VFW Ladies host dinner
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary will host a roasted pork loin dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at VFW Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The dinner includes potatoes, gravy, vegetables, roll and butter, salad and dessert. Cost is $9 per person and live entertainment is set for 8 p.m. to midnight. The dinner is open to all members, their guests and all active duty service members. For more information, call 458.9972.
Square dance planned
Join the Thunder Mountain Twirlers 7:30-9:30 p.m. today for a mainstream dance 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 email@example.com.
Run your own 401K
Business attire, running shoes and briefcase or padfolio are the uniform for the “Run Your Own 401K” 4.01 kilometer, 2.5-mile run at 9 a.m. Saturday. The race begins and ends at the Veterans’ Memorial Park Bandshell. The $20 registration fee includes a T-shirt.
This inaugural event is sponsored by the Sierra Vista Sunrise Rotary in conjunction with Freedom Financial Architects.
Become Water Wise
Learn tips and tricks to become more water wise and help save a natural resource on 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at The Mall in Sierra Vista, El Mercado Loop. There will be a variety of displays and demonstrations. More information is available at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov.
DM sponsors run/walk
The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Fitness Center staff will sponsor its first Desert Boneyard 5K Fun Run/Walk April 27 at the base near Amarg Gate, off of Kolb and Irvington Road. Participants must pre-register by Sunday. Cost is $25, a health waiver is needed, and youth under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
To register, go to dmforcesupport.com. Click on the Desert Boneyard 5K Fun Run/Walk link. Fill in the required information and complete the health waiver that must be turned in at check-in on April 27.
For more information, call 1.520.228.0022.
Books & Tots Story Time
The Parents as Teachers Program staff invite parents and their children to their first Books and Tots Story Time. This event will be held 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Mountain Vista Community Center, 102 Davis off Lawton Road. There will be stories, songs and crafts.
For more information, call 452.9784, ext. 15.
Farmers market plans Earth Day
This year the Sierra Vista Farmers Market will celebrate Earth Day at its regular Thursday farmers market 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday.
Non-profit groups, educational organizations, government organizations and schools wishing to take part with an information booth or project about the natural world, earth-friendly activities, or healthy living, eating and exercise can participate at no charge.
For more information or to reserve a spot, call 678.2638.
It’s showtime again!
The Illegitimate Theater Company in conjunction with Fort Huachuca’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate presents Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. on April 19, 20, 26 and 27 at Murr Community Center. Two matinees take place at 2 p.m. on April 21 and 28.
This 1941 play revolves around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic, who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, New York.
Tickets are $15. For information, call 533.2404.
Cheap produce available
Market on the Move will offer up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 7-10 .m. April 20, May 4 and 18 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre pavilion. Everyone is invited to participate.
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Celebrate Astronomy Day
The Huachuca Astronomy Club will celebrate National Astronomy Day 10 a.m. until late afternoon, weather permitting, on April 20. The event will take place at the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St. There will be several powerful telescopes for safely viewing the Sun and Moon. There will be exhibits, materials and a 1,000-yard scale model of the Solar System. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.