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Today's Features

  • When visiting with friends recently I was asked about our neighbor to the south, Pendaries Village, as it was initially named. This old ranch is just five miles or so up the road from this resort and we had fun watching it become a full- time summer resort and much more.

    Back in the late 1950s the Salk and Sabin vaccines for polio became available to every doctor in this country. My doctor father, Carl Gellenthien, was selected to immunize every person living in this San Miguel, Mora county area.

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

    MONDAY
    Beef enchilada, lettuce and tomato, pinto beans, salsa, crackers, and chocolate pudding

    TUESDAY
    Chicken salad, creamy cole slaw, glazed carrots, crackers, and cherry cobbler

    WEDNESDAY
    Rio Grande pot roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, potluck roll with margarine, and spice cake

    THURSDAY
    Baked ham, yams, broccoli, wheat dinner roll, and apple

  • 4.14.2017
    FRIDAY

    7 p.m.
    First United Presbyterian Church, 1000 Douglas Ave. will hold its Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday Sunrise Service will take place at 7 a.m. at Old Town Mission Church, followed by Easter breakfast 8 a.m. at the church on Douglas, with Easter egg hunt for children. Easter church service will take place at 10:30. Call 425-7763 for more information.

    Noon
    Las Vegas Optic office will close at noon on Friday, April 14. The office will re-open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 17.

  • 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.

  • 4.12.2017
    WEDNESDAY
    6 p.m.
    Search and Rescue will meet at the New Mexico State Police office located south of KFUN radio station. For more information, call Sally Flores at 429-3930. New members are needed.

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library would like to invite Children to celebrate National Library Week from April 9 to April 15. The theme for this year is “Libraries Transform.” Enjoy Children’s story hour with an Easter story, craft, and gift. All programs are free and open to the public.

  • The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for April 10 to April 14.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, cheese, bacon, and tortilla
    Lunch: Salisbury steak with gravy, white rice, sliced carrots, whole wheat roll, and applesauce

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Bagel, cheese, and cereal
    Lunch: Fideos with meat sauce, tossed salad, blend vegetables, dinner roll, and yogurt

    WEDNESDAY

  • 4.10.2017
    MONDAY
    5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Entrepreneurial Network Forum will take place at the Arts Council building,
    Gallery 140 at 140 Bridge St. The event is free and open to the public with appetizers served. This month’s presenters are: Amber Lon McLean, Gary Morton and Meredith Britt.
    These are all successful artists that were able to turn their passion for art into a business. For more information,  call Andrea at 425-6113

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 4.7.2017
    FRIDAY

    5 to 7 p.m.
    Martina E. Gallegos’s BFA exhibit entitled “Separation Distress” will be on display until April 21 in Donnelly Library on the Highlands University campus. A reception will take place on April 7 with an artist talk starting at 6 p.m.

    5:30 p.m.