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Calendar of Events: March 7-19

Schedule D for form 1040 and instructions printed from the Internal Revenue Service web page that are used for 2018 U.S. federal tax returns. (Keith Srakocic/AP, File)

Schedule D for form 1040 and instructions printed from the Internal Revenue Service web page that are used for 2018 U.S. federal tax returns. (Keith Srakocic/AP, File)

Thursday, March 7

  • "How the New Tax Laws Will Affect Your Retirement" free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott.
  • Democratic Women of Prescott Area (DWPA) invite you to “Drink Liberally, 4:30-6 p.m., Rafter 11 on Centre Court in Prescott Valley. Cash bar and appetizers available. Demwomenprescottaz.com.
  • Prescott Stamp Club monthly meeting and auction, 12:45 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Avenue, Prescott. All ages.
  • Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 to 4:45 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. For children, grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928.777.1537.
  • Natural History Institute Speaker Series: Frog stories: Natural History as an Amphibian Decline Research Tool, 7 to 9 p.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina 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, call 928-777-1526 or ask.librarian@prescott-az.gov.

Friday, March 8

  • “Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter” at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium, Friday and Saturday. To register for free tickets, visit prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/ and click on upcoming shows and then the title of the show. The duration of the show is 40 minutes. 928-777-3422.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
  • Adult Center of Prescott Ballroom Dance Party with Chad & Marie Burson, 7:30 p.m., 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. Waltz dance lesson at 6:30. $10 for both.
  • Lap sit 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.
  • Chair yoga to help you build and keep your strength, flexibility and balance, 1 p.m.Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. All ages.
  • Discover Kanopy, a video streaming service for kids and adults with over 30,000 films. Sign up with you library card and learn how to stream films from any device. You will also need an email address. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, March 9

  • The Fine Line Between Old West Lawmen and the Outlaw Life, with Alan Rockman, 1 p.m. Free for museum members, and with general admission of $10, $8 for seniors and veterans, $5 students, children under 12 free. Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N, Prescott. 928-778-1385. Visit Phippenartmuseum.org.
  • Prescott Computer Society meeting, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Jeff Ian of Think4Inc will discuss recommendations for various inkjet and laser printers.
  • Fruit Trees, Health and Harvest, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center,1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. Free, all ages. www.wattersgardencenter.com.
  • Native plants and Rainwater Harvesting: Save Money, Conserve Water, Beautify Your Yard, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. www.cwagaz.org, call 928-445-4218, or email info@cwagaz.org.
  • The Changing of the Colors artist competition display, 1 to 4 p.m., Prescott Art Market in the Village Area of the Prescott Gateway Mall; Suite 222, Prescott.
  • Casa de Aero model aircraft flying club invites everyone to come try flying model airplanes, 9 to 10 a.m., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University off Willow Creek Road. Go left at the traffic circle and follow Dobertine Road past the dormitories and down the hill past the athletic facilities.Turn left after the gym to find the airfield. www.casadeaero.com.

Sunday, March 10

  • Celtic Harps, Rare Instruments & Wondrous Stories performed by Aryeh Frankfurter & Lisa Lynne, 3 p.m.,Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Avenue, Prescott. Cost is $15. Advance tickets, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4057125.

Tuesday, March 12

  • Geology Talks: Dinosaurs of Ancient Alaska, 6 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. This talk will be given by Linda Stromquist, former geologist for the National Park Service.
  • Join MomForce AZ for an open discussion about how drugs are impacting our lives, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwiin Street, Prescott.
  • TOPS AZ (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a weight loss support group, meets 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 3950 N. Valorie Drive (Use lower level entrance on Lakeshore Drive) Cost is $32 per year with $5 per month local dues. 928-772-9564.
  • Pastel Workshops with Don Rantz, Tuesdays in March, 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.. Ages 15 and up, RSVP and materials required; $35 per session. Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N, Prescott. 928-778-1385. Visit Phippenartmuseum.org.

Wednesday, March 13

  • Writing Workshop Series: Readability, 2 to 4 p.m., 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.
  • Kinder Prep free interactive parent-child workshop for parents/caregivers and children from 3 to 5 years old, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Pre-registration is preferred. 928-443-1991 ext 2040 or smaxwell@arizonaschildren.org.

Thursday, March 14

  • The Sacred Heart Irish Step Dancers, a group of accomplished and enthusiastic children, will perform in this great St. Patrick's Day tradition, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215. E. Goodwin St., Prescott. .
  • Adult Center of Prescott free seminar: Reverse Mortgage 101, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1280 E. Rosser Street, 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.

Friday, March 15

  • Natural History Institute Book Club – Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.
  • Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. 928-778-6965.
  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.
  • Lap sit 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.
  • Flower Hour: The First Flowers for Spring, 4 p.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. Free, all ages, www.wattersgardencenter.com.

Saturday, March 16

  • Haunted Prescott, with Parker Anderson and Darlene Wilson, 1 p.m. Free for museum members, and with general admission of $10, $8 for seniors and veterans, $5 students, children under 12 free. Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N, Prescott. 928-778-1385. Visit Phippenartmuseum.org.
  • Birding at Coldwater Farm, a riparian habitat on the Agua Fria River, guided by Ryan Crouse of Jay's Bird Barn, 7 to 9 a.m. Registration required by email: calt@centralazlandtrust.org. Directions will be shared with registered participants. Free, all ages.
  • Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org. Through May 4.
  • Antelope Hills Men's Golf Club annual Leprechaun Charity Open, 9 a.m., 1 Perkins Drive, Prescott. $65 per person. Proceeds support Prescott Area Shelter Services.
  • Caldedocott Books and Art for Kids, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. All registered children will receive a copy of the book. For children, grades K-2. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
  • Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott, 9:30 a.m. free class and demonstration.

Sunday, March 17

  • Arizona Humanities Lecture: Hellraising, Heroic and Hidden Women of the Old West, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. www.prescottlibrary or call 928-777-1500.
  • St. Patrick’s Day piper by Southwest Skye Pipes and Drums member Russ Miller, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwiin St., Prescott. 928-777-1500.
  • Ken and Lisa Lain, Mountain Gardener radio show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., live at the Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott.

Monday, March 18

  • Knee-High Naturalists, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. http://highlandscenter.org/knee-high-naturalists/.

Tuesday, March 19

  • Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Leadership meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. For teens, grades 6-12. 928-777-1518.
  • Adult Center of Prescott free cooking seminar, 2:30 to 3:30 pm, by the Chef from Brookdale Sr. Living, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott.
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