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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ performances

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ performances
Christian Youth Theater presents a musical adaptation of the family film, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre.
Tickets are $12 and are available at cyttucson.org.
Showtimes are: Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m.
For more information on Christian Youth Theater and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” call 520.370.4000.

Tombstone at Twilight happens Saturday

Tombstone at Twilight happens Saturday
Tombstone at Twilight happens Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Tombstone Visitor Center.
The Friends of the Library will host children’s’ activities in the park, including make-and-take crafts.
The gunfights this month take place at 5:45 p.m. between 5th and 6th Streets, a special showing at 6:30 p.m., including a walk-down along Allen Street between 3rd and 4th Streets, and at 7:30 p.m. between 4th and 5th Streets.
Buskers will perform along Allen Street throughout the night.
The public is invited to this free event.

Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza set

Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza set
The annual Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza takes place Saturday, 9 – 11 a.m., inside the Mall at Sierra Vista, El Mercado Loop. There will be free egg hunts for children; bring a basket for each child.
Children 4 and under: 9 – 11 a.m. ongoing at play area near Dillard’s; 9:10 a.m. – age 5 at the Food Court; 9:15 a.m. – age 6 at the Food Court; 9:20 a.m. – age 7 at the Food Court; 9:25 a.m. – age 8 at the Food Court; 9:30 a.m. – ages 9 and 10 at the Food Court.
Parents are not allowed inside the Food Court hunt area.

Greyhound league seeks homes for dogs

Greyhound league seeks homes for dogs
Arizona Greyhounds of Sierra Vista will conduct a greyhound adoption day Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at C-A-L Ranch Store, 673 SR 90. The dogs available are all ex-racers, recently retired from the track. The program is also in need of temporary homes for the animals.
For more information, call 520.378.1763.

Arizona Trail Day, Colossal Campout

Arizona Trail Day, Colossal Campout
Join the Arizona Trail Association for Arizona Trail Day and the Colossal Campout at the Colossal Cave Mountain Park with free camping and entry to the park Saturday for Arizona Trail Day.
Hike, bike or horseback ride in the morning.
Enjoy lunch and an outdoor expo noon – 3 p.m.
There will be a trail maintenance event and archaeology walk 3 – 5 p.m.
In the evening, relax around the campfire and enjoy live music and food at La Selvilla Campground.
For more information, go to aztrail.org.

Learn about Turkey

Learn about Turkey
Rebecca Orozco will speak on her recent trip to Turkey at the Bisbee Corral of the Westerners which meets Thursday, 7 p.m., at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Rd., Bisbee (off Naco Highway near Safeway).The Bisbee Corral is the Corral in Cochise County and all are welcome. The group is dedicated to having fun while learning about Western heritage. Meetings take place the first Thursday of each month. There is an optional, pre-meeting dinner at around 5 p.m. in the San Jose Lodge Restaurant on Naco Highway.

Astronomy club holds monthly meeting

Astronomy club holds monthly meeting
The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet April 3, 7 p.m., in the main lobby area of the Cochise College Library, Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave. The guest speaker will be Rob Zellem, a 5th year doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. Since 2010, he has been studying transiting exoplanets at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory using observations from both ground and space-based platforms. His talk is titled “Exoplanets: Finding the next Earth.” The meeting is free and open to the public.

Understand Hohokam culture

Understand Hohokam culture
The Sierra Vista Historical Society and partners are hosting Amazing Arizona 2015; A Patchwork of Stories.
On April 7, 1 p.m., Allen Dart will present “Arts and Culture of Ancient Southern Arizona Hohokam Indians” in the Mona Bishop Room of the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. Dart, a well-known anthropologist and registered professional archeologist, will help the audience understand and identify where and how the Hohokam culture flourished from the sixth century to the mid-1400s in Southern Arizona. This event is open to the public and free of charge.
For more information, contact 520.439.2306 or Nancy.Krieski@sierravistaaz.gov.

