Swift Water Rescue 2/15/2019

On February 14, 2019 at 10 PM Copper Canyon Fire & Medical District was dispatched to a report of water rising in the area of Rimrock Dr. Upon arrival the street was found to be flooded so units repositioned and began assessing the area. A van tried to cross the road and was unable to go any further so a swift water technician team assembled and was able to make a rescue of all 4 occupants in the van and 2 dogs utilizing a haul system and a boat. The team then started doing low water rescues and going door to door to assist in evacuation of some of the residents, while some residents chose to shelter in their homes. The boat and haul team were again utilized to get an elderly person out of her house due to rising flood waters.
At another location, units comprising of swift water technicians from Copper Canyon Fire and Sedona Fire were able to successfully remove 8 people from a residence on foot. All people evacuated or rescued were evaluated for injuries and transported to a Red Cross location set up at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church. The location also had a setup to shelter small pets.  In all, 13 people and 2 dogs were safely removed to the Red Cross location.
There were units from Copper Canyon, Sedona and Verde Valley Fire used to rescue and transport people removed from their homes. Yavapai County Sheriffs were used to help with rescues and traffic control and Yavapai County Emergency Management was activated and were able to get resources to set up the Red Cross location and future needs.
Steve Sarkesian
Copper Canyon Fire & Medical
Battalion Chief
 
Photos courtesy of Mikki Weissinger

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Flood Watch Continues 2/14/2019

Flood Watch

Flood Watch National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ 1216 PM MST Thu Feb 14 2019

Yavapai County Mountains-Northern Gila County- Yavapai County Valleys and Basins-Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons- Including the cities of Prescott, Seligman, Ash Fork, Payson, Strawberry, Young, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Cordes Junction, Bagdad, and Sedona 1216 PM MST Thu Feb 14 2019 … FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON… The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Yavapai and Gila counties. This Flood Watch includes Oak Creek, Sycamore Creek, Granite Creek, Dry Beaver Creek, Wet Beaver Creek, West Clear Creek, Fossil Creek, Tonto Creek, East Verde Verde River, Verde River and Agua Fria River. * Through Friday afternoon * Periods of moderate to heavy rain will develop over Yavapai county early this morning and will move eastward through tonight. Some of the heaviest rain will fall over portions of northeastern Yavapai county and northern Gila county. In addition, snowpack in these areas will melt, adding to the potential for runoff. * Area creeks, streams, washes and rivers will begin to run high by this afternoon, peaking later tonight, or even Friday morning. Many larger waterways are forecast to reach or exceed flood levels. Larger waterways will continue to drain at or above flood levels well into Friday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Flood Watch Means That Developing Conditions May Lead To Flooding Within The Watch area. People…especially those located along area creeks…rivers or other flood prone areas…should continue to monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take immediate action should flood warnings be issued.
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Verna Shafer Celebration of Life

A toast in celebration, to the life of 

Verna Lee Shafer  (1929 to 2019)

A wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, wife, sister, friend, artist, entrepreneur, business owner, avid gardener, community organizer, visionary and all around active, engaged and committed member of society. There was no dream too big or detail too small that Verna wouldn’t whole heartedly devote her undivided attention to it. She was a woman of action.
Verna was born in Chickasha Oklahoma to Henry “Hank” and Madelyn Yates their first of two daughters. The Yates family spent the first years of Verna’s young life enduring the hardships of the dust bowl and great depression. To escape dust related health issues the family moved to Phoenix, AZ. While in Phoenix Verna spent her developmental years building lifelong friendships and a passion for art.
A business opportunity prompted the Yate’s family move to Flagstaff, AZ where Verna spent her senior year of high school. It was there that Verna met the good looking shortstop on the baseball team with a “hotrod” ford car who quickly became the love of her life, Frank Allen Shafer. After graduating, and in a hurry to be together, Frank and Verna eloped and were married on Halloween day of 1947. The couple resided in Flagstaff for 55 active years until Frank’s health forced their move to the lower elevation of Beaver Creek. Verna would always call Flagstaff her home town. While in Flagstaff, Verna was active in the community working various jobs, following her children’s pursuits, volunteer work especially the art community. Verna owned and operated an interior design studio (The Finishing Touch) with her partner Debbie (Booth) for many years. Verna was both a student and teacher of art her entire life. During the final days of her life, as her health was failing, she found the desire and strength to give her final (hours long) art lesson to her great granddaughter Taylor Engle (19). Taylor was assisting in the care of her great grandmother during her final days. Upon the completion of the lesson Verna bequeathed to her great-granddaughter her well-worn easel, paint spattered smock and painting supplies hoping to share her passion with future generations.
Verna ShaferOnce relocated in Beaver Creek Verna and Frank felt blessed to live in a beautiful new house built by their (builder) sons Chris and Craig Shafer. Established in the Beaver Creek community Verna once again immersed herself in community service work, organizing people, planning, permitting, arranging funding and overseeing the construction of Sycamore Park and other community projects. She also started a garden club and stayed busy hosting many events in her beautifully decorated house and exquisitely landscaped yards. Verna was instrumental in raising money for many causes. As a reminder, to the family, of Verna’s endless optimism while going through her things we found many sketches and drawings of paintings and projects planned and not yet started. An example would be the partial pallet of concrete pavers, next to the backyard gate, yet to be laid. In her eighties Verna laid hundreds of (heavy) walkway pavers in her yards. It was not uncommon to find an elderly Verna in her back yard, pry bar in hand, rolling a large bolder to a new location simply because she thought it would “look better over there”.
Blessed with a large loving family and in the final weeks of her life Verna was able to stay in her beautiful home tended with loving care by her devoted daughter Vicki Womack (Jim) and son Chris Shafer who live nearby. She also enjoyed multigenerational family care provided by Taylor Engle (great-granddaughter) and her final hours were spent in the loving care of her hospice nurse granddaughter Elizabeth Ruby (Shafer) who gently assisted Verna to the gates of heaven.
Verna was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Frank Shafer and her daughter in law Jennifer Welk (Chris). She is survived by daughter Vicki Womack (Jim) and sons Chris and Craig Shafer (Debi). Her large extended family includes 14 grandchildren, and a whopping 32 great grandchildren and counting.
Our family is deeply saddened by Verna’s passing, but we find solace in knowing she was well loved by many and is now reunited with her love Frank. Verna was one of a kind and will be remembered fondly by her family and those who knew her best.
There will be a memorial celebration of Verna’s life hosted at her house on February 2, 2019, in Beaver Creek at 3890 Sycamore Lane (turn off Montezuma on Meadow proceed to Sycamore) at 11:30 am. A short service with refreshments to follow.
Since there is limited parking in the vicinity of Frank and Verna’s home, shuttle transportation (Beaver Creek Transit) will be available from 10:45 AM on in Sycamore Park by the bridge.  At the park, there is also an opportunity to see the plaque dedicated to Verna and the Beaver Creek Garden Club.
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Annual Meeting Saturday 1/26/2019

Beaver Creek Community Association

Annual Meeting

Agenda

“Good Neighbors 2019″

January 26, 2019

 

Please enjoy the refreshments before, during and after our meeting!!

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

President’s Welcome & Update:  Includes introduction of 2018 board members; Janet Aniol, president; Sharon Olsen, vice president; Bob Burke, secretary/treasurer,  Mike Nelson, Ron Melcher and Phil Edwards, directors.  Chris Nicol is the webmaster.

 

Special recognition for Good Neighbor 2018 Award to Missy Maine & Attitudez on Maine.

 

Yavapai County Presentations:

District 2 Supervisor Tom Thurman, “State of the County”

Public Works, Updates on road projects.

Development Services, Updates on building permits.

 

BCCA Business Directory Presentation–Bob Burke

 

BCCA Board of Directors Election

 

Adjournment.  The next regular association meeting will be on Monday, February 11 at 3 PM in the Beaver Creek Adult Center.

