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Calendar of Events: August 24-28

Today

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 percent 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

Actor auditions for 10-minute plays tomorrow night, 7 p.m. Prescott Center for the Arts Mainstage, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Dollars for Scholars Fun Run, 7 a.m., along the YC Trail. Registration in Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (YCPAC) Lobby; start at 8 a.m. in front of the YCPAC.

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.

Insights to the Outdoors: Herps & Perps, 9 a.m. to midnight, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Learn about illegal trading of Arizona reptiles and amphibians with Dr. Cecil Schwalbe, the first state herpetologist for the AZ Game & Fish Department.

Ground Covers, Vines & Erosion Control, 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. 928-445-4159.

Gardening Talks: Herbs: More than Just the Basics, 10 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.

Girl Scouts Parent Information Meeting/Troops Forming Now, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Chino Valley Public Library, 1020 W. Palomino Road.

Prescott Campus Block Party featuring Sugar & the Mint and the Prescott’s Got Talent competition, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside Building 2/Yavapai College gymnasium. Includes: food trucks, bounce houses, jugglers, balloon artists, face-painting and more.

Out Here With Animals, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley Tractor Supply, 8740 E. Eastridge Drive. Contact the store at 928-772-5579 for more information or details about participating in the Aug. 25 pet adoption.

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.

Granite Mountain Jewelry Artists Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Michael Hotel Ballroom, 205 W. Gurley St.

Art on 6th Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 697 6th St. 7 Art Studios at one location open to the public. Glass, painting, jewelry, sculpture, wearable art and more. Look for the yellow signs. 928-499-2779.

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

United Animal Friends (UAF)’s annual picnic for people who adopted cats and dogs through the rescue organization, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Willow Creek ramada next to the Prescott Dog Park.

Northern Arizona Genealogical Society’s (NAGS) monthly meeting, 2 p.m., Family History Center, 1001 Ruth St. The topic is “Genealogy Resources at Your Prescott Public Library.” Please park at the rear of the building and enter through the double doors in back. The meeting is free and open to the public.

YC Soccer vs. Irvine Valley College, 2 p.m., Ken Lindley Field, 702 E. Gurley St.

Prescott Art Gallery reception for faculty and alumni, 5 to 7:30 p.m., art gallery adjacent to the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center.

50th Anniversary Opening Presentation, 7 p.m., YC Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

Summer free for youth contra dances, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St. Free for high school and college age youth. All dances taught/prompted. 928-925-5210 or www.folkhappens.org.

Belly Dance Performance, 7 to 9 p.m., Holiday Courtyard, 150 S. Montezuma St. on Whiskey Row. Sponsored by local Belly Dance Troupe.

Contra Dance, 7 p.m. teaching 7:30 to 10 p.m. dancing, First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott.

Music by Prescott’s Granite Creek Band, with calling by Archie Maclellan. Donations: 0 - $9 (students free). Dances taught; no partner needed.

24-Hour Plays, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Jay Leno live, 7:30 p.m., YC Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

Sunday, Aug. 26

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.

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.

Prescott Orchid Society, 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Open to the public.

AZ Philharmonic “Currents” Concert, 5 to 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.

La France in the Forest, 5 to 8 p.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 South Walker Road, Prescott.

Monday, Aug. 27

Beginning Farmer’s Workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, 840 Rodeo Drive #C, Prescott. Call or e-mail 928-445-6590 extension 221 or lydiawatts@email.arizona.edu to reserve a space.

Yavapai College presidential search community forum, 10 a.m., Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, Bldg. 3, Rm. 119. https://www.yc.edu/presidentialsearch.

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

Fibromyalgia Support Group, 3 to 4:45 p.m., United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Douglas Room.

Free Watercolor Class at Michaels, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

50 percent off Storewide Sale, 7:50 a.m. to 3:50 p.m., St. Vincent DePaul’s Thrift Store, 935 Fair St., Prescott, across from Fry’s grocery store. Sale is 08-28 to 08-31.

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.

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.

Answers to Questions My Survivors Need to Know After I am Gone, 1 to 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Presented by June Sherod, Certified Hospice Volunteer.

Professional Writers of Prescott meeting, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite, 1st floor, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

Jazz on the Square: Goodwin Street Gang, 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.