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NN Presidential Candidate Forum

ASSIST! to Independence is sponsoring a panel issues for the candidates running for Navajo Nation President. Interested parties are invited to attend and encouraged to ask questions concerning issues about people with disabilities, chronic health conditions and elders at risk. The panel discussion will be held at 1 p.m. (DST) today (JULY 31) at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock.

A limited number of scholarships are available for people with disabilities or chronic health conditions to cover transportation costs to attend the meeting. Call ASSIST! (toll-free) at 888-848-1449 or 928-283-6261 for more information.

AARP Arizona plans Rx forum

To raise awareness about the need for a prescription drug benefit in Medicare the American Association of Retired People is holding a public forum 1:30-3:30 p.m. today (July 31) at Coconino County Health Department at 2625 N. King Street in Flagstaff. Issues covered at the forum will include coverage options in rural areas not being served by a Medicare HMO plan, supplemental insurance policies and the Healthy Arizona 2 Initiative (Proposition 204).

Dilkon Chapter House AA meetings

AA Meetings will take place at the Dilkon Chapter Hogan on Monday afternoons from 2-3 p.m. (DST). For more information, call 928-657-8000.

Kayenta Bible Camp Meetings

Kayenta Bible Church will host Camp Meetings at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The theme is “Spiritual Warfare” and guest speakers will be Leroy Nez and Albert Johnson.

Spirit Run in Tuba City

The first annual Spirit Run 5 K race and 2K walk will be held Saturday at the Department of Behavioral Health Services on North Main Street. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the race gets underway at 9 a.m. There is no charge for entry. For more information, call 928-283-3031/3032.

Tallsalt Junior Pow Wow

The Tallsalt Junior Pow Wow Contest will take place in Hardrock, Saturday. All drums are welcome. Grand entry will be at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, call 928-283-6705.

Pioneer Museum plans swap meet

The Pioneer Museum Historical Society is hosting a swap meet 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in front of flagpole at the museum, 2340 N. Fort Valley Road (next to Sechrist School). There is no fee for having a space, but it must be reserved ahead of time by calling 928-774-6272.

To’nanees’dizi Chapter meetings

To’nanees’dizi Chapter House will host a Chapter Delegates Forum at 10 a.m. Saturday. The chapter planning meeting will be at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Miss Hopi Pageant

The Miss Hopi Pageant will be held Saturday at the Hopi Veteran’s Memorial Center in Kykotsmovi. The pageant will begin at approximately 7 p.m. For more information call 928-734-3242 or 734-3215.

Coalmine Canyon Chapter meetings

Coalmine Canyon Chapter House has the following meetings planned, which are open to the public. There will a planning meeting at 10 a.m. Sunday and a chapter meeting at 10 a.m. Aug. 18. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Chester Knight in concert

Chester Knight and The Wind will be in concert at the Hopi Veteran’s Memorial Center in Kykotsmovi at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9. Tickets for adults will cost $12 for advance tickets, $15 at the gate. For children 6-12 years, the cost is $5 for advance tickets, $7 at the gate. For more information, call 928-734-6636, 734-2244 or 734- 6686.

Hopi music festival, art expo

The second nnnual Hopi Music Festival and Art Expo will be held at the Hopi

Veteran’s Memorial Center on Aug. 9-10 in Kykotsmovi. Music performances will begin at noon each day and will featur3 reggae, country, rock and roll, and contemporary pop music by Hopi musicians. Entry is free, although donations are welcome. Art and craft vendors fees are $10 per booth/table. Food vendors must have food handler’s certificate. On Aug. 10, the festival ends with a multi-band dance beginning at 9 p.m. For information, call Hopi Veteran’s Center at 928-734-6686.

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