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Tue, May 21

Calendar of Events: April 11 - May 4

Dancing for the Stars fundraising event to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona, with clubs in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley, 1 p.m. matinee (tickets still available), 7 p.m. (sold out), April 13, The Elks Theater and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley Street. For tickets, 928-776-8686 or dancingforthestars.net.

Dancing for the Stars fundraising event to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona, with clubs in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley, 1 p.m. matinee (tickets still available), 7 p.m. (sold out), April 13, The Elks Theater and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley Street. For tickets, 928-776-8686 or dancingforthestars.net.

Thursday, April 11

  • Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.
  • "Understanding Alzheimer’s to Ensure the Best Care for Your Loved One" free Senior Connection seminar with Circle of Life Alzheimer’s Homes, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E Long Look Dr. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.
  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Yavapai College freeMunch and Learn workshop: Arizona's Deadliest Gunfight, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Building 3 Room 119 on the Prescott Campus. To enroll, call 928-717-7634.
  • Genealogy mentor session, Northern Arizona Genealogy Society, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.
  • Aboriginal Living Skills, REC 140. Learn primitive living skills like creating fire with sticks, making stone knives, building primitive shelters, twine rope from plant fibers and more, April 11 to 14, Yavapai College Prescott campus. To register, call 928-776-2199, or register online at www.yc.edu.
  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate Recovery is a biblical program that helps "regular" people overcome hurts and negative habits to live in freedom with Christ. Follow the Beatitudes with us. Meetings are Thursdays in the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, with "Meet, Greet, & Eat" at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship and teaching at 6 p.m.
  • You Too! Mentor training, 11 a.m. to noon, 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.

Friday, April 12

  • Dialogue on Race in Prescott, 6 p.m., First Congregation Church, 216 E. Gurley Street, Prescott. Join community leaders, historians and members of the Arizona Commission of African American Affairs for a special Town Hall event. All are invited to attend.
  • Google Drive Basics, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Participants should have a Google account created before class.
  • Art Days for Kids, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For children, ages 6 to 14. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
  • Lap sit Storytime: Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.
  • Preschool storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)
  • 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.
  • Chair yoga, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Saturday, April 13

  • Arts, eggs and fun, 9 a.m. to noon, on the grounds of the Prescott Valley Civic Center. A petting zoo, inflatable play land and face painters also are available at this free, family-friendly event. Visit student artwork inside the Civic Center, 7501 E. Skoog Blvd, Prescott Valley.
  • Near-Death Experience, N Central AZ IANDS Group meeting, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Unity Church Fellowship Hall, 145 S. Arizona Ave., Prescott. Requested donation, $10/$5 - IANDS members. All ages.
  • AAUW Prescott present “Maintaining Civility in Divisive Times,” 10 a.m., Community Room, Building 19 at Yavapai College.
  • Casa de Aero model aircraft flying club invites everyone to come try flying model airplanes, 9 to 10 a.m., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University off Willow Creek Road, 9 to 10 a.m. www.casadeaero.com.
  • YMCA Healthy Kids Day and Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 750 Whipple Street, Prescott. 928-445-7221.
  • United Animal Friends hosts pet photos with the Easter Bunny, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Whiskers Barkery, 225 W. Gurley St. in downtown Prescott. Cost is $10 and all proceeds benefit animals in need.
  • Whiskers Barkery 5th annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 928-776-8700.
  • Dancing for the Stars fundraising event to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona, with clubs in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley, 1 p.m. matinee (tickets still available), 7 p.m. (sold out), The Elks Theater and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley Street. For tickets, 928-776-8686 or dancingforthestars.net.
  • General meeting of the Prescott Area Woodturners will feature member Dick Kelly, 1 to 4 p.m., YEI Building, 6708 Corsair in the Prescott Air Park. Learn how to incorporate a PVC tube to create a container suitable for donation to the Beads of Courage program.
  • Explore Water!: Water Education for Kids, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Presented in partnership with the City of Prescott Water Resource Management and the University of Arizona Yavapai County Cooperative Extension. For more information, please contact Youth Services at 928.777.1537 or youth.services@prescott-az.gov. In case of inclement weather, the program will be relocated to the Founders Suite.
  • Prescott Public Library brings you the discovery of ideas, the joy of reading and the power of information. Check the library's online events calendar at www.prescottlibrary.info, or call 928-777-1500 for more information.
  • Prescott Mac User Group (PMUG) monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Bldg. 4, Room 102. Topics will include a discussion of options for listening to music and a short tutorial on Macmost. Non-members are welcome and refreshments will be served. www.pmug.us.
  • Family Nature Festival in the James Family Discovery Garden, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History. Education stations will be scattered along the paved pathways, each providing a unique spring-inspired activity for children. Make crafts, explore like a butterfly, examine seeds, and handle live animals with Heritage Park Zoo. Adults $6; childrenn 13 and under $4; Members free.
  • Yavapai Flute Circle, 12 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 928-717-1000.
  • Memory Café, 9 to 10 a.m., Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, 3407 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley. It is designed for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and mild cognitive impairment, and their caregivers, whether that is a family member, companion, friend or professional.
  • The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.
  • Explore Water!: Water Education for Kids, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn about the water cycle, rainwater harvesting and more with hands-on activities designed for children of all ages. Youth Services, 928-777-1537 or youth.services@prescott-az.gov. In case of inclement weather, the program will be relocated to the Founders Suite.
  • Intro to Aikido, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This Japanese martial art offers ways to build self defense skills, develop self discipline and explore peaceful ways to solve problems. For ages 5 and up, parents welcome.
  • Volunteer recruitment fair, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Representatives from local nonprofits will be present to to answer your questions and discuss volunteer roles available within their organization.
  • Librarypalooza 2019: Celebrate National Library Week, noon, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Ground Covers and Erosion Control, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center 1815 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott. Free, all ages. www.wattersgardencenter.com.
  • Heritage Park Zoo - Breakfast with the Animals, 9 to 10 a.m. Price for members is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, non-members, $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Pre-registration is required. www.HeritageParkZoo.org.
  • Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.
  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)
  • Docent-led tours of the Phippen Museum, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with admission, no reservations necessary

