The Globe Rotary Club presents the 8th annual Dominion
Royale on Saturday February 25th at the Cobre Valley
Center for the Arts. Doors open at 6, games begin at 6:30.
Tickets are $40 and you can get them at
928-425-4444. Have a business here and want to co-sponsor
the event? Talk to Cami about that too.
The Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens is offering a free
online zoom workshop, “Healthy Living With Diabetes”
on February 21st from noon to 1:30. The workshop will
meet weekly for six weeks. Reservations are required.
Contact Health Education Specialist Mary Gonzales to
The Globe Library hosts an after hours game night on
Wednesday evenings beginning at 5 PM. Cooperative or
competitive, strategic or just fun. IF you’ve got a favorite,
bring it along, invite friends, bring a snack for yourself or to
share and enjoy a game night for adults over 18. Like
Karaoke, but don’t want to go to a bar? The Globe Library
has a Karaoke Club that meets Thursday nights at 7. If
you’re over 16, you’re welcome to come and sing. And
don’t forget Friday Crafternoons at 3, with something for
everyone from card making to painting, knitting to
needlecraft. Find out more at the Globe Library and ask
them about the new Spice of the Month program.
The Miami Loco Arts Festival returns for the 11th time this
spring. The free, all inclusive art walk in downtown Miami
with exhibits, music, poetry readings and stage performances
will be held April the 21st through the 23rd. Are you an
artist that might like to participate? Painters, sculptors,
musicians, dancers, photographers, poets, comedians,
performers, designers, crafters, band, vendors and more are
text 602-300-7575 for more information.
Do you have time to make a real difference in a child’s life?
CASA of Arizona, Court Appointed Special Advocates
needs you. As a CASA volunteer, you’ll help children living
in foster care due to abuse or neglect by serving as an
advocate before the court, getting to know the child and the
struggles they face, so you can provide a real-world
perspective of the child’s situation that a judge might
otherwise never hear. People from all backgrounds are
welcome if they’re over 21, able to complete 30 hours of
free training and can pass a thorough background check. For
more info call Marian Lantz, the CASA of Gila County
coordinator at 928-474-7145, or email
Want a great chance at winning a great gun? The Cobre
Valley FNRA Committee is holding a raffle and you might
walk off with a Century Arms Semi-Auto Rifle and more.
Tickets are $20 each, and only 150 will be sold. Drawing
will be held when the tickets are gone. You need not be
present to win. All BATF Regulations apply. You can buy
tickets at Dominion Firearms on Hwy 60 in Claypool, or the
Globe-Miami Gun Club. For more info contact Scottie
Harris at 214-724-3436.
Early Childhood adventures continue at the Globe Public
Library. There’s Storytime, an early literacy program for
kids 5 and under and their caregivers on Mondays at 10:30.
The 1000 books before Kindergarten encouraging lifelong
reading habits is still going strong. For every 100 books
read, the kids get an award, and a grand prize when they
finish the thousandth book. And Dial A Story gives you
story time anytime you can call. Dial 855-614-6111 toll free
for a new story every week. All brought to you by the
Friends of the Globe Public Library and the United Fund.
The Globe Public Library wants to keep you healthy.
Tuesday’s at noon, it’s chair aerobics classes. And Mondays
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5 PM all year long, its
Literary Journey’s—that’s the new name for the Walk/Run
Club. All ages are welcome, but kids must be accompanied
by an adult. Friendly dogs are welcome too. To add to the
fun, there’s the 30 Miles in 30 days challenge. And it’s all
free—brought to you buy the Friends of the Globe Library,
the United Fund and the Gila County Health Department.
Stop by the library for more information, and if you’ve been
exposed to Covid, pickup a free at home test kit while you’re
What’s been happening the second Wednesday of every
month in Globe from September to May at 2PM for the past
90 years? The Book Club! Each month readers meet at a
preselected hostess’ home for a few hours of learning and
laughter. Maybe the dates have changed over the years, but
not the camaraderie of fellow book lovers. Join them. Call
Emilie at 928-812-4514 to find out more.
