Thursday, October 27, 2016

What's Happening


TOPS MEETS WEEKLY Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a non-profit weight-loss support group, meets Fridays at 9:15 a.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church, 500 Arizona St. in Warren. All are welcome. For information call 432-4693. FREE LUNCH SERVED Goar Park Lunches serves a free meal at Goar Park in Old Bisbee at 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. All are welcome. TWIRLERS INVITE YOU TO DANCE Celebrate Halloween with the Thunder Mountain Twirlers on Oct. 28 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dick Rueter will call a Mainstream Square Dance, with a Plus Tip after the dance. Only $5 for members, $6 for non-members, and FREE for non-dancers to come watch and socialize. Sierra Vista Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner Ave. For more info contact Cindy at 520-678-0448 or email


TAKE A WALK ALONG THE RIVER The Friends of the San Pedro River will conduct interpretive walks along the river Saturdays at 9 a.m. All walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90, east of Sierra Vista at the river. The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States. Here you’ll find 82 species of mammals, dozens of reptiles and amphibians and nearly 350 species of birds. The river has been designated one of the Last Great Places by The Nature Conservancy. There is no charge for the walks; however, donations are accepted to support the docent programs. 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. This week’s music: Nancy Weaver. Come and meet the Bisbee candidates for this year’s election. Ask them how they plan to achieve their goals for Bisbee’s future. Share your ideas and concerns with them. Now at the market: acorn squash, almonds, arugula, apples (Granny Smith), beet greens, butternut squash, collards, cucumbers, Delicata squash, eggplant, kale (curly and red Russian), lettuce mix, okra (green & red), organic sprout mix, onions (red and white), bok choy, pomegranates, spaghetti squash, sweet potatoes, Swiss chard and turnips. HIKE THE HILLS ABOVE OLD BISBEE Join the Muleteam this Saturday for great views of Bisbee and the Mule Mountains. We’ll walk the ridge loop trail with optional climb to “the Cross” and “B Hill.” This hike is almost 6 miles total, and it’s very uphill in some sections. Bring water and lunch. Back early afternoon. Meet Oct. 29 at 9 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to start the hike. Free. For more details contact Dave at or 227-7086. FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL First Baptist Bisbee will be hosting the 2nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival on Oct. 29 from 4-6 p.m. located at 1173 Highway 92. This event is free and all kids and their families are invited. There will be games, candy, hot dogs, a bounce house, and more. Contact the church office at 432-3904 with questions or for more information.


ENJOY A MORNING BIRD WALK The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park, also known as the wastewater treatment plant, is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walks take about 2 hours and are led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory, Huachuca Audubon Society, and the Friends of the San Pedro River. The walk begins at 8 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. The walks are limited to 20 people and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Special walks for large groups and walks on days other than Sunday can be arranged. 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. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CELEBRATES SCOTTISH HERITAGE The Bisbee Covenant Presbyterian Church, right next to the historic Copper Queen Hotel, will be holding a special Kirkin’ of the Tartans worship service to celebrate its Scottish heritage. Starting at 12:30 p.m., Pete Criscuolo will play his bagpipes on the church’s front lawn and then lead the congregation into the worship service at 1 p.m. Wear whatever attire you feel comfortable worshiping in, all the better to wear your kilt and sash. Following this service, a special fellowship will take place in the Annex, directly across from the church, featuring Scottish refreshments and Celtic music played by the Borderline Celtic Band. This event is free and the public is welcome.


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.


FREE MEAL AT THE ROYALE Goar Park Lunches serves a free meal at the Bisbee Royale on Wednesdays at noon. All are welcome. BROWN BAG LECTURE FEATURES MORGEN HARTFORD On Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m., Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning hosts a Brown Bag Lecture Series at the Downtown Center, Room G106, 2600 E Wilcox Drive, Sierra Vista. These lectures are free and open to the public. On Nov. 2, we invite you to our presentation of Healthy Habits for Your Body and Brain: Tips from the Latest Research, with Morgen Hartford, Alzheimer’s Association Southern Arizona Region Program Manager. For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. This lecture will focus on research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. Morgen will use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Visit for more information about our Brown Bag Lectures. COMMUNITY DINNER AT THE SHELTER Please join us for Community Dinner at the Tintown Resource Center just off State Highway 92 in Tintown every Wednesday. Our dinner is always prepared with the warm and kind hands of our cook and volunteers. We open our doors at 4:30 p.m. and serve until 6 p.m. Our food pantry is open as well during the dinner. Please note that we open our pantry on Monday (except when commodities are distributed), Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 2 p.m. OA OFFERS HELP Do you worry about the way you eat? Overeaters Anonymous will meet every Wednesday, in the living room of the YWCA on Howell Avenue in Old Bisbee, 5 to 6 p.m. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins. Everyone welcome! For more information, call 432-5126. MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP MEETS NAMI Connections Peer Support Group meets every Wednesday at the Bisbee Community Y, 23 Howell from 6 to 7:30 p.m. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is for anyone with a diagnosed or non-diagnosed mental health illness. For more information call or text Scott at 520-234-7969.


WESTERNERS HOST ED RIGGS Ed Riggs is scheduled to speak on the Mystery on the Babocomari – Two Deaths of Leon Conyers, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, before the Cochise County Corral of the Westerners in Tombstone’s Schieffelin Hall. Was it the wife, the partner, the sister, the ranch hand or a lover? Was the motive money, jealousy, a dark secret or abuse? The trial was covered in newspapers from Los Angeles to Albuquerque. This is Cochise County’s corral and all are welcome. For more information contact Sheriff Doug Hocking (, 378-1833, or Christine Rhodes at 432-8350.

To view more Bisbee events, happenings and entertainment at click here

Submit a Happening

Please complete the form below. Mandatory fields marked *. Items to be used in this section are printed without cost as space allows if you are a non-profit organization and charge admission of $15 or less or if you are not non-profit and charge $5 or less. To appear in What’s Happening, information must be submitted each week before noon on Tuesday.

  1. v
Submit Event