Sacred Prayer Run Saturday
The Native Americans for Community Action Inc. will hold its 20th annual Sacred Mountain Prayer Run on Saturday, June 7 at Thorpe Park in Flagstaff. Events will include a 10K and 5K runs and a 2K fun run/walk. Registration is from 6-7 a.m. and the race begins at 7:30 a.m. To pre-register, participants should come to the NACA main office at 2717 N. Steve’s Blvd., call 928-526-2968, visit www. nacaino.org, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. On-site registration for the 5K and 10K runs is $30, and pre-registration by June 5 for the runs is $22 for adults; 18 and under and 60 and older is $15. The 2K fun run/walk is $15 with a T-shirt and $2 without. T-shirts are included in the 5K and 10K registration. Prizes will be given to the overall male and female winners in designated age groups.
To’Nanees’Dizi planning meeting
A planning meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 5 at 4 p.m. at the To’Nanees’Dizi Chapter Hall. For more information, call the chapter at 928-283-3284.
Free fishing contest on Rez
All are welcome to a free fishing contest at Whiskey Lake on Sunday, June 8. All that’s needed is a Navajo Nation fishing permit. For more information, call the Navajo Nation Department of Game and Fish at 928-871-6451 or 6452.
Shonto Chapter lists meetings
Shonto Chapter will hold a District II Grazing Committee meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 5. A report meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on June 10. The Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. June 11. The business meeting will be 6 p.m. June 24.
The Navajo Nation Division of Social Services, Child Care & Development Fund Program, will be conducting a public hearing on Thursday, June 5 at the Navajo Nation Museum Auditorium in Window Rock from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to provide the Navajo Nation people an opportunity to comment on the provisions of services identified in the Navajo Nation Child Care & Development Program Tribal Plan. For more information, call 928-871-6629.
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. The races will be held at Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff. For information, call Coconino County Parks & Recreation at 928-774-5139.
Old West Days
The Holbrook Chamber of Commerce will be honoring its pioneers on Friday and Saturday June 6 and 7. The 21st annual Old West Days celebrates with re-enactment’s of the Old West, Native American dancers, western bands, mechanical bull rides and a kid zone. The new Wild West art show and quick draw will be held in the historic courtroom. The quick draw will showcase the fastest drawing artists in an event on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the courtyard. Cash awards and ribbons will be given. There will also be a fun run and bike races on Saturday. For more information on times and places, call 928-524-2356, or the Chamber at 1-800-524-2459.
Free daylong parent training sessions will offer presentations and discussions about services available to parents of children with disabilities, Sessions run from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and lunch will be provided to participants. This month training sessions will be held June 6 at Shiprock Chapter House, June 17 at Ganado Café Sage and June 20 at Nageezi. The Navajo Nation Office of Special Education, Bureau of Indian Affairs, St. Michaels Association for Special Education and Native American Protection & Advocacy Project are sponsors. Registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Marilynn Freeman at 928-871-7935 or 1-866-341-9918 (toll-free).
Natural Arts of the Four Corners workshop series will be held June 9-13 at Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Blanding, Utah. The Navajo Way - Natural Dyeing and Spinning instructor is Roy Kady of Teec Nos Pos. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 435-678-2238.
Jerry Lee Lewis
Legendary rock ‘n’ roll piano player Jerry Lee Lewis will perform at Cliff Castle Casino’s Stargazer Pavilion on Saturday, June 14. Gates for the show open at 6 p.m. and Jerry Lee Lewis is scheduled to take the stage at 8 p.m. This is an all-ages show and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 years of age are free. Tickets to the concert are $20, and Cliff Castle Casino recommends purchasing them early. Purchase tickets in advance online at www.cliffcastle.com or at the Castle Club in person or via telephone at 928-567-7999. For more information on Jerry Lee Lewis performing at Cliff Castle Casino, call the Castle Club or visit www.cliffcastle.com.
There will be free movies every Friday for the next few months at Heritage Square in Flagstaff. This week’s feature will be “Air Bud” on Friday, May 30, sponsored by the Grand Canyon Railway. The fun kicks off at 6:30 p.m. and live entertainment will include the Flagstaff Light Opera Co. A bounce house will be there for the children’s enjoyment, and carriage rides will be available. These events are presented by the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance and sponsored by Arizona Music Pro.
Bingo in Leupp
Come have fun at a bingo/cakewalk 6 p.m. Friday, June 6 at Leupp Chapter House. This event is a fund-raiser for the junior class at Leupp Schools Inc.
Join the fun at the Just Move It free family 5K fun run and 3K fun walk series. Walks will be held 7 p.m. June 12 at the Tonalea Chapter House, June 17 at Coalmine Chapter House and June 26 at Cameron Chapter House. Physical activity can help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Everyone that participates will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call 928-283-2404.
Room to Move at casino
Room to Move will perform at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 in the Dragonfly Lounge at Cliff Castle Casino. The show is free of charge. Room to Move plays a variety of music to keep the dance floor busy all night. Cliff Castle is located in Camp Verde off Interstate 17, just east of exit 289. For more information call 928-567-7900.
Summer food program
Greyhills Academy High School announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Free meals will be available to all children 18 years of age and under within the approved geographical area. The meals will be provided now to June 27. Breakfast will be from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. (MDT), lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Native Anglers’ Inc .and Team Native Anglers are sponsoring the third annual Fish On Fishing Derby at Wheatfields Lake from 12:01 a.m. June 14 to 5 p.m. June 15. Registration is $12 for adults, $10 for children. All participants over 12 years of age must have a valid Navajo Nation fishing permit. Trophies will go to two divisions adult and children. For more information, call 505-977-2413 or 505- 879-8796.