Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Fri, Aug. 14

Quick Reads July 19, 2006

Navajo Bible Conference

The annual Navajo Family Bible Conference will be held July 22-30 at El Nathan Christian Camp in Flagstaff. Special speakers include Pastors Curtis Harvey, Alvin Gon, Gordon Yazzie, Harold Noble and Reverend Sam Grammer. Classes will be held for all ages in Navajo and English. A memorial service for Bruce & Etta Yazzie will be held July 29. For more information call (602) 703-3517.

Pioneer Days in St. Johns

St. Johns will celebrate the 127th Pioneer Days July 19-22. Dutch oven cooking lessons, basketball & golf tournaments, storytelling, dances, fishing derby, parade, campfire circle, rodeos, ice cream social and a BBQ will be held. Call-928-337-2000 or visit for more information.

Chapter meeting

The Bodaway/Gap Chapter will hold its regular meeting at 2 p.m., July 23, at the Bodaway/Gap Chapter house. For more information call 928-283-8843.

Running camp

The Hopi Camp of Champions cross country and distance runners camp will be held from 8 a.m.-12 noon, July 24-28, at Hopi High School for runners ages 10-18 years old (incoming 4th-12th grades). The cost is $30 per runner and participants may register on the first day. Call 928-738-5111 for more information.

Native American Games July 20-23

The National Native American Games will be held July 20-23 in Ft. McDowell featuring competition in five sports: basketball, cross-country, softball, volleyball & track & field, for both men & women. Call 480-517-9700 or visit for more information

Home improvement

"The Home Improvement Series" is currently being taught in English at the First Baptist Church of Tuba City each Sunday evening at 6 p.m. In the near future, it will also be taught in Navajo at the same time. Each topic is designed to inform and help couples and individuals. The titles are "The Headship of Husbands," " The Strategies of a Godly Man," "Wives and the 'S' Word," "Stand by Your man," "The Blessings of Children," and the "Danger of Forgetting Discipline." The church is located at Maloney Street and Cul-de-sac 3. Dr. Matthew Nichols is the new pastor. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 928-283-4914.

Memorial concert

Friends of Greg Bauer will gather at 7:30 p.m., July 29, at Flagstaff High School Auditorium for a Concert Celebrating the Life of Greg Bauer. Jazz, blues, rock and concert music will be performed to honor Bauer who passed away in Fall 2005. Admission is free, but a free will offering is suggested to raise funds for the NAU Gregory Thomas Bauer Scholarship Fund. Call (928) 773-0558 for more information

CCC art exhibit

"The Sky Is Falling," an exhibition of 13 area artists, continues through Aug. 5 at Coconino Community College, 2800 Lone Tree Road in Flagstaff. Call 928-526-8485 for more information.

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