April 2021

Kayenta Arts Foundation

IMPACT on Art, Culture and Community

In lieu of the KAF annual Gala, canceled due to the pandemic, last week we KAF & the Center for the Arts At Kayenta launched an Impact Campaign to garner financial support for our IMPACT on art, culture, and community.

The campaign is looking to raise funds to purchase a Genie Personnel Lift for greater safety and efficiency in the theater. “For the safety of our technicians and designers, and efficiency with time and money, we need a professional Genie Lift in the Lorraine Boccardo Theater. We move curtain locations, hang and unhang various scenic elements, and change light placements multiple times a month to make every event just right. We need to trade in our unsafe, time-consuming scaffold-and-ladder arrangement for the real industry standard.”

And to create a scholarship fund for the summer youth arts program. “The Kayenta Arts Academy teaches Life Skills Through Stage Skills, building performance, creativity, and personal development in our community’s young people. 95% of students in 2020 needed some amount of scholarship in order to attend. We are increasing enrollment in 2021 from 20 to 60, with tuition for a four-week class at $300. Help our young people overcome their fears, take responsible risks, and be leaders in their community.”

The campaign quickly took off when one community member called and said they would like to make a donation sufficient for us to purchase the Genie Lift. What a wonderful gift to the Center this is!! Now we are promoting the Kayenta Arts Academy Scholarship Fund in order that over 50 young people will be able to participate in the best youth arts summer program in Southern Utah.

Thank you for your generous support.

Rob Goodman
Chair, Kayenta Arts Foundation

Kayenta Art Academy

Festival of the Americaa

Free Family-Friendly Festival Celebrating the Early Culture of the Americas to be held in the Kayenta Art Village

The arts festival is an experience that celebrates the depth and beauty of the early cultures of the Americas through workshops, demonstrations and performances. The festival takes place at the outdoor setting of the Kayenta Arts Village in Ivins, Utah, the ancestral homeland of the Paiute. No other festival of this nature is offered in Utah.
This 3-day festival will feature more than 40 artisans and an array of cultural art forms and customs with a focus on Native American and Latino Cultures.
For more festival information please visit our website at kayentaarts.com
Thank you to our sponsors.

Festival of the Americans Sponsors

Waldo Kidd Artist, Kayenta Art Foundation

Waldo Kidd “Cold Call”

LInda Lehmer Callison Artist, Kayenta Art Foundation

Linda Lehmer Callison ” American Politics”

Kayenta Arts Exhibit
“Anything Goes”

Opens April 2nd

“Anything Goes” focus is on, you got it–anything. 

Any type of 2-D,  3-D or mixed media art (excluding photographs).

All works are for sale, with 25% of proceeds from art sales going to the Center for the Arts at Kayenta.

Center for the Arts at Kayenta, Main lobby

Monday – Friday, 12 – 4 pm

Exhibit runs April 2nd – May 26th, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we will not be having an openig reception for this exhibit.

People’s Choice Award
“Self-Portrait” Show

Bonnie Head • “In My Dreams”

Bonnie Head

Center for the Arts at Kayenta


The 3 Redneck Tenors Return

CFAK Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

March 25 - 28, April 1 - 3

The adults are talking.

A night unfolds in the pathological marriage of two tortured souls, a middle-aged New England professor and his carping wife. Turning the underbelly of bourgeois academia into a microcosm of human relationships in all their arduous complexities, it’s a harrowing descent into the private lives and painful secrets of two couples thrown together for an evening. George (Dean Jones) is an associate professor of history who has turned to alcohol to deal with his vituperative, vicious wife Martha (Jan Broberg), whose appetite for administering abuse knows no bounds. Invited to the couple’s home for late-night drinks are new professor Nick (Chris Whiteside), and his naïve wife Honey (Sceri Ivers), where over the course of the evening, the polished veneer of the hosts tarnishes grotesquely.

A Night at the Beluga

A NIght at the Beluga

April 8 & 9

It’s The Roaring 20s And We’re Going Back To The Jazz Age!

