What’s Go­ing On

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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. Fri­day Dec. 7

CHRIST­MAS ARTS, CRAFT SHOW

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Yuma County Fair­grounds, 2520 E. 32nd St. GO­ING ON: Arts and crafts demon­strated, tri-tip tacos, Christ­mas fam­ily pho­tos, door prizes, mu­sic, lo­cal au­thors sign­ing books, Scan­di­na­vian bake sale; spon­sored by Ar­ti­sans and Crafters of Yuma INFO: Con­tact Louis Cook at (928) 919-6903

SCAN­DI­NA­VIAN BAKED GOODS

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Yuma County Fair­grounds, Theatre Build­ing, 2520 E. 32nd St. GO­ING ON: Fresh baked lefse, krumkakke, rosettes and able skivers, Mid­west re-pick­led her­ring; pur­chase ad­vance tick­ets for the lute­fisk din­ner held Jan. 12; spon­sored by Sons of Nor­way INFO: Con­tact Tim Han­son at (928) 276-0168

JOB HELP

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Ari­[email protected] 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

JOUR­NEY TO BETH­LE­HEM

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. WHERE: First United Methodist Church, 298 W. 3rd St. GO­ING ON: The 13th an­nual Jour­ney fea­tures a dis­play of over 300 unique na­tiv­ity sets from around the world, un­usual gift items and hol­i­day crafts; soup, sand­wiches and baked goods avail­able for pur­chase; pro­ceeds go to the Yuma Com­mu­nity Food Bank COST: $1 ad­mis­sion or non­per­ish­able food item INFO: Call 783-3674

WALT KAMMANN SAUSAGE FRY

WHEN: 4:30 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Yuma Civic Cen­ter, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive GO­ING ON: Yuma Ro­tary brings the 60th an­nual Walt Kammann Sausage Fry din­ner with all the trim­mings; raf­fle prizes, The Trou­ble Mak­ers will pro­vide mu­sic, drinks are in­cluded in the ticket price, desserts avail­able for $1, drive-thru lane avail­able; fundraiser sup­ports Yuma Ro­tary youth ac­tiv­i­ties COST: $10 FILM SCREEN­ING

WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. WHERE: Yuma Art Cen­ter, 254 S. Main St. GO­ING ON: Take a jour­ney with three young tech en­thu­si­asts from small towns in Ari­zona as they ex­plore op­por­tu­ni­ties to pur­sue their in­ter­ests in their back yards and be­yond in Small Town Tech; screen­ing fol­lowed by a Q&A panel with spe­cial guests CHRIST­MAS CON­CERT

WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave. GO­ING ON: AWC Cho­ral De­part­ment will be “Singing in the Hol­i­day” dur­ing their an­nual Christ­mas con­cert fea­tur­ing AWC Youth Choir, Cham­ber Singers and Yuma Chorale COST: Free, ac­cept­ing do­na­tions to sup­port schol­ar­ships INFO: Call (928) 344-7574

“IT’S A WON­DER­FUL LIFE”

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Kofa High School, 3100 S. Av­enue A GO­ING ON: Kofa High School pro­duc­tion and per­for­mance class will per­form the clas­sic Christ­mas story “It’s a Won­der­ful Life” COST: $7 at door INFO: Con­tact Bob Ram­melt at rram­[email protected]­mau­nion.org or call (928) 502-5601

THE NUTCRACKER

WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Yuma High School, Snider Au­di­to­rium, 400 S. 6th Ave. GO­ING ON: Bal­let Yuma dancers will take you on a mag­i­cal jour­ney into young Clara’s dream world as she and her Nutcracker Prince travel through the Land of Snow and the Land of Sweets COST: Prices vary INFO: Call (928) 446-6770

Satur­day Dec. 8

“ROCKS” 5K RUN/WALK WHEN: Reg­is­tra­tion 8 a.m., race 9 a.m. WHERE: Yuma Catholic High School, 2100 W. 28th St. GO­ING ON: The Yuma Catholic girls bas­ket­ball team will host the first an­nual “Rocks” 5K run/walk in lov­ing mem­ory of Linda McGal­liard COST: Ages 10 and un­der free, ages 11-18 $10, adults 18 and older $20 INFO: Con­tact Bobby McGal­liard at bm­c­gal­[email protected]­macatholic.org or call (928) 246-1419 4-H HORSE SHOW

WHEN: 8 a.m. WHERE: Yuma County Fair­grounds, en­ter from Pa­cific Av­enue GO­ING ON: Gymkhana starts 8 a.m., mini horses 9 a.m., English 10 a.m., west­ern in the af­ter­noon; judge will be Kay­lynn Samp­son from El Cen­tro; no con­ces­sions; free bleacher seat­ing, park­ing and ad­mis­sion free INFO: Call Lucy Shipp at 580-6031 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

JOUR­NEY TO BETH­LE­HEM

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (See Dec. 7)

CHRIST­MAS ARTS, CRAFT SHOW

(See Dec. 7)

HORSE­SHOE PITCHER TOUR­NA­MENT

WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Sun Vista RV Re­sort, 7201 E. 32nd St. GO­ING ON: Sanc­tioned pitch­ers only; spon­sored by Yuma Horse­shoe Club; pre-reg­is­tra­tion needed COST: $12 en­try fee INFO: Call Glen War­den at (515) 473-5193

SCAN­DI­NA­VIAN BAKED GOODS

(See Dec. 7)

SO­CIAL SE­CU­RITY, MEDI­CARE

WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Main Li­brary, 2951 S. 21st Drive GO­ING ON: Top­ics dis­cussed in­clude how/when to start re­tire­ment ben­e­fits, other ben­e­fits of­fered by So­cial Se­cu­rity, Orig­i­nal Medi­care vs. Medi­care Ad­van­tage, how parts A, B and D work with each Medi­care op­tion; free

PHO­TOS WITH SANTA

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHERE: Con­nect­ing Point Church of the Nazarene, 1900 S. Av­enue A GO­ING ON: All are wel­come to take pho­tos with Santa - fam­i­lies, chil­dren, pets; dona­tion to Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety COST: $10 INFO: Call Chris Jones at (928) 782-3234

THE NUTCRACKER

WHEN: 1 p.m., 5 p.m. (See Dec. 7)

“A CHAR­LIE BROWN CHRIST­MAS”

WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Pe­can Grove El­e­men­tary School, 600 S. 21st Ave. GO­ING ON: Yuma Com­mu­nity Theater will present “A Char­lie Brown Christ­mas”; tick­ets can be pur­chased on­line, at Fret­works mu­sic or at door COST: $20 INFO: Con­tact Mary Ellen Finch at [email protected]­ma­com­mu­ni­tythe­ater.org or call (928) 919-4876

YHS SANTA HATS, CRIM­I­NAL WEAR

WHEN: 5 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Next to Lutes Casino (in front of old Lyric Theater) GO­ING ON: Yuma High School band boost­ers will sell Crim Santa hats and Crim wear; all pro­ceeds go to YHS band boost­ers COST: Prices vary per item INFO: Call (928) 941-1812

DOROTHY YOUNG MEMO­RIAL ELEC­TRIC LIGHT PA­RADE

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. WHERE: His­toric North End GO­ING ON: This year’s theme is “Cel­e­brat­ing Yuma Agri­cul­ture” for this free fam­ily event with march­ing bands, floats and ve­hi­cles dec­o­rated with Christ­mas lights INFO: Call (928) 376-0100

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