To submit a nonprofit listing
to the calendar:
E-mail your calendar listing to: email@example.com.
Or go to the Signpost Web site, www.sandovalsignpost.com,
and click on Calendar. Or fax your listing to 867-3870. The deadline
for submission is the twentieth of the month prior to publication.
The community calendar is a free community service provided by the
Sandoval Commission Meetings
Unless otherwise noted, all Sandoval County commission meetings
will be held in the county commission chambers, Sandoval County
Courthouse, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, New Mexico.
Placitas Community Library Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
Thursdays, 10-1, Saturdays 10-4
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.
Mondays: One Day At A Time Big Book Study. Alcoholics
Anonymous Meeting. 6-7 p.m. United Methodist Church (in back), a
block west of Abuelita’s Restaurant, 136 West Don Andres,
Mondays through Thursdays: Mother’s Day Out.
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Las Placitas Presbyterian Church. $13 per session.
First and third Mondays: Optimist Club de Sandoval
Meeting. 7 p.m. San Antonio Community Center, Placitas. New members
Second and fourth Mondays: Bernalillo Town Council
Meeting. The public can attend as observers, but does not participate
in the activities unless requested by the Mayor. 6:30 p.m. 867-3311.
Second and fourth Mondays: Grief Support Group
Meeting. A free community service available to anyone who is in
need of grief and bereavement support following the loss of a loved
one. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 3150 Carlisle NE, Suite 25 (at Carlisle and
Candelaria). Carol Frank, 821-6056.
Mondays and Wednesdays: The Bernalillo Badminton Club
plays at the Bernalillo Community Center. 9-11 a.m. Call Gary Hansen,
at 867-2829, for further information.
Tuesdays: The New Mexico Chapter of the Alzheimer’s
Association, in conjunction with Wild Oats, will present
“Maintain Your Brain,” a series of educational programs
on how to live a brain-healthy lifestyle. 9:30 a.m. For information,
call the Chapter office at (505) 266-4473, a Wild Oats location
near you, or visit the Chapter website at www.nm-alzheimers.org.
Tuesdays: Haven House Domestic Violence Support Group
for women whose lives have been touched by domestic violence. Topics
include Dynamics of Domestic Violence, Safety Plans, Developing
Healthy Relationships, and information about available services.
All sessions are confidential and free of charge. 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Rio Rancho First Baptist Church, corner of Route 528 and 19th Avenue.
Call Haven House, 896-4869 or 1-800-526-7157, for more information.
Tuesdays: One Day At A Time Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting. Noon-1 p.m. (open meeting). United Methodist Church (in
back), a block west of Abuelita’s, Bernalillo. 266-1900.
First Tuesdays: SNAP (Survivors Network of those
Abused by Priests) support-group meeting, New Mexico Chapter. Meetings
are open to survivors and their immediate families, regardless of
religious affiliation, if any. 7 to 9 p.m. Good Shepherd UCC, 7834
Tennyson NE (youth lounge). Steve Rabi, 280-3369; www.snap-newmexico.org.
Second Tuesdays: New Mexico Democratic Club meets.
7 p.m., Rio Rancho Inn. www.nmdemclub.com.
Second Tuesdays: Sandoval County Democratic Club
meets at 7 p.m., Rio Rancho Inn, 528 near Sara Road, west side of
the road. Meetings are open to the public and feature candidates
for local, state, national offices. www.sandovaldemocrats.org.
Second and fourth Tuesdays: Village Academy Charter School
Meeting. 7 p.m. 274 Don Tomas, Bernalillo. All meetings open to
the public. VACS, P.O. Box 1247, Placitas, NM 87043.
Third Tuesdays: RESOLVE, Central New Mexico, Meeting.
RESOLVE provides information and support for those dealing with
infertility, pregnancy loss, high-risk pregnancy, making the decision
to adopt or life without children. National-affiliate support includes
professionally led support groups, peer-support gatherings, guest
speakers. Call or e-mail for location: 291-5066; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third and fourth Tuesdays: National Alliance on Mental
Illness, a volunteer-run organization, provides education
and support for people with mental illness and their families. 7:30
p.m. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 502 Sara Road, Rio Rancho,
Educational Building, Room 111. 892-1511, 249-4976, 260-0154, www.nami.org.
