Events

June 7, 2013

Community Briefs June 7, 2013

Square dance announced

The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are holding a Mainstream Square Dance tonight, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., at the Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista. Cost is $4 for members, $5 for non-members. Snacks are provided.

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

Inexpensive books offered

Friends of the Sierra Vista Library will be holding their monthly sale on Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their building at the Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma. Everything in the book store will be 50 percent off.

Pup pool party planned

Peace for Paws will hold a pup pool party Saturday, noon – 3 p.m., at Furbabies Pet Bakery, 196 W. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista. There will be wading pools, water toys, games and snacks with a swimsuit competition at 2 p.m. Admission is $3 and dog nail trims will cost $5.

Friendly dogs, up-to-date on vaccines, are invited.

Arizona State Balladeer to perform

Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s Official State Balladeer, will perform “musical snapshots” that brings Arizona to life on Saturday and Sunday at the Arizona Folklore Preserve in Ramsey Canyon.

Doors open at 1 p.m., with performances starting at 2 p.m. For reservations, contact 378.6165 or reservations@arizonafolklore.com. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for children 17 and under.

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

Upcoming performers include Juni Fisher on June 15 and 16, and Tom Hiatt and the Sundown Riders on June 22 and 23.

For more information, contact 378.6165 or http//www.arizonafolklore.com.

Attend horse shows on post

Huachuca Saddle Club 2013 Western/English Combination Shows take place at Wren Arena, Fort Huachuca, on June 15, Aug. 17 and Oct. 5. Books open at 8 a.m.; shows start at 9 a.m.

A ranch pleasure class has been added along with regular classes. This pattern class features extended gaits, trot or lope overs, side pass and single spin in each direction. An open country pleasure driving is added starting with the June 15 show.

Cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members.

For a list of gymkhana and show classes, entry forms and club information, contact 378.6385 or http//www.huachucasaddleclub.org.

Square dance planned

The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are having their Father’s Day/Flag Day Square Dance on June 14, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., with a plus tip at the end of the night. The dance takes place at Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista. Cost is $4 for members, $5 for non-members. Snacks provided. For more information, 378.6719 or email svtmt@cox.net.

PX introduces archery line

The Fort Huachuca Main Exchange has recently introduced an assortment of archery products. Patrons are invited to check them out. On Father’s Day weekend, June 15 and 16, there will be a special event to include a gun giveaway. Visit the store to learn about this and other upcoming events.

See movies in the park

Join Sierra Vista Parks and Leisure Services for free, family entertainment. On June 15, enjoy “The Pirates! A Band of Misfits.” Movies take place at Centennial Pavilion, Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard.

As a reminder, pets are not allowed at park events.

For more information, call 458.7922.

Handle snakes, view lizards, more

Carr House programs continue June 16, 1:30 p.m., with “Hooray for Herps – Snakes, Lizards and more!” The program is presented by Tom Miscione, herpetologist. His many live specimens will let young and old get up close and personal with a diverse number of snakes and lizards. Bring lawn chairs.

Directions to Carr House: From Sierra Vista, travel south on State Route 92 to Carr Canyon Road (at the Mesquite Tree Restaurant). Turn right. Drive about 2.1 miles. Carr House is on the left after a concrete dip in the road. For information about future programs, visit http//www.huachucamountains.org.

Flag Day – “Old Glory” recognized in SV

Every year on June 14, Americans celebrate Flag Day to reflect and observe a special day of paying homage to “Old Glory” and reflect and honor the military men and women who defended and sacrificed to protect the freedom of the flag and country.

On Saturday at 2 p.m., members of the Sierra Vista Elks Lodge #2065, 1 Elks Lane, Sierra Vista, will conduct a “Flag Day” ceremony in the Ramada.

The public is invited.

Play grass volleyball this summer

The Sierra Vista Grass Volleyball Series, run by Club Cochise Volleyball Association, is starting tournaments this month. Doubles tournaments for men and women of all ages and skill levels are held on Saturdays throughout the summer providing an opportunity for volleyball lovers and spectators. The schedule and more information can be found at http://sites.google.com/site/svgrassvolleyball.

Search Facebook for “Sierra Vista Grass Volleyball Series.”

Email questions to svgrassvolleyball@gmail.com.

Join Tombstone in Buffalo Soldier salute

The City of Tombstone will salute the Buffalo Soldiers, June 22 – 23.

It will be two days of street entertainment, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. – noon on Sunday.

On June 22 the 5th Annual Salute to the Buffalo Soldiers Parade will take place at 11 a.m. on Allen Street starting at 6th Street and concluding at 2nd and Allen Streets.

Any interested persons, groups, veterans organizations and businesses wishing to participate in the parade or needing information should contact 1.520.266.5266 or Broncobill@powerC.net.

Shoot N Shindig for youth

Stan Greer and the Huachuca Whitetail Club will sponsor a Shoot N Shindig for youth 16 or younger, June 29, 9 a.m. (sign-in at 8 a.m.), at the Sierra Vista Shooting Range, east of town on State Route 90. Register by June 21.

Competitors must have eye and ear protection.

Young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Club provides range masters, rifles, ammo, prizes, hotdogs and hamburgers while they last.

Other activities include a BB gun range and 3D youth archery shooting.

Bring a dish for the potluck barbecue, lawn chairs and sunscreen.

For more information, call 255.1652, 508.9833 or 378.2823.




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