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ALL OF DECEMBER, NATIVE DANCES EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT 12 NOON

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EAST MOUNTAIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY selling 2014 calendars which feature historic photos. $10 plus $5 shipping. http://eastmountainhistory.org/onlinestore.html.

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DECEMBER 5, 6:30 – 8 p.m., free. Documentary film In Place Out of Time about the quixotic journey of 65 year old Sonny Hale to photograph every NM petroglyph and pictograph. Corrales Library, 84 W. La Entrada in Corrales.

DECEMBER 6, 5:30 p.m., repeats at 6:30 p.m. free admission on 1st Friday, Santa Fe, New Mexico History Museum. “”History of Toys used by Children at Historic NM Forts”, www.nmhistorymuseum.org

DECEMBER 7, 10:30 a.m., Botts Hall at Special Collections Library. Shirley Flint speaking on “No More Shadows: Widowhood in Early Colonial Mexico”. Sponsored by the Hispanic Genealogical Research Center.

DECEMBER 7, 10:30 a.m., Repeat program of Barbara Santillanes Tapia speaking on the History of the Alameda Neighborhood. Los Griegos Library-1000 Griegos NW. 761-4020

DECEMBER 7, 5-8 p.m., free. Noche de Luces, Family Fun Day open house at Casa San Ysidro luminarias & candlelight, hot cider, cookies, traditional music at Casa San Ysidro. www.cabq.gov/museum, www.corraleshistory.org. 897-8828.

DECEMBER 7 — Pearl Harbor Day, 1 p.m. ceremony, 1:30 panel discussion about Pearl Harbor featuring historians and veterans Bob Scott, Ken O’Keefe and Paul Zolbrod. NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org

DECEMBER 8, 5-8 p.m., free, Christmas at Kuaua, Bernalillo. See Coronado Monument Historic Site in the light of luminarias and a bonfire. Carolers, refreshments and more. 867-5351

DECEMBER 8, 2 p.m., free. Jewish Community Center-5520 Wyoming NE, The Jews of India, Dr. Bruce Trigg. www.nmjhs.org.

DECEMBER 11, 7 p.m., free, Dona Tules:Lady Gambler of Santa Fe, a chautauqua presentation by Dr. Irene Blea, Sadie’s Restaurant, 6230 4th NW.

DECEMBER 13, 5:30-8 p.m. free, Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. “Christmas at the Palace”, refreshments, live, music , entertainment, www.nmhistorymuseum.org

DECEMBER 14, 1 P.M. free, Ray John de Aragon speaking on his new book about Lincoln County NM, Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts, 251 Main St. at the Water Tower, Los Lunas, 352-7720. www.loslunasnm.gov/museum.

DECEMBER 14, 9:30 a.m. free, Military History series, Speaker is Pearl Harbor survivor Ira Schab. NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org.

DECEMBER 14, 10:30 – 12 noon, free. Special Collections Library, 423 Central SE, continuing series on the early Spanish neighborhoods of the area. Elaine Lujan speaks about the south valley’s Los Padillas & Pajarito areas.

DECEMBER 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Acequia of Lights luminarias along the Atrisco Acequia display behind Holy Family Church. Park at Valle Vista Elementary School.

DECEMBER 14-15, free. Young Native Americans hold show & sale. Children and grandchildren of Palace Portal artisans. NM History Museum.

DECEMBER 15, 1:30 p.m. free. Las Posada, traditional reinactment of Mary & Joseph’s search for lodging. Santa Fe Plaza to Palace of the Governors.

DECEMBER 18, noon – 1 p.m., free, Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. “Deconstructing Hacienda de Los Martinez, Ranchitos de Taos”. Santa Fe photographer Cliff Milles www.nmhistorymuseum.org

All of DECEMBER, free. Display and contest of southwestern and New Mexico style gingerbread houses. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

DECEMBER 18, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Albuquerque Indian School Foundations of Leadership. Presentations by James Abeita, former Isleta Pueblo Chief Judge and Roland Johnson, former Laguna Pueblo Governor describe their personal experiences at the AIS Boarding School.

