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Thurs­day Nov. 8

DI­A­BETES AWARE­NESS WHEN: 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Wellton Li­brary, 28790 San Jose Ave. GO­ING ON: Learn about the dis­ease, its con­se­quences and how it is im­pacted by phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity and nu­tri­tion; free CHILI COOK-OFF

WHEN: Cam­pus life golf cart pa­rade 11 a.m.; cook-off 1 p.m. WHERE: AWC, 3C Build­ing area, 2020 S. Av­enue 8E GO­ING ON: Award-win­ning chili, mu­sic and fam­ily fun with a fo­cus on rais­ing funds for AWC Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion schol­ar­ships and pro­grams; ce­ramic bowls made by AWC League of Artists will also be avail­able for pur­chase COST: Ad­mis­sion is $5 INFO: Con­tact foun­da­tion@ azwest­ern.edu or call (928) 3441720 GHOST TROL­LEY TOUR

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. WHERE: San­guinetti House Mu­seum and Gar­dens, 240 S. Madi­son Ave. GO­ING ON: Take a night trol­ley tour through the streets of Yuma’s his­toric down­town, hear hair­rais­ing sto­ries of mur­der and may­hem from Yuma’s days of old, re­turn to San­guinetti House where Yuma’s ghost hunter will in­ves­ti­gate the old­est room of the mu­seum for para­nor­mal ac­tiv­ity; seat­ing lim­ited COST: $35 INFO: For tick­ets, con­tact Yanna Kruse at ykruse@azhs.gov or call (928) 782-1841 PER­FOR­MANCE OF GREAT GATSBY

WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Kofa High School, 3100 S. Av­enue A GO­ING ON: Kofa Drama Club presents the clas­sic story “The Great Gatsby” COST: $7 INFO: Call (928) 502-5601

Fri­day Nov. 9

JOB HELP WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Ari­zona@Work will be avail­able for one-on-one as­sis­tance with all as­pects of job hunt­ing; walk-ins wel­come; free INFO: To sched­ule an ap­point­ment, call (928) 329-0990 WREATHS FUNDRAISER

WHEN: 4 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Sam’s Club, 1462 S. Pa­cific Ave. GO­ING ON: The Wreaths Across Amer­ica com­mit­tee of the Rio Colorado Repub­li­can Women’s Club will have a ta­ble at Sam’s Club to raise funds to pur­chase Christ­mas wreaths for the graves of veterans at Desert Lawn Me­mo­rial Park and Sun­set Vista ceme­ter­ies dur­ing spe­cial me­mo­rial ser­vices Dec. 15 DIS­COVER THE WORLD UN-WINED

WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m. WHERE: The Pa­tio Restau­rant at The Hills, 1245 W. Desert Hills Drive GO­ING ON: Sup­port the Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Yuma County on a cul­tural jour­ney around the world with food and wine from dif­fer­ent coun­tries; spon­sor­ships avail­able COST: Tick­ets $100 per per­son INFO: Con­tact Clarissa@ yu­machil­drens­mu­seum.com or melissa@yu­machil­drens­mu­seum.com PER­FOR­MANCE OF GREAT GATSBY

(See Nov. 8)

Satur­day Nov. 10

TUR­KEY TROT WHEN: 8:15 a.m. WHERE: Gate­way Park, 1st Street and Gila Street GO­ING ON: City of Yuma 5K/10K fun run/walk for all ages COST: Pre-reg­is­tra­tion fees $23; on-site reg­is­tra­tion $33 INFO: Reg­is­ter on­line at Yu­maAZ. gov/park­san­drec ST. PAUL’S FOOD MIN­ISTRY

WHEN: 9 to 11 a.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave. GO­ING ON: The Yuma Com­mu­nity Food Bank is sup­ply­ing St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church with food items to of­fer to the pub­lic ev­ery other Satur­day VETERANS DAY RUN

