<b><center>Quick Reads</center></b>

Tuba City High School Parade

The Tuba City High School homecoming parade will be held on Friday, October 6 at 12 noon. Line -up will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Junior High School. All groups wishing to participate may pick-up an application from the front office at Tuba City High School.

The Homecoming football game will begin promptly at 7 p.m. featuring the Tuba City Warriors vs. the Winslow Bulldogs. For additional information, contact Belinda Begaye (senior class sponsor) at TCHS (520) 283-6291.

Homecoming Reunion

The Class of 1980 is invited to a class reunion during the Tuba City High School Homecoming event on Friday, October 6. Tailgate cookout: 5 p.m., prior to the game with the Winslow Bulldogs. Monetary and food donations are welcomed. Alumni dance: Parrish Hall next to the Catholic Church after the game. Music from the good ole days. $3 per person charge at the door. If you are interested in helping, contact Reanna at (520) 283-5815 and leave a message. Family and spouses welcome. Please join us.

Tuba City Land Use Planning Committee Meeting.

Our next meeting with the SHP Engineer and Architect will be set on October 5 at 6 p.m. This will be our last meeting with the consultants, but I will continue to support the Local Community Land Use Planning Committee after my term has expired. If you have any question, please contact me, Agnes Dale, at (520) 283-3360.

Prescott College Recruitment

A representative from the Prescott College Adult Degree Programs will be meeting with prospective students at Navajo Lands Days Inn located in St. Michaels on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and at Junction Restaurant in Chinle on Sunday, October 8 from noon to 6 p.m. Scholarships are available for qualified students in both counseling and teacher education. Please bring transcripts for a preliminary evaluation. Call (800) 628-6343 for more information.

Honor the Earth

The Indigo Girls, Jackson Browne and Indigenous will join Navajo environmental groups for the Honor the Earth Rally at the Window Rock Sports Center, Monday, October 9 at 7 p.m. The rally and concert are free and open to the public. The rally will feature speakers from Diné Care and the Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining.

Song and Dance Canceled

The Benefit Social Song and Dance, scheduled for October 14 at Greyhills Academy High School, has been canceled. For more information, contact Betty Simonson, Greyhills Academy, Food Service Club.

Sedona Arts Festival

The Sedona Arts Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday October 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Sedona Red Rock High School. Admission is $6 and children 12 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact 204-9456.

Hopi Veterans Meeting

A Hopi Veterans Services Meeting will be held October 18 at the Mishungonavi/Sipaulovi Community Center. All veterans, spouses and widows of veterans are asked to attend, as well as other individuals with interests or concerns about veteran’s issues. The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. with a dinner. Anyone who want to donate dessert may do so. Call the Hopi Veterans Services office at (520) 737-2586 ext. 256 or 257 for more information.

Fur Ball

Critter Crater’s First Annual Fur Ball, a fundraiser to provide homes for homeless pets through Critter Crater’s Foster/Adoption Program, will be held on October 21 at the Flagstaff Continental Country Club in Flagstaff with an evening of fine dining, dancing, a silent and live auction and great entertainment.

The Jack Webb New Orleans Jazz Band and the Arizona Jitterbug Dance Team will perform.

The silent auction will begin at 5:00 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and $75 per couple. For information or to order tickets, please call Critter Crater’s Pet Adoption Center, (520) 913-0582.

Miss Indian Youth

The Miss Indian Youth of Flagstaff Pageant will be held Thursday, October 26. The pageant will begin promptly at 6 p.m. MST at the Flagstaff High School Main Auditorium. Young ladies from Coconino, Flagstaff and Sinagua High will complete for the 2000-2001 crown. Contestants will be judged on traditional and modern talent. The Pageant will also be filled with a wide variety of traditional dancers, musicians and performers. For more information, contact Darrick Franklin at Coconino (520) 773-8220; Josie Kilpatrick at Flagstaff High (520) 773-8121 or Anna Begay at Sinagua (520) 527-5521.

Veterans Healthcare Enrollment

The Northern Arizona VA Health Care System will be at the Hopi Cultural Center on Second Mesa, November 2 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., to enroll veterans in the Veteran’s Health Administration. Health screening also provided: blood pressure, blood sugar, and diabetic foot evaluations. If you are not currently enrolled, please bring your military discharge form (DD-214). Call Hopi Veteran’s Services at (520) 737-2586, ext. 257/256 for more information.

Veterans Fair

The Arizona Veterans State Fair will be held November 11 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. in Bullhead City (Arizona Veterans Memorial Park). Special events: 5K run, motorcycle games, horseshoe competition, arm wrestling, classic car rally, military equipment display, mash tent, vendors, live music. Admission: $5 for adults; kids under 14 free. Dedication of memorial for USS Arizona at 1:30 p.m. Vendor spaces (15 x 20 foot) are $35 non-food and $75 food. For more information, call (520) 758-6745.

Hoop Dance

The 11th Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest will be held February 3 -4 at the Heard Museum Amphitheater from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Master of Ceremonies: Dennis Bowen, Sr., Seneca, Tuba City. Judges from five regions across North America Contest open to Native dancers only. Tribal enrollment or CIB required. Senior, Adult, Teen, Youth and Tiny Tots divisions. For more information, call (602) 251-0284.

Foster Homes Needed

The Tuba City Division of Social Services Foster Care Program needs your help. We are in dire need of foster homes. If you are interested please contact the Foster Care Home Specialist at (520) 283-3254 or 3266, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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