Noticias (02/13/14)

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ARTS

THURSDAY, FEB. 13
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  LINE DANCE lessons are being offered at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Beginner class is from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and intermediate class is from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For information, call 869-5133.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding ongoing classes in “Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing” from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday with Vilis Shipman. The cost is $15 per class.  Another class in “Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing” is held from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday with Toni Edwards. The cost is $15 per class. For information, call 565-0556.
FRIDAY, FEB. 14
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.
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.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding ongoing classes in “Techniques in Micaceous Clay” from 1 to 3 p.m. every Friday. The cost is $15 per class. Call 565-0556.
NEW MEXICO SPECIAL Orchestra plays at 6:30 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. For information, call Gair, 864-3749.
SATURDAY, FEB. 15
A FREE PERFORMANCE of “S/he Loves Me, S/he Loves Me Not” by The Mansion Players will be presented at noon at the Belen Public Library to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This is a series of letters written by famous (or infamous) lovers through the years. It is presented by guest actors from Albuquerque under the auspices of The Mansion Players of Valencia County.
“FIBER TREASURERS,” the current exhibit at the Belen Harvey House Museum, features hand-made fiber arts by local artists, who will be displaying their work until Saturday, Feb. 15. Items include knitting, needlework, wearable art and weaving. Special demonstrations are scheduled and a percentage of all proceeds will be donated to the museum. The hours are 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
THE STITCHES KNITTING and Crochet Club meets at noon every Saturday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
FIBER TO FINISH, a spinning and weaving guild, for anyone interested in working with wool and other natural fibers to join in spinning, weaving and other hand work, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Belen. For information, call Diana at 864-7097, or Myra at 864-0876.
MONDAY, FEB. 17
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.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding ongoing classes in “Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing” from 1 to 3 p.m. every Monday with Vilis Shipman. The cost is $15 per class. For information, call 565-0556.
BEGINNING COUNTRY WESTERN/swing dance classes are held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Monday at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Partners are not required, singles and couples of all ages and any level of dance experience are welcome. For information, call Rose at 869-5133 or Fred at 966-6027.
TUESDAY, FEB. 18
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding ongoing classes in “Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing” from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday with Toni Edwards. The cost is $15 per class. A class in “Handbuilding for Special Needs students” from 10 to 11 a.m. is held every Tuesday with Dora Hernandez. The cost is $10 per class. For information, call 565-0556.
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.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
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.
THE STITCHES KNITTING and Crochet Club meets at 11 a.m. every Wednesday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding ongoing classes in “Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing” from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday with Jan Pacifico. The cost is $15 per class. For information, call 565-0556. A class in “Handbuilding for Young Adults” from 4 to 5 p.m. is held every Wednesday with Dora Hernandez. The cost is $10 per class. For information, call 565-0556.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20
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.

CLASS REUNIONS

THE LOS LUNAS HIGH SCHOOL Classes of 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965 will hold a class reunion June 27-28. For information, call Elizabeth Cordova Gallegos at 865-7170 or 340-9320.
BELEN HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1994 is planning its 20-year reunion June 20-22. The committee has been working diligently to make contact with everyone. If you haven’t gotten them your mailing address, contact Tarla Hill at 269-3095 or Christin Johnson at 450-9655.

COMMUNITY

SATURDAY, FEB. 15
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, FEB. 18
RIO COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION meets at 7 p.m. in the Valley Community Plaza multipurpose room and senior center in Rio Communities.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
THE THOME DOMINGUEZ  de Mendoza  Museum off N.M. 47 is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
THURSDAY, FEB. 27
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.

EDUCATION

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FREE ENGLISH CLASSES for adult students are available at the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus. Students can now register for free English as a Second Language classes. Classes are offered in the mornings and evenings in Meadow Lake, El Cerro and at the campus in Tomé. For information, call 925-8900.
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Literacy Council is looking for individuals willing to read to children in local health care clinics. No experience is required, only a desire to help build an appreciation for reading in children. If you are able to volunteer one hour per week, or would like more information, call Irene Gogal at 999-9877.

ETC.

