[Updated March 24, 2020]
SUSPENDED: The Restless
Legs Syndrome Support Group, sponsored by the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation meets
the first Monday of every third month at the Prescott Valley Public Library,
7401 E. Skoog Blvd., Glassford Hill Room. For more information, call Bonny
Lepore at 928-899-4845.
Join the Susan J Rheem
Adult Day Center 9
to 10:30 a.m. the second Saturday of every month for SJR Memory Café. This is
an informal time for people living with dementia and their spouse/family
caregiver to enjoy a free continental breakfast and meet new people during social activities. The event is free. Group
meets at 3407 N Windsong Drive in Prescott Valley. For more information or to
RSVP, please call Mike Direen at 928-441-1039 or via email at mdireen@AdultCareServices.org.
The Food Pantry at Mingus View
8340 E. Leigh Drive in Prescott Valley, is open to the community Monday and
Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. Staple donations are welcome.
Bright Futures Preschool, 64110 N. Robert Road, building 200, Prescott Valley, has
announced its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child
and Adult Care Food. Meals will be made
available to enrolled participants at no separate charge. Household income
determines the amount of money institutions will be reimbursed to provide meals
to enrolled participants. Meals will be provided at Bright Futures Preschool.
Contact Jody Buckle at 928-759-5012.
Organ transplant meetings are held the second Wednesday of
each month, 5 p.m., at various restaurants in the quad-city area. If you know
of someone in need of an organ transplant or waiting for one or thinking of
becoming an organ donor and want to know more about either of these topics or
just want someone to talk with, we are the ones you need to come see. Please
Grants To You, an 18-year-old nonprofit, continues
to offer live classes in grant research and writing to those who want to
volunteer to assist a nonprofit of their choice. Class costs are provided at a
very low fee. For more information visit grantstoyou.org, call Paul or Shirley
Baskin at (928) 458-7796 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.”
The Prescott Mac User Group (PMUG) is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to all things Apple including Mac computers, laptops,
iPhones, iPads, iPods, Apple watches and TVs. Members include all levels of
Apple product users ranging from novice to expert. Meetings are typically held
the second Saturday of the month at Yavapai College, Prescott Campus. Guests
are welcome and refreshments are served. For more information about PMUG or to
find meeting times and dates, visit www.pmug.us.
GFWC Monday Club- friendship and fun. Meets each
third Monday of the month at 106 Stetson Road, Prescott. Contact Lynn McDougal
at 928-541-7703 or email@example.com.
Prescott Toastmasters is dedicated to helping its members
improve their skills as public speakers. Our meetings are held every Tuesday
morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Unity Church, 145 S Arizona Ave,
Prescott. Visitors are always welcome.
The Arizona Territorial Society meets on the third Thursday
of each month at the Prescott Public Library. ATS is dedicated to promoting and
preserving history and heritage of Prescott and surrounding areas. Our
interests include many aspects of history through events, presentations,
lectures, teas, fashion shows and more from the 1864-1912 time period. For more
information, call 928-277-5609 or 928-778-4036.
Sunshine Stitchers is looking for your donation of
acrylic baby yarn and regular acrylic yarn and denim and cotton fabrics. We
make handmade items and donated them to YRMC, WIC (Women, Infants and
Children), Headstart and the VA. For more information, call Lynne at
Prescott Indivisible meets the first Thursday of the
month, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Granite Peak Unitarian Congregation, 882 Sunset
Ave, Prescott. prescottindivisible.org, email: indivisibleAZ4@gmail.com.
Yavapai Food Neighbors Project feeds the hungry on a
regular basis. We supply about 6,000 pounds of food a month to the Chino Valley
Hungry Kids Project, the Mayer Schools Weekend Meals program, the Prescott
Community Cupboard and the Prescott Valley Food Bank. This five-year-old
community service program is run entirely by volunteers, involves only four to
six hours every two months. Visit http://www.yavapaifoodneighbors.com or call
Bob Painter, Quad Cities Coordinator, at 928-443-5069.
Canyon View Preparatory Academy is seeking tool donations
for its industrial technology program. Donations of woodworking tools,
metalworking tools, and scrap metal can be dropped off at the school at 9030 E
Florentine Road, Prescott Valley. For drop-off times, please call 928-775-5115
between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. We may be able to pick some items up after school
hours. Canyon View Preparatory Academy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) in Prescott
Valley. Donations are deductible under Arizona State Tax Credit.
