Noticias (08/21/14)

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ARTS

THURSDAY, AUG. 21
LOS LUNAS RAMBLERS play at Sopa’s Restaurant in Bosque Farms from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday. All donations will be given to the Blue Star Mothers of Valencia County.
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, AUG. 22
PLUMB ADEQUATE BAND will play from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. A $3 donation will be taken at the door.
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.
SATURDAY, AUG. 23
MUSIC IN THE PARK,  free event to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Center for Ageless Living, 3216 N.M. 47, will feature Los Radiators. For information, call 865-8813.
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 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.
THE STITCHES KNITTING and Crochet Club meets at noon every Saturday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding classes in 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.
SUNDAY, AUG. 24
AN ICE CREAM SOCIAL and Demo Day will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Tomé Art Gallery. They will feature ice cream from Baskin Robbins, one scoop for $3, or you can purchase ice cream in a handmade pottery ice cream bowl for $10. Demonstrations in spinning and weaving, playing in the clay, fusing glass and providing make-and-take in skrinky dink, felted balls and others will be held. For information, call 565-0556.
COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE in Los Lunas will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Thrive Wellness Center, 2240 Main St., in Los Lunas, across form Albertson’s. Experience healing, grounding and rejuvenation effects from drumming. No experience necessary. Extra drum and percussion instruments will be available. If you’ve got a heart, you’ve got rhythm. For information, call 865-9055.
MONDAY, AUG. 25
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. 26
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.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27
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.
BEGINNING COUNTRY WESTERN dance classes will be held at 12:15 p.m. 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 869-5133 or 966-6027.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28
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, AUG. 29
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.
SATURDAY, AUG. 30
ART INSTALLATION RECEPTION, “Plate it UP,” will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Center for Ageless Living, 3216 N.M. 47. For information, call 865-8813.
THE STITCHES KNITTING and Crochet Club meets at noon every Saturday at the Los Lunas Public Library.
TOMẾ ART GALLERY is holding classes in 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.
MONDAY, SEPT. 1
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, SEPT. 2
THE RIO VALLEY Opry Players will honor the Blue Star Mothers with a classic country program to include an tinge of Mexican and blue grass music at Sopa’s Restaurant in Bosque Farms from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All music tips will be donated to honor and assist local military families. For information, call Barbara at 865-6817.
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.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3
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.
BEGINNING COUNTRY WESTERN dance classes will be held at 12:15 p.m. 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 869-5133 or 966-6027.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
JOIN THE RIO GRANDE Valencia Poets for poetry on the first Thursday of every month from 6 p.m.. at Perk It Up, 520 Baca, in Belen. Come read your poetry or listen to those poets you admire. All are welcome. For information, call Bernadette Perez, chairwoman, at 991-1375.
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.
VALENCIA COUNTY WOODCARVERS

COMMUNITY

THURSDAY, AUG. 21
JOSE DOLORES CORDOVA Cultural Center Advisory Board meets at 5 p.m. at the center in Jarales.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28
VALENCIA COUNTY JUVENILE Justice Board meets at noon in the Partners in Wellness building, 750 Morris Road, SW, in Los Lunas.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3
THE THOME DOMINGUEZ de Mendoza  Museum off N.M. 47 is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

EDUCATION

THURSDAY, AUG. 21
RIO GRANDE ELEMENTARY will hold an open house and an ice cream social from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
SUNDANCE ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
MONDAY, AUG. 25
CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL will hold an open house from 6 to 7 p.m.
LOS LUNAS MIDDLE SCHOOL will hold an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
GIL SANCHEZ ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28
LOS LUNAS ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
VALENCIA MIDDLE SCHOOL will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
LOS LUNAS HIGH SCHOOL will hold an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
VALENCIA ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
DESERT VIEW ELEMENTARY will hold an open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
KATHERINE GALLEGOS ELEMENTARY and Los Lunas Family School will hold an open house from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
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LOS LUNAS SCHOOLS invites students and parents to utilize the district’s bullying hotline: 865-1082.
BELEN CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS cyber-bullying hotline numbers are 333-0042, La Merced and La Promesa Elementary Schools; 333-0043, Belen High School; 333-0044, Family, H.T. Jaramillo and Gil Sanchez Elementary Schools; 333-0051, Central, Dennis Chavez and Rio Grande Elementary Schools; 333-0052, Belen Middle School and Infinity High School.

ETC.

THURSDAY, AUG. 21
THE HOME DEPOT in Los Lunas will be holding a free do-it-your-self workshop on “Building a Rolling Storage Cart from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will receive tips on designing, assembly and finishing from The Home Depot employee Mike Flores.
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. 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.
FRIDAY, AUG. 22
THE 13TH JUDICIAL District Attorney’s Office will be holding a community forum on the impact of gangs and drugs in the community from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 2110  Camino del Llano. The event is free.
SATURDAY, AUG. 23
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.
VALENCIA COMMUNITY GARDENS holds garden work days from 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday on Silva Road between the Tome Art Gallery and Immaculate Conception Church. For information, call 414-8693.
SUNDAY, AUG. 24
THE HOME DEPOT in Los Lunas will be holding a free do-it-your-self workshop on “Building a Rolling Storage Cart from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Participants will receive tips on designing, assembly and finishing from The Home Depot employee Mike Flores.
MONDAY, AUG. 25
THE MASTER GARDENERS meet at noon to 5 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
TUESDAY, AUG. 26
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, AUG. 27
A BIRTHDAY PARTY and potluck will be held from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. The entertainment will be provided by the Fiddlers and Musicians of New Mexico.
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, AUG. 28
A JOB FAIR, sponsored by the SL Start New Mexico Works, New Mexico Workforce Connection and UNM-Valencia Career Services, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at School of Dreams Academy, 1800 Main St. in Los Lunas.
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. 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.
SATURDAY, AUG. 30
VALENCIA COMMUNITY GARDENS holds garden work days from 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday on Silva Road between the Tome Art Gallery and Immaculate Conception Church. For information, call 414-8693.
SATURDAY, AUG. 30
VALENCIA COMMUNITY GARDENS holds garden work days from 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday on Silva Road between the Tome Art Gallery and Immaculate Conception Church. For information, call 414-8693.
MONDAY, SEPT. 1
THE MASTER GARDENERS meet at noon to 5 p.m. at the Belen Public Library.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
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, SEPT. 3
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, SEPT. 4
THE GREATER BELEN Chamber of Commerce will hold an after-hours event at 5:30 p.m. at the Sevilleta Wildlife Refuge, south of Belen. For information, call 864-8091.
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. 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.

FUNDRAISERS

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 23-24
A YARD SALE will be held for Carlos Griego, who is in need of a heart transplant, at 3576 B, N.M. 47 in Peralta. An account has been set up at     Wells Fargo under Carlos Griego Benefit Donation Fund and gofundme.org at www.gofundme.com/9mtvrs.
SATURDAY, AUG. 30
A BENEFIT DANCE will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Belen for Carlos Griego, who is in need of a heart transplant. Admission is $3 for singles and $5 for couples. An account has been set up at Wells Fargo and gofundme.org, www.gofundme.com/9mtvrs.
SATURDAY, AUG. 6
A BOOK SALE will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Belen Public Library, courtesy of Friends of the Belen Public Library.
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A LOCAL FAMILY is asking for donation after their house was destroyed by a fire on May 20. While the house was insured, they need additional help with financial needs as well as replacing household items. A bank account has been set up at the Bank of the West, account No. 035078030, or online at www.gofundme.com/byd6f4. Donations can also be mailed to L. Kathryn Jost, P.O. Box 82791, Albuquerque, N.M., 87198.
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.