Verde Valley Datebook 4-23-08

Art

First Friday - Evening in the Galleries -- Every first Friday of the month, 5-8 p.m. Sedona Gallery Association (SGA) hosts this event featuring SGA member galleries. Sedona Trolley offers free transportation between participating galleries. (928) 282-7390, www.SedonaGalleryAssociation.com.

Jim Evans - Thru 4/30, 11 am-5 pm: Sedona resident's wildlife images will send you to places of natural habitats. Free admission. Imagine Art, 90 Brewer Road, Sedona. (928) 282-4236.

Open Studios Preview - Thru 5/4: See examples of artwork that will be available for sixth annual tour of more than 35 artists. First Friday reception April 4, 5-8 pm with refreshments. Kinion's Sedona Art Vault, 361 Forest Road, Sedona. (928) 203-0234. www.sedonaartistscoalition.org.

A Summer in Maine - Thru 5/10, 1-5 pm, Opening Reception 4/19 5-7 pm: Exhibition on paintings from the coast. The Manheim Gallery, 747 N. Main St., Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 649-0130.

El Valle Artists Spring Exhibition & Sale - 4/26-4/27, 10 am: Fine art in two and three dimensions will be on exhibit, with cash awards selected by a judge. Fine craft portion juried. Raffle. Spook Hall, Jerome. Wayne St. John (928) 634-7427.

Call for Art Entries - 4/28, 9 am: El Valle Artists Association invites local artists, both amateur and professional, to show their work in the Verde Valley Fair, 4/30-5/4. Entry for amateurs is free, for professionals $5 per item. There will be ribbons, cash prizes and a People's Choice award. Take-in starts April 28. (928) 634-3290.

Sedona Artists Open Studios Tour - 5/2-5/5. The sixth annual tour of the Sedona's best artists includes the unique opportunity to see inside 35 working art studios. Free. (928) 204-2413. www.sedonaartistscoalition.org.

Creekside Serenade - 5/2-5/4. The second annual event features master sculptor Robin Laws depiction o ranch animals and up-and-coming painter Fredrick Stephens with his pastoral but edgy landscapes. El Prado Gallery, at Tlaquepaque, 336 SR 179, Sedona. (928) 282-7390. www.elpradogalleries.com.

Light in Bloom - 5/2, 5-8 pm: Artist reception for Betty Carr's exhibit of oil paintings capturing the suble beauty in light with still lifes, florals and landscapes. Mountain Trails Galleries, at Tlaquepaque, 336 SR 179, Sedona. ((82) 282-3225. mountaintrails.com.

Events

Model Airplane Open House - Thru 5/7, 8 am to noon - Central Az Modelers host a daily open house, flying radio-controlled airplanes, both gas and electric powered of all types. Visit Web site CAModelers.com for direction to the field on Forest Road 525 off State Route 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona.

Sedona Welcomers - 4/23, 11:30 am: Photographer Ted Grossing shares his photos. Lunch includes choice of three entrees. Modeling by Bonnie's Boutique. $24 - sent in by 4/18. Sedona Hilton Tequa Ballroom. Web: sedonawelcomers.org.

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival - 4/24-27. Field trips, exhibits, workshops, guided walks, seminars and entertainment are in store. This year's theme: "Cultivating Habitat." $10. Dead Horse Ranch State Park, off 10th Street in Cottonwood. (928) 282-2202. www.birdyverde.org.

Mayoral Candidate Forum 4/24, 7-9 pm: Hear from candidates Pud Colquitt and Rob Adams before the runoff election. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-5061.

Verde Valley Relay for Life - 4/25, 6 pm: Marathon walk to honor cancer survivors and remember those who have died. Luminarias, entertainment, survivors dinner. Mingus Union High School tracks, 1801 E. Fir St., Cottonwood. (928) 301-4977.

Two-Man Scratch Golf - 4/25-4/27: The 40th anniversary of this tournament is open to pros and amateurs. Beaver Creek Golf Club, 4105 E. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Montezuma. (928) 567-4487. www.beavercreekgolf.net.

Save the Planet Conference - 4/26, 1-3:30 pm: Jim Sparks and Louise Rose Aveni present a program on Earth's place in the universe. $20-$25. Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. (928) 822-0206.

Children's Celebration - 4/26, 9:30 am-1 pm: Buena Vista Children's Services puts on this annual free, fun and informative family outing with hands-on activities, performing, food, silent auction and more. Cottonwood Civic Center, Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 646-5200.

Dances of Universal Peace - 4/26, 7-9 pm: Sing, dance and be joyful with songs from worldwide spiritual traditions. $8. Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. Fifth St. Cottonwood. Cathryn (928) 634-1696.

The Sedona Experience - 4/26-4/27, Sat. 3:30 pm, Sun. 6:30 pm: A live metaphysical multimedia show. $39/adults, $29/children 16 & up. Sedona Dream Theater, Prime Outlet Mall, 6615 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. www.SedonaTheater.com.

Arts & Crafts Show - 4/26-4/27, 9 am: the Verde Valley Marine Corps League sponsors an arts and crafts show to raise funds for scholarships, Toys for Tots, Wounded Warrior and other community projects. Entertainment by the Yavapai-Apache Crown Dancers and Flute Players. Veteran's Memorial park, Middle Verde Road below Cliff Castle Casino, Camp Verde. Marvyn Redeye (928) 567-4091 or Krys Vogler 649-3747.

Spring Arts & Crafts - 4/26, 8 am-4 pm: Funds raised support ministry of "Hearts for the Hungry and the Homeless." Emmanuel Fellowship, 1580 E. Fir St., Cottonwood. (928) 639-0354.

Turn Arizona Blue Picnic - 4/27, 11:30 am-2:30 pm: BBQ, prizes, music by Janice Paul and Dave Rentz, games and speakers. $10 - half price for children under 10. Bring chairs. Windmill Park, 9950 E. Cornville Road, Cornville. info@democratsoftheredrocks.org.

Chinese Tea Ceremony - 4/28, 7-8:30 pm: Learn about tea tasting as three loose-leaf teas are presenting. West Sedona. Alex and Rebecca (928) 282-3396.

A Home Raisin' for Rainbow Acres - 4/28, 6:30 pm: Fund-raising dinner show benefiting the building of the Roberta Patrick House includes auctions and door prizes. $50. Blazin' M Ranch, 1875 Mabery Ranch Road, Cottonwood. (928) 567-5231.

Verde Valley Weavers & Spinners - 4/28, 11 am-1 pm: As part of the Monday at the Museum series, the guild will demonstrate their craft and answer any questions you have. Free. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.

Verde Valley Fair - 4/30-5/4: Auctions, entertainment, food, carnival and everything you've come to expect, plus Collin Raye. Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-3290.

Danger in the Desert - 4/30, 3:30-4:30 pm: Local guide Al Cornell presents a program about desert survival skills and real-life rescues. Free. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Music for Tots - 5/1, 10:30-11 am: Kelly Cole leads a program for 18-month to 3-year-olds in the Children's Room. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Local Wines & Food Fest - 5/3, 11 am-5 pm: Verde Valley wineries, K&B Farms, Orion Bread Company, New Frontiers, Summer Place Pecan Farm and more provide samples in a celebration of green living. Sustainable Arizona co-hosts, and harp-guitarist William Eaton performs. Free shuttle from Steve Coury lot. Alcantara Vineyard, 7500 E. Alcantara Way, Cottonwood. (928) 649-8463. www.alcantaravineyard.com.

Archaeological Fair & Agave Roast - 5/3-5/4: Popular annual event features demonstrations of ancient skills, kids contests, exhibits and displays. Traditional dancing from Yavapai-Apache Nation, acorn soup and roasted agave. V-Bar-V Heritage Site, 2.8 miles east of Interstate 17 exit 298. (928) 282-3854.

Voices of the Verde - 5/3, 1:30 pm: Every first Saturday, Michael Peach presents history with song, cowboy poetry and humor. $6. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.

Sedona Century Bike Tour - 5/3, 8 am: 10th annual fund-raiser for the Old Town Mission includes three routes, from 33 miles to 100. Sponsored by Absolute Bikes. Starts and ends at OTM, 116 E. Pinal, Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 284-1242 or 634-7869. www.sedonacentury.com.

Chess Club Spaghetti Dinner & Auction - 5/8: The Camp Verde High School Chess Club is sponsoring a dinner and silent auction and is seeking donations in items and appearances. Camp Verde Town Hall, 473 S. Main St. Greg Roeller (928) 567-8032.

