Noticias (07/04/13)

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ARTS

FRIDAY, JULY 5
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.
SATURDAY, JULY 6
THE MANSION PLAYERS are holding auditions for “Rustlers of Redrock” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belen Public Library. They need three men and three women for this old-fashioned melodrama. If unavailable to make the audition, call Marj Conner at 864-3956, or Marie Benoit at 565-2154.
SOUTHWEST COUNTRY MUSICIANS will 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, JULY 7
A COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Thrive Wellness Center, 2240 Main St., in Los Lunas. Drumming is good medicine for your health and fun. No experience necessary. If you’ve got a heart, you’ve got rhythm. Extra drums and percussion available. Bring yourself, your drum if you have one, and your curiosity. For information, call 865-9055.
MONDAY, JULY 8
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, JULY 9
THE ART CENTER in Rio Communities will celebrate their second annual “A Montage of Color” art show and sale at the Harvey House Museum. The exhibit will feature more than 20 artists displaying fine art, sculpture, glass etching and drawing. This year’s show will also feature art by young artists from the New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranch and Los Ranchos de los Niños. The show will run from July 9 through July 24. An artists reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at the Harvey House Museum.
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, JULY 10
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, JULY 11
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.
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.
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.
FRIDAY, JULY 12
PLUMB ADEQUATE BAND will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. A $3 donation will be collected at the door.
SATURDAY, JULY 13
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, JULY 15
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.
ZIA SIT AND SEW groups meets at the Bosque Farms Community Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. All forms of fiber arts are welcome. For information, call 869-5133.
TUESDAY, JULY 16
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, JULY 17
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.

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@aol.com, 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 lynnmckee45@gmail.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 1964 is planning its 50th class reunion. A meeting is scheduled fro 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 11, at Teofilos in Los Lunas. The classes of 1963 and 1965 are invited to attend.

COMMUNITY

TUESDAY, JULY 9
THE EL CERRO Community Association meets at 7 p.m. at the El Cerro Community Center. For information, call June McClellan at 720-6002.
LA ASOCIACION DE LA Comunidad de San Clemente meets at 6:30 p.m.  at 430 W. N.M. 6 in San Clemente.
TUESDAY, JULY 16
RIO COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION meets at 7 p.m. in the Valley Community Plaza multipurpose room and senior center in Rio Communities.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
THE THOME DOMINGUEZ  de Mendoza  Museum off N.M. 47 is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THURSDAY, JULY 18
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
SATURDAY, JULY 20
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 at 865-9786.

EDUCATION

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KATHERINE GALLEGOS ELEMENTARY will be holding kindergarten registration from 8 to 4:30 a.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.

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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 over, 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.
VALENCIA COUNTY COMMUNITY Band will hold a patriotic program from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. An ice cream social will also be held.
TUESDAY, JULY 9
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a presentation on the benefits of exercise and healthy eating from 11 a.m. to noon at the Wellness Center. Call the center at 925-8830 for information.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10
A POTLUCK BREAKFAST will be held at 9 a.m. the Bosque Farms Community Center. Bring a prepared breakfast favorite to share. Music by Don Barker will start at 10:30 a.m.
THURSDAY, JULY 11
THE GREATER BELEN Chamber of Commerce will hold an after-hours networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Belen Art League Gallery, 509 Becker Ave., in Belen. This is a free event with lots of munchies.
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. Free legal forms are available for a variety of cases and issues.
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, JULY 12
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a special Friday workout, abs and back, from 11 a.m. to noon in the group fitness room. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
SATURDAY, JULY 13
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.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a presentation on outdoor summer safety for people of all ages from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wellness Center. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
FRIDAY, JULY 19
THE SEVILLETA NATIONAL Wildlife Refuge will host Dr. Dave Love and Dr. Stephen Hook from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. who will guide a hike in the refuge. Remember your hiking boots, water, binoculars and lunch. For information, call 864-4021.
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VFW POST 2397 is collecting old American flags at the post on Fifth Street in Belen. A box is situated outside the post for drop-offs. The old flags will be properly disposed.
ARE YOU A survivor of domestic violence looking for support? Join our weekly survivor counseling group. Call Valencia Shelter Services at 565-3100 for more details.
THE BOSQUE FARMS FAIR committee is now accepting advertisements for the annual Bosque Farms Fair book. Ad spaces range from $15 for a business-card sized space to $60 for a full page. For information, call Melanie at 401-9990, or email bosquefarmsfair@gmail.com.
THE FRIENDS OF WHITFIELD is seeking volunteers to donate their time during the school year, one day a week, for the Education Outreach Program. For information, call Molly Madden at 864-4388.
WOULD YOU LIKE your teen to learn about healthy, positive relationships? Have them join the Valencia Shelter Services’ Teen Circle, a one-hour per week therapy group, where they will explore healthy relationships, boundaries, self respect and many other important topics specific to teens’ lives. Call Valencia Shelter Services at 565-3100 for information.

