THURSDAY, JUNE 27
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.
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.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
THE PLUMB ADEQUATE BAND will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. A donation of $3 will be collected at the door.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call or send a text to 450-1702 or 507-4999.
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 email@example.com.
THE BELEN HIGH School Class of 1973 is planning its 40-year class reunion, and are looking for classmates for the event. The reunion will be held July 26-28. If you have contact information on classmates, or are interested in attending, contact Brittney or Denisha at 864-4428, or email BHS73reuniondatabase@gmail.com.
THE BELEN HIGH School Class of 2003 is planning its 10-year class reunion for the weekend of July 19-21. For information, contact Crystal Chavez at 514-9977.
THE LOS LUNAS HIGH School Class of 1983 is planning its 30-year class reunion for 7 p.m., Saturday, June 29, at Fat Sat’s Bar and Grill in Belen, and at noon, Sunday, June 30, at Daniel Fernandez Park in Los Lunas. For information, call Victoria Flores at 270-2769, or email vflores@ydinmlorg.
KATHERINE GALLEGOS ELEMENTARY will be holding kindergarten registration from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Bring an original birth certificate, copy of immunization records, proof of residence (a mortgage statement or a lease agreement and a PNM bill).
CAPT. TAMARA-LONG Archuleta Memorial Scholarships are available to students who have been home-schooled through high school and are attending UNM-VC or UNM Main campus. Mail a copy of transcripts and a one-page essay about how this scholarship will help you in your educational goals to: Scholarship, P.O. Box 819, Belen, N.M., 87002.
THURSDAY, JUNE 27
A WELLNESS WALKING club will be held at 3 p.m. at 3820 Elaine Drive at Mid-Valley Air Park. For information, call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service at 565-3002.
WALK, JOG OR RUN at 9 a.m. every Thursday in June and July at the Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area. There will be free Gatorade and snacks for the first 20 people.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a special Friday workout, body sculpt, from 11 a.m. to noon in the group fitness room. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
TUESDAY, JULY 2
CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY from 10 to noon at the Belen Senior Center with dancing and music by Los Alegres de Belen, the Daniel Fernandez Honor Guard, the “Star Spangled Banner” by Ramona McKee and “America the Beautiful” by Mike Silva. The celebration will recognize and celebrate our brave veterans.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3
A MEET AND GREET for Valencia County Fair and Rodeo queens contest will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Cafe in Belen. Completed and notarized entry forms must be turned in during the meeting.
THURSDAY, JULY 4
THE VILLAGE OF LOS LUNAS will be holding its annual Fourth of July parade at 9 a.m. from Heritage Park to the village’s administration building. A celebration will be held at Daniel Fernandez Park with fireworks at dusk.
SATURDAY, JULY 6
THE CITY OF BELEN will be holding its annual All American Celebration from 5 to 11 p.m. at Eagle Park, north of Belen High School. The sixth annual All American National Anthem Contest will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. A horseshoe tournament will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., with a $10 entry fee per person; and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held at 5 p.m. for ages 10 and older, with a cost of $25 per team. For information, call 966-2700.
RIO COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION and the Pilot Club will be holding their monthly flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rio Communities Valley Plaza, 373 Rio Communities Blvd. Spaces cost $5, and vendors need to bring their own tables. For information, call 861-0090.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
THE ELKS LODGE will hold a soup kitchen, serving soup and a sandwich from 11 to 3 p.m., for those in need and senior citizen’s in need. Volunteers are appreciated. Phyllishia Sanchez will cut hair for free for those in need from noon to 3 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
LOS LUNAS HIGH School Tigerettes will hold a car wash from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at My Lube Center in Los Lunas. The cost is $5, and all proceeds go to help support the Tigerettes dance team.