Que Pasa - April 10, 2013

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• Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 10 in the children’s area of the pubic library. This week’s book is “I Went to a Farm” by Judy Nayer. Free and open to the public.
• West Las Vegas Valley Music’s Mariachi Extravaganza has been postponed. The performance originally scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 has been postponed until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at the school gym. Already purchased tickets, may be used for entry for the concert on April 24.

• Green Infrastructure — How natural systems can improve urban watershed health presentation, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at NMHU Donnelly Library Room G-35. Sponsored by Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance.

• Ride to Pride Dinner Event for Veterans, fallen heros and their families, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 12 at the Civic Center. Free of charge, but must have an invitation. For tickets or for more information, contact Ride to pride at 454-9738.
• Las Vegas Youth Mariachi Conference Concert, 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12 at Memorial Middle School. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 for students and seniors.
• Ride to Pride Honorary Dance, in honor of military and veterans, the event starts at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12 at the Civic Center. Live music by Jimmy Rael and the Cuevo Band with a special guest appearance by El Gringo. Pre-sale tickets are $20 a couple or $12 per person. For more information, contact 454-9738 or 429-3905.

• Estate Planning For Companion Animals, 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at Room 108 in the Humanities Building at Luna Community College. The AWC is proud to present a comprehensive lecture on providing pet guardians peace of mind as to the loving care and well being of their companion animal for the remainder of the life of the animal when the guardian is incapacitated or unable to care for them any longer. Mary Lane Leslie is the founder of Watch Over Our Friends’ (“W.O.O.F’s”) and has been practicing law since 1979. Her practice is focused primarily on wills, powers of attorney and guardianships.
• Habitat for Humanity Second Annual Spring Blossom, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the NMHU Student Union Ballroom. For more information, contact Inez Gallegos-Lujan at 425-9746.
• La Communidad de El Carmen / Community Land Grant monthly meeting and cemetery clean-up/potluck, 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Cemetery on El Oro Road. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Joe Archuleta at 425-7701.
• Benefit Bingo for Anjelique Romero and Anyssa Romero for their educational trip to Spain and France, 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the VFW. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door or contact Anjelique at 505-819-9837.
• A Time to Bead in New Mexico, Cancer Assistance and Support Fundraiser will be at The Habitat for Humanity Second Annual Spring Blossom Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 of the NMHU Student Union Ballroom. The proceeds raised at this event will help cancer patients and their families in the Las Vegas area. The funds will be distributed through the Cancer Institute Foundation of New Mexico. Call Carol at 505-469-0962.
• NMHU Music Department Concert Choir presents Music Americana, 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at Ilfeld Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and NMHU students with ID are free.
• Wildlife displacement: A case study in Kenya, Africa talk, 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Due to the federal sequester, activities will now be held during the week. For more information, contact Jan Arrott at 454-6115.
• Public Forum on “What Happens after the Wildfire?” 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 19 at 215 Lora Shields Building on the NMHU campus. All are welcome.
• University Celebrity College State Talent Competition, 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19 at Sala de Madrid on the campus of NMHU. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for NMHU students.
• The Board of County Commissioners of San Miguel County announces applications for the El Valle De San Miguel Flying Diamond Scholarship are now available at the San Miguel County Human Resource Office. Applications and a copy of the scholarship guidelines may be picked up at the San Miguel County Human Resource Office at 500 West National, Suite 202, Las Vegas or on San Miguel County’s Web Site at www.smcounty.net. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 26. Call the San Miguel County Human Resource Office at 425-1557.