Yuma Parks and Recreation Activities Guide is out.

The City of Yuma has released the Fall/Winter 2013 -2014 edition of the Yuma Parks and recreation Fall/Winter Actives Guide. The information featured in the new guide include a wide range of activities such as fun family events to art programs, as well as ways to register for all the new programs. The City of…

Alberto Rios named first Arizona Poet Laureate (KAWC)

Governor Jan Brewer named poet and Regents Professor Alberto Rios Arizona’s inaugural Poet Laureate. Listen to the story on KAWC: http://www.kawc.org/post/alberto-rios-named-first-arizona-poet-laureate From Wikipedia: Alberto Álvaro Ríos (born 1952 in Nogales, Arizona) is the author of ten books and chapbooks of poetry, three collections of short stories, and a memoir. His books of poems include, most recently, The Dangerous…

4 Yuma Art Center Galleries on Tonight

Yuma Art Center Galleries is holding an opening tonight from 6-8pm for all four galleries: “To Connect the Center of their Eyes” – Cassandra Carr & Julie Fiveash – North Gallery “The Great Eraser” – Live Performance by artist Neal Galloway – South Gallery “To Look at Mexico” – Photographs – Central Gallery “Dreams” –…

Summer Mural Program Unveils Wall Art

Yuma Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the summer mural program alongside the Yuma Private Industry Council (YPIC), which selects students ages 16-22 to participate in the on-the-job training program. A grant allows the program to pay each student minimum wage, while both organizations provide a supervisor and a certified art instructor and assistant. Read more: http://www.yumasun.com/articles/frame-89118-works-building.html#ixzz2brM6wDFo…