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TwoexhibitsopeninginAugustexploredifferent aspectsoftheborderregion. MarkSchrier’s“ColorsandShadesofGray,”which includesregionalscenesaswellasothersubjects,

willbeondisplayAug.2-30attheSunlandArt

Gallery,withareception5:30-8p.m.Aug.5.

BruceBerman’sphotographicessay“Border

Stories”willbefeaturedAug.5-27attheBranigan

CulturalCenterinLasCruces,withagallerytalkby

Berman10-11a.m.Aug.20.

Right:Juarez—TheCry

Farright:1stStreet

PhotographsbyBruceBerman

Farright:1stStreet PhotographsbyBruceBerman TransmountainRoad: Past,Present,Future

TransmountainRoad: Past,Present,Future

ThehighwaythatconnectedElPasoisnowasourceofdivision

betweentrafficplannersandpreservationists.—Page33

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p.m.Sunday.Raffleticketsavailabletowincash

prizes.Admissionisfree.Information:532- WesternBeveragelocations.Admissionatthe

9534.

Association.Tickets:$15inadvanceatall

gateis$20.99;$18.99kids.

Arearestaurantswillcompeteintheseveral

Mexicanfoodcategories,aswellastheannual

RockN’RollMariachicompetition,inwhich

areamariachiscompetewiththeirtraditional

soundsplusonemariachi-stylerocksong.

SocorroBandChiliCookOff—Socorro

HighSchoolBand’sfundraisingchilicook-offis

10a.m.to4p.m.Saturday,Aug.6,atthe

SocorroHighSchoolfrontlawn,10150

Alameda.Hotdogs,burgers,chipsandother

refreshmentsavailableforpurchase.Livejazz

musicbySocorroHonorsBand.Hostedby

SocorroHighSchoolBand,BandBoosters,and

PodofThePass(localchapterforChili

AppreciationSocietyInternational(CASI).

Admissionisfree;registrationforparticipantsis

$20.RVerswelcome.Information:Carol

Straughanat852-3599,491-2766orcarolep-

tx@aol.com,ThomasCavazosat564-1332or

cavazos.thomas@yahoo.comandRobertReyes

at276-7385orrgreyes5@gmail.com.Web:

chili.org.

CohesionFamilyAffairCarshowand

Concert—The3rdannualcarshowisnoon

to6p.m.Sunday,Aug.7,attheFirestoneat

10780PebbleHills,foralltypesofcars,trucks,

motorcyclesandbikes.Food,drinks,liveenter-

tainmentandchildren’sactivitiesoffered. PortionofproceedsbenefitsCenterAgainst FamilyViolence/DameLaMano.Admissionis

free.Information:Mario,820-8562Marioor

Jesus,355-2727.

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AmasscelebratingPatronSaintIgnatiusof

Loyola(founderoftheSocietyofJesus/Jesuits)

isnoonSaturday,July30.

Thechurchopenedin1905,andfamousEl

Pasonamesappearonitsstained-glasswindow

andaltar’sceilingincludinglatehistorian

CleofasCallerosandphotographerAlfonso

Casasola.Anypastandcurrentparishioners

whowouldliketodonateorlendrelatedpho-

tographsorartifactsorsharestoriesforits archivesandfuturegallerymaycallthechurch

orvisittheoffice9:30a.m.to12:30p.m.and

2:30to5:30p.m.MondaythroughFriday.

‘NuestraBellezaElPaso’Pageant

The2ndannualSpanish-languageLatinabeauty

pageantisSaturday,July30,atThePlaza

Theatre,withyoungwomenage17-27fromEl

Paso,JuárezandLasCrucescompetingforthe

crown.Participantscompetedinbeauty,style

andculturalappreciationevents,emphasizing

ontheopportunityforpersonaldevelopment

whileservingthecommunity.Participantsmust

beabletotravelandworkintheU.S.and

speakSpanishmoderately.Ticketstobe

announced.Information:

BazaarModels@live.com.

ElMaidaShrineCircus—The60th

AnniversarypresentationofValentine’sMighty

AmericanCircusisJuly29-31attheElPaso

CountyColiseum,4100Paisano.Showtimes

arenoonand8p.m.Friday;noon,4and8p.m.

Saturdayandnoon,4and7p.m.Sunday.

ProceedsbenefitElMaidaTempleoperations.

Tickets:$13inadvance($10children);$15at

thegate($12children)forgeneraladmission.

Boxseats:$20.Information:562-1444orcir- NuestraBellezaElPasoispartoftheprelimi-

cus@elmaida.com.

SanIgnacioKermess—St.Ignatius

Church,408S.Park,willcelebrateits106th

yearJuly29-31withcarnivalrides,food,

games,music,dancingandthechancetovisit withschoolalumni,SegundoBarrioneighbors

andcurrentparishioners.Hoursare5to11

p.m.Friday,5tomidnightSaturdayand5to10

nariestothenationalcastingofNuestraBelleza

Latina.

MexicanFoodWorldCookoff—The

annualworldcook-offis10a.m.to7p.m.

Sunday,July31,atWet‘N’WildWaterworldin

Anthony,Texas.Information:886-2222or

wetwild.com.SponsoredbyKLAQ,KROD,

KISSradiostationsandElPasoRestaurant

AUGUST

INDEX

AugustRoundup

3-15

BehindtheScene

4

SceneSpotlight

6

Here’stheTicket

17-20

Dance

20

Music,Comedy

21-22

Sports

23-26

SummerFunGuide

27-30

VivaJuárez

31

Feature:

TransmountainRoad

33-35

BecomingBicultural

36

ElPasoFishNet

37

Nature

38-40

GalleryTalk

41-42

SWArtScene

43-49

AttheMuseum

50-52

Racking Up History

53

KeeponBookin'

54

OnStage

55-57

StageTalk

56

HistoryLessons

57

FilmScene

58-59

LinerNotes

60

SeptemberPreview

60-61

ElPasoSceneUser’sGuide42

AdvertiserIndex61

SubscriptionForm61

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F oryears,Augusthasbeenoneof theslowestmonthsontheElPaso Scenecalendar,atimewhensum-

F oryears,Augusthasbeenoneof

theslowestmonthsontheElPaso

Scenecalendar,atimewhensum-

meractivitiestaperoffinanticipationof

studentsgoingbacktoschool.

Thatpatternseemstohaveturned

around,asthisissueofElPasoScene

reflects.Infact,thisislargestAugust

issuewehavepublishedinour18-year

history.

Herearesomeoftheupwardtrendson

thismonth’scalendar:

•Moreoutdoorconcerts.Ledbythesuc-

cessofMusicundertheStars,we’veseen agreaternumberofoutdoormusic events.Theleaderinthisareahasbeen theCityofElPaso,whichsponsorsnot onlytheSundayseriesattheChamizal butalsootherconcertsatcityparks.The ElPasoConventionandPerformingArts CentersalsohasbeefeduptheAugust calendarwithAlfrescoFridaysatArts FestivalPlazaandCoolCanyonNightsat McKelligonCanyon. •AugustisnowmoviemonthinElPaso.

ThePlazaFilmFestival,inits4thyear,

hasaschedulejammedwithover80

filmsduringits11-dayrun,allthanksto

thevisionoftheElPasoCommunity

Foundation.TheElPasoConventionand

PerformingArtsCenterspresentsits3rd

annualMoviesintheCanyonat

McKelligonFridaysandSaturdaysbegin-

ningAug.19.The8thannualWhite

SandsFilmFestivalisanothercinematic

highlightontheAugustcalendar.

•Runnersaremorewillingtobravethe

heatinAugust,withcompetitiveraces

schedulednearlyeveryweekend.

Creditshouldalsobegiventothose

schedulednearlyeveryweekend. Creditshouldalsobegiventothose receivea$250prize;anyothersthatare

receivea$250prize;anyothersthatare

selectedforlater2012coverswillreceive

a$100prize.

Thesubjectmattermustclearlyrelateto

ElPasoandsuitableforreproduction.

Imagesthatworkwellonnewsprintusu-

allyhavestrongcolorsandgoodcontrast;

finedetailandsubtlecolorsoftenget

swallowedupbytherelativelyporous

natureofnewsprint.Paintingsinvarious

media,aswellasphotography,willbe

considered.

Forinformationonsubmissiondead-

lines,pleasecontacttheSunlandArt GalleryintheSunlandParkMall,orcall

thegalleryat474-0053or584-3117.

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Abigthank-yougoestoNoelleLantka,

whohashelpedwithElPasoScene

proofreadingforseveralyears.Shestart-

edwhilelivinginElPasoandcontinued

aftermovingtoPennsylvania.Duetoher

increasinglybusyschedule,thiswasher

lastissueoftheScene.

TheSceneislookingforaproofreader

publication.Thejobtakesafewhours,

andfocusesonmakingsureallourdays

anddatesagree,pluscatchingothermis-

takes.Theproofreadingisontheweek-

organizationsthathavefaithfullystocked

theAugusteventpantrywithsuchtradi- toreviewourcontenttheweekendbefore

tionsastheFiestadeSanLorenzoandSt.

NicholasGreekFestival,whichdraw

thousandseveryyear.

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Callforartists:ElPasoSceneisspon- endbeforewegotopress,sothework

soringaNovembershowattheSunland

ArtGallery,titled(notsurprisingly)“El

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turedontheJanuary2012coverofEl

PasoSceneandalsousedonourannual

promotionalcalendar.Thewinnerwill

mustbedoneSaturdayafternoon/evening

orSundaymorningofthatweekend.

computer.Ifyou’reinterested,sendan

emailwithyourqualificationstomeat

randy@epscene.com.

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FiestadeSanLorenzo—The97thannual

celebrationatSanLorenzoCatholicChurchin

ClintisFridaythroughSunday,Aug.5-7.

Hoursarenoonto1a.m.FridayandSaturday,

andnoontomidnightSunday.Admissionisfree

toallevents.Information:851-2255.

OneofElPasoCounty’soldesttraditions,the

Fridayhoursare6p.m.to1a.m.witha

MilitaryAppreciationNighttheme.AMilitary

Recognitionceremonyisat8p.m.ontheout-

doorstage.Transportationavailableformilitary

personneltoandfromtheColiseumFriday

night.Allactivedutyandretiredmilitaryper-

sonnel,theirimmediatefamilieswillbeadmit-

tedfreewithID;food,andbeveragevoucher willbeprovided.EntertainmentincludesSafo, SonsofVilla,headlinerChamillionaireand more.

Saturdayhoursare8a.m.to2a.m.,witha

SeniorCitizenAppreciationDaytheme.

•8a.m.–HuachaTournament(continuesat9

a.m.Sunday)

•Noon-5p.m.—HealthscreeningbyTexas

Tech

•3-7p.m.—SeniorDancewithmusicby

RhapsodyBand

•6p.m.—Entertainment,mariachis,food,

•8p.m.—FiestaQueenpresentation.

•HeadlineentertainmentisGrupoPesado

Sundayhoursare6p.m.to1a.m.withenter-

tainment,balletfolklorico,food,games,arts&

crafts.HeadlinerisRamonAyala.

Minerpalooza2011—UTEP’s21stannual

back-to-schoolbashandpeprallyis6p.m.to

midnightFriday,Sept.2,inthecenterof

UTEP’scampus,cornerofUniversityand

Hawthorne.Thefamily-friendlyeventfeatures

fallsportsteams,games,informationbooths

andappearancesbyUTEPathletes,alongwith

liveentertainmentandfamilyactivities.

Admissionisfree;foodandsomeactivitiessold

separately.Minergameticketswillbesold.

Information:747-5670orutep.edu/miner-

palooza.

eventincludesfood,games,rides,matachines,

loteria,raffleticketsandlivemusic.Theevent

traditionallyattractsmorethan10,000people

eachday. ThetraditionalprocessionfromSanElizario

Parishtothechurchgroundsbeginsaround3

a.m.Wedneday,Aug.10withtherecitationof

therosary,hymns,andMatachinesatthe

church.ASpanishMassat5a.m.,andbilingual

Massat10a.m.andeveningMassat7p.m.

withmatachinesandotherfestivitiesthrough- beverages,fames,arts&craftsboothsopen.

outtheday.

Togetthere,taketheClintexitfromI-10and

followtheMissionTrailsigns.

