Keeping balance

Willow Winds Assisted Living is offering a “Keeping your balance” discussion at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at the assisted living facility, 3191 Aster Drive, Prescott.

The series continues through Feb. 21.

People can learn how to view falls as controllable; set goals for increasing activity; make changes to reduce fall risks at home; and exercise to increase strength and balance.

For information, call 877-521-3500.

MLK March in Prescott

The Coalition for Compassion and Justice is helping organize some activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15.

A Peace and Justice March is scheduled for 10 a.m. starting at Prescott College, 220 Grove. Ave.

Snacks and interactive displays are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St.

The MLK Legacy celebration takes place at 11 a.m. at the church.

At 6 p.m. on Jan. 15, the MLK Special Program evening service is scheduled at St. Luke’s Ebony Christian Church, 12191 E. Turquoise Circle in Dewey.

Nature study series to start

Join expert naturalists, researchers, and conservation leaders for the 2018 Community Nature Study Series.  This expanded annual series celebrates the study of the natural world! Topics and presenters are carefully selected and classes are designed to be engaging and interactive.  Register for individual classes or the entire series, which starts Jan. 23. Cost: $25 per class | $225 for entire series | 10 percent discount for members. Register online at

Board training begins

There are 10 questions to ask before an appointment to a nonprofit’s board of directors. Arlene Alen is conducting a workshop at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 11 in Prescott Valley to go over what anyone should consider before agreeing to be on a board of directors.

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation is sponsoring the presentation. RSVP by email,, or call 928-445-5211, ext. 3634.