Events

August 30, 2012

Community Briefs – August 30, 2012

Gunfighter’s rendevous planned

Gunfighting groups will compete for honors as being the “best” gunfighting group at Tombstone’s Annual Rendezvous of the Gunfighters, Saturday — Monday. All competition takes place at the “O.K. Corral” located on Allen Street. Scheduled to appear for this year’s event is Old West Thunder from El Paso, Texas, the Arizona Gunfighters of Mesa and the Tombstone Wild Bunch.

On Saturday, the first “Couples” Costume Competition will take place on Allen Street outside the O.K. Corral. Two couples will be chosen by audience applause for a $100 cash prize. On Sunday, the Annual Costume Parade will take place at noon starting at 6th and Allen and proceed to 4th and Allen.

For more information, contact 1.520. 457.3548 or tombstonewildbunch.com.

Homework help for students

Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/svlibrary to get on-demand, free homework help from qualified tutors. Help is available in math, science, social studies and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available to help students in math and science.

For more information, call the Sierra Vista Public Library, 458.4225.

See old fashioned rodeo

The Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo takes place Saturday – Monday, at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. Gates open daily at 12:30 p.m. Admission price is $10 for adults and $5 for youth.

Folklore preserve reopens

The Arizona Folklore Preserve announces announce its schedule of performances for part of the 2012-2013 season:

Saturday/Sunday — Dolan Ellis

Sept. 8/9 — Michael Grande

Sept. 15/16 — Ted Ramirez

Sept. 22/23 — Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers

Sept. 29/30 — TBA

All performances start at 2 p.m.

Admission is $15 for adults; $6 for children 17 and under. To make reservations, go to www.arizonafolklore.com, or call 378.6165.

Go 6 miles south of Sierra Vista on State Route 92 to Ramsey Canyon Road. Turn right (west), drive 3.3 miles, and watch for the AFP sign and entrance on the left.

Celebrate National Cheese Pizza Day

Mountain Vista Communities will celebrate National Cheese Pizza Day with a superhero theme on Wednesday, 5 p.m. at. MVC Community Center, 102 Davis. Join MVC for free cheese pizza and goodie bags. Make a superhero mask. Wear your favorite superhero gear to be entered to win a prize!

Open to all MVC residents. Space is limited.

RSVP (required) at 515.9000 by Tuesday afternoon.

PFLAG Sierra Vista chapter meets

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays welcomes parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Members provide support and information to counter myths and misinformation about sexual orientation and gender identity.

Monthly meetings take place at 6:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of each month, at the Unitarian Universalist Church office, 1020 E. Fry Blvd., just west of Kentucky Fried Chicken. The group will meet on Wednesday.

Dine under the stars

The University of Arizona’s South Foundation, Inc. will hold a “Dine Under the Stars” dinner, Sept. 8, at the U of A South campus, featuring a buffet with a Latin theme. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. in the grassy area at the campus center.

U of A South is located on N, Columbo Ave., Sierra Vista.

For ticket and other information, call 458.8278, ext. 2129.

Voter registration drive set

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s voter registration drive will take place Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St.

For more information or to learn what to bring, call 459.2392.

Diamondbacks’ military discounts

The Arizona Diamondbacks extend a 50-percent discount to all members of the armed forces and military veterans for every Sunday home game in the 2012 season.

Games include:

Sept. 16 – D-backs vs. San Francisco Giants

Sept. 30 – D-backs vs. Chicago Cubs

For cost, other information or ticket purchase, email bmccaman@dbacks.com.

See owls on Mondays

Join the weekly bird walk along the San Pedro River on Gordon Lewis’ property and see burrowing owls.

For time and directions, call 366.5560.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Stephanie Caffall

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony — 1st Brigade, 100th Training Division has new home

Stephanie Caffall Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, along with distinguished guests cut the ribbon at the 1st Brigade 100th Division ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday Jan. 23. Cutting...
 
 

Fort Huachuca Tax Center celebrates grand opening

The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, TAC, opened its doors at Building 22324, Christy Avenue on Monday. The opening was celebrated by a ribbon cutting with the help from U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Thomas A. Boone and USAG Command Sgt. Maj. James Ramsey. Volunteer tax return preparers are part of the Internal Revenue Service’s...
 
 

IMCOM mentorship offers employees perspective, growth opportunity

(Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-article series on the distinct phases of the IMCOM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program. The first article is available online at http://www.army.mil/article/130378/) SAN ANTONIO — Life changing, enlightening and powerful are just a few words used by two participants in the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters Centralized...
 

 
Maci Hidalgo

MVC offers assistance for Fort Huachuca Families during deployments

Maci Hidalgo Abigail Correa’s 1-year-old daughter, Ana Victoria, plays with her new toy kitchen at their home on Fort Huachuca Jan. 22. The kitchen was put together with help through Mountain Vista Communities’ program for ...
 
 

Super Bowl Sunday — designate a sober driver

Sunday’s Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event with lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, Fort Huachuca law enforcement officials, and the Army Substance Abuse Program urge football fans to choose sides now — drinking or driving. Those who plan on...
 
 

Army predator makes historic flight into national airspace system

Recently on Libby Army Airfield, standard operations were being conducted concerning daily arrivals and departures of unmanned aircraft from the runway. In fact, unmanned aircraft systems, UAS, flights in and out of Libby Army Airfield airfield have been a common sight since 2005. On this special day to the silent cheers of a few, one...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin