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Photographer Susie Reed to lead 6th annual Explore Ancient Wonders Tour

Sedona photographer Susie Reed will share her passion for rock art and insights about archaeology on a specially customized tour of Honanki Heritage Site on Friday, March 31, 1-4:30 p.m. This tour, which is being held in honor of Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month, is part of the 6th Annual Explore Ancient Wonders Events.

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What's Happening: March 26, 2017

Cottonwood Mayor Tim Elinski stepped up to do Thursday’s preschool storytime reading at the Cottonwood Public Library. Preschool storytime happens every Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Youth Services Department.

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What's Happening: March 24, 2017

2017 Verde Valley Job & Career Fair planned April 5 The 2017 Verde Valley Job & Career Fair will take place April 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds. The Job Fair is hosted by the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, Yavapai College, DES Employment Service, and NACOG – Arizona at Work. 2017 sponsors for the Job Fair include Spectrum Healthcare, Windsor Austin House, and Northern Arizona Healthcare. Booth space is limited and will be reserved for hiring employers only. March 31, 2017 is the registration deadline for hiring employers. There are hundreds of job openings being represented at this event. Please visit CottonwoodChamberAZ.org or yc.edu/redc for a list of participating employers and link to their websites to view their job openings. For sponsorship and employer registration details, call Karen at the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce 928.634.7593 or Katherine at Yavapai College 928-776-2008.

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What's Happening: March 19, 2017

9th annual ‘March for Meals’ planned March 25 The 9th annual “March for Meals” event will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Check in time is 8 a.m. and starting time is 9 a.m. It’s a 2-mile walk from the Verde Valley Senior Center, 500 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood at 9:00 a.m. and back. Followed by a pancake & sausage breakfast provided by Randall’s & Denny’s Restaurant. Putting the spotlight and focus on the plight of our senior citizens is a mission that needs community support. Team up on March 25th, mobilize the Verde Valley and walk the walk to raise awareness and collect pledges to support our senior community. Sponsor! Pledge! Walk! Support! Registration & Pledge sheets are available at the Verde Valley Senior Center 500 E. Cherry St., or at www.verdevalleyseniorcenter.org For more information contact Brenda England at (928) 634-5450 ext. 231, brenda.vvseniorcenter@gmail.com

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What's Happening: March 17, 2017

March brings a new band and a new venue. Join other fun people at Cottonwood Contra Dance, now at the Clemenceau Building, 1 N. Willard St. in Cottonwood.  The dance is Saturday, March 18 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and features a new band, Slippery Slope, headed by fiddler extraordinaire Sonja Whisman.

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What's Happening: March 12, 2017

An original musical drama written by a longtime Village resident, Letters from Luke will be performed April 7, 8 & 9 at Historic Wayside Bible Chapel, 401 N SR 89A, Uptown Sedona at 7 pm Friday, and at 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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What's Happening: March 8, 2017

The 47th Annual Sedona St. Patrick’s Parade is from 1030 a.m. until noon from Jordan Historical Park and proceeds south on Jordan Road to Mesquite Avenue. Parade entrants include dignitaries and civic, social, cultural and religious organizations with area businesses. US Congressmen Tom O’Halleran is this year’s grand marshal. The festivities are presented by the City of Sedona, NAU Parks and Recreation Management Program and the Sedona Green Team.

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What's Happening: March 5, 2017

New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance’s gripping new thriller ‘Man Overboard’ will be discussed during a book tour March 21, 3 p.m., at the Cottonwood Public Library, 150 South 6th Street.

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What's Happening: March 3, 2017

Yavapai County Supervisor Thomas Thurman, working with the Public Works Department, is announcing a community cleanup in the Verde Valley.

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What's Happening: Feb. 24, 2017

Want to get involved in the re-enactment of the historic 1928 Clarkdale Bank Robbery?  We are looking for actors, production crew, and even an experienced director.  Help us bring an important historical Verde Valley event to life. The production is sponsored by the Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum as part of its 8th Annual Historic Building and Home Tour on Saturday, April 8.  Three performances will be held that day on historic Main Street of Clarkdale right where it happened 89 years ago in broad daylight. Please contact Bill Regner at 928-639-2434; bill.regner@clarkdale.az.gov