Around the Canyon: Week of May 1
Volleyball May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will offer volleyball begining at 6 p.m. on the volleyball courts.
“Serenity” May 3
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free movie in the Multi-Purpose Room at 7 p.m. This week’s feature is “Serenity” (Rated R) starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Diane Lane. A fishing boat captain juggles facing his mysterious past and finding himself ensnared in a reality where nothing is what it seems. Enjoy this recently released DVD movie on the Rec Center’s 14’ wide screen. Free lemonade and popcorn will be served to the audience.
Star Wars Day May 4
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will host Star Wars Day events beginning at 6 p.m. May 4. May the fourth be with you!
Flagstaff shopping trip May 7, 15 and 31
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a shopping trip to Flagstaff April 25. Cost is $18 per person. Sign up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at least two days notice.
Grand Canyon High School student awards ceremony May 7
Grand Canyon High School will host its annual student awards ceremony from 6-8 p.m. May 7 at Shrine of the Ages.
Tusayan Town Council meeting May 8
The Tusayan Town Council will meet May 8 at 3 p.m. in the Town Hall, located just south of Grand Canyon Airport. The public is encouraged to attend. A copy of the agenda can be found by visiting tusayan-az.gov/agendas-minutes.
Grand Canyon School kindergarten preview day May 9
Grand Canyon School will offer kindergarten preview day from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. in the kindergarten classroom. Anyone interested in attending or registering their child should contact the school office at (928) 638-2461
Mother’s Day Brunch May 12
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will host a Mother’s Day brunch beginning at 10 a.m. May 12. This event is free and open to the community.
HeartSaver CPR class May 18
The Tusayan Fire Department will offer a HeartSaver CPR class on site at 9 a.m. May 18. Cost is $25 per person, payable in cash, which coveres class materials and certification document. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org at least three days prior ro the class.
“Game of Thrones” season 8 viewing party Mondays
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will host a viewing party for Game of Thrones Mondays at 7 p.m. in the MPR.
Sign-up available for International Soccer Camp June 3-7
Sign-ups are now open for Challenger Sports’ International Soccer Camp, which returns to Grand Canyon June 3-7. Half-day and full-day camps for ages 5 to 14 are available, as well as a one-hour intro course for children ages 3 to 5. Sign-up is available online at https://bit.ly/2XO8bSx. More information is available from Sean Lines at (310) 601-8003 or email@example.com.
Open Gym Sundays through May 19
The Rec Center will have open gym at the high school from 5 to 9 p.m.
Grand Canyon Food Pantry now open
The Grand Canyon Food Pantry is now open at 87 Sunset Drive in Grand Canyon Village. Hours are Mondays from 8 to 11 a.m., Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 2 to 5 p.m.
The Grand Canyon Rotary meets Wednesdays
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club meets Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. at Big E’s Steakhouse. Anyone interested in joining can join the group or contact Laura Chastain at (928) 638-2901.
Computer lab available to Grand Canyon students Fridays at Tusayan Town Hall
Tusayan Town Hall will host a computer lab for Grand Canyon students every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Computer usage will be supervised by a Grand Canyon instructor. Those who want to use the computers for school-related business must sign-up in the school office no later than the Thursday prior.
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.