Originally published Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 01:00p.m.


Food Program will be on May 23. Sign-up starts at 7 a.m. and the doors close and lock at 9 a.m. at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.

May 28 will be a Caregiver Resource Meeting at the Community Center starting at 10 a.m.

On June 4, NACOG will sponsor a Caregivers group, providing information for all caregivers. This will start at 10 a.m. and is an ongoing, as needed, group meeting continuing each Tuesday.

Volunteers are needed to help with events. If you are able and willing, please call 928-632-9769 and leave your name and phone number. Events cannot be held without volunteer help.

A notary is available during regular library hours at the Cordes Lakes Library.


Free Monsoon/Severe Weather Spotter Training will be held on May 17 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Spring Valley Library, 17320 E. Mule Deer Drive. Learn about thunderstorm development and structure, how to identify and report severe weather and basic severe weather safety. Your report could help save lives. For more information, email tony.merriman@ncaa.gov.


Casino Night will be coming to Meals on Wheels, 10051 S. Miami, on May 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be Blackjack, Poker, Texas Hold-em along with pastries, coffee, iced tea. Chips are $10 for 20 chips. A prize table will have a variety of things to get with your winning chips. We have a singing dealer for your entertainment. There will be drawings for an adult (over 21) goodie basket, a regular goodie basket, and a Kindle Fire.

Wheels Helping Wheels Bike and Car Show will be held on Saturday, June 1, at Harley Davidson, 10434 Highway 69 in Mayer. This will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch provided for a donation to Mayer Area Meals on Wheels. Awards will be given to “Best of Show,” as well as first and second bike and car. There will be a drawing for a goodie basket.


The American Legion is preparing to celebrate its 100-year anniversary. All posts in Yavapai County are combining to have an event open to the public to make people aware of the American Legion and what it does for their neighborhoods, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Prescott side will hold its event at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley. These events are free and there will be bands, games, food and fun, so plan to attend to learn more about the American Legion.

U.S. Flag retirement – A bin has been placed at the Mayer St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday) for worn U.S. flags. They will be collected by American Legion Post 122 and retired with dignity. If you have a flag ready to be retired, please take it to the Thrift Store.



Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. with sandwiches and snacks available.

Taco Tuesday at the Center is from 4 to 6:30 p.m. to either eat there or take-out. American Legion meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Cordes Lakes Community Center. This is an open meeting and all are welcome.


Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts meet at the church at 17330 E. Mule Deer Drive in Spring Valley at 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Scouts learn new skills by earning badges, enjoy camping, hiking, and much more. Contact Garrison Russell at 702-439-7316 for more information or to join.


Big Bug Charity Quilters meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami. Contact Linda Albin at lalbin45@outlook.com for more information.

MOPS meets the first and third Thursdays at the Mayer Community Church, 10001 Fifth Street in Mayer, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Knit & Crochet meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Flour Stone Bakery in Mayer. This is for everyone, beginners and advanced. Bring your own project and supplies, help is here.


Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club holds its outings on the third Monday of the month with meetings held the following Tuesday at 7 p.m. at various members’ homes. Contact Ken Dunham at 928-899-6810 for more information. Meetings are held at member’s homes and varies by month.

Mayer Fire has its open board meetings at 5 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the main location, 11975 S. Highway 69.

Spring Valley Homeowners meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the building behind the Spring Valley Church on Spring Lane, 13955 S. Spring Lane. May will be the last meeting until after summer, starting again on Sept. 10.

Meals on Wheels Spaghetti Dinner is held at 10051 S. Miami, on the third Sunday of every month from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. for $8 per person.