Upcoming Events for week of January 23, 2020


Sock for The Soul sock drive

WALSENBURG/ LA VETA/ AGUILAR/ TRINIDAD — Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Car is collecting new socks until Feb. 17. Donations will go to patients, veterans, local fire departments, youth, and those in need.

Drop-off new socks at these locations: Fishers Peak Community Church (Sun 9- 12:30pm only)
Green Elephant
First Choice Market, 801 Walsen Ave. Charlie’s Market-La Veta,
Spanish Peaks Catholic Community Churches (Walsenburg, Gardner, La Veta & Aguilar)
Sangre de Cristo Hospice office, 809 Main St. Please call 719-846-3060 for more information.



Becky Meyers: Southwest art at La Veta Public Library

LA VETA — Thursday, January 23, 2 p.m. the La Veta Library is happy to welcome back one of our favorite artist-lecturers, Becky Meyers. Becky will continue to explore the Southwest Native American culture and present the tra- ditional arts of jewelry making and the creation of Kachinas by the Hopi tribe. Becky will also discuss the historical development of the art and share archaeological, cultural, social and historical information with humor, enthu- siasm, and great photographs! Don’t miss this informative program brought to you by the Friends of LaVeta Library.


Repurposing books for decorative display class

WALSENBURG — Join The FoxTrot Emporium on Thursday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m. for chalk painting and repurposing books for decorative displays. Let your creativeness flow with colors and design. You will take books, paint them and add your own flair with ac- cents and quotes. All supplies are included in the $15 fee. There is a limit of eight people, so sign up now at The FoxTrot Emporium at 114 E. 5th St or call 720-323-4329.


Family Game Night at La Veta Mercantile

LA VETA — Come join your friends and neighbors for Family Board Games with our fearless leader, John Costea Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. at La Veta Mercantile. Music and games are free; beer, wine, soda, coffee, snacks available. Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/2759645640769154/


Tech Treats!

LA VETA — Join Dr. Anthony Masinton as he helps you choose that perfect computer for your sweetheart Friday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. at La Veta Public Library


Afternoon of Poetry

LA VETA — An “Afternoon of Poetry,” in honor of the Chinese New Year, will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, 3 to 5 p.m. at Tom Doerk’s home, 120 W. Grand. Bring poems to read (your own or other favorites!). For more in- formation call Tom (742-3776) or Robin (742- 3398).


Game day kickoff at Huerfano Rec. Center

WALSENBURG — We have a big event com- ing up Saturday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. It is our second annual Game Day Kick-Off event, where kids and families play games, win prizes, and eat amazing catered food. The event is completely FREE for all Huerfano County residents.

We are looking for donations, gift baskets, gift certificates, etc. to help advertise local businesses/organizations and to use as our “giveaways” during the event. Please know that even if a business/organization does not want to participate in the donation levels but would like to donate a gift certificate, basket, etc. from that particular business/organization, we greatly appreciate that type of contribution as well.

If you have additional questions/concerns, please feel free to contact Michael Reynolds, Executive & Youth Programming Director by email: Michael@Huerfano- CountyRC.com or 301-787-3525.


K of C Pancake breakfast

WALSENBURG — Knights of Columbus #2139 is having a pancake/waffle breakfast Sunday, Jan. 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m at Delaney Hall on E. 7th. Adult breakfasts are $7, children under 10 breakfasts are free. Join us for a pancake or waffle, sausage, eggs, and a fruit cup. Everyone is welcome.


Cuchara Chapel service

CUCHARA —Sunday, Jan. 26,10:30 a.m. Rev. Eileen Ramsey will speak on “From Fishermen to Fishers of Men”. The guest musician will be Peggy Arnold-Hoobler. Come as you are, all are welcome.


History of Francisco Fort

LA VETA — The Huerfano County Historical Society salon series continues into 2020 with yet another “History Happening” Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. at La Veta Public Library. Francisco Fort Museum Director Bob Kennemer, will present, “The History of Francisco Fort.” The lecture and slide program includes a look at the Fort’s founder, Col. John Mays Francisco’s early days as a young man in Virginia, where his family were plantation and slave owners, and will follow Francisco as he chose to head west making his stake in the world. Along with his two partners, Henry Daigre and Hiram Vasquez, Francisco would see the fort emerge from the surrounding soil to be- come the town of La Veta. Beverages and snacks will be served. The event is free, but donations are gladly be accepted.


