Events Calendar

54th ANNUAL MUL-CHA-THA FAIR & RODEO, presented by the Gila River Indian Community, rodeo, fair, carnival, parade, Pow Wow, vendors sporting events, Admission: Ages 5 and under FREE, Ages 6-12: $4, Ages 13-54: $6, Ages 55+: $4. For more information call (520) 362-4179 or (520) 562-6087 or go to:


2016 PHOENIX PEACE HEROES WALK AROUND THE WORLD, registration 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m., Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ. Go to


SRPMIC presents SPRING BREAK, Registration March 15 & 16. For more information call Community Relations at (480) 362-7740

15 SRPMIC PARENT CONFERENCE, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Salt River High School. To register call (480) 362-2267

OPLP FAMILY GAME NIGHT, 5-8 p.m., at the Cultural Resources Department, Bldg. #12. for more info. call OPLP at (480) 362-6325

16 SafeTALK - SUICIDE ALERTNESS for Everyone, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Two Waters build A, Rm A301. Learn four basic steps to recognize persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them with suicide helping resources. This three hour training can help you make a difference. For more information call Elma Dawahoy at (480) 362-5447/5616
17 AMERICAN INDIAN DISABILITY SUMMIT at the Desert Willow Conference Center, 4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd., Phoenix.For more information call (602) 443-0707

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Salt River Baseball Field. For more information call Community Relations at (480) 362-7740


READING, EATING & A HIKE, book discussion on James McCarthy’s book A PAPAGO TRAVELER. Lunch will be served by a leisurely stroll up a canyon trail. Transportation will be provided to Baboquiari Park from Himdag Ki. Contact Jeannette Garcia to receive the reading and further details at (520) 383-0200


SALT RIVER VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION ORIENTATION meeting, 10 a.m., Human Resources, Bldg. B, Room B102. Have a disability? Need help to work? Need help keeping your job? For more info. call (480) 362-265

24 COMMUNITY WELLNESS FAIR, 5-7 p.m. at the Salt River Community Building. For more information call (480) 362-2449 or 362-6440
26 VETERANS RECOGNITION PARADE, line-up at 8 a.m., starts 9 a.m. Route: SR Two Waters Complex to SR Community Bldg. All Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve Personnel, Families of Veterans and those who support our Veterans including Families, Schools, Clubs, Royalty, Singers, Dancers, Charities, SRPMIC Departments, Enterprises, Business, etc. are welcome to particpate in the parade! For more info. email

ANNUAL SALT RIVER VETERANS RECOGNITION POW WOW, Salt River Football Field, 10,000 E. McDowell Rd., Scottsdale, AZ All events are free and open to the public. Friday, 6 p.m., On Akimel O’odham/Xalychidom Piipaash Social. Bird Dance and Singing Contests - 8 p.m. at the Salt River Ballfield. Saturday,10 a.m.-Gourd Dance, 5 p.m.-Retrieval of colors/Dinner break, 7 p.m.-Grand Entry, 11 p.m.-Closing Song. Sunday, 10 a.m.-Gourd Dance, 12 p.m.-Grand Entry, 6 p.m.-Retrieval of Colors/Closing Song.

26 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 oepnings. 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
26 WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 13TH ANNUAL SOCIAL POW WOW, Westwood Football Field, 945 W. Rio Salado, Mesa. All Drums Welcome. Gourd Dance at 10 a.m., Grand Entry at 12 noon. Food booths/ Arts & Crafts booths. For more info. contact Wayne Hill at (480) 472-4632 (leave a message) or email Website:
31 SALT RIVER EDUCATION FAIR, 4-6 p.m. at the Salt River High School Gym

9 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION, registration begins at 7 a.m., program agenda 8 a.m., service projects 8:30 a.m. Please call (480) 362-7600
9 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Two Waters Complex Courtyard. For more info. call Jeremy Philips at (480) 362-7634 or Mangas Slinkey at (480) 362-5701