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Que Pasa - April 20, 2011

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TODAY HOY
• Story Time, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 20 in the children’s area of Carnegie Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public. This week’s theme is “Celebrating Easter,” the book is “Pooh’s Easter Egg Hunt” by Isabel Gaines and the craft is decorating paper Easter eggs.

THURSDAY JUEVES
• Fort Union National Monument, National Park Service announces its monthly
“Glimpses of the Past” presentation “Las Vegas’ Heroes of the Past: The 3rd New Mexico Volunteer Infantry.” The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge St., in Las Vegas. One hundred and fifty years ago the United States of America and its territories found itself thrust into inner conflict and Civil War. Step back in time to those turbulent days of the Civil War and learn of the brave men from Las Vegas and its surrounding communities who donned the Union uniform to defend the New Mexico Territory. Afterwards, join in ranks with Fort Union National Monument’s living history members of the 3rd New Mexico Volunteer Infantry and learn the basics of Civil War military marching and drill. The “Glimpses of the Past” series are free in partnership with the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at 425-8025, or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/foun.