Tuesday, Jan. 12
Dave Rawlings Machine: 8 p.m.-midnight. Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Dave Rawlings Machine's rousing live show has prompted critics and fans alike to call them "one of the hottest string bands on the planet" (SF Weekly). 556-1580. $35. orpheumflagstaff.com.
Poet's Den: 7:30 p.m. Uptown Pubhouse, 114 N. Leroux St. Featuring the collective works of a new poet with each go-'round. This time: Adrienne Rich. Signup at 7:30 p.m. followed by readings of the featured poet and an open mic. Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 773-0551.
Demonstration and meeting: 6:30-9 p.m. Local Works, 1926 N. Fourth St., Suite 9. The Peaks Woodturners, a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners, will host Larry Gilbert at its monthly meeting. Larry will demonstrate turning a coffee scoop. 607-5779. peakswoodturners.org.
Flag Knitting Cirlce: 5-6 p.m. Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1520 S. Riordan Ranch Road. All levels are welcome. Whether you are an experienced knitter or have been working on the same scarf for the past 12 years, no worries! Come hang and learn new tricks, techniques and patterns. Brought to you by the good folks over at Purl in the Pines. 774-0005.
S.Inter-Tribal AA Meetings: 7-8 p.m. Joe C. Montoya Community & Senior Center, 245 N. Thorpe Park Road. A 12-step Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Open meetings, wheel chair accessible. 226-6970. flagstaff.az.gov/index.aspx?NID=817.
Flagstaff Creative Aging: 6:30-8 p.m. Cultured Cafe, 319 W. Regent St. What is elderhood? Are you ready for this next chapter of your life? 607-0731.
Silent Witness meeting: 5 p.m. The Law Enforcement Building, 911 Sawmill Road. (Ask at front lobby window for directions to meeting room). The committee's meetings from September thru March will be held every other month with the remainder of the meetings to be held monthly. 774-4635.
CCC New Student Orientation: 2-5 p.m. Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus. All new Coconino Community College students are invited to attend. 226-4195.
Flagstaff Dancin' Grannies: 2-4 p.m. Joe C. Montoya Community & Senior Center, 245 N. Thorpe Road. A 50's plus tap dance group. Dues are $10 per month. Ask us about tap shoes. 699-4145.
Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group: 10-11:30 a.m. San Francisco de Asis, 1600 E. Route 66. For those living with Alzheimers and other dementia. All are welcome. 779-1341. sfdaparish.org.
Duplicate Bridge: 1:10-4:45 p.m. Flagstaff Adult Center, 245 N. Thorpe Road. Friendly duplicate bridge game. Partner preferred but we may find you one. 853-6284. $3.
Taoist Tai Chi New Class: 5:30-7 p.m. Ponderosa High School, 2384 N. Steves Blvd. Beginner class introduces participants to the 108 move set we practice in weekly class sessions a over a 12-week period. The moves are taught sequentially. The first class is complimentary. 288-2207.
Walk Into Winter: 9 a.m. Meet at the Thorpe Park Adult Center for about 3 total miles of walking. 714-0504.
FUSD Governing Board Meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m. FUSD Administrative Center, 3285 E. Sparrow Avenue, Flagstaff. Meeting of the Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board Kim Branges, email@example.com, 527-6002. http://www.fusd1.org.
Cancer Support Group: 7-8 p.m. San Francisco de Asis Activity Center, 1600 E. Route 66. Faith-based, all welcome-- patients, caregivers, survivors. 774-0354.
Family Movie Night: 6-8 p.m. East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth St., Suite 5. Bring the entire family out for free movie fun. 213-2348. facebook.com/flaglib.
The Crafty Corner: 3:30-4:30 p.m. East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth St., Suite 5. Join us each week and express your creativity in the crafty corner of the library. Ages 5-12. 213-2348. facebook.com/flaglib.
BNI P.I.N.E Chapter Networking Group: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St. BNI provides a positive, supportive and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. 255-5266. bniarizona.com.
Adult Modern Dance Class (open): 7:30-8:30 p.m. Canyon Dance Academy, 2812 N. Izabel St. Teachers vary every three weeks. 774-3937. $12/class. canyondance.org.
