Magdalena Volunteer Fire Department will conduct fire hydrant testing Sunday, and Fire Chief Richard Rumpf said residents may experience some cloudy drinking water for a brief period of time. Because 42 fire hydrants will be flushed at once, the potable water system may get comingled with some sediment, he said.
"Double Value" funds are now available at the Socorro Farmers Market for people who receive SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as food stamps.
Formed in the mid-to-late 70s, some of the Socorro Amateur Radio Association's (SARA) original founders are still active today. Several amateur radio operators, often known as 'hams', maintain an active organization that today has more than 30 members.
Celebrate the change of seasons in beautiful southern New Mexico with Spanish music, regional cuisine, and museum exhibits at El Camino Real Historic Trail Site. This Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the site presents the first of three free concerts and festivals designed for the entire family, all featuring music of the Spanish guitar.
The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is celebrating Earth Science Week with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at the bureau's office on the New Mexico Tech campus.
The Socorro High School boys' and girls' cross country teams placed third and fifth, respectively, at last Saturday's Valencia Invitational.
The second annual Pink-tober Cancer Awareness and Poker Run will take place Saturday, Oct. 11, to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
The Socorro County Historical Society will host its annual Oktoberfest at the Hammel Museum on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Festivities include good food and drink, live music, arts and crafts, model trains and other activities for the entire family to enjoy.
Don't be surprised if you see an unexpected face tending bar at Bodega Burger Co. & Lounge from 6-8 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 3.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is hosting an open house at the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope on Saturday, Oct. 4.
A reminder for parents of Socorro and Magdalena schools that Wednesday, Oct. 8 is the day the New Mexico Dept. of Education counts the number of students attending school for funding the next school year.
Come to Socorro's historic plaza Oct. 10-11 to experience the culmination of months of planning and hard work by a large group of dedicated volunteers, spearheaded by the Socorro Chamber staff, and sponsored by the City of Socorro – Socorrofest.