2011SoldierShow—Thevarietyshow

performedbysoldierstosoldiersandtheEl

PasoandFortBlisscommunitiesis7p.m.

Fridayand2p.m.Saturday,Aug.12-13,atthe

AbrahamChavezTheatre,ElPasoConvention

Center.Twoofthecastmembers,SGTJeremy

WesbyandSPCDexterQuismorio,aresta-

tionedatFortBliss,whennotonloantothe SoldierShow.SPCAndreaGriffithofFort Eustis,Va.alsocallsElPasoherhometown. Ticketsarefree,butmustbeacquiredin

advance.Ticketinformation:588-8247or

blissmwr.com.

Theshowisalsoat6p.m.Tuesday,Aug.16,

atOñateHighSchoolinLasCruces.

Information:(575)678-1256.

‘FeriadelasArtes’—MercadoMayapan,

2101Myrtle,willhosttheartsfestivaland

farmer’smarket1to5p.m.Saturday,Aug.20.

Local,culturalandurbanartwillbefeatured

throughexhibits,theater,poetry,workshops

andlivemusic.TraditionalMexicancuisine,

Mexicanproductsandcraftssold.Information:

532-6206ormercadomayapan.org.

St.NicholasGreekFestival—The24th

annualfestivalofvibrantGreekcultureisAug.

26-28attheGreekOrthodoxChurchofSt.

Nicholas,124S.Festival.Hoursare5to10

p.m.Friday,noonto10p.m.Saturdayand

noonto9p.m.Sunday.Admission:$1.

Information:833-0882.

Foodisalwaysthestaroftheshowatthe

Civic-CulturalOrganizationofPuerto

Ricans—TheElPasogroup’straditional LaborDayweekendfamilycelebrationisnoon

to7p.m.Sunday,Sept.4,atBiggsPark,Biggs

ArmyAirfield.Theeventincludessalsamusic,

traditionaldancingtroupes,dominotourna-

ment,souvenirsalesandjumpingballoonfor

children.PuertoRicandishes(arrozcongan-

dures;roastedpork;bacalaitos)willbesold.

Admissionisfree.Information:877-2884,(575)

589-2389oroccpr.org.

TasteofElPasoandKLAQBBQ—The

26thannualElPasoRestaurantAssociation

eventbeginsatnoonSunday,Sept.4,at

WesternPlaylandinSunlandPark.Theone-day

foodfestfeaturesthearea’sfinestrestaurants

inonelocation,offeringsamplesfromtheir

menusforthegeneralpublic.Ticketinforma-

GreekFestival,andbaklavaandaplethoraof

otherpastriessuchaskoulourakiaandpaxima- ConcertheadlinersareHalestorm(“IGet

diawillbesold.LambwillberoastedGreek

styleonaspit.ThefamousGreekcombination

dinnerplatewillalsobeavailable.Theitems

canbepurchasedseparately,alongwithgyros

sandwichesandotheritems.TheGreek

Souvenirsstorewillhaveseveralhandmadeand

importeditems,andliveGreekmusicand

dancesarealsofeatured.

tion:544-8864,(575)589-3410orklaq.com.

Off,”“FamiliarTasteofPoison”andAranda

(“StillintheDark,”

“Whyyawannabringmedown.”)

ScenicSundays—ElPasoareacitizensand theirpetsareinvitedtoride,skate,walkorrun onScenicDrive,fromRimRoadtoRichmond,

6a.m.to11a.m.SundaysthroughSeptember,

and7a.m.tonoonduringthefallandwinter

months.Safetybarrelswilllinetheareaandthe

ElPasoPoliceDepartmentwillprovidesecurity

alongthispopularpath.Hostedbytheofficeof

cityRep.SusieByrd.Admissionisfree.

Information:541-4416ordistrict2@elpaso-

texas.gov.

FiestadelasFlores—TheHispanic

CulturalCenterpresentsthefestivalisFriday

throughSunday,Sept.2-4atElPasoCounty

Coliseum,4100Paisano,withfood,vendors,

music,dancesandmore.MilitaryAppreciation DayisFridayandtheSeniorHealthScreening

andDanceisSaturday.Information:533-3730

orfiestadelasflores.org.

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andDanceisSaturday.Information:533-3730 orfiestadelasflores.org. PleaseseePage6 August 2011 El Paso Scene Page 5
SceneSpotlighthighlightsevents advertisedinthisissue. LaUnionMaze —Thecornfieldmaze’sU- Pickgardenisopen

SceneSpotlighthighlightsevents

advertisedinthisissue.

LaUnionMaze—Thecornfieldmaze’sU-

PickgardenisopenthroughSept.18on

Highway28inLaUnion.Page23.

RubinCenter—ShowingthroughSept.

21atUTEP’sStanleeandGeraldRubin

CenterfortheVisualArtsis “LightLines:Jay AthertonandCyKeener.”Apresentationby

AthertonandKeenerisSept.21.Page22.

Farmer’sMarketatArdovino’sDesert

Crossing—The10thannual“producers

only”marketisSaturdaysthroughmid-

October.Page30.

ElPasoZoo—Thezoonowfeaturesfoun-

tains,sprinklersandwaterfunforvisitors.

Page53.

BorderAIDSPartnershippresentsPaula Poundstone—Theobservationalcomic

headlinesthe“Spotlight2011”galaOct.13

atThePlazaTheatre.Page5.

ArtsInternational—The44thannualArts

InternationalJuriedExhibitionisOct.15-

Nov.11atthenewWestSideCTIfacility.A

workshopwithpainterandexhibitjudge

DavidSchwindtisOct.3-5.Page44.

FortStantonLive!—Thefort’sannualcel-

ebrationoflivinghistoryisAug.5-7atFort

Stanton,20milesnortheastofRuidoso.Page

25.

SilverCityMainStreet—FirstFridays

eventsareAug.5(DogDays)andSept.3

(TasteofDowntown)andaWestern WelcomestreetdanceforstudentsisAug.

12throughoutDowntown.Page55.

AltoArtistsStudioTour—Theartistsof LincolnCounty’sAltoareaopentheirstudios

forthe9thannualfreepublictourAug.6-7.

Page5.

NewMexicoSalsaFest—MainStreetLas Cruces’s3rdannualSalsaFest Aug.28at theDowntownMallinLasCruces.The

SalsaFestGalaisAug.27atLaPlacita.Page

12.

CloudcroftLaborDayFiesta—The

annualfamilypartyisSept.2-4onBurro

AvenueinCloudcroft.Freemelodramas nightlyattheOpenAirPavilioninZenith

Park.Page7.

All-AmericanGun&WesternCollectible

Show—TheshowisSept.3-4atthe

RuidosoConventionCenter.Page37.

HarvestWineFestival—TheNew MexicoWineGrowersAssociation’sfestival

isSept.3-5,attheSouthernNewMexico

StateFairgroundsinLasCruces.Page13.

CottonwoodFestival—The21stannual

artsandcraftfestivalisSept.3-5inAlameda

ParkinAlamogordo.Page30.

‘Pickamania!’—MimbresRegionArts Council’scelebrationoffolk,bluegrassand Americanaacousticmusicaltraditionsis

Sept.9-11inGoughPark.Page20.

SkiRunRoadChallenge—Theannual racebenefitingSkiApache’sDisabledSkiers

ProgramisOct.29attheEagleCreekSports

ComplexinRuidoso.Page25.

FountainTheatre—Thehistorictheater

operatedbytheMesillaValleyFilmSociety

featuresforeignlanguage,arthouseand

independentfilmsnightly.TheCinéMatinee

FilmSeriesscreeningsareSaturdayafter-

noons.Page.58.

PlazaClassicFilmFestival—TheElPaso

CommunityFoundation’s4thannualclassic

and”semi-classic”movieinthePlaza’sMain Theatre,PhilanthropyTheatreandoutdoor

FestivalPlazaAug.4-14.Page62.

SanElizarioArtDistrict—TheFirst

FridayArtWalkisAug.5alongMainStreet

neartheSanElizarioPlazaontheMission Trail.TheMissionTrailArtMarketwiththan

50areaartisansandcraftspeopleisAug.21

ontheplaza.Page2.

CirquedelaSymphonie—TheElPaso SymphonyOrchestrapresentsthecombined

magicofCirqueandSymphonyAug.25at

thePlazaTheatre.Pages4and32.

Minerpalooza2011—UTEP’sback-to- SouthernNewMexico

schoolbashandpeprallyisSept.2inthe

centerofcampus.Thefirsthomegameof

theseasonisSept.3vs.StonyBrookatthe

SunBowl.Page63.

WesternImpressionsArtShow-ElPaso ArtAssociation’sannualjuriedshowisAug.

6-26attheElPasoPublicLibraryMain

Branch.Page48.

MoviesintheCanyon—The3rdannual

freemovieseasonatMcKelligonCanyon AmphitheaterisFridaythroughSundayAug.

19-Oct.1.Page61.

ElPasoConventionandPerformingArts Center—ArmandoManzaneroand

AngelicaMariaareAug.20atAbraham

ChavezTheatre;TejanoLegendsconcertis

Aug.20atthePlazaTheatre.Alfresco

FridaysfreemusiceventsareFridays

throughSept.30atArtsFestivalPlaza.

Page4.

PowerofAction—DreamMakers99’s

BusinessMotivationalConclaveisAug.20at

RadissonAirport.Page17.

‘FeriadelasArtes’—MercadoMayapan,

2101Myrtle,willhosttheartsfestivaland

farmer’smarket1to5p.m.Saturday,Aug.

20.Page35.

Hunks:TheShow—TheVegas-styleshow

isAug.26atSunlandParkRacetrackand

Casino’sSignatureShowroom.Page11.

SinglesGameNight—“GoatGame” inventorPeggyKligmanhostsaneveningfor

singlesage21andolderAug.27atthe

WestsideFuddrucker’s.Page21.

LYNXExhibits—ShowingthroughSept.

4:“TakeFlight”and”Noise.”Summercamps

continuethroughAug.15.Page14.

TheexhibitspacealsofeaturesElPaso ArtisanGallerywithregionalartistsand

crafts.Page47.

L‘AllianceFrançaised’ElPaso—The group’sFallFrenchclassesbegintheweekof

Sept.12forbeginnertoadvancedstudents.

Page55.

‘ABBATheConcert’–Thetributetothe

legendarySwedishpopgroupisSept.14-15

atUTEP’sMagoffinAuditorium.Page29.

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Southern New Mexico

MountainWellnessExperience

Severalwellness-basedbusinessesinRuidoso,

N.M.willhostthreedaysofwellness“experi- freefamilyactivities.Call534-1700forTasteof

ences”8a.m.to5p.m.Thursdaythrough

Saturday,July28-30,withlunchatnoondaily

atnoon.Eachdayincludesspeakers,morning

andafternoonsessions.EveningsessionFriday

atRuidosoPhysicalTherapy.Callfordetails:

(575)937-0564.

ZiaWeekendatRuidosoDowns—The

annualartsandcraftshowis11a.m.to5p.m.

SaturdayandSunday,July30-31,atRuidoso

DownsRacetrack,featuringall-NewMexico

madeartworks,handmadeitemsandlive

entertainment.Admissionisfree.Information:

(575)378-4431orruidownsracing.com.

‘America’sNightOutAgainstCrime’

—TheCityofLasCruceswillcelebratethe

annualevent6-9p.m.Tuesday,Aug.2,atthe

DowntownMall.Thisfree,familyfuneventis filledwithgames,entertainmentandgiveaways. Membersoflocallawenforcementagencies andtheLasCrucesFireDepartmentwill attend.NationalNightOutisdesignedto heightencrimeanddrugpreventionawareness, generatesupportforandparticipationinlocal anti-crimeefforts,strengthenneighborhood spiritandpolice-communitypartnerships.

Information:(575)541-2200.

LincolnCountyFair—Theannualfairis

Aug.2-6,attheCountyFairgroundsat5thand

Hwy48inCapitan,N.M.(northofRuidoso),

Alamogordo,N.M.ThefairgroundsareoffU.S.

TheAug.5eventis“DogDaysofSummer”

withapetparade(7p.m.)andstreetdance

withKazNelsonTrioonSouthBullardby

HomeFurniture(6-9p.m.).Hotdogs,ice

cream,kidsactivitiesandmore.

TheSept.3eventcoincideswithTasteof

Downtown.Restauranttour,streetdanceand

Downtownticketinformation.

OldLincolnDays—Theannualcelebration

ofLincoln’sWildWestheritageisAug.5-7in

Lincoln,N.M.,arestoredWesterntown famousforthebloodyLincolnCountyWarsof

1878andtheescapeofBillytheKidafterhe

wassentencedtodiebyhanging.Thetown, maintainedbytheLincolnStateMonumentand

LincolnCountyHeritageTrust,isonU.S.380

about30minutesfromRuidoso.Theeventfea-

turesaparade,vendors,food,aMountainMan

camp,cavalryreenactorsandthe“LastEscape

ofBillytheKid”folkpageant.Information:

(575)653-4372orbillythekidpageant.org.

SilverCityGunShow—The31stannual

showis8a.m.to5p.m.Saturdayand9a.m.to

3p.m.Sunday,Aug.13-14,attheGrant

CountyBusinessandConferenceCenter,cor-

nerofHwy180and32nd.Buy-sell-tradedis-

playsforguns,knives,ammo,turquoisejewel-

ry,coins,reloadingequipment,westernand

militarymemorabiliaandmore.Admission:$4

(children12andyoungerfreewithadult).

SponsoredbyGilaFishandGunClub.

Information:(575)388-2360.

OteroCountyFair—Theannualfairand

rodeoisAug.17-20atthefairgroundsin

54onthenorthsideoftown,acrossfrom

WhiteSandsMall.Information:(575)434-0788.

RuntotheCopperCountryCarShow

The19thannualcarshowis8a.m.to4p.m.

Saturday,Aug.20,atGoughParkinSilverCity,

N.M.(weatherpermitting),withvendors,

refreshments,raffles,oldiesmusicandatrophy

CountryCruizers.Admissionisfree;registra-

tionis$35percar.Information/registration:

(575)388-3468orcoppercountrycruizers.com.

Registrationis2to8p.m.Friday,Aug.19,at

p.m. TheCruizersareafamily-orientedautoclub, andboothsandotheractivitieswillbeavailable duringtheshow,whichislimitedtovehicles

GreatAmericanDuckRace—The

annualrunningoftheducksisThursday

throughSunday,Aug.25-28,inDeming,N.M.

Admissionisfreeforspectators,andanyone

canbeaduckracerforjust$5.Thisyear’s

themeis“SuperHeroes.”Theducksarepro-

vided;don’tbringone.Callforentryforms.

Information:(888)345-1125,(575)544-0469

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withindoorandoutdoorexhibitsincludingart, flowers,photography,sewingandquiltsand

livestock.The4-HauctionisSaturdayfoodand

animals.Admissionisfree.Information:(575)

648-2311.

PonyExpressTrailRide—Lincoln

CountySheriff’sPossehostsitsannualcom- winnerparade.SponsoredbyTheCopper

memorativetrailrideinconjunctionwithOld

LincolnDaysAug.4-7.Theridekeepsthe

PonyExpresstraditionalivebycarryingthe

U.S.mailonhorsebackthroughLincoln

County,fromtheirbaseatFortStanton.

Beginnertoexperiencedriderswillfollowdif- dogburnat5:30p.m.andOldiesdance6to8

ferenttrailseachday,eachcowboycooking,

attendnightlydancesandlistentocowboy

poetry.Cost:$175perrider(10percentdis-

countforgroupsof10ormore).

Registration/information:(575)354-0196orlin- from1973andearlier.

colncountysheriffsposse.org/trailride.

‘FirstFridays’inSilverCity—Severalof

historicDowntownSilverCity’srestaurants, shopsand“RedDot”gallerieswillstayopen latethefirstFridayofeachmonthaspartof themonthly“FirstFriday”shoppingevent.Free livemusicandotherspecialeventsalsoplanned

HolidayInnExpress,1103Superior,withahot

eachmonth.Information:1-800-548-9378or

silvercitymainstreet.com.

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TheTournamentofDucksParadeisat10a.m.

SaturdayindowntownDeming. Openingceremoniesandinvocationareat

noonSaturdayattheDemingElksLodge,2799

Chaplin. LiveDuckRacesandWaterRacesarenoonto

4p.m.and5:30to7p.m.Saturdayandnoon

SundayatMcKinleyDuckDowns.DuckRace

eliminationsandfinalsare3p.m.Sunday.

Otherevents:

•DuckRoyaltyPageantsareat6:30p.m.

ThursdayattheDPSAuditorium.

•DuckMartvendorsbeginat6p.m.Thursday

atCourthouseParkandrunalldayFriday throughSunday,withcarnivaleventsbeginning

4p.m.FridayandrunningalldaySaturdayand

Sunday.Liveentertainmentfromnoonto8

p.m.Saturdayandnoonto6p.m.Sunday.

•DuckRaceDanceis9p.m.Fridayand

Saturday.Locationtobeannounced.

Admission:$5.

•TheKickoffBreakfasthostedbyElksLodge

2799is7to10:30a.m.SaturdayatCourthouse

Park.$5perplate.

•HotAirBalloonMassAscensionis7a.m.

SaturdayandSundayattheDemingSoccer Field. •BarbecuehostedbyFirstUnitedMethodist

Church,cornerofGraniteandBuckey,is11

a.m.to2p.m.Saturday.

•SlowPitchTournamentrunsalldaySaturday andSundayattheHootenComplex.

•TheGreatAmericanTortillaTossis2p.m.

Saturday,andtheGreatAmericanOuthouse

Raceis5:30p.m.onSilverStreet.

NewMexicoSalsaFest—MainStreetLas

CruceskicksofftheStateofNewMexico’s

2012CentennialCelebrationwithits3rdannu-

alSalsaFest11a.m.to6p.m.Sunday,Aug.28,

attheDowntownMallinLasCruces.Salsa

chefs,homemakersandrestaurants,willmake

salsaonsite,andguestsmaybuyawristbandto

tasteandvotefortheirfavoritesalsa.Cash

prizesforwinningsalsas.LivemusicbySon

ComoSon.Admissionisfree;tastingwrist-

bandsare$5($2ages3-12andyounger).

Information:(575)525-1955.

SalsamusicprovidedbySonComoSonof Albuquerque,withasalsadancecompetition, zumbademonstration,foodandmerchandise boothsandchildren’sactivities. Commercialand“home-style”salsachefsfrom aroundNewMexicowillcompeteforover

$2,000inprizesandawards.Cashprizesof

$500,$750and$1,000willbeawardedtothe

home-stylewinners,aswellasthePeople’s

ChoiceAwardandtheMayor’sChoiceAward.

TheSalsaFestGaleis6to9p.m.Saturday,

Aug.27,atLaPlacita(nexttoLaIguana,139

N.Main).ThegalafeaturesmusicbyAnimo, withfoodcateredbyAndale’sRestaurant.

Ticketsare$35.

CloudcroftLaborDayFiesta—The

annualfamilypartyisalldayFridaythrough

Sunday,Sept.2-4,onBurroAvenuein

Cloudcroft.Theeventincludeslivemusic,

games,asidewalksalefood,streetdance,wild

westshowandouthouseraces.Admissionis

free.Information:(575)682-2733or1-866-

682-8777orcloudcroft.net.

FreemelodramasattheOpenAirPavilionin

ZenithParkare7:30p.m.nightly,Sept.2-4,

featuring“Ratcatcher’sDaughter”byTimKelly.

All-AmericanGun&Western

CollectibleShow—Theannualshowis9

a.m.to5p.m.SaturdayandSunday,Sept.3-4,

attheRuidosoConventionCenter.Hundreds

ofguns,gun-relateditems,Indianartifacts,

knives,cowboygearandmorewillbeondis-

play.ProceedsbenefitLincolnCountycharities.

Admission:$5(freeforage12&underfree).

Information:(575)257-6171or

trekwest.com/gunshow.

CottonwoodFestival—The21stannual

LaborDayWeekendartsandcraftfestivalis

Sept.3-5inAlamedaPark,alongsideWhite

SandsBlvd.(U.S.54/70)inAlamogordo.The

eventoffersmorethan80boothsofartsand

crafts,entertainment,carshow,zumbaandhip hopdemonstrations,dancers,food,carnival

ridesandmore.Hoursare9a.m.to7:30p.m.

Saturday(openingceremonyat11a.m.),9a.m.

to7p.m.Sundayand9a.m.to4p.m.Monday.

Featuredentertainment:ClaxtonRocks,5:30-

7:30p.m.Saturday;Selmo,5-7p.m.Sunday;

andKaraokeContestMonday.Admissionis free.Information:AlamogordoChamberof

Commerce,(575)437-6120,1-800-826-0294

oralamogordo.com.

AnAmbassadorPancakeBreakfastis7to10

a.m.SaturdayandSunday.Cost:$6.50per

plate.

HarvestWineFestival—TheNew

MexicoWineGrowersAssociationpresentsits

2011LaborDayWeekendfestivalnoonto6

p.m.SaturdaythroughMonday,Sept.3-5,at

theSouthernNewMexicoStateFairgrounds,

LasCruces.Admission:$15,includessouvenir

wineglass;under21freeaccompaniedbypar-

entoflegalguardian.MondayisMilitaryDay,

with$3discountforactivedutymilitarywith

ID.AlladultsmusthavevalidID,regardlessof age;designateddriversencouraged.Nopets, coolersoropencontainersallowed.

Information:(575)522-1232,1-800-494-6366

orwineharvestfestival.com. ThefestivalfeatureswinesproducedbyNew Mexico’sleadingwineries,availablefortasting andforsalebytheglass,bottleorcase,plus liveentertainmenteachday,specialtyfoods, artsandcrafts,grapestompcontestsevery hourandmore.

Featuredentertainersbeginatnoonand3

p.m.daily.Saturday’sperformersare LocomotionandNosotros;Sunday’sare CaptainRadioandTheFlyersandBriBagwell; Monday’sperformersareSoulshineandReeling intheYears.

Togettothefairgrounds,takeI-10West

towardDeming,thentakethefairgroundsexit

andfollowthesigns.

HatchChileFestival—The“chilecapital

oftheworld’s”39thannualcelebrationis

SaturdayandSunday,Sept.3-4,attheHatch

AirportonN.M.Hwy26,11/2mileswestof

Hatch,featuringvendors,carnivalrides,arts

andcrafts,chilefoodandristratyingandpaint-

ingdemonstrations,livemusic,beergardenand

freshroastedHatchgreenchile.Admission:

$10percarload.Information:(575)267-5483

orhatchchilefest.com. OpeningceremoniesandQueen’scoronation arenoonSaturday;andlivemusicbeginsat noonbothdays.

Contestsare1:15and2:45p.m.Saturdayand

2and3:30p.m.Sunday,includingchileeating,

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chiletossandwatermeloneating.

TheChileQueen’sauctionis2p.m.Saturday

andtheChileFestivalauctionis4p.m.Sunday.

HillsboroHarvestFestival—Percha

CreekTradersArtisan’sCooperativehoststhe

3rdannualLaborDayweekendfestival

Saturday,Sept.3,inHillsboro,N.M.

West Texas

BigBendRanchRodeo—Theannual

WCRArodeoisFridayandSaturday,Aug.12-

13,attheSulRossStateUniversityRangeand

AnimalScienceArena,Hwy90E,inAlpine.

Areacowboyscompeteforcashandprizesin

variousevents.Performancesbeginat7p.m.

bothdays,withtheannualrodeoparadeis

SaturdayindowntownAlpine.Information:

(432)364-2696or(432)294-1250.

Information:(575)895-5797orperchacreek- ABigBendCowboyChurchserviceisSunday

traders.com.

intheoldWoolandMohairBuilding.

PerchaCreekTradersisindowntown

MarfaLightsFestival—The25thannual

festivalthatpaystributetoMarfa’smysterious

lightsisFridaythroughSunday,Sept.2-4in

Marfa,Texas.ActivitiesovertheLaborDay Weekendincludefoodandcraftsbooths,a mainstreetparade,contests,concertsand streetdancesinthePresidioCourthousearea.

Information:(432)729-4942,1-800-650-9696

orinfo@marfacc.com.Web:marfacc.com.

