Yuma, Arizona - Little Bella Miller of Plainwell, MI told her family she wanted teddy bears for her sixth birthday- lots of them, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].  She wanted enough of the stuffed animals to hand out to fire, police and Emergency Medical Service personnel in her community.  It seems they were running low on the cuddly bears they used to comfort kids in trouble.  She received more than 300 of them.

Yuma, Arizona - Shrimp may sound fancy, but it cooks in minutes. So it's a surprisingly good choice for weeknight cooking. Switch up your usual chicken routine, and pick up some shrimp from your favorite seafood market or grocery store.

Somerton, Arizona - On Thursday, October 19th and 26th, the Somerton Library will offer basic e-mail classes at 11:00 a.m. Learn how to set up and use a free e-mail account. This is a one session class; basic mouse skills are required.

Yuma, Arizona - The Grand Canyon has long inspired deep emotions and responses. For the Native Americans who lived there, the canyon was home, full of sacred meanings. For the first European settlers to see it, the canyon drove them to great exploration adventures and Wild West dreams of wealth. The canyon also held deep importance for America’s pioneer conservationists such as Teddy Roosevelt, John Muir, and Aldo Leopold, and it played a central role in the emerging environmental movement.

Somerton, Arizona - On Saturday, October 14th, learn how to make “coronas de muertos” at 11:00 a.m. at the Somerton Library. Create a beautiful wreath of flowers for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! Supplies will be provided.