Category Archives: Education


Children’s Career Fair


How cute! It’s a career fair for kids. It’s FREE on May 5 over at Las Palmillas from noon to 3 p.m.

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Educator Appreciation Days


Pre-K through grade 12 educators, join Barnes & Noble in store every Saturday and Sunday in April and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and more. Plus, shop online at BN.com on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, and save 25% on most orders.

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Financial Literacy for Teens


Learning how to manage money is an important part of growing up. On Wednesday, April 11, the Western Arizona Council of Governments (WACOG) will present “Financial Literacy for Teens” at 4 p.m. at the Main Library. Learn more about saving and budgeting. Tweens, teens, parents, and educators welcome! There is no charge to attend. This […]

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Massage Therapy Informational Session


Arizona Western College Massage Therapy Program is accepting new students now! Classes start May 29. Register now if you are in search of a rewarding career. Informational sessions are listed below. https://www.azwestern.edu/career-a…/licensed-massage-therapy Financial aid link: https://www.azwestern.edu/enrollment/financial-aid Scholarships available! Here is the link: https://foundation.azwestern.edu/scholarships

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Scholarships & Financial Aid Presentation


College is an important step for any teen to take after high school. Visit the Main Library on Monday, April 9, at 4 p.m. for “Scholarships & Financial Aid,” presented by Arizona Western College. Learn about scholarships, how to apply for them, what’s involved in the process and how financial aid figures in to expenses. […]

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Solar Viewing


On Saturday, March 24th, the Foothills Library is hosting “Solar Viewing on the Patio” at 10:00 a.m. View the sun through the library’s solar telescope, and look through telescopes that have solar filters to observe sun spots, prominences, and flares. At 10:30 a.m., see a solar oven demonstration and sample food that’s been cooked using sunlight! There is no […]

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Thinking Money


Thinking Money is a new traveling exhibition designed to teach tweens, teens and the adults in their lives about money. Through an adventure-themed storyline, interactive iPad content and other fun activities, Thinking Money explores themes like wants vs. needs, preparing for a rainy/sunny day, imagining your future self and avoiding financial fraud. The public is […]

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Saddles of Joy Play Day


Saddles of Joy will hold a Play Day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  It’s open to the public and FREE (Donations always appreciated.)!  I suggest you go early and just stay as long as you can handle the heat.  Wear your hats and take plenty of water and sunscreen…an umbrella is a […]

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FREE Tinkergarten Classes


Tinkergarten provides wonderful early childhood learning in the healthiest classroom of all-the outdoors. It’s not a typical kids class—they share ideas with educational frameworks like Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia, but it’s much more. There will be FREE trial classes offered in order to share this excellent program with the Yuma community! These classes are […]

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Cash for College


On Wednesday, February 7, the Main Library, in collaboration with the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma, will host “Cash for College” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A-B-C. Learn about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities within Yuma and the state of Arizona from local organizations and state-wide universities. Students of all ages and parents […]

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