Exhibition of three local artists in the Abstract theme showcasing their work in clay, oil, and acrylic paint and collage. The event is free and open to the public. The opening reception is on Sat. Sept. 9th at 4:30.
To successfully compete in the government marketplace, you must first understand where you fit in. This fun, lively class will take you through the WHO, WHAT, WHY, WHERE AND WHEN of all levels of government contracting. Ask questions from the experts and determine if you are ready to pursue government contracts.
Presented by Nichole Jackson, Procurement Specialist, AZ APEX
Co-host: AZ APEX
Register at bit.ly/SBDCgovernment
Join our panel lecture, sponsored by Arizona Humanities featuring Adolfo Castillo, Publisher Editorial & Creative of Western Art Collector magazine part of International Artist Publishing LLC. The lecture will be centered around the subject of collecting artifacts and artwork.
Panelists: Adolfo Castillo—publisher of Western Art Collector and private collector; Diana Pardue—chief curator at Heard Museum, institutional lender to Artesanía del Pueblo; June White—private collector and lender to Artesanía del Pueblo. Moderated by Dr. Eduardo Pagán—DCWM Adjunct Curator of History.
Free and open to the public. Great for folk art collectors, art lovers, history buffs and travel enthusiasts.
Mexican Folk Art: Artesanía del Pueblo exhibition we have on view in our Cultural Crossroads Learning Center. Made possible by the Mexican Consulate in Phoenix, the Tuscan Museum of Art, The Heard Museum, ASU Art Museum, Amerind Museum, and several private collectors to share the tradition of Mexican folk art from various regions of Mexico from the past through current date. This exhibition is on view through April 28, 2024.
By exporting your products and services to the global marketplace, you can develop more market share and grow your business.
We will cover the six steps to exporting:
Register at: bit.ly/SBDCexporting
Co-hosts: U.S. Commercial Service, Mohave SBDC, & Coconino SBDC
Maria, a Grief Recovery Coach, will be offering an in-person workshop to help you move through the grief process of losing a pet. This intimate group will meet for 5 consecutive weeks at K9 Konnection Dog Shelter.
As both an energy worker & former Hospice nurse, Maria has witnessed how grief can either swallow us up or teach us some of life's most profound & potent lessons. Our connections with our animal companions are meant to teach us so much about life. Maria will share some helpful & empowering tools to assist each participant in acknowledging, honoring, and moving through the losses they.have experienced. While she is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist (through Grief Recovery Institute) this workshop will not cover that particular evidence-based process, however it will incorporate key points & activities from it. She will also channel Spirit for guidance on what everyone can use in their own grieving journeys. Grieving and healing are not linear processes. By approaching these unique experiences with compassion and grace, we're able to gain the wisdom and medicine that comes from the pain we are also here to feel. Healing takes HEART-a warrior;s heart!
Did you know that over 50 species of dragonflies and damselflies can be found at the Preserve? Join Ranger Eric for a guided walk along the river and lake trails to explore the fascinating world of dragonflies and damselflies. We’ll also see other aquatic and riparian wildlife along the way! Please bring ample water and wear protective clothing and/or sunscreen, and wear sturdy footwear. We will walk about 0.5-1 mile on mostly flat, but occasionally sandy or uneven trails. The walk may be shortened if extreme heat forecasted. Binoculars are available to borrow at the Visitor Center.
MEETING LOCATION: Preserve Visitor Center
Limit 12 participants. To register, please call the Preserve Visitor Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 9 with your name, phone number and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Preserve Visitor Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Thursday, 9/28/23.
Learn a little about these migratory creatures before attending Wickenburg’s annual Bats and Buzzards event on the bridge tonight! Come talk with Ranger Shaun about what you should expect to see, why it’s happening, and how we’re able to predict it well enough to plan a festival around it! MEETING LOCATION: Preserve Visitor Center
No registration required.
Wickenburg High School classes of 1943 through 2003 will meet on Saturday, Sept. 30th at the Wickenburg Community Center from 5:30-11 p.m. Cost for the event is $55 single/$100 couple. The Wickenburg Elks Lodge will have a full bar available to purchase drinks and soft drinks. The meal is being catered by El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant, dessert cookies from C & C Baking Studio and music provided by DJ Mike Wallace.
