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Calendar of Events: Dec. 15-21

This iconic image became viral in 2005, inspiring increased national interest in the annual tribute and prompting the formation of Wreaths Across America as a non-profit 501-(c)(3). (Courtesy)

This iconic image became viral in 2005, inspiring increased national interest in the annual tribute and prompting the formation of Wreaths Across America as a non-profit 501-(c)(3). (Courtesy)

Saturday, Dec. 15

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

  • Burning Desire to Feed the Hungry Food Drive, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley Safeway, 7720 E. Highway 69.

  • The annual nationwide ceremony "Wreaths Across America" will take place simultaneously at all National cemeteries across the Country, 10 a.m., staging time 9:15 a.m., Prescott National Cemetery, Intersection of Highway 69 and 89, Prescott.

  • The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

  • Last-Minute Non-Profit Stocking-Stuffer Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Grace Sparks Activity Center, 824 E. Gurley St., Prescott. More than 50 non-profit vendors. Free admission. www.Stocking-Stuffer-Bazaar.com or 928-778-3747.

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

  • Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • YMCA Youth Ballet presents Nutcracker Ballet & Holly Jolly Christmas Dance Recital, noon and 4 p.m., Ruth Street Theater, 1050 Ruth St. 928-445-7221.

  • Holiday photos of Santa with pets and family members, 1 to 4 p.m. Petco, Frontier Village, Highway 69, Prescott. UnitedAnimalFriends.org or 928-708-0212.

  • Old-Fashioned Cowboy Christmas, 1 to 5 p.m., Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) Equine Center, 3731 N. Road 1 W. Chino Valley. The YHS Equine Center turns into a holiday oasis complete with sleigh rides, Santa Claus, holiday vendors, caroling and more. Wear your best holiday or cowboy attire. www.yavapaihumane.org/cowboychristmas.

  • Cocoa and Crafts for Kids, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy the holidays making crafts and sipping cocoa. For all ages.

  • A Christmas Carol, A New Musical, 2 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.

  • A Christmas Story, 2 and 7 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. www.pca-az.net/ticket-information or www.pca-az.net/family-theatre.html.

  • Prescott Chorale Holiday Concert, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane. www.prescottchorale.org.

Sunday, Dec. 16

  • Prescott Valley Farmer’s Market, 11.a.m.to 2 p.m. Main Street, right outside Harkins Theatre.

  • Holiday photos of Santa with pets and family members, 1 to 4 p.m. Petco, Frontier Village, Highway 69, Prescott. UnitedAnimalFriends.org or 928-708-0212.

  • Cocoa and Crafts for Kids, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • Memphis at Northern Arizona Suns, 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley.

  • A Christmas Carol, A New Musical, 3 to 5:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.

Monday, Dec. 17

  • Monday Night Movie: Crazy Rich Asians (PG13), 5 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room.

  • Depressed? Get your Life Back, 6 p.m., Prescott SDA Church, Cooley Hall, 2980 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. 928-442-3888 www.NedleyDepressionRecovery.com.

  • PAL, Parents of Addicted Loved Ones, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Alliance Bible Church, 2601 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott. PAL provides hope through education and support to parents of loved ones who are suffering with addiction and alcoholism. 928-778-0379 www.palgroup.org.

  • Prescott High School choir concert, 7 p.m., Ruth Street Theater, 1050 Ruth St.

  • Holiday Swing, 7 to 9 p.m., Yavapai College Bldg. 19 Rm. 147. The Yavapai College Jazz Ensembles host an evening of swing dancing fun that will warm up the winter this holiday season.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

  • Technology and eBook Help Hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • Toddler Storytime, 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. This will be the last Tuesday of the winter session.

  • Financial Wellness Class: Positioning Yourself to Thrive in Retirement, 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E Rosser St., Suite B.

  • Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

  • ESL, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Children’s Program Room.

  • Anger Solves Nothing, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unity Church of Prescott, 145 S Arizona Ave. MeditationInNorthernArizona.org, 928-637-6232.

  • Meditation & Buddhism for Inner Peace, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unity Church of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Ave. MeditationInNorthernArizona.org or 928-637-6232.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

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

  • Water Wednesdays: Water Smart—Drop by Drop: Summary of the Water Education Series, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • 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.

  • People Who Care volunteer informational meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., People Who Care office, Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley. 928-445-2480.

  • Interviewing with Confidence, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • Beginners Conversational Spanish, 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Glassford Hill Room. 928-759-3040.

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

  • VFW Post 541 Italian Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.

  • NDE (Near Death Experiences) stories shared and explored, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Elsie Room, 215 E. Goodwin St. We will be reviewing NDE accounts as this can bring new meaning and direction to your life. Facilitated by Karl Krumins and friends.

  • Movies at the Elks: Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 7 p.m., Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley.

Thursday, Dec. 20

  • 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.

  • Holiday Open House, 10 to 11:30 a.m., The Margaret T. Morris Center, 878 Sunset Ave., Prescott. Enjoy cookies and coffee and tour our beautiful community. http://www.adultcareservices.org.

  • PVPL Book Club: The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Genealogy Room. 928-759-3040.

  • Caroling at the Courthouse, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., north side steps of courthouse plaza. Sponsored by Lincoln Elementary School.

  • Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 or 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-777-1526.

  • Cookie House Decorating for Kids, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

  • Outdoors Explorer Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • 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.

Friday, Dec. 21

  • Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

  • PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room.

  • Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

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

  • Coloring Class for Adults, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room. 928-759-3040.

  • Drop in Tech Help, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, 2nd Floor PC Lab. 928-759-3040.

  • 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.

  • Blue Christmas – A Rock ‘n’ Roll Holiday Extravaganza, 7 p.m., Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley.

  • “Agni Yoga: Education for the Soul,” 7 to 8 p.m., WMEA Izvara Center, 1720 West McIntosh Drive, Prescott. RSVP at 928-778-0638 or staff@wmea-world.org.

  • Winter Solstice Celebration, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Granite Peak UU Congregation, 882 Sunset Avenue.

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