Sunday, January 22, 2017

What's Happening


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.


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. LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP Low Vision Support Group will meet Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma St. in Sierra Vista and will adjourn at 11:15. Our guest speaker will be Denise Hoyos from the Culinary Dept. of Cochise College. Facilitator is Bill Hall 520-458-6441. (Next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 31.)


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 JUDIANNE LEE On Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m., Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning hosts a Brown Bag Lecture Series at the at the Downtown Center, Room G106, 2600 E Wilcox Drive, Sierra Vista. These lectures are free and open to the public. On Jan. 25, we invite you to our presentation of Surviving Child Abuse with Judianne Lee. Local activist Judianne Lee will share her stories, statistics and how an individual can help find real solutions in their own communities. 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.


WOMEN’S GATHERING ANNOUNCED Assimilation and equality aside, a few of us have noticed a need for tribal connection with women. Any and all interested women are invited to a gathering from 5-7 p.m. on Jan. 27. Our purpose is to offer a place to connect and reconnect with sisters. It is our hope that others will then take it where they will. Bring finger food, beer/wine/soft drinks to share. Please contact Rae at 520-432-2901 or or MacKenzie at 520-234-7568 for location and other information.

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