Quad Cities in Brief: Documentaries plus Earth Day planning offered Friday, March 16
Originally published Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 06:00a.m.
The Prescott Indivisible Environment team will show two documentaries in conjunction with the Prescott Area Vegan and Vegetarian Group at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Davis Hall, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. The short films, “Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey” and “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret,” are part of the evening’s program, which also includes planning for the Earth Day and People’s Climate March. Patti Sheaffer also will speak on satellites, rocket engines and the Holocene’s end.
Stick a fork in cancer
Prescott Junction is Sticking A Fork in Cancer from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. During those hours, 25 percent of sales, from 4 to 8 p.m., will be donated to the Relay For Life of the Quad Cities. Prescott Junction is located at 1121 E. Sheldon St. in Prescott. Funds raised will further life-saving research and provide local services to those facing cancer. The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer, including by preventing cancer or detecting it early and helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis, as well as finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery, rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. To learn more or to get help, call anytime, day or night, 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
A day in Old Pompeii
P.E.O. Chapter FH is once again loading up a Master’s Touch bus for a fun-filled day trip to the Arizona Science Center for the Pompeii Exhibition. It explores the destruction, preservation and re-discovery of the ancient city. The trip will be Wednesday, March 14. P.E.O. is a philanthropic educational organization that promotes the education of women. Help a great cause and have a fun day doing it. To secure your reservation, call 928-515-3342 or 928-772-7213.
People Who Care holds volunteer information and orientation meeting
People Who Care will host a volunteer information and orientation meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the People Who Care Office, Prescott Valley/Dewey Program -- 8098 E. Valley Road, Suite 3, Prescott Valley. People Who Care volunteers provide non-medical assistance for adults unable to drive due to age-related or other physical limitations. The help these volunteers provide can allow an individual to continue living in their own home and remain independent as long as safely possible. People Who Care is a community-based nonprofit with programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey and Chino Valley. Volunteers help in the community where they and those enrolled in the program live. To enroll, call the Prescott Valley office, 928-925-3066.