Friday, November 16, 2018

What's Happening

Friday

LIBRARY ANNEX VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE The open house will be held at the Copper Queen Library Annex from 2 to 4 p.m. TOPS MEETS WEEKLY Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a nonprofit weight-loss support group, meets Fridays at 9 a.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church, 500 Arizona St., Warren. All are welcome. For information call (520) 234-8676.

Saturday

HISTORY HIKE TO MILLVILLE RUINS AND PETROGLYPH TRAIL Join the Friends of the San Pedro River on Saturday, November 17, for a history hike to the Old West site of Millville. This 2-hour, 2.5-mile (total) hike on gravel trails includes irregular surfaces, uphill sections and crossing a wash. Please realistically assess your ability to participate, and be prepared for the weather with good shoes, water, and a hat. The hike is free, but donations to support FSPR programs are appreciated. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Millville parking area, about a quarter mile east of the San Pedro River on the north side of Charleston Road.

MULETEAM HIKE ON THE PERIMETER TRAIL Join the Muleteam for a hike along the winding foothills of the Huachuca Mountains between Carr and Miller Canyons. This is a relatively easy, level trail with vista views of the San Pedro Valley, but it is about 7 miles roundtrip. Bring water and lunch. Back mid-afternoon. Meet at 9 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to carpool. Free, but gas donations are appreciated. For more details contact Anne at 432-0307 or areiniger@wyoming.com. SAN PEDRO RIPARIAN NATIONAL CONSERVATION CELEBRATION Join the Friends of the San Pedro River and the BLM to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Arizona-Idaho Conservation Act of 1988. It created the SPRNCA, which protects almost 57,000 acres of public lands adjoining 40 miles of the San Pedro River from the international border to St. David. The event will be held at the San Pedro House, 9800 East Highway 90, Sierra Vista, from 2 to 4 p.m. Speakers will include former U.S. Representative Jim Kolbe and former BLM Arizona State Director Dean Bibles, along with representatives from the FSPR and BLM. For more information call (520) 459-2555, email fspr@sanpedroriver.org or visit the website, sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr. HISTORY HIKE TO MILLVILLE RUINS Join the Friends of the San Pedro River for a history hike to the Old West site of Millville. This 2-hour, 2.5-mile (total) hike on gravel trails includes irregular surfaces, uphill sections and crossing a wash. Please realistically assess your ability to participate and be prepared for the weather. Free, but donations to support FSPR programs are appreciated. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Millville parking area, about a quarter mile east of the San Pedro River on the north side of Charleston Road.

Sunday

ENJOY A MORNING BIRD WALK The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park, site of the wastewater treatment plant, is open for a bird walk at 8 a.m. each Sunday morning. The walk takes about two hours and is led by docents from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory and Friends of the San Pedro River. The EOP is a 50-acre wetlands with aquatic plants and grasses that attract migrating and nesting birds. The walk departs from the viewing platform inside the EOP. The entrance is on the north side of Highway 90 between mile markers 324 and 325. Free, but donations are appreciated.

Monday

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP Is your life difficult because someone drinks too much? Al-Anon meets every Monday at 1 p.m. in the Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St., Warren.

Tuesday

LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP The Low Vision Support Group will meet from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street in Sierra Vista. Information will be provided on technology available to help those with serious vision problems. Facilitator is Bill Hall, (520) 458-6441. WOMEN’S AA Alcoholics Anonymous for women meets at 5 p.m. every Tuesday at Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St., Warren.

Wednesday

COMMUNITY DINNER AT THE SHELTER Please join us every Wednesday for Community Dinner at the Tintown Resource Center, just off Highway 92 in Tintown. We open our doors at 4:30 p.m. and serve until 6 p.m. Our food pantry is also open during dinner. Please note that the pantry is open from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday (except when commodities are distributed), Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS Do you worry about the way you eat? OA meets every Wednesday in the living room of the YWCA on Howell Avenue in Old Bisbee from 5 to 6 p.m. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome!

Thursday

THANKSGIVING POTLUCK AT ST. JOHN’S St. John’s Episcopal Church will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Parish Hall, 19 Sowles Ave., Old Bisbee, on Thursday, November 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free and open to all. Bring your favorite dish or dessert.

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