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Events in the month of May 2012
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05/01/12
Open Awareness Films

FREE film showing - "Unnatural Selection" documentary revealing nature of Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs)& scientifically verified dangers & how the public has been lied to concerning these horrendous agents by companies and government.

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05/01/12
Safety Workshop Series / Violence in the Workplace

The Prescott Chamber's continuing series of free safety programs will offer a program on violence in the workplace at Prescott Chamber's boardroom from 12:30 - 1:30PM. Bring your own brown bag lunch; the Chamber will furnish drinks. Please RSVP in advance to Jacquie Tobin @ 445-2000 ext.117 This program will be presented by Detective James Tobin of the Prescott Valley Police Dept.

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05/01/12
Uniworld River Cruises

Discover the unique experience of river cruises. Find out how cruising the great rivers of the world is unlike any other vacation on earth, and get details about the AAA Member Appreciation Cruise to Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Mekong.

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05/01/12
AARP Arizona -- You've Earned a Say!

AARP is taking the debate about the future of Medicare and Social Security out from behind closed doors in Washington so you can have a voice. You've worked too hard to let the next President and Congress decide the future of Medicare and Social Security without hearing from you.

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05/01/12
PPL Toddler Storytime

Gentle stories and activities for children, ages 0-2.

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05/01/12
PPL Happy May Day

Celebrate spring with stories, flowery crafts, and a dance around the maypole. For children of all ages.

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05/01/12
 -05/28/12
9th Annual Miniature Masterpieces Show and Sale

This fundraiser for the Phippen Museum features small size original works of art from celebrated Western artists. Peices are available for sale by a draw system. The drawing will be held during the Phippen Museum Annual Western Art Show on Monday May 28 at 11am.

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05/01/12
PPL Our State, Our Story: Celebrating 100 Years

Summer reading program registration begins May 1 for chldren, teens and adults.

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05/02/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/02/12
PPL Wednesday Poetry Discussion Group

Join Dr. Janet Preston to enjoy and discuss great poetry in an informal setting. This free program is open to all. Copies of poems will be distributed at the gathering.

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05/03/12
Morning Mixer / Hassayampa Golf Club

Network with fellow Chamber and business partners. Wear your nametag or shirt with logo, and bring plenty of business cards and brochures. Attend with a colleague or friend.

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05/03/12
Bronzesmith Foundry Tours Every Thursday

Tour the Foundry every Thursday! Witness for yourself how an artist’s sculpture comes to life in step-by-step demonstration of bronze casting and the lost wax process. Witness the excitement of a bronze pour. Enjoy our gallery and sculpture garden. Our tours are on Thursdays at 11:00, by appointment only. Cost $10 per person. Individuals and small groups welcome.

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05/03/12
PPL Author Visit with Tom Cantion

Six Who Came to Serve by Tom Cantlon, is about six leaders of service organizations in Prescott who started at nearly the same time, who led their organizations for thirty years or more, and who often led the state and sometimes the nation in their methods. Students of the 1960s and determined to make a difference, they did it in down-to-earth ways: they got a degree, led an organization, did the day-to-day work of improving the lives of people one-by-one. These Prescott people, active in the community over those years, many of whose names residents will recognize, saw the need for these services, dug in and started some, sought out leadership to make them a success, and energetically supported them. For thirty years, these services helped young people who grew up in rough homes, and young and old having mental or drug problems, being guided to becoming happier, more productive members of the community; helped young people starting to get into trouble and being guided out of it; and set up a mentoring program leading the nation in matching adults with children who just need an adult friend. This is an intriguing story, an important piece of Prescott history, and a template for the future, full of their lessons and wisdom for those who follow.

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05/03/12
PPL Page Turners Storytime

See the Symmetry! Discover the symmetry all around you and create a symmetrical painting. For children, ages 5 and up.

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05/03/12
 -05/29/12
The Quilted Forest: A Contrast of Wood and Fiber

“The Quilted Forest: A Contrast of Wood and Fiber” Rodney Hopkins- Wood Sculpture Kay Wentworth- Quilts In the ‘Tis Art Center Mezzanine Gallery May 2 – 29, 2012 Opening Reception Friday May 4th 5 – 7 p.m. 4th Friday Art Walk Reception Friday May 25rd 5 – 7 p.m.

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05/04/12
 -05/05/12
Mile-High Square Dance Club Centennial Festival

63rd Annual Square and Round Dance Festival.

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05/04/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/04/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/04/12
PPL Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for children, ages 3-5. Siblings are always welcome.

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05/04/12
PPL Paws to Read with Toby and Friends

Practice your reading with Toby the Border Collie and other cuddly Therapy Dogs. For children, ages 5 and up.

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05/04/12
PPL It's a Mystery Book Group

Read selected mystery books while enjoying the company of like-minded readers. May's selection is "The Fractal Murders" by Mark Cohen. From Publisher's Weekly: A surprising premise and an extraordinary theme equal an accomplished debut. That's simple math, but the geometric concepts that fuel Cohen's book are far more advanced. Former federal prosecutor Pepper Keane is hired by University of Colorado mathematics professor Jayne Smyers to look into the deaths of three colleagues who had nothing in common other than their field of expertise-fractal geometry. An FBI investigation prompted by Smyers found no link among the geographically separate, methodologically different deaths (two of them murders, one ruled a suicide). An appealing maverick, Keane lives in a small mountain town near Boulder with two animal rescue dogs, collects old-time rock 'n' roll and country music tunes and likes to read philosophy. In his dogged effort to connect the three deaths, Keane butts heads with an old FBI nemesis and finds an occasional ally, as well as an unexpected rival. Cohen's writing style is direct and amazingly lucid, even when handling the concepts and applications of fractal geometry or outlining the tenets of Martin Heidegger. Readers looking for something refreshingly different should be well satisfied.

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05/04/12
The Quilted Forest Opening Reception

“The Quilted Forest: A Contrast of Wood and Fiber” Rodney Hopkins- Wood Sculpture Kay Wentworth- Quilts In the ‘Tis Art Center Mezzanine Gallery May 3 – 29, 2012 Opening Reception Friday May 4th 5 – 7 p.m.

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05/04/12
 -05/05/12
Mother/Daughter Retreat @ prescott Pines Camp

We are so excited to be hosting our first Mother & Daughter Retreat at Prescott Pines Camp! Come for a time of games, activities, sessions, fellowship & girl time designed specifically for Mothers & Daughters (age 12 and above).

