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.

Read to the Dogs, MAY 25 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.

The East Mountain Interagency Fire Protection Association, or EMIFPA, will beet MAY 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Tijeras Library. Agenda includes fire weather update and outlook, and defensible space. For info visit or email

Honor two veterans of the Civil War and World War I, MAY 28 at the Mountain Valley Cemetery on Barton Road, formerly called the Barton Cemetery. Ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

Sandia MX Mud Bog Pt Series Race, MAY 28 at 6 p.m. $10 or $30 per carload. For info see

Meet the Candidates, a forum jointly hosted by the Torrance County Democrats and Republican parties, MAY 28 at Dr. Saul Community Building in Mountainair. Potluck and meet & greet 2-3 p.m., Q&A 3-4 p.m. For questions, 505-440-9715 or 505-252-0582.

Girls Basketball Camp, Grades 1- 6, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Grades 7 through 9 1-3 p.m. MAY 31-JUNE 2. Girls $30. Boys Basketball Camp grades 1-8, 9 a.m. -11 a.m MAY 31-JUNE 1. Boys $20 dollars. Both camps will be in the MHS practice gym.

Moriarty Pinto Football Camp JUNE 1-26 (ages 6 -12) at the MHS Football Field. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. $20.

American Legion Riders Chapter 28 meets JUN. 1 and first Wednesdays at Chili Hills restaurant in Moriarty at 7 p.m. For mor info call 505-900-6765 or 505-803-9657.

East Mountain Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, 11:30 on JUNE 2 at Los Vecinos Community Center in Tijeras. RSVP to or by calling 505-281-1999.

A Bunch of Characters Drama presents dinner theater, “Murder Among the Mateys,” JUNE 3-4 at Covenant of Grace Church in Edgewood. For info call 505-832-9364.

Kay’s RV Camp with a Cause, benefits Paws & Stripes, JUNE 3-6 at American RV Park in Albuquerque. For info call 505-220-5796 or visit

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

Estancia Mile Long Yard Sale, JUNE 4, set up along Main Street. Free, all vendors welcome. Sponsored by Estancia Masonic Lodge.

Geology Day at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. JUNE 4 with a geology presentation at 10 a.m. For info, call 505-281-5259.

Mirage Dance Camp JUNE 7-9 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. $40. 8:15 a.m. Registration.

Hug A Horse Community Day at Walkin N Circles horse rescue JUNE 11. Open house with music by Cactus Slim & the Goatheads, meet Edge, a rescue horse and hear his story. Food trucks, music, pony rides, games, bake sale, silent auction and more. For info call 505-286-0779.

Sandia MX Series Round 1, JUNE 11-12. For info see

Jimbo’s live music JUNE 12 and second Sundays, 3 – 6 p.m. at Lazy Lizard in Cedar Crest. For info call 505-281-2313.

American Legion Post 74 and Auxiliary, meets JUNE 17 or third Fridays, 6 p.m. at the Lions Club in Moriarty. For info, 505-803-9657 or

Co-ed Soccer camp JUNE 21-23 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. All ages. $20. Edgewood Middle School.

Free Sewing classes, “Sewing with Jean,” JUNE 13 and second and fourth Mondays at 11 a.m. At Bethel Storehouse in Moriarty. Starts with sewing machine basics, then onto projects. For info call 505-832-6642.

Healthy Foods Market, free produce for registered clients of Bethel Storehouse, JUNE 25, 10 a.m.-1p.m. For info call 505-832-6642.

American Legion Riders Chapter 28 will be riding for Bethel Storehouse’s food pantry, JUNE 18 line up at 8:30 at Duke City Harley in Albuquerque. Bring non-perishable food items. For info call 505-832-6642.

Edgewood 4th of July Field of Arts Festival, JULY 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For info on booths, call 505-414-1292.

Sandia MX Series Round 2, JULY 9-10. For info see

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

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

Healthy Foods Market, free produce for registered clients of Bethel Storehouse, JULY 30, 10 a.m.-1p.m. For info call 505-832-6642.

Middle School Volley Ball camp AUGUST 1-3 grades 5-7 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. $40. Moriarty High school gym

Moriarty HS Volleyball Camp AUGUST 1-3 grades 8-12 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. $50. Moriarty High school gym

Public Open House at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, AUGUST 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.

Sandia MX Series Round 3, AUG. 13-14. For info see

Mountainair Sunflower Festival, AUGUST 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art, jazz, refreshments, more. See for info.

Healthy Foods Market, free produce for registered clients of Bethel Storehouse, AUGUST 27, 10 a.m.-1p.m. For info call 505-832-6642.

Sandia MX Series Round 4, SEP. 10-11. For info see

Sandia MX Series Round 5, OCT. 15-16. For info see