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D-H Library used book sale starts Nov. 1

The Friends of the Dewey-Humboldt Library Used Book Sale takes place on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 12:30-7:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. It continues the following week Thursday-Saturday at the same times. Friends of the D-H Library members gain entrance a half hour early (noon) on Thursday for first pick. The sale takes place in the lower level J.W. Mitchell Room, 12980 Prescott Street, Humboldt.

Stoddard Mine is destination for D-H Historical tour

The Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society will tour the Stoddard Mine and Smelter on Saturday, Nov. 3. Members and the public can meet at 7:30 a.m. at the D-H Historical Museum on upper Main Street, Humboldt.

Drivers should have 4-wheel-drive vehicles; carpooling is available for those without vehicles. Bring water, lunch, flashlight, good walking shoes and a camera.

For more information, call Kevin Leonard at 632-8812 or 713-2769.

Learn about nutrition needs of elderly tomorrow

Nutrition for the More "Mature" Population is a free presentation taking place tomorrow, Nov. 1, from 10:30 a.m. - noon in Prescott. Dr Andy Nelson, Chiropractic Physician, weight loss coach and wellness practitioner, will explain the correlation between nutrition and disease, and how to use nutrition to achieve optimal health in one's later years. Sponsored by the Senior Connection, this educational, non-commercial presentation takes place at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. Light refreshments available. RSVPs requested to Debbie Stewart at Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 778-3747. For a list of upcoming seminars, visit www.SeniorConnection.us.

Country Craft Fair on Main Street, Humboldt

Dewey Humboldt Historical Society invites the public to stop by the Old Time Country Craft Fair at the Historical Society's Museum on Main Street, Humboldt, on Saturday, Nov.17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A lunch special of hot dogs, chips and drink of your choice (soda, coffee, hot cocoa or apple cider) is available for $2. For more information, call 928-632-7491.

Choosing the Right Senior Community

The Senior Connection invites Seniors and Caregivers to a free presentation called "Choosing the Right Senior Community in Which to Live" on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 12 - 1 p.m. at Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E Sommer Lane.

Barbara Kult, Senior Move Manager and owner of In Your Space Consulting, LLC will explain how to determine the right time to move into an independent or assisted living community, what factors to consider, and how to prepare for a successful and stress-free move (yes, it's possible!).

Sponsored by the Senior Connection, this non-commercial, educational presentation is free and open to the public. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie Stewart at Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or (928) 778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit www.SeniorConnection.us.

Bataan journal topic of reading at PV Library Nov. 9

Excerpts from the journal of the late Clarence G. Zealor, who survived the Bataan Death March in the Pacific Theater during World War II, will be the subject of a reading Nov. 9.

Zealor, father of Prescott Valley Town Councilwoman Mary Mallory, kept a graphic journal about experiences as a prisoner of war of the Japanese. Mallory did not find out about her father's wartime experience until after his death, and honored him March 25 by walking 14 miles during the 23rd annual Bataan Memorial Death March at the White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, N.M.

Mallory has made copies of her father's journal. Elaine Jordan, a retired Protestant minister and high school teacher, will read excerpts from the journal at 3 p.m., Nov. 9, during a Veterans Day program in the Prescott Valley Library auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Jordan received an award from the San Francisco branch of American Pen Women, Bayou Magazine and the California Writers Club for her memoir "Mrs. Ogg Played the Harp: Memories of Church and Love in the High Desert."

Symphony accepts applications for school awards

The Prescott POPS Symphony is now accepting applications for the annual School Award for Instrumental Music programs. Eligibility requirements for schools applying include: must be publicly supported, accredited and in good standing for no less than three consecutive years; must be located within and serve the population of the Quad-City area in Yavapai County; must provide music education for students enrolled in middle-school and/or high school; must be an instrumental program serving 6th to 12th grade students; and schools that received a financial award for school year 2011-2012 must report on how funds were spent and benefited their program prior to consideration for the 2012-13 school year.

To obtain an application, contact Shelley Fields at 460-2067. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2.

Registration open for Stocking Stuffer Bazaar booths

Registration is now open for booth space at the annual Last-Minute Non-Profit Stocking-Stuffer Bazaar, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Prescott Activity Center, 824 E. Gurley St.

All nonprofit agencies, clubs, school or scout groups are invited to participate. For more information visit www.Stocking-Stuffer-Bazaar.com or call 778-3747.

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