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05/05/12
34th Annual Whiskey Row Marathon & Cinco de Mayo After Party!

One of the most challenging in the U.S. Includes marathon, half marathon, 10K & 2 mile fun run/walk. Begins at 6AM Cinco de Mayo After Party 10AM-10PM with music,food and fun for the whole family!

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05/05/12
Ruffles 'N Rawhide Dance

Dance to DJ 7:30-9:45 pm. Lessons at 6 (partner) and 7 (line dance) included.

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05/05/12
 -08/31/12
Hopi Summer

Exhibit Opening: “Hopi Summer” In 1927 a family from the east, ventured out on a cross-country trip. An eight day stop in Hopi resulted in an amazing friendship between two women from very different cultures. Learn about the story, written by Carolyn O’Bagy Davis and see the collection from 1927 on loan from Wesleyan University. Through August 31st. This presentation has been sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council.

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05/05/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/05/12
"Grow Native!" Plant Sale & Education Festival

Native and low water use plants for sale at the Highlands Center for Natural History. Saturday May 5 starting at 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Great educational presentations, workshops, consultations,and more through-out the day. No sales tax at this non-profit fundraiser. Great low prices!

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05/05/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/05/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/05/12
PPL 1st Saturday Garden Talks with Ken Lain

Join us for an informative talk about gardening issues in the Prescott area with notable gardener Ken Lain. After the talk, there will be time for questions and answers to your your gardening questions. Known by his friends as 'The Garden Guy'. Ken has been gardening in the Tri-City area for 30 years, and knows the best techniques for gardening in the high mountain climates of Northern Arizona. His local garden advise is published each Saturday in 'The Daily Courier' newspaper and he is passionate about plants, proper landscape designs and spreading the good news that gardening can be easy and fun. A local who graduated from Prescott High School, Yavapai College and ASU, Ken's gardening credentials are as Master Gardener, Certified Nursery Profession and owner of Watters Design and Garden Centers.

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05/05/12
PPL Drop-in Chess

Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to drop in and play chess.

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05/05/12
Women Photographers of the early 1900s

Local photographer and art Docent Harriet Neal will discuss the careers of the pioneering women photographers who captured the West.

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05/05/12
Live Music at Granite Creek Vineyards

Come experience the wonderful taste of the Arizona Territory in Award-Winning Certified Organic Wines at Granite Creek Vineyards Enjoy live music from talented local musicians every Saturday afternoon Now Open: Block Six Catering Providing on site catering and wine friendly fare available for purchase every weekend at Granite Creek Vineyards, no reservation needed. www.granitecreekvineyards.com 928.636.2003 gcvineyards@cableone.net

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05/06/12
Spring Instrumental / Chamber Music Concert

FREE! 15th Annual Spring Chamber Music Concert Donations Apreciated!

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05/06/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/06/12
Jazz at the Museum / The Rob Ratner Jazz Band

The Rob Ratner Jazz Band performs a “Music of Miles Davis” program at Sharlot Hall Museum’s Blue Rose Theater.

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05/06/12
PPL Jazz in the Stacks

Library closed for Jazz in the Stacks. Tickets are on sale at the Main and Lower level check out desks.

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05/07/12
Evening Of Jazz

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05/07/12
PPL Conversational Spanish

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish! Whether you are heading south on vacation or just don't want to lose your ability to speak Spanish, join us for conversation and camaraderie.

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05/07/12
New Store Location / Engrained Cabinetry & Countertops

Visit our Newest Store Location located at 550 N. 6th Street, Prescott, AZ Hours of operation are 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday thru Friday. Saturday by Appointment Only. Sunday Closed.

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05/08/12
Today's Traveling Women

AAA's new social club welcomes all women to share your passion for travel, learn about new places to go, and get a potpourri of travel tips. This fun-filled meeting will feature guest speakers, a chance to meet and mingle with fellow female travelers, and best of all, engage in lively conversation.

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05/08/12
PPL Toddler Storytime

Gentle stories and activities for children, ages 0-2.

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05/08/12
PPL Conversational Spanish

Join the Tuesday Morning Book Group! Reap the benefits of others' insights and experiences as they apply to the stories. May's title is Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland. This luminous story begins in the present day, when a professor invites a colleague to his home to see a painting that he has kept secret for decades. The professor swears it is a Vermeer—but why has he hidden this important work for so long? The reasons unfold in a series of events that trace the ownership of the painting back to World War II and Amsterdam, and still further back to the moment of the work's inspiration. As the painting moves through each owner's hands, what was long hidden quietly surfaces, illuminating poignant moments in multiple lives. Susan Vreeland's characters remind us, through their love of this mysterious painting, how beauty transforms and why we reach for it, what lasts and what in our lives is singular and unforgettable.

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05/08/12
Year-End Celebration Concert/ Jazz to Classical!

Everything from Jazz to Classical to Improvisation Sponsored by Park Avenue School of Music. Admission is Free!

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05/09/12
Women In Business Luncheon

Network with fellow Prescott Chamber members at our Women in Business quarterly luncheon sponsored by APS & Walmart. Speaker is Casey Knight, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central AZ Cost is only $20 per person. RSVP

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05/09/12
Prescott Film Festival Monthly Series

Come enjoy two wonderful films "on the big screen" at the newly remodeled Yavapai College Performance Hall! Screening in HD: Feature: "Operation Casablanca" Narrative Comedy from Switzerland: Mistaken for a dangerous Islamist, Saadi - a regular guy who happens to be an illegal Arab immigrant - sets out on the most dangerous day of his life. A satirical and thrilling comedy where a wrongly accused suspect gets mixed up in a worldwide terrorist plot.

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05/09/12
Prescott Film Festival Monthly Series/" Operation Casablanca"

Come enjoy two wonderful films "on the big screen" at the newly remodeled Yavapai College Performance Hall! Screening in HD: Feature: "Operation Casablanca" Narrative Comedy from Switzerland: Mistaken for a dangerous Islamist, Saadi - a regular guy who happens to be an illegal Arab immigrant - sets out on the most dangerous day of his life. A satirical and thrilling comedy where a wrongly accused suspect gets mixed up in a worldwide terrorist plot.

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05/09/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/09/12
PPL Longfellow Reads Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) left us a legacy of his poetry such as The Ride of Paul Revere and The Song of Hiawatha. He had six children: two sons who had no children to carry on the name, but his daughters did. Layne Longfellow (first cousin, four generations removed) will read some of H.W. Longfellow's poetry. Layne has served on the Board of the Longfellow National Historic Site; Longfellow's home is now a National Park. He has also hosted the Longfellow 200th Birthday Observance in Sudbury Massachusetts. He has read Longfellow's poetry at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. also as part of the Longfellow 200th Birthday Observance in 2007.

