The Sandoval Signpost

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Unless otherwise noted, all Sandoval County meetings will be held in the county commission chambers, Sandoval County Courthouse, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, New Mexico.

Unless otherwise noted, all Sandoval County meetings will be held in the county commission chambers, Sandoval County Courthouse, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, New Mexico.

Monthly: Parents Without Partners offers support, education, and friendship to single parents of all ages, regardless of custody. Get-togethers, family outings, socials. All welcome. Wayne—892-2456.

Mondays: Alanon meets at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays in the northwest room of the Old Convent Gallery in Bernalillo. 867-5718.

Mondays through Thursdays: Mother’s Day Out, 9-2:30. Placitas Presbyterian Church. $12 per session. 867-5718.

Every First and Third Monday: Optimist Club de Sandoval meets at 7 p.m. San Antonio Community Center, Placitas. New members welcome. 867-0567.

Wednesdays: Narcotics Anonymous meets every Wednesday evening, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Focused Recovery (same building as La Buena Vida), across the street and north of the Range Café, Bernalillo. 24-hour Help Line: 260-9889.

Wednesdays: Problems with Alcohol? Thinking Straight, Alcoholics Anonymous Step Study Meeting, 6:00 p.m., every Wednesday, now held at the Old Convent, 264 Camino del Pueblo, across from the Catholic Church in Bernalillo. Enter on south side. For anyone who has a drinking problem. 24-hour AA Help Line: 266-1900.

Wednesdays: Project Sandoval County Domestic Violence Group meets on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Bernalillo City Hall, 829 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo. Support, resources, and counseling are available. 1-800-219-0958.

Wednesdays: Mothers’ Support Group meets, 10-11 a.m., United Way Building, Southern and Unser Boulevard. $3 per session. 896-1250.

Wednesdays: Parenting group meets at La Buena Vida, Bernalillo, 8 p.m. 867-2383.

Every Second Wednesday: La Leche League of West Mesa meets at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph’s West Mesa Hospital. Support for breast-feeding mothers. 897-9718.

Third Wednesday: Las Placitas Association board meeting. 6:45 p.m., Placitas Community Center, 771-1171

Thursdays: Problems with Alcohol? Crossroads meets at 7:30 p.m., 1292 Las Casitas (Camino del Pueblo and Calle del Bosque). 24-hour AA Help Line: 266-1900.

Thursday Evenings: Recovery group. Women with substance abuse problems. 6-7:30 p.m. La Buena Vida, 827 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo. 867-2383.

Fridays: Open Mic Night (music and poetry). 8 to 10 p.m. at Bound To Be Read. 828-3500.

Saturdays: Story time at 10 a.m. and a different craft activity each week at 2 p.m. Live music 8 to 10 p.m. at Bound To Be Read. 828-3500.

Wednesdays: Toddler Story time. 10 a.m., at Bound To Be read. 828-3500.

February 1: Lewis Winn (guitar), John Gagan (bass) Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242. Music starts about 7 p.m. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. 771-4400. lunatiquetapasbar.com.

February 2: Don Bullis lectures on “Frontier Justice.” 3 p.m. Sandoval County Historical Society building, on Highway 550 in Bernalillo, north of Phillips Gas Station and west of Coronado Monument. Public welcome. No charge. .A collection of new and antique quilts open also on February 2. 867-2755. (See story in Around Town)

February 5: E.H. Hackney (guitar), Tim Miowchowski (flute). Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242. Music starts about 7 p.m.. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. lunatiquetapasbar.com. 771-4400.

February 6: Sandoval County Commission, 3 p.m., Commission Chambers.

February 6: Sandoval County Master Gardener Series begins. $15 per person, $25 per couple for series, $5 per person per class. 867-2582.

February 7 and 8: New Mexico Organic Farming and Gardening Expo 2003. Glorieta. 505-266-9849, joan.quinn@state.nm.us.

February 8: Wendy Day performs Chopin on piano at the Outpost Performance Space. 3 p.m. 268-0044.

February 8: Embracing Fatherhood conference at Albuquerque Marriott. Preregistration by February 4. $25. 881-0712.

February 8: Luncheon meeting of the West Mesa Branch of the American Association of University Women. 11:30 a.m. Speaker: Mary Feldblum, who will propose a solution to our health-care crisis. She is a representative from the Health Security for New Mexicans Campaign and will discuss the plan, which will be introduced as a bill during the coming legislative session. AAUW welcomes women and men who are college graduates and who are interested in promoting education, advancing the status of women and continuing their own intellectual growth. Reservations: Mimi, 897-7906. Pasta Café, 3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho.

February 8: Wickham Brothers (guitar duo/vocals). Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242.Music starts about 7 p.m.. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. 771-4400. lunatiquetapasbar.com.

February 9: Eco-Art for Valentine's Day at the Rio Grande Nature Center. 2 pm. $5 per person, $10 per family. 344-7240.

