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Community calendar: Aug. 10-16

The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., is set to feature a lot of original music Saturday, Aug. 11, from Walt Richardson and Friends, Blaine Long and Rosas del Rey (pictured) and The CheekTones Trio. (Courtesy)

The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., is set to feature a lot of original music Saturday, Aug. 11, from Walt Richardson and Friends, Blaine Long and Rosas del Rey (pictured) and The CheekTones Trio. (Courtesy)

Friday, Aug. 10

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

Greeting Card Workshop, 10 a.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. 928-772-3337.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

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

Coffee Connection, 10:30 a.m., 2100 Sequoia Drive, Prescott. A gathering for women who are new to the Prescott area. 623-337-6060 or 928-308-9856.

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

All-you-can-eat Fish Fry. $9/Shrimp $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., VFW-Buckey O’Neill Post 541, 202 N Arizona Ave. 928-776-1125.

Star Talk, 8:15 p.m., Acker Park, located near downtown at the south end of Virginia Ave. Learn to identify the summer constellations, ancient legends about the stars, and modern scientific discoveries. 928-717-6014.

Saturday, Aug. 11

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 Area Woodturners Sale and Demonstrations, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

How to Grow Iris in The Quad City Area, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Mortimer Nursery, 3166 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Free demonstrations by Prescott Area Iris Society. RSVP to attend: Mortimer Nursery 928-776-8000. http://prescottirissociety.org/.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

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

Yavapai Flute Circle, 12 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 717-1000.

Prescott Computer Society meeting, 1:10 p.m., Founders Room, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Details at www.pcs4me.com. Guests are welcome.

Quest storytelling: Hidden Treasures theme, 6 p.m., Thumb Butte Distillery, 400 N. Washington. $5 suggested donation to hear stories from the heart told by local people. 928-499-1716.

Walt Richardson & Blaine Long with Rosas del Rey and the Cheektones Trio, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

“Woody in the Woods Fest,” 1 to 5 p.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. A celebration of Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River songs. Highlandscenter.org or folksessions.com.

Monday, Aug. 13

Prescott Art Docents Free Reception for Prospective Members, 10 a.m., Founders Suite, Prescott Public Library. Respond to prescottartdocents@gmail.com if you are interested.

Prescott CLSC Reading Circle, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle of Prescott (CLSC).

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

Try It Out! Reading with a Vision Loss, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-777-1526.

Family Court 101: Divorce, Legal Separation, Custody, 3 to 3:45 p.m. Yavapai County Law Library/Self Service Center, 120 S. Cortez St. YavLawLib@courts.az.gov or 928-771-3309.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 to 11 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. Please RSVP to this free event by calling 928-632-7800.

Tuesday Morning Book Club, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Life After Life.”

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.

Coping with Low Vision, 11 a.m. to noon, Samaritan Village Tower Community Room, 1075 Ruth St., Prescott. Group discussion and information on free services and aids available through the state of Arizona for individuals with low vision. RSVP with Tammy at 928-778-3302 extension 2. There is a maximum of 20 attendees.

Documentary Film “Fail State,” exposing the predatory practices of the for-profit college industry and their impact on individual students, 2 and 5:30 p.m, Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. 928-649-4284 or helen.stephenson@yc.edu.

Federal Employment Workshop, 5 to 6 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Register online at pvlib.net, Attend, Classes. 928-759-3040.

ESL, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Genealogy Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Jazz on the Square: Mike Vax Quintet, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 15

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

“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.

Water Wednesdays: Drop by Drop: City of Prescott Water Resource Management, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Understanding CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and Its Impact on the Community and the Children It Serves, 1 to 2 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Presented by Quinci Castleberry, Director of CASA of Yavapai County and Kathy Eskra, CASA Volunteer.

Writing Effective Resumes, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Beginners Conversational Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Open Hours with City Manager Michael Lamar, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Grief: A Journey of Healing: Reconciliation and forgiveness, 6 to 8 p.m., Maggie’s Hospice, 306 N. Virginia, Prescott. 928-775-2290.

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

Thursday, Aug. 16

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.

Online Magazines and Newspapers, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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.

Considering Cremation?, 10 to 11 a.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Presented by Rozanne Charington, AZ Pre-Needs Licensed Counselor.

PVPL Book Club, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Genealogy Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

CASA Birthday Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. Entertainment: Jerry Cotter. Call for reservations 928-772-3337.

"Unusual Ways to Keep Your Body & Brain Thriving" is a free Senior Connection presentation with New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley. 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. Call to schedule an appointment at 928-777-1500.

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

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

Central AZ Concert Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.