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05/09/12
PPL Game On!

Classic video games, snacks, and fun with friends. For teens, grades 6-12.

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05/10/12
Bronzesmith Foundry Tours Every Thursday

Tour the Foundry every Thursday! Witness for yourself how an artist’s sculpture comes to life in step-by-step demonstration of bronze casting and the lost wax process. Witness the excitement of a bronze pour. Enjoy our gallery and sculpture garden. Our tours are on Thursdays at 11:00, by appointment only. Cost $10 per person. Individuals and small groups welcome.

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05/10/12
PPL Page Turners Storytime

Happy Mother's Day! Hear stories about mothers and then make a Mother's Day surprise. For children, ages 5 and up.

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05/10/12
PPL Cafe Socrates

Joel thomas will facilitate discussions encouraging participants to articulate, explore, and further discover their singular philosophy of life, and to develop and contribute their unique talents and potentials.

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05/10/12
PPL WORDS Book Club

May's selection is Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman by Alice Steinbach. "In many ways, I was an independent woman," writes Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Alice Steinbach. “For years I’d made my own choices, paid my own bills, shoveled my own snow.” But somehow she had become dependent in quite another way. “I had fallen into the habit of defining myself in terms of who I was to other people and what they expected of me.” But who was she away from the people and things that defined her? In this exquisite book, Steinbach searches for the answer to this question in some of the most beautiful and exciting places in the world: Paris, where she finds a soul mate; Oxford, where she takes a course on the English village; Milan, where she befriends a young woman about to be married. Beautifully illustrated with postcards from Steinbach’s journeys, this revealing and witty book transports you into a fascinating inner and outer journey, an unforgettable voyage of discovery.

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05/10/12
PPL Teens Skype with Author James Kennedy

Dynamic speaker and entertainer James Kennedy, author of the book The Order of Odd Fish, will speak with teens about his books and writing via Skype technology. Kennedy is also one of the creative minds behind the popular 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. For teens, grades 6-12.

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05/11/12
Men's Open Circle

A place to tell the truth about yourself, to face the past & take full responsibility for your life.

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05/11/12
2nd Annual Ian MacNessie Highland Gathering

"A wee Free taste of the Highland Games"

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05/11/12
 -05/12/12
Mountain Top Street Rodders 15th Annual Car Show

You are invited to attend our 15th Annual MTSR Car Show which will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 8 AM - 3 PM at the PRESCOTT MILE HIGH MIDDLE SCHOOL 1/2 block from the Courthouse Square, Whiskey Row, & Antique Shops, PLUS OUR FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE IN ON MAY 11TH FROM 4PM—8 PM At M&I Bank Parking Lot (Corner of Montezuma & Sheldon Street)Come see 150+ 1959 & OLDER RODS, CUSTOMS, CLASSICS, ANTIQUES & SPECIALTY VEHICLES

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05/11/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/11/12
PCA Family Theatre Presents: THE NIGHTINGALE

The Emperor of China reads in a book that of all the treasures in his land, the Nightingale is the most precious. He sets out to hear the Nightingale's song in the woods and is so inspired, he invites her to live in the Royal Court. Once there, he puts her in a cage. When he receives a mechanical nightingale encrusted with jewels, he and his court forget all about the real Nightingale who escapes and disappears. Later when the Emperor falls fatally ill, the real Nightingale returns to heal him with her song.

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05/11/12
The Heavenly J's

Returning to the Elks Opera House - Don't miss this epic tribute to: Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, John Lennon, Johnny Cash, John Denver, Jim Croce and Jerry Garcia!!!

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05/11/12
Chuck Sheppard Memorial Roping

The Chuck Sheppard Memorial Roping is a family friendly, community fund raiser presented in conjunction with the Yavapai County Mounted Sheriff's Posse! All proceeds are tax deductible & provide scholarships for local students. Cocktails & barbecue dinner are available for purchase. Music provided by The Just for Mama band. Schedule of events: 6:00 PM Arizona High School Champion Match Roping. 6:30 PM $5,000 Match Team Roping. 7:00 PM Raffle of Bill Nebecker bronze "Mornin' Call for Horses" & Live Auction for scholarships. 8:00 PM $2,500 Match Tie Down Roping & 8:30 PM Invitational Cowboy Bronc Riding! This is a terrific event for everyone. Sponsored by RAM Rodeo, York Dodge Chrysler & Jeep, KDDL Radio & Fred Nackard Wholesale Distributors

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05/11/12
 -05/13/12
58th Yavapai County Mounted Sheriff's Posse May Rodeo

The Yavapai County Mounted Sheriff's Posse 58th Annusl May Roping Fund Raiser! As a 501 c (3) organization, the YCMSP provides scholarships for local students. Held in conjunction with the Chuck Sheppard Memorial Roping Friday night. 5/11 (Friday) Gates open at 8:00 AM. 9:00 AM - Open Tie Down Roping w/1st Place winners qualifying for the $2,500 Chuck Sheppard Memorial Match Roping tonight. Open Team Roping: 80% pay back & 1st Place winner qualifies as the Match Team in tonight's Chuck Sheppard Memorial Roping. Saturday: 8:00 AM Books Open. 9:00 AM #13 Super Roping w/80% pay back & buckles to winners. #12 Roping - 1/3 stock charge w/buckles to winners. #11 Roping - 1/3 stock charge w/buckles to winners. Sunday: Books open at 8:00 AM. 9:00 AM- #10 Roping: 1/3 stock charge & buckles to winners. #9 Super Roping: 1/3 stock charge. Saddles to 1st Place winners, Breast collars to 2nd Place & Saddle Pads to 3rd Place. #8 Roping: 1/3 stock charge. Buckles to winners

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05/11/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/11/12
PPL Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for children, ages 3-5. Siblings are always welcome.

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05/11/12
PPL Art Days at the Library

The Prescott Art Docents present "Stormy Weather." Put on your raincoat and hoist your umbrella for nasty weather as seen by such diverse artists as Albert Bierstadt, Winslow Homer and Grandma Moses. Prescott Art Docents is a volunteer organization that is affiliated with the Phoenix Art Museum. Art Days at PPL provides elementary school children with an introduction to artists and their mediums through presentations and a related activity. For children, ages 5-10.