Remember Science Fairs as a kid? Well now you can be a
judge! The Gila County School Superintendent’s Office is
looking for volunteer judges for the 2023 Gila County
Science Fair, which will be held on Thursday March 2nd at
the Gila County Fairgrounds. Projects are based on age,
division and subcategory and first place winners will
compete in the Regional Science Fair. Winners there will go
on to the State Science and Engineering Fair. Judges
knowledgable in a wide variety of categories are sought. If
you’re interested, or want more info, call Vanessa at
The changing of seasons can affect how you feel. But one in
five people experience some form of depression no matter
what time of year. The American Psychiatric Association
Foundation understands what you’re going through and are
there to help. Their vision is to build a mentally healthy
nation for all, because they want you to live your best life
and be your best YOU, all year round. Please visit
The 67th Annual season for the Globe Miami Community
Concert Association is underway through March. All are
held at 7 PM at High Desert Middle School. Bettman &
Halpin bring you mandolin, banjo, folk, and bluegrass on
Friday January 20th. The Fitzgeralds from Canada perform
their award-winning fiddling and step dancing on Saturday
February 25th, and the season wraps up on Friday March
24th with the Sonoran Dogs from Tucson. Adult tickets for
the entire season are only $40. Student prices only $10 for
all six concerts. Family tickets for the season: mom, dad
and any number of kids are only $90, and just $50 for
single-parent families. For more information call Peggy at
928-812-1696, or search for Globe Miami Concerts on
Love Karaoke, but want to do it somewhere that alcohol
isn’t served? Globe Public Library’s Karaoke Club for
people over 16 meets weekly on Thursdays at 7 PM.
Knit happens at the Globe Public Library. The Knitting and
Crochet group meets Saturday mornings at 9:30. It’s free.
All ages and abilities are welcome, and if you’re just getting
started, they’ve got knitting needles and yarn.
Blind people are just like you and can do all the things that
you do. But they still experience barriers in education,
employment and everyday life. The National Federation of
the Blind defends the rights of blind students, workers,
parents and more. To learn more about them and how you
can help, visit Blind.org
. The National Federation of the
Blind: live the life you want.
Are you blind or is your eyesight changing? Do you feel like
it’s controlling your life and your decisions? Possibly
limiting you? Through the National Federation of the
Blind, you can learn that you don’t have to allow blindness
to define you. To learn more visit Blind.org
. The National
Federation of the Blind: live the life you want.
Whether you’ve been blind all your life, are just starting to
experience eyesight changes, or have a blind child or family
member, connecting with other blind and low-vision people
can help you live the life you want. The National
Federation of the Blind is a membership organization of
blind and low-vision people, and you can onnect with a
chapter righ in your own community. To learn more, visit
. The National Federation of the Blind: live the
life you want.
If you’ve been to Bullion Plaza, the 1920s era elementary
school in Miami, then you’ve seen its resplendent displays
and local stories. If you’ve got the time, Bullion Plaza would
love for you to sit at the front desk, greet visitors, and
discuss the building’s history from its school days to the
current displays on mining, ranching, minerals, Native
American foundations, Ethnic heritage and more. You don’t
have to know anything—Bullion Plaza will give you all the
info you need—and you don’t have to have a lot of time.
Bullion Plaza will work with your schedule. The museum is
open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 to 2. If you’re
interested, call 928-473-3700.
Come to the Town of Miami for Second Saturday, a street
fair held every second Saturday of the month on Sullivan
Street. Shop local, eat great food, and enjoy live music.
Globe Public Library has digital help! Need a laptop?
Have a laptop but can’t get it online? Want to print a
document? You can check out Laptops or wireless hot spots
for home use for three weeks, and if there’s no waiting list,
you can renew. You need to be an adult with a library
account in good standing. Only one Laptop or hotspot per
household. And for .25 cents a page, you can print anything
you like through a downloadable app and pick up the hard
copies at the library. And if you’re totally lost when it
comes to digital devices, get help at the library on May 31st
at 1 PM. It comes at a great time because now the library
can share digital resources with several Arizona State
Libraries. Come find out about your new possibilities. Please
bring your device fully charged. Stop by, 339 S. Broad, the
Globe Public Library.
The Alicia Garcia Miami Senior Center wants to serve
you. Stop by 506 Live Oak street in Miami. Mondays at 10
AM enjoy Coffee Club Crafts and Puzzles; Tuesdays and
Thursdays at 9, there’s a Dance Fever Class; Wednesday’s at
10, it’s Aerobics— with Fit Club Wednesday evenings from
5:30 to 7—all ages are welcome; and Fridays at 10, it’s
Karaoke! There’s a nutritional lunch every weekday, and if
you’re unable to come in person, Meals on Wheels is
available to anyone over 60 or with special needs. Call
928-473-4190 for more information.
