Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sierra Vista Animal Connection

Sierra Vista Animal Connection
Where great people go to meet great pets!

Animals featured in the City Page are available for adoption from the Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center, 6799 E. Hwy. 90 (458-4151). To view pictures of other pets available for adoption at the Animal Care Center, visit www.Petfinder.com or www.AdoptApet.com (search “85635”).Check out these three cuties:

Roxanne is a female Retriever mix. She is a beautiful and friendly dog. She is house trained and uses a doggy door. She would like a loving family who will enjoy her company. Come on by today and see her!
Rocky, a male Boxer, is loving and needs a new family. He has a great personality and is a whole lot of fun! He was brought in with his friend Roxanne. Come by to meet this wonderful  dog and help him find a new forever home!
Jimbo is a male Shar Pei mix. He is a real sweetheart and wants all the love and attention that he can get. He loves going on walks and is great to just hang out with. Come on in and visit with him today!

Airport Fly-In and Open House

Airport Fly-In and Open House
Saturday, November 8
Breakfast • 7:00–10:00 a.m.
Flights • 7:30–11:00 a.m.
Sierra Vista Municipal Airport

Join us for the fun and fly like a Young Eagle! The first 200 children, ages 8 to 17, can take their first exciting airplane flight for free! There will also be several aircraft and military static displays for the whole family to enjoy. Breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Call 458-5775 for additional information.

Travel to Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino

Travel to Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino
Laughlin, Nevada
Wednesday–Friday, November 5–7
Coach Departs from Ethel H. Berger Center at 7:00 a.m.

Leave the driving to us and enjoy the scenery as we make our way to fabulous Laughlin in a comfortable coach. Enjoy the beautiful river walk as you visit the casinos or cruise the Colorado River and learn the history of Laughlin. This is a very popular trip so sign up today! The fee is $150 per person (21+), is based on double occupancy (single fee is higher) and includes round trip transportation. Call Chris Swan at 439-2300 to save your seat on the bus!

Water Wise Presents: Septic Care

Water Wise Presents: Septic Care
Saturday, November 1 • 9:00–11:30 a.m.
University of Arizona-Sierra Vista

Join University of Arizona Water Quality Specialist Dr. Kitt Farrell-Poe and learn about proper septic system care. Get information on how to prolong the life of your septic system and how to protect well water quality. Call 458-8578 ext. 2141 or visit waterwise.arizona.edu for information.

20th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade

20th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade
Participation Applications

Honor our area veterans and active duty soldiers with your float design in the 20th Annual City of Sierra Vista Veterans’ Day Parade. Applications are available at any Leisure Services facility or at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov (search for “parade”). Return applications to the Oscar Yrun Community Center no later than the close of business day on Friday, October 31. For more information, call 417-4800.

Be a Local Tourist — Patterson Observatory Public Night

Be a Local Tourist — Patterson Observatory Public Night
Thursday, October 30 • 6:00 p.m.
University of Arizona-Sierra Vista

The Patterson Observatory and the Huachuca Astronomy Club invite you to a public viewing of the night sky. Weather permitting, you will be able to view the skies with the 20-inch Patterson Telescope and other instruments. View the amazing celestial sights including craters of the crescent moon, gas giant planets Uranus and Neptune, double stars, various star clusters, nebula, planetary nebula and distant galaxies. Admission is free. Call 417-6960 or visit www.hacastronomy.org for more information.

Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare
Wednesday, October 29 • 9:30 a.m.
Ethel H. Berger Center

Join Ramona MacMurtie from the South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization as she explains the basics of Medicare including what is covered, help that is available for prescription and premium costs, and any changes that have occurred since last year. Also learn about the Affordable Care Act and its updates. This event is free and open to the public. Call 439-2300 for more information.

2015 Youth Recreational Co-ed Basketball League Program

2015 Youth Recreational Co-ed Basketball League Program
Register your child now!

Lace up your basketball sneakers and get ready for a fun season! Girls and boys, ages five to 15, can now register for the 2015 Youth Recreational Co-ed Basketball Program at the Oscar Yrun Community Center, Ethel H. Berger Center, and the Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, “The Cove.” A copy of the child’s birth certificate is required at registration unless the child has previously played in the basketball program or registered for the Smart Start Sports Camp. Registration deadline is Friday, December 12 at noon. Call Jack King at 439-2302 for additional information.

