Dear Neighbors
This is just another quick note to help us keep in mind the activities available in our local area for the weekend.
Today the BC Preservation & Historical Society has an exceptionally fine guest speaker starting at 9 AM in the Beaver Creek Adult Center.  On Saturday morning from 8 AM to 9 AM is the Beaver Creek Rd Cleanup.  We have really trashed our main road.  Please give an hour if you can.  Before the cleanup grab some free food at Beaver Creek School and afterward join the special hike starting at 10 AM.  All the details are below.  Afterward maybe you’d like to reward yourselves with lunch or dinner out at one of our local restaurants.
Bonnie Best, a librarian at BC Library, has provided us more information on free tax preparation.  The chart she provided is below.  Also there will be a health screening at the library on March 13.  The flyer information is below.
Whatever or where ever you choose to be in the Verde Valley today & tomorrow, the March weather looks perfect for outside activities.  Sunday there is a possibility of a rain shower.
Cleaning up BC Road,
. . . . . the calendar crew 
2nd Weekend in March Special Events
Friday, 3/9–The BC Preservation & Historical Society  meets at 9 AM in the Beaver Creek Adult Center.  BCPHS is combining its March meeting with the annual meeting.  Along with the annual meeting reports and election of officers (which will be done in a very timely manner), Rob Estrada will be giving a presentation about Lulu Verde, the Apache child who was raised by the Wales Arnold family.   Please contact President Judy McBride at 928-567-4648 for more information.   (See flyer below)
Saturday, 3/10- The Community Beaver Creek Rd Cleanup sponsored by Verde Valley Ancestral Gardens and BC Kiwanis starts at 8 AM.  The area targeted is between McGuireville and Beaver Creek School.  Please volunteer with us to get this done.  Trash pickup sticks and county-approved bags will be available from VVAG in the Nikki’s Grill parking lot and at the Kiwanis sign in located by the recycling bins.  We are asking you to donate one hour of your time to help cleanup what should be beautiful Beaver Creek Rd. Caution signs will be out along BC Road.  Please wear gloves!
Saturday, 3/10–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, 3/10–The Second Saturday Hike  starts at 10 AM at the Forestglen Trailhead located at the intersection of Forestglen and Redrock Drive at the southeast end of Wickiup Mesa.  The hike will take the Cedar Knoll Trail and the Sunset Loop back Cedar Knoll Trail and the trailhead, approximately 3.5 miles total. Featured Guest will be Janie Agyagos, Wildlife Biologist, Coconino National Forest Service, who will talk about all things biological, including birds (bring binoculars).   Please contact Kenn Trout at 928-567-4162 for further information. (See flyer below)
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