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Calendar of Events: May 11-16

Shash cools off at a watering hole inside Heritage Park Zoo in Prescott. (Heritage Park Zoo/Courtesy)

Shash cools off at a watering hole inside Heritage Park Zoo in Prescott. (Heritage Park Zoo/Courtesy)

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.

Wednesday, May 15

  • Water Wednesdays: WaterSmart: Outdoor Conservation, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.

  • 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

  • Going Wireless class, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC Lab, 7401 E Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. 928-759-3040.

  • Yavapai Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Pueblo building next to the Smoki Museum at 147 N. Arizona Avenue. Susan Jones will be giving a presentation called Prehistoric Cave Art of France and Spain, a Personal Journey. Free and open to the public.

  • Third Thursday Star Talks: The Research Legacy of Lowell’s Great Refractor, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott.

  • 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 sk.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.

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