You’re invited to the world of the speakeasy, bootleggers, raccoon coats, bathtub gin, flappers, flagpole sitters, marathon dancers, and live Jazz.  Perhaps you’ll defy prohibition, entertain a date, mingle with friends, or simply enjoy the uniquely American-born sound: Jazz. The Lorraine Boccardo Theater will be transformed into an authentic piece of city nightlife. The Beluga debuts their very own house band to the backdrop of hor d’oeuvres, drinks, gourmet desserts, and dancing, all sold separately in-house. This affair is not a show or a concert, or merely a night out. A Night at the Beluga is an Experience.

The St. George Chamber Singers

The St. George Chamber Singers

April 10

The St. George Chamber Singers On The Walton Commons Plaza. OUTSIDE!

Founded in 2015, the St. George Chamber Singers is comprised of thirty-two choral artists committed to excellence in the performance of vocal chamber music. Singing with increasing levels of tonal richness, expressive intensity and compelling collective artistry, the SGCS is setting new standards of choral virtuosity and musicianship in the Desert Southwest. The Chamber Singers were invited to perform at the state American Choral Director’s Convention, Utah Sings! on October 23, 2020. The St. George Chamber singers will perform on the outdoor Walton Commons on April 10th at 2:00pm, enhanced for patrons by the same surround-sound setup featured last Fall at the Kurt Bestor and Cello Society concerts.

Buddy Holly Gets A Date

Buddy Holly Gets A Date

April 16 & 17

A Modern Love Story Set To Oldies Music & Movement By St. George Dance Company

The same amazing creative team of the sold-out and extended Jazz, Mystery, & Murder at the Gatsby brings us a real bopper! Go back to the 50s and prepare yourself for Buddy Holly Gets a Date! St. George Dance Company leaders Jennie Jones and Sherlynn Davis have no bottom in their well of imagination, and they’re lending their talents to all things 50’s: the Jitterbug, hula hoop, sox hops, poodle skirts, jukeboxes, and Davey Crockett and his coonskin cap!

3 Redneck Tenors Return

The 3 Redneck Tenors Re-Turn

April 23-25

Country, Gospel, Broadway & COVID From A Hillbillies POV

Turn around and head back to Kayenta! They’re back!  What on Earth is a redneck tenor? Someone once described them like this: If Larry the Cable Guy, Il Divo and Mrs. Doubtfire had triplets together, they would likely be the 3 Redneck Tenors.  Set to hit the stage the fourth Friday through Sunday in April at the Center For the Arts at Kayenta, they will bring a smorgasbord of songs from all categories; gospel, country, Broadway, pop and even classical. This “weirdly awesome blend of crooning, country and comedy” wowed judges on 2015’s “America’s Got Talent,” where they were finalists with their act “Opera in Blue Jeans & Tuxedos.”

The Full Monty

The Full Monty

May 13-16 & 20-22

Heart, Humor, A Poignant Story Of Men Helping Men. (17+)

The Full Monty is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally and score by David Yazbek. In this Americanized musical stage version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers, low on both cash and prospects, decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives’ enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. One of them, Jerry, declares that their show will be better than the Chippendales dancers because they’ll go “the full monty”—strip all the way. As they prepare for the show, working through their fears, self-consciousness, and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie.

Center for the Arts at Kayenta

Thank you to www.alanholbenphoto.com for his talent and photography used to promote many Center for the Arts at Kayenta and Kayenta Arts Foundation shows and events.
All programing is subject to change.

March 2021 Recap of Ivins City Council Activities

Hi – 

Thanks to everyone who sent emails to City Council to express their thoughts on the proposed changes to the outdoor lighting ordinance.  I’m extremely pleased with the outcome from our last meeting.  City Council feels it is imperative to get language in our ordinance to prohibit electronic message boards as soon as possible. With that being the driving issue, we voted to amend our existing lighting ordinance as follows:

prohibit electronic message boards

raise residential level from 2700k to 3000k

lower lumens on the flag illumination to 1500

A public hearing will be held on Thursday, April 1st  to discuss these changes.  Please limit your comments to the changes listed above.  City Council may choose to consider the changes passed by the Planning Commission at a later date but for now, we are only dealing with the changes listed above.

