Community Calendar by Lindsay Draper
JAN 12 2015 (Begins)
Early Child Care Professional Training
Yavapai College – Prescott Valley Campus
The classes will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 pm-9 pm and one Saturday from 9 am – 3:30 pm starting January 12,14,21,26,28 Feb. 2,4,9,11,16,18,23,25,28 March 2,4,16,18 & 23 (all dates)
Seating is limited to 20 participants , pre-registration is strongly recommended. Register online using CRN 11348 (Spring 2015)
Questions? Call 1-866-219-1021
Now – April 26
‘RIVER FEST’ 2015 CHALLENGES the VERDE RIVER VALLEY and our neighbors to build APRIL events and activities CELEBRATING our VERDE RIVER.
Registration Opens Feb 1st for:
VERDE RIVER RUN-OFF (VRRO) March 28th 10 mile canoe and kayak race from White Bridge to Beasley Flats. vrvno.org/ Special Use Permit – Prescott NFD (National Forest District)
VERDE VALLEY BIRDING and NATURE FESTIVAL April 23rd – 26th . Host site Cottonwood, AZ! birdyverde.org
Wendy @ 928-300.3880 or email VRVNO.Info@gmail.com
MAR 21 2015
5th Annual Salute to Heroes
Arizona’s Hometown Radio Group is sponsoring the 5th Annual Salute to Heroes event on March 20th-21st.The FIRST LIVE 94.7 JACK FM REMOTE will be held from the PV Event Center parking lot on Saturday, March 21st from 12 until 4. DJ Fone Mario Andretti will be coming to Sun Valley Tire on Friday, March 20th in conjunction with Salute to Heroes.
MAR 7 2015 – MAR 31 2015
Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration
Prescott – Phippen Museum
Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration – Phippen Museum, a special exhibition commemorating the 100th birthday of its namesake and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen, this exhibit offers a comprehensive presentation of George’s drawings, paintings and sculpture and also provides a rare glimpse at sketches never before seen by the public, $5-7.
928-778-1385 or http://www.phippenartmuseum.org
MAR 14 2015
17th Annual Spring Art & Navajo Rug Auction
Prescott – Smoki Museum
17th Annual Spring Art & Navajo Rug Auction – Smoki Museum, 200 pieces of traditional and contemporary Indian Art and 300 Navajo weavings will be sold, Friday 3/15 at 5 pm Indian Art will be auctioned; 3/16 the balance of the Indian Art will be auctioned at 11 am, Navajo rugs auction starts at 1 pm, Free.
928-445-1230 or http://www.smokimuseum.org
MAR 14 2015
45th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
45th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival – along Jordan Road, parade at 10:30 am, the free festival follows with live entertainment, free children’s and family activities, food and a beer garden until 3 pm.
928-204-2390 or http://www.sedonamainstreet.com
MAR 14 2015
Go! Off Road Duathlon
Prescott – Pioneer Park
Go! Off Road Duathlon – Pioneer Park/Brownlow Trails, a trail running and mountain biking duathlon, 1.5 mile trail run, then an 8.2 mountain bike ride, followed by a 2.2 mile run, open to men, women and children 14 years or older on race day, also a 2 person relay where team can have one person run and the other bike, free for spectators, 11 am – 2 pm.
928-713-2733 or http://www.go-ar.com/gord.html
MAR 21 2015
Four Seasons of Yarnell Music Events
Yarnell – Downtown Yarnell
Four Seasons of Yarnell Music Events – Downtown Yarnell, live music performances all over the downtown area, shopping, dining, outdoor music festival, bring your lawn chair, take a stroll through our shops which include antiques, collectibles, a fashion boutique, coffee house, and eateries, volunteer musicians welcome to apply for performance by visiting the web site, free, 11 am – 3 pm.
MAR 22 2015
5th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
Prescott – Prescott Center for the Arts
5th Annual Young Playwrights Festival – Prescott Center for the Arts, $7, 2 & 6 pm,
MAR 28 2015 – MAR 29 2015
Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival
Camp Verde – Camp Verde Soccer Field
Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival – Camp Verde Soccer Field, includes Verde Valley Archaeology Center’s Archaeology Fair, part of Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month, includes archaeology-related demonstrations, exhibits, lectures, films and “archaeology for kids” activities, a pie baking contest with cash prizes, also includes the Verde River Runoff, Fort Verde Park waives fees this weekend, all events are free but the wine tasting and River Run, Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm.
928-301-0922 or http://campverdepromotions.org
MAR 15 2015
Sunup Rotary of Prescott Fundraiser
Hassayumpa Hotel Marina Room on Marina Street
Sunday March 15th from 3:30-7:00 PM. Help conquer hunter in the Prescott Area – proceeds to benefit the Northern Arizona Interfaith Council and other Rotary Charities. (Including scholarships for graduating seniors) VENI, VIDI, VICI – The Ides of March We came, We Saw, We Conquered Delectable Hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, money laurel raffle, games, and fun activities. Live Music by Caesar’s Bard, Brad Newman. Tickets are $40 each or a table of 8 for $300. Tickets can be purchased at the Frame and I and at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds Building H.
March 14 2015
Holy Smokes! GUESS WHO’S TURNING 50?.. Central Yavapai Fire District!
Yavapai Regional Training Academy, E. Valley Road, Prescott Valley
This is Ken Byers, join in on the fun at our Live KPPV broadcast this Saturday, 10am- 2pm. They’ll be tons of station goodies, Free Lunch, tours, fire demonstrations and more! Come celebrate with us at the Central Yavapai Regional Training Academy, at E. Valley Road in P.V. Broadcasting Live Right Here on ‘The Mix’ 106 KPPV!
MARCH 28 2015
Family Art Festival & EGGstravaganza
Prescott Valley Civic Center
Mark your calendar to attend the 12th Annual Family Arts Festival and EGGstravaganza on Saturday, March 28. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Family Arts Festival offers free family oriented, hands-on activities and performance arts. During the EGGstravaganza, visit with Mr. Bunny and Little Bo Peep with her sheep from 10 a.m. – noon. Then, don’t miss the free egg hunts for youth ages 2 – 10 , which start promptly at 11 a.m. Explore the petting zoo and enjoy Freedom Station’s inflatable playland, all on the grounds of the Prescott Valley Civic Center.