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Calendar of Events: Feb. 21-29

Third Thursday Star Talks: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, and Cosmology, 6 p.m., Jan. 1, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Third Thursday Star Talks: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, and Cosmology, 6 p.m., Jan. 1, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Thursday, Feb. 21

  • 2019 Natural History Institute Speaker Series - A program focused on Yosemite National Park and the High Sierra which features the photography of explorer Ryan Alonzo along with poems and songs from ranger naturalists Brian Scavone and Eric Smith, 7 p.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.

  • Arizona Attorney General's Prescott satellite office will have office hours every first and third Thursday 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. Call 602-542-2123 or visit CommunityServices@AZAG.gov.

  • Quantum Physics for Dummies presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Yavapai College Library Prescott Campus Building 19.

  • Yavapai College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Munch and Learn session: Rafting the Colorado, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Building 3, Room 119. To sign up, call 928-717-7634.

  • Third Thursday Star Talks: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, and Cosmology, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

  • Register for a one-hour session with a You Too! Mentor, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library. 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.

  • Outdoors Explorer Club, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Review seed catalogs and gardening magazines, then select seeds to purchase for spring planting. Use Science, Technology, Engineer-ing, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) to learn more about the natural world. For children, ages 8-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Friday, Feb. 22



  • Republican Women of Prescott presents RWOP Talk of the Town Forum, 3 to 4 p.m. Public is welcome. No reserva-tions required. Admission, parking and popcorn are free. Arrive early for a good seat, to be held at Las Fuentes Re-sort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, in the Social Room, Prescott, Arizona. www.RWOP.info.

  • Lap sit Storytime: Bring your baby for some cozy active time on your lap. The Storytime will last about 20 minutes, but you are invited to linger and play. 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

  • Preschool Storytime: 30 minutes of stories, songs, and finger plays especially for children ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome. 10:30 a.m. to 11 am, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Pres-cott.

  • Novelist Janet Fitch reading, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Library’s Susan N. Webb Community Room (Bldg. 19, Room 147) on the Prescott campus. 928-776-2295.

  • Learning with Lynda.com, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online or call 928-778-6965.

  • Eco Community Building seminar – A free international interactive seminar about eco community building. Topics in-clude: Off-grid homes, Water wise systems and Eco Community setup. Presented by founder of BioVeda Academy, Russia & SA. Juniper Well Ranch, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Library Quilters meet from 9 a.m. to noon at the Prescott Valley Public Library. All are welcome. Contact ge-nie/libraryquilters.com for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 23

  • Free Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstrations at McLandress Orchard, 850 S. Maricopa St., Chino Valley. Free for all ages, Visit https://cals.arizona.edu/yavapai/pruning/.

  • Saturday Night Talk Series – An Evening of Chanting to Open the Heart. 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path, $5 donation.

  • Chocolate Fever Festival for teens, grades 6-12, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Taste chocolate from around the world, discover a world of chocolate fondue, take the chocolate trivia challenge and create some chocolate-centric crafts. Registration limited to the first 25 teens. Register online or call 928-778-6965.

  • Contra Dance, music by Easy Squeezy, calling by Megan Letchworth, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Donations, $6 to $9. Teaching at 7 p.m.. All dances taught; no partner needed.

Sunday, Feb. 24

  • Mountain View Baptist Church will host a gospel music concert from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with “Brush Arbor Reviv-al.” Admission is free but a love offering will be gratefully accepted. The church 395 Pony Place, Dewey. Take Highway 69 to Kachina, turn west to Pony Place then to the church. 928-632-5787.

  • “Standing Up to Homelessness" at the 11 a.m. service at Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Alex Harris, board president for Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS) will speak about efforts being made to provide shelter for Prescott-area citizens. Tom and Christa Agostino will provide the music.

Monday. Feb. 25

  • Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 to 4:45 p.m., United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Douglas Room.

  • Prescott Art Docents Free Public Talk: Prescott artist Russell Johnson will present “Searching for the Sublime: A Look into Process and Inspiration” at 10:30 a.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. www.russelljohnsonart.com, prescottartdocents.net.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

  • Arizona Serve's Guest Speaker Series: Criminal Justice System. We invite local leaders, politicians, and those working with area nonprofits to speak about the unique cultural and political climate of our community — par-ticularly issues affecting those living in poverty. Prescott Public Library, 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Septic 101: Homeowner Education, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Kate Garber Community Center, 13000 E. Prescott St. (next to the Dewey-Humboldt Public Library). https://www.facebook.com/events/951045235283365/.

  • Prescott Writers: Creating and Growing Enduring Characters, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

  • Natural History Institute Speaker Series – Slave Raiding Ants of Prescott, 7 to 9 p.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.

  • Digital Media Club meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. From stop motion anima-tion to video editing, learn all about media production at our brand new Digital Media Club. For children, grades 5-8. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537. Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

  • Democratic Women of Prescott Area (DWPA) Monthly Luncheon Wednesday, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Centennial Center of Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1989 Wineglass Drive. Featured speaker: Chief Deputy David Rhodes of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office will speak about programs in place in the jail, preparing inmates for en-entry into the community. $17 members, $20 non-members. Cash or check at the door and cards online. RSVP by Feb. 24 to reservations@demwomenprescottaz.com or call 626-340-7060.

  • Join Lorayne Meltzer as she gives an engaging and informative tour of the biocultural riches of the Gulf of Cali-fornia, México. Natural History Institute, 7 to 9 p.m., http://naturalhistoryinstitute.org.

  • Modern board gaming, 4 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Play modern board games like Ticket to Ride and Splendor on the second, fourth and fifth Wednesdays of every month. Open to anyone 14 and older. Individuals 10-13 may participate if accompanied by an adult. 928-592-5699.

Thursday, Feb. 28

  • Serving Seniors Free Community Outreach Fair Please join us for a Free Community Outreach Fair presented by Serving Seniors of Northern Arizona. Free lunch, prizes along with information booths and 4 speakers. Free to all. Located at Smyth Center at Solid Rock Christian Fellowship. 143 S. Cortez St., Prescott. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • "The Future of Medicare in Yavapai County" a free Senior Connection presentation with Ryan Steinert, Your Medicare Helper, from noon to 1 p.m. at American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott. RSVPs appre-ciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

  • "Window on Nature" Forest & Tree Health in Yavapai County, 7 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott. 928-778-6502 or 928-848-1513.

  • Yavapai College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Munch and Learn session: Transitions in Retirement, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Building 3, Room 119. 928-717-7634.

  • Ian Fleming’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.” at the Elks Theatre in Prescott. Showtimes on February 28th at 7pm, March 1st, 7pm, & March 2nd at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are $13 for Adults, $8 for students ages 18 and under. Tickets available at prescottelkstheater.com or by calling 928-777-1370.

  • Register for a one-hour session with a You Too! Mentor, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library. 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 Valley Public Library – February Citizenship Classes, Starting Thursday February 28th the class will meet every Thursday from 1-2:30pm in the library’s 2nd floor PC Lab. Classes will end in 10 weeks on May 2nd. Registra-tion is required. For more information, contact Jim Black at 928-759-6190.

Friday, Feb. 29

  • Free Seminar – Answers to Questions My Survivors Need to Know After I am Gone, 1 to 3 p.m., by June Sherod, certified hospice volunteer, the Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Prescott. 928-778-3000.
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