Our favorite things: Three creative toys to keep kids occupied in these last weeks of summer

Color blanks

Disney FamilyFun magazine Creative Fun: A Figure of a Different Color Here’s a unique blank slate for kids’ creativity: 4-inch-tall, posable, funky white plastic figurines. The Color Blanks sets come with permanent markers and stickers so that kids can jump right into the personalization. Ages 6 and up. RoseArt, $5 to $10. Creative Coloring: This […]

Seeds of friendship blossom years later

By Lynn Moncus Often we visit about renewing friendships during Rattler Reunion and how very fortunate we are to know so many people of all ages who attended our schools. For some reason this year, I spent much time with members of the Class of ‘45 even though I didn’t graduate until ’52. Obviously, I […]

05-31-08: Calendar

Today: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Kids Fishing Clinic for kids ages six through

03-22-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., Community Easter Egg Hunt, Dunn Park, 2300 S. Fourth St. All ages up to Fifth Graders are welcome to hunt. Today: 5:30 Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association potluck supper. 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering and music begins, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Free Admission.

The joys of jumping generational boundaries

By Lynn Moncus Seeing ourselves as others see us can be quite an experience and can cause us to pause and reflect just a bit. Recently, for instance, one of my young friends compared me to her grandparents and then tried to talk her way out of that when I blew a gasket. Fortunately, she […]

Younsters’ reading programs begins today

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Library has begun its annual story time program for the younger set. Entitled, “Saddle Up and Read, Bookaroos,” the program reaches children from ages one to five. “The kids enjoy the program,” staff member Erica Lopez said. “It’s a good break from their daily routine.” The […]

Classes offered for youngsters

By William Thompson Want to go on a dinosaur dig or learn to paint a mural on a wall? Then you may want to go to “summer camp” at Mesalands Community College. The college is also offering science and cheerleading classes for area youth, in addition to other summer activities. Beginning Monday, Mesalands paleontology student […]

British Soccer Camp comes to Tucumcari

Tucumcari Youth Soccer League announced recently that they have teamed up with Challenger Sports, to host the British Soccer Camp in Tucumcari June 21-25. According to organizers, campers ages 4-5 can attend a mini camp from 9 – 10:30 a.m. or from 10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. for $80. Campers ages 6-16 will attend camp […]