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March 29, 2013

Community Briefs March 29, 2013

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 today.

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.

VFW hosts Good Friday special
Join members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 for fish and chips or a chicken basket tonight from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Cost is $8 per person. JADI Norris will provide live entertainment from 8 p.m. – midnight.

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

Hunt for Easter eggs
Crossroads, a new family-driven contemporary worship service at the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church, or SVUMC, is hosting the annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday.

Festivities begin at 10 a.m. at SVUMC, at the intersection of St. Andrews and Buffalo Soldier Trail.

Events include four Easter egg hunts, 4 and younger, 5 – 8, 9 – 12, and a scavenger hunt for youth 13 and older. The event also features live music by local musicians and a foosball and air hockey tournament.

This is a free event; however, donations of canned and dry goods or gently used toys will be accepted. Light refreshments and games will also be provided.

For more information, contact 378.3352 or www.lovesvumc.com.

Learn about homeschooling
Classical Conversations is a group of families who come together to support one another and share in homeschooling their children. These groups can be found all over the country and at many military installations. The Fort Huachuca group meets once a week for classes during the school year. Register now for the 2013/14 school year. Information meetings are scheduled for Thursday and April 10.

For more information and to request a free catalog, go to classicalconversations.com or contact 1.808.352.6701, bravenec@pobox.com, 1.520.803.9642 or ddstruse@lycos.com.

RSVP is required.

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.

Young artists, enter contest
The City of Sierra Vista is sponsoring a Young Artist Showcase where students in grades 9 – 12 can showcase their artistic talents. The theme is “The Power of Exchange.” Deadline is Monday.

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

Geronimo’s surrender explored
The Sierra Vista Historical Society presents “Geronimo’s Surrender; The 1886 C.S. Fly Photographs,” Tuesday, 2 p.m. at the Mona Bishop Room, Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. Jay Van Orden, researcher, writer and former director of field services for the Arizona Historical Society will integrate updated information retrieved from both sides of the surrender talks through eyewitness accounts and consultations with descendants of the photographed Chiricahuas.

This free event is open to the public.

For more information, call 417.6980.

PFLAG to meet Wednesday
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will hold its monthly meeting in Sierra Vista, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church office, 125 S. Second St. (just north of the SSVEC building).

The program will be given by the two faculty sponsors of the Gay-Straight Alliance Club from Buena High School. Gay–Straight Alliances are student-led organizations, found primarily in North American high schools and universities, that are intended to provide a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth and their straight allies. Everyone is welcome.

For more information, contact 255.0423, email maryc@pflag-svaz.com or go to www.pflag.org.

Square dance planned
Join the Thunder Mountain Twirlers on April 5, 7:30 – 9– 30 p.m., with a plus-tip at the end of the night. Cost is $4 for members and $5 for non-members. Snacks are provided. The dance takes place at the Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista.

For more information, contact 378.6719 or email svtmt@cox.net.

Cheap produce available
Market on the Move will offer up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 on April 6, 20, and May 4 and 18, 7 – 10 a.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre pavilion. Everyone is invited to participate.

For more information, contact marketonthemovesv@gmail.com.




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