Beaver Creek Events this Weekend 1/26/2019

Dear Neighbors
This morning Scott Reed, YCSO Officer, and Jeannette Estes, BCCAT Chair, will be in the Beaver Creek Adult Center from 10 AM until Noon collecting no longer needed medications.  If you need to clean out a medicine cabinet, this is a fine opportunity.
This afternoon in the Adult Center, the annual Community Meeting for Supervisor Thurman and the Beaver Creek Community Association starts at 4 PM.  Good information and tasty food.  The cake served at the BCCA 50th anniversary celebration is back in response to multiple requests.
The Adult Center’s Pancake Breakfast has returned and will be on a new day, Monday, still from 8 AM to 10 AM. The same tasty menu will be served.  The main room of the Center is open for your use.  The library portion is getting new flooring installed and will be reopened at some point during the next two weeks. Below is a thank you from President Phil Edwards to the volunteers who make these services possible.
Monday evening the Grief Recovery Course starts at Sheets Hall in Montezuma Chapel.  It runs for 13 weeks, but may be started on any of the Mondays.  So no worries if you can’t make the first meeting. Please come when you can.  Cyndi Howell, Director of the Olive Branch Group Home, is our local contact for more information.
Attached below is further information about how to get the new digital license plates which are now accepted by ADOT.
Looks like a busy few days,
. . . . . the calendar crew 
Jeannette Estes
Saturday, Sunday & Monday Special Events
Saturday, 1/26-Dump the Drugs   is back at the Beaver Creek Adult Center from 10 AM to Noon.  This event gives an opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted prescription or over-the-counter medication (including ones for pets).  Please drop medications off at the Beaver Creek Adult Center (across from Cricket’s), 4250 E. Zuni Way in Lake Montezuma.  The event is sponsored by the BC Community Action Team, YC Sheriff’s Office and MATFORCE.   Jeannette Estes is our local contact at 928-567-5421 for more information . (See FlyerBelow) 
 

Saturday, 1/26–BCCA Annual Mtg & Supervisor Thurman Community Mtg. The annual Beaver Creek Community Association (BCCA) meeting in conjunction with District 2 Supervisor Thomas Thurman’s Community Meeting will start at 4 PM in the Beaver Creek Adult Center located at 4250 E Zuni Way in Lake Montezuma. Supervisor Thurman will speak about Yavapai County and Beaver Creek issues. Yavapai County Public Works will present roads information and Development Services will discuss land use. BCCA will present an update including a brief presentation on our soon to be distributed business directory, the 2018 financial report and conduct the board of director election. Members and non-members are welcome to attend and enjoy some tasty refreshments and visiting with neighbors. More information available at

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Monday, 1/28–The Donation Pancake Breakfast  is from 8 to 10 AM at the Beaver Creek Adult Center. Join your neighbors at the Center for pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, and fruit – all for a suggested donation of $5. Yummy!!  Phone:  928-567-4556