HillsboroonHighway152,17mileswestofI-

25atexit63.

‘RollingStones’GemandMineral

Show—GrantCountyRollingStonesGem

andMineralSociety’s28thannualshowin

SilverCity,N.M.isSept.3-5attheGrant

CountyBusinessandConferenceCenter,3031

Hwy180East,inSilverCity,N.M.Theshow

offersguidedfieldtrips,vendors,silentauc- BigBendBalloonBash—The2011hot

tions,exhibitsanddemonstrations.Hoursare

airballoonfestivalinAlpine,Texas,willfeature

nearly30colorfulballoonsSaturdaythrough

Monday,Sept.3-5attheSierraLaRanacom-

munity2milessouthofAlpineonStateHwy

118.Gatesopenat7a.m.massascensionat

7:30a.m.eachday.Admissiontothelaunch

837-7486orbigbendballoonbash.com.

AFireConcertis8p.m.Sunday,atAlpine

HighSchool’sBuckStadium.

10a.m.to5p.m.SaturdayanSunday,and10

a.m.to4p.m.Monday.Admissionisfree.

Information:rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com.

Theshow,aLaborDayWeekendeventin

GrantCountyformanyyears,featuresdealers

fromaroundtheSouthwestwithmuseum-qual- siteisfree;nopetsallowed.Information:(432)

itymineralspecimens,jewelry,andartscrafted fromrockandgems.Quantitiesof“rough” stonesareavailableforcuttingandpolishing work,aswellasequipmentandsupplies.

Rockhoundingtripsdepartat9a.m.eachday,

withneweducationaltripsat1p.m.eachday.

Bazaars and fairs

EasternStarYardSale—LasCruces

CarrizozoCowboyDay—Thecommuni- Chapter#20,OrderoftheEasternStar’s

tyofCarrizozo,N.M.’scelebrationofcowboy

lifeandlifestylesontherangepastandpresent

Monday,Sept.5,featuringaparade,chuck- MasonicLodge,180E.BoutzinLasCruces.

wagondinner,demonstrations,cowboypoetry,

music,vendorsandmore.Cost:$5percar.

Information:Verla,(575)648-2265orzozoban-

dit@tularosa.net.

annualyardsaleis8a.m.to4p.m.Friday,and

8a.m.tonoonSaturday,Aug.5-6,atthe

Proceedsusedtosponsorlocalcharities.

Information:(575)521-7936.

ElPasoPsychicFair—Thefairis11a.m.

to7p.m.SaturdayandSunday,Aug.6-7,at

theHawthornInn,1700Airway(atBoeing).

notincludedwithadmission).Freeadmission

withactivedutymilitaryI.D.Information:345-

6245orelpasopsychicfair.com.

Thefairfeaturesauraphotos,handmadeNew

ing,FengShuiproducts,aromatherapyand

readingsby14professionalpsychicreadersand

mediumsfromacrossTexasandNewMexico.

ReadingsofferedinEnglishandSpanish.

St.ThomasAquinasCraftFair—St.

ThomasAquinasCatholicCommunityChurch,

11970Bywood,willhostitsannualbazaararts

andcraftsfestivalFridaythroughSunday,Aug.

12-14.Information:591-2752.

MissionTrailArtMarket—Morethan50

areaartisansandcraftspeopledisplaytheirfine artsandcraftsduringthemonthlyopen-air

market9a.m.to4p.m.Sunday,Aug.21,in

thehistoricVeteran’sMemorialPlazaattheSan

ElizarioChapel,1500MaininSanElizario.

Itemsincludepottery,jewelry,painting,sculp-

ture,photography,gourmettreats,seasonal

decorationsandhomeaccents.Foodanddrink

concessions,entertainmentandguidedtoursof

historicSanElizariooffered.Admissionisfree.

Information:594-8424ormissiontrailartmar-

ket.com.

Thisyear’seventisheldinconjunctionwith

theCarrizozoLaborDayStreetFair,and

beginsat7a.m.withacattledriveatthehis- Admission:$5forbothdays(privatereadings

toricBarWRanch,9milesnorthofCarrizozo

onHwy54.Freecowboybreakfastandcoffee

forfirst500spectators.

TheStreetFairisalldayatCarrizozo’s McDonaldParkwithlivemusic,vendorsand games. TheranchrodeoisthatafternoonatHemphill

ArenaonHwy54withWildCowMilking,

CattleBranding,CattlePenning,TrailerLoading

andWildCowDoctoring.

DowntownRamble—TheCityofLas

Cruceshostsaneveningofmusicandart5to7

p.m.thefirstFridayofthemonthattheLas

CrucesDowntownMall.Information:(575)

523-2950.

SuperSaturdaysinColorfulColumbus

—LunaCountyEconomicandCommunity

Developmentwillhostanall-daymerchants

eventthroughoutColumbus,N.M.thefirst

Saturdayofeverymonthfeaturinglocalmer-

Agecrystalandgemstonejewelry,spiritwrit-

chantsandorganizationsofferingspecialevents, promotionsandgaragesales.Guestsarealso invitedtoenjoythecommunity’sHistorical WalkingTourandmuseums.Admissionisfree.

Information/directions:PhilipSkinner,(915)

526-2307orcolumbusnewmexico.com.

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LionsClubAntiqueShow—Ruidoso

NoonLionsClubhostsitsfundraisingshow

Aug.26-28,atRuidosoConventionCenter,

111SierraBlancaDriveinRuidoso.Hoursare

5to9p.m.Friday,10a.m.to6p.m.Saturday

andnoonto5p.m.Sunday.Admission:$3in

advance;$4atthegate.Three-daypass:$5.

Information:(575)336-7706.

SanLuisReyChurchFiesta—SanLuis

ReyChurchinChamberino,N.M.willhostits

annualGranFiestanoonto10p.m.Sunday,

Aug.28,featuringfoodandrefreshments

(gorditas,enchiladas,tripitas,hamburgers,

sodas,aguasfrescas,snowcones,beer),loteria,

dartthrowandasoftballtournament.Live

musicprovidedbyCentauroBandaswellas

folkloricodancers,danzaaztecaandmat-

achines.Information:(575)882-2045.

Thefiestamassisat10a.m.followedbya

procession,withdancers,tothefiestagrounds.

Farmer’sMarketatArdovino’sDesert

Crossing—The10thannualmarketis7:30

a.m.tonoonSaturdaysthroughmid-October. This“producersonly”marketfeaturesquality farmers,backyardgardenersandartisans.No re-sellingpermitted.TheCoffeeStreamwill

servebreakfastandcoffeeonthepatiountil11

a.m.Information:(575)589-0653,ext.3.

Ardovino’sDesertCrossingisatOne ArdovinoDriveinSunlandPark,N.M.;fromEl Paso,takeRaceTrackDriveacrosstheRio

GrandeandacrossMcNuttRoad(NM273),

continuepastthepostofficeandturnlefton

Ardovino.

TheAnimalRescueLeagueofElPasoandEl

PasoHumaneSocietywillbeathemarketthe

firstandlastSaturdayofthemonthrespectively

withpetsinneedofcaring,lovinghomes.

OutletShoppesFarmersMarket

TheOutletShoppesofElPaso,7051S.Desert

inCanutillo,hostsitsFarmersMarket9a.m.to

1p.m.Sundays,throughOct.9,atthenorth

FranciscanFestivalofFineArts—Holy

CrossRetreatCenter,600HolyCrossRoadin

MesillaPark,willshowcasetheworksofover

60areaartistscelebratingsacredandreligious

art10a.m.to5p.m.SaturdayandSunday,

Sept.3-4.Theeventincludespainting,pottery,

jewelry,stainedglass,woodworkingandtextile

art.LivemusicbyRandyGrangeratnoonand

GipsyGitanoat2p.m.Admissionisfree;dona-

tionstakenatthedoorandraffleticketsavail-

ablefor$2each.Food,musicandasilentauc-

tionalsooffered.Information:(575)524-3688

orfranciscanfestival.org.

‘LaborsofLove’ArtFair—TheSan

VicenteArtistsgrouppresentsits18thannual

juriedartsandcraftsshowbeginsat10a.m.

SaturdayandSunday,Sept.3-4,intheSilco

TheaterinSilverCityN.M.Admissionisfree.

Information:(575)534-4401orsilvercit-

yartists.org.

Something for everyone

‘DancingBackwardsinHighHeels’

TheWomen’sBusinessBorderCenter(ajoint projectoftheElPasoHispanicChamberof CommerceandtheU.S.SmallBusiness Administration)presentstheWomen’sBusiness

Symposium7:30a.m.to4p.m.Saturday,July

30,atElPasoCommunityCollege

AdministrativeServicesCenter,9050Viscount.

Cost:

$40($25students,militaryandseniors).RSVP:

AdrianaTrillo,566-4066

Speakersare:Lt.Col.KarenM.Wrancherof

the1stArmoredDivisionatFortBliss;Ana

CablikofAnasteel&SupplyCo.(namedamong

100TopHispanicEntrepreneursof2009);

MonicaContreras,VicePresidentandHeadof

HispanicMarkets,NewYorkLifeInsurance;

MarieDiazofPursuitofExcellence.

Latinitas—Thenonprofitdedicatedto

empoweringLatinayouthoffersregularcre-

ativeexpressionworkshops,exhibitsandmore.

Information:219-8554,

latinitaselpaso@yahoo.comorlatinitas-

magazine.org.

end(betweenNewBalanceandRue21),fea- •MultimediaArtClassesforgrades4-8are1-3

turinglocalfarmersandartisans.Information:

877-3208.

p.m.thesecondSaturdayofeachmonth(Aug.

13)atJudgeMarquezPublicLibrary;Classes

St.Anthony’sBazaar—The48thannual

LaborDayweekendfestivalisnoonto11p.m.

SaturdaythroughMonday,Sept.3-5,attheSt.

Anthony’sSeminary,4501Hastings(at

Crescent).Theeventoffersfood,gamesand liveentertainmenthostedonthegroundsofa Franciscanseminary.Aneveningmassis plannedforSaturdayandSunday.Admissionis

free.Information:566-2261.

Proceedsfromtheeventgodirectlytothe

education,housingandlivingexpensesforthe

seminarians.

CDAVendorandCraftFair—The

CatholicDaughtersofAmericaandTNTwill

hosttheirmonthlycraftfairnoonto4p.m.the

thirdSundayofeachmonthatCatholic

DaughtersHall,801Magoffin,featuringcrafts,

antojitosandmusic.The“Fundraisingfora Cause”fairhelpslocalcharitiesandthe LeukemiaandLymphomaFoundation.Fairswill beheldmonthlythroughDecember.

Information:532-1839.

arealso10:30a.m.-12:30p.m.thefourth

Saturdayofeachmonth(Aug.27)atthe

WestsidePubicLibrary.

•ChicasAdvancinginMediaProject:Teensin

grades8-12canlearnaboutphotography,mag-

azinewritingandbroadcastjournalismin

biweeklymediaworkshops11a.m.to1p.m.

SaturdayAug.6and20,atEPCCValleVerde

(A2158).

•TiaraTuesdaybenefitnight:5:30p.m.

Tuesday,Aug.23,atMesaStreetBar&Grill,

2525N.Mesa.$10donationincludesamani-

cure. •AllianceforLatinitasVolunteerInformation

Sessionis6p.m.Monday,Aug.1,atThe

Percolator,217N.Stanton.

•DonationsfortheLatinitasbacktoschool

supplydriveacceptedat1359Lomaland#502.

•BacktoSchoolMakeoverContest.Submitan essayabouttheimportanceofhighereducation

tolatinitaselpaso@yahoo.combyAug.8.The

winnerwillwinafreehairandmake-upstyle

andaphotoshoot,aswellashavingtheirwin-

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Sept.1forhighschoolgirls.

Theannualfour-manscramblegolftourna-

mentbeginswithashotgunstartat9a.m.

Friday,Aug.5,atAscarateGolfCourse,6900

Delta.Prizesgivento1stthrough6thplaces.

Opentothepublic.Cost:$50perplayer,plus

cartandgreenfees.

