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April 15 thru May 14, 2008

Tuesday, April 15th

1:15 p.m. Solar Telescope Viewing and Observatory Tour - Tour the 120 year-old campus, a multimedia presentation on historical discoveries and current research. Experience the sun safely and up close, see the 16-inch reflecting telescope, the historic 24-inch Clark telescope, the Pluto Discovery Telescope. Tours until 4 pm daily. Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 774-2096. $

2:00 p.m. Ranger Led Park Program - Activities focusing on a particular aspect of the park, may be a theme nature hike, indoor program on geology, wildlife, plants, archaeology or the history of the park. Daily. Bring hat and water. Red Rock State Park, SEDONA, (928) 282-6907. $

7:00 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

Wednesday, April 16th

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - Naturalist led walk great for the beginner and advanced bird enthusiast. Binoculars suggested, a limited number available for loan. Bring hat and water. Red Rock State Park, SEDONA, (928) 282-6907. $

5:30 p.m. Hablamos Espanol - An informal Spanish conversation group for English speakers who are learning or wish to improve their Spanish. All levels are welcome; each person will participate at their own level. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282 -7114.

6:30 p.m. Sirius Club - Independent, foreign, and classic films shown weekly. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714. Free.

7:30 p.m. Faculty Tuba Recital - NAU Ardrey Auditorium, Knoles Dr. FLAGSTAFF, (928)523-3731. Free. nau.edu.

8:00 p.m. Choral Works of Durufle - Lecture recital by John Pollman featuring the NAU Chamber Choir. Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 16 W. Cherry Ave, FLAGSTAFF, free,(928) 523-2642. 

Thursday, April 17th

1:00 p.m. Chess Club - Everyone is invited. All levels of play. Until 5:00 p.m. Sedona Coffee Roasters, 2155 Hwy. 89A, SEDONA, (928) 282-0282. 

7:30 p.m. Faculty Artist Recital - Emily McKay, Flute; Rita Borden, Piano. NAU Ashurst Auditorium, Knoles Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928)523-3731. Free. nau.edu.

Friday, April 18th

6:00 p.m. 50th Anniversary Celebration Author Series - Kris Neri discusses her latest book, Never Say Die, and her upcoming collection of short stories The Rose In the Snow: Tales of Mischief and Mayhem. Books available for purchase and signing. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

Fisher King, Ruler of The World - Mark Amaru Pinkham, Grand Prior of the International Order of Gnostic Templars presents the Knights Templar and their wisdom regarding Fisher King, Ruler of The World. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714. gnostictemplars.org

7:00 p.m. The Mikado - An amusing opera on the tale of the son of the Emperor, GnosticTemplars.org who flees an arranged marriage and travels to another town to rescue his true love, who is engaged to her guardian, the Lord High Executioner. A faithful re-creation of the original Savoy production of 1885 is the source for the direction, staging, and choreography, with a faithful reproduction of the original stage and costumes. Yavapai College Performance Hall, 1100 E. Sheldon St, PRESCOTT, (928) 776-2000. $$

Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - View the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter and Mars, globular and open star clusters, double stars, and nebulae. Explore the interactive exhibit hall, the 16-inch reflecting telescope, the historic 24-inch Clark telescope and the Pluto Discovery Telescope. Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 774-2096. $

8:00 p.m. The Miser by Moliere - Moliere's satire on materialism is a story of cunning, guile and double-dealing plays out as Harpagon, who rules his roost with an iron fist, plans to wed his children to suitors with the best bank book. But his children have fallen in love and their intended spouses are penniless. The children, their suitors, and the wily maid, conspire to outwit the miserly Harpagon before it is too late.
 NAU, Clifford E. White Theatre, FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-3731. $$. nau.edu.

Saturday, April 19th

8:30 a.m. Flagstaff Amazing Race - Events consist of trail running, mountain biking and team events. Two or three member teams. Flagstaff Athletic Club, 3200 N. Country Club Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 779-5141. $$.  mtnracingsports.com

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. Living History - Costumed living history interpreters bring Arizona's frontier era come alive in the 1867 Schoolhouse, 1864 Fort Misery, 1870s Ranch House, Governor's Mansion. Today features The Quartermaster Department: The Search for the Well Dressed Soldier. Fort Whipple Museum, Bldg. 11, V.A. Hospital campus, off Hwy. 89. PRESCOTT, (928) 445-3122. sharlot.org

11:00 a.m. Earth Day Celebration - Healthy Living and Healthy Planet at the Posse Ground Community Park. Food and music, information booths, and activities for the kids. The first 150 attendees who walk, bike, or public transit to the event receive a free reusable grocery bag. Sedona Parks and Recreation, Posse Grounds Rd., SEDONA,(982) 282-7098.