Hearty, healthy New Year community dinner

WALSENBURG – The United Church of Walsenburg will host its first free community dinner of 2020 on Sunday, Jan. 26, 5 p.m. at the church, 108 Kansas Avenue. Please use the ramp door on the south side of the church (ac- ross the street from Loaf & Jug). The menu will be “Hearty, Healthy” beef stew with home raised beef, baked dinner rolls, a variety of desserts, coffee, ice tea and water. Join us for the meal or just come by to enjoy the live music. Donations are welcome.


Water Conservancy District Board meeting

WALSENBURG — The next meeting of the Huerfano County Water Conservancy District will be Monday, Jan. 27, 6 p.m. at the Walsenburg Housing Authority, 220 Russell Avenue. The agenda will include: water court cases filed in December; river reports; grant project updates; augmentation water application up- date; director committee reports. The meeting is open to the public. An executive session may be held near the end of the meeting if needed to discuss ongoing litigation; real, personal or other property interests; receiving legal advice on specific legal questions; and to determine positions on negotiations.


Class schedule changes at Two Peaks Fitness

LA VETA — Two Peaks Fitness announces new times for some classes this new year. Senior Pilates/Fresh Start is adding a third day each week to the popular Senior Pilates class. The classes are now every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11 am, at the La Veta Community Center, 131 W Ryus

Indoor Walking in Place has a new class every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Two Peaks Fit- ness, 216 S Main.

Spin Bike is now on Sundays as well as every other day of the week! Monday-Saturday 7:30 am; Sunday 8 am at Two Peaks Fit- ness, 216 S Main


Call for singers!

HUERFANO COUNTY — The Sangre de Cristo Vocal Arts Ensemble, the biggest little community choir in Southern Colorado, invites you to sing with us on Tuesdays, at 6 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in La Veta. Singing with us will strengthen the im- mune system, provide you with a real work- out, improve your posture, improve your sleep, act as a natural anti-depressant, lower stress levels, improve mental alertness and widen your circle of friends. What’s not to love? Join us now as we begin rehearsing for our spring season concerts. Call Kalima at 719-742-5333.


Community work session with city council

WALSENBURG — The City of Walsenburg City Council will hold regular work sessions the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6 pm at the City Hall. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m.. This an opportunity for com- munity members to bring issues to the council and mayor. Input will be considered for creating a vision for the future of our community.


La Veta-Cuchara Chamber meeting

LA VETA — The La Veta-Cuchara Chamber of Commerce (LVCCC) will be holding their monthly meeting, Thursday, Jan. 30, 8:30 a.m. at the La Veta town library.


Take a virtual vacation at LVPL

LA VETA — Thursday, Jan. 30, 2 p.m. treat yourself to a virtual vacation at the LaVeta Public Library. Donald Andreoli was born in Italy, raised in LaVeta and has traveled the world with camera in hand. He has been to South Africa three times and would like to share with us the local animals, large African Parks, living style, culture and education system in a land filled with beauty and intrigue.

Don is a gifted photographer and story teller and it will a lively afternoon sponsored by the Friends of LaVeta Library with free refreshments!


Open Mic at the La Veta Mercantile

LA VETA — Comedy, poetry, singing, acting, or your chance at getting on your soapbox for a few minutes is what open mic night is all about. The next open mic will be Thursday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.. Reserve your space soon, be- cause this is a favorite event. Open mic is a free event hosted by world famous blues musician Ken Saydak. Contact the Mercantile to reserve your space: 719-742-3387. Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/793083767786476/


Susan Gibson at La Veta Mercantile

LA VETA — Susan Gibson with Don Richmond & TC Smythe performs Friday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. at the La Veta Mercantile. Susan Gibson is a Wimberley, Texas-based singer and songwriter who has released six solo albums and tours the nation. Gibson was the lead singer for the alternative country band, The Groobees, and in college wrote a little song called “Wide Open Spaces” that grew up to become (with a little help from the Dixie Chicks) one of the biggest country songs of all time. Susan Gibson will be joined on stage by longtime friends and collaborators Don Richmond (producer and member of The Rifters) and TC Smythe (Smythe & Taylor). Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/905001453227332/


Free Yoga class at La Veta Yoga Studio

LA VETA — During January La Veta Yoga Studio will be offering a FREE Yoga class to new students. Vouchers can be picked up in La Veta at The Salon, Paradise Coffee, and La Veta Mercantile. Ask at the Counter. You can also get your FREE class by bringing this listing with you.

