Friday, August 28, 2015

What's Happening


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.


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. SIGN UP FOR FLAMENCO CLASS Chris and Lena Jácome will be at the Bisbee Woman’s Club on Aug. 29 from noon to 1:10 pm. Lena will teach some of the basics of Flamenco dancing, and Chris will provide the guitar music. The Woman’s Club is at the corner of Ledge Avenue and Quality Hill. Sign up via the Jácome website at For further information, please write or call, 432-2517.


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 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. 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. 31. Donations are accepted. NEW LIFE RECOVERY GROUP OFFERS HELP Everyone is welcome to join us for a Christ-centered Recovery Group at Calvary Bisbee. We meet on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. Contact the church for more information at 432-9905, or AL-ANON MEETS EACH WEEK Al-Anon meetings (for family and friends of alcoholics) with open discussion take place weekly on Mondays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 19 Sowles Ave., in Old Bisbee.


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. 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.


AL-ANON 12-STEP STUDY OFFERED WEEKLY Al-Anon’s 12-Step Study is offered each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St. in Warren. COMING EVENTS WESTERNERS HOST CRAIG MCEWAN Craig McEwan, president of the Chiricahua-Peloncillo Historical Society and secretary of the Cochise County Historical Society, will speak on The Cochise County Volunteers Who Fought in Siberia 1918-1920 at the Bisbee Corral of the Westerners on Thursday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m. at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Road. He will show a photo presentation about the 47 young men who left Tombstone on May 13, 1918, and ended up serving their country in Siberia in a military expedition that few Americans have ever heard about.

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