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October Roundup
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• Sept. 29: Education Excellence, moderated
by EPCC ESL Department’s Carina Ramirez,
• Oct. 1: Borderland Economic Development,
moderated by UTEP Institute for Policy and
Economic Development’s Roberto Tinajero.
Readings from Chicano/a writers:
• Vanessa Camacho: noon to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Transmountain Campus
• Jorge Gomez: noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 15, at Northwest Campus Library, Room
• Kathleen Bombach: time and date to be
Fall Craft Workshop — Thomas Branigan
Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho, host a fall
craft workshop 2 to 4 p.n. Monday, Sept. 29.
Make a decoration that will trim a home and
more. Participation is free, but registration
encouraged to ensure adequate supplies.
Information: (575) 528-4024 or [email protected] Online registration at
‘Opening Minds, Opening Doors’ —
VSA Texas host the class series promoting
“Self-Advocates as Speakers” 9 a.m. to noon
Saturdays, through Oct. 4, at Region 19
Education Service Center, 6611 Boeing. Selfadvocates with developmental disabilities, ages
18 and up are invited to participate. Each participant will write a personal story and develop
the presentation skills needed to deliver it in
public. Admission is free. Information: 1-866489-8412 or [email protected] Website:
Pagan Pride Day — Las Cruces Pagan
Pride Day Council hosts its celebration 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Young Park,
1905 Nevada, with entertainment, vendors,
children’s activities and more. Admission is
free, but canned goods donations accepted.
Information on Facebook at LCPPD.
Tents, blankets and sleeping bags for Camp
Hope are also being collected.
Crimes Against the Elderly
Conference - Adult Protective Services and
the El Paso County Attorney will host the 7th
annual conference 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Region 19 MultiPurpose Center, 11670 Chito Samaniego.
Keynote speaker is Cory Chalmers of A&C’s
“Hoarders” program. The event will features
guest speakers on a variety of topics. The conference is free with a donation of fan, blanket
or personal hygiene items to the APS Silver
Room. Registration required: 760-5630 or 3833693.
Document shredding — Better Business
Bureau’s free paper shredding event is 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. (or until the truck is full), Saturday,
Oct. 11, at Sam’s Club East, 11360 Pellicano.
Bring up to three boxes of documents for
shredding; old checkbooks, paperclips and staples okay. Donations accepted. Information:
Immigration Convocation — The convo-
cation on immigration is 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday,
Oct. 11, in front of Annunciation House, 1003
E. San Antonio, organized by a coalition of
faith, human rights, professional and community
groups to call for humane immigration policies.
There will be music, theater, speakers, and
short films. Participants are asked to bring a
candle with them for a closing candlelight ceremony.
October 2014
Admission is free. Information: 545-4509 or
Mark Swinney — The Christian Science
healing practitioner and teacher will host a lecture on prayer and healing 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211
N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Swinney has
devoted more than 25 years both to praying
with people and empowering people to pray
effectively for themselves. Sponsored by First
Church of Christ Scientist, Las Cruces.
Information: (575) 523-5063.
Etiquette classes — Joann Wardy School of
Etiquette and Enrichment offers various classes
taught by Wardy, an etiquette consultant with
more than 25 years of experience. Information:
355-0992 or [email protected] Web:
Fall classes are at Coronado Country Club,
1044 Broadmoor, and include a five-course sit
down tutorial luncheon.
Table setting and dining for ages 7-12 is 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. Cost: $125.
Session for Teen girls 13-17 runs 4:30-6:30
p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Oct.
12. Cost: $995 (includes books, skin care,
makeup produces and hair styling).
Community Health Education Series
— Sierra Providence East, 3280 Joe Battle,
hosts a free seminar series one Wednesday
each month. English presentations are 6 p.m.
with Spanish presentation 7 p.m. The programs
cover a broad spectrum of health subjects to
help improve and maintain the health of the
community. Information: 577-SPHN (7746).
• Oct. 15: Living Wills and Advance
• Nov. 5: Parents and Reversing Roles
• Dec. 3: When to Seek a Specialist and the
Role of a PCP in your “care coordination”
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Riverside Alumni Homecoming events
— Riverside High School Alumni Association
hosts Homecoming week events Oct. 15-19,
culminating with the Homecoming game Friday
at Ranger Stadium. Information: Liz Marrufo,
549-9741 or on Facebook at RiversideAlumni.
The group will decorate their float 6 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, with the parade Through Thomas
Manor Thursday, followed by the honored Ex
Assembly 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ranger
The Alumni Reunion Dance is 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, at El Paso Police Memorial Hall.
Tickets: $20.
The Students vs. Exes Softball game is noon
to 5 p.m. Sunday at Shawver Park. Cost to participate: $10; spectator admission is free.
Spaceflight Symposium — New Mexico
Space Grant Consortium NASA EPSCoR’s
International Symposium for Personal and
Commercial Spaceflight is 8:30 to 5 p.m.
Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday,
Oct. 15-16, at the New Mexico Farm and
Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping
Springs Road in Las Cruces. The International
Symposium for Personal and Commercial
Spaceflight (ISPCS) is the most relevant, highvalue commercial space conference of the year.
Handcrafted panel discussions will examine key
industry issues and trends in the high-risk ventures of developing new platforms for suborbital space and beyond. Registration begins at
7:30 a.m. both days; cost varies. Information:
(575) 646-6414 or
‘Colors of Fall’ — The Woman’s
Department of the Greater El Paso Chamber
of Commerce luncheon and fashion show is 11
a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at
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