Career Fair set for April 9

Career Fair set for April 9
Arizona Workforce Connection, Army Community Service, the Department of Economic Security and the University of Arizona South, have partnered to bring what is considered the largest spring Career Fair in Cochise County. Visit the Windemere Hotel and Conference Center, South State Route 92, April 9, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., with resumes and dressed to interview for a variety of positions.
 For more information or assistance with your resume, call 520.459.1265.

Be part of “Ruckin’ for Veterans” event

Be part of “Ruckin’ for Veterans” event
Be part of the family friendly “Ruckin’ for Veterans” run/walk/ruck April 11 at The University of Arizona Mall in Tucson. A ruck march is a long walk/hike at a quick pace carrying a backpack. Individuals and teams are invited to participate.
For additional information, call 520.665.5481 or 520.228.4919.

Have pancakes with warrant officers

Have pancakes with warrant officers
The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Association, Arizona Silver Chapter, will hold their annual pancake breakfast April 11, 6 – 11 a.m., at the Landmark Café, 400 W. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door the day of the event and are $ 3 each.
For more information, contact 520.220.7150 or http://usawoa-silver-az.org/category/events.

Symposium supports Service members

Symposium supports Service members
The Arizona Coalition for Military Families is accepting registrations for the 6th Annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service members, veterans and their families. The symposium will be held April 22 – 23 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. There will be two days of programming and six tracks — all focused on increasing knowledge, skills and abilities for serving and supporting the military and veteran population. Network with representatives from the military, government and community. Attend an exhibitor fair with programs and resources to assist Service members, veterans and families. Go to http://arizonacoalition.org/events/symposium for the symposium rates, schedule and registration information.

See Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball

See Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball
Enjoy baseball played by 1860 rules. Six teams in vintage uniforms vie for the tournament championship at Bisbee’s 105-year-old Warren Ballpark. Dates are April 11 – 12, 9 a.m. until dusk. Ace pitcher “Mudcat Grant” is returning to meet fans. $10 one-day $15 both days. Buy tickets online or at the gate; youth 12 and under are admitted free with adult ticket purchase. Sunday, active military are admitted for free.
For more information, contact 520.432.3813 or www.friendsofwarrenballpark.com.
Saturday’s games will be followed at 7 p.m. by The Post–Game Blues, at the Stock Exchange Saloon and Grill featuring “Mudcat Grant and the Cholla High School Blues Standard.

Friday, March 20, 2015

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Fourth Avenue Street Fair in Tucson

Fourth Avenue Street Fair in Tucson
The Spring Fourth Avenue Street Fair in Tucson is underway through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (dusk) daily. It’s taking place between Ninth Street and University Boulevard along Fourth Avenue. This free, public event brings together more than 400 arts and crafts booths, 35 food vendors, main stage, street musicians, food, jugglers, street performers, the free kids’ hands-on-art pavilion. There is face painting, balloons, demonstrations, sidewalk entertainment and other activities.
For more information, including directions, go to www.fourthavenue.org/fairs/general-information.

Craft show planned for Saturday

Craft show planned for Saturday
The High Desert Crafters present their 16th Annual Spring Craft Fair March 21, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Windemere Hotel and Conference Center, 2047 SR 92, Sierra Vista.
Grilled hot dogs will be available for purchase. The public is invited and admission is free.

POWWOW brings SV fresh produce

POWWOW brings SV fresh produce
Produce on Wheels — Without Waste, POWWOW, disperses fresh produce to communities at churches, schools, and other entities throughout Southern Arizona and the metro Tucson and Phoenix areas. Anyone can donate $10 to shop for up to 60 pounds of fresh, nutritional rescued produce. POWWOW will be at Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Service, 4755 Campus Dr., Sierra Vista, on Saturday, 8 – 11 a.m.
For up-to-date information about POWWOW, go to www.borderlandsfoodbank.org or check them out on Facebook by searching Borderlands Foodbank.

