Noticias (05/09/13)

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ARTS

THURSDAY, MAY 9
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.
BEGINNING DANCE LESSONS for all ages will be held at 7 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center for a $3 donation per person, per class. Learn country western, ballroom and swing. For information, call the center at 869-5133, or instructor Fred Laureta at 966-6027.
WII GAMING is held from 3 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
A FREE MOVIE, “Guilt Trip,” will be shown at 6 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, MAY 9-10
BOSQUE FARMS ELEMENTARY will be holding its fine arts festival from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, MAY 10
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.
NEW MEXICO SPECIAL ORCHESTRA plays at 6:30 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. For information, call Gair, 864-3749.
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.
SATURDAY, MAY 11
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.
MONDAY, MAY 13
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. Call 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. Call 869-6674.

COMMUNITY

TUESDAY, MAY 14
THE EL CERRO Community Association meets at 7 p.m. at the El Cerro Community Center. For information, call June McClellan at 720-6002.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
THE THOME DOMINGUEZ  de Mendoza  Museum off N.M. 47 is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 16
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
THE MEADOW LAKE Parks Area Association meets at 3 p.m. at the Meadow Lake Community Center. All are invited to attend. For information, call Jim at 865-9786.
TUESDAY, MAY 21
RIO COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION meets at 7 p.m. in the Valley Community Plaza multipurpose room and senior center in Rio Communities.
THURSDAY, MAY 23
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.

EDUCATION

GRADUATIONS
INFINITY HIGH SCHOOL: 6 p.m., Friday, May 10, at Belen Community Center at Eagle Park
UNM-VC: 7 p.m., Friday, May 10, at the UNM-VC Student Community Center
BELEN HIGH SCHOOL: 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, at the BHS football stadium
VALENCIA HIGH SCHOOL: 9 a.m., Saturday, May 18, at the Pit in Albuquerque
LOS LUNAS HIGH SCHOOL: 1 p.m, Saturday, May 18, at the Pit in Albuquerque
SCHOOL OF DREAMS ACADEMY: 10 a.m., Saturday, May 18, at the UNM-VC Student Community Center
CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL: 6 p.m., Thursday, May 23, at Century High School

ETC.

THURSDAY, MAY 9
LOS LUNAS HIGH SCHOOL Renaissance Club will sponsor the annual Powder Puff football game at 6:30 p.m. at Willie Chavez Stadium. Games will feature the girls from Class of 2013 against the girls from the Class of 2014. The cost is $3 for adults and $2 for students. All proceeds go to the LLHS Renaissance program.
THE VILLAGE OF BOSQUE FARMS will hold a grand opening celebration for the new addition to the Bosque Farms Public Library at 11 a.m.
A WELLNESS WALKING club will be held at 3820 Elaine Drive at Mid-Valley Air Park. For information, call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service at 565-3002.
SATURDAY, MAY 11
THE FRIENDS OF WHITFIELD Wildlife Conservation Area present International Migratory Bird Day Festival from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a Whitfield bird count at 7 a.m., a talk and walk on beginning birding at 10:15 a.m. and a talk on bird migration and navigation at 1 p.m. There will be activities for children, a silent auction fundraiser, guided nature shirts, T-shirts for sale and information about birds. For information, call 864-8914 or 565-1441.
A BIRD HIKE will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge. Help celebrate International Migratory Bird Day by grabbing your hiking boots, water, binoculars and lunch. To learn more about International Migratory Bird Day, visit www.birdday.org.
VENTANA COVE APARTMENTS, 450 Los Cerritos Dr. NW, will hold a community, pre-Mother’s Day yard sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A MANZANO EXPRESSWAY clean up, sponsored by Sen. Michael Sanchez, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at Las Maravillas Park.
TUESDAY, MAY 14
FREE COURT CLINIC is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the first-floor jury management room at the Valencia County Courthouse. Volunteer attorneys are available on a first-come, first-serve basis to explain court process, answer legal questions and help with legal paperwork.