Community Events Calendar

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Meet the 2019 Las Vegas Arts Council Board of Directors

Linda Vista Civic Chorus 
New Adult Community Chorus
You are invited to join, click here for details
Faith Hall, St. Paul’s Peace Episcopal Church
First Rehearsal Tonight!  Tuesday, January 15
6:30 – 8:00 pm


2nd Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.Community Opioid Forum
Free public forum – Focus on San Miguel and Mora Counties
NMHU Student Center at 800 National Ave. |
Lunch will be provided and all ages are welcome
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Saturday, 1/19/19


Sponsored by the Literacy Council of NENM
“Enter and Explore the Magical World of Harry Potter” at Sala de Madrid

1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.  Saturday, 1/26/19
TWO WAYS TO PARTICIPATE – Share with young people and their families.  Readers are leaders, and the encouragement to love reading is a gift!
LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS – Join us at the Literacy Fair and showcase your organization. By being a presenter , you can show the community what your organization is doing to promote reading and literacy.
Contact Dorothy Maestas by email.
Las Vegas Arts Council is proud to serve as the fiscal sponsor for 
The Literacy Council of Northeastern New Mexico.

CCHP Annual Dinner & Awards Program

Click here for details
Charlie’s Event Center – Tickets $30.00
Saturday, January 26
6:00 PM  Doors open at 5 PM



Enter by Saturday 1/19/18
ARTISTS REMEMBERED EXHIBIT CALL FOR ART        Exhibit February 1-27, 2019
Las Vegas Arts Council Gallery 140
Works by Las Vegas area artists who have not exhibited here in the last 5 years or more
Details here including art owner’s MOU



The 10th Annual Valentine Dance and Membership Meeting of the Friends of the City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Collection Come dance to the tunes of local bands Contrafact and Fireball 
El Fidel Hotel Ballroom, corner of Douglas and Grand Avenues.
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. There will be refreshments prepared by the Skillet and a cash bar.
We welcome the whole family, young and old, for an evening of fun and dancing.
This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Museum and the City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection. 
Saturday, February 9, 6-10 PM

Voice Masterclass and Mini-Recital
Presented by New Mexico Performing Arts Society (NMPAS) in collaboration with the
NMHU Music Department and
including students in the
NMHU voice and musical theater departments
Click here for bios and details
The Plaza Hotel Ballroom, Las Vegas, NM 
6-8:30 pm, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 


We will have a Las Vegas Thread map and be a part of the Fiber Crawl advertising this year. 
Gallery 140 will have a fiber arts show, and the call will be issued shortly. 
Fiber artists, fiber-focused galleries, shops, studios, etc. that meet minimum requirements and would like to pay to participate in the official crawl, click here
Ideas for potential community involvement here
Email the state crawl organizer if you have questions. 
The Algodones Gallery is putting out a Call for Artists for monumental outdoor sculpture.  Click HERE!
Grant for Historic Preservation
Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program (HRSP) 
$100,000 to $750,000; no match required (although match will be considered in competitive review of applications)
Applications due:  March 1, 2019  (the attached says 2018, but it has to be 2019) Must be electronic applications via under opportunity P19AS00015 – visit here for more:
HPD/NMSHPO would be happy to assist with your application. Email here.


Shop Local LVFIBA gift cards for sale
Available at Semilla and at Paper Trail
The perfect gift for eveyone
Available in $10.00 and $20.00 values
Use at any LVF IBA business
Read more here!

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Sweetie Pie Initiative Animal Rescue  NEWS!!!
215 dogs received low cost spay/neuter services this year!
Now providing information, sign-ups at PLAZA DRUGS
178 Bridge St  (Thank you, Eloy Aragon!)
Saturdays 9 am – 12 noon
Help prevent unwanted litters and spread the word.
$60 covers transport, surgery, shots, & microchipping!
No income verification required.

CINEFLIX at Ilfeld Auditorium
NMHU Campus
Free movies for the community!
Click here for schedule

Astronomy! astrooctober2016FREE Open Observatory
Days AND Nights!
Free Solar Observation Hours

1-4 pm Fridays, when the sky is clear
Free Night Sky Observation Hours
8 pm until late, Friday nights, when the sky is clear
Check out this video!

TriCountyTri-county Farmers Market
Saturdays at Plaza Drug Store
Double Up Food Bucks program continues
EBT machine for SNAP cards or debit
9am- noon, or sellout

OneRoof - CopyArtists, Musicians, Small Business Owners
Be a featured interview on the One Roof Publishing website
Click HERE for more information

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 at the Old Mission Church
Youth Activities at the Old Town Mission CommunityImage result for Las Vegas, NM old town mission church Center/OTMCC (home of The SPOT);
located near the corner of 301 Socorro and 1403 Chavez;
programming by youth for youth.
Click here for the OTMCC Calendar of Activities; 
For more info, call or text Pat Leahan (505) 718-6635 to learn about upcoming SPOT Youth Team sessions

MissoulaKids - CopyMissoula Alumni & Friends
Post pictures and memories on our FB page
Missoula Boosters
Missoula Facebook Page

Help us honor Hubble’s memory!
License your dog(s), it’s the law!

kid-parkDID YOU KNOW???   EVERY KID in a PARK!!!
Fourth graders AND their families get a free pass to all national parks!
Click on the link to get your year-long pass!
Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, Pecos, Ft. Union, Carlsbad and more.

15 State Museums and Historic Sites – FREE
Available at NM public libraries for checkout
Borrow the pass for up to one week
Available at Carnegie Public Library

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