Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Wednesday

SAN PEDRO RIVER BIRD WALK Birders of all levels are invited to participate in a bird walk at 8 a.m. on Nov. 13 sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. Walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90, east of Sierra Vista at the river. BROWN BAG LECTURE On Nov. 13 from 12:10 to 1 p.m., enjoy a free presentation on Honor Flight Southern Arizona with Mary E. Mueller, Guardian Coordinator for Honor Flight Southern Arizona, which provides WWII, Korean and Vietnam veterans in southern Arizona a free trip to Washington, DC, to visit the national WWII Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial and others. These men and women were part of a national effort to keep America safe. It is Honor Flight’s responsibility to keep them from being forgotten and to thank them for the job they did so long ago. Their trip allows each veteran the opportunity to feel the impact of their service and our nation’s gratitude. At each stop, people cheer, shake their hands and thank them for their service. The Honor Flight Southern Arizona Sierra Vista Team will provide information on the history of Honor Flight, how veterans can sign up to go on a flight, and how one can participate as a guardian or volunteer. The Brown Bag Lecture Series, hosted by the Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning, will be presented at the Cochise College Downtown Center, 2600 E. Wilcox Dr., Sierra Vista, on Wednesdays through Dec. 4. Visit www.cochise.edu.cll for more information. FREE MOVIE AT THE ROYALE “The Peanut Butter Falcon” (PG-13) will be shown at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. The comedy-drama follows a young man with Down syndrome who escapes from an assisted living facility and befriends a wayward fisherman on the run while a social worker attempts to track them down. 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.

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

“FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC” CONCERT The Bisbee Woman’s Club (at the corner of Ledge Avenue and Quality Hill) is pleased to present the second concert in this season’s “For the Love of Music” series: “Man Is for the Woman Made.” There will be two performances: Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. Tickets will be $15 at the door for adults and are also available through Eventbrite.com. Free admission for children and youth through high school. For more information call (541) 915-6232 or email bwcloveofmusic@gmail.com. For information on the series, see www.bisbeewomansclub.com. HIKE RAMSEY CANYON TRAIL Join the Muleteam on Nov. 16 for a hike through a beautiful nature preserve in the Huachuca Mountains. This trail climbs to a vista point and crisscrosses a running creek on the way to the old Hamburg mine, making a roundtrip of about 6 miles. Bring water and lunch but no dogs. Back mid-afternoon. Meet at 9 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to carpool to the Brown Canyon parking lot adjacent to Ramsey Road. There is a small Ramsey Preserve entrance fee, and 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 9 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 www.sanpedroriver.org.

Sunday

“FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC” CONCERT The Bisbee Woman’s Club, at the corner of Ledge Avenue and Quality Hill, is pleased to present the second concert in this season’s “For the Love of Music” series: “Man Is for the Woman Made.” In this lighthearted concert of contrasting views, Welsh baritone Jeremy Huw Williams and American pianist Paula Fan explore the complex relationship between He and She in music from classical to cabaret. There will be two performances: Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. Tickets will be $15 at the door for adults and are also available through Eventbrite.com. Free admission for children and youth through high school. For more information call (541) 915-6232 or email bwcloveofmusic@gmail.com.

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 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. Free, but donations are appreciated. The walks are limited to 20 people and filled on a first-come/first-served basis.

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. For more information, call (520) 432-5126.

Tuesday

LOW VISION GROUP The Sierra Vista Low Vision Support Group will have its Nov. 19 meeting at 3020 Tacoma St. in Sierra Vista from 10 to 11:15 am. Our guest speaker will be from VICAP. Looking forward to hearing the new things going on that can help us. 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 at 8 a.m. on Nov. 20 sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. Walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90, east of Sierra Vista at the river. There is no charge, but donations to support FSPR programs are appreciated. For more information, call (520) 459-2555 or visit www.sanpedroriver.org. BROWN BAG LECTURE On Nov. 20 from 12:10 to 1 p.m., enjoy a free presentation by Diana Hadley, “Green Ribbon in the Arid West: A History of Wildlife, Livestock, and Human Settlement on the San Pedro River.” This illustrated talk is based on historic observations and recent research, using sources that date from the earliest Spanish explorers to recent studies by archaeologists, paleontologists, geologists and water experts. Hear about the importance of the San Pedro to the binational cattle industry during the Apache Wars, the Mexican Revolution, and the continuing binational culture of the area. One of the last undammed rivers in the American Southwest, the San Pedro is a stunningly beautiful, ecologically important community resource that deserves the highest level of appreciation and protection. The Brown Bag Lecture Series, hosted by the Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning, will be presented at the Cochise College Downtown Center, 2600 E. Wilcox Dr., Sierra Vista, on Wednesdays through Dec. 4. Visit www.cochise.edu.cll for more information. MOVIE AT THE ROYALE The Royale will show the movie “Vox Lux” (R) on Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. It is the story of a young girl who, after surviving a school shooting, transforms into a troubled pop superstar who finds herself at the center of a traumatic event once again. Stars Natalie Portman. Doors open at 5 p.m. $5. 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! For more information, call 432-5126.

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