Mark Your Calendar

Read to the Dogs, FEB. 10 and Wednesdays, 1 – 2 p.m., at East Mountain Library in Tijeras. Children of all ages to practice reading out loud and gain confidence by reading to therapy dogs. No registration required. For info, 505-281-8508 or abclibrary.org/eastmountain.

Resolving Duplicates in Family Tree, a class FEB. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Edgewood LDS Family History Center. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

Boy Scouts Troop 640, FEB. 12, 7 p.m., Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Edgewood. For more information contact 505-286-8456 or troop640.weebly.com.

Torrance County 50+ Games kickoff event, FEB. 13 at Estancia High School. Basketball events at 9 a.m., soccer and frisbee at 10:30, and huachas at 1:30 p.m. For info contact 847-0402.

Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser, FEB. 13 at the LDS Church in Edgewood. For ages 13+. For ticket prices and details call 505-400-3950.

Book Barn sale, FEB. 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Edgewood Community Library. All profits library. For more information contact 505-281-0138 or edgewood-nm.gov.

Second Saturday Community Coffee House, FEB. 13, 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Edgewood, featuring music by Oscar Butler. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information contact admin@unityemtns.org or visit unityemtns.org.

Jimbo’s live music FEB. 14 and second Sundays, 3 – 6 p.m. at Lazy Lizard in Cedar Crest. For info call 505-281-2313.

Candidates’ forum in Mountainair at Mountain Arts on Broadway, FEB. 14 at 2 p.m.

East Mountain Food Pantry, FEB. 16, 9 a.m., Mountainside Methodist Church, Cedar Crest. For more information contact 505-281-5117 or mountainsidemethodist.org.

A forum for Edgewood mayoral candidates, FEB. 17 at 5 p.m. at the Edgewood Community Center, hosted by The Independent. For information or to submit questions for the candidates, contact Leota Harriman at 505-286-1212 or independent@lobo.net.

Organizing Your Geneaology, a class FEB. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Edgewood LDS Family History Center. For info email edgewoodfhc@gmail.com.

American Legion Post 74 and Auxiliary, meets FEB. 19 or third Fridays at the Lions Club in Moriarty. For info, 505-803-9657 or sunsetministries@yahoo.com.

Hunter Education Field Day FEB. 27 , for 11 years and older, at Edgewood Masonic Lodge, Registration FEB. 8 at 10 a.m. and FEB. 21 at 5 p.m. Free. For info call 505-350-4181.

Torrance County 50+ Games, FEB. 27-28 at Mountainair Senior Center for shuffleboard tournament, doubles and singles. For info contact 847-0402.

Music and Art for the Soul presents concert pianist Grisha Krevchenia FEB. 28 at Holy Cross Episcopal Church. Four visual artists will open a show with watercolors, oils and photography. Reception at 2:30, concert at 3 p.m. For info, jnoyer15@gmail.com.

Pipeline operators first responder training, MAR. 3 at the Moriarty Civic Center at 5:30 p.m. For info visit dpgnm.com.

VFW Post 3370 Steak and Fish Night, MAR. 5 and first Saturdays, 4 – 9 p.m.. For more information contact 505-832-0730.

Deadline for nominations for Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, MAR. 11, Recognize those restoring protecting the natural heritage and environmental health of our state. For more information and nomination forms visit env.nm.gov.

Torrance County 50+ Games, MAR. 12 at MAGS Indoor Shooting Range in Moriarty for air gun shooting events. For info contact 847-0402.

Hunter Education Field Day MAR. 12 , for 11 years and older, at Edgewood Masonic Lodge, Registration FEB. 22 at 10 a.m. and MAR. 6 at 5 p.m. Free. For info call 505-350-4181.

Second Saturday Coffee House, MAR. 12, 6:30 p.m.. Performers TBA. Free admission, donations accepted, family friendly. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Edgewood. For more information contact admin@unityemtns.org or 505-286-1203.

Hunter Education Live Fire MAR. 12-13. 27-28, for any age, at Vista Grande Community Center in Sandia Park, registration FEB. 22 at 10 a.m. and MAR. 6 at 5 p.m. For info call 505-350-4181.

Summon Your Muse” writing contest deadline, MAR. 19. Contests for different age groups from children to adult. For more information including rules and entry forms contact Moriarty Community Library at 505-832-2513 or on facebook.com.

Torrance County 50+ Games, MAR. 19 at Mountainair Elementary School for table tennis, singles, doubles and mixed doubles. For info contact 847-0402.

Tijeras Creek Remediation Project, MAR. 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hands-on experiences for students and others with stormwater harvesting/green infrastructure, the suppression of invasive plant species, habitat restoration, and improvements in soil health and stabilization. For info, contact soilutions.com.

Torrance County 50+ Games, APR. 2 at Mountainair Senior Center for 8-ball poul tournament. For info contact 847-0402.

Torrance County 50+ Games, APR. 23 at Mountainair Elementary School for pickleball, singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. For info contact 847-0402.

10th Annual Authors for Literacy, APR. 23 at the Moriarty Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For info call 505-832-2513.

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.

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

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