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Quick Reads: week of July 9

Youth basketball tourney Aug. 1-3 in Kykotsmovi

The Hopi Veterans Memorial Center will put on a Co-Ed Youth Basketball Tournament Aug. 1-3 in Kykotsmovi, Arizona, Hwy. 264 at milepost 375.5 at the Hopi Veterans Memorial Center.

The tourney will include a 12 to 15 year old bracket and a 15-18 year old bracket.

Teams must field a 10 player roster (five girls and five boys).

The entry fee is $125 for both age groups and a $65 non-refundable deposit to reserve a spot on the bracket is required.

The remaining balance must be paid before the first game. Proof of age is required. More information is available at (928)734-3432.

Sheep, wool and weaving workshop July 13

A sheep, wool and weaving workshop will take place July 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the historic Hubbell Trading Post located in Ganado, Arizona.

Events commence at 8 a.m. with a sheep butchering demonstration, Navajo Churro sheep and lamb exhibit and a continuous showing of the video "Gift from Talking God" in the visitor center.

The workshop is open to the public to visit the demonstrations. Artisans from surrounding areas will show their skills and demonstrate traditional Navajo rug weaving, vegetable dying, felting, cinch weaving and more.

Visitors are encouraged to bring their own crafts and share what projects they are working on.

More information is available by calling the Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site at (928) 755-3475 or on its website at

Wildlife Summit Aug. 5-6 at Twin Arrows

Navajo Nation Fish and Wildlife is putting on a Wildlife Summit at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino/Resort. Aug. 5-6. Registration is free.

More information is available at (928) 871-6450.

Junior Golf Summer Camp registration July 12

Final registration for the Notah Begay, III Foundation (NB3F) Junior Golf Summer Camp takes place at the Holbrook Safeway July 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Organizers will cancel the event if not enough kids sign-up.

Camp Dates are July 18 and July 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The cost is $60 per participant ages 6-18.

The registration feeincludes lunch both days and Holbrook Pool Passes for July 19.

More information about registering is available from Mrs. Melinda Hardy at (928) 522-3115 during normal business hours.

Just Move It July 24

Just Move It (JMI) takes place at the Navajo Mountain Health Clinic July 24. Registration starts at 6 p.m.

More information is available from Navajo Health Education at (928) 697-4225 or 4227.

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