TOPS - Taking Off
Pounds Sensibly chapter
#9168 meets in Chino Valley, AZ at 735 E Road 1 South in Remp Hall (the
building between the Chino Valley United Methodist Church and the Chino Valley
Food Bank). In 2020, weigh-in time is 7:30
to 8 a.m. Meeting time is 8 to 9 a.m. National
Dues are $32 per year. Local dues are $2
per month. First meeting is free. Please, join us for accountability and
support on your weight-loss journey.
New to the quad-city
The international women’s organization – Beta
Sigma Phi sorority has four chapters in the area. We welcome transferees
and newbies to join our sisterhood. For information, please contact Jennifer at
928-458-7910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delta Delta Delta sorority is seeking
members. The north-central Arizona alumni chapter of Delta Delta Delta sorority
is reorganizing and searching for local members. If you are a Tri-Delta alumni
member interested in friendship, volunteer activities and sisterhood, contact
us at email@example.com.
Prescott Area Celtic
(PACS) — Our organization, a 501 (c)(3), exists in order to promote cultural
pride in Celtic heritage through education, special events and the annual
Prescott Highland Games and Celtic Faire. It is the love of all things Celtic
which drives our 100% volunteer organization. We welcome all the Celtic nations
to join us in helping to share our heritage!
Through our educational scholarships and activities, to the renowned
Prescott Highland Games, we invite you to join us and share this experience. Monthly meetings are held on the third Monday
of each month at 5:30 p.m. For location
and additional information, please visit our website,
www.prescottareacelticsociety.com, or call President Andy Hamilton at
928-642-0020. Slainte! (Gaelic for "Cheers!")
Friends of the Prescott Public Library, a nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) organization, accepts
donations of books, DVDs, and CDs at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E.
Goodwin St., Prescott, AZ 86303.
Wilderness First Aid
This is a condensed course that teaches the essential skills needed to deal
with trauma injuries in a backcountry setting when professional medical
response is hours, or days, away. Course is taught by a former American Red
Cross Wilderness First Aid Instructor. Course is 12 hours in duration and the
cost is $75 per student. This is a private course. Students do not leave with a
card but will leave with important skills. Call Ron at 928-533-6530 for
The National Active and
Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is the only
organization solely dedicated to protecting and preserving the pay and benefits
of all federal workers and retirees. BRADSHAW CHAPTER 2106: Bradshaw meetings
are held at the Mingus Mountain VFW Post 10227, 2375 N. 5th Street, Prescott
Valley, on the third (3rd) Monday at 11 a.m. of each month except June and
December. For more information, please contact our membership chairperson Marty
The Heart Song Center for Grieving Children is
an organization that offers free grief support to children, teens, young adults
and their adult caregivers that have experienced the death of a loved one. This
is a monthly program that meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Prescott Boys and
Girls Club, 335 E Aubrey St., Prescott. Activities include arts, crafts, music
and facilitated dialog. This program is open to residents of Prescott, Prescott
Valley, Chino Valley, and Dewey/Humboldt. Pre-registration is preferred for
planning purposes. Contact The Heart Song Center at 928-642-2969 for more
information or visit www.heartsong4kids.org.
Senior Peer Program of West Yavapai Guidance Clinic offers free in-home
weekly visits to seniors who may be lonely, isolated or homebound. Trained
volunteers provide one-to-one visits and also facilitate a variety of support
groups in the community. Please call today. 928-445-5211, ext. 2601.
Anyone interested in practicing scenes, monologues and improvisations in a
spirited group is welcome to join us. Free. Call Linda at 928-830-7178 for
Phonetic Primary School is accepting enrollment for the school year. To obtain an
enrollment form you may come by the school at 6116 E. Highway 69 (just east of
Big Sporting Goods), or visit www.franklinphoneticschool.com. Franklin School
is of a traditional nature with an emphasis on the fine arts as well as
academics. Franklin School is a public charter school and there is no fee to
you have an old American flag that needs to be retired? Bring them to the St.
Vincent DePaul Thrift Store at 935 Fair Street, Prescott, across from Fry’s
Grocery Store. Drop off the flags at the front desk. All proceeds from the
store are used to help the needy in the Tri-cities area. Store hours are 8 a.m.
to 4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Call 928-771-9696 with any questions or if you are
interested in volunteering.
FBC Prescott Soup Kitchen is
open at 4:30 p.m. every Monday for those needing a meal.
The Master’s Clothes Closet, 114
Union St., is open from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday to help anyone in
need of clothing. Call 928-771-7592.
The Prescott Corps of The Salvation Army will be offering free computer classes at 237 S
Montezuma St every Wednesday at 10 a.m. beginning March 11. Any questions call
Bob Burley @ 778.0150.
The Chino Valley and Paulden Area Ministerial Association
works in conjunction with St. Vincent de Paul Society and
the Salvation Army to help people in need. The association helps people with
critical housing and living conditions. Referrals are strictly confidential.
