Events Calendar

SUMMER MESQUITE PANCAKE BREAKFAST KICKOFF at Huhugam Ki Museum, 8 - 11 a.m. Come and join us as we make mesquite pancakes, prickly pear syrup with a side of scrambled eggs and bacon bits. We begin serving at 8 a.m. until we run out of mesquite flour (usually around 11 a.m.) For more info. call Museum staff (480) 362-6320

14 COMMUNITY DAY at Two Waters Complex, 6-10 p.m. Events include: Honoring Wall Mural Dedication, traditional dance group performances. Introduction of 2014 Miss/Jr. Miss Salt River Royalty, Caring 4 Salt River Awards, arts and crafts vendors, chicken scratch dance contest, traditional and social dancing. For more info. call CRO Events (480) 362-5783

14 UFC 174 LIVE VIEWING PARTY-JOHNSON VS BAGAUTINOV at The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 7 p.m. Watch the fight on the big screen. Cover charge: $10. For more info. call (480) 850-7734

14 KINDERGARTEN CELEBRATION at SR Elementary School, 9 a.m. For more info. call SR Elementary School (480) 362-2400
26 MEMORIAL DAY-Tribal office closed
26 TAMALE CONTEST at Huhugam Ki Museum, 9 - 10 a.m. Open to community members only, one entry per person, all entries must sign-up by Friday, June 6, 2014 4 p.m. Half a dozen (6) is required for judging, judging will be based on taste, presentation and originality, tamale contestants will be allowed to sell their tamales. Judging starts promptly at 9 a.m. For more info. call Museum Staff (480) 362-6320




15 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVISITED at The Salt River Grand Ballroom at Talking Stick Resort, 8 p.m. Tickets: $51-$120. For more info. call (480) 850-7734

16-20 STRENGTH & ENDURANCE PLUS BENCH PRESS COMPETITION at SR Fitness Center, 1 - 2:30 p.m. For more info. call SR Fitness Center (480) 362-7320

20-21 SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR DADS; PREPARING FOR YOUR NEWBORN at LEARN Opportunity Center Classroom (Social Services Bldg., 32). 9 a.m. -2 p.m. For dads, soon-to-be dads, and first time dads. LEARN about tools, resources and information to be a successful parent in the important early years of your baby’s life. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Space Limited, Registration Required. Deadline to register June 13th 5 p.m. For more info. call Melody Delmar (480) 362-2604
21 ENGAGE IN ART at Disability Empowerment Center, 5025 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ. 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Inviting people with developmental and other disabilities to be part of a fun free event and learn how art can be a part of your self advocacy. Free reception with food and drinks. Join the performance of the Improbable Theater Company. For more info. call George Garcia (602) 492-3741
23-27 ARIZONA YOUTH LEADERSHIP FORUM FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE DISABILITIES at ASU Downtown Campus, Phoenix, AZ. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. The five-day forum will include many exciting, informative activities to help youth with disabilities, grades 10, 11, or 12, this fall transition from high school to the world of work. For more info. call Melissa Ann Santora (602) 262-2900
25 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING at Lehi Community Bldg., 5 p.m. For more info., call (480) 362-7466/7469
28 NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL NIGHT at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 6 - 10 p.m. Free admission with Tribal ID. The evening will consist of learning about the Sonoran Desert from a traditional ecological perspective, cultural sharing, stories, and cultural performances. For more info. call Sonoran Desert Museum (520) 883-2702

28 PARENT SUMMER SCHOOL at Disability Empowerment Center, 5025 E. Washington St., Suite 204 Phoenix, AZ. Conference with multiple sessions provided free to parents with disabilities. No childcare or transportation provided. For more info. call Raising Special Kids (602) 242-4366



INDEPENDENCE DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, featuring largest fireworks show in the valley, (480) 270-5000 or email


13TH ANNUAL LORI PIESTEWA NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN GAMES, features competition in sports including  basketball, baseball, cross-country, flag football, softball, volleyball, wrestling & track & field, for men & women, (480) 517-9700 or /


25TH ANNUAL SUMMER SPECTACULAR ARTWALK, Scottsdale Arts District, chill with music, art and prize-filled ice sculptures, dozens of galleries host artist receptions, demonstrations, hosted by the Scottsdale Gallery Association in conjunction with City of Scottsdale, free, 7-9 pm, (480) 990-3939