Gene Juan and Garnett Gates, both military veterans, posted the colors to start the Gathering of the Gourds event in Lehi on October 15.

Gathering of the Gourds Keeps Culture Alive

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The 12th annual spiritual Gathering of the Gourds took place October 15 at the Red Mountain Festival Grounds in Lehi from 10 a.m. until midnight. Free lunch was served to guests from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gathering was filled with traditional singing and dancing, organized by Earl and Carolyn Stacey. Members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Fatherhood and Motherhood Mentor Programs volunteered during the event, and the Staceys said they were grateful to have those volunteers, who helped set up tables and chairs, serve food and assist in the clean-up.

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5 AZ URBAN RACE at Salt River Fields, 7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Price: $70. This 3-mile running experience showcases 10 obstacles that participants must run, jump or climb across that utilize the entire facility including bleacher runs, stadium grass and a concourse dash. For more info. call (480) 214-9370
5 TEMPE WALK TO CURE DIABETES at Tempe Beach Park, 54 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ. 9 a.m. Free, $100 in raised donations encouraged. Family friendly 5K. For more info. call (602) 224-1840
5-6 25TH ANNUAL RED MOUNTAIN EAGLE POW WOW at SR Baseball Field, 1839 N. Longmore Rd., Scottsdale, AZ. Open to the public, free admission, alcohol and drug free event and no gang activity. For more info. call Bill Hayes (208) 241-2175 or David Montiel (602) 882-5553
8 DISTRICT “D” MEETING-(Ricardo Leonard) at Senior Center, 6:30 p.m. For more info. please call (480) 362-7466/7469 to confirm meeting time and location
9 BAKE N’ YARD SALE at Round House Café, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Baked goods, healthy snacks, clothing, shoes, bags etc. Also hot dogs and hambugers. Cash only for bake and yard sale items. For more info. Call Frances Kaplan (480) 362-5784
9 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING at the Two Waters Council Chambers, 5 p.m. For more info., call (480) 362-7466/7469
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