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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.

Every Third Tuesday: Spanish conversation group, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to newcomers. Contact Linda at 867-3630 or Barbara at 867-9613.

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 on Wednesdays, 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.

Every third Wednesday: Las Placitas Association meets at the Placitas Community Center. 6:45 p.m.

Through May 30: Primary Election Absentee/Early Voting by mail.
Call 867-7577 for application and more information.

Through June 1: Primary Election Absentee/Early Voting in person. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Commission Chambers.

Through June 2: The Deer and the Antelope Play, comedy-drama by Mark Dunn. A remarkable play about the joy of living life to the fullest. The Adobe Theater, Corrales.
Box office: 898-9222. See

June 1 and 2: San Ysidro Carnival of the Arts, a New Mexico multimedia show and sale hosted by the Corrales Visual Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Old San Ysidro Church, Corrales. One mile north of the Corrales Post Office, then 3/10 mile west on Old Church Road.

June 1: Plant clinic with Sandoval County Master Gardeners. Bring samples of struggling plants or unidentified pests and get free advice. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Home Depot,
Coors Bypass and 7 Bar Loop.

June 3: Gardening with the Masters. A free lecture on ponds and water gardens by the Sandoval County Master Gardeners. 7 p.m. Esther Bone Library, 950 Pine Tree Road S.E., in Rio Rancho.

June 4: Primary Election, Polls Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. countywide.

June 5: DWI Planning Council, Magistrate Court, 681 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, 3:30 p.m.

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

June 6: Third Tamaya Artisan Market, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Celebrates traditional and contemporary arts and crafts of the many different Native American pueblos, tribes, and nations. 867-1234.

June 7, 8, 9: San Felipe Parish celebrates its 296th annual fiesta. Live entertainment, games, homemade cooking. Fri. 6–10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m. On Sunday, 2 p.m.: Procession of San Felipe de Neri. Public welcome.

June 8: River’s Edge One Neighborhood Association Community Yard Sale, Enchanted Hills Elementary School, Highway 528/Obregon. Deadline to reserve space is June 3;
cost ,$10. For Information, call Jenny, 891-9194, and leave a message.

June 11: Friends of Placitas monthly meeting. 7:15 p.m. Placitas Community Center.
Open to the public. 867-6310.

June 14: KNME, Channel 5 presents "Subdivide and Conquer: A Modern Western," 7:30 p.m., followed by a discussion about growth impacts in New Mexico on "In Focus" with Arcie Chapa at 8 p.m. "Subdivide and Conquer" explores the consequences of sprawl in the West.

June 14-30: Friends, drama by Kobo Abé. New Mexico's premiere production.
The Adobe Theater, Corrales. Box office: 898-9222. See

June 15: Albuquerque Folk Festival. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Band performances, workshops, jam opportunities, instrument storage. Food, booths, displays. Albuquerque Fairgrounds.

June 15: Open reception and show at Katrina Lasko Gallery. New works by Gretchen Berggren, Julie Brown, Gloria Emerson, Wayne Mikosz, and Riha Rothberg.
2 to 5 p.m. 336 North Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo 867-2523.

June 15: “Dances with Wool.” Celebrates 100 years of woven images from Southwestern mythology. Wes Studi, MC. Noon to 5 p.m. Music, food, crafts, door prizes, awards. Historic Toadlena Trading Post and Weaving Museum, 12 miles west on N 19 from the convenience store on Highway 666 between Shiprock and Gallup. 505-789-3267.

June 18: Sterling Grogan, MRGCD, will present a slide show on the Conservancy District and the efforts to protect water and water rights for irrigators, the bosque, and wildlife. 6 to 7 p.m. Los Ranchos Village Hall, 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW.
Free and open to the public. 890-3968

June 20: Sandoval County Commission on Senior Affairs, 12:30 p.m., Cuba Senior Center.

June 20: Bernalillo Chamber of Commerce monthly Mix & Mingle. First 50 people will receive a free Sacagawea golden dollar coin. Bring a door prize and business cards to promote your business/organization. $5 Chamber members, $7 non-members. U. S. New Mexico Federal Credit Union–Santa Ana Branch, 53 Jemez Canyon Road. 1-888-342-8766.

June 20: Commission Chairman Johnson’s Office Hours, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.,
Second Floor Conference Room.

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

June 22: Plant clinic with Sandoval County Master Gardeners. Bring samples of struggling plants or unidentified pests and get free advice. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Home Depot, Coors Bypass and 7 Bar Loop.

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

June 28: Bhakha Tulku Rinpoche teaches a Medicine Buddha Empowerment. 7 p.m.
Atmabodh Yoga Studio, Bernalillo, 867-9222. For his schedule of events from June 9 to June 30, call 877-7246 or 867-8531.

June 30: Fiesta de San Antonio. Traditional fiesta in the village of Placitas. Dance, booths, prizes, raffle, and bingo. Hamburgers and other food served all day. Beginning at noon.