Wednesday, August 24, 2016

What's Happening

Wednesday

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.

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. GOAR PARK LUNCHES 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 The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are having a Mainstream Square Dance on Aug. 26 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Ron Hunter will be our caller, and he’ll call 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 svtmt@cox.net

Saturday

GARDEN TOUR SHOWCASES WARREN The Bisbee Bloomers proudly announce their 15th annual Garden Tour on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s tour will feature 10 gardens in the historic Warren district. Tickets will be $10 and can be purchased at High Desert Market or Finders Keepers downtown or on the day of the tour in the gazebo of Vista Park in Warren. The original poster painting by Judy Perry will be raffled at the ticket table. More information can be found at www.discoverbisbee.com or by calling 1-866-2BISBEE.  ALTERED BOOKS SHOW MOVES TO CENTRAL SCHOOL Altered Books Show and Auction, sponsored by the Friends of the Copper Queen Library as a benefit for the library. Admission is free. Date: Aug. 27. Held this year at Central School Project, 43 Howell Ave. in Old Bisbee. Come in and place bids from noon on, festivities start at 5 p.m. and auction closes in sections between 7-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Amazing art made from used books, created by our talented Bisbee artists and others from around the country.

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. 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 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: Nancy Weaver. Green chiles are now being roasted and sold while you wait. The summer produce is abundant; harvest time is so special at the Farmer’s Market! Come to the Bisbee Market and meet the candidates for this year’s Bisbee election. Ask them about where they would like to see our community in the future and how they plan to achieve their goals. Share your ideas and concerns with them.

Sunday

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 7 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. MEET NEW PASTOR AT COMMUNITY CHURCH The Community Church of Warren, 201 Arizona St., invites you to come and meet our new Pastor Jim Cleveland and his wife, Dora. Jim is the director for the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Arizona, Cochise County Chapter, and the fourth grade teacher at the Berean Academy in Sierra Vista. Jim and Dora are the parents of 6 grown children. You are invited to join us in our worship service on Aug. 28 at 10:30 a.m., to be followed by a potluck fellowship dinner immediately after, approx. at noon. We would appreciate your attendance for this special occasion. Please bring your friends and neighbors. 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 Aug. 28. Donations are accepted. Info: 432-1388 or www.sabo.org

Tuesday

ALL LADY GOLFERS INVITED Join us for a fun day of 18 holes of golf at Turquoise Valley Golf Course. All skill levels welcomed. For more information call Sue at 432-5574. 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 Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma St. in Sierra Vista and will adjourn at 11:15 a.m. Facilitator is Bill Hall, 520-458-6441.

Wednesday

FREE MEAL AT THE ROYALE Goar Park Lunches serves a free meal at the Bisbee Royale on Wednesdays at noon. All are welcome. 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.

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