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  • Tuesday, July 19, 1966 — The first special event in the 1966 Cancer Crusade will be in McFarland Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. today. The activity is a dance with music provided by the Morticians, a group of five young men from Albuquerque. Proceeds from the dance will go to support the 1966 Cancer Crusade, currently in progress in Las Vegas. The goal for the campaign this year is $1,800.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 89° / LOW 57°

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:06 a.m. to 8:09 p.m.

     


    Monday

  • 7.28.2016
    THURSSDAY

    7:30 p.m.
    The Las Vegas Community Theatre Collective presentation of Over the Edge Part 8, an original comedy about Las Vegas, will take place at 7:30 p.m. from Thursday, July 28 to Saturday, July 30 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 at Sala de Madrid on the Highlands University campus. General admission is $10, seniors $8, and students with ID $5. For more information, call 426-6889.

    4 to 9 p.m.

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

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

  • The lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers,
    with 2 percent milk served with all meals.

    WEDNESDAY
    Tuna patty with tartar sauce, spinach salad with Italian dressing, French bread, orange, and frozen yogurt

    THURSDAY
    Taco salad with garnish, calabacitas with green chile, refried beans,
    and pudding

    FRIDAY
    Chicken pot pie, tomato wedges, garden salad, spinach, biscuit, and
    cantaloupe
     

  • Sunday

    HIGH 90° / LOW 58°

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:03 a.m. to 8:11 p.m.

     


    Monday

  • •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.

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

    •The “Si Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 1-866-885-6562 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • 7.24.2016
    SUNDAY
    2 p.m.
    Nat Gold Players performance of the Musical, “Nunsense II: The Second Coming” by Dan Goggin. Shows will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Shows will be July 24 and Aug. 6, and 7. Friday and Saturday shows at 7 p.m. Sunday matinées at 2 p.m. All shows at Charlie’s Event Center on Douglas Ave. Tickets are: General admission $10 in advance, $12 at the door; and students and seniors over 65, $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Tickets are available online at www.natgoldplayers.com.

    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

    MONDAY
    Orange chicken, pasta salad, green bean almandine, broccoli, and potluck roll and margarine

    TUESDAY
    Pork loin, black-eyed peas, cooked cabbage, cornbread and margarine, and peach cobbler

    WEDNESDAY
    Pepper steak, rice, buttered carrots, pineapple celery salad, and apple cobbler

    THURSDAY
    Chicken fajita, flour tortilla, chile beans with cheese, gelatin, and oranges slices

  •  In 1966

    Thursday, July 14, 1966 — Seven Las Vegas girls have worked all summer at St. Anthony’s Hospital helping patients under the direction of the nursing staff. The older women have sponsored and directed the girls. They are, Mrs. Laura Reynolds, Greta Maloney, Miss Laura Reynolds, Gwen Timm, Sara Moore, Theresa Rubio, Vivanda Guerin, Mrs. Oliver Slade and Dorothy Garcia. Sister Ann Raymond is the hospital administrator.

  • Friday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 61°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:02 a.m. to 8:12 p.m.

     

    Saturday

  • 7.22.2016
    FRIDAY

    7 p.m.
    Nat Gold Players performance of the Musical, “Nunsense II: The Second Coming” by Dan Goggin. Shows will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Aug. 6 and 7. Friday and Saturday shows at 7 p.m. Sunday matinées at 2 p.m. All shows at Charlie’s Event Center on Douglas Ave. Tickets are: General admission $10 in advance, $12 at the door; and students and seniors over 65, $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Tickets are available online at www.natgoldplayers.com.

    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    The Oath of Allegiance will be taken by 15 applicants during Pecos National Historical Park’s first Naturalization Ceremony, to be held at 1 p.m. on Monday. The new citizens will be entitled to the same rights, obligations, and opportunities as all other Americans, including the ability to vote, hold public office, carry a U.S. passport, serve on a jury, work for the federal government, and serve as an officer in the armed services.

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

    •The “Si Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 1-866-885-6562 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • Thursday, July 14, 1966 — Dr. C. Wallace Bell, El Porvenir Morgan Ranch, won 20 ribbons plus a grand championship with his three horse entries in the Circle National Morgan Show in Estes, Colo. Bell, a retired opthalmologist, placed with his horses in every class they entered. “It’s unusual,” said Bell, “for one stable to win that many. We did better than we expected.”

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 92° / LOW 59°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6 a.m. to 8:14 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 91° / LOW 60°

    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:01 a.m. to 8:13 p.m.