Child Identification Day set

Child Identification Day set
The Sierra Vista Police Department, in conjunction with Sierra Vista Regional Health Center and the Jim and Shirley Elliston Child Identification Program of Cochise County, will be holding a Child Identification Day, Saturday.
While none of the information is saved to a computer, parents are given the information on a CD that is Amber Alert-ready.
The event takes place 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Wellness Depot, located near Sears in The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 El Mercado Loop, Sierra Vista.
The CHIP program is free, but donations are accepted.
For more information, call 520.452.7500 or 520.459.8210.

On-post VIN etch planned

On-post VIN etch planned
The Arizona Auto Theft Authority and Auto Theft Task Force will partner with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services for a free Auto Theft Prevention and VIN Etching Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the Post Exchange parking lot outside of Building 52030.
The process takes less than 10 minutes and is considered an effective, visual deterrent against theft.
For a list of future events, visit the AATA website, https://aata.az.gov/upcoming-events.
In addition to the VIN etch event, DES personnel will also perform child car safety seat inspections.

See stars through big telescopes

See stars through big telescopes
The Patterson Observatory will open to the public on March 26 for a night of observing the moon, Jupiter, and variety of star clusters nebulae and distant galaxies. The event is free, family friendly and open to the public. Doors open at sunset and viewing begins about 7 p.m. The event is weather dependent; clouds will force cancellation.
The observatory is located on the campus of the University of Arizona South, Sierra Vista, 1140 N. Colombo Ave.
Donations go to the maintenance of the observatory and are accepted.

Second Texas Canyon 10k

Second Texas Canyon 10k
The Amerind Museum and Bisbee Vogue Inc. will host the Texas Canyon 10K Trail Run on March 28. The race starts at 9 a.m. The 10K course features a variety of trails, terrain, vegetation and views not normally open to the public. Adults who pre-register online before will pay $40. Youth, 7 – 17, who preregister will pay $20. All ages who register on event day will pay $50. The entry fee includes entrance to the museum.
The Amerind Museum is located at 2100 N. Amerind Rd., Dragoon.
To register online, follow the links at www.amerind.org/events.html.

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ performances

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ performances
Christian Youth Theater presents a musical adaptation of the beloved family film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” Thursday – March 29 at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre.
Tickets are $12 and are available at cyttucson.org.
Showtimes are: Thursday, 7 p.m.; March 27, 7 p.m.; March 28, 2 and 7 p.m.; and March 29, 2 p.m.
For more information on Christian Youth Theater and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” call 520.370.4000.

Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza set

Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza set
The annual Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza takes place March 28, 9 – 11 a.m., inside the Mall at Sierra Vista, El Mercado Loop. There will be free egg hunts for children; bring a basket for each child.
Children 4 and under: 9 – 11 a.m. ongoing at play area near Dillard’s; 9:10 a.m. – age 5 at the Food Court; 9:15 a.m. – age 6 at the Food Court; 9:20 a.m. – age 7 at the Food Court; 9:25 a.m. – age 8 at the Food Court; 9:30 a.m. – ages 9 and 10 at the Food Court.
Parents are not allowed inside the Food Court hunt area.

Greyhound league seeks homes for dogs

Greyhound league seeks homes for dogs
Arizona Greyhounds of Sierra Vista will conduct a greyhound adoption day on March 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at C-A-L Ranch Store, 673 SR 90. The dogs available are all ex-racers, recently retired from the track. The program is also in need of temporary homes for the dogs.
For more information, call 520.378.1763.

Arizona Trail Day, Colossal Campout

Arizona Trail Day, Colossal Campout
Join the Arizona Trail Association for Arizona Trail Day and the Colossal Campout at the Colossal Cave Mountain Park with free camping and entry to the park March 28 for Arizona Trail Day.
Hike, bike or horseback ride in the morning.
Enjoy lunch and an outdoor expo from noon to 3 p.m.
There will be a trail maintenance event and archaeology walk from 3 to 5 p.m.
In the evening, relax around the campfire and enjoy live music and food at La Selvilla Campground.
For more information, go to aztrail.org.

