Vacation Bible School:The Incredible Race at Community Bible Church, 714 S. J-6 Ranch Rd., will be held July 8-12, 6-8:30 p.m., for boys and girls aged 4 to sixth-grade. Call Gale at (520)-221-0098 for additional information.

VFW Friday dinners break: The Friday dinners at Benson VFW Post 6271 will be on hiatus until August.

USMC/Legion Riders’ breakfast: The Marine Corps Detachment and Legion Riders hold their monthly breakfast on the first Saturday monthly, Aug. 3, 8 to 10 a.m., serving biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, coffee or juice. Cost is $6.

Word Crafters meet: The San Pedro Valley Word Crafters, a writer’s group in town, meet and network with writers of all genres, skill levels, published and unpublished, on the second and fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Benson Public Library, 300 S. Huachuca St. Contact Pat Myers at (405) 921-6627 for additional information.

Benson Historical Museum: Several new exhibits and KID-O-RAMA Saturdays in June and July. Each Saturday will feature activities. Bring a bag lunch for the Courtyard Group Lunch. Age Groups are 6-8, 9-10, 11-12. Featured activities will be history hunts, nature stories and crafts.

Math Refresher course: Coming back to school and need to brush up on math skills? Not happy with your Accuplacer Math score? There is help. The Cochise College Benson Center is hosting a Math Refresher course this summer at no charge from July 8-18, Monday through Thursday, from noon to 3 p.m. Space is limited call (520) 586-1981 to reserve your seat.

Volunteers sought: Produce on Wheels Without Waste is seeking volunteers to help display produce for sale to the public. Volunteers receive 35 pounds of produce in exchange for one Saturday morning monthly. Call Pam Masters at (520) 686-1267 for information.

CPR training in Mescal: The Mescal-J6 Fire District offers CPR training. Classes are held monthly. Cost is $35 for Basic Heartsaver CPR or $40 for BLS Healthcare Providers. Proof of residency required; non-residents are welcome for an additional fee. Classes limited to eight students per session Call Firefighter Kearney at 520-468-1266 for information. Classes are held at the MJFD Administration, 98 Oak Dr., in Mescal.

Benson Rotary: The Benson Rotary meets Wednesdays at noon at Benson Hospital, 450 S. Ocotillo Ave. For more information, contact

Living with loss: Anyone experiencing some form of loss in their lives can meet with others who are enduring some type of loss. Meetings are held at St. Raphael Church, 730. S. Hwy. 80, Benson, Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.


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