Sunday, April 14

  • Coffeehouse Concerts series hosted by local singer/songwriter Jo Berger, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.

Monday, April 15

  • Genealogy research series: Begin Your Genealogy Research with Death Records at Prescott Public Library, 2:30 p.m.

“Let Your Art Be Your Art” presented by artist Willem Bernard van der Heyden and hosted by the Prescott Art Docents, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Theater, 208 N. Marina Street.

  • 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.
  • Knee-High Naturalists - Spring 2019, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. http://highlandscenter.org/knee-high-naturalists/.

Tuesday, April 16

  • Near Death Experiences, open group discussion, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 215 E. Goodwin Street. All are welcome to join us and share, listen or ask questions.
  • Finding Unbiased Financial Advice, 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott , 1280 E Rosser St B.
  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060.
  • Queen of Hearts, 6 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.
  • Technology Help Hour, Prescott Computer Society, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop

-Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Time to stuff eggs for the traditional children's Easter egg hunt. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928-777-1518.

  • Toddler storytime, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

Wednesday, April 17

  • People Who Care volunteer informational meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley Street, Prescott. 928-445-2480.
  • Prescott Stamp Club luncheon and meeting, 1 p.m., Palace Restaurant, 120 S Montezuma St. 928-445-1673 or dwayne@yfplan.com. All ages.
  • VFW Post 541 Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.
  • Prescott Military Pilots, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elks Club, Prescott Valley. 928-848-2742.
  • Water Wednesdays: WaterSmart -- Drop by Drop: Indoor Conservation, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Thursday, April 18

  • Yavapai Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Smoki Pueblo next to the Smoki Museum at 147 N. Arizona Avenue in Prescott. Speaker is Dr. Patricia Gilman, retired professor of anthropology who will discuss various aspects of the Mimbres culture. Free and open to the public.
  • Window on Nature-"Burrowing Owls,” 7 p.m.,Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Avenue, Prescott. Free to everyone, snacks at the end of the presentation. 928-778-6502 or 928-848-1513.
  • Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.
  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Yavapai College freeMunch and Learn workshop Ernest A. Love (Meeting in 4-102), 12:30 to 2 p.m., Prescott Campus. To enroll, call 928-717-7634.
  • Genealogy mentor session, Northern Arizona Genealogy Society, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.
  • Third Thursday Star Talks: New Horizons Mission to the Pluto System, 6 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-778-6324.
  • Outdoors Explorer Club, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, @15 E. Goodwin St. Paint and decorate pots and planters for container gardening. For children, ages 8-12. Register online,at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate Recovery is a biblical program that helps "regular" people overcome hurts and negative habits to live in freedom with Christ. Follow the Beatitudes with us. Meetings are Thursdays in the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, with "Meet, Greet, & Eat" at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship and teaching at 6 p.m.

