Birthdays, Audition for “The Jungle Book”

First birthday celeb …
Joseph Manuel Segura Jr. of Tucumcari celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday.
He is the son of Joseph Segura and Jolean Callison of Tucumcari. He has an older sister, Amber, and an older brother, Alex. His grandparents are Lupe and Christine Moriel and Joe and Judy Callison all of Tucumcari. His great-grandmother is Manuelita Segura. He has lots of uncles, aunts and cousins that love him very much.

A first for Zippy…
Izaiah David “Zippy” Kneitz celebrated his first birthday at Washington Park in San Jon on Thursday.
He enjoys playing with his favorite toy monkey named “Curious George.”
He is the son of Niki Kneitz and Robert Garcia of San Jon. His grandparents are David and Cherie Kneitz and Robert and Mary Garcia of San Jon.
His great-grandparents are Gary McGlawn and Lela Lindsey of San Jon.

Two dips in the pool…
Aiyana D. Roybal-Mendoza celebrated her second birthday on Thursday. She was the center of attention at a pool party with family and friends.
Aiyana is the daughter of Felicia Roybal and Daniel Mendoza of Tucumcari.
She is the granddaughter of Alvin and Judy Benavidez of Tucumcari and Daniel and
Margie Mendoza of Amarillo.
Her great-grandparents are Barbara Benavidez and Viola Griego of Tucumcari.

Audition for ‘Jungle Book’…
Join Mowgli, the man-cub, as he escapes from the Monkey-People, outwits a tiger, enlists the help of a rock-python, explores what it means to be human and learns a lesson from the brave mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.

The engaging story of “The Jungle Book” is coming to Tucumcari courtesy of the Missoula Childrens Theater.
Auditions for two proudctions in Tucumcari will be at 9 a.m. Monday at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium.
Children in grades 1-12 may audition. Children must have completed kindergarten. (Children should bring a sack lunch.) Rehearsals will be all week and two performances will be given at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug 4. Tickets are $5 per person.

For information call George Wallace at 461-9866 or 815-9868; or Jannie Bahrs at 461-4442.
The production is sponsored by the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities.