April 26, 2006 Notable Notes

Arts council to present ensemble

The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities will present its last event of the season, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble (SYTE), at 7 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium.

Founded in 1999, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble is comprised of four artists who blend rhythms, world-inspired melodic woodwinds and strings, original costumes, theatrical sets and lighting, and a modern movement/dance vocabulary.

General admission tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Season tickets are accepted for this performance. Call the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber for tickets or information at 461-1694.

Community college to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Mesalands Community College is hosting its Cinco de Mayo celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 5 in the main building parking lot.

There will be food, games and Mariachi dancers. There is no charge for admission. For information, call 461-4413.

Registration coming for football tournament

May 6 is the deadline for flag football teams to sign up for the 11th annual Hike It and Spike It 4-on-4 charity flag football tournament.

The tournament will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area in Roswell.

Teams in the “Show Me the Money” division will vie for $20,000 in cash prizes. Other divisions and events are designed for teams ages 7 to adult. All competitions are open to both males and females.

For information, visit www.roswellgridiron.com