Noticias (08/22/13)

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ARTS

FRIDAY, AUG. 23
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 MANSION PLAYERS will be performing “Rustlers of Redrock” at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Rio Communities.
THE PLUMB ADEQUATE BAND will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center.
SATURDAY, AUG. 24
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.
THE NEW MEXICO QUILTERS’ Association is holding its annual exhibit at the Harvey House Museum in Belen. Every Saturday during the month of August, demonstrations will be held at 1 p.m. Betty Standiferd, of Albuquerque, NMQA president elect, will bring quilts to demonstrate “My Quilting World.”
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 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.
MONDAY, AUG. 26
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.
TUESDAY, AUG. 27
THE MANSION PLAYERS, a theater group in Valencia County, meet at every Tuesday evening. They welcome all who have considered doing any kind of theater work. They have been invited to perform at many venues in the county and would like to include you in their performances. For information, call Marie at 565-2154, or visit www.mansionplayers.org.

COMMUNITY

THURSDAY, AUG. 22
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4
THE THOME DOMINGUEZ de Mendoza  Museum off N.M. 47 is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
THE EL CERRO Community Association meets at 7 p.m. at the El Cerro Community Center. For information, call June McClellan at 720-6002.

EDUCATION

THURSDAY, AUG. 22
SUNDANCE ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
MONDAY, AUG. 26
ANN PARISH ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, AUG. 27
LOS LUNAS MIDDLE SCHOOL and Los Lunas Family School will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m.
TOMÉ ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUG. 29
LOS LUNAS ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
VALENCIA MIDDLE SCHOOL will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 3
VALENCIA ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 5
DESERT VIEW ELEMENTARY, Katherine Gallegos Elementary and Los Lunas Family School will hold an open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

ETC.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22
THE SMALL BUSINESS Development Center will host a free workshop, “Pricing your Products/Services” from 9 to noon at the Los Lunas Transportation Center.
A FOSTER PARENT information meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Los Lunas Children, Youth and Families Department, 475 Courthouse Road. The meeting is to learn about foster parenting opportunities with CYFD. For information, call 841-7890.
FRIDAY, AUG. 23
THE SEVILLETA NATIONAL Wildlife Refuge will host a nocturnal hike from 5 to 9 p.m. The hike will be moderate and over uneven surfaces. Bring water, a bite to eat and a flashlight for those nighttime residents. For information, call 864-4021.
THE ELKS LODGE will be holding a soup kitchen at St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church in Rio Communities. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks, potato salad and desert.
SATURDAY, AUG. 24
HISTORIAN B.G. BURR will give a talk on Billy the kid at 2 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Fair Parade will begin at 10 a.m., beginning at the old city recreation center. The deadline to enter is Friday, Aug. 23, at the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce office.
TUESDAY, AUG. 27
BOSQUE FARMS Police Chief Greg Jones and Valencia County Sheriff Louis Burkhard will hold a presentation on “How Not to be a Victim” at 12:15 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28
A FREE SEED SAVING workshop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service office, 404 Courthouse Road in Los Lunas. Call 565-3002.

FUNDRAISERS

SUNDAY, AUG. 25
A DINNER AND DANCE, to benefit Belen Library Director Deborah Graham will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Elks Lodge on N.M. 314. Admission is $12 for couples and $7 for individuals. The event will include a silent auction, a cake auction and live music from the Aguila Band.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1
2013 AMERICAN CANCER Society Relay for Life Belen will be held from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at the Belen High School baseball fields.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 7
A YARD SALE, to benefit A Safe Place, a supervised visitation program, will be held at 8 a.m. in the parking lot of Citizens Plaza, 1850 E. Main St. in Los Lunas. There will be a large variety of assorted items, including furniture, baby items, toys, clothing and household items.