Calendar of Events

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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS:

Socorro municipal election absentee ballot applications are mailed to city voters by request. Call 835-0240 to request an absentee application or stop by City Hall. Absentee applications must be filled out and received at the city clerk’s office, 111 School of Mines Road, by 5 p.m. on Feb. 28. Absentee ballots may be mailed in or delivered in person. All absentee ballots must be received by the city clerk’s office by 7 p.m. on March 4.

State of New Mexico/Department of Veterans Services Officer Theresa Zuni will hold office hours at a new location from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Socorro Transportation office, 201 Church St. near the south end of Isidro Baca Veteran’s Park. For more information, call 575-418-7656.

A guided horseback ride in the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge riparian areas adjacent to the Rio Grande is on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy some amazing views from the seat of your saddle! Bring your own horse. Space is limited, so sign up soon. Contact Jeannine Kimble at 505-864-4021, extension 106.

Cirque Montage, billed as “a whimsical world of animated characters that defy the perception of what is possible,” will bring its collage of traditional cutting-edge circus acts to New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center in a Performing Arts Series event at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Julie Cottom’s Hip Hop Cypher invites anyone interested to join in at 7 p.m., Friday at Julie Cottom’s School of Dance, 520 South California St. The event is free for all ages. Call 505-350-3842 for more information.

Amigos de la Sevilleta will have its annual meeting and celebration on Feb. 2, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a reception to follow. There is no charge for this event, but space is limited. Reserve space at 505-864-4021.

Financial Aid Night at Socorro High School is for high school seniors and parents Feb. 5 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the SHS library. Parents are asked to take 2013 income tax returns with them to better assist while applying for financial aid. Call 575-838-2740 for more information.

Catron County Republican Party pre-primary county convention is Feb. 6 in Reserve at the Catron Conty Courthouse. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Contact chariman John Hand at 575-772-5683 for more information.

From the Heart, a special exhibit at the Vertu Fine Art gallery will display pieces familiar area artists have created which have special meaning or significance personally important to themselves. The exhibit opens Feb. 7 with a reception from 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. at Vertu, 113 Abeyta in Socorro. Call 575-835-4487 for more information.

*LIVE MUSIC
Open Mic at Sofia’s Kitchen is 6-9 p.m. Friday.

Austin Dehart at the Bodega, 6:30-9:00 p.m., Friday.

Willy J & the Storytellers at the Cap, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Friday.

Live music at Sofia’s Kitchen 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Peter Chase and the Quadrupeds at the Old Town Bistro, 7:30 p.m., Saturday

Open mic at El Matador Lounge, 707 California St., is 8:30 p.m. to midnight every Saturday.

Live music at Sofia’s Kitchen, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday.

Blue Monday at the Buckhorn Tavern in San Antonio, 6 – 8 p.m. Monday.

Open mic at the Old Town Bistro is every Monday at 7:30 p.m.; 838-3976.

*MEETINGS
Desert Writers meeting is on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. in the Socorro Public Library, 401 Park St. For more information call Cindy Kessler at (505) 220-1563.

Save Our Bosque Task Force meets at 9  a.m. the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Doug Boykin at 835-9359 or visit www.sobtf.org.

Socorro Garden Club meets at 1:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, locations vary. Call Susan at 835-0998 for more information.

Animal Protective Association of Socorro meets at 5:15 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Chamber of Commerce. For more information call Valerie at 517-9094.

Engineers Without Borders meets the first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Jones Annex 108 at New Mexico Tech. All interested people are welcome. Contact Will Reiser at wreiser@nmt.edu for more information.

Que Posse 4-H meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Socorro County Fairgrounds. For more information call 835-0610.

Socorro Gun Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Kelly Petroleum Building on the New Mexico Tech campus. For more information call Cletus at 838-2637.

Magdalena Chamber of Commerce meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Bear Mountain Coffee House. Call Danielle to confirm at 854-3310.

Socorro County Juvenile Justice Board meets the first Thursday of every month at noon at 111 School of Mines. For more information contact Kirstin Keller, 575-517-0310.

Civitan Club meets at noon the first Friday of the month at K-Bob’s. For more information call Keith at 835-0052.

Socorro Train Gang meets 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of every month at the Hammel Museum. For more information, call Jon Spargo at 418-7534.

Socorro County Amateur Radio Emergency Service meets at 4:30 p.m. the first and third Sunday of every month at 198 Neel Street. Email ares_dec@socorroara.org for more information.

Alamo 4-H meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Alamo Wellness Center; 835-0610.

Socorro Soil & Water Conservation District meeting is the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at 103 Francisco de Avondo. For more information, call Nyleen at 838-0078.

Animal Control Advisory Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. For more information call Kathe at (505) 550-2007.