The office is located behind the Chino Valley Community Church, 1969 N. Highway
89. Please call for an appointment at 928-202-2530.
Buena Vista Children’s Services Inc.
in Cottonwood recruits and helps people in the Yavapai County area become a
Department of Economic Security-certified child care provider. If you are
interesting in becoming a provider in your own home, call 928-451-5755 or email
“Answers to Questions My Survivors Need to Know After I
am Gone” is a 49-page free booklet designed to be personalized
with your individual entries. This is not-for-profit and is sponsored by the Pines.
To schedule a presentation, attend one or receive a booklet, call June at
Yavapai Area Narcotics Anonymous hotline
is available for anyone with a drug problem who needs to talk with someone
confidentially. Information is available at www.arizona-na.org.
New Horizons Independent Living Center, 9400
E. Valley Road, is a nonprofit agency providing services and advocacy to
persons living with disabilities. They provide the following support groups:
brain injury, diabetes, living with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, pain
management, hiking, and Parkinson’s. Call Mary at 928-535-2529 for more
Prescott High School’s AFJROTC
is adding names to the list of people who attended PHS and died in a foreign
war. If community members know of people to add to this list, call 928-445-2322,
Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS) The
needs we have right now are for disinfecting wipes, stamps, liquid hand soap,
hand sanitizer, paper towels, toilet paper, 13-gallon trash bags, Ziploc bags,
general breakfast food like cereal, milk, juice, coffee, creamer etc., office
supplies, hair and nail supplies. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Rotary Youth Exchange offers exchange
opportunities to high school students. Students can spend a year studying in
Europe, Asia or South America. Students from those areas also can spend a year
studying in Arizona. Anyone interested in becoming an exchange student or
hosting one should contact Donna at 602-469-1293 or email@example.com.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers
ongoing support groups for families and friends impacted by dementia. For those
in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, we have a variety of programs, including
early-stage support groups in 10-week sessions. We also provide educational
seminars and individualized guidance and support. Prospective participants
should call 928-771-9257 for further information.
Become a “blanketeer.” Make a blanket and donate it to
Project Linus, which provides new homemade quilts and Afghans to more than 63
agencies for children in trauma situations. We meet the third Wednesday of each
month from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Quilters, knitters and crocheters are invited. Donation
of yarn and fabrics (cotton, fleece and flannel) welcomed. Call Julie at
928-759-2760 for more information.
Peace4Kids is looking for host
families in the local area to host foreign exchange students. These young
ambassadors are between 15 and 18 years of age and all speak English. Profiles
are arriving for students from various countries. Students will come with their
own spending money and medical insurance. Call Carol, Susan or Tom Berger,
community supervisors, at 877-381-4739 for more information or visit
Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school,
is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to
18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a
become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in
your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 800-733-2773 or
go to www.host.asse.com to begin your host family application. Students are
eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of
welcoming your new son or daughter today.
Local chapter of Sweet
Adelines International invites neighbors to come visit rehearsals and possibly
find a new hobby. We are always looking for new voices—no one sings alone, we
all are one voice. It is a wonderful way to keep that song in your heart and
pep in your step. We have been harmonizing in Prescott for over 50 years.
Contact 602-315-8295 for more information. Do you love to sing? Do you have a
passion for four-part harmony? Do we have an opportunity for you.
ink cartridges may be dropped off at the CASA
Senior Center, 9360 Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley, for recycling and to
raise money for CASA. Information: 928-772-3337.
The Civil Air Patrol,
Prescott Squadron 206, a nonprofit all-volunteer organization, is seeking men,
women and youth with an interest to help and train in the areas of emergency
services, aerospace education and cadet programs. Senior members and pilots
meet the first, second and third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Civil
Air Patrol Hut at the airport, 6508 Janine Lane. Cadets meet every Thursday at
6 p.m. on the second floor of the Airport Administration Building at the airport.
Call 928-415-1506 or 928-445-3745 for more information.
The Moose Lodge, 6501 6th St. in
Prescott Valley, has live music and dancing with affordable dinners on Friday
nights and Bingo on Thursday. Open to all Moose members and their guests. For
additional information, call the Moose Lodge at 928-772-3700.
Learn to be a
professional working dog trainer. Trainers are in demand in the police, border
patrol and military as trainers or handlers. Michael Charlap focuses on the
training of working dogs, particularly those who do protection work and
assistance for the disabled. If you are interested and have one to two hours
twice a week, call Michael at 928-443-0386.
