Kudos Datebook 10-8-08
First Friday - Evening in the Galleries -- Every first Friday of the month, 5-8 pm 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.
Paint Out on Main Street - 10/19, 2:30-5pm: Plein air artists create paintings of their surroundings in Uptown Sedona. Visit with more than 20 painters along 89A. Free and open to the public. (928) 204-2390.
Jane Seymour Exhibit - 11/7-11/9: The paintings of the actress and author make their Sedona debut as part of Red Rock Canvas, and she will be signing copies of her eighth book. Free. Sales benefit Camp Soaring Eagle. El Prado by the Creek, Tlaquepaque Village, 336 SR 179, Sedona. (928) 282-7390, www.ElPradoGalleries.com.
Red Rock Canvas - 11/7-11/9: Visual arts weekend incorporates 1st Friday in the Galleries, a Saturday night gala to benefit Camp Soaring Eagle and a Sunday studio tour of RRC honoree John Henry Weddell. (928) 282-7390. www.redrockcanvas.com.
Worldwide Latino Culture - 10/8, 10am: The Sedona Women host a celebration of music, dance, history, literature, poetry and art, with guests Eric Miller and Juliana Scheffield. Luncheon $25. Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. (928) 282-1298.
Special Activity Day - 10/10, 9am-2pm: School children in fourth and fifth grades will see demonstrations of living history, firearms demos, cannon firings and hands-on activities. Teachers must register prior to 9/19. $1 per person. Fort Verde State Park, 125 E. Hollamon St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-3275.
Fort Verde Days - 10/10-10/12: The 52nd annual event includes re-enactments, entertainment, kids rodeo, food, bull riding, the big parade, carnival, kids games and much more. Fort Verde State Park, 125 E. Hollamon St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-3275, or Camp Verde Community Center, 395 S. Main St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-0535.
Jerome Ghost Walk - 10/11, 4:30-10pm: The sixth annual tour through the history of Jerome includes the sad story of Ann Hopkins. Rated PG-13 for thematic material. $15/adults;. Walk starts at Spook Hall. (928) 634-1066.
MUHS Reunion - 10/11, 5pm: Live music, dancing and reunions of friends. Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry, Cottonwood. (928) 646-9113, ext. 12.
Rhythm & Ribs - 10/11, 11am-8pm: The third annual barbecue and music event is presented by the City of Cottonwood and Cliff Castle Casino. Food all day. Judging announced at 6pm. Cottonwood Kids Park, 800 E. Cherry St. (928) 639-3200.
Valerie Plame dinner & book signing - 10/11, 5:30pm: Former CIA agent and her husband Joe Wilson will given an enlightening presentation, with music by Chris Spheeris. Gold patron, champagne reception. Sedona Hilton Resort, 90 Ridge Trail, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 203-5858, email@example.com.
Immaculate Conception Craft Fair - 10/11, 9am-3:30pm: Artisans from around the area display their creations at more than 50 tables. There will also be a homemade pie auction, a Chinese Auction for high end items, and hamburgers and hotdogs from the Knights of Columbus. Clemenceau School Gym, Willard & Mingus, Cottonwood. Agnes: (928) 634-2891, Mary 646-5773.
Doodlebug Island Book Party - 10/11, 7pm: Author Bill Jordan returns for another signing party, compliments of the Sedona Eccentric. Wine, live music, more. Free. Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.
Spook Night - 10/17-10/18: Jerome Verde Valley Club hosts the annual event at Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry, Cottonwood. Bea Cuaron (928) 634-8367 or Sally Lamoreaux (310) 323-1010.
Cottonwood Antique Truck Show - 10/18: The inaugural show is calling for all old trucks. Participants get free hotdogs and hamburgers. No entry fee. Oxendale Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 920 E. 89A, Cottonwood. (928) 634-3656.
Celebrating 10 Years - 10/18, 11am-4pm: It's a party for the museum's 10th anniversary with old-time demonstrations, games, entertainment and a dutch-oven lunch. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
Autumn in the Country - 10/18-10/19: A benefit for Women's Empowerment International features Cynthia Strom and friends, with visual art, music, dance and poetry. $15. Verde Valley Presbyterian Church, 1500 E. Hombre Drive, Cottonwood. (928) 282-2044.
Keep Sedona Beautiful Benefit - 10/19, 6pm: A Hollywood Canteen night includes a Mexican buffet. $5. Marketplace Café, 6640 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-5478.
