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Leupp Schools Inc. recruitment

Leupp Schools Inc. is recruiting kindergarten through 12-grade students for the 2003-04 school year. Bring important documents such as birth certificate, CIB, Social Security card and updated immunization records. School hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call the school at 928-686-6211.

TC Boarding School breaks ground Thursday

The Tuba City Boarding School Board Members along with ChuskaSahara, DCSW Architects and Navajo Nation Design & Engineering are hosts for the ground breaking ceremony on Thursday, June 26 at 8 a.m. at the school site. The public is invited. For more information, call Anna Graham at 928-283-4205.

Permanent Fund public hearing

A Permanent Fund public hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28 at Shiprock Chapter House. Input is important to help determine the future. Come and speak out. For more information, call Albert Deschine of the Permanent Fund Work Group at 928-871-7170.

Residential after school program

Ongoing registration is being held for Leupp Schools Inc. residential after school program, which runs through Aug. 11. Activities include tutorial support, prevention education, social skills training, study hour, walking and hiking, parent night, computer skills, weight training, basketball, mini tournaments, reading night, traditional sweats, camp outs, horseback riding, dances, arts and crafts and video making. For more information, call the school at 928-686-6211.

Kayenta registration

Kayenta Primary School is taking registration for the upcoming 2003-04 school year for five-year-olds. Bring records including the child’s birth certificate, CIB, Social Security card, immunization and physical. A registration package is available at the office, which is open 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, call Liz Clitso at 928-697-2429.

Painted Desert Challenge

The first annual Painted Desert Challenge 5K and one-mile fitness walk series continues through July 12 in Tuba City. The Race with Pride will be 7 p.m. tonight (June 25) at the Reservoir Course. The Race for Your Heritage will be 7 p.m. July 2 at the Old Airport. The Challenge Race (a 10K race)—Youth Fair will be 10 a.m. July 12 at the TCC Course. Entry fees are $10 for pre-registration before each race day, $13 on the day of the race. Age groups range from 14 and under to 50 and over. For more information, call the Office of Dine’ Youth at 928-283-3026.

Youth Roping Clinic

A Youth Roping Clinic for all students ages 10-14 will be held Thursday and Friday, June 26 and 27 at Rafter W Arena in Tolani Lake. Instructor will be John Boyd Jr. from Lowe Greasewood. The registration fee is $20 per roper. This event, sponsored by Tolani Lake Summer Enrichment Program, is limited to 30 students. For more information, call 928-686-6101.

Roping event

Johnny Indian Memorial Roping will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29 at Cedar Creek Roping Arena in Cedar Creek on the White Mountain Apache Reservation. Books open at 7 a.m. (MST), with roping at 8 a.m. sharp. Prizes include saddles, breast collars, jackets, buckles, ultra pads and ropes. All ropers are welcome. For more information, call Tony Nebitsi at 928-527-8440, Leland Nebitsi at 928-527-7710 or Elva Lomaytewa at 928-338-4861.

Range, livestock event

On Monday and Tuesday, June 30 and July 1, there will be a workshop that covers livestock body condition and range condition. The livestock body conditions meeting will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday. The range conditions meeting will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday. Both meetings will be at the Sipaulovi Community Building and will be free of charge. Sponsors are Hopi Veterinary Services, Office of Range Management, Hopi Resources Enforcement Services and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Hopi Office.

Azee Be Naha Gha

The Azee Be Naha Convention Planning meeting is today (June 25) at the Chinle Hogan. The 37th annual Convention of Azee Be Naha Gha is on June 27,28 and 29 in Chinle.

Camp meeting

There will be a camp meeting Friday and Saturday, June 27-28 at Tse Sianni Bible Church in Shonto at Betty Johnson’s residence. Speakers will be Lincoln Johnson, Gordon Yazzie and Ned Scott. Everyone is invited to come and be a part of this exciting meeting.

Basketball tournament

Summer Jam 2003 will be held Friday through Sunday, June 27-29 in Toh-Nanees-Dizi Community Center. The entry fee of $125 must be paid in full before the second game. Awards go to champions, runner-up, third place, all-tourney, most valuable player and sportsmanship. For more information, call 928-283-3021/3026.

Benefit song & dance

A Benefit Social Song and Dance will be held July 4 at the parish hall in Tuba City. Registration is 10 a.m. (DST) and grand entry is at noon. Donations are appreciated. This event is sponsored by the Western Navajo Social Song and Dance Committee.

Beginning ballet

Introductory ballet will be offered July 7-11 at the Family Wellness Center in Tuba City. Registration will be at the Wellness Center from 6-8 p.m. July 1. Class sessions will be held for 6-7 years from 8-9 a.m.; 8-9 year olds at 9:15-10:15 a.m.; 10-11 year olds at from 10:30-11:30 a.m.; 12 year old and up at 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. There is a $10 registration fee. Dance apparel and footwear will be avail able for personal use throughout the week. Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation Health Promotion Program, in partnership with the Wellness Center, is presenting the classes. For more information, call 928-283-2404.

Independence Day Fest

An Independence Day Festival will be held July 4-6 at the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, 2340 N. Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff. This event is free and open to the public. Living history enactments include the 2nd US Artillery Battery B, cannon firing, period costumes, authentic military camp, Powderhorn Clan Mountain Men and hide tanning. Demonstrations include woodworking, candle making, lace making, spinning and weaving, camp cooking, basket making, train info and caboose tours. Donations are appreciated. For schedule and more information, call 928-744-6272.

July 4 Horse Races

Box seats tickets for the 2003 Coconino County Horse Races are now on sale through July 3. The horse races are a Fourth of July tradition and will be held July 4-7. Box seats tickets are available for all four days and are $4.50 each. Admission is $3 for adults $2 for children. The races will be held at Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff. For information, call Coconino County Parks & Recreation at 928-774-5139.

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