Events Calendar
6 AK-CHIN MASKI TAS SONGIVU’L TOURNAMENT, Ak-Chin Indian Community, 42507 West Peters & Nall Rd Maricopa (Next to Toka Tournament). Teams must Check in at 9 a.m. For more information contact Antonio Davis (520) 858-4886 or Dennis Antone (520) 371-4213

7 SENIOR QUARTERLY MEETING WITH SRPMIC COUNCIL, Salt River Community Building, dinner at 5:30, meeting begins at 6 p.m. For more information call Senior Services at (480) 362-6350
8 FREE SCREEING EVENT, developmental, vision and hearing for children ages 2 months through 5 years, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Child Find Office. For mor information call (480) 362-2257

9 NOAH WEBSTER’S CHOIR SHOW at Noah Webster Elementary for more info call Noah Webster at (480) 291-6900
9 Phoenix Suns vs. Orlando Magic - Talking Stick Resort Arena, presented by Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, NBA game, 7 pm,

Arizona Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings - University of Phoenix Stadium, carparks open at 2:25 p.m. Main gates open at 4:55 p.m., www.universityof

10-13 37th Annual Las Noches de las Luminarias - Desert Botanical Gardens, thousands of hand-lit luminarias line the garden pathways, musical entertainment each night, additional buffet dinner is available, $12.50-30, 5:30 pm, pre-register, (480) 481-8188 or

10-13 AK-CHIN MASIK TAS CELEBRATION, Ak-Chin Maricopa, AZ. Miss Ak-Chin/Jr. Miss Ak-Chin pageants, toka/songivu’l tournaments, concerts-rain or shine, carnival, rodeo, food, arts and crafts, traditional entertainment, and dance contest. For more info. Call (520) 568-1068 or email
11 SRES X-MAS PROGRAM on the sres basketball court for more info call SRES at (480) 362-2400

12 APS Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade - Tempe Beach Park & Town Lake, Santa arrives at 6 p.m., decorated and lighted boats of all sizes and makes parade at 7 p.m., free, http://www.downtown
12-13 WORLDS BEST SAND SCULPTING CHAMPIONSHIP at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 12 – 8 p.m. Tickets: $12, 2 yrs. & under are free. Live music, games, food and drinks. For more info. Call (480) 270-5000 or go to

12-13 39th Annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market - Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, 200 Native American artisans with handmade art ranging from jewelry, baskets, pottery, paintings, Kachina dolls, weavings and sculptures, raffles, children’s area, traditional & contemporary music & performances, fry bread, $8, under 12 free, 9 a.m., (602) 495-0901 or

Annual Mesa Arts Center Festival - Mesa Arts Center, the premier place to find unique gifts for the holidays, features original works of art for sale from local, regional and national artists in various mediums; live entertainment; live artist demonstrations; Family Activity Area and an array of culinary delights, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,

16 COUNCIL MEETING at Lehi Community Bldg., 5 p.m. live portal will be unavailable on this day. For more info. Or to verify meeting location call Council secretaries (480) 362-7466/7469
14 NOAH WEBSTER’S KINDERGARDEN MUSICAL at Noah Webster Elementary for more info call Noah Webster at (480) 291-6900

17 SRFD BLOOD DRIVE at SRFD main station 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. call SRFD to schedule your appointment at (480) 362-2708
18 Santa and Snow at the Early Childhood Education Center for more info call (480) 362-2200

19 ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR sponsored by the Salt River Senior Club, for more information call Angie Dallas at (480) 251-2664 or Janet Andrews at (480) 747-3097
21-1/1 WINTER BREAK No School for Mesa Public and SR Community Schools

21-31 BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WINTER BREAK, for more information see notice on page 20

24-25 CHRISTMAS BREAK Tribal Offices Closed Christmas observed