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Celebrate National Library Week

Friday, April 18th, 2014

logo_sedonapubliclibraryBy Cheryl Yeatts, Manager of Sedona Public Library in the Village

Sedona AZ (April 18, 2014) – “Libraries are community treasure chests, loaded with a wealth of information available to everyone equally, and the key to that treasure chest is the library card. I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.”  ~ former First Lady Laura Bush Read More→

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Verde River Basin Partnership Hosts Water Expert

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

logo_verde_river_basin_partnershipClarkdale AZ (April 17, 2014) – All are invited by the Verde River Basin Partnership to hear renowned water expert Peter W. Culp on Tuesday, April 29 at 4:00pm at the Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus (601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale). This presentation is open to the public at no cost. Read More→

Volunteers needed to install medical alert units

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

logo_verdevalleycaregiversVerde Valley AZ (April 17, 2014) – Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition invites members of the community to turn their caring into action on Tuesday, April 22, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Cottonwood Library. This “I Care” volunteer recruitment event will focus on the need for more volunteers to help install Guardian Angel medical alert units. Carol Basini, program coordinator, will be available to train and answer questions on the life saving devices. Read More→

logo_yavapaicollegeClarkdale AZ (April 15, 2014) – Yavapai College will honor 15 exceptional Verde Valley Campus and Sedona Center students and the campus’ 2014 outstanding alumna at its annual Evening of Recognition event on Tuesday, April 22.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in Bldg. M, Room 137 on the Verde Valley Campus, 601 Black Hills Drive in Clarkdale. The public is invited to this free event. Read More→

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logo_SIFFCritically-acclaimed new independent films premiering at Mary D. Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (April 17, 2014) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premieres of “Bethlehem” and “Alan Partridge” showing April 25-29 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Read More→

logo_azdotPaving on southbound lanes to begin next week  

Camp Verde AZ (April 17, 2014) - Late-night drivers traveling between Phoenix and Flagstaff tonight need to be aware of lane restrictions on Interstate 17 and allow extra travel time as the Arizona Department of Transportation continues to make progress on building a climbing lane on southbound I-17 south of Camp Verde (mileposts 280-282). Read More→

logo_USFS_USDAFlagstaff AZ (April 17, 2014) – On April 15, the Coconino National Forest issued a revised, free Motor Vehicle Use Map to show all roads, trails and areas open to motor vehicle use on the Forest. The Motor Vehicle Use Map is re-issued each year, is free to the public, and can be downloaded for use on smartphones, tablets and Garmin GPS devices.  Copies of the Motor Vehicle Use Map are also available at Coconino National Forest Offices, nearby national forest offices, and other local businesses. Read More→

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Sedona AZ (April 17, 2014) – The Sedona/Verde Valley Acupuncture Council is sponsoring a free event for the public at the West Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona AZ 86336. The Asian Medicine Day will be held Saturday, May 3rd from 2-4pm. The public is encouraged to drop in and learn more about Acupuncture and Asian medicine through personal interaction and expert treatments with local professional licensed acupuncturists. Read More→

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Sedona AZ (April 17, 2014) – The Wild Women Writers of the West will read at the Pumphouse Poetry and Prose Project event at 5 p.m. Friday, April 25, under the sycamore trees by the creek at the old Pumphouse.

The WWWW is a group of twelve women who meet every Monday from 1 to 3 at the Sedona Library to write based on the philosophy of Natalie Goldberg, the best-selling author of Writing Down the Bones. The group began in 2005 when Sarah McLean and Victoria Nelson attended a writing retreat led by Goldberg, whose writing philosophy, heavily influenced by zen Buddhism, is that one’s words should not be censored, edited, or criticized as they arise. Read More→

Old Town Center for the ArtsCottonwood AZ (April 17, 2014) – Cowboy singer, humorist, storyteller and Arizona State Historian, Marshall Trimble will be in Old Town Cottonwood on Saturday, April 26th at 7:00 PM at the Old Town Center for the Arts. Opening the concert will be singer-songwriter Dan Engler, whose insightful, humorous and thought provoking lyrics have engaged a faithful local following.