 5:00 p.m. Earth Day Concert - An Earth Day for the Indigenous Connections to the Environment," features local blues musician Ray Rossi, and rootsy, folk, punk of Becky White & The Secret Mission. Brief presentations on ancient methods of sustainable living and eco-conscious interactions practiced by indigenous peoples, plus an arts & craft show. A benefit event to help with environmental education in remote a areas of the Navajo reservation. NAU, FLAGSTAFF. beckywhitemusic.org

6:00 p.m. Moonlight Hike - An unforgettable experience, this hike includes a naturalist-led interpretive program on the park’s beautiful trails. Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon. Hike leaves promptly from the Visitor Center. Please wear suitable clothing and bring water and a flashlight. 

7:00 p.m. David Hidalgo & Louie Perez of Los Lobos: Stories and Songs - A night of stories and songs performed from a couch by two of the founding members of Grammy-winning Los Lobos. Hidalgo has recorded with Paul Simon, John Lee Hooker, and Roy Orbison. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W Aspen Ave., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 774-5535. $$

Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 7:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Acoustic Folk & Bluegrass
Concert Series - Featuring Sons & Brothers. More than just an entertaining musical mix of bluegrass, western, old time and a dash of country, they are an experience. Musicians, storytellers, comedians and dazzlers. You'll likely be tappin' and hummin' along for weeks afterwards. Coconino Center for the Arts, 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 779-2300. $$. culturalpartners.org

8:00 p.m. The Miser By Moliere - Theatre, FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 20th

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.2:00 p.m. Forgotten Gems from the Great American Songbook - Featuring Bill West of Prescott, trumpet and flugelhorn. His jazz style has been likened to Chet Baker, though he lists piano genius Bill Evans, tenor virtuoso Zoot Sims, and trumpeter Clark Terry as inspiration. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

The Miser By Moliere - Theatre, FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 8:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. Spring Break Star Fest - Feature indoor programs and numerous telescope set up for viewing. Saturn will be a featured object to view. Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 233-3211. $. lowell.edu

Monday, April 21st

11:00 a.m. Mondays at the Museum - Old-time crafts and skills demonstration: breadmaking, spinning, quilting and soap making, plus more. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 N. Jordan Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-7038. sedonamuseum.org 

3:30 p.m. Successful Brain Aging Yoga Course - Have a young brain in an old body. Enhance your brain’s performance and potential with exercises for brain and body vitality; improving brain flexibility, creativity, concentration, memory and acuity. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

6:00 p.m. Monday Movie Night - Independent, foreign, and classic films shown weekly. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714. Free.

Tuesday, April 22nd

10:30 a.m. Socrates Cafe Discussion Group - Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

1:00 p.m. Solar Telescope Viewing and Observatory Tour -  FLAGSTAFF. See April 21, 1:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. Ranger Led Park Program - SEDONA. See April 15, 2:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Sedona Gem and Mineral Club - Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

  Easy Rider - Dennis Hopper's 1969 cult classic is an extremely atmospheric, politically interesting film about social alienation, liberation and generation gaps. Followed by a discussion of the film. Presented by The College of Arts and Letter as part of the Movies that Changed the Movies Series. NAU Cline Library, Knoles Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-9515.  

Wednesday, April 23rd

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

7:00 p.m. Operation EndGame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement  - For the New World Order, a world government is just beginning. Once in place they can engage their plan to exterminate 80 percent of the world's population, while enabling the "elites" to live forever with the aid of advanced technology. For the first time, crusading filmmaker, Alex Jones, revels their secret plan for humanity's extermination. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282 -7114.

