Features http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/features/todaysfeatures en In Brief - Mora - April 17, 2015 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/brief-mora-april-17-2015 <p> Las Vegas Optic<br /> <strong>Archery winners announced</strong><br /> On Saturday, the Mora Youth Hunter Education Club hosted a youth archery tourney at the baseball field at Mora High School. Despite the low turnout at the event, organizer Jack Rains said attendees had a great time learning the art and skills of archery.<br /> Participants were divided by age group and gender into compound bow or traditional bow competitions.<br /> Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - April 17, 2015 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/mora-county-calendar-and-senior-lunch-menu-april-17-2015 <p> COMMUNITY CALENDAR<br /> <br /> Tuesday<br /> 4 p.m. &mdash; Mora High School baseball vs. Cimarron, away<br /> 3 p.m. &mdash; Mora High School softball vs. Tucumcari, double header, home<br /> 3:30 p.m. &mdash; Mora School Board meeting<br /> <br /> Saturday<br /> 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. &mdash; Community-wide clean-up, meet at Southwest Capital Bank or area fire departments. For more information, call Duane at 575-387-2800.<br /> <br /> Thursday<br /> 4 p.m. &mdash; Mora High School softball vs. Jemez, away<br /> <br /> SENIOR LUNCH MENU<br /> <br /> Palabras Pintorescas: Doc: ‘I’ve been dying since 1924’ http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/palabras-pintorescas-doc-%E2%80%98i%E2%80%99ve-been-dying-1924%E2%80%99 <p> The three-part series on the history of cancer caught my eye and I watched the whole six hours of the program with interest, to say the least. I remember my doctor father talking about the early days of his long medical profession, so I dug up an article written about him in 1985. His story almost parallels the story, the devastation of cancer a century ago.</p> McCaffrey photography exhibit reception Saturday http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/mccaffrey-photography-exhibit-reception-saturday <img src="http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/sites/www.lasvegasoptic.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/04.17_wild.jpg" alt="Joe McCaffrey’s photo “Wild” is part of the “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” exhibit on display at Kennedy Hall Gallery on the Highlands campus." title="Joe McCaffrey’s photo “Wild” is part of the “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” exhibit on display at Kennedy Hall Gallery on the Highlands campus." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Margaret McKinney<br /> Highlands University</p> <p> Highlands University presents an exhibit, Oh, The Places You&rsquo;ll Go! &mdash; Photographs by Joe and Martha McCaffrey, with an artists&rsquo; reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Kennedy Hall Gallery.</p> Que Pasa - April 17, 2015 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/que-pasa-april-17-2015 <p> TODAY<br /> HOY<br /> &bull; NMHU&rsquo;s Jazz Ensemble in concert starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 17 at Student Union Center Theater. $5 and students free with ID.<br /> Noticias - April 17, 2015 http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/noticias-april-17-2015 <p> Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com.<br /> &bull; The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.<br /> &bull; The San Miguel Unit of the American Red Cross helps with any natural disaster and house fires. Persons interested in becoming a member are asked to contact Contact Connie Chavez at 425-6224. Meetings are at 6 p.m. every third Thursday in Faith Hall.<br /> Jazz and Brahms lovers concerts this weekend http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/jazz-and-brahms-lovers-concerts-weekend <p> By Margaret McKinney<br /> Highlands University</p> <p> The Highlands University Department of Music presents concerts for jazz and Brahms lovers in April.</p> <p> The Jazz Ensemble performs at 7 p.m. on Friday in the Student Union Building Theater, 800 National Ave. The Madrigal Choir performs All About Brahms at 3 p.m. Sunday in Ilfeld Auditorium.</p> <p> Ticket prices for both concerts are $5. Highlands University students with valid IDs are free.</p> HU-CARES marks sexual assault month Thursday http://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/hu-cares-marks-sexual-assault-month-thursday <p> By Margaret McKinney<br /> Highlands University</p> <p> The Highlands University campus and Las Vegas community have the chance to come together from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday to fold origami cranes symbolizing hope for sexual assault survivors &mdash; while also encouraging survivors to get the help they need. &nbsp;</p> <p> The free event marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month and is in the Student Union Building Atrium at 800 National Ave. HU-CARES, the Center for Advocacy, Resources, Education and Support, is sponsoring the event.</p>