Have legal questions? Need free or low-cost legal
information and helpful links. If you need to find out about
court services, locations, hours, payment terms, accessibility
or even how to represent yourself in a legal action, it’s all
there-- along with scheduled webinars covering a variety of
topics like how to access phones or online accounts after a
death, or how to find out what Social Security Disability
benefits are available to you. Find out more at
For over 50 years Help Heal Veterans has utilized
recyclable materials to create, manufacture and distribute art
therapy kits that help Vets deal with pain management,
PTSD, anxiety, depression and many other challenges. The
kits help veterans find sustainable wellness in their lives.
Help Heal Veterans is proud to help those who served our
country. It’s their mission. To learn more, go to
War. Bombs. Pandemics. Floods. Fires. These can adversely
affect all of us, especially those with PTSD. Help Heal
Veterans is not just about craft kits that help veterans with
PTSD. They help by connecting veterans to people like you,
as a pen pal. Heal Vets has been told time and again how
helpful Pen Pals are to those with PTSD. Find out more
The once a month Dollar a Dump Days at the Russell Gulch
Landfill continue in 2022, but there’s now a thousand pound
limit. Loads waying over 1,000 ouns will be charged a
dollar for the first 1,000 pounds, and the existing rate for
everything over that. Tarp, cover or secure your trash—state
regulation requires it. And remember, this deal is for
residents only. Commercial users pay regular fees. Please
bring coins or a dollar bill. Making change and charging
credit cards slow down the process. Dollar a Dump Days are
held on the second Saturday of each month.
You child’s first few years are crucial to their development.
Regular hearing and vision screenings are milestones. Make
sure your child is developing on track with free hearing and
vision services for kids from newborn to five years old
through the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.
Call 928-402-8585 to schedule a free screening.
Would you consider opening your guest room, or vacant
mother in law apartment to an expectant young mother to be
or a sixteen to 22 year old mom temporarily needing a safe,
secure place to live and care for her child. Arizona Youth
Partnership would like to talk with you. Call Tawnee at
Arizona Youth Partnership has helped countless youths grow
up to be healthy self-sufficient adults. Read more about it at
You can access free wifi at a Sparklight Hotspot located at
the Miami Memorial Park. And did you know, you can also
access free wifi by any library? Find out what's happening
If you’re in Gila County and are a senior or are house-bound,
and you are unable to get essential supplies, call Gila
County Community Services at 928-425-7631 and they’ll
help. And statewide, Arizona has a 24 hour helpline for
seniors unable to access groceries. Phone 602-264-4357.
Facing a life shattering event? Finding yourself homeless
due to circumstances beyond your control? Gila House can
help. In addition to short-term living assistance, Gila House
fosters self-sufficiency, stability and security. For more info
Homeless? Disabled? Unemployed? Need extra help with
every day necessities? It’s the mission of St. Vincent’s of
Holy Angels Catholic Church in Globe to help. Each year,
St. Vincent’s helps an avergae of 380 households, serving
about 1,000 lunches and distributing 150 food boxes. Need
help, or can help? Call 829-425-3137 for more information
The Gila Community Food Bank’s goal is for no local
resident to go hungry. The food insecure extend beyond the
unemployed and homeless. In some cases, heads of
households with jobs don’t bring in enough money feed their
families, and seniors don’t have sufficient income to eat all
month long. The Gila Community Food bank helps. They
serve about 2,000 people a month locally. If you saw
someone at a local grocery store with a cart full of turkeys
around thanksgiving, it as probably was one of the food bank
volunteers making sure everyone was able to enjoy a holiday
meal. 474 turkey dinner boxes were delivered to needy
families in addition to what is usually supplied. For more
information on how you can help or be helped all year long,
If you’re not a big rig driver, chances are you don’t know
how long it takes a loaded truck to come to a stop—a lot
longer than you might imagine, or how much space is
required for a wide turn, or how many blind spots most
trucks have—if you can’t see the driver’s face in his rear
view mirror, he probably can’t see you. Keep all that in
mind when you’re behind the wheel, and find out more at
Feeling lucky? Our Lady’s parish hall on West Sullivan
Street in Miami has Bingo the first and third Tuesday of
every month at 6 pm. Doors open at 5. And there’s a no host
snack bar to satisfy your hunger. Everyone is welcome, but
per Arizona statute, you must be over 18 to enter. Sponsored
by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.
The Globe Active Adult Center, at 579 S. Broad Street, has
bingo every Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9 to 11,
biscuits and gravy Wednesday mornings at 7:30 (3 dollars a
bowl); Ceramics Wednesday mornings at 9 and crafts Friday
mornings at 9. Lunch is served weekdays at 11:45. $5.00 per
meal, $2.50 for those over 60.
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Thanks to six million supporters who stepped up in this time
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