4/2 Calendar

Today
Tucumcari Craft Fair — at the Quay County Fair Barn. All items will be handmade by local crafters and others. Information: Alvin Cawthon: 461-3721
Girl Scout paper drive — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mesalands Community College. Information: 461-4421
Jerry Dean Concert — 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Tickets $10 in advance and $12 at the door and are available at Coyote Moon Designs, Ruby’s Diner and Potsons Flowers. Information: 461-2491

Sunday
Tucumcari Craft Fair — at the Quay County Fair Barn. All items will be handmade by local crafters and others. Information: Alvin Cawthon: 461-3721
Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies’ Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner/ Scholarship Fund-raiser — VFW Delgido Gonzales Post 2528, 105 E. Main St. The dinner begins at 11 a.m.
Lt. Nathan Wallace Retirement Party — 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the San Jon Community Center. Wallace is retiring after 21 years with the New Mexico State Police. All friends and family are welcome.

Monday
Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation meeting — 5:15 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center.
“Heart Disease in Quay County,” — will be offered to the community by the West Texas A & M University Graduate Nursing students from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center, 523, S. Third St. Information: Linda Sims 461-3425
Rifle practice — sponsored by 4-H, 5:30 p.m. at 5-Mile Park. Participants must have successfully passed a hunter safety course to participate in the Quay County 4-H shooting sports program. Information: 461-3431
Tucumcari Historical Research Institute annual meeting — 6 p.m. James Lerke, a former railroad employee, will speak on the history of railroads in the Tucumcari area.
Dues for the year must be paid to attend and are $5 per person or $10 per family. The meal will be $10 per person. Tickets are available at the Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 S. Adams St. Information: 461-4201
The third Tucumcari Art Festival — begins today and runs through Saturday at the Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Information: 461-1694.
Fair Board Meeting — 4-H will hold a fair board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Extension Office.
Logan-Ute Lake Chamber banquet— 7 p.m. at Logan Civic Center. Tickets are available from any director, Napa in Logan, Wells Fargo Bank in Tucumcari and Bob’s Budget Pharmacy in Tucumcari. The theme is “Let Freedom Ring.” Entertainment is by Damon Whaley and there will be an auction.
Board of Education Work Session — 6 p.m. in the Tucumcari Public School’s Administration Building, conference room.
Tucumcari Historical Museum Board meeting — 3 p.m. at the museum

Tuesday
Red Hat Society meeting — noon at Pizza Hut.
Public hearing, Region IV Housing Authority — 5:30 p.m. at Tucumcari City Hall. The annual plan for the upcoming fiscal year will be discussed.
Chamber board of directors meeting —.5:45 p.m. in the Chamber office. Information: 461-4413
New Mexico Agriculture Keys to Survival Conference — 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center. Registration is $20. Information: 983-4615 or 852-2668
Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council meeting — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Quay County Extension Office (in the basement of the county courthouse). Information 461-4403
Archery practice — sponsored by 4-H, 5:30 p.m. at 5-Mile Park. Participants must have successfully passed a hunter safety course to participate in the Quay County 4-H shooting sports program. Information: 461-3431
Tucumcari Municipal Airport Board meeting — 9 a.m. at the airport.
Quay-Z Quilters — 10 a.m. free class on hand applique. Information: Dee Gadbury at 487-2696 or e-mail tucum58@yahoo.com

Wednesday
New Mexico Agriculture Keys to Survival Conference — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center. Registration is $20. Information: 983-4615 or 852-2668

Friday
Infant and Preschool child find and kindergarten registration — sponsored by he Tucumcari Public Schools Special Program’s Department, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Tucumcari Elementary School. For more information on the child find, call 461-4344 between 7:45 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. For more information on kindergarten registration, call 461-8460 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Pollution Prevention Workshop — workshop on how to improve efficiency and save money at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Building A of room 121 at Mesalands Community College, 911 S. 10th St. Registration is $20. Registration and Information: 827-0677.
Daughters of the American Revolution Meeting — 11:30 a.m at El Toro Restaurant.
“Meet the Artists’s Reception and Purchase Award Party” —
part of Quay Council for Arts and Humanities Tucumcari Arts Festival 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Tickets are $25 a person and include hors d’oevres, wine and cheese and a chocolate fountain. Those attending will have the opportunity to purchase art before it is open to the general public. Reservations are required. Information and reservations: 461-9679 or 461-1694

Upcoming Events
• April 9 — Quay-Z Quilters is offering a beginning machine quilting class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Norton road Fire Station. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $30 per person plus $10 for supplies. The deadline to register is Wednesday. Information: 487-2696 or e-mail tucum58quilts@yahoo.com.
• April 12 — VFW Delgido Gonzales Post 2528 Ladies’ Auxiliary elections of officers at 7 p.m. at the post, 105 E. Main St.
• April 12 — The Quay County ASAP Coalition monthly meeting at noon at K-Bob’s Restaurant. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Information: Susan Lease 461-4922.
• April 12 — Lodger’s Tax Board meeting at 10 a.m. at City Hall.
• April 13 — “ A Taste of Culture — Native American Day,” in Building A Commons area at Mesalands Community College. The even will include exhibits, food, Navajo dancers, and guest speaker. The community is welcome. For information contact D’Shannon Mendez at 461-4413 ext. 189.
• April 14 — City commission meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall
• April 19 — The annual Roundhouse Review session will be held at the Holiday Inn from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. The meetings will feature local legislators and include a briefing on how key business issues were addressed during the 2005 legislative session. A question and answer session will be included. Tickets are $12 per person and must be purchased in advance. Information: 461-1694
• April 20 — Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority at 10 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center.