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March 8, 2012

Community Briefs

Written by: anradmin
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Hike Fort Bowie

Fort Bowie commemorates its 150th Anniversary in 2012 and in observation of this historic occasion, they offer guided hikes that will focus on the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the Fort, to include the Bascom Affair and the Battle of Apache Pass. The walking distance is approximately 3 miles round-trip, and visitors should wear a hat and sun protection, and bring drinking water, a camera, a walking stick and lunch or snack. The hikes begin at 10 a.m. this Sunday, and March 18 and 25 at the Fort Bowie trailhead off Apache Pass Road, near Willcox. Admission is free.

For information, call 1.520.847.2500.

 

62nd Army Band to perform

The next 62nd Army Band Concert will be held March 18, 2 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. This free event is open to the public.

For more information, call 417.6980.

 

Learn about area butterflies

Learn about butterflies in our area Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. during “Butterflies of Southeast Arizona,” learn to identify species, about their life cycles, what they eat and which plants are attractive to them.

For more information, call 458.4225.

 

Pioneer women had courage

Join the community at Amazing Arizona’s “Arizona Pioneer Women” March 17, 1 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. Noted author Barbara Marriott will present a look at Arizona history and the courage of the pioneer women. The public is invited, and admission is free.

For more information, call 417.6980.

 

From Russia with Love

The Sierra Vista Symphony presents “From Russia with Love,” featuring the works of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and others, March 17 at the Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena School Road. The pre-concert seminar begins at 6 p.m., and the performance begins at 7 p.m. General admission is $25. preferred seating $30; family with children $30.

For more information, call 458.5189.

 

Have St. Patrick’s Day dinner

Have a traditional Irish dinner, with all the trimmings served March 17, 6:30 p.m. A dance follows. The event takes place at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista. Bill Cassidy will entertain with Irish songs and music; Mikey Bianchino will finish the evening with a variety of songs.

Admission is $20 per person or two tickets for $38; tickets must be purchased in advance.

For information, call 417.6980.

 

CANTER plans run

The 4th Annual CANTER Gallop Run sponsored by the Thunder Mountain Running Club will be held March 18 at the CANTER facility, 7388 E. Chief Joseph Drive, Sierra Vista. Challenges include a 5K Feeling Fit Run/Walk, $15; 1-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk, $12; and Youth 100-Yard Dash, $5. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the race at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, call Kris, 366.5292.

 

SACA presents home show 

Learn from vendors and exhibitors about home improvement and construction at the Southeast Arizona Contractors Association Home & Garden Show. This event will be held at Buena High School, Buena School Road on March 23 from 9 a.m. ““ 5 p.m. and on March 24 from 9 a.m. ““ 4 p.m. The public is invited, and admission is free.

For more information, call 458.6940.

Have lunch and socialize

Join the Sierra Vista Historical Society and the Henry F. Hauser Museum staff at a barbeque lunch, March 24, 11 a.m. ““ 12:30 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma Street. Admission is $10. For more information, call 417.6980.

Learn about Arizona statehood

Historian Jim Turner will describe the bumpy road to Arizona statehood at Amazing Arizona’s “Arizona Statehood with all the Bells and Whistles!”

Arizona was almost merged with New Mexico to form one large state. However, when Arizona became a separate state on Feb. 14, 1912, the day was celebrated with bells ringing, whistles blowing and major festivities! The presentation will be held March 24, 1 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St. The public is invited, and admission is free.

For more information, call 417.6980.

Watch vintage baseball games

Enjoy baseball as it was played when Lincoln was president. Seven teams will play by 1860 rules in vintage uniforms on March 24 and 25, 10 a.m. until dusk at Bisbee’s historic Warren Ballpark. Cost is $10 for one day and $15 for two days. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Active duty military are admitted free on Sunday.

For more information, contact Judy Anderson, 432.3813 or go to www.friendsofwarrenballpark.com.

“In the Mood” to perform

The nationally touring group, “In the Mood” is coming to the Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena High School, 5225 Buena School Drive, Sierra Vista.

The musical variety revue featuring songs from the 1940s will take place March 25 at 3 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Sierra Vista Herald, 102 Fab Avenue and at the Bisbee Daily Review office, 12 Main Street, Bisbee.

Tickets are $35 for reserved seats and $25 for general admission.

Musical entertainment offered

Enjoy the musical entertainment of the Sierra Vista Community Band Concert March 25, 2 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St. The public is invited, and admission is free.

For more information, call 417.6980.

See stars, planets up close

The Huachuca Astronomy Club and the Patterson Observatory invite the community to their monthly Public Astronomy Night March 29, 6:30 p.m. weather permitting. Using the Patterson Observatory’s 20-inch telescope, participants will be able to view double stars, open and globular star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and Jupiter and its largest moons. The Patterson Observatory is located at the University of Arizona South, 1140 Colombo Dr., Sierra Vista.

For information, call 417.6960.

Celebrate creative writing

Join other creative individuals at the 14th Annual Cochise Community Creative Writing Celebration. The event includes keynote address, breakout sessions, readings, book sales and signings and a writing contest. It will be held on March 30, 9:30 a.m. ““ 4:30 p.m. and on March 31, 7:30 a.m. ““ 4:30 p.m. at Cochise College, Colombo Avenue, and Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista. Admission for the two-day session is $40, $25 for seniors or students, and the one-day session is $25.

For more information, call 417.4122.





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