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Today's Features

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    Mora Rangers and Rangerettes basketball at NRG Tournament, Pojoaque
    Monday
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangers Middle School boys basketball vs. Pecos, away
    Wednesday
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangers Middle School boys basketball vs. West Las Vegas, away
    Thursday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes Basketball vs. Taos, Home-varsity

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

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

  • Oh my! I love it when a book finds me, in a somewhat circuitous route, I might add. In other words, Santa has a way of finding us, I’ve learned for the Nth time in my life.
    A big part of the fun of writing this column is delivering my typewritten columns to the Optic staff every week. I was surprised recently when the kids there told me I had a package or an envelope waiting for me. Oh, my again! The package contained a signed copy of “Las Vegas, New Mexico, Volume II” by Joseph Lordi, with a note tucked into the signed copy.

  • TODAYHOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Do Donuts Fall in Winter?” by Viki Woodworth. Free and open to the public.

    UPCOMING 
    & ONGOING

  • TODAY HOY
    • San Miguel County offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Offices will re-open on Wednesday, Dec. 26.
    • The Las Vegas Optic will close at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Dec. 25. The offices will re-open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

  • SATURDAY SÁBADO
    • Third Annual Light Parade and House Lighting Contest, Renewing the Spirit of Anton Chico: Friday, Dec. 21 - House Lighting Contest judging starts at dusk; Saturday, Dec. 22 - Oremos 3 p.m. at the school, light parade line-up 5 p.m., and Santa Claus following the parade at the school. For more information, call 505-507-4515.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

  • WEDNESDAY
    MIERCOLES

    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Santa’s New Jet” by David Diedrzycki. Free and open to the public.
    • The Woodmen of the World Lodge 2 regular meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at El Rialto.

    UPCOMING 
    & ONGOING

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

  • SATURDAY SÁBADO
    • Robertson Track Presents a Winter Wonderland, an arts and crafts fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Mike Marr Gymnasium on the RHS campus. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 429-4469.
    • Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair at the Eagles, 211 S. Grand., 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 15. Call Sandra to reserve your space. $10 a booth. Call 429-8937 for more information.