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What's Happening 2-17-13
Groseta speaks for ‘Last Friday of the Month’ Feb. 22Mary Beth Groseta will be the guest speaker at the last Friday of the month talk at the Clemenceau Museum. Marty Beth, owner of Quilter’s Quarters will speak on the history of quilts. The Clemenceau Heritage Museum is located at the corner of Willard and Mingus Avenue in the historic Clemenceau School Building. For more information call (928) 634-2868.
Groseta speaks for ‘Last Friday of the Month’

Feb. 22

Mary Beth Groseta will be the guest speaker at the last Friday of the month talk at the Clemenceau Museum. Marty Beth, owner of Quilter’s Quarters will speak on the history of quilts.

The Clemenceau Heritage Museum is located at the corner of Willard and Mingus Avenue in the historic Clemenceau School Building. For more information call (928) 634-2868.

Verde Valley Sustainability

Feb. 19

Verde Valley Sustainability will be having their monthly meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist meeting room, 1406 N. Boothill Drive, Camp Verde. Merle Herrick will be giving a presentation on Basic Soil Science including the soil food web, testing and composting. For further info call (928) 567-8687.

Fund Raiser for Verde Valley Concert Assn.

Feb. 20

There will be a special fund-raising concert for the Verde Valley Concert Association on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Country Bank in Cottonwood.

There will be national recording artists and singers from the scholarship competition. Cost is $20/adult in advance and $25 at the door.

Proceeds go to Scholarship Competition. Contact (928) 639-0636 or

Dances of Universal Peace

Feb. 23

The public is invited to attend and participate in the Dances of Universal Peace this coming Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Old Town Center for the Arts, Studio B, 633 N. Fifth St., Cottonwood.

These simple circle dances are taught new each time.

No experience is necessary; all are welcome. Suggested donation $8. Call (928) 282-0593 for more information.

Red, white & blue Square Dance

Feb. 23

The Cottonwood Roadrunners will be hosting red, white and blue square dance and auction on Saturday at the Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St., Cottonwood.

Bob Jones will be calling, and Nancy Mouser will be cueing. Pre-rounds start at 7 p.m. with alternating mainstream & plus tips from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. with two rounds in between.

For more info visit our website

Metaphysical Event in Cottonwood

Feb. 23

There will be a metaphysical event at the Cottonwood VFW, 705 E. Aspen St., on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. There will be something for everyone. Gems, minerals, jewelry, internationally known reader and energy workers.

Contact Vernell at (928) 649-1897 or 284-8819.

Local families needed for exchange students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls.

These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. Those persons interested in obtaining more information about becoming a host family should call toll free: 1-800-733-2773. There are many students to choose from, so call – and begin the process of selecting your new host son or daughter today.

Clark Memorial Library Closure for RRFID

Feb. 26

On Monday, the Clark Memorial Library will be closed and will resume normal operational hours on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

The library will be moving to a radio-frequency identification (RFID) system, the cost of which is being provided through the Yavapai County Library District.

This system will expedite check-outs and check-ins in addition to ensuring inventory control. In order to achieve this, all of the library’s materials will need to be tagged with an RFID tag and documented, associating the item’s record with the tag. If you would like more information, please contact the Clark Memorial Library at (928) 639-2480.

Holocaust survivor Stephan Nasser

Feb. 27

On Wednesday at 6 p.m., American Heritage Academy will host a special free engagement with international author and Holocaust survivor Stephan Nasser, who will share his story of the power of determination, love and survival. AHA is at 2030 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood.

For More Information call (928) 634-2144.

Northern Arizona Watercolor Society calls for entries

March 1

The Northern Arizona Watercolor Society invites artists to enter the 19th annual Spring Watercolor Exhibition, which will be held in the Special Exhibition Gallery at the Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona, from May 9 through May 30.

Deadline for receipt of entries is March 1. Entries may be by DVD or CD if mailed, or may be sent by email. There will be cash and merchandise prizes. The competition has broad media criteria including all water-based media with the exception of oils, on most surfaces. For a complete prospectus and entry form, or to learn about John Salminen’s workshop, visit

Take an expedition at the hospital

March 7

The Verde Valley Medical Center’s Hospital Expedition focuses on medical and clinical experiences. It provides participants an opportunity to personally observe the daily practices of VVMC’s healthcare professionals. The 2013 dates for the VVMC Hospital Expedition are Thursday, March 7; Thursday, June 6; Thursday, Sept. 5; Thursday, Nov. 7. The morning begins at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast brief introduction to VVMC and concludes with a lunch (noon to 1 p.m.) with VVMC’s Senior Management Team. If you would like to join us for this valuable experience or for more information, please contact me at (928) 773-2202 or by e-mail at

Join the Brian Mickelsen Run

April 20

At Riverfront Park in Cottonwood, there will be four running event types to choose from for the fifth annual Brian Mickelsen Memorial Run/Walk. A full marathon, a half marathon, a 10K and 2 Mile races will give runners of all calibers a chance to participate in the City of Cottonwood’s 21th annual running event.

Register now at or at the Cottonwood Recreation Center beginning.

Register before April 1 for the best rates. Please check out the website or contact Cottonwood Parks and Recreation at 928-639-3200 or email for more information.

Volunteer for Friends of Oak Creek

The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) has registered its volunteer group with the state as ‘Friends of Oak Creek (FOC)’ and has openings for community residents who wish to volunteer their time towards improving the water quality of Oak Creek, as well as tackling other watershed issues.

For information about how residents and visitors can learn more about the stewardship of Oak Creek, visit

Pre-enroll at Camp Verde Unified School District

Camp Verde Unified School District is now pre-enrolling students for the 2013-2014 school year. You can register your student(s) at one central location at the CVUSD District Office, located at 410 Camp Lincoln Road.

You will need to bring your student’s immunization record, certified birth certificate, and proof that you reside within Camp Verde Unified School District’s boundaries. (This proof could include your driver’s license, a phone, electric or gas bill that verifies your physical address.) Kindergarten students: must be age 5 by Sept. 1, 2013, in order to be enrolled in school. If you have any questions please call 567-8011.

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