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Calendar of Events: Oct. 11-13

Today

JUSTFAITH, 9 to 11 a.m., Library at United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St. This program explores faith-based roots of social justice and how one person can effectively respond to the needs of today’s world. 928-778-1950 or 602-509-9639.

You Too Mentor! 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.

Free Blood Pressure Checks By Darcey of Glassford Place, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. 928-772-3337.

Beginning Meditation & Mindfulness, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Genealogy Room.

“Dog Talk” w/Lucy Reynolds, noon, CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. Come enjoy lunch & stay for presentation re: de-mystifying canine behavior. 928-772-3337.

Yavapai College Library Lecture Series: Frankenstein, noon to 1 p.m., Yavapai College Library Building 19, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.

Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 or 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

Grief: A Journey of Healing, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Granite Gate Senior Living, 3850 N. Highway 89, Prescott. Sponsored by Maggies Hospice Palliative Care Services.

Chino Valley Farmers Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Olsen’s Grain, 344 S. Highway 89, Chino Valley.

Sedona Film Festival presents “Living in the Future’s Past,” 4 and 7 p.m., Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. Highway 89A, Tickets are $12 or $9 for film festival members. 928-282-1177.

Monthly Democratic Committee Meeting, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Meals on Wheels Room at Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Featured Speaker: Bill Pierce, Democratic candidate for AZ Mine Inspector and a presentation on voting rights and their defense.

National Theatre Live Broadcast – “Julie,” via satellite broadcast, 6 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth.

Town Hall with Supervisor Brown and Yavapai County departments, 6 to 7 p.m., 1015 Fair Street, Prescott. 928-442-5132 or Web.bos.district4@yavapai.us.

Alzheimer’s Presentation-Dementia Conversations, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room. Pvlib.net.

WORDS Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

Friday, Oct. 12

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

Really Basic Computer Class! 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

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

Greeting Card Workshop, 10 to 11 a.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. 928-772-3337.

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.

Senior Connection’s “Senior & Caregivers Conference & Expo,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. More than 60 providers of senior products and services, and presentations by local experts throughout the day. Free admission. www.SeniorConnection.us 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.

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

Art Day for Kids, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For ages 6014. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Pony Canasta, 1 to 4 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. 928-772-3337.

Big Sting – It’s a Country Thing Country Music Festival, music begins at 3 p.m. Watson Lake, 1500 E. Highway 69. Tickets are $25 for a single day pass and $50 for a two-day pass, parking is $5 per vehicle per day. www.thebigsting.com.

Annual Oktoberfest, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Mt. of Faith Lutheran Church, 20135 E Stagecoach Trail, Cordes Lakes. Enjoy live music from “The Sidekicks” band, a German meal, door prizes, raffle items, and a White elephant sale.

Dinner: adults $7 and children $3. Proceeds will benefit Mayer Meals on Wheels, and the beautification of MOF.

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.

Friday Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 78, 3301 Highway 69, Humboldt.

“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.

“Cruisin’ – The Music of Smokey Robinson, 7 p.m. Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $30 for opera box seats and can be purchased online at www.prescottelkstheater.com, by calling 928-777-1370 or at the door one hour prior to the performance.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Prescott Farmer’s Market (PFM), 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Skull Valley community cleanup, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Skull Valley Transfer Station, 12970 West Van Dickson Road, north of Skull Valley, on the west side of Iron Springs Road, near railroad underpass. Open to Yavapai County residents for no charge. 928-771-3183.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

Breakfast with the Animals: Gray Wolf, 9 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road, preregistration is required, Admission for Heritage Park Members is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, admission for non-members is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. 928-778-4242.

AAUW Meeting: “Prescott Region Challenge: Growth vs. Water Resources,” social time 9 a.m., announcements 9:30 a.m. program 10 a.m., Community Room, Building 119, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Public is welcome to attend.

Tar and Trail MC Ride Prescott to Congress, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., VFW Post 541, 202 N. Arizona Ave. to Arrowhead Bar and Grill in Congress.

Crossroads of the West Gun Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. $10 at the door good for both days, kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult.

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.

Prescott Mac User Group (PMUG) monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Yavapai College, Building 4, Room 102. This month’s topics include iOS 12, Apple Watch and the Mohave update. Non-members are welcome. www.pmug.us.

Come birding with CALT, 10 a.m. to noon, Flume Trail in the Granite Dells. Bring your binoculars. Please RSVP by email: calt@centralazlandtrust.org. http://www.centralazlandtrust.org.

Ecological Water in Arizona: Sustaining Our Rivers and Springs, Speakers from Citizens Water Advocacy Group, Sierra Club, Tucson Audubon, and Yavapai Apache Nation, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. 928-445-4218; www.cwagaz.org.

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.

Arcosanti Bluegrass Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L. Road, $12 for adults for 2-day performances, free for youth 16 years and under, $5 for breakfast, $12 for lunch, $12 for dinner, camping is $5 per person per night, 928-632-6225.

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

“Who is Arizona’s Independent Voter?” noon to 2 p.m. Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, building 3, Room 119.

Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 717-1000.

Big Sting – It’s a Country Thing Country Music Festival, music begins at 1 p.m. Watson Lake, 1500 E. Highway 69. Tickets are $25 for a single day pass and $50 for a two-day pass, parking is $5 per vehicle per day. www.thebigsting.com.

Ask the Angels, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., 2nd Floor Dance Studio 2, Prescott. Practical angel messages for all attending. $10 donation. Reservations required. Seating limited. 928-772-6826.

Masquerade Dance, 6:30 p.m., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Eagle Gym, 3700 Willow Creek Road. Hustle lesson with Andy Smith. $2 admission. Costumes and masks encouraged. lallierc@my.erau.edu.

Saturday Night Talk Series. Death as an Advisor and Losing Self-Importance: Reflections on the Teachings of Carlos Castaneda, 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Candace Devine, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for seniors and $40 for opera box seats and can be purchased online at www.prescottelkstheater.com, by calling 928-777-1370 or at the door one hour prior to the performance.

Don Felder, Formerly of the Eagles, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. A former lead guitarist of The Eagles – whose iconic riffs can be heard on “One of These Nights,” “New Kid in Town,” and the Grammy-studded “Hotel California” – brings his legendary skills and rock ‘n roll repertoire to the Prescott stage.