The Optic announces public events in Que Pasa. Email news about your event to at least one week before it takes place. Include a phone number. Information can also be dropped off at 720 University Ave., Suite B, Las Vegas.


Oct. 1

•Job seekers and employers in San Miguel and Mora counties can participate in a career fair in Las Vegas at 10 a.m. at the Luna Community College Media Education Center Atrium. The event is sponsored by the New Mexico Workforce Connection in partnership with the Regional Development Corp., Help New Mexico, the state Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and LCC. Job seekers should bring their resume. Employers will receive free booth space to meet and recruit job applicants.  

•As part of homecoming weekend at New Mexico Highlands University, the Cowboy Lounge and Silent Auction will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sanchez Family Stadium. The event is free.

•West Las Vegas High School football team will host Raton at 7 p.m. at the Frank Herrera Complex.

•New Mexico Highlands University volleyball team will host Colorado State University-Pueblo at 7 p.m. John A. Wilson Complex

•Robertson High School football team will travel to Santa Fe Indian School at 7 p.m.


Oct. 2

•Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance will sponsor a trash cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants should meet at the Gallinas River Park mural at River Walk and Bridge Street. Gloves and bags will be provided. In addition, volunteers are needed for restoration planting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants are asked to bring work gloves, shovels and trowels. There will be additional tools on site. Masks are required.

•Fair Districts for New Mexico will host a video-conference meeting from 1 to 5 p.m. at the New Mexico Highlands University Student Union, Room 320. Residents can make comments and testify to a committee on the proposed redistricting of state political offices.

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