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Around the Canyon, week of Nov. 25, 2009

Veterinarian visit to Canyon

Dr. Fred Bush, from the Flagstaff Animal Hospital, will visit the Grand Canyon Kennels Dec. 8 from 12:30-2 p.m. Call (928) 779-4565 for more information or to make an appointment for your pet during Bush's visit. Walk-ins at the kennel are also welcome.

Musical fun for the whole family

All children are musical. Music Together's classes are tons of fun and can help your child develop to his/her full musical potential. Children age birth through five and their parents/caregivers experience songs, instrument play, and movement activities in a relaxed, playful setting with no performance pressure. Participants also receive a songbook, parent guide booklet, semi-annual newsletter, and two professionally recorded CDs for more family fun at home.

Winter semester classes run for eight weeks, Jan. 14 through March 4. Each semester features a new collection of songs and activities. This winter we will boogie to the Drum Collection.

Registration for winter semester is now in progress. Save money and secure your family's spot in class by registering early. Scholarships are available for those who can't afford tuition. Want to see what a class is like? Call now to reserve your space in a free class. To register or get more information, call SuZan Pearce at (928) 638-2232.

Pick up after your dog

Officials with Grand Canyon School wish to remind dog owners to pick up after their dogs when walking through school grounds. Dog droppings can present a serious health risk to children playing on school grounds.

Yoga classes and more at Grand Canyon Rec Center

The Grand Canyon Rec Center offers a number of great activities for residents of the Grand Canyon and Tusayan, including Yoga classes and more. Tuesday night flow classes are offered from 5:45-7 p.m. and cost anywhere from $10 for a drop in class to $50 for an eight class package. Beginning Yoga with Jennifer is offered Wednesdays from 5:45-7 p.m. A night class is offered for donations on Sundays beginning at 5 p.m. A kids' Yoga workshop is offered on select Fridays. Contact the rec center for more details.

Other rec center classes include free Falun Dance classes each Sunday from 6-7:30 p.m., Zumba from 6-7 p.m., line dancing beginning at 6 p.m. and tap dance and ballet. The rec center can be contacted at (928) 638-3389 for more information.

KLC looking for board member

Now is an exciting time to join the board of directors for Kaibab Learning Center (KLC), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The center has received a Quality First Grant from First things First and will allow the center to begin the strategic planning process to determine what KLC will look like five years from now. Interested individuals can gain experience to add to their resume and help a great community organization.

For more information, visit their Web site at http://kaibablearningcenter.blogspot.com. Anyone interested in serving on the board for KLC, send a letter of interest to Sandi Pulli Champman at spulley-chapman@xanterra.com.

Open gym basketball

Open gym basketball is held each Sunday at the Grand Canyon School from 7-9 p.m. Individuals who wish to participate must be over 16-years-old and wear non-marking athletic shoes. For the program to continue, officials advise that all rules of the Grand Canyon Recreation Center and the Grand Canyon School be followed at all times.

Seeking historic Tusayan photographs

Historic photographs from Tusayan are being sought for a new Images of America book planned for the community. Family photos, business photos and more are being sought for the historical non-fiction project to detail the rich history of the area. For more information, call (928) 607-3679 or e-mail

whitehurst1@q.com.

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