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Calendar of Events: May 4-17

The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.

The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.

Saturday, May 4

  • Bradshaw Mountain Hi-Railers running model trains, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Gateway Mall near the play area. New item: Magic/Mystery Trolley.

  • Free Comic Book Day, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.,The Peregrine Book Company, 219A North Cortez, Prescott. www.freecomicbookday.com.

  • PAWs Small Works to Go; Phippen award winners sale, through May 27, Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N, Prescott. Call 928-778-1385 or visit Phippenartmuseum.org.

  • Community Appreciation Day with free admission, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary to say “Thank you” to the community for their support. Concessions will be available for purchase. Call 928-778-4242 or visit www.heritageparkzoo.org.

  • Scandalous Hands kick off a free summer concert series in Prescott Valley’s entertainment district, 7 to 10 p.m., 2990 Park Avenue. Bring your lawn chairs and coolers.

  • The Willow Lake prehistoric pit houses in Heritage Park just above the boat ramp will be open from 10 a.m. to noon. A docent from the local archaeology society will be on hand to answer questions and show a few artifacts.

  • Swing and country dance party, 7: 30 p.m., swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. 928-778-3000. $10 for both.

  • Yavapai College Chino Valley Campus Giant Agripalooza plant sale, starting at 8 a.m., 2275 Old Home Manor Drive, Chino Valley. Cash or check only. Perennials, bedding plants, color baskets, tomatoes, peppers, herbs, grape vines, trees, berries and more. Greenhouse tours.

  • Free children’s art workshop at the Phippen Museum, 10 a.m. to noon.Discover the art secrets of the great renaissance painters and one of the fundamentals of realistic drawing and painting – the use of perspective. Recommended for ages 9 and above. Limited class size. Call 928-778-1385 to reserve. PhippenArtMuseum.org.

  • Prescott area writers will be interviewed at an event titled “How Do You Write Stories?” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Founders Suite in the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street in Prescott. The free program will feature Don Martin, Sandy Nelson, and Greg Picard, who have all had stories published recently in Best Short Stories, Books One and Two. Call Dennis Royalty at 317-383-7563.

  • Mustang Project Cruise Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walmart Shopping Center, Hwy 69 next to In-N-Out Burger in Prescott. Any year, Mustang model or condition is welcome. Free admission to public. Registration for Mustangs by voluntary donation to benefit Yavapai County Jeep Posse. Location. To register, visit the Professor at www.MustangProjectCruise.com.

  • Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Meet local short story authors, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Hosted by the Professional Writers of Prescott.

  • The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.

  • Kaleidoscope of Color 2019, Prescott’s Festival of Iris, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mortimer Nursery, 3166 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, Arizona. Prescott Area Iris Society (PAIS), contacts Dennis, 623-980-6627,

  • 41st Annual Whiskey Row Marathon, 6 a.m. marathon, 7 a.m. half marathon, 7:20 a.m. 10k, 7:15 a.m. 2 mile, Prescott courthouse plaza. www.whiskeyrowmarathon.com.

  • The 10th annual Celebrating Women of the Wild West Afternoon Tea, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Hassayampa Inn, Hassayampa Inn 122 E. Gurley St. Tickets cost $50.

  • Annual Grow Native plant sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Highlands Cente, Prescott. highlandscenter.org or call 928-776-9550.

  • 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.

  • Docent-led tours of the Phippen Museum, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Included with admission, no reservations necessary.

Sunday, May 5

  • Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began" 10 a.m., Vistor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

  • Prescott Origami Fanatics: The Square Base and Bird Base, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. For adults and teens.

  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 7

  • Blood drive, Northern Arizona VA Health Care systems, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Theatre Bldg 15, 500 HWY 89 North. Call 928-776-6013 or visit Bloodhero.com sponsor code PVA.

  • "Balance – Use It Or Lose It!” 3 to 4 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. 928-445-9300.

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 to 8 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, off Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley. 928-772-9564 or tops.org.

