Events

November 29, 2012

Community Briefs – November 29, 2012

Giving Tree has Sunday deadline

Fort Huachuca’s Giving Trees are located in all four chapels on post, at Greely Hall, the Joint Interoperability Test Command and the Fort Huachuca Main Post Exchange. Those who wish to make someone’s Christmas more joyful can remove an ornament from a tree, purchase the item(s) listed and return the unwrapped item(s) to the Main Post Chapel or PX by Sunday as all gifts must be processed for giving by Dec. 15.

For more information, call 533.4748.

Toys for Tots drive underway

The Thunder Mountain Detachment of the Marine Corps League is conducting its fifth annual Toys For Tots campaign now. Drop-off boxes are located at all Cochise County Sheriff’s substations throughout the county and at selected local business establishments. The public is invited to donate new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to needy children in Cochise County for Christmas.

Vintage baseball players sought

The Bisbee Black Sox Vintage Base Ball team is looking for players of any age, male or female, for the winter/spring season. Vintage Base ball is played by 1860 rules (underhand pitching, no sliding into base, a fly ball caught on one bounce is out). The game appeals to softball and baseball players. Read rules at: www.arizonavintagebaseball.com.

For more information, contact 432.3813 or manderson53@cableone.net.

Operation HOME registration underway

American Vietnam Veterans Association 1020 Operation HOME, or Honoring Our Military Everyday Program volunteers invite active duty military Families E6 and below, all wounded warrior Families and Cochise County Families of fallen military to register children to participate in the annual holiday event honoring military children. The actual event will be held Dec. 8.

Register through Sunday. Contact 378.9330 or OperationHome@cochisecountyvva.org.

Musical ensembles to perform

Cochise College choral and instrumental ensembles will present “A Candlelight Christmas” in a joint concert with the Note-ables, a community women’s chorus tonight and Friday, 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30, at the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church sanctuary, 3225 St. Andrews Dr., Sierra Vista. Seating is limited for the concerts. Tickets are $5, and can be purchased by calling 378.6736 or 458.9085.

Annual tree lighting ceremony planned

The annual unveiling of the collection of Old World Santas, as well as the lighting of trees will be celebrated at dusk on Friday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. Admission is free.

For information, call 417.6960.

See “The Nutcracker”

The Sierra Vista Ballet will present “The Nutcracker,” a beloved holiday classic, Friday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. at the Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 Buena School Blvd., Sierra Vista. Admission is $15 for adults and free for children.

For information, call 417.6960 or 458.1560.

Christmas parade kicks off holidays

The City of Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce hosts its 54th Annual Christmas Light Parade on Saturday, 5:30 p.m., to kick-off the holiday season. This year’s theme is “Celebrate with Music,” and the parade is open to the entire community. The route is from 7th Street and Fry Boulevard to Fry Boulevard and Avenida Escuela.

Concert band sets performance

The Cochise College Concert Band will hold its final performance of the semester Sunday, 2 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. The band will perform a mix of traditional concert band pieces, jazz, pop and rock favorites and a few holiday tunes.

For more information, call 515.8759 or 417.4066.

Benson High School/MI Corps Band combined concert

The Military Intelligence Corps Band’s “Huachuca Jazz Project” is working with band students at Benson High School. Their work culminates in a concert at Benson High School on Wednesday at 6 p.m. This concert is open to the public.

For more information, visit Facebook.com/MI.Corps.Band.

Strings orchestra to perform

The Cochise County Youth Orchestra will present their winter concert featuring a wide variety of all-strings music. The performance will be held on Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Kino Hall, located next to St. Andrew’s Church, 800 Taylor Dr., in Sierra Vista. Admission to the concert is free. The orchestra will be collecting donations at the door of canned goods and non-perishable food items for the Calvary’s Rock Church Food Closet.

For more information, contact 678.0397 or www.ccyo.info.

Free family predator hunting camp

The Huachuca Gould’s Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a two-day free family predator hunting camp on Dec. 8 and 9, including meals. The event, open to families with children, will teach predator calling and hunting from experienced instructors. Children planning on hunting must be between 10 – 17. Actual predator hunts will be conducted the afternoon of Dec. 8 and the morning of Dec. 9. Family members who attend and do not hunt will have other activities available.

Double U Ranch, located east of Tombstone off Gleeson Road, provides ample space for travel trailers, tents or vehicle camping.

Pre-registration is required, and the deadline is Friday.

For further information or to register, contact 508.4272 or j2dbmill@msn.com.

Jazz band to appear

The Cochise College Jazz Band will perform on Dec. 13, 7 p.m., at the Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus in the Student Union, 901 N. Columbo Ave, Sierra Vista.

For more information, call 520.515.8759 or 520.417.4066.

AVVA Operation HOME Event

American Vietnam Veterans Association 1020 Operation HOME, or Honoring Our Military Everyday, will hold their holiday event on Dec. 8, noon – 3 p.m., at Murr Community Center on Fort Huachuca for families who pre-registered. There will be gifts from Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday photos, holiday crafts, games and treats.

MI Corps Band holiday concert, “Sounds of the Season”

The Military Intelligence Corps Band presents “Sounds of the Season” Dec. 12, 7 p.m. at Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena High School, 5225 Buena School Blvd., Sierra Vista. Experience music from various styles and eras, holiday cheer, and perhaps even a visit from a certain white bearded, red suited celebrity!

For more information, go to Facebook.com/MI.Corps.Band.




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


 
 

 

News Briefs October 31, 2014

Chaplains available after duty hours Individuals in need of chaplain assistance outside normal duty hours should contact the on-call duty chaplain at 520.508.8042 or the installation operations center at 520.533.2291. DA Form 1687 signature requirement changes Effective immediately, the DA Form 1687 will require both handwritten and digital signatures for the identified authorized representativ...
 
 

FMWR Briefs – October 31, 2014

Vendors needed for N.O.E.L. event FMWR is looking for arts and crafts, novelty and other vendors for the 2014 Night of Extraordinary Lights Christmas Village set for Dec. 12 – 13, 6 – 10 p.m., at Brown Parade Field. This event was previously held at Mountain View Golf Course. For more information, call 520.538.0836 or...
 
 
photo-for-top-of-page

Operation Rising Star — Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

Photo at top of page: Georgia Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Constance Mack, representing the Presidio of Monterey, California, sings her way to the 2012 Operation Rising Star crown at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre, in ...
 

 

Community Briefs October 31, 2014

SV Elks Lodge Haunted House & Spooky Carnival The Sierra Vista Elk’s Lodge will host a Haunted House and Carnival today, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., at and near the Elks Ramada, 1 Elks Ln. The Haunted House for children 12 and over will be open today, 5 – 10 p.m. Carnival games are 1 –...
 
 

FMWR Briefs – October 24, 2014

Celebrate Halloween with FMWR FMWR will celebrate Halloween today and Saturday. Various free children’s activities will be available 6 – 9 p.m. both days. For older youth and adults, the haunted house will be open 6 – 10 p.m.; and 7 – 10 p.m., they can enjoy spooky “haunted hay rides.” All activities will be...
 
 

News Briefs October 24, 2014

Chaplains available after duty hours Individuals in need of chaplain assistance outside normal duty hours should contact the on-call duty chaplain at 520.508.8042 or the installation operations center at 520.533.2291. Fiber cable installation to begin A construction crew will begin installing overhead fiber cables Monday at Hatfield and Irwin Monday. They will move toward Jeffords...
 




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