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Quick Reads June 7, 2006

Benefit golf tournament

Tohdenasshai Shelter Home is sponsoring its 16th annual Tohdenasshai Shelter Home golf tournament July 3 at Lake Powell National Golf Course in Page. Registration is $100 per player or $360 per foursome and includes a barbecue lunch. There is an 8 a.m. shotgun start. To register, volunteer or sponsor a hole, call 928-697-3635.

Flag Artists Marketplace

Drop by the Artists Marketplace of Flagstaff, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 17 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 18 at Coconino Community College, 2800 Lone Tree Road in Flagstaff. Free parking. Call Marianna Dougherty at 928-779-3827 or visit for more information.

St. Michaels lists meeting

A Planning Meeting will be held 1 p.m. June11 at St. Michaels Chapter. The items on the agenda include, resolutions on summer youth employment, chapter officials reports, three financial reports and housing assistance funds. Guest presenters from Navajo Tribal Utility Authority will discuss natural gas emergency response. Also, Jim LittleSinger with Navajo Nation Solid Waste Management will give a presentation on transfer station compliance and protecting natural resources, livestock and humans from health hazards. For more information, call 928-871-7842.

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.

Kids’ programs

The Arboretum at Flagstaff is offering Summer Adventure Programs in the gardens, forest, wetlands and meadow at the 200-acre botanical garden. There are half-day programs for 5- to 7-year-olds and weeklong programs for 8- to 12-year-olds. Children will embark on a different adventure each week where they will observe and learn about a variety of natural habitats, make crafts, play games, and enjoy a healthy snack as a part of their visit. Classes are limited in size, with two adult leaders. Fees for half-day programs are $16 for members and $20 for non-members. Weeklong programs for 8-12 year-olds are $165 for members and $185 for non-members. For more information and a detailed schedule, visit or call 928-774-1442 to enroll.


Flagstaff Communicators will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 8 at Radisson Woodlands Hotel (check for room location at front door). June’s meeting topic is Marketing on the Web presented by Joe Bodin of Flagstaff Inc. Getting a website up is only the first step to being successful on the internet. Learn from veteran Communicator and seasoned Flagstaff resident how to take your website to the next step and beyond. Members and nonmembers welcome. Members/$12, non-members/$14 and students/$12. RSVP at 928-226-9733, or e-mail:


Horsemanship for the Best will be held 9 a.m. (DST) till sunset Saturday, June 10 at WK Ranch (14 miles West of Kaibeto at milepost 318 on Hwy 98. Participants are encouraged to bring their own horse to practice techniques they learn. Ed Whitethorn will demonstrate “Natural Balance Hoof Care,” Walden Nez will discuss “Colt Starting,” and a third demonstration on “Castration in the Horse: Traditional or Western.” Larry Shephard of Dennebito will provide Country Western music. Lunch will be provided and there will be door prizes. This seminar WK Sheer Equine Horsemanship is sponsoring this seminar. For more information, call 928-283-6204.

Gospel gathering

The 13th annual Begays’ Fathers Day Gospel Gathering will be held June 24 at Many Farms (5 Miles north of Many Farms Conoco Store). All Gospel musician are welcome. Mike Lee of Crownpoint, N.M will lead the service. There will be a free meal at 4 p.m.

Workshop in Hotevilla

The Assist! To Independence and the Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) are hosting an Outreach Workshop 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. MST June 29 at Hotevilla Youth & Elderly Center. This is an opportunity to hear about advocacy and services available to individuals living with disabilities on the Hopi Reservation. Agency and elected representatives will make short presentations, address issues and hear from concerned citizens. SILC and Assist! To Independence will conduct a panel discussion to gather information and hear concerns about services from the disability community. To RSVP or get more information, call 928-283-6261/6263 or 1-888-488-1449 toll-free.

Summer Food Service Program

Greyhills Academy High School announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Meals will be made available free to all children under 18 years of age or younger within the approved geographical area. Meals will be served 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (MDT) and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday now through June 30 at Greyhills Academy in Tuba City.

Music Festival

The fourth annual Flagstaff Music Festival will showcase the talent of several local bands on June 17 at Heritage Square in downtown Flagstaff. This free festival will run from noon to 8 p.m. Local artists and other vendors will also be on the Square. The lineup includes Matthew Henry Hall, Tony Norris and the Arroyo Seco Ramblers, Nation’s Ensemble, The Porchlights String Band and The Tommy Dukes Blues Band. The event is put on by the Cline Library’s Library Employee Organization (LEO) and benefits the Mary Crawley Student Scholarship, which awards scholarships to student workers at the library. For more information, visit the festival website at

Chapter meeting

Bodaway/Gap Chapter will hold its Regular Chapter Meeting at 2 p.m. on June 25 at the chapter house.

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