Jerome Historic Home Tour - 5/17-5/18, 9 am-3 pm: Visit eight historic homes and buildings, including a first look at the restored Phelps Dodge Office, for this 43rd annual event. $12/adults, $6/kids 2 and older. Free shuttle. (928) 649-3847.

Camp Verde Relay for Life - 5/30, 6 pm: An all-night, fun-filled event raises money for the fight against cancer, honors survivors and memorializes those who lost the battle. $10. Camp Verde High School track, Apache Trail. (928) 301-2582.

Film

Red Rock Theater -- Daily: The Red Rock State Park theater features the "Natural Wonders of Sedona - Timeless Beauty" film. Program is presented on request throughout the day. Admission is $6 per vehicle and $2 each for pedestrians, equestrians and bicyclists. Red Rock State Park, Lower Red Rock Loop Road off 89A, Sedona. 282-6907, www.azstateparks.com.

Endgame - Blueprint for Global Enslavement - 4/23, 7 pm: Sedona resident Dick Canby presents filmmaker Ale Jones' look at the New World Order and their secret plan for exterminating 80 percent of humanity. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Entheogen - 4/25-4/26, 7:30 pm: Producer Rod Mann will showcase his film about awakening the Divine Within and conduct a Q&A session. Sedona Dream Theater, Prime Outlet Mall, 6615 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. www.SedonaTheater.com.

Flicker Shack Movie - 4/28, 6:30 pm: French film about six people failing at making real, long-lasting connections. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-7714.

FLOW: For Love of Water - 5/2, 7:30 pm: An unflinching look at the precarious relationship between humanity and water. $5. Future Studios Live Performance Venue, 30 Hozoni Drive, Sedona, www.futurestudios.org. (928) 282-9139.

Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories - 5/10, 6 pm: DORR Movie Night presents a raw look at what it's like to be a soldier and a civilian in Iraq today. Free and open to the public. KSB Building, 360 Brewer Road. info@democratsoftheredrocks.org.

ZGI Shorts Film Festival - 5/23-5/25: Zaki Gordon Institute present its eighth annual screening of students' short films. $7/day. $12/two-day. ZGI for Independent Filmmaking, Yavapai College Sedona Center for Arts & Technology, 4215 Arts Village Drive, Sedona. (928) 649-4279.

Lectures & Workshops

It's a Picfolio Party -- Weekly: In just three hours you will head home with a beautiful, color-blocked finished photo album (holds 160 photos). $10. Call Monica Rowe at 204-5984.

Make and Take a Photo-sharing Card -- Weekly: Bring 2-3 photos to this get-together and leave with them preserved on a photo-safe card that you can keep. No charge. Call Monica Rowe at 204-5984.

Hawaiian Language Classes - Thru 5/14, Wednesdays, 5:05-5:50 pm: Kehau Chrisman teaches beginners the language of the island to make your next trip even better. $8/class. Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St. (928) 639-4683.

Successful Aging - Thru 6/23, 3:30-4:30 pm: Banya Lim offers practical and powerful experiential, in cooperation with the BR Clinic and Dahn Yoga Center. Free. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

How to Channel Mini-Workshops - 4/23, 11 am-noon. Join angel channel Terra Sonora for fun, information-packed workshops. Limited seating. $35. (928) 204-5615.

Birthday Tin - 4/23, 10:30 am-5 pm: Drop in anytime for a Make & Take workshop to decorate a metal CD tin with birthday sentiments off all kinds. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 Arizona 89A, Sedona. (928) 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

The Fixed Signs - 4/23, 6:30-9 pm: Gavin Carruthers looks at Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius and how they relate to one another. $25. Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. Pre-register. (928) 204-2277. gavin@commspeed.net.

The Sedona Tools - 4/23, 7-8:30 pm: Kimberly Picard facilitates a workshop on "Innovative Emotional Processing," easy-to-learn tools to work directly with disruptive emotion on its level. Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. (928) 282-2502. www.thesedonatools.com.

Flower Healing - 4/24, 1-3 pm: Learn from fairies how to heal with flowers, identify plants, colors and types of fairies that work with each. Led by Ronni Ann Hall. $25. Gold Depot, 400 Elmersville Road, Sedona. (928) 775-0545. www.ronniannhall.com/intuitive.

Voluntourism - 4/24, 630-8 pm: Learn about the exciting new approach to bringing together the arts, local foods and wines, cultural heritage and fun activities with Diane Dearmore in Sedona. Space limited. Call Ann (928) 282-4145.

Prehistoric Sites in Sycamore Canyon - 4/24, 7 pm: Jerry Ehrhardt will discuss survey by members of the Verde Valley Archaeological society and his study of aboriginal trails. Sedona Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7571.

Us TOO - 4/24, 2-4 pm: Education and support network for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, patients, survivors and family. Sedona Medical Center, 3700 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-9595.

Crystal Skull Synergy - 4/25, 7-9 pm: Sherry Whitfield Merrel will introduce one of the world's legendary crystal skulls and its amazing travels and history. $15. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. Call Chet Snow (928) 204-1962. www.chetsnow.com/synergy.html.

Money Mastery - 4/26-4/27, 10 am-4 pm: Master teacher Nikki Cobb explores topics God & Money, Family of Light, Divine Inheritance, Laws of Abundance. 775 Lee Mountain Road, Sedona. (928) 202-0158. www.nikkicobb.com.

Writing Workshop - 4/26, 2 pm: Molly O'Connor, author of "Fourteen Cups," conducts a workshop for writers on how to write flash fiction. The Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. Arizona 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.

Open Séance - 4/26, 7:30 pm: Medium Debbie "Amber" Osborn conducts a community séance to communicate with spirit guides. $20. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane, Sedona. (928) 202-3759.

Dancing with the Dragon - 4/26, 1-5 pm: Actress, musician and metaphysician Shaeri Richards leads you on an experiential tourney to embrace your inner dragon through unconditional love. $22. (928) 282-3036.

Karaoke for the Soul - 4/27, 2-4 pm: Harmonize yourself and the planet. Sing together to carefully chosen songs and send out good vibrations. $5 suggested donation. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

AHC Speaker Series: Judy Nolte Temple - 4/28, 1:30 pm: Tucson associate professor of English and Women's Studies is the first in the Arizona Humanities Council series from Sedona Public Library. Sedona Winds, 475 Jacks Canyon Road. (928) (928) 282-7714.

Design Your Health - 4/29, 6:30-7:30 pm: Maureen G. Mulvaney & Associates present a free health seminar to teach about Synergy's V3. Limited seating. AZ Smile Designers, 350 S. Willard St., Cottonwood. (928) 300-8020 or 254-1260.

Potted Plant Card - 4/30, 10:30 am-5 pm: Drop in anytime for a Make & Take workshop to create a three-dimensional potted plant with Lumiere metallic paints, dark cardstock and contrasting paper. $5. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 Arizona 89A, Sedona. (928) 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

The Mutable Signs - 4/30, 6:30 pm: Astrologer Gavin Carruthers teaches about Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces and how they relate to one another. $25. Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. (928) 204-2277.

Red Rockin' Hummingbirds - 5/4, 2 pm: Lecture on hummingbirds. Free with $6 paid admission to the park. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. (928) 282-6907.

Writer's Room - 5/5-5/26, Mondays: Polish your gifts and fire your imagination in four sessions with author James Bishop Jr. and Sam Ruckman. Imagine Art, Brewer Road, Sedona. (928) 300-1301.

Awaken with Conscious Breathing - 5/5, 6:30-8 pm: Let go of belief systems that trap you in fear, scarcity and lack with facilitator Eli Galla. Donation $15. Gold Depot, 400 Elmersville Road, Sedona. (928) 204-0528. www.goldepot.net.

Meditation Intensive Retreat - 5/16-5/18. Sedona Meditation Training Company hosts a lineup of soul-stirring renewal practices to deepen your spiritual connection. Taught by award-winning facilitator Sarah McLean near the National Forest in Sedona. (928) 204-0067. www.SedonaMeditation.com.

AARP Driver Safety Class - 5/31, 8 am-4:30 pm: A refresher course open to all licensed drivers. $10. Verde Valley Senior Center, 500 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood. (928) 567-5288.

Poetry & Stories

Pre-School Story time -- Wednesdays, 4-4:30 pm: Lynne Crowe presents a preschool story time targeted at preschoolers through beginning readers. The Village Center, 56 Cortez Drive, Suite C (across from the Sedona/Village of Oak Creek Post Office). 284-1603.

