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Fluorescent minerals and ultraviolet lamps will be the focus of a presentation by Bill Gardner, a vendor of UV lights, to the meeting of the Huachuca Mineral & Gem Club Wednesday, Sept. 17. The meeting will be at the Cochise College Library Conference Room at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, pleasecall459-3718.
The Sierra Vista Camera Club will meet Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 5 p.m. to 6:25 p.m. in the Mona Bishop Room at the Sierra Vista Public Library. Charles W. Melton will present A Nature Photographer in the Huachuca Mountains focusing on nesting aspects of five bird species. Check out the Clubs web site at http://svcameraclub.com/ for more information about the program, and general-info about the camera club. Presentation is open tothepublic.
When you are shopping at the Farmers Market on Thursday, Sept. 18, stop by the Kiwanis tent and check out the many varied activities the three Sierra Vista Clubs are doing for the community and the children of Sierra Vista. The Golden K, San Pedro, and Sierra Vista clubs also encourage people to bring a nonperishable food item for the local food bank. Each donation provides the donor a raffle ticket and there will be three raffle baskets. Stop by and check it out between 10 a.m. and2p.m.
The University of Arizona Cochise County Cooperative Extension will be presenting a sports nutrition for schools workshop at the University of Arizona Sierra Vista Campus. This free nutrition class is designed for school coaches, physical education teachers, and athletic directors, and will include: basic nutrition, athletic recommendations, common athlete concerns and more. The presentation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 2:30 p.m., at the University of Arizona Sierra Vista Campus, 1140 N Colombo Ave, Room 503. For more information, please call Brenda Holzer at (520) 458-8278extension2170.
Do you have a picky eater in your household? Are you still trying to decide what the kids will be for Halloween? This month at the Cochise Health and Social Services Parents Group, Heather Vaughn, health educator at the U of A Cooperative Extension will be discussing strategies for parents who have picky eaters in their household. Ideas will be shared for homemade Halloween costumes, including a costume fashion show. There will be games, door prizes, and snacks. Moms, dads, prenatal women, and children are welcome to join the fun on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m., in the large conference room at the Constables office next to the health department, 4115 E Foothills Drive, inSierraVista.
The Happy Achers Senior Group of the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church, located on the corner of Buffalo Soldier Trail and St. Andrews Drive, will have its potluck in the Fellowship Hall on Thursday, Sept. 18. Joan Powell is the featured performer. Joan sings 40s and 50s swing and pop songs and also plays the guitar. Bring a covered dish and join the event at 11:10 a.m. and bring a guest if you can. For more informationcall378-1924.
Mum is the definitely the word at this months meeting of the Sierra Vista Area Gardeners Club. The public is invited to come hear a presentation by one of the club members who grows these wonderful plants. The meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at 1 p.m., in the Constables office in the old County Complex at 4100 East Foothills Drive in Sierra Vista.For additional details, visit our site at www.svgardenclub.org or call Janeat732-1822.
1200 Club of Greater Sierra Vista will meet on Friday, Sept. 19, at Pueblo del Sol Country Club. Social time begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The speakers for the evening will be Republican and Independent candidates for Cochise County Superior Court, Justice of the Peace, and Clerk of the Superior Court. Cost of the meal is $22 per person. Reservations should be made by emailing Kathy Dolge at Kathy@DolgeFamily.net. Make reservations by Tuesday, Sept. 16. The 1200 Club, a Republican organization, always welcomes visitors andprospectivemembers.
The Thunder Mountain Road Crew are calling a Mainstream Square Dance for the Thunder Mountain Twirlers on Friday, Sept. 19 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Theyll call a plus tip after the dance, and Lisa Wall will cue rounds between tips. Review runs from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Only $4 for members, $5 for non-members, and free for non-dancers to come watch and socialize! Snacks and friendship are provided. Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 North Lenzner Avenue, in Sierra Vista. For more info contact Sandy at (520) 378-6719 email@example.com.
Around Your Town for Wednesday, September 17, 2014