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Calendar of Events: Jan. 10-16

The Art of Brewing Your Own Kombucha workshop, 5 p.m., Jan. 10, 219 W. Gurley Street. Pre-registration required. 928-445-4565 or https://nectarapothecary.com/product/art-of-brewing-your-own-kombucha/.

The Art of Brewing Your Own Kombucha workshop, 5 p.m., Jan. 10, 219 W. Gurley Street. Pre-registration required. 928-445-4565 or https://nectarapothecary.com/product/art-of-brewing-your-own-kombucha/.

Thursday, Jan. 10

  • Grief: A Journey of Healing, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Granite Gate Senior Living, 3850 N. Highway 89, Prescott. Sponsored by Maggies Hospice Palliative Care Services.

  • The Art of Brewing Your Own Kombucha workshop, 5 p.m., 219 W. Gurley Street. Pre-registration required. 928-445-4565 or https://nectarapothecary.com/product/art-of-brewing-your-own-kombucha/.

  • Miller Valley Road and Hillside Avenue Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund (WQARF) Site Community Informational Meeting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

  • The WQARF program supports the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in identifying, prioritizing, assessing and resolving the threat of contaminated soil and groundwater sites in the state. Please join us to find out more about the Miller Valley Road and Hillside Avenue WQARF site, meet those involved and find out how you can get involved. http://azdeq.gov/miller-valley-rd-notices.

  • "How to Identify, Prevent & Stop Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults", is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation, 12 to 1 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

Financial exploitation of vulnerable adults is rampant. Chip McLaughlin, Law Offices of Chester B McLaughlin, will explain how to identify, prevent and stop it when it happens. He will cover: What is financial exploitation and who are the perpetrators and potential victims; Ways to prevent or reduce likelihood of exploitation through estate planning; Signs that may indicate financial exploitation is occurring; and, steps to take to stop exploitation and recover stolen funds. RSVPs to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit www.SeniorConnection.us/speakersbureau.html

Friday, Jan. 11

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • “Agni Yoga: Education for the Soul,” 7 to 8 p.m., WMEA Izvara Center, 1720 West McIntosh Drive, Prescott. RSVP at 928-778-0638 or staff@wmea-world.org.

  • Free Movie: ‘Ocean’s 8’, 4:30 to 6 pm, Comedy/Mystery, rated PG-13, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchet, Anne Hathaway, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street.

  • Ballroom Dance Party with Chad & Marie Burson, East Coast Swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., Dance party at 7:30 p.m., $10 for both. Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street.

  • 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 Street, 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 Street, Prescott.

  • Conversational Spanish: Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice, and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.

Saturday, Jan. 12

  • 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.

  • Highlands Center Volunteer Fair, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Meet with current volunteers and staff to learn how your interests and talents can support our mission to bring the wonders of nature to children and adults. https://highlandscenter.org/upcoming-event/volunteer-fair-2019/.

  • The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

  • 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.

  • Prescott Community Cupboard Food Bank’s annual meeting, 11 a.m., American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive. 928-778-4622.

  • Yavapai Flute Circle, 12 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 717-1000.

  • Prescott Area Woodturners January general meeting, 1 – 3 p.m., member Walt Spencer will demonstrate coring: the method of releasing several bowl blanks from one large piece of wood. Guests are welcome. Bring a chair.

  • Saturday Night Talk Series – Traps on the Spiritual Path. 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin Street. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path, $5 donation.

  • Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S Walker Rd (2 miles past Costco), 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Looking for something to do in the New Year? Come volunteer with us! Meet with current volunteers and staff to learn how your interests and talents can support our mission to bring the wonders of nature to children and adults. Opportunities include naturalists for the Discovery Gardens, docents to lead school field trips, nature store greeters, educational and fundraising events, schoolyard habitat program gardeners, office administration tasks, and grounds and maintenance volunteers to help maintain trails and work on other handy projects as needed. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

  • Family Storytime: 20-30 minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family. 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) - Social hour 9 a.m,, announcements 9:30 a.m., program 10 a.m., Community Room, Building 19, Yavapai College - "Helping the Homeless and Teens in Our Community, Jessi Hans, Director of the Coalition for Compassion and Justice (CCJ), and Courtney Osterfelt, Executive Director and Founder of the Launch Pad Teen Center - Program is open to the public.

  • "Rocket Engines, Satellites, Computer Models, and the Holocene." 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library Founders Suite, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Free presentation by Patti Sheaffer, retired rocket scientist, on the 2018 Climate Assessments, and where we go from here.

Sunday, Jan. 13

  • Prescott Valley Farmer’s Market, 11.a.m.to 2 p.m. Main Street, right outside Harkins Theatre

  • Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillard’s). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

  • “All You Need Is Love” Granite Peak UU Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott, 10 a.m., the focus is on this question, "How can committed empaths remain true to themselves?" Children & youth present briefly. Kids' topics: making a difference & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nursery care. Coffee @ 11 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 14

  • Republican Mens Forum, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hotel St. Michael, 205 W. Gurley St., Prescott. Lunch costs $18. 928-776-1999.

  • 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, Jan. 15

  • 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.

  • Free Cooking Seminar – ‘Chili Con Carne’, 2:30 to 3:30 pm, by the Chef from Brookdale Sr. Living. Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street.

  • Technology Help Hour: Ask a technology question and get help from members of the Prescott Computer Society. Bring your own laptop or mobile device or use a library laptop. This is a weekly, drop-in service and registration is not required. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

  • VFW Post 541 Italian Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.

  • NDE (Near Death Experiences) stories shared and explored, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Elsie Room, 215 E. Goodwin St. We will be reviewing NDE accounts as this can bring new meaning and direction to your life. Facilitated by Karl Krumins and friends.

  • People Who Care Volunteer Informational Meeting, Prescott United Methodist Church, People Who Care office, 505 W. Gurley Street, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. People Who Care volunteers provide caring non-medical assistance for adults unable to drive due to age-related and/or physical limitations. This allows an individual to continue living in their own homes and remain independent as long as safely possible. People Who Care is a community-based nonprofit with programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey and Chino Valley. Volunteers help in the community where they and enrolled Neighbors live. The majority of our Neighbors live alone. For your consideration, you may call the Prescott office, 928-445-2480.

  • The Doane Choir from Nebraska will give a concert of choral music at American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The Doane Choir has toured all over the United States, Europe, Brazil, and South Africa. www.americanlutheran.net; 928-445-4348.

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