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Bobby’s Ter­ri­to­rial Har­leyDavid­son, 2550 Gila Ridge Road GO­ING ON: The Prison Chap­ter of Rough Rid­ers Mo­tor­cy­cle Club will con­duct its 25th annual Veterans Day run to honor all the men and women of the armed forces; meals pro­vided with DJ, raf­fle prizes, auc­tions COST: $20 INFO: Con­tact Daryl Tervo at 10flstn@gmail.com HORSE­SHOE PITCHER TOUR­NA­MENT WHEN: Pre-reg­is­ter 9:30 a.m.; tour­na­ment 10 a.m. WHERE: Sun Vista RV Re­sort, 7201 E. 32nd St. GO­ING ON: Sanc­tioned pitch­ers only; spon­sored by Yuma Horse­shoe Club COST: $12 en­try fee INFO: Call Glen War­den at (515) 473-5193 GIRL SCOUTS 7000 TRAV­EL­ERS FUNDRAISER WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: Amer­iS­chools Academy North, 1220 S. 4th Ave. GO­ING ON: A multi-ven­dor fundraiser event for the Girl Scout 7000 Trav­el­ers for an up­com­ing once in a life­time trip; all the ven­dors will of­fer a per­cent­age of their sales for the girls’ trip; ven­dors in­clude Pam­pered Chef, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, Tup­per­ware, Scentsy, Gold Canyon Can­dles, Pre­mier jew­elry and more SOMER­TON CORN FEST

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. WHERE: Main Street and State Av­enue, Somer­ton GO­ING ON: Somer­ton cel­e­brates corn, foods made from corn and all things corny with live mu­sic and en­ter­tain­ment INFO: Call (928) 722-7337 ROLLER DERBY BOUT

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Yuma County Fair­grounds, 2520 E. 32nd St. GO­ING ON: Red, white and bruised roller derby mash-up to cel­e­brate Veterans Day COST: General ad­mis­sion $6, se­niors, mil­i­tary and first re­spon­ders $5; 10 and un­der free; bring item to do­nate to Cross­roads Mis­sion for a $1 off general ad­mis­sion INFO: Con­tact Wreck it Rox at Rcordell02@gmail.com or call (928) 351-7072

Sun­day Nov. 11

VETERANS DAY PA­RADE, WELLTON WHEN: En­tries are asked to ar­rive by 10 a.m.; pa­rade 11 a.m. WHERE: Starts at West End Park, Los An­ge­les Av­enue GO­ING ON: Wellton’s VFW post spon­sors this annual pa­rade to honor U.S. mil­i­tary veterans; hot dogs and ham­burg­ers are served fol­low­ing pa­rade INFO: Call (928) 785-4225 VETERANS DAY SER­VICE

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Faith Bap­tist Church, 1535 S. 8th Ave. GO­ING ON: A spe­cial ser­vice will be ded­i­cated to honor all ac­tive duty and re­tired mil­i­tary per­son­nel with a flag-rais­ing cer­e­mony fol­low­ing ser­vice, singing of the Na­tional An­them; all ac­tive duty and re­tired veterans will re­ceive a spe­cial gift; all wel­come BIG MOUN­TAIN LIVE

WHEN: Gates open 3 p.m.; con­cert 4 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Yuma Civic Cen­ter, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive GO­ING ON: Yuma’s Kids at Hope is host­ing this live mu­sic con­cert

fea­tur­ing area bands INFO: Visit kid­sathopeyuma.org ST. PAUL’S CON­CERT

WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave. GO­ING ON: The con­cert is a pi­ano duo recital with Olga Kim and Hye­won Kim; a free-will of­fer­ing will be taken INFO: Con­tact Sally Hous­ton-Baker at (928) 782-0166 or (928) 7825155 SILENT ART AUC­TION, FUNDRAISER WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m. WHERE: Lit­tle­wood Art Co-Op, 1480 S. 2nd Ave. GO­ING ON: Lo­cal artists will do­nate their art to be sold at a silent auc­tion for the Fallen Of­fi­cer Me­mo­rial Pro­ject; all wel­come INFO: Con­tact J.R. Sk­aggs at Mstr1921@net­scape.net or call (928) 580-8699 VETERANS EVENT

WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Co­co­pah RV & Golf Re­sort, 6800 S. Strand Ave. GO­ING ON: A spe­cial veterans event “Mu­sic with a Mis­sion” with Cissy Pad­gett to honor those of valor who should be hon­ored Veterans Day and ev­ery day; sto­ries shared by veterans from WWII, Korean War, Viet­nam, Gulf War/Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan as well as mu­sic, pa­tri­otic videos and more COST: $6 INFO: Tick­ets can be pur­chased at door or call (928) 343-1061

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