17th Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Sunday, January 25, 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

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These flowers are hand-craft here in the Desert Radio AZ studios. Great gifts for Valentines Day or any other special occasions. We ship 6 scented flowers with a clear vase for $29.95. Shipping is FREE! Because these flowers are hand-made no arrangement is the same.  Flowers tints and colors will vary making your bouquet a unique one of a kind item. To order click our donation button and specify how many bouquets of flowers you'd like to order.  We will notify you by email when your item is shipped.  Avoid the Valentine's day rush and order today! Sorry no international orders!

It's another First Friday Fun Dance

"It's another First Friday Fun Dance, hosted by the Thunder Mountain
Twirlers Square Dance Club on Friday, February 6th, from 6-7:30 PM at Sierra
Vista Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner Ave. No experience
necessary! It's FREE if it's your first time, only $5 after that! Mike
Smithers will call Mainstream from 7:30 to 9:30 PM, with a Plus Tip after
the dance. Lisa Wall will cue Rounds. Only $5 for members, $6 for
non-members, and FREE for non-dancers to come watch and socialize! Snacks
and friendship are provided. For more info contact Sandy at 520-378-6719 or

Free lecture, 'Saving Great American West'

Free lecture, 'Saving Great American West'
Cochise College is hosting a free coffee and lecture Saturday, 1 – 2 p.m., at the Benson Center. The event features acclaimed speaker Hugh Grinnell, presenting “Saving the Great American West,” the life of his distant cousin, George Bird Grinnell, who founded the first Audubon Society, co-founded the Boone and Crockett Club with Teddy Roosevelt, and led the effort to establish Glacier National Park. 

For more information, contact www.cochise.edu/cll or call 520.586.1981.

Tucson event features John Dillinger

Tucson event features John Dillinger

The Historic Hotel Congress commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Tucson capture, in January 1934, of "America's Most Wanted" gangster, John Dillinger this weekend, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Activities include an adults-only whiskey tasting as well as all-ages activities such as historical reenactments, live music and more staged on the grounds of the Hotel Congress and Maynards Market. 

Tucson holds jazz festival

Tucson holds jazz festival
The inaugural Tucson Jazz Festival is underway through Wednesday with jazz, food, master classes and more. Artists will perform at downtown Tucson hotspots like Club Congress, The Rialto Theatre and The Fox Tucson Theatre, with live music throughout the city daily. Special events include the Jazz Fiesta with free concerts on two stages and several indoor clubs downtown featuring more than a dozen local bands playing Dixieland to swing to blues and R&B. 

Visit Tucsonjazzfestival.org for event details, ticket prices and concert locations.

4th Annual Christian Comm-Unity Minstry Fair

4th Annual Christian Comm-Unity Ministry Fair
The 4th Annual Christian Comm-Unity Ministry Fair takes place Sunday, noon – 3 p.m., Apache Middle School, 3305 Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista.
Join the local churches and community agencies who will provide resource information about available local church outreach ministries and community agencies that assist those in need.  
Free music and food will be available during the fair.

For information contact 520.439.5926, goodw@cox.net or www.svdfa.org.

Tombstone at Twilight planned

Tombstone at Twilight planned
The upcoming Tombstone at Twilight on Saturday will be a salute to the Canadian visitors. The opening ceremonies will begin at 5 p.m. at the Visitor Center with the Benson Barbershop Quartet singing both the national anthem and “Oh Canada.” 
The gunfights will begin at 5:45 p.m. between 4th and 5th Streets, 6:30 p.m. between 5th and 6th Streets and 7:15 p.m. between 4th and 5th Streets.

Tombstone will have buskers performing up and down Allen Street. 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering 2-6

February 6 to 8, 2014; 23rd Annual Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, Buena Performing Arts Center, Sierra Vista, AZ 
More than 40 poets and musicians will entertain.
Multiple sessions on Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Three headline shows - Friday at 7:00 PM; Saturday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 1:00 PM.