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05/12/12
Hopi Quilt Show and Sale

Hopi Quilt Show and Sale in the Smoki Pueblo. Local quilters will also sell their quilts. At 1pm Carolyn O’Bagy Davis presents “Stitched Tradition from an Ancient Community” This presentation has been sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council.

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05/12/12
 -05/13/12
26th Annual Prescott Fine Art & Wine Festival

Mountain Artists Guild will hold its Annual Mother's Day weekend Fine Art Festival. This is a juried event and covers Fine Art including: painting, sculpture, fiber art, photography, and jewelry. There will be a Wine Garden on Goodwin between Cortez & Montezuma w/ 11 AZ Wineries. Food Vendors along Gurley & Cortez streets participate, along with music in the Gazebo throughout the weekend. Come, bring Mom, and ENJOY!

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05/12/12
Arizona History Adventure

“Slaving Over a Hot Cook Stove” is the theme for this month’s educational adventure. While the cast iron cooking range was a great time and labor saving device, it also meant enduring extra heat during the warm Arizona summers.

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05/12/12
PCA Family Theatre Presents: THE NIGHTINGALE

The Emperor of China reads in a book that of all the treasures in his land, the Nightingale is the most precious. He sets out to hear the Nightingale's song in the woods and is so inspired, he invites her to live in the Royal Court. Once there, he puts her in a cage. When he receives a mechanical nightingale encrusted with jewels, he and his court forget all about the real Nightingale who escapes and disappears. Later when the Emperor falls fatally ill, the real Nightingale returns to heal him with her song.

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05/12/12
PCA Family Theatre Presents: THE NIGHTINGALE

The Emporor of China reads in a book that of all the treasures in hyis land, the Nightingale is the most precious. He sets out to hear the Nightingale's song in the woods and is so inspired, he invites her to live in the Royal Court.

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05/12/12
Prescott Farmers Market

Fresh,quality produce from local farmers as well as salsa,honey,local meat,farmers cheese,tamales,baked goods,hand-made soap,live plants,fresh herbs,cut flowers, and more! Come meet the folks who grow your food in a lively community atmosphyere that's fun for the whole family! The PFM accepts FMNP coupons (WIC), EBT, Credit and debit Cards.

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05/12/12
 -05/13/12
8th Annual Mother's Day Wine and Art Fesitval

This year, celebrate with Mom at Granite Creek Vineyards for our 8th Annual Mother’s Day Wine and Art Festival featuring Award Winning Wines, Talented Local Artists, Great Live Music and a Delicious Wine Friendly Buffet available for purchase from Block Six Catering May 12th and 13th 11am-5pm $10 Adult Admission ($7 Case Club) includes wine tasting, souvenir wine glass, art fair, and live music Buffet $20 per person ($10 Kids 12 and Under) Live Music 12pm-4pm May 12th- Filabusta, lively blend of Rock and Roll and Blues May 13th – Cats Vyktrola, feat. Vyktoria Pratt Keating, Rock and Roll with a Country/Celtic sound Please call (928) 636-2003 or email gcvineyards@cableone.net for more information

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05/12/12
8th Annual Prescott Highland Games

Celtic food,vendors, Highland Dance and Athletic competitions, bagpipes, herding dogs and Clans.

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05/12/12
Audubon Walk & International Migratory Bird Day

Noel Fletcher, Wildlife Biologist for Prescott National Forest, will lead "bird geocaching," a fun,interactive way to learn more about migratory birds.

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05/12/12
An Evening at Sharlot's Place

The premier annual fundraiser for Sharlot Hall Museum is scheduled for Saturday, May 12th at 4:30 pm. An Evening at Sharlot’s Place will feature Arizona State Historian, Marshall Trimble as emcee, and prominent auctioneer and cowboy artist, Carson Thomas will oversee the live auction of fabulous artworks donated from eminent local artists. The event will also feature a raffle for a bronze created exclusively for the museum by Stephen E. Lee. Hors d’oeuvres and dinner for all guests will be provided by Chef Jim of Gabby’s Kitchen. Reservations, auction and raffle information can all be obtained from the website at sharlot.org.

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05/12/12
Peridot Pampering Party

Be our guest for an afternoon of pure pampering. Mini-massages, mani-pedis, hors d'oevres and a selection of wines.

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05/12/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/12/12
PPL Drop-in Chess

Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to drop in and play chess.

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05/12/12
PPL Youth Short Story Awards Ceremony

Celebrate the young authors of Prescott as we announce the winners of the 2012 Professional Writers of Prescott Association and Prescott Public Library Short Story Contest. Refreshments served. For all ages.

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05/12/12
Live Music at Granite Creek Vineyards

Come experience the wonderful taste of the Arizona Territory in Award-Winning Certified Organic Wines at Granite Creek Vineyards Enjoy live music from talented local musicians every Saturday afternoon Now Open: Block Six Catering Providing on site catering and wine friendly fare available for purchase every weekend at Granite Creek Vineyards, no reservation needed. www.granitecreekvineyards.com 928.636.2003 gcvineyards@cableone.net

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05/12/12
Discovery Dash Prescott

Think you know Prescott?.....Bet you don't! You and your teammate will use any means to solve 12 clues that will direct you to checkpoints throughout the City of Prescott. Once you get there, you will have a challenge to complete, mental, physical, or just plain fun! Teams will travel on foot approximately 5-6 miles and it will take from 2-4 hours to complete. Teams can not use any form of transportation other than their own two feet on the ground. We are partnering with Coyote Joe's Bar and Grill to bring you this crazy urban adventure. The Discovery Dash will start and finish on the patio at Joe's, located at 214 S. Montezuma in downtown Prescott.

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05/13/12
Butchart’s Summit List & Grand Canyon's Climbers

In September 1958, two climbers embarked on a five-day journey, reaching the summit of Zoroaster Temple and pioneering what would become Grand Canyon’s classic climb. The Zoroaster ascent was part of a series of climbs by various parties, all of whom were bound together by a sense of adventure and exploration. These climbs and a summit list, compiled by record keeper and renowned hiker Harvey Butchart, drew a small cadre of desert rats into the depths of the canyon. Join Mathieu Brown, instructor at Prescott College in Adventure Education, for stories of conquering Grand Canyon summits and a glimpse into the artistry of climbing in the canyon.

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05/13/12
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch

We cordially invite you to join us for a special Champagne Brunch prepared by our Executive Chef, Robert Mackey.

