Events


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Aug
9
2018
3:00 PM
Aug
23
2018
5:00 PM

The Yuma Main Library, in collaboration with local small business consultant and digital marketing expert Vanessa Castillo, will host a Summer Business Series at the Main Library. Aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners, and students are invited to attend workshops focusing on marketing and social media. Workshops here.

There is no charge to attend; however, registration is required. Call 928-373-6480 or e-mail vanessacastillo.online@gmail.com to register.

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Aug
16
2018
6:00 PM
Sep
6
2018
9:00 PM

Sign up for a self-paced class to work on self-directed projects, Thursdays, at the United Building studio 2 and 3.   An instructor is on-site for guidance. Clay firing fee included if enrolled in the session.  Registration may be done in person at the Yuma Art Center or Parks & Recreation Department located inside City Hall, or by calling 928-373-5202 or 928-373-5200.

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Aug
17
2018
10:00 AM
Oct
13
2018
8:00 PM

The Yuma Art Center presents the  opening of a new gallery exhibition entitled, "Psychedelic Sweets".  The exhibit features handmade neon signs by Scott Leinbach in the Central Gallery, paintings by Tania Bolin in the West Gallery and the North and South Galleries feature works by Yulissa Aladana, Mea Flores, Ambar Munoz, Judy Phillips, Linda Willets and Nancy Worden.  Reception to be held on Friday August 24, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Free to attend and open to the public.  Call 928-373-5202 for more information.

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Aug
23
2018
7:00 PM
to 9:45 PM

A Film Series by the AWC Foundation presents "Hotel Salvation" at the Historic Yuma Theatre which tells the story of  a son faced with his father's bizarre demand to go and die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain Salvation.  With no choice but to embark on this journey an ominous dream convinces 77-year- old Dayanand Kumar that his end could be near. He takes the news to his son Rajiv, knowing he wants to breathe his last in the holy city of Varanasi and end the cycle of rebirth, by attaining salvation. Being the dutiful son he is, Rajiv, is left with no choice but to drop everything and make the journey with his stubborn father. Rajiv gives his father a shot at salvation but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.  Call 928-373-5202 for more information.

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Aug
24
2018
7:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

The highly regarded Yuma Jazz Company Trio will alternate Friday evenings INDOORS throughout the summer with the popular duo Jason & Elle.  Both groups fit the coolly appointed dining room  well: the Trio provides a subtle, engaging backdrop with familiar standards and romantic ballads; Jason & Elle have a warm approach to contemporary as well as historic tunes.  Call 928-317-1961 for reservations.  More information at yumajazz.com

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Aug
25
2018
8:00 AM
to 11:00 AM

Bring your four-legged best friend (dogs only) out for a cool dip in Kennedy Pool! Your pet will be able to frolic and play and make some new furry friends.  All dogs must be up to date on rabies vaccinations and licenses.  Call 928-373-5202 for more information.

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Aug
25
2018
9:00 AM
to 2:00 PM

Don’t waste time, or money, searching for your event needs out of town just head over the the Yuma Civic Center and shop dozens of local vendors face to face, see their products and services first hand.  Receive special Expo only deals and discounts, plus raffles and door prizes all day.  You’ll find everything you need in one day, in one place: Jewelers, fashion trends, glamour, hair & make-up, designer styles, unique gifts, caterers, florists, photographers, videographers, dj’s, decorators, event planners, venues and more!  Call 928-373-5040 for more information.

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Aug
25
2018
10:00 AM
to 12:00 PM

Bring an old dog into your life and experience how amazing they are.  Old Souls take in a lot of dogs during the summer but to stay in compliance with county regulations,  they need to foster or adopt some out before they take in more. When you foster or adopt from Old Souls you affect 2 lives - the one you are taking into your home and the one we will be able to take into our rescue in his/her place.  Tractor Supply Company will host this adoption event.  Call 928-362-2364 for more information.

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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.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks; call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email Perla.Wicks@YumaAZ.gov for more detailed information.

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events please visit their website at YumaLibrary.org.


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