers Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Olsen’s Grain, 344 S Highway 89, Chino Valley.

Alzheimer’s Presentation - Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Registration is required at pvpl.net, Attend, Classes.

Beginning Meditation & Mindfulness, 6 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Alzheimer’s Presentation: Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room,7401 E. Civic Circle.

Horseshoes Tournament, 6:15 p.m., Watson Lake Park, 3101 Watson Lake Park Road, Prescott. Sponsored by Mile Hi Horseshoe Club.

WORDS Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “The Underground Railroad.”

Prescott Idol, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott Courthouse Plaza.