Classes are at the studio at 200 S Main Street in La Veta at 10 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday and from January 7 at 6.30 pm on Tuesdays. For more info please e mail Ruth at easeintopeace@gmail.com or call 415-233-2632.


Benefit Breakfast at Eagles Hall

WALSENBURG — Eagles #1187 is hosting a community breakfast Sunday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 614 Main Street. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, cof- fee, and juice. The cost is $5 per adult and $2.50 for children. All proceeds go to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Scholarship fund.


Big Game chili cookoff at the Fox — competitors wanted!

WALSENBURG — Our chili competition fundraiser will be held Sunday, Feb. 2. Proceeds benefit our take-a-seat campaign. Setup is at 2 p.m., judging begins at 3 p.m., big game (on the big screen!) at 4:30. Awards ceremony at 6 p.m..

Enter the competition! It’s FREE! People’s Choice Awards are given for: Red Chili, Green Chili, and Dip/Side Dish. Winners receive a prize package that includes an award, gift certificates, Fox merch, and other donated items. We suggest making a “family-size” crockpot or stockpot of chili.

For those not entering the competition, a $10 donation to sample and judge the chili for The People’s Choice! awards. You receive THREE votes with your $10 donation. Extra votes can be purchased at the box office ($10 for FIVE votes).

What questions may we answer? Call/Text Mike @ (719) 695-2199


Free program: Vision Boards and DIY Journals

WALSENBURG — Health Solutions presents a fun, free and family friendly educational program Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6 to 7 p.m. at Walsenburg Housing Authority meeting room, 220 Russell Street. Set your goals and aspirations for the new year in this exciting class! Learn how to make a vision board for 2020 and create a one-of-a-kind journal. All materials are provided. For more information call 738-2386 or visit www.Health.Solutions


Huerfano Soup at La Veta Mercantile

LA VETA — The next Huerfano Soup at the La Veta Mercantile, sponsored by Bachman & Associates will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, 6 pm. One dish + one vote + one passionate community = Huerfano Soup.

Huerfano Soup is a monthly community-based potluck where participants, through this micro-granting dinner, assist a variety of projects in Huerfano County. A potluck item and a $5 donation makes you eligible to vote on the evening’s presentations. As a diner, you will hear three five-minute pitches from community members who need funding for projects that are beneficial to the community. Enjoy the best $5 dinner in town with your friends, then choose the winning proposal to receive the evenings donations. Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/614545872448929/


La Veta Creative District logo design contest

LA VETA — The La Veta Creative District is looking for a visual identity in the form of a logo design. Designs for the logo may be submitted through Friday, Feb. 28 to Kenny Schneider by email at kenetics@centurytel.net. Sub- missions will be judged by the LVCD staff and the winning designer’s logo will appear on printed materials, social media, and other items, such as T-shirts.

The winning logo will promote the mission of the LVCD, which is “To inspire and cultivate our diverse rural community through the development of the arts and creative industries”. Any colors may be used, however, it should also look good in black & white. The logo should be eye-catching. For more information contact Kenny.

To keep up to date on events and activities related to the La Veta Creative District, visit the Facebook page “The La Veta Creative District”



Adult reading program: bullet journaling

TRINIDAD — What is bullet journaling, and how can it help you keep track of your time? Learn more about this productivity tool Thursday, Jan. 23, 3 to 4 p.m. at the Carnegie Library, 202 N. Animas. This program is part of our annual Adult Reading Program. It’s quick, efficient, and surprisingly simple. Let us show you how!


HOH: The Rockies

TRINIDAD — Hands on History (HOH) at Trinidad History Museum is for kids in 1 through 8 grades and runs each Fri- day, 1 to 4 p.m.. The cost for the class is $9 per week. (Scholarships available for free/reduced lunch, or multiple sibling enrollment.

