Neighbor to Neighbor

Big Horn Gun Club Meets at 7 p.m. On the first Thursday of every month at the Edgewood Community Center. Rifle, pistol and cowboy action shooting. Must be a member of the NRA to join. Women and children are encourage to join. Contact 505-286-0830 or nmbhgc.org.

Bingo Night at the Lions Club of Moriarty. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. At the Moriarty Lions Club, 515 Lions Court, Moriarty . For more information 505-832-6330 .

Boy Scouts of America Interesting in joining? Boy Scout Troop 640 meets at 7 p.m. Every Monday night at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Edgewood. For More information call 505-286-8456.

Buffalo Range Riders, a SASS mounted shooting club, holds a practice and fun match on third Saturdays at Founders Ranch. Warm up at 11 a.m., fun match at noon. Visitors welcome. Call Chili Cowboy at 505-379-8957 or visit brrmounted.com. Practice dates depend on weather.

East Mountain Chamber of Commerce meets the first Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. 505-281-1999 or info@eastmountainchamber.com

Edgewood Chamber of Commerce hosts luncheons on the second Thursday of each month at the Edgewood Community Center. Business mixers are held at various locations on third Thursdays, 505-286-2577 or edgewoodchambernm.com.

Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District. Ciudad SWCD holds regular board meetings at 4 p.m. The first Monday of the month at 6200 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque. 505-761-5446 or ciudadswcd.org.

Civitan International The Edgewood Civitan Club meets first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m. At the Edgewood Chamber of Commerce office. For more information contact Bekky Kruper 280-4090.

Claunch Pinto Soil and Water Conservation District. Claunch Pinto SWCD meets first Fridays, 8 a.m. at Mountainair United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. For more information call (505) 847-2243 or claunchpinto.org.

COMMUNITY CENTERS:
Los Vecinos Community Center Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Route 66 in Tijeras. Before and after school programs, adult recreational programs, more. For more information call 505-314-0240 or bernco.gov/community-services.
Vista Grande Community Center Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8 a.m. – 8 :30 pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m  – 8:30 p.m., Saturday 10 – 6, Sunday 8 a.m. – Noon.  Before and after school programs, adult recreational programs and many classes. For more information 505-468-7500 or http://www.bernco.gov/community-services.
Communtiy Center Programs – Before school program, Monday-Friday, 7 to 9 a.m.. $212 / yr or $85 / trimester. After school program – for ages K-5. $131 for trimester or $312 year, Weds only programs available.

Torrance County Democratic Party meets on the third Sunday each month, 2p.m. At Williams Memorial Library in Estancia. Contact Margarita Mecure-Hibbs. For more information call 505-705-9526 or mercuremargarita@yahoo.com. All welcome.

Estancia Basin Resource Association meets second Wednesday monthly in Estancia. For more information call Art Swenka at 505-384-0176.

Edgewood SWCD Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation District holds regular monthly board meetings at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday at the District office, 505-832- 1111.

Estancia Valley Writers Group meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Moriarty Community Library. Writers and aspiring writers of all genres welcome for moral support and critiques. For information call 505-832-2513.

E.V.E.D.A. Estancia Valley Economic Development Association meets on third Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. every other month at a place to be determined. Call 505-832-5428 for more information.

FOOD PANTRIES:
Bethel Community Storehouse Annual Holiday Food Drive. All non-perishable foods are needed. They also need holiday foods, turkeys and hams. Tax deductible financial contributions may be sent to PO Box 968, Moriarty, NM . Call 505-832-6642 for additional information.
Edgewood mobile food pantry Fourth Thursdays at valley view  church, 4 pm. Call Robin 505-281-9157.
East Mountain Food Pantry In Tijeras at the corner of S-337 and Route 66. Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.. Donations welcome. For more information call 505-281-3342.
Emergency food boxes (including Holiday Foods) for low income families and individuals are being distributed at the Bethel Community Storehouse, Tuesday – Friday, noon to 3:45.  Requirements are a picture ID and proof of residency.  Call 505-832-6642 for additional information.
Mobile food pantry at WoodsEnd church on third Fridays. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. Bring a large container to carry food. Contact Wayne at 281-9273.
Mountainair Food Pantry Third Tuesdays, 12 noon at Dr. Saul Community Cener, Mountainair. 505-832-6655 or 505-384- 4028 for details.
St. Vincent de Paul distributes food boxes third Thursdays in Moriarty 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 505-832-6655.