Story time -- Thursdays, 10 am: Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. Sixth St., hosts this story time for children ages 2-6 and is held in the Children's Area. For information, stop by the Youth services Desk or call 634-7559, Ext. 104 or 107.

Pre-School Story Time -- 4/23, 3:30-4 pm: Geared toward children age 3-5, in the Children's Room. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

NORAZ Poetry Salon - 4/23, 7 pm: A supportive gathering of poets and poetry lovers for readings, writing exercises and lots of fun. The Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. Arizona 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.

Pre-School Story Time -- 4/24, 10:30-11 am: Geared toward children age 18 months to 3 years, in the Children's Room. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Author Anne Thomas - 4/25, 4 pm: Part of Sedona Library's 50th Anniversary Author Series, she will share poems from her latest children's book, "Annamay," lighthearted, illustrated poetry. Free. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Stage

LIVE MUSIC NIGHT -- Every second Saturday, 7-10 pm: Beaver Creek Books announces that the bookstore will host folk singers. This will be informal, good fun for all ages. No cover charge. (928) 567-4377.

Comedian Lord Carrett - 4/24, 8 pm: Veteran stand-up comic headlines in the Comedy Spot Satellite Room. Cliff Castle Casino, 555 Middle Verde Road, Camp Verde. (928) 567-7900.

Trying - 4/24-5/3, 7:30 pm (3 pm Sunday matinee): An exclusive two-week run of Joanna McClellan Glass' play about Francis Biddle, chief justice of the Nuremberg trials, now trying to write his memoirs with the help of a new, strong-willed secretary. $11-$19. Canyon Moon Theatre Company, 6601 Hwy. 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 282-6212.

Romantic Comedy - 4/25-5/11, 7:30 pm: An arrogant playwright faces two crises - marriage to a society belle and his retiring collaborator. Verde Valley Theatre, Clark Memorial Clubhouse, Clarkdale. (928) 649-0626.

Goodbye Charlie - 5/2-5/17, 7 pm (Mother's Day matinee 2 pm): Cottonwood Community Theater presents a comedy about a womanizer who dies and comes back as a woman. Tickets $4-$10. Proceeds benefit Verde Valley Senior Center, 500 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-5450.

Continuing

Every Sunday -- 10 am-noon: Breakfast with Hafiz, a Brioche of Light! Led by performance and recording artist Gabrielle Young. Poetry, music, movement and coaching in opening the voice, body, mind and soul to the power of the spoken word. Call for directions. $10 donation. 282-1277 or visit www.gabrielleyoung.com.

Every Sunday -- 11 am: Earth Mother Father Foundation hosts "The Gathering," an event featuring inspirational messages and group meditation at the Earth 1 Television, Channel 95, 210 Sunset Dr, Sedona. 282-1146.

Every Sunday -- 11 am: Health Lecture and Yoga/Tai Chi classes. Free. 340 Jordan Road, Sedona. 282-3600.

Every Sunday - noon: The University Life Church (formerly the Earth Mother-Father Foundation) meets. Open to the public. Healings, channelings, blessings. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

Every Sunday -- 1 pm: Medieval combat re-enactment with padded weapons. Equipment building seminars available on request. Ages 14+ welcome. Part of the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society. Riverfront Park, Cottonwood. www.belegarth.com.

Every Sunday -- 1:30-4 pm: Painting group with Ronnie Hall. Come and paint and share community. All types of painters welcome. Located at Moon Shadow Gallery, Old Town Cottonwood. Cost is $2 per hour. 634-1970.

Every Sunday -- 3 pm: Rohann & Troupe Tribal Shiva. The Alliance of Medieval & Renaissance Empires now has a group located in Camp Verde. Attend free belly dance instructional classes, enjoy Medieval Reenactment of Rattan Hard suit instruction, rapier, boffer, drumming, bardic, camping, the art of chain mail, tribal garb sewing classes and much more. Come dressed in garb. Bring food and drink, (no drugs or alcohol). Camp Verde Community Center, Room 204. Contact Lady Rebekah at (928) 775-5010, Emily at 301-4189 or Alan Smith at (928) 710-2220.

Every Sunday -- 6 pm: Judo Classes. Dance Center in Old Town Cottonwood, 1019 N. Main St. Everyone is welcome to either observe classes or join in, training environment is informal and friendly. Geared toward adults. Rob at 646-6142, or stop in.

Every Sunday -- 7-8:30 pm: Bliss of Kirtan, ecstatic chanting with the Kirtan Wallahs, at Plaza Kailasa, Suite K, 2085 Mountain Road. Free. 282-6318.

Every Sunday -- 7-8:30 pm: Physisphere presents a PARAGON for the Community - A Model for Living in the Heart. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive, in West Sedona. Facilitators are Miriam Youmans, Antarah Rose and Alethia Holt. Donations appreciated. 204-2181 or 282-4146.

First Sunday -- 6-8 pm: Free. "Pot luck social" monthly gathering to share and connect with our community and share some food, fun and good times. Bring your friends, all are welcome. HeartSong, 3150 W. 89A, Sedona. 282-7089.

Sundays, Wednesdays & Fridays -- 3 pm: Predator Feed, an opportunity to see how large animals such as lions and tigers eat. Out of Africa Wildlife Park, Verde Valley Justice Road, Camp Verde. 567-2842, www.outofafricapark.com.

Every Second Sunday -- 2 pm: Geology Hike. Bring water, wear suitable shoes or boots. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, off Arizona 89A in Sedona. Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle (up to four adults- additional adults $2). For details, call 282-6907.

Every Monday -- Time varies according to sunset. View the night skies through a giant telescope while learning about the different planets, constellations and stars from Dennis Young. Program lasts 90 minutes. Cost is $25. Institute of Ecotourism, 282-2720.

Every Monday -- 10-11 am: Learn ramachi, the self-help lymphatic manipulation. Taught by Dr. William N. Brown. $5/members, $7/non-members. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. 282-2834.

Every Monday -- 10:15 am: Geology of the Red Rocks is taught by Howard Green. By donation. The Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720. www.ioet.org.

Every Monday -- Noon-1 pm: Toastmasters Club in Cottonwood meets at Cottonwood Village Retirement Center; 201 E. Mingus Ave. Visitors are encouraged to attend a meeting without cost or obligation. Toastmasters, offers a non-threatening, peer environment for the tongue-tied. 634-5278.

Every Monday - 4:30-5:30pm: "Gung Ho" class for age 4-6. Taiji, Qigong, Karate and Jujitsu are integrated into a fun and dynamic art form. Instructor Jimmy Allen. Sliding monthly fee or $15 drop-in. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffeepot Drive. jimmy@InspirationalLearning.or. (928) 300-7170.

Every Monday -- 1 pm: Mahjong, game of the Four Winds, meets at the Sedona Winds, Jacks Canyon Road, in the Village of Oak Creek. Geri, 284-3329.

Every Monday -- 1-2:15 pm: Sedona Vortex Mystery with MIT trained scientist Pete Sanders, he explains the scientific and spiritual sides of Sedona's vortexes. Cost is $15. Institute of Ecotourism. 282-2720.

Every Monday -- 2-5 pm: Open Studios, bring projects in and work in the comfort of a spacious classroom. No fee. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 89A, Sedona. 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

Every Monday - 3:30-4:30pm: "Gung Ho" class for age 7-13. Taiji, Qigong, Karate and Jujitsu are integrated into a fun and dynamic art form. Instructor Jimmy Allen. Sliding monthly fee or $15 drop-in. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffeepot Drive. jimmy@InspirationalLearning.or. (928) 300-7170.

Every Monday - 4-5:15 pm: Reconnect with the earth with local guide J.D. Allen. $15. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.

Every Monday - 5:30-6:30pm: "Gung Ho" class for adults. Taiji, Qigong, Karate and Jujitsu are integrated into a fun and dynamic art form. Instructor Jimmy Allen. Sliding monthly fee or $15 drop-in. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffeepot Drive. jimmy@InspirationalLearning.or. (928) 300-7170.

Every Monday - 5:30-6:30 pm: Pilates with Barb Copenhaver. $10. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

Every Monday -- 5:30 pm: Barefoot Non Impact Aerobics (Nia). Sedona Pilates Studio, 2301 W. Hwy 89A. 284-9326.

Every Monday - 5:40-6:40 pm. Chair yoga. Stretching, strengthening, breathing, relaxation. Some standing exercises. $10. The Book Store and Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.

