Events

March 22, 2013

Community Briefs – March 22, 2013

Have Dinner with Men Who Cook
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Twenty local celebrity chefs or men known for their culinary skills will prepare dinner for members of the Sierra Vista community on April 6, 6.–8 p.m., at the Windemere Hotel on State Route 92, across from the Mall. The cost is $40 per person and includes appetizers, soup, salad entrees and dessert.

Tickets are available for the Men Who Cook event at Ace Hardware, Safeway, Dillards or the Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, call 458.9072.

Enjoy schnitzel and spatzle dinner

The German American Club is holding a schnitzel and spatzle (paste) dinner with red cabbage or green beans, mushroom gravy, dinner roll and dessert tonight, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, 549 Veterans Drive, Sierra Vista. The cost is $8 per person.

There will be live entertainment from 8 p.m. – midnight.

The event is open to members, their guests and all active duty service members.

Explore Hunter Canyon opportunities

Hunter Canyon Day takes place on Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Hunter Canyon, located in the Huachuca Mountains off State Route 92. The day is aimed at educating people on the recreation opportunities in the canyon and cleaning up trash.

Volunteers for the beautification project should be on site promptly at 9 a.m. for a safety briefing. Then, people will break into small groups to clean up. Wear closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses and gloves. Bring water and a lunch. Trash bags will be provided.

There will also be information booths. The public is invited to this free event.

Youth Easter Eggstravaganza set

Bring the children to The Mall at Sierra Vista on Saturday for a free Easter egg hunt and other activities. Youth 5 and under can hunt for eggs from 9 a.m. – noon in the playground near Dillard’s. Youth, 6, search for eggs at 9:10 a.m. at the food court. Those age 7 can look for eggs in the same location at 9:20 a.m., and children 8 and 9 hunt at the food court at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call 458.7922.

Free motocross event Saturday

Red Bull motocross riders will demonstrate their skills for the Fort Huachuca community on Saturday, approximately noon – 3 p.m. on Hatfield Street between Bissell and Hunt Streets. There will be a practice run, demonstration, photograph opportunities and autograph sessions. The public is invited, and there is no charge.

Learn about Boy Scouting

Learn about Boy Scouting, public awareness, safety and more at the Cochise District Scout Show, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Berean Academy, 1169 N. Colombo, Sierra Vista. The event will feature a climbing wall, camping, cooking, rope bridge and more. This free event is open to the public.

Pitch, hit and run at youth event

Boys and girls 7 – 14 are invited to participate in Aquafina’s free pitch, hit and run softball event Sunday, 1 – 2 p.m., on Pat Arbenz Field in the City of Sierra Vista’s sports complex.

For more information, go to www.SierraVistaAz.gov.

FHCSC to hold golf scramble

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses Club will hold a golf scramble, April 6, at the Mountain View Golf Course at the intersection of Buffalo Soldier Trail and Wilcox Drive. Registration deadline is March 29.

The $65 fee per golfer includes a cart for two, lunch, hospitality bag, unlimited driving range and prizes in various categories. Golfer check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the shotgun start at 9 a.m.

For more information or for registration forms, contact 1.850.291.4667 or fhcscgolf@mail.com.

Run in CANTER Gallop

The Thunder Mountain Running Club will host the 5th Annual CANTER Gallop Sunday at the CANTER facility, 7388 E. Chief Joseph Dr., Sierra Vista. It features a 5K Feeling Fit Run/Walk for $15; 1-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk for $12; and Kids’ 100-Yard Dash for $5. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; races start at 8:30.

For more information, call Kris, 366.5292.

MI Corps Band to perform

The MI Corps Band will perform a recital on Sunday, 2 p.m., at the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma. St., Sierra Vista. Soldier musicians will showcase their individual skills and small groups of performers. This recital is free and open to the public.

Lt. Dan Band to appear at DM

On March 29 the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, will host Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band for an evening concert. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m. People should bring their own lawn chairs.

The event will be held inside the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Hangar, which is just off of Yuma Street. Signs will be posted starting at DM’s Craycroft Gate directing individuals on where to drive and park.

Everyone with DM AFB access is invited to attend this free event.

For additional information, contact the 355 FW Public Affairs Office, 1.520.228.3406.

Enjoy Tucson Roller Derby

Tucson Roller Derby presents a double header on March 30 at the Wreckhouse, 1145 E. Valencia Road, Tucson. In game 1, TRD Copper Queens vs. the NAZRD Whiskey Row-llers. During game 2, Tucson Derby Brats – Aristobrats vs. Savage Patch Kids.

Doors open at 5 p.m.; first game takes place at 6 p.m. Military discount tickets can be purchased from Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/302428. Youth 10 and under admitted free with adult ticket.

For more information, go to http://tucsonrollerderby.com.




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