Noticias (02/20/13)

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ARTS

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20
ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS: Acrylic, oil and multimedia at the Belen Art League Gallery. The instructor is Sandy Goldstein. The cost is $65 for four classes. For information, call Sandy at 865-9052.
THURSDAY, FEB. 21
VALENCIA COUNTY WOODCARVERS CLUB meets from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. They offer free woodcarving instruction at any level. For information, call 864-6788.
BELEN STITCHERS meets from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Belen Public Library program room. Anyone who embroiders, knits, beads, quilts or does other needlework is invited. For information, call Nan, 864-7671.
FREE LINE DANCE lessons are offered for beginners from 8 to 9 a.m. and for intermediate dancers from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Belen Senior Center. Instructor is Patty Herrington, 864-4266.
FREE BEGINNING LINE Dance lessons are being offered at the Bosque Farms Community Center from 1:30 to 3 p.m. every Thursday. For information, call 869-5133.
WII GAMING is held from 3 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY will be holding and after-school Adventure Hour for school-aged children, 7 to 11 year olds, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. There will be music, stories and crafts.
FRIDAY, FEB. 22
BOSQUE CUADRILLOS square dance club meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Belen Senior Center on 715 S. Main St. in Belen. For information, call Greg at 883-8681, or John at 864-7901.
PLUMB ADEQUATE BAND will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. A $3 donation will be collected at the door.
SATURDAY, FEB. 23
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Fiber Arts Winter Show Saturday demonstrations at 1 p.m. at the Harvey House Museum will feature “World of Silk Painting” by Silk Painting Artists.
THE FIDDLERS AND MUSICIANS of New Mexico play at 6 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Enjoy a night of dancing. For information, call 864-6606 or 331-1778.
SOUTHWEST COUNTRY MUSICIANS will be holding a potluck at 6 p.m., jam at 7 p.m. at the Duncan Memorial Building, 12 La Ladera in Los Lunas. Everyone is welcome to sing, play, dance or just listen. Bring your instruments and join in. For information, call 865-7985 or 249-6380.
SPIRITUALITY OF ART-Art Club is held from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the Belen Public Library. Learn to paint and make your paintings come alive. The class is for students 14 and older. Students furnish supplies. For information, call David Mintz at 861-8250.
A KNITTING AND CROCHETING group, led by Ann Krom, meets at noon, every Saturday, at the Los Lunas Public Library.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY holds kids pottery classes for ages 6 to 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. every Saturday. The cost is $7.50, including materials and firings. For information, call 565-0556.
SUNDAY, FEB. 24
COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE group, drumming for health and fun, meets from 3 to 5 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of every month at The Porch, 512 Reinken Ave. in Belen. Bring your drum and percussion instruments (extras will be available.) No experience necessary. Find your rhythm and beat. If you’ve got a heart, you’ve got rhythm. For information, call 865-9055.
MONDAY, FEB. 25
FREE LINE DANCE lessons are offered from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Mondays for intermediate dancers at the Belen Senior Center. Instructor is Patty Herrington, 864-4266.
FREE INTERMEDIATE LINE Dance lessons are being offered at the Bosque Farms Community Center from 2:30 to 4 p.m. every Monday. For information, call 869-6674.
TUESDAY, FEB. 26
WATERCOLOR CLASSES for beginners, intermediate and advanced will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. At the Belen Art League Gallery. The instructor is Heidi S. Craig; the cost is $10 per session. For information, call Heidi at 864-6036.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY present Tales for Tots at the Belen Public Library at 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the library’s children section. Storytellers will read a story, and there will be music and related craft activities. Everyone is welcome.
THE MANSION PLAYERS, a theater group in Los Lunas, meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. To participate, call Brian or Marie at 565-2154, or go to www.mansionplayers.org.
FREE LINE DANCE lessons are offered from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for beginners, and from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. for intermediates Tuesdays at the Fred Luna Senior Center, 315 Don Pasqual NW in Los Lunas. Instructor is Lynda Huffstutler. For information, call 839-3853.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27
ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS: Acrylic, oil and multimedia at the Belen Art League Gallery. The instructor is Sandy Goldstein. The cost is $65 for four classes. For information, call Sandy at 865-9052.
THURSDAY, FEB. 28
VALENCIA COUNTY WOODCARVERS CLUB meets from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. They offer free woodcarving instruction at any level. For information, call 864-6788.
BELEN STITCHERS meets from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Belen Public Library program room. Anyone who embroiders, knits, beads, quilts or does other needlework is invited. For information, call Nan, 864-7671.
WII GAMING is held from 3 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at the Los Lunas Public Library.