Tickets will be on sale at the Farmer’s Market at our tent on January 22nd and 29th. Tickets also on sale at: Spur Western Wear, Safeway, National Bank of Arizona, The Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce, The Sierra Vista Visitor’s Center, The Mall at Sierra Vista and at www.cowboypoets.com 

CCP&MG Hotline for Information only: (520) 249-3545

DoD News Now: 0900 January 20, 2015

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The Huachuca Astronomy Club


The Huachuca Astronomy Club will hold their next meeting  on February 6 at 7 PM in Room 900 of the Cochise College Library building.  Guest speaker Dr. Alex Woronow will deliver a talk titled "Amateur Astro-Spectroscopy" .  This presentation will renew our understanding of light’s interaction with its environment, look at the range of the equipment and software that amateurs use in their spectrographic observations, and survey some of the recent campaigns amateurs have undertaken in support of professional spectrographic studies.  Dr. Woronow has degrees in astronomy and geology and was a Research fellow at University of Arizona’s Lunar & Planetary Lab and a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Houston.   He is currently building an observatory near Silver City, NM to study super novae and nebulae.  The meeting is free and open to the public. 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Fuel wood cutting sale


Fort Huachuca is conducting its fuel wood cutting sale. Prices are as follows: oak and juniper $50 a cord or $25 a half cord; mesquite is $25 dollars a cord. Maximum limit on oak and juniper are two cords and mesquite is five cords per family. All sales are final and cutting must be done by March 31, 2015 and will resume again in September. Call the Fort Huachuca Forester at 520.533.5701 to make an appointment for a permit.

LET A RETIRED GREYHOUND RACE INTO YOUR LIFE

LET A RETIRED GREYHOUND RACE INTO YOUR LIFE

           AZgreyhounds of Sierra Vista will conduct a Greyhound Adoption Day on Saturday, Jan 31st, for Sierra Vista and the surrounding area. The adoption day will be from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM and will be held at C-A-L Ranch Store, 673 N. Highway 90, SIERRA VISTA, AZ.
           Every year hundreds of young and healthy purebred Greyhounds are in need of adoption after their time on the track is through.  Calm, gentle and eager to please, these graceful pets are quite comfortable giving up life in the fast lane.  Az. Greyhounds is dedicated to the rescue and adoption of these beautiful animals.  The dogs available are all ex-racers, recently retired from the track.  Greyhounds make outstanding pets, getting along with children, other dogs and pets.  Greyhounds are gentle, loving, intelligent animals only requiring all the love and affection you can give.  The program is also in need of temporary home for these beautiful dogs.

           For more information, contact Dave at 378-1763.

DoD News Now: 1300 January 16, 2015

Bisbee Corral of the Westerners to meet

Bisbee Corral of the Westerners to meet
The Bisbee Corral of the Westerners will meet Feb. 5, 7 p.m., at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Rd., Bisbee (off of Naco Highway near Safeway), where Hugh Grinnell will speak on “Saving the Great American West.” Grinnell is a living historian portraying his ancestor. 

There is an optional 5 p.m. pre-meeting dinner at San Jose Lodge Restaurant on Naco Highway. Everyone is welcome.

African American pioneers of Arizona

African American pioneers of Arizona 

The Sierra Vista Historical Society is hosting Amazing Arizona 2015; A Patchwork of Stories.  On Feb. 3, 1 p.m., Dr. Akua Duku Anoyke will present “African American Pioneers of Arizona” in the Mona Bishop Room of the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. Anoyku is the associate director of SHArCS and associate professor of Africana Language, Literature, and Culture at Arizona State University’s New College. Her research will highlight African American pioneer women activists. This event is open to the public and free of charge.  For more information, contact 520.439.2306.

Tucson holds jazz festival

Tucson holds jazz festival
The inaugural Tucson Jazz Festival is underway through Jan. 28 with jazz, food, master classes and more. Artists will perform at downtown Tucson hotspots like Club Congress, The Rialto Theatre and The Fox Tucson Theatre, with live music throughout the city daily. Special events include the Jazz Fiesta with free concerts on two stages and several indoor clubs downtown featuring more than a dozen local bands playing Dixieland to swing to blues and R&B. 

Visit Tucsonjazzfestival.org for event details, ticket prices and concert locations.

Mineral Madness family events, sale

Mineral Madness family events, sale
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum allows everyone to learn something new about gems/minerals/fossils and to discover new treasures Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Thousands of specimens will be on display and for sale, with prices as low as 50 cents. Activities for families and children will include viewing micro-minerals, painting with minerals and learning about how animals and people use minerals. 

At each station, children can collect a free rock or mineral specimen in their own egg-carton collection box. Children should bring their own egg-carton if possible. The mineral sale is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days (Baldwin Education Building). Visit the website for admission prices, www.desertmuseum.org or call 520.883.1380.

NAACP to hold MLK Walk

NAACP to hold MLK Walk
The Greater Huachuca Area Branch of the NAACP will host a Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Walk, Monday, 8:30 a.m., and will proceed from the K-Mart parking lot on Fry Boulevard in Sierra Vista to Veterans’ Memorial Park. A program will follow to reflect on King’s accomplishments and his influence in shaping modern society. All are invited to participate. 

