The Williams Sportsman's Club (WSC) will have the city shooting range open for members shooting and target practice Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. as staffing and weather allows. The club's website, www.williamssportsmansclub.org, lists range closures, weekday openings, extended hours and special events. A Range Safety Officer (RSO) will be present to coordinate activities. Shooters should check in with the RSO upon arrival. Targets are available at the range for a small donation. Membership forms are available on the website. More information is available from Vicki Andros at (928) 635-1420.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for volunteers
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff (BBBSF) is looking for individuals that have a passion for community service. BBBSF needs adult volunteers to be Big Brothers and Big Sisters to elementary school children. More information is available from Christina Boyd at (928) 774-0649.
Kiwanis coat drive through May 1
Winter is here and the Williams Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its annual coat drive. The club especially needs children's coats. The Kiwanis Club gives the coats to the Williams Food Bank for distribution to needy families. Last year the club donated more than 400 coats. This year it has donated 250 coats. Kiwanis started the coat drive Oct. 1 and it will continue until May 1. Ogden's Cleaners in Flagstaff cleans the coats before they are distributed. Those interested in donating may drop off coats at the Williams Recreation Center or at Williams Realty. More information is available from Bud Parenteau at (928) 635-4393.
Folklorico dancing open to community
Folklorico dance classes are open to all. The class meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Williams Rodeo Barn. All community members are welcome to attend. More information is available from Armando Padilla at (928) 380-4637.
Free tax filing available
IRS certified tax preparers will prepare and file tax returns at no cost at St. John's Church, 202 W. Grant Ave., Feb. 28 from 5-8 p.m. and March 21 from 5-8 p.m.
A picture identification original social security card or ITIN card, W2 and 1099 forms other tax documents and account and routing numbers are necessary.
More information is available at (928) 635-0545.
Recreation department offers free activities
The Williams Recreation Center offers three free recreational opportunities. Basketball for high school students and adults takes place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Williams-Elementary Middle School (WEMS) gym. Adults can match their skills against their high school age family members for a challenging night of basketball.
Family game and craft hour takes place Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Williams Rec Center, 300 W. Railroad Ave. The recreation center offers supervised games, craft supplies and fun free of charge.
Open Gym for eighth grade students and younger featuring basketball, dodgeball and volleyball takes place Friday nights from 6-9 p.m. at the WEMS gym.
The city of Williams Recreation Center sponsors the programs with financial assistance from the Williams Unified School District through the Arizona Parents Commission on Drug Education and Prevention Grant.
Lions Club meetings open to all
The Williams Lions Club meets at 6:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the lounge inside Denny's. Everyone is welcome.