• 16th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Day, Wednesday, June 20, serving times are 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $8 and proceeds support local youth programs. For more information, call 505-718-6655.
• 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 m information, contact Peter or Jody Stege 454-0003 or 454-1386.
• Fort Union National Monument monthly Glimpses of the Past presentation, “The Long Walk” as part of our Civil War 150th Anniversary Series. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge St. From the Civil War to Indian Wars, Fort Union was involved in much of the history in the Southwest. Join Ranger Ravis Henry from Canyon de Chelly for an in-depth look on how the military operated in the 19th century and its effect on Native American Tribes. Ravis Henry is a Park Ranger stationed at Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona. His knowledge of the Long Walk and unique perspective will provide for a different view on the military during the Civil War. Canyon de Chelly is the site where the “Long Walk” began on its way to Bosque Redondo. The Glimpses of the Past series are free in partnership with the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at 425-8025, or visit www.nps.gov/foun.
• Youth Art/Talent Show, 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22 at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Ages 12 and older are invited to participate, any form of art is welcome. For more information, email BAMD.LV@gmail.com. This event is being facilitated by UNM BA/MD pre-med students assigned to Las Vegas.