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Anuncios - April 18

Posted 4/18/19

TAOS EASTER CELEBRATIONS sponsored by Taos LULAC Council #78 (League of United Latin American Citizens) kick off with the boiling and coloring of eggs on Saturday (April 20) at 9 a.m.

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TAOS EASTER CELEBRATIONS sponsored by Taos LULAC Council #78 (League of United Latin American Citizens) kick off with the boiling and coloring of eggs on Saturday (April 20) at 9 a.m. at Juan I. Gonzales Agricultural Center, 202 Chamisa Road, Taos. On Sunday (April 21) the Easter Egg Hunt takes place at Kit Carson Park starting at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome at both events. Contact Orlando Vigil at (575) 770-6162 or Sandy Reyes at (575) 770-7901.

ANGEL FIRE COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT takes place Saturday (April 20) at Olympic Park starting promptly at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck lunch. If you would like to help and/or donate eggs and candy, message (575) 447-0389.

TAOS COUNTY ANNUAL EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEANUP takes place on Monday (April 22). Volunteers are asked to meet at Filemon Sanchez Park between 8-8:30 a.m. The event will kick off with a safety briefing, after which folks will dispatch to different places around the area. Lunch will be provided for volunteers; volunteers should wear gloves and bright colors.

EARTH DAY IN QUESTA NEEDS VOLUNTEERS for irrigation installation and spring cleaning at park, library and youth center. Monday (April 22) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bring your work gloves. Youth, enjoy special creative activities sponsored by the Questa Library from 1–3 p.m. Free. Contact Claire Coté (LEAP) at email forleap@gmail.com or (575) 224-9066.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM tutorial takes place Wednesday (April 24) at 6 p.m. at the Kit Carson Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Road,Taos. Learn the requirements and you could be the next partner with Habitat for Humanity. Free. For more information, write to hfht@taosnet.com or go to taoshabitat.org/apply/index.php and fill out form.

FINANCIAL WORKSHOPS over the next four Wednesdays at 5:30-6:30 p.m. by Paul Sands, financial adviser, at Edward Jones Investing,1103 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, El Prado. April 24 workshop: learn the key features of bonds, stocks and mutual funds. Coffee and light appetizers. Free. Call Elaine at (575) 737-5772.

VETERANS COMMUNITY COLLABORATION MEETING takes place on Wednesday (April 24), from noon to 1:30 pm at the Taos Community Foundation. A group of agencies serving veterans in Northern New Mexico meets regularly to share information about programs and services so that we can better support the veterans we all serve. Contact Brandy Corry, program manager at brandy@unm.edu.

CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY WITH TOWN OF TAOS. On April 26 from 2-5 p.m. the town will enjoy tree planting demonstrations, music and environmental activities. At Taos Plaza. Contact Ben Wright at (575) 751 3138 or info@taoslandtrust.org or visit taoslandtrust.org/events for more upcoming events.

TAOS FIESTA COUNCIL, INC. is accepting applicants for contestants for the 2019 Taos Fiesta Royal Pageant through April 30. Fiestas de Taos will be celebrated July 19-21; the Royal Pageant will be held Saturday, June 8. Applications will be available at fiestasdetaos.com. For questions or more information, email fiestas@newmex.com.

Acequias

ACEQUIA MADRE DEL RIO GRANDE will holds its monthly meeting on Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at the Talpa Community Center. Contact Sam A. Des Georges at (575) 770-7406 or Michael T. Valerio at (575) 770-5892.

DES MONTES DITCH ASSOCIATION will hold its annual cleaning on April 27-28. Workers are asked to bring gloves and brush removal equipment. All workers will meet at the corner of State Road 230 and the Rim Road in Des Montes at 8 a.m. The first reparto is scheduled for May 7, at 6:30 p.m. Contact Herbert Martinez at (575) 776-8918.

LA VENITA DE TEODORO ROMERO will hold its annual cleaning on April 28 at . All parciantes are asked to meet at the head gate located at 101 East Camino Abajo de la Loma, Ranchos de Taos (at Florencio Mondragon property). To expedite this task parciantes are asked to clean the Venita at their property.

ACEQUIA MADRE DEL LLANO will holds its ditch cleaning April 27-28 at 8 a.m. Workers meet at Arroyo Hondo Catholic Church parking lot. Contact Fernando Martinez at (575) 613-0555 or Eli Sanchez at (575) 770-4588.

Anuncios

LATIR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION AND VIRSYLVIA Y VECINOS LANDOWNERS ASSOCIATION hold a joint community meeting on Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m., at the former Living Word church, located between 26 and 27 mile markers on Highway 522.

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.

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 (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.

AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE for those 50+ takes place Tuesday, May 14, from noon to 4:45 p.m. To register, call (575) 758-3619 or email TaosAttorney@aol.com. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, cash please. 

Education

OO-OO-NAH ART & CULTURAL CENTER will hold after-school sessions focusing on making something for Easter on Wednesday (April 24), from 1-4:30 pm. At the Oo-Oo-Nah Art & Cultural Center next to Tiwa Kitchen on Veteran’s Hwy. (the main road to the Pueblo). Contact Marie Reyna at (575) 779-6294.

TAOS INTEGRATED SCHOOL OF THE ARTS is seeking a fifth-grade teacher. Candidates must have an elementary NMPED license in hand to be considered along with cogent background check. Preference is given to candidates that have TESOL, SPED, and Gifted endorsements. The job will require candidates to work as a classroom teacher and provide differentiation for ELL, SPED and Gifted students. Candidates should be familiar with art integration and project-based learning. The job also requires that the teacher feel comfortable with teaching math, as the candidate will be team teaching math for fourth and fifth grades. It should be noted to the potential candidate that TISA teachers are required to create an after-school club, as well as, provide tutoring after school. Call Nicole V. Abeyta at (575) 758-7755.

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.

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

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.

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.; 12-step recovery meetings for veterans and military families recovering from addiction, noon Fridays; caregiver 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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