RioGrandeAdelanteInc.—Theorgani-

zationservesgay,lesbian,bisexual,transgender andsupportivepeopleintheElPasoregion. Participationisfree,unlesslistedotherwise. Information:rgadelante.orgor rgadelante@gmail.com. •Augustevents:PFLAGElPasomeeting

Tuesday,Aug.2;BacktoSchoolPoolParty

Sunday,Aug.14.

NavigatingaWorldofChanges—The

CenterforCivicEngagementat UTEPhostsaseriesofseminarsfornonprofit leaders,“NewHorizons,NewLeaders,”in AugustinSeptember.AllnonprofitsinElPaso orDoñaAnaCountymaybringtwoboard membersandtwostaffmembersforfree.Cost

forout-of-countyorganizationsis$125per

personforfulldayseminarwithluncheon;$200

twodays;$225twodays,plusboardwork-

•GLISA(GayandLesbianInternational

SportingAssociation)gaysportsleaguesand

eventsarealsoavailablethroughtheorganiza- shop.Information:747-7969orcce@utep.edu

tion.TheLGBTSoftballTournamentisplanned forthisfall.AsanctionedVolleyballLeague (socialandcompetitive)alsoisbeingplanned.

Information:525-3435.

LaFebackpackgiveaway—Centrode

SaludFamiliarLaFeClinicisofferingfreeback- inAlbuquerque.

packandschoolsupplies(whilesupplieslast) forfirst-timeCHIPregistrantsthroughAug.

4,aspartofitsCHIPoutreachprogram.

Information:351-6466orlafe-ep.org.

Registrationoffered8a.m.to5p.m.Monday

throughFridayattheLaFECHIPAssistance

Center,1225E.Yandell,andatthefollowingLa

Felocations:

Theworkshop“WhatEveryNonprofit ExecutiveDirectorWishedTheirBoard

MembersKnew”is4to7p.m.Wednesday,

Aug.10,atHolidayInnAirportAtrium

Ballroom,6655GatewayWest,withguest

speakerStanleyWeinsteinofWeinsteinandCo.

Afull-dayseminars:

•8:30to4p.m.Thursday,Aug.11,atthe

HolidayInnAirport,withkeynotetalkson

“Leadership”byKathleenMcCleskeyoftheSan

AntonioAreaFoundationand“Volunteering:

101WaysYouCanChangetheWorldandYour

Life” byDr.DouglasLawson,LawsonAssociatesin DallasandNewYork.

•8:30a.m.to4:15p.m.Monday,Sept.12,as

HiltonGardenInn,111W.University,with

keynotetalkson“NonprofitBoards:Separating

FactfromFiction”byRobMitchellof

PhilanthromaxinSanAntonioand“Best

PracticesoftheBestBoards”byJeanBlockof

•9a.m.tonoonFriday,July29,atWestway

ClinicandCommunityCenter,1713Bankerin

Canutillo

•8to11a.m.Friday,July29,andMonday,

Aug.1,atChildandAdolescentWellness

Center,721S.Ochoa

•9a.m.tonoonMonday,Aug.1,and

Thursday,Aug.4,atLisbonClinic,200Lisbon

JeanBlockConsultinginAlbuquerque.

•9a.m.tonoon,Tuesday,Aug.2,JoseRoman

MDPediatricClinic,815E.Yandell

•1to4p.m.Tuesday,Aug.2,atSanElizario

Clinic,1313E.SanAntonioinSanElizario

•9to11a.m.Wednesday,Aug.3,atMontana

VistaCommunityandResourceCenter,14618

Gregg

•9a.m.tonoonWednesday,Aug.3,at

YandellAdultClinic,823Yandell

•Noonto3p.m.Thursday,Aug.4,atthe

CentralClinic,700S.Ochoa.

NuestrasFamiliasParentSupport

Group—TheSpanish-languagegroupfor mothersofchildrenandadolescentsmeetsat

11a.m.and6p.m.atFamilyServicesofEl

LawyersfortheArts—ElPasoMuseum

ofArt,OneArtsFestivalPlaza,willhostafree lecturebySallyC.Helppie,Esq.on“Copyright BasicsandScriptClearance:WhatToDo

BeforeYouShoot”at2p.m.Friday,Aug.12,in

themuseum’sauditoriumaspartofElPaso

LawyersfortheArts.Acocktailreceptionfol-

lowsat5p.m.ContinuingLegalEducation

credit(CLE)willbeappliedforandprovidedto

attendinglawyersandlegalassistants.RSVP

required;spaceislimited.Information/RSVP:

532-1707orelpasoartmuseum.org.

Parentfinancialworkshops—NewYork

LifeInsuranceCo.,alongwiththenon-profit

organizationsAvanceandUnitedWayofEl

Paso,6040SuretyDrive,toshareamealand

ideasandexperiencesasmothersinanonjudg- PasoCounty,arehostingtwoworkshopsto

mentalenvironment.Guestteachersattend

somemeetings.HostedbyUniversityofTexas

SchoolofPublicHealth/FamilyServicesofEl

PasoParticipationisfree.Information:791-

2114.

helpparentsteachfinancialvaluestotheirchil-

drenandplanfortheirchildren’shighereduca-

tion.BothworkshopsareintheTempleton RoomoftheUTEPStudentUnionBuilding. •RaisingFinanciallyResponsibleChildren,noon

to1:30p.m.Friday,Aug.12.

AugustmeetingsareFriday,Aug.5and19

formothersofadolescents;Tuesday,Aug.9

and23formothersofages0-5andThursday,

Aug.11and25formothersofage6-12.

•FundingforCollege,10to11a.m.Saturday,

Aug.13,followedbyoptionalhour-longUTEP

campustour. Spaceislimited.RSVPtoEmilyMartinLoyaat

541-3310orEmily_martin@newyorklife.com.

MassforPeaceandReconciliation

Smeltertown-BuenavistaReunion

Thehistoricneighborhoodswillhosttheir27th

reunion8p.m.tomidnight,Saturday,Aug.6,

atElMaidaShrineTemple,6331Alabama,fea- PaxChristiElPasowillhostitsannualmass10

a.m.Sunday,Aug.14atQueenofPeace

CatholicChurch,1551Belvidere,commemo-

thedoor.Information:760-6414orsmelter- ratingthe66thanniversaryofthebombingof

TheBlueKings.Tickets:$17inadvance;$20at

turingdinneranddancingtoLittleMikeand

town—buenavista@yahoo.com.Web:smelter- HiroshimaandNagasakiinJapanin1945,killing

town-buenavistareunion.com.

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TardeadaRanchera—TheGoldenBear

SocialClubhostsitsannualTardeadaRanchera

5to9p.m.Sunday,Aug.21,atFirst

about140,000people.Thecelebrantand

homilistwillbeFatherBillMorton,a

Colombianmissionarywhohasservedinthe

inner-cityofChicago,Taiwan,Dallas,andboth

Cd.JuarezandElPasoattheUS/Mexicobor- mended:565-9872or755-4038.

der.Admissionisfreeandindividualsofallfaiths

areinvited.Information:566-9396or740- Thegroupforallkidneytransplantrecipients

3962.

PresbyterianChurch,1300Murchison.

Rhapsodywillplay.Ticketsare$15.

Refreshmentsavailable;BYOB.Prizesforbest

costumes.Advanceticketpurchaserecom-

KidneyTransplantSupportGroup

andtheirfamiliesmeets6:15to7:30p.m.

Wednesday,Aug.24,atLasPalmasMedical

Center,1700N.Oregon,Suite680.Recipients

learnaboutpost-transplantissues.Thismonth’s

topicis“DialysisandMe:TheDanceI

Survived.”Admissionisfree.Information:521-

1828.

ScienceCafe—JaneMcFarland,

StatePark&HistoricSite,willdiscussthehisto-

ryoftheparkanditsnativeartattheUTEP ChapterofSigmaXi’smonthlycasualscience

25,attheTecH2OWaterResourcesLearning

Center;10751Montana.Admissionisfree.

RSVPneededasspaceislimited.Information:

621-2005ortech2o.org.

ScienceCafe,hostedbySigmaXiandElPaso

WaterUtilities,ispartthePublicUnderstanding

PaxChristiElPasoisaffiliatedwithPaxChristi

USA,aCatholicpeacemovement.Itseeksto promotethepeaceofChristbyexploring, articulating,witnessingandpracticingGospel

nonviolence.Monthlymeetingareat6:45p.m.

onthefirstTuesdayofeachmonthatCentro

MujeresdelaEsperanza,1101Birch.Allare

invited.

Women’sLeadershipseries—The

monthlylunchserieshostedbyPositive

DirectionsisthethirdThursdayofeachmonth.

Callforlocationandcost.Information/registra- discussionevent6to7:30p.m.Thursday,Aug.

tion:838-1000.

Interpreter/ResourceSpecialistatHuecoTanks

TheAug.18sessionis“WOW:TheWisdom

ofWomen:AMan’sView,apaneldiscussion

withHonorableMayorJohnCook,Hector

Gutierrez,andDr.ErnieRoberts.

SalesTaxHoliday—Mostclothesand

shoespricesunder$100canbepurchasedtax- ofScienceProgram,whichallowsscientists,

freeFridaythroughSunday,Aug.19-21,during

Texas’annualSalesTaxHoliday.Mostclothing

andfootwearpricedunder$100areexempt

fromsalestaxes.Customersmaypurchaseas manytax-exemptitemsastheywish.

Information:1-800-252-5555.

BacktoSchoolExpo—Theannualtax- 27,atElPasoMarriot,1600Airway.Cancer

freeweekendexpoisSaturdayandSunday,

cationseminarforcancersurvivors,patients

engineersandspecialiststodiscusstheirwork

incasualsettings.

‘KeepOnDancing’cancerseminar

RioGrandeCancerFoundationhoststheedu-

andcaregivers8a.m.to5p.m.Saturday,Aug.

survivorscanconnectwithothersurvivorsand

Aug.20-21,atCieloVistaMall,Admissionis

free.Information:544-9550orklaq.com.

Documentshredding—BetterBusiness

Bureauwillhostfreepapershreddingevent9

a.m.to2p.m.Saturday,Aug.20,atSam’sClub

CieloVista,11360Pellicano.Bringuptothree

boxesofdocumentsforshredding.Information:

577-0191.

takepartinworkshops,presentationsanddis-

cussions.Guestspeakerisosteosarcomasur-

vivorandspearheaderoftheHealthand

HumormovementScottBurton.Otherspeak-

ersincludeArmandoGonzalez-Stuart,Ph.D. speakingonhealthyeatinghabitsduringcancer

treatment.Registrationfee:$25.

Information/registration:562-7660orrgcf.org.

Shreddingwillbealsobeoffered9a.m.to2

p.m.Saturday,Sept.24,atWestsideSam’s

Clubat7970N.Mesa.

PowerofAction—TheDreamMakers99

BusinessMotivationalConclaveis10:30a.m.to

2p.m.Saturday,Aug.20,atRadissonAirport,

1770Airway.Registrationat10a.m.Theevent

isforthoselookingtostartabusinessor increasetheirincomepotential.Guestspeaker isCynthiaHughes,ownerofFuntastiCo.Pizza andGamesandFirstlightFederalCreditUnion spokesperson.Businesscasualattire.

Registration(byAug.10):$109;includeslunch.

Information/registration:dreammakers99.com.

SinglesGameNight—PeggyKligman,

inventorof“TheGoatGame”willhostan

eveningforsinglesage21andolderat6:30

p.m.Saturday,Aug.27,atFuddrucker’s

Restaurant,5030N.DesertBlvd.Learnflirting

tipsandtakepartinthegameon“goatish”dat-

ingbehaviors.SpecialguestspeakerKimberly Brennerwilltalkon“SearchingforaTotally

HappyRelationship.”Cost:$10(cashonly).

Information/RSVP:740-5051orgoatgame.com.

ElPasoNightShiftNights—Theweekly

carandmotorcycleclubshowcaseis8p.m.

Wednesdays,atFoxPlaza(backparkinglot),

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5559Alameda.Thefamilyeventfood,live

music,jumpingballoonsandcarsandmotorcy- JuniorLeadershipElPaso–Participants

clesofmanytypes.offersNoalcoholallowed

atevent.Admission:$3perpersonorcar;free

forages12andyounger.Information:779-

8424.

aresoughtthroughSept.23fortheninth

annualprogramforareahighschooljuniors, basedontheGreaterElPasoChamberof Commerce’ssuccessfuladultprogram. LeadershipElPaso.JuniorLeadershipElPaso offershighschooljuniorsahands-oneducation aboutElPaso’sissues,history,challengesand opportunities.Participantstourtheregionand meetface-to-facewithsomeofthearea’stop moversandshakersinbusiness,government, thearts,healthcare,education,themilitaryand economicdevelopment.Participationisfree.

