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City, county close offices July 5

Since the Fourth of July holiday falls on a Sunday this year, all city and county offices, landfills and banks will be closed Monday, July 5.
Regular business hours resume on Tuesday, July 6.

CASA seeks volunteers

The Rio Grande Valley Court Appointed Special Advocates is looking for caring, energetic and forward thinking volunteers to join their team. Volunteers advocate for children in abuse/neglect cases. For more information or to apply call 575-838-4031 or visit www.rgvcasa.com.

Summer fun at library

On  Thursday, July 8, 3 p.m., at the Socorro Public Library, the Missoula Children’s Theatre presents a workshop of young thespians “The Rhythm is Gonna Get You.”
This workshop is lots of fun and interaction for children who think they would like to be actors. So come to the library and have some fun.
For more information, contact the library at 575-835-1114.

Summer soccer program begins

The summer 3-on-3 soccer program begins Wednesday, July 7, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 5.
The program will held at Sedillo Park, and will run Monday to Thursday, at 6 p.m.
Girls from grades 8-12 are eligible for the program. Those who are participating in the program will need to bring cleats and shin guards.
For more information contact SHS soccer coach Mitch Carrejo at 575-418-8959.

Leopard triplets born at BioPark

A trio of healthy snow leopard cubs were born at the ABQ BioPark on June 6. The cubs are the only set of triplets recorded in the U.S. this year.
The snow leopards’ parents, 10-year-old Kachina and 8-year-old Azco have produced two previous litters.
A total of 14 surviving cubs have been born at seven U.S. zoos this year. The ABQ BioPark is a member of the Snow Leopard Species Survival Plan. The snow leopard has been classified as endangered since 1974.
The cubs are not ready for public view, but visitors to the exhibit can view them in their nesting box via a live video feed.