Wednesday, August 27, 2014

What's Happening

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.

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. 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. TWIRLERS DANCE MAINSTREAM The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are having a Square Dance on Aug. 29 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Juanita Portz will call Mainstream, with a Plus Tip after the dance, and Lisa Wall will cue Rounds between Tips. Review runs from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Only $4 for members, $5 for non-members, and FREE for non-dancers to come watch and socialize. Snacks and friendship are provided. For more info contact Sandy at 378-6719 or email svtmt@cox.net.

Saturday

6TH ANNUAL CARS & BIKES SHOW ON ARIZONA STREET 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 plus Vista Cruise Friday night, Aug. 29, at 5:30 p.m. A benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee. Contact: Annette Flores 432-3010.

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: The Simmons Family. Please help and donate food to the Bisbee Homeless Shelter at the info booth. SIXTH ANNUAL CARS & BIKES SHOW ON ARIZONA STREET 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 30, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee. Contact: Annette Flores 432-3010. 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. Saturdays though September at the San Pedro House. Info: 432-1388 or www.sabo.org

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.

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

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. 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.

REGISTER NOW FOR FREE HOUSING SEMINAR The Housing Authority of Cochise County invites you to attend a FREE housing seminar and landlord briefing. Get current and correct information about the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, housing discrimination issues, and rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 4001 East Foothills Drive, Sierra Vista. To preregister and reserve an information packet, contact the Housing Authority of Cochise County at 432-8880 or housing@cochise.az.gov no later than Sept. 3.

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