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SOCKS FOR SE­NIORS DRIVE

WHEN: Now through Dec. 17 WHERE: Round Ta­ble Pizza, 2544 W. 16th St. GO­ING ON: Socks for Se­niors is a drive to col­lect all kinds of socks, col­or­ful and fun, for se­niors at a re­tire­ment home in Yuma; white work socks are also col­lected for Crossroads Mis­sion for those who are un­able to sup­ply their own; a do­na­tion box has been placed at Round Ta­ble Pizza, and picked up Dec. 17 INFO: Con­tact Ileen Inger­soll at iinger­soll@aol.com or call (928) 210-3995

MEDI­CARE OPEN EN­ROLL­MENT

WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Area Agency on Ag­ing will of­fer Medi­care open en­roll­ment as­sis­tance; walk-in or make ap­point­ment, bring list of meds and get op­tions; free INFO: Con­tact Ginia Robles at giniar@wacog.com or call (928) 217-71625

MEDI­CARE OPEN EN­ROLL­MENT

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Foothills As­sem­bly of God Church, 12831 E. 41st St

BLOOD DRIVE

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: AWC Yuma Cam­pus, 3C Schoen­ing Con­fer­ence Cen­ter GO­ING ON: 500 donors are needed daily to meet Ari­zona’s hos­pi­tal sup­ply and to en­sure blood is avail­able when com­mu­nity mem­bers need it; el­i­gi­bil­ity: feel­ing well, healthy, min­i­mum 100 pounds, ad­di­tional weight re­quired un­der 5 foot 6 inch, re­cent tat­toos in Ari­zona and most states are fine, most pre­scrip­tion med­i­ca­tions are OK; pre­pare to do­nate by drink­ing lots of wa­ter, eat a hearty meal (you will feel bet­ter when you do­nate with a full stom­ach), bring photo ID that shows first, last names; hosted by AWC/NAU Sci­ence Club INFO: To make an ap­point­ment, call 1-877-UBS-HERO (827-4376) or con­tact Joann Chang at (928) 3447665; visit Blood­Hero.com

DANGERS OF SO­CIAL ME­DIA

WHEN: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Pro­gram will ex­pose adults, par­ents, young adults and mi­nor chil­dren to the dangers of so­cial me­dia; par­tic­i­pants will learn how preda­tors tar­get kids and how what they post can make them tar­gets, know­ing what you post on so­cial me­dia today can stop you from get­ting a job to­mor­row or take the job you have now; free, open to pub­lic

MEDI­CARE OPEN EN­ROLL­MENT

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Main Li­brary, 2951 S. 21st Drive GO­ING ON: Area Agency on Ag­ing will of­fer Medi­care open en­roll­ment as­sis­tance; walk-in or make ap­point­ment, bring list of meds and get op­tions; free INFO: Con­tact Ginia Robles at giniar@wacog.com or call (928) 217-71625

CAN­DLE DIP­PING, TOUR

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHERE: San­guinetti House Mu­seum and Gar­dens, 240 S. Madi­son Ave. GO­ING ON: Tour the San­guinetti House Mu­seum’s new ‘River Lore’ ex­hibit, cre­ate your own hand­dipped can­dle to take home; tours by sto­ry­tellers hosted hourly; self­guided tours wel­come COST: Gen­eral ad­mis­sion $6; se­niors $5 INFO: Call (928) 782-1841

UPCYCLED LAN­TERN

WHEN: 1 to 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Well­ton Li­brary, 28790 San Jose Ave. GO­ING ON: Up­cy­cle a glass jar to cre­ate a lan­tern for in­door or out­door use; free

TECH­NOL­OGY PET­TING ZOO

WHEN: 4 p.m. WHERE: Main Li­brary, 2951 S. 21st Drive GO­ING ON: Tech­nol­ogy Project is for peo­ple of all ages with phys­i­cal and de­vel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties and fea­tures an in­ter­ac­tive dis­play ta­ble and plat­form, dig­i­tal pens for scan­ning, record­ing and scrib­ing, vir­tual re­al­ity sys­tems; free

LUTES TAKEOVER

WHEN: 4 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Lutes Casino, 221 S. Main St. GO­ING ON: 10 to 15 per­cent of sales will ben­e­fit the Kofa High School Art Club; funds raised are for art sup­plies, field trips INFO: Con­tact asee­ley@yu­mau­nion. org or call (928) 502-5538

UA HEALTH SCIENCES LEC­TURE

WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Good­will Ca­reer Cen­ter, 3097 S. 8th Ave. GO­ING ON: The lec­ture “In­flam­ma­tion: Friend or Foe,” will be pre­sented by Mary Mar­ian, and will in­clude the role of life­style and nu­tri­tion to com­bat in­flam­ma­tion and re­duce the risks for de­vel­op­ing dis­ease or for man­ag­ing cur­rent chronic dis­eases; hosted by Yuma Friends of the UofA Health Sciences; free INFO: Email pub­lic@email.ari­zona. edu

