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Today's Features

  • 7.9.2017
    SUNDAY

    July 9, 16, 23 and 30
    Meadow City Academy of Music
    presents Flamenco Lessons at the Palms Ballroom with teacher Emmy Grimm of Emi Arte Flamenco. Register for Flamenco classes at Las Vegas Arts Council Gallery at 140 Bridge St. in Las Vegas. Two classes will take place — one for 6- to 12-year-olds at 2 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. class for ages 13 and older. For more information, call 425-1085.

    Upcoming & Ongoing

    July 20

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • First Born program provides services to families in San Miguel and Mora counties. It is a free and confidential home visiting program. To learn more about the program, or to schedule an informational visit, call 454-1343.

  • 7.5.2017
    WEDNESDAY

    10 a.m.
    Friends of The Las Vegas Carnegie Library presents Story Teller Indiana Bones at 10 a.m. at Carnegie Library Park. This is part 4 of the free Summer Reading Program sponsored by SW Capital Bank followed by a free lunch. For any further information, contact Zach at 426-3304.

  • 7.2.2017
    SUNDAY
    7 a.m.
    The annual Fourth of July Fiestas starts at 7 a.m. with Southwest Capital Bank’s Fiestas Run, followed by Mariachi Cardenal at 9:45 a.m. Al Guadagnoli at 10:45 a.m., Brenda Ortega at noon, Gabriela Tafoya at 1:45 p.m., Gonzalo at 2:15 p.m., Sarah Lewis at 4:15 p.m., Carlos Medina at 4:45 p.m., Los Charros at 6:45 p.m., Christina Perea at 8 p.m., and Suavecito at 9:15 p.m. Fiestas take place until July 4.

    7.3.2017
    MONDAY
    7 a.m.

  • When I step outside this morning I am so surprised at how warm, actually hot it is, so early in the summer. There are almost no clouds anywhere in the sky and the creeks are now quickly being reduced to only a trickle as that big snow pack on Gascon Point quickly melts away.

  • 6.30.2017
    FRIDAY

    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Alta Vista Regional Hospital will host a book fair in classrooms A and B at the hospital. This event is sponsored by AVRH and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the hospital’s nursing scholarship program.

    5:30 p.m.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • First Born program provides services to families in San Miguel and Mora counties. It is a free and confidential home visiting program. To learn more about the program, or to schedule an informational visit, call 454-1343.

  • 6.28.2017
    WEDNESDAY

    6 p.m.
    Fourth of July Fiestas queen competition will take place at West Las Vegas High School cafeteria.

  • 6.25.2017
    SUNDAY

    10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    Flint Knapping demonstrations will take place at Pecos National Historical Park. Ron Fields will demonstrate the techniques involved in manufacturing stone tools and the use of these tools in manufacturing Phragmites compound arrows. Drop by the park visitor center between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this weekend to learn more about this tradition. For more information, call 505-757-7241.

    6.28.2017
    TUESDAY

    8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for June 26 to June 30.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg with potatoes and cheese, and toast
    Lunch: Cook’s choice

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Hard boiled egg, cheese, toast and jelly
    Lunch: Barbecue chicken, corn on the cob, cole slaw, whole wheat roll, and fruit

    WEDNESDAY
    Breakfast: Cold cereal, toast and peanut butter
    Lunch: Posole, spinach, squash, tortilla, and cookie