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Quad-City Events: Aug. 21-Sept. 1

Wednesday, August 21

Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Little Dealer Little Prices, 2757 N. Truwood Drive, Prescott Valley. To donate blood, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information.

People Who Care will host a volunteer informational meeting from 1:30 to 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. 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. 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 Road, Prescott. Gain confidence and leadership skills in a fun, friendly, safe environment.

Water Wednesdays: WaterSmart – Drop By Drop: Groundwater, noon, 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.

“Getting to the Right Place - Overview of Senior Living Options” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation with Jazmin Enriquez, Community Relations Coordinator for Brookdale Senior Living, noon to 1 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Dr., Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747. www.SeniorConnection.us

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.

Christmas in August dinner and silent auction, 4 to 7 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 78, Humboldt Bring a child’s toy to put under the tree to help our neighbors in need. 928-632-5185.

Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., teaching at 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Dance to the music of Steam, from Tucson, with calling by Christine Merryman.

Donations: $0 - $9.  Students free. All dances taught; no partner needed.

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.

Tuesday, August 27

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.

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, Goodwin Street Band, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the courthouse plaza.. prescottconcertseries.com.

Wednesday, August 28

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.

Auditions for LittleBlackDressINK and ArtistPath Staged Readings, 4:30 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 (blank). Auditions will be cold readings from the plays. Age ranges of actors are 12 (girl’s part) to various adult stages, male and female.

Thursday, August 29

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.

Blood drive, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Prescott Honda, 3291 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. To donate blood, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information.

Coping with ‘invisible’ uncommon health conditions” is a free Senior Connection presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive. Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

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., Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott. prescottconcertseries.com.

Lymphatic Drainage and Sinus Massage, 10 to 11:30 a.m., First Things First, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., 928-443-1991 ext. 2040.

Friday, August 30

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. 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 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.

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.

Saturday, August 31

Faire at the Square, Prescott Chamber of Commerce, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., courthouse plaza, Prescott.

Edible Landscape with Trees and Berries, 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 W Iron Springs Rd. (Labor Day Weekend) Have your landscape and eat it, too! We’ll share the tips, tricks, and recipes that make for a better, healthier and tastier landscape. Plant experts will be on hand after the class that specializes in fruiting designs that can be eaten after planting. FREE

Family Story Time, 11:00 a.m., 20-30 minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family!

Vintage Base Ball Match, 7:00 p.m., Ken Lindley Field, 702 E. Gurley St. in Prescott. Two vintage base ball teams from the Valley are combining to play an 1860-rules game against the local Prescott Champions. You will definitely recognize the game as base ball but will certainly enjoy the quirky rules and customs of the era. A bit of history about the original Champions will be shared, and we would enjoy hearing about your base ball memories and escapades as well. There will be opportunities to handle old, authentic base ball memorabilia, view reproduction equipment, answer base ball trivia questions (win baseball cards!!), ask questions about the game or its history, enjoy food from Pounds Food Truck, and have an enjoyable evening of unique base ball under the lights! (OK, that part isn’t authentic, but it makes for a cooler atmosphere!!)

Sunday, September 1

Faire at the Square, Prescott Chamber of Commerce, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., courthouse plaza, Prescott.

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