Every Monday -- 6-7 pm: Serenity is a Christian-based 12-step program for chemically dependent people. Workshop held at Sedona First Assembly, 150 Dry Creek Road, Sedona. No charge. Jerry Robison, 254-1937.

Every Monday -- 6-7 pm: Drumming Classes at the Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. 5th St. Spirit Drumming 6-7 pm, West African 7:15-8:15 pm, with Three Trees. For details, call 634-0940.

Every Monday -- 6:30 pm: Beginning Bellydance - No previous experience necessary. Learn the basic moves, steps & turns of traditional, Egyptian bellydance. Nawari Studios, uptown Sedona. Carrie: (928) 282-1587, www.gaiadance.net.

Every Monday -- 6:30-8:30 pm: Manifest your cherished dreams and visions. Join us in a manifestation and prayer circle in a safe and sacred space and open to new levels of abundance. The Goddess Heart Retreat Center, Rev. Melody Heart, 634-7850.

Every Monday -- 6:30-9:30 pm: Red RockAppella, a chorus of Sweet Adeline's International, rehearses at OakCreek Country Club, 690 Bell Rock Blvd., Village of Oak Creek. Female singers perform four-part a cappella harmony. Sandy, (928) 451-2566 or 284-1605.

Every Monday -- 6:55-8:15 pm: Body Centered guided meditation Chapel area. 50 Susan Way at corner of Geneva, off Chapel. Call 862-0460or 634-8850.

Every Monday -- 7-9 pm: Medical Intuitive Classes. Develop skills to perceive the aura-chakra-anatomy connection, sink your hands inside the physical body sensing the internal organs, bring your intuition into your hearts and minds. Taught by Wanda Zum-Mallen MI. 204-2127.

Every Monday -- 7-9 pm: A Course in Miracles support group meets at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. Each participant is reading through the 669-page Text on the same 12-month schedule. Meetings are for discussing what was read during the preceding week. Visitors are welcome to observe our process. Call John Perry at 282-2203.

Every Monday -- 7-9 pm: The Power of Color by Julie, experience your Rainbow Essence and embrace your true potential with Aura-Soma. Located at Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona, 282-7089 or 300-4751. $25 per person.

Every Monday-- 7:30-9 pm: Urantia Book Class, Aquarian Concepts Community. 204-1206.

Every Last Monday - 7-8:30 pm: Chinese Tea Ceremony in West Sedona. Learn about tea tasting for just $10. They will present three loose-leaf teas that will entice your senses. Just bring your questions about tea. For reservations, Alex and Rebecca, (928) 2828-3396.

Every Monday thru Thursday -- Bellydance Classes at Nawari Studios in uptown Sedona. Call Carrie at 282-1587 or visit www.gaiadance.net.

Monday thru Friday -- Noon: Enjoy a half-hour meditation at Angel Valley Spiritual Retreat Center. 634-1320 for directions or visit www.angelvalley.org.

Monday thru Friday -- 2 pm: Walking tours of Jerome, at the Mine Museum, 200 Main St. $6/ adults, $10/ couples, $5/ seniors, children ages 12 and younger free. Price includes admission to Mine Museum. (928) 634-5477.

Monday thru Saturday -- Bring 2-3 photos and leave with them preserved in a photo safe card. 40 Pueblo Trail in West Sedona. 2004-5984.

Monday thru Saturday -- Fast and simple photo organization and memory booking. 40 Pueblo Trail in West Sedona. 2004-5984.

Every First Monday -- Thru June: The University Women of Sedona/Verde Valley have meetings on the first Monday of the month October-June. University Women is a club open to all female graduates of accredited colleges. Guest and prospective members are always welcome, 300-3101.

Every First Monday -- 7-8:30 pm: Arizona Poets Live! Meets monthly in the Community Room at Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. All are invited. 282-7714.

Every Monday and Tuesday -- 7:30-9 pm: Urantia Book classes taught by teachers of the Starseed and Urantian Schools of Melchizedek. The book tells about Deity, the origin and administration of universes, the relation of the planet on which we live to the universe, and of the genesis and destiny of many in relation to God. 282-9139.

Every Monday and Wednesday -- Maximum Martial Arts of Sedona offers classes in traditional martial arts and fitness kickboxing for men, women and children ages 4 and older at 2855 Southwest Drive, Suite 1. For information about courses, call (928) 606-6230.

Every Monday and Thursday -- 10 am, Mondays, 10:30 am, Thursday SIS Seniors In Sobriety a new meeting focused on concerns and needs of the senior citizen (60 and over) who are concerned they may have a problem with alcohol abuse. This is an open meeting where friends and family are welcome. The Monday meeting at the Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane in Sedona. The Thursday meeting is at Sedona Winds, 405 Jacks Canyon Road in the Village of Oak Creek in the Library. 282-7375.

Every Tuesday -- Bingo for free at the Verde Valley Senior Center, corner of 6th St and Cherry. Winners receive donated prizes. Call 634-5450 for more info or just drop in.

Every Tuesday -- 7:30 am: Start the day right with a morning Yoga Stretch class. These Gentle Flow Yoga classes will be held at the Arizona School of Integrative Studies, (A.S.I.S.) at 701 S. Broadway in Clarkdale.

Every Tuesday - 8-9 am: Tai Chi Chaun. Members $3, nonmembers $5. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

Every Tuesday -- 8-9:15 am: Tai Chi, Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong are ancient Chinese forms of gentle movements designed to move chi or internal energy. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. Members $5, non-members $7. 282-2834.

Every Tuesday - 11 am-noon: Successful aging Yoga. Members $7, nonmembers $10. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

Every Tuesday -- Noon-1 pm: Lunch Hour Wellness and Social Group at Pante Rhei Wellness & Rejuvenation Center. A new social group for people of all ages who are health oriented and interested in meeting like-minded people. Bring a lunch to 203 S. Candy Lane, Suite 2B. Free. 649-9686 or www.feelgreatagain.org.

Every Tuesday -- 1-4 pm: Divination Disks readings by Deborah, Sedona Books & Music, behind Bashas'.

Every Tuesday - 10:30 am: A Quiet Walk. Mary Dwyer presents the natural world as an educator and healer. By donation. The Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720. www.ioet.org.

Every Tuesday -- 3-4 pm: Maggie Mitchell presents Sedona wildlife, habitats and behaviors. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.

Every Tuesday -- 3:30-6 pm: Chiropractic adjustments offered by Dr. Doug Larsen. Located at Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona. Call 282-7089 or 526-8533. Walk-ins welcome.

Every Tuesday -- 4:30-5:30 pm: Ancient prophecies and modern science both confirm that we are now living in the age of great transformation. Why do 3.5 million people visit Sedona annually? Join internationally acclaimed author and local guide James Endredy and find out. The Institute for Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane 282-2720.

Every Tuesday -- 5:30-6:30 pm: Hoop dance is the newest craze in fitness and fun. Learn the basics of hula hooping, a great cardio workout. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. Fee for members $7, non-members $9. 282-2834.

Every Tuesday -- 6 pm: Intro to the Tarot with Judee Hallee. $15. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, #5-6, Sedona. 204-5589, www.sedonaheartwalk.com.

Every Tuesday -- 6 pm: Texas Hold'em Night. No buy in. Salt Mine Cellars 212 Finnie Flat Road, Camp Verde, 567-0125.

Every Tuesday -- 6 pm: Foundations of Belly Dance. Learn the art of Belly Dance! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: mia@miadonna.net.

Every Tuesday -- 6 pm: Native storytelling with Brian Benally, Navajo/Dine. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.

Every Tuesday -- 6 pm: Beginning Bellydance - No previous experience necessary. Learn the basic moves, steps & turns of American Tribal Style bellydance. Nawari Studios, uptown Sedona. Carrie: (928) 282-1587, www.gaiadance.net.

Every Tuesday - 6:30 pm: Meditation. Small donation. The Book Store and Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.

Every Tuesday -- 6:30-8 pm: The Verde Valley Voices is a community choir open to all that like to sing. Meets at the Pine Shadows Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 2050 W. Arizona 89A, in Cottonwood. No audition required. $40per person, per semester or $35 each for two or more persons in the same household. 634-9411.

Every Tuesday -- 6:30-8:30 pm: Verde Valley Voices are a non-audition community choir. $40 per person for a single membership or $35 per person for two or more at the same address. Pine Shadows Clubhouse, 2050 W. 89A, Cottonwood.

