Saturday, July 13

Native Americans in our Nation's Armed Forces: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Native Americans have served in our nation's military since colonial times, and serve today at a higher rate in proportion to their population than any other ethnic group. Smithsonian Institute Patriot Nation tells their story.

Art With Joe: 6-8 p.m. Cedar House, 2009 E Cedar Ave. Join local artist and painter @muraljoe as he takes you step-by-step to create your very own masterpiece of a Sunset Valley scene. $35 includes all supplies and coffee/tea with cookies. Limited seats available, so reserve your seat and sign up at the coffeeshop. 928-679-5976.

Kids Capoeira Angola Class: 5:30-6:15 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Flagstaff, 301 S Paseo del Flag. No previous experience is needed — capoeira is for anybody, at any age. We welcome and invite beginners to any of our kids classes. Capoeira Angola is an art form that combines and draws elements from dance, martial arts, acrobatics, and music. $15. capoeiraflagstaff.org.

STEAM Second Saturdays — The Ant Empire: 2 p.m. Museum Of Northern Arizona, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd. Learn how to be an insect scientist by watching honey pot ants up close as they gather and store food as well as build their home and tend to their young. Fun crafts and activities included. 928-774-5213. musnaz.org.

"The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again": 2-4 p.m. Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road, Sedona. Emerson Theater Collaborative presents playwright Dan Neidermyer's "The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again". Produced by Camilla Ross and directed by Denise Royal, the play tells the story of Rabbit's chance to finally have a re-match with Tortoise. 860-705-9711. $10-20. bit.ly/ETCSummerYouth2019.

Author Talk - Jim Kristofic: 1:15-2:15 p.m. Downtown Library by fireplace, 300 W. Aspen Avenue. Jim Kristofic, author of "The Hero Twins & Navajos Wear Nikes," will be discussing his newest book, "Medicine Women". Kristofic's book highlights the history of the students and staff at the Ganado Mission, and their dedication to saving lives while bridging the gap between two cultures. 928-213-2331. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.

Historic Walking Tours with Local Historian Johnny Anaya: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Flagstaff Visitors Center, 1 E. Rt. 66. Meet Johnny Anaya, a licensed tour guide that will guide you through Historical Downtown Flagstaff, providing fun facts and entertaining experiences. 928-853-0792. $15.

VaultCon - Tabletop Gaming Convention: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. 1731 E Arrowhead Ave #3. Join us for a full day of board, card, dice, and now yard games. This annual event celebrates face-to-face fun with a portion of the proceeds going to Victim Witness. 480-269-0624. $12. playwithvault.com.

2019 Pinewood Farmers' Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Adjacent to Munds Park Church, directly off Munds Ranch Road. Enjoy a beautiful day at the PFM for a great cause, highlighted by a live performance by talented Sedona Classical Guitarist Gina Machovina and complemented by phenomenal vendors, artisans, and food trucks and the always fun bounce house. Contact 6020-819-6396 for more information. 

Flagstaff Holistic Nursing Symposium: Still Learning Center (NAHEC) on the North County Health Center Campus , 2920 N. 4th Street. For nurses, healthcare providers, and healthcare students. Enjoy presentations by experts, networking, and demonstrations that focus on the use of integrative modalities such as mindfulness, integrative nutrition, yoga, aromatherapy, and reflective journaling. 602-885-8652. $39.

Advanced Blacksmithing Workshop: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pioneer Museum, 2340 N. Fort Valley Rd. This class will teach advanced students how to identify the suitability of found steel for making tools as well as the process of shaping, heat treating, and tempering the final product. $80 per participant and all tools are provided. 928-774-6272. arizonahistoricalsociety.org.

Movies on the Square: 4-9 p.m. Heritage Square, 22 East Aspen Ave. Live music, games, vendors and activities followed by "How to Train Your Dragon 3" screening at 7 p.m. and 480-381-6628. downtownflagstaff.org/events/movies-on-the-square.

Picture Canyon Community Tours: 8-10:30 a.m. Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve, El Paso Flagstaff Road. Willow Bend's free tours typically last last 2-3 hours and covers basic history, ecology, geology, and archeology of Picture Canyon. Participants will walk approximately 3 miles on uneven trails and are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle. willowbendcenter.org/picture-canyon.

Flagstaff Medical Center SOS Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. FMC / Northern AZ Healthcare Education Dept., 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241. Donors will receive a voucher for free admission to the Coconino County Fair on Labor Day weekend. 928-214-3970. bloodhero.com.

Free Yoga at Bushmaster Park: 10-11 a.m. Westside of the park, 3150 N Alta Vista Drive. No yoga experience needed! Just bring yourself in comfy clothes. Local teachers will rotate as instructors. Questions? Contact Bridget at sunflower.yoga.az@gmail.com.

Mended Hearts Support Group Meeting: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Taylor House, 1431 N San Francisco Street. This is a support group for those affected by Cardiovascular Disease. If you have been diagnosed, had a procedure or surgery for CVD, or you are a caregiver for a heart patient, we would like to connect up with you. 928-853-1477. 

