Downstream – Events Calendar, February 2019

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BEYOND ARIZONA

FUR AND FEATHER ANIMAL ASSISTANCE, INC.: Ongoing — A permanent residential facility for dogs and cats designed for comfort, well being, and CARE for LIFE. Where Every “One” Deserves a Chance, PO Box 555 Pie Town, NM 87827 furandfeatheranimalassistance@gmail.com.

SHOWS/EXPOS

San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show 2019January 24-27, 2019 – San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show 2019

 

 

 

 

Arizona Renaissance FestivalFebruary 9th – March 31st, 2019Arizona Renaissance Festival – A medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts & crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure. 520-463-2600 or http://www.royalfaires.com/arizona/

International Sportsmen's Expo Has The 'Latest And Greatest'March 21-24, 2019 – International Sportsmen’s Expohttps://www.sportsexpos.com/attend/scottsdale/?fade

AZGFD Expo Is The Largest Hands-On Expo In ArizonaMarch 29-31, 2019  – Arizona Game & Fish Expohttps://www.azgfd.com/

 

 

 

 

 

April 5-7, 2019 –  Lake Havasu Boat Show 2019 – www.lakehavasuboatshow.com

BOATING

8-10 PARKER: 8th Annual ADBA Southwest Showdown – Drag Boat Races – Blue Water Resort & Casino. High-octane race on the Colorado River. Free. 8 am – 3 pm. 602-614-0560.

4/5-7 LAKE HAVASU STATE PARK: Lake Havasu Boat Show; see details on page 1 of this issue.

LEARN TO SAIL: Current — If you know someone who would like to learn to sail, turn them on to the Arizona Sailing Foundation’s Adult Beginning Sailing class.

AZ YACHT CLUB MEETINGS: Second Tuesday of every month 7 p.m. — in the Caddy Shack at Rolling Hills Golf Course, 1415 N. Mill Ave., Tempe.

US SAILING/ RED CROSS ONLINE TRAINING: Ongoing — To make it easier for prospective US SAILING-certified instructors to fulfill course requirements for CPR and First Aid certification, US SAILING teams up with the American Red Cross to provide an online training program.
CAMPING/RVING/AZ OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

22-24 LAKE HAVASU CITY: World Off-Road Championship Series: ATV & SXS Weekend – Crazy Horse Campgrounds. WORCS racing to crown the best amateur and professional off-road riders in the United States on both motorcycles and ATV’s. Riders conquer lagoon jumps, hard-core turns and a tough race course along the shores of Lake Havasu. 435-635-1597.

CALENDAR OF OUTDOOR EVENTS: Ongoing — www.azgfd.gov/OutdoorSkills Google calendar.

Editor’s Note: Please submit announcements for AZBW/WOT’s calendar of events —-“Downstream” — to editor@azbw.com. To guarantee placement, as room allows, items must be received by the tenth (10th) of the month prior to publication. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy, but we assume no responsibility for print errors or omissions. We also reserve the right to edit each item. Please include the name of the event, the date and time, the location, the organization, and contact information. You may also submit your event individually at http://www.westernoutdoortimes.com/classifieds.

CLASSES/SEMINARS

AZGFD, CG AUXILIARY, PHOENIX POWER SQUADRON BOATING CLASSES: Ongoing (See page 3 of this issue.)

COMMUNITY AND SEASONAL

2 PHOENIX: 67th Annual Great Canadian Picnic – South Mountain Park. is a family fun day filled with activities, games, live music, snow games, rock climbing wall, classic cars, door prizes, great food and so much more for both adults and kids! Free. 10 am – 3 pm. 602-309-1552.

Through 2/3 SCOTTSDALE: 83rd Annual Waste Management Phoenix Open – Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale. One of the PGA Tour’s top events, with the largest crowds on the tour, attracts the finest golfers in the world. $20/day or ticket packages. 8 am – 6 pm. 602-870-0163.

9 SCOTTSDALE: 66th Annual Scottsdale Parada Del Sol Parade & Trails End Festival – A community celebration attracting more than 30,000 people and showcases the history, school groups, bands, live musical entertainment and shopping. Experience Arizona’s old west entertainment. Starts at Indian School Rd to Oak St. on Scottsdale Rd. Free. 9 am, followed by Trail’s End Festival.

