Noticias (03/20/14)

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ARTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 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.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding classes in hand-building and wheel throwing from 6 to 8 p.m. The instructor is Toni Edwards, and the cost is $15. For information, call 565-0556.
A FREE MOVIE, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” will be shown at 6 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
THE LOS LUNAS LIBRARY hosts a Lego Club for children ages 6-11 from 6 to 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. Space is limited to a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, call Judi at 839-3850. The library is also looking for Lego donations for the program, so bring your old bricks, bits and mini-figures.
FRIDAY, MARCH 21
PLUMB ADEQUATE BAND will be performing at 7 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. A $3 donation will be asked for at the door. For information, call 869-5133.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding classes in techniques in micaceous clay from 1 to 3 p.m. The instructor is Vilis Shipman, and the cost is $15. For information, call 565-0556.
SATURDAY, MARCH 22
THE DEADLINE for entries in the first juried student art show at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts is Saturday, March 22. Artists 18 and younger and living in New Mexico are eligible. For information, call 352-7720.
SOUTHWEST COUNTRY MUSICIANS will jam at 6 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.
SUNDAY, MARCH 23
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.
CONTINUING
INTRODUCTORY WATERCOLOR painting is being offered from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday at the Valencia Art Center for the month of April. The cost is $50 for the four sessions. Supplies included. To sign up, call instructor Vicki Caucutt at 710-7879 or Eddie Ramirez at 263-3104.

CLASS REUNIONS

THE LOS LUNAS HIGH SCHOOL Classes of 1964 invites the classes of ’61, ’62, ’63 and ’65 to join them in their 50th class reunion celebration. For information, call Rueben Martin at 440-9689, Clair Austin Otero at 898-3307, Cecelia Otero Castillo at 865-4114, Norma Galaz Byers at 604-5109, Walter Baca at 865-7620, Liz Cordova Gallegos at 340-9320 or Karen Shuman White at 1-972-672-4242.
BELEN HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1974 is having its 40th reunion, July 25-26. They are looking for information on classmates. Contact Cheryl Davis at 804-0738 or Philip Tabet at 459-6190 for information.
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

THURSDAY, MARCH 20
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26
DWI PLANNING COUNCIL will meet at noon at the Welless Center, 3445 Lambros Loop, Los Lunas.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.
SATURDAY, MARCH 29
A COMMUNITY MEETING will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Meadow Lake Community Center to discuss the future of the center.

EDUCATION

MONDAY, MARCH 31
THE VALENCIA SOIL and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the Dan Goodman Soil and Water Environmental Improvement Award available to students in grades 9 to 12 in Valencia County. The deadline for the scholarships is Monday, March 31. Call 864-6064 for further information.
MONDAY, APRIL 7
A MEETING to discuss the Title I Parent Involvement application for next fiscal year, 2014-2015, will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Belen Teacher Resource Center, 997 Esperanza Dr. in Belen. All BCS parents are welcome to attend. For information, call Cynthia at 966-2073.

ETC.

THURSDAY, MARCH 20
A GROWERS MARKET roundtable will be held at 6 p.m. at 404 Courthouse Road in Los Lunas. Potential market vendors are encouraged to learn from veteran vendors. Snacks will be available.
HOME DEPOT will be holding a free do-it-yourself workshop on installing glass mosaic back splashes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Learn to prep the surface before tiling, learn to set tile using SimpleMat or other products and identify the best grout and tools needed to complete the installation.
WELLNESS WALKING CLUB meets every Thursday afternoon at 3820 Elaine Drive in the Mid-Valley Airpark. For information, call Laura at 565-3002.
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday at the Belen Public Library.
THE BETHLEHEM LODGE, 607 Goebel, behind Lowe’s in Belen, will hold a dinner, which is open to the public, at 6 p.m., which includes pork loin, potatoes, vegetables, salad, cake for dessert, coffee and tea. The price is $7.
SATURDAY, MARCH 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.
THE VALENCIA FAIR Management, in cooperation with the NMSU Extension Service and 4-H agent, will hold a tag and declaration day for bovine (steer and beef heifer) from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Valencia County Fairground. For information, call 610-7585 or the extension office at 656-3002.
EAA CHAPTER 530 Young Eagles Flight will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Mid Valley Air Park in Los Lunas. There will be a breakfast a burger barn. The Young Eagles program flies children ages 8 to 17 in a general aviation aircraft at no cost with parental permission. For information, call Doug Warwick at 450-5928, Dick Horton at 417-6846, or Kurt Winker at 610-3676.
SUNDAY, MARCH 23
HOME DEPOT will be holding a free do-it-yourself workshop on installing glass mosaic back splashes from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Learn to prep the surface before tiling, learn to set tile using SimpleMat or other products and identify the best grout and tools needed to complete the installation.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26
A BIRTHDAY PARTY AND POTLUCK will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. The Fiddlers and Musicians of New Mexico will be performing.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27
WELLNESS WALKING CLUB meets every Thursday afternoon at 3820 Elaine Drive in the Mid-Valley Airpark. For information, call Laura at 565-3002.
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday at the Belen Public Library.
THE BETHLEHEM LODGE, 607 Goebel, behind Lowe’s in Belen, will hold a dinner, which is open to the public, at 6 p.m., which includes baked chicken, potatoes, vegetables, salad, cake for dessert, coffee and tea. The price is $7.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27
A PUBLIC FORUM, presented by the Belen MainStreet Partnership, will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Belen Public Library on the community economic assessment. Learn about the economic challenges and opportunities Belen faces, use key economic data to brainstorm revitalization and explore economic and market information.
WELLNESS WALKING CLUB meets every Thursday afternoon at 3820 Elaine Drive in the Mid-Valley Airpark. For information, call Laura at 565-3002.
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday at the Belen Public Library.
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, MARCH 27-28
A WORKSHOP ON QUICKBOOKS PRO, sponsored by the Small Business Development Center, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Los Lunas Transportation Department. The cost is $229. For information or to register, call 925-8980.
FRIDAY, MARCH 28
NMSU VALENCIA COOPERATIVE Extension Service, in cooperation with Grace Fellowship Church, will hold “Date Night: 12 Steps to Beat Stress,” a relationship-building workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per couple. RSVP to Anne-Marie Wilson at 565-3002.
MONDAY, MARCH 31
THE MASTER GARDNERS meet at noon to 5 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.

FUNDRAISERS

SATURDAY, MARCH 22
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.
FRIDAY, APRIL 4
LOS LUNAS ELEMENTARY will be holding Ham Bingo Night beginning at 5 p.m. Free movies will be shown in the library for LLE students. Food and drinks will be sold.
SATURDAY, APRIL 5
A BOOK SALE, sponsored by Friends of the Belen Public Library, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the library, located on Becker Ave.