 
Montezuma ChapelMonday, 1/28-The Grief Recovery Course will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in Sheets Hall at Montezuma Chapel, 3450 E Rusty Spurs Rd in Rimrock, for 13 weeks. Your attendance can start at any week. There is a $15 book charge for which scholarships are available. The course is sponsored by Grief Share. Please contact Cyndi Howell at 928-567-4759 for more information.
Pancake Breakfast Thank You
       from BC Adult Center President, Phil Edwards
The Beaver Creek Adult Center Board Members were once again pleased at the turn out for our November Pancake Breakfast. It was special because in celebration of Veterans Day, we served all veterans free. We served 47 breakfasts. Also, in place of scrambled eggs, we served this time an egg casserole, it was very tasty and well accepted. This is also to thank Ron and Darla Melcher, and Cindy Upshaw who flipped pancakes, served, helped set up the tables and clean up after we were finished serving. It is also time to recognize your neighbors who are also board members who work hard and volunteer their time to present this breakfast and many other duties and activities: Dixie Edwards, Julie Uli, Judy Edwards and Diane Daniel.
The December breakfast was replaced by the Christmas Pot Luck. Our January Pancake Breakfast was postponed due to water damage after the severe freeze. However we’ve been back open for a couple of weeks and will renew the breakfast on a new day. So please come visit us for the Donation Pancake Breakfast this Monday, 1/28, from 8 AM to 10 AM.
Digital license plates now available as option for Arizona motorists
ADOT and DPS collaborate to ensure technology is safe
Technology buffs have a new Arizona license plate option available to them with the introduction of electronic digital plates.
For over a year, the Arizona Department of Transportation has tested this technology on a limited number of its fleet vehicles throughout the state to determine operational capabilities and endurance under multiple weather conditions.
ADOT also collaborated with the Arizona Department of Public Safety to ensure that the look of the plate and its messaging capabilities conform to legal requirements and law enforcement best practices.
The plates, called Rplate Digital License Plates, are LTE wireless connected devices similar to a tablet. The license plate number is constantly displayed, and the technology allows for added messages such as “invalid,” “stolen” and other notifications if needed.
While use of the Rplate is authorized by the ADOT Motor Vehicle Division and the Arizona Department of Public Safety, it’s not available at MVD or Authorized Third Party offices. Motorists who wish to buy the plate must do so through participating resellers, including vehicle dealerships and professional auto service providers or the plate manufacturer, Reviver Auto. The plate’s cost is determined by the manufacturer, and MVD does not receive any proceeds from sales.
For more information: reviverauto.com.
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Adult Center Still Closed for Most Uses 1/11/2019

The Beaver Creek Adult Center is open to Meals on Wheels volunteers for drop off and pick up of meals containers.  Today’s scheduled BCPHS meeting will be held at 10 AM in in the Rock School Building at Beaver Creek School.  Monday’s BCCA meeting will be held at 3 PM in the Beaver Creek Library.
The Adult Center hopes to have some areas in the main room open for use late next week.  The library portion will remain closed until flooring is replaced.  Burst pipe issues will take time to repair subject to contractor availability.
 
Those who attend chair yoga or other meetings, please call your contact to get information about alternative locations, postponements, or use of the Center.
 
The Beaver Creek Adult Center phone number is 928-567-4556 which will be answered when portions of the Center are again open to the public.

Kiwanis Christmas House 12/6/2018

Christmas House Continues this year at the former Barefoot’s Grocery & Deli
 
The Kiwanis Christmas House is back this year and located in the former Barefoot’s building on Beaver Creek Rd.  Christmas House is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through December 15 from 10 AM to 5 PM in order to raise funds to purchase Christmas gifts and food for families with children from sales of holiday items.  Donation of additional holiday decorations, dishes, and clothing, etc. to sell at the shop would also be appreciated.
On Saturday, 12/8, the Kiwanis Key Club (local high school members) will be selling baked goods at the store and hope to visit with you and give you their best wishes.
100% of proceeds will go to the Adopt-A-Family program from Beaver Creek Kiwanis.  Use of the old Barefoot’s shop has been donated by the owner.
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Santa is coming to McGuireville 12/2 and 12/16/2018

Don’t miss this great opportunity to get your holiday photos with Santa Claus at Candy’s Creekside Cottage in Historic McGuireville. You will have two chances: Sunday, December 2nd from 10am-4pm and Sunday, December 16th 10am-4pm.  One of Santa’s favorite stops to visit with all the good girls and boys of the Verde Valley is Pistols and Petticoats Old Time Photo Studio 2130 E Beaver Creek Road at Exit 293 on I-17 in McGuireville. The photo package includes one Pistols and Petticoats heirloom quality 5×7 photograph with Santa presented in a protective holiday folder for only $12. Your kids grow up fast and this will be a quality, long lasting memory to cherish year after year. Pictures taken on a first come first serve basis. Contact Candy Hammond at candyscreeksidecottage@yahoo.com or 602-402-9075 for more information.
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Halloween, Hiking, and Lots of Fun Fall Events

