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Today's Features

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Girl Scout Troop #10338 was organized by Lillian Mestas more than a year ago with just a few members has grown to 17 members. The girls are ages five through 11.The troop meet every week. But each section meets every other week also. They have three small groups including Daisies, Brownies and Juniors.

  • Community Calendar

    Saturday
    8 p.m. — Doors open and at 9 p.m. New Years Eve Dance begins, VFW Hall, music by Agua Negra Band, refreshments, $10 a person
    Tuesday
    10 a.m. — Mora County Commission meeting, Mora School Board Room
    Wednesday
    TBA — Mora Rangers basketball at NRG tournament, Pojoaque, varsity, continues until Jan. 7
    4 p.m. — Mora Middle School Rangers basketball vs. Peñasco, home

  • The end of yet another wonderful year causes me to both look back and look forward. Yes, Thanksgiving is past, but I have to many things and events to be thankful for.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is  Frosty’s New Friends based on the character and original song lyrics by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins. The theme for the month is “It’s Christmas Time in Las Vegas.” All programs are free and open to the public.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING
    EL PORVENIR