Friends of the Sandia Mountains meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month (except December, January and February) at the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras, featuring an informative presentation on subjects pertinent to our mission. Contact friendsofthesandias.org for information or call Sally Lowder 505-228-3184, Dan Benton 505-797-194.

Genealogy Resource Family History Library open Tuesdays 10-3, Wednesdays 10-1, and both evenings from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Edgewood LDS Church.

High Desert Riders Meets fourth Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Edgewood Community Center. Dedicated to having fun with equines and promoting and protecting public access.Visit highdesertriders.org or call 505-681-8080 for upcoming rides or more information.

GOVERNMENT:
Edgewood Town Council meets at 6:30 p.m. on first and third Wednesdays at the Edgewood Community Center. Edgewood Planning & Zoning meets at 6 p.m. on first and third Mondays at the Edgewood Community Center. 505-286-4518. Estancia Town Board meets at 6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays at the municipal building. 505.284.2709. Estancia Planning & Zoning meets at 7 p.m. on second Thursdays at the municipal building. 505-384-2708. Estancia Valley Solid Waste Authority meets at 3 p.m. on third Thursdays at the Estancia office. 384-4270. Moriarty City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays at the Moriarty Council Chambers, Civic Center. Moriarty Planning & Zoning meets at 7 p.m.every third Tuesday at the Moriarty Council Chambers, Civic Center. 505-832-4406. Mountainair Town Council meets at 6:30 p.m. on second and fourth Tuesdays at the Dr. Saul Community Center. 505-847-2321. Tijeras Village Council meets at 6 p.m. on the second and third Mondays at City Hall. 505-281-1220. Tijeras Planning & Zoning meets at 6:00 p.m. on the first Monday at City Hall. 505-281-1220. Torrance County Commission meets at 9 a.m. on second and fourth Wednesdays at the Torrance County Courthouse. 505-246-4725. Torrance County District 5 Fire Department meets every first Tuesday for regular business meeting. 505-705-4010. Willard Village Council and Planning 5:30 p.m. second Mondays, Village Hall. 505-384-2874.

Head Start Classes in Mountainair, Moriarty and Estancia free to low-income families. For age 0 to 5. Call 505-832-9369 or pmsnm.org.

Homeschool group meets every third Tuesday, Immanuel Baptist Church in Estancia, 6 p.m. 505-384-2547.

LIBRARIES:
East Mountain Library On Hwy. 333, Tijeras. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Edgewood Community Library Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; closed Sunday. Internet and wi-fi available. Preschool story time Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. 281-0138. Moriarty Library Monday to Thursday, 9 to7. Friday 9 to 5, Saturday 9 to 3. GED classes, free of charge, avail- able to the general public. Sign up at 202 S. Broadway or call 832-2513.The Moriarty Library Board  meets on fourth Monday at the library in odd- numbered months at 6:30, 832-6459. Mountainair Libary Tuesday 9 to 12, Wednesday 9 to 4, Thursday 9 – 12, Fri – 12 to 4, Saturday 9 -12 505-847-9676. Estancia Library Monday – Friday, 9-5, Saturday, 10-3. Library Lizards kids’ reading club Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. Bookworm Buddies preschool story time, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. 505-384-9655.

LIONS CLUBS:
Moriarty Lions meets first and third Mondays 7 p.m. in Lions Building. Visitors welcome. 505-688-9498. Edgewood Lions meets second and fourth Thursdays, Katrinah’s East Mountain Grill, Edgewood, 7 p.m., 505-281-2428. Sandia Mountain Lions meets first Tuesday monthly at 6 p.m. Call 505-321-4403 for location.

