Community Calendar


Feb
7
2018
9:00 AM
Mar
21
2018
11:00 AM

Need Help preparing for the Citizenship exam? Beginning Wednesday, February 7th, the Main Library will host " 100 Civics Questions" from   9 am - 11 am every Wednesday through March 21st.  Instructor, JoAnn Ordway, will review questions and answers from the U.S. Civics test during each session.  Instruction will be offered in English and there is no charge to attend.  The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information, call 928-782-1871.

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Feb
14
2018
Feb
28
2018

The year round Pell Grant is returning  so that students can receive up to 150 per cent of a regular Pell Grant award during the course of an academic year. This will allow students to continue taking classes in the summer to catch up or accelerate their progress towards graduation.  Even if they wee enrolled as full-time students during Fall & Spring they may receive one during the summer. For more information :financialaid@azwestern.edu or call 928-344-7634.

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Feb
20
2018
10:00 AM
Feb
24
2018
4:00 PM

HANDS EXTENDED THRIFT STORE HUGE SALE starts  Tues, Feb 20th and runs through Saturday, 2/24 from 10 am - 4 pm each day.  at 11299 S Glenwood Ave (Across from the Library on South Frontage Road).  50% off on everything else in the store except 50 cents for women's blouses, skirts, pants and shorts (doe not include boutique items).  Our mission is to help those who are less fortunate than ourselves through education so they in turn can lift others. 

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Feb
22
2018
6:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

The AWC Culinary Arts Program presents their formal dinner offerings that include an appetizer, soup, or salad, a main dish,with sides and dessert The students in the program create the menus and serve the meals. The proceeds go to the students and their program necessities.  The first dinner is Thursday, Feb 22 from 6 pm - 8 pm in the Learning Resources (LR) Building Room, LR109 at AWC, Yuma Main Campus (Except for Finals Buffet which will be in the south wing of The Schoening Conference Center.  Additional dinners will be offered every two weeks, on Thursday nights. Each has a different menu.Feb 22  Grilled Salmon  $35,  March 8, Beef Tenderloin   $35,  March 22, Seared Duck Breast  $35, April 19,  Rack Of Lamb  $35, May 3,  Lobster Boil  $55, May 10  Student Buffet   $25. Tickets cost $20 - $55 per person . Season Tickets are available for $200 (all 7  events) Tickets may be purchased in advance through the AWC Business Office on Main Campus. For payment by phone: Call 928-317-7666  Questions?  Contact Sheranne Dampier, AWC Professor of Culinary Arts at sheranne.dampier@azwestern.edu

 

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Feb
23
2018
6:00 PM
to 7:00 PM

SADD  Anti-Bullying Presentation on February 23rd at 6 pm at the YMCA. FREE!  Eric Frost,  CEO of EFC, will teach you to recognize the signs of a bully and what you can do to take a stand. Come learn how you can help make a difference. Yuma Family YMCA Teen Room on February 23rd, 2018, from 6 pm - 7 pm.                                         IT STOPS HERE!   YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE !   TAKE A STAND !                                                               For more information call Linda Rivas at 928-317-0522 Ext 26417 or linda.rivas@yosymca.org                                  YUMA FAMILY YMCA    1917 W 32nd Street   Ste 2, Yuma, AZ     

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Feb
24
2018
9:00 AM
to 1:00 PM

The second annual San Luis Mascota Mania is happening Saturday, February 24 from 9 am - 1 pm at Joe Orduno Park, 965 N Park Ave, San Luis, AZ. FREE It's a party for pets. their owners, and animal lovers. Activities include many competitive events for pets. New this year JUMP : The ultimate dog show / 2 performances.. This show features stunts and tricks performed mostly by pet stars adopted from animal shelters throughout the U.S.  9 am: Pet Costume Contest  10 am  Cool Dog Productions Show (Free Show)   10:30 am: Unique Breed contest   11 am: The Best Trick Contest  11:30 am: The Best Bark Challenge   12 pm: Cool Dog Productions Show (Free Show)  There is no charge for the contests but entry space is limited. Register as soon as you arrive.  12:30 pm: Doggy Dash Races Open to small dogs. There will be low cost vaccination clinics, Information Q & A  a petting zoo, animal exhibits, and a variety of vendors and services.  Additional Information online at :sanluismascotamania.com or call Lizette at 928-341-8538 ( San Luis Parks and Rec). 

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Feb
24
2018
9:00 AM
to 12:00 PM

The Yuma County Library District will celebrate 100 years of public library service in February , 2021 and are inviting Yuma County to be part of the celebration.  On Saturday, Feb 24, the public is invited to bring original historic photos, letters, postcards, and other Yuma County memorabilia to the Main Library between 9 am and 12 pm to be scanned for the Library District's Community History Album. This is the first of several opportunities the community will have to submit content for the digital album which will be unveiled in February 2021                                   Guidelines: Please bring original content. Your signature on a release form will be requested. Content will be scanned on-site and returned to you immediately. Items sought include: family photos, letters, and postcards, photos / memorabilia of Yuma County High Schools and school systems, photos of Yuma County sports teams and sporting events: photos of RV parks (especially from the 1950's and 1960's, and photos of winter visitors. However; anything Yuma County related is welcome! For more information contact Laurie Boone at 928--373-6517 or Jim Patrick 928-373-6484. The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive.

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Feb
24
2018
9:00 AM
to 1:00 PM

The next City of Yuma Public Auction will be held 9 am, Saturday, Feb 24 sat the City's Surplus property warehouse, 190 W 14th Street, Yuma. Items are miscellaneous... Examples: Office supplies, furniture, organizers, desks, chairs, televisions cameras, bicycles, computer equip, jewelry, watches, pocket knives, etc....Register and view items between 7 am - 9 am just prior to auction.

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Feb
24
2018
10:00 AM
to 12:00 PM

The Yuma Main Library, in collaboration with AARP will host "Social Security & Medicare" on Saturday, Feb 24th at 10 am at The Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive, Yuma. FREE!  Karl Koenig, a trained volunteer with Arizona's Community Education Program, coordinated through Arizona AARP State Office will discuss: How and when to start retirement benefits, Other benefits offered by Social Security, Original Medicare vs Medicare Advantage option, Changes for 2018. For more information: call: 928-782-1871

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Feb
25
2018
6:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

Internationally celebrated concert pianist, Jerry Nelson, , composer ,arranger, conductor , studio producer and of course, world renowned concert pianist, will perform at First Christian Church on Sunday, February 25th at 6 pm.

Having performed with many big name stars, his creative touch appeared on over 500 recorded projects amd thousands of arrangements. For more information call FCC at 928-726-5616.  A freewill offering will be received. 

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