Prescott Valley in Brief: Week of March 8, 2017

Gun show returns to Event Center

The Western Collectibles & Firearms Gun Show is returning to the Prescott Valley Event Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19.

The show features antique firearms, black powder firearms, modern firearms, old west memorabilia, gun cleaning supplies, gun parts, gun accessories, knives, books and more.

Tickets are $8 at the door.

For more information, visit

Craft over spring break

Make some nifty crafts over spring break at the Prescott Valley Public Library from 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday, March 13-Thursday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 and from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, all in the children’s area.

For more information, call 928-759-3044.

Sports at Bradshaw Mountain High School

There are a few Bears games this week.

Freshman and Junior Varsity baseball will be at Flagstaff High School at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 while Varsity takes on Flagstaff High School at home at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 9.

Varsity baseball will also be at the Best of the West Tourney from Saturday, March 11 to Saturday, March 18.

Varsity softball will be at Apollo Cool Nights from Wednesday, March 8 to Saturday, March 11.

Boys and girls tennis will be at Washington High School at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8.

The track team has a meet at home at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 and the Goldwater Underclassman Showcase at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 17.

Free day at Prescott National Forest sites

In celebration of President’s Day, Prescott National Forest will waive the $5 fee at all day-use recreation sites across the forest Monday, Feb. 20. This program is in cooperation with other federal land management agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act.

The sites include Lynx Lake Recreation Area, Granite Basin Recreation Area, Thumb Butte, Groom Creek Nature Trail, Hayfield Draw and Alto Pit day use areas. The waiver does not apply to overnight campgrounds, group use fees or fees charged by concession-operated facilities.

This year’s remaining fee-free days are:

▶ June 11 – National Get Outdoors Day, a day when federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry encourages healthy, outdoor activities.

▶ Sept. 30 – National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort in support of public lands.

▶ Nov. 11 – Veterans Day, commemorates the end of World War 1 and pays tribute to all military heroes past and present.

Fees are waived generally for day-use areas, such as picnic grounds, developed trailheads and destination visitor centers.

Concessionaire operated sites may be included in the waiver if the permit holder wishes to participate. Contact your local national forest or grassland to learn if your destination requires a fee.

Basketball at the Event Center

The Northern Arizona Suns take on the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 4 p.m. on Sunday March 12 and the Ford Wayne Mad Ants at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

Standard Tickets are $28 for sideline center, $19 for sideline corner and $9 for endzones.

College and military tickets are $21 for sideline center, $11 for sideline corner and $8 for endzones.

Learn 3D printing

Teens can learn the basics of design and modeling with the Teen Tech Week – 3D Printing Program from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10 at the Prescott Valley Public Library.

For more information, contact Shelbie Marks at 928-759-3038.

Meetings in Dewey-Humboldt

There are six meetings taking place in Dewey-Humboldt this week:

A Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society Meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 at the Agua Fria Christian Church.

A Planning and Zoning Meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the Town Hall Council Chambers.

A Men’s AA Meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the Kate Garber Activity Center.

A Community Advisory Board Meeting from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday, March 9 at the Dewey-Humboldt Library.

A Town Council Retreat from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 at the Cherry Creek Ranch.

A Board of Adjustment Meeting from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14 at the Town Hall Council Chambers.

Wrestling at the Event Center

The Rocky Mountain Nationals Wrestling Terminator World Championships start at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, March 10 at the Prescott Valley Event Center. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $35 for a Coach Floor Pass and free for children 5 and under.

For more information, visit

Town lookingfor artists

The Town of Prescott Valley Arts and Culture Commission is seeking applicants for its 2017 Art at the Center program, a free opportunity for artists to showcase their durable outdoor sculputres on the Civic Center grounds.

Applications are open through Thursday, March 30 and are available online at or by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department at 928-759-3090.

Town looking for volunteers

The Town of Prescott Valley is accepting applications from area residents to serve on the Arts and Culture Commission.

This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Town Council on matters pertaining to the visual and performing arts and culture within Prescott Valley. This is a volunteer position by appointment of the Town Council, requiring some experience and knowledge of the arts and culture. First priority for membership is given to those who live and reside within the Prescott Valley town limits; however, persons residing outside of the town limits who are uniquely qualified for membership may be considered for appointment.

Applications are available at the Town Manager’s Office, on the 4th floor of the Civic Center at 7501 E. Civic Circle, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Northern Arizona Teacher Job Fair

Yavapai County school districts are convening to promote their districts and schools to potential teachers around the nation. The Northern Arizona Teacher Job Fair is set for March 24-25 at the Yavapai College main campus, 1100 E. Sheldon St. in Prescott, with a focus on attracting needed education professionals to our schools.

This free event will kick off with a reception for both the districts and attendees from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 24, in the Yavapai College Community Room (Library). Light refreshments will be served.