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Calendar of Events: August 18-24

Today

Prescott Farmers Market, 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.

Arthropalooza, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. From beetles to butterflies, it’s guaranteed to turn your world upside down.

Beat the Heat Model Train swap, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. 480-390-0320.

Simple Seed Saving, 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. 928-445-4159.

5th Annual Prescott Chess Open, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. registration; rounds at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Yavapai College, Building 31, Room 101, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

League of Women Voters, OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute and AARP Present an Examination of the ERA, 10 a.m., Yavapai College, Bldg. 3, Room 119. 928-775-5100 or 928-237-9632.

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.

Rummage Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St., Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Spirit Healing and Educational Center. davidwclay@earthlink.net or 928-458-5577.

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

“Why We Need to Ratify the ERA Amendment Now,” noon to 2 p.m. Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, building 3, Room 119.

Prescott Area Woodturners, 1 p.m., YEI Building, 6708 Corsair in the Prescott Airpark. Member Dennis Egan will demonstrate how to create a kaleidoscope. Guests are welcome. Bring a chair.

United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. Gudgeon Base, 2 p.m., PV VFW Post 20773, 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley. 619-778-4411.

Republican Women of Prescott welcome Sean Spicer, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Spicer built his decades-long career in Republican politics, witnessing and shaping the inner workings of Washington, D.C. www.ycpac.com or 928-776-2000. Proceeds from this event support the scholarship program.

Anthony Madzella-Ritual Dance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Sunday, Aug. 19

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.

Rummage Sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St., Prescott. Sponsored by Mountain Spirit Healing and Educational Center. davidwclay@earthlink.net or 928-458-5577.

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.

Phippen Presents Pastels: Color the West, 1 to 4 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89, Prescott.

Farm to Table Dinner, 4 to 8 p.m., Holiday Courtyard, 150 S. Montezuma St., Prescott. Sponsored by the Prescott Farmers Market.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

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

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

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

Shrimp Curry Cooking Seminar, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Presented by the Chef at Brookdale.

Essential Estate Planning, 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Teen Leadership (TAG), 4 p.m., 215 E. Goodwin St. For grades 7-12. For grades 6-12. 928-777-1518.

Yavapai Digital Arts and Photo Club: ‘Taking the Work out of your Workflow,’ 5:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library Founders Suite, 215 E. Goodwin St. www.yavapaiphotoclub.com.

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

Jazz on the Square: Scandalous Trio and Friends, 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. 22

“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.

Dementia Friends Information Session – Become a Dementia Friend, 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle. Registration required: 877-926-8300 or https://aarp.cvent.com/DementiaFriendsMorning.

‘Simply Seniors’ Free Fun Fest, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. Exciting, fun-packed events and games, plus raffles. Lunch is free with reservation by calling 928-772-3337.

Arizona Paid Sick Time Law--Lunch ‘n Learn, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Yavapai College, Prescott Campus, Bldg. 29.

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

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

Reverse Mortgage Class - Education on Myths of the Reverse Mortgage, 4 p.m. dinner seminar, Wallick & Volk, 3767 Karicio Lane, Suite B, Prescott.

Grief: A Journey of Healing: Healing does not equal forgetting, 6 to 8 p.m., Maggie’s Hospice, 306 N. Virginia, Prescott. 928-775-2290.

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

Thursday, Aug. 23

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.

“Financial Planning - Charting a Course to Help Your Money Last” is a free Senior Connection seminar with Freedom Financial, noon to 1 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive in 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. 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.

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

Women of Wellness (WOW), 4 p.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. WOW is for women 50+ that focuses on health, education, comradery and support. Please RSVP to 928-708-3110.

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

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

Friday, Aug. 24

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.

Microsoft Word 101, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Registet online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

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.

Chair Yoga, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

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

Free Movie: “The Stray,” 4:30 to 6 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Based on a true story, rated PG, starring Sarah Lancaster, Michael Cassidy and Connor Corum.

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.

Music, food and drink, 5 p.m., Faith United Church, Prescott Country Club, 1061 N. Old Chisholm Trail, Dewey. Your $20 donation at the door will include the concert, wines and a savory array of appetizers. 928-533-4256.

An Art Show and Fundraising Sale of artwork by the late Wendy Barbara Zaro, 6 to 9 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. 100% of all sales goes toward funding needed to train a service dog for the blind. To view paintings, visit http://5-michael-hayden.pixels.com. 928-541-9314 or 303-434-8498 or MikeHayden39@gmail.com.

Ballroom Dance Party with Chad & Marie Burson, 6:30 p.m. foxtrot dance lesson, 7:30 p.m. dance party, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. $10 for both.

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

4th Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m., Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery on Whiskey Row