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What's Happening: 9-6-2013

Empty-the-Shelter adoption event

Sept. 13-15

The Humane Society of Sedona will continue its collaboration with PetSmart to place adoptable pets into loving homes with the "Empty the Shelter" Fee Waived Adoption Event. Adoptable pets will be available at the Humane Society of Sedona (HSS) each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at PetSmart (2356 SR 89A, Sedona) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At PetSmart the RV will be on site with kittens, cats, puppies and dogs all looking for their next home. Additionally there will be onsite food and fun for the whole family to enjoy while they are adopting their new pet.

For this special weekend, HSS is waiving their adoption fees (donations appreciated and VIP pets are excluded). For more information on adoption, donation and volunteer opportunities with the Humane Society of Sedona please call (928) 282-4679.

VV Computer Club Meeting

Sept. 6

Verde Valley Computer Club Windows Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting is Friday at 4 p.m. Bring your Windows concerns, ask questions, receive answers. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. The meeting is Free. Dave 639-0106.

Steak dinner at the Legion

Sept. 7

Enjoy a steak dinner and Charleigh and the Happy Days Band on Saturday at the American Legion Post 93 located in Camp Verde at 286 S. Third St. Steaks cooked over a barbecue to your satisfaction by Randy and Susie, beans by Sharon. For your listening pleasure the beautiful voice of Charleigh and Happy Days Band. $13 covers all, dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. (or 'til gone) music from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

End-of-summer revival at Lighthouse Baptist church

Sept. 8-11

Lighthouse Baptist Church will hold its summer mini revival in Camp Verde. Pastor Don Randall has announced that Dave Smith will be the revival's special speaker. Lighthouse Baptist Church will have Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and services on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Lighthouse Baptist Church is located at 348 S. Main Street, unit 7, in Camp Verde.

Sunday lunch at the VFW

Sept. 8

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 6739 in Camp Verde will be hosting lunch on Sunday from noon till 4 p.m. They will be serving baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables & lots of sides for a donation of $6 a plate.

Come on in & enjoy great food, good company & have some fun. Proceeds go to veterans & family support. Members & guests welcome.

Writers and Poets club to gather at Thanks a Latte

Sept. 9

Beginning this week, and to continue the first Monday of each month, a new writers and poets club will gather at Thanks a Latte from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. People are invited to share what they have written, to learn more about writing and to participate in a critique session.

Call Helen Zimmerli at (928) 300-7582 for more information. Zimmerli reads at Thanks a Latte's weekly Open Mic night each Monday.

Verde Thumbs Garden Club meets

Sept. 10

Get ready for the September "Tomato Tasting & Harvest" meeting, one of the highlights of the year. The Verde Thumbs Garden Club will have some great pictures of tomatoes growing in club members' gardens and many will bring tomatoes for everyone to sample. We had such a good time last year tasting lots of different varieties & this year there are several new ones to sample. This meeting is not just focused on tomatoes-veggies and gardens now being harvested will also be shared.

Social time is 6 p.m. & meeting at 6:30 p.m. Meet at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, southwest corner of Willard and Mingus. Call Janice Montgomery at 634-7172 for more information

Photographer at KSB Speaker Series

Sept. 11

Keep Sedona Beautiful will resume its monthly Speaker Series on Wednesday with local artist Susie Reed, who will delight attendees with her amazing rock art photos, tales of colorful adventures and stories of how her passion for archaeology led her to become a major force in Southwest rock art preservation. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m., with complimentary offerings of appetizers donated by KSB business sponsor El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano and other refreshments provided by KSB. The presentation will begin at 5:45 p.m.

For more information about Keep Sedona Beautiful, please call (928) 282-4938, or visit

Promote your business with Facebook

Sept. 12

Promoting your Business with Facebook - Instructed by Jeri Denniston from Yavapai College. Learn hands-on how to create or enhance your Facebook page. Bring a thumb drive loaded with your business image or logo and any photos you want to include on your timeline cover.

The free workshop is Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cottonwood Public Safety Building, Conference Room A. Reservations are required. Please contact Andrea to reserve your seat: 340-2740 or

Fibromyalgia/Arthritis & Other Pain Diseases Support Group

Sept. 14

The Fibromyalgia/Arthritis & Other Pain Diseases Support Group will meet on Saturday at 10 a.m. in Conference Room A at the Verde Valley Medical Center. Try to be there at 9:45 so we can begin our meeting on time. You won't want to miss a minute as our speaker will be Consuelo Langholz, founder of our support group. Her topic will be "Living With Fibromyalgia and Its Friends." There is no charge for our meetings. Everyone is welcome so bring your friends, relatives, caregivers, neighbors. Water, coffee and tea will be available. If you have any questions, please call our Facilitator, Barbara @ 649-0248.

Yarnell Fire survivor to speak in Camp Verde

Sept. 15

Special guest Brendan McDonough, lone Hotshot survivor of the Yarnell Fire, will be at Parkside Church on Sunday in a special time to honor our local firefighters and the heroes lost in the Yarnell Fire. McDonough will share his incredible story of life, loss, and dealing with tragedy.

Two service times are 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.: A contemporary service style with great music and relevant messages. Parkside Church is at 401 Camp Lincoln Road, Camp Verde. Call (928) 567-3577 or visit

Archaeology talk in Camp Verde

Sept. 17

Paul Lindberg has been a geologist with a number of metallic mineral mining companies since graduation in 1956 as a geological engineer from the University of Minnesota. On Tuesday, Lindberg will talk about the complex geologic structural of Central Arizona and how indigenous people used the landform.

The talk, titled "Geologic Features of Archaeological Sites in Northern Arizona and Adjacent Colorado Plateau," will be sponsored by the Verde Valley Archaeology Center at the Camp Verde Multi-Use Complex, located at 370 Camp Lincoln Road in Camp Verde. The talk will begin at 7 p.m.

Free Movie Night series begins in Camp Verde

Sept. 20

Camp Verde Parks & Recreation and Community Library announce a Free Family Movie Night Series. Starting Friday night, enjoy a double feature movie night with free popcorn! An animated feature for all ages at 5:30 and a Tween and Teen adventure at 7:30.

Pizza and soda will be available for purchase but the movie and popcorn is free. Showings will be in Room 206/207 in the Community Center Complex. Additional movie nights will be Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. Call Parks & Recreation or the Library for movie titles at 554-0828 or 554-8380.

The Sept. 20 showing will also feature a stargazing set-up courtesy of the Astronomers of the Verde Valley in the field behind the Complex. Come enjoy a free family night out!

Taylor Waste

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