Quick Reads: week of June 29
Tuba City Independence Day celebration July 3
The Tuba City Chapter in collaboration with the Meth and Suicide Prevention Initiative Program, Coconino County, Flagstaff Buick GMC, Office of Dine Youth, Tuba City Unified School District and the Special Diabetes Program will host the Tuba City Independence Day Celebration July 3, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Tuba City High School football field.
The public is invited to join the chapter for an evening of free food, games, music, and fireworks. From the Kids Zone and Kids Water Battle to the Hotdog Eating Contest, Department Games, and live music, there is something for everyone. The public is encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, ice chest for one of the best family orientated Independence celebrations in northern Arizona.
Fire works at Twin Arrows in July
Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort will have fireworks July 8, 15, 22, 29
Tuba City Unified School District Summer Food Service schedule through June 30
For the Primary school, Fir and Main Street, Tuba City High School, East Warrior Drive and Tuba City High School, Fir and Main Street: kids 18 and younger: Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Lunch: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
More information is available by calling (928) 283-1120/1122
Hopi Festival July 2-3 in Flagstaff
The 83rd annual Hopi Festival takes place July 2-3 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.
The festival features more than 100 award-winning artists and presenters from the Hopi villages in northern Arizona and will bring cultural traditions and talent to the show. Attendees will enjoy two days of authentic food, artist performances, music performances by Tha 'Yoties, dancing by the Tsootro Hopi Dance Group and World Champion Hoop Dancer Nakotah LaRance, a not to be missed children's area that will entertain the young at heart. Heritage Insight programs by Hopi educators, scholars and artists highlight ancestry, migration and efforts to preserve language, arts and agricultural traditions.
KUYI Hopi Radio will broadcast live all weekend from the festival.
Festival attendees can buy distinct art pieces from emerging and master Hopi artists including jewelry, paintings, katsina dolls, baskets, gourd rattles and pottery at a wide range of prices.
Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation July 14-17
Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation takes place July 14-17 to coincide with the horseback and bicycle ride for the summer session of the Navajo Nation Council. The run will start at Cove Chapter with participants choosing several different options on the course, which will proceed up to Buffalo Pass and then on top of the Chuska Mountains all the way to Fort Defiance and into Window Rock.
Public Service Announcement
The To'Nanees' Dizi Local Government will conduct a community assement within the Tuba City Customary Grazing Boundaries in District 1-3, through Aug. 12. Chapter workers will visit yourhome, with your permission, to collect data, including GPS coordinates, assessing interior and exterior and conducting a short interview.
The information will be used for data collection purposes, determining need for the community and obtaining rural addressing information. Workers will travel in marked chapter vehicles and will have picture ID. More information is available at (928) 283-3284.