TROL­LEY TOUR

WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon WHERE: San­guinetti House Mu­seum and Gar­dens, 240 S. Madi­son Ave. GO­ING ON: Step aboard Yuma’s his­toric down­town trol­ley and re­lax while our on-board sto­ry­teller points out sites from yesteryears; hear sto­ries of pi­o­neer­ing fam­i­lies, river­boats, broth­ers and boom­ing busi­nesses that once lined Main Street; seat­ing lim­ited COST: $25 INFO: Con­tact Yanna Kruse at ykruse@azhs.gov or call (928) 782-1841

MAR­RIED IN YUMA

WHEN: 1 p.m. WHERE: Her­itage Li­brary, 350 S. 3rd Ave. GO­ING ON: Li­brar­ian Jim Patrick will present “Mar­ried in Yuma: The Wed­ding Chapel Era, 1928-1956”; learn more about one of the most col­or­ful chap­ters of Yuma’s his­tory; free

VOL­UN­TEER EXPO

WHEN: 1:30 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Martin Luther King Youth Cen­ter, 300 S. 13th Ave. GO­ING ON: Ari­zona@Work is host­ing a vol­un­teer expo to learn new skills, make con­nec­tions and ex­pand your re­sume; mul­ti­ple non­prof­its with in­for­ma­tion about how you can be­come a vol­un­teer with their or­ga­ni­za­tion

CHRIST­MAS CON­CERT

WHEN: 4 p.m. WHERE: Trin­ity United Methodist Church, 3030 8th Ave. GO­ING ON: The Cindy Klein Me­mo­rial Hand­bell Choir will present their 38th an­nual Christ­mas con­cert with a lit­tle bit of Christ­mas and a lit­tle of rock ‘n roll; songs from the Bea­tles, “Stair­way to Heaven,” “Silent Night” and other fa­vorites; of­fer­ing will go to Re­lay for Life and Heifer Project

MEM­O­RIES OF MEX­ICO’S REVO­LU­TION

WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: Somer­ton Li­brary, 240 Canal St. GO­ING ON: Cel­e­brate Mex­ico’s Revo­lu­tion Day (Dia de la Revolu­cion) and share fam­ily sto­ries, photos from 1910-1920, with light re­fresh­ments; free

AWC FAM­ILY NIGHT

WHEN: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: AWC Yuma Cam­pus GO­ING ON: Dur­ing the 16th an­nual AWC aca­demic open house fam­ily night, there will be food booths, aca­demic pro­grams, game booths, pet­ting zoo, hot air bal­loon, mu­sic, raf­fle prizes, fun for all ages

FOR­MAL DIN­NERS

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. WHERE: AWC Yuma Cam­pus, Learn­ing Re­sources (LR) Build­ing, Room LR109 GO­ING ON: AWC Culi­nary Arts Pro­gram pre­sents their for­mal din­ner of­fer­ings that in­clude an ap­pe­tizer, soup or salad, main dish with sides and dessert; stu­dents in the pro­gram cre­ate the menus and serve the meals; tick­ets can be pur­chased in ad­vance through AWC Busi­ness Of­fice; pro­ceeds help fund schol­ar­ships COST: $35; sea­son tick­ets avail­able $160 for all seven events INFO: For pay­ment by phone, call (928) 317-7666; or con­tact Sher­anne Dampier at (928) 3447738 or email sher­anne.dampier@ azwest­ern.edu

BIG BOSS BAND

WHEN: 7 to 11 p.m. WHERE: The Pa­tio Res­tau­rant and Bar at the Hills, 1245 W. Desert Hills Drive GO­ING ON: Big Boss Band will per­form Yuma’s fa­vorite tunes (See Nov. 16)

NORTH END ART WALK

WHEN: 5 to 9 p.m. WHERE: His­toric down­town Yuma GO­ING ON: The North End Art Walk strolls back into his­toric down­town Yuma for a fun and eclec­tic evening of lo­cal Yuma artists; stop by the Yuma Art Cen­ter and vote for the Peo­ple’s Choice Awards for your fa­vorite artist and fa­vorite down­town mer­chant; all ages wel­come, free

“LIT­TLE WOMEN”

WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s Cul­tural Cen­ter, 645 S. 2nd Ave. GO­ING ON: Yuma Com­mu­nity Theater pre­sents the play “Lit­tle Women,” based on Louisa May Al­cott’s life of her­self and her sis­ters and their ex­pe­ri­ence grow­ing up in Civil War Amer­ica COST: Re­served seat­ing $20; chil­dren 12 and un­der $15 at door INFO: To pur­chase tick­ets, go to yu­ma­com­mu­ni­tythe­ater.org

JAZZ AT JULIEANNA’S

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Julieanna’s Pa­tio Cafe, 1951 W. 25th St. GO­ING ON: Ja­son and Elle will be fea­tured; spon­sored by KAWC FM88.9; no ad­mis­sion charge INFO: Visit www.yu­ma­jazz.com

BIG BOSS BAND

WHEN: 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. WHERE: Quechan Casino Re­sort, 525 Al­go­dones Road, Win­ter­haven GO­ING ON: Big Boss Band will per­form Yuma’s fa­vorite tunes

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