Free online Teeniors classes
Teeniors, tech-savvy teens and young adults who help seniors through one-on-one, personalized coaching, is holding a free online class in Canva 101: Graphic Design and Presentations at 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25. A class in Cybersecurity: Protecting Yourself Online will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26. For information email [email protected] or call 505-600-1297.
Unusual signs presentation
The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts will host a virtual presentation, “Unusual and Strange Signs,” by local historian and author Richard Melzer, at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, on the museum’s Facebook page. The presentation will run for a few weeks.
Old Postcards from Belen
The Belen Harvey House Museum is hosting a virtual online exhibit, “Old Postcards from Belen,” beginning at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 6, at harveyhousemuseum.org. Local historian Jim Sloan will be the presenter. A PayPal donation is suggested.
The Valencia County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting virtually at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 7, through bit.ly/3ahm4Ai. The main agenda includes an awards ceremony, elections and a presentation by John Taylor on “A Tour of Mystery Stone via Drone.” The meeting is free and open to the public.
Food for seniors
The ECHO CSFP Program is offering free food for senior citizens who are 60 years old and older from 8 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March. 9, at the Belen Community Center, 305 Eagle Lane. To register, bring a picture ID and/or proof of age. For information, call the RSVP office and ask for Bertha at 966-2567 or Cindy Lu at 966-2566.
Beef tag day
There will be a beef tag day from 4-6 p.m., Monday, March 15, at the Valencia County Fairgrounds. For more information, contact the Valencia County Extension Office or go to valenciafair.com.
La Vida Felicidad is offering free lunches to children ages 1-18 years old from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, at its location 530 Sun Ranch Village Road in Los Lunas. Free lunches also include breakfast for the next day.
HCVC scholarship fundraiser
The Hispano Chamber of Valencia County is asking for the public’s help in raising funds for its 2021 Matanza Scholarship Drive. People can donate to the fund by either sponsoring a scholarship or buying raffle tickets, which are $15 each.
Sponsorship levels are Premier: $10,000; Platinium: $5,000; Gold: $2,500: Silver: $1,250; and Bronze: $500 for one scholarship.
The raffle, which includes prizes of a grill, disco and half a pig, will be held May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at addmi.com/e/hcvc-scholarship-raffle-MPBLT2RZKfzxlO8zq7n
For more information, call 306-9606 or email [email protected].
Eighth annual Student Juried Art Show
The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts has announced its eighth annual Student Art Exhibition with the theme, “Celebrations of New Mexico.” This program spotlights the creativity of children in grades K-12 attending schools in the Valencia County area.
Students will be notified if accepted into the art show with the grand opening reception in April. This is free to all students. Awards will be given to top winners.
To participate, area teachers, parents or students must review the official guidelines on the entry forms that can be picked up, requested to be mailed out or emailed. Call 352-7720.
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