Calendar of Events

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Apr
27
Sat
March-a-Mile for Meals @ Verde Valley Senior Center
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am

Verde Valley Senior Center

500 E. Cherry Street

Cottonwood AZ 86326

Elaine Bremner – Executive Director

 

Join the Verde Valley Senior Center’s March-a-Mile for Meals on Saturday April 27th at 8am in Cottonwood.

They provide over 60,000 hot meals per year to seniors in the valley and need your support!  Contact Mary at 928-634-5450.   Each walk is followed by a pancake and sausage breakfast, raffles and more.

Stop by the Verde Valley Senior Center to pick-up your pledge sheets today!

Plants Galore & More Sale @ Big Park Community School
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sedona Area Garden Club’s Annual “Plants Galore & More” Sale

Saturday, April 27

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

At Big Park Community School

25 West Saddlehorn Road, Village of Oak Creek

Come shop among our Plants Galore—indoor & outdoor plants, herbs, bulbs; and “More”—pots, garden,psa and patio items. Also, hand-made cork trivets, sturdy bib gardening aprons, and herb and floral sachets. Buy a chance on popular raffle items. All proceeds go to support Sedona Area Garden Club’s community projects.

RADIO STATION APPEARANCE-Rat Rod Show @ Main Street
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Historic Old Town Cottonwood is rolling out the red carpet on Saturday April 27th,
and hosting “Rat Rod Addiction” from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.
85+ custom Rat Rods of the 1940s, 1950s, and early-1960s will roll in and be on
display in Old Town Cottonwood on Main Street. Come down and catch
the FREE action! Stroll the streets with your family & friends to cast a vote for the
Rat Rod bragging right trophies.

$1 Popcorn proceeds benefit Verde Valley Moose Lodge 1st First Responders
Appreciation Dinner
$1 Water proceeds benefit Verde Valley Kiwanis Cloth a Child Program
Make an evening of it … grab dinner, visit the unique shops in Old Town and
listen to great entertainment offered by several businesses til 9:00pm.

 2nd Annual “Great Ball Drop” Family Fun Day @ Verde Valley Fairgrounds
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 2nd Annual “Great Ball Drop” Family Fun Day @ Verde Valley Fairgrounds

2nd Annual “Great Ball Drop” by D & O Crane Family Fun Day. April 27th from 1-6pm at the Verde Valley Fair Grounds. There will be food, games, music and chances to win great prizes! All proceeds will go towards Home for New Beginnings to build loving homes for children in the Verde Valley.

People’s Choice Chili Cook off and Bakery Auction Fundraiser @ St Thomas Episcopal Church
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Verde Valley Community is invited to help judge a Chili Cook-Off during St Thomas Episcopal Church’s fundraiser dinner on Saturday April 27, 2019 beginning at 5 pm in the church’s Parish Hall located at 889 First South Street in Clarkdale, directly across from the post office. A love offering is requested for chili sampling served with green salad, tortillas, non alcoholic beverages and cookies for dessert. A Bakery Auction will complete the evening. The fellowship promises to be warm and the competition fierce. For more information call 928-634-8593 or [email protected]

Relay For Life of Northern Arizona University @ NAU Skydome
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
“Participants are uniting on April 27th from 5pm to 5am at the NAU Skydome for the annual Relay For Life of Northern Arizona University to help beat our biggest rival – cancer. Relay For Life is the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and it is a movement that inspires the community to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. To register for our event, visit NAURelay.com.”
Make the Magic-Camp Kesem Fundraiser @ Little America Hotel
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm

Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University, a chapter part of a nationwide community driven by passionate college student leaders that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer, is pleased to announce plans for its spring fundraiser, Make the Magic. Make the Magic  which will be held on Saturday, April 27th, 2018 at Little America Hotel in Flagstaff, AZ. Tickets for the event are $65 and are available at https://donate.kesem.org/NAUMTM2019

At this year’s Make the Magic, guests will enjoy speakers with information on camp, paddle raise game, and more. Funds raised during this annual fundraising night of dinner, philanthropy, and entertainment will help provide year-long peer support and send 45 campers to camp. The event will include a Mexican inspired buffet dinner, and a balloon pop game where attendees will receive different packages, services, tickets to events, and gift cards!!

