Community Calendar: 1/31 – Las Cruces Sun




Taoist Longevity Breathing: 9 a.m. to noon Sundays by Feb. 21 during The Center For Internal Arts, 5757 Montoya Drive, El Paso. For health, highlight rebate and meditation, training to breathe good can raise any aspect of your life. This convention will give we unsentimental methods for severely improving a mechanics of your respirating and augmenting a abyss of your meditation. This module was grown by my clergyman origin master Bruce Frantzis as a approach to learn normal Taoist respirating methods. Cost is $150. Registration or info: Steve Barowsky, 915-584-4730 or


NMSU Bel Canto Scholarship Winnersʼ Benefit Concert: 2 p.m. Sunday during Temple Beth-El, Las Cruces, 3980 Sonoma Springs Ave. The NMSU Department of Music and Doña Ana Lyric Opera benefaction a fourth annual Bel Canto Scholarship Concert with a heterogeneous module that includes uncover and Broadway selections. The grant recipients will perform. Free. Refreshments will be served, and all donations will advantage DALOʼs Bel Canto Scholarship fund. The eventuality is sponsored by Temple Beth-El’s Adult Education Committee.



NMSU’s annual New Mexico Chile Conference: The 2016 New Mexico Chile Conference will take place Monday and Tuesday during Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces. The discussion is hosted by New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute. Conference registration and additional sum are accessible at Conference pre-registration is $110 for people and $450 for a businessman booth. Walk-ins are $120 for people and $475 for booths. Information: Chile Pepper Institute, 575-646-3028.

DAC Chapter of a New Mexico Democratic Women’s Federation: 6 p.m. Monday during International Delights, 1245 El Paseo Road. Everyone is acquire and attendees might come early and sequence cooking as they choose. Various possibilities will speak to us about their campaigns.

Fiction Writing: Workshopping Your Book: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Monday and continues by Mar 7 during DACC Central, DAHL room 184. Instructor will be Barbara Alvarez. Students should squeeze “The Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel” before to start of class. Students can pierce a personal laptop to category meetings. Info: 575-527-7527 or

Switch to Linux with Zorin-OS: 6 to 7 p.m. Monday and continues by Mar 28 during DACC Workforce Center, room 104. Instructor will be Daniel Kim. Student should pierce a USB Flash expostulate with a smallest 8 GB capacity. Info: 575-527-7527 or

DARP CCC Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday Feb. 1 during La Posta, 2410 Calle De San Albino, in Mesilla. Speakers will be Todd Johnson and Charlie Chavez. Come out and support a Doña Ana Republican Party and see what is function with a GOP Grass Roots initiative.

Military Order of a Purple Heart Chapter #2004: 6 p.m. Monday Feb. 1 during a American Legion Post 10, 1185 E. Madrid St. All Purple Heart recipients are welcome. Info: 575-644-1045.”



Film “Truth” released: Southern New Mexico-made underline film “Truth” will be expelled to DVD on Tuesday. Now Borderlands Media will enhance a strech of a film. Info: Borderlands Media LLC, 575-652-3836 or


Dona Ana Photography Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday during SW Environmental Center, 275 N. Main St. Less is More, a technique to discharge distracting sum in photos, presented by Alex Burr, and Working with Plastic Cameras by Robert Peinert. Free. Info:

Wrap Any Stone: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 2 during DACC East Mesa DAEM, room 107. Instructor will be Marty Arndt. Sign up, or info: 575-527-7527 or

Career Connections Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday during a third building ballrooms, Corbett Center Student Union, NMSU. New Mexico State University’s Career Services invites students to attend a 11th annual Career Connections Fair. The eventuality is co-sponsored by Career Services and a College of Engineering. Free and open to any students and village members meddlesome in pursuit opportunities such as internships, co-ops and veteran employment. Tuesday, will underline employers in a fields of business, agriculture, magnanimous humanities and health and amicable services. Wednesday, will pierce in employers in engineering, scholarship and technology. Interested students are speedy to attend both days. Students and village attendees do not have to register in sequence to attend. Info:


Every Other Tuesday: Jazzman Ross performs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday during a Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Doors open during 6 p.m. Ross “Skip” LeCompte has been behaving on a wail and as a jazz vocalist for some-more than 60 years and has achieved with several jazz, dance and uncover venues around a United States and Europe. Every Other Tuesday is a Doña Ana Arts Council module that showcases internal performers commencement soon during 6:30 p.m. Free. Info: 575-523-6403 or



Spanish for Beginners I: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continues by Mar 9 during DACC Central, DAHL room 184. Instructor will be John Andrews. Students should squeeze “Communicating in Spanish: Schaum’s unfamiliar Language Series, Novice Elementary Level” before start of course. Sign up, or info: 575-527-7527 or

Doña Ana Local Emergency Planning Committee: 8 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 3 during a Doña Ana County Emergency Management Office, 1170 N. Solano Drive. Info: Office of Emergency Management, 575-647-7900.

