Sunday, September 21, 2014

What's Happening


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. CHRISTIANS WORSHIP AT CITY PARK The Bisbee Ministerial Fellowship will be sponsoring the Afterlife Project on Sept. 21 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at City Park in Old Bisbee. Jason LaVallie and his worship group will provide Christian Worship, and his rock band will be presenting music in a range of styles. Testimonies will be included at different times during the presentation. Contact Bob Nuti at 432-5870 with questions.


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. COMMODITIES DISTRIBUTED The Tintown Shelter Commodities Distribution is scheduled for Sept. 22 between 9 a.m. and noon on Melody Lane at the old Bisbee Middle School.

BROWN BAG LECTURES START UP IN DOUGLAS On Sept. 23 from 12:10 to 1 p.m., you are invited to a Brown Bag Lecture at the Douglas Government Center, 1012 North G St. This lecture is free and open to the public. Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning hopes you will come to the 50-Year Anniversary Series: From the College Archives with Mary Fogleman, to help us celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Cochise College. Treasures from the college archives, including photos spanning 50 years of Cochise College history, will be presented by Cochise College Library staff. They will also discuss the challenges of preserving and digitizing the photo collection. More information about our Brown Bag Lecture dates is published on our website: LEARN ABOUT SANITATION AND DISEASE IN EARLY BISBEE Charles Bethea will speak at the library about water, sanitation, epidemics, doctors, hospitals and flies that affected the lives of early Bisbee residents. This program, made possible by the Friends of the Copper Queen Library, is offered on Sept. 23 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, 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.


BROWN BAG LECTURES START UP IN SIERRA VISTA Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning hosts a Brown Bag Lecture Series at the Sierra Vista Campus, 901 North Colombo Ave. These lectures are free and open to the public. On Sept. 24, from 12:10 to 1 p.m., we invite you to our presentation of the 50-Year Anniversary Series: From the College Archives with Mary Fogleman. See Tuesday’s listing (Douglas) for further details. 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 TO HELP OUT ON NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY Volunteer to help with trail maintenance, cleanup and repairs at Fairbank and enjoy lunch provided by the Friends of the San Pedro River. Pre-registration required; call 508-4445 or email Bring sufficient water, hat, sun protection, and trail shoes. Meet Saturday, Sept. 27, at 8 a.m. at the Fairbank Historic Townsite located on Highway 82 between Tombstone and Whetstone just east of the San Pedro River. More information at

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