What's Happening 3-23-12

Easter Egg Hunt in Cottonwood<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->April 7<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Cottonwood Parks & Recreation sponsors the annual Old-Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10 a.m. at Riverfront Park with the youngest of five age divisions. The 1 to 17 month &#8220;diaper dash&#8221; division is set up east of the ramadas. Following in sequence will be the 18 to 35 month olds, then the 3 to 4 year olds, 5 to 6 year olds and the final age grouping of 7 to 8 year olds. Over $2,000 in candy and prizes will be scattered throughout the park this year for the various age groups. Children must provide their own bags/sacks/baskets. <br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 639-3200.

Easter Egg Hunt in Cottonwood<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->April 7<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Cottonwood Parks & Recreation sponsors the annual Old-Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10 a.m. at Riverfront Park with the youngest of five age divisions. The 1 to 17 month &#8220;diaper dash&#8221; division is set up east of the ramadas. Following in sequence will be the 18 to 35 month olds, then the 3 to 4 year olds, 5 to 6 year olds and the final age grouping of 7 to 8 year olds. Over $2,000 in candy and prizes will be scattered throughout the park this year for the various age groups. Children must provide their own bags/sacks/baskets. <br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 639-3200.

Meet the Camp Verde Marshal

March 28

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office would like to extend an Invitation to all Camp Verde residents to come meet the new Town Marshal, Nancy Gardner, on Wednesday 5-6 p.m. at the Marshal’s Office located at 646 S First St.

Back Yard Garden Expo

April 1

The Back Yard Garden Expo, presented by The Verde Thumbs Garden Club, concludes the week long activities of Gardens For Humanity’s Spring Planting Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N. Fifth St, Cottonwood. Speakers include Janice Montgomery, Bob Burke and Jan Albright.

This event is free to the public. For more information visit the web site at www.gardensforhumanity.org.

Iris Society meeting

March 28

The Verde Valley Area Iris Society (VAIS) is will be holding its March meeting in Cottonwood, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Yavapai County Building, 10 S. Sixth St., Supervisor’s Room, first floor. Nora Graf, MG, will do a presentation on “The Iris Show.” It will include information on preparing for an iris show and how to do a simple iris arrangement. The Verde Valley is so unique; it can grow almost any type of iris. For more info, contact Linda at (928) 567-7470 or irisgrower@cableone.net.

Free Therapy Demos at 6-year anniversary

April 3

The public is invited to enjoy an anniversary celebration from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Healthy Thymes at 545 S. Main St. in Camp Verde. The owners, Paul and Ramona Aldridge, invite their neighbors from all over the Verde Valley to come by and enjoy BBQ and other refreshments as they celebrate their six years serving the needs of the community.

During the event, mini demonstrations of health-enhancing modalities will be offered including the widely accepted therapy of reflexology, which releases blocked energy and promotes healing. Professional reflexologist Rita Pushpa will offer free mini sessions so that visitors to the anniversary celebration can experience the relaxing therapy.

Local author at Cottonwood Public Library

April 4

Meet Arizona author Ina Gesell Sovereign and hear her story of losing three sons and suffering abuse from two husbands. She will be at the Cottonwood Public Library from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In “The Potter and the Clay: Surviving Life’s Hardest Blows with Faith and a Smile,” Sovereign chronicles her physical and emotional journey. Her travels include moves from Alaska to the South Pacific and back.

The library is located at 100 S. 6th St. in Cottonwood.

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