I’ve been asked why I support the increase from 2700k to 3000k.  3000k is still within the warm spectrum and given the proposal from the Planning Commission to increase to 4000k, this is a much better compromise.  Additionally, it can be difficult to find 2700k replacement bulbs in stores in St. George.  Residents shouldn’t have to purchase bulbs online in order to comply with our ordinance.

Black Desert hasn’t returned to our agenda, it’s my understanding that they are revisiting their funding request.  Washington County wasn’t interested in participating in a CRA/TIF request with a 20 year period.  

Lots of art-related discussion happened in March, two new Arts Commission Members were approved; congrats to Judith Hutcheson and Michele Adams.   KAF has a new 5-year agreement with the city to receive a fixed amount of RAP Tax funding.  In addition, Lance Anderson was approved for a third term on the Planning Commission.  

Quick update on the Shivwits Band of Paiutes Legacy Fields Soccer Complex – the fields will be illuminated and discussions are ongoing with some Kayenta residents and a representative for the Band that will hopefully result in lighting that is shielded and focused exclusively on the field to reduce sky glow.  I’ll keep you updated as I learn more.

Thanks again for sharing your thoughts with City Council, it makes a difference!

Take care – 



Kayenta HOmes & Properties

As we move closer to summer we wanted to remind you to save the date of Saturday, September 4th, 2021 for our rebooted Labor Day Weekend Pool Party

We look forward to re-establishing our biannual Kayenta Homes and Properties pool parties complete with music, food, a little dancing, and getting to celebrate all that is Kayenta with you.

Our office is open 7 days a week.
We enjoy seeing our Kayenta community of friends and always welcome your visits.

Your Kayenta Sales Team,

Jeff Sproul, Principal Broker
Nancy Kosick & Steve McAllister, Sale Agents
435-628-7234   www.kayentahomes.com

Kayenta Community

Our businesses and resident sponsored events and news

Trips & Trails

Monday, April 26th, 10 am

We will be going to Seegmiller Mountain on the AZ. Strip.

Twenty miles of dirt road. Half-Day Trip. Bring a Lunch

Leave at 10 am from the main Kayenta Office, 800 Kayenta Parkway. Bring your lunch and remember your mask. Details call Charles Dillier: 435-656-1956

A NEW hiking experience, seeing the area on foot.

New to Kayenta or just not familiar with our trails?  Here’s your chance to extend your community connections, view our incredible space, and get exercise all at the same time.

Join Kayenta resident Chuck Warren as he and a group explore local Kayenta and Ivins’ trails.


For April and May, we will explore Kayenta and Taviawk Washes between Kwavasa Drive and Taviawk Drive, on trails completed within the last four years.


When: Monday, April 12th or the option of Monday, May 3rd
Time: 10am
Where: Meet at the main Kayenta office, 800 Kayenta Parkway.
We will start our hike here or carpool to trailheads to reduce car impact at trailheads.

Each group is limited to 10 participants. You must call Chuck to reserve your spot [and to learn more details—such as those with fear of heights may have difficulty with a 10-foot vertical wall and safety chain].

Plan on hiking 4-5 miles. Bring water, sunscreen, a mask, and a snack.
Contact: Chuck Warren at 435-668-1384

Note:  There will not be an organized Hiking Kayenta for June, July or August.

Petite Feast

April Dinner to Go

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

April Spring Celebration Dinner for 2 to Go

Friday, April 23, 2021


Blackened Cucumber and Radish Salad with Miso Vinaigrette

Pea Soup with Parmesan, Tarragon and Lemon Crème Fraiche

Roasted Cod with Potato Gnocchi and a Light Red Chili Sauce

White Chocolate Almond Panna Cotta with Poached Rhubarb and Cara Cara Oranges

Plus some extra fancy treats to delight you!

The start of spring is an especially glorious time of year.  Not just because it signals warmer temperatures but because it welcomes a bounty of a new season produce to our kitchens. You never need an excuse to get friends together around the dinner table but with the upturn in temperatures and increasing rates of vaccination, small outdoor gatherings are definitely in order. Capture the brightness, hope, and renewal of spring in this month’s dinner. Let’s embrace and joyfully celebrate it – brighter flavors, sweeter desserts, and heartier laughter are all in store for us!

