News Briefs: Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Harvest Festival Saturday

KINGMAN - Kidz of Kingman and Project Safe will host Harvest Festival 2008 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Prince Pools The Back Yard Place, 2845 E. Gordon.

The first 30 children will receive treat bags, while the first 30 adults receive T-shirts. Everyone is asked to come in costume. Costume contests, raffles, crafts, prizes, music, performances by Dancability and Traditional Hun Gar Academy are planned.

Cost is a donation. All proceeds benefit Kidz of Kingman and Project Safe.

Pumpkin Patrol seeks support

KINGMAN - The Kingman Police Explorers are hosting the 35th Annual Pumpkin Patrol on Halloween.

The Pumpkin Patrol is made up of police officers, police Explorers and other volunteers who patrol neighborhoods on Halloween night, handing out bags of candy to trick-or-treaters.

Tax-deductible cash donations - donors get receipts - to help fund the patrol are accepted until Sunday and candy donations are accepted until Oct. 29. Contact Tiffiny McLoed at the Kingman Police Department at 753-2191 for more information.

Pregnancy center tea is at Metcalfe Park on Oct. 25

KINGMAN - Kingman Advice and Aid Pregnancy Center will host a fundraising tea from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at Metcalfe Park.

The formal-style tea with refreshments also will include musicians performing throughout the afternoon, displays of art and quilts, silent auction items and children's activities. "A Window in Time" historical re-enactments will be performed by the Christian Girlz Club.

For more information or advance tickets, call Donna Pederson at 753-5762.

KRMC's Women's Health Expo will be on Saturday

KINGMAN - Kingman Regional Medical Center will sponsor a Women's Health Expo on the hospital campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

More than 30 organizations will participate in the event, offering screenings and information. Free flu shots will be available to the first 400 guests. Attendees will be offered a body-fat analysis, skin cancer screenings, vision and hearing tests, and screening for Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. AAT is one of the most common, potentially fatal diseases in the Caucasian population, with about 3.4 million affected individuals worldwide.

The event is free and open to the public, with food and prizes.

KHS Travel Club golf

tournament coming up

VALLE VISTA - A golf tournament is Saturday at Valle Vista Country Club to raise money for students taking the KHS Smithsonian Travel Club trip to Washington, New York and Philadelphia this spring.

Entry fee is $65 per person with four players per team. The fee includes lunch after the round. Mulligans, magic putts, 50/50 and raffle tickets will be sold. Entry deadline is Friday.

Call Caryl Sheely at 377-9305 for more information.