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4/2/2014 8:31:00 AM
Roundup: April 2, 2014
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Two authors to speak at D-H Library

Dewey-Humboldt Town Library offers a reading and book singing event from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, about the epic journey of Marilyn Wiley and her family.

Wiley writes in her book Buffalo Chips & Co. of how she and her family left Texas in 1983 and drove 1,200 miles to Arizona in a big red wagon pulled by a team of horses. The journey took a year and a half to complete and brought them through Dewey-Humboldt to Prescott.

Garry Rogers will speak from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, about his book Corr Syl: The Warrior!, which won the 2014 ONEBOOKAZ award. Readers can download a copy of his book at http://www.onebookaz.org and come discuss the book with him.

Light refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is requested. To register or for more information, call 928-632-5049.

April Fools Feast at the Blue Rose

Blue Rose Heritage and Culture Center will present the first Annual April Fools Music Feast. Located at 7200 Second Street in Prescott Valley behind Ace Valley Home Center, Blue Rose offers 12 entertainment groups performing on two stages from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 5.

Performers include D-Squared, Susan Baily, Ron Skelton, Dean Cook Smith, Tony Norris, Tom and Christa Agostino, Prescott Center for the Arts youth singers, Generations, Dennis Garvey & Paul Spradlin, Lone Austin, and Andy Hurlbut.

Cost is $5 for the day; food is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 928-227-2737.

YEI to help creeks on Arizona Gives Day

The non-profit organization Prescott Creeks is asking for support during Arizona Gives Day, Wednesday, April 9, from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. supporters can connect online with causes they care about and make a tax-deductible donation. The donation stays local and helps our nonprofits provide much needed services and support for people in the state of Arizona.

Other activities taking place April 9 begin at the Prescott Creeks office at 1801 N. Highway 89, at the north-east corner of the highway and Rosser.

At 8 a.m.: Bird walk in Watson Woods with Karen O'Neal of Prescott Audubon Society.

At 12 noon: Cupcakes at the Creeks cabin. Come see the new place, meet the staff, and hear what projects are in the works.

1:30 p.m.: YEI service project at the Creeks. Also, Native Plant Society Walk with Patrick Alexander who has a PhD in plant taxonomy from New Mexico State University.

2 p.m.: Hunting for art materials in Watson Woods Riparian Preserve with Paula Cooperrider of One Man's Treasure.

3 p.m: Upcycling from trash into art with Jean Lutz.

5 p.m.: Happy hour at the Creeks cabin. Stop by for a glass of wine, snacks, and to hear from Sharon Arnold some of the exciting things Prescott Creeks is doing.

Digital Media Lab opens at PV Library

The new Digital Media Lab in the Prescott Valley Public Library opens to the public Friday, April 4. The studio offers green screen, video equipment and Mac computers.

Beginning this month, Thatcher Bohrman will conduct a series of three classes on how to create graphics, Adobe Photoshop skills and audio design basics. All skill levels are welcome, with limited space available.

The free classes take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays April 5, 12, 19.

Participants must register by calling 928-759-3042. They are encouraged to bring an external hard drive, video and/or digital camera, and personal digital photos, video, audio and graphic material.

Gardening workshop is Saturday

The Prescott Valley Community Garden offers a two-hour workshop from 12-2 p.m., on Saturday, April 5, at the garden behind Albertson's on Lake Valley and Florentine roads.

Master Gardeners will present information on soil amendments, planting gardens and cold frames.

The workshop is free and open to the public. Bring a folding chair.

For more information, call 480-206-5834 or email ginawebber@hotmail.com.

Church craft sale in PCC Saturday

Faith United Community Church, 1061 Old Chisholm in the Prescott Country Club, will conduct its Spring Craft and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 5.

The event includes more than 30 vendors with craft and gift items, sewn goods, homemade breads, jams, candles, jackets, rugs and weaving, Pampered Chef, Scentsie, wood products, bakery, decor, jewelry, yard art and more.

Food and beverages will be served. There will be a 50-50 cash raffle, with half for cash prizes half to the Crop Walk and world hunger. Need not be present to win.

For more information, call Andrea at 928- 775-6866.

Fitzmaurice Ruins hike is Tuesday

The Prescott Valley Historical Society and the Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation Department invite the public to a hike to the Fitzmaurice Ruins at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 8.

Hike is limited to 20 people. Wear sturdy shoes (no sandals) and bring water.

For more information call Barb at 928-772-8582, leave message and phone number.

Senior Expo free at Trinity on Saturday

Trinity Lutheran Church is hosting "Spring Into Action," a Senior Expo sponsored by Trinity's LWML. The free event is from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.,Saturday, April 5 in Trinity Hall (God's World building) and includes lunch.

The Senior Expo will feature a range of exhibitors and informative presentations all with the goal of helping those 60+ manage and enhance all aspects of thier lives. Learn how various agencies can help seniors make the most of their retirement years.

The event is open to the entire community. RSVP at 928-772-8845 for an accurate lunch count.

Trinity is at 3950 N Valorie Drive in Prescott Valley. The back entrance is on Lakeshore Drive between Robert Road and Navajo Drive.


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