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REBUILDING AND REIMAGINING REITZ RANCH – YC VERDE ART GALLERY EXHIBITION AT VERDE ART GALLERY ON CLARKDALE CAMPUS

Exhibit runs January 16 – February 9; reception at 5 p.m. Friday, January 19

The show is about  the late Don Reitz, who created ceramic masterpieces on his ranch in Clarkdale, and the artists who followed him and kept Reitz’s vision alive. To the outside world, Don Reitz  was considered one of the fathers of modern ceramics. In its press release, the College says that “This show is about Sheryl and Ted and the group of artists who have joined them to build on this vision. `One by one, they just started showing up and before we knew it, we were surrounded by Don’s memories and the people he inspired,” said Sheryl Leigh-DaVault.’”

There is a reception reception at 5 p.m. Friday, January 19 at the Art Gallery on the Verde Campus.

The event is free and open to the public. Complimentary small bites and wine available for purchase from the Southwest Wine Center.

COLLEGE USES HOLIDAY FOR EIGHT SPECIAL EVENTS ON PRESCOTT CAMPUS

No similar holiday events scheduled for Verde Campus or at Sedona Center; Illustrates enormous difference in campus development between East (Verde Valley) and West (Prescott) sides of the County

How holiday events are created and advertised by Yavapai Community College illustrates the lack of development on the Verde Campus and Sedona Center when compared to the Prescott Campus.  Listed below are eight events specifically created and produced by the College that are held only on the Prescott Campus.  They include: 

November 17:    Students/staff decorating the Yavapai College Holiday light parade float.

November 22:   Students/staff walking with float in parade.

December 1:     Luminary event at sculpture garden in afternoon. (See earlier blog.)

December 1:      7:30 p.m. Choirs and dancers with acclaimed soprano & special guest Carmen Cancel.

December 3:      3 p.m.  Community College Jazz, Bands & Orchestra

December 14, 15 & 16:  Yavapai College Performing Arts Department presents “White Christmas.” The show feature students, faculty, and community members in starring roles, plus a live pit orchestra of talented musicians.

In addition, two other events are being held at the Performing Arts Center during December.  They are:  Dec. 5, “The Hot Sardines:  Holiday Stomp;” and Dec. 10, Prescott Pops Symphony.  

COLLEGE PLANS LUMINARIA EVENT ON PRESCOTT CAMPUS DEC 1

No similar event planned on Verde Campus

The College announced it will hold a “luminaria” even Friday, December 1, 2018 beginning at 5:30 on the Prescott Campus sculpture garden.  No similar event has been announced for the Verde Campus. The following is the College’s advertisement for the event.

 

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WINE RELEASE, CERAMIC ART & PLANT SALE ON VERDE CAMPUS DEC 8

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COLLEGE SALUTING VETERANS ON VERDE CAMPUS TUESDAY, NOV. 14

Celebration features information about community resources for veterans, a student art display, food, beverages, and more

Yavapai College will salute veterans with a pair of special events this month.  On Tuesday, November 14 the first celebration will take place on the Verde Campus, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in Building M, room 203.

The College says the celebration will feature information about community resources for veterans, a student art display, food, beverages, live music and a chance to read and reflect on the names of Arizona servicemen and women who have lost their lives serving their country in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

The celebration  is free and everyone is welcome.

A similar celebration will be held on the Prescott Campus the following day, Wednesday  from 4 to 7 p.m. in Building 19, Room 147, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

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YAVAPAI COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOOD PANTRY RIBBON CUTTING

Event to be held on Prescott Campus, Building 1, back hallway of advising offices, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:45 p. m.

I AM YC has been working hard to open the first ever Yavapai Community College Food Pantry. It has been successful.  The purpose of the pantry,  located on the Prescott Campus,  is to aid students who are “facing food insecurity.” The College urges students, staff and others to stop by on October 10 to learn more and see the food pantry during the ribbon cutting ceremony .

PRESCOTT CAMPUS TO CELEBRATE STAFF, STUDENTS AND FAMILY DURING ROUGHRIDER NATION DAYS: OCTOBER 13-14

Athletic events, evening barbeque, concert and morning brunch drive celebration; No similar celebration apparently planned for Verde Campus

Yavapai Community College has announced that it will celebrate staff, students and family during Roughrider Nation Days.  Roughrider Nation Days will coincide with the Prescott Campus Family Weekend, October 13-14.  No similar celebration is being held on the Verde Campus on the East side of the County.

The events on the Prescott Campus include:  Friday, October 13, 5 p.m., concert and barbecue in the Roughrider Circle near Building 19 on the Prescott Campus. The barbecue will be followed at 7 p.m. by a Roughrider Volleyball match vs. South Mountain in the YC gym.

 A second event will be held Saturday, October 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m., which is a pancake brunch in the Rider Diner in Building 3 on the Prescott Campus.

The Prescott Campus bookstore, says the College, will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and “visitors are welcome to enjoy the fall beauty on self-guided campus tours.” At 6 p.m. the Community College Soccer team takes on  Mesa Community College at Ken Lindley Field.

PAC ON PRESCOTT CAMPUS OFFERS SEVERAL BIG EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER

Dinner before show costs $32

The Performing Arts Center on the Prescott campus has lined up several outstanding events for Prescott residents during the month of September. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for dinner. Alcoholic beverages and gratuity is not included in your pre-show dinner ticket price. Tickets for show admission are purchased separately. Vegetarian option available.

Pre-Show Dinners offered at the following performances:

The Beach Boys | Cilantro Lime Marinated Grilled Flank Steak with Olive Relish

Chris Botti | Ginger Soy Glazed Salmon with Lemon & Scallions

Scotty McCreery | Chicken Saltimbocca

The Texas Tenors | Grilled Petit Filet

Garrison Keillor | BBQ Boneless Chicken Breast

The Pirates of Penzance | Baked Stuffed Pork Chops

Michael Londra and the Celtic Fire | Traditional Slow-Cooked Corned Beef

Catherine Russell | Roasted Rosemary Rack of Lamb

 

VERDE CAMPUS HOSTS SHAKESPEARE’S “TAMING OF THE SHREW”

Free performance at Mayberry pavilion Saturday, September 9, at 7 PM

The Laark Production Company will present Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” at the Maybery Pavilion on the Verde Campus Saturday evening, September 9, at 7 PM. The performance is free and opened to all the public.

The Yavapai Community College Verde Valley Campus is located at 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale.

DISTRICT GOVERNING BOARD MEETING AUGUST 8 AT 1 PM ON PRESCOTT CAMPUS ROCK HOUSE

Agenda for meeting published late on Friday before meeting

The Yavapai Community College District Governing Board will meet at 1 PM on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The meeting will take place on the Prescott Campus at the Rock House. The meeting will begin at 1 PM. The Rock House is located at 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ.

The full agenda for the meeting is usually posted late Friday afternoon of the Friday before the Tuesday meeting. It can be found when it is posted by clicking here.

Often, PowerPoint presentations that are used during the Board meeting are not posted along with the agenda. They generally appear after the meeting if they were not previously posted.