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Today's Features

  • TODAY HOY
    • Barter Hours introductory meeting at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6 at Pedro's Bakery, 525 Grand Ave. Join us for a cup of coffee and find out about the Bartering group in Las Vegas. For more information, call 426-1468.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING
    EL PORVENIR
    • Movie Screening of  “Before We Say Goodbye” in Spanish, 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8 at Ilfeld Auditorium. Rebekah Del Rio will be performing live before the showing. Free and open to the public.

  • The Mora Eagles YAFL team had a very successful season. The team members are in either third or fourth grade. In all the games they had seven wins and a sole defeat came from  a much larger Santa Fe team.  

    The dedicated team earned its championship at the 2011 YAFL Las Vegas League.

    They have played four different teams in the league and made a good showing as seen in the statistics.

  • Community Calendar

    Friday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes basketball vs. McCurdy, home, varsity
    Saturday
    3 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes basketball vs. Dulce, home, junior varsity and varsity
    TBA – End of NRG tournament
    Sunday
    2:30 p.m.— VFW Auxiliary meeting, location TBA
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Hall
    Monday

  • It is time to celebrate and in a big way. Our beloved New Mexico is 100 years old toady. There will be many celebrations, all over the state, for the entire year. 2012 is a very big year in our history.

  • By Kathaleen Roberts
    Albuquerque Journal

    SANTA FE — From the earliest Spanish explorers to Texas tourists, New Mexico was made for maps.

    Visitors to “Between the Lines: Culture and Cartography on the Road to Statehood” can trace the state’s route from territory to vacation destination at the Governor’s Gallery beginning this week.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is  “Hello, Snow!” by Hope Vestergaard. The theme for the month is “It’s Snow Time!” All programs are free and open to the public.

    THURSDAY JUEVES

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    • The Las Vegas Police Department is requesting assistance from business owners to update the department’s emergency contacts. They are requesting all local businesses to fill out an afterhours contact form to better serve the community. Forms are available at the station and on the city’s website.

    • Grief Support Group meeting from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays at the Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Rosemary Pierson at 425-9299 or 425-7763.

  • TODAY HOY
    • The 16th annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place at noon on Sunday, Jan. 1 - New Year’s Day, at Storrie Lake just north of Las Vegas. Every year, for 15 years, a dedicated group has jumped into the frigid waters of Storrie Lake, often times alongside floating chunks of ice, to bring in the new year. This year, of course, is no exception. The public is invited to attend and, if you are so inclined, make the jump yourself.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING
    EL PORVENIR