Tom Irion/For El Defensor Chieftain Activities for children and adults provided additional entertainment July 4 at New Mexico Tech celebrations.
Polo C’ de Baca/For El Defensor Chieftain Laid back Socorroans take in one of the shows put on by the Clyde Tynker troupe in the shaded grassy area adjacent to Macy Center on the campus of New Mexico Tech during the 20th annual Fourth of July festivities.
Tom Irion/For El Defensor Chieftain Al Hurricane, Al Hurricane Jr. and their band were the featured entertainment for Fourth of July festivities at New Mexico Tech.
Tom Irion/For El Defensor Chieftain Belly dancers Emily Woolsey, right, and Olivia Chavez are part of the local Et Alia, belly dance troupe. Et Alia participated in Independence Day events at the New Mexico Tech Macey Center.
Polo C’ de Baca/For El Defensor Chieftain Bedazzled spectators got a hatfull of colored glass balls and bubbles merging into a motley spectrum created by Clyde Tynker and company that captured virtually everyone’s attention at the Fourth of July celebration at New Mexico Tech.