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05/13/12
PPL Canyon Country Lecture Series

Last Great Chase: Harvey Butchart’s Summit List and Grand Canyon’s Indelible Climbers with Mathieu Brown In September 1958, two Arizona climbers embarked on a five-day journey where they gained the summit of Zoroaster Temple and pioneered Grand Canyon’s most classic climb. Zoroaster was one of the early climbs, but it was part of a series of ascents by various parties, all of whom were bound together by a sense of adventure and exploration. In an era when the peaks of many mountain ranges had already been climbed, Grand Canyon offered new summits to be climbed. These climbs and a summit list, compiled by record keeper and renowned hiker Harvey Butchart, drew a small cadre of desert rats into the depths of the Canyon. Please join Mathieu Brown for stories below the rim: the conquering of Grand Canyon summits and a glimpse into the lesser known artistry of climbing in the Canyon.

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05/14/12
PPL Conversational Spanish

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish! Whether you are heading south on vacation or just don't want to lose your ability to speak Spanish, join us for conversation and camaraderie.

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05/15/12
PPL Toddler Storytime

Gentle stories and activities for children, ages 0-2.

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05/15/12
PPL TAG Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Celebrate the end of another successful TAG year with a Thank You party! In honor of a year of service, we'll be enjoying a year in review slide show and playing some of your favorite games. Treats included! Please RSVP to Jennifer by May 7. For teens, grades 6-12.

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05/16/12
Ribbon Cutting / Prescott Brewing Co's New Micro-Brewery

Ribbon Cutting for Prescott Brewing Company's NEW Micro-Brewery in the Airport Business Park @ 4:30PM

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05/16/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/16/12
Soroptimist International of Prescott - speaker

Damon Olsen, Executive Director Prescott YMCA, and Debbe Hacke, YMCA employee, will give a presentation on Prescott YMCA programs.

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05/16/12
PPL Community Book Discussion

Join the community book discussion group offered at the library. We will try to concentrate on books about Arizona and the Centennial where possible. May's selection is "Caramelo" by Sandra Cisneros. Every year, Ceyala "Lala" Reyes' family--aunts, uncles, mothers, fathers, and Lala's six older brothers--packs up three cars and, in a wild ride, drive from Chicago to the Little Grandfather and Awful Grandmother's house in Mexico City for the summer. Struggling to find a voice above the boom of her brothers and to understand her place on this side of the border and that, Lala is a shrewd observer of family life. But when she starts telling the Awful Grandmother's life story, seeking clues to how she got to be so awful, grandmother accuses Lala of exaggerating. Soon, a multigenerational family narrative turns into a whirlwind exploration of storytelling, lies, and life. Like the cherished rebozo, or shawl, that has been passed down through generations of Reyes women, Caramelo is alive with the vibrations of history, family, and love.

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05/17/12
Evening Mixer / Heritage Memory Mortuary

Network with fellow Chamber and business partners. Wear your nametag or shirt with logo, bring plenty of business cards and brochures. Attend with a colleague or friend and, "Get Ready To Network"!

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05/17/12
Free Battery Testing - AAA Members

Summer will be here before you know it. Is your car battery ready to face the heat? To find out, AAA Mobile Battery Service is providing AAA Members FREE battery testing at the Prescott AAA office.

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05/17/12
Financial Assets Seminar

Attend this informative seminar, presented by AAA Financial Service experts, to learn how to protect your assets and build a more secure future.

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05/17/12
Bronzesmith Foundry Tours Every Thursday

Tour the Foundry every Thursday! Witness for yourself how an artist’s sculpture comes to life in step-by-step demonstration of bronze casting and the lost wax process. Witness the excitement of a bronze pour. Enjoy our gallery and sculpture garden. Our tours are on Thursdays at 11:00, by appointment only. Cost $10 per person. Individuals and small groups welcome.

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05/17/12
PPL 3rd Thursday Star Talk

The Search for Life in the Universe with presenter Klaus Brasch of the Coconino Astronomy Club. Few questions have intrigued us more than "Are we alone in the Universe?" To answer that in a meaningful way, we must undersand how life arose on Earth and whether other planets might also harbor life. With the discovery of exoplanets, we are finally in a position to get real answers to those and related issues. Let's tackle the big questions that modern cosmology and astrophysics raise. Join the Prescott Astronomy Club for talks on hot topics in astronomy and space science at 6:30 p.m. in the Founders Suite.

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05/17/12
 -05/31/12
THE MANHEIM GALLERY's The INS and OUTS of Art

A month-long celebration of the gallery artists, with workshops and/or demonstrations on May 17th-Margo Mitchell 11:30-12:30; May 18th-Debbie Czerny 11:00-12:30 & Lorraine Jones 1-3pm; May 19th-Page Filson 1-2pm & Trevor Gottschalk 2-3pm; May 24th-Margo Mitchell 11:30-12:30; May 31st-Margo Mitchell 11:30-12:30. Please contact gallery for more info!

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05/18/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/18/12
 -05/20/12
34th Annual YCCA Home & Garden Show

34 Annual YCCA Home & Garden Show over 200 vendors inside & out BBQ Tastings by the Arizona BBQ Association! 9-5 Friday and Saturday May18-19 10-3 pm on Sunday May 20th FREE ADMISSION!!!!!!!! Bring canned food donations for our Yavapai County Food Bank

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05/18/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/18/12
PPL Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for children, ages 3-5. Siblings are always welcome.

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05/18/12
PPL Sticks and Tones Concert for Summer Reading

A musical tribute to Arizona history to set the “tone” for the Arizona Summer Reading Program. For children of all ages.

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05/18/12
PPL Sticks and Tones Concert for Summer Reading

A musical tribute to Arizona history to set the “tone” for the Arizona Summer Reading Program. For children of all ages.

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05/18/12
PPL 3rd Friday Chamber Music Series

Hear music by local chamber players and special guests every month during the free Third Friday Chamber Music Series. For May, hear the Duvernoy Trio for flute, piano and French horn; the Faure Piano Quartet for violin, viola, cello and piano; and the Bresnahan Trio for cello and two flutes.