Friday, April 19

  • Yavapai College Yavapalooza, 4 to 8 p.m. , YC Prescott campus, 1100 E Sheldon St. Prescott, Parking Lot C.

www.yc.edu/yavapalooza.

  • Third Friday Chamber Music Series this month offers Schubert, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. All programs are subject to change. 928-778-6965.
  • How to prepare the garden for a great harvest of fresh veggies and herbs, 4 to 5 p.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott. Free, all ages. www.wattersgardencenter.com.
  • Lap sit Storytime: Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.
  • Preschool storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)
  • Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

Saturday, April 20

  • Cruise in for the Veterans 8th annual Cars Show fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,Yavapai College. Cruise4vets.com.
  • The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.
  • Under the Tuscan Sun Fashion Show and Luncheon hosted by The Republican Women of Prescott, 11a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Resort & Conference Center 1500 E. Highway 69, Prescott. Cost is $50 per person. Proceeds help fund the RWOP scholarship program. For tickets, call Rhonda Clark, 805-279-9369 harpo6@verizon.net or Sue Davis, 352-262-5890.
  • Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.
  • Learn which native plants are best for your garden, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott. Free, all ages. www.wattersgardencenter.com.
  • Caldecott Books and Art for Kids, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. All registered children will receive a copy of the book. For children, grades K-2. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)
  • Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. RSVP to this free event at 928-632-7800.
  • Docent-led tours of the Phippen Museum, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with admission, no reservations necessary

Sunday, April 21

  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.

Monday, April 22

  • “What’s New in the Smoki Museum” presented by Cindi Gresser, executive director of the museum, and hosted by the Prescott Art Docents, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Center for the Arts Theater, 208 N. Marina Street.
  • 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.
  • Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 to 4:45 p.m., United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Douglas Room.

Tuesday, April 23

  • Suicide: The Ripple Effect, a presentation by Armed to Know for students grade 5 to 12 and their parents, 6 to 8 p.m., Ruth Street Theater. Speaker is Kevin Hines. Armedtoknow.org.
  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060.
  • Queen of Hearts, 6 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.
  • Prescott Writers Open Mic Night: Poetry, Flash Fiction and Flash Nonfiction, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Technology Help Hour, Prescott Computer Society, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop
  • Toddler storytime, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.
  • Film: Before the Flood, 7 p.m., Raven Cafe 142 N Cortez St, Prescott. From Academy Award®-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio. Cosponsored by Yavapai Climate Change Coalition, Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance, and the Raven Cafe. Contact Kari Hull: kari.nazcca@gmail.com.

Wednesday, April 24

  • VFW Post 541 Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.
  • Prescott Military Pilots, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elks Club, Prescott Valley. 928-848-2742.
  • Digital Media Club, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For children, grades 5 to 8. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
  • Yavapai County 4-H/FFA EXPO and Auction at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds April 24-27. Free admission.

Thursday, April 25

  • AAUW Prescott scholarship fundraiser to benefit Yavapai College students, 5 to 7 p.m., Richard Marcusen Sculpture Garden, Yavapai College.
  • The Reality of You, a six-week course about self-confidence and spiritual development, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. To reserve, call 928-771-0535.
  • AARP free Shred-a-Thon, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall.
  • Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.
  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Yavapai College freeMunch and Learn workshop: Smoki Museum, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Building 3 Room 119 on the Prescott Campus. To enroll, call 928-717-7634.
  • Flagstaff Climate Change Action Plan presentation, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave, Prescott. Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans will describe the process and results of Flagstaff's sustainability efforts. Contact Kari Hull at kari.nazcca@gmail.com with questions. Free.
  • Genealogy mentor session, Northern Arizona Genealogy Society, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.
  • Building An Intentional Culture workshop by Scott Lewis, senior lecturer with Northern Arizona University's Statewide Branch Campuses, 2 to 4 p.m., United Way of Yavapai County Offices: 143 N. McCormick St., Suite 201, Cost $25, ages 18 and older.www.yavapaiuw.org/center-for-nonprofit-excellence.
  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate Recovery is a biblical program that helps "regular" people overcome hurts and negative habits to live in freedom with Christ. Follow the Beatitudes with us. Meetings are Thursdays in the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, with "Meet, Greet, & Eat" at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship and teaching at 6 p.m.
  • 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. RSVP to 928-708-3110.