For more information, call 1.866.780.1750 or 520.803.9437. 

Tucson event features John Dillinger

Tucson event features John Dillinger

The Historic Hotel Congress commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Tucson capture, in January 1934, of "America's Most Wanted" gangster, John Dillinger the weekend of Jan. 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Activities include an adults-only whiskey tasting as well as all-ages activities such as historical reenactments, live music and more staged on the grounds of the Hotel Congress and Maynards Marke

Free lecture, 'Saving Great American West'

Free lecture, 'Saving Great American West'
Cochise College is hosting a free coffee and lecture Jan. 24, 1 – 2 p.m., at the Benson Center. The event features acclaimed speaker Hugh Grinnell, presenting “Saving the Great American West,” the life of his distant cousin, George Bird Grinnell, who founded the first Audubon Society, co-founded the Boone and Crockett Club with Teddy Roosevelt, and led the effort to establish Glacier National Park. 

For more information, contact www.cochise.edu/cll or call 520.586.1981.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

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Friday, January 9, 2015

DoD News Now: 1300 January 9, 2014

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City offers free Christmas tree recycling

City offers free Christmas tree recycling
Recycle your Christmas tree free of charge by dropping it off at the City of Sierra Vista’s compost facility on Highway 90. Those who have opted for a live, potted tree this year can donate it to the city for use in future landscaping projects. City refuse customers can arrange for a special curbside pickup by calling Public Works at 520.458.7530.
Before recycling the tree, remove all tinsel, lights and ornaments.

The Sierra Vista compost facility is located at 7201 E. SR 90 (at milepost 325, near the Cochise County Transfer Station). The compost facility is open Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Baptism of the Holy Spirit Seminar

Baptism of the Holy Spirit Seminar
Join members of Sierra Vista Seventh-day Adventist Church for a Baptism of the Holy Spirit Seminar featuring presentations by Dennis Smith (www.spiritbaptism.org and www.40daysdevotional.com) on Jan. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m., (“The Baptism of the Holy Spirit”) and Jan. 17, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., (“Our Sin Delivering Savior”). Lunch will be provided 12:30 – 2 p.m., followed by an “Emotional Healing” presentation.
The event takes place at Sierra Vista Seventh-day Adventist Church, 777 SR 92.

For more information, call 520.227.7931 or 520.508.1558.

NAACP to hold MLK Walk

NAACP to hold MLK Walk
The Greater Huachuca Area Branch of the NAACP will host a Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Walk, Jan. 19, 8:30 a.m., and will proceed from the K-Mart parking lot on Fry Boulevard in Sierra Vista to Veterans’ Memorial Park. A program will follow to reflect on King’s accomplishments and his influence in shaping modern society. All are invited to participate. 

For more information, call 1.866.780.1750 or 520.803.9437. 

Mayor's Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony

Mayor's Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony
The Mayor's Arts and Humanities Awards, celebrating contributions to the promotion of arts and humanities in Sierra Vista during 2014, will be held on Jan. 25, 3 p.m., at the Cochise College Student Union Building Community Room.
Local artists who have provided their talent and services will be recognized for their contributions. The public is welcome to attend.

For more information about this program or the Arts and Humanities Commission, call 520.417.6980.

Creative writing contest entries sought

Creative writing contest entries sought
The Cochise Community Creative Writing Celebration committee is now accepting submissions for its annual writing contest, which invites work in three categories: poetry, short story and memoir. The writing contest deadline is March 2. The cost is $5 per entry, and it includes cash prizes for winners. First-place winners also have their work published in Mirage, Cochise College’s literary and arts magazine. For contest guidelines, visit www.cochise.edu/cwc.

For information, contact 520.255.6060 or creativewriting@cochise.edu.

Want to fly an airplane?

Want to fly an airplane?
The Civil Air Patrol offers five free orientation flights to cadets 12 – 18 where the cadets actually fly the plane as part of CAP’s Aerospace Education Program. Cadets also learn leadership and skills such as radio communications, first-aid and survival techniques. 

Interested? Squadron 107 meets at Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month, 6:30 p.m.

NWTF 8th Annual Predator Hunt

NWTF 8th Annual Predator Hunt                   
The Huachuca Gould’s Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is holding a predator population control hunt on Jan. 31 – Feb. 1.  Hunting areas are open statewide.
Participants are invited to camp at Rose Tree Ranch event site.  
Registration deadline is 5 p.m., Jan. 29.  The contest begins Jan. 31.  

