What’s Go­ing On

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WILD­MAN PHIL

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Somer­ton Li­brary, 240 Canal St. GO­ING ON: A live rep­tile and com­edy show, meet some creepy crawly crit­ters; free

WILD­MAN PHIL

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. WHERE: San Luis Li­brary, 1075 N. 6th Ave.

SAFE HOUSE PRE­SEN­TA­TION

WHEN: 4 p.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Learn how to iden­tify do­mes­tic vi­o­lence and the dif­fer­ent types of abuse and meth­ods to get vic­tims in touch with com­mu­nity re­sources; in­for­ma­tion pro­vided in English and Span­ish; free

LUNG THE BAND

WHEN: 6 to 11 p.m. WHERE: Lit­tle­wood Fine Arts & Com­mu­nity Co-Op, 1480 S. 2nd Ave. GO­ING ON: Their sound is dark and de­fies con­ven­tional genre def­i­ni­tions COST: $5 INFO: Con­tact Lia Lit­tle­wood at Le­lahlit­tle­wood@gmail.com or call (928) 276-0292

FOOD FOR FINES

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Satur­day WHERE: Yuma County Li­braries GO­ING ON: $1 in over­due fines will be cleared for ev­ery 10 oz (or larger) can of food that is do­nated; only la­beled cans ac­cepted, no glass jars, or dented or ex­pired cans; all food do­na­tions will be given to a lo­cal food pantry or as­sis­tance agency Jose Ave. GO­ING ON: Re-pur­pose old pa­per­back books into a stun­ning wreath with paint and glue; all wel­come; free

DIGGIN’ GOLD DANCE BAND

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans, 8889 S. Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Ernie and Hap of Diggin’ Gold will play coun­try and clas­sic rock; open to pub­lic, no cover charge INFO: Call (928) 344-3747

SUM­MER SHOW­CASE

WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: His­toric Yuma The­ater, 254 S. Main St. GO­ING ON: Ari­zona Clas­si­cal Bal­let presents their sum­mer show­case with per­form­ers Cross­roads Mis­sion Dancers Ini­tia­tive, spon­sored by Com­mu­nity De­vel­op­ment Block Grant; Bethany’s Bal­le­rina’s, spon­sored by Op­ti­mists Club; Ari­zona Clas­si­cal Bal­let Per­form­ing Com­pany INFO: For tick­ets, go to Yu­maShowTick­ets.com or call (928) 373-5202

A MID­SUM­MER NIGHT’S DREAM

WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Pecan Grove Ele­men­tary School, 600 S. 21st Ave. GO­ING ON: Yuma Com­mu­nity The­ater opens the 2018-19 sea­son with A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream; tick­ets on sale on­line at yu­ma­com­mu­ni­tythe­ater.org or at door COST: $10; stu­dent dis­count with ID of­fered at door INFO: Eva Cer­vantes at ecer­vantes38@gmail.com or call (928) 785-6688

BIG BOSS BAND

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Lutes Casino, 221 S. Main St. GO­ING ON: Big Boss Band will per­form Yuma’s fa­vorite tunes

SUM­MER JAZZ

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Julieanna’s Pa­tio Cafe, 1951 W. 25th St. GO­ING ON: Yuma Jazz Com­pany Trio will be fea­tured; spon­sored by KAWC FM88.9; no ad­mis­sion charge INFO: Visit www.yu­ma­jazz.com WHEN: 6 to 10 a.m. WHERE: Yuma Civic Cen­ter, east park­ing lot, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive GO­ING ON: Res­i­dents drive up, de­scribe the types of waste, fol­low in­struc­tions to sta­tions for un­wanted prod­ucts such as cor­ro­sive, flammable, toxic or re­ac­tive ma­te­ri­als used in homes, cars/trucks, gar­dens and lawns; no am­mu­ni­tion, pres­sur­ized gas, ra­dioac­tive waste, ex­plo­sives, pre­scrip­tion drugs or nee­dles ac­cepted INFO: Call the Pub­lic Works de­part­ment at 373-4500

BOOK CLUB

WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Dis­cuss the book “Lawrence in Ara­bia” by Scott An­der­son; all wel­come

SUM­MER IN THE ‘STANS

WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon WHERE: Main Li­brary, 2951 S. 21st Drive GO­ING ON: Pro­fes­sor Ketchum will have a slide pre­sen­ta­tion of in­sights gained in Kaza­khstan and Uzbek­istan dur­ing her 2018 Full­bright-Hays pro­ject; a list of books to fur­ther ex­plore the lit­er­a­ture, his­tory, reli­gion and pol­i­tics of the unique and dy­namic re­gion; free

ROCK HOUNDING

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Main Li­brary, 2951 S. 21st Drive GO­ING ON: Learn where to look for rocks and gems, tips on how to iden­tify them, and what you can make with the trea­sures you find in the desert’ free

BOOK TAST­ING

WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: Main Li­brary, 2951 S. 21st Drive GO­ING ON: Bring a book you love and be ready to share why it ‘struck a chord’ with you; your book will be the main stage of this jam ses­sion; free

MOVIE SCREEN­ING

WHEN: Doors open 2:30 p.m., movie 3 to 4:40 p.m. WHERE: Yuma Art Cen­ter, 254 S. Main St. GO­ING ON: “Space Jam”, rated PG, an­i­ma­tion, ad­ven­ture, com­edy COST: $1 INFO: Con­tact Ana Lazo-Padilla at ana.lazo-padilla@yu­maaz.gov or call (928) 373-5202

DIGGIN’ GOLD DANCE BAND

(See July 13)

A MID­SUM­MER NIGHT’S DREAM

(See July 13)

ACOUS­TIC REVO­LU­TION

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Julieanna’s Pa­tio Cafe, 1951 W. 25th St. GO­ING ON: The acous­tic duo of Ricky Arviso and Jeff McBride will en­ter­tain and make you laugh as you sing along; reser­va­tions rec­om­mended

A MID­SUM­MER NIGHT’S DREAM

WHEN: 2 p.m. (See July 13) Thurs­day WHERE: Yuma High School, 400 S. 6th Ave. GO­ING ON: Chil­dren ages 6-13 are in­vited to ses­sion III of Camp Awe­some with wild and wacky games, arts and crafts projects, sports fun­da­men­tals, swim­ming, bowl­ing, movies and more; break­fast, lunch and daily snack pro­vided; par­ent packet must be com­pleted in or­der to reg­is­ter COST: $160 fee per ses­sion INFO: Con­tact Yu­maaz.gov/ park­san­drec or call (928) 3735200

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