What's Happening: 9-22-2013

Lori S. Rubenstein

Lori S. Rubenstein

Finding Peace Through Forgiveness

Oct. 1

Author and Forgiveness Expert Lori S. Rubenstein, JD, CPC announces her monthly workshop at Unity of Sedona, Finding Peace Through Forgiveness. On the first Tuesday of each month a new subject about forgiveness will be explored, allowing participants to do what Rubenstein calls "build their forgiveness muscles." This month, the topic will be "Self-Compassion."

Unity of Sedona is at 65 Deer Trail, Sedona. The workshop is 6-7:30 p.m. Donations requested. For more information, see www.LoriRubenstein.com.

Yavapai-Apache Nation to celebrate Native American Week

Sept. 23-27

The Yavapai-Apache Nation will celebrate its annual Native American Week.

From storytelling to cultural classes and a fashion show, as well as a 2-mile/5K/10K run/walk and parade, there is something for everyone: youth, elders and families.

The theme of this year's parade is "The Strength of the Nation Lies in the Unity of Families."

YAN will show the movie "Geronimo" at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Clarkdale Learning Center and 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Middle Verde Tribal Council Chambers. Larry Jackson and family will host the Clarkdale Movie Night. Miss Yavapai-Apache Nation Dyani Jenkins will host the Middle Verde Movie Night.

For more information or a complete schedule and location of events, call the YAN Public Relations Office at (928) 567-1071.

Concerts at CPL Sedona in VOC

The Center for Positive Living Sedona (aka CPL Sedona), located at in the Village of Oak Creek at 45 Castle Rock Road, will be featuring musicians, singer songwriters and entertainers every Wednesday for an intimate concert setting from 7 to 8:15 p.m. called Concerts at CPL Sedona.

Every Wednesday, the doors will open at 6:30 for tea and coffee with the concerts starting promptly at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 cash only and because seating is limited it is highly recommended to arrive early since tickets are available only at the door the night of the concerts.

Page Springs Cellars Wine Release Party

Sept. 26

Chances are pretty high that you've never tasted a wine aged in Arizona Oak. Join Page Springs Cellars for a truly unique opportunity: try all five of PSC's 2012 vintage wines aged in Arizona oak. The Page Springs Cellars Wine Release Party is Thursday 6-9 p.m.

Arizona Oak Flight $10 (Club Members are free!) Enjoy Live Music and Small Bites as you taste the future of Arizona. No Reservations. Call (928) 639-3004.

Free parenting classes begin

Sept. 26

Buena Vista Children's Services is offering free Love and Logic parenting classes beginning on Thursday and continuing for six sessions. There will be no class on Oct. 17 or Oct. 31. This free class includes free child care for those who register. Child care space is limited.

The classes will be held at the Verde Valley Christian School, 102 S. Willard St. in Cottonwood from 6 to 8 p.m. This free parenting program will help make parenting and teaching your child fun and rewarding, rather than stressful.

Registration is required. Please contact Joanne Schloeman at Buena Vista Children's Services to register: (928) 451-5755.

Sedona Camera Club meets

Sept. 30

The Sedona Camera Club will hold their monthly meeting on Monday at the Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road, (Hwy 179 and Back O'Beyond), Sedona. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a mini presentation at 6 p.m. Al Brown will be the presenter. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. with the feature presentation at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments served. www.sedonacameraclub.com

Free Postage Stamp Fair

Oct. 5

Postage stamps really deliver - and the Postage Stamp Fair on Saturday at the Sedona Public Library. Children, students, adults, teacher, everyone is invited to learn about using stamps for fun, crafts, school projects and even collection.

The fair is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call (928) 282-3739.

Spirit of Joy men's breakfast

Oct. 7

The men of Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church will host a free breakfast for all interested men on Monday at 8 a.m. The church is located at 330 Scenic Drive in Clarkdale.

Call 634-4102 for further info or just come and enjoy good food and fellowship.

Bread of Life Mission raffle at Fort Verde Days

Oct. 12

At Fort Verde Days, the Bread of Life Mission will have a raffle at its booth. They will also give away Bibles and water.

Raffle items include a 27-inch television, a 2008 200 CC Baja Phoenix motorcycle, $25 meal certificate from Crusty's Pizza, four large pizzas from Domino's, A $115 eye exam from Camp Verde Eye Care, $25 gift certificate from Maverik, $40 teeth whitening from Dr. Pettersen DDS, $25 meal certificate from Sweet Grace, two months of guitar lessons ($160 value), buffet lunch from Ming House, $11 haircut from Cecil's Barber Shop, $15 hair cut from Karen's Hair Care.

Drawing for Fort Verde Days raffle

Oct. 12

Hold the Fort, a 501(c)(3), is holding its first Fort Verde Days raffle to raise money for Fort Verde State Park, with the drawing to be held at Fort Verde State Park on October 12 at 4 p.m., during Fort Verde Days. Prizes include tickets for Verde Canyon Railways and Out of Africa, as well as gift cards from The Horn, Thanks a Latte and Crusty's Pizza, a leaf blower and wet/dry vacuum from Camp Verde Ace Hardware, a two-month membership to Curves, merchandise from Hairbenders and a handmade Kachina doll, signed by the artist.

Tickets for the raffle are $2 each or three tickets for $5. Tickets are available at Fort Verde State Park, 125 E. Hollamon St. For more information, call (928) 567-6367.

Kudos Folk Festival

Oct. 26

The second annual Kudos Folk Festival is Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood. Featured this year are Joe Bethancourt, PK Gregory, Ron McLain, with host Dan Engler.

Tickets are $15 advance, $18 door, $20 priority. For more information, visit www.oldtowncenter.org.

Advance planning for Main Street Trunk or Treat

Oct. 31

Camp Verde Parks & Recreation announces the advance planning for the annual Main Street Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival. The popular event will be on Thursday this year 5-7 p.m. Main Street will be closed down from the Circle K store to the Camp Verde Feed Store to allow for a safe environment for families to enjoy the activities. Businesses, organizations and individuals will be passing out candy to costumed children while they enjoy entertainment, food and other activities.

Parks & Recreation takes the lead on providing candy for this event by accepting donated candy and funds and then purchasing candy to be parceled out for distribution. Groups with candy or funds to donate are asked to contact Parks & Recreation. In addition to the Trick or Treat activities various groups will be providing other activities such as haunted houses, musical entertainment, scary movies and food. South Verde High School will be having a haunted house as well as a Reggae band, AZ Central Land Realty will be doing their Halloween decoration extravaganza, there will be a Zumba Zombie Thriller street dance and plenty of decorated businesses and cars.

Individuals, organizations or businesses that would like to participate in some way are encouraged to contact Michael Marshall at Camp Verde Parks and Recreation (928) 554-0828 to discuss possibilities.

Call for vendors for Christmas Craft Bazaar

Dec. 7

Camp Verde Parks & Recreation is looking for vendors for the annual Christmas Craft Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Community Center Gym on Hollamon Street. They are looking to showcase locally and regionally made products for this show. This is a chance for locals and tourists to shop a quality selection of gift ideas. The Town's annual Parade of Lights will be held that evening. Crafters will not be required to provide individual liability insurance but will be covered under the Town's umbrella. Booth space is $25 per vendor with very limited electric availability. Vendors can contact Michael Marshall at Camp Verde Parks & Recreation to apply or with questions. 395 S. Main St. Camp Verde or (928)554-0828.

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