Read to the Dogs, APR. 27 and Wednesdays, 1 – 2 p.m., at East Mountain Library in Tijeras. Children of all ages to practice reading out loud to therapy dogs. No registration required. For info, 505-281-8508.

Open house to review draft plan of the Mountainair Town Square, APR. 28, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mountainair High School Library. A short presentation will begin at 5:30. For info contact Charlie at 505-471-4218.

Torrance County 50+ Games, APR. 30 at Dr. Saul Community Center in Mountainair for badminton singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. For info contact 847-0402.

Mountainair Gymkhana Rodeo, MAY 1, also June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23. Events for all ages from kids to adults. At the Mountainair Rodeo Grounds. For more information, contact Tana at 505-220-0123.

Deadline for applications to diabetes camp for kids in Torreón in July is MAY 1. Some assistance may be available. For info visit or call 505-440-9555 or 505-286-6267.

Benefits counselor from NM Aging and Long-Term Services Dept. will be at Bethel Storehouse MAY 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 832-6642 for info.

Class at Edgewood Family History Center at the LDS Church in Edgewood, “Adding Memories to your Family Search Family Tree,” MAY 4 at 10 a.m. For info,

National Day of Prayer, MAY 5 at Crossley Park in Moriarty, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for music, prayer and fellowship, sponsored by the East Mountain Ministerial Alliance.

Torrance County 50+ Games, MAY 7 at City Park in Moriarty for horsehoes tournament. For info contact 847-0402.

Fiesta Primavera, a celebration of Hispanic culture at Mountain Arts on Broadway in Mountainair, MAY 7 from 2-5 p.m. with music, storytelling, food and vendors. Free. For info visit

Jimbo’s live music MAY 8 and second Sundays, 3 – 6 p.m. at Lazy Lizard in Cedar Crest. For info call 505-281-2313.

Benefits counselor from NM Aging and Long-Term Services Dept. will be at Tijeras Senior Center Monday,MAY 9 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Call 286-4220 for info.

Free gardening class, “Gardening with the Schwebachs,” MAY 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Community Storehouse in Moriarty. Bring plants and seeds to trade.

Torrance County 50+ Games, MAY 14 at Estancia High School for track and field events. For info contact 847-0402.

Free movie night MAY 14 at East Mountain Vineyard Church in Edgewood. “War Room” is the feature movie, with free popcorn. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. Call 505-948-0900 for information.

Garden Seed Swap, MAY 14 at the Edgewood Soil and Water Conservation District building, 10:30 a.m. top noon. Please RSVP at

American Legion Post 74 and Auxiliary, meets MAY 20 or third Fridays, 6 p.m. at the Lions Club in Moriarty. For info, 505-803-9657 or

Grand opening celebration of Mountain Arts on Broadway in Mountainair, 1-4 p.m. on MAY 21, with open house, refreshments and an art exhibit. For info visit

Star Gazing at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, 6 – 9:30 p.m. MAY 25, presented by the Space Science Department of the Museum of Natural History and the Albuquerque Astronomical Society. For info call 505-281-5259.

Save Our Pets fundraiser and craft fair, JUN. 4 at 3416 Old Route 66, Moriarty, 9 to 3. Proceeds benefit a local animal shelter. For info call 832-6287.

Geology Day at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a geology presentation at 10 a.m. For info, call 505-281-5259.

Lizards, Snakes, and More, presentation by the NM Herpetological Society, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, JUL. 16. For info call 505-281-5259.

Edgewood Music Festival at Wildlife West Nature Park, JUL. 28-31. For info call 505-281-7655 or email

Public Open House at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, AUG. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a wilflower walk at 9 a.m. and an ecology hike at 10 a.m. For info call 505-281-5259.

Mountainair Sunflower Festival, AUG. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art, jazz, refreshments, more.