The American Legion, Post 57, Ash Fork is glad to announce that bingo will resume at the American Legion Post at 47006 N. Third Street, Ash Fork. Bingo will be on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.
Doors open at noon and games begin at 1 p.m. Single game sheets are $1 and packet of 10 games are $10. More information is available from the American Legion Post at (928) 637-2254.
Special needs screenings available for WUSD preschoolers
Throughout the school year, Williams Unified School District will conduct screenings for 3-5-year-old children to identify those with special needs.
Any preschooler who is having difficulty with vision, hearing, communication, coordination and movement, adaptive living skills, social skills or learning is recommended for screening.
District special education staff will further evaluate children showing significant problems in any of these areas. Determining eligibility for special education begins with the Child Find screening and may be extended to include a developmental and psycho-educational evaluation.
Parents should bring a certified copy of their child's birth certificate and immunization records to the screening. More information and appointments are available from Ms. Ford at (928) 635-4428, ext. 316.
Kiwanis seeks craft fair vendors
The Williams Kiwanis Club is seeking vendors for its first "Gateway to the Grand Canyon Arts and Crafts Fair" May 16-17.
The fair will be at the rodeo grounds on Rodeo Road. On May 16 the fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on May 17 the fair will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kiwanis will sell lunch on May 16, breakfast on May 17 and drinks and desserts on both days.
Vendors must display handmade or significantly embellished items, not commercial or food items. Kiwanis has 36 10 x 10 foot indoor vendor spaces available for $60 and unlimited outdoor spaces available for $50.
Applications are due by May 1. Those who submit applications and pay by March 1 will receive a $10 discount on the vendor fee.
This fair is a fundraiser for the Williams Kiwanis Club with all proceeds from vendor rent, food/drink sales and auction items to benefit Williams area children through scholarships and other activities.
Applications are available from Cathy at (928) 216-0316 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Williams High class of the 80s reunion planned
The Williams High School class of the 80s is organizing a reunion for July 2014. Organizers are looking for class representatives for 1983, 1985, 1988 and 1989. More information is available from Shawna Standal at (928) 486-7840 or Pimi Barrozo-Bennett at (928) 853-7784.
Fire Department seeks to help those without smoke alarms
The Williams Fire Department would like to help anyone that is need of a CO2 alarm, smoke alarm or fire extinguisher for residents' homes. Those who are in need may contact Williams City Hall at (928) 635-4451.
Williams Rec Center offers free programs
Basketball for high school age students and adults takes place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Williams-Elementary Middle School (WEMS) gym. The program will go until May 14.
Open Gym for eighth grade students and younger featuring basketball, dodgeball and volleyball takes place Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. at the WEMS gym. The program will go until May 15.
Free aerobics/group fitness classes are offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the WEMS cafeteria. This program goes through May 21.
The Williams Recreation Department sponsors these activities and Williams Unified School District hosts them.
TOPS Chapter 0541 now meeting at health clinic
The Williams TOPS Chapter 0541 now meets in the conference room at North Country HealthCare Clinic, 301 S. Seventh St., at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday. More information is available from Patty Hukes at (928) 699-2122.
Folklorico dancing open to community
Folklorico dance classes meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Williams Rodeo Barn. All community members are welcome to attend. More information is available from Armando Padilla at (928) 380-4637.
Choir, band seeks members
The Northern Arizona Choir and Symphonic Band is seeking members. Residents of Ash Fork, Seligman and Williams can join. The choir/band is open to those in grades first through 12th. Donations to purchase music are welcome. Joining the choir is free. More information is available from Kathleen Petty at (435) 669-6752.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary accepting new members
The Matthew James Broehm Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12128 in Williams is seeking new members for the Ladies Auxiliary. Current members of another post are welcome to transfer. New members must have served in a foreign war or qualify through eligible family members. The post meets every second Thursday of the month at 117 W. Route 66, Suite 190 in Williams. More information is available from Rose Yaw at (928) 635-4775.