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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.

PRESCOTT CAMPUS IS CENTER OF PRESCOTT FILM FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES JUNE 9 -17

Prescott Festival Executive Director is College Media Director Helen Stephenson

Yavapai Community College is the Center of the Prescott Film Festival that runs from June 9-17 on the Prescott Campus. This is the 8th year of the Festival.

The Executive Director of the independent nonprofit Festival is Professor Helen Stephenson,  who is also the Yavapai College Film and Media Arts Director.

All of the Festival programs, films, and events are scheduled for the Prescott Campus at the Performing Arts Center.

Among the formal sponsors for the program are Yavapai Community College and the Yavapai Community College Film and Media Arts Department.  (See http://prescottfilmfestival.com/sponsors/.)     Is it usual for a Department to sponsor an event?    

 The full Festival schedule and tickets on-line can be obtained at  PrescottFilmFestival.com.

You might recall that the Sedona Film School, which was the successor to the internationally acclaimed Zaki Gordon Film School located at Yavapai College’s Sedona Center, was closed down by Dr. Penelope Wills in 2013. Prior to its closing, the Sedona Film school was heavily involved in the Sedona International Film Festival. 

Grades 1 – 12 in Prescott to produce Cinderella

College partnering with the Missoua Childrens Theatre for summer program (must register by May 19)

The College has announced in a press release that young actors and singers and assistant directors in grades one through 12 are invited to experience a full-scale musical production this summer when Yavapai College and Missoula Children’s Theatre stage the classic fairy tale, “Cinderella.”

The production will take shape between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. June 19-23 at the Yavapai College Prescott campus. Performances are at 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the YC Performing Arts Center.

Additional post-rehearsal theater workshops in acting, improvisation and makeup are available during production week.

Registration information and materials, including participation fees, are available by emailing lorrie.vodika@yc.edu. Call 928-776-2045. The registration deadline is May 19.

 

BALLET WEST II SATURDAY AT SEDONA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT 7 P.M.

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CATHERINE RUSSELL CONCERT IN CAMP VERDE FRIDAY NIGHT

Concert begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts this Friday, which is located at 210 Camp Lincoln Rd.
Camp Verde, Arizona 86322

The School District describes the Center as “a professional, well-appointed theater with comfortable, swing up cushioned burgundy seating for 424 patrons. Audience area is handicap accessible, handsomely carpeted with stage ramps and wide, numbered, well-lit aisles. Professional audio, lighting, rigging, staging, large dressing rooms, spacious Lobby with ticket booth and large restrooms.”