8:00 p.m. The Miser by Moliere - Theatre, FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 24th

9:00 a.m. Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival - Field trips, birdwatching walks, birding by bike, train or canoe. Condor trip to the Grand Canyon, visit wineries after birding at Audubon IBAs, workshops, exhibits, and vendors. Dead Horse Ranch, COTTONWOOD, (928) 282-2202. birdyverde.org

10:00 a.m. Sit and Stitch - All welcome. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

1:00 p.m. Chess Club - Everyone is invited. All levels of play. Until 5:00 p.m. Sedona Coffee Roasters, 2155 Hwy. 89A, SEDONA, (928) 282-0282.

7:00 p.m. Candidates for Mayor Forum - Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

Gary Nabhan Ph.D., Farewell Lecture - Writer, lecturer, world-renown conservation scientist, and outgoing director of Northern Arizona University's Center for Sustainable Environments, lectures on awareness of local and global sustainability and to inspire community members to balance the social, economic, and environmental aspects of their lives. NAU Cline Library, Knoles Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-0499. www2.nau.edu

Arlo Guthrie - Solo Reunion Tour: Together Again At Last! Best known for his opus Alice's Restaurant, the eldest son of folk hero Woody Guthrie embodies his father’s free spirit and philanthropic drive through his poignant and thought-provoking music. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W Aspen Ave., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 774-5535. $$.

7:30 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - Inspired by Glass' own experience with the real Judge Biddle, FDR's attorney general and the chief American justice of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. Biddle threw off the expectations of his wealthy Philadelphia upbringing to spend his life fighting for what was right. Canyon Moon Theatre, Hwy 179, SEDONA, (928) 282-6212. $$. canyonmoontheatre.org

8:00 p.m. The Miser by Moliere - Theatre, FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 8:00 p.m.

Friday, April 25th

Northern Arizona Book Festival - Events throughout the day. Festival's mission is to promote the union of literacy and the fine art of literature in a meaningful and relevant way to northern Arizona and the great Southwest. Complete description and event times online at nazbookfest.com. Orpheum Theater, 15 W Aspen Ave., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 814-9313. 

9:00 a.m. Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival - COTTONWOOD, See April 24, 9:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. 50th Anniversary Author Series - Anne Thomas discusses her latest book, Annamay. Book available for purchase and signing. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282 -7114.

7:00 p.m. Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 7:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - SEDONA. See April 24, 7:30 p.m.

The Lowe Family - Versatile on many instruments, the nine Lowes offer an amazing blend of show-stopping classical, Broadway, Irish, jazz, bluegrass, old-time favorites, spectacular 

dance, 6-part harmony, gospel. Yavapai College Performance Hall, 1100 E. Sheldon St, PRESCOTT, (928) 776-2000. $$

Dance Concerto XVI: American Heritage Performance about the Quilts of Gee’s Bend - Modern dance concert featuring dances about the women and quilts of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. NAU Studio Theater, FLAGSTAFF,(928) 774-3937. canyonmovementcompany.org. 

8:00 p.m. The Miser by Moliere - Theatre, FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 26th

Northern Arizona Book Festival - FLAGSTAFF. See April 25.

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival - Family Fun Day with kids activities, birdhouse building, nature and animal presentations on ferrets, bees, venomous critters, bids, animal tracking. Registration recommended, free. Dead Horse Ranch, COTTONWOOD, (928) 282-2202. Web: birdyverde.org

Arbor Day - Live snakes up close. Learn about venomous and non-venomous species in Arizona's the woods, canyons and grasslands. All day. Mass tree planting operation at Willow Wash from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Help plant saplings and tree plugs along the newly landscaped area. Learn the best tree planting techniques in the process. No need to RSVP, just show up in sturdy shoes and clothes for getting dirty, we provide the necessary tools. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S Woody Mountain Rd., (928) 774-1442. arb.org

11:00 a.m. Verde Valley Sinfonietta Family Pizza Party and Concert - Award-winning pianist 17 year old Connie Kim-Sheng perform a solo piano concert with plenty of fun and audience interaction. Concert intended for elementary school age children and their parents. Call to reserve your seats, free pizza lunch follows. Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, Dry Creek Rd., sedona, (928) 284-3066. FREE. verdevalleysinfonietta.org

Soar into Spring Kite Festival and Craft Show - 6th annual event features carnival games and rides, live family entertainment, arts and crafts, food vendors, climbing wall, and lots of kite flying activities. Foxglenn Park, 4200 E. Butler Ave., FLAGSTAFF, (928 )779-7690. 

