Que Pasa - Sept. 27, 2013

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• Robertson High School Homecoming week, parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 with line-up starting at 1 p.m. at Fifth Street and Friedman. Students will be dismissed early on Friday, Sept. 27 with staff dismissal at 1 p.m. The homecoming game takes place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at Cardinal Stadium.
• Ray Drew Gallery exhibition of artworks by Don Shaw titled, “Look Up,” will run until Friday, Sept. 27, at the gallery, located on the first floor of Donnelly Library. An artist’s reception and talk by Shaw will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, at the gallery. For information, contact Bob Read at 454-3338.
• Robertson High School Class of 1993 is having its 20th reunion for homecoming on Friday, Sept. 27 to Saturday, Sept. 28. For more information, contact Alberta at 505-699-2910 or by email at rhs1993_reunion@yahoo.com.

• Pecos Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29. Visit artists in their studios or at venues in Pecos, Rose and Glorieta. Preview examples of each artist’s work at the Pecos Monastery. Brochures and maps will be available at I-25 exits in Rowe and Glorieta. For more information, call 505-670-7045.
• Watercolors by Mary Oviatt will be on display at Travelers Case for the month of September. An artist reception will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the cafe.
• The AAUW Fall Used Book Sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, weather permitting, at U-7 at Seventh and University. There will be a large selection of all kinds of books — paperbacks, best sellers, children’s books, inspirational works, art books, classics — for every possible interest. Used CDs, DVDs, and audiotapes will be on sale. The book sale will be held outdoors on University, next to the building at Seventh and University (U-7).
• Eleven-sees at the Museum, “Bringing the Bison Back,” 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the city of Las Vegas Museum. Speaker for this event is Shantini Ramakrishnan and will talk about bison ecology, their role in the plains, and conservation efforts. For more information, contact Kristin Hsueh at 426-3204.

• The late Greer Garson’s 109th Birthday Celebration at Pecos National Historical Park on Sunday, Sept. 29 at the park. A day full of activities will take place including tours of the Forked Lightening Ranch House. For more information or to reserve a spot on the tours, call the park visitor center at 505-757-7241.  

• “5 for 5” Frida Kahlo/Dia de Los Muertos ATC Swap, all ATC’s must be mailed to Bambi Doe Blake at Tuesday, Oct. 1 so they can be swapped and mailed for “El Dia De Los Muertos,” on Saturday, Nov. 2. For more information, email Blake at doee@desertgate.com.
• Las Vegas Plein Air Paint Out,
Thursday, Oct. 3 through Sun, Oct. 6. Opening night, artist registration, slide show and lecture with NMHU Assistant Professor of Art, Ester O’Fearghail at El Zocalo Artist Coop. from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3. Cost is $25 per participant and $10 for students, but no one turned away for lack of funds. For more information, contact Duffy at 426-6688 or Amber at ambmaclean@mac.com.
• Free legal fair will be held in Las Vegas from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4, at the New Mexico Highlands University Student Union Building, 800 National Ave. Attorneys will be available to provide free consultations on a first-come, first-served basis on a variety of civil legal topics, including probate, divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, unemployment, and immigration.  Interpreters will also be available. This clinic is presented by the Fourth Judicial District Pro Bono Committee.  For more information, contact Jane Zhi at 505-797-6040 or jzhi@nmbar.org.
• Las Vegas Habitat for Humanity silent auction featuring pottery by Paul Volckening at the Ray Drew Gallery at NMHU’s Donnelly Library. An auction preview will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6. A closing reception will take place with final bids from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The gallery is located on the floor of the library. For more information, contact Bob Read at 454-3338.
• The Crypto Jews of New Mexico lecture by Charles Truxillo, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Lora Shields Science building on the campus of Highlands University. This is a free and open to the public event.
• The annual enchilada dinner to fund Mustard Seed grants to nonprofit groups in Las Vegas and the surrounding area will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 in the Flamingo Room of the Hillcrest Restaurant. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. Tickets may be purchased from any member of the First Presbyterian Church, from Em Krall or at the door. There will also be a silent auction.
• Kimberly Reed-Deemer Art Exhibit containing 25 works will be on display to Thursday, Oct. 10 at Burris Hall Gallery on the campus of Highlands University. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free and open to the public.