Noticias (07/18/13)

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ARTS

THURSDAY, JULY 18
THE MANSION PLAYERS will present “An Evening with the Luna-Otero Family” at 6:30 p.m. at the Luna Mansion in Los Lunas. To make reservations, call 865-7333.
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, JULY 19
TOMÉ ART GALLERY will host a Critter Show from July 19-Aug. 11. The gallery will hold an opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 21, with a pet parade at 2:30 p.m., with prizes for the smallest, largest, best costume, most unusual and Best of Show awarded at 3 p.m. The artists will exhibit their pieces focused on animals and animal themes.
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 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, JULY 20
THE MANSION PLAYERS Youth Group will present a free performance of “A Contemporary Romero and Juliet” at 4 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
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.
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.
BALDWIN G. BURR will present “The Baron of Arizona,” the first attempt at “jointure” between Arizona and New Mexico from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts.
SUNDAY, JULY 21
SOUTHWEST COUNTRY MUSICIANS will be holding a potluck at 1 p.m., jam at 2 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.

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.

EDUCATION

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31
A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER workshop current and active substitutes will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Belen High School auditorium. For information, call 966-1030.
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KGE SCHOOL 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 18
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 July at the Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area. There will be free Gatorade and snacks for the first 20 people.
BUG NIGHTS will be held at the Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center, 1036 Miller Road, in Los Lunas, beginning at 6 p.m. The on-farm evening event is intended to provide local growers with an opportunity to learn about insects and pests associated with vegetable and fruit crops. The free event will be led by Dr. Tess Grasswitz. Pre-register by calling 865-7340.
THE HOME DEPOT in Los Lunas will be holding a free workshop on removing and old faucet and installing a new one and/or vanity at 6:30 p.m. There will be tips and resources for minor faucet repairs.
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.
TUESDAY, JULY 23
A BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by United Blood Services and the Rotary Club of Los Lunas, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wellness Center in Los Lunas on Lambros Loop. Walk-ins welcome, or call Pete and Jan Smargon at 565-0284 to make an appointment.
ICAN (Ideas for Cooking and Nutrition) will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Los Lunas Human Services Department Income Support Division, 445 Camino del Rey, Suite B, in Los Lunas.
HEALTHY INDIAN FOOD cooking class will be held at noon at Peralta Memorial United Methodist Church. The cost is $10. RSVP is required by calling 565-3002.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
UNM-VC Wellness Center will hold a workshop “Dealing with Cancer” from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wellness Center. The presentation will be given by People Living Through Cancer. PLTC will be available specifically for breast cancer survivors either before or after the presentation. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
THURSDAY, JULY 25
THE SMALL BUSINESS Development Center will hold a free workshop, “Creating an Effective Business Plan, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Los Lunas Transportation Center.
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 July at the Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area. There will be free Gatorade and snacks for the first 20 people.
FRIDAY, JULY 26
UNM-VC Wellness Center will hold a special Friday workout, stretch and strengthen, from 11 a.m. to noon in the group fitness room. Call the Wellness Center at 925-8830 for information.
A CAR SHOW AND ARTIST competition will be held at Eagle Park in Belen. To register, call Wayne at 712-4540, or Midnite at 489-1258.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 31
A MONTHLY SENIOR Birthday Party 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.
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FOOT IN THE DOOR job-seeking and re-entry program is being held at the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service in Los Lunas. The program is free, and individuals will receive free assistance in updating resumes, improving application completion and sharpening interviewing skills. For information, call 565-3002.
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.
HABITS OF HEALTH free seminars meet at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. New classes are forming right now for February. The free seminar classes offer easy-to-learn strategies to accomplish optimal health and weight loss. Classes are taught by professional health coaches. For information, call Beth at 715-3171, or email your request to healthyconcepts@ymail.com.
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Amateur Radio Association is holding an open house from 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday. The club radios can be used by ham operators. The club often has events, work sessions and classes planned. Club members are present to answer questions, give tests for amateur licenses and provide help to hams and interested individuals. For information, call 859-2822.

FUNDRAISERS

FRIDAY, AUG. 2
THE AMBERCARE FOUNDATION will hold a golf tournament at Isleta Eagle Golf Course to raise funds for the foundation. Cash and prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place winners. Prizes will be given for the putting challenge, longest drive, closest to the pin, chip ‘n challenge and hold-in-one shootout. To register, visit www.ambercare.com/ambercare.com/ambercarefoundation, or call 861-0060.

ORGANIZATIONS

THURSDAY, JULY 18
BOY SCOUT TROOP 360 meets at 6 p.m. at the Tome/Adelino Fire Department. Camping every month. New boys welcome. For information, call Coleman, 385-7066.
WEIGHT WATCHERS meets at the Faith Family Church, 1400 Main St. in Los Lunas. Weigh-in is at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. For information, call Frances at 565-0262.
TOPS NO. 203 meets in the community room of the Vista Del Rio Center Mobile Home Park on N.M. 304 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Visitors are welcome. For information, call 859-0489.
CUB SCOUT PACK 253 meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Bosque Farms. Boys ages 6-10 years old are invited. For information, call Ginger Eldridge at 869-8525.
EL JARDIN ENCANTO Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. at the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service, 404 Courthouse Road SE. For information, call Janelle at 565-8772 or Laura at 565-3002.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Padre Pio Council 10629 meet at 7 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomé.
VENTURE CREW 360, high adventure Scouting for ages 14 to 21, meets at 7 p.m. in the Thome Dominguez de Mendoza Community Center, N.M. 47 and Romero Road in Tomé. If you are looking for high adventure, such as camping, canoeing or hiking, join in. For information, call Liz, 203-2069.
FRIDAY, JULY 19
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 20
VALENCIA COUNTY CHESS Club meets from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
RETIRED ALBUQUERQUE POLICE Department Officers meets at 10 a.m. at Sopa’s in Bosque Farms. Call 865-6761 or 869-3348.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 85 meets at the old Hospital and Training School in the meeting room. For information, call Gene Gorman at 866-9590, or Ron Archer at 865-6011.
SUNDAY, JULY 21
ZEN MEDITATION GROUP meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. the Lotus Center, 1501 E. River Road in Belen. Call 803-2393 for information.
MONDAY, JULY 22
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.
TUESDAY, JULY 23
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 ABAJO LODGE No. 17 meets at 7 p.m. at 1000 W. Chavez in Belen.
VALENCIA COUNTY AMATEUR Radio Association meets at 7 p.m. in the second story in back of the VIA building, 302 Rio Communities Blvd., in Rio Communities.
KIWANIS OF VALENCIA COUNTY meets from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Village Inn restaurant in Los Lunas. For information, call Bart at 565-5913.
VALENCIA COUNTY CIVITANS meets from 6 p.m. at La Vida Felicidad, 530 Sun Ranch Village Loop SW. For information, call 865-0786.
VALENCIA CHILD ABUSE Prevention and Education (V-Cape) task force meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Purdy Hall Training Center at 442 Luna Ave. SE in Los Lunas.
VALENCIA COUNTY SINGLE SENIORS meet from 5 to 7 p.m. at Henrietta’s in Los Lunas. For information, call Frank at 977-5070.