The City Needs Your Input: The Sierra Vista General Plan, Vista 2030

 The City Needs Your Input: The Sierra Vista General Plan, Vista 2030

The City of Sierra Vista General Plan, Vista 2030, will be on the November 4 ballot for voter consideration. The plan reflects resident input provided during the Dream Your City visioning process. Vista 2030 contains 17 elements reflecting the community’s desires and goals. Which of the elements is most important to you? Why is it the most important? Visit www.SpeakUpSierraVista.com and share your thoughts with us.

Running with Paws

Running with Paws
Wanted: Runners and Walkers

Runners, walkers, and animal lovers are encouraged to stop by the Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center for a run/walk with a four-legged furry friend! Choose from a list of high energy dogs and give them a little extra exercise. Each dog is given their own pedometer and mileage is logged by the shelter at the end of the run/walk. Awards will be offered at certain mileage points that runners/walkers meet with their furry partner. For more information call the shelter at 458-4151.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Sierra Vista Animal Connection

Sierra Vista Animal Connection
Where great people go to meet great pets!

Animals featured in the City Page are available for adoption from the Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center, 6799 E. Hwy. 90 (458-4151). To view pictures of other pets available for adoption at the Animal Care Center, visit www.Petfinder.com or www.AdoptApet.com (search “85635”).Check out these three cuties:

Emmit is an orange and white Domestic Short Hair. He is a beautiful and friendly cat. He needs a family who can give him a new (permanent) indoor home and enjoy his company. Come on by today and see him.

Lily is a brown female Domestic Short Hair, is loving and needs a new family. This beauty is friendly and affectionate and you will absolutely fall in love with her. Come by and meet this wonderful cat and help her find a new forever home! 


Adam is a male American Staffordshire Terrier mix. He is between 2 and 3 years old, and a wonderful guy who needs a new permanent home he can call his own. He has a great personality and is a is a lot of fun to spend time with. Come by and visit him today!

Travel to Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino

Travel to Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino
Laughlin, Nevada
Wednesday–Friday, November 5–7
Coach Departs from Ethel H. Berger Center at 7:00 a.m.


Leave the driving to us and enjoy the scenery as we make our way to fabulous Laughlin in a comfortable coach. You can enjoy the beautiful river walk as you visit the casinos or cruise the Colorado River and learn the history of Laughlin. This is a very popular trip so sign up today! The fee is $150 per person (21+), is based on double occupancy (single fee is higher) and includes round trip transportation. Call Chris Swan at 439-2300 to save your seat on the bus!

20th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade

20th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade
Participation Applications


Honor our area veterans and active duty soldiers with your float design in the 20th Annual City of Sierra Vista Veterans’ Day Parade. Applications are available at any Leisure Services facility or at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov (search for “parade”). Return applications to the Oscar Yrun Community Center no later than the close of business day on Friday, October 31. For more information, call 417-4800. 

Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare
Wednesday, October 29 • 9:30 a.m.
Ethel H. Berger Center

Join Ramona MacMurtie from the South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization as she explains the basics of Medicare including what is covered, help that is available for prescription and premium costs, and any changes that have occurred since last year. Also learn about the Affordable Care Act and its updates. This event is free and open to the public. Call 439-2300 for more information. 

  

Seventh Sierra Vista Empty Bowls Project

Seventh Sierra Vista Empty Bowls Project
Saturday, October 25 • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Ethel H. Berger Center


Were you aware one in four Cochise County children live in a food insecure household? Join the Pottery Studio @ Sierra Vista and help fill the empty bowls in our community. Admission is free, but guests who make a donation of $10 or more may choose a locally handcrafted bowl as a thank you gift and reminder that there are always empty bowls in the world. Proceeds will be donated to area agencies feeding hungry people in Cochise County. 

Be a Local Tourist—Fairbank Day

Be a Local Tourist—Fairbank Day
Saturday, October 25 • 10:00 a.m.
Fairbank Historic Townsite


Come and join us as we bring the town back to life with B-Troop demonstrations, re-enactments of the Fairbank train robbery, guided walks, and so much more! Food vendors will be on site and a free parking shuttle will run continuously from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairbank is located on Highway 82 between Whetstone and Tombstone, east of the San Pedro River. See all the events at http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/ or call 508-4445. Fairbank Day is sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. 

