Events Calendar

O’OTHAM NEW YEAR GATHERING, 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday starting at Sunrise at Cultural Circle of the Mul-Chu-Tha- Fair Grounds Sacaton, AZ 85147. Come join us as we welcome in the O’otham New Year with an evening of dancing, singing and traditional games. Meal will be provided to all who are in attendance bring your comfortable chairs. For more information on this event contact Pam Thompson (480) 721-0939, Jarrod Lewis (520) 562-6901 ext. 2249 or Alie Walking Badger (520) 562-9713.


FATHER’S DAY MAN BRUNCH, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Octane Raceway at Pavilions at Talking Stick. For more information on this event please call Octane Raceway at (602) 302-7223.


FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Butterfly Wonderland. On this special day, groups with one adult and up to three of their children between the ages of 2 and 17 receive $3.00 off per admission. Enjoy the live progressive ambient stylings of Scott Schaefer, and Mark Bensette Aux Bois performing on the wood flute, didgeridoo, guitar and harp in the Conservatory from 11am-4pm. For more information call Butterfly Wonderland at (480) 800-3000.

19 STORY TIME FOR TOTS! 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at Butterfly Wonderland. Bring your tots, ages 2-5, to a fun and educational story time in our birthday room, now featuring Laurie Schaefer CIMT, CPMT, LMT, of Heaven’s Little Touch, who will direct parents on pediatric massage for their little ones. Space is limited to 10 children and 10 adults for each 30-minute reading session. FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off annual membership to enjoy story time again and again! For more information call Butterfly Wonderland at (480) 800-3000.

PHOENIX SUNS BASKETBALL CAMP AND OVERNIGHT CAMP, 12 p.m.-6 p.m. at Suns Day Camp Thunderbird High School and Overnight Suns Pine Summit Camp in Prescott. We will be doing a lottery drawing for all spots for both camps. Please come to the Recreation Department to sign up and bring your tribal id. For more information please call David Willis (480) 362-5795 or Mike Douglas (480) 362-5770 .

20-24 TORTILLA CAMP FOR YOUTH, 6 a.m.-8 a.m. at Huhugam Ki Museum. Young boys and girls, 10-12 years of age are encouraged to sign up. Participants must arrive before 6am, class is 2 hours long. Parents/guardians must sign a permission slip and get a materials list from the instructor. For more information on the class please call Cultural Resources at (480) 362-6325.

MUSEUM GRADUATION SALE, 9: 30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until June 3, all items without a red dot will be half off. *All sales final *no refunds, returns or exchanges *no other discounts apply. For more information call Alicia Thomas at (480) 362-6320.


NATIVE AMERICAN GOLF CLINIC, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Talking Stick Golf Club. Jason Montoya is a PGA professional at Talking Stick Golf Club, he is a Native American from Santa Ana Pueblo NM. Each month he will be hosting a free Native American golf clinic at Talking Stick. Each clinic offers golf lesson (Putting, Chipping, and Full swing) each class is a different golf skill. This is open to Families and Friends from any Native American community. For more information on this clinic call Talking Stick Golf Club (480) 860-2221.


TOMMY JAMES AND THE SHONDELLS, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at Talking Stick Resort. Tommy James and The Shondells bring decades of pop culture classics to The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort™ on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Experience timeless hits like “Crimson and Clover,” “Crystal Blue Persuasion” and “I Think We’re Alone Now.” For the Box Office call (480) 850-7734.


PHOENIX: Summer Sundays - Heard Museum, visit on the fourth Sundays of the summer months for free general admission 11 am - 5 pm,

27 PATHWAYS HOME: EXPLORING HOMEOWERSHIP, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at Two Waters Building B 1st Floor Room 106. Topics Include: Determining Your Personal Readiness, Preparing for Homeownership, Evaluating Credit and Financial Preparedness. Collaborating Partners: SRPMIC Community Tribal Housing & Salt River Financial Services call (480) 362-5763 to RSVP by Friday, June 24, 2016 Light Dinner Provided & Raffle Prizes. Open to interested community members!
27 2016 NOMINATION MEETINGS FOR COUNCIL MEMEBERS, 6 p.m. the meeting will be held at two location SPMIC Community Building or Lehi Community Building. Nomination meetings are to nominate candidates for the 2016 Primary Election. Please see qualification and if you have any questions call Council Secretary at (480) 362-7466 or 7469.
30 WIOA DISLOCATED WORKER PROGRAM ORIENTATION, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. SRPMIC Human Resources Department. Dislocated Worker Program. Have you been laid-off? Interested in seeking a NEW career? If you answered YES to any of these questions for more information please contact SRPMIC HR at (480) 362-7935.

BLOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Scottsdale Salt River Courtyard. Schedule your appointment Online: and enter Sponsor Code: courtyardsr or For more information contact the American Red Cross at (800) 733-2767.

26-31 MARICOPA: 14th Annual Native American Basketball Invitational – Ak-Chin Indian Community, more than 1,200 Native high school age athletes on 128 teams, from across the US and Canada, will compete in the largest all Native high school basketball tournament in the world, features more than 300 games, played over five days,




HOPI FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE,  9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Flagstaff located at the Museum Northern Arizona Celebrating the Colorado Plateau. Sale by Hopi artists of jewelry, pottery, quilts, baskets and textiles, demonstrations on making pottery and piki bread, trail walk with Hopi medicine woman; Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ;


FIREWORKS & MOVIE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Salt River Fields.  It's a Summer Steal! Fireworks & Movie Night 
A night under the stars & the largest fireworks show in the Valley! Only $10 Per Car! Join us for Fireworks & Movie Night July 3rd at Salt River Fields or call (480) 270-5000.

4 INDEPENDENCE DAY, 9 a.m. -5 p.m. at Butterfly Wonderland.  Guests wearing red, white and blue and all military personnel with valid ID will receive $3.00 off admission, up to $12 off per party. Not to be combined with any other offer. For more information call Butterfly Wonderland at (480) 800-3000.
4 Salt River 4th of July Celebration, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at Salt River High School located at the Football Field. Please come and join us for the celebration. For more information call Community Relations (480) 362-7740.
8 MONARCH WALK SERIES, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Butterfly Wonderland. Guests ages 12 through adult will meet in the lobby and experience a journey to learn about those amazing Monarchs, their incredible migration and why we tag them, followed by a visit to the Conservatory. Guests will also receive a complimentary monarch temporary tattoo. FREE for members; a $10 donation to our non-profit Butterfly Wonderland Foundation requested from general public, plus cost of admission call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.
9 Women’s Basket Weaving Circle, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. at the CRD Main Classroom. Open to existing Onk Akimel basket weavers who would like to gather and process needed materials and just spend times weaving with other basket weavers. Every Saturday,  July September starting this coming July. Call the O’odham Piipaash Language Program for more information at (480) 362-6325 or
12 & 26 YOGA IN THE RAINFOREST, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Butterfly Wonderland. Practice yoga surrounded by thousands of butterflies! This hour-long class will guide you through a series of yoga poses that help you build strength and gain flexibility. $20. For more information about this class contact Butterfly Wonderland call (480) 800-3000, ext. 207 to reserve.