The menu is perfect whether you are dining alone, with a special someone, or even if you are “Coventertaining” a small group of friends.

Petite Feast has everything you need to enjoy the perfect dinner in your home or on your patio.  This made from scratch four-course dinner comes completely cooked with easy-to-follow heating and serving instructions. The menu requires little more than heating and plating work on your part.  It is a super easy dinner designed to treat you and your loved one to a night out ‘IN’. To reserve your meal, please click on the link below. Enjoy! – Victoria

Dinner date: Friday, April 23, 2021

Dinners must be purchased by Sunday, April 18th, 2021.
Dinners are $95.00 for 2 adults and come with complete heating and serving instructions.
Single dinners are available for purchase by contacting Victoria through the website.
Dinners come boxed and ready for pick up Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Customer pick-up 4/23 between 4-5 pm. Unfortunately delivery is not available for this dinner.
Pick-up address will be given in the confirmation email after purchase.

Have questions? Just contact Victoria at www.petitefeastutah.com and she’ll be happy to talk through some of the options with you.

Petite Feast Dinner Club

Petite Feast’s Virtual Dinner Party Continues!

When we started this pandemic race 12 months ago who could have ever predicted that this is where we would end up? Our destination is in sight. After months of social distancing, mask wearing and social isolation we are finally beginning to feel we have turned a corner and as a community, we are determined to make it to the finish line – Together.

For the past 51 weeks, The Virtual Dinner Party and your participation in it have become a lifeline to the sense of fellowship and togetherness that dining together provides. By sharing these recipes and their results, our community of cooking enthusiasts have become better friends and better cooks.

The Virtual Dinner Party headed into March with an unusual recipe for Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Mediterranean Red Pepper Relish.  This tasty recipe even checks the vegetarian/vegan friendly box. Who knew high heat roasting could transform this humble brassica into a crispy caramelized vegetable ‘steak’ that had one VDP diner asking: “What did you do to this to make it taste so good?” Nancy Kosick, Sunny Mavor, Kristen Hunt and Betty Marianetti all made the dish as the recipe dictated, but Paul Andrews suggested serving it as an accompaniment to grilled lamb chops – what a great idea.

The following week it was off to Mexico for Shredded Chicken Tamales. Kayenta resident, Christy Lueders intends to prepare the recipe at a later date, but for the first time in almost fifty weeks, not one of our chefs tried the week’s recipe offering. How curious. Call it due diligence or culinary obsession, but I was compelled to turn our members into tamale believers. So, the following week I reworked the recipe and added an updated preparation video with high hopes of winning converts. Alas, VDP-ers are not giving this recipe any love. Ha! That just goes to show you not every recipe is for every chef.

Happily week #50’s Stuffed Sandwich Loaf – or as my husband likes to call it, Garbage Bread – was a winner. Many of our members gave it a go. The recipe is for a baked sandwich loaf that is a tried and true repository for near expired refrigerator leftovers. Last night’s cous cous, wilted spinach, Monday’s breakfast frittata are all perfectly acceptable options for this sandwich-style ingredient redo. Lois and Paul Andrews made theirs a St Patrick’s Day version with corned beef and cabbage. And, kitchen ace Trish Olsen not only tried (and enjoyed) the recipe, she christened her loaf, Compost Bread. That’s a huge improvement over my husband’s Garbage Bread moniker. Keith and Corey Bromley plan to take their savory creation along on their next camping trip.

Virtual Dinner Party chefs never need an excuse to party but the 4th Virtual Coyote Tales on March 26th provided an especially good reason to celebrate.  Our chefs prepared Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Dates and our signature “Out of the Blue” beverage for a festive pre-show party.  As a bonus, this cocktail/mocktail could be prepared as a pitcher drink for stress free imbibing throughout the evening.  Giddy-up!

If you are not a member of the Virtual Dinner Party Group but would like to become one, please join us through Nextdoor.  If you would rather just have access to the recipes, all of them are available at https://petitefeastutah.com/recipes/.  I am thrilled so many of you have joined our club and are proving that the best chef is the one who is standing right in your own kitchen.