In the summer of 2018, nearly 9,000 children attended free summer camps during over 100 week-long sessions of Camp Kesem held at fun and exciting sites from coast-to-coast. Camp Kesem is organized locally in Flagstaff, AZ by dedicated students from Northern Arizona University. This summer, Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University will host 45 campers from June 2-8th at Camp Wamatochick in Prescott, AZ.

Over 5 million children have been impacted by a parent’s cancer and Camp Kesem is the largest national organization dedicated to this unique population. This camp experience and Kesem’s year-round support has a lasting impact on children by providing them a peer-support network that understands their unique needs, builds confidence, and strengthens their communication skills.

Children attending Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University will participate in a host of fun activities including gaga ball, finger jousting, bouldering, and survivor games. Nightly “Cabin Chats” allow campers to open up to their peers and counselors.

Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University is organized by dedicated students at Northern Arizona University who work year long to plan and fundraise for an impactful week of camp. Student volunteers and counselors experience leadership development and undergo extensive training prior to camp. Camp Kesem is provided free of charge to all participating families and is therefore supported by private donations and community support.

 

ABOUT CAMP KESEM

Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Camp Kesem operates over 100 free summer camps in 42 states for children ages 6 to 18 who have been impacted by a parent’s cancer. This camping experience and Kesem’s year-long programs have a lasting impact on children by providing them a peer-support network that understands their unique needs, builds confidence and strengthens their communication skills. In 2018, Camp Kesem served nearly 9,000 children coast-to-coast, all funded by generous donations from individuals and corporate support. For more information on Camp Kesem, please visit www.kesem.org, Facebook.com/CampKesem, and @CampKesem on Twitter & Instagram.

 

ABOUT CAMP KESEM AT NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY

Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University was founded in 2014 and supports children in the Flagstaff, AZ community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support. Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University is operated by 25 student volunteers and serves 45 campers ages 6-18 per year. For more information about Camp Kesem at Northern Arizona University please visit https://campkesem.org/nau/ of Facebook.com/CKNAU/.

May
1
Wed
Boys To Men Play it Forward Music and Mentoring Fest -Early Bird Price @ Holiday Courtyard
May 1 @ 7:00 am

Boys To Men Play it Forward Music and Mentoring Fest 

May 19, 2019

3:00pm – 8:00pm 

Boys To Men celebrates the abundance of professional musicians who are mentoring local teens to nurture their artistic interests.

Music, food, arts and community will be on display outdoors on the Holiday Courtyard. Youth musicians will perform alongside established artists Walt Richardson, Blaine Long, Marcus Weeden, and Drew Hall. There will be fabulous food, drink and inspirational presentations about Boys to Men Mentoring Network.

All proceeds from this event pay for quality group mentoring for boys.

If you purchase tickets before May 1st, you can take advantage of the $18.00 Early Bird price. Tickets purchased after May 1st will be $20.00. Youth under the age of 18 get in free.

Verde Valley Humane Society Supply Drive
May 1 @ 9:00 am
Verde Valley Humane Society Supply Drive

National Jr. Honor Society members at Dr. Daniel Bright are hosting a supply drive for the Verde Valley Humane Society.
We have 2 public locations accepting donations on our behalf, Tractor Supply Co. and Jennifer Griffin’s state farm office, both located in Cottonwood and of course donations can be made at Dr. Daniel Bright. This drive will take place until the 19th of May.

I can be contacted at [email protected] and 480-818-7804 (cell)

May
2
Thu
Yoga with Cats @ Humane Society of Sedona
May 2 @ 4:00 pm
Yoga with Cats @ Humane Society of Sedona

Come meet the Humane Society of Sedona’s adoptable cats while doing a yoga class for all levels every first Thursday of the month from 4-5pm. A Seven Centers Yoga Arts instructor will guide you through downward dog and other poses while the cats look on, or even participate! Part of $15 donation goes to help find the shelter animals new homes. Register online or call 928-282-4679 as space is limited.

  • Admission: $15
  • Time: From: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM