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Quad-City Events: Week of Aug. 14-25, 2019

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Colored Pencil Drawing Series with Diane Iverson, 9 a.m. to noon, The Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. Grow your skills with new techniques by learning illustrative techniques that feature the natural wonders of this tumultuous season. Pre-registration required. highlandscenter.org.

High Noon Toastmasters meeting, noon, Masonic Hall (third floor-access from stairs at the back), 1028 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Gain confidence and leadership skills in a fun, friendly, safe environment.

Thursday, Aug. 15

AMVETS Post 3 meets on the third Thursday at 6 p.m. at 9400 Valley Road, Prescott Valley. Open to all veterans with an honorable discharge and all currently serving military service members. 661-317-8494.

Prescott Antique Auto Club Cruise-In, 4 to 7 p.m., corner of Sheldon and Montezuma streets. Paacaz.com.

You Too! Mentor training, 10 and 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.

Prescott Summer Concert Series: Central Arizona Concert Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the courthouse plaza. prescottconcertseries.com.

The Prescott satellite office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will have office hours from 10 a.m. to noon at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 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.

Friday, Aug. 16

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, The High Mountain Chordsmen, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. All programs are subject to change. Bruce or Suzanne at 928-778-6965.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Basic Spanish skills needed.

Prescott Summer Concert Series: Friday Band, Toucan Eddy, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the courthouse plaza. prescottconcertseries.com.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began” 10 a.m., Visitor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Naturalist Walk: Forest Ecology with Janet Burgoyne, 8:30-10 a.m. The Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. A forest is more than just a bunch of trees; it is an interconnected web of plants, animals and other organisms responding to climatic influence. These hikes are on the unpaved trails on the Highlands Center’s 80-acre campus. highlandscenter.org.

Attract Birds, Bees and Butterflies, 9:30 a.m., Watters Gardening Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott.

The Seventh annual Sharlot’s WineFest will feature 11 restaurateurs and nine wine tastings, two spirits and one brewery for the fundraiser at the museum, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, featuring the popular Pick ‘n’ Pull. The event is almost sold out. 928-445-3122 or www.sharlot.org.

Anthropalooza Family Nature Fest, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., The Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. If you’ve ever wondered about the little big world of insects, this festival is for you! Become a member of the Dead Bug Society or maybe join the Cicada Club. Explore the wild world of insects and take a closer look than ever before at these aliens on earth. Bring the whole family! From beetles to butterflies, it’s guaranteed to turn your world upside down. Sponsored by Findlay Toyota. $6 Adults, $4 Children: FREE for HC Members!

Central Arizona Model Railroad Club of the Quad Cities Area model train swap meet, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Liberty Traditional School 3300 N. Lake Valley Rd., Prescott Valley. More than 90 tables of model trains and railroad memorabilia for sale plus displays, drawings and door prizes. Admission adults $5, kids 12 and under are free. Doug Gilliatt, 480-390-0320.

Zucchini Races for Kids!, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring a zucchini to decorate and race while learning some information about gardening from Master Gardeners. This event is in preparation for the zucchini car competition to be held at the Yavapai County Fair in September. All materials except the zucchini will be provided. For kids all ages. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Prescott Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College Parking Lot D located at 1100 E. Sheldon St. Runs through Oct. 26. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Prescott Area Woodturners Meet, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., YEI Building, 6708 Corsair at the Prescott Airpark. Prescott Area Woodturners will welcome Australian turner and tool designer George Hatfield to their meeting. George will show various tools and analyze the reasons for each cutting shape, grinding angle and size, then demonstrate the cutting action of each tool. As he works he will talk about the differences between “down under” turning and what we are used to here.Although the meeting begins at noon, lunch will NOT be included, so there will be no charge for this special day. Bring a chair. One of Hatfield’s tool designs is being manufactured here in Arizona by our own Bill Lieske. Hatfield tools will be available for purchase at the meeting.

Sunday, August 18

AZ Humanities Lecture: The Earliest Apache in Arizona: Evidence and Arguments, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began” 10 a.m., Visitor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce; park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

Monday, August 19

Yavapai County Supervisor Rowle Simmons will hold a town hall meeting at the Mountain Club Clubhouse, 910, Clubhouse Drive, Prescott, from 5:30-7 p.m. Town Halls provide the community the quality time and opportunity to learn and ask questions regarding the everyday functions of Yavapai County government. Supervisor Simmons will be giving updates from the Public Works Department, Developmental Services and the Community Helt Department. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office will be in attendance. All are welcome. For more information, contact Barbara Fox, Assistant to Supervisor Rowle Simmons (928) 442-5616 or email at Barbara.fox-thomas@yavapai.us

Prescott art docents new member reception, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library Founders’ Room, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Monday Night Movie: Shazam! (PG-13), 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd. Free. No registration required. 928-759-3040.

Potter’s House Music & Films, 6 to 9:15 p.m., courthouse plaza, Prescott.

Tuesday, August 20

Master Gardener Talk: Container Gardening, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. Free. No registration required, but space is limited. 928-759-3040 or pvlib.net.

Let’s Start Writing – A Few Genres, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. No registration required, space is limited. 928-759-3040.

Prescott Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall of Unity Church, 145 S Arizona Ave. Visitors welcome.

Insights to the Outdoors, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., The Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. This program brings a whole new meaning to “death is a part of life.” Come learn all about insects that specialize in finding and devouring carrion, and how investigators have long used insect communities in human forensics. $30 Adults; 10% Discount for Members, Pre-registration Required.

Technology Help Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street.