Dear Neighbors
It’s still that wonderful fall time of year. Halloween will be celebrated tomorrow evening in the Village Square. BC Kiwanis is grilling 500 hot dogs and giving away 240 apples. The BC Community Association is providing lots of candy & stuff in addition to that brought by our wonderful Trunk ‘N Treat volunteers. Our Key Club and Southwestern Academy students are setting up games with prizes and Habitat for Humanity will have a game station. All ages are welcome to come enjoy seeing our terrific children and some of their parents in the cutest costumes ever and eat hotdogs and popcorn. The evening is expected to be cool but clear-60’s. So please wear long sleeves and bring a flashlight and drive slowly. Also, please note that not everyone participates in Halloween. If a house is dark, please do NOT ring the door bell or bother these folks. Let’s show respect for their beliefs and pass on by.
The missing horse has been found!! Katrin sends her sincere thank you’s to everyone who searched or called in spottings. She (the horse) was located about 8 miles north of the Dry Beaver Creek Trailhead.
In the last week or so BC Trails Day was celebrated, and free flu shot were provided by the Yavapai County Health Department. Nurse Sally McCoy gave just under a 100 of us our annual flu shots. In the photo are: Phil Edwards, BC Adult Center president, assistant Heather, Sally McCoy, RN, and Supervisor Tom Thurman who visited with everyone throughout the entire event.
For those of you who missed some great Dutch oven cooking at Trails Day, maybe next year. However, you do have the opportunity this month to hike Golden Gulch with geologist Steve Semken or to explore the proposednew Russell Mesa Trail with BCTC president Stan Mish. The details are below. Pictured is the new Wickiup Mesa Trails sign that is being posted by trail entrances.
This weekend on Friday and Saturday the Beaver Creek Adult Center is again hosting their annual Arts, Crafts and Bake Sale indoors and outside in the BCCA Rollins Park. The Montezuma Rimrock Fire Auxiliary will be grilling some food in exchange for donations to their current “drone” project. Don’t miss out on seeing the creativity of our residents. If you’d like to be outdoors, Saturday is another opportunity to take the Bird Walk at Montezuma Well.
Finishing the weekend, the Friends of Beaver Creek Library is holding their annual meeting on Sunday in the BC School Boardroom. Always educational and fun and includes some good eats.
Another October ends with Halloween Spooktacular,
. . . . . the calendar crew 
Upcoming Special Events
 
Wednesday, 10/31-Halloween Spooktacular . The Beaver Creek Community Association and the Beaver Creek Kiwanis with the help of Neighbors, Businesses, & Organizations are sponsoring the annual event from 5 to7 PM in Rollins Park at the Village Square in Lake Montezuma. Trunk ‘n Treat, music, games, hotdogs, popcorn, apples and witch’s brew are featured. ALL FREE. Please escort your children to the Spooktacular. Bring flashlights since most parking is not lighted. More volunteers to bring their vehicles for trunk ‘n treat are needed! Candy and other treats available. Please call or text 301-2749 (answered at Beaver Creek Transit) to volunteer.
 
Friday/Saturday, 11/2 & 11/3-The 20th Annual Arts, Crafts & Bake Sale at the BC Adult Center will be held from 9 AM to 3 PM both days at 4250 Zuni Way, (across from Crickets) Lake Montezuma. There will be tables inside and outside in Rollins Park. Come do your Christmas shopping. We have very talented crafty people. Not to mention very good bakers! If you care to contribute to the bake sale, it would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Diane at 928-592-9139 for more information.
Sunday, 11/4–The Annual Meeting of Friends of Beaver Creek Library will be from 2 to 4 PM in the Board Room at Beaver Creek School. All members, guests, and those interested in learning about the activities of FBCL are invited to attend. The theme for this year’s meeting is: Libraries Rock and The Great American Read. RSVP to Gail Mello, 300-2926 or Judy McBride, 567-4648. Election of Board members, refreshments, door prizes, and lots of good information. Also, mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Trek for Tech, March 23rd, 2019!
Tuesday, 11/6-The Veterans Day Concert at Beaver Creek School begins at 7 PM. Everyone is invited to attend, especially veterans and their family members. Please help us honor their service.

