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Community calendar: week of Feb. 16

Young Life's 16th annual Steak Dinner & Auction

On March 6, Young Life presents its 16th annual Steak Dinner and Auction at Lost Canyon, 1450 South Perkinsville Road. Attendees will enjoy dinner along with a silent and live aution. Proceeds will help send students from Williams High School and Williams Elementary School to summer camp at Lost Canyon. The cost is $15 per adult and $8 for kids. Children 3 and under are free. A table with 8 seats costs $100. More information is available from Drew Tomajcyk at 804-426-1976.

Learn more about world religions

Do you want to learn about world religions? Come join St. Johns Church book study. We are studying "The World's Religions" by Huston Smith. Book study is at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. The church is located at 202 West Grant Street. Masks are required.

Steam train Saturdays

The Grand Canyon Railway will continue its “Steam Train Saturdays” in 2022 from April through September. The railway will by featuring several fully-restored vintage steam-powered locomotives and will arrive the first Saturday of the month from April through September, as well as select dates throughout the year. The first Steam Train Saturday will be for President’s Day, Feb. 19.

"Glamping" project before Coconino P&Z Feb. 23

A proposed "glamping" project in Williams is coming before Coconino Planning & Zoning Feb. 23. The meeting is a public hearing that will be on Zoom at 5:30 p.m. Visit for the agenda with the link to the meeting. Update: P&Z said meeting could be postponed. See website for details.

Easter Craft Sale April 9

The second annual Easter Craft Sale will take place April 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Sultana Theater in Williams.

Financial Assistance available for Little League registration

T-Mobile is once again offering financial assistance to families this season through their T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant. Visit their website at:

If you don't qualify but need assistance, email

AZGFD seek to build public-private alliances

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is making a call to the public to provide an opportunity for outside entities to build a mutually beneficial relationship with the agency. This call to the public will be open for 45 days from Jan. 15 to Feb. 28. AZGFD is interested in building relationships with entities operating in Arizona and establishing public-private alliances.

Advocates needed for foster children

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) are needed to represent foster children in Coconino County. Providers spend 15-20 hours each month on behalf of an assigned child. They gather information for a child's case and give recommendations to a judge regarding the best interests of that child. More information can be found at (928) 226-5420.

Williams City Council meetings

The public is invited to attend Williams City Council meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Meetings are at City Hall on First Street at 7 p.m. See for meeting agendas.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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.

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 for meeting agendas.

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