Every Tuesday -- 7 pm: The Circle of Atonement offers a weekly class entitled "A Course in Miracles" with Robert Perry at the Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road. Focuses on opening the mind and heart to a new way of seeing. Open to both new and dedicated students. A weekly donation between $5-10 is encouraged. www.circleofa.org or 282-0790.

Every Tuesday -- 7-8 pm: Emotions Anonymous-Verde Valley Chapter meets at Outpatient Entrance, Conference Room A, Verde Valley Medical Center, 269 S. Candy Lane, Cottonwood. Twelve-step program for emotional wellness and learning to live with unsolved problems. 646-3584, or anitaea53@yahoo.com.

Every Tuesday -- 7-8 pm: Intuitive Development Classes. Learning to tap into your intuitive senses enhances your life. 284-1219 or kandf4@yahoo.ca, http://www.LovingMessagesfromSpirit.com. $25/class for a series of 5 classes.

Every Tuesday -- 7-8:30 pm: A Course in Miracles at Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road. Weekly class with Robert Perry & Greg Mackie, two of the most respected teachers of ACIM. Open to new & dedicated students. $10 donation per class. 282-0790.

Every Tuesday -- 7-9 pm: Meditation and Reiki Share Group meets in Sedona. 282-0501 for more details and directions.

Every Tuesday -- 7:15-8:15 pm: Beyond Basics. Learn the art of Belly Dance! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: mia@miadonna.net.

Every Tuesday -- 7:15 pm: Intermediate Tribal Bellydance - Learn intermediate moves, steps, dance combinations and group interactive performance techniques of Tribal bellydance. Prerequisite is beginners tribal. Nawari Studios, uptown Sedona. Carrie: (928) 282-1587, www.gaiadance.net.

Every Tuesday -- 7:30 pm: Ultra Depth Hypnosis Study Group in the Fellowship Hall at Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. Drop-ins, beginners, experienced welcome. Combination of lecture and practice. $10 for 2 hours. 284-9307.

Every Tuesday -- 7:30-9 pm: Urantia Book Class, Aquarian Concepts Community. 204-1206.

Every Tuesday - 7:40-9 pm: Spiritual discussion group. Free. The Book Store and Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.

Every First Tuesday -- Free Edward Jones Coffee Club hosted by Rob Koehl. Meet at the Wildflower Bread Company at the Shops at Pinon Point in Sedona near the Hyatt at Arizona 89A and 179. Open to the public, a discussion of current events affecting finances and investments. 282-1194 for more information.

Every First Tuesday -- 9:30 am: La Leche League of the Verde Valley meet at the Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. Sixth St. Please call Pam at 649-3534 to confirm location of the meeting if attending for the first time.

Every First Tuesday -- 7 pm: Veteran Motor Car Club of America, Central Arizona Chapter, meets monthly in Cottonwood or Camp Verde. Call Don at 646-3482 or Jeff 649-6599 for location.

Every First Tuesday -- 7 pm: Shamanic teachings, Deer Tribe Metis Medicine Society sacred shamanic teachings being offered for the in Sedona area. Learn ancient medicine wheels and keys to self-empowerment and self-growth. $15 per class. 649-9822.

Every First and Third Tuesday -- 11-11:45 am: Grief Support Group, understand the stages of grief. Find solace and support within a group setting with individuals struggling with similar issues. Learn to heal within a safe and structured setting. Fee: Donations. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. 282-2834.

Every Second Tuesday -- 7 pm: The Sedona Car Club meets the Adult Community Center of Sedona on Melody Lane. Members may participate in car shows, parades, tours and a number of social activities. Drop-in visitors are welcome. 204-9540

Every Fourth Tuesday - 1 p.m. Bluebird Club of Happiness for Everyone meets. A guest speaker shares knowledge and expertise with special surprises offered. $5. 65 Arch Drive, Village of Oak Creek. Jeannette (928) 284-1879. Donna: (928) 649-6061.

Every Tuesday and Thursday -- 9:30 am: Power Pilate's Class at the Sedona Racquet Club, 100 Racquet Road, in Sedona. 282-4197.

Every Tuesday and Thursday -- 7:30-8:45 am: Gentle Flow Yoga classes at the A.S.I.S. (The Massage School), 701 S. Broadway, Clarkdale. 639-4321.

Every Tuesday and Thursday -- 10-11:15 am: Dynamic Flow Yoga classes at the Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. 5th St., Studio B., Cottonwood. 639-4321.

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday -- 3-5 pm: "Dog Days with Marcella," 15-minute sessions for $15. Rotating services include IET, quantum-touch, massage, essential oils, Bach flower essences, chakra balancing, pet readings and more. Reservations suggested. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, West Sedona. (928) 204-5589 or 274-4677.

Every Tuesday and Sunday -- 7 pm, Tuesdays, 1:30 pm, Sundays: Bingo! At the Sedona Elks Lodge, 110 Airport Road. Must be 18 years of age or older to play. Snack menu available before or during games. Smoking and non-smoking rooms available. 282-7571.

Wednesdays -- 11 am-noon: Advanced channeling classes at Mystical Bazaar, led by Angel Channel Terra Sonora. $35, 204-5615.

Every Wednesday -- Hawaiian Hula Dance classes in Cottonwood taught by Kumu Hula Kehau Chrisman. Students will learn modern and traditional hula. Adult classes for women at 6 p.m., men at 7:30 p.m. at American Heritage Academy, 2030 E. Cherry St. Children ages 6-8 on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., senior citizen class (age 60+) at 2:30 p.m. and children ages 9-13 at 4 p.m., meet at the Cottonwood Civic Center in Old Town. Registration fee per class for adults is $10, senior citizen class $8, and children $6. Classes are 1.5 hours, 1 hour, and 45 min.-to-1 hour respectively. For information, call Kehau at 639-4683.

Every Wednesday -- Verde Valley Business Referrals Club meets every Wednesday (Excluding the 1st Wednesday of the month) at Denny's in Cottonwood. Want more business? Our members can be your sales team. Call for complete details. Judy O'Higgins 634-2991.

Every Wednesday -- 8 am: Guided Bird Walks. This is a naturalist-led walk for the beginner as well as the advanced bird enthusiast. Bring your own binoculars. A limited number of binoculars are available for loan from the park. Admission is $6 per vehicle and $2 each for pedestrians, equestrians and bicyclists. Red Rock State Park, Lower Red Rock Loop Road off Highway 89-A, Sedona. (928) 282-6907, www.azstateparks.com.

Every Wednesday, 8:30 am: Watercolor Painting II; Learn advanced techniques in the popular medium of watercolor. Class taught by Kathy Stedman at Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. Fee: Members/$8, non-members/$10. 282-2834.

Every Wednesday -- 9:30 a.m. Stroller Fitness Class, open to any parent or caregiver pushing a stroller or anyone who would like to walk along side. $5 drop-in or $20 for a 5 class pass. Oak Creek Country Club park near tennis courts. Amanda@villagepeopleyoga.com, (619) 920-4945.

Every Wednesday -- Drop in any time from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm to learn new craft techniques while making an easy 20 minute make and take project. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona. 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

Every Wednesday - 11 am-noon. Renewable Energy Sources, ways to take steps to sustainability. Sinagua Theater. The Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720. www.ioet.org.

Every Wednesday -- 11:30 am: Hawaiian Hula Dance youth ages 11 to 14, class in Cottonwood taught by Kumu Hula Kehau Chrisman. Students will learn modern and traditional hula. $6 per class. All classes taught at the Civic Center in Old Town Cottonwood, 805 N. Main Street. For information call Kehau at 639-4683 or Robin at Parks and Recreation 639-3200.

Every Wednesday -- Noon-1 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Crystal Healing Mini-Workshop. Join Angel Channel Terra Sonora workshops. Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels available. $35. Seating is limited. Mystical Bazaar, Osho Plaza (across from New Frontiers), in Sedona. 204-5615.

Every Wednesday -- 12:45 pm: Games People Play at the Verde Valley Senior Center at the corner of 6th St. and Cherry, card games, board games, you name it and we will play it. Call 634-5450 or just stop by.

Every Wednesday -- 1 p.m. Bridge at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive, Sedona. The Dup. $5 per person. 639-3464 or e-mail wahlp@commspee.net.

Every Wednesday, 1 pm: Watercolor Painting I ; Learn basic and intermediate techniques of one of the most popular painting media. Develop an eye for color and composition while creating your own masterpieces. Fee: Members/$8, non-members/$10. Class taught by Kathy Stedman at the Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane, Sedona. 282-2834.

