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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; walkins 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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; onsite 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) 4735193 HAWAIIAN ISLANDS WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive GOING ON: A cultural dance and language session honoring the islands of Hawaii; learn some Hawaiian phrases, history, stories and basic foot movements of a modern hula; all ages welcome, free BOOK CLUB WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Foothills Library, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GOING ON: Discuss the book “Hidden Figures,” by Margot Shetterley; all ages welcome 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 flagraising ceremony will follow service with 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.; 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) 782-5155 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 that 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 special music, patriotic videos and more COST: $6 INFO: Tickets can be purchased at door or call (928) 343-1061