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Today's Features

  • TODAY
    HOY
    • The New Mexico Highlands University Swimming pool will be offering swim lessons for children ages four and older starting Monday, July 13. The lessons will run Monday thru Thursday, at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at a cost of $30 for eight lessons. Registration will take place this Monday, July 13 before each session. For more information, call 454-3073.

    THURSDAY
    JUEVES

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Upcoming
    TBA — Thursday, July 9 to Friday, July 10 — Junior Ranger Camp at Fort Union National Monument. The camp explores the monument’s history. For more information, call 425-8025 or visit www.nps.gov/foun.
    9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — July 23 to July 24 — The Miranda Serna Basketball Camp will take place at Joseph Montoya Gym in Mora. For more information, contact Jeanie Abeyta at 575-387-2078 or jeanieabeyta@yahoo.com.

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

  • Rodeo, sometimes called ro-DAY-o by old-timers is coming to town, starting Aug. 1. One of my dictionaries describes a rodeo as “an exhibition of cowboy skills.” Another says it is “a public exhibition of cowboy skills, as bronco riding and calf roping.” I bet Ron and Elaine Querry now there is a lot more to producing a rodeo than roping and riding.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com.
    • 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.
    • Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 or 426-7594 for more information.

  • SATURDAY
    SÁBADO
    • The Tecolote Land Grant Board of Trustees meeting has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 at the Tecolote Community Center in Tecolote.  
    • A mud volleyball and horseshoe benefit tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at the San Miguel Sheriff’s Posse Grounds in Pecos. For more information, call Ira Harge at 426-7569, Dominic Baca at 505-629-3861 or Mike Sandoval at 505-490-2040.

  • THURSDAY
    JUEVES
    • El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 at 49 Mirasol Road in Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. Open to the public.

    SATURDAY
    SÁBADO
    • The Tecolote Land Grant Board of Trustees meeting has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 at the Tecolote Community Center in Tecolote.  

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com.
    • 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.
    • Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 or 426-7594 for more information.

  • THURSDAY
    JUEVES
    • El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 at 49 Mirasol Road in Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. Open to the public.

    UPCOMING &
    ONGOING
    • The Tecolote Land Grant Board of Trustees meeting has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 at the Tecolote Community Center in Tecolote.  

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Tristan Martinez, a student from Lazaro Garcia Middle School, recently returned from a week at University of New Mexico Law Camp, which was the 13th annual New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association and University of New Mexico Summer Law Camp.  

    He was thrilled and excited with the experience he had during the week. They stayed on campus all week.