By Deb Miller
Model Creek School will hold a CNA meeting at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. Child Find takes place from 9-11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Galileo benchmarks are scheduled from Tuesday, Feb. 11 through Feb. 14. STAR testing is scheduled for Feb. 12. A school board study session will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 13, followed by a school board meeting and pubic hearing at 3 p.m. the same day. All are welcome. A PTSO meeting is set for 3:30 p.m. Feb. 18.
The school requests donations of mouse pads and corded mice for the computer lab, Band-Aids in all sizes, backpacks, breath mints, cough drops, and tissues. The student garden needs soaker hoses, a garden tiller, weed block and tomato cages. For more information, call Deanna Hurst at the school at (928) 427-3347.
The state of Arizona has a law that will benefit both taxpayers and school children. The tax credit reduces tax liability by the amount donated. Individuals can donate $200 and married couples can donate $400. The form to use for this credit is Arizona income tax Form 322. The tax credit form is available on the school’s website at http://www.modelcreekschool.org/ or in the school office.
Yarnell Public Library hosts Readers Delight Book Chat from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Readers are invited to the library to discuss whatever books they are reading and to share their reading experience with others. Coffee and cookies will be available.
A free computer class on how to protect yourself and your computer while on the internet and email will be held from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the library. A class on how to create new folders, copy or move items, delete and rename documents or photos is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Feb. 25. The classes are for Microsoft PC users and will commence when there are at least three confirmed students. Please sign up by noon the day before a class. For more information, call the library at (928) 427-3191.
Yarnell Regional Community Center’s Club Yarnell will host a creative afternoon of poetry reading and writing led by David Devaney from 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Bring paper and pencil or a journal. Tea and snacks will be available. All are invited to a Weaver Mountains history event from 6-8 p.m. March 13. Participants will share memories, good food and good times.
The community center’s annual meeting and potluck will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Board member elections will be held. Hawaii night will be 6-8 p.m. Feb. 21 with Florman’s recent vacation slides, video and luau potluck. The center hosts game night from 4-6 p.m. every Monday, and free blood pressure checks are available from 11 a.m. to noon every Tuesday. For more information on Club Yarnell events, call Jerry Florman at (602) 399-1679.