THURSDAY, FEB. 13
FREE COURT CLINIC is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Thursday 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 VALENTINE’S DAY party will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Del Rio Senior Center in Rio Communities. The Valentine’s King and Qween will be Robert and Blanca Manasco. Aguila will provide the music.
FRIDAY, FEB. 14
A VALENTINE’S 4-H Fundraiser Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Rodeo Hall. The cost for youth is $5 each and adult chaperones are Free. Valentines goodies and drinks will be sold at the concession stand. For information, contact the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Office at 565-3002.
SATURDAY, FEB. 15
A VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE, sponsored by the Catholic Daughters of the America’s Court No. 1359, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Belen. Enjoy food, appetizers and beverages and bring the whole family. Tickets are $12 per adult (children 12 and under free). Tickets are available by calling Rosie at 864-4385 or Hilda at 864-7823, or can be purchased at the door.
SUNDAY-SATURDAY, FEB. 16-22
PILOT CLUB Celebration week, full of exhibits, will be held at the Belen Harvey House Museum, 104 N. First St. On Sunday, the Brain Minders puppet show will be held at 1:30 p.m. A raffle and silent auction will be available. From Feb. 17-21, self-guided tours of the museum are available from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. On Saturday, a reception and Paws & Stripes, with a check presentation will be held at 2 p.m. For information, call 861-0581.
TUESDAY, FEB. 18
A BELEN CANDIDATE forum, hosted by the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 115 N. Fourth St. The event is free to the public. No campaigning is allowed. For information, call 864-8091.
RURAL BOOKMOBILE WEST will be at the Cristo Rey Church in Bosque from 8:30 to 9 a.m., and at the Veguita Fire Department from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
THE BOSQUE FARMS Police Department will be hosting a community meeting at 7 p.m.. Detective Bill Hubbard will present some of the common scams that criminals are using to swindle people out of their money. You do not need to be a resident of Bosque Farms or Peralta to attend.
THE STATE BAR of New Mexico’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program is offering a free legal workshop, “Common Legal Issues for Senior Citizens,” from 10 to 11:15 a.m., at the Del Rio Senior Center in Rio Communities.
THE COMMUNITY WELLNESS Council will hold a results-based accountability workshop from noon to 4 p.m. at the Student Community Center at UNM-VC.
SECOND CUP OF COFFEE CLUB meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. every Wednesday at the Green House Bistro and Bakery for free coffee and a chat about aging issues.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20
A FORUM, hosted by the group involved in the Rio Communities disincoporation movement, will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Manzano Room at the Tierra del Sol Country Club. The forum will be moderated by Michael Griego, a Los Lunas attorney.
SATURDAY, FEB. 22
A GUIDED NATURE walk will be available at 9 a.m. at the Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area. Visitors will be able to hike on trails that lead through several different habitats and plant zones, ranging from meadows and grasslands to riparian woodland. The walks will be held once a month. For information, call 864-8914.
TUESDAY, FEB. 25
A BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the 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. Walk-ins are welcome, or call Pete and Jan Smargon at 565-0284 to make an appointment.
THURSDAY, FEB. 27
THE SMALL BUSINESS Development Center will hold a free workshop on customer service from 9 a.m. to noon at the Los Lunas Transportation Center. For information, call 925-8980.
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AARP TAX-AIDE Foundation are assisting with preparing taxes for low-to-moderate taxpayers, specializing in seniors 60 years or older, from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and Thursday at the Belen Community Center. Those who have W-2s will need to make an appointment by calling 864-0866, for meetings from 5 yo 7 p.m. every other Tuesday. RSVP in Belen will be taking appointments for state taxes only. Call 966-2567 for information. Appointments at the Los Lunas Senior Center can be made for meetings from 9 a.m. to noon for Mondays and Thursdays can be made by calling 839-3853.
THE RIO COMMUNITIES Association Flea Market and Bake Sale will reopen April 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Valley Plaza Center in Rio Communities. All vendors and shoppers are welcome. Spaces are $5 each, bring your own table. Plenty of outdoor space, both shaded and open.  Rules: 1. No reserved spaces. Choose your space the morning of the flea market;  2. No selling of live animals, except for the Valencia County Animal Shelter; 3. All food vendors must have a license to sell food. Future flea market dates can be found at www.riocommunities.org.
