Saturday, October 20
Cochise County Courthouse, Old Bisbee
Bisbee 1000: $30; registration, 7 a.m.; start, 9 a.m.
IceMan Competition: $10, register and race 10 a.m. - noon
Run, walk and climb to help raise money to maintain Old Bisbee's historic stairways. The stair climb takes participants through the ups and downs of Old Bisbee, while the IceMan challenges racers to carry a five-pound block of ice up 153 stairs using antique tongs. For more information, visit www.bisbee1000.org, or call (520) 432-1585 or (520) 266-0401.
Soccer at Phoenix College
Phoenix, Ariz. 4:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the Athletics Department at (520) 417-4095 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 23
Brown Bag Tuesday: Fort Bowie
Douglas Campus, Student Union Conference Room 521 12:10 - 1 p.m.
Now a crumbling ruin and a National Historic Site, Fort Bowie was once the center of operations for a war against the Chiricahua Apaches. Learn about the fort and the history that led to its creation, use and eventual decommissioning in 1894. (A Cochise College trip to Fort Bowie is scheduled for Saturday, November 3. Call 520-515-5446 for more information.) Hosted by the Cochise College Center for Southwest Studies. Call (520) 417-4772 for more information.
Art Exhibit: Kerry Henrickson and Brian Cox
Douglas Campus, Student Union Lounge
Opening Reception: 1 - 3 p.m.
Kerry Henrickson and Brian Cox are Cochise College science instructors who combine colored glass and heat to create
dynamic works of art. Work will be exhibited through Thursday, November 15. For more information, call the Art Department at (520) 417-4025.
Satellite Seminar: Afghanistan After the Taliban
Sierra Vista Campus, Horace Steele Conference Room 4:30 p.m.
Cochise College and Phi Theta Kappa honor society present Afghan-American author Tamim Ansary, who will explore the origins of the Taliban in Afghanistan, as well as American military intervention, politics, and reconstruction efforts. For more information, call (520) 515-5315.
Wednesday, October 24
Lunch Lecture Series: Music by the Fountain
Sierra Vista Campus, Room 313 12:10 - 1 p.m.
In partnership with the Cochise College Cultural Events Office, this event by the fountain features Peter Garcia and a student group from the University of California/Santa Barbara in a concert with a Day of the Dead the theme, contemplating death in Mexican folk and popular music, regional songs, corridos and other vocal genres. Hosted by the Cochise College Center for Southwest Studies. Call (520) 417-4772 for more information.
Speaker Series: Paul Hathaway - "Ranching"
Nogales Center, 155 Morley Ave. 6 p.m.
The Pimerķa Alta Historical Society, the Arizona Humanities Council, and Cochise College presents a free lecture series at the 1904 Santa Cruz Courthouse. The series coincides with the "Between Fences & In Spite of Fences" exhibit at the historical society. For more information, call (520) 287-4621.
Thursday, October 25
Literary Guild Discussion: Dracula
Sierra Vista Campus, Writing Lab 6 p.m.
Join the Literary Guild in discussing Bram Stoker's classic, then watch it at 10 p.m. Oct. 27 after Student Government's MonsterFest. For more information, call Becky Dorman at (520) 515-5342.
Friday, October 26
Discover Your Strengths
Sierra Vista Campus, Room 314 - 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Douglas Campus, Room 501 - 1:30 - 4 p.m.
At this professional development activity for Cochise College and university employees, participants will learn to cultivate an 'asset development' rather than 'deficit repair' model of learning and will come away with an idea of personal strengths and a better understanding of and appreciation forothers.Register by Thursday, Oct. 5 bycontacting the office of Professional Development and Learning Innovations at (520) 515-5408 or (520) 417-4783.
Daystar Chamber Players - String Quartet
Sierra Vista Community United Church of Christ 7 p.m.
Don't miss the face-to-face quadraphonic experience of a string quartet - two violins, a viola, and a cello. Admission is $5 at the door; youth 16 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. For more information, call (520) 515-8759 or (520) 515-5440.
Saturday, October 27
MonsterFest and Film Screening: Dracula
Sierra Vista Campus 6 - 9:30 p.m.
The Sierra Vista Campus Student Government presents its annual celebration of Halloween with fun for the whole family. Enjoy food, games, prizes and a haunted house. Film screening begins at 10 p.m. in the Library Commons. For more information, call (520) 515-5484.
Psychology Club Rummage/Yard Sale
Sierra Vista Campus 5 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Psychology Club is raising funds for a spring semester trip to Japan, where they'll study psychology from a whole different perspective. (Psst...to get rid of your old junk prior to the sale, contact club advisor Brian Redmond at 515-4506.)