DECEMBER 18, 6 P.M., free, Dona Tules: Lady Gambler of Santa Fe, a chautauqua presentation by Irene Blea, Hotel Loretto in Santa Fe.

DECEMBER 19, 5:30 social hour, 6:15 meal, 6:45 program “A Cowboy Christmas-music & verse by Jim Jones”. $15 if you want meal. Westerners Corral, Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul NE, Call Janet Saiers at 299-5019 for reservation.

ALL OF DECEMBER- Free. Building a Library of the Americas. Display featuring rare Latin America related books / visual materials. from those who envisioned Zimmerman Libary as a true library of the Americas: James Zimmerman, Joaquin Ortega, Lansing Bloom , Franse Scholes. Zimmerman Library Herzstein Latin America Reading Room

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UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Call 277-0077 to register and for more information. www.dce.unm.edu. Fees for out of town field trips cover transportation. UNM Continuing Ed booklets with more detail available at all library branches. Most programs are $15-20.

There are no history programs in December for UNM Continuing Ed.

OASIS PROGRAMS Call 889-0927 to register and for more information. Must be age 55 and up. www.oasisnet.org/albuquerque.

All programs listed have $7 fee except for trips.

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NEW OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ALBUQUERQUE HISTORY

View the scrapbooks of the ABQ City Clerk dated from 1922-1974. The books have been copied and reside at the ABQ Special Collections Library, 423 Central NE. Check at the main desk.

VANDALISM TO HISTORIC STAINED GLASS WINDOWS AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN ALBUQUERQUE

Over the weekend of October 25-26, vandals damaged five historic stained glass windows. The June program of the Albuquerque Historical Society was held at the church to hear about their windows. Anyone wanting to contribute to the restoration of the windows may contact First United Methodist Church, PO Box 1638 Albuquerque, NM 87103.

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website spotlight

UNSER RACING MUSEUM www.unserracingmuseum.org

El Camino Real International Heritage Center (south of Socorro)

www.caminorealheritage.org In addition to presenting the significance of this 1600’s – 1800’s trail, the website has numerous articles about NM history written by local Socorro writer Paul Harden.

NM Veterans Memorial (Albuquerque) www.nmvetsmemorial.org

The Memorial is dedicated to the men and women who gave their youth, hopes and dreams in the name of freedom. The website includes a section on nine periods of military history and how it affected those living in NM. Go the the events section and click on History of NM Vets.

NM STEAM LOCOMOTIVE & RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY www.nmslrhs.org

75th ANNIVERSARY OF ZIMMERMAN LIBRARY

http://library.unm.edu/Zimmerman75.

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Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts, 251 Main St. 352-7720 www.loslunasnm.gov/museum. “Murder, Mystery & Mayhem” exhibit based on book by Dr. Richard Melzer and John Taylor. Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts, main street Los Lunas by the water tower. 352-7720..

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Exhibit opens “Woven Stories: Navajo Weavers in a Changing World.”, “Curanderismo: Healing & Ritual”. Healing and medicinal plants and herbs. 277-1400 for more info.

https://maxwellmuseum.unm.edu

NEW MEXICO HISTORY EDUCATION RESOURCE NOW AVAILABLE: ADVENTURE, ADVERSITY & OPPORTUNITY: OUR JEWISH PIONEER HISTORY IN NEW MEXICO, Education materials including middle school level lesson plans my be downloaded from the website of the NM Jewish Historical Society, www.nmjhs.org

$10 donation requested but not mandatory.

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UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION & OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Krista Foutz, 277-0563, is the new program coordinator and works in cooperation with Maralie BeLonge, 277-6179, program supervisor for Osher. For course info go to dce.unm.edu/culture or call 277-0077. UNM CE & Osher provide travel, lectures and classes. Osher requires a $20 membership fee. Go to dce.unm.edu/osher for course descriptions.

NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM 47 STAR NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT, Cowboys Real and Imagined

Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time. Archaelogical evidence and historic documents of old Santa Fe.
Telling NM Stories, Then & Now.
www.nmhistorymuseum.org

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NEW EXHIBITS & ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW–Albuquerque Indian School “Retrospective with a Vision Forward”. The boarding school experience through a historical beginning of harsh realities, to the journey of forcible education to lifetime friendships. www.indianpueblo.org.

BERNALILLO COUNTY CENTENNIAL HALL EXHIBIT continues at the City- County Building, 4th & Marquette NW. Over 80 photos, maps, artifacts & more on display on the 6th & 10th floor.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY & ARCHIVES 423 Central SE, branch manager Eileen O’Connell, 848-1377. Come see the beautifully renovated library and browse through many one of a kind books about Albuquerque. Open Tuesday – Sat. 9am-6pm.

WESTERN NM AVIATION HERITAGE MUSEUM recently opened in Grants, NM. For more information go to the website of the Cibola County Historical Society, www.cibolahistory.org.

MENAUL HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF THE SOUTHWEST, 301 Menaul NE on campus of Menaul School. View artifacts of 100 year old Menaul School and archives of Presbyterian Church history of NM & Southwest. www.menaulhistoricallibrary.org. Contact 343-7480 or archives@menaulhistoricallibrary.org.

CERRILLOS HILLS STATE PARK-adjacent to Village of Cerrillos on H.14 between ABQ & Santa Fe. 474-0196, www.emnrd.state.nm.us/prd/cerrilloshills.htm.

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NEW EXHIBITS & ONGOING

SANTA FE NM HISTORY MUSEUM, TALL TALES OF THE WEST, THE STORIES OF KARL MAY. COWBOYS REAL & IMAGINED.

VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER to see DECEMBER highlights of dance, film, workshops, music, theatre and exhibits. www.nhccnm.org. 1701 4TH ST. SW, 246-2261.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE & HISTORY www.nuclearmuseum.org

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER, 2401 12TH ST. NW,

CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT–100 YEARS OF STATE & FEDERAL POLICY: THE IMPACT ON PUEBLO NATIONS www.indianpueblo.org/100 years

MORIARTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 202 S. BROADWAY IN MORIARTY, 832-0839. Open 10am-5pm Tuesday – Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday

WEBSITES OF NOTE

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood site, https://nmstatehood.unm.edu/

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood provides access to materials about New Mexico’s history and culture. Designed to facilitate research about New Mexico’s past, cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here for study and research. Materials include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. Managed by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries and funded by UNM’s Center for Regional Studies, this project is intended to help all New Mexicans learn about and appreciate our past. Enjoy!

The 12 institutions participating in the Celebrating New Mexico site are:

The Albuquerque Museum
Farmington Museum
Hubbard Museum of the American West
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
National Hispanic Cultural Center
New Mexico History Museum, Chavez History Library
New Mexico History Museum, Photo Archives
New Mexico State University Library
Roswell Museum and Art Center
Silver City Museum
University of New Mexico, Art Museum
University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research

www.newmexicohistory.org/centennial.
This is from the State Historian’s office and it deals specifically with the 1910 New Mexico Constitution. It has photos & bios of all the delegates to the 1910 constitutional convention along with the text of the 1910 constitution, the 2012 amended NM constitution and an essay by the Legislative Council Services describing all the changes to the Constitution over the last 100 years. There is also info on President Taft and much more.

The ABQ Public Library has a huge web site devoted to the Centennial and NM History. There are links to all sorts of material. www.cabq.gov/library.

CENTENNIAL TEACHERS RESOURCE GUIDE

Visit the web sites of the Office of the State Historian, www.newmexicohistory.org

and the Albuquerque Historical Society, www.albuqhistsoc.org, to see the free Centennial Teachers Resource Guide. The Guide has four sections on New Mexico History and 4th & 7th grade lesson plans. The sections are:

New Mexico’s Long Road to Statehood
New Mexico’s County Courthouses
The Boundaries of New Mexico
New Mexico’s Governors since 1912