East County Highlights 5-16-13
• Wellton Elementary School — Kindergarten Child Find for the 2013-14 school year will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through May 23. If you have children who will be 5 by Aug. 31, call 785-3311 to make an appointment. If you know of a child from birth to 5 with a disability or suspect disability, bring the child to Child Find.
• AWC registration — To register for summer and fall classes for east county, call 785-4175.
• Water dog day — Water dog day is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the N.D. Kline pool. Admission is free with free hot dogs and fun games.
• Town of Wellton — Pool hours will be 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and will change to 1-5 p.m. every day on May 24. Lifeguard classes will be 8-11 a.m. May 25 through June 6, Mondays-Thursdays. You must register before May 23 by calling Elaine at 785-3348. Class fee is $80, must be 16 or older. Swim lessons will be June 10 through July 18, Mondays-Thursdays. Class fee is $20 per session. To register, call 785-9239 after Saturday. The pool is available for parties after Saturday. The fee is $50 per hour. To make reservations, call 785-9239.
Town council meetings are 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.
• Wellton Library — Baby Time is 1:30 p.m. today. Pre-registration is required 24 hours in advance. Teen Time is 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Story Time at 2 p.m., help with job finding from 10 a.m. to noon. A representative from Amberly's Place is on call to come to the library on an as-needed basis.
• Foothills Branch Library — Yuma County flute circle meets at 10:30 a.m. today, Baby Time at 11 a.m. Preschool Story Time is 10:30 a.m. Friday. Clifford's birthday bash is 1 p.m. Saturday. Toddler Story Time is 11 a.m. Tuesday, GED classes at 12:30 p.m., Write on the Edge and Mommie and Me play date at 1 p.m., Arizona Old Time Fiddlers jam session at 3 p.m. and Computer Basics at 5:30 p.m. Toddler Time is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Ingles Basico at noon, Yarn over Yuma at 2 p.m. and job assistance center from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
• Veterans assistance — AmVets 2, 9E and South Frontage Road, will offer veterans assistance at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served every day starting at 7 a.m. Karaoke will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Pull tabs available. For more information, call 726-0102.
• YCAT — This public transport offers services from Wellton to Yuma and connecting services to many places in Yuma County including AWC, Yuma Palms mall, Cocopah Casino, YRMC and Walmart stores.
• Wellton Senior Center — Senior nutrition lunches are served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily. The center, 10234 Dome St., is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
• East County Optimists Club — Regular meetings of the club begin at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Dusty's Pizza and Wings in Wellton. For more information, call Coleen at 785-4355 or 1-480-586-0744.
• VFW Post 6790 Men's and Ladies Auxiliary — Daily hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Happy hour is 4-7 p.m. every day. Barstool bingo at 3 p.m. Sundays. Hamburgers/cheeseburgers and fries with all the trimmings 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, except May 27. Eight-ball pool tournaments are 1 p.m. Tuesdays, ladies darts at 2 p.m. Nine-ball pool tournaments at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Memorial Day services begin with procession at 9:30 a.m. May 27 to the Wellton Cemetery, return to post at 11 a.m. for lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs.
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