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May 31, 2012

Community Briefs May 31, 2012

Teen volunteer program announced

Sierra Vista’s Leisure and Library Services is accepting applications for the summer Teen Volunteer Program. Teens will perform a variety of summer volunteer jobs to include recreation, sports, clerical and aquatic volunteer positions. Volunteers are responsible for transportation to and from the assigned work location at the agreed-on hours.

Volunteers for Kid’s WORLD positions must be at least 14 and 16 for any sports program position.

For more information, call 458.7922.

 

Free youth hunt-related event planned

The Huachuca Gould’s Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will be hosting a Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship event on Saturday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Fort Huachuca’s Sportsman’s Center. This free event is for children 17 and younger.

Activities for different age classes include certified instructor’s teaching shooting of shotguns, pellet guns, and archery. Participants will also learn the basics of calling and setting up to hunt a variety of wildlife. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with activities beginning at 9. All participants, and their families will be served lunch at this free event. All youth will receive a free, one year JAKE membership.

To pre-register, or for more information, contact Wayne Kaiser, 520.678.9827, Tom Fuller, 456.4770, or go to www.nwtfhuagoulds.org.

 

Western singer to appear at AFP

The Arizona Folklore Preserve will present a leading Western entertainer, R.W. Hampton, in a one-day only performance on Saturday. Show times are 2 and 6 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets for children 17 and under are $6.

Make reservations early at 378.6165.

Live performances are offered each Saturday and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. For more information, including performance schedules, go to www.arizonafolklore.com.

AFP is located six miles south of Sierra Vista. Take State Route 92 to Ramsey Canyon Road. Turn right (west), drive 3.3 miles into the canyon, and watch for the AFP entrance and sign to the left.

 

Blingy Shoe Competition planned

Decorate sneakers, flip-flops, desert boots, crocks, sandals, or cowboy boots for a fun evening under the stars at the semi formal Ambiance and History event at the Sarah Gibbs Botanical Garden at the Sierra Vista library Saturday, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Dress up, enjoy food, wine, entertainment, enter a Chinese auction and compete in the Blingy Shoe Competition for $35 per person. Tickets are available at the Ethel Berger Center, 417.6980.

For more information regarding the shoe competition, call Liz Reed, evenings, 803.7760.

 

Vacation Bible School set

Sierra Vista United Methodist Church invites all children to dive into fun at “Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep with God” Vacation Bible School as children explore and experience God’s underwater universe. Children in pre-school through fourth grade are welcome. Classes begin Monday and end June 8. They take place from 9 a.m. – noon at the church at the intersection of Buffalo Soldier Trail and St. Andrews Drive.

For more information, call the church office, 378.3352. 

 

Fly fishing club meets

San Pedro Flycasters Club member Pat Richards will be the guest speaker at the next club meeting, June 7, 6:30 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Community Church, 4029 E. Golden Acres Drive, in Sierra Vista. Richards will present a power point show on the south island of New Zealand. Zane Grey went fly fishing in New Zealand during the 1920s and declared the country the “Angler’s Eldorado.”

For more information and location directions, go to http://www.sanpedroflycasters.com/.

 

Get youth outdoors, active

The Sierra Vista Ranger District, Coronado National Forest will hold a Get Outdoors Day, June 9, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Parker Canyon Lake. This event, designed to get youth active and interested in the outdoors is free and open to the public.

Events include a free fishing clinic, reptile exhibit, information booths by various agencies, nature walks at 10 a.m. and noon, educational programs and more.

For more information, call the Forest Service office, 378.0311. 




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