What's Happening 5-12-13
Verde Valley Woodcarvers exhibit at the Library
Art in Public Places at the Clark Memorial Library, 39 N. Ninth St., Clarkdale, is pleased to host an exhibit by the Verde Valley Woodcarvers Club throughout the month of May.
For more information or to participate in Art in Public Places at Clark Memorial Library, stop by the Library or visit the Library’s page on the Town of Clarkdale website at www.clarkdale.az.gov.
Cottonwood Legion Election
Monday, the Cottonwood American Legion is having its Election of Officers. Although most officers are unopposed, Bill Crawford and Mike Pias are both running for 1st Vice. Voting is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meeting is at 4 p.m. All Members are urged to participate.
Spring Fling Talent Show at UCS
United Christian School in Camp Verde presents its Spring Fling Talent Show on Thursday with entertainment, worship and talent provided by UCS students. Guest speaker is Mr. Ralph Showers.
A free dinner is served from 5 to 5:45 p.m., followed by the show at 6.
Dessert will be served at around 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (928) 567-0415.
Cottonwood Chamber Mixer at the Manheim
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce mixer is Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at THE MANHEIM GALLERY, 747 N. Main St. Surround yourself with beautiful art, good conversation, lovely music, hors d’oeuvres and good spirits of all kinds.
There is additional parking on Fifth Street behind Zoomer’s Bike Shop.
Admission is $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers and includes two drink tickets. Jackpot this month is $200.
The best and worst food choices for diabetes
“The Best and Worst Food Choices” is the topic of the May Diabetes Support Group, sponsored by Verde Valley Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program.
The free support group is 5-7 p.m., Monday, in VVMC’s Conference Rooms B and C, 269 S. Candy Lane.
The group is open to all members of the community. Please RSVP to (928) 639-6346; walk-ins welcome.
The AHCA and your business
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to answer questions about how the Affordable Health Care Act will affect your business. The luncheon is at the Cottonwood Rec Center, 150 S. Sixth St., and is catered by Cork & Catch. Cost is $16 for members and $18 for nonmembers. RSVP required at www.cottonwoodchamberaz.org.
Juggler Extraordinaire at Library event
The Camp Verde Library kicks off its Summer Reading Program with a registration event at the Camp Verde community gym at 10 a.m.
The event features James Reid, juggler extraordinaire, who will amaze and delight.
For more information about registering for SRP, call (928) 554-8380.
Liberty Performing Arts open house
Liberty Performing Arts, Cottonwood’s newest and most diverse dance studio will be holding a Grand Opening and Open House on Saturday from noon to -3 p.m. Come meet the teachers and learn about the types of camps and classes that will be offered this summer. There will be games, activities, and a showcase danced by students and teachers. All who attend will be eligible to receive prizes. Liberty Performing Arts is located at 662 E. 89A Please contact Rachel Miller (928) 580-4975 for more information.
Cancer survivors celebration
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Sedona is sponsoring “Hawaiian Ho’olaule’a” (hoh oh lau leh’ ah) annual survivors’ celebration to honor individuals throughout the Verde Valley who are living with and beyond cancer. The celebration is 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Pine Shadows Club House, 2050 W. 89A, Cottonwood. To RSVP or for more information, call the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Sedona at (928) 204-4933.
Family Caregiver Class offered
NACOG’s Agency on Aging is offering Family Caregiver Classes on Thursday and Friday in the conference room at Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road, Sedona. Participants must register for both classes and Respite Services by June 7 at (928) 775-9993, ext. 4269. Classes are from 9 a.m. to noon, and there is no charge.
In-home care provided by ResCare or care for your loved one offered at Sedona Sunrise Center for adults while attending the training at no cost.
Learn how to harvest rainwater
Would you like to know how to harvest/collect rainwater and then be able to use that water around your home and garden? It’s free - and free of chlorine and other additives found in tap water. You’re invited to join the community of all the Verde Valley on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. at the Seventh-day Adventist meeting room at 1406 Boothill Drive, Camp Verde. This is a free presentation and open to the public. For more information, call Merle or Michele Herrick at 567-8687.
Women’s Club to name Woman of the Year
The Lake Montezuma Women’s Club will be hosting their final meeting of the season on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Ranch House in Lake Montezuma. The year-end meeting will install new officers, name the Woman of the Year, and will distribute monies to two civic organizations as well as giving scholarship to deserving students in the community. There will also be ladies recognized for their outstanding efforts in the various committees.
The meeting will conclude with prizes being awarded for those who play games conducted by the officers. Lunch is $12 with reservations required. Contact Jo Burke @ email@example.com or (928) 301-0395.