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Kudos Datebook 1-7-08

Art

First Friday - Evening in the Galleries -- Every first Friday of the month, 5-8pm 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.

Jerome Art Walk - Every first Saturday, 5-8pm, Jerome Artists Association opens 30 galleries and studios on all levels of the mountain Town. Free shuttle. (928) 649-2277, www.jeromeartwalk.com.

Retrospective of Southwest Images - Thru 1/11: Paintings and contemporary giclees by Marlys Mallet on exhibit and for sale in lobby of Canyon Moon Theatre, 6601 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 282-6212.

Wonderments - Thru 2/18: New works from Bryce Wood, including crosses, collection boxes and windows. Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, 502 Main St., Jerome. (928) 639-4276.

Northern Arizona Student Art Show - 5/9-5/10: The 20th annual event judges the art of high school art students from around Sedona and the Verde Valley. Red Rock High School cafeteria, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. www.naws-az.org.

Events

Relay for Life Kickoff Rally - 1/10, noon-2pm: The April fund-raiser for the fight against cancer is in the planning stages and seeking volunteers, teams and sponsorships. Food, drinks and info available. Country Bank parking lot, 597 E. 89A, Cottonwood. Kerry: (928) 301-4977.

Celestial Tea Party - 1/12, 4-6pm: Celebration National Hot Tea month with High Tea at 4 p.m. with snacks and tea foods. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

Heritage Dance - 1/17, 7-10pm: The big band sounds of Sentimental Journey again start of the 2009 season of dance from the Clarkdale Heritage Conservancy Board. $5. Refreshments. Clark Memorial Clubhouse, 45 N. Ninth St., Clarkdale. (928) 639-2400.

DORR celebrates Obama Inauguration - 1/20, 6pm: Democrats of the Red Rocks hear detailed election results of CD1, meet Arizona Democratic Party Executive Director Maria Weeg and watch the inauguration of Barack Obama. Live music by Swing Shift, drawings and prizes. Bring a food donation. Olde Sedona Bar & Grill, 1405 W. 89A, Sedona. info@democratsoftheredrocks.org.

Pecan, Wine & Antique Festival - 2/13-2/15: The ninth annual celebration offers food, pecan-judging, wine-tasting, music, collectibles dealers and much more. Camp Verde Community Center, 395 S. Main St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-0535.

St. Patrick's Day Parade - 3/14, 10:30am: The 39th annual event begins along Jordan Road in Uptown Sedona and progresses to the festival, with live music and entertainment, free children's activities, food booths and a beer garden. (928) 204-2390, info@sedonamainstreet.com.

Shamrocks in the Red Rocks 5K - 3/14, 8:30am: The 5K run and one-mile run/walk coincides with the St. Patrick's Day events in Uptown Sedona. (928) 204-2390, info@sedonamainstreet.com.

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival - 4/23-4/26: Time to volunteer for the annual event that includes field trips, plant walks, canoeing, bird watching, games and more. Dead Horse Ranch State Park, 675 Dead Horse Ranch Road, Cottonwood. (928) 634-5283 or Susie Beach at 639-3374.

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.

Family Movie Night - 1/9, 6:30pm: Bring your own blankets or chairs for a free event featuring a family-friendly film. Free. Clarkdale-Jerome School, 1615 Main St., Clarkdale. (928) 639-2490.

The Silent Revolution of Truth - 1/11, 8pm: Stellar Productions hosts a screening of a new film on the Billy Eduard Albert Meier UFO Contacts. $10. Radisson Poco Diablo Resort, 1752 S. 179, Sedona.

Movie Time - 1/13, 1-2:30pm: A variety of films to educate and entertain on Eco and cultural topics. Free. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720. www.ioet.org.

Two Lovers - 1/13, 4 & 7pm: Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow and Isabella Rossellini star in the Arizona premier, part of the Sedona International Film Festival's Second Tuesday series. Harkins Sedona Six Theatres, 2081 W. 89A. (928) 282-1177.

Lectures & Workshops

Awaken with Conscious Breathing - 1/7, 6:30-8pm: Let go of belief systems that trap you in fear, scarcity and lack with facilitator Eli Galla. $15. 15 Palatki Circle, Sedona. (928) 284-0407. eli@seaofjoy.com.

Shamanic Journeys - 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 5-6pm: Phoenix teaches ho to do shamanic journeys with your power animal. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

Introduction to the Birth Chart - 1/7, 6:30-9pm: Astrologer Gavin Carruthers initiates a new cycle of classes covering all of the important facets of modern astrology. $25. Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. (928) 204-2277, gavin@commspeed.net.

