AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM for all Taos Pueblo Community Youth in kindergarten and up will run May 11-May 18 from 1:30-5 p.m. at the Oo-Oo-Nah Art & Cultural Center. Snacks with water or juice will be provided. Contact Marie Reyna at (575) 779-9566.
BAKE AND FRITO PIE SALE. The Women's Missionary Society of the Ranchos Presbyterian Church (next to the Ranchos Post Office) is holding its annual baked goods and Frito pie sale. Join them at the church between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday (May 5). Call (575) 225-2932.
CARSON NATIONAL FOREST MONTHLY SPEAKER SERIES will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Forest System Trails Act with a presentation on the Old Spanish National Historic Trail and its relationship to the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail and the Santa Fe National Historic Trail Thursday (May 10) from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at the Carson National Forest supervisor’s office, 208 Cruz Alta Road, Taos. Mark Henderson, chair of the Old Spanish Trail Association, will discuss the the trails act, and Price Heiner, Carson National Forest heritage program manager, will share photos that document archeological work on a segment of the Camino Real and Old Spanish National Historic Trails. Call (575) 758-6303.
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE at Taos Integrated School of the Arts. Applicants must have a current New Mexico EA level 3 license with a current 3M Cogent background check on file with the state Public Education Department. We are seeking highly energetic and creative individuals. A love of the arts is a must. Contact Nicole at email@example.com
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF TAOS invites all friends and members to bring a canned good, non-perishable gift, every first Sunday of the month for The Shared Table. 215 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Call (575) 758-3124. The 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 Ranchos Presbyterian Church, 1 San Francisco Road, Ranchos de Taos. Call (575) 758-3166.
NORTHERN REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY board meeting will be held Thursday (May 17) at 10 a.m. at the NRHA Office, 525 Ranchitos Road Unit 962, Taos. Call (575)758-2460 ext. 214.
NUESTRA SEÑORA DE DOLORES CEMETERY in Cañon will have its annual cleaning day Saturday (May 5) at 8 a.m. All members or anyone who has their loved ones buried there are to attend. We need help keeping our cemetery in good condition. Please bring your own tools.
TAOS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL will hold its governing council meeting on Monday (May 14) at 5:30 p.m. at 110 Paseo del Canon West, Taos. Call (575) 751-3109 or visit taosacademy.org.
TAOS COUNTY DWI PLANNING COUNCIL has scheduled its regular monthly meeting for Wednesday (May 16). The meeting will take place at the Taos County Commission chambers at 11:30 a.m. Contact Herbert Valdez at (575) 737-3857 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP SMART DRIVER SAFETY COURSE will be offered May 14 from noon to 4:45p.m. at Coronado Hall (120 Civic Plaza Drive Taos, NM; across from the old Convention Center building, now UNM). Registration is from 11:30-11:50 a.m. This is a refresher class for older drivers; it does not include driving or written tests and participants can receive a discount on their auto insurance. Cost is $15 per person for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Seating is limited, please call (575) 758-3619 or email email@example.com.
DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE SWALLOWING? You may be eligible to participate in a research study in Taos.Do you often feel like food gets stuck in your throat? Do you often cough during and after eating? Do you or a family member have oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy? Do you want a free swallow evaluation? If you answered yes to any of these questions, call the number below and see if you are eligible to participate. For more information please call or text: Kris Torres (575) 779‐6659
ENERGY CONSUMPTION REDUCTION. A program is helping rural, small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy consumption. Contact Johanna.firstname.lastname@example.org or call (505) 827-0264.
NARFE, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1401, luncheon meetings are first Thursdays monthly 11:30 a.m., at El Taoseño Restaurant. All current and retired federal employees are invited. Call (575) 758-4191, 2-3:00 p.m.
PREVIEW OF 2018 SANTA FE OPERA SEASON will be held Thursday (May 3) at the Valverde Common House at 405 Valverde Commons Drive in Taos.. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., and the program begins at 3:00 p.m. Those operas are "Candide," "Ariadne auf Naxos," "The Italian Girl in Algiers," "Madame Butterfly" and "Doctor Atomic." Visit the opera's website santafeopera.org.
STAGECOACH NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION community yard sale will be held at Taos Mesa Brewing parking lot Saturday (May 5) from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 20 ABC Mesa Road at Highway 64 West. Call (720) 810-4825.
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.
NEW DAY CARE FACILITY. Bobito Bilingual Learning DayCare has openings. The program is in the process of getting its license, so at the moment the facility is only accepting private-paying families. If a family does not qualify for CYFD subsidized day care, but still needs help, call (575) 779-2432 . The curriculum includes dual language. Bobito Bilingual Learning DayCare, 218 Las Olas Drive, Taos. Call (575) 779-2432.
HEAD START AND EARLY HEAD START, operated by YDI, is taking applications for students at all of its locations throughout Taos County. School hours are all day, every day. For further information, call (575) 758-3425 or (575) 758-4556.
PREGNANT MOMS AND HOME BASE in Llano Quemado are taking applications from pregnant moms. For further information, call (575) 758-3425 or (575) 758-4556.
TAOS PUEBLO HEAD START AND MY 1ST SCHOOL is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 school year. Priority is given to Taos Pueblo enrolled children and children enrolled in other federally recognized tribes; however, all children are welcome to apply. For more information, call (575) 758-5819.
TAOS EDUCATION AND CAREER CENTER is offering classes in High School Equivalency (HSE/GED), career development, literacy tutoring and ESL. Classes are offered in Taos days and evenings. HSE classes are also offered in Spanish. Drop by the office at 115 Civic Plaza Drive or call (575) 737-3730 for more information. Join the top-performing adult ed program in the state.
TAOS INTEGRATED SCHOOL OF THE ARTS is seeking a New Mexico Public Education Department-certified physical therapist for part-time work. For further information, contact Nicole Abeyta at (575) 758-7755 or email email@example.com.
UNM-TAOS HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PROGRAM (HEP) 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) assistance for books, meals and transportation needs while studying for a high school equivalency diploma. Classes are in Taos and Española, Mondays through Thursdays. Taos classes are at 630 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Suite 100. Call (575) 737-3725.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit givingtreetaos.com.
HELP NM, INC. – CACFP. The organization provides help with out-of-pocket expenses incurred serving nutritious meals for children. Nontaxable reimbursement for meals may be received from $100 to $600 per month. For more information, contact Renée Quintana at (575) 758-3988, (575) 613-3268 or email@example.com.
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 Ranchos Presbyterian Church, 1 San Francisco Road, Ranchos de Taos. Call (575) 758-3166.
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).
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.
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.
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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