Tuesday, November 27
Northern Arizona Audubon Program: 7-9 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church/Benson Hall. Dr. Rich Armstrong has done pelagic birding both from small boats and from cruise ships. His talk will compare the two as well as what birds may be seen off the west coasts of the Americas. Come learn about albatrosses, shearwaters, petrels, fulmars and other birds that spend most of their lives on or above the ocean. 928-214-0415. www.northernarizonaaudubon.org.
The Western Advantage: Celebrating Arizona and Colorado as Laboratories for Applied History": 6-7:30 p.m. Northern Arizona University, 800 S Osborn Drive. NAU Department of English Presents: Historian Patricia Limerick, PhD. Liberal Arts, Building 18, Room 120. Professor Limerick is a Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at University of Colorado, Boulder. Her expertise is in Western American History and she has published a number of books, essays and articles on the subject. Please join the English Department as we learn from one of our country's most valued historians. 928-523-1105.
CAL Film Series presents "Ghost World": 7-9 p.m. NAU Cline Library Assembly Hall, 1001 S Knoles Drive. "Ghost World" (2001) stars Scarlett Johansson and Thora Birch as best friends who fall out when one tries to help lonely Steve Buscemi's love life in this cult classic. Adapted from Daniel Clowes' graphic novel. Directed by Terry Zwigoff. 111 min. R.
Flagstaff S-Anon Family Group: 5:30-6:30 p.m. 12-step fellowship for the family members and friends of sex addicts. Call 928-255-4343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Hospice Compassus Caregiver Support Group: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Joe C. Montoya Community and Senior Center, 245 N Thorpe. Anyone seeking additional caregiver support and information is welcome to attend. For more information, call (928) 556-1500.
FLG Game Night at Charly's Pub: 6-9:30 p.m. Charly's Pub & Grill, 23 N Leroux St. Join us every week in Charly's Pub at the Weatherford Hotel for a night of face-to-face fun.www.playwithvault.com.
Flagstaff Community Annual Thanksgiving Blood Drive: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The American Legion, 204 W. Birch Ave. Donors will receive a voucher for a pizza slice and soda, compliments of Fratelli Pizza Flagstaff. All donors entered into a drawing for a chance to win 1 of 3 Maverik Country Store $50 gift cards. www.bloodhero.com.
Experience the Sound of Soul: 6-7 p.m. Friends( Quaker) Meeting Hall, 402 S Beaver St., Flagstaff. This is an opportunity to connect one-to-one with friends and neighbors and share spiritual experiences and stories from the heart in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. We will begin with sharing an ancient love song to God, HU (pronounced hue), followed by open spiritual conversation. Light refreshments will be served. www.eck-arizona.org.
Flagstaff Writers Connection: 5-7 p.m. Mother Road Brewery, 1300 Butler Ave. Flagstaff Writers Connection offers you an opportunity to meet & socialize with other writers & spend time quietly writing together. A prompt will be provided, or bring your own project to write on. There is nothing to join. www.flagstaffwritersconnection.com.
Flagstaff Dancin' Grannies: 1-3 p.m. YMCA, 1001 N. Turquoise Drive. Flagstaff Dancin' Grannies is a women's only 50+ tap dance group, beginner-advanced. Tuesdays and Thursdays ongoing $10 per month. Tap shoes available. Check out our website, www.flagstaffdancingrannies.org. Cherie (928) 607 7488.
Team Run Flagstaff Youth Program: 5-6 p.m. NAU Outdoor track, 824 S San Francisco St. Team Run Flagstaff's youth program, Kids Run Flagstaff (KRF), offers twice weekly, year-round practices for kids all abilities in 5th-12th grade. www.teamrunflagstaff.com/programs/kids/.
Team Run Flagstaff Running Group: 6-7 p.m. NAU Outdoor track, 824 S San Francisco St. We welcome all ages, all abilities, and all community members regardless of your goals or fitness level. Please contact use for more information (email@example.com) or try out a Tuesday night practice. www.teamrunflagstaff.org.
Wednesday, November 28
CCC Clay Club Holiday Sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Coconino Community College, 2800 S Lone Tree Rd. The Coconino Community College Clay Club is sponsoring a holiday sale in the Lone Tree Campus Commons. Come support the Clay Club Sale and buy your holiday gifts. The three-day sale is Tuesday, November 27 to Thursday, November 29 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will support Clay Club activities. For more information, please contact Don Fethkenher at Don.Fethkenher@coconino.edu or call (928) 527-1222.
The Flagstaff Poetry Slam: 7:30-10:30 p.m. Firecreek Coffee Company, 22 Historic Rte 66. If you would like to perform, it is free to do so, but we only have 16 slots open per night and they do go fast. We recommend getting there around 7:20 p.m. if you would like to sign up; show itself doesn't start til 8. www.facebook.com/flagslam/.