2:00 p.m. Get To Know Your Neighbor - Music and poetry of Mexico, a cultural exchange presented by Theater of The Heart. Blue Rose Theater, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., FLAGSTAFF. (928) 445-3122. $$

3:00 p.m. Singing With the Big Band - Take a swing down memory lane with legendary performers Patti Page, String of Pearls, Mary Lou Metzger, and the Tex Beneke Orchestra. Yavapai College Performance Hall, 1100 E. Sheldon St, PRESCOTT, (928) 776-2000. $$  

7:00 p.m. Sedona Annual Verde Valley Sinfonietta Emerging Artist Concerts - 17-year old Connie Kim-Sheng, award-winning pianist from Los Angeles, performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4. Led by guest conductor Warren Cohen. The Sinfonietta also will perform the Gounod Symphony No. 1, and Johann Christian Bach's Sinfonia in D. Mountain View United Methodist Church, Cottonwood, (928) 284-3066. $$. verdevalleysinfonietta.org

Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 7:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. The Miser by Moliere - Theatre, FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 27th

9:00 a.m. Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival - COTTONWOOD, See April 24, 9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. Elden Pueblo Days - A site tour of actual excavations, artifact analysis and rabbit stick throw. Learn about archaeology in Flagstaff. Elden Pueblo Ruins Site is an amazing unearth Native American village with prehistoric tools and life ways. Additional tours at noon, 2:00 p.m. lden Pueblo,wy. 89 (1 mi north of Flagstaff Mall), FLAGSTAFF, (928) 527-3475. Free.

1:00 p.m. Katie Lee and the Struggle to Restore Glen Canyon - Folk singer, river runner and environmental activist shares her memories of Glen Canyon, and talks about current efforts to restore it. Another in the lecture series that complements and coincides with our new exhibit, Water: Quest for a Solution. Sharlot Hall Museum, 415. W. Gurley St., PRESCOTT, (928) 445-3122. sharlot.org

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

2:30 p.m. Sedona Annual Verde Valley Sinfonietta Emerging Artist Concerts - See April 25, 7:00 p.m. This concert at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, Sedona.

3:00 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - SEDONA. See April 24, 7:30 p.m.

Spring Festival of Choirs - Choral ensembles: Men’s Chorale, Women’s Chorale, University Singers, Shrine of the Ages, and the Harold M. Harter Memorial Handbell Choir present an afternoon of great choral singing. NAU., Ardrey Auditorium, Riordan Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-2642. $$

7:00 p.m. Boulder Acoustic Society - Each member hails from a different musical genre, resulting in a mix of shredding guitar licks, soaring gypsy violin, a little ukulele, and old-time bass, jazz accordion and creative percussion, to create a new sound. It is American roots music with the edge of punk rock and the grace of chamber music. Coconino Center for the Arts, 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 779-2300. $$. culturalpartners.org

Monday, April 28th

11:00 a.m.  Mondays at the Museum - SEDONA. See April 21st, 11:00 a.m.  

1:00 p.m. Solar Telescope Viewing and Observatory Tour -  FLAGSTAFF. See April 21, 1:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. Danger in the Desert - One Book AZ selection for youth. Volunteer rescuer and guide, Al Cornell presents a program about desert survival skills and shares his real life stories of rescues around Sedona. A short discussion of “Danger in the Desert” and refreshments follow. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282 -7114.

Tuesday, April 29th

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

2:00 p.m. Ranger Led Park Program - SEDONA. See April 15, 2:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Manhattan - The 1976 Woody Allen classic. Presented by The College of Arts and Letter as part of the Movies that Changed the Movies Series. Followed by a discussion of the film. NAU Cline Library, Knoles Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-9515. nau.edu  

Wednesday, April 30th

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

5:30 p.m. Hablamos Espanol - SEDONA. Se April 16, 5:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Meet Psychograss - Join the five members of Psychograss for an hour of talk and performance. $5/person or two cans of food to benefit the Old Towne Mission. Jewish Community Center, 100 Meadowlark Dr., SEDONA, (928) 204-2415.

Thursday, May 1st

1:00 p.m. Chess Club - Everyone is invited. All levels of play. Until 5:00 p.m. Sedona Coffee Roasters, 2155 Hwy. 89A, SEDONA, (928) 282-0282. 