Elite Business Builders BNI Group: 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays during Picacho Country Club, 6861 Via Campestre. Come early for open networking and devise a few mins after a assembly to ask and get questions answered. The organisation of business veteran who adore to work together in assisting any other grow their business. Info: Cheryl, 575-524-1201 or 520-730-4456.

Food Truck Fiesta: 5 to 8 p.m. a initial and third Wednesday of a month. On Wednesday during Allen Theatres, Telshor 12, 2811 N. Telshor Blvd., and Feb. 17 during Tractor Supply, 1440 W. Picacho Ave. Info: Facebook @FoodTruckFiestaLC and Twitter @FTFiestaLC.


Holy Cross Open House: Las Cruces Catholic Schools, 1331 N. Miranda St., that includes Holy Cross and St. Mary’s High School, will reason an open residence on Feb. 4. The open residence is open to existent and new families engaging in new enrollment. School tours will be given that day from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., followed by a spaghetti cooking inside a school’s auditorium from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There will also be a accommodate and hail with teachers and staff from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets for a cooking are $5 per image and families who squeeze cooking will entered into a raffle for giveaway registration. New registration price is $325 for new students, or $175 for existent students. Info: Holy Cross Catholic School, 575-526-2517.

National Osteoporosis Foundation/NM Affiliate “Bone Boosters”: 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 4 during MountainView Senior Circle, 3948 E. Lohman Ave., behind Walgreens. They welcomes those whose idea is building colourful skeleton to “Understanding The Essential Relationship Between Healthy Teeth and Bones” a sixth in a array of 9 talks on topics such as exercise, nutrition, coping skills and new osteoporosis investigate findings. Guests will be Drs. David D. Warren DDS and Michael D. Law DDS ubiquitous dentists, DDW General Dentistry. The thesis of this array of classes is emphasizes “Manageable Factors” in your devise to maintain healthy bones. Info: 522-5106 or

Race For CARE Kick Off: 5K Run or 1K Fun Walk during 9 a.m. on Feb. 6 during a Mesilla Plaza. Celebrating “All Types of Cancer Awareness Month” on National Cancer Prevention Month. Registration cost is $30 per chairman and late registration is $35 per person. Team registration cost is $25, smallest of 10. Registration: Info:

Grief Workshop: Grief 101: The Basics of Grief from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 6 during Sierra Vista Community Church, 514 N. Telshor Blvd., directly behind T-Mobile. Workshop presented by Yvonne Jasso, LBSW and late Hospice Grief Counselor. Jasso will benefaction a simple outline of a grief process; including misconceptions of lamentation and common problems encountered during a grief process. Suggestion on how to assistance yourself and others will be discussed, followed by a question-and-answer and pity time. Registration deadline is Wednesday Feb. 3. Info: 575-526-9535.


Salsa Dancing: 7 p.m. a second and fourth Saturday of a month during Amaro Winery. Free salsa dance doctrine starts during 7.30 p.m. followed by open dancing. Great booze and epicurean food truck. No partner compulsory or knowledge required. Info: Amaro, 575-527-5310 or Leonard, or

Figure Drawing sessions: 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday during a West End Art Depot, 401 N. Mesilla St. The cost is $7 to a ubiquitous public, and $5 for students, We.AD members, and seniors 58 and older. Info: 575-12-9892, or

Classes during Project in Motion: Project in Motion, 430 N. Compress, has classes Monday to Wednesday and Saturday for opposite levels of knowledge and age. Visit a website for full list of classes. Cost: initial category is $5. Info:, 575-208-4413,


Sunrise Photography: 6 p.m. Mar 19 during a White Sands National Monument. Join a ranger for early morning pledge morning photography. Reservations compulsory and supposed dual weeks in allege on website, Program fees apply. Info: 575-479-6124 ext. 236.

Full Moon Bike Rides: 8 p.m. Apr 22 during a White Sands National Monument. Take a resting bike float by a monument. No cars are authorised in a relic during a event. Reservations are compulsory and supposed one month in advance. Park opening and module fees apply. Reservations: Info: 575-479-6124, ext. 236.

Skins and Skulls: 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday rest of a year. Join a ranger in a caller core yard for a 20 notation speak about a unusual animals of White Sands. Rangers will have pelts, skulls, and other props to yield we an up-close demeanour and feel of a fugitive wildlife of White Sands. Free to attend; relic opening fees apply.

