Coming to Yuma Main Library ....FREE FAMILY LITERACY WORKSHOPS! FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS (Birth to 5 years old) On September 13, 20, 27 and October 11, 18,and 25th. (Wednesdays) For more information : http://www.asset.asu.edu/yelp/ Each workshop explores a different topic from brain development, storytelling skills, to using safe media, learning new insights in a fun and interactive way - key components to incorporate into any learning experience, giving the children the necessary tools and experiences to be better prepared when they start school,. FREE childcare and snacks are provided. Register at http://www.asset.asu.edu/yelp/ Series starts Wednesday, Sept 13 - October 25th, 2017 Please share with your contacts/program participants. Together we can make a difference in the lives of our children!
Hospice of Yuma Volunteer Training to help provide * Respite support / to allow caregivers time away from home * Companionship for patients * Bereavement support to our patient's families * Office support to staff Training will be held at Hospice of Yuma, Conference Room, 1824 S 8th Avenue, Yuma, AZ on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, September 25, 26, and 27, 2017 from 12 pm - 4:30 pm each day. For more information or to register, Please call the Volunteer Dept at 928-343-2222. Thank You!
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HANDS EXTENDED THRIFT STORE Huge Sale on Sept 27, 28, 29 & 30th (Weds, Thurs, Fri, & Sat) from 10 AM til 2 PM at 11299 S Glenwood Ave Foothills (cross from the library on South Frontage Road. 50 cents for women's clothes (not inc boutique items) and 50 % off EVERYTHING else in the store.
* Hands Extended needs volunteers!
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September is National Preparedness Month! So MCAS is educating military families, workforce, and retirees about earthquake related issues in respect to MCAS Yuma and the region. Also there will be Mass Care Subject matter experts available to give a Mission brief on their organizations to include : the Station chapel, Yuma Food Bank, Community Emergency Response Team, Yuma Auxiliary Communications Service, Yuma County Health Services, FBI Victim Specialist, Navy, Marine Corps Relief Society. Where: MCAS Yuma Chapel. When: Thursday, September 28th from 10 am - 11:30 am. For more information please call 269-6754, or 269-6750.
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WALK WITH THE WISE ON Friday, September 29th at Sanguinetti Park in Ramada #30 at 6 pm FREE! Free food, free games, Free Devotions. Ages 12 - 35 yrs of age. PROVERBS 13 ; 20 " He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed"
For more information : Contact Jorge Cota 928-750-6999 or Jackie Cota 520-271-5148
Agua Viva presents: Rise Up 2017 Mens Conference on September 29th and 30th, 2017 at Agua Viva Auditorium, 12677 S Ave 3 1/2 E, Yuma, AZ beginning at 6:30 pm Friday night. FREE Speakers: Jorge Mejia and Orlando Alvarez. www.ccayuma.com/hombres 928-785-2401
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One evening - 3 hours - just for women! Full of laughter, learning, stories and music. On Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at Desert Grace Community Church of The Nazzarene at 12134 N Frontage Road, in Yuma, AZ, at 5 pm. Advance Tickets ... $25 Gen Admission $35 VIP $20 Groups of 10 or more Group Ssles call 480-812-1100. Guest Speakers are: Author & Speaker: Alissa Spoelstra, Author & Speaker: Amberly Neese, Worship with: Mia Koehne. 4 pm VIP Doors Open 4:30 pm Gen Adm Doors open. Don't miss This!
The Dr Kathryn Watson Child Development Learning Lab at AWC will be hosting their annual Scholastic Book Fair from Monday, Oct 9 - Friday, Oct 13th. All book sales benefit the CDLL. They will earn Scholastic Dollars from the sale that can be put towards items for the center. Everyone is welcome to stop by and purchase the books at the CDLL all week from 6:30 am - 5:30 pm. There will be books onsite or they can be ordered online at www.scholastic.com/bf/arizonawesterncollege.
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You are invited to come and learn about the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program and what it means to help a child in foster care. CASA of Yuma County will have an informal session on Wednesday, October 11th from 8 am - 11 am at The Press Coffee Shop, located at 121 E 24th Street. It's a chance for community members to speak to program staff and current advocates and learn more about ways they can have a lifelong impact on children currently living in foster care. We will have coffee and conversation and also provide you with educational materials to help you determine if this volunteer opportunity is for you. Please join us and bring a friend! If you are unable to attend but would like more information, contact Jennifer Sterenberg at 928-314-1830 or visit www.CASAofYumaCounty.org or the CASA Facebook page.
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Tribute of The Muses with reception following will be held on Oct 13, 2017. With 13 sets of nominees in, the biggest night of the year for the Yuma Art Center and the local arts community is set for Oct 13 when the ceremony and reception for the 17th annual Tribute of The Muses will take place. Winners range among artists, performers, educators, advocates, patrons and the like. Everyone is invited to attend the ceremony, starting at 7 pm Oct 13 at The Yuma Historic Theater adjacent to the Art Center at 254 S Main Street. The evening will be presented in the theme of Enchanted Forest. Formal attire is encouraged. Admission is FREE! Keynote address by Mayor Doug Nichols and will feature entertainment by Dawn's Dance Studio, Dancing With the Yuma Stars, Yuma Civic Orchestra, Concert Pianist, Caryl James Thompson and spoken performer Isaac Russell. Following the awards ceremony, the reception (a ticketed $20 donation going toward local arts programming - will take place at The Yuma Art Center. It will feature music by Yuma Jazz Company, libations and a silent auction which raises funds to support arts programs. Honorees are nominated by the Public! This year's Tribute of The Muses Award Nominees are: Ty Cook, Kimberly Dickerson, Beth Donahue, Myriah Farrar, Mark Flint, Jim & Desiree Foster, Steven Hennig, Joanne Kidd, Lia Littlewood and Isaac Russell, Zarmineh Moody, Lynn Morgan, Lori Stofft and Michael Miller, George Tomkins.