Sidelines - June 6, 2019

Posted 6/5/19

Youth camp: The Taos Tigers Boys' Basketball Team will host a youth camp June 17-19, for kids ages 6 - 13 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Taos High School. Note that this is a change from previous years …

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Sidelines - June 6, 2019

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Youth camp: The Taos Tigers Boys' Basketball Team will host a youth camp June 17-19, for kids ages 6 - 13 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Taos High School. Note that this is a change from previous years as all ages will attend in the morning. The cost of the camp is $50. Registration will take place on the first morning (June 17), beginning at 8 a.m. in the high school lobby. The Taos Tigers boys' basketball team will be working with the youngsters. It promises to be three days packed with instruction but, more importantly, lots of basketball fun. Contact (575) 770-7165.

Cancer support: The ninth-annual For the Health of It cancer support walk and family health fair will take place Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Kit Carson Park. The Holy Cross Medical Center 5K Walk raises funds for the Cancer Support Services they offer for nonmedical cancer care of area residents. This year they have added a Family Health Fair. Registration is $35. Contact Susan Strong at sstrong@taoshospital.org or (575) 751-8927.

Free fly fishing clinic with Solitary Angler will take place again at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort. Every Saturday, through August 31 (except for June 8, July 20 and August 10) at 10:30 am, Solitary Angler certified instructors provide a 90-minute Quick Start casting class on the Río Pueblo. New this year, Solitary Angler will be teaching an Intro to Fly Fishing class June 15, July 13 and August 17. Reservations are required for both classes and can be made by calling the Solitary Angler at (866) 502-1700. For more information, see sipapu.ski/events/free-casting-clinic-with-solitary-angler.

Pajarito Mountain opens for mountain biking June 8 with their Summerfest event. For more information, call (505) 662- 5725 or visit Pajarito.ski.

Free, noncompetitive baseball league for 55+ seniors is forming in Taos. It’s fun, pickup-style baseball on the high school field for both men and women. Show up when you can on Sunday afternoons – from June to September, and play within your comfort range. Reserve a spot by sending an email to Mark Pritchard at mp@taosnet.com.

KTAOS Solar Volleyball League plays every Tuesday and Friday 5-9 p.m. through August 30. No teams are needed to play. Doors open at 3 p.m. and games commence at 5 p.m. It’s free and everyone is invited to the KTAOS Solar Center (9 State Road 150) to join in.

La Junta Trail Closure: The Bureau of Land Management Taos Field Office is continuing the closure of the La Junta Trail at the Wild Rivers Recreation Area. La Junta Point Overlook and Campground will remain open during this time. Visitors can access the River Trail and the lower parts of the canyon from the Little Arsenic Springs Trail or Big Arsenic Springs Trail. The BLM asks the public to respect the closure of the trails. For more information, contact the BLM Taos field office at (575) 758-8851.

Taos Ski Valley hosts the Up and Over 10K trail race on August 3. For more information or to register, go to taosskivalley.com/trailrun.

Angel Fire Resort is offering a discount on their Teacher’s Pass until September 6, 2019. The pass special introductory price is $99. The regular price for the Teacher Pass is $199. Angel Fire Resort’s winter season spans Dec. 13, 2019 to March 22, 2020 with no blackout dates. For more information and to purchase the Teacher Pass, visit bit.ly/2Y6pEpo.

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