For complete information and registration call 602-615-5479, Julia Macias Brooks, WHS Class '72 "Wranglers Wrule!"
Join Ranger Kevin for an in-depth look at a variety of plants that call the Hassayampa River Preserve home. Visitors will have the opportunity to examine samples, ask questions, and learn all kinds of interesting facts. We’ll even have a microscope on hand so you can see these plants with an amazing degree of detail. No registration required, just drop on in!
MEETING LOCATION: Nature Center, Main Lobby.
No registration required. Just show up between 2:00-4:00pm!
Join Ranger Kevin as we casually walk the grounds of the Preserve at the tail-end of another desert day, stopping to observe plants and animals while conversing about the importance of riparian areas generally (and Hassayampa specifically) in conserving and protecting a wide range of wildlife. Length of hike is roughly two miles. Trails are rated easy, with very little loose rock, uneven terrain or elevation change; however, there are some sandy areas that make walking a bit more difficult. Please wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, bring plenty of water, and a flashlight. Restrooms are available near the Nature Center. No pets, please.
Limit 12 participants. To register, please call the Visitor Center at (602) 506-2930 ext. 9 with your name, phone number and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Nature Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on 10/3.
Activities for all ages until 3 p.m.
Did you know that over 300 species of birds have been found at the Hassayampa River Preserve? Enjoy an easy-paced walk with seasoned birder and bird bander Anne Leight to spot and identify the many resident and migratory birds of the Preserve. Some binoculars are available to borrow.
MEETING LOCATION: Preserve Visitor Center.
Limit 10 participants. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 9. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Visitor Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on 9/30/23.
Sunset, Strings and Beautiful Things!
The Humane Society of Wickenburg presents Sunset Symphony! A repertoire of light-hearted music with a western flair performed LIVE by the West Valley Symphony orchestra. The event will be held Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 6:30 pm at the Wickenburg Ranch Lake Park. Purchase your tickets now.
Lowell observatory Star Party. Learn about the science of astronomy with educators on hand from the Lowell Observatory. Observe the celestial bodies and explore the vastness of the universe.
Co-hosted by Wickenburg Conservation Fdn. and Wickenburg Parks & Recreation.
Video marketing has grown by leaps and bounds over the last 10 years. What use to require a production crew can now be done with nothing more than a smartphone or a GoPro. In this class, we will have a team of industry professionals on hand to answer individual questions on video marketing and how your business can benefit! Oh, and be ready for a little camera time. We have a little surprise for you!
Marketing Your Business 3-Part Webinar Series Session 1 - The 6 P’s of Marketing
October 11, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Gain an understanding of marketing’s role in your business, your positioning in the marketplace, and why your customers choose you over the competition.
Co-host: Maricopa SBDC
Register at: https://clients.azsbdc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=100430032
Lecture with Gregory McNamee in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center
Join Adam Stein (Arizona State University) and Chrissy Kondrat (Arizona Game & Fish Department) to observe and learn about the Hassayampa MAPS bird banding station, a scientific study involving the marking of individual birds in order to learn about their health, migration, and species distribution across the continent! You’ll get to see birds up close as the researchers collect data on these interesting animals down at the picnic area near the start of the trails. In addition, it is eBird Fall Global Big Day, a 24-hour period where you can help with citizen science by reporting the numbers of birds you see at each location you visit throughout the day to the eBird website or app.
No registration required. Just show up between 7:00-11:00am!
Join Ranger Eric for a guided bird walk to look and listen for resident and migrant species within the diverse desert riparian habitat of the Hassayampa River Preserve. Today is the fall version of eBird Global Big Day, a 24-hour citizen science event dedicated to getting birders into the field across the world to count birds of all species! This is scheduled annually during the peak of spring and fall migrations, so there is the possibility to see high species diversity and rarities! Along the way, we will discuss eBird and citizen science, how to identify birds by sight and sound, and about the behavioral and ecological traits that make them unique. Some binoculars are available to borrow. Please wear sturdy footwear, sun protection and carry ample water for yourself.