February 9: Chamber Music Albuquerque presents the Lydian String Quartet. Enjoy the romance of great music: Mozart—Quartet in C, K. 465 (“The Dissonant”); Perle—Fourteen Brief Encounters for String Quartet; Brahms—Quartet in A minor, Opus 51, No. 2. 3 p.m. Free lecture at 2 p.m. Simms Center for the Performing Arts, Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Boulevard NE. Tickets: $30, $25, $20, $15. Full-time students, half price. 268-1990 or www.cma-abq.org. Tickets are also available at the door.

February 11: Friends of Placitas monthly meeting. 7:15 p.m. Placitas Community Center. 867-5346

February 11: Sandoval County Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board Meeting. 4 to 5 p.m. Sandoval County Visitor’s Center, 243 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo,NM 87004. 867-8687.

February 11: Friends of Tijeras Pueblo lecture "East Mountain and Beyond," by Rebecca Stoneman. 7 p.m., Sandia Ranger District Station, 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras. 281-3304.

February 12: Free legal information for the elderly. 12:45 p.m., Zia Pueblo Senior Center, 155-A Capital Square Drive. Open to the public. To schedule an Individual consultation, call Cecelia Gachupin, 867-9603. Sponsored by the Zia Pueblo Elder Program and the Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program.

February 12: DWI Planning Council, 3 p.m., Magistrate Court, 681 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo.

February 12: David Parloto (bass), Pete Cover (piano). Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242. Music starts about 7 p.m.. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. 771-4400. lunatiquetapasbar.com.

February 13: "Locomotion: How Animals Move," for children 3-5 accompanied by an adult. $15. Rio Grande Nature Center. 344-7240.

February 15: Amanda Chapman (vocals) with Greg Ruggerio (guitar), Dan Spanogle (bass). Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242. Music starts about 7 p.m.. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. 771-4400. lunatiquetapasbar.com.

February 16: Archibeque and Gurule families gathering, hosted by Sandoval County Historical Society. 2 p.m,. at their building on Highway 550 in Bernalillo, north of Phillips Gas Station and west of Coronado Monument. 867-2755.

February 16: Full-Moon Walk at Rio Grande Nature Center. 7 pm. Free. 344-7240.

February 16: Placitas Artists Series presents “Oleksiy Koltakov—Van Cliburn International Piano Competition finalist plays music by Chopin, Liszt, and Liszt-Horowitz. 3 p.m. Artist reception begins at 1:30 p.m. with paintings by Vangie Dunmire, Rebecca Olesen, Roberta Wellems, and furniture art, paintings by Gene McClain. Las Placitas Presbyterian Church, six miles east of I-25 on NM 165. $15/$12. Tickets at La Bonne Vie Salon, 867-8080 or www.PlacitasArts.org.

February 19: Karl Richardson (piano/guitar/vocals). Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242. Music starts about 7 p.m.. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. 771-4400. lunatiquetapasbar.com.

February 20: Placitas Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting. Existing and prospective members welcome. 3 p.m. La Puerta building, Placitas. 867-3011.

February 20: Commission on Senior Affairs, 12:30 p.m., Peña Blanca Senior Center.

February 20: Sandoval County Commission, 6 p.m., Commission Chambers.

February 20: Enrique Lamadrid portrays Capitán Rafael Chacon. Corrales Historical Society Lecture Series. 7 p.m., Old San Ysidro Church, Corrales. Free. 897-9109. (see story in Around Town for more details)

February 21: Spring Counselors Workshops at TVI Workforce Training Center. Sponsored by the New Mexico College Awareness Coalition. Preregistration required by February 7. 841-4794.

February 21: Bernalillo Chamber of Commerce Chalk Talk: “Is your computer sinking or swimming in the Internet ocean?” Speaker: Reg Olson. 5:30 to 7 p.m. First one free to all. Re/Max Elite North, 842 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo. R.S.V.P. 867-9460.

February 22: Los Radiators. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165 (in Homestead Village Shopping Center) Placitas, 2.2 miles east of I-25, Exit 242. Music starts about 7 p.m.. Music surcharge $2.50 per person, no reserved seating. 771-4400. lunatiquetapasbar.com

February 22: Margaret Leng Tan, known as the “Diva of the Avant Garde,” will perform “Ode to Schroeder: The Art of the Toy Piano.” Santa Fe New Music. 8 p.m. Outpost Performance Space.

February 25: County Planning and Zoning Commission, 6 p.m., Commission Chambers.

February 26: Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative, 4:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Conference Room.

February 28: Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque and conductor David Oberg present the annual Baroque concert featuring COA Soloists Krzysztof Zimowski (violin), and Claudia Giese (oboe), and the music of Corelli, Bach, and Marai. 7:30 p.m. A free preconcert conversation will be presented by conductor Oberg at 6:45 p.m. St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2626 Arizona NE. Plenty of free parking; handicapped accessible. Tickets: 881-0844 or coaorch@aol.com.

 

 

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