Saturday, April 30, 2016

What's Happening

Saturday

TAKE A WALK ALONG THE RIVER The Friends of the San Pedro River will conduct interpretive walks along the river Saturdays at 8 a.m. All walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90, east of Sierra Vista at the river.. For more information, call 459-2555 or visit the website at sanpedroriver.org. BISBEE FARMERS MARKET The Bisbee Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Vista Park Plaza in Warren. GARDEN CLUB HOLDS PLANT SALE You are invited to check out the HUGE plant sale on April 30 at the Bisbee Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon. There will be Bisbee-appropriate hardy plants of all sizes, plus locally collected seeds, and many plants in decorative baskets. They will be at very low prices. All proceeds will be used to fund the projects of the Bisbee Bloomers, including the Vista Park Rose Garden, Grassy Park plantings and support of community gardening projects. HUMMINGBIRD BANDING Up to 10 species of hummingbirds use the green corridor of the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and their northern nesting grounds. The public is invited to get a close-up look at these tiny travelers, as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, weigh, measure and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this vital migration route. Join a banding session at the San Pedro House from 4-6 p.m. on Saturdays throughout April. Donations are accepted. Info: 432-1388 or www.sabo.org TALES FROM THE TRASH Tales from the Trash is an ever-changing exhibition of discarded and unloved amateur art that has been culled from thrift stores, swap meets, yard sales, flea markets and even dumpsters all over the U.S. Central School, April 30, starting at 6 p.m.—free admission.

Sunday

ENJOY A MORNING BIRD WALK The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walk begins at 7 a.m. and departs from the viewing platform inside the EOP. The entrance is located on Highway 90 between mile markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway. All tours are free, although donations are accepted. BISBEE RESTORATION MUSEUM PRESENTS ARTIFACT The Bisbee Restoration Museum presents a featured artifact on Sundays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 37 Main St. in Bisbee with information provided by the docent. Artifacts change every month. For additional information, stop by Thursday-Monday between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 37 Main St.

Monday

TOMBSTONE HOSTS LAW DAY EVENT Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Scott Bales will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Law Day event held in Tombstone on May 2. This year’s theme is “MIRANDA: more than words.” Schools across Cochise County were invited to have their students participate in the popular Art and Essay contests to help illustrate the theme. The public is invited to attend, and winners will be announced at the Law Day celebration. NEW LIFE RECOVERY GROUP OFFERS HELP Everyone is welcome to join us for a Christ-centered Recovery Group at Calvary Bisbee. We meet on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. Contact the church for more information at 432-9905.

Tuesday

WOMEN’S AA MEETS Alcoholics Anonymous for women meets at 9 a.m. every Tuesday at Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St. in Warren. For more information, call 366-2478. OA OFFERS HELP Do you worry about the way you eat? Overeaters Anonymous will meet every Tuesday in the Library of the Covenant Presbyterian Church Annex on Howell Avenue in Old Bisbee, 5 to 6 p.m. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

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