Each Friday will include a brief history lesson to introduce the topic and its significance, followed by hands on activities. Last week, we only had enough time to learn about volcanoes, so we are continuing where we left off! This week, Friday, Jan. 24, we will focus on the formation of the Rocky Mountains and geological time. We will also be making a papier-mâché mountain. Contact Abigail to enroll: 719-846-7217 or abigail.melton@state.co.us


Vision Boarding Event

TRINIDAD — Join us in the Garden Hall at Mt. Carmel to create a visual representation of what you want to bring into the New Year Friday, Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m. This is a free class, all ages welcome! Call 719-845-4894 for more information!


Lassoing the Thieves – Internet Security in 2020!

AGUILAR — The Aguilar Public Library will be offering a class taught by Fred Dixon from the Computer Cowboy on Internet Security Saturday, Jan. 25, 1 p.m.. Please note! If you have a personal laptop or tablet please bring, as we have a limited number of desktops and laptops for use.


Turning Point at Spanish Peaks Inn

GULNARE — Turning Point will be the featured band Saturday, Jan. 25, 8 to 11:30 p.m. at Spanish Peaks Inn. There is a $5 cover charge.

Spanish Peaks Inn offers live music, drinks, and dancing on most weekends. Spanish Peaks Inn, 22590 CR 41.6, west of Aguilar, also offers Tai Chi, QI Gong and mindfulness every Monday at 2 p.m.; and line dancing every Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m.. Don’t forget Taco Tuesday and Friday night specials. For more information call 719-941-4288.


Miner baseball team spaghetti fundraiser dinner

TRINIDAD — The Miner Baseball team will be having a fund- raiser to raise money for equipment that they desperately need. Please join us Sunday, Jan. 26, 5 to 8 pm at Las Animas Grill, 341 N. Commercial Street for a spaghetti dinner served by the Miner Baseball players. The dinner is $20 a plate. We will also be selling Miner merchandise at the restaurant. All proceeds go to the Miner baseball team. Please come to the dinner and please spread the word!


HOH: Tiny Hands Toddler Hour

TRINIDAD — Tiny Hands Toddler Hour is a free event for little ones and their parents, held on the last Monday of each month at Trinidad History Museum. These sessions vary, from reading to art projects and other hands-on activities.

This month, Monday, Jan. 27, 2:30 p.m. we will be enjoy- ing sensory play with homemade slime and play-dough. For more information, contact Abigail at Abigail.Melton@state.co.us


Tuesday’s Tots

TRINIDAD — Tuesday’s Tots is a program for ages 1-3 yrs where we build literacy skills through singing, reading, playing and fun! Join us at the Carnegie Public Library, 202 N. Animas, each 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m., for a different themed program. Winter Fun is the January 28 theme! For more information call 719-846-6841.


The Red Show~call for artists

TRINIDAD — The Corazon Gallery will be accepting art in all mediums for “The Red Show”. Art will be taken in on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Corazon Gallery, 149 E. Main in Trinidad. The reception for the show will be January 31 from 5 to 7 pm.


Smart Recovery

TRINIDAD — Each Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m. at Health Solutions, 417 S. Indiana learn self-management and recovery training, facilitated by Kevin Crosby. These meetings are sponsored by Health Solutions and are FREE.


TPD Neighborhood Watch meeting

TRINIDAD — Trinidad Police Department will be hosting a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m. at the police department to inform community members of Neighborhood Watch!


Adult reading program: oral histories

TRINIDAD — The people who grew up in or moved to Trinidad have interesting stories to tell. Come to the History Room at the Carnegie Public Library of Trinidad, 202 N. Animas and record your unique contribution to local history! Ongoing every other Thursday, 3 to 5 p.m.. The next oral history day will be Thursday, Jan. 30. Visit: https://www.carnegiepubliclibrary.org/ for more information.


Mt. Carmel Wellness Expo vendors wanted!

TRINIDAD — Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center is sponsoring a free event to learn about wellness opportunities in our community Saturday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Car- mel Wellness & Community Center, 911 Robinson Avenue. At the expo, participants can talk to wellness experts, attend work- shops, enroll in classes, browse vendor booths and much more! The Expo admission is free with free food and free workshops! Vendors wanted and visitors welcome! Call 719-845-4894 for more information.


