Friday, from 1 to 2 p.m., the Clemenceau Museum will have three guest speakers. Jolene Pierson, locally the chairperson of the Veteran’s History Project of the Library of Congress, will be giving a presentation about this very important project and how veterans can get their story told and recorded. Also speaking will be Betty Cook, who worked in a defense plant on the west coast during WWII. The third speaker will be Connie Griffin of Cornville, who was a Marine in the Korean War. She grew up in Columbus, Ohio, was in the Marines for five years as a photographer and lab technician.
This is a free event to the public. Everyone is welcome to come join the history as it is being told. The Clemenceau Museum is located at 1 N. Willard St. Please call at (928) 634-2868 for questions.
Native Flute Playshop
Are you ready to play the Native American Flute? For centuries people have been mesmerized by the hypnotic sounds from these gentle, easy to play flutes. Whether you have a musical background or have always wanted to play a musical instrument, this playshop is for you. Join Armand and Angelina Saturday at 2 p.m. for a fun, magical experience of creativity and music.
Meet at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive, Sedona. Admission is $20 at the door. Call (928) 282-7181 or email email@example.com for more information.
Inspired music from Armand & Angelina
International performing artists Armand and Angelina will offer a delightful evening combining classical, pop and original songs, stories and humor to create a once in a lifetime experience of love, laughter and music. The event is Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive, Sedona.
Come and hear them sing their version of Ave Maria, theme from Romeo and Juliet, plus many of their original love songs as well as Native American Flute music.
Admission is $12 at the door. Call (928) 282-7181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sedona UMC hosts Christmas Boutique
Sedona United Methodist Church will have their annual Christmas Boutique on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the church’s Fellowship Hall. This short sale will start immediately after the regular morning SUMC worship service at 9:30 a.m. It will feature crafters and bakers from the congregation as well as members of the community. Items will include many handcrafted items including gift bags, jewelry, earrings, art work, pottery, hand sewn items, Christmas decorations and much more.
The Sedona United Methodist Church Unit of Methodist Women will also have their Annual Christmas Bake Sale. Home-baked goodies like pies, cookies and other scrumptious delights will be available for sale. Coffee and drinks will also be served.
The Sedona United Methodist Church is located at 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona. For more information, please contact the church office at (928) 282-1780 or visit their website www.sedonaumc.org/
Film on Catholic Womenpriests at Sedona Library
Pink Smoke Over the Vatican, the award winning documentary film by Jules Hart about women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Roman Catholic Church, will be shown at the Sedona Public Library, 3150 White Bear Road, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The event is free. Refreshments will be served.
Two Roman Catholic Womenpriests will be attending the film and available for questions.
The film has garnered film festival awards including the 2011 Best Documentary at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. For information contact Barbara Litrell at (928) 649-0135 or email@example.com.
Hebrew Letter Yoga
Thursday at 7 p.m. Women’s Havurah at the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley features a program on Hebrew Letter Yoga led by Rosalie Malter. The Hebrew letters are considered “living letters,” each with its own energy. Come and experience the spiritual energy of these Hebrew letter yoga postures. Please wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing so that you can bend and stretch when we try these special yoga positions.
For more information, visit www.jcsvv.org or call the office at (928) 204-1286.
Verde Valley Voices present ‘Christmas Wonderland’
The Verde Valley Voices will light up your spirit with joyful sounds at their crowd-pleasing holiday concert on Saturday at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:15 at Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood.
Buy tickets at the door for $10 each, or three for $25. Or buy tickets at Planet Video or Verde Floral in Cottonwood and give the gift of Verde Valley Voices this holiday season. For more information call 928-649-3172 or verdevalleyvoices.org.
Square Dance with the Roadrunners
The Cottonwood Roadrunners will be hosting a Square Dance on Saturday at the Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St, Cottonwood. Bob Jones will be calling and Nancy Mouser will be cueing. Prerounds start at 7 p.m. with alternating mainstream & plus tips 7:30–9:30 p.m. with two rounds in between. For more info call Robert Efros (928) 646-9182.
Sedona Dances of Universal Peace
Please join in a celebration of the heart. These dances are spiritual meditative circle dances, inspired by chants and mantras from the world’s spiritual traditions. These simple dances, accompanied by live music, are all taught as we do them. Suggested donation $8. Meet Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive More info is at www.dup-naz.org.
‘Plum Good Christmas’ performance at Sedona UMC
The community is invited to attend “A Plum Good Christmas” on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. This Christmas event will be held at the Sedona United Methodist Church located at 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona. The admission is free to everyone in the community as a thank you for supporting the special events held at the church during the year.
“A Plum Good Christmas” will feature the short play called “Don’t Let the Grouches Steal Christmas, An Advent Comedy on Holiday Stress.” After the play, a plum pudding dessert will be served. For more information, please contact the church office at (928) 282-1780 or www.sedonaumc.org.
Cowboy Campfire Fellowship
Cowboy Campfire Fellowship, a Christian outreach to the livestock community of the Verde Valley, meets Sunday at 5:30 p.m. and every second Sunday of the month. There will be cowboy beans and cornbread. Come as you are and bring a friend and a testimony.
Meet at Verde Valley Fairgrounds board room, 800 E. Cherry Road, Cottonwood. Sponsored by Emmanuel Fellowship Church; hosted by Steve & Lyn Harris, call (928) 301-4825 or 284-8978.
Cottonwood Winter Solstice Dances of Universal Peace
Join in a special Celebration of the Winter Solstice with Dances of Universal Peace on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Old Town Center for the Arts, Studio B, 633 N. Fifth St. at North Main. The dances are moving mandalas and sung prayers and meditations, a celebration and experiential voyage into the Love, Truth and Beauty that are at the heart of all spiritual teachings worldwide. For more info, see www.dup-naz.org.
Muses lecture series begins again
Jan. 14, 2013
The 2013 Sedona Lecture Series is presented by the Sedona Muses and the Museum of Northern Arizona. The first lecture of 2013 is “Mammoths, Glyptodonts, and Saber-Tooth Cats: The Lost World of the Ice Age in Western North America.” The program by David Gillette starts at 7 p.m. at the Sedona United Methodist Church, at 110 Indian Cliffs Road and Highway 179 in Sedona.
The lecture series is a fund-raising and educational outreach program of the MNA Sedona Muses. Tickets are $6 members/$7 nonmembers per lecture or $20 members/$25 nonmembers for the entire series. Tickets are available at 6:45 p.m. at each event or in advance in Sedona at (928) 282-9781, Bashas’ in Sedona, or Weber’s IGA in the Village of Oak Creek. See www.musnaz.org/muses/index.shtml.
Country/Western dance class in Camp Verde
Jan. 14, 2013
Sign up now for Yavapai College’s Country/Wester dance class, which will be Tuesdays from Jan. 14 to Feb. 16, 6-8:30 p.m., at Camp Verde Town Hall complex, rooms 206 & 207. Class CRN 16523. Go to http://www.yc.edu/academics/register.asp.
Sultry dance classes in Camp Verde
March 4, 2013
Sign up now to learn the rumba, cha cha, mambo/salsa and swing dancing, taught through Yavapai College in Camp Verde. Classes are Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at Camp Verde Town Hall complex, rooms 206 & 207. CRN 16520 and DAN136. Go to http://www.yc.edu/academics/register.asp.