The Belen Police Department will hold an in-person, town-hall-style meeting at 6 p.m., Friday, July 16, in the city council chambers at Belen City Hall. This event will also be streamed live on Facebook. BPD officials will answer questions and welcomes suggestions or feedback.
Summer picnic at Harvey House
The Belen Harvey House Museum will hold its grand reopening with a Summer Picnic and Sale from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 17. There will be free hot dogs, lemonade, a book sale, half-price T-shirts, a clearance sale on railroad books, Christmas in July sale, Fiber to Finish Guild with weaving and spinning demonstrations and sale, fresh farm eggs, Tin Lizzie Car Club and free guided tours of the museum. Entertainment will be provided by Van Ann More as Doña Tules. For more information, visit harveyhousemuseum.org.
Birdhouse workshop and meeting
The Meadow Lake Parks Area Association will hold a birdhouse painting workshop from 8-11 a.m., Saturday, July 17, at the MLPAA property at the end of Meadow Lake Road. The park will be open to the general public. The MLPAA has pre-made birdhouses and park benches for the park that need to be painted. The MLPAA July monthly meeting will follow starting at 1 p.m. All are invited to attend. For information, call Jim Lane at 865-9786.
Author, history discussion
Richard Melzer and John Taylor will discuss their book, “USS New Mexico BB-40,” which participated in both World War I and World War II. It suffered two kamikaze attacks and won eight battle stars during WWII. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 17, at the Los Lunas Transportation Center.
Performing Arts Camp at FUMC
The First United Methodist Church, 75 Manzano Expressway in Rio Communities, will have its first-ever Performing Arts Camp July 19-23. The camp is designed for children going into third grade throught high school graduates. No experience is required but participants need to attend each day from 9 a.m. to noon. Everyone will share and receive training in theater, music and basic dance instruction. The original production, “Jonah, the Fish and Me,” was written by Rev. Dr. Joe MacDonald.
Performances in Bosque Farms
Peralta Playboys will perform from 7-9 p.m., Friday, July 23, and Friday, Aug. 20, at the Bosque Farms Community Center.
The Fiddlers & Musicians of New Mexico will perform from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, July 25; 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, and from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Bosque Farms Community Center. A $3 donation will be collected at the door.
LLHS Class of 1971 reunion
The Los Lunas High School Class of 1971 will hold its 50th class reunion from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7, at Teofilo’s, 144 Main St. in Los Lunas. The reunion will be in the large dining room and outside patio for both indoor and outdoor areas/seating available. RSVP by July 22 to John Tull at 505-249-6104, 505-869-0072 or email email@example.com; or Beth Spraberry at 903-271-6881 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Vendors wanted for National Night Out
The Los Lunas and Belen police department are hosting National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 3. These are free events. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, call the Los Lunas Police Department at 505-839-3855 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can support the Belen event by stopping by or calling the Belen Police Department at 505-966-2680.