Information:534-0526orelpaso.org.

PasodelNorteparentingclasses

PasoDelNorteChildren’sDevelopment

Center,1101E.Schuster,hoststrainingclasses

forparentsofchildrenwithdisabilities.English andSpanishcoursesoffered.Information:Delia

Blanco,544-8484,ext.195.

SunMetromuseumandzoospecial—

FamiliescanrideSunMetrototheElPasoZoo, InsightsMuseumorLynxExhibitsandget

admissiondiscountsthroughSept.5.Parents

canshowtheirdayormonthlybuspasstothe

zooormuseumticketoffice,buyanadultpass

andgetonechild’sadmissionpassforfree.

Information:elpasotexas.gov/sunmetro.

IrvinHighClass45threunion—The

IrvinHighSchoolClassof1966willhostits

45threunionOct.14-16,atHolidayInn

Airport,6655GatewayWest.AllIrvinHigh

graduatesandfriendsareinvited.Information:

(830)935-3278orglenngon@aol.com.

For a good cause

‘BattleoftheBadges’BloodDrive

The3rdannualcommunityblooddriveis

FridaythroughSunday,July29-31,atCielo

VistaMall.Localfiremenandpolicemenwill recruitblooddonorsanddonatethemselves,

competingforvotes.Information:544-5422.

Volunteerblooddonorsmustbeatleast16

yearsold,weighatleast110poundsandbein

Bar,511Western,inUnionPlaza,witharun-

way“back-to-school”fashionshow,buffetand dancingtolivemusicbyAustinblues/soulband

TheResentments.Tickets:$50inadvance;$65

atthedoor.Information:532-7410orbgcelpa-

so.org.

TheshowfeaturesmodelsfromtheBoysand

GirlsClubofElPasoandotherlocalyouth

organizationkidsmodelingthelatestfashions

fromJCPenneys.

‘StoriesfromtheBorderland:Current

IssuesinCiudadJuárez’—Morgan

Smith,freelancewriterandphotographer,and

organizersoftheLosOjosdeDiosorphanage

inJuárezarethefeaturedspeakersatthepro-

gram,6:30p.m.Tuesday,Aug.9,atTemple

MountSinai,4408N.Stanton.Admissionisa

$10donationatthedoor.Asilentauctionwill

raisefundsformedicalexpensesforchildrenat theorphanage.Lightappetizersserved.

Information:532-5959.

BackToSchoolForChildCrisis

Center—Thebenefitshowtoraisemoney andcollectschoolsuppliesfortheChildCrisis

Centeris3-10p.m.Sunday,Aug.14,atHouse

ofRock,8838Viscount,hostedbySweetest

Downfall.Entertainmentincludessixbandsand ayouthdanceperformancebyGrooveBoppers

betweensets.Allageevent.Admission:$5.

Information:562-7955,childcrisiselp.org.

Health-a-thon—Thefirst-evereventis10

a.m.to2p.m.Sunday,Aug.14,attheElMaida

ShrineAuditorium,6331Alabama.Lessonsin

Yoga,Aerobic,Zumba,Pilates,BellyDancing, Kickboxing,etc.andaSpecialFinale.Presented byLadiesOrientalShrineofNorthAmericaEl

MinyaCourt#46.First200participantsgeta

freeTshirt;everyonegetsagoodiebag

Tickets:$30.Advancetickets:Sylvia,497-1076.

Vendorbooths:203-8338or581-9494.

ProceedsbenefitElMinyaCourt#46and

ShrinersGalvestonChildren’sBurnHospital

andShrinersHoustonChildren’sOrthopedic

Hospitalwherechildrenaretreatedwithout

cost.

FreedomFundandAwardsBanquet

—ElPasoBranchoftheNationalAssociation oftheAdvancementofColoredPeoplehosts

Saturday,Aug.20,atWyndhamElPaso

awardedtotwoElPasostudents,andawards

willbegiventoarearesidentswhohavecon-

tributedoutstandingservicetothecommunity.

Cost:$55perperson.Information:751-6490

ornaacpelpaso.org.

TheElPasoNAACPbranchistheoldest

branchintheStateofTexas.

ScholarshipFundraisingDance

EnterprisingandProfessionalWomenPasodel NorteoftheInternationalBusinessand ProfessionalWomenOrganizationwillhostits

4thannualfundraisingevent6p.m.to2a.m.

Saturday,Aug.20,atCarouselRestaurantand

Saturday, Aug.20 ,atCarouselRestaurantand goodhealth.Additionalheight/weightrequire-
Saturday, Aug.20 ,atCarouselRestaurantand goodhealth.Additionalheight/weightrequire-
Saturday, Aug.20 ,atCarouselRestaurantand goodhealth.Additionalheight/weightrequire-

goodhealth.Additionalheight/weightrequire- itsannualawardsbanquet6to10p.m.

mentsapplytodonors23andyounger,and

donorswhoare16musthavesignedpermis- Airport,2027Airway.Scholarshipswillbe

sionfromaparentorguardian.

Hoursare10a.m.to7p.m.Fridayand

Saturday,noonto6p.m.Sunday.

FirstClassFriday—TheEtaIotaZeta

ChapterwillhostaFirstClassFriday7-11p.m.

Aug.5attheCornerJazzCafe,PebbleHills

andLeeTrevino.Everyoneisaskedtobringa newbornbabyitem foradmission,torestockthenonprofitStork’s Nest.Alsobringabusinesscardtonetwork withotherpatronsoverdinnerandjazzmusic. Information:cornerjazzcafe.com,orBetty

Halliburton,235-3924.

TheStork’sNestprovidesfreeprenataleduca- TequilaBar,3800N.Mesa,featuringmusicby

HavanaFeelings(Salsa,Merengue,Bachata)., dancing,food,andrefreshments.Proceedsgo

towardsscholarships.Donation:$30.

Information:851-3692orbpwi.org.

tiontopregnantwomentohelppreventbirth

defectsandprematurebirths.Alongwiththe

freeeducationwomenreceivefreebabyitems.

TheprogramisacollaborationofZetaPhiBeta

Sorority,Inc.andMarchofDimes.

FashionPalooza—BoysandGirlsClubsof

ElPasowillhostthegalafundraiser5to9p.m.

Sunday,Aug.7,atTheGardenRestaurantand

Thefundraiserallowstheorganizationtopro-

videscholarshipstowomenpursuingapostsec-

ondaryeducationorattendatraining/certifica-

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SpeedDatingatFortBliss-FortBliss

hostsspeeddating7to9p.m.Friday,Aug.5,

attheCentennialPub,forsinglesage18and

tionprogramthatwillleadtobecomingself- older.Meetnewpeoplethroughfive-minute

sustainingandcompeteintheworkforce.

“dates.”Theexchangeofpersonalinformation

TREPACTalentShow—GreaterElPaso

AssociationofRealtorshostsatalentvariety

showat7p.m.Tuesday,Aug.23,atComic

StripComedyClub,1201Airway.Dinner

servedat6:30p.m.followedbyperformance

at7p.m.Performancesshouldbenolonger

thanfiveminutes.ProceedsbenefitTREPAC

(TexasRealEstatePoliticalActionCommittee).

iscompletelyvoluntary,andparticipantswillbe

givenacardtokeeptrackoftheirdate’sinfor-

mation.After-partyfollowswithDJClarke

Darrk.Walk-inregistrationalsooffered6p.m.;

pre-registrationencouragedasspaceislimited.

Information/registration:744-8427.

FortBlissKids’FishingTournament

FortBlissCYS’sfreeyouthtournamentisfor

Entryfee:$25perperson.Information/registra- ages3to16,is7:30a.m.tonoonSaturday,

tion:783-6072.

Aug.6,atAscarateLake,6900Delta.Opento

theentireFortBlisscommunity.Acookout

EncounterMovement—A“Nightof

Worship&Justice”is6:30-8:30p.m.Sunday,

Aug.28,atDelSolChurch,11501VistaDel

Sol.Theeventisfreewithasuggesteddona- shirt.On-siteregistrationbeginsat7:30a.m.at

tionof$3tobenefittheSalvationArmyofEl

PasoAnti-HumanTraffickingprogram.

Information,facebook.com/theencountermove- enforcedwithparticipants.Information:755-

mentor867-9563.Allagesarewelcome.

WesternGala—Theannual“Cowboy Dress-Up”dinner-dancebenefitfortheannual ElPasoFordDealersSouthwestern InternationalPRCARodeoisSaturday,Aug.

27,atSunlandParkRaceTrackandCasino’s

SignatureBallroom,withdoorprizes,silent auctions,drawingsandmusicbyTheClayMac

Band.Tickets:$75($600tablefor8).

Information/reservation:525-8464or

elprodeo.com.

andawardspresentationafterward.withfree

hotdogs,chipsanddrinksforregisteredchil-

dren.Allparticipatingyouthreceiveafreet-

theAscarateFishingClubpavilion.Parkadmis-

sion:$1percar.Catchandreleasepolicies

0983,751-3891orblissmwr.com.

SurvivorOutreachServices—Thesup-

portgroupforsurvivorsoffallensoldiersmeets

6to7p.m.Thursday,Aug.25,atBuilding

2494RickerRoadonpost(ArmyCommunity

ServiceBuilding).Information:568-1132or

blissmwr.com/sos.

FortBlissRod&GunClub—Rifleand

pistolshootingcompetitionsareheldalmost

everyweekendattheFortBlissRod&Gun

Club—visitorscanwatchforfree,foodavail-

ableattheclubhousesnackbar.Togetthere:

TakeRailroadDrivetoDeer;turnright.

Information:568-2983.

OldFortBliss—Building5051,cornerof

PershingandPleasantonRoads,FortBliss.The OldWestdaysofthe“SoldiersofthePass”are relivedthroughreplicasoftheoriginaladobe fortbuildingsandmilitaryartifacts,

MagoffinsvillePost1854to1868.Admission:

free.Hours:Daily9a.m.to4:30p.m.

Information:568-3137.

PrenatalYogaclasses—BlissMWRhosts

prenatalyogaclassesforwomenthroughout

attheStoutPhysicalFitnessFacility.Students exploreposes,breath-work,meditation,and soundtodevelopflexibility,calm,enjoyment, comfort,andconfidenceduringpregnancyand inpreparationforlaborandchildbirth.

Information:TeiaMack,744-5785or

blissmwr.com.

Club news

WoodworkersClubofElPaso—The

club’smonthlymeetingis7to9p.m.Tuesday,

Aug.2,at3228Sacramento(backofbuilding).

RonOliverwilldemonstratetechniques involvedinmakingmortiseandtenonjoints.

Information:760-6536or564-5915.

GermaniaClub—TheGermaniaClubof

ElPaso’smonthlyluncheonis11:30a.m.Friday,

Aug.5,attheGermanCommunityCenter,

RobertE.LeeRoad,Building5095,FortBliss.

Information:595-1108or755-5471.

opentobothnewcomersandlong-timeresi-

TherodeorunsSept.15-18atCohen

Stadium.

ElPasoHumaneSociety—Regular

adoptionhoursare11a.m.to6p.m.Monday

throughFridayand11a.m.to5p.m.Saturday

andSunday,at4991FredWilson.Allpetsare

spayed/neutered,microchipped,licensedand

vaccinated.Adoptionfees:$100(additional$10

forpetsfourmonthsageorolderforcity

rabiescertificate).Information:532-6971or

hselpaso.org.

Fort Bliss

AnyoneenteringFortBlissmustobtainagate

pass.Driver’slicense,carinsuranceandregis- theirpregnancy1:15to11:15a.m.Wednesdays

trationrequired.

DinneronaDime—FinancialReadiness ProgramatArmyCommunityServicehoststhe monthlyclassthathelpsfamiliesmakepasta, sauces,appetizers,dessertsandmoreona

shoestringbudget10a.m.tonoonTuesday,

Aug.2,andThursday,Aug.18,attheMilam

YouthActivityCenter,10960HaanRoad.The

classisfree,butpre-registrationisrequired.

