Verde Valley Writers' Workshop - 6/28, 10 am: Please bring two copies of a writing sample no longer than five pages that will be read to the group and critiqued. Fiction, non-fiction, and poetry are welcome, as are new writers. Donation is $3 per workshop. Workshop is limited to ten people. Business Assistance Center, 821 North Main Street, Old Town Cottonwood. 928-301-2663.
Maria Luisa's Birthday Party - 6/30, 2 pm: A heartwarming story about how her family pitches in to provide Maria Luisa with the perfect Piñata party for her 6th birthday. Worm Bookstore, Oak Creek Factory Outlets, 6601 AZ State Route 179, VOC. 928-282-3471, www.sedonaworm.com.