Go With Confidence - 1/8, 11:30am: Arthur and motivational speaker Vickie Bouffard will tank about Quantum Performance and promoting sales confidence at the National Association of Women Business Owners of Sedona-Verde Valley. $25/members; $30/nonmembers. Agave of Sedona, 1146 W. 89A. www.nawbosvv.org.

Finding Perfection Within - 1/8, 7pm: Debra Emmanuelle leads a discussion on ideal body image and ideal weight and changing our perspective. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

Weight-Loss Seminar - 1/9, 7pm: Phil Larson, author of "The Anti-Diet," "The Empowering Revolutionary: and "Permanent Solution to Obesity," shows how to lose weight in a rational and real-world manner. Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.

Village Computer Club - 1/10, 9-11am: Jeff Swartz of JJS Computing Services Inc. is the guest speaker and hosts an open Q&A session. VOCA Community Center, 690 Bell Rock Blvd., Village of Oak Creek. Rita (928) 284-4081, www.villagecomputerclub.org.

Full Moon Psychic Fair - 1/10, 10am-4pm: Clairvoyance, tarot, healing, mediumship. $20/15 minutes. Chair massage. The Book Store/Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.

Open Séance - 1/10, 7:30pm: Spiritualist Medium Debbie Osborn leads an open séance. $20. The Book Store/Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 202-3759.

Writing Workshop - 1/10, 2pm: Kris Neri hosts a two-hour structure workshop geared to every form of novel, showing writers how to begin their organization. Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.

Visual Voices: Telling the Story - 1/12, 7pm: Hopi artist Michael Kabotie shows through graphics of murals, pottery, baskets and carvings, how his people have responded with creativity to the challenges of life. $6-$7. Part of MNA's Sedona Lecture Series. Church of the Red Rocks, 54 Bowstring Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-9546.

A Woman's Way - 1/13, 11:15am: Karen Ely, founder of A Woman's Way in Sedona will address the meeting of the Lake Montezuma Women's Civic Club. $10 lunch. Reservations needed. Ranch House Restaurant, 4250 Montezuma Ave., Lake Montezuma. (928) 567-5512 or 592-0447.

History of Verde Valley & Sedona Schools - 1/14, 9am: Julie Larson leads a walk through the history of area education. Free. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.

Verde Valley Search & Rescue - 1/14, 10am: The Sedona Women showcase the VVSAR with primary speaker Al Cornell speaking on history and training. Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. (928) 282-1298, thesedonawomen.com.

The Four Elements: Building Blocks of Astrology - 1/14, 6:30-9pm: Astrologer Gavin Carruthers explains the differences between each element and shows how they can be used to interpret birth charts. $25. Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. (928) 204-2277, gavin@commspeed.net.

The Inside Outside Diet - 1/20, 7pm: author Mark Laursen, M.D., gives a free presentation on holistic weight loss designed to achieve ideal weight. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

Awaken with Conscious Breathing - 1/21, 6:30-8pm: Let go of belief systems that trap you in fear, scarcity and lack with facilitator Eli Galla. $15. 15 Palatki Circle, Sedona. (928) 284-0407. eli@seaofjoy.com.

The Return of the Ancestors - 1/23, 7-9pm: Adam Yellowbird of the Institute of Cultural Awareness explains why indigenous elders feel compelled to gather in Sedona in April 2009. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

The Power of Color - 1/29, 7pm: Colorpuncture practitioner Lynn Younger discusses colorpuncture chromatherapy, combining color therapy with oriental medicine. New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1420 W. 89A in Old Marketplace, Sedona. (928) 282-6311.

Experiential Sound Healing - 1/31, 10am-1pm: The Sound Continuum Workshop helps you project your personal intention for 2009 with didgeridoo and crystal bowls. $40-$45. 7 Centers Yoga Arts, 2115 Mountain Road, Sedona. (928) 814-6441, krystalbleu57@yahoo.com, www.krystalbleu.com.

Poetry & Stories

Pre-School Story time -- Wednesdays, 4-4:30 pm: Lynne Crowe reads with preschoolers through beginning readers. The Village Center, 56 Cortez Drive, Suite C (across from the Village of Oak Creek Post Office). (928) 284-1603.

Pre-School Story time - Wednesdays 3:30pm: For children age 3-5 years. Children's Room, Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Story time -- Thursdays, 10 am: For children ages 2-6 and is held in the Children's Area. Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. Sixth St., (928) 634-7559, ext. 104 or 107.

Pre-School Story time - Thursdays 10:30am: For ages 18 months-3 years. Children's Room, Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

WRC Book Club - 1/12, 6pm: The monthly book discussion group discusses "All the Names" by Jose Saramago. Pizza and wine, too. All are welcome. Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.

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.

Mobsters & Murder - 1/14, 6pm: Gangsters and their molls let you in on the biggest secret since the country went dry, but you might be the suspect when a body hits the floor in this mayhem-riddled dinner theater. $39.99 includes four-course meal. Benefits Canyon Moon Theatre. Marketplace Café, 6640 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-5478.

