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Calendar of Events: Sept. 29 - Oct. 4

Today

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

3rd Annual Sons of The American Legion Golf Tournament to benefit Veterans charities, 8 a.m. sign in, 9 a.m. shot gun start, Quailwood Greens, 12200 AZ-69, Dewey, AZ. Americanlegionazprescott.org or 928-350-0938.

Yavapai Cattle Growers Association annual BBQ and calf sale, 8 a.m. gates open, 9 a.m. booths open, Maughan Ranch in Peeples Valley. There are activities, booths, mutton busting for the younger kids, etc.

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

Grant Writing Workshop, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Glassford Hill Middle School, 6901 E. Panther Path, Prescott Valley. Volunteers can sign up for classes online at grantstoyou.org. Cost is $40. Space is limited, and scholarships are available.

Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mortimer Farms, 12907 Highway 169, 928-301-1116.

Planting for Success in our Mountain Soil, 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. 928-445-4159.

Ballot initiatives, school issues forum, 10 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E Sheldon St., Bldg. 3, Room 119, Prescott. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, AAUW and Arizona Advocacy Network. http://lwvcyc.org.

Yavapai College Career and Technical Education Center celebration, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., CTEC, 220 Ruger Road, Prescott. 50th.yc.edu.

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.

Hope Fest, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

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

Harvest Festival, 1 to 3:30 p.m., 310 N. Granite St., Prescott. Sponsored by the Prescott Community Garden. There will be music, food, educational talks by local master gardeners and children’s activities—face painting, pumpkin rolling and scavenger hunts. Park at the Sam Hill Warehouse at the end of N. Granite St. just under the train trestle. 928-515-1657.

“Wild Honey” performed by LAARK productions, 7:30 p.m. Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L Road, 928-632-7135.

The Glen Campbell Story, 7 p.m., The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. www.prescottelkstheater.com or 928-777-1370.

Saturday Night Talk Series. Rock and Roll as a Vehicle for Transformation: Voyaging through the Underworld and Upperworld. 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Sunday, Sept. 30

Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mortimer Farms, 12907 Highway 169, 928-301-1116.

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.

3rd Annual Have a Heart Barrel Race/Poles for Horses with Heart, 11 a.m., Olsen’s Arena off Road 1 South, Chino Valley. This event benefits Horses with Heart, northern Arizona’s premier therapeutic horsemanship center, serving the Quad Cities for over 25 years. Horses with Heart serves the special needs and veteran communities with riding programs that build confidence, muscle tone and socialization. Bring chairs; food and beverage concessions, plus portable toilets, will be available. http://HwHonline.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 Indivisible 2nd Annual Picnic, noon to 4 p.m., Thumb Butte Ramada, Prescott National Forest. Food, music and silent auction. Mingle with your candidates. piaznewsletter@gmail.com.

Sedona International Film Festival presents “Elaine Stritch at Liberty,” 1 p.m., Mary D. Fisher Theater, 2030 W. Highway 89A. 928-282-1177 or www.SedonaFilmFestival.org.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, St. Francis of Assisi Day, Blessing of the Animals, 2 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane, 928-977-9300.

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra presented by the Yavapai Symphony Association, 3 p.m., Yavapai College

Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. 928-776-4255.

Monday, Oct. 1

Knee High Naturalists - Fall 2018, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

Prescott Art Docents Free Public Talk: “How To Make Award Winning Images Without Leaving Your Home” by local photographer Patrick Bartley, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina. prescottartdocents.net, bartleyphotography.com.

Adult Coloring Class, 1 to 2 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. Come enjoy lunch & stay for coloring! 928-772-3337.

Prescott CLSC Reading Circle, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

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.

“Trust Administration – Legal Requirements,” 2 to 3 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. Chip McLaughlin, Attorney – Law Offices of Chester B. McLaughlin, P.C., will explain the legal requirements for the administration of your trust, in the event you become incapacitated or pass away. 928-445-9300.

Teen Books and Bites, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For grades 7-12. “Samurai Rising.”

Real estate investors meeting, 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., 1235 E. Gurley St. awoodruff@ccim.net or 928-830-2599.

Armed to Know presents “Fight the New Drug,” 6 p.m., Ruth Street Theater, Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. Average age of pornography exposure is 8-11.

Master Gardener Series: Xeriscaping Gardening, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Crystal Room. Pvlib.net.

Civics Class, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, PC Lab. Pvlib.net.

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

Prescott Trout Unlimited and Fly Casters Meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Founders Room A.

Queen of Hearts, 6:30 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave. 928-776-1125; vfw541prescott.org.

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.

The Prescott Coin Club, 7 p.m., POA Building, 1133 Old Chisholm Trail, Prescott Country Club, Dewey. 928-772-7144.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Prescott Police Department hosts Coffee with a Cop, 8 a.m., Waffles-N-More, 1365 Iron Springs Road, Prescott.

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.

YavaButtons Club meeting, 9 a.m., Community Room at Prescott Gateway Mall. Members present monthly educational programs on various aspects of button collecting. 928-443-9831.

“Singing in the key of life,” 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, Deborah Room, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott. This group is focused on people 60 and older. No special talent required. 928-445-5211, ext. 2605 or 2601, or seniorpeerprogram.org.

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

Beginners Conversational Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle, Glassford Hill Room.

Islamic Law: What is it? 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

How to Outsmart A Con Artist, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, 826 Sunset Ave,

Prescott. Join AARP Arizona Fraud Watch Network on how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud. http://www.adultcareservices.org.

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

11th Annual Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour Gala Pre-Tour Reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center Third Floor Ballroom, 117 E Gurley St. #115, Prescott. www.PrescottStudioTour.com.

JUSTFAITH, 6 to 8 p.m., Unity of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Avenue. This program explores faith-based roots of social justice and how one person can effectively respond to the needs of today’s world. 928-308-0271 or 602-509-9639.

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.

Alan Roesler, author of “An Arizona Aviator in France,” a complete biography of Prescott’s own WWI Aviator Lt. Ernest A. Love, will speak at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as part of their Aviation History Speaker Series, 7 p.m., Davis Learning Center (DLC) auditorium on the Prescott campus. The presentation is free and open to everyone. 928-777-6985 or KIDRICKJ@erau.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 4

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 Ask a Librarian Desk at 928-777-1526 or ask.librarian@prescott-az.gov.

Arizona Attorney General’s Prescott Satellite Office, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 602-542—2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov.

“Helping People, Changing Lives – The Benefits of Volunteering” is a free Senior Connection seminar with People Who Care, noon to 1 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit www.SeniorConnection.us.

Yavapai College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Munch and Learn session: Oh! My Aching Knees!,12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus Building 3 Room 4-102). Dr. Bradley Benson from the YRMC Spine Care Center has a safe, non-invasive treatment for arthritic knee pain. Call the office to sign up (free) 928-717-7634.

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

Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For grades 3-4. “The Hundred Dresses”

Arizona Humanities Lecture: African American Pioneers of Arizona, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Budget Basics 101- Course# FA18-121, 6 to 8 p.m., Yavapai College, 1100 E Sheldon St., Prescott. https://www.campusce.net/yc/Course/Course.aspx?c=8712.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to America’s National Parks, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.

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