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Camp Verde Library offers eReader workshopFeb. 21The next eReader Walk-in Workshop at the Camp Verde Library will be 1-5 p.m. Bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other eReader and learn how to download free ebooks and audiobooks from the Camp Verde Library using Overdrive. Call the Library to find out what to do to prepare your eReader before you come. Camp Verde Library offered two eReader workshops in January. For more information stop by the Camp Verde Library off Montezuma Castle Highway or call the Library at (928) 567-3414.
Camp Verde Library offers eReader workshop

Feb. 21

The next eReader Walk-in Workshop at the Camp Verde Library will be 1-5 p.m. Bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other eReader and learn how to download free ebooks and audiobooks from the Camp Verde Library using Overdrive. Call the Library to find out what to do to prepare your eReader before you come. Camp Verde Library offered two eReader workshops in January.

For more information stop by the Camp Verde Library off Montezuma Castle Highway or call the Library at (928) 567-3414.


Fibromyalgia group to meet

Feb. 11

Fibromyalgia, Arthritis and Related Diseases Support Group meets in the Verde Valley Medical Center Conference Room at 10 a.m.

Meetings are open to all with chronic pain concerns, their caregivers and friends.

This will be a sharing meeting so come and join in the discussion – or come and just listen – as they share our experiences, concerns and the latest information available. If you pick up even one helpful bit of information, the meeting will be worth the effort to get there.

They look forward to your attendance. Questions? Call Bea at (928) 649-3465.

Cancer aid dinner scheduled

Feb. 10

The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6739 will be serving a dinner 5-7 p.m.

They will be serving old-fashioned pot roast with potatoes, carrots, salad, rolls and dessert all for a cost of $6 a plate.

Music will be by Dave Rice & Friends. Come in and enjoy the good food, fun and good music.

Proceeds go to cancer aide & research.

Members and guests welcome.



Cat’s Vykrola returns to Bent River

Feb. 10

On Friday at 6 p.m. Bent River Books & Music presents the long-awaited return to Bent River of Cat’s Vyktrola. They have been tearing up the Valley from Camp Verde to Jerome lately and are graciously pausing long enough to land on the new Bent River stage. With the masterful Kirk Burnett on banjo, a whimsical Dave Rentz on percussion and the ethereal Vyktoria Pratt-Keating on vocals and guitar, Cat’s Vytrola brings an Americana slant to rock and folk songs like no one else. For this show they will be bringing in some new songs so be prepared for some musical surprises! Snacks will be served, seating is limited and donations are suggested for the musicians.

Bent River Books & Music is at 1010 N. Main St., Old Town Cottonwood. Contact: (928) 634-8332.

Karmann & Kompany perform at Bent River

Feb. 11

Saturday at 6 p.m. Bent River Books & Music presents Karmann and Kompany, a gospel, bluegrass, folk and country band.

Karmann and Kompany is an award-winning band led by singer/songwriter Karmann Powell. Members include Joe Brokaw, 5-string bass, Don Hootman, electric and acoustic lead guitar.

Their sound is clean and clear, featuring powerful vocals and a warm, personable stage presence.

Karmann Powell has also performed solo throughout the state for many years. Come join us for a great night of gospel, country and more.

Snacks will be served, seating is limited and donations are suggested for the musicians.

Bent River Books & Music is at 1010 N. Main St., Old Town Cottonwood. Contact: (928) 634-8332.



Clarkdale Town Council & Mayoral Candidate Forum

Feb. 22

The League of Women Voters of Sedona-Verde Valley is sponsoring a primary election forum with the mayoral and council candidates running for the Clarkdale Town Council.

The forum will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Clarkdale-Jerome School gymnasium, 16th and Main streets, Clarkdale.

Remember – Election Day is March 13.

For additional information, contact Ruth Kiessel, Voter Services Chair, at (928) 634-5827 or RAKiessel@hotmail.com.



Pecan, Wine and Antique Festival returns

Feb. 17-19

The 12th annual Pecan, Wine and Antique Festival has become a Verde Valley tradition.

The three-day event will have an assortment of Arizona wines to be tasted, as well as pecan and pecan pie contests, pecan goods for sale, loads of antiques, entertainment and vendors.

The festival is at the Camp Verde Community Center on Friday from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission ins $12.50, including wine glass and tasting tickets.

For more information visit www.pecanandwinefestival.com.



Country & Western Dance class

Feb. 21-March 27

Yavapai College Verde Community Education hosts a new country and western dance class Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Camp Verde Town Hall complex, Room 206, 435 S. Main St.

Learn the two-step, swing, waltz and boot scoot. You have chosen a dance style that is easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun.

As an informal and relaxed style of dance, county and western dances emphasize smoothness, often scooting or gliding across the dance floor.

Wear a smile, boots or smooth-soled shoes that sty on your feet (no flip-flops, loafers or mules). And dress for comfort.

Registration is required. Cost is $55 per person for six weeks of instruction. Instructor is Chandra Tenley.

For more information, call (928) 592-7399, email Linda.buchanan@yc.edu or visit www.yc.edu/VerdeCommEd.

Wanted: Facilitators for OLLI

Facilitators are wanted for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Yavapai College. Persons interested in teaching or facilitating classes or workshops are needed for the spring session, April and May. If you have a subject you would like to share, please contact OLLI at (928) 649-5550.



Dance with Sentimental Journey

Feb. 11

The second dance of the 2012 season, with the music of the great band Sentimental Journey, is again at the Clark Memorial Clubhouse on Ninth Street in Clarkdale. The Clarkdale Heritage Center and Museum continues to host these dances.

Dancing begins at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. This is a non-alcoholic event, and refreshments are available. Admission is $10 per person. Bring your partner to dance the night away.

For further information, call Gail and Lee Daniels at (928) 634-9346 or Pat at 649-9672.



Cornville Community Assn. to meet

Feb. 8

The Cornville Community Association meets at 7 p.m. at Oak Creek Elementary School. The CCA is asking you to bring a canned good to the meeting for the Cornville Food Bank. This month Jody Nickerson from the Coconino National Forest Service, will be discussing the upcoming Travel Management Rule (TMR) that is coming to the Coconino NF. There are many ins and outs about TMR, but for the main message: No more cross country travel, and travel with a motorized vehicle must happen with a Motor Vehicle Use Map. They will also from hear from the Forest Service’s Janie Agyagos, who will be discussing the critters in around Cornville.

For more information regarding the Cornville Community Association go to their web page at www.greatercornville.org.



Heart to Heart Women’s Day at Verde Baptist

Feb. 11

Women of all ages are invited to attend the 13th annual “Heart to Heart” Women’s Day Celebration. This fun day will include a nationally recognized author/speaker, great music, door prizes, and a fabulous luncheon banquet sponsored by 10 popular restaurants from the Cottonwood and Sedona area.

The program will start at 9 a.m., with a coffee reception, and conclude by 2 p.m. It will be held at the Verde Baptist Church. Tickets are available for $15 per person. Space is limited to the first 400 women, so please contact the church office at 634-3645 for tickets soon. For additional information visit www.verdebaptist.com.




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