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.

Prescott Summer Concert Series: Jazz, Mike Vax Quintet, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the courthouse plaza. prescottconcertseries.com.

The Teen Advisory Group Leadership will meet at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., at 4 p.m. Get to know fellow TAG members through team building activities and help plan for a fun new year. For teens, grades 6-12. Call Jennifer Kendall at 928.777.1518 for more information or to apply for membership. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

Wednesday, August 21

People Who Care will host a volunteer informational meeting from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the People Who Care office, 147 Grove Ave., Prescott. People Who Care is a community-based nonprofit organization with programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley and Dewey. Volunteers help in the community where they and their enrolled neighbors live, usually alone. One-to-one services include transportation to health care or business appointments, grocery shopping, personal paperwork, visiting, caregiver relief and more. Reaching out is a feel-good opportunity for the volunteer and the neighbor. For more information, call 928-445-2480 or visit peoplewhocareaz.com

Cyber Security Awareness Workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. Presented by Gabriel-Michael Longboy, a credentialed Cyber Crimes Investigator and Cyber Forensic Analyst. No registration required. 928-759-3040.

High Noon Toastmasters meeting, noon, Masonic Hall (third floor- access from stairs at the back), 1028 Willow Creek Rd., Prescott. Gain confidence and leadership skills in a fun, friendly, safe environment.

Water Wednesdays: WaterSmart – Drop By Drop: Groundwater, 12:00 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E Goodwin St. Groundwater is used as a supply for the region, and the City of Prescott relies on the groundwater for a long-term water supply. Groundwater will be discussed in this session of WaterSmart: Drop by Drop presented by the City of Prescott Water Management department.

Thursday, August 22

You Too! Mentor training, 10 and 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.

Genealogy Mentor Session,1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E Goodwin St. Get assistance with your genealogy research from a member of the Northern Arizona Genealogy Society. Please come prepared with a specific question or problem and a genealogy mentor will help guide you in your research. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928.777.1526.

Computer Mentor Session, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Register for a one-hour session with a computer mentor at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E Goodwin St. Registration required. Learn about using the computer, explore the Internet, use Microsoft Office applications, set up e-mail and more. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928.777.1526.

Prescott Summer Concert Series: Prescott Sings, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the courthouse plaza. prescottconcertseries.com.

Prescott Antique Auto Club Cruise-In, 4 to 7 p.m., corner of Sheldon and Montezuma streets. Paacaz.com.

Friday, August 23

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Basic Spanish skills needed.

Lapsit Storytime: Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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.

Prescott Summer Concert Series: Friday Band, The Cheektones, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the courthouse plaza.

prescottconcertseries.com.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly), weigh-in, 9 to 10 a.m., meeting, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. 928-925-2264.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began” 10 a.m., Visitor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

5th Annual Granite Mountain Jewelry Artists Show and Sale, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Historic St. Michael Hotel Ballroom, 205 W. Gurley St. on the corner of Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott, AZ. . Local artists displaying beautiful handmade jewelry in a variety of designs and styles including metal, lapidary, enameling, glass, castings, precious metal and polymer clays, mixed media and beadwork. Additionally, other wearable art will be available. Please join us at this one-of-a-kind event! Meet the artists and shop for unique jewelry & accessories and enter to win one of three door prizes donated by the artists participating in this event. FREE ADMISSION! For more information or to check out the artists go to: https://granitemountainjewelryartists.weebly.com

Saturday, August 24

Herb Garden Desings from Beginner to Pro, 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, Summer is the ideal time to add herbs to the garden. More than just culinary, herbs are a staple plant for the mountain landscape. Learn which herbs are best in the kitchen, reseed by themselves, are ignored by javelina, evergreen and more. You will be an herbal pro after this class. Free to gardeners of all ages. FREE

5th Annual Granite Mountain Jewelry Artists Show and Sale, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Historic St. Michael Hotel Ballroom, 205 W. Gurley St. on the corner of Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott, AZ. Local artists displaying beautiful handmade jewelry in a variety of designs and styles including metal, lapidary, enameling, glass, castings, precious metal and polymer clays, mixed media and beadwork. Additionally, other wearable art will be available. Please join us at this one-of-a-kind event! Meet the artists and shop for unique jewelry & accessories and enter to win one of three door prizes donated by the artists participating in this event. FREE ADMISSION! For more information or to check out the artists go to: https://granitemountainjewelryartists.weebly.com

Gardening Talks: Cold Hearty Succulents, 10:00 a.m., Enjoy the beauty, intrigue and ease of growing succulents! Join us to learn about the varieties of succulents perfect for the Prescott area winters. We will also explore the different areas of the garden to creatively use succulents. Presented by Yavapai Master Gardener Tricia Michelson from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Prescott Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College Parking Lot D located at 1100 E. Sheldon St. Runs through Oct. 26. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began” 10 a.m., Visitor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

Sunday, August 25

Historic Downtown Walking Tours “Where It All Began” 10 a.m., Visitor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce; park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

Auditions for LittleBlackDressINK and ArtistPath Staged Readings, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. LittleBlackDressINK, created by Tiffany Antoneof Prescott provides opportunities for women playwrights to see their work brought to life in stage readings. Ten short plays from women playwrights across the country will have you rolling on the floor one minute and pulling your heart strings the next. They will be presented October 4,5, and 6th at local venues. Auditions will be Sunday, August 25th 1 to 5 pm at Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite. Auditions will be cold readings from the plays. Age ranges of actors are 12 (girl’s part) to various adult stages, male and female.

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