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Fun activity day in Dilkon

The Southwest Regional Office of Navajo Nation Division of Social Services of Dilkon will sponsor a day full of activities and fun for Child Abuse Prevention on April 29. The theme is Niha’a’hi’noosin”or Respect us Children. The day features a parade at 10 a.m., as well as booths, entertainment and activities from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bashas parking lot. Refreshments will be served at noon. Evening entertainment, provided by bands Rocking Horse of Low Mountain and Coalition from Tuba City, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Social Services parking lot. Parade forms can be mailed in or faxed. Call 928-657-8030 for more information.

Gathering of Nations

Get tickets to the 22nd Annual Gathering of Nations Powwow, Indian Traders Market and Miss Indian World Competition. This larger than life event will be held April 28-30 at the University of New Mexico Arena at Avenida Cesar Chavez Blvd. SE. Get your tickets on-line to avoid long lines.

Kids Activity Hour

The Coconino Humane Association will sponsor a free fun-filled workshop that lets kids create animal related projects that they can take home with them. This month’s program takes place on April 30. Space is limited, so call 928-526-1076 to reserve a seat.

Pueblo to Pueblo Run

The 11th annual Pueblo to Pueblo Run will take place on April 30. Join 175 others competitors for three separate events. Norman Lopez, Ute Mountain Ute flute player will bless the event. Smith Family Horsehair pottery will be this year’s awards for first, second and third men and women in each of the three races. Ribbons will be given for different age categories. The entrance fee is $18 for adults and $12 for children, and will include a T-shirt.

Letterhead design contest

The Education Committee of the Upper Village of Moenkopi is seeking designs, drawings or logo for its stationary and letterhead design. All are welcome to submit entries in color, black and white or other mediums. List name and address with a telephone number on the back of each entry. The winner will receive $50, and entries will be returned to the originator. Send entries to Alden R. Seweyestewa, Box 1229, Tuba City, AZ 86045, or deliver to the Dean’s Office of Tuba City High School.

Justice and Law Day

Kayenta District Court announces its Justice and Law Day on May 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kayenta Judicial District Courthouse in Kayenta. The purpose of the event is to inform and educate the public about the services the Kayenta District Court provides its surrounding communities. Activities will include an open house, luncheon and court skits. The public is invited. For more information, call 928-697-5541.

Basketball tournament

Leupp Public School will host a 15 and under co-ed basketball tournament on May 6-8. This will be a co-ed, 12-team double elimination tournament. The fee is $100 per team, with half as a deposit. There will be prizes for first three places, MVP, All-tourney and three-point champ. Contact 928-686-6178 or 526-9212 for more information.

Outdoor swap meet

Eagles’ Nest Intermediate school student council is hosting an outdoor swap meet on May 7 at the Eagles’ Nest school front parking lot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables are $10 each. Bring your crafts, food, etc. For table reservation call Eagles’ Nest office at 928-283-1041.

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