Friday, April 26

  • The Literary Southwest series features a reading by Joe Ide, a mystery novelist, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Library’s Susan N. Webb Community Room, Bldg. 19, Room 147 on the Prescott campus.
  • World Tai Chi and Qigong Day celebration, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Bradshaw Mountain Middle School gym located at 12255 E. Turquoise Circle in Dewey. 928-899-5252 or taichipatti@me.com.
  • Mystery novelist Joe Ide will read for The Literary Southwest, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Library Susan N. Webb Community Room (Bldg. 19, Room 147) on the Prescott campus. An open conversation and a book signing to follow.
  • Trash Talk: Recycling presented by Kathleen Corum, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Crossroads Center, Prescott College, 220 Grove Ave, Prescott. Contact mbeverly@cableone.net.
  • Lap sit Storytime: Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.
  • Preschool storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)
  • 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

Saturady, April 27

  • Prescott Chapter BYU Management Society, 5th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament, Antelope Hills Gold Course, sign-in 7:30 a.m. Entry fee is $100. 928-899-3781, 928-777-18888.
  • Contra Dance, music by Fit as a Fiddle, with calling by Michaela White, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Donations, $6 - $9.
  • The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.
  • Gardening Talk: Attracting Pollinators to your Garden, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
  • Learn which rose varieties bloom with abundance and thrive, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott. Free, all ages. www.wattersgardencenter.com.
  • Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.
  • 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.
  • Docent-led tours of the Phippen Museum, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with admission, no reservations necessary

Sunday, April 28

  • Prescott Orchid Society, 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Open to the public
  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.
  • Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and others will be represented, as well as plenty of other greats from the jazz world, 3 to 5 p.m., Yavapai College PAC, All ages. Cost, $10.

Monday, April 29

  • 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.

Tuesday, April 30

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060.
  • Queen of Hearts, 6 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.
  • Ragtime Sing-Along with Peter Bergin, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 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.
  • Technology Help Hour, Prescott Computer Society, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop
  • Toddler storytime, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent and child interaction. For toddlers and their grownups.

Wednesday, May 1

  • VFW Post 541 Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.
  • Prescott Military Pilots, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elks Club, Prescott Valley. 928-848-2742.

Thursday, May 2

  • Arizona Attorney General's Prescott Satellite Office, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Volunteers can assist with consumer fraud complaint, civil rights complaint and questions regarding scams, consumer fraud, life care planning and other issues. 602-542-2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov.
  • Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 to 4:45 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. All registered children will receive a copy of each month's book. For children, grades 3-4. Register online,at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
  • Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.
  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Yavapai College freeMunch and Learn workshop: Smoki Museum , 12:30 to 2 p.m., Building 3 Room 119 on the Prescott Campus. To enroll, call 928-717-7634.
  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate Recovery is a biblical program that helps "regular" people overcome hurts and negative habits to live in freedom with Christ. Follow the Beatitudes with us. Meetings are Thursdays in the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, with "Meet, Greet, & Eat" at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship and teaching at 6 p.m.

Friday, May 3

  • Lap sit Storytime: Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.
  • Preschool storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)
  • Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

Saturday, May 4

  • Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.
  • Meet local short story authors, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Hosted by the Professional Writers of Prescott.
  • The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.
  • Kaleidoscope of Color 2019, Prescott’s Festival of Iris, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mortimer Nursery, 3166 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, Arizona. Prescott Area Iris Society (PAIS), contacts Dennis, 623-980-6627,
  • 41st Annual Whiskey Row Marathon, 6 a.m. marathon, 7 a.m. half marathon, 7:20 a.m. 10k, 7:15 a.m. 2 mile, Prescott courthouse plaza. www.whiskeyrowmarathon.com.
  • The 10th annual Celebrating Women of the Wild West Afternoon Tea, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Hassayampa Inn, Hassayampa Inn 122 E. Gurley St. Tickets cost $50.
  • Kaleidoscope of Color 2019, Prescott’s Festival of Iris,10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mortimer Nursery, 3166 Willow Creek Rd., Prescott. 623-980-6627, http://prescottirissociety.org , Email: president@prescottirissociety.org.
  • Our annual Grow Native plant sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Rd., Prescott. https://highlandscenter.org/grow-native-plant-sale/.
  • 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.
  • Docent-led tours of the Phippen Museum, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with admission, no reservations necessary.
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