Learn about Turkey

Learn about Turkey
Rebecca Orozco will speak on her recent trip to Turkey at the Bisbee Corral of the Westerners which meets April 2, 7 p.m., at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Rd., Bisbee (off of Naco Highway near Safeway).The Bisbee Corral is the Corral in Cochise County and all are welcome. The group is dedicated to having fun while learning about Western heritage. Meetings take place the first Thursday of each month. There is an optional, pre-meeting dinner at around 5 p.m. in the San Jose Lodge Restaurant on Naco Highway.

Understand Hohokam culture

Understand Hohokam culture
The Sierra Vista Historical Society and partners are hosting Amazing Arizona 2015; A Patchwork of Stories.
On April 7, 1 p.m., Allen Dart will present “Arts and Culture of Ancient Southern Arizona Hohokam Indians” in the Mona Bishop Room of the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. Dart, a well-known anthropologist and registered professional archeologist, will help the audience understand and identify where and how the Hohokam culture flourished from the sixth century to the mid-1400s in Southern Arizona. This event is open to the public and free of charge.
For more information, contact 520.439.2306 or Nancy.Krieski@sierravistaaz.gov.

Be part of “Ruckin’ for Veterans” event

Be part of “Ruckin’ for Veterans” event
Be part of the family friendly “Ruckin’ for Veterans” run/walk/ruck April 11 at The University of Arizona Mall in Tucson. A ruck march is a long walk/hike at a quick pace carrying a backpack. Individuals and teams are invited to participate.
For additional information, call 520.665.5481 or 520.228.4919.

Symposium supports Service members

Symposium supports Service members
The Arizona Coalition for Military Families is accepting registrations for the 6th Annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service members, veterans and their families. The symposium will be held April 22 – 23 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. There will be two days of programming and six tracks — all focused on increasing knowledge, skills and abilities for serving and supporting the military and veteran population. Network with representatives from the military, government and community. Attend an exhibitor fair with programs and resources to assist Service members, veterans and families. Go to http://arizonacoalition.org/events/symposium for the symposium rates, schedule and registration information.

See Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball

See Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball
Enjoy baseball played by 1860 rules. Six teams in vintage uniforms vie for the tournament championship at Bisbee’s 105-year-old Warren Ballpark. Dates are April 11 – 12, 9 a.m. until dusk. Ace pitcher “Mudcat Grant” is returning to meet fans. $10 one-day $15 both days. Buy tickets online or at the gate; youth 12 and under admitted free with adult ticket purchase. Sunday, active military are admitted for free.
For more information, contact 520.432.3813 or www.friendsofwarrenballpark.com.
Saturday’s games will be followed at 7 p.m. by The Post–Game Blues, at the Stock Exchange Saloon and Grill featuring “Mudcat Grant and the Cholla High School Blues Standard.

NAMI to hold walk April 25

NAMI to hold walk April 25
NAMI Southeastern Arizona will hold its 4th Annual 5k March for Mental Health, April 25, at the Former Apache Middle School, 3305 Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the March begins at 8:30 a.m.
To register online, go to www.marchformentalhealth.org.
For more information contact 520.459.3228.or namiseazinfo@gmail.com.

Brown Canyon Ranch open house planned

Brown Canyon Ranch open house planned
The 10th annual Open House is May 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at historic Brown Canyon Ranch. Events include B Troop, including B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial); a nature walk; ranch house history; adobe brick making; quilting; spinning; wood carving; candle-making; and cowboy songs.
For youth there will be plastic calf roping; a treasure hunt; and brand rubbings.
Admission is free. Lunch will be available for sale. Pets must be on a leash.
Directions: Take South State Route 92 to Ramsey Canyon Road; go west 2 miles to the BCR trailhead. Shuttle service available.

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.

Volunteer to work with animals

Volunteer to work with animals
The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care and Control Center has volunteer opportunities for people who like animals and can help with cleaning, walking and more. Primarily they need help on Saturdays, Sundays and most holidays.
All volunteers must be 18 or older, able to pass a background check and will earn time towards the Volunteer Service Medal.
For more information, call 520.458.4151 or stop by 6799 E. SR 90, Sierra Vista.

Friday, March 13, 2015

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