Saturday, May 23, 2015

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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 BISBEE FARMERS MARKET The Bisbee Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Vista Park Plaza in Warren. Kick off your Memorial Day weekend this Saturday with a trip to the market. Summer produce is now arriving, and a selection of wild-caught Alaskan sockeye salmon has been added to the healthy meat choices. Grab some fresh sourdough focaccia, spicy goat cheese, luscious marinated olives, cheesecake to really make the celebration special. BUSD BOARD WORKS ON STRATEGIC PLAN 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Freeport Conference Room at the Convention Center. We will be working with Nic Clement of the ASBA on putting together a Strategic Plan for the district. BOOK AUTHOR EVENT Joe Gilliland will be at Bisbee Books & Music (2 Copper Queen Plaza) to discuss his new book, “A Teacher’s Tale.” Dr. Gilliland is a retired professor from Cochise College and has taught for over 50 years. This book shares some of his stories. Join us May 23 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. EXPERIENCE HUMMINGBIRDS UP CLOSE 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. Observe from 4 to 6 p.m. every Saturday through May 30 at the San Pedro House.


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, or AL-ANON MEETS EACH WEEK Al-Anon meetings with open discussion take place weekly on Mondays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 19 Sowles Ave., in Old Bisbee. For information, contact 366-2478.


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.


BORDER COALITION DEMONSTRATES Bisbee will join with other Arizona Border Communities for simultaneous events and protests calling for the demilitarization of the Border Lands. Please join us May 27 at 3 p.m. in Grassy Park for music, poetry and sign making. We will caravan from there to the Traffic Circle sharing stories and art that highlight how militarization, privatization and state-sanctioned violence have been affecting our community. CENPATICO HOLDS BACK-TO-SCHOOL MEETING We would like to invite organizations interested in participating in our back to school event to a meeting we will be having on May 27 at 3:30 p.m. at the Bisbee Safeway on 101 Naco Road. COMMUNITY DINNER AND MORE AT THE SHELTER Join us at the Tintown men’s shelter for Community Dinner on Wednesdays for wonderful food, great company, and a very pleasant atmosphere, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. We are open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon for laundry and shower services, plus the food pantry will be open to hand out food to those who are not able to come during the evening. Commodities distribution will be held on Friday, May 29, at the old Bisbee Middle School on Melody Lane from 9 a.m. to noon.

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