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11/20/2013 9:47:00 AM
Roundup: November 20, 2013
Please do not donate live turkeys.
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Please do not donate live turkeys.
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D-H Turkey Drive ends Friday

The Dewey-Humboldt Activity Center is accepting turkey donations until Friday, Nov. 22, to distribute to families and individuals in need this Thanksgiving holiday. Turkeys must be frozen. The Center is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call D-H Activity Center, Margaret, at 928-632-0699.

November children's activities at PV Library

The Prescott Valley Public Library children's department offers a wonderful Thanksgiving-themed crafts activity during both story times on Wednesday, Nov. 20, and Thursday, Nov. 21, at 10 or 11 a.m.

Also during November, a "Books From the Bottom Shelf" display is available in the children's section. This display highlights books that get lost and forgotten on the lowest shelves. These books are treasures, but since they are not right in front of our faces, we tend to forget about them.

Project Linus volunteers meet Nov. 20

Project Linus is looking for quilters, knitters and crocheters to make new handmade blankets and afghans to be distributed to children and young adults in our area. This is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need, through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer blanketeers.

The organization also accepts donations of fabric (cotton, flannel and fleece) and yarn. Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month. Call Julie at 928-759-2760 for more information.

Stay flexible presentation Nov. 21

The Senior Connection invites the public to attend a free educational presentation, Be Flexible About Aging - A Sensible Approach to Exercise for Seniors, from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look.

Presenter Robin Berry, NASM-CPT, Fit To You, LLC will explain the reasons we lose balance and flexibility as we age, why it's important to combat this loss, how to fit exercise into a busy schedule, and demonstrate exercises appropriate for specific fitness levels. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or (928) 778-3747.

Blood drive at PV school Nov. 22

The Prescott Valley School Youth Chamber Club is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, at the PVS campus, 9500 Lorna Lane, off Mendecino in Prescott Valley. All community residents aged 16 and older are invited. Each blood donation saves up to three lives.

Call 928-772-8744 to sign up or for more information.

Church offers Thanksgiving dinner

The Pastor's Prayer Group invites all to a free Community Thanksgiving dinner from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at Mountain Valley Church of God, 8123 E. Manley Drive, Prescott Valley.

Come and learn how to Survive the Holidays, from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Mountain Valley Church of God.

For more information, call Shirley Chandler or Pastor Don Tjiema at 928-772-5713.

AAEC boutique sale on Nov. 23

AAEC hosts its third annual Holiday Boutique, offering handcrafted gifts and stocking stuffers from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the school, 7500 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley. Admission to the event is free. Weather permitting, the boutique will take place outdoors in the courtyard. Proceeds benefit the school's PTA program.

For more information, call Barb Cass at 928-533-8540, or email aaecypvpta@gmail.com.

Be a Santa helps seniors

Participate in Christmas tree displays that feature ornaments with seniors' first names and their gift requests. The program runs from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10. Trees are located at the Highway 69 Walmart, and at the National Bank of Arizona on Glassford Hill Road in Prescott Valley.

For more information about the program, call 928-708-9960 or 928-649-3316.

World Aids Day is Dec. 1

Northland Cares, improving the quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, recognizes World Aids Day on Dec. 1, and will host a variety of events throughout the month. Information at: www.northlandcares.org or call 928-776-4612.

Non-profit Stocking Stuffer Bazaar

The Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Bazaar takes place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Prescott Activity Center, 824 East Gurley. More than 50 nonprofit agencies will sell low-cost, high-quality crafts, gifts and baked goods to the general public. Information, call 928-778-3747.

Blankets 4 Kids at Kohls

"Blankets 4 Kids" will be in front of the Kohl's Department Store in Prescott Valley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, collecting blankets, hats, scarves and stuffed animals for the needy kids in the quad-city area. Yarn is also needed for the crafters to make hats for the kids.

For information, call 541-0483.

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