Water Wise Presents: Well Owner’s Workshop

Water Wise Presents: Well Owner’s Workshop
Saturday, October 25 • 8:30–11:30 a.m.
Cochise College

Join University of Arizona Water Quality Specialist and Associate Research Scientist, Dr. Janick Artiola, and former President of the Arizona Water Well Association, Gary Hix, as they present about water quality, well care, and the quality of local water supplies. For more information, call 458-5823 or visit waterwise.arizona.edu.

Call for Nominations!

Call for Nominations!
2014 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards
Deadline is Friday, October 24


Do you know a living artist, arts organization, performing arts organization or a business/organization that has made a significant contribution to the arts in Sierra Vista? Perhaps one that has made a contribution to literature and/or cultural or historical preservation in the area? Nominate them for the 2014 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards! For information, call 417-6980 or visit www.SierraVistaAZ.gov (search for “mayors arts”). 

Wanted: Volunteers to Escort International Visitors Fort Huachuca

Wanted: Volunteers to Escort International Visitors
Fort Huachuca


The City of Sierra Vista and Fort Huachuca are looking for volunteers to escort our international visitors wanting to visit the Fort. If you’re an active or retired military ID card holder, including spouses, or an active Department of the Army civilian ID card holder interested in military history, birding or wildlife watching, apply to become an international visitor escort. Volunteering is a fun way to stay active and involved with your military legacy and is an easy way to get to know new people. For more information, call the City of Sierra Vista Public Affairs Office at 439-2205 or go to www.SierraVistaAZ.gov and search for “visitor escort.”

Did you know?

Did you know?


The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center often offers a special deal if you adopt two animals that were either found together or turned in together? You can adopt both animals (chipped and spayed) for only $50. So the next time you’re thinking about adding a new member to your family, consider adding two! Stop by the shelter today and pick up your new buddies!

City Page Survey

The City of Sierra Vista wants to know what you think about the weekly City Page. We would love to know what you would like to see or not see, and what is useful. The survey should take about two minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous. Cut out this section and send it to the City of Sierra Vista Public Affairs Office at 1011 N. Coronado Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635, or fill it out online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/Citypage1 . We really appreciate your input!

How often do you read the City Page? 
Every week
Occasionally
Sometimes
Rarely
Never
What source do you use to read the City Page?
Sierra Vista Herald
SVHerald.com
SierraVistaAZ.gov
I don’t read the City Page
If you read the City Page, do you find the information useful?
Yes
No
Sort of
What kind of information would you like to see published on the City Page? (Select all that apply)
Event information
Recap of past events (highlights, attendance, etc.)
More pictures than text 
Behind the scenes City information 
Important community/city issues and their updates
Opening of new establishments (businesses, restaurants, recreational facilities, etc.)
It’s fine the way it is

Any additional suggestions or comments? (Max 500 words). 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare
Wednesday, October 29 • 9:30 a.m.
Ethel H. Berger Center


Join Ramona MacMurtie from the South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization as she explains the basics of Medicare including what is covered, help that is available for prescription and premium costs, and any changes that have occurred since last year. Also learn about the Affordable Care Act and its updates. This event is free and open to the public. Call 439-2300 for more information. 

20th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade

20th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade
Participation Applications


Honor our area veterans and active duty soldiers with your float design in the 20th Annual City of Sierra Vista Veterans’ Day Parade. Applications are available at any Leisure Services facility or at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov (search for “parade”). Return applications to the Oscar Yrun Community Center no later than the close of business day on Friday, October 31. For more information, call 417-4800. 

Travel to Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino

Travel to Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino
Laughlin, Nevada
Wednesday–Friday, November 5–7
Coach Departs from Ethel H. Berger Center at 7:00 a.m.


Leave the driving to us and enjoy the scenery as we make our way to fabulous Laughlin in a comfortable coach. You can enjoy the beautiful river walk as you visit the casinos or cruise the Colorado River and learn the history of Laughlin. This is a very popular trip so sign up today! The fee is $150 per person (21+), is based on double occupancy (single fee is higher) and includes round trip transportation. Call Chris Swan at 439-2300 to save your seat on the bus!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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High Desert Crafters hold show

High Desert Crafters hold show
The High Desert Crafters present their 15th Annual Fall Craft Fair, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 2047 State Route 92, Sierra Vista.
The public is invited and there is no cost to attend.

