Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Mon, Feb. 17

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Parents invited to workshop

Kayenta Middle School is hosting a ParentShop session 6:30-8:30 p.m. today (March 5). The topic this month is “Developing a Positive Relationship with Your Child.” Tamara Delmar of Kayenta Boys and Girls Club will conduct the workshop. Parents will learn ways of positive and affective communication. Don’t miss out on this fun, interactive night out. There will be refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call the Prevention Center at 928-697-2303/2037.

Career fair in Tuba City

Tuba City High School Counseling Department is sponsoring a Career Fair 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. today (March 5) in the Warrior Pavilion at the high school. For more information, call 928-283-1143.

Bingo benefits Head Start One

All are invited to attend Bingo from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at Tuba City Chapter House. Prizes include cash, DVDs, video cassettes, household items, groceries, gift certificates from local businesses and more. Tuba City Head Start One is sponsoring this fund-raising event.

Co-ed basketball tourney in Leupp

A co-ed 15 years and older basketball tournament will be held Thursday through Sunday, March 6-9 at Leupp Public School in Leupp. This is a 16-bracket 10-player roster double elimination tournament. The entry fee is $100 and age verification is required. Prizes will go to championship winners, runner-ups and MVP. For more information, call Tina Largo at Leupp Public School (928-686-6266/6210).

To’Nanees’ Dizi Chapter

To’Nanees’Dizi Chapter will hold a Planning meeting 10 a.m. Friday, March 7 at the chapter house. The regular meeting is 10 a.m. March 16 at the chapter house. Everyone is welcome to attend the regular meeting. For more information, call 928-283-3284.

Tonalea Chapter events

From 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, WIC (Well Infants and Children) and DES (Arizona Department of Economic Security) representatives will be at the Tonalea Chapter House. Also on March 6, there will be a dedication ceremony for he completion of the telecommunication tower by IndigeTEC and CellularOne. From 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, a DES representative will be at the chapter house. March 18 is food bank day and March 19 is food distribution day. The regular chapter meeting will be at 1 p.m. March 23.

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.

Traditional sweatlodge

Traditional sweatlodges for men only are held 1-4 p.m. every Friday at Tuba City Wellness Center behind the hospital. For more info, call Tuba City Department of Behavioral Health Services at 928-283-3346/3348.

Benefit Song & Dance

Everyone is welcome to attend a Benefit Social Song and Dance held Friday, March 7 at St. Jude’s Parish Hall in Tuba City. Registration is at 5 p.m. and the grand entry is at 5 p.m. Grocery awards go to all dancers and group singers. Donations of groceries or other items are appreciated. There will also be raffles, concessions, door prizes, a cakewalk and jackpot dancing. Kenneth Curley Sr. is emcee. The Western Navajo Social Song & Dance Committee is hosting and sponsoring this event.

Shonto Prep events

Shonto Preparatory eighth-grade class is holding several fund-raising events on the school campus in Shonto. On Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, there will be a 14 and under boys basketball tournament. On March 14 and 15 there will be a 16 and under boys basketball tournament. On March 21 and 22 there will be an 18 and under boys basketball tournament. The entry fee for all three basketball tournaments is $85. For more information, call Mary Greyhat or Marian Calamity at 928-672-2652.

Split at Cliff Castle

Split will perform at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8, in the Dragonfly Lounge at Cliff Castle Casino. The show is free of charge. Cliff Castle is located in Camp Verde off Interstate 17, just east of exit 289. Split plays a variety of music, specifically rock and Top 40 favorites, to keep the dance floor busy all night. For more information, call 928-567-7900.

District 2 Legislators

State Representatives from District 2, Jack Jackson Jr. and Sylvia Laughter, will attend a tamale sale from 10 a.m.-noon. Saturday, March 8 at the Killup School, 2300 E. Sixth Ave. in Flagstaff. At this event, sponsored by the Coconino County Democratic Party (CCDP), citizens will have the opportunity to ask the state representatives about the state budget and other current legislation. Tamales will be sold throughout. For further information contact Coconino County Party Chair Harriet Young at 928-527-1001.

St. Paddy's fund-raiser

Come enjoy a traditional Irish feast on Saturday, March 8 at St. Jude’s gym in Tuba City. This dinner will raise funds for St. Jude’s Soup Kitchen. Tickets will be sold in advance and at the door, $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years. Dinner will be traditional Irish fare with dessert. For tickets, please call Ann O’Connor at 928-283-5256.

Peace officer luncheon

The Grand Canyon Chapter/Northern Arizona Friendship Group of the International Police Association is having its monthly no host luncheon 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8 at El Charro Café, 409 S. San Francisco St. in Flagstaff. IPA members, all full-time or retired city, county, state and federal certified peace officers and their guests are invited to attend.

Benefit Contest Pow wow

A Benefit Contest Pow wow will be held Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9 in the Flagstaff High School gym, 400 W. Elm in Flagstaff. On Saturday, Gourd Dancing will be from 12-1 p.m.; Grand Entry from 1-5 p.m. and 7 p.m.-midnight. On Sunday, Gourd Dancing will be from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; Grand Entry from 12-5 p.m. Kilani Bordertown Dormitory Senior Class is sponsoring this event with all proceeds going to the Kilani Class of 2003 senior trip. Vendors are welcome. For fees and information, call Melinda Harrison at 928-774-3930 or Virginia Tohe at 928-774-6953.

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