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Anuncios – March 21

Posted 3/21/19

ACEQUIA MADRE DEL RIO CHIQUITO will have its annual cleaning day on Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m. Parciantes meet at La Morada de Ranchos, Highway 518.

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GREEN PARTY OF TAOS COUNTY ANNUAL MEETING takes place March 23 from 2-4 p.m. Public forums planned for 2019 will be discussed, voter registration will be available and new officers will stand for election. Free. At SOMOS, 108 Civil Plaza Drive, Taos. For more information, see the website greenpartytaos.org/calendar/green-party-of-taos-county-annual-meeting or the Facebook page, or call Susann McCarthy at (575) 758-4035.

2018/19 SKI SEASON PASSHOLDER APPRECIATION PARTY takes place on Sunday, March 24 from 3-5 p.m. at the Martini Tree at Taos Ski Valley, 116 Sutton Place, Taos. It's been a fantastic season that deserves celebration, with food, drinks and some giveaways. Admission with 2018/19 season pass. For more information, contact snowreporter@skitaos.com.

BEACH WEEKS AT RED RIVER SKI & SUMMER AREA through March 24. Turn up the heat for early spring break. Tank tops and hula skirts are spotted frequently zipping down the slopes during this annual event. Call (575) 754-3030 or visit redriver.org.

UNM TAOS ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING will be held on Tuesday, March 26 from 4-5 p.m. in the Taos Municipal School Administration Building, 310 Camino de la Placitas, Taos. For more information, contact Rosalie O Romero at (575) 737-6204 or email chumbers@unm.edu.

TAOS SKI VALLEY SPEAKER SERIES features "Fire, Water and Jobs in the Forest" on  Wednesday, March 27 at 4:15-6:15 p.m. Moderated by Laura McCarthy of the Nature Conservancy, there will be a dialogue with several organizations that manage fire, protect water and create jobs in the forest. Panel members will include Collin Haffey of the Nature Conservancy, Gabe Donaldson of the TNC TREX program, J.R. Logan of the Taos Economic Development Corp and Jack Lewis of the USDA Forest Service. At Martini Tree, Taos Ski Valley, 116 Sutton Place, Taos.

CENTINEL BANK ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS awarded each year to high school seniors in Taos County. Our recipients are selected based on academic achievement, community involvement and commitment to excellence. Visit the website at centinelbank.com to apply.

ANGEL FIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 37th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION and annual meeting will take place on Thursday, March 28 at 6-8:30 p.m. Dinner, music, fun games, cash bar. Tickets $37. Zebs Restaurant and Bar, 3431 Mountain View Boulevard, Angel Fire. Call (575) 377-6353.

Acequias

ACEQUIAS DE ARROYO SECO ABAJO, Lower Las Colonias Manuel Andres Trujillo y Juan Manuel Lucero will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m. at the Juan I Gonzalez Agricultural Center. For more information, call (575) 758-2736.

ACEQUIA MADRE DEL RIO CHIQUITO will have its annual cleaning day on Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m. Parciantes meet at La Morada de Ranchos, Highway 518. Call Arron at (575) 779-5162 or Tommy at (505) 692-0423.

ACEQUIA DEL FINADO FRANCISCO MARTINEZ DEL LLANO QUEMADO holds its annual membership meeting on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m. at the Llano Quemado Community Center. We invite all parciantes to attend this meeting. A mayordomo and two commissioners will be elected. If you need a copy of the agenda or have any questions, call Larry Mondragon at (575) 779-2286 or Ricardo (Dickie) Romero at (575) 758-8114.

ACEQUIA VIRGIL Y ROMO invites all parciantes to the annual meeting on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Juan I. Gonzales Agricultural Center, 202 Chamisa Road, Taos. For more information and an agenda for the meeting, call Cipriano Medina at (575) 741-1114 or Kristina Ortez at (575) 751-3138 or Fritz Hahn at (575) 758-9585.

ACEQUIA EL MOLINO will hold its cleaning day on Sunday, March 24 at 9 a.m. at 516 Conrad Lane. Alternate date in case of bad weather is March 30. Call Bob Draper at (575) 770-0208.

ACEQUIA MADRE DEL LLANO annual meeting takes place on Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at Arroyo Hondo Community Center. Call Fernando Martinez at (575) 613-0555.

