Quick reads: Week of April 18, 2012

Navajo Nation and Hopi AZ Legislative Summit postponed

A Navajo Nation and Hopi AZ Legislative Summit scheduled for Friday at the Moenkopi Legacy Inn has been postponed. No future date has been set.

Flagstaff Justice Court to hold court in Tuba City April 25

Coconino County Flagstaff Justice Court will hold court in Tuba City at 1:30 p.m. (DST) on April 25. An exact location is yet to be determined. This effort was made possible by Judge Howard Grodman and Coconino County District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler.

Those taking advantage of the court must register by calling (928) 283-4518. Anyone with an open criminal or traffic case with Flagstaff Justice Court, including cases with outstanding warrants, should register. People who want to ask the judge to cancel their warrant may appear without fear of being arrested in court. No walk ins will be seen on April 25. When registering, provide a full name, Flagstaff Justice Court case number (if known), date of birth and a contact telephone number.

For questions about a case, contact the Flagstaff Justice Court directly at (928) 679-7650.

Mission Possible Basketball Tourney

Mission Possible Basketball Tourney will be held May 4-5 in Holbrook. Categories are as follows -17 and under boys, 14 and under girls, 12 and under boys and 10 and under co-ed with a 10-player roster. The entry fee is $100 (five teams each division). Champions will receive awards to the top two places, and first/second all-tourney.

The tournament will begin at 5:30 p.m. May 4. Admission is $2 per adult and $1 per child. All proceeds will go toward funding a Christian mission trip to Accra Ghana.

For more information and registration contact Jeffery Jones, (505) 559-0959 or Kenya Jones, (505) 363-8699.

Carnival coming to Winslow next week

The first Winslow carnival after winter will be in town April 26-29 next to the Chamber of Commerce Hubble Building, 535 W. Second St. Brown's Amusement is putting on the carnival. The event is sponsored by Winslow Rotary, Winslow Chamber of Commerce and the city of Winslow.

Discounted advance ticket sales are now available for $18 at the Winslow Chamber of Commerce and will be offered until the carnival opens. For more information, call (928) 289-2434.

Holbrook High School presents Fusionfest

Holbrook High School (HHS) presents Fusionfest 2012 at 7 p.m. April 27 at the George Gardener Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $3 and proceeds benefit HHS Fusion. Those wearing Fusion T-shirts will be admitted free.

The featured performance is Fusion. Special guests include Raina-Fire (Riley Murph, Class of 2004), Washtub Jack and the Bluegrass Ramblers (Jack Young Class of 1963) and Holbrook Youth Musicians Tommy Castillo (Class of 1975), Joey Martinez (Classs of 1973) and Jerry Queen (Class of 1978).

Route 13 will be closed May 5

The Annual Shiprock Marathon, Marathon Relays, Half Marathon and 10K Trail Walk/Run will be held on May 5.

As a result, Route 13 will be closed from Red Valley to Highway 491 6:30 a.m.-noon for the safety of the runners and event volunteers. A traffic detour route has been graded from Cove turnoff to Highway 64.

Career fair in Second Mesa May 4

The Second Mesa Day School is hosting its 10th Annual Career Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4. Students will visit each presenter to interview and learn about what they need to do if they want to pursue a career in a particular field.

Any one that wants to be considered as a presenter can call Dione Naha, Devan Lomayaoma or Lloyd Joshweseoma at (928) 737-2571 prior to April 23.

Arizona Reggae Tour comes to Moenkopi Legacy May 5

Legacy Music is pleased to present the Arizona Reggae Tour May 5 at The Legacy Room located at the Moenkopi Legacy Inn in Tuba City.

The tour features Jasper, Lupa, General Smiley, The Mighty 602 Band and more. All ages are welcome to this alcohol-free event. The event is sponsored by Red Fox Graphics and Guitarget.

To find out more, visit www.ExperienceHopi.com/LegacyMusic.html.

Arizona Newspapers Foundation offering scholarship

The Arizona Newspapers Foundation, Inc. (ANF) is offering a scholarship available to Arizona college students majoring in journalism. This summer, ANF will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to students attending Arizona State University, University of Arizona or Northern Arizona University full-time. Students must have completed at least one term and have one term remaining before graduation.

Complete scholarship information, including award criteria and an application for Fall 2012 awards are posted online at www.ananews.com/scholarship. The deadline for applications is June 11. Winners will be chosen by a selection committee and notified by July 15.

Performing arts scholarship auditions

Students interested in studying music or theatre at Northland Pioneer College (NPC) this fall are encouraged to audition for available performing arts scholarships on May 10, from 7-9 p.m., or May 12, from 1-3 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor-Silver Creek Campus.

"Scholarships are granted based on the strength of the audition process and the student's willingness to take Performing Arts classes and audition for Music and Theatre groups and performances," said Michael Solomonson, chair of the Performing Arts Department. Preferences will be given to students who plan to be full-time students and who file a degree plan. "We will have scholarship application forms at the auditions which we will ask individuals to fill out who are auditioning for us."

Individuals interested in applying for a music scholarship should prepare 32 bars of a song they sing well. Also bring a copy of the sheet music for the accompanist who will play for the auditions. Questions about music scholarships should be directed to Music Professor Julie Neish, (800) 266-7845, ext. 6247.

Those interested in a theatre scholarship should prepare a one-minute comic or dramatic monologue. Questions about theatre scholarships should be directed to Solomonson, (800) 266-7845, ext. 6217.

Students can audition for both a music and theatre scholarship as part of the audition process.

St. Michaels bazaar set for May 6

St. Michael Indian School's Annual Bazaar will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6. Enjoy a country store, water dunk, grilled food, inflatable obstacle course, fish pond, balloon bust and more. A raffle for $2,500 will be held. To find out more, visit www.smis1902.org.

Workshop for veterans in Tuba City Friday

Professional development workshops for veterans are held at the Tuba City Navajo Nation Veterans Association. A feedback and networking session will be offered 1-5 p.m. Friday. Dinner will be provided. For more information, email tubacity@uasife.org.

Register early for teacher education

It is not too early to get ready for the potential teacher education cohort in elementary education. Complete your program in the Navajo-Hopi West area through Northern Arizona University's (NAU) extended campuses. Have your transcripts evaluated now to see if you're ready for admission.

The NAU Navajo-Hopi West staff is ready to assist students with the enrollment process and provide student support services. Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available. For more information, please call (800) 426-8315 ext. 41930 or (928) 283-4284.

Fall enrollment open for NAU extended campuses

It's not too early to be thinking about enrolling in classes for Northern Arizona University's (NAU) extended campuses for fall semester.

You can choose from onsite or online classes to meet the demands of your busy schedule. To find online classes please visit http://extended.nau.edu.

The NAU Navajo-Hopi West staff is ready to assist you with the enrollment process and provide student support services. Let NAU extended campuses help you take the next step toward success.

Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available. For more information, please call (800) 426-8315 ext. 41930 or (928) 283-4284.


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