Prescott Valley in Brief: Rockin’ Ukes in concert at library
Rockin’ Ukes in concert at library
On Sept. 25 at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle Drive, Prescott Valley, the Rockin’ Ukes will perform.
The Rockin’ Ukes are part of the Prescott Ukulele Guild, “PUG.” The Rockin’ Ukes is a ukulele-centric band that plays an eclectic mix of classic rock, folk, country and whatever they feel like playing, according to a news release.
They will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. and have you tapping your toes and singing along before the hour is done. The program is free and suitable for all ages. Seating is limited so come early to get a seat.
No registration required. For more information, call 928-759-3040.
Library offers computer classes
Prescott Valley Public Library is offering two computer classes in August — Going Wireless: How to Use Wi-Fi, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28; and Google Photos, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30.
Class numbers are limited, so please register online at pvlib.net, Attend, Classes as soon as possible. For more information, call 928-759-3040.
All computer classes are in the PC Lab on the second floor of the library.
In September, the library is also offering computer classes — Introduction to Computers Windows, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27; and Windows 10, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Class numbers are limited so please register online at pvlib.net, Attend, Classes. For more information, call 928-759-3040.
Submarine veterans to meet
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. Gudgeon Base, meets at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Prescott Valley VFW Post 20773, 2375 N. 5th St. For more information, call 619-778-4411.
Introduction to email class available
Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, is offering a two-week course on Introduction to Email in September. The class meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 18 and 25.
This course teaches how to create an account, send and receive messages, attach pictures, avoid spam, create and organize folders, and lots more. The course is based on Gmail, but the concepts are the same no matter what provider you use.
Registration required. Please sign up at pvlib.net, Attend, Classes. Classes are held in the PC Lab. For more information, call 928-759-3040.
Speech: Keep body, brain thriving
“Unusual Ways to Keep Your Body & Brain Thriving” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley.
Presenter Joan Baum of New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center will discuss various unusual ways to promote brain health. She will talk about the way doing some of your daily activities might be contributing to “Senior Moments,” confusion and anxiety, and will explain how simple changes can improve your brain as well as your overall health.
RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit www.SeniorConnection.us/speakersbureau.html.
3-week class: Complete Job Search
Successful job searching requires preparation. Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, is offering a three-week course, “The Complete Job Search,” in September.
The class will meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 12, 19 and 26. This course will guide you through an assessment of your personal strengths, and teach you how to complete effective applications, resumes, and cover letters.
You also will learn to use the internet to search for jobs and learn effective skills for interviewing and follow-up. Prior to taking this course, you should already have basic Windows, Word, internet and email skills.
Registration is required, visit pvlib.net, Attend, Classes. Classes are held in the PC Lab. For information, call 928-759-3040.
Movie Mondays: ‘Overboard’
Join the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle Drive, Prescott Valley, at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 for Monday Night Movies. This month they are showing “Overboard,” starring Anna Faris, Eva Longoria and John Hannah — a comedy about a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner who is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. (PG-13)
This is a free event and no registration is required. For more information, call 928-759-3040.
Slow Food class: school gardens
Slow Food Prescott has announced the launch of the class, Academic Applications of School Gardens, designed for educators on the value of school gardens. The class will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Skyview Elementary School, 125 S. Rush St., Prescott.
The goal of this class is to present current research on school gardens, and to provide concrete examples and tools to apply this knowledge to schools and classrooms. Enrollees will receive a certificate for four hours of professional training; $15 registration fee for educators and Slow Food members; $30 for others. Includes a delicious local, sustainable Slow Food lunch.
For more information, contact Molly Beverly at 928-308-2687, prescottAZ@slowfoodusa.org. To register email prescottAZ@slowfoodusa.org.
Public invited to day of service event
The Prescott Valley Stake Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites women of all faiths for a community day of service — “Dare to Share and Show Someone You Care.” This will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7073 Pronghorn Ranch Parkway, Prescott Valley.
The dress is casual and a complimentary, light luncheon will be served. Learn about organizations that make a difference, a news release states. Participate in service projects such as participating in a choir to local nursing homes, crafts to take to your favorite first responder, make favors for Meals on Wheels patrons, sew fidgit blankets for hospice, make quilts or stuffed animals for the hospital, and so much more. Also, signups for the blood drive that day are at www.tinyurl.com/RSBlood.
Donations to the following charities will be accepted that day: gently used clothing and cleaning products for Stepping Stones; gently used books for local libraries; non-perishable items for local food banks; and gently used pet items; and non-perishable pet food for the Humane Society.
This is a come-and-go event where items made can be taken to share in the community.
For more information email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Murder Mystery Dinner will be Sept. 8
The Prescott Valley Police Foundation is hosting its 10th annual Murder Mystery Dinner at StoneRidge at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.
The event includes dinner, play, raffle and silent auction. Join us for a fun evening of mayhem, mystery, murder, humor and hilarity. Reserve your seat because it sells out.
Call Kay at 928-775-4002 after 2 p.m. or email email@example.com.