What's Happening: 7-30-14

Full Moon Flute Concert at Montezuma Castle<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Aug. 9<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Native American artist Wolfs Robe will be playing music by moonlight at Montezuma Castle National Monument on Saturday. Wolfs Robe is committed to the preservation of the Native American flute as well as his own ancestral connections. His work has been credited with helping sustain the art of traditional flute music.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Park gates will open at 7 p.m. The 45-minute concert begins at 8 p.m. and the early-rising moon is expected to illuminate the cliffs all evening. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs and flashlights. There is no charge for admission or for the concert. For additional information, call the Montezuma Castle visitor center at (928) 567-3322, ext. 0.

Full Moon Flute Concert at Montezuma Castle<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Aug. 9<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Native American artist Wolfs Robe will be playing music by moonlight at Montezuma Castle National Monument on Saturday. Wolfs Robe is committed to the preservation of the Native American flute as well as his own ancestral connections. His work has been credited with helping sustain the art of traditional flute music.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Park gates will open at 7 p.m. The 45-minute concert begins at 8 p.m. and the early-rising moon is expected to illuminate the cliffs all evening. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs and flashlights. There is no charge for admission or for the concert. For additional information, call the Montezuma Castle visitor center at (928) 567-3322, ext. 0.

'Deception, Lies & Alibis' at Sedona Heritage Museum

Aug. 2

The Sedona Heritage Museum presents Michael Peach in a performance of his new original show "Deceptions, Lies & Alibis" on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Peach's show features his unique blend of original cowboy poetry with a tongue-in-cheek look at Arizona and local history.

The show is about an hour long. Tickets are $6, with children under 12 free. Museum admission is separate. The Sedona Heritage Museum is located at 735 Jordan Road in Jordan Park in Uptown. Call 928-282-7038.

Tissue Paper Play Date

July 30

The next OLLI program in Beaver Creek will be a Tissue Paper Play Date for Grownups & Younger Friends today from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Using tissue paper and other materials supplied by the instructor Ann Metlay, participants will have the opportunity to create an 8-by-12-inch collage. There are no rules and no artistic talent required. The class is free but please bring $5 to cover the cost of the materials. Register at the door.

Meet In the Beaver Creek School Boardroom. Show your support for OLLI so they can continue to have classes in Beaver Creek. Please contact Carole Krowne at (928) 567-2832 or carole.krowne@gmail.com to let her know you will be attending

Mike Reeves plays PJ's

July 31

Catch entertainer, guitarist abd vocalist Mike Reeves and lead guitarist Martin Etcheverry performing unplugged at PJ's Pub in Sedona this Thursday 7-10 p.m. For more information, call (928) 284-2250.

Check out Mike Reeves & Mike Reeves Music on Facebook or call Mike at 928-301-2472.

Beaver Creek Back-to-School BBQ

Aug. 4

The annual Back-to-School BBQ at Beaver Creek Elementary School is Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Merryl Dones at (928) 567-4631.

Verde Valley Computer Club August Calendar

Aug 04 Linux SIG 5:00 p.m. SIG presenter Rob Schottland.

Aug 07 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Aug 08 Internet SIG 5:00 p.m. SIG presenter Rob Schottland.

Aug 15 Digital Camera SIG 5:00 p.m. Topic: 'Picasa: Online Photo Albums'. SIG presenter Jody Wheeler. You are in control who views your photos.

Aug 16 General Meeting 9:30 a.m. Presentation 'Light Up Your Home' by Dave Kessel, General Manager of Yavapai Broadcasting Corp. His Christmas home lighting with music is a popular place to visit with computer software running the show.

Aug 22 4th Friday SIG at 5:00 p.m. SIG presenter Jody Wheeler.

Public is welcome to attend. The meetings are No Charge. Donations accepted to help defray costs. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. Website www.vvcclub.com Dave 639-0106.

Free support group for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients meets

Aug. 6

Each month Verde Valley Presbyterian Church hosts a free support group for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. (please arrive by 9:45 a.m.) The next meeting will be Wednesday, August 6, 2014. VVPC is located at 1500 E. Hombre Drive in Cottonwood. Mary Novar, a Family Care Consultant from the Alzheimer's Association, will be presenting at this meeting. She can answer your questions about the disease and the programs available to help those living with ALZ and/or caregivers. If you are someone with Alzheimer's disease, caring for someone with a diagnosis or wish to learn more, come and join us or call (928) 771-9257 for more information.

Back-to-School events dates for Camp Verde

Aug. 6

With school starting in the Camp Verde Unified School District on Aug. 11, it's time for students and parents to get ready. Wednesday, Aug. 6, meet the bus driver at Bashas' from 5-6 p.m. and at the town gazebo from 6-7 p.m.

Then on Thursday, Aug. 7, Camp Verde Elementary School will host its annual Open House starting at 4 p.m. This is an excellent time to meet teachers, meet the new principal and learn more about your child's classroom. The Open House at South Verde High School is Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. The Middle School Open House is Aug. 19 at 5:30 p.m., and the Camp Verde High School Open House is Aug. 21 at 5:15 p.m.

RPHS Back-to-School BBQ

Aug. 7

Rimrock Public High School hosts is annual Back-to-School BBQ at Rimrock Public High School on Thursday starting at 6 p.m. Students and families are encouraged to attend. Meet the teachers and see what's new at RPHS. Please contact Tonyia at (928) 567-9213 for more information.

Car Wash for Beaver Buggy upkeep

Aug. 16

There will be a benefit vehicle wash at Montezuma-Rimrock Fire Station on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon to help keep Beaver Creek Transit's two vehicles on the move. All donations appreciated

Grape Stomp 5K Races in AZ wine regions

Oct. 18

The annual Grape Stomp Five Kilometer Series sponsored by the Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) includes races in Arizona's wine regions. A portion of the proceeds for each ticket sold will benefit the Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation.

Race 1 is Aug. 30 at Lightning Ridge Cellars in Elgin. Race 2 is Oct. 18 at Zarpara Vineyard in Willcox. And then race for is Oct. 18 in Old Town Cottonwood. Racers will run through the streets in historic downtown and enjoy special wine tastings in the six tasting rooms of Historic Downtown Cottonwood.

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