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Community calendar: week of August 9

St. John's annual rummage sale Aug. 18-19

St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church will host its annual rummage sale Aug. 18-19. Anyone who would like to contribute items can contact Tora Moody at (928) 699-1086. Items can be stored at Walker Hall, Second Street and Grant Ave., until the sale date.

Williams Gardeners' Market on Saturdays in Williams

The Williams Gardeners' Market will take place Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 403 E. Fulton Ave. with local grown veggies and plants. Please bring bags and change.

More information is available from Kali Kaliche at (928) 635-2595.

Luau in the Pines Aug. 12

The American Legion Auxiliary will host “Luau in the Pines” August 12 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Cordova Post 12, 425 W. Grant Ave. There will be live entertainment with lots of food. A membership drive event is open to the community — all are welcome. More information is available by contacting Janet Martin at (760) 590 4780.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Flagstaff needs volunteers

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Flagstaff school based mentoring program at Williams needs volunteers and students in Williams.

Volunteers must be 16 years or older, be available to meet at WEMS two hours a week. Students must be enrolled in first through fifth grade and be able to meet two hours after school each week.

Both adults and students must have the desire to be a postive influence in the life of a child or be in need or desire a postive adult role model.

More information available by calling (928) 774- 0649 or visiting www.flagstaffbigs.org.

Painting in the Pines Aug. 27

Painting in Pines with Bonnie Heaton Dent Aug. 27 from 2-5:30 p.m. at Kicks on Route 66, 2550 W. Route 66.

Registration at The Gallery, 145 W. Route 66. Cost: $75 to register, which includes refreshments and all supplies to complete a 16 x 20 acrylic painting.

More information is available at (928) 351-7665.

Historic Yellow House garden sale Sept. 2

The garden sale will take place in the garden area of the Historic Yellow House, 120 S. 6th St. (on the northwest corner of Grant Avenue and Sixth Street) Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendors will include gifts, food, art and vintage goodies, with live music sporadically throughout the event.

More information is available from Kerry-Lynn Moede at (602) 818-6559.

BINGO Aug. 10 and Aug. 24 at Matthew James Broehm VFW post 12128

Matthew James Broehm VFW Post 12128 will host BINGO Aug. 10 and Aug. 24 at St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church Walker Hall, 202 W. Grant Ave. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The first game begins at 5:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for puchase. Participants must be at least 18 years old. More information can be found by calling (928) 225-0930.

Williams Alliance for the Arts Artwalk Aug. 12

The Williams Alliance for the Arts is hosting their Second Saturday Artwalk Aug. 12 from 6-9 p.m. The Gallery in Williams at 145 W. Route 66 will have free food, beverage, and live music. There is a map to all ArtWalk locations. ArtWalk is up and down historic Route 66. Look for the pink signs.

Williams Alliance for the Arts adult art class Aug. 12

The Williams Alliance for the Arts is hosting an adult art class Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. at the senior center.

Coconino County Farm Bureau & Cattle Growers Roping Aug. 12

The Coconino County Farm Bureau & Cattle Growers roping is Aug. 12 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Williams Rodeo grounds.

Life after Loss Support Groups Aug. 17

Life after Loss Support Group will meet Aug. 3 and again Aug. 17. Support groups are for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one under any circumstances. New attendees must call (928) 779-1227 to register.

Flagstaff National Junior Basketball registration open

The Flagstaff NJB has opened registration for the fall season. Students grade 3-8 from Williams are invited to participate. The program runs from Aug. to Nov. with one practice during the week and a game on Saturday in Flagstaff. Cost for the program is $170, which includes uniforms and team photographs. More details and registration information can be found at www.flagstaff-njb.com.

2017 Cool Country Cruise-In Aug. 11-13

Registration is open for the 2017 Cool Country Cruise-In car show. The event is Aug. 11-13. The event is sponsored by Twisters 50’s Soda Fountain and The Route 66 Place. Cost is $50 to register one vehicle. There are 33 trophies to be awarded. The registration link is http://www.route66place.com/.

Airport Fly-in and pancake breakfast Sept. 9

Performance Air Group is hosting a fly-in and pancake breakfast Sept. 9 at the H.A. Clark airport in Williams. The EAA Young Eagles will also be giving children free airplane rides during the event. More information can be found by calling Chad Thomas at (480) 296-3305.

WUSD Governing Board meeting Aug. 9

The WUSD Governing Board meets bimonthly with the next meeting Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Culinary Room at Williams High School. Agendas and meeting dates are posted on the WUSD website. Parents and other community members are invited to attend.

CodeRED alerts

CodeRED is a free emergency notification service provided to all residents within Williams and Coconino County. Recipients are notified of emergencies and general notifications through phone calls, texts messages, emails and social media. More information and to enroll is available at www.williamsaz.gov under CodeRED.

Basic Archery clinic Aug. 12

On Aug. 12 Coconino County Parks and Rec will host a Basic Archery Clinic. The clinic takes place at Cureton Park, 601 N. Grand Canyon Blvd. Williams from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn the basics of bows and arrows using equipment specifically designed for the beginning archer. No previous archery experience necessary. All archery equipment is provided. The cost is $34 for adults and $20 for youth ages eight and older. Participants must bring a lunch. Water bottle and sunscreen are recommended. More information or to register visit coconino.az.gov/RecPrograms.

Sherwood-Mountain Rose Ranch Firewise Day Aug. 12

Sherwood Forest Estates Fire Department will host a Firewise Day from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 12 at Sherwood Forest Firehouse, 450 S. Little John. Activities will include a firewise presentation, pine needle burning demonstration (weather permitting) and a health check by department EMTs. Refreshmanents will include a taco bar and cake walk. The event is free, but donations are appreciated. Cake walk tickets are $1 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5. More information can be found by calling Anne Dudley at (928) 707-1680 or annedudley1@gmail.com.

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