Manzano Mountain Scribes Meets second and fourth Saturdays at Alpine Alley in Mountainair. Contact Ben at 505-847- 1854 or facebook/manzanomountainscribes.

MASONIC LODGES:
Edgewood Masonic Lodge 82 meets first and third Tues. , 7:30 p.m. at Walker Manufacturing. Call 281-9159. Estancia Lodge #33, A.F. & A.M., meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7:30p.m. Dinner on first Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Call 505-384-4056 or 505-384-2579.

McIntosh Fire Department meets every Tues- day night and holds training every second and fourth Saturday. For more information call 505-384-2810.

Moriarty Garden Club meets on fourth Mondays. For more information call Georgia Overlander at 505-832-4558.

Moriarty Historical Society and Museum is located in the Moriarty Civic Center. Open Tuesday through Friday from 10 to 5, Saturday 10-3.

Moriarty Rodeo Association meets every third Monday at 7 p.m. at the old council chambers, Mori- arty Community Center.

Mountainair Chamber of Commerce meets second Mondays of the month at 11:30 a.m. at Alpine Alley cafe. For information call mountainairchamber@gmail.com.

M.S. Support Group Second Fridays monthly at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Gathering Area at Valley View Christian Church, Edgewood. For more information call Buffie Nelson at 505-250-8299 or valleyviewnow.ccbchurch.com.

Open Adult Recreation Basketball, Monday and Wednesday 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center, Free.

Over the Mountain Quilting Guild meets second Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. at Mountainside Methodist Church in Cedar Crest.

Partnership for a Healthy Torrance County meets 1st Wednesdays, except July and December, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the DWI Memorial of Perpetual Tears, Moriarty.

Torrance County G.O.P. meets second Thursdays at the Estancia Courthouse at 7p.m.  505-353-1480.

ROTARY CLUBS:
Estancia Rotary meets every Wednesday at 12 p.m. at the Estancia schools conference room. Open to new members, sponsors the Punkin’ Chunkin’ each year, call Angie Coburn 505-384-2777. Moriarty Rotary meets at 6 p.m. Monday, 505-832-0302. Mountainair Rotary meets Thursdays at noon at the Ancient Cities Cafe. Juanita Chavez, 505-847-2597.

SCHOOL BOARDS:
APS meets 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Smith Brasher Hall, University and Coal. 505-842-3758. Estancia Schools meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Estancia Central Office. 505-384-2000. Moriarty- Edgewood Schools meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month in the MHS east annex. Work session at 6 p.m.  505-832-4471.

SENIOR CENTERS:
Edgewood Senior Center ceramics Mondays and Tuesdays, 12:30-3 p.m; Creative writing, Tuesdays 10- 11:30 a.m.; Wood carving, Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m.; Leatherwork, Wednesdays, 12:30-3 p.m.; Art, Thursdays, 12:30-3 p.m. Lunch 11:30-12:30 M-F. Seniors (60+) $1.50 and under-60 $7.50. Contact 281-2515. Moriarty Senior Center 60+ lunch daily Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., cards, dominoes, pool, crafts, 384-5010. Estancia Senior Center Lunch daily Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ages 60+, pool, cards, sewing, music. 384-5010. McIntosh Senior Center located at 16 East Willow Lake Road. 384-3064. Lunch served M-F, $1.25, everyone welcome. First Sundays breakfast 7-12, to benefit the Senior Center. Ceramics class Wednesdays, 9-12, Sophie 384-5312. Moriarty Senior Center Lunch daily Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ages 60+, activities, 384-5010. Mountainair Senior Center Lunch daily Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ages 60+, pool, quilting, cards, shuffleboard. Estancia, Moriarty, Mountainair senior center transportation Tuesdays and Thursdays. 505-384-5010. Tijeras Senior Center offers lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for lunch reservations, 505-286-4220. Whispering Pines Senior Center offers lunch and activities 9-3 pm Monday, Wednesday and Fri. Tues. and Thurs. field trips, shopping, doctors. 505-281-8003.