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05/19/12
"A nother L ousy Ride" The Second Deployment

The American Legion Riders Of Post 6 Presents A nother L ousy R ide The Second Deployment “A Mystery Ride” Open to all Motorcycle enthusiasts, Car Clubs, and anyone who wants to take a ride. Date: Saturday May 19, 2012 ( Armed Forces Day) Place: American Legion Post 6 202 S. Pleasant St. Prescott, AZ Time: Registration 8:00am- 9:30am Last Bike out at 9:30 am Breakfast served at 8:am Costs: Riders $15.00 Passengers $10.00 Breakfast $5.00 Door Prizes, Games, Mileage Guess, 50/50, Auction, Raffle Prizes Winners for High and Low Scores All Proceeds to go to the Programs/Charities sponsored by the American Legion Riders of Post 6 For More info contact: Eaglerider@gmx.com

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05/19/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/19/12
Living History Presentation / Armed Forces Day

“Armed Forces Day: Honoring Those Who Have Served and Those Who Now Serve” presented by the museum’s Living History interpreters continuously throughout the day. Fort Whipple Museum on the Veterans Administration Hospital campus on Highway 89 in Prescott.

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05/19/12
Concert: MUSIC FROM THE AMERICAN STAGE

The Masterworks Chorale will team up with the PCA Singers and a few others to celebrate the glorious music of the American Stage. Selections from George M. Cohen to "Les Miserables" and beyond.

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05/19/12
Prescott Farmers Market

Fresh,quality produce from local farmers as well as salsa,honey,local meat,farmers cheese,tamales,baked goods,hand-made soap,live plants,fresh herbs,cut flowers, and more! Come meet the folks who grow your food in a lively community atmosphyere that's fun for the whole family! The PFM accepts FMNP coupons (WIC), EBT, Credit and debit Cards.

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05/19/12
Kaleidoscope of Color / Iris Exhibit!

13th Annual Iris Exhibit, Kaleidoscope of Color, sponsored by Prescott Area Iris Society,features amazing varieties of iris, all colors of the rainbow. Come attend free event. Vote for your favorite iris. Enjoy stunning displays of blooms from local gardens.

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05/19/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/19/12
YMCA Spring Celebration Dance Performance

YMCA Dance Recitle

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05/19/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/19/12
PPL Drop-in Chess

Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to drop in and play chess.

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05/19/12
PPL Tai Chi / Qigong

Join Kyla Haber for healthy movement on the Library Lawn at 10:30. Learn exercises to lower the risk of falls, lower blood pressure, increase bone density, help coordination, reduce stress and improve memory function. These series of movements work to achieve healthy spinal alignment thru controlled body movement. Chinese health principles have been used for hundreds of years in practical applications to prevent falls, increase balance and begin to correct poor hip, spine, knee and ankle positions. This first session will give an overview of the principles and present some simple exercises and get you started on an enjoyable regime for healthy living.

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05/19/12
Live Music at Granite Creek Vineyards

Come experience the wonderful taste of the Arizona Territory in Award-Winning Certified Organic Wines at Granite Creek Vineyards Enjoy live music from talented local musicians every Saturday afternoon Now Open: Block Six Catering Providing on site catering and wine friendly fare available for purchase every weekend at Granite Creek Vineyards, no reservation needed. www.granitecreekvineyards.com 928.636.2003 gcvineyards@cableone.net

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05/19/12
Chino Valley Springfest Car Show

9th Annual Rotary Club of Chino Valley SPRINGFEST CAR SHOW

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05/20/12
Adult Care Services Annual Fundraiser Gala

Our annual fundraising event will be something different and exciting that you will not want to miss. Acclaimed jazz pianist, Liz Story, will be performing a charity concert to benefit Adult Care Services. We will host a social gathering with wine, beverages and appetizers begining at 4:30 in the courtyard and Liz Story will be performing on stage at 6::00pm. We hope you can come!

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05/20/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/20/12
 -05/21/12
47th Annual Jerome Historic Home and Building Tour

Oldest, continual running home tour in the state of Arizona.

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05/20/12
PCA Readers Theatre

The Prescott Center for the Arts presents Acts of Desperation: two one acts by Michael Hardstark -Directed by Liz Toone A pair of hilarious one-acts, Lover’s Leap and The Girl of My Dreams. Crisp funny dialogue are the hallmarks of these two plays looking at neurotic New Yorkers trying to cope with dating and other life issues.

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05/20/12
WOOFSTOCK and Adopt-a-Thon

Hosted by the Prescott Dog and AAEC Wear your best psychedelic clothes with your pet! Pet adoptions, vendors, contests, food, music and much more!

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05/20/12
Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser

Join Prescott's biggest block party for the Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser. Food, Fun & Festivities. Live Bands, Beer Garden, Raffle Items. All Proceeds benefit The Birdcage Saloon, Pearl's Place Cafe, The Prescott Food Store. The organizers of the Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser will be collecting donations at the event and donations may also be mailed to Country Bank, 107 E. Willis Street, Prescott, Arizona 86301. Please make checks payable to: Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser More information, Contact Dave Michelson at 928-710-6861 or Matt Brassard at 928-848-4182

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05/21/12
PPL Conversational Spanish

Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish! Whether you are heading south on vacation or just don't want to lose your ability to speak Spanish, join us for conversation and camaraderie.

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05/22/12
PPL Toddler Storytime

Gentle stories and activities for children, ages 0-2.

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05/22/12
Pieh Tool Open House Tool Line Launch

Pieh Tool Company is giving an Open House to let the community know they are now a Milwaukee, JET & Wilton Tool Dealer! Free Drinks and Food. Will be giving away a free Milwaukee Drill. Yavapai Broadcasting will be there! Come see all of the new tools Pieh Tool has to offer!

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05/22/12
Beauty Inside Out

Mary Kay & Juice Plus+ Healthier skin and good nutrition 9 Simple Steps to a Healthier Family Diet Mary Kay's Miracle Solution to Healthier Skin Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 pm Business Assistance Center 221 N. Marina, Suite 101 Prescott 86301 Limited space RSVP: Marty Dobkins 928-277-1445 Kay Flowers 928-772-6089

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05/23/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/24/12
Bronzesmith Foundry Tours Every Thursday

Tour the Foundry every Thursday! Witness for yourself how an artist’s sculpture comes to life in step-by-step demonstration of bronze casting and the lost wax process. Witness the excitement of a bronze pour. Enjoy our gallery and sculpture garden. Our tours are on Thursdays at 11:00, by appointment only. Cost $10 per person. Individuals and small groups welcome.

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05/24/12
PPL Page Turners Storytime

Flip, Flap, Fly. Stories and activities about birds! For children, ages 5 and up. Call 777-1537 for more information.

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05/24/12
Discover NAU- Yavapai

NAU- Yavapai is the newest NAU campus located in Prescott Valley. Come to this information session and learn about 3-year bachelor's degree programs at the lowest state university tuition rate in Arizona!

