Guided Nature Walks and Activities - Daily, 10 am & 2 pm: In the morning, join a naturalist-led guided nature walk to learn about the riparian ecosystem of Oak Creek, including plants, wildlife, geology, history, and archaeology. In the afternoon, there is a guest speaker or naturalist-led activity. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Bird Walks - Wednesday & Saturday in March, 8 am: Join a naturalist for a guided bird walk directed at beginning and advanced birders. Bring your own binoculars. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Bird Walks - Wednesday & Saturday in April, 8 am: Join a naturalist for a guided bird walk directed at beginning and advanced birders. Bring your own binoculars. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Living History: Homesteading the Red Rocks in the 1920s-1930s - 4/10, 10 am: Archival and Archaeological Investigations of the Rogers and Rupe Homesteads, with Josh S. Edwards. Free! Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Uptown Sedona. 928-282-7038, www.sedonamuseum.org.
Genealogy SIG - 4/11, 6 pm: Find Your Lineage. Free and open to the public. Family History Center, west side Mormon Church, 1377 East Hombre Drive, Cottonwood. 928-639-0106.
Internet SIG - 4/12, 4 pm: Topic: Cloud Computing. Why Do This? Is It Safe? Free and open to the public. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street & Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. 928-639-0106.
Lion's Club Fundraising Dance - 4/13, 6 pm: Camp Verde Lion's Club is sponsoring an event for raising funds to purchase children's eyeglasses. There will be a light show, performed by the band Damokleez and a raffle for a free one-night weekend stay at Cliff Castle Casino. Tickets are $10 each, raffle tickets $10 each. American Legion Post, 3rd & Arnold, Camp Verde. 928-274-3603, www.damokleez.com.
Relay For Life Benefit Dance - 4/13, 7 pm: The Cottonwood Roadrunners will be hosting the 11th Annual Benefit Square and Round dance for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Bob Jones will be calling & Barbara Lopez will be cuing. There will be no charge for admission, donations only. Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St, Cottonwood. 928-649-0211.
Geology Hike - 4/14, 2 pm: Join an experienced guide who leads a hike focusing on the area's geology. Approximately 2 hours, 250 foot elevation climb. For both beginners and advanced geologists. Bring water and suitable shoes. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Basket Weaving Demonstration - 4/15, 11 am: Shirley Eichten Albrecht, known as the "Basket Lady" by many in the Sedona area, has been weaving baskets for over 25 years. The public is invited to come by and watch Shirley at work. $5 admission. Sedona Heritage Museum, Jordan Historical Park, 735 Jordan Road, Sedona.
Bags, Brews and Wine - 4/16, 6 pm: Save the date for a rollicking evening of fun, music, prizes and more. Proceeds from the evening will help support abused and battered women being cared for at Verde Valley Sanctuary. Rendezvous in Old Town (RIOT), Cottonwood.
Sheila Polk to Address GOP - 4/17, 11:30 am: The Verde Valley Republican Women's April meeting will feature Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney, who will speak about "The Holocaust: What YOU do Matters". Los Abrigados Resort, Highway 179 and Portal Lane, Sedona. 928-284-4248, www.Azfrw.com.
Moonlight Hike - 4/25, Sunset: led by a naturalist, giving hikers a rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon. Wear suitable clothing and shoes; bring water, a flashlight and insect spray. Reservations required. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
Howard Madole's 90th Birthday - 5/5, 2 pm: Sedona's first architect, Howard Madole, is turning 90 years old, and the Sedona Heritage Museum and the Madole family are throwing a public party to help him celebrate. Free. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Road, Uptown Sedona. 928- 282-7038.