  • Toastmasters Youth Leadership for Teens, 6 to 7 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. All materials are free. For teens, ages 13-18. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Wednesday, May 8

  • Greater Prescott Trails Planning sixth annual workshop, 6 to 8 p.m., Grace Sparkes Activity Center (The Armory), 824 E. Gurley Street.

  • Writing Workshop Series: Now-Publish!, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Public Libarary, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

Thursday, May 9

  • "Anxiety – What It Is and What You Can Do To Control It" free Senior Connection presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. 928-778-3747.

  • Dr. Jeff Lovich, a research ecologist, will present “Where have all the turtles gone and why does it matter” at 7 p.m. at the Natural History Institute, 126 N Marina St, Prescott. 928-863-3232.

  • Parenting support group for teen parents, 3 to 4 p.m., Arizona Childrens Association, 1055 Ruth Street, Prescott. Learn coll brain sicence and help your child grow. To register, call 928-443-1991, ext. 2040. Arizonaschildren.org.

  • You Too! Mentor training, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 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.

  • WORDS Book Club, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Libarary, 215 E. Goodwin Street. 928-777-1526.

Friday, May 10

  • Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began" 10 a.m., Vistor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Park at Granite Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

  • Northern Arizona VA Health Care Systems, Baby Shower, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Theatre Bldg 15, 500 HWY 89 North.

  • 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.

  • Preschool storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.

  • Art Days for Kids, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. For children, ages 6-14. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

  • Chair Yoga, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street.

  • Computer Basics: Mouse and Keyboard Skills, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

  • 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

Saturday, May 11

  • Prescott Mac User Group (PMUG) monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Bldg. 4, Room 102. Topics will include Apple Watch and a short tutorial on Macmost. Non-members are welcome and refreshments will be served. www.pmug.us.

  • 33rd Annual Fine Art and Wine Festival, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott downtown plaza.

  • National Trails Day, 8 a.m. to noon, Prescott National Forest White Rock Trailhead, junction of Thumb Butte Road and Camp Willow Springs Road. RSVP 928-777-2220.

  • 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. All ages.

  • Migratory Bird Family Nature Fest, 9 a.m. to noon,The James Family Discovery Gardens at the Highlands Center. $6 adults, $4 kids, HC Members free. https://highlandscenter.org.

  • Are you WaterSmart? Your Survival Kit for Living in Arizona’s Central Highlands presentation and CWAG monthly meeting, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. City of Prescott Water Resource Manager Leslie Graser will explain where our water comes from, Prescott's water management strategies, and what you can do to use water efficiently. 928-445-4218; www.cwagaz.org.

  • “Ask the Angels,” Elks Performing Arts Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m.,117 E. Gurley Street, 2nd Floor Dance Studio 2. Reservations.

  • $10 donation. Call Debby 928-772.6826.

  • Family storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • P.E.O. Education is Our Bag Purse Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott.

Sunday, May 12

  • CoffeeHouse Concert Series: Jo Berger and Walt Mendelson, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street.

  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.

Monday, May 13

  • 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.

  • 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.

Tuesday, May 14

  • Free Seminar – ‘Social Security Maximization’, 3 to 4 p.m., AcademyAdult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. 928-778-3000.

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 to 8 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, off Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley. 928-772-9564 or tops.org.

  • Tuesday Morning Book Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Libarary, 215 E. Goodwin Street. 928-777-1526.

  • Toastmasters Youth Leadership for Teens, 6 to 7 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. All materials are free. For teens, ages 13-18. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060.

  • 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.

  • Insights to the Outdoors - Predator Killing Contests: The Hidden War on Wildlife, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History. Cost is $30.

Wednesday, May 15

  • 9th Annual VA2K Walk, Northern Arizona VA Health Care Systems, 500 HWY 89 North in Prescott, 10 a.m. at Flagpole Circle. call 928-445-4860, ext. 6305 or 6229 or visit Prescott.va.org.

  • People Who Care volunteer orientation meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Prescott United Methodist Church at 505 W. Gurley Street, Prescott. 928-445-2480.

