Features http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/features/todaysfeatures en Qué Pasa, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/qu%C3%A9-pasa-friday-dec-15-2017 <p class="p1"> <em>Send announcements about meetings or events to jbrooks@lasvegasoptic.com.</em></p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <b>Friday, Dec. 15</b></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">This is the deadline for Letters to Santa to be submitted for publication in the Dec. 22 issue of the Las Vegas Optic. Please bring your child&rsquo;s letter to 720 University Avenue, Suite B, or email attachments (in Microsoft Word) to composing@lasvegasoptic.com.</span></p> <p class="p3"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <b>Friday, Dec. 15</b></p> Qué Pasa, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/qu%C3%A9-pasa-sunday-dec-10-2017 <p> <b style="font-family: Candara;">Friday, Dec. 15</b></p> <p> <span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 10px;">The Letters to Santa are due for publication in the Dec. 22 issue of the Las Vegas Optic. Please bring your child&rsquo;s letter in to 720 University Avenue, Suite B, or email attachments (in Microsoft word) to composing@lasvegasoptic.com.</span></p> <p> <b style="font-family: Candara;">Friday, Dec. 15</b></p> Noticias, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/noticias-sunday-dec-10-2017 <p> <em>Submit your calendar items and notices to jbrooks@lasvegasoptic.com</em></p> <p> <span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 14px;">&bull;&nbsp;</span><b style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 9px;">San Miguel County Magistrate Court hours: </b><span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 9px;">Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Fridays.</span></p> <p class="p4"> &nbsp;</p> Palabras Pintorescas: A glass of water is part of snow cycle http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/palabras-pintorescas-glass-water-part-snow-cycle <img src="http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/sites/www.lasvegasoptic.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bartleyeditha_3.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="67" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 10px;">What a surprise this November has been weatherwise, here in our hieqghmountains.</span><span class="Apple-converted-space" style="font-size: 10px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Qué Pasa, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/qu%C3%A9-pasa-friday-dec-8-2017 <p> <b style="font-family: Candara;">Saturday, Dec. 9</b></p> <p> <span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 10px;">The Christmas Fair Shopping Extravaganza is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 2300 Collins Drive, Las Vegas. Arts and crafts, Avon products, blankets, wreaths and more will be available. Call Rose at 505-425-9545.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <strong><br /> </strong></p> <p class="p1"> <strong>Saturday, Dec. 9</strong></p> Qué Pasa, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/qu%C3%A9-pasa-wednesday-dec-6-2017 <p> <b style="font-family: Candara;">Wednesday, Dec. 6</b></p> <p> <span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 10px;">Old Town Shop-and-Share Evening: Enjoy warm soup as a benefit for local soup kitchens, Pam&rsquo;s Event Center, 225 Plaza, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $5 per bowl. Live music and a raffle are scheduled. Businesses on Bridge Street and the Las Vegas Plaza will be open late for holiday shopping.</span></p> <p> <b style="font-family: Candara;">Wednesday, Dec. 6</b></p> Noticias, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/noticias-wednesday-dec-6-2017 <p> Submit yourcalendar items and notices to jbrooks@lasvegasoptic.com</p> <p> &bull; Al-Anon Family Groups meet Mondays at 5:45 p.m. in the building behind St. Paul&rsquo;s Peace Episcopal Church at 810 8th St. in Las Vegas. We help families and friends of problem drinkers recover from the impacts of a loved one&rsquo;s drinking.</p> <p> &bull; Fourth Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates needs volunteers. The local CASA program is taking applications for volunteers. Call 454-0223 or visit the office.</p> Qué Pasa, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/qu%C3%A9-pasa-sunday-dec-3-2017 <p> <strong><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;">Sunday, Dec. 3</span></strong></p> <p> <span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;">The Fourth Annual Mora Winterfest Light Parade will be taking place at sundown. The theme is Miracle of Christmas. No entry fee for applicants. Contact Lillian Maestas at 575-643-6000 or 575-387-5135 for an application.</span></p>