Hang in there; we are almost on the other side of this.

Be safe and cook on! – Victoria

Coyote Tales

Congratulations to Sue Gordhammer

Her Story “Dropping into Egypt” was the evening’s favorite.

 Coyote Tales “Out of the Blue” was held Friday, March 26TH, 2021

Thank you for tuning in to the Fourth Virtual Coyote Tales

Thank you to all the storytellers and online audience members who participated in the fourth Virtual Coyote Tales.  It was a huge success!  Each teller told a winning tale based on the evening’s theme of “Out of the Blue.”  Listening to an evening of well-told stories certainly was a welcome celebration for these hopeful times. And even though we were unable to gather together as a community, the stories told united and inspired us in the way that only storytelling can.

The evening’s ten stories ranged from Kayenta resident Sheree Geisenhagen’s out of the blue phone call from an adoption agency, to Tour de France rider, Marty Jemison’s story of a surprise conversation with his inner voice, to Kayenta’s favorite storyteller, Terry Marten’s tale of seeing the remarkable beauty of Red Mountain in stormy weather. Each Coyote Tales event is guaranteed to produce an eclectic mix of true, heartfelt and unique stories. Audience members may laugh, tear-up, or reflect, but they are always mesmerized by the authenticity of each story and its presenter.

Live Coyote Tales Storytelling Events

Coming soon to CITY PARK in IVINS!

 The evening also provided the opportunity to share exciting news about our return to live Coyote Tales events. This fall we are partnering with Ivins City to bring you an outdoor storytelling experience at City Park in Ivins. So get ready to pack a picnic, grab a blanket and head to the park for an evening of great Stillhouse Road bluegrass music, community togetherness & true stories told live on stage the Coyote Tales way! Live events at Zion Brewery Station 2 are also in the works. Please watch the Coyote Tales website and Nextdoor for all the latest details!

Here are a few thoughts from our virtual audience:

“Loved, loved, loved the stories.”

 “The BEST virtual Coyote Tales yet. WOW! All the stories were excellent! It was hard to choose a winner because there were so many great storytellers this time – they were ALL so good. We enjoyed every minute and laughed often. What we all need right now is to laugh often – so thank you for providing that for us. Well Done…Again!”


“Great show! The best yet!”

Many thanks go to our audience members who tuned in, listened and voted for their favorite tales.  Through these events, Coyote Tales hopes not only to entertain but to foster deeper empathy, understanding and connection in our community. Coyote Tales is your stage – we could not do this without you.

If you are interested in getting on stage for a live or virtual event, please contact me through the Coyote Tales website.  I’ll get you all the details so you can start crafting your tale.

Everyone has a story – Victoria

If you missed the show or would like to listen to this or past Coyote Tales events please click https://coyotetalesstories.com/story-archives/

Xetava Gardens Cafe

We are now open daily.

Monday – Wednesday, 11:30am – 5pm

Thursday – Friday 11:30am – 8pm

Saturday-Sunday 9 am-8 pm


Thank you very much for your continued support.

We are open for

Online Orders too.

Stay safe, support local
and still get your favorites.

Windhorse Relations

Windhorse Relations is a non-profit organization that partners with the American Wild Horse…right here in Ivins. Our programs are about “Creating Willing Relationships” with the American Wild Horse and maintaining its unbroken spirit and loving nature. We offer “Where Heart Meets Horse”  experiences at Kayenta Korrals during the winter.  This adventure connects humans with the spiritual nature of the wild horse and themselves.

In this two-hour adventure, participants come to understand the horse’s perspective toward humans and learn to observe the horse’s nonverbal language. A critical component of this training is to create a safe space for the horse and the participant.

The cost is a $100 donation to benefit the Windhorse Herd. Reservations are required. 

Call (801) 557-1257

Gift Certificates are available

Health, Fitness & Wellness

Kayenta’s locally run gyms, fitness classes, spas,  group workouts, wellness activities and mindful experiences.