The Scottish American
Military Society, Post 1297, “The Arizona Highlanders” meets the second Tuesday of the
month at 6 p.m. at the Palace Restaurant and Saloon, 120 S. Montezuma St,
Prescott. The purpose of SAMS is to honor, preserve, promote and perpetuate the
proud tradition of American military service, with particular emphasis on the
military contributions of those of Scottish origins. Call Post Commander Don
Klein at 928-277-5608.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon have regular meetings in the tri-city area. AA has meetings daily in the
tri-city area and Al-Anon meets Sundays through Fridays in Prescott and four
days a week in Prescott Valley. Times and locations can be found by calling the
AA Intergroup office at 928-445-8691, or for a list, visit the website at
Grandpa’s Farm, 7117 E. Addis Ave. in Prescott Valley, offers a food program for
children age 12 months to 11 years old. Household income determines the amount
of money USDA will reimburse to provide meals to enrolled children. For income
eligibility guidelines, call 928-772-8009.
Children’s Clothes Closet and Food Pantry at the SDA Church, 2980 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, is open from 9 a.m.
to noon on Thursdays. Children’s clothing or food donations are also welcome.
For information, call Shirley at 928-273-3252.
Arizona Crisis Team works in cooperation with local emergency service providers, including
hospitals, law enforcement agencies, fire departments and districts to support
crime victims, family members after a death, survivors of a suicide, children
left alone after a death or injury to their parents, disoriented persons or in
any situation in which emergency responders feel there is a need. For more
information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore (home supply store) needs donations of household items. Donors may take
items (except clothing) to the ReStore at 1061 Commerce Drive in Prescott
between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. To make arrangements for
pickup of large items, such as working appliances and furniture, call the store
The Yavapai Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological
Society invites people interested in archaeology to
join its organization. The objectives are to foster interest and research in
the archaeology of Arizona, encourage better public understanding and concern for
archaeological resources, and increase knowledge and skill of members by
offering monthly meetings with lectures, field trips and hikes, and a variety
of courses and fieldwork opportunities. Visit azarchsoc.org for further
information, or call 928-772-6006.
Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary invites citizens to become docents. Work with people and learn about the
animals. Docents provide tours, participate in special events, contribute to
outreaches and give positive experiences to kids. If interested, call Leah
Wacks at 928-778-4242, ext. 18, email@example.com or visit
HeritageParkZoo.org for an application. Applications are also available at the
The High Mountain Chordsmen are looking for male singers for their local barber shop chorus. They
meet 7 p.m. every Thursday at the Las Fuentes Resort Village community room,
1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. Call Richard at 928-710-0311. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prescott Fire Department in conjunction with the American Heart Association offers CPR
classes monthly to the public and health care professionals. Prescott Fire
Department paramedics or RNs teach the classes. Classes offered include:
Heartsaver/AED — a four-hour, two-year certification for ages 10 and up, $40;
BLS/Health care provider certification for health care professionals, a
four-hour, two-year certification, $45; Community First-Aid Training, a
four-hour, two-year certification for ages 10 and up, $30. Group rates may
apply for more than 10 people. Private classes are available for agencies and
offices. Call 928-777-1700.
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Northern
Arizona has volunteers on duty to meet with
community members interested in the pre-planning of a simple, dignified and
affordable funeral. This free information is made available through the group’s
affiliation with the Funeral Consumers Alliance, recognized by the U.S. Federal
Trade Commission as an unbiased source of funeral information. They meet on
Wednesdays. Information available at FCANA.org; TucsonFunerals.org.
Four-County Conference on Disabilities is a nonprofit agency providing services and
advocacy to persons living with disabilities. The goal is to find ways to help
individuals with disabilities realize their dreams and aspirations and achieve
maximum independence, productivity, integration and inclusion in the community.
4CCDD provides training in order to increase skills, helps in finding services,
employment and housing. We offer support groups, transportation, networking
with other families and other individuals with disabilities. 928-778-3391.
Desert Rose Dancers is seeking experienced line dancers to become
part of our performance troupe. We perform at local senior homes (Pioneer Home,
Las Fluentes, etc), CASA Senior Center, the VA and local events throughout the
quad-city area. We also contribute to several charities. For more information, contact Sue -
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is an International Weight Loss Support Group
with members here to help you on that journey. TOPS AZ 268, Prescott Valley
meets every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m., 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. Please stop by or see tops.org for more information,
or call 928-772-9564.
“Catch the Vision” is a support group of low-vision individuals
who have experience with technology, computer software and utilizing resources
to help people make the most of their remaining vision and live an active, more
independent life. Meetings are at the Prescott Library, 215 East Goodwin St. on
the first and third Monday of the month from 1-3 p.m.