Happy Monday Yuma! It’s homecoming week. With that being said, there are so many fun activities, games, and events that you’re going to want to have written down on your calendar. Take a minute and get a glimpse of what’s going to be happening this week. 

Bond Presentation – October 1st

The chamber will be hosting a presentation by the Yuma School District-1 going over the upcoming bond vote. This bond will allow the Yuma School District to provide much needed solutions to their current facilities. Stop by the community center on October 1st from 12 to 1 to learn more about the various ways that this bond will benefit our schools, our community, and a couple of buildings that are dear to the history of Yuma. 

Special Education Training Event – September 23rd

Learn more about your child's rights in regards to their education. Attendees will learn about their child's education rights and how to use self-advocacy tools. Presenters for this event are Jennifer Levin and Emily Harvey from Disability Law Colorado. Lunch will be provided. From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Yuma City Community Center. Please register for this FREE event by calling 970-353-5219 ext. 105 or leticia@arcweldcounty.org.

Yuma Senior Center Spaghetti Supper – September 23rd from

From 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. you can enjoy a spaghetti supper at the Yuma Senior Center. Servings will be $3.00 a person. Children ages 4 and under eat free. Address: 421 E. 2nd Ave.

Last week of the Land and Place Show at The Orphanage

This is the last week of the Land and Place art show at The Orphanage. This is a metal sculpture show by Maureen Hearty. The show's final day will be September 30th, so make sure to stop by and see this incredible piece of art.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold at the Yuma Theater

This week, Dora and the Lost City of Gold is showing at the Yuma Theater. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5.00 for children (0-11), $7.00 for adults (12-64), and $6.00 for seniors (65+).

Homecoming Events

It's homecoming week, which means that there are tons of fun activities and big games. Below is the list of homecoming events. Below the homecoming schedule you will find additional information for each game.

Monday, September 23rd

  • JV Football Game
  • Yuma High School Casino Night from 7:00 – 9:00
    • YHS Commons
    • $2 per entry
    • Pizza and drinks available for purchase

Tuesday, September 24th

  • JV, C, and Varsity Volleyball Games
  • Golf Regional s
  • Wigwam from 4:00 to 8:00
    • Yuma High School Commons
    • Seniors will have a taco bar
    • Juniors will have hamburgers with all the fixings
    • Sophomores & Freshmen will have activities for all ages
    • NHS will have homemade pies & cheesecakes for purchase

Wednesday, September 25th

  • District Pep Rally from 2:00 – 2:50 @ Yuma Middle School Gymnasium
    • Meet royalty candidates
    • Prepare for Friday night games
    • Celebrate Yuma!
  • Class Volleyball from 7:00 – 9:00

Thursday, September 26th

  • League Golf, Varsity & JV
  • Yuma High School Picture @ 3:10
  • Bonfire @ 7:00
    • Football Field Parking Lot
    • Community Welcome
    • Games, Hot Chocolate, & S'mores available for purchase

Friday, September 27th

  • Football Game
    • King & Queen Crowning at halftime
  • JV, C, and Varsity Volleyball Games
  • 2009 Football State Champions Celebrations between 3rd & 4th Quarters

Saturday, September 28th

  • Softball Game
  • Homecoming Dance from 8:00 to 10:00
    • At Yuma High School Commons
    • Entry is $5 for singles and $8 for couples
    • Dress code must be honored

Yuma Middle School Sports

7th/8th Football
  • Thursday, September 26th vs. Brush @ Brush Middle School
    • B Game @ 4: 00
    • A Game @ 5:00
7th/8th Volleyball
  • Tuesday, September 24th vs. Burlington @ 4:30 (D/C) @ Burlington Middle School Gym
  • Thursday, September 26th vs. Fort Morgan @ 4:00 (A/B) @ Fort Morgan Middle School Gym

Yuma High School Sports

Coed Cross Country
  • September 25th (Wednesday) @ 4:15 vs. Wray High School — Yuma High School
JV Football
  • September 23rd (Monday) @ 4:30 vs. Sterling High School — Yuma High School
Varsity Football
  • September 27th (Friday) vs. Lyons @ 7:00 HOMECOMING GAME — Yuma High School
Golf
  • Thursday, September 26th League Golf @ Holyoke
JV Softball
  • September 25th (Wednesday) @ 5:00 p.m. vs. Brush High School — Brush High School
  • September 25th (Wednesday) @ 6:30 p.m. vs. Brush High School — Brush High School
Varsity Softball
  • September 28th (Saturday) @ 10:00 a.m. vs. Wray High School — Yuma High School Softball Field
Sophomore Volleyball
  • September 24th (Tuesday) @ 4:30 p.m. vs. Serling High School — Yuma High School
  • September 27th (Friday) @ 6:30 p.m. vs. Caliche High School — Yuma High School
JV Volleyball
  • September 24th (Tuesday) @ 5:30 p.m. vs. Serling High School — Yuma High School
  • September 27th (Friday) @ 4:30 p.m. vs. Caliche High School — Yuma High School
Varsity Volleyball
  • September 24th (Tuesday) @  6:30 p.m. vs. Sterling High School — Yuma High School
  • September 27th (Friday) @ 5:30 p.m. vs. Caliche High School — Yuma High School

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