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~December 2003~



December 1

The Cottonwood Parks & Recreation presents the 4th Annual Photography Exhibit and Contest. Open to all ages the ten different categories will be on display at the Cottonwood Library. For complete list of rules and regulations and entry forms stop by the Parks and Recreation office, or call 928-639-3200 ext 0. You can also email them at [email protected]

December 3

The Northern Arizona Audubon Society will host a bird-watching field trip to Beasley Flats. This trip is for beginners and those who favor easy but variable habitats. Call Sue at 928-282-3993 for more information.

December 4

Mingus Rock and Mineral Club has planned its Christmas Dinner meeting at the Verde Manor Clubhouse at 6 pm. For more information call Peter Martin at 928-649-0745

December 5

Mary Cleere Haran ~ Yavapai College Performance Hall ~ Prescott, Arizona ~ A lovely, witty and elegant performance for you and your special someone. Mary Cleere Haran will be preforming a dramatic, intimate, and uniquely refined show that is sure to leave you captivated. ~ Cosponsored by KNOT 1450 AM ~ Info: 928-776-2033 or Toll Free: 1-877-928-4253

December 6

The 10th Annual Chocolate Lovers Walk in historic Old Town Cottonwood will take place from 5 to 9 PM This years walk is slated to be bigger and better than ever. Enjoy the Southwest Christmas Craft Show, Santa Clause, and the annual Christmas tree lighting all at the same time.

Verde Valley young people will have a chance to take to the skies as the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 952 will host a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Cottonwood Airport starting at 8:30 am. For more information call 928-567-9216.

December 8

The Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education (VACTE) will hold the first Introduction to the Certified Youth Employee Program at 7 pm at the Verde Valley Medical Center. For more information call Leonard Miller at 928-634-7131. Visti www.vacte.com

December 9

The FFA Alumni meetings are held on the Second Tuesday of every month at Quilters Quarters in the Safeway Shipping Center in Cottonwood at 7 PM. For more information call Merybeeth at 928-634-8161.

December 12

The Verde Valley Concert Association presents "Master Chorale of Flagstaff". For more information call 9280639-0636

December 13

The Nutcracker ~ Yavapai College Performance Hall ~ Prescott, Arizona ~ The San Diego Balley Theater will be preforming Tchaikovsky's beloved balley score. ~ Cosponsored by KNAU, Arizona Public Radio, KNOT 1450 AM and KQNA 1130 AM. ~ Info. 928-776-2033 or Toll Free: 1-877-928-4253 or visit: www.sandiegoballet.org

Morning Star "No Kill" Animal Sanctuary and the local group of Greyhound Pets of America will have a pet adoption at Olsen's Grain in Clarkdale (344 S. Arizona 89A) 10 am to 2 pm. Take your pets and have a picture taken with Santa Paws.

It's the first annual "Upscale" rummage sale and information fair from 10 am to 2 pm (or so) at 2400 East Highway 89A Suite E in Cottonwood. For more information call Deborah Darby at 928-634-3237

Book sale for the Clarkdale library will be held at the Clarkdale Clubhouse, Ladies' Lounge. The library volunteers will be happy to accept boook donations for this sale. Just take any books to the Clarkdale Library during oopen hours.

December 14

Mel Tillis ~ One of country music legends, this singer started off in a group called The Westerners while serving as a baker in the United States Air Force. From then on, Mel has recorded over 60 albums and has gaine over 10 top ten singles. Now, join him and his new group, the Statesiders, for a show that will be sure to include all your old favorites. ~ Co. sponsored by KNOT 99.1 ~ Info. 928-766-2033 or Toll Free: 1-877-928-4253 or visit: www.meltillis.com

The Mingus Mountain Shrine Club will hold its annual Clothe-A-Child at Wal-Mart in Cottonwood at 8 am. Shriners are looking for shoppers to go with each child and keep tabs on the amount spent. After there will be a pancake breakfast for all the children and shoppers. For more information contact any Shriner.

Clarkdale Library's annual book sale happens through today at the Clarkdale Clubhouse, Ladies' Lounge.

December 16

The Beaver Creek Adult Center will take a road trip to see the Rocketts in Phoenix with dinner at Bill Johnson's Big Apple restaurant after the show. Before heading home the bus will tour the Christmas lights. Cost for the trip including dinner is $98 per person ($95 for BCAC members). For more information call (928) 567-4556

December 21

The Verde Valley Voices Community Choir, under the direction of Beverly Hall and accompanied by nancy Davis on the piano, will perform at the Verde Baptist Church in Cottonwood at 3 pm. Enjoy the sounds of the season for only $5.