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Kaibab Learning Center to offer summer enrichment programs

Children between the ages of five to 12-years-old are invited to attend the summer enrichment program offered through the Kaibab Learning Center (KLC). The summer program will offer a number of activities, including guest speakers, science and ecology, computer skills, creative art and themed educational explorations. Students already enrolled at the KLC will participate in these programs at no extra cost. Tuition for the enrichment program is $145 pre week. Parents will provide lunch and daily snacks. The summer enrichment program is offered through July from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact the learning center at (928) 638-6333.

Traditional Japanese Sword Class

Falling Leaf Dojo will offer a traditional Japanese Sword class on Thursdays at the Grand Canyon. Learn discipline of the mind and body while wielding the Samurai Katana of the Japanese warrior class. Classes meet from 7-8 p.m. at the rec center for ages 16-years and older. Registration is $30 for the introductory class. Call Luis Garcia at (928) 606-6142 or e-mail him at m1a1lg@hotmail.com for more information. Discount rates are offered for families.

Entertainment at Bright Angel

Offering a wide variety of musical entertainment, ranging from oldies to contemporary music with a fun western slant, the Bright Angel Lounge is quickly becoming known as a great place for 21 and over entertainment. Jeff Moats will be featured July 29-Aug. 1 at the lounge, as well as Aug.4-8, from 6-10 p.m.

Register for 9-1-1

The 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatch Center urges residents in the Grand Canyon area to register their telephone numbers and addresses. Registered information is confidential and will only be used to pinpoint a 9-1-1 call in the event the caller is unable to speak. The 9-1-1 system currently leaves out crucial information for dispatchers in the event of an emergency, such as medical information and addresses. New residents, or those who are changing addresses, are encourage to call the 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatch Center at (928) 638-7805.

Plans for GCHS

On Saturday, at 1 p.m., author Jean Luttrell presents "John Riffey: The Last Long-Time Ranger," at Northern Arizona University's Cline Library. Luttrell is author of a biography on the longtime Toroweap ranger. The Historical Society will lead a service project on July 18 and 19 to Pasture Wash where they will work with Grand Canyon Youth volunteers to restore the ranger station and barn. Contact John Azar at TontoWalk@gmail.com.

Get fit with dance class

A dancexercise class for adult non-dancers will be offered on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. and Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. at the Rec Center. The program includes elements of jazz, Afro-Caribbean and hip hop dance plus some abdominal exercises and stretching. Cost is $10 per class. Contact Bonnie Berger at (928) 638-1103.

Hopi House dancers

Look for Native American Dancers at the rim, as they perform near the Hopi House. The dancers will be located on the platform outside of the Hopi House Gift Store and across from the El Tovar Hotel. They will perform today and tomorrow, July 13-16, July 20-23, July 27-30, Aug. 3-5, Aug. 10-15, Aug. 17-19 and Aug. 24-26. Dance times are 1 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.

Lion's Club rummage sale Saturday

Members of the Grand Canyon Lion's Club will host a rummage sale this Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grand Canyon School's multi-purpose room. A number of items will be available during the popular local event, including clothing, furniture, sports equipment, cameras, binoculars, jewelry, books, electronics and more. Proceeds from the rummage sale go toward Grand Canyon High School scholarships and the many charitable projects of the Grand Canyon Lion's Club.

Tumble Tyme Camp at Rec Center

Instructors Jessica and Erron will offer a summer 'Tumble Tyme' camp at the rec center. Each camp will consist of four days of tumbling and instruction, fun, games and a healthy snack. Transportation assistance is available. A $10 registration fee is required for new students. There is no registration fee for returning students. A junior camp, for ages six and under, is planned for July 6-9, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday, 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday. A senior camp, for ages six and up, is planned July 6-9, from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Thursday. Call Erron at (928) 606-7974 or Jessica at (928) 710-0758 to reserve your spot in the camp.

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