FUNDRAISERS

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 over, 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.
VALENCIA COUNTY COMMUNITY Band will hold a patriotic program from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. An ice cream social will also be held.
TUESDAY, JULY 9
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a presentation on the benefits of exercise and healthy eating from 11 a.m. to noon at the Wellness Center. Call the center at 925-8830 for information.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10
A POTLUCK BREAKFAST will be held at 9 a.m. the Bosque Farms Community Center. Bring a prepared breakfast favorite to share. Music by Don Barker will start at 10:30 a.m.
THURSDAY, JULY 11
THE GREATER BELEN Chamber of Commerce will hold an after-hours networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Belen Art League Gallery, 509 Becker Ave., in Belen. This is a free event with lots of munchies.
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. Free legal forms are available for a variety of cases and issues.
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, JULY 12
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a special Friday workout, abs and back, from 11 a.m. to noon in the group fitness room. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
SATURDAY, JULY 13
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.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS Wellness Center will hold a presentation on outdoor summer safety for people of all ages from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wellness Center. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
FRIDAY, JULY 19
THE SEVILLETA NATIONAL Wildlife Refuge will host Dr. Dave Love and Dr. Stephen Hook from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. who will guide a hike in the refuge. Remember your hiking boots, water, binoculars and lunch. For information, call 864-4021.
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VFW POST 2397 is collecting old American flags at the post on Fifth Street in Belen. A box is situated outside the post for drop-offs. The old flags will be properly disposed.
ARE YOU A survivor of domestic violence looking for support? Join our weekly survivor counseling group. Call Valencia Shelter Services at 565-3100 for more details.
THE BOSQUE FARMS FAIR committee is now accepting advertisements for the annual Bosque Farms Fair book. Ad spaces range from $15 for a business-card sized space to $60 for a full page. For information, call Melanie at 401-9990, or email bosquefarmsfair@gmail.com.
THE FRIENDS OF WHITFIELD is seeking volunteers to donate their time during the school year, one day a week, for the Education Outreach Program. For information, call Molly Madden at 864-4388.
WOULD YOU LIKE your teen to learn about healthy, positive relationships? Have them join the Valencia Shelter Services’ Teen Circle, a one-hour per week therapy group, where they will explore healthy relationships, boundaries, self respect and many other important topics specific to teens’ lives. Call Valencia Shelter Services at 565-3100 for information.

GOVERNMENT

MONDAY, JULY 8
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE Conservancy district meets at 1:30 p.m., 1931 Second St., Albuquerque.
TUESDAY, JULY 9
BELEN BOARD OF EDUCATION meets at 6 p.m. at the central administration building.
RIO COMMUNITIES CITY COUNCIL meets at 6 p.m. at the Del Rio Senior Center.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10
VALENCIA COUNTY COMMISSION meets at 5 p.m. at the county administrative building.
PERALTA TOWN COUNCIL meets at 7 p.m. at town hall.
THURSDAY, JULY 11
LOS LUNAS VILLAGE COUNCIL meets at 6 p.m. at village hall.

ORGANIZATIONS

FRIDAY, JULY 5
CUB SCOUT PACK 360 Bears and Webelos Den meets at 6:30 p.m. at Tomé Elementary School. For information, call Katy, 565-0088.
SATURDAY, JULY 6
VALENCIA COUNTY CHESS Club meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
RETIRED ALBUQUERQUE POLICE Department officers meet at 10 a.m. at Sopa’s in Bosque Farms. Call 865-6761 or 869-3348.
THE LUPERTO GARCIA Chapter 29, Disabled American Veterans, meet at 10 a.m. at the Bethlehem Masonic Lodge, 607 Goebel Ave., in Belen. One need not be a member to attend. Chapter 29 does not meet in July and August.
SUNDAY, JULY 7
ZEN MEDITATION GROUP meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Sunday of the month at the Lotus Center, 1501 E. River Road in Belen. Call 803-2393 for information.
MONDAY, JULY 8
UNM-VALENCIA QUEER Straight Alliance meets from 3 to 5 p.m. in Room 141 in the Academic building at UNM-VC. For information, email Richard Sylvestre at rislves@unm.edu, or Patricia Gillikin at gillikin@unm.edu.
LAS ESTRELLITAS EASTERN STAR meets at 7 p.m. at Tenth and Chavez in Belen.
TUESDAY, JULY 9
BUSINESS WOMEN OF VALENCIA COUNTY meets at 8 a.m. at  Henrietta’s in Los Lunas. Call 866-5284.
ZEN MEDITATION GROUP meets at noon every Tuesday  at the Lotus Center, 1501 E. River Road in Belen. Call 803-2393 for information.
WEIGHT WATCHERS meets at the Belen Multipurpose Center, 200 Eagle Lane, in Belen. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m., and the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. For information, call Frances at 565-0262.
CUB SCOUT PACK 360 all dens meets at 6:30 p.m. at Tomé-Adelino Fire Station. For information, call Katy, 565-0088.
GIRL SCOUT TROOP 10283 meets every Tuesday night. For information, call Sara Antal at 865-5526.
GIRL SCOUT TROOP 10458 meets from noon to 3 p.m. every Tuesday at the Belen Community Center. Girls ages 5 to 10 all welcome. Girl Scout registration of $12 is required. For information, call 385-3050.
RIO GRANDE MULE AND DONKEY ASSOCIATION meet at 6:30 p.m. at El Serape in Los Lunas. Anyone interested in trail rides, driving mules or donkeys is invited. For information, see rgmda.com or call 861-5129.
KIWANIS OF VALENCIA COUNTY meet from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Village Inn in Los Lunas. For  information, call Bart at 565-5913.