Sunday, February 19, 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. ARIZONA RISING Gathering Feb. 19 at 12:45 at the Royale in Old Bisbee (side entrance). Arizona Rising is open to all interested in working for peace, justice and a sustainable future. Our work is focused on local advocacy and action with a global perspective. All ideas are open for consideration. For the 19th, if you have one, please bring your Smart Phone for a short tutorial on the use of Twitter for activism. Contact: Alice, or (520) 249-1416 text or call. RESTORATION MUSEUM PRESENTS SPEAKER The Bisbee Restoration Museum invites you to attend our Speaker Series, Feb. 19, 1 p.m. This month we are thrilled to present Annie Larkin, local historian, author and archivist who will be speaking on “Postcards of Early Bisbee; Analysis of the Imagery of Race and Gender.” Followed by a question and answer session.


PRESIDENT’S DAY GATHERING Join us to speak out on our newly elected President and his policies, cabinet choices, and how the legislature affects your lives. 4 p.m. at Grassy Park, meet next to Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum and walk to the Cochise County Courthouse or 4:30 at Cochise County Courthouse, Ironman. At 4:30 we will walk to First Amendment Stage, across from the courthouse and behind Contessa’s Restaurant to speak about our concerns and solutions. No water or bathrooms are available in staging area. Does anyone have a microphone or amplifier to use? Please invite family and friends. This gathering has no political affiliation, just exercising our freedom of speech and right to assemble. Your comments are requested to be civil and constructive. Call Tami Birch, 520-559-4875, if you need more information.


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 RICARDO S. ALONZO 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 Feb. 22, we invite you to our presentation of Painting a Mural from A – Z, with Ricardo S. Alonzo. Murals bring art to public places and represent shared ideas and history. Local artist and muralist Ricardo Alonso will share his love of murals through this lecture on creating, developing, and completing a mural that enhances community spirit. 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.


OPEN HOUSE AT BISBEE VOGUE Bisbee Vogue, Inc. is the organization behind Bisbee 1000 The Great Stair Climb, and other great local events and initiatives. Visit us during our Open House on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 1-4 p.m. Meet and mingle with the Board! We’re at 201 Tombstone Canyon. Enjoy coffee from Bisbee Coffee Company and heart-shaped cupcakes from The Bisbee Diner. We’ll also have treats from Safeway, Aquafina water from Pepsi, and Cheesecake Bites from Dave Prendergast and Screaming Banshee Pizza! Learn about our mission, our goals and our events. This is an opportunity to ask questions, and to give us your feedback too.

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