Fourth Tuesdays through December: New-Employer Tax Workshops
for small businesses that have or plan to have employees. Regulatory
and tax-filing requirements from six different federal and state
agencies will be covered. 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m., with one-hour lunch
break. Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, 5301 Central, NE
(Bank of the West building), 10th Floor, Conference Room A. Free
of charge. 505 841-6200.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: Book study and meditation groups.
WOW–Women of Wonder, Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; POW–People
of Wonder, Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Moon Dancer Book Gallery, 4484
Corrales Road, Corrales, 249-3742.
Wednesdays: Mothers’ Support Group. $3 per
session. 10-11 a.m. United Way Building, Southern and Unser Boulevard.
Wednesdays: Parenting Group Meeting. 6-7 p.m.
La Buena Vida, Bernalillo, 867-2383.
Wednesdays: Thinking Straight Step-Study Alcoholics
Anonymous Meeting. 6-7 p.m. First Assembly Church, 274 Camino Don
Tomas, south of PNM, Bernalillo. 266-1900.
First Wednesday: Democratic Women of Sandoval County
meet. 7 p.m. Call Janice Saxton for location and speaker information:
Third Wednesday: Bilingual story time for ages
two to ten, 3 p.m. Placitas Community Library. For more information,
First Wednesdays: Jardineros de Placitas, 9:30
a.m. each month except January and December. A community-involved
organization of women with groups interested in bridge, cooking,
stitchery, crafts, art, reading, day trips. Monthly meetings feature
speakers and subjects of local interest. Contact: Lin Robinson,
First Wednesdays: MOMS Club of Rio Rancho South
General Meeting. Free. The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support)
is an international nonprofit organization specifically designed
to support at-home mothers regardless of race, religion, financial
stability. 10 a.m. First Baptist Church of Rio Rancho (across from
Intel). 891-1909, 994-9687, www.momsclub.org.
First Wednesdays: National Alliance on Mental Illness,
a volunteer-run organization, provides education and support for
people with mental illness and their families. 10 a.m. St. Thomas
Aquinas Catholic Church, 502 Sara Road, Rio Rancho, Educational
Building, Room 111. 892-1511, 249-4976, 260-0154, www.nami.org.
Second Wednesdays: Placitas Community Library board
meetings are now at the main PVFB station on 165, still on the second
Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Inquiries about these meetings
or the library: 867-3355. All meetings are open to the public.
Second Wednesdays: Village Academy Charter School Meeting.
7:30 p.m. Our Lady of Sorrows Church. VACS, P.O. Box 1247, Placitas,
Third Wednesdays: Community workshop on Asthma and Allergy
Basics. For families who live with asthma, environmental,
and food allergies. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Dinner is included. Sandoval
Health Commons, 1500 Idalia Road #B, behind the Sandoval County
Courthouse, off Idalia and Highway 528. RSVP on Friday before the
class at (505) 867-2291, ext. 1720.
Fourth Wednesdays: Bereavement Support Group for
parents who have had a baby die through miscarriage, stillbirth,
Sudden Infant Death, or other natural causes within the first year
of life. 7-8:30 p.m., Office of the Medical Investigator, UNM Medical
School Campus. 272-2485, 272-3397.
Wednesdays through Saturdays: Casa San Ysidro, the
historic Gutiérrez-Minge House in Corrales, on Old Church
Road, is open for tours at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Adults $4, seniors
$3, students $3, children $2. 897-8828.
Thursdays: Depression and bipolar support group
meetings. DBSA Albuquerque offers weekly support-group meetings
for those suffering from mood disorders. Friends and family members
welcome. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Nob Hill area, Albuquerque. Information
available regarding support groups in Los Lunas and Santa Fe. 505-889-3632,
Thursdays: One Day At A Time Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting. Noon-1 p.m. (open meeting). United Methodist Church (in
back), a block west of Abuelita’s, Bernalillo. 266-1900.
First Thursday: Preschool story time for ages
two to five, 10 a.m. Placitas Community Library. For more information,
Second Thursdays: Placitas Community Library Board
meetings. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to public. Main Placitas
Volunteer Fire Brigade station. For information, call 867-3355.
Second Thursdays: Enchanted Hills Neighborhood Association
meets at 7 p.m. at the Vista Grande Elementary School, 7001 Chayote
Road, Rio Rancho. Meetings are open to the public. For more information,
Second Thursdays: Do you want to learn more about politics? The
League of Women Voters–Albuquerque, a nonpartisan
organization, meets the second Thursday of each month. The luncheon
meeting is at the Wyndham Hotel, 2910 Yale Blvd SE, near the airport.