Information/registration:569-5365,568-1132

oraisha.ruhland@us.army.mil. Freechildcarewillbeprovidedforchildren registeredwithChild,YouthandSchool

Services.Information:568-1132.

EPISDPre-registration—ElPaso

IndependentSchoolDistrictPre-registrationfor

newmilitaryfamiliesarrivingtoElPasois8:30

to5p.m.Tuesday,Aug.2,atTheCentennialat

FortBliss.WBAMCnurseswillbeavailableto

administervaccinationsforfamilieswhohad

immunizationcardscreenedatEducationFair.

Packetavailableforallnineareaschooldis- WestsideWelcomeClub—Thegroupis

tricts.Information:569-5064orepisd.org/new-

studentreg.

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dents.Theclub’smonthlyfreenewcomers’

coffeeis10a.m.Friday,

Aug.5,atSteinMart,7410RemconCircle.

Information:581-2314.

Theclub’sAugustlunchis11:30a.m.

Wednesday,Aug.10,atBillyCrews,1200

CountryClub,SantaTeresa.ElPasoTimes ReporterDianaWashingtonValdezwillspeak

on“TheWomenofJuarez.”.Cost:$17.

ReservationsdeadlineisAug.5.Reservations:

740-9725.

SinglesintheSon-Thegroupdevelops

friendshipsamongChristiansinglesages25to

45.Alldenominationsarewelcome.

Membershipisfree.Information:Andy,471-

1997orSinglesInTheSon@yahoo.com.

Augustevents(allonSaturdays):

·Aug.6-Dinner&PlazaClassicFilmFestival

·Aug.13-Dinner&Bowling

·Aug.20-Dinner&ElPasoDiablosBaseball

·Aug.27-St.NicholasGreekFestival.

AssistanceLeagueofElPaso—The

AssistanceLeague’sgeneralmeetingis10a.m.

Thursday,Aug.11,at2782Yandell.Allladies

interestedinvolunteeringareinvitedtoattend.

TheleaguemeetsthesecondThursdayofeach

monthAugustthroughMay.Information:478-

0995.

Theall-volunteerAssistanceLeagueofElPaso

hasbeenservingtheElPasoCommunityfor40

years.Itsprimaryprogram,OperationSchool

Bellprovidesnewclothingtothemostneedy

elementaryschoolchildrenintheElPasoarea.

MilitaryOfficersAssociationof

America—TheElPasoChapterofMOAA, anorganizationforactiveandretiredOfficers ofallservicesandsurvivingspouses,hostsits

membershipmeetingandluncheonat11a.m.

to2p.m.Saturday,Aug.13,atWyndhamEl

PasoAirport,2027Airway.SpeakerisColonel

DavidA.Krumm,CommanderofHollomanAir

ForceBase.Cost:$20.Information:533-5111

orelpasomoaa.org.

PasodelNorteQuiltGuild—The

guild’smonthlymeetingis9a.m.Saturday,

Aug.13,atUniversityPresbyterianChurch,

224N.Resler.Aworkshopfollowsthemeeting

at9:30a.m.Thismonth’sworkshopison

“QuiltingAsYouGo.”Anyoneinterestedin quiltingiswelcome;noexperienceneeded.

Information:SharonGeddes,581-0432.

ElPasoParalegalAssociation—The

association’sgeneralluncheonmeetingisnoon

to1p.m.Thursday,Aug.18,atElPasoClub

18thFloorChaseBankBuilding,201Main.

FredHaimanwillspeakonElderLaw. Admissionisfreeandopentothepublic;lunch

onone’sown($16buffetor$10.50saladbar).

Information:546-5267orelppa.org.

JuniorWoman’sClubofElPaso—The

club’sgeneralmeetingis10:30a.m.Saturday,

Aug.20,attheWoman’sClubclubhouse,

WorldWarswillholditsmonthlymeetingand

luncheonat11a.m.Saturday,Aug.20,atthe

WyndhamAirportHotel,2027Airway.The

ChapterwillhonoritsOcto/Nonagenarian membersandannouncethe“Citizenofthe Year.”Membersareencouragedtobringa

friend.Information:755-4038.

DiscoverElPaso—Thenonprofitgroup,

foundedin1973,isdedicatedtopromoting

thingstodoandseeinandaroundElPaso.

L’AllianceFrançaised’ElPaso—The

grouppromotesFrenchcultureandoffersfran-

cophilestheopportunitytousetheFrenchlan-

guageinavarietyofactivities.Information:

585-1789,845-6535orafofelpaso.com.

FallFrenchclassesbegintheweekofSept.

12.Information:Christine,566-8042.

MacintoshUsersGroup—TheElPaso

MacintoshUsersGroupisopentoanyone interestedinAppleMacintoshcomputers.The group’smonthlymeetinganddemonstrationis

9:30a.m.tonoonthefirstSaturdayofthe

month(Aug.6)atSt.Paul’sLutheranChurch

basement,1000Montana(enterinalley).

Admissionisfreeforvisitors.Information:566-

2201,564-5906orepmug.org.

LaLecheLeague-Westside—Thenon-

profitgroupisdedicatedtoprovidingeducation andsupporttowomenwhowanttobreastfeed

meets10:30a.m.tonoonthefirstThursdayof

themonthbeginningSept.1atLasPalmas

LifecareCenter,3333N.Mesa.Pregnant

womenandbreastfeedingmothersandtheir smallchildrenarewelcome.Admissionisfree.

Information:581-9409,texaslll.org.

‘Tuesday’KnittingGroup—Thegroup

forknittersandcrochetersmeetsforknitting

get-togethers3to5p.m.Tuesdays(and1to5

p.m.Thursdays)atMayalunaYarnsinPlacita SanteFeonDoniphan.Bringafavoriteproject, knitorcrochetproject.Admissionisfree.

Information:585-7779.

NAWICGeneralMembershipMeeting

—NationalAssociationofWomenIn

ConstructionElPasoChapter#248has

monthlymeetingswithguestspeakers,semi-

narsotherinformationontheconstruction

industry6-8p.m.thefirstTuesdayofevery

monthattheHolidayInnatAirwayand

GatewayWest.Costis$20.RSVPbyemailto

system10041@sbcglobal.net.Information:833-

9494orNAWICElPaso.org.

ADPElPasoToastmastersClub—The

Clubmeets5:45to6:45p.m.Tuesdays,atADP,

1851ReslerDrive.Theclubisa“learn-by-

doing”workshopinwhichparticipantshone

theirspeakingandleadershipskillsinacom-

fortable,friendlyatmosphere.Smallmember-

shipfeewithenrollment.Information:541-

2007.

InternationalCoinClub—ElPaso’sonly

coinclubmeetsat6:30to8:30p.m.thefirst

MondayofthemonthatTravelodge-La

Hacienda,6400Montana.Meetingsinclude

1400N.Mesa.Thegroupwillbegintheplan- educationalpresentationsandanauctionof

ningprocessforourannualfallfamily

Spooktacularfestival.Theclubisopentoall

womenage21andolder.Information:532-

6131orelpasojuniorwomansclub.org.

MilitaryOrderoftheWorldWars

TheElPasoChaptertheMilitaryOrderofthe

materialssubmittedbymembers.Visitors

alwayswelcome,andadmissionfreeforfirst-

timevisitors.Information:533-6001or526-

3180.

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Wet‘N’WildWaterworld—Thewater

parkisat8804S.Desert,Anthony,Texas(I-10

atExit0).Hours:11a.m.to6p.m.Monday

throughFriday,10a.m.to7p.m.Saturdayand

Sunday.ThelastdayoftheseasonisMonday,

Sept.5.Tickets:$19,95($13.95seniors;

$17.95ages4-12;$2.95ages1-3).Information:

886-2222orwetwild.com.

TheannualMexicanFoodWorldCookoffis10

ends.Simulcastracingbeginsat10a.m.every- ysletadelsur.org.

day.Generaladmissionandparkingarefree.

Information:(575)874-5200.

hole.Admissionisfree,withanominalcharge

forfishingholeuse.Information:851-2705or

licondairy.com.

SanElizarioHistoricDistrict—Thedis-

trictat1500MainStreetinSanElizarioonthe

MissionTrailfeaturesfourartgalleries,seven

artistsstudio/galleries,threegiftshops,the

HistoricSanElizarioChapel,thePortales

MuseumandtheVeteran’sMuseum.Mostloca-

tionsopen10a.m.to2p.m.Wednesday

throughFriday,10a.m.to4p.m.Saturdayand

noonto4p.m.Sunday.Information:851-0041,

594-8424orSanElizarioHistoricDistrict.com.

Self-guidedwalkingtoursandguidedtourof

17historicalsitesalsooffered,includingthe

Chapel,OldElPasoCountyJail,theoldGrist

Mill,theLafayettebarracksandmore.Free

guidesavailableatallgalleriesandmuseum.

ZinValleVineyards—7315Hwy28in

Canutillo(3/4milenorthofFM259).Freetast-

ingsarenoonto5p.m.FridaythroughMonday.

Information:877-4544orzinvalle.com.

FreeMusicSundaysare1to4p.m.selected

Sundays.PerformersincludeJamesSpringer,

JulioOrtiz,DanLambert,GregGonzalez,

CarolyneofLiquidSkinandDustyLow.Bringa

NativeAmericanDancesareperformed11:30

a.m.and1:30p.m.everyweekend.

whichalsooffersfamily-operatedgiftshops,

featurejewelry,potteryandothercrafts.

LaViñaWinery—NewMexico’soldest wineryisjustacrossthestatelinefromElPaso,

at4201S.NMHighway28,onemilenorthof

VintonRoad.Information:(575)882-7632or

lavinawinery.com. Thetastingroomandpatioareopenforsales

andtastingofwinesfrom12to5p.m.

ThursdaythroughTuesday(closed

Wednesdays).Tastingfeeis$5.Adailytouris

offeredat11:30a.m.byappointmentonly;the

$10feeincludestasting.

“MusicOnthePatio”with“LivebyRequest”is

12:30to4:30p.m.onselectedSaturdaysand

SundaysthroughSeptember.(Seemusiclisting

forschedule).

Togetthere,taketheSunlandParkexitfromI- FreshIndianbreadisonsaleatthecenter,

10,gosouth(leftturncomingfrom

Downtown)andfollowthesigns.

WesternPlayland—Theamusementpark

isat1249FuturityDr.inSunlandPark,N.M.

acrossfromtheracetrack.Tickets:$16.70,plus

tax(payoneprice);$5non-rideradmission;

freenon-riderpassesforages2andyounger

andage60andolder,includestrainandsky

rideadmission.Individualrideticketsare$2.

Information:(575)589-3410orwesternplay-

a.m.to7p.m.Sunday,July31.Arearestau- land.com.TakeSunlandParkExit13fromI-10.

rantswillcompeteintheseveralMexicanfood

categories,aswellastheannualRockN’Roll

Mariachicompetition.Areamariachiscompete

withtheirtraditionalsoundsplusonemariachi-

stylerocksong.Tickets:$15inadvanceatall

WesternBeveragelocations.

Augusthoursare7to10p.m.Wednesday

throughFriday(throughAug.19),3to10p.m.

Saturday,and3to9p.m.Sunday.

Septemberhoursare2to9p.m.Saturdays

and2to7p.m.Sundays,andLaborDay,

Monday,Sept.5.

TiguaIndianCulturalCenter—305

YayaRoad,atSocorroRoadeastoftheYsleta

Mission.Hoursare9a.m.to4p.m.Wednesday

throughSunday.Thecenterfeaturesamuseum ontheTiguatribe,includingitsrelationshipto theTiwasofnorthernNewMexico.Admission

SunlandParkRacetrack&Casino

Thecopper-domedcasinooffersslotmachines, andvideo-machineversionsofpoker,kenoand

othergames.Hoursare9:30a.m.to1a.m.

SundaythroughThursday;9:30a.m.to2a.m.