Fitness is like a relationship. You can’t cheat and expect it to work

~ Unknown

Kayenta Pickleball Group (KPG) 

“Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the US and it’s especially popular in areas that attract active retirees.  Like you!!  It’s easy to learn, fast and fun and is a great fitness activity.  The Kayenta Pickleball Group (KPG) – 2021 is off to a roaring start with two dozen active members.   Drop-in play occurs on Mondays (women only); Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.  The start time is 9:00 and adjusts with the seasons.   There was a “trial run” tournament played in March and we anticipate more organized events planned for later in 2021.  If you’d like more information please contact Mike Hopwood @ mhop802@gmail.com or Trish Olson @ otrish54@gmail.com  Join us – It’s a great game!

Sacred Space Spa

We are Open

I am booking massage appointments and follow strict COVID-19 guidelines for my industry and for your safety.

Sacred Space is a boutique-like day spa offering world renowned spa treatments as well as a wonderful selection of products, books, teas, and gifts. All spa treatments are performed by licensed professional therapists and estheticians that have been extensively trained and are extremely talented body workers and healers. For more information on our services, pricing and monthly discounts visit our website. Your neighborhood day spa and yoga studio.

Tel: 435-862-7743


Find Your Joy Yoga

Find Your Joy Yoga Classes Return

Tuesday & Thursday FYJY with Aly at 9:30 am

You must register with Aly to participate in this class.



Elevate Fitness

Limited Participation Classes

Elevate Studio is offering a limited participant outdoor fitness class. No more than 4 participants per class and you are required to bring your own equipment. Pre-registration is required as these classes remain popular.
Elevate is a boutique fitness studio located in Kayenta offering group fitness classes, and private, semi-private and group training workouts. Be happy. Be healthy. Have a blast!  ELEVATE!

Inquiries can be directed to
John Yohman, Owner
Elevate Studio • 435-632-1381

Village Fitness Center

We are open

The Village Fitness Center is open but with limited class sizes. Following social distancing protocols for the safety of everyone, we are only allowing 4 participants for each class.

The Village Fitness Center located near the theater and next to the room for thought has circuit training classes M/W/F at 8 am and Tu/Th/Sat at 9 am. ($4 per session). Other options to use the facility are also available. Come join your neighbors to strengthen your muscles, improve your heart rate and have some fun.

Please contact Gloria Prahl for more information and to check on class availability.


435-674-2824    435-669-0430

Community Advocates

Are you a Kayenta resident? Do you have a cause or passion that you are personally involved with in the St. George area?
If so, let your neighbors know right here.

Inkas no kill Animal Supporters

INKAS – Ivins No Kill Animal Supporters
Advocate: Lois Hewitt 

We are taking a break this month and spending some quality time with our pets. 

For questions or information please contact Sara Dupre at 206-724-5902, Connie Butterfield at 435-817-1616, or Lois Hewitt at 435-414-4802.

Dogs and Cats photo

The Ivins Animal Shelter

Bailee Sleppy, Manager
HOURS: Monday – Saturday: 8AM – 3PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Lois Hewitt: President. 435-414-4802
Sara Dupre: Secretary. 206-724-5902
Please visit our website to read INKAS accomplishments!
Remember the pets waiting for adoptions or fostering at the Ivins City Animal Shelter.
INKAS is a 501(c) 3 organization and is a Registered Utah Charity.
Inkas4pets@gmail.com.  You can also check us out on Facebook.

Friends of Snow Canyon State Park
Advocates: Isabelle Kalantzes

NOTICE:  The Park is now open to all visitors.

Friends of Snow Canyon has two Zoom events scheduled for April. You must register in advance for these presentations

April 1st, 5:30 pm • The Mojave Desert Tortoise

The Mojave Desert Tortoise is the largest reptile in its namesake ecosystem and a vital keystone species. Join Lura Snow for a Zoom presentation about tortoises, their presence, and protection in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve and Washington County.

April 22nd• Amphibians of Snow Canyon State Park

Toads, frogs, and salamanders are semi-aquatic creatures that seem like improbable denizens of Snow Canyon State Park. Despite the difficulties of finding water in this arid desert, several amphibian species thrive in ephemeral potholes and secluded canyons throughout the park. Join wildlife technician Sarah Siefken for a 30-minute ZOOM presentation about cannibal tadpoles, toadlet swarms, and night survey misadventures! You’ll develop skills to identify the toads, frogs, and salamanders found in southwestern Utah while learning about conservation programs that protect these fascinating animals.

