What's Happening 12-30-12

Bird Walks begin at Red Rock

Jan. 2

January bird walks, on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, begin at 9 a.m. Bird enthusiasts join a naturalist for a guided bird walk directed at beginning and advanced birders at Red Rock State Park. Bring your own binoculars; only a limited number are available for loan from the park. Visitors will see many birds that make the park their home.

Red Rock State Park is at 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. Entrance fee is $10 per vehicle, up to four adults.

Verde Valley Computer Club January Calendar

Jan 03 Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Jan 04 Windows, Etc. SIG 4:00 p.m.

Jan 07 Linux SIG 6 p.m.

Jan 10 Genealogy SIG 6 p.m. (meets at Family History Center, west side Mormon Church 1377 E Hombre Dr, Cottonwood)

Jan 11 Internet SIG 4 p.m.

Jan 19 General Meeting 9:30 a.m. Topic will be “Vehicle Computerization” presented by Justin Beurie from Tim’s Toyota.

Jan 19 PC Tune-up Clinic 11 a.m.

Jan 31 Digital Camera SIG 4 p.m. (note time change)

Visitors are welcome to attend. With exception of the PC Tune-up Clinic ($25 per hour) the meetings are Free. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. Website www.vvcclub.com. Dave 639-0106.

Woman priest celebrates Mass

Jan. 6

Ree Hudson, Sedona resident and a Roman Catholic womanpriest ordained in 2007 by Bishop Patricia Fresen, will celebrate her first Mass since moving to Sedona in August 2012. The Mass will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive, Sedona. The Mass will be followed by a reception in the Social Hall.

Hudson moved to Sedona from Missouri where she co-pastored a parish with another Roman Catholic womanpriest.For more information, contact Hudson at reehud@sbcglobal.net.

Archeology in Our Backyard

Jan. 9

Ken Zoll, director of the Verde Valley Archeology Center, is the featured speaker for the Cornville Community Association’s first meeting of 2013 on Wednesday. Zoll is the current president of the Verde Valley Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society and the Treasurer of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. His newest book, “Understanding the Rock Art of Sedona,” is an introduction to the rock art of the Sedona/Verde Valley area. All proceeds from the sale of his books go to Friends of the Forest and the Arizona Archaeological Society for cultural preservation.

Cornville Community Association meets on the second Wednesday of each month (except July & December) at 7 p.m. at Oak Creek School 11490 Purple Sage Rd, Cornville. Meetings and are free and open to the public. Contact the association via phone: 928-639-1360; postal mail: PO Box 1452, Cornville; or e-mail: 4nikkij2@gmail.com.

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