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Local Government contacts:
Town of Bernalillo offices—867-3311
Sandoval County offices—867-7500
Sandoval County Commission Chairman, c/o Sandoval County
Administrative offices, P. O. Box 40, Bernalillo, NM 87004

The Animal Hotline:
A nonprofit community service for lost and found pets.
867-6135. P. O. Box 100, Placitas, NM 87043

Jardineros de Placitas:
Jardineros de Placitas is a social, benevolent, and charitable community-based organization for residents of Placitas. In addition to monthly meetings, members participate in a variety of community service projects and small interest groups. For more information, see or contact Kathy Bruch at 404-8621.

Coronado Optimist Club. 6 p.m. The Coronado Optimist Club primarily serves Bernalillo, Rio Rancho, and Placitas in projects that help youth. Meetings held at the Range Cafe in Bernalillo the second Tuesday of the month. All welcome.
A website created by Signpost Web designer Gary W. Priester providing free galleries for all Placitas artists. Each gallery contains up to 8 color images, an artist’s biography or CV and a contact page. Visit for more information.

Placitas Artists Series:
Offering monthly musical concerts at Las Placitas Presbyterian church. Artists’ reception and exhibit of local artists work preceed each concert., 867-8080

Las Placitas Association:
A community organization working to preserve the rural quality of life in Placitas and restore the riparian habitat of Las Huertas Creek. It sponsors the annual Flowering Desert Garden Tour in June, a Star Gazing Party, and group hikes throughout the year., P. O. Box 888, Placitas, NM 87043

Placitas Chamber of Commerce:
An organization promoting the Placitas business community and organizing the Placitas Home Tour., 505-867-3388, 1 Ridge Court Placitas, NM 87043

Placitas Fine Arts and Crafts Holiday Sale:
Nancy Couch, 867-2450, 3 Canon del Apache, Placitas, NM 87043;,

Placitas Community Library
A nonprofit organization providing library services to the community. Books, e-books, audio books, DVDs and CDs for all ages, computers, 24/7 Wi-Fi availability, low-cost photocopier, fax, & scanner. Online resources include foreign language instruction, genealogy, maps, Consumer Reports, newspapers, and more. Monthly art exhibits, guest speakers, children’s story hours, book club, and summer reading program.  Opportunities for volunteers.

Placitas Mountaincraft and Soiree Society
Founded in 1973, this is a New Mexico Domestic Non-Profit Organization benefitting the arts and arts education in Placitas, New

Placitas Recycling Center:
Offers recycling services to the community on Saturdays from 8 to 11 am.. Hwy. 165, 1/2 mile east of I-25 exit 242., Closed some holidays and occasionally due to inclement weather.

Placitas Studio Tour:
Current information about this Annual Mothers Day Weekend event: Nancy Holley, PO Box 946, Placitas, NM 87043;,

Sandoval County Historical Society:
A community organization promoting the preservation of the history of Sandoval County. Monthly meetings at the DeLavy House in Bernalillo. 867-5351 or 867-5857.

Watermelon Mountain Ranch:
Fostering the animal-human bond and offering foster homes and adoptions for displaced dogs and cats. 771-0140, extension 2.

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