Every Wednesday -- 1-3:30 pm: Watercolor Painting, learn basic, intermediate and advanced techniques. Taught by Kathy Stedman at Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. Fee: members $8, non-members $10. 282-2834.

Every Wednesday - 1-2 pm: Manifestation Meditation. Guided group meditation to manifest the new you. Led by Deseray, life coach and healer. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

Every Wednesday -- 2:30 pm: Hawaiian Hula Dance senior citizen's class in Cottonwood taught by Kumu Hula Kehau Chrisman. Students will learn modern and traditional hula. $8 per class. All classes taught at the Civic Center in Old Town Cottonwood, 805 N. Main Street. For information call Kehau at 639-4683 or Robin at Parks and Recreation 639-3200.

Every Wednesday -- 4-5 pm: Fun Kids Creating Art. Get messy and play with color. $6. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

Every Wednesday -- 4:30 p.m. Introduction to Pilate's Class at the Sedona Racquet Club, 100 Racquet Road, in Sedona. 282-4197.

Every Wednesday - 4:30-5 pm: World Peace Meditation with Pete Sanders and/or Suzanne Holt. Free. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.

Every Wednesday -- 5:30 pm: Barefoot Non Impact Aerobics (Nia). Sedona Pilates Studio, 2301 W. Hwy 89A. 284-9326.

Every Wednesday -- 6 pm: Hawaiian Hula Dance Adult women's class in Cottonwood taught by Kumu Hula Kehau Chrisman. Students will learn modern and traditional hula. $10 per class. All classes taught at the Civic Center in Old Town Cottonwood, 805 N. Main Street. For information call Kehau at 639-4683 or Robin at Parks and Recreation 639-3200.

Every Wednesday -- 6 p.m. The Sedona Singles meet in West Sedona at Café Jose. Adult singles 40 and up. To attend, call Alyce at (928) 282-3731 by the Tuesday before.

Every Wednesday -- 6 p.m Harmony on the Rocks, men's barbershop harmony chorus, invite all men to sing, at The Church of the Red Rocks, 54 Bowstring Drive, Sedona. 282-2124.

Every Wednesday -- 6 p.m., Claudia Coronado, teaches alternating classes on "How to see Auras," "How to Meet Your Guides," "How to Let Go of Emotional Baggage," "How to Explore Past Lives on your own," to name a few. (928) 300-2112. $30.

Every Wednesday - 6 pm: Stories, poetry and nature voices with Jesse Kalu. Free. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.

Every Wednesday -- 7:15-8:15 pm: Tribal Fusion. Learn the art of Belly Dance! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: mia@miadonna.net.

Every Wednesday -- 6 pm: Bringing back the art of Burlesque Theater! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: mia@miadonna.net.

Every Wednesday -- 7:30 pm: Hawaiian Hula Dance Adult men's class in Cottonwood taught by Kumu Hula Kehau Chrisman. Students will learn modern and traditional hula. $10 per class. All classes taught at the Civic Center in Old Town Cottonwood, 805 N. Main Street. For information call Kehau at 639-4683 or Robin at Parks and Recreation 639-3200.

Every Wednesday -- 6-9 p.m. Sculpting classes for all levels with Sedona sculptor Barbara R. Brown. $15 per hour, plus materials. Class sizes are limited. Call 301-5382 to register.

Every Wednesday -- 6:30 p.m. Polynesian dance classes at the Camp Verde Community Center, Room 204. Kuma Hula, Kathy Reay-Wilson, will instruct dances from the Polynesian islands of Hawaii, Tahiti and New Zealand. 567-4410.

Every Wednesday -- 6:45-7:45 p.m. for beginners; 7:45-8:45 p.m. level two. West Coast Swing Dance classes at Sedona Racquet Club. Sultry and sophisticated dance done to rock, blues and soul. No partner needed. (928) 282-2249.

Every Wednesday -- 7 p.m. Come sing your favorite songs with Brenda Little and a Little Karaoke. Salt Mine Cellars, 212 Finnie Flat Road, Cam p Verde. 567-0125.

Every Wednesday -- 7 p.m. Sacred Sexuality and Conscious Relationships. A continuing class/workshop series presented by Karl Eby, M.A. Singles, couples and all sexual preferences/orientations welcome. By donation. 204-1417 for location and further details.

Every Wednesday -- 7-8:30 p.m. Living From New Thought. Share your experiences and together support each other. Upstairs at Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Road. Facilitated by Marie Pascale, new attendees welcome at any point. 282-7181 or 282-7205.

Every Wednesday -- 7-9 p.m. Meditation with The Goddess: Jennie Bayless offers an open, interactive group format which includes meditation, questions and discussion. $16. Shangri-La Sedona, 1385 W. Arizona 89A, Sedona. 282-8979, www.shangrilasedona.com

Every Wednesday -- 7-9 p.m. Shamanic Healing Techniques by Arael. Learn Aborigine, African, Celtic, Native American, and Peruvian. Located at Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona. Call 282-7089 or 282-0657. $22 per person.

Every Wednesday -- 7:30 p.m. Urantia Book Study Group meets at The Planetary Center of Light new Urantia Book Study Group of Sedona-Verde Valley will meet at 300 Red Rock Crossing Road, in Sedona. 282-3823.

Every Wednesday -- 7:30 p.m. NORAZ Poetry Salon. A gathering of poets and poetry lovers to exchange ideas, read, and participate in writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome. Open to the public. The Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. Arizona 89A, Sedona. 282-2284. Free. (866) 698-8790 or norazpoets.org.

Every Wednesday -- 7:30-8:30 p.m. Satsang with Gurudevi, sit with the Truth in the presence of one who has realized Truth. Doors open at 7 p.m. for quiet meditation, offerings and donations appreciated. Contact the Hermitage at: HOTSH@hotshermitage.org or 282-3719, www.hotshermitage.org.

Every Wednesday -- 7:30-9 p.m. Cosmic Family, Volume l Class, Aquarian Concepts Community. 204-1206.

Every Wednesday -- 7:30-9 p.m. Cosmic Family Volume I class, The Cosmic Family volumes are a continuation of the papers found in the Urantia Book. Call (928) 282-9139 for registration information.

Every Wednesday and Friday, 10:15-11:15 am: Bone and Balance class; This chair class offers instruction in gentle and specific physical activity. Increase metabolism and bone density, improve balance and grow stronger, boost confidence and reduce fears of falling. Note: Change from Mondays to Wednesdays and Fridays. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. Fee: $5/members, $10/non-members (change from $7). 282-2834.

Every First Wednesday -- 6:30 pm: Stained Glass Club will meet at Coble Stained Glass, 743 N. Main St., in Cottonwood. All skill levels are welcome. 634-2285.

Every First Wednesday -- 6:30-8 pm: Check out the CHADD and ADDA Web sites or come to the monthly ADHD Adult Support Group at the Sedona Medical Center. Call Susan Salit for more information at 284-1352.

Every Second Wednesday -- 7-9 pm: Free. "Just for Fun" Songs and laughs with Teri as your hostess. No rules, just a good time. Open mic and sing-a-long. HeartSong, 3150 W. 89A, Sedona. 282-7089.

Every Second & Fourth Wednesdays -- 5:30 p.m. Sedona Writer's Critique Group meets at Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. For details, call 203-1018.

Every Wednesday and Friday -- 5-6 p.m. Open to Channeling Classes. Meet your spirit guides, angel guardians and nature spirits with Khabira on Wednesday and Rhea on Friday. $20. Mystical Bazaar, Osho Plaza (across from New Frontiers), in Sedona. 204-5615.

Every Wednesday & Saturday -- 8 a.m. Guided Bird Walks, this naturalist-led walk for the beginners as well as the advanced bird enthusiast. Bring your own binoculars. A limited number of binoculars are available for loan from the park. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, off Arizona 89A in Sedona. 282-6907.

Every Last Wednesday -- 6-8 p.m. Sample Sedona, each month an executive chef, selected from our finest local restaurants and resorts will teach an evening cooking class. $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. 282-2834.

Every Thursday -- Tango. An opportunity to experience the dance of passion and connection every week, come watch or learn. $5 for members; $7 for non-members. The Adult Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane, Sedona. For questions call Jessica Sierra 204-1360 or Jessica@sedona.net.

Every Thursday -- 7:30 am: Start the day right with a morning Yoga Stretch class. These Gentle Flow Yoga classes will be held at the Arizona School of Integrative Studies, (A.S.I.S.) at 701 S. Broadway in Clarkdale. Elena Bullard: 639 4321.

