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Que Pasa - June 11, 2012

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TODAY HOY
• The Las Vegas area Association of Educational Retirees June Meeting, 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 11, at the Plaza Hotel Conservatory. The meetings will include a discussion of delegate numbers for State Convention and Planning for the 2012 NMAER State Convention. Direct any questions to Tomás at 575-421-2455.

UPCOMING & ONGOING
EL PORVENIR

• San Miguel Search and Rescue team meeting, 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13 in the First Methodist Church basement, 711 National at Eighth St. The meetings are open to anyone interested in knowing more about this volunteer organization.
• Registration for the Summer Reading Program has begun at Carnegie Library. The deadline to register is Monday, June 11. Story Time will resume on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Information is available at Carnegie Library.
• Fiera Cultura de Musica show, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Part 1 on Friday, June 15 and Part 2 on Saturday, June 16, the events are fundraisers for the Lorenzo Miguel Scholarship. Tickets: General admission: $5. Advance tickets for all events, 454-3238 or visit KEDP radio station, studio 103.
• Second Annual Outdoor Recreation Show, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Showcasing Northern New Mexico’s recreational activities. Hiking, boating, fishing, hunting and camping information. Horseshoe tournament — adult and kids bracket. The very popular Hula Hoop contest will be held every hour. Archery practice for kids under 14. Music, games, dancing, prizes, fun for all! Raffle prizes include 2 rounds of golf at Pendaries, ski tickets from Sipapu and a Marlin 22 rifle. Sponsored by Sunrise Kiwanis. Visit www.lasvegasoutdoorshow.com or call 505-617-6242.
• Tux and Tails, join the Animal Welfare Coalition of Northeastern New Mexico on Saturday, June 16, at the Gene Torres Golf Course as it raises money and awareness to help the animals of northeastern New Mexico. The day starts with a golf tournament at 10 a.m., and from 3 to 7 p.m.there will be activities, including a dog adoption, pet sketches, a silent auction, raffle ticket sales for a retablo of St. Francis and prizes for best dressed dog, snacks throughout the afternoon. Tickets are $10, and include entry for yourself and one well-behaved canine companion. The entry fee for the Best Dressed Dog competition will be $5, and entry forms will be available at the event. To purchase tickets or download a form to sign up for the golf tournament, visit: tuxandtailsnewmexico.com/.
• Summer Solstice - Natural Energy Seasonal Observance, on Wednesday, June 20. Ceremony for the Renewal and Enrichment of Body, Mind, and Spirit,  6:45 a.m. Eight Treasures, 8 a.m. Ceremony and sitting meditation
followed by a potluck. For location and more information, contact Peter or Jody Stege 454-0003 or 454-1386.
• Colcha workshop for adults, by Beatrice Maestas, 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the city museum. The workshop is limited to 10 adults and pre-registration is required for this free workshop. For more information, call Kristin Hsueh at 426-3204 or by email at khsueh@desertgate.com.
• Steven Michael Quezada Comedy Show featuring Curt Fletcher and Las Vegas native Jose “Joser” Maestas, 8 p.m. on Friday, July 6 at Ilfeld Auditorium. General admission: $20/NMHU students w/valid I.D.’s: $15. Advance tickets for all events, 454-3238 or visit KEDP radio station, studio 103.
• Summer Fest 4 Christ featuring “The Thirsting” - A Catholic Christian Center concert featuring an inspiring four piece Catholic alternative rock band from Vancouver, Wash. Sponsored by the NMHU Newman Center, starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18 at Ilfeld Auditorium, Tickets: General admission: $ 5. Advance tickets for all events call 454-3238 or visit KEDP radio station, studio.
• The Children’s Workshop is offering free child development screenings. The schedule an appointment, call 426-1760 or 454-0348.
• Roadway Rehabilitation Project on I-25 from mile post 348 to 356, between Las Vegas and Watrous, began on May 29. FNF Construction Inc. will be working from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The project is scheduled for 90 days and is programmed at $6,702,916.06. Project starts at mile marker 348.5 and ends at mile marker 356.5, and the construction consist of roadway rehabilitation, mill and inlay, and miscellaneous construction. FNF Construction Inc. will have one lane closures during working hours which will lead to delays in the construction zone. Speed will be reduced to 55 mph in the construction zone for the safety of the employees. Motorists are to use caution and reduce their speed in this area. If you have questions or concerns, contact Project Manager Anthony Martinez at 454-3690, or Public Information Officer Kenny Luján at 617-5900.