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Que Pasa - March 23, 2012

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TODAY HOY
• La Plaza Little League registration will be held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. For questions call, Player Agent Olivia Gonzales at 617-0529 or Player Agent Gilbert Garcia 429-3530.

• Meet the Ned Fuller, director of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Administration, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 23 at the WCA Las Vegas Field Office across the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute. For more information, call 454-9251.

SATURDAY SÁBADO
• OZOMATLI in concert, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at NMHU’s Ilfeld Auditorium, doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: Reserved: $40/30 lower tier; Reserved balcony $25, general seating balcony $20. Call 454-3238 for ticket information.

• The Great American Litter Cleanup, 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24 at Plaza Park. Bags, gloves and t-shirts will be supplied while they last. For more information, call Anita Bradford at 426-3216.

• 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Glorieta Pass, also known as the “Gettysburg of the West,” various events throughout Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 at Pecos National Historical Park in Pecos, N.M. For more information, call 505-757-7241.

• Mora Democracy School Committee "On-Line" Democracy School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Tapetas de Lana in Mora. Learn how communities can stop corporations from developing within their counties. This four-hour Democracy School will explain how you can protect your community from corporate threats such as oil and gas drilling. The event is free to everyone who attends along with a free lunch catered by Theresa’s Tamales. Call MDSC at 575-666-2529 to confirm participation.

• City of Las Vegas Museum will hold a Museum Cafe — Matthew Barbour of the state's Office of Archaeological Studies will present “Having Fought and Died Together: Examining the Battle of Glorieta Pass Confederate Common Burial' from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24 at the museum located on Grand Ave.

SUNDAY DOMINGO
• Miss Las Vegas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant, 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 at the West Las Vegas High School Cafeteria. The pageant is a preliminary of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant. Five contestants will compete in interview, talent, sports wear, evening wear and on-stage question. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 12 and younger. For more information, call Philip Ortiz at 505-718-5656.

UPCOMING & ONGOING
EL PORVENIR
• Mora Democracy School Committee meeting and educational forums, 6 p.m. on Monday, March 26 at Tapetes de Lana in Mora. Potluck followed by a meeting. Join the Mora Democracy School Committee to learn more about the “Mora County Community Water Rights and Local Self-Government Ordinance” and how we can exert rights to protect communities. For more information, call MDSC 575-666-2529

• Las Vegas Women’s Golf Association sign-up, 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 28, at 769 Diane. For more information, call Judy Long at 425-6003.

• The Abe Montoya Recreation Center is now taking team registrations for the Spring 2012 Co-Ed volleyball league. Games will be played on Wednesdays only and begin, April 4 and will continue until May 9. A single-elimination tournament will follow. League is considered noncompetitive fun league class. Team registrations will be taken through March 30. Team fee is $150. Contact Misty Williams at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center at 426-1739.

• The Oklahoma Masonic Indian Degree Team performance, 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Ilfeld Ballroom in the Plaza Hotel. Performance and dinner is $40. For more information, contact Rudy Laumbach at 454-0033.