Community calendar: week of June 20
Women of Williams arts and crafts fair June 23
The WOW Women of Williams will be holding their 2nd annual Arts and Crafts Fair at the Stage area downtown Williams on June 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year ladies from some of the outlying area are joining us. Come on down and see what wonderful crafts and arts they will have for sale. More information is available from Cosy Riggs at (928) 853-0395.
Williams Yacht Club summer kick-off June 23
The Williams Yacht Club will host a summer kick-off June 23 at Cataract Lake in Williams. The club will meet at 2 p.m. on the Forest Service side of Cataract Lake to float kayaks and small boats. Everyone is invited to enjoy a free barbeque. Bring your boat and be ready for fun. More information is available from George at (929) 607-3781.
Grand Opry June 30
Habitat for Humanity's annual Grand Ol' Opry fundraiser is June 30 at Babbitt-Polson stage at 200 W. Railroad Ave. in Williams. There will be music, comedy, food, games and an auction. Roll the dice for a 2018 Toyota C-HR car donated by Findlay Toyota. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, students and seniors are $5. Family rate is $20.
Vacation Bible School June 25-29
Family Harvest Church (next to Safeway) is holding its Vacation Bible School June 25-29 for children ages 5-12. VBS is open to everyone and Family Harvest invites all children to attend. More information is available from Marylin Moore at (928) 215-5505.
Arts and crafts fair June 23
The WOW Women of Williams will be holding their 2nd annual Arts and Crafts Fair at the stage area in downtown Williams on June 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Anyone with questions can call Cosy Riggs (928) 853-0395
Horseshoe Tournament July 4
American Legion Post 13 will host a horseshoe tournament July 4 at the American Legion Hall, 425 W. Grant Avenue. The event starts at 10 a.m. and includes a barbeque and raffle baskets. Cost for the tournament is a $50 purse and $5 per person entry fee with double elimination. More information is available from the Legion at (928) 635-4447.
Each Saturday through the summer vendors with homemade and homegrown goods, such as home baked breads, soaps, fresh eggs, crafts and the famous ‘ola Granola will meet in front of Our Mountain Home Gallery at 428 W. Route 66.
Parks Community Garden
The Parks Community Garden is open for the summer. Fresh honey, vegetables, salsa and other homemade goods will be available. It is open 9 a.m. to to noon near the Park General Store on Spring Valley Road.
Williams monthly Star Party June 22
Members of the Coconino Astronomical Society, in conjunction with the city of Williams, will host a Star Party from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Glassburn Park, in Williams. The party takes place in the natural area west of Rod’s Steakhouse parking lot. Several large telescopes will be on hand to view the moon, planets and other celestial objects.
Bingo at St. Johns Church June 28
The Williams VFW Post and St. Johns Episcopal-Lutheran Church hosts Bingo on June 14 and 28 at St. Johns Church in Walker Hall, 202 West Grant Street. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and games start at 5:30 p.m. Eighteen years and older are invited to attend. Food and drinks will be available for sale with a $5 dinner special each night.
Second Saturday Art Walk
The Second Saturday Art Walk in Williams meets every second Saturday of the month from May through October, 6-9 p.m. The event includes free food, wine, live demos and music. More information is available at The Gallery in Williams at 145 W. Route 66 or by phone at 928-635-3006 or visit www.thegalleryinwilliams.com.
Art Walk in Williams 2018 dates: July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8 and Oct. 13.
Lions Club calendars now available
For over 100 years the Lions Clubs International has been serving the people of the world. This year our local Club, the Williams Lions Club, is celebrating the 51st issue of the Williams Lions Club Community Birthday Calendar. Contact any Lions Club member or calendar chair Denis Kirkley at (928) 814-2166 to get yours today. Calendars will also be available from Lion Patty Williams at Williams Wear inside Buck’s Place.