Wednesday, July 01, 2015

What's Happening

Thursday

WESTERNERS PRESENT BILL HARTMANN Bill Hartmann will speak on “The Coronado Expedition: Arizona and Sonora in 1540” at the Bisbee Corral of the Westerners, which meets Thursday, July 2, 7 p.m. at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Road. He will be drawing from his new book from the University of Arizona Press, “Searching for Golden Empires.” For more information contact Doug Hocking (doug@doughocking.com) or Christine Rhodes at 432-8350.

Friday

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. LIBRARY OFFERS PRESCHOOL HOUR The Copper Queen Library, 6 Main St., offers stories, songs, crafts and snacks for preschoolers on Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Children’s Library section. The weekly event is organized by participating Bisbee parents and caregivers and sponsored by the Friends of the Copper Queen Library.

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 1 p.m. at the Vista Park Plaza in Warren. This week’s music: open mike. Watch the parade and have lunch in the park! Purchase locally grown organic vegetables, fruits, grass-fed meats, eggs from free-range chickens, fresh baked goods, delectable treats, native plants, artisan crafts and jewelry.

Sunday

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. 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 July 5. Donations are accepted.

Monday

CAMP DISCOVERY VBS First Southern Baptist Church of Bisbee offers a Vacation Bible School July 6-10 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 500 Arizona St., for ages 0-12. There will be games, Bible study, music, snacks, etc. If interested in volunteering your time or signing up your child, please call or email Pastor Ed Hicks 520-266-4893, ehicks@powerc.net.

CAMP DISCOVERY VBS First Southern Baptist Church of Bisbee offers a Vacation Bible School July 6-10 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 500 Arizona St., for ages 0-12. There will be games, Bible study, music, snacks, etc. If interested in volunteering your time or signing up your child, please call or email Pastor Ed Hicks 520-266-4893, ehicks@powerc.net. 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 www.calvarybisbee.com.

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 at Bisbee Chiropractic in Old Bisbee every Tuesday at 6 p.m. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 432-5126.

Wednesday

ENJOY SAN PEDRO RIVER BIRD WALKS Birders of all levels are invited to participate in an upcoming bird walk sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River on July 8 at 7 a.m., departing from the San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90, west of Bisbee at the river. There is no charge for the walks; however, donations are accepted to support docent programs. For more information, call 459-2555 or visit the website at sanpedroriver.org. 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. If you know of anyone who is not able to get to the shelter, but is in need of food, personal hygiene items, blankets, socks, t-shirts, and such, please contact the shelter at 432-7839. Check out our Facebook page for upcoming events and like us. AL-ANON MEETS EACH WEEK Al-Anon meetings with open discussion take place weekly on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 19 Sowles Ave., in Old Bisbee. For information, contact 366-2478. AL-ANON 12-STEP STUDY OFFERED WEEKLY Al-Anon’s 12-Step Study is offered each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St. in Warren. For more information, call 366-2478.

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