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Yavapai Kennel Club Fun dog show on May 16

The Yavapai Kennel Club hosts its first Fun Match for all breeds and mixed breed dogs on Sunday, May 16, at Antelope Park in Prescott Valley.

The match features Conformation classes for purebred dogs, and Obedience and Rally Obedience for purebred and mixed breed dogs.

Pre-entries are $6 per dog with second entry of dog $3. Pre-entries close Wednesday, May 12. Mail pre-entries to Jane Hesse, 4729 E. Sauter Dr. E., Prescott Valley, AZ 86314.

Day of match entries are $10 per dog, per class, and begin from 8 - 8:30 a.m. Obedience judging begins at about 9 a.m., with Conformation judging beginning at about 10 a.m.

For more information call Jane Hesse, 928-772-9884 or Mary Anne Stafford at 928-277-1853.

Summer Law Camp for Youth

The State Bar of Arizona seeks students to participate in Summer Law Camp on June 25 and 26. Students in grades 8 -10 can take part in the free program now in its second year. The bar, which is co-sponsoring the camp with the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education along with the Phoenix School of Law, encourages minority students to apply.

The camp will introduce students to careers in the legal profession. Participants will learn about the law, experience a mock trial and chat with law students and attorneys.

The camp is held at Sunnyslope Apostolic Church, 9035 N. Eighth Street in Phoenix. Meals are provided.

For more information or to register call Rosie Figueroa at (602) 340-7393. Applications must be received by June 11.

Prescott Farmer's Market open May 15

The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) begins its 14th season on Saturday, May 15, in the main parking lot at Yavapai College, and runs through Oct. 30.

This year's market will include farm fresh, locally grown produce, meat and dairy, honey, baked goods, tamales, barbecue, agricultural crafts, body care products, gourmet foods, starter plants, advice from local growers, chef demonstrations, live music, special events and much more.

The PFM will also operate a market in Prescott Valley beginning June 1 in the Entertainment District.

The PFM is currently accepting local vendors, artists, volunteers, musicians and chefs who would like to sell, perform or otherwise support any of the tri-city markets.

For more information or to apply as a vendor, call 713-1227 or visit www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Habitat Re-Store half-off sale

Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity operates a 14,000 square foot retail store (Re-Store) which sells new and lightly used furniture, appliances, electronics, house wares, and building materials at low cost.

The Re-Store will have a Half Off Sale on all merchandise from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at 1061 Commerce Drive in Prescott. For more information call the Re-Store at 771-1777 or visit on-line at www.prescotthabitat.org.

Proceeds from sales help Habitat build homes in the greater Prescott area.

Woof Down Lunch event May 22

United Animal Friends (UAF) has tickets available for Woof Down Lunch, a festival for families and their cats or dogs. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott.

Admission is $20, which includes lunch provided by local restaurants, a handcrafted pet bowl and pet food samples. Pet lovers can bring a blanket and enjoy games, demonstrations, contests, live music, vendors, UAF pet adoptions, Ask-a-Vet, Ask-a-Trainer, raffles, and much more!.

For tickets and more information visit www.UnitedAnimalFriends.org or call 778-2924. All proceeds benefit UAF's spay/neuter and foster/adopt programs.

The event is sponsored by Olsen's Grain and other local businesses; participating restaurants include Taj Mahal, Pasquale's Place, 129 1/2-An American Jazz Grille, El Gato Azul, Monk's, Firehouse Kitchen, Eddie's and other local restaurants.

All dogs must be friendly, on leash, and be up-to-date with vaccinations.

Nominate best in local programming

Access13 of Prescott and Prescott Valley announces nominees for the best in local television programming. People with Internet access can log on to www.access13.org and vote for their favorite local program. Winners will be announced at the 11th Annual Awards Show on May 22.

This year's program, "The Magic of Community Media," features the Prescott Dance Studio and musical guest Remedy at the Yavapai College Performance Hall. Emcee Ken Byers will be presenting awards for the best in Entertainment, Talk/Information, Community Service, Government and Inspirational television programming. For more information, contact Access13 at 445-0909.

VA offers summer youth program

The Summer Youth Volunteer Program at the Bob Stump VA Medical Center offers an opportunity for students age 13 and older to show their appreciation to veterans. Qualified student volunteers can compete for Youth Scholarship Awards, which provide scholarships to students who volunteer at VA medical centers. Application deadline for the Summer Youth Volunteer Program is June 1. For more information, call Vladimyr Valcourt at 776-6013.

Zoo raffle June 19

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary's 2010 Harley Davidson raffle is June 19. All proceeds benefit the sanctuary's animals. Only 3,000 tickets for either the 2010 Davidson Road King or the 2010 Harley Davidson Street Glide are available. Tickets are $25 each or $100 for five. The winner does not need to be present to win. People may call 778-4242 or stop in the zoo gift shop to buy tickets.

PFLAG Discussion & Peer Support

PFLAG of Prescott Valley hosts a discussion group and peer support meeting for local families who are interested in gay and lesbian issues. The discussion topic for May is the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and its impact on the gay and lesbian community. Betty, a former member of the U.S. Marines, will be sharing her story with the group. The discussion takes place Monday, May 10, 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley. For more information call 928-445-8800.

Grant writing class for non-profits

Grants To You, a local nonprofit agency, announces its next two-session class for May 29 and June 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The May 29 is a prerequisite for attending the June 5 class. The Saturday sessions take place on the Prescott Valley campus of Yavapai College in the Career Skills computer lab, 6955 Long Look Drive (just off Glassford Hill Road).

Since the inception of the GTU chapter in 2002, a total of 316 volunteers have graduated and local non-profit agencies have received $959,327 in grants through the actions of the volunteers. Registration is $25 at www.grantstoyou.org. For information, call Julia Watson at 848-1687 or Paul Baskin at 776-7976. If you require accommodations, contact Julia Watson by May 15.

PV Historical Society Sale

This Saturday the Prescott Valley Historical Society hosts a rummage Sale at 4185 Robert Rd. from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  Proceeds benefit Civic Projects. 

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