Monday, May 21, 2018

LOCAL INFO & EVENTS

Stage 3 Fire Restrictions

Several jurisdictions throughout Northeastern Arizona have initiated fire restrictions. Navajo and Apache Counties have initiated Stage 3 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated areas. The City of Show Low and the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside are also under Stage 3 Fire Restrictions. The Towns of Snowflake and Taylor are under Stage 1 restrictions. Due to increasing drought conditions…

MCNEIL WATERLINE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

A contractor for the City of Show Low is installing a new water main in the eastbound lane of West McNeil from Fox Run to the Deuce of Clubs. Periodically, traffic along West McNeil may be closed or reduced to one lane, resulting in minor delays. Business traffic and local traffic will be maintained. The…

FREE SHOWING OF DISNEYNATURE ‘BEARS’ RESCHEDULED

The free Movie in the Park of the nature documentary, Disneynature’s “Bears,” is rescheduled to Friday, May 25, beginning at 8 p.m. at Frontier Fields, 660 N. 9th Place, in Show Low. The film, originally scheduled to air on May 11, was canceled because of high winds. Bring your blankets and camp chairs and experience…

FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK – DISNEYNATURE ‘BEARS’

Viewers can watch—for free—the nature documentary, Disneynature’s “Bears,” on tonight (5/11) beginning at 8 p.m. at Frontier Fields, 660 N. 9th Place. Bring your blankets and camp chairs and experience the fun of watching a movie under the stars. Beverages and delicious treats will be available for purchase. Attendees are asked to help keep Frontier…

BMX RACE FOR LIFE SUPPORTS LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

BMX racers of all ages are invited to enter the Race for Life on Saturday, May 19, at the Show Low BMX track at Nikolaus Homestead Park, 1001 E. Mills, for $10 per racer. Registration and practice is from 3 to 4 p.m., with the race immediately following. No membership is required. The annual Race…

FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK – JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

Don’t miss your chance to watch a popular comedy adventure movie, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (rated PG-13), on Friday, June 15, beginning at 8 p.m. at Frontier Fields, 660 N. 9th Place. Bring your blankets and camp chairs and experience the fun of watching this family adventure outdoors. Beverages and delicious treats will be…

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

The entire region of the White Mountains is currently in Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. This includes not only forest but county and cities as well including private property. Under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions There are NO fires, including campfires, charcoal, coal or wood allowed and smoking is only allowed in an enclosed vehicle or building.…

REGISTRATION FOR NFL YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL CLOSES MAY 19

Register now through Saturday, May 19, for a six-week NFL youth flag football league for boys and girls in grades first through sixth for $50 a player, which includes a reversible NFL jersey. Twice-weekly games and practices on Tuesday and Thursday evenings begin Tuesday, June 12, at Frontier Fields in Show Low. Late registrations will…

LEARN BASIC TO ADVANCED BABYSITTING SKILLS THIS SUMMER

Teens and pre-teens can learn the step-by-step basics of childcare and safety plus valuable Magic Backpack techniques to entertain children, promotion methods to find babysitting jobs, money management and recordkeeping tips, and turning babysitting into a profitable, successful business. Participants will learn what it takes to be professional and organized and, ultimately, how to become…

APPLIANCE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT

NACOG Community Services Administration offers appliance repair or replacement for low income families. This includes cook stoves, refrigerators, furnaces, water heaters, washer & dryers and utility systems. Contact a case coordinator at 358-3051 or go online to NACOG.ORG to begin your application process.

JOIN THE FUN AT SUMMER PLAY DAYS 2018

Register your child, 5 to 11 years old, for Summer Play Days 2018, an eight-week drop-in recreation program from June 4th through July 26th, with most sessions held at the Show Low Teen Center, 620 E. McNeil. Each week features a new themed adventure, offering youth a summer’s worth of fun, new friends, field trips,…

STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED

Stage II Fire Restrictions within the City of Show and the rest of Apache Sitgreaves National Forests are now in effect. Which means: No Campfires. No smoking except in enclosed vehicles and buildings. No chainsaw use. No explosives, fireworks or tracer rounds. Stage I Fire Restrictions implemented April 23. Campfires in designated developed campgrounds only.…