MEETING LOCATION: Preserve Visitor Center
Limit 10 participants. To register, please call the Preserve Visitor Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 9 with your name, phone number and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Visitor Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Friday, 10/13/23
Would you like to learn more about birdwatching and community science? Join Ranger Eric for a "Big Sit" style bird count at the picnic area in the palm grove behind the Visitor Center as we learn about birds and learn about community science, using eBird. We will discuss basic bird identification tips and counting methods. Some binoculars are available to borrow. This program is geared towards all physical abilities and ages, and the trail down to the picnic area is barrier-free. Picnic tables are available to sit at and other benches are located around Palm Lake Trail nearby.
MEETING LOCATION: Picnic area behind Preserve Visitor Center at the beginning of the trails.
Limit 15 participants. To register, please call the Preserve Visitor Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 9. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Visitor Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Friday, 10/13/23.
The Wickenburg Breast Cancer Network's "Walk to Boot Breast Cancer" is on Sunday, October 15 at 8 a.m.! The walk begins in front of the Wickenburg Public Library on Apache Street.
This year's theme is: It Takes a Team! Team up with friends and family and put on your most creative or outlandish costumes for the 2023 Walk to Boot Breast Cancer.
Proceeds benefit the Wickenburg Breast Cancer Network (WBCN). Since 2009, WBCN has provided mammograms and diagnostic resources to under-insured and uninsured residents in the Wickenburg area.
Learn more and register online at wickenburgbootsbreastcancer.org.
Katherine Barbarite of Whispering Hooves
“Cowgirl -n- Cowboy” Extravaganza
October 15 – 22, 2023
Marketing Your Business 3-Part Webinar Series Session 2 Planning is a 4-Letter Word
October 18, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Begin creating a marketing plan following a simple 5-step process that links to your organization’s bottom line and overall goals.
Co-host: Maricopa SBDC
Register at: https://clients.azsbdc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=100430033
Lecture with Dr. Eduardo Pagan in the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center
Once a month, the Wickenburg Chamber partners with a member business for an evening of networking. Join Chamber staff and the Wickenburg Community Hospital! The mixer will be held at the hospital's future QWickCare Plaza (1395 W. Wickenburg Way), located on the corner of Saguaro Drive and West Wickenburg Way.
Enjoy drinks and light appetizers. Meet fellow business members from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and make meaningful connections for your business; bring your business cards!
Members also have the opportunity to grab the mic during "Take 5" to share news or information about your business.
You won’t want to miss this Boo-tique Halloween experience. Live pumpkin carvings, giant pumpkins, family carving classes, puppetry, performers, face painting, dozens of whimsical pumpkin displays, photo opportunities, historic 1800s buildings and artifacts, blacksmith demos, food, beer, music, and more! Don’t miss out; limited tickets are available. Get tickets at vultureminetours.com.
October 20-22, 2023: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
October 20-22, 2023: 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
October 27-29, 2023: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
October 27-29, 2023: 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Help cleanup Box Canyon and surrounding recreational areas.
This fun event is open to all ladies interested in having fun and supporting our excellent museum.
Come meet the Las Senoras ladies, learn about the organization, and make new friends.
Join Ranger Eric for an easy-paced, interpretive walk along the Preserve trails to learn about the plants, animals, ecology, and history of the Hassayampa River Preserve. Please wear sun protection, sturdy footwear, and carry ample water. Binoculars are available to borrow at the Visitor Center. We will hike about 1-1.5 miles roundtrip on mostly flat, but occasionally sandy or uneven ground.
MEETING LOCATION: Preserve Visitor Center
Limit 12 participants. To register, please call the Preserve Visitor Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 9 with your name, phone number and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Visitor Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Sunday, 10/22/23.
Marketing Your Business 3-Part Webinar Series Session 3 Understanding Your Target Market
October 25, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Gain an understanding of your ideal customer and where to find more like them. Learn how to engage them through digital marketing strategies.
Co-host: Maricopa SBDC
Register at: https://clients.azsbdc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=100430034