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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014 9 Heat things up on Valentine's Day in T or C with Hot Springs Soak, concert Courtesy submission until 10 p.m. for unforgettable Springs, La Paloma Hot Springs With Valentine's Day on the horizon and temperatures dipping below freezing in some parts of New Mexico, the City of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico is the best place to warm up over Valentine's Day weekend, Feb. 14-16, with a romantic, steamy dip in one of the town's 10 hot springs. Hot spring bathhouses, lo- cated in the historic Hot Springs District of T or C, range in tem- perature from 98 to 115 degrees and cOntain more than 38 differ- ent kinds of healing minerals. Depending on the bathhouse, soaks are as little as $4 per per- son for half an hour. Riverbend Hot Springs - the only open air hot springs along the bank of the Rio Grande - of- fers impressive views of views of the dark night sky glit- tered with stars and planets. Though rooms are completely booked for Valentine's Day week- end, soaks are still available. Call 575-894-7625 for reservations. The funky, individually decorated Pelican Spa has more than two dozen suites and rooms ranging from only $45 to $95 per night, which includes compli- mentary, unlimited mineral soaks for all guests. Call 575-894-0055 for reservations. Along with the Pelican Spa and Riverbend, other hot springs bathhouses in T or C that still have availability for soaks over Valentine's Day weekend in- clude: Artesian Mineral Baths, Blackstone Hot Springs, Charles Motel and Spa (Jacuzzis require reservations), Fire Water Lodge, and Spa and Sierra Grande Lodge and Spa. For a complete list of bathhouses visit tractions/truth-or-consequences- hot-springs/ Within walking distance of the Pelican Spa is the Asian-in- fused Latitude 33 restaurant, cel- ebrating their first year in May 2014, where green tea ice cream makes for a nice top off to un- usual, tasty dishes such as Crispy Orange Chicken. Call 575-740- 7804 for reservations. Located at 303 Jones Street, Cafe BellaLuca Italian Restaurant is an elegant, fine dining option for Valentine's Day, and was nomi- nated as a "Best of the Road" by Rand MCNally and USA Today. Visit for more information or reservations. Award-winning Western musician Dave Stamey to perform at AFP Feb. 15-16 Courtesy submission Dave Stamey has been bucked off and stomped by many horses. He has been stepped on by mules and dragged around branding pens by cattle of many sizes. He's ridden in the rain, in the snow, in the rain some more, in pretty nasty heat, and in feedlot pens where the air was thick and decidedly fragrant. He's even wrangled dudes. He is an entertainer now, and makes his living inflicting him- self upon innocent people at mu- sic festivals, agricultural ban- quets and backyard barbecues. He finds he prefers this. Recently Dave Stamey watch for the AFP entrance and sign to the left. About the Arizona Folklore Pre- serve: Tucked off the beaten path in beautiful Ramsey Canyon, the AFP offers an intimate, appealing theater seating just 60 guests. The rustic, comfortable per- forming space also boasts excellent acoustics and a state-of-the art sound system. The AFP book- store stocks CDs by featured art- ists as well as Western-themed books and art, along with hand- made jewelry, pottery, and soaps. Beverages and snacks are avail- able for purchase to enjoy during the performance. Operated in partnership with the University of Arizona South and staffed entirely by volun- teers, the AFP is a 501(c)3 orga- nization. Now in its 17th season, the AFP's mission is "to collect, present and preserve the songs, stories, legends, myths, and west- ern poetry of the State of Ari- zona." Coming soon: Upcoming performers at the AFP include AFP founder and art- ist-in-residence Dolan Ellis on February 22 and 23 and Tucson Bluegrass group The Sonoran Dogs on March 1 and 2. For more information, including perfor- mance schedules and additional information on featured artists, visit the AFP website,, or call 520-378-6165. Turtleback Mountain, andisopen Hay-Yo-Kay Hot Springs, Indian Passion PieCafeisoffering he wasvotedEntertainerofthe Foster adoptive pa Sp ing p] a "Passionista Supper Club" Year bythe Western Music Asso- rents r anting is near: Join ADF event on Valentine's Day for $120 ciation, the sixth time he's re- ' in Feb., receive 10 free trees Submitted by ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring plant- ing. Anyone from New Mexico who joins the Foundation in February 2014 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees to plant when the weather turns warm. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. "The blue-green hue and distinctive shape of Colorado blue spruce trees will help beau- tify New Mexico for many years to come," said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. "The trees will also add to the proud heritage of New Mexico's ex- isting Tree City USA commu- nities." The Tree City USA pro- gram has supported community forestry throughout the country for more than 35 years. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting, between March 1 and May 31, with en- closed planting instructions. