Events Calendar

SUN EARTH ALLANCE INDIAN CLUB SOCIAL GATHERING, 2 p.m.-9 p.m. Scottsdale Community College - Two Waters Circle. The Sun Earth Alliance Indian Club (SEAIC) is about inclusion and encouraging Native American Students to continue growing in their studies and relationships with one another. We strive to bring cultural awareness to the Scottsdale Community College student body and keep Native traditions alive in the surrounding community. ALL DRUMMERS AND DANCERS WELCOME- FREE ADMISSION. Scottsdale Community College American Indian Program (480) 423-6531.


CULTURE CRAFT SATURDAYS FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. FREE with Museum Admission $5.00 for Adults. Students & youth under 17 FREE. Join renowned potter Ron Carlos (Piipassh) for this fun family program! We will create Ceramics, Conservation and Communicating Culture. For more info. Call Heather Ingram (520) 626-3989.


2016 SPRING INTO SUMMER CHALLENGE- Starting April 10 to June 6, 2016 a 10 week fitness program, right before summer, that will help keep focused & motivated to build healthy habits and not necessarily to lose pounds or inches. Call the Salt River Fitness Center at (480) 362-7320 for more information

11 COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST, Promptly at 7 a.m.- 8 a.m. Featured Speaker Pastor Len Andrews at Salt River Community Building. A time to join together for Prayer. Light refreshments will be served. Questions, please call Elyse at 480-362-7465

6 p.m. -7:30 p.m. at the Salt river Community Building. This event is open to all Zumba enthusiasts! New to Zumba? Give it a try!
Come out to dance with some amazing local Zumba instructors!
Move to the rhythm of the world! Let’s dance! More info. Call Rachel, Physical Fitness Specialist (480) 362-7320

12 NAMI BASICS NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS, Sessions start April 12th -May 17th. NAMI Basics helps parents and other family caregivers of children to understand the illnesses that are causing those behavioral difficulties, and the critical role families play in the treatment of those illnesses. All classes are open to the public at no cost. To register contact: Ariyanna Norman. 602-759-8182

Lehi Spay and Neuter Clinic, 7 a.m. at the Lehi Community Building parking lot, 1231 E. Oak Street, Mesa, AZ. Animals living within the Community receive first priority. 30 openings for spay/neuter and 25 vaccinations openings. Space is limited, call Sheila at (602) 730-2092 to reserve your space. SRPMIC Health and Human Services is proud to partner with the NAGI Foundation to bring a FREE animal clinic to the Community


SNRP PRESENTING ITS 5TH ANNUAL SPECIAL NEEDS & DIVISIBILITY EXPO, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Salt River Community Building. Open to the Public . All ages welcomed to this Free event. Food and Raffle Prizes. For more information, please call the Special Needs Resources line at (480) 362-6980 (see page 11)


THE SALT RIVER JR ACE PROGRAM, The Salt River Jr. ACE Program engages 5th through 8th grade students in a program that benefits them with college-related activi- ties. A one-week and two-week summer session is offered at Scottsdale. SCC. Contact: Nizhoni Marks Coordinator, Salt River Jr. ACE American Indian Program call (480) 423-6531

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9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cultural Resources - Bldg. 12 Class is open to SRPMIC MALES, 15 & older. Instructor: Lester “Wolf” Loring Due to the possibility of injury, all students must sign a waiver. If under the age of 18, a guardian must sign waiver. Students MUST HAVE THEIR OWN CARVING KNIFE. Sign-up IN PERSON at the Cultural Resources Department. O’odham Piipaash Language Program (480) 362.6325

18 NEW ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM- Application available Monday April 18, 2016. Completed Applications due: Friday, May 13, 2016 by 5 p.m. For more information call James Smith at (480) 362-7962 or email
20 WIOA YOUTH SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE, Deadline for applications will be April 20th. Please follow all participation requirements. For more infomation contact Denelle Prieto (480) 362-7964 or visit Community Employment Department.

CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS EVENT, At the SR. Community Building (located on Longmore and McDowell) From 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, vendors and door prizes! Tug-of-War (Police Department vs. Fire Department) For more information please call Julia Pooley at (480) 362-7503.

22-24 TEMPE: 30th ANNUAL ASU SPRING COMPETITION POW-WOW, ASU Band Practice Field, dancing in 23 categories, Native American arts & crafts, Indian fry bread, intertribal dancing, $6-8, Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat 11:30 a.m., Sun 11:30 a.m., (480) 965-5224 or
22 HOLY HOLY PERFORMING DAVID BOWIE'S "THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD: AND DOWIE'S GREATEST HITS, Get ready to experience the quintessential early Bowie [1969 to 1973] and celebrate the late singer’s music and life in the Showroom at Talking Stick Resort at 8 p.m. For tickets availability or for more information contact the Box Office at (480) 850-7734.
23 Fiesta Bowl, Mexican National Team, Yoda & Darth Vadar Hot Air Balloons, Join Southwest’s Largest Rugby Event from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Scottsdale Stadium .For the first time in the event’s history, a country’s national rugby team will be competing. In the featured match, the Arizona State University Men’s Rugby Team will face the Mexican National Rugby Union Team.
Tickets for the Fiesta Bowl Rugby & Balloon Classic are now on sale and can be purchased at http://therugby
23 THE 6TH ANNUAL LARRY FITZGERALD DOUBLE PLAY CELEBRITY SOFTBALL- 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m. fans can see Fitzgerald and a roster of his celebrity friends in action as they go head-to-head in the highly anticipated softball game. For more information on tickets visit www.saltriver



GRAHAM NASH: THE PATH TONIGHT TOURS 2016- Come see Graham Nash at the Showroom at Talking Stick Resort 8 p.m. Hear hits from the singer –songwriter’s impressive five-decade career, like “Wasted on the Way” and “Got It Made”. For tickets availability or for more information contact the Box Office at (480) 850-7734.
30 FAMILY OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Salt River Recreation Football Field CALL INS BEGIN: April 18-29th. Community Members receive 1st priority. SRPMIC Employees will be placed on a waiting list. Stop by Recreation Office to register for Special Interest Class.
If you are already registered, call in to sign up. Open to SRPMIC Members & their immediate family members. All Participants must be 6 years old & up. No open toed shoes. For more info contact SR. Rec Dept. (480) 362-6360