Community calendar: week of Sept. 18
Pickleball continues Monday and Wednesday 6-9 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - noon at the Rodeo Barn. On Sunday, Pickelball is held 1-3 p.m. at the city tennis courts. More informaiton is available from Kerry-Lynn (602) 818-6559.
Canyon Chapel Ladies Retreat Sept. 20-21
Canyon Chapel will host a ladies' retraet from 6 p.m. Sept. 20 t0 4 p.m. Sept. 21. Cost is $85 per person and incleds meals and a gift. More information or to register is available at www.eventbrite.com/e/you-say-ladies-retreat-tickets-65767625739.
International Kadampa Retreat Center Open House Oct. 26
International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon will host an open house pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 26. Visitors will be able to tour the temple, browse the bookstore, eat pancakes and participate in a guided meditation. More information is available at meditationinnorthernarizona.org or by calling (928) 637-6232.
Kids crafting class Sept. 21 at Old Trails
Williams Alliance for the Arts will host its months kid's crafting class from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Old Trails True Value. Children aged 4-12 are welcome. To reserve a seat, contact Old Trails at (928) 635-2591. The classes are free and open to the community.
Need a fishing license?
Juniper Creek Outdoors, Mountain Man Merchantile and Saya 66 Gas station can issue AZGFD fishing and hunting licenses. Juniper Creek is located at 419 N Grand Canyon Blvd. Their number is (928) 635-4401. Mountain Man Mercantile is located at 400 West Route 66. Their number is (602) 402-7936. Saya’s Route 66 Gas Station, 102 South First Street, their phone number is (928) 635-1072. The preferred method of obtaining a fishing license is to go online at www.azgfd.comlicense.
Williams Little League board meeting Oct. 14
The Williams Little League Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 to elect new board members for the 2020 season. All positions are open. More information is availavle by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Williams Gardeners' Market open Saturdays
The Williams Gardeners' Market will have fresh produce for sale Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. at 403 E. Fulton St. You bring bags and change and we'll bring the produce. Local growers welcome. More information is available by calling (928) 635-2595.
Bingo at St. Johns
St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church hosts bingo every first and third Tuesday of the month in Walker Hall, 202 W. Grant Avenue in Williams. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with the first games starting at 5:30 p.m. You must be 18 years or older to purchase games to play.
Public safety/emergency alert sign ups
Residents and business owners are encouraged to sign up for emergency alerts from Williams Police Department and Coconino County.
To sign up for Williams Nixle alerts, text 888777 and include the zip code 86046. To sign up for Coconino County CodeRed alerts, go to coconino.az.gov/ready.
The alerts are sent out by text, telephone and/or email to notify people of emergency situations such as missing children, police incidents, wildfires, tornadoes, severe weather, evacuations and other catastrophic situations.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 7:30 -8:30 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church's Walker Hall, 202 W. Grant Avenue. A Spanish speaking meeting is held on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Williams, 629 West Grant Avenue.
WUSD Governing Board meetings
The public is invited to attend Williams Unified School District Governing Board meetings on second and fourth Wednesdays each month. Meetings are at Williams High School culinary room at 6 p.m. See WUSD2.org for meeting agendas.
North Country offering WIC enrollment assistance
North Country HealthCare in Williams is offering free assistance with enrolling in WIC. An enrollment specialist will be available to assist with enrollment on the last Thursday of every month, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those interested can call (928) 773-1245 to schedule an appointment. All mothers enrolled in WIC also receive a free six-month pass to the NACA Wellness Center in Flagstaff.
Kiwanis Club of Williams
The Kiwanis Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Miss Kitty's Steakhouse. The group welcomes visitors and encourages new members. Kiwanis members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance in the Williams community.
Williams Food Pantry open Saturdays
The Williams Food Pantry is open weekly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday at 125 S. 3rd Street. More information is available by calling (928) 255-9039.