A FREE FIT CAMP is held from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. The minimum age is 14, but those 14-17 years old need written parent permission. For information, call Cathy at 864-1931.
A SWEETHEART WEIGHT Loss Challenge will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Belen Community Center. The challenge is a six-week course and meets once a week, you choosing your meeting and weigh-in day, either Monday or Wednesday. The top three winners can earn money. The minimum age is 14, but those 14-17 years old need written parent permission. For information, call Cathy at 864-1931.
CHAIR EXERCISES (seated or standing) for seniors and the elderly are held every Monday between 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. For information, call Rose at 869-5133, or Fred at 966-6027.
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 their interview skills. For information, call 565-3002.
A WELLNESS WALKING club is held at 7:15 a.m.. at 3820 Elaine Drive at Mid-Valley Air Park. For information, call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service at 565-3002.
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 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.
THE LOS LUNAS PAINTBALL facility is open by appointment every Saturday, and open to the public all day on Sundays. To make an appointment, call 352-7661 or 352-7717.
OCCUPY LOS LUNAS meets at 10 a.m. every Sunday on the river bridge in Los Lunas. Check out the Occupy Los Lunas Facebook for details. For information, go to www.occupyloslunas.info.
DROP-IN TENNIS for intermediate players is available at the San Antonio Park tennis courts on Los Lentes in Los Lunas from 9 to 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. For information, call Barbara at 865-0645.
SENIORS ARE INVITED to play bridge at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Beginners are welcome. For information, call 869-2117.
BILLIARDS ANYONE? Billiards is available to anyone 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. every Thursday at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Call 869-5133 to check for table availability at other times of the week.
ZUMBA CLASSES are being held at the Fred Luna Senior Center in Los Lunas from 8 to 9 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For information, call Renee at 839-3853.
TAI CHI CLASSES for seniors will be held every Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Fred Luna Senior Center in Los Lunas. For information, call Renee at 839-3853.
PICKLE BALL BELEN meets at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday; 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call Jorge or Janice 861-0532.
BELEN COMMUNITY CENTER at Eagle Park is offering beginning yoga classes from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday; and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. All levels are welcome. For information, call 966-2700.
BELEN COMMUNITY CENTER at Eagle Park is offering Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, and at 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $3 per class. For information, call 966-2700.
THE DANIEL FERNANDEZ Youth Center in Los Lunas is offering yoga and pilates from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome to participate, men and women alike — any level. The cost is $2 per person, per class. For information, call 966-6027.
THE DANIEL FERNANDEZ Youth Center in Los Lunas offers Latin dancing from 9 to 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. For information, call Fred Laureta at 966-6027.
THE DANIEL FERNANDEZ Youth Center in Los Lunas offers Tai Chi self defense classes for men and women from 9 to 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The cost is $1 for seniors (65 and older) and $2 per person, per class. For information, call Fred Laureta at 966-6027.
THE DANIEL FERNANDEZ Youth Center in Los Lunas offers Zumba classes at 5:15 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; and at 4, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday. Everyone is welcome to participate. The cost is $2 per person.
THE BOSQUE FARMS Community Center holds yoga classes at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call 869-5133.
THE BELEN RECYCLING CENTER is open every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The center, located at 853 N. Main St., is open to all city and county residents. For information, call Herman Madrid at 966-6571.
DO YOU WANT TO ADOPT a pet? Spayed and neutered dogs and cats can be found at the Valencia County Animal Shelter for only $10. The shelter is located south of Daniel Fernandez Park on N.M. 314 SW in Los Lunas. The shelter is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays.
FREE OR LOW COST health coverage is available for pregnant women, children and families at Youth Development Inc. For information, or to set up an appointment, call Cecilia Vasquez at 352-3475 or Edwina Moya at 352-3473.

