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Calendar of Events: May 10-14

Prescott’s Ernest A. Love American Legion Post 6 has been at its current site on Pleasant Street for nearly 90 years. The building, which dates to the early 1900s, was purchased by the post in about 1930. (Cindy Barks/Courier)

Prescott’s Ernest A. Love American Legion Post 6 has been at its current site on Pleasant Street for nearly 90 years. The building, which dates to the early 1900s, was purchased by the post in about 1930. (Cindy Barks/Courier)

Friday, May 10

  • Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began" 10 a.m., Visitor 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

  • American Legion celebrates 100 years, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley. Live music, inflatable “bouncy castles” and face-painting for children, and free food.
  • Prescott Computer Society meeting, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. GoodwinStreet, Prescott. Topic : How will we make our computers more secure beyond passwords? www.pcs4me.com. Guests are always welcome.
  • P.E.O. Chapter FE purse sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 216 E. Gurley Street, Prescott. Hundreds of purses with many name brands. Prices begin at $5. Proceeds will be used to provide scholarships for women.
  • AAU Prescott general meeting, 10 to 11 a.m., preceded by a social time at 9 a.m. and business meeting at 9:30 a.m., Community Room, Building 19, Yavapai College, Prescott. Program topic: The Impacts of Yavapai-Prescott Females in Leadership and Other Significant Roles, Linda Ogo, Director, Culture Research Department, Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe. All ages.
  • 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

  • Mother’s Day at Heritage Park Zoo, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mothers have free admission. Heritageparkzoo.com.
  • 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. 928-308-1544.

Tuesday, May 14

  • VA Workshop Series: Memorial Day, Prescott National Cemetery and Community Managed Care, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd. The presentation is for all veterans. No registration required. 928-759-3040.
  • Android Essentials class, noon to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. 928-759-3040.
  • AARP Presents ‘A Caregiver’s Guide to Preparing to Care for Your Loved One, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 East Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley.Pre-registration required. Light refreshments will be served.To register, call 877-926-8300 or register online at https://aarp.cvent.com/PVPrepareToCare. Free. 928-759-3040.
  • Master Gardener Talk: Vegetable Garden, Summer, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley.
  • Pastel workshops with Don Rantz, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N., Prescott. Ages 15 and up, RSVP and materials required; $35 per session. Visit Phippenartmuseum.org or call 928-778-1385.
  • Arizona Serve's Guest Speaker Series: Environment, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.
  • 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.
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