  • Free Seminar – ‘Medicare 101’, 2 to 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. 928-778-3000.

  • Prescott Stamp Club lunch and meeting, 1 p.m., Palace Restaurant, 120 S. Montezuma Street, Prescott. 928-445-1673 or dwayne@yfplan.com. All ages.

  • A Taste of OLLI, 2 to 4 p.m. Seniors can sample four OLLI classes: "Asian Religions," "Women of the Civil War," "Today's Tech" and "Thinking Outside the Box," Prescott Campus Community Room, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, Bldg. 19 Rm 147, Prescott. Free, 55 and older.

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

  • Prescott Military Pilots, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elks Club, Prescott Valley. 928-848-2742.

Thursday, May 16

  • Annual Hospice Day of Remembrance, 11 a.m., Northern Arizona VA Health Care Systems, 500 HWY 89 North, Bldg. 15. 928-445-4860 or visit Prescott.va.org.

  • Fort Whipple Museum 15 Year Anniversary Celebration, 11 a.m., Northern Arizona VA Health Care Systems, 500 HWY 89 North, Whipple Museum, Bldg. 11. 928-445-4860 or visit Prescott.va.org.

  • "Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery - Before, During & After" a free Senior Connection presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E Long Look Drive. 928-778-3747.

  • Prescott Antique Auto Club Cruise-In, 4 to 7 p.m., corner of Sheldon and Montezuma streets in Prescott. Paacaz.com.

  • You Too! Mentor training, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 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.

  • Central Arizona's Spring Fling to benefit the conservation of Coldwater Farm, a bird oasis on the Agua Fria River, 5 to 8 p.m., The Barn at Mortimer Farms, Hwy. 69, Dewey. Presentation on migratory birds by Eric Moore of Jay’s Bird Barn. Live music by Just 4 Mama. Drinks and appetizers, hayrides, and more. www.centralazlandtrust.org. Tickets, $15 adult, $5 child.

  • Arizona Attorney General's Prescott Satellite Office, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Volunteers can assist with consumer fraud complaint, civil rights complaint and questions regarding scams, consumer fraud, life care planning and other issues. 602-542-2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov.

  • Outdoors Explorer Club, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street. Harvest edible crops for a small feast, then transplant plants for home-growing. For children, ages 8-12. Register online at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

  • Third Thursday Star Talks: The Research Legacy of Lowell's Great Refractor, 6 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. GoodwinStreet, Prescott. 928-778-6324.

  • Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.

  • Leadership/Executive Tools for Creating Strategic Solutions workshop, 2 to 4 p.m., Malouff Community Room" at the Prevent Child Abuse AZ building, 3298 Bob Drive, Prescott Valley. Cost is $25.

  • Bingo, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.. Doors open 12 p.m., games start 1:30 p.m.

  • Celebrate Recovery is a biblical program that helps "regular" people overcome hurts and negative habits to live in freedom with Christ. Follow the Beatitudes with us. Meetings are Thursdays in the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, with "Meet, Greet, & Eat" at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship and teaching at 6 p.m.

Friday, May 17

  • Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began" 10 a.m., Vistor Information Center at Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Park at Granite -Street parking garage. Tours are 90 minutes. Donations accepted. www.prescott.org or 928-445-2000.

  • Ballroom dance party, 7:30 p.m., rumba dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., $10 for both, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott. 928-778-3000.

  • The Launch Pad Teen Center fashion show, 5 p.m., 420 6th Street in Prescott. Cost is $50 for VIP tickets or $35 general admission. Call 928-632-2996 or visit https://give.classy.org/LaunchIntoSummerFashionShow.

  • 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.

  • Preschool storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for children, ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings are always welcome.

  • Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Basic Spanish skills needed.

  • Third Friday Chamber Music Series, Sand Fleas Ukulele Group and Womansong choral group, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott. Bruce or Suzanne, 928-778-6965. All ages.

  • 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. (Fri & Sat.)

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