Calendar of Events: March 15-26
Friday, March 15
- Senior and Caregivers Conference and Expo, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Rd., Prescott Valley. Free. 928-778-3747.
- 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
- "Above & Beyond: Frank Luke" lecture presentation on daring Arizona WWI ace, awarded the Medal of Honor, but was tragically killed in action during the "Great War," 2 p.m., Sharlot Hall Museum. Free.
- 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: email@example.com. 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
- Prescott Art Docents Free Public Talk: “The Art of Illusion: Some New Perspectives” by Phoenix Art Museum Docent Richard Felnagle,10:30 a.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St.. prescottartdocents.net.
- 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
- The Prescott Chapter #098 of RPEA-CA (Retired Public Employees Association of California) will meet at noon at the Golden Corral, 1901 E Hwy 69, Prescott. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. 928-708-9209.
- 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.
Wednesday, March 20
- Film presentation: The Restoration of Fossil Creek, 5:30 p.m., Prescott College Crossroads Center. The producer of the film, NAU Professor Stefan Sommer, will present the film and answer questions. Free.
- People Who Care volunteer informational meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-445-2480.
- Finding Peace in a Stressful World with Feng Shui, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott. 928-777-1500.
- Water Wednesdays: WaterSmart -- Drop by Drop: State of Arizona Water Management, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.
- Prescott Stamp Club monthly lunch followed by Show, 1 p.m., Palace Restaurant, Bill Owens Room, 120 S. Montezuma, Prescott.
- Adult Center of Prescott free seminar: Considering Cremation?, 1 to 2 p.m., 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott.
Thursday, March 21
- Being Mortal: Free film screening and discussion, 5 to 6 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 S. Hwy. 69. 928-632-5049, 928-632-7362, yavapailibrary.org/dewey.
- United Way Workshop: The Practical Coach- Inspiring, Encouraging and Challenging Your Team, 2 to 4 p.m.,, Goodwill Career Center, 1375 Iron Springs Rd., Prescott. Cost is $25. 928-778-6605, firstname.lastname@example.org, yavapaiuw.org.
- Natural History Institute Speaker Series – Scallywags, Gloryhounds, Visionaries and Conservationists: Stories from the Arader Collection, 7 to 9 p.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.
- Third Thursday Star Talks: Experience the impact of Meteor Crater with the movie “Impact, the Mystery of Meteor Crater,” 6 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin 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 email@example.com.
- Outdoors Explorer Club, 4 to 5 p.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.For children, ages 8-12. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
Friday, March 22
- Group rummage sale fundraiser today and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Granite Peak UU Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. Designer clothes, accessories and books, garage items and housewares, electronics and furniture.
- Powerpoint 101 basics of creating and editing PowerPoint slide shows and presentations, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Road, Prescott. Keyboard and mouse proficiency are required. Register online at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.
Saturday, March 23
- Ghost Towns of the Second World War with Eric Berg, 7 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.
- Bike Rodeo biking skills and safety event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation. Food, entertainment, and free helmets while supplies last. Karen Russell, 602-540-5310.
- Trees of Spring, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. Free, all ages. www.wattersgardencenter.com.
- Prescott and Yavapai College 3rd Annual 3.5 mile Frozen Fun Run, 9 a.m., in front of the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center in Prescott. To pre-register call 928-583-7199 or sign up the morning of the race at 8 a.m. All proceeds benefit U.S.VETS.
- Practical Coach Workshop interactive course, 2 to 4 p.m., Goodwill Career Center, 1375 Iron Springs Road, Prescott.
- provides management level individuals with practical, effective and positive methods for leading and coaching employees. This workshop will be taught by Laura Hamblin. Laura is an Arizona-licensed attorney with more than 25 years of experience working as a corporate employment lawyer and human resources executive. Cost $25.00, ages 18 and older.
- Contra Dance featuring the Privy Tippers, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Donations, $6 - $9.
Sunday, March 24
- Join Yavapai College Master Chorale, Women’s Chorale, Chamber Singers and Community Chorale along with a live orchestra for the Carmina Burana Performance, 3 to 5 p.m., Yavapai College PAC, all ages. Cost $15-$25.
Monday, March 25
- Knee-High Naturalists - Spring 2019, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. http://highlandscenter.org/knee-high-naturalists/.
Tuesday, March 26
- Insights to the Outdoors- Spider Pharm: Harvesting Venom for Research & Education lecture, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Rd., Prescott.Cost is $30, 21 and older. https://www.highlandscenter.org
- Culinary workshop: Knife skills class, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Extension office, 840 Rodeo Drive, Building C. Cost is $25. To register, call 928-445-6590, ext. 221.
- Free Seminar: Answers to Questions My Survivors Need to Know After I am Gone, 1 to 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott.