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WHEN: 6:30-8 a.m.

WHERE: Arizona Western College Schoening Conference Center, 2020 S. Avenue 8E

GOING ON: Join the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce’s Good Moring Yuma event for a forum designed to learn more about each of the candidates for mayor of the city of Yuma and their positions of issues of concern to the community.

COST: $25 for members, $45 for non-members with advanced registrati­on. Tickets at the door are $35 for members and $55 for nonmembers.

INFO: To learn more, visit https://www.facebook.com/ YumaCounty­ChamberofC­ommerce/

Saturday June 11 FLAG DAY CEREMONY

WHEN: 1 p.m.

WHERE: The Elks Lodge No. 476, 1917 W. 32nd St.

GOING ON: Boy Scout Troop

8051 will take part in a Flag Day ceremony, with a presentati­on of the history of the U.S. Flag.

COST: Free, open to the public


WHEN: 8 a.m. to noon

WHERE: FTS Automotive, 1701 S. Arizona Ave.

GOING ON: A Troop 8051 Eagle Scout project, FTS will host a car wash to benefit the new flag pole at Yuma Lutheran School.

COST: Suggested donation is $5 per car. Presale tickets are available at Christ Lutheran Church.

Wednesday June 15 TRAIN RIDES

WHEN: 8-10 a.m.

WHERE: Yuma Crossing Railroad, Riverside Park below the Yuma Territoria­l Prison

GOING ON: Free train rides will be offered to the public by the Yuma Territory Live Steamers. No tickets are required

COST: Free, although donations are gladly accepted

INFO: Call Chuck, 928-247-7190

Friday June 17 PRIDE MARCH

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: March starts at Maverick on 4th Avenue, traveling down 4th Avenue to the Heritage Library, turning there to Main Street, and ending at Red Moon Ale House.

GOING ON: This family-friendly event is 100% inclusive and handicap accessible. Participan­ts are encouraged to dress up, make signs and be themselves.

INFO: To learn more, contact PFLAG Yuma – pflagyuma4­u@gmail.com – or https://www.facebook.com/ pflagyumaA­Z


WHEN: 6:30-10:30 p.m.

WHERE: Carver Park, 385 S. 13th Ave.

GOING ON: A bike giveaway, watermelon eating contest, 50-50 raffle, a DJ, vendors, free face painting, games and more.

INFO: Contact NAACP Chairperso­n Beverly Cade at 928-782-6418


WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Rolls and Bowls, 1627 Cesar Chavez St., San Luis

GOING ON: The Chicano Art Collective presents the Bordertown Jazz Festival, with jazz musicians, an ArtWalk and a car show.

INFO: Visit https://www.facebook. com/chicanoart­collective to learn more.

Wednesday June 29 BLOOD DRIVE

WHEN: 2-6 p.m.

WHERE: Yuma Regional Medical Center, Administra­tive Entrance, 2400 S. Avenue A

GOING ON: Yuma Regional Medical Center and Vitalant will host a blood drive.

FROM PAGE B1 INFO: Visit BloodHero.com to make an appointmen­t

Thursday June 30 BLOOD DRIVE

WHEN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Yuma Regional Medical Center, Administra­tive Entrance, 2400 S. Avenue A

GOING ON: Yuma Regional Medical Center and Vitalant will host a blood drive.

INFO: Visit BloodHero.com to make an appointmen­t


WHEN: 9-10 a.m.

WHERE: The Freedom Library, 2035 S. Arizona Ave. GOING ON: A history and reading of the Declaratio­n of Independen­ce – come celebrate American independen­ce by learning our country’s history and finding out what happened to those who signed the great document.

INFO: To learn more, email info@freedomlib­rary.org or www.freedomlib­ary.org, or call 928-246-2327.

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