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Today's Features

  • 5.6.2017
    SATURDAY

    8 a.m.
    The Tri-County Farmers’ Market is returning to the Immaculate Conception parking lot on Sixth and University on Saturday, May 6. The market opens at 8 a.m. The selection includes: salad greens, kale, chard, quelites, radishes, chives, leeks, onions, snow peas, piñon, registered Irish Dexter dairy, eggs, bread, USDA inspected beef and pork, pain rub, lotion, soap, hand made rugs. Plant starts are now available - tomatoes, chile plants broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, lettuce, strawberries, and more.

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

  • 5.3.2017
    WEDNESDAY
    9 to 11 a.m.
    PNM will host an assistance fair to help Las Vegas area residents in need to pay their electric bills and get helpful money saving information from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, at the Salvation Army in Las Vegas. Assistance with PNM bills is provided through the company’s Good Neighbor Fund. For more information, call 505-241-2786.

    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.

  • 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 for more information.

    • 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.

  • One of the non-surprises in my long life is the idea that nothing will change. Change is inevitable, however, and very newest change I have just encountered is discovering the Optic has moved.

  • 4.28.2017
    FRIDAY

    2 p.m. Las Vegas Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 2 p.m. at Carnegie Park. A short walking tour to “Meet the Trees” will follow.

    4.29.2017
    SATURDAY

  • 4.26.2017
    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.

    4.28.2017
    FRIDAY
    2 p.m.
    Las Vegas Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 2 p.m. at Carnegie Park. A short walking tour to “Meet the Trees” will follow.

  • The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for April 24 to April 28.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, cheese, red chile, and potato
    Lunch: Beef tips over egg noodles, steamed cauliflower, garden salad with dressing, whole wheat roll, and fruit cocktail

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Sausage burrito, and salsa
    Lunch: Beef and cheese enchilada with red chile, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and lemon pudding

  • 4.23.2017
    SUNDAY

    3 p.m.
    The Highlands University Madrigal Choir presents a concert, Music Here and Now in Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Some of the musical selections include Ron Strauss’ Adon Olam, and Bob Chilcott’s compositions Jazz Song of Innocence and Ophelia, Caliban and Miranda. Ticket prices are $5. Highlands University students with valid IDs are free along with other students with IDs.

    4.26.2017
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

  • I was surprised to find this ad in an old box of old papers, stashed away in one of our log cabins that is about to be moved. I graduated from High-lands Univer sity in 1954 and I agree with the text of today, 60 years later.

    The New Mexico Stockman is the major publication issues to and for ranchers like us here in Mora County. Highlands attracted rural students from all over the state back then and it still does.