Thursday, April 18, 2019

What's Happening

Thursday

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! For more information, call 432-5126.

Friday

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

HIKE MILLER CANYON Join the Muleteam on April 20 for a hike through a scenic wooded valley in the Huachuca Mountains. The trail is uphill and is about 5 miles roundtrip. Bring water and lunch. Hiking sticks suggested, and dogs on leashes OK. Back mid-afternoon. Meet at 9 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to carpool. Free, but gas donation is appreciated. For more details contact John at (319) 325-3605 or johnbroz1944@yahoo.com. SAN PEDRO RIVER INTERPRETIVE WALK The Friends of the San Pedro River conduct an interpretive walk along the river every Saturday at 8 a.m. Walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90. Dress appropriately for the weather, wear trail shoes, and bring a hat and drinking water. Free, but donations are appreciated. For information, call (520) 459-2555 or visit sanpedroriver.org. HISTORY HIKE TO FAIRBANK Join a docent from the Friends of the San Pedro River on April 20 at 1 p.m. for a history hike at Fairbank, an important transportation hub during the silver boom in and around Tombstone. The walk will last approximately 1.5 hours; it entails a quarter mile walk around the town on roads or walkways and a .8 mile (total) walk to the town cemetery on a rough trail that includes a short, rocky, uphill stretch. The tour of the townsite will also include the restored schoolhouse, the mercantile building and other remnants of this historic railroad town. Fairbank was the longest-lasting town along the San Pedro River, with occupation spanning 1881 to1972. The tour will focus on the many colorful events and personalities of the town. Hike departs from the Fairbank Schoolhouse. Open to all for free, but donations are encouraged. Meet at the Fairbank Schoolhouse, between Whetstone and Tombstone on Highway 82, just east of the San Pedro River.

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 7 a.m. each Sunday morning. The walk takes about 2 to 2.5 hours and is led by docents from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory and Friends of the San Pedro River. The walk departs from the viewing platform inside the EOP. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring water, a hat and binoculars. The entrance is on the north side of Highway 90 between mile markers 324 and 325.

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

POETRY READING AT CQL Writer, artist and naturalist Ken Lamberton will be reading his poetry at the Copper Queen Library on April 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. His nonfiction book “Wilderness and the Razor Wire” won the 2002 John Burroughs Medal for Outstanding Nature Writing. WOMEN’S AA Alcoholics Anonymous for women meets at 5 p.m. every Tuesday at Trinity Methodist Church, 216 Arizona St., Warren. For more information, call (520) 366-2478.

Wednesday

SAN PEDRO RIVER BIRD WALK Birders of all levels are invited to participate in a bird walk on April 24 at 7 a.m. sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. The walk will depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90. Dress appropriately for the weather, wear trail shoes, and bring drinking water, a snack and a hat. COMMUNITY DINNER AT THE SHELTER Please join us every Wednesday for Community Dinner at the Tintown Resource Center, just off Highway 92 in Tintown. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and we 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.

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