Sandia Mountain Natural History Center Monthly program March – September. Call 505-281-5259 or visit nmnaturalhistory.org/smnhc.

Single Action Shooting Society The Buffalo Range Riders, a SASS affiliated mounted shooting club, holds a practice/fun match the 3rd Saturday (usually) of each month at Founders Ranch in Edgewood. Warm up at 10:00 a.m., match begins at 11 a.m. Visitors welcome. Practices do depend on weather conditions, so please call Icelady at 505-263-5619 to confirm dates and for directions or additional information.

SUPPORT GROUPS:

AA/Al-Anon/ACA /NA:
Adult Children of Alcoholics Edgewood, 4:45 p.m. Sundays at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, SR 344 at Hill Ranch Rd.

AL-ANON 10 a.m. Fridays, Mountainside Methodist Church, Cedar Crest.

Narcotics Anonymous Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 7:15 at Grace Baptist Church, Moriarty.

AA – Cedar Crest: at Mountainside Methodist Church: Mon.-Wed., Fri., Sat. at noon Tues., 7 p.m.; Wed., 6 p.m., Thurs 7 pm, Women’s AA group Mon. 6 p.m.

AA – Tijeras: Sunday 7 p.m. at Holy Child Catholic Church.

AA – Edgewood: AA Tues., Thurs. 7 a.m., Al-anon – Sunday 4:30, Thursday 6 p.m. at Good Shepard Lutheran Church. Mon., Wed. 7 p.m. at Christ Unity Church, Fri. 7 p.m. at Valley View Christian Church, Sat. 7 p.m. Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

AA – Estancia – McCintosh Milagros en el Valle Group, Thurs. 7 p.m., at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Rectory, Estancia.  Came to Believe Group, Mon., Fri.,  7:30 pm, Summers Bail Bond Building, Estancia.

AA – Moriarty:  No other way group, Mon. , Tues., Weds., Fri., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.at Torrance county counseling.  Estancia Valley Womans Group Tues. 5:45 at Church of Christ, Estancia Valley Group Tues., Thurs. at 7 pm., Church of Christ.

AA – Madrid  2 pm sundays at Madrid Fire Station. 7 p.m.

AA – Mountainair Mountainair Group at Mountainair Methodist Church, Tues. and Friday, 6:30 p.m..

Grief Support:
Bereavement Support Group meets every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Bethel Community Storehouse. Free, call to rsvp. 505-449-3418. Growing through Grief peer support for people touched by loss, Christ Unity at the Edge of the Woods. Every other Monday, 7 p.m., 505-286-1203. New Hope Grief Support, meets first and third Saturdays, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 10 a.m..

Illnesses:
Hepatitis C Awareness Meets third Mondays from 5:30-6:30 at First Choice Clinic, Edgewood. 281-3406. Living through Cancer support group for surviors and caregivers. Meets first and third Sunday of each month. Myasthenia Gravis support group call Harvey 505-934-2423; Dale 505-890-3346, myastheniagravisnm.org. Weight Watchers Bethel United MethodistChurch, Moriarty every Tuesday at 6:00p.m. Check-in is at 5:40 pm. 1-800-651-6000. Multiple Sclerosis Support meets second Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Valley View Christian Church in Edgewood. Donna, 505-281-0996 or Buffie, 505-286-9126.

Torrance Archaeological Society meets at 7 pm first Tuesday of the month at SWCD in Torrance fair grounds, March to November. A map is available at tcasnm.org. The public is welcome. Call 384- 6039.

Torrance County Animal Shelter is located at 751 Salt Mission Trails, McIntosh and open to residents of Edgewood, Moriarty and Torrance County. Hours: Monday – Thursday., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday & Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers needed.  For more information call 505-384-5117.

Tri-County Juvenile Justice Board meets the 4th Tuesday monthly, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the District Court Neil Mertz Judicial Complex Court- room 2 in Estancia.