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Today's Features

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

    • Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

    • If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

  • One of the non-surprises in my long life is the idea that nothing will change. Change is inevitable, however, and very newest change I have just encountered is discovering the Optic has moved.

  • 4.28.2017
    FRIDAY

    2 p.m. Las Vegas Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 2 p.m. at Carnegie Park. A short walking tour to “Meet the Trees” will follow.

    4.29.2017
    SATURDAY

  • 4.26.2017
    WEDNESDAY
    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    4.28.2017
    FRIDAY
    2 p.m.
    Las Vegas Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 2 p.m. at Carnegie Park. A short walking tour to “Meet the Trees” will follow.

  • The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for April 24 to April 28.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, cheese, red chile, and potato
    Lunch: Beef tips over egg noodles, steamed cauliflower, garden salad with dressing, whole wheat roll, and fruit cocktail

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Sausage burrito, and salsa
    Lunch: Beef and cheese enchilada with red chile, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and lemon pudding

  • 4.23.2017
    SUNDAY

    3 p.m.
    The Highlands University Madrigal Choir presents a concert, Music Here and Now in Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Some of the musical selections include Ron Strauss’ Adon Olam, and Bob Chilcott’s compositions Jazz Song of Innocence and Ophelia, Caliban and Miranda. Ticket prices are $5. Highlands University students with valid IDs are free along with other students with IDs.

    4.26.2017
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

  • I was surprised to find this ad in an old box of old papers, stashed away in one of our log cabins that is about to be moved. I graduated from High-lands Univer sity in 1954 and I agree with the text of today, 60 years later.

    The New Mexico Stockman is the major publication issues to and for ranchers like us here in Mora County. Highlands attracted rural students from all over the state back then and it still does.

  • The lunch menu for the Mora/Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    MONDAY
    Posole, salad with dressing, mustard greens, garlic bread, and pumpkin spice cookie

    TUESDAY
    Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, potato salad, creamy coleslaw, and cottage cheese with pears

    WEDNESDAY
    Liver and onions, mashed potatoes, green beans, sliced cucumbers, wheat roll with margarine, and peaches and strawberries with topping

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

    • Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

    • If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

  • 4.21.2017
    FRIDAY

    3:30 to 4 p.m.
    The City of Las Vegas and the Community Development department will host a singing competition. The competition will be held from 3:30 to 4 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 1700 North Grand Ave. The winner of the competition will sing the National Anthem at the opening ceremonies on June 30 in order to kick off the 2017 Fourth of July Fiestas. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to be a participant in the competition. For more information or questions, contact Community Development at 426-3271.