Saturday, 11/10–RUSSELL MESA OVERLOOK Hike, meet at Rollins Park at 9 AM.  Steep hillside, some difficult parts.  2 miles.  Explore possible new trails with Stan Mish. For more information or to sign up, please call Susan Sim at 928-325-0010.

Sunday, 11/11-FEE FREE Day at all National Parks
Saturday, 11/17–GOLDEN GULCH Hike.  Meet at the Forestglen Trailhead at 9 AM.  Easy to moderate.  2.5 miles.  Explore this popular trail with geologist, Steven Semken.  For more information or to sign up for the hike, please call Susan Sim at 928-325-0010.
Regularly Scheduled Meetings & Activities November 1 thru 10
 
Saturday, 11/3–Bird Walks at Montezuma Well  will be hosted by NPS from 8:30 AM to 11 AM the first and third Saturdays through April.  Meet at the Montezuma Well picnic area.  For more information please contact NPS at 928-567-3322, ext 0.
Monday, 11/5-The Beaver Creek Community Association (BCCA)  meets at 3:00 PM in the BC Adult Center. Please contact Janet Aniol at 928-592-2839 for further information. www.BeaverCreekAZ.us
 
Tuesday, 11/6–The BC Adult Center Board  meets at 10 AM in the Center Library. Planning for activities and operations. Please call Phil Edwards at 928-274-0265 for details.
 
Friday, 11/9–The BC Preservation & Historical Society  meets at 10 AM in the Beaver Creek Adult Center Library.  In honor of Veteran’s Day, Rob Estrada will be back to present “A Vet’s Story” about his father, Captain Estrada’s decorated military service.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  He will share the fascinating story of his father’s WWII service. The program will be followed by the regular meeting of the Board. Please contact President Judy McBride at 928-567-4648 for more information. www.beavercreekhistory.com
Saturday, 11/10–Free food is available at Beaver Creek School  from 7:45 to 9 AM.  Food is always available the second Saturday of each month for distribution to everyone and during the month as needed.  Emergency boxes are available by calling the school at 928-567-4631
Saturday, 11/10-The Donation Pancake Breakfast is from 8 to 10 AM at the Beaver Creek Adult Center. Join your neighbors at the Center for pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, and fruit – all for a suggested donation of $5. Yummy!! Phone:  928-567-4556
National Park Service   News Release
 
For Immediate Release – October 19, 2018
Krystina Isaac, Park Ranger, Krystina_Isaac@nps.gov
-Camp Verde, AZ
-Clarkdale, AZ
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot to Commemorate Native American Heritage Month with Indigenous Arts, Crafts, and Cultural Event
 