For additional information and for registration forms, contact 520.508.4272, j2dbmill@msn.com, 520.266.2282 or go to www.nwtfhuagoulds.org

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.

Mission San Xavier del Bac

Mission San Xavier del Bac 

Acclaimed as the finest example of mission architecture in U.S., southwest of Tucson on the Tohono O'odham Reservation, Mission San Xavier del Bac is still an active parish with a gift shop, arts, crafts shop, museum and café. Free guided tours are now available. The 45-minute tours are led by specially trained, volunteer docents, who explain the Mission's history and its lavishly decorated interior. For a current tour schedule, go to their Website, www.sanxaviermission.org, and click on "Docent Tours Info."

Locomotive Saturdays offered in Tucson

Locomotive Saturdays offered in Tucson
Explore regional transportation history, and see freight trains passing by, or ring the locomotive bell at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum every Saturday, year round. Locomotive Saturdays are held at the historic Train Depot, 414 N. Toole Ave., Tucson, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Admission is free. 

For more information, call 520.623.2223.

Bisbee Muheim Heritage House

Bisbee Muheim Heritage House
The Muheim Heritage House Museum, a registered national historic site, was built by Joseph and Carmelita Muheim beginning in 1898 with completion in 1915. Located at 207 Youngblood Hill, the restored home is an example of late 19th century architecture. Visitors can take a guided tour through the restored interior with its period furnishings. This pioneer home, situated on a hill, offers a panoramic view of Old Bisbee. The museum is open daily 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by appointment. Admission is $4. 

For more information, call 520.432.7698.

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab Tours

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab Tours
Take a 90-minute tour providing a unique opportunity to learn how innovative engineering and optical technology melds with manufacturing techniques to produce the largest and most advanced giant (8.4 meters/27 feet) telescope mirrors in the world. Visitors will see the technology and revolutionary processes involved in making the next generation of telescopes that will explore deep into outer space and produce cutting-edge scientific research.

Tours occur daily; visit www.mirrorlab.tix.com to purchase tour tickets. Admission is $15 for adults, $8 students, 7 – 22. Contact 520.626.8792 for details or www.mirrorlab.as.arizona.edu.

Meet public, visitors — volunteer

Meet public, visitors — volunteer
Volunteering is a way to be involved in the community, make new friends, stay active and have fun. New additions are always welcome. 
Volunteer at the Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce. Commit to a set schedule, or be available on an on-call basis. 
For more information, call 520.458.6940.
The Henry F. Hauser Museum is looking for a creative, outgoing person to help manage the gift shop. Someone with retail and record-keeping experience who enjoys people could find this position to be the perfect fit. 

If interested, contact 520.439.2306 or nancy.krieski@sierravistaaz.gov.

Enjoy bingo twice a week

Enjoy bingo twice a week
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 hold bingo at 12:30 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Monday at 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Bingo is open to the public.

For more information, call 520.458.9972.

African American pioneers of Arizona

African American pioneers of Arizona 

The Sierra Vista Historical Society is hosting Amazing Arizona 2015; A Patchwork of Stories.  On Feb. 2, 1 p.m., Dr. Akua Duku Anoyke will present “African American Pioneers of Arizona” in the Mona Bishop Room of the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. Anoyku is the associate director of SHArCS and associate professor of Africana Language, Literature, and Culture at Arizona State University’s New College. Her research will highlight African American pioneer women activists. This event is open to the public and free of charge.  For more information, contact 520.439.2306.

Bisbee Corral of the Westerners to meet

Bisbee Corral of the Westerners to meet
The Bisbee Corral of the Westerners will meet Feb. 5, 7 p.m., at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Rd., Bisbee (off of Naco Highway near Safeway), where Hugh Grinnell will speak on “Saving the Great American West.” Grinnell is a living historian portraying his ancestor. 

There is an optional 5 p.m. pre-meeting dinner at San Jose Lodge Restaurant on Naco Highway. Everyone is welcome.

Horse around while helping others

Horse around while helping others
Love horses? CANTER needs horse handlers and side walkers to support its therapeutic riding program for children and adults with disabilities. No previous horse experience is necessary. CANTER operates Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 7388 Chief Joseph Rd. off Moson Road. 

For more information, call 520.459.4868, or go to www.canteraz.org.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

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Early Rock Trivia!

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In Rock and Roll Music, under what condition does Chuck Berry not like Jazz music?

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Saturday, January 3, 2015

Early Rock Trivia!

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Elvis Presley doesn't want to be friends with his Hound Dog acquaintance because she never caught what?

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