Continuing

Everyday -- The Bead Garden in Sedona offers ongoing bead-working classes and workshops from basic to advanced in stringing and wire wrapping. 282-7334, dates and times vary, beadgardenofsedona@hotmail.com for online class schedules.

Everyday - 8-9am: Daily yoga classes with Iala, held outdoors in the summer. $10. Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, 2250 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-0993.

Everyday -- 10am: Guided Nature Walk. Visitors can join a naturalist on a guided nature walk, lasting one and a half to two hours, which will introduce them to the riparian ecosystem of Oak Creek and other aspects of the park. Plants, wildlife, geology, history and archaeology are some of the subjects that may be discussed. 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.

Everyday -- 11am-3pm: Sedona Heritage Museum. The main museum building was the farm home of Sedona pioneers Walter and Ruth Jordan. The house tells the story of the first area pioneers, how they lived and the tools they used. There is also a U.S. Forest Service exhibit provided by a local group. 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. $3/children, members of the Sedona Historical Society are admitted free, 282-7038, www.sedonamuseum.org.

Every Tuesday -- 6:30-8pm: 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 -- 6:30-8:30pm: 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 -- 7pm: 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 -- 7-8pm: 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 -- 7-8pm: 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 -- 7-8:30pm: 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 -- 7-9pm: 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 -- 7:15pm: 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 -- 7:30pm: 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 -- 7:30-9pm: Urantia Book Class, Aquarian Concepts Community. 204-1206.

Every Tuesday - 7:40-9pm: 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 -- 7pm: 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 -- 7pm: 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 - 10am: Kinship Kare of Northern Arizona teaches financial benefits, available government guidance and more. Church of the Red Rocks, 54 Bowstring Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-1924.

Every First and Third Tuesday -- 10:30-noon: 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. (928) 282-2834.

Every Second Tuesday - 9am-noon: Red Rock Quilters meets at the Masonic Lodge #14, 135 Shrine Road (on top of Airport Mesa). Quilters of all levels welcome. (928) 284-2696.

Every Second Tuesday - 3:30-5pm: Happy Huggers, a women' cancer support group or survivors and caregivers meets to celebrate life. Cottonwood Village, 201 E. Mingus, Cottonwood. (928) 634-4161.

Every Second Tuesday -- 7pm: 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 - 1pm 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 -- 9:30am: Power Pilate's Class at the Sedona Racquet Club, 100 Racquet Road, in Sedona. 282-4197.

Every Tuesday and Thursday -- 7:30-8:45am: 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 and Thursday - 10:15-11:15am: Silver Sneakers I is a national fitness program, facilitated by Cindy Mattoon, a chair class for gentle and specific physical activity put to music. Free for those whose health plan offers SilverSneakers benefit. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday -- 3-5pm: "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 -- 7pm, 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.

Every Wednesday -- 8am: 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, 9am: 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 am-noon: Advanced channeling classes at Mystical Bazaar, led by Angel Channel Terra Sonora. $35, 204-5615.

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: Dining with Danny is a cooking demonstration class that includes a three-course lunch and wine. $30. Stakes & Sticks, 160 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 204-STIX.

Every Wednesday -- Noon-1pm and 4-5 pm 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 -- 12:45pm: 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 -- 1pm 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, 1pm: 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 -- 1-3:30pm: 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 - 1-2pm: 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 -- 2:30pm: 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 -- 4-5pm: 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 pm Introduction to Pilate's Class at the Sedona Racquet Club, 100 Racquet Road, in Sedona. 282-4197.

Every Wednesday - 4:30-5pm: 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 -- 6pm: 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 -- 6pm The Red Rock Singles meet in West Sedona at Café Jose. (928) 204-0040 or 203-1731.

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

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

Every Wednesday -- 6-9pm 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 - 6-9pm: Carol Hildebrand teaches Drawing for Adults. This is an ongoing, six-week course using graphite to draw still-life, portraits and more. $60. Sedona Art Supply, 2370 W. 89A. (928) 649-9846.

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 pm, men at 7:30 pm at American Heritage Academy, 2030 E. Cherry St. Children ages 6-8 on Wednesdays at 1:30 pm, senior citizen class (age 60+) at 2:30 pm and children ages 9-13 at 4 pm, 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 -- 6:30 pm 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 pm for beginners; 7:45-8:45 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 -- 7:15-8:15pm: Tribal Fusion. Learn the art of Belly Dance! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: mia@miadonna.net.

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

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

Every Wednesday -- 7:30-9pm 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, 10:15-11:15am: 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 -- 6:30pm: 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 -- 6:30-8pm: 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 -- 7-9pm: 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 -- 5:30pm Sedona Writer's Critique Group meets at Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. For details, call 203-1018.