Get Sierra Vista’s bimonthly newsletter

Get Sierra Vista’s bimonthly newsletter
The City of Sierra Vista bimonthly newsletter, Vista 411, features upcoming changes to the City of Sierra Vista's 10-year General Plan: Vista 2030. The general plan will be on the November 4 ballot for voter consideration. Pick up a free copy of Vista 411 and get information on the General Plan's vision, purpose, goals and elements and make an informed decision at the ballot box.
The newsletter contains updated information about leisure classes, tour and travel, museum exhibits, a "Public Safety for Kids" section, written for youth, and more. It also includes a two-month calendar with information about refuse and recycling pick-up schedules for Sierra Vista refuse customers, classes and things to do. Pick up copies at any Leisure facility, City Hall, the Sierra Vista Public Library, Sierra Vista Police Department, Vista Transit Center, and the Mall at Sierra Vista. Go paperless and view the issue online at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov.

The Symphony fundraiser, Gala! "Camelot an Evening of Enchantment

“Calling all ladies and gentlemen, singles and couples! Come to a majestical evening of dinner, 
fun and pure entertainment! The Sierra Vista Symphony presents their annual Gala, “Camelot, An Evening of Enchantment"! With medieval musicians strolling about,enjoy the festivities and dine by candlelight on Saturday, November 15th, at The Windemere Hotel & Conference Center. Whether you wear elegant or medieval attire, you are certain to delight in this grand event! Call our symphony office at 458-5189 or visit our website @sierravistasymphony.org. Deadline for reservations is Nov. 7th.  See you there @ “Camelot, an Evening of Enchantment”!

Everyone wins with WENS

Everyone wins with WENS
Cochise County now has an emergency notification system for relaying urgent messaging throughout the County. The system, WENS (Wireless Emergency Notification System), is capable of instantaneously contacting residents who live within a target group or area.  
Contact can be made through traditional hardwire phones, cell phones, texting, and email.
Those living in Cochise County, can register online at the County’s website https://www.cochise.az.gov and click on the “Emergency Alert Notification Registration” icon.

All data is secured in the system database and will not be shared with outside entities.

239th birthday of the United States Marine Corps

 Thunder Mountain Detachment 1283  Marine Corps League invites the community to join them as they celebrate the 239th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The event takes place on November 8th at 5:30pm at Pueblo Del Sol Country Club, 2770 St. Andrews Drive, Sierra Vista. For information call 520-378-9659.



Friday, October 3, 2014

Assist with theater productions

Assist with theater productions
The Illegitimate Theater Company is seeking people who are interested in any or all aspects of little theater productions. They include acting, directing, stage management, makeup, lighting, sound, ushering, taking tickets at the door, and more. 

If interested, call 520.249.0296 or 520.515.3721.

Sabino Canyon Evening Rides

Sabino Canyon Evening Rides 
Experience Sabino Canyon, a riparian area in the Coronado National Forest, by moonlight aboard a tram. Tours offer evening rides three nights per month. This fall’s schedule includes: Nov. 2, 3, 4, 7 p.m. (Reservations begin Oct. 14). Admission is by pre-paid reservation only, either in person or by phone: $9 per adults; $4 youth 3 – 12. 

For information, call 520.749.2327. 

Free Samhain concerts for Celtic New Year

Free Samhain concerts for Celtic New Year
The Celtic and World music duo, Four Shillings Short, will present special, free concerts celebrating Samhain, the Celtic New Year. The duo plays music from Ireland and Scotland, Indian ragas, folk ballads, original compositions, Medieval and Renaissance instrumentals and a cappella numbers on more than 30 instruments.
On Oct. 28, 5:30 – 7 p.m., they will perform at the Copper Queen Library, 6 Main St., Bisbee.
For information, contact 520.432.4232 or www.cityofbisbee.com.
On Oct. 29, 1 – 2:30 p.m. and 5 – 6:30 p.m., they will perform at the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St.
For information, call 520.458.4225.
On Oct. 30, the duo will play at the Cochise College Student Union Community Room, 901 N. Colombo Ave., 6 – 8 p.m.

For more information, call 520.515-5328.

Compassion Therapy for Cancer Survivors

Compassion Therapy for Cancer Survivors 
On Nov. 1, the Tucson Cancer Action Network offers an opportunity to connect with others, participate in cancer care planning and experience compassion meditation through a half-day workshop, Compassion Therapy for Cancer Survivors, 8 a.m. – noon, that connects cancer survivors and care providers. The public is welcome. The event counts as 1.5 contact hours for continuing nursing education.
The event is free, including parking and continental breakfast. It takes place at The University of Arizona College of Nursing, 1305 N. Martin Ave., Tucson, Room 117.