Museum Fall Arts & Crafts - 10/25, 9am-3pm: Local artists and craftspeople display their creations for sale, from paintings, to glass art to jewelry. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
Trick or Treat Main Street - 10/31, 5:30-9pm: The second annual event closes off Main Street in Camp Verde to allow trick-or-treaters of all ages to go store to store for goodies and fun. Candy donations sought. (928) 567-0535, ext. 136.
Safe & Fun Trick or Treating - 10/31, 5-8pm: Sedona Main Street Uptown Merchants welcome all good ghouls and ghosts for Halloween after hours. Presented by Sedona Main Street Program. (928) 204-2390.
Sedona Miracle - 11/1-11/2: The fund-raising golf tournament includes breakfast and lunch for players, plus gifts and prizes. Benefits Boys & Girls Club, Sedona Community Foundation and Verde Valley Sanctuary. Seven Canyons Golf Course, 3755 Long Canyon Road, Sedona. (928) 204-9681. www.sedonamiracle.org.
Grumpy Dave's Auction Service - 11/1-11/2: Antiques, collectibles, furniture, draft and driving horses, tack, wagons, buggies and more. Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry, Cottonwood. Linda Wells ((28) 567-1596. www.grumpydavesauctionservice.com.
Arts & Crafts Festival - 11/1, 9am-3pm: More than 40 vendors will be present for the yearly event. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 971 South Drive, Clarkdale (across from the Post Office). Shirley Smith (928) 649-2154.
Fall Gun Show - 11/7-11/8: Firing Pin Enterprises hosts the event at Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry, Cottonwood. David and Mary Morse (928) 428-3767, www.firingpin.com.
Walkin' On Main - 11/8, 11am-5pm: A Celebration of Historic 89A, original fine art, music, wine and more. Old Town Cottonwood. (928) 639-3200.
Senior Center Golf Tourney - 11/8, 9am: Sponsor a senior at the inaugural event. Breakfast, prizes, raffles. $110 single, $440 foursome. Verde Santa Fe Golf Club, 645 S. Verde Santa Fe Pkwy., Cornville. (928) 634-5450.
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 - 10/10, 6pm: It's a Halloween theme for the free movie. Bring blanket or chair. Clarkdale-Jerome School Gymnasium, 1615 Main St., Clarkdale. Call to find out the movie (928) 639-2492.
Movie Time - 10/14, 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.
Hate - 10/15, 12:30pm & 5:30pm: Verde Valley Campus Rainbow Club (GLBTA) screens a film raising awareness of hate crimes. Yavapai College, Building M, Room 137, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale. (928) 649-4596.
The Laramie Project - 10/15, 1:45pm & 6:45pm: Verde Valley Campus Rainbow Club (GLBTA) screens a drama about the murder of Matthew Shepard. Yavapai College, Building M, Room 137, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale. (928) 649-4596.
Commander 'n Thief - 10/18, 6pm: An investigative journalist presents evidence of fraud in the 2004 Ohio presidential elections. Lively discussion will follow. Free and open to the public. Hosted by Democrats of the Red Rocks. KSB Building, 360 Brewer Road. (928) 203-5858, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lectures & Workshops
Art for Kids Cottonwood - Thru 11/3, 2:30pm & 4pm: After-school art classes by Carol Hildebrand each Monday for eight weeks for ages 6-10. $99 if registered before Aug. 31. Cottonwood Elementary, Room 501, 301 N. Willard. (928) 821-2875, www.artforkidssedona.com.
Youth Art Class - Thru 12/16, 4-6pm: A 12-week course from Fusion Studio Art for ages 6 to 17 on Tuesdays. $100. Clark Memorial Clubhouse, 45 N. Ninth St., Clarkdale. (928) 639-2490, www.clarkdale.az.us/parks_recreation2htm.
Awaken with Conscious Breathing - 10/8, 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. email@example.com.
Astrology Live - 10/8, 6:30-9pm: Astronomer Gavin Carruthers leads the 12th in series , this time focusing on birth charts of a married couple. $25. Register. Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. (928) 204-2277.
Secrets of Outsourcing Business Assistance - 10/9, 11:30am-1:15pm: Sedona-Verde Valley chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners hosts Laura Jo Richins, who will discuss "virtual assistance." $25/$30. Catered by Rosalie's of Sedona. Agave of Sedona, 1146 W. 89A. www.nawbosvv.org.
Paper Art - 10/9-10/30 (Thursdays), 1-3pm: Ann Alexander leads a new workshop to inspire your inner artist and teach the special qualities of paper. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720. www.ioet.org.
