Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Saturday

HIKE DEVIL’S CANYON TRAIL Join the Muleteam this Saturday at the earlier time of 8 a.m. for a hike on a scenic trail in the lower Chiricahua Mountains. It’s a 6.5-mile hike with little elevation gain. The trail follows a riparian area before reaching Bruno Saddle and descending into Bruno Canyon with some great views to the west. Bring water, lunch and maybe walking poles. Back late afternoon. Meet March 25 at 8 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to carpool. Free, but gas donation is appreciated. For more details contact Guy at gplaa@comcast.net or 541-513-9775 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. BISBEE FARMERS MARKET The Bisbee Farmers Market will be open this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vista Park Plaza next to the historic Warren Ballpark. This week’s music: The Simmons Family. 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 March 25. COMMUNITY CHORUS SINGS The Bisbee Community Chorus will present “A Miner’s Life; the Bisbee Deportation” on March 25 and 26. Performances will be held at the Queen Mine Tour Building beginning at 7 p.m. Charles Bethea will provide background stories and information during the performance of old favorites and new selections. Tickets are $10 with K-12 students admitted free. Tickets are available at Bisbee Office Supply and Finders Keepers in Bisbee, from chorus members, online at www.bisbeechorus.com or by phone at 520-432-0558. FLAMENCO GROUP PLAYS FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC For the Love of Music is pleased to present Jacome Flamenco at the Bisbee Woman’s Club on Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. The performers will be Chris Jacome, guitar; Lena Jacome, dance; Martin Gaxiola, dance; and Macarena Giraldez, voice. Tickets will be available at the door for $15; students through high school will be admitted free. The Bisbee Woman’s Club is at the corner of Ledge Avenue and Quality Hill, near the Cochise County office building. Please call for further information, 520-432-7217.

Sunday

ENJOY A MORNING BIRD WALK The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park 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.

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.

Wednesday

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 PAM CHANDLER 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 March 29, we invite you to our presentation of “Organic, Conventional and GMO Food: What is the Big Deal?” with Pam Chandler BSN, Wellness Manager, Sierra Vista Food Co-op. Take a look at how different farming practices have created measurable differences in our food supply. These differences have far-reaching implications globally, locally, and in our daily health and wellbeing. 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.

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