Yoga on the Lawn: 9-10 a.m. County Courthouse Lawn, 219 E. Cherry Ave. Yoga on the Lawn is back for another summer season with the amazing Holly White. Whether you are a beginner or experienced yogi, this event is perfect for all levels. There will be a $5 dollar drop in, and make sure to bring your own yoga mat. facebook.com/events/674434082988590.

Summer Plant Sale at the Arboretum: 4001 S Woody Mountain Rd. Hundreds of native plants for purchase, live music, food for sale, garden tours and the beautiful Flagstaff weather. Members preview 9-11 a.m., general public 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. 928-774-1442. thearb.org/calendarofevents/plantsales.

Codependent Anonymous: 9:30-10:30 a.m. NAU Eastburn Education Building, Room #208. We welcome you to Codependents Anonymous, a 12-step program that steers us from a path of self-defeating behaviors towards healthy, loving relationships with our spirituality, ourselves and others. 907-957-0556. coda.org.

Sunday, July 14

Native Americans in our Nation's Armed Forces: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Native Americans have served in our nation's military since colonial times, and serve today at a higher rate in proportion to their population than any other ethnic group. Smithsonian Institute Patriot Nation tells their story.

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Pug Owners Meetup: 4:40-5:30 p.m. All pug owners invited. Bring your pug and meetup at the Thorpe Park Dog Park (at softball fields) for some fun and play. Let's make this a monthly meetup. 928-637-8568.

Flagstaff Yoga for Recovery: 4-5:30 p.m. Thorpe Park, Corner of Santa Fe Ave and Thorpe Rd. Join Carrie for some inspirational and rejuvenating yoga, breathwork, meditation, and time for sharin. Let's explore the healing powers of yoga, nature, and community. All types and paths of recovery welcome. BYO mat and blanket or sweatshirt to get cozy with during meditation. If you don't have a mat, please message me before class and I will bring you one of mine to borrow. Donation-based event. biggerlifeadventures.com.

Historic Milton Walking Tour: 2:30-4 p.m. Riordan Mansion, 409 West Riordan Road. A 90-minute guided walk from Riordan Mansion to explore the Arizona Lumber and Timber Company property and the town site of Milton. We will look at the buildings that are left and show historic photos of what was once there. The tours are recommended for ages 12 and older. Cost is $15 or $13 for Arizona Historical Society members. Call 928-779-4395 for reservations. azstateparks.com/riordan-mansion/events.

Pints n' Poses Yoga: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Dark Sky Brewing Company, 117 N. Beaver Street. Come create a great start to the week with a relaxed, all levels practice and $1 off beer. Drop in class, only $8. 928-235-4525.

Basics of Botanical Illustration Workshop: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Coconino Center For The Arts, 2300 N Fort Valley Rd. Learn the basics of botanical illustration with Sheila Murray, Arboretum Research Botanist and Artist. Learn how to translate what you see in the natural world into scientifically accurate and aesthetically pleasing works of art. Basic skills learned will include composition, three-dimensional rendering, black ink pen technique, some botanical anatomy fundamentals, and drawing from herbarium specimens.Each participant will take home the supplies provided, as well as their new artwork. Price: $52 Arts Council Members / $60 General+ $10 Material Fee 928-779-2300. flagartscouncil.org.

Walking Tour - Downtown Flagstaff: 9-10:15 a.m. Flagstaff Visitor Center, 1 E. Route 66. Come along with us on a historical & sightseeing walking tour through Downtown Flagstaff. 928-853-4484. $20. enjoyflagstaff.com.

Flagstaff Community Farmers' Market: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Flagstaff City Hall parking lot, 211 W Aspen Ave. Local farmers' market selling fresh local fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, tamales, breakfast, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, crepes, and so much more. Come taste Flagstaff at its finest. 928-607-2481. flagstaffmarket.com.

Sign the Save Schultz Meadow Petition: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Flagstaff Community Market at City Hall. Our goal is to preserve the 3 acres of undeveloped land at the corner of Schultz Pass Road and Fort Valley Road as Open Space. facebook.com/SaveSchultzMeadow.

Social Ballroom Dancing: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Canyon Dance Academy, 2812 N. Isabel St. Social ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Come learn and practice social ballroom, swing and Latin dances. Come join a fun, encouraging community of dancers. Beginners, experienced dancers, singles, couples and students welcome. No partner is needed. 928-814-0157. $5. flagstaffdance.com.

NAU Horizons Concert Series:  4-5:30 p.m. Kitt Recital Hall, 1115 S Knoles Dr. "The Three B's," featuring the Phoenix Symphony Chamber Players. A trio of trios for winds, strings, and piano by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. 928-523-3731. $22.50 Adults, $15 Seniors/NAU Employees, Free Youth & NAU Students with ID. nau.edu/cto.

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