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April 4, 2014

Community Briefs April 4, 2014

Music festival tonight

The Cochise Music Teachers Association presents Live at Kino Hall, today, 6:30 p.m. in Kino Hall at St. Andrew’s Parish, 800 Taylor Dr., Sierra Vista. Open to the public, refreshments will be available. No charge, but donations accepted.

For more information, call 458.5704.

Local vendors to hold craft show

The High Desert Crafters present their 15th Annual Spring Craft Fair Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Windemere Hotel and Conference Center, State Route 92, Sierra Vista. The event is free.  For more information, call 895.9318.

Texas Canyon 10K Trail Run

The Amerind Museum and Bisbee Vogue Inc. will hold an Inaugral Amerind’s Texas Canyon 10K Trail Run Saturday, 9 a.m., in an area normally closed to the public. Cost is $50. Register on site.

For more information, contact 1.520.586.3666 or www.amerind.org.

Moving market returns

Receive up to $60 worth of produce for $10 when Market on the Move returns to Sierra Vista, Saturday, 7 – 10 a.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre parking area on Fort Huachuca.

MoM is open to the public.

For information, email marketonthemovesv@gmail.com or go to Market on the Move – Sierra Vista: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Market-on-the-Move-Sierra-Vista/284342195029259?fref=ts.

AFP presents Western music

Gary Allegretto, an award-winning cowboy singer, will appear at the Arizona Folklore Preserve on Saturday and Sunday.

Doors open at 1 p.m., with performances starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for youth 17 and under.

For reservations, contact 378.6165 or reservations@arizonafolklore.com.

American Legion holds special dinner

American Legion Post 52 is holding a ham dinner Saturday, 5:30 – 7 p.m., at 12 Theater Dr., Sierra Vista, followed by live entertainment by MAK. Cost is $9 for members, guests and active duty service members and Families.  For more information, call 459.6050,

Engineer Your Future

Cochise College invites future and current students to “Engineering Your Future” Monday, 6 – 8 p.m., at the Student Union of the Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus. The Engineering Night event showcases available programs, pathways and partnerships within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields.

For more information, contact 515.5477 or cramerj@cochise.edu.

See humor, culture performance

Former Hollywood screenwriter Steve Barancik is coming to the Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus on Tuesday to perform and discuss how humor can arise from the clash of cultural perspectives. Barancik will be presenting from 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. in room 701. His performance is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 515.5316.

Join MOAA for dinner

Coronado Chapter Military Officer Association of America is having its monthly dinner April 15, 6:30 p.m., at Pueblo Del Sol Country Club, 2770 S. St. Andrews Dr., Sierra Vista. Social hour begins at 6 p.m.

Guest speaker is Lt. Col. Jörg Trossen, German Liaison Officer, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence.

Reservation cutoff is Tuesday. Contact 417.0175 or pflip1@mac.com.

Attend lunch lecture

Learn about “Things with Wings,” during a free lunch lecture Wednesday, noon – 1 p.m., in room 702 of the Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave.

For more information, contact 515.5492 or www.cochise.edu/cll.

Learn new dances

Round dance lessons, presented by the Thunder Mountain Twirlers, are underway on Thursdays, 7 – 8:15 p.m. through July 3. New students will be accepted through April 10. Cost is $5 per person. Dancing takes place at the Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista.  For more information, call 366.4390.

Huachuca Astronomy Club to meet

The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet April 11, 7 p.m., in the community room, Student Union Building at Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave, Sierra Vista. University of Arizona Planetary Science 4th year PhD candidate Rob Zellem will present “Finding Life in the Galaxy.” The meeting is free and open to the public.

5th Annual Vintage Baseball Tournament

Enjoy baseball played by 1860 rules. Eight teams in vintage uniforms vie for the Vintage League Championship at Bisbee’s 104-year-old Warren Ballpark, April 12 – 13, 9:30 a.m. – dusk.

Buy tickets online or at the gate: one day $10, both days $15; 12 and under free with adult ticket. Sunday, active duty military get in for free.

For more information, contact 432.3813 or www.friendsofwarrenballpark.com.

Sierra Vista Easter Eggstravaganza!

Children 5 – 10 are invited to hunt for eggs and enjoy free activities April 12, 9 – 11 a.m., at The Mall at Sierra Vista on El Mercado Loop. Take their photos with the Easter Bunny.  For information on egg hunt times for various age groups, call 458.7922.

Spring High Tea slated

Enjoy English High Tea, April 12, 1 p.m., at the Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. A fashion show will follow. Dress to impress and you could win a prize. Tickets are $15, must be purchased in advance, and are available only at the EBC.

For more information, call 417.6980.

Dance, get college financial aid information

Future college students who want to know about financial assistance are invited to an ’80s-themed dance party April 12, 6 – 8 p.m., at the Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus Student Union, 901 N. Columbo Ave. Enjoy free food, music and get advice about different kinds of available financial aid.

Enjoy art, music at college

The Cochise College annual Festival of Art and Music will take place April 15, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave. The free, public event on the west end of campus by the fountain includes performances, crafts, food, art demonstrations and more.  For more information, call 515.5490.

Join police officers for golf

The Sierra Vista Police Department will hold its Inaugural Golf Tournament April 19, with shotgun start at 1:30 p.m., at the Pueblo del Sol Country Club, 2770 St. Andrews Drive.

Register now for this four-person scramble golf tournament. Entry fees are $33 for club members with their own carts, $46 for club members without carts and $75 for non-members. Fees include 18-holes of golf, riding cart, dinner and chance to win various prizes.  Register at www.svopoa.org or call 508.6218.

Hershey’s Youth Track and Field Games

Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate and register now for the free Hershey’s Youth Track and Field Games for youth 9 – 14 (as of Dec. 31, 2014). Games take place April 19, 10 a.m., at Fort Huachuca’s Bujalski Track and Field Complex, adjacent to Barnes Field House.

Registration is ongoing at the Oscar Yrun Community Center, Ethel Berger Center and The Cove. Onsite registration on event day starts at 9:30 a.m.  For more information, call 417.6980.

College singers to perform

Join Cochise College High Desert Singers, Vocalise and Note-ables as they present “In the Footlights,” a medley of Broadway music, April 24 – 25, 7 p.m., at Kino Hall, St. Andrew Parish, 800 Taylor Dr., Sierra Vista. Seating is limited. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance from choir members or by calling 249.2280.

Dressage group to meet, greet

The Cochise Dressage and Eventing Association will sponsor a free public Meet-and-Greet, May 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at High Desert Stables.

There will be riding and jumping demonstrations, veterinarian and hoof care talks, local horse rescues and a tack sale.  For more information, call 227.4690 or 366.5581.

Horse around while helping others

Love horses? CANTER needs horse handlers and side walkers to support its therapeutic riding program for children and adults with disabilities. No previous horse experience is necessary. CANTER operates Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 7388 Chief Joseph off Moson Road.

For more information, call Marcia, 459.4868, or go to www.canteraz.org.

Enjoy bingo twice a week

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 hold bingo at 12:30 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Monday at 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Bingo is open to the public.  For more information, call 458.9972.

Thursday is Taco Night

American Legion Post 52 sponsors Taco Night 4 – 7 p.m. every Thursday at American Legion Post 52, 12 Theater Dr., Sierra Vista. Members, guests and active duty service members and Families are invited.  For more information, call 459.6050. 

Narconon available to public

Narcotics Anonymous reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get loved ones help if they are at risk.

Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. Call 1.800.431.1754 or drugabusesolution.com.




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