Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Fri, July 30

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Xmas Hip Hop dance

Come to a Christmas Hip Hop dance at 8 p.m. tonight (Dec. 25) at Hopi Veterans Memorial Center near Kykotsmovi. Hot Lite will be the DJ. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, call 928-734-6686.

Tuba City AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held noon-1 p.m. every Thursday at Tuba City Department of Behavioral Health Service in the conference room. For more information, call 928-283-3346.

Men’s/women’s B-ball tourney

A $1,000 open men’s and women’s basketball tournament will be held Friday to Sunday, Dec. 27-29 ) at Hopi Veterans Memorial Center near Kykotsmovi. The entry fee is $250 for men and $150 for women. For more information, call 928-734-6686.

Sneezy Boyz at Cliff Castle

Sneezy Boyz will perform at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 27 and Saturday, Dec. 28 at the Dragonfly Lounge at Cliff Castle Casino. The show is free of charge. Sneezy Boyz is a Native American band from San Carlos, Arizona, and they are well known for their Classic Rock style that will keep it moving all night long. The casino is located in Camp Verde off Interstate 17, just east of exit 289. For more information on Cliff Castle Casino, check out

Shonto Prep Xmas sports

Christmas Bash 2002 will take place at Shonto Preparatory School in Shonto. A co-ed Volleyball Tournament will be on Saturday, Dec. 28 and has an entry fee of $85 with awards to be presented. To enter a team or for more information on entry fees, call 928-672-2686 or 928-672-2888.

Open men’s Basketball

The 2002 Holiday Classic Open Men’s Basketball Tournament will be held Thursday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 29 at the Tuba City Community Center. The tournament begins on Dec. 26 at 1 p.m. and Dec. 27. There will be a 24-team double elimination bracket, with awards as well as fleece jackets, hooded pullovers and crewneck T-shirts. For information, call 928-283-6756 after 5 p.m.

Paws and celebrate

’Tis the season of hope and sharing for friends and family — especially those four-legged furry members. As holiday decorations twinkle throughout the streets of Flagstaff, a special tree glows with warmth and glittery ornaments at Beaver Street Brewery (11 S. Beaver St.).

The Gift of Survival tree will be on display from now until early January. Members and visitors of the community are invited to place a special-made ornament on the tree for a donation. Ornaments are available at the display during business hours (11:30 a.m. through 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday). One hundred percent of the donations will support Plateauland Mobile Veterinary Clinic’s low-cost spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations for dogs and cats throughout northern Arizona. For more information, contact Paula Johns, executive director at 928-226-9312.

Co-ed 3-on-3 basketball

Christmas 3-on-3 Basketball will take place on Monday, Dec. 30. This event has a four-player roster and runs from 5-10 p.m. This event is for all ages, boys and girls, so come and have some fun. For information, call the Tuba City Community Center at 928-283-3025/3026.

Dilkon Chapter AA

Alcoholic Anonymous meetings take place at the Dilkon Chapter Hogan on Monday afternoons from 2-3 p.m. For more information, call 928-657-8000.

Kaibeto AA meetings

Open Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings are held each Tuesday at noon and 6 p.m. in Kaibeto at Behavioral Health Services in dorm No. 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs campus. For more information, call Cliff Fowler at 928-645-2966.

New Year’s sports bash

New Year’s Bash 2003 will take place at Shonto Preparatory School in Shonto. On Jan. 1 and 2, the 5-on-5-basketball event will be 5-10 p.m. To enter a team and for more information on entry fees, call 928-672-2686 or 928-672-2888.

New Year's at Cliff Castle

For a full night of entertainment under one roof, visitors to Cliff Castle Casino can indulge in festivities taking place throughout the casino, including two dance parties, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and a spectacular fireworks display. The Phoenix-based band Califas will fill the Dragonfly Lounge with the upbeat, soulful and spicy sounds of their variety of Oldies, Old School, Top 40 and Latino music. Doors of the Dragonfly Lounge open at 7 p.m., and the dance party inside kicks off at 8 p.m. Entry to the party is $20 per person — and the ticket price includes a free commemorative champagne flute and a 5”x7” photo with frame, plus a lucky roll of nickels. For lovers of Blues, Soul and Motown music, George Howard and the Road House Hounds will be laying down their classic sounds in the Bingo Hall. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for early seating, and the Bingo Hall party begins at 8 p.m. Tickets for this party are $15 per person and also include the free commemorative champagne flute, a photo and the lucky roll of nickels. Shuttle pickup will be provided to and from all local hotels in Camp Verde. Pick-up will begin at 7 p.m. and the final drop-off to hotels will occur after the festivities conclude at 1 a.m. The casino is located in Camp Verde just east of I-17, at exit 289. For more information, call 928-567-7900.

Men’s B-ball tourney

The 20th annual New Years $1,500 6’1” & Under Men’s Basketball Tournament will take place Jan. 2- 5 at the Salt River Rec Gymnasium in Scottsdale. The entry fee is $350 (no personal checks). Games will run Thursday night and all day Friday, and will consist of 24 men’s teams (double elimination). Cash awards and prizes will be presented to winners, with one-game championship, and are guaranteed 3 games. The deadline to enter this tournament is Dec. 27. For more information, contact Raymond Dickson at 928-645-5935 after 5 p.m. or PO Box 15, Page, AZ 86040.

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