This series of free public jazz concerts is in it's 12th season of performances in the Village Area of Yuma Palms Mall on Thursday evenings. Featuring nationally known as well regional artists, the venue has handy eateries and shops, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own seating. More info at YumaJazz.com.
Lace up your sneakers and enjoy a casual, feet-friendly walking tour of Yuma's downtown district. Tour guide, Steve Cook, will highlight historic sites while sharing stories of life in Yuma a century ago. Get a glimpse of the rugged roads that led to today's Yuma. Tours depart and return to the Sanguinetti House Museum, located at 240 S. Madison Ave. in historic Yuma. For more information call 928-782-1841
Love haunted history? Join Sanguinetti House Museum, if you dare, for a night trolley tour through the streets of Yuma's historic downtown district. Hear hair-raising stories of murder and mayhem form Yuma's days of old. more information at www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/yuma or call 928-782-1842
Over nearly a century, the Yuma County Library District has grown to include a Main Library and seven branches. The library district provides public library services to visitors and residents of Yuma County as “your center for information, community enrichment, recreational reading, and lifelong learning.” Each library features books, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, Internet access and wireless service, CDs, DVDs, and best of all, helpful staff to assist you. The full calendar of events can be seen here.
Come and experience the wonders of clay and learn basic techniques of hand building and how to glaze to create imaginative and incredible pieces at the North End Community Center on Mondays. The fee is $66; $55 for city residents plus additional fees for clay. Preregistration is required by April 15th at the Yuma Art Center, Parks & Recreation (located inside City Hall) or call 928-373-5202 or 928-373-5200.
Weld Like A Girl is an empowerment project for girls and women, using welding and creativity to boost self-esteem and whole-person wellness. They provide a safe space to explore the mysterious world of welding and cutting hot metal. The whole point is to make empowerment accessible. If you think you cannot do something then you try it and it turns out you actually CAN do it, just imagine all of the things you CAN do next! Please register on-line at weldlikeagirl.us or call 928-482-2288. For a list of upcoming events chick here.
Sign up for a self-paced class to work on self-directed projects. An instructor is on-site for guidance. Clay firing fee included if enrolled in the session.
Fee: $90; $75 with City resident credit; $15 drop in per class, plus additional fees for clay and firing. Ages 14 -adult.
Registration for this program through April 25, 2018. Pre-registration is required. No onsite registration will be accepted. We reserve the right to cancel classes/programs due to insufficient registration or other causes beyond our control. A minimum of 8 participants is required.
Registration may be done in person at the Yuma Art Center, at Parks & Recreation Department located inside City Hall, or by calling 928- 373-5202 or 928-373-5200.
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Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the YumaShowTickets.com site.
The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations. For a complete listing of events or to sign up for their newsletter please visit their website at YumaLibrary.org.