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Today's Features

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR
    Friday
    3 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Farmers Market, Southwest Capital Bank parking lot
    5 p.m. — Mora volleyball vs. Questa, junior varsity and varsity, home
    Saturday
    TBA — Mora cross country at Rio Rancho, away
    1 p.m. — Mora volleyball vs. Mesa Vista, junior varsity and varsity, away
    3 p.m. — Mora middle school volleyball vs. Dulce, home
    Thursday
    5 p.m. — Mora volleyball vs. Questa, junior varsity and varsity, away

  • In keeping with the spirit of seasons in my writing career, I search out ideas and possible sources of information not easily found elsewhere. I don’t have to look far into our amazing collection of “stuff” to find something and I hope the grandchildren will carry on the family reading, researching traditions.

    I discovered a 1916 magazine, the October 1916 Volume XXI, Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics.”

  • TODAY HOY

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com.
    • Samaritan House of Las Vegas in conjunction with the Las Vegas Skatepark Advocates are selling items to benefit the advocates group. If you would like to donate items, contact Brian Marquez at facebook.com/Lasvegasskateparkadvocates for pickup.

  • TODAY
    HOY
    • San Miguel County offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 13 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.
    They will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
    • City of Las Vegas offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 13 in observance of Columbus Day. The Abe Montoya Recreation Center will remain open. All essential services will continue. City offices will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

    TUESDAY
    MARTES

  • Submitted to the Optic

    The public is invited to an information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. The information meeting will be held at the local CYFD office at 2518 Ridge Runner Road.

  • TODAY HOY
    • An indoor flea market will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 10 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Bernal Community Center.
    • Oil and watercolor paintings by Kimberly Reed-Deemer and acrylic paintings and pastel drawings by Johanna Kennan are on display until Oct. 10 at El Fidel Restaurant.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com.
    • Samaritian House of Las Vegas in conjunction with the Las Vegas Skatepark Advocates are selling items to benefit the advocates group. If you would like to donate items, contact Brian Marquez at facebook.com/Lasvegasskateparkadvocates for pickup.

  • Roberta Vigil was on the prowl for years trying to learn how to weave until roughly 20 years ago when a group of women from Ocaté decided to take a class in weaving. Since then Vigil has never stopped, and her work has progressed from smooth lines to complex pieces featuring wildlife, cattle brands and unique designs.