Wednesday, July 23, 2014

What's Happening

Wednesday

SUMMER READING PROGRAM CONTINUES “Fizz! Boom! Read!” is the free, fun-filled, hands-on science-related theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program for children ages 5-12 to be held weekly on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Copper Queen Library. Register now, or drop in throughout the summer. July 23: Mystery Day with Mystery Guest. For further information, contact the library at 432-4232. 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.

Friday

HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR B.R.A.T.S. The B.R.A.T.S. (Bisbee Rolling Arts Transport Society) are back! Join us July 25 at 7 p.m. for our kick-off nonprofit FUNdraiser event and film/food/frivolity at the Star Chevrolet Building, 16 Erie St. in Lowell. See and feel old and new art coasters. Learn how to make one yourself. Be a part of the rolling art society! All in preparation for the upcoming “main event” on Oct. 11 in Old Bisbee.

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. METHODISTS SERVE SUPPER A public supper is offered at First United Methodist Church at 23 Clawson Ave. in Old Bisbee. The church offers a soup and bread supper free to the public every Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. B.R.A.T.S. HOLD FUNDRAISER The B.R.A.T.S. (Bisbee Rolling Arts Transport Society) are back! Join us July 25 at 7 p.m. for our kick-off nonprofit FUNdraiser event and film/food/frivolity at the Star Chevrolet Building, 16 Erie St. in Lowell. See and feel old and new art coasters. Learn how to make one yourself. Be a part of the rolling art society! All in preparation for the upcoming “main event” on 10/11/14 in Old Bisbee. TWIRLERS DANCE MAINSTREAM The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are having a Mainstream Square Dance on July 25 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Juanita Portz is our caller, and she will call a Plus Tip after the dance. Lisa Wall will cue Rounds. Only $4 for members, $5 for non-members, and FREE for non-dancers to come watch and socialize. Snacks and friendship are provided. Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 North Lenzner, Sierra Vista. For more info contact Sandy at 378-6719 or email svtmt@cox.net.

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. 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: Johnny Bencomo. The First Baptist Church and the Bisbee Farmers Market are co-sponsoring a Kid Fun Day with fun house/jumping castle and plenty of treats (all free). Now available: Garlic, onions, shallots, carrots, cabbage, kale, chard, lettuces, tomatoes, broccoli, artichokes, beans, green beans, beets, cucumbers, and okra. Herbs include basil, chives, cilantro, dill, oregano, rosemary, thyme and lots more.

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.

Monday

COMMODITIES DISTRIBUTED The Tintown Shelter Commodities Distribution will take place on July 28 by the old Bisbee Middle School on Melody Lane from 9 a.m. until noon. 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

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, 219 Arizona St. in Warren. For more information, call 366-2478.

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.

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