Free Bagpipe Lessons: 4-6 p.m. LDS Church, 111 Stockmens Road, Williams. Southwest Skye Pipes and Drums gives free bagpiping lessons to pipers of all levels. The lessons are free, but students will need to purchase a practice chanter and tutor book. 853-4597. southwestskyepipesdrums.webs.com.
Wednesday, Jan. 13
'Janis: Little Girl Blue' Flagstaff Premiere: 7-8:45 p.m. Harkins Flagstaff 11 Theatres, 1959 S. Woodlands Village Blvd. Oscar-nominated documentarian Amy Berg examines the meteoric rise and untimely fall of one of the most revered and iconic rock 'n' roll singers of all time: Janis Joplin. $12. SedonaFilmFestival.org. 282-1177.
Foster Care Orientation: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St. Please join us for a foster care orientation and open house. RSVP: Joy Goff, 707-3749 or firstname.lastname@example.org http://cfss.com.
DIY Home Energy Efficiency Workshop: 5:30-6:30 p.m. East Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth St., suite 5. Learn easy ways to reduce your energy consumption and save money. Workshops and materials are provided free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. A licensed contractor will demonstrate installation tools and techniques to weatherize your home and help you save money on your utility bills. To pre-register visit https://cityofflagstaffsustainability.wufoo.com/forms/z9waket1iw9394/ or call 213-2155.
FAFSA Completion Assitance: 3-6 p.m. NACRC, 1001 N. Turquoise Dr. Are you looking for individual assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid? Stop into our office at any time during our open-door advising and receive help on completing the important government form. (602) 688-5379. nau.edu/nacrc.
Weekly Writing Practice: 12:30-2 p.m. Joe Montoya Recreation Center. A welcoming opportunity for writers at any level to gather with others to write, share and learn. A perfect setting for exploration, self expression, support and practice. You can work on a novel in progress, venture into haiku, fine tune your memoir or just come write, practice and enjoy. Gatherings always include thought-provoking prompts, guides and discussion. Group led by Anne Marie Mackler, writer and poet. Free. 600-5703.
Eviction Clinic: 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coconino County Courthouse, conference room 1-1, 200 N. San Francisco. DNA -- People's Legal Services, Inc. provides a free informational workshop for landlords and tenants who wish to know more about the eviction process. 774-0653. dnalegalservices.org/.
Toddler Tales: 10-10:45 a.m. East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth St., suite 5. Your toddler will delight in this special time for stories, songs, games and more. 213-2348. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.
Baby Laptime: 9:15-9:45 a.m. East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth St., suite 5. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, knee bounces, rhymes and more with your friends. 213-2348. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.
Beginning Partner Dance Class: 6:45-8:15 p.m. The Peaks Activity Room, 3150 N. Winding Brook Road. A new dance begins first Wednesday of each month, and progresses through the month. No partner needed. New to dance? Start first Wednesday of any month. Free. 853-6284. Dance Calendar at www.flagstaffdance.com.
Citizens Climate Lobby: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 423 N. Beaver St. Learn how carbon fee and dividend works and how we can make it happen. If you haven't come to a meeting before, join us at 6 p.m. for an informal conversation and orientation. 699-3441. facebook.com/cclflag.
Marshall School Family Fitness: 5:30-7 p.m. Marshall School, corner of Bonito and Thorpe roads. Sponsored by the Marshall School PTO, this event is aimed at increasing fitness awareness among families. Features community organizations interested in wellness gained through community resources. Everybody welcome!
Small business tax seminar: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, 2225 N. Gemini Dr. High Country Chapter of enrolled agents will facilitate a seminar along with Navajo tax authority, and the New Mexico Society of Enrolled Agents to review sales tax and answer any questions related to sales tax in AZ, NM and the reservations. Great for small businesses that do business in the above areas, looking to expand, or starting a new business. Tax professionals, CPA's and bookkeepers also welcome! 526-3999.
NAMI Family to Family Weekly Support Group: 6:30-8 p.m. Canyon Chapel, 1919 N. Fourth St. Group offers respect, understanding, and group wisdom for family members and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Come around back of the building. 214-2218. nami-flagstaff.org.