14-24 SCOTTSDALE: 64th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show & Shopping Expo – WestWorld. Where Wild West meets upscale arts, culture and fine dining with 2,200 of the world’s most beautiful Arabians, Half-Arabians & National Show Horses. The largest event of its kind in the world, the show attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators. Exciting competitions, gala parties, educational seminars and an international cuisine court, the event features more than 300 vendor booths. $7-15. 800-745-3000.

22-23 TEMPE: Tempe Empty Bowls – Hand-crafted bowls, planter pots, mugs, necklaces, platters and vases, made by potters at the City of Tempe Ceramics Program, local artists, and children ranging from elementary to high school students, will be available for purchase. $10 purchases a bowl and a simple meal of soup and bread. 11 am – 2 pm.
FISHING

9 PARKER: 40th Annual Take a Kid Fishing – La Paz County Park. For beginning and experienced anglers, loaner rods are available, or free to bring your own, bait provided and you do not need to possess a fishing license to participate, free, bring the family and join the fun, organized by the Parker Bass Club and community. 10 am – 2 pm. 928-345-8698.

SRT BASS PHOENIX CHAPTER MEETINGS: Ongoing — Shake, Rattle & Troll BASS Club; volunteers needed; new members (boaters and non-boaters), families, children, friends are welcome; (623) 221-7655

SHOOTING SPORTS/ARCHERY

18-24 PHOENIX: 27th Annual Winter Range – Ben Avery Shooting Range. More than 1,000 gather for the Single Action Shooting Society’s National Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting, competitive events, displays of period militaria, exhibitions of western skills and crafts, 100 vendors from period clothing to antiques and reproductions, cowboy entertainment, singers, cowboy bands, trick roping, trick horses, food from chuck wagon cooking to hot dogs. http://www.winterrange.com/

BEN AVERY CLAY TARGET CENTER: Ongoing — Open seven days a week; (623) 434-8119

SHOWS/EXPOS

San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show 2019January 24-27, 2019 – San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show 2019

 

 

 

 

Arizona Renaissance FestivalFebruary 9th – March 31st, 2019Arizona Renaissance Festival – A medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts & crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure. 520-463-2600 or http://www.royalfaires.com/arizona/

International Sportsmen's Expo Has The 'Latest And Greatest'March 21-24, 2019 – International Sportsmen’s Expohttps://www.sportsexpos.com/attend/scottsdale/?fade

AZGFD Expo Is The Largest Hands-On Expo In ArizonaMarch 29-31, 2019  – Arizona Game & Fish Expohttps://www.azgfd.com/

 

 

 

 

 

April 5-7, 2019 –  Lake Havasu Boat Show 2019 – www.lakehavasuboatshow.com

WATERSPORTS/WATER-RELATED

Diving

Ongoing — SAGUARO DIVING & SPORTS: Ongoing — Learn to Scuba Dive, Open Water Certification Dives, Private Class & Pool, Private Lake

Frozen

Ongoing — Learn To Curl lessons: learntocurl@coyotescurling.com
WILDLIFE/ ANIMAL-RELATED

2 PHOENIX: Rio Salado Trial Run – Rio Salado Restoration Habitat. The 15K, 10K and 5K are mixed terrain looping courses with varying elevations. The courses wind up and down along and across the Rio Salado Salt River and its banks. Each consists of paved and dirt paths with a few small jaunts across areas of the river basin containing river rocks. These courses are a perfect way to enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Rio Salado, a hidden gem in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. $45. 6:30-11 am. 602-402-3332.

22 SUPERIOR: Guided Bird Walks – Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Charles Babbitt, avid birdwatcher and past president of the Maricopa Audubon Society, invites all who love birds to join him for a walk around the main trail. Either get into birding or sharpen your skills – beginners are welcome. No binoculars – – no problem! Loaner binoculars are available. Read the latest BTA bird sightings at: https://ebird.org/ebird/hotspot/L166979. $5-15. 8:30 am. 602-827-3000 or https://cals.arizona.edu/bta/events.html or https://www.facebook.com/btarboretum/

EMPTY PET FOOD BANK IN TEMPE: Ongoing — A unique food bank which serves cats and dogs needs your help. Lost Our Home Pet Foundation has been providing food and pet supplies to the pets of family in need since 2009, all through community donations. Donations can be made at the shelter location at 2323 S. Hardy Dr. Tempe, AZ 85282; Jodi Polanski, Jodi@lostourhome.org.

NO-KILL SHELTER NEEDS HELP: http://animalsbenefitclub.com/index2.html.

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