The snowbirds have been coming back just in time for October events.
We had our first spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the First Assembly of God Church to raise money to send the kids to camp. Food was good but it was the waiter and waitresses that stood out, several of the kids pitched in and were so much fun.
Chief Hess will be instructing the next CPR and First Aid Certification classes on October 23rd, 2014 beginning at 9:00am. Classes are held in Parker at the AWC Tech Center, 1120 16th Street across from Parker High School. Each class costs $30.00 and is four hours long. Both classes require 8 hours and $60.00 in total. Space is limited. Call 928-927-6556 or 928-916-2864.
Oct 27-Sgt Xavier Frausto appreciation day at the community center at 7:00 p.m.
He has given us twenty years of faithful service. So let’s show him how proud and thankful we are that he chose our community to serve and protect.
Twice a year, Quartzsite Rotary asks volunteers to help with this endeavor to show unity and pride in our town. We will be getting down and dirty picking up trash this Saturday, October 25th, at 8 AM. We meet at the elephant tanks on Highway 95 and we spend a few hours beautifying both sides of the road. Rotary will provide safety vests and trash bags plus a short safety talk so we all go home in one piece!
VFW is having a welcome back snowbird breakfast in a bag at the VFW parking lot. It is going to be at 8 till on October 25th. https://www.facebook.com/events/717528258328416/
Halloween will be a special trick and treat for the kids with lots of activities planned at the school, library and Al’s RV Park. There is a very good article about the history of our Halloween and what will be going on this year http://paloverdevalleytimes.com/main.asp?SectionID=215&SubSectionID=751&ArticleID=20618&TM=33183.82
Nov 1–Walk With the Past by the Cemetery Board from 1-3:00. This is so interesting well worth taking the time to go to this unique event. If you would like to be an actor or help participate call 928-927-6593 and ask for Dinice.
Nov 1- First Craft Show and garage sale of the season at QIA. Always so much to choose from.
Nov 5 New this year Farmers Market at Desert Gardens with homemade items also. They are still looking for vendors if anyone’s interested please call Gail at 920 4929 800 spots are $15.oo.
Nov 8 – Rotary Days in the Park is a fun filled day with lots going on. Watch for their flyers around town and list of events in the newspaper.
Nov 18- Celia’s Rainbow Gardens Annual Spaghetti Dinner at QIA with music to dance off all that food.
Nov 29-30 – 3rd annual Santa’s Workshop Arts and Crafts Festival at Tyson Wells Showgrounds. Call Business Chamber 928-927-9321.
Dec 6- Soup & Chowder Festival Benefit for the Quartzsite Food Bank. Help raise money for the Food Bank and vote for the best Soup & Chowder around these parts. $5 donation goes toward tasting all the soup & chowder and desert. Raffles drawings. Volunteers, deserts and items to be raffled needed. For more information call Pamela Caskey at 928-927-6321 or 603-34-0647.
Most of these events are run by volunteers and they can always use more help.
If you have an event coming up contact me.