The approaching Relay for Life weekend means those purple toilets around town are making their appearance.
Everyone is an artist at Socorro’s Finley Gym when the Community Arts Party returns for its seventeenth year, Saturday, Feb. 9. Arts and crafts, ranging from corn husk dolls to wire art, will be demonstrated and created by attendees throughout the day. Admission is free.
The art gallery in the Juan José Baca House, on Abeyta Street in Socorro, has seen many changes. The weathered sign on the east end of the building has, for years, advertised the Fullingim, Isenhour, Leard Galleries; the space has also been home to Curious Crow Studios, the working studios of Natasha Isenhour, Margi Lucena and Georgette Evans Grey.
Descendants of the original inhabitants of Socorro County, the Piro Indians, were honored in a “welcome home” celebration Nov. 17 at El Camino Real International Heritage Center south of Socorro.
Alamo Gallery and Gifts on California St. in Socorro celebrated its third anniversary Nov. 1 with a full complement of local artists and artisans
The Magdalena Village Board of Trustees tentatively approved in October a request to provide extra safety at the corner of Chestnut and 4th Streets. Trustee Diane Allen said a resident near that intersection was concerned about traffic during times before and after school when children are crossing the area, and that a four way stop may be needed.
Magdalena residents now have another option for propane service with the local opening of Ag Country Propane, owned and operated by Jim “Jimbo” Williams of Quemado.