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

    MONDAY
    Beef enchilada, salad with dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, salsa, and orange

    TUESDAY
    Chile dog, buttered spinach, parsley potatoes, and peach shortcake

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

    THURSDAY

  • Monday, July 25, 1966 — Mrs. Audrey Simpson today announced her resignation as Woman’s page editor of the Daily Optic for health and personal reasons. Her resignation becomes effective Aug. 5. Women interested in assuming the position should contact editor Cal Wilson between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.   

  • Friday

    HIGH 89° / LOW 58°

    A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:07 a.m. to 8:07 p.m.

     

    Saturday

  • 7.29.2016
    FRIDAY

    10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Eleventh Annual Rough Rider Motorcycle Rally will take place at Plaza Park. DJ music will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; a blood drive will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. at Plaza Hotel, vendor booths will open at noon, the Old Man’s Coming and Kick Off competition takes place at 5 p.m. followed by live music by Paul’s Alibi from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.roughridermotorcyclerally.com.

    7:30 p.m.

  • 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
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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.

    •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.