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What's Happening 3-31-13

Mountain Biking and Nature Walks at Dead Horse

March 31

Dead Horse Ranch State Park will offer Better Mountain Biking sessions on April 6, 13, 20 and 27, and Nature Walks on March 31 and April 7, 14 and 21.

Better Mountain Biking will take place on Saturdays starting at noon. Randy Victory, a certified cycling instructor, will offer everything from basic riding techniques to trail etiquette. Although the rides are oriented towards new riders, even experienced mountain bikers (minimum age 14-16). Riders are REQUIRED to wear a helmet and complete an Acknowledge of Risk Form.

Nature Walks will take place on Sundays starting at 9 a.m. and last for 1-2 hours. The guided hikes will meander along riparian areas or stroll through the high desert trails within the park. Hikers need to bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear appropriate clothing; sturdy shoes, and a hat.

For more information, call Dead Horse Ranch State Park at (928) 634-5283. The day-use fee of $7 per vehicle applies.

Verde Valley Computer Club April Calendar

Apr 01 Linux SIG 6 p.m. Topic: ‘Beginning Linux’

Apr 04 Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Apr 05 Windows, Etc. SIG 4:00 p.m.

Apr 11 Genealogy SIG 6 p.m. (meet at Family History Center, west side Mormon Church 1377 E Hombre Dr, Cottonwood)

Apr 12 Internet SIG 4 p.m. Topic: ‘Cloud Computing. Why Do This? Is It Safe?’

Apr 19 Digital Camera SIG 4:00 p.m. Topic: ‘Attaching Photos To Email’. (note date and time change).

Apr 20 General Meeting 9:30 a.m.

Visitors are welcome to attend. All meetings are Free. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. Visit our website Dave 639-0106.

Attention Verde Valley Home School Community

April 2-May 30

Interested in Home Schooling? Already a Home School parent?  As the primary educator of your children, you never want to miss a thing. Find out how Verde Valley Home School can support you and help your children with free curriculum resources, hands-on enrichment options, and educational support for enrolled families. Enrichment options include the following:  Field Trips, Science Labs, Art, Gardening, Habitat Studies, Literature Circles, Outdoor Learning Labs, Tutoring, and more.

 VHS is located at 30 E Hwy 260 in Camp Verde, and supports the entire Verde Valley.  Personal Information Sessions will be held each Tuesday & Thursday on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m. to noon or as personally arranged April 2-May 30.  

Please contact Christina Roberts, elementary teacher, to find out more information at (928) 451-2073 or visit the VHS website at


Zumba Gold class starting in Camp Verde

April 2

Camp Verde Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce a new class of Zumba Gold starting Tuesday. This class, designed for active older adults, will be held Tuesdays and Thursday mornings from 8:30 to 9:15 in the Community Center Gym. Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness-party that keeps you in the groove of life. The class is taught by Rikki, a popular local Zumba instructor with many years of experience.

To register, come to class or contact Rikki at (928)301-2978 to get your questions answered.

Spannagel at the Grasshopper Grill

April 5

John Spannagel is doing his favorite selections of Golden Oldies, and Top 40 Country and Western during dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday at the Grasshopper Grill at Casey’s Corner in the Heart of Downtown Cornville - (928) 649-9211-1160, South Page Springs Road, Cornville

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