CITY TO BEGIN W. MCNEIL WATERLINE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

Beginning Monday (5/7), a contractor for the City of Show Low will begin installing a new water main in the eastbound lane of West McNeil from Fox Run to the Deuce of Clubs. Periodically, traffic along West McNeil may be reduced to one lane, resulting in minor delays. Closures to West McNeil are also expected,…

SHOW LOW LIBRARY’S FUNDRAISER

Tickets are available for the Show Low Library Friends’ “Party with a Purpose” fundraiser on Saturday, June 16th, at 6 p.m. at Show Low Public Library. Enjoy Indian tacos with all the fixings, live entertainment by the John Darst Band, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are $24 for general admission and $30 for VIP…

STAR WARS DAY

“May the ‘Fourth’ be with you!” Star Wars fans will be treated to themed activities grouped by ages from toddlers to adults this Friday (5/4), from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Show Low Public Library. Kids ages 0 to 6 can participate in Yoda Yoga, a puppet show and making a Wookie. All ages…

SHOW LOW’S FARMERS’ MARKET & ART WALK

The largest farmers’ market in the White Mountains opens Saturday, May 26, when Show Low Main Street’s Farmers’ Market & Art Walk begins its ninth season. The weekly Saturday market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Festival Marketplace, 1034 E. Deuce of Clubs, through September. For more information about the market or…

FLICK WITH THE CHAMBER: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Yep! It’s another Avengers’ movie and the best way to kick off your summer. Flick With The Chamber will be on Tuesday May 8th at WME Theatres Village 8 in Lakeside for the movie, popcorn, soda/water, light-fare dinner, something sweet, 50/50 drawing, prizes, giveaways, and a good time—all for just $20 per person! Purchase tickets…

JEWELRY MAKING FOR KIDS AND ADULTS

Kids, ages 4 to 8 years, and adults can learn to make simple, beautiful jewelry on Friday, May 11, at two separate sessions at Show Low Public Library. The adult session is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the kids’ session is from 3 to 5 p.m. These are free events. A maximum of…

NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH & FITNESS DAY

Health and fitness for older adults is the focus of “National Senior Health and Fitness Day” on Wednesday, May 30th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Show Low Senior Center, 301 E. McNeil. This event, sponsored by White Mountain Meals on Wheels and Show Low Senior Center, emphasizes the importance of regular physical activity…

SHOW LOW LIBRARY HOSTS FUNDRAISER

Come join the Show Low Library Friends at a “Party with a Purpose” on Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m. at Show Low Public Library, 181 N. 9th Street. The fun-filled fundraising event will include Indian tacos with all the fixings, live entertainment by the John Darst Band, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are…

SHOW LOW TV LAUNCHES NEW HD CHANNEL

Show Low TV (the city’s government access station), is launching a new high-definition channel on Tuesday, May 1st, on cable channel 1056. Viewers can watch all their favorite shows—except they will be clearer, brighter and sharper. Cable subscribers without an HD compatible device can still view the existing SD (standard-definition) channel on 56.

SHOW LOW FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER OFFERS MAY SWIM LESSONS

Registration is open for May swim lessons at Show Low Family Aquatic Center, 1100 W. Deuce of Clubs. Two sessions will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 6 p.m. or 6:15 to 7 p.m. beginning May 7 and continuing through May 23 for children ages 2 to 12 years old. For class…

CITIZENS URGED TO PROVIDE COMMENTS FOR ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION...

The Arizona Department of Transportation has issued its tentative five-year transportation plan and is asking for public feedback until 5 p.m. June 5th. Local citizens are urged to send comments to ADOT in support of five state highway projects in the region. Three of the five projects are listed in the plan. Without public support,…

STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED IN SHOW LOW

Stage one fire restrictions within the City of Show Low are now in effect. Mayor Daryl Seymore has issued an emergency proclamation indicating the following acts will be prohibited until further notice: Burning a fire or campfire. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building. Use of explosive targets or tracer round ammunition. The use…

Free Fishing Clinic at Woodland Lake

The Arizona Game and Fish Department along with the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside will host a free fishing clinic at Woodland Lake Park on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to noon. The lake is scheduled to be stocked with trout prior to the clinic, so the fish should be biting. No fishing licenses are required…