The Sandoval Signpost has an Arts and Entertainment section to their calendar - in print and on their website. Focus is on art and entertainment events in Sandoval County and those that are directly linked to the residents of Sandoval County. If you are an artist or musician or organizer in the area and would like your news published, go to the Signpost website and click on Arts & Entertainment Calendar on the Home Page. Deadline is the 20th of each month. Most of the following activities are provided to KUPR by the Signpost. Should you miss the deadline, you can submit directly to KUPR at email@example.com.
Sandoval County Senior Programs have been modified as follows:
Activities scheduled through May cancelled.
Open for staff only.
Congregate meal patrons will have the option of picking up "to go" meals or in certain situations receiving home delivered meals on Mon-Wed-Fri. Two meals may be requested on those days.
Home delivered meals continue as usual.
Transportation services continue for necessary appointments with no more than two patrons in the vehicle.
In home services will be modified based on a CDC screening tool. You will be contacted by your case manager for a simple phone questionnaire.
We are beginning to see popular events go virtual:
Saturday, August 15, 5pm: Facebook Live concert featuring Jim Casey and the “Got Soul Band” (Milo on bass, DJ on drums, Robert Muller on keys and Jim Casey on guitar) along with soul/blues singers Toni Morgan and Michael Herndon. Special guest Alex Murzyn on sax will be joining in. Go to Facebook.com/Canyon Blues and Jazz@sandiachillconcerts to connect. If you want to check it out later, it will be recorded.
Help in the time of COVID-19 The New Mexico Human Services Department's Behavioral Health Services Division and the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line have kicked off a campaign to let folks know about its 24/7 statewide emotional support helpline for New Mexicans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474) provides immediate assistance, referrals and professionally trained staff to help callers manage stress, anxiety, fear and loss "by developing positive coping activities that help strengthen resilience."
NOTE: While there are no large gatherings or music events yet, some places are beginning to reopen:
The Placitas Community Library will be open three days each week on an abbreviated schedule: Tuesdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Thursdays 10.am to 2:00 pm, Saturdays 1:00 to 5:00 pm. The lobby opened July 26.
Wild Hearts Gallery will be open Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm with Joan Fenicle's show: Time Travel - The Journey to a New Reality
Local restaurants are now able to serve on the patio and provide carryout but inside dining is again prohibited. Please support them - it's been tough!
We have a new pharmacy in Placitas and it is now open Mon-Fri in Homesteads Shopping Center. All insurance accepted; compounding for both people and pets.
First Sundays at 5pm: Drumming Circle at the Placitas Community Library.
Second and fourth Mondays at 6:30 pm: Bernalillo Town Council Meeting. Held at Bernalillo Town Hall. 867-3311.
Second Mondays at 4 pm: ES-CA Board Meeting (Eastern Sandoval Citizens Association). Currently held via Zoom. Attendance by invitation; Visitors welcome. Please email the President of ES-CA for an invitation. firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Tuesdays at 6:00 pm: Eastern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority (ESCAFCA) meeting. Held in the Town of Bernalillo Council Chambers. 771-7100.
Fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 pm:Pathways: Wildlife Corridors of New Mexico monthly meeting. Held at the Placitas Community Center and open to the public. pathwayswc.wordpress.com.
Third Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: Las Placitas Association Board meeting. Currently held via Zoom. Attendance by invitation; Visitors welcome. Email email@example.com for invitation.
First and third Thursdays at 6:00 pm(except November and December): Sandoval County Commission. Held at 1500 Idalia Road, Building D, Bernalillo. sandovalcounty.com or 867-7500.
Third Thursdays at 6:30 pm (except December): Placitas Library Board Meeting. Held at the Placitas Library Collin Meeting Room, 453 Highway 165. Everyone welcome. 771-0253.
Third Thursday at 9:00 am: Coronado Soil and Water Conservation District's Board of Supervisors meeting. Held at the District Office, Transit Building (Building C), Sandoval County Administration Complex, 1500 Idalia Rd. NE, Bernalillo, NM.
Fourth Thursdays at 6:00 pm: Sandoval County Development Planning & Zoning Commission. Held at the Sandoval County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia Road, Building D in Bernalillo.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm: Watermelon Mountain Ranch Spay-Neuter Clinics. Price depends on the weight of your pet. wmranch.org.
Every Saturday, 9:00-11:00 am. Casa Rosa Food Bank. held in the pink house east of Las Placitas Presbyterian Church in the Village of Placitas.
Mondays through Fridays: Mothers' Day Out Preschool, 9am to 2:30pm, Las Placitas Presbyterian Church. Call Debbie at 867-3371.
First Tuesday: Greater Sandoval County Chamber of Commerce—Board of Directors meeting. 11:30 a.m., at the GSCCC offices at 282 South Camino del Pueblo, Suite 2 D in Bernalillo, NM. For member networking events, visit www.sandovalchamber.com or call 404-8492.
Submit your events to firstname.lastname@example.org