The LWV encourages informed and active participation to influence
public policy through education and advocacy. Reservations required.
For more information, telephone the League Office, Monday - Thursday
before noon, 884-8441. League office is at 2403 San Mateo NE, Suite
Third Thursdays through May: St. Vincent de Paul Senior
Wellness Clinic. Weight monitoring, blood pressure checks,
glucose monitoring for senior citizens. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteer
nurses, massage therapists, reflexologists welcome to call. Our
Lady of Sorrows Church Social Center, Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo.
For information, call Nancy Hawks at 771-4931.
Fridays: Friday Night Live Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting (open meeting). 7-8 p.m. Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
Motivation Center, 301 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo. 266-1900.
First Friday: Coronado Kennel Club Meeting. All-breed
obedience kennel club, 7 p.m. Call for meeting place. 867-4510.
Second Fridays: SanBern Federated Republican Women
meets (except July and August) at Chamisa Hills Country Club, in
Rio Rancho, 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in attending may call 892-3330,
for more information.
Saturdays: One Day At A Time Big Book Discussion
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting (open meeting). 9-10 a.m. United Methodist
Church (in back), a block west of Abuelita’s, Bernalillo.
Saturday evenings: Narcotics Anonymous Meeting.
6:30 p.m. (open meeting). If you have a problem with narcotics or
even think you may have a problem, you are welcome. 136 West Don
Andres, Bernalillo. (Bernalillo Methodist Church). 505-260-9889,
Second Saturdays: Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho
Book Sale, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Bargains at every sale. Auditorium
in Loma Colorado Main Library, 755 Loma Colorado, Rio Rancho. For
information, visit www.ci.rio-rancho.nm.us/friendsofthelibrary.
Sundays: Placitas Big Book Study. Alcoholics Anonymous.
7-8:15 p.m. (open meeting). Presbyterian Church (Bell Tower), Placitas.
Sundays: Narcotics Anonymous Meeting. If you have
a problem with drugs, or even think that you might have a problem,
you are welcome! 10:30 a.m. 4324 Corrales Road (in the community
center behind the old fire station). 260-9889, 260-7195.
January 27: Wendy Day will present an all-Chopin piano
recital at Keller Hall at the University of New Mexico
at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children and seniors.
January 27: Placitas Artists Series presents Willy
Sucre and Friends playing Clarinet Quintets. 3 p.m. Pre-concert
artists’ reception with Carmine DeVivi, Karl and Mary Hofmann,
Carol Carpenter, and Nancy Kriebel at 1:30 p.m. For information,
call 867-8080 or visit www.placitasarts.org.
February 3: Corrales Winter Growers’ Market:
Greenhouse greens, local honey, fresh eggs, herbs, baked goods,
ristras, goats’ milk and yogurt, cider, and natural soaps.
Music by singer/songwriter Marty York. 500 Jones Road, Corrales
(next to the Corrales Post Office), weather permitting. This is
a free event. For more information, call 898-7927.
February 3: Albuquerque Concert Band presents
a free concert. 3 p.m. A seventy-piece symphonic band, conducted
by John Sanks, will perform a selection of marches, classics, Broadway
hits, and popular tunes, including a special piece featuring tuba
soloist Richard White. Los Lunas High School Theater. (From I-25,
take the Main Street exit. Heading east, take the first left, which
is Emilio Lopez Road; the high school is on the right.) For more
information, visit email@example.com.
February 3: Albuquerque Baroque Players present
“Twin Fiddling, Baroque Style,” with guest artist Marilyn
McDonald, Baroque violin. 3 p.m. Tickets $12, $10 for seniors, and
$5 for full-time students. Historic Old San Ysidro Church in Corrales.
For information and reservations, call 255-7089 or visit http://www.unm.edu/~sbpatric.
Februrary 6: Democratic Women of Sandoval County
will meet at 6:30 p.m, with a social time beginning at 6:00. The
club will host a forum at 7 p.m. featuring the candidates for Congressional
District 3. Questions from the audience will be answered after all
the candidates have spoken. Light refreshments will be served. The
public is encouraged to attend. Guests are welcome. For information,
call Janice Saxton at 867-1139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Westside Congregation
Church, 1650 Abrazo, Rio Rancho.
