NEWS & REVIEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS

FRIDAY, MAY  17

9 am (at Natural History Institute) • 
Natural History Book Club • We offer guided discussions on a diverse array of environmental and natural history literature in a welcoming atmosphere. This month we’ll discuss On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor. In 2009, while thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet: How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others fade? What makes us follow or strike off on our own? Location: NHI, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott. Read More »

SATURDAY, MAY 18

11 am • SPECIAL Zoo Animal Storytime • Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary will bring an assortment of furry, crawly and even some creepy creatures to share. Afterward, local author N.E. Colby will read from her book, Zoo Vet and the Otter. This is sure to be a fun, interactive, and informative event! Read More »

MONDAY, MAY  20

dharma wheel5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

open mic5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Hosted by local poet Eric Larson. Experience the power of the spoken word! 
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THURSDAY, MAY 23

5:30 pm • Prescott Area Feminist Book Club • Our goal is to build and strengthen the feminist community in the Prescott area, to learn and grow from each other’s experiences and contributions, and to create a springboard for feminist-centered, intersectional social change in our community and beyond. This month we'll discuss Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West.
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SATURDAY, MAY 25

1mural butterfly detail1 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

2 pm • Patricia Brooks Reading & Booksigning •
Patricia will read from her most recent book. Sick as My Secrets is a powerful, compassionate and moving memoir told by a strong and honest woman who overcame her desperate need for alcohol to handle stress in her young life. She is immensely proud of her 35-year recovery story and spiritual transformation and communicates her courage through writing memoir and speaking about her work. Read More »

MONDAY, MAY  27

dharma wheel5:30 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 1

mural butterfly detail11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

2 pm • Gwendolyn Waring • Natural History of the San Francisco Peaks • Join us for a discussion & booksigning with author, ecologist, and artist Gwendolyn Waring. Her new book about the unique natural history of Flagstaff’s major sky island and volcanic mountain is the first book ever published on the subject. Read More »

MONDAY, JUNE 3

dharma wheel5:30 - 7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

mural butterfly detail11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

2 pm • Flagstaff Writers: Jesse Sensibar & Nicole Walker • Jesse will read from his book Blood in the Asphalt: Prayers from the Highway, a chronicle of life spent as a tow truck driver on the lonely highways of the American Southwest. Nicole will read from her book The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet, a collaborative, intimate compendium of short environmental and personal essays. Read More »

MONDAY, JUNE  10

dharma wheel5:30 - 7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

5:30 pm • Death Cafe • Hosted by Dani LaVoire. We meet on the second Thursday of the month. The objective is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.”
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SATURDAY, JUNE 15

mural butterfly detail11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

MONDAY, JUNE  17

dharma wheel5:30 - 7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

3 pm • 21st Century Literary Fiction Book Club •  Join us to discuss literary works of merit published from 2000 to the present. This month we will discuss Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan, which was awarded the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Read More »

FRIDAY, JUNE  21

9 am (at Natural History Institute) • 
Natural History Book Club • We offer guided discussions on a diverse array of environmental and natural history literature in a welcoming atmosphere. This month we’ll discuss Upstream by beloved poet Mary Oliver. Location: NHI, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 22

mural butterfly detail11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

MONDAY, JUNE  24

dharma wheel5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

open mic5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Hosted by local poet Eric Larson. Experience the spoken word! Read More »

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

5:30 pm • Prescott Area Feminist Book Club • Our goal is to build and strengthen the feminist community in the Prescott area. Please stay tuned for this month’s book selectionRead More »

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

mural butterfly detail11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

2 pm • Dr. Catherine Athans • Intelligence of the Heart • Join us for an inspiring reading, discussion & booksigning. Dr. Athans explains how you can change your life, bring peace to your mind, health to your body, and develop more satisfying relationships with others in her new book, The Heart Brain: Did You Know You Have 3 Brains?
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REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS

SATURDAYS – 11 amChildren’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, and a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

MONDAYS at 5:30 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights at the Peregrine to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” All open hearts are welcome. For more information, contact John Lorenz (928) 445-5179.

MONTHLY • Death Cafe • Socrates Cafe • Natural History Book Club • Open Mic Poetry • Feminist Book Club • 21st Century Literary Fiction Book Club

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