Every Wednesday and Friday - 10:15-11:15am: Bone and Balane class offers instruction in gentle and specific physical activity in chair exercise. $5/members, $10/non-members. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

Every Wednesday and Friday -- 5-6pm: 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 -- 8am: 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 pm 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 -- 7:30am: 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 - 8:30am: Hatha Yoga teaches the benefits of posture, breathing, stretching and relaxation. $5/members; $7/nonmembers. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

Every Thursday -- 9-10:30am: 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 -- 10am: 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 - 10:30am: Cindy Wilmer leads Sing, Say & Sign, teaching American Sign Language to toddlers and their parents to stimulate cognitive skills. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Every Thursday -- 10:30-11:30am 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 -- 1pm: 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 - 1:30pm: Writers Workshop - Writing in the Moment. Quiet Study, Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.

Every Thursday -- 2:30pm for adult's; 3:30 pm for beginner's; 4:30 pm 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 - 3-6pm: Animal Energy Clinic. $1/minute. Join Marcella and help your pet get the 'issues out of its tissues.' Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.

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

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

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

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

Every Thursday -- 6:30-8:30pm 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 -- 7pm 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 -- 7pm 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 pm 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 -- 7-8pm: Beginners Belly Dance classes with Holly. All levels welcome. $12. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffee Pot Drive, Sedona. (928) 300-4452.

Every Thursday -- 7-9pm 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 -- 8-10pm 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 -- 6pm: QiGong with Lindsay. $12. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, #5-6, Sedona. 204-5589, www.sedonaheartwalk.com.

Every Thursday & Saturday -- 3pm: 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 First, Second and Third Thursday - 6 pm: Acting Class with Ralph Lewis teaches skills and techniques designed to help develop your acting abilities with the objective to produce theatrical productions. Ralph studied acting in New York with Ben Levinson and ha taught acting and directed plays in New York and Stockbridge, Mass. Admission is Free. Class is in the Meeting Room of the Cottonwood Public Library.

Every First and Third Thursdays -- 7pm: 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 -- 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 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 & Third Thursday -- 7 pm 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 Second and Fourth Thursday - 9am-noon: Learn to make Shelter Afghans with the basics of knitting and crocheting skills, with the final products donated to Verde Valley Sanctuary. Materials provided. $1. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

Every Second and Fourth Thursday -- 10:30am-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 -- 1 am and 1pm writers workshops. Village Writers meet on the second and fourth Thursdays. Willma Gore, 284-7447 or wgore@npgcable.com.

Every Second & Fourth Thursdays -- 2pm: 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 Second and Fourth Thursday - 6:30-9:30pm: Live Food Potlucks, featuring live food preparation, guest speakers and music. Keep Sedona Beautiful, 360 Brewer Road, Sedona. (928) 274-1544, www.sedonalivefoods.com, larry@sedonalivefoods.com.

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

Every Third Thursday -- 6pm: 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 Third Thursday - 2-4pm: Us TOO, the prostate cancer education and support network meets in the conference room at Sedona Medical Center, 3700 W. 89A. Men diagnosed with prostate cancer, patients, survivors, their spouses/partners and family members are welcome. (928) 282-9595.

Every Friday - 8-9am: Swing, sway, shake, rattle and roll that physique into ergonomic body condition. Dance and exercise those muscles to a medley of '50s, '60s and '70s music. $25 for six weeks. Beaver Creek Adult Community Center. Jo Burke (928) 567-5543.

Every Friday - 9-10am: Healing Yoga is open to cancer patients survivors and their family members, featuring body awareness exercises, stretches and meditation. $4/SCC members; $6/nonmembers. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 282-2834.

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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 pm Bronze Dance Workshops, Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St., Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 774-8046.

Every Friday - 6-8 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 -- 7 pm 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 pm services begin at 7 pm 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 First & Third Friday - 9:45am: National Alliance on Mental Illness. Sedona Guidance Clinic, 2880 Hop Drive, Sedona. (928) 282-1931 or 282-5940.

Every Second Friday -- 7-9 pm 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 Second Friday - 6-8pm: Surgical Weight Loss Support Group meets for education, support, insight, success and friendship. Potluck and clothing exchange. 250 Arabian Drive, Village of Oak Creek. Micki: (928) 284-0374.

Every Second & Fourth Friday - 10am: National Alliance on Mental Illness. Y.E.S. The Arc, Maui Hall, 401 S. Willard, Cottonwood. (928) 300-0172.

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

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 pm 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 (928) 567-4346.

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 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. (928) 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.

Every Saturday -- 7 pm 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 -- 1:30 pm "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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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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