Canvas & Conversation

TRINIDAD —Need a little time to relax and be creative? Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center, 911 Robinson Avenue, hosts Canvas & Conversation the first Monday of every month! Join us on Monday, Feb. 3, 6 – 8 p.m. to paint and socialize. The cost for the class is $25 per person which includes art supplies, snacks, glass of wine and wonderful conversation! Call 719- 845-4894 to sign up. Limited to 20 spots so don’t wait!


Classic Rock ~ Trinidad Music Association

TRINIDAD — The Trinidad Community Chorale begins its rehearsals for our spring concert on Monday, Feb. 3. This will be a fun concert and we hope many will join us to sing. Rehearsals start at 6:30 p.m. in the Massari music room (facing Pine St.). If you cannot attend this first rehearsal, please let us know you are still interested by messaging us at: . https://www.face- book.com/TrinidadMusicAssociation/

Prepare to rock the house with timeless hits from The Beetles, Queen, Aerosmith, Billy Joel and More!


200 anniversary of Santa Fe Trail meeting

TRINIDAD — Marty Hackett, head of the City of Trinidad Tour- ism Office, announced that 2021 will be the 200 anniversary of the Sante’ Fe Trail. Communities from Missouri to New Mexico will be celebrating the significance and the contribution of the trail all year, especially in September. The City of Trinidad is getting head start on planning. The first planning meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 3 at the History Museum. Please call Marty at the Visitor Center for more information and to RSVP.


Food for Thought~Climate Change

TRINIDAD — Our traditional lunch-hour Food for Thought for February has been extended to two days in a row in order to cover this topic. The presentation will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and Wednesday, Feb. 5, noon to 1 p.m. each day at the Pioneer Room, Sullivan Center.

The presentation will educate people on why there is human-caused climate change happening, how the climate is expected to evolve over the next years and decades, energy, and why climate change should be our number one priority.

We hope you will join us for this presentation by Kevin Fotso, a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Mexico. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch to eat during the presentation or by a lunch from the cafeteria. For more information call 719-846-5724.


Adult Reading presentation – databases

TRINIDAD — The Carnegie Public Library, 202 N. Animas, presents “Databases”, a program in this year’s Adult Reading program Thursday, Feb. 6, 3 to 4 p.m.. Are you a student, an author, or simply someone who seeks knowledge, but is mistrustful of the chaotic internet? There is an alternative at your public library! For more information visit: https://www.carnegiepubliclibrary.org/


Cooking for Seniors class

TRINIDAD — There will be a free 4 week cooking class for seniors beginning Thursday, Feb. 6, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center, 911 Robinson. The class meets each Thursday, February 6 – 27. Call 719-845-4894 to sign-up!


State of the City Address

TRINIDAD — Mayor Phil Rico will address the public Thursday, Feb. 6, 6 p.m. at TSJC Pioneer Room. The event is free and all citizens are invited.


Annual Father Daughter and Mother Son dances

TRINIDAD — These annual dances are sponsored by Home- town Holidays and will be held Friday, Feb. 7 for the Mother Son Dance and Saturday, Feb. 8 for the Father Daughter Dance. Both dances will be held from 6:30 -9 p.m. at Brix. Admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Call Gloria Jean 719-846-0562 for ad- vance tickets. No spouses permitted! Light snacks and beverages included. Photography, Nails, and dance lessons available. For more information visit: www.homeotownholidaystrinidad.com


Hometown Pride Photo Contest

TRINIDAD — The City of Trinidad Tourism Board announces the Hometown Pride Photo Contest open to the pub- lic Jan. 1 through Feb 29. For more information visit: www.visittrinidadcolorado.com



Art For Fun

RATON — The Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, 244 Park Ave. is hosting an Art For Fun class Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. Valentine’s projects are scheduled for this class and the next one on February 6.


Ice Fishing Tournament at Eagle Nest State Park

EAGLE NEST — The Eagle Nest Lake State Park Ice Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Registration is from 6 to 11 a.m. at Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center,42 Marina Way, CR B-11. The tournament will begin any time after you register. Your catch must be turned into the registration location by 2 p.m. to be included in the contest.

