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Quad Cities in Brief: Prescott Valley Public Library book sale

Prescott Valley Public Library book sale

The first Friends of the Prescott Valley Public Library book sale of the years will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10. There will be lots of fiction and non-fiction—and, for the first time in many years, a significant young adult collection for sale. For more information call 928-759-3096.

Vendors sought

On Saturday, Feb. 24, Mingus Springs Charter School’s Booster Club is holding an art and craft fair with a silent auction to raise funds to support the classrooms and do projects to the school grounds. The location of the event is 3600 N. Sunset Dr., Chino Valley. Venders are also needed to sell goods. For more information, contact Nicole or Brandon at 928-830-8772.

Infuse economics in everyday class

This interactive, one-day workshop is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., today, at Yavapai County Education Service Agency, 2970 Centerpointe East Drive, Prescott.

Kindergarten through sixth-grade teachers who attend will receive free curriculum resources with strategies and demonstrations of how to use children’s literature, playdough, movies, technology and games to teach ELA, math and social studies with economics. A flash drive provided on a first-come, first-served basis includes 1,400 searchable lessons by grade level, concept and standards, valued at $160. Supply is limited.

Registration is $15 and includes 6 hours of professional development, Virtual Economics 4.5, and lunch. To register --

Relay for Life dinner fundraiser

The fundraiser for Relay for Life of the Quad Cities will be held at VFW Post 10227, 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley, from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., tonight. Dinner is $12 and includes baby back ribs, fries, coleslaw, salad, rolls/butter and dessert. The Blue Plate Special (also $12) is catfish, fries, coleslaw and dessert. 10 percent of sales will be donated to the Relay for Life of the Quad Cities.

Route 66 Tribute

The Tribute performance will be at 7 p.m. tonight at The Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St., Prescott.

Paulette Rockir, who has performed lead roles in musicals and as a vocal impersonator, will perform as Patsy Cline in the first hour, and Chuck Brown, a top Elvis mimic will perform as Elvis Presley in the second half of the show.

Rockir has previously performed at the Elks Theatre, The Palace, The Hassayampa Inn, at various Elks and Moose lodges and at The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. She also mimics Ethel Merman, Barbara Streisand, Cher, and Tina Turner, as well as The Four Seasons and The BeeGees.

Brown imitates a few voices too. He was born in Mississippi and has the same accent as The King. In addition to Elvis, however, Brown also imitates Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash and Neil Diamond. Brown has played Vegas, Laughlin, Branson, The Rosser Adult Center, The Palace on Whiskey Row, and recently returned from portraying Elvis on a four-week-long cruise.

Tickets for the Tribute are available at or call 928-277-4720. Ticket prices are $22.50 and $25 at the door. For group rates, call 928-277-4720.

Brigham Young University Young Ambassadors perform

“Welcome Home” is the title of the BYU Young Ambassadors’ new musical revue. It’s a melodic kaleidoscope of family fun with dynamic choreography, colorful costumes and a lineup of international hits and popular Broadway show tunes, including songs from Ed Sheeran, the Beach Boys, Rascal Flatts, Frank Sinatra, Hamilton, Footloose, and The Wizard of Oz.

The BYU Young Ambassadors has toured in 68 countries over the last 46 years. Last year, the group -- which includes a 10-piece band -- performed in Brazil, China and throughout the United States. The group is produced by the School of Music in the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The performance is scheduled for 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center in Prescott. Tickets are available at on or directly at this link.


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