CONNECTING PEOPLE, CULTURES & COMMUNITIES
JULY 2019
Celebrate Park & Recreation Month
LOOKING TO CONNECT MORE WITH YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, & LOVED ONES?
Visit your parks, natural areas, and open spaces during the month of July and celebrate Park and Recreation Month! Parks and recreation organizations across the country contribute to healthy communities by providing spaces where people can be get healthy and stay fit, contribute to mental well-being, and be a gathering place for all. Plus, parks, natural areas, and open spaces contribute to green spaces and increased biodiversity, green infrastructure to help storm water runoff and retention, and even increased property values. Want to read more? Visit National Recreation and Parks Association.

Coconino County Parks & Recreation hosts several programs and special events in July. Visit our online calendar or our Facebook page for a complete list.
2019 COCONINO COUNTY FAIR TICKETS ON SALE ONLINE
Early Bird admission tickets and carnival wristbands are on sale, online only, from July 1 - 31!

Visit CoconinoCountyFair.com to purchase tickets and for more info.
PATRIOT NATIONS SPECIAL EXHIBIT
The Fort Tuthill Military History Museum is pleased to present a special exhibition from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian "Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces." Visit the exhibit this summer, Saturdays & Sundays through July 21, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This exhibit is made possible through the support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. More info online.
JULY 13
Weed Pull at Pumphouse Wash
Join us on Saturday, July 13, from 8-11 a.m. for a Weed Pull at Pumphouse Wash in Kachina Village! Meet at Raymond County Park and then we'll head over to the site. See you there! More info at Coconino.AZ.Gov/Parks/Volunteer.
JULY 13
Basic Archery Clinic
Have you wanted to learn archery? Check out the Basic Archery Clinic this Saturday with hands-on instruction and all the equipment provided. This class is geared towards adults and youth. Register online.
JULY 13
Coconino Cooks: The Basics of Canning
Learn a brief history of canning, what tools you need to can, and canning safety practices. Afterwards, you will see the process unfold. You'll be provided with notes and recipes. You don't want to miss this great opportunity!  Register online.
JULY 20
Lowell's Lunar Legacy
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of a human setting foot on another world. Join Lowell Observatory as we celebrate Flagstaff's part in getting humans on the moon all those years ago. More event info online.
July 20
AWWE-Some Summer Series: Elk, Deer, Pronghorn, & Raptors
Sunflower Flat Wildlife Area is a beautiful wooded area with extensive wetlands, located south of Williams. During this watchable wildlife event, you'll hopefully observe numerous waterfowl at one of the ponds or wet meadows, and there’s a good opportunity to see pronghorn, mule deer, elk and even javelina. More info online. 
Spotlight on...
Fort Tuthill Military Museum
The Fort Tuthill Military Museum preserves and presents the distinguished history and traditions of the 158th Infantry Regiment, 158th Regimental Combat Team, and current 1st Battalion 158th Infantry Arizona National Guard. Exhibits trace the history of the regiment from it's organization in 1865 as the 1st Regiment Arizona Volunteers to 1967 retirement of the Regimental Colors and 2005 organization and Afghanistan deployment of 1st Battalion 158th Infantry. Visit the Museum Saturdays & Sundays during the summer, from May through October.

Thank you for your work, Jim Warbasse, Marilyn Hammarstrom, and all the volunteers at the museum!
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