Noticias (07/17/14)

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ARTS

THURSDAY, JULY 17
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 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 is shown at 6 p.m. every Thursday at the Belen Public Library.
FRIDAY, JULY 18
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 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.
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 19
BELEN ART LEAGUE is hosting an opening reception for its Miniature Show from 5 to 7:30 p.m. View the miniature display and enjoy music, cheese and beverages in the garden. The show continues through July 26.
AN ARTISTS RECEPTION for “A Montage of Color,” presented by the Valencia Art Center, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Belen Harvey House Museum, 104 N. First St.
A DEMONSTRATION by Albuquerque artist Lee McVey will be held at 10 a.m. at the Los Lunas Transportation Center. Admission is free.
THE STITCHES KNITTING and Crochet Club meets at noon every Saturday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding classes in hand-building and wheel throwing from 10 a.m. to noon., The instructor is Jan Pacifico, and the cost is $15; clay projects for young adults from noon to 1 p.m. The instructor is Vilis Shipman, and the cost is $10; hand-building for kids from 1 to 2 p.m. The instructor is Vilis Shipman, and the cost is $10; hand-building and wheel throwing from 2 to 4 p.m. The instructor is Toni Edwards, and the cost is $15. For information, call 565-0556.
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.
SUNDAY, JULY 20
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.
MONDAY, JULY 21
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, JULY 22
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding hand-building in clay classes for special needs students from 10 to 11 a.m. The instructor is Vilis Shipman, and the cost is $10.
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. For information, call Marie at 565-2154, or visit 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.
THE BELEN PUBLIC LIBRARY holds story hour for preschoolers at 1:30 p.m.
THE LOS LUNAS LIBRARY hosts a Lego Club for children ages 6-11 at 10:30 a.m.. 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.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23
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. Call 865-9052.

CLASS REUNIONS

BELEN HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1979 is planning its 35th class reunion, which will be held July 19-20. For information, call Michael Gurule at 730-4881.
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.
LOS LUNAS HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1974 is planning its 40th class reunion, with an ice breaker at 6 p.m., Friday, July 25, at Fat Sat’s Bar and Grill in Belen, and a dinner and dance at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at Mariscos Altamar Restaurant in Los Lunas. Like us on Facebook at Los Lunas High School 1974 40th Reunion. Contact Michael Chavez at 440-6075 or Rose Mary Duran Sandoval at 304-9875.
BELEN HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1964 is having its 50th reunion, Aug. 14-15. Contact Arturo Sais, 966-6168; Rosalie Sanchez-Marquez, 864-7696; Pasqual Armijo, 259-9894; Ida Sanchez Rios, 859-5025; Rick Garcia, 319-3450; or Judy Sanchez, 480-4055, as soon as possible with your intent to participate. Phone numbers, emails and/or addresses are important.

COMMUNITY

THURSDAY, JULY 17
A COMMUNITY WORKSHOP to discuss seven Valencia County budget priorities will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Los Lunas Transportation Center.
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
SATURDAY, JULY 19
A RIO COMMUNITIES Neighborhood Watch strategy meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at 372 Rio Communities Blvd. For information, call Bobby Caldwell at 864-8349.
THE MEADOW LAKE Parks Area Association meets at 3 p.m. at the MLPAA property, at the end of Meadow Lake Road. All are invited to attend. For information, call Jim at 865-9786.
THURSDAY, JULY 24
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.

EDUCATION

CONTINUING
CAPTAIN TAMARA Long-Archuleta Memorial Scholarships are available to students who have been home-schooled through high school and are attending the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus or UNM Main campus full-time. Mail 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, NM, 87002. The deadline is Aug. 1, 2014.

ETC.

THURSDAY, JULY 17
A FREE CLASS on diabetes will be held at the Belen Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. Instructors from Share-n-Care in Belen to talk about symptoms, nutrition, equipment and foot care. For information, call Emily at 864-2663 or Share-n-Care at 864-7471.
THE HOME DEPOT in Los Lunas will hold a free do-it-yourself workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on choosing the right materials for a decorative paint project. Learn how to “fabric finish” and create a “high-gloss finish.”
WELLNESS WALKING CLUB meets every Thursday afternoon at 3820 Elaine Drive in the Mid-Valley Airpark. For information, call Laura at 565-3002.
A SENIOR WALKING group, “Walking for Fun,” will meet at the Bosque Farms Community Center. The group, led by instructor Fred Laureta, will start with a warm-up at 8 a.m.  For information, call 966-6027 or 869-5133.
SATURDAY, JULY 19
THE MEADOW LAKE Parks Area Association will hold two workshops, including one on bicycle repair and another on rock hound from 9 a.m. to noon  at the MLPAA property located at the end of Meadow Lake Road. All are invited to attend. For information, call Jim Lane at 865-9786.
A CELEBRATION to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Bosque Farms Fair, the 40th anniversary of the incorporation of the village of Bosque Farms and the 50th anniversary of the Bosque Farms Rodeo Association will be held a 7 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Fair building. There will be music, dancing and refreshments. Wear your best 1930’s, 1940’s or 1950’s era clothing. For information, call 410-7981 or 401-9990.
EAA CHAPTER 530 Young Eagles flight will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Mid  Valley Air Park at the south end of the field. The program introduces children, ages 8-17, to aviation by giving them a free flight in a general aviation aircraft. Breakfast or lunch will cost $5 per plate. For information, call Doug Warwick at 450-5928, Dick Horton at 417-6846 or Kurt Winker at 610-3676.
SUNDAY, JULY 20
THE HOME DEPOT in Los Lunas will hold a free do-it-yourself workshop from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on choosing the right materials for a decorative paint project. Learn how to “fabric finish” and create a “high-gloss finish.”
MONDAY, JULY 21
THE MASTER GARDNERS meet at noon to 5 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
TUESDAY, JULY 22
THE BELEN POLICE DEPARTMENT will be holding a “Dog Walker Watch” crime awareness program meeting at 6 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. The program encourages dog walkers to serve as extra eyes and ears for local law enforcement agencies. For information, call Chief Dan Robb at 966-2680.
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.
AN ICE CREAM social will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center.
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.
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Belen Public Library. Call 966-2600 to register in advance.
A SENIOR WALKING group, “Walking for Fun,” will meet at the Bosque Farms Community Center. The group, led by instructor Fred Laureta, will start with a warm-up at 8 a.m.  For information, call 966-6027 or 869-5133.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23
VALENCIA COMMUNITY GARDENS holds garden work days from 9 to 11 a.m. every Wednesday on Silva Road between the Tome Art Gallery and Immaculate Conception Church. For information, call 414-8693.
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, JULY 24
WELLNESS WALKING CLUB meets every Thursday afternoon at 3820 Elaine Drive in the Mid-Valley Airpark. For information, call Laura at 565-3002.
SATURDAY, JULY 26
A GUIDED NATURE walk is 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.