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05/24/12
 -05/29/12
'Tis 3rd Annual Native American Art Show

‘Tis Annual Native American Art Show and Benefit Raffle ‘Tis Art Center & Gallery 105 S. Cortez Street, Prescott AZ 86303 May 24 – May 29, 2012 • Friday May 25th: Artists Reception (in conjunction with Prescott’s 4th Friday Art Walk) • Saturday May 26th : Artist talks and demonstrations • Sunday May 27th: Artist talks and demonstrations / raffle ticket drawing • Monday May 28th: Preview Promotion of Micki Shelton’s Fred and Mary : An Unconventional Romance Special Lecture by Filmer Kewanyama on The Hopi Way

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05/25/12
Prescott's Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Learn all about Prescott's historical past and present on our seasonal tours which are conducted by trained volunteers from Sharlot Hall Museum. Tours are approximately 2 hours and for the whole family! Meet @ 10AM in front of Prescott Chamber's Visitor Information Center. Tours are free with donations appreciated.

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05/25/12
 -07/14/12
Art Exhibit: ARTE NATURA

VIEW A THEMATIC EXHIBIT INSPIRED BY THE NATURAL WORLD, WITH INTERPRETATIONS FROM REALISTIC, TO THE CONCEPTUAL, TO THE ABSTRACT. LANDSCAPES, SKYSCAPES, FLOWERS, VEGETABLES, FRUITS AND ANIMALS WILL FILL THE GALLERY WITH FORM AND COLOR.

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05/25/12
 -05/26/12
Bronzesmith Fine Art Foundry & Gallery Open House

Bronzesmith Annual Open House Friday, May 25th 9-4 and Saturday May 28th 9-2.Casting bronze sculpture from over 40 artists.Our foundry and gallery offers exquisite traditional and contemporary bronze sculpture from today’s leading artists. Our gallery promotes both established masters and emerging talent in the sculpture medium. Meet our artisans, mix and mingle. Tour the foundry and enjoy the gallery and sculpture garden. Bronze pouring will be on Friday only at 10 and 12.

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05/25/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/25/12
PPL Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for children, ages 3-5. Siblings are always welcome.

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05/25/12
PPL Learn to Download eBooks

Prescott Public Library staff will assist you in learning the steps to download library ebooks to your eReader.

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05/25/12
Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walk

Beginning at 5 p.m. On the 4th Friday of each month over 18 participating Prescott galleries keep their doors open to visitors and local alike for a night of fun, food, music and ART! For event information go to www.artthe4th.com or visit on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Prescotts-4th-Friday-Art-Walk/215381998534401

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05/25/12
Prescott' 4th Friday Art Walk at 'Tis

“The Quilted Forest: A Contrast of Wood and Fiber” Rodney Hopkins- Wood Sculpture Kay Wentworth- Quilts In the ‘Tis Art Center Mezzanine Gallery May 3 – 29, 2012 'Tis 3rd Annual Native American Art Show In the main floor gallery May 24 - 29 4th Friday Reception 5 - 8 p.m.

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05/25/12
 -05/26/12
"Not-So-Gentle Tamer" Centennial Monument

“Not-So-Gentle Tamer” The Yavapai Centennial Gala Committee has chosen the water color “Not –So- Gentle Tamer”, by Bob Boze Bell to use as a fundraiser for the Prescott Valley Centennial Celebration. “Whether they were wrangling ornery kids, or dispatched hogs, chickens, scorpions and rattlesnakes, the women who lived in Arizona Territory had to be tough.” That’s exactly what the “Not-So –Gentle Tamer “depicts. After viewing this illustration, it was then decided to make this iconic image into a monumental bronze. Collaboration began between Bob Boze Bell artist, historian and author; and Mayer sculptor Deb Gessner to create this statue. This Centennial Monument honors the perseverance and fortitude of Arizona’s Pioneer women. In order to raise funds for the 10 ft. monument, there will be two smaller bronze sizes available for sale 13” and 22”tall. The enlargement is being created at Bronzesmith Fine Art Foundry and Gallery in Prescott Valley. The 10 ft. clay will be shown at Bronzesmith’s Annual Memorial Day Open House, at 7331 East Second Street in Prescott Valley. The smaller bronze editions will be displayed at the Phippen Museum’s 38th Annual Western Art Show, Memorial Day weekend at the Courthouse Square in downtown Prescott. Please stop by Bronzesmith and the Phippen Show to view these Arizona Centennial sculptures. www.bronzesmith.com www.notsogentletamer.com

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05/26/12
 -05/27/12
Southwest Indian Arts Festival

May 26th and 27th 10am to 4pm: Southwest Indian Arts Festival Dance, song and beautiful artistry engulf our campus in our 8th Annual Festival. Featuring the dance and song of Tony Duncan and the Yellowbird Dancers!! $5 pp

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05/26/12
 -05/28/12
38th Annual Phippen Museum Western Art Show & Sale

One of the most highly anticipated annual events in Arizona, this premier outdoor western fine art show features over 100 western artists from around the country on the Prescott's historic Courthouse plaza.

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05/26/12
Prescott Farmers Market

Fresh,quality produce from local farmers as well as salsa,honey,local meat,farmers cheese,tamales,baked goods,hand-made soap,live plants,fresh herbs,cut flowers, and more! Come meet the folks who grow your food in a lively community atmosphyere that's fun for the whole family! The PFM accepts FMNP coupons (WIC), EBT, Credit and debit Cards.

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05/26/12
Birding Spree

Join by registering to participate in 11 guided bird walks at various locations around Prescott. Walks led by the Audubon Society. All walks start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Once you complete the walks and have identified the birds on the list you can purchase a commerative pin and be entered into a drawing. Call 928-776-9550 to register and for more details visit our website.

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05/26/12
Astronomy Star Party

Prescott Astronomy Club holds its star party with a presentation by Bill McDonald on the various ways time and space are measured on earth and in the universe. Followed by star gazing.

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05/26/12
PPL Job Help Hub

Are you looking for work? The Job Help Hub is here to help! Sign up to use a laptop and access free printing equipment to work on job-related tasks such as setting up an email account, composing a strong resume, and completing online job applications. During open hours, an instructor will also be present to provide assistance. Space is limited!

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05/26/12
PPL Hootenanny! Summer Reading Kickoff

Summer is here...let the reading begin! The Hootenanny fun includes local music, dancing with the Mile-Hi Squares, and down-home treats to celebrate reading in Arizona's Centennial summer! Drop in with the whole family from 2-4 p.m. for an old-fashioned good time.

