Mark Your Calendar

Read to the Dogs, MAR. 2 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.

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

East Mountain Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m. MAR. 3 at Los Vecinos Community Center in Tijeras. RSVP to info@eastmountainchamber.com or 505-281-1999.

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

Salinas Pueblo National Monument and Manzano Mountain Art Council lecture: “Ghost Towns in the Area—A Forgotten History,” MAR. 5 from 1 – 2 p.m., free. 505-847-2585 for info.

Watermelon Gallery in Cedar Crest, reception for Michael Meyer and John Eisler, 4 – 8 p.m. MAR. 4. For info 505-286-2164.

Town of Edgewood Parks & Rec advisory committee, meets MAR. 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Edgewood Community Center. For info, 505-286-4518.

Friends of Tijeras Pueblo lecture on early village organization in the Tularosa Basin, by David H. Greenwald, MAR. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras. $5 donation for non-members. Info, 505-281-3304.

Business Mixer at Mags Indoor Shooting Range, MAR. 9 from 4 – 7 p.m. For information call 505-338-2222.

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.

Prayer Encounter, MAR. 11 at 7 p.m. and MAR. 12 from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. $20 includes materials and lunch. At Mountainside United Methodist Church, Cedar Crest. For info, 505-281-5117.

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.

Jimbo’s live music MAR. 13 and second Sundays, 3 – 6 p.m. at Lazy Lizard in Cedar Crest. For info call 505-281-2313.

Women’s Shooting Connection of NM event MAR. 13 at Mags Indoor Shooting Range in Moriarty. Trish Hoffmapn of APD on how not to be a victim. For info 505-250-4175.

Benefits counselor from NM Aging and Long-Term Services Dept. will be at Tijeras Senior Center MAR. 14 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Call 286-4220 for info.

Moriarty High School’s Mad Horse Productions presents King Arthur’s Socks, MAR. 17, 18 and 19 at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets $3 at the door. Q&A with cast and crew after the play.

American Legion Post 74 and Auxiliary, meets MAR. 18 or third Fridays at the Lions Club in Moriarty. For info, 505-803-9657 or sunsetministries@yahoo.com.

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.

Seed Saving Workshop at Edgewood Soil and Water Conservation District, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. APR. 2. Email info@eastmountainseed.org.

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.