There are 4 categories: 1. Trout/Salmon. 2. Perch. 3. Pike. 4. Creel. (Points for total fish in this category are based on entry into one or more of the species categories.) A $10 entry fee is required for each category. (To enter Creel category at least one of the species categories must also be entered.) No refunds!

Contact: JB at 337-485-3722 or Evening: Roy at 505-859- 2236 or Email: info@friendsofeaglenestlake.org or secretary@friendsofeaglenestlake.org or Website: FriendsofEagleNestLake.org

Prizes will be awarded for “Biggest Fish” in categories 1, 2 and 3. Each contestant will be limited to one fish in each of those categories. The total length of the fish will be measured. In case of a tie, the girth measurement will take priority. If a tie still exists, the prize will be shared by the winners. Creel winner is based on points for total fish caught in registered species categories.

Cash prizes consist of 75% of the registration fees collected for each category: 1st Place: 40% of the cash prize; 2nd Place: 30% of the cash prize; 3rd Place: 20% of the cash prize; 4th Place: 10% of the cash prize.


Colfax Democrats election of officers

RATON — The Colfax County Democrats will meet Saturday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m. at County Building, 230 N. 3rd (old court house). The main purpose will be to hold an election to fill vacancies on the board. It is very important to attend this meeting and be heard. As we face the most important election cycle of our lifetimes it is imperative that we come together, work together and make our voices heard. Everyone is welcome.


Free acting workshop

RATON — A free acting workshop will be held Sat. Jan. 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Castillo Performing Arts Center, 123 N. 2nd (next to the Shuler Theater). This workshop is conducted by Adams State theatre dept. instructors and sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts. Everyone over 10 years of age are welcome. Adults with much experience or no experience are welcome. Come join the fun.


Springer senior class enchilada fundraiser

SPRINGER — The class of 2020 presents an Enchilada Dinner w/pinto beans and cookies Sunday, January 26, 11 – 2. We offer delivery or pickup at Springer High School. $7 per meal.. Ask a senior or Steve Montoya at SHS for tickets and more information


Preschool Story Hour

RATON — Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, 244 Park Ave offers Preschool Story Hour every Wednesday at 10 a.m.


Growing Great Kids (GGK) meeting

RATON — GGK meets every last Wednesday of the month. The next meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Center for Sustainability, 130 Park Avenue. Everyone is invited especially young parents and all caretakers in the community.

GGK vision is to protect children and their childhoods, while giving every parent the opportunity to feel confident and competent developing their child’s skills thru play and music. We aim to have every child feel safe and secure, loved, and valued. Our hope is to partner with parents to reduce their stress and grow the essential parenting and life skills that will empower them to provide their children with a safe, loving home, and the inner strengths to reach their highest developmental potential. For more information call 575-707-0147.


Classic Night at the Movies ~ “Selena”

RATON — The next Classic night at the movies will be Wednesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m. at El Raton Theater, 113 N 2nd, and features the 1997 movie “Selena”. “Selena “ is a rated PG biography: A beautiful Mexican-American singer’s (Jennifer Lopez) skyrocketing international career ends abruptly. This is a free movie but any donations help Valle del Sol Psycho- social Rehab Program.


Springer Electric Education Foundation Scholarship

SPRINGER AREA — There are scholarships available provided by the Springer Electric Education Foundation for graduating seniors and college students whose parents are members of Springer Electric Cooperative. Apply for scholarships by January 30. For applications and more information please call Springer electric cooperative at 575-483-2421 or 800- 288-1353. You may visit our offices at 408 Maxwell.


6 O’clock Movie Night at the Arthur Johnson Memorial Library

RATON —The Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, 244 Park Ave will host The Aeronauts Thursday, January 30, 6 p.m.. In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. Genres Action, Adventure, Drama, International, Director Tom Harper, Starring Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Himesh Patel. 1h 40min / 2019 / PG-13


Accidental Writer’s Group

RATON — Accidental Writer’s Group meets every other Friday at 10 a.m. at the Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, 244 Park Avenue. The next meeting is Friday, Jan. 31. All writers welcome.

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