Around the Canyon

Tusayan Fire seeking volunteers

Tusayan Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join its department. Those interested in being part of the tradition and the excitement of firefighting while serving in the community are encouraged to become a volunteer. More information is available from Tusayan Fire Department at (928) 638-3473 or by stopping by the department Tuesday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Flu shots available

The clinic is currently offering seasonal flu shots at the clinic for individuals and is available to hold a flu shot clinic at any local business. More information is available from Kelly Bradish at (928) 522-9600.

Friday night movies

On Sept. 25 Grand Canyon Recreation Center will be showing "Big Game" (PG-13) starring Samuel L. Jackson. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this recently released DVD movie on the Rec. Center's 14 foot wide screen T.V. Free lemonade and popcorn will be served to the viewing audience.

Grand Canyon Yoga

An all level yoga class, taught by Jennifer Allen, meets from 5:45 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday nights at the Grand Canyon Recreation Center, 2 Mohave Street Grand Canyon.

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run, an after school program to help girls in third through fifth grade build confidence and learn to live healthy lifestyles while training for a 5K run, is accepting registrations for the fall season. The program meets twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Grand Canyon School. Regular program fee is $175, additional financial assistance is available. More information is available from www.gotrna.org and (928) 522-9855.

Yongshidao Self Defense Class

Learn how to defend yourself with Mater Michael Martinez at his Yongshidao self defense class. The class is free and meets twice a week, Sundays and Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Grand Canyon Recreation Center, 2 Mohave Street Grand Canyon.

Grand Canyon Lions Club District D21

The Lions club meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Canyon Plaza Resort, located behind the IMAX® Theater on Highway 64. Anyone in the community is invited to attend.

Grand Canyon AA meetings

Grand Canyon chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous meet three times weekly at the South Rim on Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays in the Kachina Room of Kachina Lodge. Meetings for the group begin at 7 p.m.

Zumba with Haley

Zumba with Haley is a free dance class. Zumba meets at the Grand Canyon Recreation Center every Monday from 7 p.m. from 9 p.m. Zumba is a Latin inspired dance fitness program. Participants should bring exercise clothes and water.

Violin and piano lessons

Rachel Dryer is offering violin lessons to anyone interested in learning to play. Lessons are $15 for half hour lessons. She has played the violin for 15 years and teaches the Suzuki method. Rachel also offers piano lessons for those interested. More information is available from Rachel at 928-310-4327 or krachelsmith@gmail.com.

Grand Canyon School Boxtops for Education

Grand Canyon School is collecting Boxtops for Education and Campbell's Soup Labels for Education. The program is sponsored by Kellogg's products with each redeemed label worth between 10 cents to over a dollar. The money earned by the program helps purchase school supplies and equipment. Submission dates are May 30 and Nov. 1. Please save, cut and bring labels to Mrs. Lori Rommel at the Grand Canyon School office or to the following drop off sites: Kaibab Learning Center, Grand Canyon Recreation Center, Delaware North and Xanterra Human Resource office. More information is available from Lori Rommel at 928-638-2461 ext. 503.

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