Desert Messenger

May 18, 2011

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P��� 10 COMMUNITY FUN DAY MAY 28TH AZ Centennial presents a Commu- Around Town nity Fun Day at the Park on Sat. May 28th. Barbecue food, vendors, music, games, beer garden, water fun, penny auction, and more. Bring your chairs or blankets for a family fun day at the park, at the football fi eld. Vendors wanted! Contact Monica at 928-916-4120. VFW MEMORIAL DAY MAY 30TH The VFW Ben Scott Post 769 in Quartzsite will be holding Memorial Day services at the Hi Jolly Cemetery on Monday, May 30 starting at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to come and partic- ipate in the service--bring chairs if you Every Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month 2:30-3:30 pm Refreshments Provided Located at: Alliance Church Fellowship Hall 665 W. Tyson, Quartzsite, AZ Open to the Community! Questions? Call Toll Free 1-888-854-5024 Life’s Most Important Journey” “Your Trusted Partner on Located at Parker Public Library 1000 Navajo Ave. Parker, Arizona (Enter right of main door by bike rack) Refreshments Provided OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY! Serving Quartzsite and Surrounding Areas Coping With Loss Adult Grief Support Coping With Loss Adult Grief Support ���.D�����M��������.��� have them and be sure to wear a hat. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Post will be going out to the cemetery at 6 a.m. to put wreaths on the tombs of the mil- itary personnel who are buried there, and if anyone wishes to help, it would really be appreciated. There will be two guest speakers for the service, and after the ceremony, the Post is hosting fi nger foods for every- one. If you would like to bring some- thing to this get together, it will also be very much appreciated. There will be no smoking at the post during this time, at least until after noon. Come on out to the service and honor those men and women who gave up their lives for our country, and help remember all the sacrifi ces that have been made to en- sure the freedoms we enjoy. COFFEE WITH COPS JUNE 1ST, 8AM Quartzsite Police Department invites you to Town Hall for “Coffee with Cops” on the fi rst Wednesday of each month from 8am-9am. ...and donuts, too! Join Quartzsite Police Chief Jeff Gil- bert and Quartzsite Police offi cers on the fi rst Wednesday of each month! Here’s your chance to bring your ques- tions and concerns to the Quartzsite Police Department. For more informa- tion call the station at 928-927-4644. ART GUILD NEWS Quartzsite- We had a lot of fun at Dinice’s art studio making marbled paper. It was very interesting and amazing how that works. Thursday, May 19, our next meeting will be at the Senior Center at 6:30pm and we will critique any art work you bring that you are working on and some of us will bring the marbled paper we made and then used for our artwork. Of course you can bring something you want to paint and work on too. Next month starting June 2 Mark Now Open in Quartzsite! WiGo Communication Computer Sales & Accessories Computer Repair Center Cell Phone Service Provider & Accessories 395 N. Central Blvd. Wireless, Keyboards, USB Cords, Data Storage, Routers, Switches, More! Open Mon-Fri. 10-5 928-927-5958 Goldberg will be teaching us some- thing new and exciting. We will be at the Senior Center so come on by and learn a new art technique. Remember we meet the 1st and third Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. This is Carol Brainerd Roland fi lling in for Oney Budge as Secretary for the Summer. Any Questions call me at 927 7344 ZUMBA CONTINUES AT AWC! Zumba classes are still going strong at the AWC Quartzsite Learning Cen- ter! If you enjoy dancing and are look- ing for a fun way to get fi t, sign up for our next Zumba class. Two new classes will be starting soon. You can sign up for a Monday & Wednesday (6 to 7 p.m.) class which starts 6/01 and ends 6/27. Or, attend the Tuesday and Thursday (6 to 7 p.m.) class that begins on 5/31 and ends 6/23. Call now for more in- formation or stop by and register: (928) 927-8299, 695 N. Kofa Ave. in Quartzsite. SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS Senior Center (928) 927-6496 40 Moon Mountain Ave. Quartzsite Come Join Us Mon-Fri, 9 to 3 Lunch Mon-Fri at Noon $3 Donation We would like to start a Wii Bowling League and would like to start a Wii Fitness Program Cards & Games available every day Jigsaw Puzzles & Books to trade • Indoor Helicopter fl ying Wed & Fri. 9-11:30 AM •Art Guild- 1st & 3rd Thurs. 6:30 PM •GFWC - Every 4th Mon. 7PM •VFW Auxiliary- 3rd Tues. 6:30PM •WIC- 3rd Thurs. 9AM •Veterans Services- 3rd Tues. 9:30-Noon •Painting- Every Thurs. 9-11 AM •Sewing Craft- Every Thurs. 9-11 AM M�� 18, 2011 •AZ Centennial- 1st Thurs. 4PM •PNQ- Every 2nd Thurs. 4PM 928-927-6496. FOOD BANK The Quartzsite Food Bank is open Tues. and Thurs. from 8am –noon. The food bank is located on Moon Moun- tain, just north of the Senior Center Must have AZ ID and be from La Paz County to meet the income require- ments. Donations are needed and can be dropped off during business hours. When shopping, just pick up a can or two extra to help others. HI JOLLY CEMETERY NEWS The Hi Jolly Cemetery will be having a plant sale the 1st of October. They would like donations of plants in containers to help with this sale. Plants in containers can be dropped off at the Quartzsite Bakery (across the street from the General Store). Please put these containers under the large tree beside the Bakery and they will be kept watered during the summer - giving them a good start before October. The money raised will be used for a cover for the new Veterans area. Any Questions please call Dinice Ross, Hi Jolly Cemetery 927-6593 Mondays or Tuesdays. GOSPEL ACCOUSTIC JAM Acoustic Gospel music jam is still going at the Alliance Church on Tues. evenings at 6:30 pm. Quartzsite Alliance Church is located on the north side of town, on 720 W. Desert Vista Rd., north of Tyson. Phone number is 928-927-5332.  SEE AROUND TOWN ON PAGE 15 General Store Quartzsite FOR ALL YOUR GROCERY NEEDS! OPEN 7 DAYS 8AM-6PM SALES RUN THURS.-SAT. (NEW FLYER TUES.) 410 E. MAIN ST. Fresh Meats (retail & wholesale) 928-927-6310 A.P.S. Pay Station AZ Lottery & Pick Fish & Game Licenses Beer & Wine

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