“Tips for Searching Special Collections,” a class JANUARY 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Family History Center in Edgewood at the LDS Church. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

Estancia Basin Resource Association (EBRA) holds its annual meeting JANUARY 27 at 2 p.m. at the Moriarty Civic Center. The board will report on activities for the past year and elect new board members; the meeting will also include speakers from the State Engineer’s office on water rights issues.

Dessert and coffee with Edgewood town council candidate Susan Simons, 6:30 p.m. JANUARY 30 at the Edgewood Community Center. For info, 288-2348.

EMIFPA, the East Mountains Interagency Fire Protection Association, will hold its annual membership meeting at 1 p.m. FEBRUARY 1 at the McGrane Public Safety Complex in Tijeras. The meeting will include election of five board positions. Nominations for positions may be emailed to timkrkptrick11@gmail.com, and may be made from the floor.

Get your act together for the (day after) Groundhog Day Talent Show in Mountainair, FEBRUARY 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Manzano Mountain Art Center. For info contact vzamora@mpschools.net, michaelhays51@gmail.com, or gzlobomanzanita@gmail.com or call 505-847-2855 or 505-589-8904.

Friends of Mountainair meets FEBRUARY 5 at Ancient Cities restaurant at 6 p.m., to discuss the future of the group.

Medicare and Medicaid assistance from NM Aging and Long-Term Services, providing free, unbiased advice, FEBRUARY 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Bethel Storehouse in Moriarty. No appointment needed. Call 505-832-6642 for info.

Enchilada dinner and Moriarty FFA Pie Auction, FEBRUARY 9 at the Lions Club of Moriarty, at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Moriarty FFA.

Party like it’s Mardi Growl, FEBRUARY 10 at Edgewood Elementary School Gym. Ribbons for best dog costume, best matching kid and dog, best matching adult and dog costumes. Raffle, face painting, music, pet parade, refreshments. $5 per dog or adult with no dog. Benefits Friends of Estancia Valley Animals.

Knights of Columbus 15th annual St. Valentine’s Day Dance, FEBRUARY 10 at the Moriarty Civic Center. Dinner, 6-8 p.m. and dance from 8-11 p.m. No door sales of tickets. For tickets call 505-515-4516 or email dolcecj@yahoo.com.

Talk by amateur historian Roland Penttila about “Little Beaver Town,” a now-defunct attraction in the East Mountains, FEBRUARY 11 at 2 p.m. at the historic church in Tijeras. Weather permitting, a car caravan will head to the site after the talk. Hosted by the East Mountain Historical Society.

Medicare and Medicaid assistance from NM Aging and Long-Term Services, providing free, unbiased advice, FEBRUARY 12 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Tijeras Senior Center. No appointment needed. Call 505-286-4220 for info.

Medicare and Medicaid assistance from NM Aging and Long-Term Services, providing free, unbiased advice, FEBRUARY 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Edgewood Senior Center. No appointment needed. Call 505-281-2515 for info.

“County Websites, a Little Used Resource,” a class FEBRUARY 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the Family History Center in Edgewood at the LDS Church. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

Veteran property tax exemption, disabled veteran property tax waiver, veteran license plates, disabled veteran parks and museums, and more, FEBRUARY 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tijeras Senior Center. For info contact 505-383-2414 or josephm.dorn@state.nm.us.

Fuzzy Fun Open Horse Show fundraiser, FEBRUARY 17 at Walkin N Circles Ranch, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes include horsemanship, barrel racing, reining, and more. For info visit wncr.org.

Congressional District 1 Democratic candidates forum, hosted by East Mountain Democrats FEBRUARY 17 at Edgewood Middle School. Questions specific to rural NM will be the focus of the forum. To submit questions, contact nmIns014@gmail.com.

“Searching Military Records,” a class FEBRUARY 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Family History Center in Edgewood at the LDS Church. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

Bernalillo County and the Office of Emergency Management will hold fire safety meetings throughout the fire season, starting with FEBRUARY 28 at Los Vecinos Community Center at 6 p.m. For info contact spowers@bernco.gov or 505-468-1338.

“Native American Research,” a class MARCH 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the Family History Center in Edgewood at the LDS Church. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

Ride for the Cure, MARCH 24 at Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood. Call 505-281-7655 for details.

“Organizing Digital Images,” a class MARCH 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Family History Center in Edgewood at the LDS Church. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

Kite Festival at Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood, MAY 5-6. Call 505-281-7655 for details.