Disabled American Veterans monthly meeting is 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 200 N Fifth St.; 835-0843.

GRIZZ Project meeting is the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Magdalena Fire Station. For more information, call Marguerite at (505) 206-3565.

Socorro County Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. Location varies. For more information, call Kay Brower at 835-1721.

Masonic Lodge No. 9 meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 912 Leroy. For more information call Gary Stendel, 496-4328.

Cottonwood Valley Charter School General Council holds a public meeting the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at CVCS. For more information call 838-2026.

Knights of Columbus meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. 517 U.S. Highway 60 West. Call 835-1852 for more information.

Socorro Amateur Radio Association meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the County Annex, 198 Neel. For more information call Dave, 835-1432.

Socorro Healthy Infants, Family & Teens (S.H.I.F.T.) meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month.

HeadStart Cafeteria meets. For more information call Beth or Betty, 835-8709.

Socorro County Tourism Council meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month. Locations vary. For more information call Robyn, 517-0291.

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary monthly meeting is at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 200 N. Fifth Street. For more information, call 575-835-0843.

Socorro County Fair Board meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Socorro County Fairgrounds; 835-0610.

Eagles Club meets the second Thursday of each month. For more information call Ray at 835-9952, or call Archie for more information about the Ladies’ Auxiliary at (505) 507-2507.

Lion’s Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Bodega Burger Company. For more information call Vern, 835-3081.

NARFE (National Association of Retired Federal Employees) meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Friday of each month at K-Bob’s. For more information call Naomi, 835-2040.

Mavericks 4-H Club meets at 6 p.m. the second Friday of the month at Socorro County Fairgrounds; 835-0610.

Fiber Arts Guild of Socorro County Monthly Meeting, 10 a.m. second Saturday , Epiphany Episcopal Church, 908 Leroy Place, Sue Romero 575-517-7452.

Red Hatters Classy Sassies Society for Women (for ladies of all ages) meets second Sunday at noon. Call for meeting location: 835-1774.

Yucca 4-H meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Magdalena High School ag shop; 835-0610.

Rio Abajo Poets Meeting is 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at New Mexico Tech library, Room 5. For more information call Barbara, 835-3437.

Socorro County Land Use Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the County Annex, 198 Neel Ave.; 835-0589.

Tumbleweed 4-H meets at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the County Annex, 198 Neel Ave.; 835-0610.

Socorro County Local Emergency Planning Committee meets at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the County Annex, 198 Neel Ave.; 838-3988.

New Mexico Veterans service officer Theresa Zuni is available the third Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at City Hall. For more information call Peter, 418-7656.

Civitan Club meets at noon the third Friday of each month at K-Bob’s. For more information call Keith, 835-0052.

Socorro County Housing Authority Board meets at 6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at 301 Otero. For more information call Mary Ann Chavez-Lopez, 835-0196.

Socorro County Right to Life meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Socorro Public Library, second floor meeting room. For more information, call Debbie at 835-1575 or Joy at 835-2405.

Magdalena Garden Club meets at 2 p.m. the last Saturday of each month at the Magdalena Public Library. For more information call Yvonne, 854-2361.

M Mountain Writers’ Critique Group meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. For location, call Cindy Kessler at (505) 220-1563.

Rotary Club meets noon on Wednesdays at K-Bob’s; 838-0717.

*RECREATION
Shared Yoga Practice is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Finley Gym. All are welcome, but no child care is available. For more information call Jean, 838-0511.

Socorro Tennis Association meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. at the city tennis courts in Sedillo Park, including Fun Play Matches and monthly tournaments. Email aprusin@nmt.edu.

*SUPPORT
Addictions Support Group meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Quemado. Includes AA; 773-4594.

Addiction Class is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 6 p.m. at The House, 105 Neal Ave., Socorro; 835-4357

Al-Anon meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Presbyterian Church, Magdalena; Sundays, 7:30 p.m., Epiphany Episcopal Church, Socorro. Call 1 (888) 425-2666 or (505) 266-1900 for more information, or visit www.al-anon.alateen.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets in Alamo Mondays at 6 p.m. at the Alamo Community Center; Magdalena, Thursday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at noon at the Presbyterian Church; Socorro, noon on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays (closed meeting) at 7:30 p.m. at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Saturdays AA meets at 9 a.m. at Puerto Seguro in Socorro. For AA information call 835-9785.

Group bereavement support is available to anyone who needs help because of the loss of a loved one at Good Grief; 838-4098.

Marriage class is Mondays at 2 p.m. at The House, 105 Neal Ave., Socorro; 835-4357.

Narcotics anonymous meeting is Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. at the DWI and Community Alternatives building at 106 Center Socorro; 838-2208.

Struggling with Addiction is Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Chapel; 838-9535.

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