ACEQUIA DE TIO GERVACIO will hold its annual meeting for all parciantes on Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at Candido Valerio's residence. Call Valerio at (575) 758-9144 or Mario Barela at (575) 758-8184.

SAUCITO DITCH OF LLANO QUEMADO will hold its annual meeting on Monday, March 25. The meeting will be at the Llano Quemado Community Center at 6 p.m. We invite all parciantes to attend this meeting. If you have any questions, call Ricardo (Dickie) Romero at (575) 758-8114 or Uvaldo Mondragon at (575) 770-5609.

ACEQUIA DE ABAJO LA LOMA (Llano Quemado) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, March 28 at 6:00 p.m. at Juan I. Gonzales Building, 202 Chamisa Road. Call Toby Romero at (575) 770-1365 after 2:00 p.m.

Anuncios

TAOS WINTER MARKET is held on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The fourth annual winter market features everything from fresh produce and baked goods to pottery and leather goods. Features 30 Taos artists and craftspeople. Through March. Gymnasium at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 205 Don Fernando, Taos. Free.

HEMP COOPERATIVE meets Tuesday evenings to discuss the value of hemp and work with its many uses. Free. Meetings run through April 6, at 8 p.m. At the Hemp House, 727 Camino del Medio, Taos. For more information, contact Ruth Fahrbach at taoshemp@taosnet.com or call (575) 770-7517.

TAOS COMMUNITY CHORUS rehearses Monday evenings from 6:30-9 p.m. All are welcome to join the chorus for its spring season. Conductor Erick Brunner will be back to lead the chorus, with support from accompanist Martha Shepp. Concerts will take place May 11, 12, 18 and 19. Raise your voice and sing with us!. First Presbyterian Church of Taos, 215 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos.

TAOS IMMIGRATION ALLIES AND LAS CUMBRES (Enos García mission partner) with First Presbyterian of Taos Church, José González and Siena Sanderson are collecting supplies for families in shelters at Juarez and El Paso. For more information, email pastorginnabairby@gmail.com.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS offers hope for people whose debt causes problems and suffering. Our fellowship is supported solely through contributions made by members; there are no dues or fees. Meetings Mondays, from 12 noon-1p.m. At SOMOS Bookstore, 233 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Suite B, Taos. Enter at rear entrance on Martyrs Lane. Call (575) 758-0926 for more information.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION REDUCTION program helps rural, small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy consumption. Contact Johanna.nelson@state.nm.us or call (505) 827-0264.

NARFE, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1401, luncheon meetings are second Thursdays monthly 11:30 a.m., at El Taoseño Restaurant. All current and retired federal employees are invited. For info, call t (575) 758-1126.

TAOS LIONS CLUB invites the public to attend our meetings, held on the first and third Thursday of every month at the Taos Country Club, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. We are always looking for new members to join and become involved with our programs.  For more information, visit our website taoslions.org or contact Paul White at (802) 779-5401 or pmw1199@gmail.com

TALPA COMMUNITY CENTER LIBRARY is overstocked with books for sale. The library is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Books are selling for 10 cents for paperbacks and 25 cents for hardbacks. For information, call (575) 751-1014.

Education

ANANSI CHARTER SCHOOL is now accepting applications for the enrollment lottery for the 2019-2020 school year. Anansi Charter School is a free and public school serving grades K-8. The deadline for lottery applications is Monday, April 15. Lottery applications are available on our website at anansicharterschool.org or may be picked up at the school at 57 NM 230, El Prado.

SPANISH PRACTICE Tuesdays from 3-5 p.m. Come and practice in a judgement-free zone! Through June. Taos Public Library, 402 Camino de la Placita, Taos. Contact kalderete@taosgov.com for more information.

TAOS CHARTER SCHOOL, a free public charter school, is accepting lottery applications for the 2019-2020 school year through April 9. Applications are available online: taoscharterschool.org or in the office. The lottery will be held on April 16. Email office@taoscharterschool.org.

HEAD START AND EARLY HEAD START, operated by YDI, is taking applications for students at all of its locations throughout Taos County. For more information, call (575) 758-3425 or (575) 758-4556.