7:00 p.m. Dierks Bentley with guest Luke Bryan - These country music stars feature high-octane, unbridled, live music. Throttle Wide Open tour rolls into town. Pine Mountain Amphitheater, FLAGSTAFF, (928) 774-5535. $$. pinemountainamphitheater.com.

7:30 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - SEDONA. See April 24, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 2nd

 7:00 p.m. Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 7:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - SEDONA. See April 24, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 3rd

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

Benefit Garage Sale - Sponsored by Sedona Questers. At Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Rd., SEDONA 282-7038.

10:00 a.m. Historic Walking Tour of Uptown Sedona - Begins at the Sedona Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center on Forest Rd. Sponsored by Sedona Historic Preservation Commission, SEDONA, (928) 203-5035.

11:00 a.m. Third Annual Spring Art Fair - Featuring more than 40 talented local artists, the Spring Art Fair is northern Arizona’s premier artist marketplace. Coconino Center for the Arts, 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., FLAGSTAFF (928) 779-2300. culturalpartners.org.

1:30 p.m. Voices of the Verde - Local actor Michael Peach weaves humor, song, cowboy poetry, and historical narrative into an informative and entertaining experience, bringing to life General George Crook, Bear Howard, The Thompsons, and other pioneers and characters of our past. Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 N. Jordan Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-7038.

3:00 p.m. Faculty Artist Series - Mary Beadell-DiBartolo, cello with guest pianists Richard Cionco and Natusuki Fukasawa. N.A.U., Ardrey Auditorium, Knoles Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-3731.

7:00 p.m. Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 7:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - SEDONA. See April 24, 7:30 p.m..

Sunday, May 4th

11:00 a.m. Third Annual Spring Art Fair - FLAGSTAFF. See May 3, 11: 00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. Sedona Bluegrass Festival - Line up: 12 p.m.
Muskellunge, 1:15 p.m.
Brothers Barton, 2:30 p.m.
Burnett Family Bluegrass, 4 p.m.
Psychograss. Presented by Chamber Music Sedona, Creekside at Los Abrigados Resort, SEDONA, (928) 204-2415 .$$. chambermusicsedona.org

1:00 p.m. Fuel for Growth: Water Challenges Facing Arizona's Urban Environment - The challenges of water-resource development faced by Arizona's three signatures cities, Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff  discussed in a PowerPoint presentation. Presented by Douglas Kupel, author and historian. Sharlot Hall Museum, 415. W. Gurley St., PRESCOTT, (928) 445-3122. sharlot.org

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

2:00 p.m. Red Rockin’ Hummingbirds and How to Garden for Them -

Presented by Ross Hawkins, founder of the Hummingbird Society, Our area is regularly visited by at least five species of hummers. Learn about these species and gardens effective in attracting them. Reservations recommended. Red Rock State Park, SEDONA, (928) 282-6907. $

3:00 p.m. Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass - SEDONA. See April 24, 7:30 p.m.

NAU Orchestra Season Finale - Master Chorale and the NAU Orchestra join forces to perform Mozart’s Requiem. Edith Copley, Conducta. N.A.U. Ardrey Auditorium, FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-2642. $$

Monday, May 5th

11:00 a.m.  Mondays at the Museum - SEDONA. See April 21st, 11:00 a.m.  

Third Annual Spring Art Fair - FLAGSTAFF. See May 3, 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. Solar Telescope Viewing and Observatory Tour -  FLAGSTAFF. See April 21, 1:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. NAU Orchestra Season Finale - FLAGSTAFF. See May 3, 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6th

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

2:00 p.m. Ranger Led Park Program - SEDONA. See April 15, 2:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Do the Right Thing - Arguably one of the greatest American films ever made (Spike Lee, 1989). Set on the hottest day of the year in the Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood, it follows several key characters throughout the day, and watches as small pockets of emotional pressure begin to boil over. Followed by a discussion of the film. Presented by The College of Arts and Letter as part of the Movies that Changed the Movies Series. NAU Cline Library, Knoles Dr., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 523-9515

Wednesday, May 7th

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

5:30 p.m. Hablamos Espanol - SEDONA. See April 16, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 8th

10:00 a.m. Sit and Stitch - Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

1:00 p.m. Chess Club - Everyone is invited. All levels of play. Until 5:00 p.m. Sedona Coffee Roasters, 2155 Hwy. 89A, SEDONA, (928) 282-0282.

