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What's Happening: 10-20-2013

Along Old Route 66

Oct. 25

The Arizona Humanities Council and Yavapai College's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will present a free community education event by Dr. John Craft titled "Along Old Route 66." The program will be held at 2 p.m. in Room M-137 at Yavapai College (601 Black Hills Drive) in Clarkdale. He will illustrate his talk with scenes of roadside and historic landmarks along Route 66 as well as with footage from his award-winning documentaries "Arizona Crossroads: Along Old Route 66" and "Arizona Memories." For more information, call 649-4275 or 649-5550.

Tom Thurman at Beaver Creek

Oct. 26

County Supervisor Tom Thurman has scheduled a community meeting at the Beaver Creek Adult Center starting at 10 a.m. Please bring your questions and take this opportunity to meet the District 2 Supervisor.

Food Drive in Rimrock

Oct. 21

Rask's Auto Service and the Montezuma Rimrock Fire Station will again begin collection donations for the community food bank at Beaver Creek School starting on Monday.

All items must be nonperishable such as: peanut butter, canned meats, cereals, juices, crackers, soups, pastas, pasta sauces, individual microwavable meals, raisins, and nuts. These items will be available at the school for those of all ages.

As the weather begins to get colder, the need is greater.

Free Parenting Classes Begin

Oct. 24

Buena Vista Children's Services is offering free Love and Logic parenting classes beginning Thursday and continuing for six sessions.

This free class includes free childcare for those who register.

Childcare space is limited. The classes will be held at the Desert Star School, 1240 S. Recycler Road in Cornville from 6 to 8 p.m.

This free parenting program will help make parenting and teaching your child fun and rewarding, rather than stressful. Love and Logic shows you how to provide limits in a loving way.

You'll also learn how to teach consequences and healthy decision making. Registration is required. Please contact Joanne Schloeman at Buena Vista Children's Services to register: 928-451-5755.

Bible classes at Peace Lutheran

Oct. 24

Peace Lutheran Church, 1450 E. Fir St., Cottonwood, is presenting a series of Bible classes starting Thursday with a six-week class to learn or review basic doctrines of the Bible starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Dorn residence (120 E. Elm St, Cottonwood).

All other classes are in the Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall.

Starting Oct 28 is a six-week women's Bible class to hear narratives written by real women facing real-life issues and how they found help, encouragement and direction for their lives from God's Word.

Class is at 6:30 p.m. Starting Oct. 29 at 8 a.m. is a six-week men's Bible class to hear narratives of men who discovered ways in which God's word strengthened their faith.

There are also weekly small-group Bible study classes most Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or a general Bible class Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Call (928) 634-7683 or visit

Erev Shabbat at JCSVV

Oct. 25

Friday, Erev Shabbat services at the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley begin at 7:30 p.m. led by Rabbi Alicia Magal, The oneg refreshments are sponsored by Marilyn Gard, in honor of her conversion to Judaism. Call (928) 204-1286.

Jerome Fire Halloween Dance

Oct. 26

The 39th annual Jerome Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Halloween Dance is Saturday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Spook Hall, with entertainment by Combo Deluxe. Cost is $10 at the door. There will be a full cash bar, so only those 21 and older are invited. Prizes for best costumes.

Contact Chief Rusty Blair at

Children's Clothing Exchange

Oct. 26

Revolve, Spirit of Joy's Children's Clothing Exchange, is open Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon.

The church is located at 330 Scenic Ave., Clarkdale. Just bring in clean, gently used clothing and exchange it for new, or gently used outfits for your kids. Children must accompany parents. They have all sizes from infants to teens--jeans, hoodies, shoes, dressy clothes, socks, and new underwear. Revolve is open to all in our community. Call 634-4102 or see www. for further info.

Haunted Halloween with Michael Peach

Oct. 27

The Sedona Heritage Museum presents Michael Peach's cowboy poetry and ghost stories in a special and spooky performance of "Haunted Halloween" at 3 p.m. in the historic Fruit Packing Shed. The museum is at 735 Jordan Road, Sedona. Charge is $6 per adult. Call (928) 282-7038 or visit

Legion Post 135 sets Early Bird Lunch

Nov. 3

The American Legion Post 135 and Auxiliary unit will host their annual Early Bird Membership lunch on Sunday starting at noon at the Old Corral Bar located at 11375 E. Cornville Road, Cornville. Lunch of fried chicken with the trimmings will be served following a short program. An assortment of desserts will be provided by the auxiliary.

The lunch is a yearly event and is in recognition and thanks to those members (both Post and Auxiliary) who pay their dues by a specific date. This year, in order to be invited to the lunch, members must have paid their 2014 membership dues no later than Nov 2. Please call Post 135 2nd Vice Cmdr, Jeri Strande at 928-649-3374 to ensure the proper quantity of food is available or for more information.

Meditation Therapies for Cancer Survivors

Nov. 9

In an effort to share relevant information and to offer support to those affected by cancer, the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare - Sedona Campus and Verde Valley Medical Center are hosting a special Lunch & Learn. The Cancer Centers offer ongoing survivorship care focused on maximizing the quality of life for cancer survivors.

The next free Lunch & Learn is noon to 2:30 p.m. The session will be in VVMC's Conference Room B, 269 Candy Lane. November's Lunch and Learn topic is "Therapeutic Touch - Self Care with Jin Shin Jyutsu. Lunch is provided. To R.S.V.P. or for more information on the Lunch & Learn, call (928) 204-4175.

Deli Day at JCSVV

Nov. 13

The every-popular Deli Day presented by the Jewish Community of Sedona and The Verde Valley is approaching. Call the office at (928) 204-1286 to order bag lunches, with a new vegetarian option, for individuals or groups. Delivery available. Visit

Run in Turkey Trot 5K

Nov. 28

The fourth annual Sedona Turkey Trot 5K run will be Thanksgiving morning starting at 9 a.m. at Posse Ground Park.

There will be medals for all participants and trophies for the top three finishers in all seven age categories.

Entry fee is $30 through Oct. 31. It is $35 from Nov. 1 to Nov. 27. On race day, the fee is $40 cash. The race is timed and scored by Virtual Roster.

Registration and packet pick-up will be Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sedona Running Company in the Bashas' shopping center and again on race day at Posse Grounds park from 8 to 9 a.m.

For more information, email Adam at

Cottonwood Business Roundtable with Paul Gosar

Oct. 21

U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar (R-District 4) will host the Cottonwood Business Roundtable on Monday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cottonwood Recreation Center, Verde Roorm, 150 S. Sixth St.

Topics include: Strengthening Arizona's Economy, Obamacare, taxes, immigration and more. Hear from local small business owners and Rep. Gosar on the issues facing businesses.

Direct Inquiries and to RSVP to (928) 445-1683.