Originally Published: August 23, 2018 3:52 p.m.
Cordes Lakes Days, which will be held Sept. 15, is in planning for the parade. To get an application to be in the parade, contact Henry Want at 602-703-0789. Applications are also available at the community center. People are invited to attend the planning meetings on Mondays at 10 a.m. to help with other plans, booth building, kiddie games, etc. Craft vendors are invited to put up a table at the event for $10. The maximum length of a table is 6 feet, and vendors must also provide their own shade. Contact Heather at 602-349-8854 to reserve your space.
A Community Association meeting is scheduled for Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m. to address pending roof and ceiling repairs caused by storm damage.
Ms. Virginia reads stories for 2 to 5 year olds (with their parents) at 10 a.m. Friday, and then each following Friday.
U.S. Flag retirement. A bin has been placed at the Mayer St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday) for worn U.S. flags. They will be collected by American Legion Post 122 and retired with dignity. If you have a flag ready to be retired, please take it to the thrift store.
You can sign up for a text to tell you when to fly your flag at half-staff. The American Legion provides this service. Text 35893 to sign up. Service is free, but data rates may apply.
Popsicles in the Park. Mayer Centennial Park, 100159 S. Poplar St., will be held Sept. 6, Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m. Moms bring your preschoolers and meet other moms while your children play in the park.
WEEKLY EVENTS — CORDES LAKES
Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. with sandwiches and snacks available.
Taco Tuesday at the Center is from 4 to 7 p.m. to either eat there or take-out. Note: Due to a gas leak, Taco Tuesday is closed until further notice.
Story Time at Cordes Lakes Library is at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. This is followed by a movie.
American Legion meets at 1 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at Cordes Lakes Community Center. Next meeting is Sept. 21.
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts meet at the church at 17330 E. Mule Deer Drive in Spring Valley at 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Scouts learn new skills by earning badges, and also enjoy camping, hiking, and much more. Contact Garrison Russell at 702-439-7316 for more information or to join.
Big Bug Charity Quilters meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami St. Beading is held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call MOW at 928-632-7511 for more information.
MOPS meets the first and third Fridays at the Mayer Community Church, 10001 Fifth St. in Mayer. Knit & Crochet meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Flour Stone Bakery in Mayer. This is for everyone, beginners and advanced. Bring your own project and supplies, help is here.
Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club holds its outings on the third Monday of the month with meetings held the following Tuesday at 7 p.m. at various members’ homes. Contact Ken Dunham at 928-899-6810 for more information. Meetings are held at the homes of members and varies by month.