CLASS REUNIONS

THE BELEN HIGH School Class of 1983 is planning its 30-year class reunion, and looking for classmates for the event, which will be held on the weekend of Aug. 2-3. If interested in attending, email belenhs1983@gmail.com, or send a text to 450-1702 or 710-2944.
THE BELEN HIGH School Class of 1963 is planning its 50-year class reunion, and looking for classmates for the event, which will be held on the weekend of Sept. 13-14 at the Sheriff’s Posse Cafe in Belen. If interested in attending, call Lynn McKee at 864-4450, or email lynnmckee45@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20
THE THOME DOMINGUEZ de Mendoza Museum off N.M. 47 is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THE HUNING RANCH and Wildflower Homeowners Associations will meet at the Los Lunas Schools Teachers Resource Center on Coronado Street. The Wildflower meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and the Huning Ranch meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. All homeowners are invited. For information, call 888-4479, ext. 32.
THURSDAY, FEB. 21
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27
DWI PLANNING COUNCIL will meet at 1 p.m. at the Wellness Center, 3445 Lanbros Loop, Los Lunas. For information, call 839-3859.
THURSDAY, FEB. 28
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.

ETC.

THURSDAY, FEB. 21
THE HOME DEPOT in Los Lunas will hold a free do-it-your-self workshop on framing a mirror with mosaic tiles from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is the first of the monthly events.
WATER TESTING for residents in Valencia County with private wells serving homes not connected to a public water utility will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 2110 Camino del Llano, in Belen. Use a clean, glass or plastic container. Do not use containers with strong odors. Collect the sample before any water treatment systems and let water run for a couple of minutes before collection. Cover the container with a clean lid. For information, contact the NMED Ground Water Quality Bureau at 222-9574.
A VENDOR MEETING for the Los Lunas and Bosque Farms Growers Markets will be held at 6 p.m. at the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Office, 404 Courthouse Road in Los Lunas. There will be speakers and refreshments. For information, call Loretta at 307-1857.
FRIDAY, FEB. 22
A SPECIAL FRIDAY WORKOUT, Power 20, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at the UNM-Valencia Campus Wellness Center. Have fun and improve your health and fitness. Special Friday Workouts are located in the group fitness room. Everyone is welcome. For information, call 925-8830.
TUESDAY, FEB. 26
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Cooperative Extension Service will be offering the StrongWomen Program, a 12-week exercise program for middle-aged and older women from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Belen Community Center. For information, call Ann-Marie Wilson at 565-3002.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Older Americans Program in closing all senior centers for staff to attend a mandatory training by the Non Metro-Area Agency on Aging. Homebound seniors will receive a frozen meal for the day.
DEMOCRATIC PARTY of Valencia County will hold a general business meeting at 6 p.m. at the Belen Public Library. All Democrats are encouraged to attend.
A MONTHLY SENIOR birthday party and potluck will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Entertainment will be provided by the Fiddlers and Musicians of New Mexico.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
AN AARP 55 ALIVE driving class will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. The fee for the class if $14, and $12 for AARP members. Call 869-5133 to serve a space.
SATURDAY, MARCH 2
AN AARP DEFENSIVE driving class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belen Senior Center, 715-S S. Main St. Anyone who is 55 and older, and has a valid New Mexico driver’s license can attend. The fee for the class if $14, and $12 for AARP members. Attendees get an car insurance discount, depending on the insurance company. To register, call 864-2663. For more information, call Harish Sharma at 845-4275.
THE PILOT CLUB will be holding a sale tfrom 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rio Communities Valley Plaza, 373 Rio Communities Blvd.
SUNDAY, MARCH 3
THE REKIN’ ROUTE 66 Car Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at REK Kustoms Garage, 3584 N.M. 47 in Peralta. There will be trophies, raffle prizes, music and nachos. For information, call 203-9106.
THE BOSQUE FARMS Historical Exchange Forum will host John Taylor, vice president of the Valencia County Historical Society, in the presentation “The Battle of Peralta,” from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. he will be accompanied by members of the Southwest Civil War Association in period dress. For information, call Bob Courtney at 869-4664.