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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: Tuesday 10 a.m.-7
p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-1
p.m. Call 867-3355 for directions or questions.
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. 867-5718.
First and third Mondays: Optimist Club de Sandoval Meeting.
7 p.m. San Antonio Community Center, Placitas. New members welcome.
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
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: Ongoing, Circle of Parents peer discussion
groups, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Free, confidential, and non-judgmental discussion
groups, promoting positive, nurturing parenting. Free childcare.
Held at Outcomes, Inc., 1503 University Boulevard, NE in Albuquerque.
Please RSVP at (505) 243-2551.
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; email@example.com.
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.
First Wednesdays: The Sandoval County Chapter of the Holistic
Moms Network meets at the Placitas Community Center to
provide support and education on various natural living and conscious
parenting topics. 6 p.m. Weekly playgroups, book exchanges, and
an online forum for parenting support. The Holistic Moms Network
is a nonprofit support and discussion network for moms with an interest
in natural, holistic, and alternative parenting and living. Our
goal is to develop a thriving community which nurtures, supports,
and informs mothers and their families. Children are always welcome.
For more information, visit www.holisticmoms.org
or email Heather Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.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, visit www.ehha.us.
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. 266-1900.
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.
Third Saturday: Organ Transplant Awareness Program’s
monthly meetings. 10:30 a.m. OTAP is an independent organization
working to improve the quality of life for transplant candidates,
recipients, their families, and donor family members. Their function
is to increase the awareness of the need for organ and tissue donors.Home
Town Buffet on Coors/Paseo. Info: www.otapnm.org.
Sundays: Corrales Growers’ Market features
music, burritos, New Mexico grown produce, dairy, honey, and plants.
9 a.m. -12 p.m. Admission is free. 500 Jones Road in Corrales, next
to the Corrales Post Office. For information, call 898-7927.
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.
Through October 23: The Sandoval County Master Gardener
Hotline is now open at 867-2582 from 9 a.m. - 12 noon on
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
and Thursdays. Veteran Master Gardeners will answer
general gardening questions, from what grows in New Mexico, when
to grow it, what insects and diseases may be a problem, and more.
June 27: Holistic Moms’ Network is hosting
a Mom’s Night Out at the Starlight Bowling Center, Santa Ana
Star Casino in Bernalillo. Join us for bowling, food, and drinks
at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com
(Heather Kerr) by Thursday, June 26. “Join us as we let laughter
return us to our old selves again.” For more information,
June 29: Bernalillo Fireworks Showcase. Bernalillo
High School. Fireworks start at dusk. For information, call 867-3311.
July 2: Join us for the July meeting of the Holistic Moms’
Network at the Placitas Community Center, located at 41
Camino de las Huertas. Topic: Gentle Discipline and Playful Parenting.
We will be discussing ways to discipline our children with love
and kindness. Learn how to prevent power struggles with your child
and be empowered together. Bring your questions and offer your support
to others. Introductions and refreshments begin at 6 p.m. “We
look forward to welcoming you into our wonderful tribe!” For
more information, call 867-1396 or visit www.holisticmoms.org.
July 4: Non-essential Sandoval County and Town of Bernalillo
offices are closed in observance of Independence Day.
July 8: ESCAFCA Meeting, 3:00 p.m., Bernalillo
July 8: Bernalillo Planning and Zoning Meeting,
6:30 p.m., Bernalillo Town Hall.
July 9: DWI Planning Council and DWI Taskforce,
2 p.m., Sandoval County Personnel Conference Room.
July 12: Saturday with the Bernalillo Mayor, 10
a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Bernalillo Town Hall.
July 13: There will be no formal meeting of the Sandoval
County Historical Society for July. However, at 2 p.m.,
there will be a special program of recorded music of Benny Goodman’s
1938 Carnegie Hall concert and other major recording artists. The
event will be held at the DeLavy House Museum located off Highway
550, west of Bernalillo, between Coronado State Monument and The
Star Casino. This program is free and open to the public.
July 14: Bernalillo Town Council Meeting, 6:30
p.m., Bernalillo Town Hall, Bernalillo.
July 16: Democratic Women of Sandoval County will
meet at 7 p.m.; social time is at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will
be served. The public is encouraged to attend. Guests are welcome.
The meeting will be held at the Town Council Chambers at the Town
of Bernalillo City Hall, 829 Camino del Pueblo in Bernalillo. For
information, call Janice Saxton at 867-1139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 16: Twinkles The Clown, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Martha Liebert Library, Bernalillo.
July 17: Sandoval County Commission, 3 p.m., Commission
July 17: Commission on Senior Affairs, 10 a.m.,
Peña Blanca Senior Center.
July 17: Sandoval County Juvenile Justice Board,
3 p.m., Commission Chambers.
July 18: Bernalillo Farmers’ Market, South
of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
July 18: Join the Holistic Moms’ Network
for a screening of “The Business of Being Born,” a documentary
about the state of maternity care in America. 7:30 p.m. Inspired
by their own birth experiences, producer Ricki Lake and director
Abby Epstein team up to explore the way in which Americans give
birth and examine why the system is the way it is. This film will
forever change the way you view childbirth. Funny, touching, and
informative—you don’t want to miss this screening, with
a discussion immediately following. The film will be shown at the
Placitas Community Center. RSVP to email@example.com
(Heather Kerr) by Thursday, July 17. For more information, visit
July 19: Friends of Coronado State Monument will
sponsor a tour of the Pecos National Monument. Meet at 7:30 a.m.
at Coronado State Monument to carpool to Pecos, a distance of approximately
seventy-three miles. At 10 a.m., we will enjoy a guided tour of
the ruins, including the remains of a large mission complex. Picnic
tables are available to those wishing to eat at the Monument, or
a short drive will take you back to Santa Fe for dining. Admission
for the tour is $3 per adult. This tour is open to the public. No
reservations are needed for this program. Wear a hat, sunglasses,
comfortable walking shoes, and bring water. We also ask that you
offer to help your driving host with gasoline expenses.
July 20: 2 p.m. Friends of Coronado State Monument
will sponsor a presentation by Alex Candelaria Sedillos on the topic
of “The Strange and Mysterious Journey of Don Francisco Vasquez
de Coronado.” The lecture will be at Sandoval County Historical
Society’s DeLavy House on Edmond Road in Bernalillo. Open
to the public. No reservations are needed. Admission is $5 per person,
and is free to members of Friends of Coronado State Monument.
July 24: County Planning and Zoning Commission,
6 p.m., Commission Chambers.
July 26: 1st Annual Antique/Classic Car Show, Loretto
Park, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
July 28: Bernalillo Town Council Meeting, Bernalillo
Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.