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05/26/12
PPL Drop-in Chess

Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to drop in and play chess.

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05/26/12
PPL Finding Your Family Tree - Genealogy Research

Join us to learn how to research your family tree. Fourth Saturday of the month from 10 to 11 am with an extra half hour for questions. This series will last for four months from May to August. For questions, call Normalene at 777-1509 or the Ask a Librarian desk at 777-1526.

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05/26/12
Live Music at Granite Creek Vineyards

Come experience the wonderful taste of the Arizona Territory in Award-Winning Certified Organic Wines at Granite Creek Vineyards Enjoy live music from talented local musicians every Saturday afternoon Now Open: Block Six Catering Providing on site catering and wine friendly fare available for purchase every weekend at Granite Creek Vineyards, no reservation needed. www.granitecreekvineyards.com 928.636.2003 gcvineyards@cableone.net

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05/26/12
Hassayampa Inn Memorial Weekend Grill Out

Hassayampa Inn Memorial Weekend Grill Out - Join us on our remodeled patio for a taste of our new Burger Menu.

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05/26/12
 -05/28/12
24th Annual OffStreet Festival

Arts & Crafts show with over 75 vendors including jewlery, art work,food and much more!

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05/27/12
Bringing Them Home: The Chautauquas

Sharlot Hall Museum’s Blue Rose Theater presents the infamous and intriguing Josie Marcus Earp performed by Marnie Uhl.

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05/28/12
Citizens Cemetery Memorial Day Observance

Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Arizona Centennial Decoration Day Observance at Historic Citizens Cemetery! Dignitaries and Public figures dressed from early 1900's, Veterans Organizations, Living History Groups, Patriotic Music, Speeches, Flag Raising, Cavalry, Wreath Laying and Echo Taps.

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05/28/12
'Tis Native Amercian Art Show Memorial Day Events

Noon – 1:30 Fred and Mary: An Unconventional Romance. Meet the playwright and director, learn how the play developed and experience Gail Mangham in her role as Old Mary Colter. Advance ticket reservations will be available. Beginning at 2:00 Filmer Kewanyama Lecture on "The Hopi Way".

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05/29/12
PPL Toddler Storytime

Gentle stories and activities for children, ages 0-2.

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05/29/12
PPL Corral a Craft

op in to the Founders Suite and get crafty. The arts and crafts stations are designed with varying age groups in mind, so children of all ages are welcome!

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05/29/12
 -06/02/12
Chaparral MusicFest Youth Choral Academy

Middle school and high school students are invited to participate in this focused choral academy. You will work with Leon Burke, conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, preparing a concert to be performed on Saturday June 2 at 6:00 PM. Workshop runs 10:00-2:00 Tuesday through Thursday; see website for schedule. www.chaparralmusicfest.org

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05/29/12
CrossSector Forum by Prescott Arts Journey

Live Public Forum featuring seven of Prescott's "Passionate Creatives". Panel: Scott Currey - Prescott Bluegrass Festival, Ron Harvey - Kestrel High School, Elizabeth Ruffner - Civic Advocate, Historian and Author, Monika Marrihia-Bishop - Executive Director Access 13 TV, Christopher Hoy - Playwright "Elk in the Attic", Andrew Johnson-Schmit - Executive Director Tsunami on the Square, Radio Show Host, Arts & Culture Event Producer, Angie Johnson-Schmit - Writer, Arts Journalist, Performance Artist Coordinator for Tsunami on the Square. Hear their thoughts, perspective and plans for their project. Learn about their "share-able abundance" and also about their needs. Forum closes with audience questions and comments. Passionate Creatives are community leaders who are both compassionate and committed to highly creative pursuits. They are found in all community sectors/disciplines, not just the fine arts. Yet, they don't always enjoy the warmth of the spot light. Prescott Arts Journey is a "community passion project" designed to support Prescott's extraordinary commitment to engaging in community service and the cultural arts. Goals: 1. Celebrate those who are "driving the passion and getting it done." 2. Highlight that creativity is found in all aspects of our society and culture. 3. Promote the concept of "sharing resources" across disciplines. Prescott Arts Journey also publishes a monthly eNewsletter, “Art is passion. Life is art!” with interviews of passionate creatives about their vision/goal and what motivates them. Read the interviews and subscribe to the eNewsletter at www.prescottartsjourney.com.

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05/30/12
PPL OneBookAZ Book Discussion

Prescott can join the state-wide phenomenon by reading the OneBookAz selection. Join us at 6 p.m. in the Founders Suite to celebrate Arizona's Centennial by discussing the book Arizona: 100 Years Grand by Lisa Schnebley Heidinger.

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05/30/12
PPL Teen Summer Reading Kickoff

The summer reading for teens programs kicks off with a carnival dedicated to media literacy. Check out our new gaming equipment, experiment with poetry and music software, and learn more about connecting online with your favorite authors. Games, refreshments, and door prizes for those in attendance. For teens, grades 6-12.

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05/30/12
Saving Private Ryan / Movie

Steven Spielberg directs and Tom Hanks stars in this powerful, realistic re-creation of WWII’s D-day invasion and the immediate aftermath.

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05/31/12
Bronzesmith Foundry Tours Every Thursday

Tour the Foundry every Thursday! Witness for yourself how an artist’s sculpture comes to life in step-by-step demonstration of bronze casting and the lost wax process. Witness the excitement of a bronze pour. Enjoy our gallery and sculpture garden. Our tours are on Thursdays at 11:00, by appointment only. Cost $10 per person. Individuals and small groups welcome.

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05/31/12
PPL Page Turners Storytime

Look - A Book! Hear stories about reading and make your own summer reading journal. For children, ages 5 and up.

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05/31/12
PPL Arizona Star: Juggler James Reid

Daring, dazzling, and funny, too: Juggler James Reid will keep you on the edge of your seat with his juggling show. For children of all ages.

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05/31/12
PPL Arizona Star: Juggler James Reid

Daring, dazzling, and funny, too: Juggler James Reid will keep you on the edge of your seat with his juggling show. For children of all ages.

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05/31/12
 -06/02/12
Chaparral MusicFest Adult Choral Workshop

High school students and adults are invited to participate in this three-day choral workshop. You will work with Leon Burke, conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, preparing a concert to be performed on Saturday June 2 at 6:00 PM. Workshop begins at 5:30 PM Thursday; see website for schedule. www.chaparralmusicfest.org

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