Hospice Compassus Grief Support Group: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hospice Compassus, 1000 N Humphreys St, Ste 214. Anyone seeking bereavement support is welcome to attend. For more information, call (928) 556-1500.
American Legion Bingo: 7-10 p.m. American Legion, 204 West Birch Ave. 928-774-7682, www.flgal3.org.
Bridge intermediate class: 1-4 p.m. Joe C. Montoya Community and Senior Center, 245 N. Thorpe Road. Classes use the Audrey Grant Basic and Competitive books, #1, 2 and 3. Class cost is $60 which includes the cost of the three books. (928) 440-3784.
Flagstaff Weekly Wednesday Classes: 6:30-8 p.m. Beacon Unitarian Universalist Church, 510 North Leroux Street. Classes are based on the book 'How to Transform the Mind' by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. www.meditationinnorthernarizona.org/flagstaff.
Stretch & Laugh Chair Yoga: 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Jay Montoya Community Center, 245 N Thorpe Rd. Stretch and Laugh Chair Yoga is a gentle, safe way to stretch and breathe for those with mobility, injury, surgical issues or those who can't do traditional yoga. 928-699-0558. $3.
Toast of Flagstaff Toastmasters Club: 12-1 p.m. Quality Connections Inc., 3012 East Route 66. What if you were no longer afraid of public speaking? Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Come visit our club and see how Toastmasters can help you achieve your goals. www.toastofflagstaff.org.
Forever Love Pet Loss Support Group: 6-7 p.m. Federated Community Church, 400 W Aspen Ave. Room 24. 928-963-1340. www.facebook.com/FlagstaffPetLoss/.
Single Retirees: 5-7 p.m. Interested in meeting new single and retired people for conversation, food and drink? We meet every Wednesday. Call Julie for location information at 928-699-0044.
Social Dancing Every Wednesday: 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Peaks, 3150 N Winding Brook Rd.Beginning class: 6:30-7:15. Intermediate class: 7:20-8:15. Each month starts a different dance series. Must pre-register to take the class. Donation to our local dance group of $8 for the series. Call Gary 928-853-6284, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stand Tall -- Don't Fall: 2-3 p.m. Joe C. Montoya Community and Senior Center, 245 N. Thorpe Road. First class is free. Want to improve your balance? Your mood? Your flexibility and coordination? Your mental clarity? This class is unique so come check it out. Multi-faceted, safe and fun, we draw from over 100 sensory motor movements and cognitive and spatial awareness tasks. All movements can be done sitting and can be adapted for any physical limitation. 928-863-0595. www.highpointaz.com/brain-gym-seniors/.
Open Mic Night: 6-9 p.m. Blendz Winery & Bar, 21 East Aspen Ave. Musicians, comedians, poets, belly dancers. All acts welcome! www.wineblendz.com.
Flagstaff Ukulele Jam: 6:30-8 p.m. Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 2605 N Fort Valley Road. Interested in the ukulele? Want to get together and jam? Flagstaff Ukulele Jam welcomes all levels of ukulele players. Join us once a week to play with others in our community. www.flagukejam.weebly.com.
Annual Open Board Meeting - Flagstaff Music Theatre: 7-8 p.m. The Shop at 2020, 2020 East Sixth Ave. FMT will hold their annual open board meeting for interested potential board members. Officers for 2019 will be elected and a recap of the year will be presented. All interested community members are welcome. www.thefloc.org.
The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 510 N Leroux. We all wish for good relationships in our lives, but relationships between couples, parents and children, or friends often suffer from misunderstandings, unrealistic expectations and conflict. Registration: Just drop-in, $10 per class. $5/students. Everyone is welcome.Location:Beacon Unitarian Universalist Church, 510 North Leroux Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Michelle Gautierre, info@MeditationInNorthernArizona.org, 928-637-6232 .$10.00/students $5. https://www.meditationinnorthernarizona.com/flagstaff.
Anger Solves Nothing: 6:30-8 p.m. Beacon Unitarian Universalist Church, 510 North Leroux Street. For as long as we respond to difficulties with a negative state of mind, we will experience endless problems and disharmony with others. To solve our anger problem, we need to learn the art of acceptance through which our mind will become as stable as a mountain and as calm as the depths of the ocean. For more information: www.MeditationInNorthernArizona.org/flagstaff.
Post Thanksgiving Code Red Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. NAU LDS Institue of Religion, 239 W. Saunders. We saw a HUGE deficit in donors Thanksgiving week at the Flagstaff Community Blood Drive and throughout our state. Sadly, fewer and fewer people are taking the time to donate blood, but the need for this lifesaving gift has not changed. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we hope that you will take an hour or so of your time, to help those less fortunate, needing a lifesaving blood transfusion. Donors will receive a voucher for a pizza slice and soda, compliments of Fratelli Pizza Flagstaff. www.bloodhero.com.