Friday, October 24, 2014

What's Happening

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

BUY, SELL AT KIWANIS FLEA MARKET The second Kiwanis flea market will be held Oct. 25 at San Jose Square from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Vendor charge is $10 for a large space. Plenty of room for pickups and autos. Raise holiday cash by selling your unneeded items. Information @ 236-2420. 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 Oct. 25 at 8 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. HIKE TO JUNIPER FLATS Join the Muleteam this Saturday for a scenic hike from the top of Mule Pass on Juniper Flats Road and through a side canyon to the last tower complex. This hike will be moderate uphill overall with the steepest grade along the first half-mile. About 6 miles roundtrip with an 1,100-foot climb. Bring water & lunch. Back early afternoon. Meet Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to carpool. Free. For more details contact Brad at bradward.j3@juno.com or call 432-2476. BRING THE FAMILY TO FAIRBANK DAY Fairbank Historic Townsite will come alive on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the annual Fairbank Day sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. Come and join us as we bring the town back to life. The event will feature a B-Troop encampment and demonstration, re-enactments of the Fairbank train robbery, a Fairbank families reunion, guided walks around the townsite, cemetery and former train depot sites, demonstrations of flint knapping, an atlatl throwing contest, lectures, presentations, history displays, book signings, food, music and more. For a complete listing of events and times please visit www.sanpedroriver.org or call 459-2555. MEET THE BUSD BOARD CANDIDATES There will be a meet and greet for all candidates on Oct. 25 at the commons area in the convention center. Come and meet all the BUSD school board candidates—Vicente Abril, Kym Kennedy and Joni Giacomino—and discuss their goals and objectives. The meet and greet begins at 2 p.m. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Hope to see you there.

Sunday

CELEBRATE SCOTTISH HERITAGE AT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH On Sunday, Oct. 26, at 12:30 p.m. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 19 Howell Ave. in Old Bisbee, will hold a special “Kirkin of the Tartan” worship service to celebrate the Scottish heritage of the Presbyterian Church. Pete Criscola will play bagpipes at the main entrance. Service will start at 1 p.m., followed by a special fellowship at the Annex across the street, featuring live Scottish music, dancing and refreshments. The public is welcome.

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. (note change for fall) 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. RUN TO BENEFIT FIRE DEPARTMENT TOY DRIVE Cucuy 5k run at Vista Park in Warren, Oct. 26 at 8 a.m. Registration from 7-8 a.m. that morning. Cost is $10 or a new unwrapped toy. Don’t forget to wear a costume. For info contact MaryLou Herrera at 249-2984 or Blakely44@msn.com. SCOTTISH HERITAGE AT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH On Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 19 Howell Ave. in Old Bisbee, will hold a special “Kirkin of the Tartan” worship service to celebrate the Scottish heritage of the Presbyterian Church. Pete Criscola will play bagpipes at the main entrance. Service will start at 1 p.m., followed by a special fellowship at the Annex across the street, featuring live Scottish music, dancing and refreshments. The public is welcome.

Monday

AL-ANON MEETS EACH WEEK Al-Anon meetings with open discussion take place weekly on Mondays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 19 Sowles Ave., in Old Bisbee. For information, contact 366-2478.

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. BRING THE FAMILY FOR FREE NIGHT OF MUSIC Four Shillings Short — modern-day troubadours Aodh Óg Ó Tuama and Christy Martin — play traditional and original music from Ireland and Scotland, Indian ragas, folk ballads, old-time songs, Medieval and Renaissance instrumentals and a cappella numbers on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30) including hammered dulcimer, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, and tinwhistles. This program, made possible by the Friends of the Copper Queen Library, is offered on Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at 6 Main St. in Old Bisbee in the library meeting room. For more information, call 432-4232. All programs are free and open to everyone. 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. AL-ANON 12-STEP STUDY OFFERED WEEKLY Al-Anon’s 12-Step Study is offered each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St. in Warren. For more information, call 366-2478. YOUTH POLICE EXPLORERS MEET WEEKLY The Bisbee Police Department is offering youth ages 13-21 a chance to learn about law enforcement and getting involved in the community. Weekly meetings are held on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at the Bisbee Police Department located at 1 Highway 92. Come to the meeting, or call Steve Gardner at 249-5065 or Carlo Moreno at 249-5064 for more information.

Wednesday

COMMUNITY DINNER IS FOR EVERYONE Wednesday Weekly Community Dinner at the Men’s Shelter in Tintown at 4:30 p.m. is a free event sponsored by the Bisbee Coalition for the Homeless to encourage community networking. All donations go to supporting our mission of “Giving a hand-up to those in need in Cochise County.” Check out our Facebook page to see our menu, upcoming events, and latest activities. NEWS FROM THE RECENT TERROR Pre-Halloween Celebration & Performance at the Stock Exchange on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Please join us for poems, songs, dramas, stories, special F/X, and a joke. Doors open at 7 p.m. No cover. For more information, call Chris Dietz at 432-1700.

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