Psychic Protection - 10/10, 6pm: A two-hour class focusing on energy dynamics with metaphysical teacher John Culbertson. $25/advance. The Book Store/Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.
Stress Reduction Class - 10/10, 1-2pm: Drop-in classes begin, with master Reiki teacher Jennifer Zier. $10/class. Impressions Salon, 52, W. Cortez, Village of Oak Creek. 928) 202-1940.
Margaret Coel - 10/10, 6pm: Meet best-selling southwest author as she debuts her newest stand-alone mystery novel "Blood Memory." Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. (928) 282-7714.
Village Computer Club - 10/11, 9-11am: Guest speaker will be Dave Benson, talking about the techniques of Creating animation. VOCA Community Center, Village of Oak Creek. Rita Gendron (928) 284-4081, www.villagecomputerclub.org.
Full Moon Psychic Fair - 10/11, 10am-4pm: Clairvoyance, tarot, healing, mediumship. $20/15 minutes. The Book Store/Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.
Meditation in the Key of Rae - 10/11, 11:am, 1pm, 3pm: Join Rae and her crystal bowls in healing meditation. $10. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.
Trance Channeling - 10/11, 5pm: Raven Te'Zah brings through a highly evolved group of beings called Pantheon or Cosmo. $15 donation. The Book Store/Gift Corner, Safeway Plaza, Cottonwood. (928) 634-2390.
Group Hypnotic Session - 10/12, 12:15pm: A Future Life Progression with hypnotist Fred Osborn. $25. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 202-3759.
Divine Flow Workshop - 10/12, 6:30-8:30pm: Join author Steven Lane Taylor as he teaches you how to recognize and cooperate with the divine flow in your life. $20 donation. Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. ((28) 284-1223, www.owrowrow.com/workshop.html
Life Changing Chiropractic - 10/13, 6:30pm: Marc Viafora gives a free talk and demonstration on Network spinal Analysis. Free drawing. Mountain Dove Chiropractic, 5 Navajo Road, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-9550.
Healing Share - 10/13, 7pm: All healers are invited to join Rev. Nan of Healing House Ministries. $10. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.
Free Tom Bird Class - 10/14, 6-9pm: The best-selling author offers the second and final class in his lecture series "You Were Born to Write" for free. Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. (928) 203-0265, TomBird@TomBird.com.
Not a Drop to Drink - 10/15, 9am: A Living History production by Douglas E. Kupel about Arizona Great Drought, 1920-1941. Free. Refreshments. Sedona Heritage Museum 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. (928) 282-7038.
Plaster Pages - 10/15, 2-5pm: Drop in anytime for a make it take it project of baling wire, pre-made plaster sheet and more. $5. S.A.G.E. Crafts, 1590 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 204-9520. www.sage-crafts.com.
The Art of Chart Comparison - 10/15, 6:30-9pm: Astronomer Gavin Carruthers leads a popular class on simple techniques for comparing your birth chart with others.. $25. Register. Unity Church of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive. (928) 204-2277.
Divine Laws of Present Time - 10/17, 7-9pm: A Seminar with Autori. $20. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffee Pot, Sedona. (928) 300-0180.
Halloween Séance - 10/18, 7:30pm: Spiritualist Debbie Osborn leads. Do not be late. $20. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane. (928) 202-3759.
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 Sedona/Village of Oak Creek Post Office). 284-1603.
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.
Dinner & Storytelling - 10/10, 6pm: Camp Verde Parks & Recreation kicks off Fort Verde Days with a gathering that includes stories of locals who grew up in Camp Verde. Catered by Cowboy Cuisine. $10. Camp Verde Community Center, 395 S. Main St., Camp Verde. (928) 567-0535.
WRC Book Club - 10/13, 6pm: The monthly book discussion group discusses "The Shack" by William P. Young. Pizza and wine. All are welcome. Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2284. www.wellredcoyote.com.
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.
I Oughta Be In Pictures - Thru 10/12: Verde Valley Theatre presents a Neil Simon comedy about a father and daughter re-discovering a relationship after 16 years. $10-$12. Clark Memorial Clubhouse, Ninth & Main, Clarkdale. (928) 649-0626, www.verdevalleytheatre.com.
Canyon Moon Murder Mystery - 10/9, 6pm: Dinner theater includes a play and a four-course meal. $39.99, reservations required. Marketplace Café, 6640 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-5478.
Steppin' at the Wayside - 10/10-10/25, 7pm: Historical musical about the early pioneers of Sedona. $5/adults, children under 12 free. Wayside Chapel, 401 N. 89A, Sedona. (928) 300-3968, www.pottershandproductions.com.