We’d like to invite all Kayenta residents to join us in supporting Snow Canyon State Park. Our mission is to provide support to Snow Canyon State Park through various means. For more information and to join Friends please visit our web site.

E-mail us at friendsofsnowcanyon@gmail.com. “Like” us on www.facebook.com/ FriendsofSnowCanyon.

Nextdoor Kayenta
Advocates: Nathan Dupre & Kathi Fox

Nextdoor is a completely private on-line web-site environment and we now have ONE Kayenta Nextdoor neighborhood with two leaders Nathan Dupre and Kathi Fox.

Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle
Advocates: Emily Evans

Three Corners Woman's Giving CircleWe invite women and men residents of Kayenta to join us in our mission to fund local nonprofits that support women and girls of all ages in the southern Utah area. Through the strength of collective giving we make high impact grants to improve lives in our community. Please Join Us.

Email: 3cornerswgc@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/threecornerswgc

Ivins Night Sky Initiative
Advocate: Nathan Dupre

Ivins Night SkyPlease visit the Initiative’s website for more information at IvinsNightSky.org or email them at info@IvinsNightSky.org.

The mission of the Ivins Night Sky Initiative is to improve, preserve, and protect the night sky over Ivins and our heritage of dark skies through education and information about environmentally responsible outdoor lighting, and to serve as a resource for City officials, residents, and businesses.

Let us know if this Initiative is important to you, if you are willing to get involved, and what else you think we should be doing to improve, preserve, and protect the night skies in Ivins.

Community and City Resources

Resident support services, businesses, and education and enrichment programs

Looking for a Hair Artist right here in Kayenta?….JENN Hair Artist embodies the artistic creativity and passion of the beauty industry. She thrives in creating natural, sexy cuts and color styles for men and women. She looks forward to pampering you.

924A Art Village Way, Ivins, UT 83455
801 637-0884 (call or text)   jennhairartist@gmail.com

Happy2Help is an in home personal concierge service.

Services Include:

• Personal Shopping
• Health Recovery Assistance
• Meal Prep
• Snowbird Service
• Home Organization
• Event Assistance

Call or email Andrea, your trustworthy neighbor at
401-258-9772 or Happy2help.Andrea@gmail.com

Located in the desert community of Kayenta Utah, the Crescent Moon Inn is the perfect place to get away from it all.  The Inn is just a short walk or bike ride from the Kayenta Art Village, where locally-owned art galleries, the Sacred Space Day Spa and the Xetava Garden Cafe add to your unique experience.

For Reservations or Pricing call:

Staying Put in Kayenta is a member-driven organization for Kayenta residents, proactively providing programs and services so members can lead vibrant, active and healthy lives while living in their own homes.

For information contact
Ellen Nathan
Secretary for Staying Put in Kayenta


Art Classes

“Art is a series of trial and error, of discovery and hope, and determination”

Artwork by Sher

Classes Run for Six Weeks.
You will be able to sign up for another six weeks if you choose to continue.

PLACE • New Studio
Fire and Maintenance building in the Art Village
TIME • Mon. or Tues. from 10 AM to 1PM
PRICE • $210 per 6 week session (Six classes)
INSTRUCTOR • Sherrie Warren
BACKGROUND • Bachelor Fine Arts. Taught for 10 years. Worked in acrylics, oils, and pastels.

HOME • 435-656-9199 CELL • 801-680-9616

Kayenta Committees

Board opportunities, landscaping, and ACC & HOA contact information.

Kayenta Deseret ArboretumKayenta Desert Arboretum

As spring approaches, activities at the Arboretum are moving into full swing.  The Arboretum will be presenting to lectures during March and April.  We’re hoping to take advantage of Spring temperatures by holding the lectures at the Kayenta Outdoor Theater:

April 13, Lee Hughes, “Edible Plants of the Southwest Utah Area”
April 27, George Ottot, “The Geology of The Kayenta Area”

Interested in volunteering in the arboretum?  Or just looking for information about the arboretum or our lecture series.  Please contact Roger Head, rbhkayenta@gmail.com or 435-632-1814.

kayenta landscape committeeKayenta Landscaping Committee

Please visit the Kayenta HOA website ACC tab for Landscaping documentation. Select Landscaping Regulations Rev 2017 and Landscaping Review Steps 2017.