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guaran- teed to grow, or they will be replaced free of charge. Members also receive a subscription to the Foundation's colorful bimonthly publication, Arbor Day, and The Tree Book, which contains information about planting and care. To become a member of the Foundation and receive the free trees, send a $10 contribution to TEN FREE COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE TREES, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410, by February 28, 2014, or visit per couple, featuring a multi- course tapas-inspired dinner. Res- ervations can be made by calling 575-894-0008. Passion Pie Cafe is located at 406 Main St. While in T or C on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, "Share the Love" while helping the Boys and Girls Club of Sierra County and the Rotary Club of T or C, as they host their 13th an- nual fundraising event with spe- cial guest Mary Kaye - Western Music Association's 2013 Female Performer of the Year. The event raises funds to provide services for Sierra County youth. Show tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for children. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the T or C Civic Center. Tickets can be pur- chased in advance or at the door. A private dinner party for spon- sors of $150 will precede the show." Call 575-894-8336 for more information. Mary Kaye will also play in Hillsboro, NM from 3-5 p.m. at the Hillsboro Community Center on Sunday. Feb. 16. Entry fee is a donation of $5 at the door. Call 575-895-5636 for details. For more information on Valentine's Day in T or C, visit THE CURE FOR THE COMMON QUESTION. HEALTH CARE GUIDES AND INSURANCE AGENTS ARE HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS. The world of health insurance can be confusing. Good thing hundreds of knowtedgeabte Insurance Agents and speciatty trained and certified Health Care Guides are here to hetp. Located throughout the state, these Agents and Guides are avaitabte to answer your questions, determine what tax credits you can get, hetp you flU out paperwork and get you enrotted. To schedu[e a free and confidentia[ meeting near you, cart 1-855-996-6449 or visit nmnlx New Mexico Health Ivrnnce FJchanp BE WELL. I 1-855-99-NNIHIX ceived this honor. He's also been recognized as Male Performer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year by the WMA and Male Vo- calist of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists. Clearly this guy is no flash in the pan. This is a Western mu- sician who has actually lived the life he sings about. Come and hear more about Dave Stamey's West at the Arizona Folklore Pre- serve. You'll be glad you did. And now for a 17'" season special ! The AFP has teamed up with Outback Steakhouse for a special treat this year. At each perfor- mance, a guest will receive a gift from Outback. Will you be the lucky winner this time? There's only one way to find out - come to a show! If you go: Doors open at 1 p.m., with performances starting at 2 p.m. For reservations, call 520-378- 6165, or email reservations@ Admission is $15.00 for adults and $6.00 for children 17 and under. To get there: Go 6 miles south of Sierra Vista on Highway 92 to Ramsey Canyon Road. Turn right (west) on Ramsey Canyon Road, drive 3.3 miles into the canyon, and needed in New Mexico Submitted by CYFD Becoming a foster or adop- tive parent can make a huge dif- ference in the life of a child. Join us for an in- formation meeting to be held this month of February in your area. Please call Ronny Diaz, CYFD Foster & Adoptive Parent Re- cruiter at (575) 434- 5950 ext. 121 for more information or visit us on the web at Dion Se Habla Espanol Foster or Adopt a New Mexico Youth Name: Dion Age: 14 Story: Dion is an energetic young man who enjoys camping and being outdoors. He enjoys continued encouragement to try new activities and different sports. He has discovered that he enjoys swimming, soccer, kayaking, hiking, and bike riding. Dion is passionate about drawing and is a talented artist. He particularly enjoys drawing Japanese anime characters, watching anime cartoons, and reading books about anime char- acters. Dion likes animals and en- joys being in a home with pets. He is a healthy eater and en- joys being treated to sushi. Dion makes friends easily. He has an Individualized Edu- cation Plan at school and needs assistance to stay focused on his school work. He is able to do well in all subjects when he is focused. Dion does receive counseling, and it is important that it be on- going, to assist him to address is- sues from his past that continue to challenge him. Dion would do best as an only child or the youngest child in a family. He enjoys having lots of individual attention from his caregivers. Dion would like to continue to have contact with his biological family, especially his siblings. For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Chil- dren, Youth and Families Depart- ment, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit o00cssxj-c from Hidalgo Medical & Dental Services gauf ar su00arting aur scn,icex HMS will be CLOSED Monday February 17, 2014 in observance of President's Day If you have a medical emergency while we are closed, please Dial 911 immediately For non-emergencies please call UNM- HIDALGO MEO!CAL SERVICES NurseAdvice Hot Line when HMS is closed and at 575-542-8384 and a nurse from the NurseAdvice Hotline may answer your 530 E. DeMoss Street Lordsburg, NM 88045 non-emergency health questions 575-542-8384 Toll Free 888-271-3596 HMS is a state and federally funded organization that provides health related services to the uninsured and underinsured based on a slidin fee scale. M/F/H/V C/.o,o00 o February 14, 2014 ic|en Fried $1ea|, Bourbon Chicken Skillet or Tilapia sou00 9 fi Salad & Dessert