The seventh annual Willcox Flyer Bike Ride, sponsored by LifeNet Air Methods, will take place in Railroad Park on Saturday, Aug. 31, starting at 7 a.m. Riders can choose between 33- and 66-mile courses.

Desert Flowers: The Photography of Dr. John P. Schaefer will be exhibited at the Amerind Museum in Dragoon on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 4 p.m.

Lordsburg Tejano Fiesta and Car Show is Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 in Lordsburg, N.M. Gates open at noon; music runs 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call 575-574-5382.

An Apache pottery workshop, with Shelden Nunez Velarde, will take place Sept. 5-8 at the Amerind Museum in Dragoon.

Extreme Midget Wrestling 2 will take place Friday, Sept. 6, from 8-10 p.m., at American Legion Lloyd C. Hill Post No. 28 in Clifton. 21 and over only.

The 15th annual Gila River Festival will take place Sept. 19-22, in Silver City, N.M.

The 40th Mount Graham Hill Climb and Arizona State Hill Climb Championship bicycle races will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Swift Trail road on Mount Graham. Go to

Every Monday, from 10 a.m. to noon, the Cataract Cowboys play a free concert of western music at Rex Allen Museum, 150 N. Railroad Ave.

Seniors who need help with technology, such as setting up a phone, signing up for mobile coupons for a grocery store or accomplishing things on a computer, are invited to come to the Rose Allan Senior Learning Center at 990 W. Scott St. on Wednesdays, between 10 am and 3 p.m.

Wanted: Willcox Desperados. Free Western entertainment gunfights take place Saturdays at 1 p.m. on Railroad Avenue. For more information call 520-384-2272 or visit

Jam sessions will be held the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 2-4 p.m. at Studio 128, 128 N. Railroad Ave., Willcox. No electric amplified instruments and no drum kits. Free to the public. For more information call 520-766-3335.

Writers’ Bloc, the Willcox writers’ group, meets the fourth Wednesday of every month this year at the Elsie S. Hogan Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Writers are asked to bring something to share.

The Rose C. Allan Senior Center is open Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The center offers game night, special programs, use of exercise equipment, etc. The Senior Center is located at the corner of Scott and Bowie streets in Willcox.

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