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  • Friday, March 18, 1966 — “Habla Espanol? Quieres hablar Espanol? You can learn, if you enroll in Conversational Spanish 106, an evening course offered by Highlands University this coming spring quarter, March 21- June 3. The course, taught by Jose Pablo Garcia, a member of the Foreign Language Department at Highlands, will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 and will carry four hours undergraduate credit.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 62° / LOW 25°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 20 mph. Wednesday night — mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
     
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:09 a.m. to 7:10 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    •The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.

  • 3.16.2016
    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.

    3.17.2016
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, March 15, 1966 — The Board of Trustees of the Town of West Las Vegas met at Town Hall Monday night to clear up some unfinished business with incumbents seated, and then, after recessing, re-convened with the new Trustees seated. The new board is composed of two holdover members, Ignacio (Nash) Lucero and Ernest Chavez, and two members elected March first. Joe R. Patron and Jose D. Perea. Fidel (Chief) Gonzales, incumbent mayor was re-elected.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 65° / LOW 35°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:14 a.m. to 7:07 p.m.


    Monday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 39°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy. Monday night — mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:12 a.m. to 7:08 p.m.


    Tuesday

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

    MONDAY
    Baked pork chop, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed green vegetables, dinner roll, and cherry cobbler

    TUESDAY
    Fideos with meat sauce, tossed salad, California blend vegetables, garlic bread, and sherbet

    WEDNESDAY
    Green chile chicken enchiladas, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and fruit cocktail

    THURSDAY
    Corned beef and cabbage, potato wedges, dinner roll, and orange

  • Submitted to the Optic

    “They’ll make you laugh, they make you cry and make you think,” said Nat Gold Players’ president Kayt Peck of the collection of mostly original 10-minute plays to be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 19 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20 at 2 p.m.  Both performances will be at Charlie’s Spic and Span Event Center on Douglas Avenue.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.

  • Senior Lunch Menu

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

    MONDAY
    Green chile chicken enchiladas, pinto beans, calabazitas, spinach salad with dressing, crackers, and gelatin with fruit

    TUESDAY
    Ham and noodles, California vegetables, vegetable salad with dressing, cottage cheese, and peaches

    WEDNESDAY
    Chicken strips, mashed potatoes with gravy, honey mustard sauce, asparagus, wheat roll with margarine, and apricots

  • Sunday

    HIGH 66° / LOW 37°

    Sunny, with a high near 66. Sunday night — mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:14 a.m. to 7:07 p.m.

    Saturday

    HIGH 65° / LOW 40°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 10 to 20 mph. Saturday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:15 a.m. to 6:06 p.m.

    Sunday

  • Monday, March 14, 1966 — There’s always a first time, and this was it. The Pecos High School Panthers, coached by Jake Martinez, paced a fiery final quarter to edge Springer 61-59 to win for the first time the New Mexico Class B basketball crown last Saturday at Johnson Gymnasium in Albuquerque. Providing the needed spark, substitute Jim Fleming replaced Paul Villas, who fouled out, to boost the Panthers to a 2-point final quarter with nine points and 13 rebounds off both boards.

  • 3.9.2016
    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.

    3.14.2016
    MONDAY
    All day
    Applications for Mustard Seed Grants are being accepted. Applications may be obtained from First United Presbyterian Church, 1000 Douglas Av., Las Vegas, N.M., 87701; applications are due by March 14. For information, call 425-7763.
    3.15.2016

  • Monday, March 14, 1966 — The Freeze ‘n Snack on Grand suffered its third break-in sometime between three and six Saturday morning. The establishment was robbed on March third, thus being hit by sneak thieves twice in less than a two-week period. Joe Valdez, owner of the place, told City Police officers Joseph Sedillo and E. Coca that the thieves had about wrecked the jukebox, had taken cigarettes and $15 in cash. Entrance had been gained by breaking a window in the toilet.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 55° / LOW 28°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:19 a.m. to 6:04 p.m.


    Thursday

    HIGH 58° / LOW 30°

    Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 30.

  • 3.9.2016
    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.

    3.14.2016
    MONDAY

    All day
    Applications for Mustard Seed Grants are being accepted. Applications may be obtained from First United Presbyterian Church, 1000 Douglas Av., Las Vegas, N.M., 87701; applications are due by March 14. For information, call 425-7763.

    Upcoming
    & Ongoing

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