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Que Pasa, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

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Friday, Nov. 30

The Literacy Council of Northeastern New Mexico is holding a Schoolbook Giveaway at the TLC Book Bank, located inside Southwest Capital Bank, 622 Douglas Ave., Las Vegas, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free, new educational materials, reading anthologies (some in Spanish), manipulables, skills workbooks, mostly for K-5, and various textbooks and other materials for older students, are available at no charge to families, educators, and homeschoolers. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday, Dec. 1

The 17th Annual Mora Winter Fest will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mora Elementary Gym in Mora. It’s sponsored by the Mora Valley Chamber of Commerce. Santa is set to arrive at 1 p.m. For information or for a vendor application, call 505-604-1076.

Saturday, Dec. 1

The Bernal Community Center will host an arts-and-crafts fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All booth spaces have been reserved. For information, call Kerri at 575-421-3446.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Tierra Encantada Farmers Market is taking a winter break. The last market of this year will be Dec. 1, weather permitting. There will be no markets at Hot Springs and Mills in November. Call 505-426-1468 with questions.

Saturday, Dec. 1

An annual holiday musical will feature the West Las Vegas Honors Choir in concert at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church at Eighth Street and National Avenue in Las Vegas. The program will include choir and solo performances by the high school students. All donations will be given to the WLV High School Choir Program. Meet the students and director at a reception following the concert. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Museum and the Las Vegas City Museum.

Sunday, Dec. 2

The Fifth Annual Mora Electric and Memorial Light Parade will take place at sunset along Highway 518 starting at Helping Hands in Mora. The parade is sponsored by the Mora Valley Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 575-643-6000.

Thursday, Dec. 6

The monthly board meeting of the El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association will be held on at 7 p.m., 49 Mira Sol, Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. The public is welcome to attend.

Friday, Dec. 7

The Lighting of the Official Las Vegas Tree Celebration is taking place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the corner of Douglas Avenue and Seventh Street for the lighting the official tree. Music, games and much more. Kids can bring their letters to Santa Claus, which will be mailed to the North Pole, with kids receiving an official postcard letting them know Santa has their letter. Pets can bring their letters for Santa Paws, which will also be mailed to the North Pole. 

Saturday, Dec. 8

Santa Claus will be in the gazebo at the Las Vegas Plaza Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., providing children an opportunity to talk with Santa and receive presents. Las Vegas’ Electric Light Parade will start at either 6 p.m. or sunset. The parade usually starts at Fifth Street and Friedman, south on Sixth Street, west on Douglas Avenue, north on 12th Street, and west on Bridge Street ending at Plaza Park. For more information, call 800-832-5947 or visit www.visitlasvegasnm.com.

Saturday, Dec. 8

The Christmas Fair Shopping Extravaganza is set for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 2300 Collins Drive, Las Vegas. Arts and crafts, Avon products, blankets, wreaths and more will be available. Call Rose at 505-425-9545.

Saturday, Dec. 8

The 16th annual CCHP Holiday Homes Tour is a fundraiser for the Las Vegas Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. Activities get under way at 4:30 p.m, at the organization’s office, 116 Bridge St., Las Vegas. Tickets are $15 tickets can be bought online or onsite. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., participants can either venture out to the homes themselves or attend the guided tours. For information, visit the website www.lvcchp.org or email the staff at lvhistoric@gmail.com

Saturday, Dec. 8

Luna Community College’s “La Noche de las Luminarias” has bee nrescheduled due to Robertson High School’s participation the Dec. 1 Class 3A championship football game. The display is on the LCC campus and is free and open to the public. It runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Theology on Tap presents “Hope in the Storm” at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom. This is the last of three lectures given by noted spiritual leaders and religious academics. This event is open to the public. For more information, please call the Our Lady of Sorrows office at 505-454-1469.

Ongoing

he Tri-County Farmers’ Market will be open each Saturday at Plaza Drug on the Las Vegas Plaza from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. throughout the winter and early-spring months. 

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