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Today's Features

  • Submitted to the Optic

    The First United Presbyterian Church announces its 19th offering of Mustard Seed Grants. Mustard Seed was created in 1999 as a community outreach program to help fund one-time/start-up projects of various community groups.

    The programs or projects submitted must be new, innovative, goal-directed ideas that are consistent with the church mission statement, “With Christ as the center of our ministry, FUPC is dedicated to sharing the love of Christ in our community and beyond.”

  • 3.1.2017
    WEDNESDAY
    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    3.2.2017
    THURSDAY
    7 p.m.
    The El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumer’s Association Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at 49 Mirasol Road. The meeting is open and all are welcome to attend.

    3.4.2017
    SATURDAY
    7:30 p.m.

  • The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for Feb. 27 and Feb. 28.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, biscuit, yogurt, and peanut butter
    Lunch: Chicken fried steak, white gravy, mashed potatoes, peas, slice of whole wheat bread, and cupcake

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Cereal, English muffin and peanut butter
    Lunch: Smothered red chile beef and bean burrito, lettuce, tomato,
    corn, and fruit

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    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

    • Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

    • Fourth Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates needs volunteers. The local CASA program is taking applications for volunteers. Call 454-0223 or visit the office.

  • 3.1.2017
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    3.2.2017
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.
    The El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumer’s Association Board will meet on at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at 49 Mirasol Road. The meeting is open and all are welcome to attend.

     Upcoming
    & Ongoing

    March 15

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

    MONDAY
    Fidelos con carne, salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, flour tortilla, and orange-pineapple mix

    TUESDAY
    Sweet and sour pork, Oriental vegetables, carrots, fruit cocktail, peanut butter cookie, and gelatin with topping

    WEDNESDAY
    Salmon patty, baked potato with margarine, hominy, spinach, and wheat bread

    THURSDAY
    Beef stew, jalapeños, cornbread, apricots and gelatin, and apple

  • I continue to be surprised at what the next mail will bring. My fun readers surprise me with events that are obviously historic, as in old programs. And thankfully I am old enough to remember things, events of so long ago.

    I received a program recently for the Las Vegas, New Mexico Roosevelt Rough Riders Cowboys’ Reunion Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Aug. 6 through Aug. 8, 1954; rodeo events at Legion Park.

  • 2.25.2017
    SATURDAY
    7 p.m.
    Nat Gold Players will present “Grim Paperwork” a dark comedy by James Walczy on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Sala de Madrid on the NMHU Campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. This is the contest play NGP will take to the State AACTFest and community support is deeply appreciated. Tickets $10 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors older than 60. Tickets available at www.natgoldplayers.com or at the door.

  • 2.22.2017
    WEDNESDAY
    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    2.25.2017
    SATURDAY
    7 p.m.