TAOS PUEBLO HEAD START AND EARLY HEAD START is accepting applications for 2019. Children enrolled in other Federally Recognized Tribes and children with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to apply. First day of school is Sept. 3. For more information, call (575) 758-5819.

PREGNANT MOMS AND HOME BASE in Llano Quemado are taking applications. For further information, call (575) 758-3425 or (575) 758-4556.

UNM-TAOS HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PROGRAM is now enrolling students. The program offers eligible participants (who have worked at least 75 days in seasonal or migrant farm work in the past two years) financial assistance while studying for your HSE. Classes are in Taos and Española, Mondays through Thursdays. Taos classes are at 115 Civil Plaza Drive, Camino Real Hall, Taos. Call (575) 737-3725.

Food Assistance

FOOD FOR FINES. Exchange one nonperishable food item = $5 in library fines. Lost or damaged items cannot be paid for with food. All proceeds go to Inside Out Recovery. The library reserves the right to refuse unacceptable items. Taos Public Library, 402 Camino de la Placita, Taos. Free.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF TAOS invites all friends and members of the church to bring canned goods or a nonperishable gift every first Sunday of the month for The Shared Table. All gifts will be greatly appreciated. First Presbyterian Church of Taos, 215 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Call (575) 758-3124.

GIVING TREE is a local clothing bank and food pantry serving Taos and surrounding areas. To make a donation, call Christalyn Concha at (505) 980-3387, email ladydjs@gmail.com or visit givingtreetaos.com.

POOR ONE FOOD PANTRY is open every Thursday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for commodities. Old convent building, 205 Don Fernando Street, Taos. Call Angelica Vigil at (575) 758-2792.

NORTH CENTRAL FOOD PANTRY in Questa is adjacent to Ancianos at 148 Embargo Road. Food is distributed the second and fourth Friday of each month from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

SHARED TABLE distributes food commodities and basic health care items the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m.-noon in El Prado at El Pueblito Methodist Church, 1309 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, and from 2-3 p.m. at Talpa Community Center, State Road 518, Ranchos de Taos. Call Pastor Cheri Lyon at (505) 440-6849.

ST. JAMES FOOD PANTRY offers supplemental groceries to all, Thursdays, 12:30-4 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago (at Gusdorf Road behind the Quality Inn), Taos.

GENERAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS SUPPORT. Call Taos Public Health Office at (575) 758-2073.

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL HEALTH SUPPORT, free events at HCH Community Wellness Center (lower entrance), 1397 Weimer Road, Taos. Call (575) 751-8909 or visit TaosHealth.com.

Pets

CAT AND DOG SPAY/NEUTER, VACCINE PROGRAM for the town of Taos, Taos County and Taos Pueblo residents’ dogs and cats. Lower-income pet owners and all feral/outdoor/barn cat owners are eligible for free dog and cat spay/neuter and vaccine services at Española Valley Humane Society, (505) 753-0228. Dogs and cats must be between 8 weeks and 8 years of age.

CAT SPAYING/NEUTERING: Free pet cat spaying/ neutering is available with a voucher in Taos from the Zimmer Feline Foundation. Call (505) 466-1676. Town of Taos, Taos County and Taos Pueblo cats are eligible.

TAOS FERAL FELINE FRIENDS says beat the Taos mouse with a Taos feral feline. All cats are fixed, vaccinated and guaranteed ready to hunt. Call Taos Feral Feline Friends, (575) 737-9208.

Veterans

HEROES HANGOUT is a nonprofit resource and recreation center for veterans and their families. Come join us for billiards, camaraderie and fun! We are right next door to the VA clinic at 1353 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, and are open Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call (575) 751–2803.

NOT FORGOTTEN OUTREACH WELLNESS CENTER, 461 Theodora Lane, Taos, offers free events and services, including free yoga for military families, 10 a.m., Tuesdays; relaxation and pain management techniques classes, Wednesdays, 3 p.m.; acupuncture services for military families, second Friday of each month; Warrior Canine Connection Fridays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (veterans train service dogs for fellow veterans); 12-step recovery meetings for veterans and military families recovering from addiction, noon Fridays; caregiver (physical or mental) support meetings, first Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.; VFW regular meetings are second Saturdays, 2 p.m. Call (575) 741-1503 or visit notforgottenoutreach.org.

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