Friday, May 9th

5:00 p.m. Evening at Sharlot's Place - Premier fundraising event, an evening of food, music and amazing art. Live auction, silent auction, old friends, new ones, and contribute to the expansion of our museum. 4 p.m. lecture featuring author Thomas Collins, Researching Historic Theater, offers insight on how to research plays, musicals, operas, and other stage-oriented entertainment of the past. Reservations required. Sharlot Hall Museum, 415. W. Gurley St., PRESCOTT, (928) 445-3122. $$. sharlot.org

7:00 p.m. Night Viewing at Lowell Observatory - FLAGSTAFF. See April 18, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 10th

9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

10: 00 a.m. Living History - Costumed living history interpreters bring Arizona's frontier era come alive in the 1867 Schoolhouse, 1864 Fort Misery, 1870s Ranch House, Governor's Mansion. Today features Slate Pencil and Dip Pen: Education in Central Arizona. Fort Whipple Museum, Bldg. 11, V.A. Hospital campus, off Hwy. 89. PRESCOTT, (928) 445-3122. sharlot.org

Living History with the Yavapai Apache Nation - At Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Rd., SEDONA , (928) 282-7038.

12:00 p.m. Live Bug Zoo - Learn about native and exotic insects and arthropods from a bug expert. Live tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, cockroaches and more. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd., (928) 774-1442. $.thearb.org.

12:15 p.m. Sharlot Hall Museum Library & Archives Grand Opening Weekend - Celebrate the new research center with tours and lectures. 2 p.m. lecture features rare book dealer Richard Cady, and highlights the unique and rare books located in the new Rare Book Room. 4 p.m. lecture feature author Thomas Collins, Researching Historic Theater, and offers insight to how to research plays, musicals, operas, and other stage-oriented entertainment of the past. Sharlot Hall Museum, 415. W. Gurley St., PRESCOTT, (928) 445-3122. $$. sharlot.org

Brown Bag Lunch Lectures: Cuttin-edge Research: The Colton Research Center of MNA. The Museum of Northern Arizona stands as the high-profile monument to the efforts of Dr. and Mrs. Harold S. Colton. Learn the history of the research center, its beginnings as a ranch and experimental farm to its transformation as a premier research facility of the Colorado Plateau. Learn about efforts underway to preserve the historic architecture of the center towards practical use for a new generation of research and discovery. Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, 409 W. Riordan Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 779-7395. azstateparks.com.

7:00 p.m. National Astronomy Day - Celebrate with telescope viewing, indoor presentations, prize giveaways and more! Special presentation by Howard Israel at Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 233-3211. $. lowell.edu.

Sunday, May 11th

1:00 p.m. Solar Telescope Viewing and Observatory Tour -  FLAGSTAFF. See April 21, 1:00 p.m.

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

7:00 p.m. Notes on the Moon - Featuring internationally acclaimed harpist Megan Metheny’s music about the moon, includes telescope viewing with Saturn as a featured object. Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., FLAGSTAFF, (928) 233-3211. $ lowell.edu. 

Monday, May 12th

11:00 a.m.  Mondays at the Museum - SEDONA. See April 21st, 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. Solar Telescope Viewing and Observatory Tour -  FLAGSTAFF. See April 21, 1:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Successful Brain Aging Yoga Course - Have a young brain in an old body. Enhance your brain’s performance and potential with exercises for brain and body vitality; improving brain flexibility, creativity, concentration, memory and acuity. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

6:00 p.m. Monday Movie Night - Independent, foreign, and classic films shown weekly. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714. Free.

Tuesday, May 13th

10:30 a.m. Socrates Cafe Discussion Group - Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

1:15 p.m. BINGO - At the Elks Lodge. Airport Rd., SEDONA, (928) 282-3030.

2:00 p.m. Detective Club - Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714.

Ranger Led Park Program - SEDONA. See April 15, 2:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. Creating Abundance: Collecting Rain and Grey Water - Each Arizona residents, on average produces more than 120 gallons of greywater per day. If it were plumbed for use in the landscape we would all have perennial springs without any extra energy or water use. Through 2011, Arizona is offering tax rebates to taxpayers who install water conservation greywater systems. Learn more Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., SEDONA, (928) 284-7714. Free.

Wednesday, May 14th

 9:00 a.m. Guided Bird Walk - SEDONA. See April 16, 9:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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