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Today's Features

  • Missoula Children’s Theatre made its annual return to Las Vegas recently and once again thrilled audiences with their production. This year’s show, “Aladdin,” included dozens of local performers ranging in ages. After rehearsing for a handful of days, the group hit the stage on Saturday, July 14, in Ilfeld Auditorium in front of a packed house of proud family members.

    The children performed under the direction of Ryan Pierce and Julia Bourland. The theatre group has been traveling every summer to Las Vegas for more than 20 years.

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

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, croissant, yogurt, apple juice, and peanut butter
    Lunch: Teriyaki chicken, fried rice, vegetables, crackers, and peanut butter cookie

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Cereal, juice, English muffin and peanut butter
    Lunch: Beef and cheese red chile enchilada, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and vanilla pudding

    WEDNESDAY

  • 7.24.2017
    MONDAY

    July 24
    The Las Vegas Municipal Court re-open on Monday, July 24.

    July 24
    The New Mexico Highlands University Swimming pool will be offering swim lessons for children ages four and older starting July 24. The lessons will run Monday through Thursday at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at a cost of $30 for eight lessons. Registration is currently taking place until Monday, July 24 before each session. For more information, call 454-3073.

    Upcoming & Ongoing

  • Ghosts,  — history ghosts — often pop up in my collection of “I wonder why I kept that.” Yes, I am a pack rat, and thankfully my kids continue to tell me not to throw anything away, particularly when it comes to our history as a family. I suspect that is why file cabinets were invented.

  • 7.21.2017
    FRIDAY

    7:30 p.m.
    Carl Bernstein and Marilyn Priddy will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Palms Ballroom. They will be playing selections from their recently released CD, “Somewhere Under the Rainbow.” Admission is $8 per adults, children get free admission.

    7.22.2017
    SATURDAY

    8 p.m.

  • 7.20.2017
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.

  • The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for July 17 to June 21.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, cheese, bacon, juice, and tortilla
    Lunch: Green chile cheese tortilla burger, pork and beans, tater tots, and applesauce

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Bagel, cheese, juice, and cereal
    Lunch: Open-face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, and diced pears

    WEDNESDAY

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • First Born program provides services to families in San Miguel and Mora counties. It is a free and confidential home visiting program. To learn more about the program, or to schedule an informational visit, call 454-1343.

  • 7.17.2017
    MONDAY

    July 17
    The Las Vegas Municipal Court will be closed Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21, to allow staff to attend their annual judicial conference. The Municipal Court will re-open Monday, July 24.

    July 17

  • A recent PBS program featured both the history and the life in present day China. I can’t remember when in my long life I forgot about wanting to go to China. My only connection with this incredible part of our world had been going to lunch in a Chinese restaurant in Santa Fe when I was just a kid. I liked both the food and the Chinese wait staff. And I could never understand why sweet brother Bill would only eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches when he could have had Chinese food there.