Comedy Improv Class - 10/14, 7-9pm: If you've always wanted to try your hand at comedy or just want to act out, Dev Ross has the class for you. $15/session. Wally Reule's Sedona-Fit, 1835 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 284-9478.
Last of the Red Hot Lovers - 10/16, 6pm: A Broadway on the Go production of the Neil Simon comedy. Cocktails at 5pm. $15. Order off menu. Marketplace Café, 6640 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-5478.
Up the Trail - 10/26, 6pm: A live musical and comedy show with Buckaroo BBQ, kids' games and audience participation. $29.99/adults; kids half price. Marketplace Café, 6640 SR 179, Village of Oak Creek. (928) 284-5478.
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 Sedona Singles meet in West Sedona at Café Jose. Adult singles 40 and up. To attend, call Alyce at (928) 282-3731 by the Tuesday before.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 -- 7:15-8:15 pm: Tribal Fusion. Learn the art of Belly Dance! Contact Mia Donna 330-760-2099, email: email@example.com.
Every Wednesday -- 7:30 pm: 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 -- 7:30 pm 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 -- 7:30-8:30 pm 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 -- 7:30-9 pm Cosmic Family, Volume l Class, Aquarian Concepts Community. 204-1206.
Every Wednesday -- 7:30-9 pm 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, 10:15-11:15 am: 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 -- 6:30 pm: 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 -- 6:30-8 pm: 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 -- 7-9 pm: 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 -- 5:30 pm Sedona Writer's Critique Group meets at Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road. For details, call 203-1018.
Every Wednesday and Friday -- 5-6 pm 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 -- 8 a.m. 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 -- 7:30 am: 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 -- 9-10:30 a.m. 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 -- 10 a.m. 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 -- 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Thursday -- 1 pm 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 -- 2:30 pm 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 - 3-6 pm: 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 -- 5-6 pm Tarot Classes. Awaken your intuition with Khabira. $20. Mystical Bazaar, Osho Plaza (across from New Frontiers), in Sedona. 204-5615.
Every Thursday -- 5-6:30 pm 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 - 5:30-6:30 pm: Pilates with Barb Copenhaver. $10/class. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, Sedona. (928) 204-5589.
Every Thursday -- 6 pm: 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 - 6 pm: Incan medicine man Wachan Baiyoperak shows the ancient ways of Peru. Institute of Ecotourism, 91 Portal Lane, Sedona. (928) 282-2720.
Every Thursday -- 6:30 pm Bridge at Cottonwood Village, 201 E. Mingus Ave., Cottonwood. The Dup. $5 per person. For information, 639-3464 or e-mail email@example.com.
Every Thursday -- 6:30 pm Spirit Drumming 7:45 pm W. African Drumming. Classes at Nawari Studios in uptown Sedona. 282-1587 or www.gaiadance.net.
Every Thursday -- 6:30-8:30 pm 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 -- 7 pm 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 -- 7 pm Discover your authentic voice through spontaneous writing and supportive structure. $8. For locations and details, call Sarito at (928) 300 3976 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 -- 7-8 pm: Beginners Belly Dance classes with Holly. All levels welcome. $12. Devi Yoga, 215 Coffee Pot Drive, Sedona. (928) 300-4452.
Every Thursday -- 7-9 pm 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 -- 8-10 pm 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 -- 6 pm: QiGong with Lindsay. $12. Your HeartWalk Center, 2855 Southwest Drive, #5-6, Sedona. 204-5589, www.sedonaheartwalk.com.
Every Thursday & Saturday -- 3 pm: 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 -- 7 pm: 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 -- Starting 8/2, 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 email@example.com.
Every First and Third Thursday -- 9 am-noon: Shelter Afghans, learn the basics of knitting and crocheting skills. The final products will be afghans that are donated to the women and children of the Verde Valley Sanctuary. Materials are provided. Fee: Donations. Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane. 282-2834.
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 -- 10:30 am-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 -- 7 pm: Writers workshop. Serious Scribes meet on the second and fourth Thursdays. Willma Gore, 284-7447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Second and Fourth Thursday -- 10 am and 1 pm writers workshops. Village Writers meet on the second and fourth Thursdays. Willma Gore, 284-7447 or email@example.com.
Every Second & Fourth Thursdays -- 2 pm: 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 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 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 - 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 -- 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 -- 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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 - 11 am-12:45 pm: Ananda Sedona Meditation. Group Satsang based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Keep Sedona Beautiful, 360 Brewer Road. Daniella (928) 203-0699.
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.