Calendar of events (05/01/14)

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LIVE MUSIC

kNights Song Circle at the Cap, Thursday

Open mic at Sofia’s Kitchen, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday

Mariam Funke at the Bodega, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday

Suavecito at the Cap, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

Live music at Sofia’s Kitchen, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

Toby and Ermie Jaramillo at Sedillo Park, 2 p.m. Saturday

SSuavecito at Sedillo Park, noon Saturday

The Remedy at Sedillo Park, 6 p.m. Saturday

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

Nate Hancock & the Declaration at the Cap, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday

UPCOMING

Three Kitchen Creations cookings classes, focused on those with diabetes but open and free to everyone, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. May 6, 20 and 27 at the Presbyterian Diabetetes Education Program office, 308 N. California St. To register or for more information, call 835-0610.

A Smart Driver class will be offered at the Socorro Senior Center from 1 to 5 p.m. May 7. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Attendees will receive a certificate for a discount on car insurance. To secure a seat, call the Senior Center at 835-2119 or call Tom at 835-1369.

Socorro County residents interested in buying affordable farm-fresh fruit and vegetables delivered to Magdalena should register at www.bountifulbaskets.org, a not-for-profit food coop. For more information, call Cynthia at 575-518-8043 or Nadine at 835-8656.

Homeowners wanting wood chips for gardening projects are invited to stop by for a free permit available at the State Forestry Office on Highway 60 behind the Ark of Socorro Veterinary Clinic between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

The Masonic Lodge, 912 Leroy Place, will host a breakast from 7 to 11 a.m. May 10. Tickets are $6, and proceeds benefit charities, scholarships and other activities. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee.

Chihuahua Bible Chapel in Veguita will host a Celebration of Life Spring Tea 1 p.m. this Saturday, May 3. The event will include a speaker, prizes, games and refreshments. Those who attend are invited to wear a decorated ball cap and share a memorable kitchen disaster. The tea is sponsored by Soc Co Right to Life. Call 505-864-8192 for more information.

Parkview Elementary School’s annual talent show takes place Friday, May 2. A school performance is scheduled for 1 p.m., and the family performance is at 6 p.m. Parents can also sign up for a spring portrait session with Webb Photography from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Become a foster parent for a homeless cat or dog. The Socorro Animal Shelter is looking for homes to provide pets the opportunity to develop physically and/or socially, through loving attention, to prepare them for adoption. Call Juliet at 835-3103 or Stephanie, foster coordinator, at 480-2042.

El Camino Real International Heritage Center, Exit 115 off Interstate 25, has free admission for New Mexico seniors 60 and older on Wednesdays. Sundays all New Mexico residents are admitted free. For more information, call 854-3600 or visit www.elcaminoreal.org.

Tienda de Segunda Thrifty, 400 Spring St., accepts donations of furniture, clothing, kitchen appliances and more. Thrifty cannot accept broken or dirty furniture, and has no facilities to wash clothing so donations need to be clean. All workers are volunteers, and sales revenues are donated to senior programs in Socorro County. The store is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.