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Que Pasa - Dec. 6, 2013

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TODAY HOY
• NMHU Music Department and the HU Singers Present “And All That Jazz,” Songs from Cabaret and Chicago, 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at Ilfeld Auditorium. Tickets $5 and students with valid ID are free.
• Meadow City Camera Club has an exhibit of photographs in the El Fidel Restaurant until Friday, Dec. 6. Eight local photographers have taken “Points of Departure,” each seeing something unique.
• Las Vegas CCHP annual Holiday Home Tour, 5 p.m. 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. Visit homes in their holiday finery and be entertained by carolers. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at LVCCHP office, 116 Bridge St. Call 425-8803 for further information.

SATURDAY SÁBADO
• Electric Light Parade will start between 6 and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. This year’s lineup will take place in front of Robertson High School at Fifth and Friedman, down Baca Avenue to Sixth Street, south on Sixth to Douglas Avenue, west on Douglas Avenue to Eighth Street, north on Eighth for a block to University, west on University onto National Avenue and ending at Plaza Park. The theme of this year’s parade is “Christmas Storefront Window.”
• Robertson Track Second Annual Arts and Crafts “Winter Wonderland” Festival originally scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 has been postponed until April 19. For more information, call 505-903-3611.
• Annual Holiday Musical at the city of Las Vegas Museum, 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the museum at 727 Grand Ave. Join in song with the West Las Vegas High School choir under the direction of Mary Petrak and Ann Mishler on the Duncan Opera House square grand piano. Refreshments will be served.
• Chester Nez, the last of the original 29 Navajo code talkers, will be here in Las Vegas at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Plaza Hotel Ballroom. He will answer questions about his experiences in World War II and his role in developing the code that was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in the South Pacific. Judith Avila, co-author of his memoir, will also give a presentation.
• Annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at Sala de Madrid on the Highlands campus. Booth cost is $25 per day and space is limited. The fair is a benefit for the Lorenzo Miguel Memorial Scholarship Fun. For more information, contact Inez Gallegos-Lujan at santaeines@wildblue.net or by telephone at 425-9746 or 505-617-6943.
• “Lessons Learned from Women Marked for History,” by Phil T. Archuletta and Rosanne Roberts Archuletta presentation, 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Las Vegas CCHP, 116 Bridge Street. Refreshments will be served. Call 425-8803 for further information.

UPCOMING & ONGOING
• Arts and Crafts Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the American Legion Hall on Collins Drive. For more information, call Rose Salazar at 425-9545.
• Child Safety Seat Fitting Station, 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Las Vegas Fire Station #1 at 604 Legion Drive. The fitting service is a public service available to everyone. For more information or to make an appointment call 800-231-6145.
• Lions Club Seventh Annual Holiday Pecan Sale is under way to fund eye exams and glasses for in-need residents of San Miguel County. The large, new crop pecans, available at Shoes ‘n Boots, 1606 Seventh St., where roasted, chocolate coated, cinnamon glazed, caramel clusters, toffee glazed pecans and pecan logs, roasted cashews, giant plain pecans and English walnuts will be available. Prices begin at $3 for pecan logs, $8 for foil gift bags, to $24 for a Grande 7-variety tin. Call 454-1073 for information or delivery.