In honor of Native peoples’ contributions to American culture, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will host special events each weekend in November to commemorate National Native American Heritage Month. Native Americans have added to every area of endeavor in American life. They built North America’s earliest cities, domesticated its first crops, and developed its earliest great civilizations.
All events will take place from 10:00a.m. until 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
The National Park Service invites the public to participate in these events throughout November:
  • November 3: Join us for our 4th annual Yavapai-Apache Nation Celebration at Montezuma Castle from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This event will feature many artists, singers, and dancers honoring both Yavapai and Apache history and heritage.
  • November 3-4: On Saturday, Jacob Butler from Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community will be at Tuzigoot demonstrating shell etching and turquoise inlay. On Sunday, Ron Carlos from Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community will be at Tuzigoot demonstrating the rare tradition of paddle and anvil pottery, knowledge carried since the time of the Sinagua and Hohokam. Join us for storytelling at 2pm with Ryon Polequaptewa at Montezuma Castle on Sunday.
  • November 10-11. Hopi weaver Davis Maho will be demonstrating traditional Hopi weaving styles at Montezuma Castle on Saturday and Tuzigoot on Sunday. Jimmy Yawakia and Duran Gasper will be demonstrating Zuni jewelry and fetish carving at Tuzigoot on Saturday and Montezuma Castle on Sunday. Hopi High School’s classical guitar ensemble will perform at Montezuma Castle on Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
  • November 11: All National Parks are fee free for Veterans Day.
  • November 17-18: Brothers Jeremy and Kyle Navenma will be demonstrating their artwork inspired by living on the Hopi Mesas at Tuzigoot on Saturday and Montezuma Castle on Sunday. Priscilla Nieto from Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM will be demonstrating her jewelry at Montezuma Castle on Saturday and Tuzigoot on Sunday.
  • November 24-25. Hopi artist Norm Cuch will be demonstrating old-style katsina carving at Montezuma Castle on Saturday and Tuzigoot on Sunday. Samuel Masayumptewa will be demonstrating katsina carving and talking about the Hopi culture at Tuzigoot on Saturday and Montezuma Castle on Sunday.
For further information, call 928-567-3322, extension zero,
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Trails Day, Missing Horse, BCAC New Years Party

 
Dear Neighbors
Just a quick update this morning.  The annual Beaver Creek Trails Day is today at Sycamore Park in Lake Montezuma.  A new trail is being considered.  Please stop by and make comments.  The cowboy coffee will be ready at 11 AM and the Dutch oven enchiladas and peach cobbler will be ready at noon.
Sadly the missing horse which needs daily medication has still not returned to her owner. Katrin  has reason to believe that she is now in someone’s yard in the Rimrock area.  Below is an update with new pictures, and the owner is offering a reward to anyone who will lead her to the mare’s exact whereabouts.

The Beaver Creek Adult Center has two upcoming events that are time sensitive.  If you want to sign up for vendor space, indoors or outside, for the Arts & Crafts Festival on November 2 & 3; please see the information below and make that call now.  On New Year’s Eve, the Adult Center is sponsoring a Casino Party from 2 to 5 PM run by event specialists.  Please reserve your seat now since the price goes up in November.  The Center does need an accurate count for this event.  More information is below.

See you in the park today,
the calendar crew
Additional Event Information
BEAVER CREEK TRAILS DAY, 10/20
Celebrate Beaver Creek Trails Day, Saturday, October 20–  from 11 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, October 20 in Sycamore Park at 4710 E Beaver Vista Rd in Lake Montezuma (next to the bridge).   Enjoy free Dutch oven cooking, cowboy coffee and lemonade. (Coffee will be ready at 11 and lunch served at noon) Local trails maps are available and County and Federal agency representatives will be present to answer questions. BC Trails Day is sponsored by the Beaver Creek Trails Coalition (BCTC) which will have information about a proposed new trail & trailhead, regional group hikes, and how YOU can get involved.  There will be items for children.
NEW YEARS EVE PARTY

BCAC will be  celebrating New Year’s Eve with an afternoon Casino Party from 2:00-5:00 pm. The party will be put on by Arizona Event Professionals from Flagstaff. They provide everything needed to play: tables, dealers, chips, cards, etc,  So far tables have been ordered for Texas Holdem, Roullette, Black Jack, and more can be added. $25 per person will include $500 in chips to play with, plus food, party hats, noise makers, prizes, etc. IN ORDER TO KNOW HOW MANY GUESTS TO PLAN FOR, IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND YOU NEED TO RESERVE YOUR TABLE NOW!!  If you wait until November to reserve your spot, the price goes to $30 per person. These professional events are always so much fun!!   Call 928-567-4556 to reserve.

ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
Friday and Saturday, November 2 & 3, 2018, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Vendor spaces are still available for both inside and outside spaces. Contact Diane at 928-592-9139 for more information.
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