Calendar of Events: March 1-5
Friday, March 1
- 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.
- Prescott Indivisible meeting, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Davis Hall, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. This month’s speaker will be Tricia Sauer, the Arizona organizer for national Indivisible. indivisibleAZ4@gmail.com or www.prescottindivisible.org. Free, all ages
- Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
- Kinder Prep workshop, an interactive parent-child class for parents/caregivers and children from 3 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. to noon at Bright Futures Preschool, 6411 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. Parents must pre-register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (928) 443-1991 ext. 2040.
- Library Quilters 9 a.m. to noon at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd. All are welcome. Contact genie/libraryquilters.com for more information.
- 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.
- Excel Basics - Learn basic functions with Excel spreadsheets that can help you get ahead at work, track personal spending from home and more. This 90-minute workshop will cover basics such as entering data, formatting spreadsheets and performing calculations. Keyboard and mouse proficiency are required. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
- Friendship for women who have moved to the Prescott area, 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. Friday through May at 2100 Sequoia Drive, Prescott. For information, contact Beverly at 623-337-6060.
Saturday, March 2
- Join MomForce AZ for an free, open discussion from 10 a.m. to noon about the drugs that are impacting our health and how we can keep ourselves and our families’ safe and drug-free. Learn easy solutions and proven alternatives to start feeling better today. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.
- Adult Center of Prescott - Swing & Country Dance Party with Ronnie DeBenedetta. West Coast Swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., dance party at 7:30 p.m.; $10 for both. 1280 E. Rosser St., Prescott.
- Addiction Recovery Workshop Series: “Codependency, noon to 2 p.m. at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. The first of three monthly workshops. This program is specifically designed for parents and spouses of addicted loves ones. It will focus on learning coping skills to effectively manage stressful relationships. Register on Library web site, www.pvlib.net/classes.
- Irritating Insects and Fungus Among Us – Watters Garden Center, Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. Free, all ages; https://wattersgardencenter.com/.
- ECKANKAR, The Path of Spiritual Freedom,the Sound of Soul, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott, in the Elsea Conference Room. For further Information on Sound of Soul events, visit: https://eckankarblog.org/sound-of-soul/HU , or call 877-300-4949.
- Education Funding - What are the challenges and possibilities for education funding in the quad-city area? Our panel of experts will examine the current status of education funding through a review of legislative proposals, school board plans, and focus groups’ initiatives regarding present and future education funding in Arizona. From 10 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College, Prescott, Bldg. 3, Rm. 119. Sponsored by LWV and OLLI; free for all ages.
Sunday, March 3
- Fanfare of Favorites (Instrumental) Join the YC instrumental department from 3 to 5 p.m. for music you’ll fall in love with. The concert band, symphony orchestra and symphonic band present our favorite pieces, which are sure to impress. Titles like Borodin’s “Polovitsian Dances” and other stunning works, alongside new standouts like “Bayou Breakdown”! Yavapai College PAC, $10 all ages.
Monday, March 4
- The Yavapai College - Jazz Big Bands present big band sounds from 7–9 p.m. that will send you back in time. Swing rhythms, soulful saxophones, and punchy brasses combine to make this an evening of classics that define the genre. Greats from across the ages will be performed, included music from Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, and more. Get ready to dance in the aisles at this fun event! Admission $10, all ages.
- Brain Time parenting workshop, 10 to 10:45 a.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd. Parent/caregiver and child learn together in an interactive setting; for children birth to 3 years. The workshop follows a basic library-style “storytime” format, but includes one-on-one time for the parent/caregiver and child to work and play together. Must pre-register by email at email@example.com or by calling (928) 443-1991 ext. 2040.
Tuesday, March 5
- Teen Books and Bites: “Allan Wolf’s The Watch that Ends the Night”, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. Book is the haunting story of the Titanic tragedy from the poetic perspective of 24 voices. The first 10 teens to register receive a free copy of the book. For teens, grades 7-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
- “Healthy Living For Your Brain & Body is a free presentation - Dementia and Alzheimer’s are not a normal part of aging; from 2-3 p.m. at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive in Prescott. To RSVP, call 928-445-9300.
- Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) AZ – 6 to 8 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 3950 N. Valorie Drive (use lower level entrance on Lakeshore Drive), Prescott Valley. Weight loss support group. Cost is $32.00 per year with $5 per month local dues. Stop by or see tops.org or whywelovetopsarizona.com for more information; contact 928-772-9564.