Every Thursday -- 8:30-9:30 am: The Power of Desert Plants is an introduction to the wild native plants of Sedona by herbalist Diane Dearmore. The Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720. www.ioet.org.

Every Thursday -- 9-10:30 a.m. Free Kabbalah study group forming. People of all faiths are welcome. Meets at various locations in the Village of Oak Creek and Sedona. 284-0927.

Every Thursday -- 10 a.m. Story time in the Children's Area at Cottonwood Public Library. This ongoing program is for children ages 2 to 6. It is a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, silliness and more. Free. Call the Youth Services Desk at 634-7559, Ext. 104 or 107.

Every Thursday -- 10:30-11:30 a.m. Qigong Healing Group at Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. Experience the powerful Chinese healing exercise. For all ages and fitness levels. Exercise may be done sitting down if you have a health issue or injury. Beginners welcome. $7 per class. 204-0605 or psilber@QigongSedona.com.

Every Thursday -- Noon, The Verde Valley Sanctuary offers a support group for Domestic Violence Survivors. Anyone who has left an abusive situation is welcomed. Please call Lori at 639-2079 for directions.

Every Thursday -- Noon: Bring your small four legged (cats/dogs, etc.) to experience Quantum Touch, Integrated Energy Therapy, Essential Oils, Bach Flower Essences, and Canine Massage. Treatments begin at $40/hour session. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Dr. #5-6, West Sedona. (928)204-5589, www.SedonaHeartWalk.com.

Every Thursday -- TBA: Foundations. Learn the art of Belly Dance! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: mia@miadonna.net.

Every Thursday -- 1 p.m. Play Texas Hold-em at the Verde Valley Senior Center, corner of 6th St. and Cherry. We will teach you how if you need lessons. Sign up required. Call 634-5450 to get your name on the registration sheet.

Every Thursday -- 2:30 p.m. for adult's; 3:30 p.m. for beginner's; 4:30 p.m. for advanced. Tap Time at the Park District. Classes are at the Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 Main St. in Old Town. $3. Some shoes available for sale. call Vera Dutner at (928) 646-6086.

Every Thursday -- 5-6 p.m. Tarot Classes. Awaken your intuition with Khabira. $20. Mystical Bazaar, Osho Plaza (across from New Frontiers), in Sedona. 204-5615.

Every Thursday -- 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Alana shares sound healing concerts around the world. Now her desire is to bring our community together and share love, healing and insight. HeartSong, 3150 W. 89A, Sedona 282-7089.

Every Thursday -- 6 pm: Hawaiian Hula Dance Adult Beginner women's class in Cottonwood taught by Kumu Hula Kehau Chrisman. Students will learn modern and traditional hula. $8 per class. All classes taught at the Civic Center in Old Town Cottonwood, 805 N. Main Street. For information call Kehau at 639-4683 or Robin at Parks and Recreation 639-3200.

Every Thursday - 6 pm: Incan medicine man Wachan Baiyoperak shows the ancient ways of Peru. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.

Every Thursday -- 6:30 p.m. Bridge at Cottonwood Village, 201 E. Mingus Ave., Cottonwood. The Dup. $5 per person. For information, 639-3464 or e-mail wahlp@commspee.net.

Every Thursday -- 6:30 p.m. Spirit Drumming 7:45 p.m. W. African Drumming. Classes at Nawari Studios in uptown Sedona. 282-1587 or www.gaiadance.net.

Every Thursday -- 6:30-8:30 p.m. Improv Acting Classes, delve into the wild, wonderful world of Improvisation. Led by Kerry Biondo. Acting experience is not necessary. $15 per class. 346 Navahopi Road in Uptown Sedona. 204-0089.

Every Thursday -- 7 p.m. Tango, the Argentine Tango is an intimate, improvisational style of dance. Singles and couples are taught the finer points of the language of tango. An hour of instruction is followed by an hour of practice during what is referred to as a "mini milonga." $10. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. 282-2834.

Every Thursday -- 7 p.m. Discover your authentic voice through spontaneous writing and supportive structure. $8. For locations and details, call Sarito at (928) 300 3976 or e-mail premsarito@yahoo.com.

Every Thursday -- 7-8 p.m. Prosperity Powershop by Linda. Create and attract more abundance in your life. Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona. 282-7089 or 649-1928. $25 per person.

Every Thursday -- 7-8 p.m. Belly dance class at the Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. 5th St., Cottonwood. 634-0940.

Every Thursday -- 7-9 p.m. Satsang & Meditation with Steve Brown, one of Sedona's "hidden masters". Come expand in the Buddha-field that Steve creates. $10 donation. Shangri-La Sedona, 1385 W. Arizona 89A, Sedona 282-8979, www.shangrilasedona.com

Every Thursday -- 8-10 p.m. Sedona Poetry Open Mic at Prism's Café, 355 Jordan Road, in Uptown Sedona. Sponsored by NORAZ Poets. Hosted by Christopher Fox Graham and Eric John Karpf. 282-0064.

Every Thursday -- 6 pm: QiGong with Lindsay. $12. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, #5-6, Sedona. 204-5589, www.sedonaheartwalk.com.

Every Thursday & Saturday -- 3 pm: Out of Africa Wildlife Park giant snake show. You will be allowed to touch, pet and even hold some of these reptiles. Verde Valley Justice Road, Camp Verde. 567-2842, www.outofafricapark.com.

Every Third Thursday -- 6 pm: The local detachment 1237 of the Marine Corps meets at the Sedona Elks Lodge on Airport Road. All former Marines and FMF Corpsmen are invited to attend and take part in the Leagues programs. The Marine Corps League has two basic programs: Toys for Tots and the Wounded Warrior Program. 282-4549, Ext. 13.

Every First and Third Thursdays -- 7 pm: Join us for an evening of meditation and energy work. Reiki practitioners of all levels, lineages, and traditions, as well as practitioners of other energetic modalities, are welcome. Free. Please contact Matthew at (928) 451-1489 for details and directions.

Every First and Third Thursdays -- Starting 8/2, 7-9 pm: West Sedona Reiki Share. Join us for an evening of meditation and energy work. Reiki practitioners of all levels, lineages, and traditions, as well as practitioners of other energetic modalities, are welcome. Free. Contact Matthew at (928) 451-1489 for details and directions.

Every Second and Fourth Thursday -- 10:30 am-noon: Sedona Sit and Stitch. Come share your particular talents with others, learn a new technique, get help with a project. Knitting, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, beading. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. 284-1474, Ext. 19.

Every Second and Fourth Thursday -- 7 pm: Writers workshop. Serious Scribes meet on the second and fourth Thursdays. Willma Gore, 284-7447 or wgore@npgcable.com.

Every Second and Fourth Thursday -- 10 am and 1 pm writers workshops. Village Writers meet on the second and fourth Thursdays. Willma Gore, 284-7447 or wgore@npgcable.com.

Every Second & Fourth Thursdays -- 2 pm: Crop in the Afternoon. An opportunity for scrappers to get assistance and advice for new or ongoing scrapbook projects, to use the classroom tools, and to get a chance to hang out with other scrappers to exchange layout ideas. We will also have someone on hand to teach basic scrapbook techniques for novices who are looking for startup advice. No fee. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona. 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

Every First and Third Thursday -- 10 am and 7 pm writers workshops. High Hopes of Sedona meets on the first and third Thursdays. Willma Gore, 284-7447 or wgore@npgcable.com.

Every First and Third Thursday -- 9 am-noon: Shelter Afghans, learn the basics of knitting and crocheting skills. The final products will be afghans that are donated to the women and children of the Verde Valley Sanctuary. Materials are provided. Fee: Donations. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. 282-2834.

Every First & Third Thursday -- 7 p.m. Open Mic Night with Joe Daddy, bring your guitar, song, poem or comedy routine. Salt Mine Cellars 212 Finnie Flat Road, Camp Verde, 567-0125.

Every First, Third, & Fifth Thursdays -- 2 pm: Open Studio. Bring your projects and work in the comfort of our classroom. No fee. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona. 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

Every Friday - 6-9 pm: Mastering your Mediumship, with Jeff Allen, helping you understand, practice and master your abilities. $25. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, #5-6, Sedona. (928) 204-5589. www.sedonaheartwalk.com.

Every Friday -- Polynesian dance classes for kids at the Camp Verde Community Center, Room 204. Kuma Hula, Kathy Reay-Wilson, will instruct dances from the Polynesian islands of Hawaii, Tahiti and New Zealand. 567-4410.