For more information, contact 520.626.2742 or mailto:janelled@email.arziona.edu

Outrun Sierra Vista cops

Outrun Sierra Vista cops
The Sierra Vista Police Officers Association presents Outrun the Cops at the 5K Foot Pursuit, Oct. 25, in memory of Jeff Dykehouse. The race starts at the Huachuca Mountain Elementary School, 3228 St. Andrews Dr. (St. Andrews Drive and Buffalo Soldier Trail).

For course map, fees, additional information and online registration, go to http://footpursuit5k.blogspot.com or http://www.svpoa.org.

Mayor’s Arts, Humanities Award

Mayor’s Arts, Humanities Award
The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission is seeking nominations for the 2014 Mayor's Arts and Humanities Awards to recognize those who have significantly contributed to the arts or humanities in Sierra Vista in 2014.
Nominations are accepted in three categories: individuals, corporations or organizations, and arts in education. They are judged on the significance of the contribution, breadth of population served, and project longevity or intensity.
Nomination forms are available online at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov (search word "2014 mayors award). Nominations are due Oct. 24.

For more information or questions, call 520.417.6980.

Vegetarian Cooking Demonstrations

Vegetarian Cooking Demonstrations 

See "Plants Provide Power for Health" vegetarian cooking demonstrations, free to the community, 3 – 5 p.m., on Oct. 19 and 26, and Nov. 2, and 9. Demonstrations take place at the Better Living Center, 777 State Route 92, Sierra Vista (access through the Seventh-day Adventist Church parking lot). Space is limited. Registration is required by calling 520.508.3591 or 520.458.3021.

Become an outdoor woman

Become an outdoor woman
The Huachuca Gould’s Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a woman only overnight outdoor event Oct. 18 – 19, on the Rose Tree Ranch, located south of State Route 82 and east of Sonoita. This event for women 14 and over costs $35.
Lunch and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday will be provided. The event will have beginning and advanced instruction with .22 pistols, .22 rifles, shotgun and archery, along with individual instruction with personally owned firearm or bow. Sunday will conclude with classes on basic camping, outdoor survival gear, and first aid (basic and emergency procedures).
Class size is limited, so register early.

For more information and to register, call 520.234.3968 or go to www.nwtfhuagoulds.org.

Craft show season begins

Craft show season begins
The High Desert Crafters present their 15th Annual Fall Craft Fair, Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 2047 State Route 92, Sierra Vista.

The public is invited and there is no cost to attend.

Save on used books

Save on used books

Friends of the Library will be holding a 50 percent-off sale on Oct. 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 2600 E. Tacoma St., in their building attached to the Sierra Vista Public Library.

Sierra VistAbility Day planned

Sierra VistAbility Day planned
Sierra VistAbility Day takes place Oct. 11, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Mall at Sierra Vista, El Mercado Loop. The day promotes independent living for individuals with disabilities and their families. This event provides individuals with an opportunity to find transition resources, support services and product information.

For more information, call Jeff Pregler, 520.439.2203.

Historical Society to dedicate plaque

Historical Society to dedicate plaque
The Serra Vista Historical Society will dedicate its 18th historical plaque for its "An Historical Treasure Hunt; Sierra Vista's Unique Past" Oct, 11, 11 a.m., at 156 Fry Blvd. Those interested in learning more about the history of Sierra Vista should visit the Henry Hauser Museum, inside the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Monday – Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Thursday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact 520.439.2306 or Nancy.Krieski@SierraVistaAZ.gov.

Youth leadership program offered

Youth leadership program offered
The Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce has developed a program to get youth involved with and educated about the City of Sierra Vista, patterned after the Leadership Sierra Vista Program. This is an opportunity for high school seniors to get involved and start to build their resumes. The program runs December – May, one day a month, 12:30 – 5 p.m. At the end of the program the students will receive a certificate and possible internship for the summer of 2015. Application deadline is Thursday.

For more information, call 520.458.6940.

Apply physics in your kitchen

Apply physics in your kitchen
Learn to “Apply Physics in Your Kitchen: High Altitude Cooking” during a class taught by Glenn Minuth, Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning. Achieve an understanding of scientific concepts to effectively compensate for cooking in the high country of Cochise County. This lecture class takes place Thursday, 6 – 7:30 p.m., on the Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave.

