Desert Messenger

January 4, 2012

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January 4, 2012 Arizona's Native Americans with Dr. Jay Cravath. Quartzsite Library presents a free evening program on January 19th, 7pm at Town Hall. Special guest speaker will be Dr. Jay Cravath. Comparisons of various rituals from Arizona's tribes are explored in this presentation using live and record- ed music, stories, and verse. With four language groups represented, each group has its unique musical and ethnographic characteristics as well as interesting similarities. The Great Tellings of the Mohave are de- scriptions that map journeys to the Mission Tribes, songs of the Navajo teach moral lessons, and the Apaches have a ritual component for "teen dances." Music is an important part of social life for Arizona's tribes: daily swim- ming songs of the Pima, the Yavapai Cricket songs sung during acorn gathering, and the Apache Old Big Owl Witch Song, sung to enjoin chil- Bringing music & rituals of www.Desert dren to good behavior. This presenta- tion shares and discusses these paint- ings and archival photographs, as well as samples of live and recorded music. SAR Yard sale Jan. 13 Thousands of people visit the deserts of La Paz County each year. A few will become lost, stranded or injured….a few may die. La Paz County Search and Rescue is an all volunteer organization. The Mission of this organization shall be to assist the La Paz County Sheriff's Office whenever possible in the Search and Rescue or Recovery of missing person(s), prop- erty or evidence, on the land or water, within the boundaries of La Paz County, to render assistance where needed, to provide first aid and to promote safety, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. LPCSAR was formed approximately in 1998 under the support and auspices of the La Paz County Sheriff's Office. Sergeant John Quandel is our Sheriff's DISCOUNT LIQUORS BEER & WINE GROCERIES Big Market 775 W. Main St., Quartzsite READER'S OASIS BOOKS 690 E. Main - Quartzsite (one block east of Family Dollar) 928-927-6551 LAPTOP CLEANING AND OPTIMIZING "If I can't fix don't pay!" Virus and Malware removal, plus protection and optimization. Keep your system clean and protected. Optimization allows more system efficiency and speed. Call for appt. & rates today! Have five cleanings get the sixth for free! Send a friend get $5.00 dollars cash or credit. Randall Strong • 928- 927-9139 • Money Orders • MoneyGram • Rug Doctor Rentals Office Coordinator. Sergeant Quandel has been a huge force in securing need- ed equipment. Bill Moore is our Team Leader. Bill is also the owner/trainer of our search dogs. Because LPCSAR is a 501C-3 non-prof- it organization, composed of volunteers, we do not receive any compensation for duties or training that our members perform. We love what we do and are dedicated to helping our community. Please support us by coming to our annual Yard Sale Friday, January 13th,8 -1pm at new location at 355 N. Central. Look for the SAR signs! Tools Paint Lumber Electrical Plumbing Automotive Page 11 "Let's Do Broadway 2012" is a sequined spectacular musical of local talent to be playing at Desert Gold RV Resort in Brenda. Reserved seating tickets will go on sale January 16th 2012 at the DG ac- tivities office from 9am to Noon M-F. Buy tickets early. They sold out last Let's do Broadway! year!!! Two Shows!! Thurs. Feb. 16th, 7pm and Friday Feb. 17th, 7pm Reserved Advanced Seating $5.00. General Admission tickets @ $5.00 will be sold at the door on Feb. 16th and 17th for any open seats remaining. The doors will be open for reserved seats and gen- eral admission at 6:00pm. Call Barb Barnes 208-530-0718 with questions. HARDWARE STORE RV Supplies Garden Supplies Open Every Day BIG MARKET • 775 W. Main St. Quartzsite R & B ENTERPRISES Quartzsite Marketplace Space #27 50 E. Kuehn SOLAR PANELS 195 WT. $ 39500 L.E.D. Light Bulbs for most Fixtures STILL THE BEST PRICES IN TOWN! WE INSTALL SOLAR SYSTEMS 1 Way Solar Panel Lift $ SPECIALS! 39500 Raise your panels from inside your RV 12" Florescent replacement L.E.D. bulb $14.95

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