Every Friday -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Shamanic Readings, words to help you reach your goals and know the Inner Power that lives in your Soul with Shamanic Healer, Areal at PSYR Center for Wellbeing, 40 Soldiers Pass Road, Suite 17, in Sedona, 204-1019 or www.psyr.com.

Every Friday -- 12:45 p.m. Join the Creative Friends Network at the Verde Valley Senior Center, corner of 6th St. and Cherry. Learn how to knit or crochet or just practice new patterns. Or come and share what you know with us. Call 634-5450 for more info. This activity is open to all.

Every Friday --1:30-2:30 p.m. Line Dance, learn this un-partnered dance style that is perfect for singles. Exercise to great tunes and meet new friends. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834. Donation. Move to great tunes and meet new friends. Ideal for singles.

Every Friday -- 6 and 7:30 p.m. Bronze Dance Workshops, Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St., Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 774-8046.

Every Friday -- 7 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a program developed by the Saddleback Church in Mission Vejo, Calif. Since 1980, this Bible-based recovery support program has helped men and women all over the world recover from drug and alcohol addiction, sexual/physical/emotional abuse, post traumatic stress syndrome, co-dependency, eating disorders, sexual addiction and mental illness. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. services begin at 7 p.m. Child care is available. This group is led by Christians who have all been through the recovery process. (928) 634-3645. Verde Baptist Church, 102 S. Willard St., Cottonwood.

Every Second Friday -- 7-9 p.m. Group Rebirth facilitated by Virginia Levy. Located at Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona. Call 282-7089 or 567-2291. Cost is $25 per person.

Every Third Friday -- 7-9 p.m. Channeling Expo by Virginia Levy. Located at Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona. Call 282-7089 or 567-2291.

Every Saturday - 8:30-9:30 am: Pilates with Barb Copenhaver. $10. First class free when you commit to 10 sessions. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, #5-6, Sedona. (928) 204-5589. www.sedonaheartwalk.com.

Every Saturday - 11:30-12:30pm: "Gung Ho" class for children and adults. Taiji, Qigong, Karate and Jujitsu are integrated into a fun and dynamic art form. Instructor Jimmy Allen. Sliding monthly fee or $15 drop-in. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffeepot Drive. jimmy@InspirationalLearning.or. (928) 300-7170.

Every Saturdays -- 8 am: Guided Bird Walks. This is a naturalist-led walk for the beginner as well as the advanced bird enthusiast. Bring your own binoculars. A limited number of binoculars are available for loan from the park. Admission is $6 per vehicle and $2 each for pedestrians, equestrians and bicyclists. Red Rock State Park, Lower Red Rock Loop Road off Highway 89-A, Sedona. (928) 282-6907, www.azstateparks.com.

Every Saturday -- 10 a.m. Guided Nature Hike, Red Rock State Park. Red Rock State Park is located on Lower Red Rock Loop Road off Arizona 89A. Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle (up to four adults- additional adults $2). For more details call 282-6907.

Every Saturday -- 10 a.m. A course in miracles meets at the Sedona School of Massage, 30 Bell Rock Plaza, Suite B, in VOC. Women's "image sculpt" class for practicing The Course in daily life. Free. For details, call Shea' at 300-0466.

Every Saturday -- Metal Essence Studio Open Studio, 10 am: Come and let DJ create a custom piece of jewelry for you. DJ is introducing her new jewelry line called "Light". Come in for a delightful experience! Ends 12/25. Metal Essence Studio, 2065 Contractors Rd #3, Sedona. 282-1311, www.sedonaprofessionals.org.

Every Saturday -- 10-11 a.m. Women's Spiritual Rejuvenation Support Group. For practicing The Course, Sedona School of Massage, Bell Rock Plaza, Village of Oak Creek, 284-4305 or 300-0466.

Every Saturday -- Noon, Bridge at Sedona Fairfield Resort, 1500 Kestrel Circle. The Dup. $5 per person. 639-3464 or e-mail wahlp@commspee.net.

Every Saturday -- 1-3:30 p.m. Astrology class: Know Thyself by direct experience of planetary energy. Kristal Forest has used charts in her counseling work for 25 years. Free astrology charts included. $15. For details and location, call 282-6631.

Every Saturday -- 1 pm: William Brown will share insights into Lymphatic Manipulation, which is the secret to strengthening the immune system. Classes will be held at the Sedona Unity Church. Please call 928-282-5517 or 928-282-7181 for further information.

Every Saturday -- 2 pm: A variety of different workshops will be offered. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona. 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

Every Saturday -- 7 p.m. Receive personal messages channeled from "Spirit" through Scottie Littlestar, Spiritual Psychic of Sedona during a Psychic Message Circle at Center for the New Age, 341 Arizona 179, Sedona. "Spirit" guided meditation afterward. $20; Kids 15 and younger admitted free. 282-2085.

Every Saturday & Sunday -- Sat. 3:30 pm, Sun. 6:30 pm: The Sedona Experience - A live metaphysical multimedia show. $39/adults, $29/children 16 & up. Sedona Dream Theater, Prime Outlet Mall, 6615 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. www.SedonaTheater.com.

Every First Saturday -- 7-10 am: Classic Coffee Cruise-in, free coffee for anyone coming in with a classic car, cycle, truck or hot rod. Jerona Java Café & Gifts, Mingus Ave. across from the Cottonwood Post Office. 639-1234, www.jerona.com.

Every First Saturday - 9 am: A Small Dog Playdate is scheduled at Sedona Dog Park, corner of Soldiers Pass Road and Carruth. Only dog-friendly dogs. (928) 284-1572.

Every First Saturday - 11 am-12:45 pm: Ananda Sedona Meditation. Group Satsang based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Keep Sedona Beautiful, 360 Brewer road. Daniella (928) 203-0699.

Every First Saturday -- 1:30 p.m. "Voices of the Verde with Michael Peach," historical narrative and first-person presentation at the Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road. Tickets are $6. Janeen Trevillyan at 282-9501.

Every Second Saturday -- 3-5 p.m. Join the Indigo Teen Club at the Sedona Teen Center. Come socialize while exploring and awakening your own spirituality and intuition and reconnecting with Mother Earth. Field trips, classes and special guest speakers as well as snacks donated by local restaurants. Members free while drop ins pay $2. For high-school age teens. 800-276-7460.

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday -- 10 am: NAMI meets (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) we offer support, advocacy and education. You are not alone. Y.E.S. The Arc, Maui Hall, 401 S. Willard St.(corner of Willard & 89A). Bonnie: 300-0172, www.nami.org.

Every Third Saturday -- Instant ImageSculpts, 9 am: Free Seminar. 10 am: Workshop, $29. The artful blend of enhancement & healing. RSVP required. Sedona School of Massage, 30 Bell Rock Plaza, VOC. Call Shea', 254-7900.

Every Third Saturday -- The Sedona/Verde Valley Raw Foods Community has regular food gatherings on the third Sunday of every month. For more information, call 649-3451.

Every Third Saturday -- 1 p.m. Free Body-Mind Makeover event. ImageSculpt in the Sedona School of Massage, 30 Bell Rock Plaza, Suite B, VOC. Call Shea at 284-4305. RSVP required.

Every Third Saturday -- 1 p.m. Inside-out Image Sculpt Learning seminar. Sedona School of Massage, Bell Rock Plaza, Village of Oak Creek. RSVP required. 284-4305, or 300-0466.

Every Last Saturday -- 7:30 pm: Medium Debbie "Amber" Osborn leads and Open Séance to communicate with spirit guides, loved ones and friends. $20. Be on time. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-3759.

Every Last Saturday -- 8-9:30 a.m. Character Builders of the Verde Valley meets at The Outsider Café, 901 N. Main St., in Old Town Cottonwood. Develop your character qualities with Civil Servants, Business Owners, Employees, City Officials and the general public. 639-3089 or 649-2289.

Every Last Saturday -- 7-9 p.m. You are invited to sing, dance, and be joyful. These beautiful songs and simple dance steps are taught each time and are taken from the world's sacred spiritual traditions. $7 suggested donation. They dance in a beautiful private space in Cornville. 634-1696.

Every Last Saturday -- 7-9 p.m. Tibetan Rites workshop by E'Elah. Learn five simple Tibetan movements designed to activate the endocrine channels evoking youth, beauty, and regeneration. Heartsong New Age Center in West Sedona. Call 282-7089 or 203 0716. $22 per person.

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