Quick Reads: Week of May 23, 2012

Birth certificates available June 6

Birth certificates are available in Tuba City 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (DST) June 6 at Coconino County Supervisor Lena Fowler's office, 49 Maple St., behind the Behavioral Health building, one street west of Main Street.

Birth certificates are available every first and third Wednesday of the month. Birth certificates are also available in Page 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (local Page time) every second Wednesday of the month. The fee is $19, cash only. Certain requirements and exceptions apply. The service is sponsored by Fowler and the Coconino County Public Health Services District.

For more information, call (928) 283-4518 or (928) 679-7272.

National Trails Day Pine Cone Dash June 9

Celebrate National Trails Day June 9 by participating in the Pine Cone Dash. The Pine Cone Dash is a 5K run/walk on the Arizona National Scenic Trail. Meet at the 89A trailhead, located two miles east of Jacob Lake, at 9:45 a.m. Enjoy prizes and snacks. For more information, contact Missy Spandl at (928) 643-8120.

Good Road of Life Native Families June 13-15

The Good Road of Life Native Families will be offered 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. June 13-15 at the Moenkopi Legacy Inn Conference Center in Tuba City.

Native Families is a three day journey towards wellness and healing for Native men and their family members. It is the second part to the Good Road of Life: Responsible Fatherhood series. It is designed to teach Native men, women and their children how to strengthen the family relationships and keep Native families together.

Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. Participants must be committed to all three days of training to obtain a certificate.

Call Mitze Lee or Vanessa Clark at (928) 283-2816 or email Mitze.Lee@tchealth.org or Vanessa.Clark@tchealth.org.

Community meeting at Leupp School Thursday

A Community Collaborative Meeting begins at 9 a.m. (MST) Thursday at Leupp Public School. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (928) 686-6266.

Tse Sianni Church hosting meeting

Tse Sianni Bible Church in Shonto, Ariz. will be hosting a camp meeting on Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (DST). The church is located one mile N/NW of U.S. 160 and AZ 98. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (928) 797-6382.

Leupp Schools accepting enrollment applications

Leupp Schools, Inc. (LSI) Residential Program is now accepting enrollment applications for the upcoming school year for grades first through 12th. Applications may be obtained by contacting LSI Residential at (928) 686-6070 or 686-6024.

Run for Heroes June 23

The First Annual Navajo Nation Police Heroes' Run will be held June 23 in Tuba City. The 10K run and 5K run/walk are in memory of fallen police officers that died in the line of duty. All proceeds will benefit the Navajo Nation Police Survivors Program.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. (DST) at the Tuba City Police Department. The race begins at 8 a.m. Registration is $25 for the 10K run and $20 for the 5K run/walk. T-shirts will be given to all registered participants. There will be age group awards. A course map will be provided the day of the race.

For more information, call (928) 310-6717.

Gourd dancing June 23 at Bellemont

Honoring Camp Navajo Past and Present will be celebrated during the Fourth Annual Gourd Dancing 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 23 at Camp Navajo.

Camp Navajo is located at Bellemont 15 miles west of Flagstaff off Interstate 40.

Master of Ceremony is Dennis Bedonie; Head Gourd Dancer is Larry Anderson; Head Southern Drum is Long Walk Descendence; and Head Singer Mike Croan. All gourd dancers and the public are welcome. There will be no vending.

For more information contact Poc MSG Hatathlie at (928) 606-3360 or Freddy Estitty at (928) 349-0411.

Kayenta Fourth of July Music Festival

The township of Kayenta is hosting the First Annual Kayenta Fourth of July Music Festival. The festival is free and begins at 12 p.m. at the Kayenta Recreation Park.

Enjoy the sounds of Levi & The Plateros, Saving Damsels, Chuckie Begay and The Mother Earth Blues Band, Coalition, Skool Boy Kook and Pax Harvey.

Greeting the Sun Challenge Aug. 4

Greeting the Sun Challenge 10K, 5K and two mile run/walk will be held Aug. 4 in Polacca, Ariz. Registration begins at 5 a.m.

The 10K begins at 6:30 a.m., 5K at 6:45 a.m. and the two mile run/walk begins at 7 a.m. The cost to enter is $20 for the 10K, $15 for the 5K and $10 for the two mile run/walk.

Many awards will be presented. Dash for Cash during the 10K run. The first male and female runners to reach the one mile marker will receive $60 each.

For more information, call (928) 737-0174 or visit www.greetingthesunrun.com.

Roadshow begins in Flagstaff June 6

The city of Flagstaff's Recreation Services is offering a free tour of the city's park system, while combining great music, activities for children and vendors. The fun will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in June and July.

This year's performers include -

• June 6 at Wheeler Park, listen to Summit Dub Squad.

• June 13 at Bushmaster Park, hear Wade Lashley and The Rounders.

• June 20 at Wheeler Park, listen to Muskellunge Bluegrass.

• June 27 at Bushmaster Park, hear Brian DeMarco and The Big Idea.

• On July 4 at Wheeler Park, hear Stylus at 12 p.m.; Vincent Z at 2:15 p.m.; 3:30 p.m. Porchlights; and Dave Logan Band at 5 p.m.

• July 11 at Bushmaster Park enjoy Anam and the Boys.

• July 20 at Wheeler Park celebrate Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society Day with the Knockabouts, Bagpipers and Celtic Chorale Groups.

• July 27 at Bushmaster Park enjoy Chuck Hall Band.

For more information contact city of Flagstaff Recreation at (928) 213-2300 or visit www.flagstaff.az.gov/recreation.

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