For fee information or to register, call 520.515.5492.

Register for adult ed classes in SV

Register for adult ed classes in SV
Registration is underway through Wednesday for High School Equivalency test preparation classes beginning Oct. 20 in Sierra Vista.
Applicants must apply in person at the Adult Education/1400 Building on the Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The textbook fee for these courses is between $20 and $80, based on a sliding scale according to household income.

Students must bring a legal photo ID for proof of residency at the time of registration. For more information, call 520 515.5456.

Legion hosting Monday night football

Legion hosting Monday night football
American Legion Post 52, 12 Theater Dr., Sierra Vista, is hosting Monday night football. The kitchen is open 5 – 7 p.m. Watch the games on seven TVs. Activities are open to members, guests and all active duty Service members and Families.

For more information, call 520.459.6050. 

Carr House program focuses on photography

Carr House program focuses on photography
Friends of the Huachuca Mountains continue their season of free educational programs Sunday, 1:30 p.m., with Photographing Nature in the Huachuca Mountains. Bob Herrmann, nature photographer, takes participants through basic fixed lens digital camera settings and equipment used to produce quality nature photographs. A variety of plant, animal and landscape photographs will show the basics of how and when to photograph nature in the Huachuca Mountains.
The program is free and the public is welcome.

To get to the Carr House visitor information center, take State Route 92 south to Carr Canyon Road adjacent to the Mesquite Tree Restaurant, turn right, travel approximately 3 miles and turn left at the fork into the parking lot.

Celebrate National Astronomy Day

Celebrate National Astronomy Day
The Huachuca Astronomy Club invites everyone to a free celebration of National Astronomy Day at the Patterson Observatory on Saturday. Solar viewing takes place 1 – 4 p.m. View for sunspots and other solar phenomena through telescopes specially designed for sun-safe viewing. The observatory will remain open for night time viewing starting around 7 p.m. See stars and more through the observatory’s 20-inch telescope and others. 
Need help with a telescope? Bring it to the daytime session. There will be activities for youth courtesy of the NASA Space Place and an astronomy book sale. The weather-dependent event will be canceled if raining.

For more information, email info@hacastronomy.com

Walk/run slated for Saturday

Walk/run slated for Saturday
Discover “How the West was RUN” during a 5K/10K run and walk in Sierra Vista’s West End Saturday. The race starts at 8 a.m. at Len Roberts Park, 101 E. Theater Dr.
Packet pickup and race day registration takes place 6:45 – 7:45 a.m. Awards will be given for the top three 5K and 10K male and female runners. Entry fees are $25 per person, $15 for active duty military, $10 for  youth 12 and under. Register online at www.active.com.

For further information, email talk2hank@cox.net.

85th ANNUAL HELLDORADO DAYS

85th ANNUAL HELLDORADO DAYS
The 85th Annual Helldorado Day’s, a rip roaring celebration of Tombstone’s Historic Past will be in full swing on the weekend of Friday, October 17th to Sunday, October 19th.
It will be a weekend of continuous entertainment for the entire family. Attending this year’s event will be gunfighting groups from all over the southwest as well as local entertainment from Cochise County.
All entertainment will take place on Historic Allen Street, between 4th & 6th Streets and will begin at 10:00 A.M. each day and conclude at approximately 4:00 P.M. 
In addition to all the “Gunsmoke”, Dancing and Music on Historic Allen Street, the 85th Annual Helldorado Parade, (Longest continuous event after the Academy Awards) will be held on Sunday, October 19th.
The Parade will kick-off at 11:00 A.M. and proceed down Allen Street, to 2nd Street. 
Also, a visit to the Helldorado tent is a must, for purchase of Helldorado items and a chance to win a Historic Replica Revolver.
So pards, come out and enjoy Cochise County’s as well as Arizona’s most popular and longest event and see the “Old West” come alive in the “Town Too Tough to Die”. 
For any additional information, or Parade Entries you can check out the Helldorado Website at www.tombstonehelldoradodays.com or you can contact PR Director Bronco Bill at (520)266-5266, or Entertainment Director, Pat Kelly at (520)457-8012.
PLEASE RUN CONTINUOUS/KILL DATE OCTOBER 20, 2014

(POC W.F. “Bill” Pakinkis (520)266-5266)

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