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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.

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.

Through January 16: “The Terrific Art Group Exhibit” at Katrina Lasko Gallery. Open Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and by appointment. 336 N. Camino del Pueblo. 867-2523, 570-2523.

January 1: Nonemergency county offices closed in observance of New Year’s Day.

January 2: Sandoval County Commission, 3 p.m., Commission Chambers.

January 4: Amanda Chapman (vocals) with Greg Ruggerio (guitar) and Dan Spanogle (bass). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 5: Sandoval County Historical Society presents Arnold Herrera, Cochiti Pueblo artist, musician, and historian speaking on“Pueblo Community Survival.” 3 p.m. The DeLavy House on Edmonds Road just west of the Coronado Monument. The public is welcome. No charge.

January 6: DWI Planning Council, 3 p.m., Magistrate Court, 681 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo.

January 8: “Your Money or Your Life” study group based on the book of the same title, 7 pm at Bound To Be Read, 828-3500.

January 8: Karl Richardson (piano/guitar/vocals). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 11: Wickham Brothers (guitar duo/vocals). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 11: Community Health Alliance Council, 2 p.m., PMS Building at High Resort, Rio Rancho.

January 11: Luncheon meeting of the West Mesa Branch of the American Association of University Women. The program will feature Shannon Terry-Youngman, the outreach coordinator for Haven House, the only domestic abuse shelter in Sandoval County. 11:30 a.m., Copeland’s Restaurant, 10051 Coors Rd NW. 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. Please call Mimi at 897-7906 for more information or to make a reservation.

January 15: Terra Trio (Latin jazz). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 15: Bernalillo Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Food, music, beverages. El Pueblo Health Center, 121 Calle del Presidente. $5 members/$7 nonmembers. Bring a door prize to promote your business or organization.

January 16: Commission on Senior Affairs, 12:30 p.m., Placitas Senior Center.

January 16: Sandoval County Commission, 6 p.m., Commission Chambers.

January 18: Judy Christopher (vocals) and Tony Cesarano (guitar). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 20: Nonemergency county offices closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

January 21: Jimmy Santiago Baca discusses and signs "C-Train and Thirteen Mexicans: Dream Boy's Story." 7 p.m. at Bound To Be Read. 828-3500.

January 22: Dadou (accordion). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 23: Corrales Historical Society Lecture Series presents Dr. Don Alberts, retired chief historian at Kirkland AFB, speaking on “Balloons to Bombers: History of Albuquerque Aviation.” Old San Ysidro Church in Corrales. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Refreshments.

January 25: Michael Anthony (guitar) and David Parloto (bass). 7 p.m., $2.50. Lunatique! 221-L Highway 165, Homestead Village, Placitas, 771-4400.

January 26: Placitas Artists Series presents “Willy Sucre and Friends Play Flute, Violin, and Viola Trios.” 3 p.m. Joining Willy Sucre are flutist Monica Daniel and violinist Krzysztof Zimowski. Music by Beethoven, Max Reger, and Gustav Holst. Artists’ reception begins at 1:30 p.m. with paintings and pottery by Nina Adkins, Bianca Härle, Karl and Mary Hofmann, and Sheila Richmond. $15/$12. Tickets at La Bonne Vie Salon, 867-8080, or At Las Placitas Presbyterian Church, six miles east of I-25 on NM 165.

January 28: County Planning and Zoning Commission, 6 p.m., Commission Chambers.

January 29: Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative, 4:30 p.m., Commission Chambers.






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