FridayandSaturday.Loungeisopen,withlive

LiconDairy—Thedairy’sgiftshoppopular

foritshomemadeasaderocheeseproductsis

locatedat11951GloriettaRoadinSanElizario

andisopen6a.m.to5:30p.m.Monday

throughFridayand6a.m.to7p.m.Saturday

andSunday.Thedairyalsofeaturesanexten- picnic.

sivepettingzooandregularly-stockedfishing

entertainmentanddancing,until2a.m.week- isfree.Information:859-7700or

entertainmentanddancing,until2a.m.week- isfree.Information:859-7700or August 2011 El Paso Scene Page 15
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ForeventticketssoldthroughTicketmaster,

call1-800-745-3000orgototicketmaster.com.

TheUTEPTicketCenternumberis747-5234.

PanAmCenterBoxOfficeis(575)646-1420.

Manyclubssellticketsthroughticketbully.com.

Unlessindicated,priceslisteddonotinclude

servicecharges.

PlazaClassicFilmFestival—TheElPaso

CommunityFoundationwillhostits4thannual

classicand“semi-classic”movieinThePlaza’s

MainTheatre,PhilanthropyTheatreandout-

doorFestivalPlazaAug.4-14.Ticketsrange

fromfreeshowingsto$10,dependingon

screening.Seriespassesare$200($170for

Disney’sD23members).Information:533-

4020orplaza-movies.com.

Fordetails,see“FilmScene.”

4020orplaza-movies.com. Fordetails,see“FilmScene.” performedbyeveryonefromFrankSinatratoIl Divo.

performedbyeveryonefromFrankSinatratoIl

Divo.

‘TejanoLegends’—TheTex-Mexmusic styletourbenefitingtheFrontlineFaithProject

is8p.m.Saturday,Aug.20,atthePlaza

TheatreindowntownElPaso.Featuredper-

formersareformerTejanoMusicMaleVocalist

oftheYearJimmyEdward,JohnnyHernandez, theBobGallarzaOrchestra.Openingactsare localfavoriteChuyFloresandRhapsody.

Tickets:$20and$55,plusservicecharge.

(Ticketmaster).

FrontlineFaithProjectiscommittedtoplacing

diersthatarebeingdeployedfromFt.Blissto

thecombatzones.

andledbyAndyMoran.Ticketsare$35,$45,

$60and$75,$60,$45and$35plusapplicable

fees,availablethroughEPSO,532-3776or

militarymenandwomenincombattooursol- epso.org,orTicketmasteroutletsincludingthe

PlazaTheatreboxoffice.

CirquedelaSymphonieincludesaerialflyers,

acrobats,contortionists,dancers,jugglers,bal-

ancers,andstrongmen,withsomeofthemost

accomplishedveteransofexceptionalcirque

programsfromacrosstheglobe.Theyinclude

worldrecordholders,gold-medalwinnersof

internationalcompetitionsandOlympiansand

someofthemostoriginaltalenteverseen.

Theirperformancesareuniquelyadaptedtobe

stagedthesymphony,andeachartist’sper-

CirquedelaSymphonie—TheElPaso

SymphonyOrchestrapresentsthecombined

magicofCirqueandSymphonyat7:30p.m.

Thursday,Aug.25,2011,7:30pmatthePlaza

Theatre.Highflyingaerialistsandacrobatsexe- formanceischoreographedtothemusic.

cuteamazingfeatssettoclassicalmasterpieces

‘HunkstheShow’—Theshow,billedas “America’sHottestLadiesNight

Carmen,Saint-SaënsSamsonandDelilahper- TheUltimateVegasExperience,”is8:30p.m.

formedbytheElPasoSymphonyOrchestra

suchasTchaikovsky’sSwanLake,Bizet’s

Friday,Aug.26,atSunlandParkRacetrackand

Casino’sSignatureShowroom.Tickets:$20.

Doorsopenat7:30p.m.Mustbeover21to

attend.Information:(575)874-5200.

ACTIVATEMusicFest—PeterFurler,for- MP3playerswithprayersandtestimonialsfor

merlyoftheNewsboys,headlinesthetwo-day ChristianmusicfestivalFridayandSaturday,

Aug.5-6,atAscaratePark,6900Delta.Other

performersincludeMeInMotion,Disciple, Ivoryline,StarsGoDim,GrantNorsworthy,

SafeHavenandSonnus.Tickets:$15general

admission($7.50military;$10perpersonfor

groupsof35ormore;freeforages5and

younger).Availableonlineattickets.com.

Information/showtime:626-4849.

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Information/showtime:626-4849. PleaseseePage18 RobertEarlKeen —TheTexasmusician
Information/showtime:626-4849. PleaseseePage18 RobertEarlKeen —TheTexasmusician

RobertEarlKeen—TheTexasmusician

performsat10p.m.Saturday,Aug.6,at

WhiskeyDick’s,580GeorgeDieter.Tickets:

$20.Availableatticketbully.com.Information:

921-9900.

MarcoAntonioSolisand&Ana

Gabriel—TheLatinpopstarsperformat8

p.m.Friday,Aug.12,atElPasoCounty

Coliseum.Tickets:$49.50,$69.50and$89.50

and$125,plusservicecharge(Ticketmaster).

HotterThanHellTour—Thehardrock

concertbeginsat11a.m.Saturday,Aug.13,at

CohenStadium,9700GatewayNorth,with

Taproot,Tantric,DaysoftheNew,KillDevil

Hill(membersofBlackSabbath,Pantera,Wasp

andRattandPRazors),ScumoftheEarthand

localbandYearsofCold.Tickets:$35($30mil-

itaryandFortBlissemployees).Information:

755-2000ordiablos.com.

MichaelBublé—Thetop-sellingcrooner’s

“CrazyLoveTour”is8p.m.Tuesday,Aug.16,

atUTEP’sDonHaskinsCenter,insupportof

hisNo.1release,“CrazyLove.”Bubléhas

beencalled“oneofthemostlikeableperform-

ersonEarth”andhasperformedforoverhalfa

millionfansthisyear.Tickets:$49.50to$85,

plusservicecharge.(Ticketmaster).

Bubléwillperformhishitslike“Home,”

“Everything”andhismostrecenthitsingle

“Haven’tMetYouYet,”alongwithhisdistinc-

tiveinterpretationsofclassicslike“CryMea

River,”“Stardust,”and“You’reNobody‘til

SomebodyLovesYou.”

AngelicaMariayArmandoManzanero

—TheLatinmusicstarsperformat8p.m.

Saturday,Aug.20,atAbrahamChavez

Theatre.Tickets:$30-$75,plusservicecharge.

(Ticketmaster). Grammy-winningsinger/songwriterandactress AngelicaMaria,hasbeencalled“LaNoviade Mexico,”andhasappearedinseveralmovies andtelenovelas,aswellasrecordinghitalbums

sincetheearly1960s.

ArmandoManzaneroisoneofMexico’smost

successfulcomposers,andhismusichasbeen

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SunCityMusicFestival—Theelectronic

musicfestivalbeginsat6p.m.Saturdayand

Sunday,Sept.3-4,atCohenStadium,9700

GatewayNorth,featuringaround30musical

performersincludingDJArminvanBurenand

1960sthroughthepresent.Amongmanyother

honorsSantanahasalsobeencitedby“Rolling

StoneMagazine”asNo.15onitslistofthe

“100GreatestGuitaristsofAllTime.”

MichaelFranti&Spearheadhasbuiltadiverse andinspiringrepertoireofmusic,includingthe mostrecentrelease,“TheSoundofSunshine,”

thehighestBillboard200chartdebutofFranti’s

career.Hislatestsingleis“I’llbeWaiting,”and

WolfgangGartner.ADayglowtentisalsofea- followsuphisacclaimed2008album“AllRebel

tured.Tickets:$36perday;$63weekendpass

(generaladmission).VIPticketsfor21and

olderare$50perday;$99forweekend.

AvailableinadvanceatAlltheMusicandVideo,

Theheadstandandonlineatgrovetickets.com.

Rockers”andhitsingle“SayHey(ILoveYou).”

KCandtheSunshineBand—Thedisco-

eralegendsfromMiamiperformFriday,Sept.

30,atElPasoCountyColiseum.Tickets:

$25.50,$35.50,$45.50and$50.50,plusserv-

BlueManGroup-BroadwayElPasopres- icecharge.(Ticketmaster).

entstheeclectic,eccentricmusicaltrio7:30

p.m.Tuesday,Sept.13atthePlazaTheatre,

rescheduledfromApril27.Tickets:$35,$60

and$70,plusservicecharge.(Ticketmaster)

Thegroup’shitsinclude“That’stheWay(I

LikeIt),”“(Shake,Shake,Shake)ShakeYour

Booty,”“I’mYourBoogieMan,”“GetDown

Tonight,”“GiveItUp”andmore.

BlueManGroupisbestknownformulti-

mediaperformancesthatfeaturethreebald

andbluecharacterswhotaketheaudienceon

ajourneythatisfunny,intelligentandvisually

stunning.Aliveband,whosehauntingtribal

rhythmshelpdrivetheshowtoitsclimax,

accompaniestheBlueMen.

‘ABBATheConcert’–LolaProductions

andUTEPpresentsthetributetothelegendary

popgroup7:30p.m.WednesdayandThursday,

Sept.14-15,atUTEP’sMagoffinAuditorium.

TheconcertcelebratesSweden’smostfamous

bandina90-minutemusicalextravaganza

showcasingthegroupthathassoldmorethan

370millionrecordsworldwide.Tickets:$35

and$40,plusservicecharge.(Ticketmaster).

B.B.King—Thelegendarybluesguitarist andElPasofavoritereturnstoThePlaza

Theatreat7:30p.m.Tuesday,Oct.4.Tickets:

$35-$75,plusservicecharges.(Ticketmaster).

DisneyonIce:‘ToyStory3’—

Disney/Pixar’shitanimatedfilmhitstheice

Oct.5-9,attheElPasoCountyColiseum,

4100Paisano.Performancesare7:30p.m.

WednesdaythroughFridayandnoon,3:30and

7:30p.m.SaturdayandSunday.Thursday’sper-

formanceinSpanish.Tickets:$10-$43,plus

servicecharge.Ages2andoldermusthave

ticket.(Ticketmaster).

EnriqueIglesias—TheLatinsuperstar

bringshisEuphoriaTourtoElPasoat7p.m.

ABBAwasformedin1970andachievedinter- Saturday,Oct.15,atUTEP’sDonHaskins

nationalsuccessasoneofthebestsellingpop

artistsinhistorywithhitsthatinclude“Mamma

Mia,”“S.O.S,”“Money,Money,Money,”“The

WinnerTakesAll,”“Waterloo,”“Gimme,

Gimme,Gimme”and“DancingQueen.”Not

onlydoesABBATheConcertshowcasethe

legendarysinginggroup’smusicandeccentric

costumesbutitalsofeaturessomeofABBA’s

originalbandmembersfromtheoriginalABBA

rhythmsection.

DisneyLive!“ThreeClassicFairy

Tales’—TheDisneyfamilybringsthetime-

lessstoriesofCinderella,SnowWhiteandThe SevenDwarfsandBeautyandTheBeasttothe

stageSept.16-18,atAbrahamChavez

Theatre,Showtimeis7p.m.Friday,and1and

4p.m.SaturdayandSunday.Tickets:$18and

$40,plusservicecharges.(Ticketmaster).

Information:disneylive.com.

Mickey,Minnie,DonaldandGoofydreamwith

theprincesses,cheerfortheheroesasthey

conquerevilvillains,andmarvelastheseclassic

talesarebroughttolife.

Santana—GuitarlegendCarlosSantana bringshis“SoulofCollectiveConsciousness

Tour”toElPasoat7:30p.m.Friday,Sept.16,

atUTEP’sDonHaskinsCenter,withspecial

guestMichaelFrantiandSpearhead.Tickets:

$47.50,$57.50and$67.50(Ticketmaster).

CarlosandtheSantanaBandwillperformclas-

sicsfromthegroup’sfour-decades-longcareer,

andspotlightsongsfromhislatestalbum,

“GuitarHeaven:TheGreatestGuitarClassics

ofAllTime.”Withitsrelease,Santanajoined

theRollingStonesasoneofonlytwomusic

actsinBillboardcharthistorytoscoreatleast

oneTopTenalbumineachdecadefromthe

Center,withspecialguestsPitbullandPrince

Royce.Tickets:$12.75-$92.75,plusservice