Marshall Trimble, who has been called ‘Arizona’s Will Rogers’, and is known throughout Arizona, brings history to life with his music and storytelling, delving into the fascinating tales of Arizona and the west.  He has performed throughout Arizona for decades and has become well known across the United States as an ambassador of good will for the State of Arizona.  Read More→

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City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (April 17, 2014) – Earlier this year, the City of Sedona launched a new smartphone application, which allows Sedona residents to help improve their neighborhoods and the city by reporting non-emergency civic issues, such as potholes, flooding, abandoned vehicles, and loose animals.  In addition, it is now available on the City’s website at www.SedonaAZ.gov.  On the homepage, click on the Citizens Connect button or go to the “I Want To” tab, “Report”, “Citizens Connect – Service Request.” Read More→

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logo_ycsoCornville AZ (April 16, 2014) – On April 13, 2014, around 3:30 AM, YCSO deputies were dispatched to a family fight underway in the 2600 block of Seybert Drive, Cornville. The caller, 36-year-old Jeremy Slaughter, reported that his girlfriend, 34-year-old Josie Owens, was “drunk and out of control.” Slaughter left the home pending arrival of deputies. Read More→

logo_peppermintzebraSedona AZ (April 16, 2014) – “The buzz is definitely beginning as the bees gathering pollen” states Peppermint Zebra’s owner, Karen Dilks, in reference to upcoming CHALK ART EXPO in tribute to Moms for Mother’s Day, Saturday May 3rd at Hillside Sedona.

Continues Dilks, “I’m delighted with the community’s involvement. I am so proud of our teachers, family joining in. This is what living in Sedona is all about… gathering together with fun.” Read More→

City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (April 16, 2014) – As part of the Sedona City Council’s ongoing community outreach, a Senior Citizens Listening Session will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Sedona Community Center, 2615 Melody Lane (corner of Harmony Drive and Melody Lane). Read More→

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logo_sedonapoetryslamSedona AZ (April 16, 2014Poets are invited to compete at the fifth Sedona Poetry Slam of 2014, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. State Route 89A, Suite A-3.

Slam poetry is an art form that allows written page poets to share their work alongside theatrical performers, hip-hop artists and lyricists. While many people may think of poetry as dull and laborious, a poetry slam is like a series of high-energy, three-minute one-person plays. Read More→

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logo_SIFFNew production from Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet debuts on the big screen at Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (April 15, 2014) – The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, April 27 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “Marco Spada” from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow. There will be one show at 3:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. 

Recreated specifically for the Bolshoi Ballet by French choreographer Pierre Lacotte, a major figure on the international dance scene, with music by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber, this “swashbuckling” ballet rarely presented on stage, premiered at the Bolshoi in November 2013. As it is an exclusive Bolshoi production for the next seven years, it will be impossible to see anywhere else. Read More→

3rd Annual Yavapai College Plant-a-Vine Event

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

logo_yavapaicollegeClarkdale AZ (April 15, 2014) – Yavapai College celebrates its third year planting grape vines at the Verde Valley campus in Clarkdale on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The public is invited to join this day of community service and fun, as the young vines are planted in the student-run vineyard at the Southwest Wine Center. Read More→

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logo_azdotClosure north of Sedona necessary to safely perform repaving, rockfall mitigation work

Sedona AZ (April 15, 2014) – On arguably one of the most narrow and winding roadways on the state’s highway system, the Arizona Department of Transportation will soon begin a project that will restore the pavement along a three-and-a-half-mile segment of State Route 89A through the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks.

Beginning on Monday, April 21, crews will start work on the $2 million improvement project that will repave the roadway between Pine Flat Campground and Oak Creek Vista overlook (mileposts 387-390). The project area is located in the Coconino National Forest midway between Sedona and Flagstaff, just north of the popular tourist destinations in Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. Read More→

Sedona AZ (April 15, 2014) – The Sedona United Methodist Church invites the families of Sedona and the Verde Valley to their 3rd annual Community Easter Egg Hunt and Carnival.  The community event will be held Saturday, April 19th, 2014 from 2:00p.m. until 3:30p.m. in the church parking lot. Read More→

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MATFORCE Dump the Drugs Apr 26 County Wide

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (April 15, 2014) – A Dump the Drugs event will be held on April 26th at 6 locations county wide, including Cottonwood, Sedona, Camp Verde, Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley.  MATFORCE and area law enforcement are joining with the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Campaign to gather and safely dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medication. Read More→

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