FUNDRAISERS

SATURDAY, JAN. 15
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW Mexico-Valencia Campus will be holding its fifth annual Gala to support student scholarships at 6 p.m. in the Student Community Center. Individual tickets are $50. For information, call 925-8550 or email cgarci15@unm.edu.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
A FUNDRAISER and silent auction will be held at 5 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Cafe to benefit Nikki Lardner, who is still recovering from a car accident. To donate or for more information, call Jeannie at 315-6283.
SUNDAY, FEB. 23
THE BELEN-LOS LUNAS Cobras Special Olympics team will host its fifth annual enchilada dinner and silent auction fundraiser from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Belen Elks Lodge. Tickets, which cost $6 for one and $10 for two, and can be purchased at the door. There will also be a bake sale.
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SCHOOL OF DREAMS Academy’s English teacher Kim Berlat is in the process of building a classroom library and could really use help. She needs donations of books for her students who are a diverse group of readers She needs both non-fiction and fiction books of any genre. Those interested can drop off the books at the school.
BELEN HIGH SCHOOL is holding a fundraiser through Feb. 16 and are collecting jeans for homeless teens. Those who can donate are asked to drop off the jeans at the BHS main office.
CALVARY CHAPEL ACADEMY is selling raffle tickets to win a 1965 Mustang. The cost is $25 per ticket or two for $40. The drawing will be held March 22. Tickets are available at Calvary Chapel Academy, 19381 N.M. 314 in Belen, or by calling 864-6611.
VALENCIA’S GOT TALENT: Want to share a talent with your community? Call Jill at 925-8926, or email joglesby@valencialiteracy.org, to sign up for the Noche de Estrellas talent night, March 21, 2014. First come first served!
A SOUP KITCHEN is held every Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Rio Communities. There will be pick up at Anna Becker Park in Belen to take to St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.
EL RANCHITO DE Los Niños is searching for volunteers who can make a difference in the life of child. They need volunteers to help kids with homework and to share hobbies and interests. Learn more about El Ranchito at www.elranchitonm.org, or call Jessica or Abby at 565-4470.
EL RANCHITO DE Los Niños is holding its annual house raffle. Win a brand new D.R. Horton Home or $100,000 cash. Tickets are $75 and benefit children in need of a home of their own. The drawing will be held April 12, 2014, at the prize home, 8123 Cinnamon Dr. in the La Cuentista Community in Albuquerque. Visit www.elranchitonm.org, or call 889-6040, to purchase tickets or for information.
THE BELEN PUBLIC LIBRARY is accepting book donations from the public. Children’s books are always needed. Books may be dropped off at the library, or you can arrange for a pickup by calling the library at 966-2600.
BELEN ELKS LODGE No. 2499, 19513 N.M. 314 in Belen, holds bingo every Tuesday night, and is open to the public. Early Bird bingo starts at 6:45 p.m. with regular bingo starting at 7 p.m. Jackpot is progressive and pays up to $500. Proceeds will be applied to Elks charities.
LA MERCED MOOSE LODGE 2550, in Rio Communities, holds bingo at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday, and at 1:30 p.m. every Sunday. All proceeds go to Moose charities. It is open to the public.
THE VALENCIA COUNTY Abundant Grace Free Store, located at 203 Rio Communities Blvd. (south of the Dollar General), is seeking volunteers to help sort donations, hang clothing, restock shelves and prepare the store for the days it is open. They need volunteers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for sorting, and from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays to assist customers. If you are interested, call 359-8406, or Sallie at 250-9098.
THE BEST STORE, a thrift store and clothing bank at 320 Becker Ave. in Belen, has clothing, furniture and hard items. It’s a student-run store. If you have items you don’t want, the store accepts furniture and other items. The BEST Store is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 966-1546.

ORGANIZATIONS

THURSDAY, FEB. 13
VALENCIA COUNTY ASSOCIATION of Educational Retirees will meet at 11 a.m. at Goldy’s in Rio Communities. Dr. Richard Melzer will be the guest speaker and will talk about his latest book, “Murder, Mystery and Mayham.”
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.
BETHLEHEM MASONIC Lodge No. 56 of Belen meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Belen Masonic Lodge.
FRIDAY, FEB. 14
CUB SCOUT PACK 360 Bears and Webelos Den meets at 6:30 p.m. at Tomé Elementary School. For information, call Katy, 565-0088.
SUNRISE SAMS RV CLUB meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Sunrise Bluffs Clubhouse. For information, call Rene, 864-6917, or Nancy, 861-7225.
BELEN MODEL RAILROAD Club meets at the Harvey House Museum. For more information, call Dwayne at 864-6043.
SATURDAY, FEB. 15
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, FEB. 16
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, FEB. 17
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.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Belen Masonic Lodge.
TUESDAY, FEB. 18
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.
PILOT CLUB OF LOS LUNAS meets at 5:30 p.m. at Los Lunas Elementary School Teachers Resource Center, located on North Los Lentes. For  information, call 916-0363.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Belen KC Hall.
COORDINATED COMMUNITY Response Team, which focuses on victims of crimes, meet 9 a.m. at the Center for Recovery and Wellness, 750 Morris Road SW, in Los Lunas.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS meets at 7 p.m. at the post home, 155 S. Fifth in Belen.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20
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.