Kayenta HOAACC & HOA Information

The Kayenta ACC meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month, 2:00 pm in the Kayenta Community Room. A hard copy of the agenda is posted in the Kayenta Homes & Properties office the Thursday before the meeting.

Questions? Ellen Nathan

Phone: 435-652-8333, email: arneen@infowest.com

2021 Hog and Jog 5k Family Fun Run

Blue Can Recycling

Blue Can Recycling

April 12 & 26

Dumpster Dates

April 17

Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, Pubic Works Employees will be unable to help unload. Please place heavy items on the ground.

Ivins City

Hog and Jog 5k Family Fun Run

Save the Date – April 3, 2021

Start Time:  April 3rd, 202 – Starts at 8 a.m.

Come out to the 7th Annual Hog and Jog Family Fun Run and join in the Spring Festivities. With Music on the course and Hog and Jog Selfie Stations, you’ll be able to celebrate and run at the same time!  Also, Stick around for the Ivins City Easter Egg Hunt starting at 9 am!

Every participant will receive a Hog and Jog-Shirt, Tons of Bacon, AMAZING 4″ Hog and Jog Finisher medal. Also, If you are one of the first 500 people to register you will receive an official Hog & Jog Pig Nose to wear during the event!!

The race is not timed, but we will be providing prizes for the first 3 Male and Female Finishers. This is the Spring Celebration Jackpot!

PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS: Stick around for prizes, giveaways, Bacon Pizza, Bacon Doughnuts, and Bacon from Smithfield Foods! We also will also be giving 4 runners with the Best Bacon Costume $25 gift cards towards anything at the St. George Running Center.

Packet pickup will be Friday from 3 pm-7 pm at the St. George Running Center and 7:00 am-7:45 am on Saturday morning before the race.

Location: Unity Park, Ivins

For information visit: hogandjog5k.com

Ivins City Offices are open.

For Appointments with a specific department call:
Administration: 435-628-0606   
: 435-634-9753
Parks or Cemetery: 435-634-7719
Public Works: 435-634-0689
Dispatch: 435-634-5730 or Animal Control: 435-628-1049

Ongoing Events and Activities

Weekly and monthly gatherings

Kayenta Book Lovers

Meetings the 2nd Monday of every month. For more details contact our bookclub

Kayenta Weavers

The Kayenta Weavers groups meets weekly to enjoy the limitless creativity of off-loom weaving.

For information contact Katie at: kayentakatie@gmail.com.

Spirit of the Desert Episcopal Church

Looking for community during the COVID-19 pandemic? Spirit of the Desert Episcopal church meets every Sunday at 3 pm on ZOOM for worship, music, and fellowship. We welcome everyone to join us whether you are a visitor, a newcomer, an inquirer, or a member of another church or faith tradition. We are a Christian community that cares for one another, and we’d like to care for you, too. To join our Sunday service, email Father Lee Montgomery at fatherly.montgomery@gmail.com with a request to join Sunday worship. You will receive a weekly email that provides the web link and passcode for ZOOM sign-in, along with all worship materials.

*Tahri Marpo Ling

Tibetan Buddhist Sangha


Join us on Friday and Sunday mornings, from 10-11 am.  Contact Lhamo Khandro by texting or calling 801-671-8758, to get ZOOM instructions for entering this virtual Buddhist sangha.

Friday, 10-11 am, Green Tara Practice

Sunday, 10-11 am, Awakened Mornings

Visit our website:  tahrimarpoling.org for ongoing information about classes, meditation periods and retreats.

*Tahri Marpo Ling was founded by Lhamo Thupten Dawa Khandro on May 21st of 2017, with the blessing and guidance of Lama Thupten Dorje Gyaltsen Rinpoche.  Lhamo Khandro has been ordained in both the Zen and Tibetan Buddhist lineages, and has been practicing Buddhism for 25 years.


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