Que Pasa - Aug. 4, 2014

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• Immaculate Conception registration for Religious Education Classes for grades first through fifth. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, Wednesday, Aug. 6, Monday, Aug. 11 and Wednesday, Aug. 12 and from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Tuesday, Aug. 12. Classes are held on Monday or Tuesday of every week and will begin Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. For more information, call 425-1455.


• West Las Vegas parent and student athlete NMAA mandatory meeting, starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the high school cafeteria. If your child is going to participate in high school athletics, you must attend this meeting.


• The Friends of the Las Vegas City Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection presents a cowboy concert and dance and readings of cowboy poetry Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the historic Plaza Hotel ballroom. Enjoy an evening of music, dance, poetry and fellowship. Hear and dance to The Rifters band playing Cowboy favorites from the early western years. And, enjoy a selection of cowboy poems read by local sculptor artist Duke Sundt. There will be a cash bar, snack foods and soft drinks. Admission is $10 per person and children under 12 are free. Call the Plaza Hotel, 505-425-3591, for reservations. Tickets will also be available at the door. This program is co-sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Museum, Las Vegas Arts Council and the Las Vegas Plaza Hotel.

• The Las Vegas Arts Council meetings for artists interested in participating in the Historic Las Vegas Art Studio Tour (Oct. 25-26), 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 140 Bridge St. The entry form deadline for individual artists wishing to be listed in the official studio tour brochure is Aug. 15. Entry forms are available at 140 Bridge St. and at http://tinyurl.com/TourEntryForm. For more information, call Jane Warsaw at 425-3120.

• Alta Vista Regional Hospital is hosting a free back-to-school health and safety fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 9 Alta Vista Regional Hospital at 104 Legion Drive in Las Vegas. Learn all about safety and health from area first responders, healthcare providers, consumer advocates and groups, social service organizations and volunteer organizations. School supplies will be distributed to school-age children on a first-come, first-served basis. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the back to school event, contact Marla Martinez, Marketing Coordinator at 426-3772 or e-mail Marla_Martinez@chs.net.

• 36th Annual People’s Fair will take place on Saturday, Aug. 23, at Carnegie Library Park. Vendor applications are currently available at 140 Bridge St. or online at lasvegasartscouncil.org. Deadline is Aug. 16.

• The West Las Vegas Class of 1964 50th Class Reunion will be Aug. 15 to Aug. 17 in Las Vegas. Activities will include a meet-and-greet, picnic, brunch and dinner. Updated information may be obtained by contacting, Mary Gonzales Ludi at 425-6877 or Darwin Ludi at 619-482-1691.

• Call for artists and craftspersons for Cleveland Millfest. Outdoor spaces are available for artists and craftsmen at the Cleveland Millfest. The two-day event takes place Labor Day Weekend Aug. 30 and Aug. 31. Call 575-387-6763 or 575-387-2645 for application and information. The Event takes place at the Cleveland Roller Mill Museum in Cleveland.

• New Date — The AAUW Summer Used Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 and on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Sala de Madrid, on the Highlands campus, Eighth and University. There will be a large selection of books — paperbacks, mysteries, inspirational works, current affairs, art books, children’s books, classics, collectibles — great reading and information for every possible interest, along with CDs and DVDs; most paperbacks $1, and most hardcovers, including best-sellers, at $2. The book sale is a non-profit fund-raiser for AAUW solely to support educational programs in the community and scholarships. Donated books may be dropped off at the Sala de Madrid Thursday, Sept. 11.

• The Las Vegas Arts Council invites all fine artists/artisans to participate in the 2014 Historic Las Vegas Studio Tour, Oct. 25 and Oct. 26. In addition to private studios, tour stops at New Mexico Highlands University and United World College once again we will have a “La Gente” show featuring both Las Vegas residents unable to show at home and area artists who reside outside the studio tour perimeter. Deadline for entry forms and payment is Aug. 15. To facilitate planning and publicity, it is requested that forms be sent in as soon as possible. Entry forms available at LVAC Gallery, 140 Bridge St. and on website at www.lasvegasartscouncil.org.

• The Mora High School Class of 1974 is planning its 40-year reunion in Mora on Aug. 16. Anyone who started freshman year with the class is invited. Contact the following individuals for more information and to confirm attendance, Fares at 575-387-5325, or Lola at 575-643-6733, or Elaine at 575-224-9571, or Lucille at 575-387-5309 or email Lu.Sandoval@outlook.com, or Simonita at 575-387-5463, or Louie at 575-387-2953.

• Robertson High School class of 1979 will host its 35-year Class Reunion from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11 in Las Vegas. Anyone who attended high school with this class is invited to attend. Attendees will participate in the Robertson Homecoming Parade followed by a tailgate party and attendance at the Homecoming game on Friday; a school tour, dinner and dance on Saturday. Any classmates who have not been contacted may call MaryAnn Salazar-Lucero at 505-629-6377 or Diane Lucero-Vasquez at 505-379-2082 for more information.