February 9: The West Mesa Branch of the American Association
of University Women will host a joint meeting with the
Albuquerque Branch at 11:30 a.m. Bernie Zak of Sandia National Laboratories
will speak on “Climate Change and What We Need to Do about
It.” Mimi’s Café, I-25 and Jefferson. The cost
of the luncheon is $16, with a choice of pot roast, turkey breast,
or chicken. For reservations or information, call Joan, 867-2859.
(Please select your lunch choice.) The deadline for reservations
is February 5. Guests are welcome.
February 9: General membership meeting of Compassion and
Choices. Roland Halpern, Director of Community Relations
for Compassion and Choices will talk about developments and programs
in end-of-life choices. Free and open to the public. Peace and Justice
Center, 202 Harvard Drive SE in Albuquerque (southeast corner of
Harvard and Silver). Parking is available on the street or in the
lot adjacent to building. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.; program runs
from 10 a.m. - noon.
February 9: Monthly meeting of the New Mexico Chapter of
Germans from Russia at 1 p.m. Cross of Hope Lutheran Church,
6104 Taylor Ranch Drive, Albuquerque. Contact Vincent at (505) 898-5784
February 9: 10 a.m., Friends of Coronado State Monument
present a jewelry workshop. Each participant will make
his or her own “treasure” of a single-strand necklace
and a pair of French wire earrings. Cost is $25 per person and includes
all materials. Call Linda Vogel at 821-8432 to make your reservation.
The workshop will be held at the DeLavy House, located on Edmond
Road in Bernalillo. (From Highway 550 west of Coronado State Monument,
turn onto Edmond Road, and follow the road to its end. Signs will
be posted). Refreshments will be served.
February 10: 2 p.m., Sandoval County Historical Society
presents Sunny Dooley, who will speak on the popular Navajo
tales called “Diné Blessing Way Stories” at the
DeLavy House Museum. Refreshments will be served. The meeting is
free and open to the public. (The DeLavy House Museum is located
on Edmond Road, off Highway 550, west of Bernalillo between Coronado
State Monument and The Star Casino).
February 21-22: The Xeriscape Council of New Mexico and
Intel are presenting the 13th Water Conservation/Xeriscape
Conference at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North, 5151 San Francisco
Road NE. Cost: $175. Registration is required. To register, visit
www.xeriscapenm.com, email email@example.com,
or call (505) 468-1021.
February 23-24: The Xeriscape Council of New Mexico and
Intel are sponsoring a Xeriscape Expo featuring over two
hundred business exhibits and offering free seminars on design,
plant selection, irrigation, soil preparation, and maintenance.
There will be door prizes, information, and entertainment for all
ages. New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Free and open to the public.
For information, visit www.xeriscapenm.com,
email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (505) 468-1021.
February 24: Placitas Artists Series presents
David Burgess, one of today’s most outstanding and award-winning
guitarists at 3 p.m. Art reception and sale precedes the concert
at 1:30 p.m. Featured artists are Claudia Fluegge, Sarah Hartshorne,
Jeremy Stein, and Donald A. Tubesing. Tickets are $18/$15. For information,
call 867-8080 or visit www.PlacitasArts.org.
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February 24: Friends of Coronado State Monument
will sponsor a lecture by Pat Hester, BLM paleontologist, on “Seismosaurus:
The Longest Dinosaur Ever Discovered.” 2:00 p.m. Sandoval
County History Society’s DeLavy House, Edmond Road, Bernalillo.
Admission is $5 per person; free to members of the Friends of Coronado
State Monument. For information, call Gordon Forbes at (505) 771-3464
or email email@example.com.
March 1: “Hand to Mouth.” Food-related
art and more. Corrales Bosque Gallery’s yearly benefit show.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Forty percent of all proceeds made opening
day will go to the Roadrunner Food Bank. Free gourmet food donated
by local chefs. The show runs through June 3 as a regular exhibition.
For information, call or visit the Corrales Bosque Gallery, Mercado
de Maya, 4685 Corrales Road, Corrales. 898-7203. You may also visit
their website at www.corralesbosquegallery.com.
March 4: Docent Training at Casa San Ysidro, 1
– 3 p.m., 973 Old Church Road, Corrales. Every Tuesday through
May 27, 2008. For more information, call (505) 898-3915.