Around the Canyon: Week of July 18
Rec Center offering rides to Tusayan food bank July 18
The Grand Canyon Rec Center is now providing two shuttle rides to pick up food boxes at the Tusayan Food Bank. Rides will be offered at noon and 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. Food boxes are distributed July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19 Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Volunteers are needed for the food bank. More information is available from Sandi at (928) 266-2604.
Cameron Trading Post dinner July 19
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a trip to Cameron for dinner at the Trading Post. Cost is $10 per person. Sign up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at least two days’ notice.
Sedona farmers market and Peace Park trip July 20
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a trip to Sedona to visit the farmers market and Peace Park. Cost is $23 per person. Sign-up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at least two days’ notice.
Friday Night Flix: “A Quiet Place” July 20
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free movie in the Multi-Purpose Room at 7 p.m. This week’s feature is “A Quiet Place” (Rated PG-13) starring Emily Blunt, John Krasinski and Millicent Simmonds. In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Enjoy this recently released DVD movie on the Rec Center’s 14’ wide screen. Free lemonade and popcorn will be served to the audience.
Karaoke July 21
The Rec Center will host karaoke beginning at 7 p.m. Bring your friends and sing along.
Dance Party July 22
The Rec Center will host dance party — boy bands vs. girl groups — at 7 p.m. July 22. Everyone is invited to attend.
Flagstaff shopping trip July 24
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a shopping trip to Flagstaff July 24. Cost is $18 per person. Sign up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at least two days notice.
Zion National Park overnight trip July 27-29
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor an overnight trip to Zion National Park July 27-29. Cost is $60 per persona nd includes transportation and lodging. Sign up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at least week’s notice.
Free Summer Cafe available at Grand Canyon, Tusayan and Valle for youth
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will offer the Summer Cafe free lunch program at noon Monday through Friday through July 27. Any child up to 18 years old can stop by for a free sack lunch and activity.
Summer Cafe locations will also be available at Enstrom Baseball Field in Valle beginning June 18 and Long Jim Loop Park in Tusayan beginning June 4 from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m.
BINGO offered on Mondays
The Rec center will host BINGO night very Monday at 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.
Play group meets Mondays
A play group for children and parents meets Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Grand Canyon Rec Center. Everyone is welcome, no RSVP necessary.
Bible study held Mondays
The Grand Canyon Community Church will hold a Bible study at 7 p.m. every Monday in the Canyon Plaza Hotel atrium. All are welcome to attend.
The Grand Canyon Rotary meets Wednesdays
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. at the Thuderbird Logde. Anyone interested in joining can join the group or contact Laura Chastain at (928) 638-2901.
Chess Club meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
The Grand Canyon Chess Club meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Piano Room. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Beginner’s Yoga class meets Saturdays
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will hold beginning yoga classes Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. in the MPR. The classes are free and open to the community.
Grand Canyon AA
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.
Tusayan Fire seeking volunteers
Tusayan Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join its department. More information is available from Tusayan Fire Department at (928) 638-3473 or by stopping by the department Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.