What’s Go­ing On

Yuma Sun - - DESSERT LIFE -

Share your event in­for­ma­tion with the Yuma Sun’s on­line cal­en­dar. Sub­mis­sions are free, and fol­low the same guidelines as What’s Go­ing On. Go to Yu­masun.com/cal­en­dar. 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


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 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


WHEN: 3 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Ap­ple­bee’s, 11274 S. For­tuna Road GO­ING ON: Present flyer to your server and 20 per­cent of your bill will be do­nated to Yuma Quar­ter­mas­ter Evening Lions Club to ben­e­fit their on­go­ing eye care pro­gram; also ac­cept­ing good, used eye­glasses to re­cy­cle INFO: Call Sally at (520) 490-8895 or visit li­on­wap.org/eclub/sites/ yu­maquar­ter­mas­ter, go to cal­en­dar, view flyer


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,” “Let it Go” and Silent Night and other Christ­mas fa­vorites; of­fer­ing will go to Re­lay for Life and Heifer Project


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


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, fun for all ages


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; to­day’s din­ner in­cludes beef ten­der­loin; 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


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


WHEN: Regis­tra­tion 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; event 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: AWC Yuma Cam­pus GO­ING ON: The Yuma Chap­ter of the Ari­zona As­so­ci­a­tion of Chi­canos for Higher Ed­u­ca­tion (AACHE) will have their an­nual con­fer­ence ti­tled “The In­flu­ence of Mi­nori­ties to Amer­i­can Cul­ture”; pro­gram will in­clude key­note speaker, break­out ses­sions fea­tur­ing a va­ri­ety of pre­sen­ters INFO: Con­tact Martha Martinez at (928) 344-7607 or email martha. martinez@azwest­ern.edu


(See Nov. 16)


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 your fa­vorite artist and fa­vorite down­town mer­chant; free

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