Sunset Strolls: 4:30 p.m. by Feb. 5 during a White Sands National Monument. One-hour ranger-guided tours by a dunes and information on a geology, plants and animals that live a area. Starts during a pointer along Dunes Drive. Program is free; relic opening price does apply. Info: 575-479-6124 or

Tent Talks: 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Join a ranger underneath a tent on a Innerdune Boardwalk for a 20-minute module that highlights some of a lesser-known stories about White Sands National Monument. Monument opening fees apply; module is free.

 Clyde W. Tombaugh Dome Theatre “Journey Into Amazing Caves”:
 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily during Clyde W. Tombaugh Dome Theatre, on tip of New Mexico Highway 20001, Alamogordo, N.M. Expert cavers Nancy Aulenbach and Dr. Hazel Barton try surprising caves. Cost: Adults $6 for film or museum, $10 for both, comparison and military, $5.50 for movie, $5 for museum and $9 for both, children 3 to 12, $4.50 for movie, $5 for museum and $7 for both. Children dual and underneath are free. Info: 575-437-2840,

“Sea Monsters — A Prehistoric Adventure Tornado Alley”: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily during Clyde W. Tombaugh Dome Theatre, on tip of New Mexico Highway 20001, Alamogordo, N.M. This film brings to life a unusual sea reptiles of a dinosaur. From a giraffe-necked Styxosaurus and 20-foot “bulldog” fish Xiphactinus to a T-Rex of a sea — a 40-foot super-predator Tylosaurus — these different beasts challenge imagination. Narrated by Liev Schreiber. Cost: Adults $6 for film or museum, $10 for both, comparison and military, $5.50 for movie, $5 for museum and $9 for both, children 3 to 12, $4.50 for movie, $5 for museum and $7 for both. Children dual and underneath are free. Info: 575-437-2840,


On Exhibit: Every month a Doña Ana Arts Council welcomes internal artists to vaunt in a El Paso Electric Gallery in a run of a Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Regular vaunt hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday by Friday. Info: 575-523-6403 or

Art classes: Students might enroll for art classes, Beginning Drawing and Painting Class and Advanced Drawing and Painting Class, with Wayne Carl Huber, reason during My Place Jewell, 132-B Wyatt Drive. Fee is $45 for 4-continuous weeks; enrollment to be renewed any 4-weeks. Hours are: Beginning Drawing and Painting Class, Tuesdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and Advanced Drawing and Painting Class, Thursdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. in a studio Enrollment or info: Huber, 575-647-5684 or

Figure sketch sessions: 3 p.m. any Sunday during a West End Art Depot, 401 N. Mesilla St. The sessions are with a bare indication and are uninstructed. Six models, dual organisation and 4 women, stagger any week. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Info:

Seeking Singers and Director: Young during Heart, a fun-loving comparison carol of volunteers, are looking for some-more singers, and another swapping executive for their programs, that change monthly. The organisation sing during assisted vital comforts 4 Thursday afternoons a month. Info: Ray, 575-524-0511 or Marilyn, 575-642-3675.

Call for artists: The Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery, 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, opposite a travel from a Historic Fountain Theatre, are usurpation applications to arrangement their art work. Stop by and check gallery, open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 575-522-2933 or

Borderlands Media Short Film Contest: In an ongoing bid to find new and innovative ways to package and discharge brief films, Borderlands Media is in pre-production on a new array of anthology movies, to start sharpened in early 2016. Titled “Night Shades,” a array will follow a regulation that has been around given a early days of cinema (and was incited into an artform by a late, good Rod Serling): The introduction of any film, by a tangible host, as partial of a larger themed whole. To flog this plan off, Borderlands Media will reason a competition for filmmakers in New Mexico and West Texas on a thesis theme, “the sins of man.” The competition will run around a months of Dec and Jan 2016, with a acquiescence deadline of Jan. 31. A $5000 money esteem will be awarded to a winner. Top submissions, including a grand prize, will be deliberate for placement around a anthology model. Submission discipline and competition rules,


Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays in a Historic Mesilla Plaza. Info: 575-524-3262 ext. 116,

The Las Cruces Farmers and Crafts Market: At Main Street Downtown, facilities some-more than 300 vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays. The marketplace is open along Main Street, from Las Cruces Avenue to Griggs Avenue.

Farmers Market of New Mexico: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays during Tractor Supply, 1440 W. Picacho Ave. Vendors and live music. Info:

Big Daddy’s Flea Market: Host to indoor and outside vendors in 20 acres from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. any Saturday and Sunday, during 5580 Bataan Memorial East. Enjoy a largest marketplace in southern New Mexico and west Texas. Info: 575-382-9404.

Mimbres-Paquime Connection: 1 to 5 p.m. any Saturday, during The Market, 522 E. Idaho Ave. Indoor crafts and farmers market. Vendors will be selling handmade and plantation products such as salsa.

Farmers Market during ADC: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. winter hours Saturday during Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Drive, Sunland Park, New Mexico. Info: 575-882-2393, ext. 3.

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