This fun water workout burns mega calories, works almost all the muscle groups, and is ideal for people with knee or other joint problems. A 30-day pool pass is required; passes may be purchased at the Resort for $40-$70. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996, email@example.com.
Selena Kareena introduces an all-ages, all-levels introductory belly dance course, “The Danse Orientale,” weekly on Tuesdays. Suggested donation is $7-14 per class; bring a small rug, blanket or yoga mat to use for floorwork. A long scarf to tie around the hips is also useful during the learning stage. Drop-ins are welcome. Contact: Selena Kareena, 575-743-2048, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caller Joey Solis and the Sierra Twirlers welcome guys, gals, singles or couples to join in this healthy and fun social activity. $3 per person to dance, no charge to watch, visit, and enjoy a snack or non-alcoholic beverage. Call 575-894-0083 or 575-313-9971 or email email@example.com to confirm the venue hasn’t been temporarily changed.
Three classes in a row, one hour each, choose one, two, or stay for all three. Instructor and Mario diGesu, physical therapist for over 20 years, presentsWalk Yourself Well from 8:45-9:45, designed to improve the way you move and boost health and well-being.The Healthy Back Class follows from 9:45-10:45, increasing postural awareness, flexibility and strength. The third program, Tai Chi (10:45-11:45), addresses balance and range of motion, among other things. Drop in any time, pay a $5 donation per session. Proceeds benefit charities local and abroad. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996,firstname.lastname@example.org.
The tour bus picks up at 710 Highway 195 in Elephant Butte and at the Holiday Inn Express (2201 F.G. Amin Street) in Truth or Consequences. Tickets are $59 for adults 18 and over, $49 for age 13-17 and $29 for age 12 and under. Reservations are required. More info: bit.ly/TourSpaceport.
The New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association keeps fiddle music alive nearly every Saturday night at the Playhouse. Live performers and all-ages fun including dancing, a door prize, and refreshments. Wheelchair accessible; alcohol and smoking not allowed on the premises. Donations are appreciated. Contact: Zelma Iorio, 575-297-4125, email@example.com.
See the show Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5pm or by appointment. Contact: Eduardo Alicea, 575-894-0572, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake levels are rising! Time to join Lago Rico for the second annual celebration of Rattlesnake Island’s official "island" status. The party is being put on for the community by The Marinas of Elephant Butte Lake, who’ll provide bonfires, hot dogs and soft drinks for free. Guests should bring chairs, blankets and coolers, and be prepared to show their state park passes or pay the $5 per car entry fee. Enter at the main gate and follow the signs. Follow the "It’s An Island Party" Facebook page for updates. Contact: Lago Rico, Will Dooley,575-744-5567, email@example.com.
Spring ahead by turning your clocks forward one hour.
With funds raised at this event, co-chair Billy Jack Miller hopes to get more veterans out on the lake for a relaxing and therapeutic experience, a.k.a "fish therapy." Miller’s USA Wounded Warrior Program provides veterans with fishing rods, tackle and bait, as well as food and housing while they’re in the area. The Run will be followed by an evening celebration featuring special guests. Contact: Cathy Vickers, 575-740-0003.
You’ll have a great time sampling St. Patty’s Day specials from several Elephant Butte and T or C restaurants before deciding to eat a full portion! Beer and soft drinks will be available for sale, and kids can swim in the indoor pool or get their faces painted. Admission is $5; samples are $1 each. Contact: Diane Rossignol, City of Elephant Butte, 575-744-4892,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participating downtown businesses include galleries, studios, shops and restaurants. Truth or Consequences MainStreet sponsors the Art Hop; check their Second Saturday Art Hop page on Facebook for any late-breaking information. Contact: email@example.com.
The acoustic music of Randy Granger—an award-winning composer and singer-songwriter of Mayan and Apache ancestry—blends Native American and world flutes with emotive vocals and percussion. Granger will perform selections from his latest cd, Ancient Grace. The non-profit Hillsboro Community Center (HCC) is located on Elenora Street, next to the Union Church on the south hill overlooking the town. For more information on the area and its upcoming events visit www.blackrange.org. Cost: $5 donation at the door. Contact: Catherine Wanek, 575-895-5652, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This highly anticipated event is sponsored by the Elephant Butte Chamber of Commerce. Players could win team prizes, closest to the pin award, and drawings. $80 per player, tournament sponsorships also available. For more information contact the golf course at 575-744-4653, or the Elephant Butte Chamber of Commerce, 575-744-4708.
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