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Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative hosts a meeting about service charges to get input from its members, AUGUST 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the Corona Senior Center. For info call 505-832-4483.
Estancia Veterans Town Plaza dedication ceremony, SEPTEMBER 2 at 10 a.m.
Harvest Festival at Wildlife West in Edgewood, SEPTEMBER 2-3. Tractor parade Saturday at 9 a.m. Local artists and fiber gathering, behind-the-scenes tours, and the last chuckwagon dinner of the season. For info call 505-281-7655.
East Mountain Toastmasters meets SEPTEMBER 4 and first and third Mondays at Los Vecinos Community Center in Tijeras at 6:15 p.m. For info call 862-216-5891.
Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative hosts a meeting about service charges to get input from its members, SEPTEMBER 5 at 4 p.m. at the Vaughn Senior Center. For info call 505-832-4483.
Benefits Counselor from NM Aging and Long-Term services will be at Bethel Storehouse Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 832-6642 for info.
Estancia Public Library’s reading program, registration SEPTEMBER 5-15. Sign up for Bookworm Buddies, for ages 1.5 to 5 years, meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, or Library Lizards, for grades K-5, meeting 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Both feature crafts, stories and fun activities. Space is limited. Free. For info call 505-384-9655.
“Variations: A Group of Five” art show opens SEPTEMBER 8 at Elmore Gallery in Santa Fe. Works by five artists including Catherine Ferguson of Galisteo and Dewayne Cole of Stanley. For info call 505-995-9677.
Farm tour at Old Windmill Dairy in Estancia SEPTEMBER 9 at 3:30 p.m. Baby goat feeding, cheese sampling, smores. $7.50 for kids and $9.50 for adults. Movie night with Goats, showing Sound of Music (singalong). Tickets $10 to $26 and available at oldwindmilldairy.com.
Music circle and open mic at Mountain Arts on Broadway in Mountainair, SEPTEMBER 9 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided. For info visit manzanomountainartcouncil.org.
Songwriting duo of Johanna and Scott Hongell-Darsee headline in second Saturday Community Coffeehouse SEPTEMBER 9 at WoodsEnd Church in Edgewood. Maureen Folz opens. House opens at 6 with performance starting at 6:30. For info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefits Counselor from NM Aging and Long-Term services will be at Tijeras Senior Center, SEPTEMBER 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Call 286-4220 for info.
Manzano Fiesta, SEPTEMBER 16 starting with Mass and Procession at 11 a.m., followed by a free meal, cake walk, games, face painting and activities all day. Dance from 6 to 10 p.m. with music by Gilbert Ortiz. $10, children 12 and under free. For info contact Gloria at 505-589-8904.
Phillip Tuwaletstiwa, developer of the Hopi tribe’s first comprehensive land information system for cultural and natural resources, will introduce the film, “The Mystery of Chaco Canyon,” which examines enigmas presented by massive prehistoric remains found in Chaco Canyon, SEPTEMBER 17 at 7 p.m. at La Sala de Galisteo. For info see lasaladegalisteo.org.
East Mountain Toastmasters open house, SEPTEMBER 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center in Tijeras. Learn and practice leadership and speaking skills in a safe and supportive environment. For more info contact Mary Ellen Burns at 862-216-5891.
Food preservation series at Estancia Methodist Church, SEPTEMBER 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pressure Canning. Classes $10 and limited to 12 participants. For info and reservations call 505-544-4333.
Bernalillo County hosts a workshop: “Proper Septic Care and Maintenance,” on SEPTEMBER 21 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the McGrane Safety Complex in Tijeras. For info visit bernco.gov.
Farm tour at Old Windmill Dairy in Estancia SEPTEMBER 23 at 3:30 p.m. Baby goat feeding, cheese sampling, smores. $7.50 for kids and $9.50 for adults. Movie night with Goats, showing Oklahoma (singalong). Tickets $10 to $26 and available at oldwindmilldairy.com.
Stargazing at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, SEPTEMBER 27 from 6 – 9 p.m. Trails open til dusk for guided trail hikes; From 8 – 9 p.m. astronomers will allow the public to peer through their telescopes. Free. For info call 505-281-5259.
Michael F. Brown, president of the School for Advanced Research and author of “The Turbulent Life and Times of an Amazonian People,” will speak about encounters with an indigenous people of Peru and contested zones of the Amazonian frontier at 7 p.m. on SEPTEMBER 28 at La Sala de Galisteo. For info see lasaladegalisteo.org.
Farm tour OCTOBER 7 at Old Windmill Dairy in Estancia. Feed baby goats, cheese sampling, arts and crafts, roasting smores, pumpkin painting. $10 for kids, $16 for adults. Movie night with Goats, double feature, showing Legends of Sleepy Hollow and Halloween. Tickets $10 to $26 and available at oldwindmilldairy.com.
Food preservation series at Estancia Methodist Church, OCTOBER 10 from 9 a.m. to noon, Freezing & Drying. Classes $10 and limited to 12 participants. For info and reservations call 505-544-4333.
Lucy R. Lippard, author, art and culture critic, will read from her book, “Down Country,” five centuries of Pueblo Indian Culture in the Galisteo Basin and her work-in-progress, “Pueblo Chico,” a history of the Galisteo village, at 7 p.m. on OCTOBER 19 at La Sala de Galisteo. For info see lasaladegalisteo.org.
Punkin Chunkin Festival, hosted by Estancia Rotary Club, OCTOBER 21 at Cape Calabaza in Estancia. Gates open at 8 a.m. Carnival opens, 10 a.m.; parade starts at 10:30. Launcher registration and practice starts at noon. 1 p.m. prince and princess crowned and official opening launch at 1:30 p.m.; 3 p.m. pie eating contest. For info 505-615-7059.