Desert Messenger

September 21, 2011

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October 5, 2011 AROUND TOWN FROM PAGE 10 for the whole family. For more information, Please go to: http://www.85throute66celebr We hope you all can make your plans to come on out to celebrate the historic and world famous Route 66 here in Needles, California. Nov. 14 Pie Auction and Apron Show, at Senior Center Nov. 19 Turkey Hunt Poker Run Sponsored by Quartzsite Rotary. Contact Angie Masales, 928-855-0823. Dec. 3 Fashion Show Quartzsite GFWC Women's Club Fashion Show at the Quartzsite Se- nior Center. Violet Kiss. Dec. 3 Christmas Light Parade by Quartzsite Business Chamber of Commerce, 6pm. 928-927-9321, www.QuartzsiteBusinessChamber. com www.Desert Dec. 3rd. Open House Holiday Open House & Boutique Saturday, December 3rd, from 10am to 4pm .49513 Pearl Avenue, Rain- bow Acres. Pre-Holiday Shopping Presented by Local Artists and Craft- ers. Free Spiced Cider & Cookies Dec. 10 Silent Auction Operation Hero Comfort Annual Fundraiser 1-3pm. Town Hall. Help send packages to troops serv- ing overseas in harms way. Contact Anita Carlson, 928-927-4292. Dec. 11 Celebrate Community Celebrate Community Heroes and Vol- unteers Thank you Party. Dec. 17 Christmas Party Old Fashioned Community Christmas Party, with Santa Visits, Children's Games, and more! Jan. 7 Hi Jolly Daze Parade This year's theme is "Arizona through the Century" in keeping with the Ari- zona Centennial year-long celebra- tion. Food Handlers Classes La Paz County Health Department holds food handlers classes in Quartzsite all year round. All classes are at the Quartzsite Senior Center, located at 40 Moon Mountain. CLASSES PLANNED FOR SEPT., OCT. & NOV. : Wednesday, Sept. 21st @ 10:00 am and 2:00 pm Wednesday, Oct. 12th @ 10:00 am and 2:00 pm Wednesday, Nov. 16th @ 10:00 am and 2:00 pm THE FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE PLANNED FOR DECEMBER AND JANUARY : Wednesdays, Dec. 7th, 14th, 21st @ 9:00am and 10:30 am Fridays, Wednesdays, January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th @ 9:00am and 10:30am Fridays, Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 30th @ 9:00am & 10:30 am Jan. 6th, 13th, 20th 27th @ 9:00am and 10:30 am Town Wide Quartzsite Sat. & Sun. Nov. 12 & 13 Sponsored by Arizona Centennial of Quartzsite, GFWC Women's Club & the Desert Messenger Call PJ Bettmann for more info: 928-927-5324 Feb 11 AZ Centennial Finale Sat. Feb. 11: ATV Parade, Party at Town Park, Year in Review, 10 Decades of Music, Lasting Legacy Project, Quilt Raffle, and more! Feb. 14th, Happy Birthday Arizona! Birthday Cake and Ice Cream Social Senior Center OPEN year round Senior Center (928) 927-6496 40 Moon Mountain Ave. Quartzsite Come Join Us Mon-Fri, 9 to 3 Lunch Mon-Fri at Noon $3 Dona- tion. 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 flying Wed & Fri. 9-11:30 AM •Art Guild- 1st & 3rd Thurs. 6:30 PM •GFWC - Every 4th Mon. 7PM •VFW Auxiliary- 1st Tues. 6:30PM •WIC- 3rd Thurs. 9AM •Veterans Services- 3rd Tues. 9:30- Noon Page 11 •Painting- Every Friday 9-11 AM •AZ Centennial- 1st Thurs. 4PM •PNQ- Every 2nd Thurs. 4PM 928-927-6496. Quartzsite Rotary The Quartzsite Rotary meets ev- ery Tuesday at noon for lunch at Silly Al's Pizza. Please stop in and meet with local business owners and civic leaders. They have working on many plans for the future of Quartzsite. Get in- volved with Rotary International right here in Quartzsite! Got something to share? • Birth • Obituary • Anniversary A FREE Service of Desert Messenger! 541-218-2560 VFW Post 769 VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 120 S. Palo Verde Quartzsite, AZ 928-927-7697 UPCOMING ACTIVITIES Quartzsite Country Bash Oct. 14-15 Friday's Pre Party Concert is FREE Admission for VFW members (w/card) Food Service starts Nov. 3rd: Thur. Burgers Fri. Fish Sat. Menu Varies Comrades meetings the 1st Monday 6pm Mens Auxiliary Meeting: 1st Tuesday 6pm Ladies Auxiliary Meeting: 1st Tuesday 6:30pm, Senior Center VFW Riders:: 1ST Saturday 5pm Canteen House Committee Meeting: 1st Monday 6pm This is a smoking establishment

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