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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stop in to see the show Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5pm or call to make an appointment. Contact: Eduardo Alicea, 575-894-0572,email@example.com.
The Trinity Site is where the first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain War Time on July 16, 1945. The 51,500 acre area was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1975. The site is open to visitors twice a year on the first Saturday in April and October. Visitors are usually granted access to Ground Zero, the “Jumbo” bomb casing, the McDonald House, one of the old instrumentation bunkers, historical photos, a Fatman bomb casing, and part of the original crater left by the explosion. Enter and exit via the Stallion Gate gate between 8am and 2pm on tour day. The site closes at 3:30pm. No food, water or other services are available along the route, so visitors are asked to come prepared. Picture ID is required. Port-a-johns are available a the gate and at the Trinity site. Photographs may be taken at the Trinity Site but not anywhere else along the route. Contact: White Sands Missile Range (575) 678-8800.
>Kids age 1-11 years old are invited to come and hunt for 4000 eggs at Lions Beach. Anyone who finds a "lucky egg" wins a prize and the Easter Bunny will be on hand to meet and greet visitors. Pay day use fees or show your park pass at the gate. Contact: Jeff Harris, NM State Parks, 575-744-5923,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring all the kids age 1-10 plus sun block, lawn chairs, and cameras. The Easter Bunny will be there, and prizes will be awarded to kids age 1-9. Thanks to the following organizations for their help with the event: Men of the Moose #2050, American Legion #44, Hot Springs Women’s Club, National Honor Society, and Girl Scouts of Desert Southwest #68285. Contact: Connie Griego, NM State Veterans Home, 575-894-4201,email@example.com.
Head to Caballo Lake on Easter morning and take part in an egg hunt for kids age 1-11 years old. Prizes will be given to those who find lucky prize eggs. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to meet and greet visitors. Pay a day use fee or show your state park pass at the gate. Contact: 575-743-3942.
Share conversation, culture and cuisine at a gathering for all levels of French speakers, including beginners. $5-15 suggested donation. Contact: Maryse Lapierre, 505-818-8762, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Combining vocal toning and mantra with gentle movement, chakra tuning and activation, mudras, breath work and the power of focused intention, Whole Toning is a heart-centered practice of evolution, healing, and personal empowerment. You’ll leave relaxed and invigorated, calmed and energized. Free your voice, open your heart and harmonize your whole being with Whole Toning! No experience necessary, all are welcome. Dress comfortably. Continues on Mondays at 7pm and Fridays at 10am through June 15, 2015. Suggested donation: $7-$14. Contact: Maryse Lapierre, 505-818-8762,email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 30th edition of the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus features dogs, tigers, horses, and a lion, as well as a trapeze artist, a contortionist, daredevils and more—all under the big top at the Fairgrounds! Call 866-BIGTOP-6 to order will-call tickets with a credit card. Tickets purchased before the day of the show are $6 for children age 2-12 and $10 for adults. Tickets purchased at the box office are $7 for children, $13 for adults. Arrive up to an hour before show time to enjoy the midway – follow the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus on Facebook for updates! Sponsored by the Truth or Consequences Lions Club.
Dip into the fresh artesian springs at La Paloma and explore the flowing world of dreams. Using a variety of established approaches, this retreat offers a safe, respectful container in which to deepen your conversation with the often mysterious, elusive and astonishing world of dreams. Facilitator Rose Gordon, who currently trains volunteers and offers Spiritual Care at Mountain Home Health Hospice in Taos, received instruction in dream work from Drs. Pat and Larry Sargent, who imparted an ecologically respectful approach to the dream landscape. Rose Gordon has been part of an ongoing dream group for 25 years and has designed and facilitated retreats on Dream Work, Compassionate Care of the Dying, Calm Abiding Meditation and Creating Sanctuary. $130 includes the retreat and materials. For more information contact Rose Gordon, email@example.com, 505-310-2765.
Banjo virtuoso Jeff Scroggins and his all-star backup band, Colorado,return to the Hillsboro Community Center for an afternoon of high-energy, masterful bluegrass entertainment. Jeff has won dozens of banjo contests including the prestigious National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Jeff and his son Tristin Scroggins on mandolin are renowned for their lightning-fast licks, and original “traditional” bluegrass compositions. Just 19, Tristin has already won the state mandolin championship in both New Mexico and Arizona. "Colorado" features the powerful vocals of frontman Greg Blake, twice nominated for “Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year" and five-time winner of SPBGMA’s Guitarist of the Year. On fiddle is Annie Savage, a conservatory-trained musician and vocalist with an aggressive fiddle style, and KC Groves, also an internationally renowned musician, singer and songwriter, plays stand-up bass. 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 visitwww.blackrange.org. Cost: $5 donation at the door. Contact: Catherine Wanek, 575-895-5652, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Mexico State Library Bookmobile puts books and other library resources (such as DVDs, audio books, and magazines) in the hands of New Mexico’s rural citizens. In addition to entertainment items, the bookmobile has a selection of resources that may benefit farmers, ranchers, craftsmen, and outdoorsmen in their daily work, as well as items on alternative medicine, sustainable building, the Field-to-Table Movement and southwest gardening. Each bookmobile carries up to 4,000 volumes, and there are over 4,100 registered customers with the Bookmobile Program. Contact: Mary Kaminski, 505-476-9723, email@example.com.
1:30-2:30pm, Monticello Post Office
3:45-4:30pm, Winston Community Center
5:15-5:45, Mo Bechtel Property, Cuchillo
9:45-11am, Eastview RV Park, Caballo
1-2pm, Hillsboro General Store
2:30-3:30pm, Kingston Fire Station
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