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W 2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015 UPCOMING EVENTS Watercolor workshop participants included (back) Maya Decker, Nick Waser,, Linda Jakse, Cecil Williams, (front) Artist Patsy Teiken, Katie Robertson, Mary Price, Sarah Thomson, Jan Mullaney Chiricahua Gallery hosts watercolor workshop; Concert to be held Feb. 28 Courtesy submission. Last week, eight students enjoyed learning and enhanong their skills as watercolor artists at a tyro-day Work- shop, sponsored by the Chiricahua Gallery, in Ro- deo NM. The class was led by Patsy Teiken, a show- ing member at the Chiricahua Gallery. She recently won Best In Show (among other awards) at the 2014 Grant County Art Guild member's show. Student feedback at the conclusion of instruc- tion included this one by Cecil Williams "Compli- ments are owed to Patsy for knowing how to en- gage her students at all levels and help them exceed prior expecta- tions. I for one have found a new hobby." And this comment by Sarah Thomson, "This was possi- bly the most fun class I have ever taken! Patsy has so much enthu- siasm and knowledge and her joy is infectious!" Student Jan Mullany's final workshop project Viewing everyone's final product, one can see that all stu- dents passed with flying colors! Art classes are just one event, in a series, supporting the Chiricahua Gallery's mission to bring art workshops and cultural events to the Hidalgo and Cochise communities. Located at Pine & Hwy 80, the non-profit Chiricahua Gallery (www.chiricahuagallery .org) showcases original work by local and re- gional artists. The Gallery features an outstanding collection of oils, prints and mixed media art, jewelry, homemade soaps and preserves, fine metal and wood crafts and books by local authors. The Chiricahua Gallery's next special event, to be held at the Rodeo Tavern, on Febru- ary 28th, is a Classical Guitar Dinner Concert with Brazilian musician Eduardo Costa. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please call 520-558-1098 or email Continued from Page 1 HCDP officer election The Hidalgo County Demo- cratic Party will be holding elec- tion of officers for the SCC.State Central Committee on Tuesday, March I0, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Lordsburg Civic Center, 313 E. 4 th Street. For more information "call 575-542-8087. Community Garage Sale A Community Garage Sale will be held on April 11, 2015 from 9 AM till 3 PM at the Rodeo Community "Center. To reserve a space (free) call 575-557-1400. A concession lunch will also be available during the event. Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Hot Steppers Aerobics class is held at 6:15 PM at Central Elementary School on Tuesday and Wednes- day. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Emergency food boxes Emergency Food Boxes are available to families in need at La Frontera NM, located at 332 E Motel Dr in Lordsburg. To get a .box, stop in anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 noon. For more information about this or other food programs in Hidalgo County, call Julie at 575-542-3304. HMS collecting glasses Hidalgo Medical Services is currently accepting eye glasses that are no longer being used. They will be recycled for needy patients. If you would like to do- nate, drop them off at the Family Support Department at HMS. Zumba classes Zumba is offered Mondays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. AM at Central Elementary School. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Square Dance classes Free Introduction to Square Dance with the Gila Valley Twirl, ers will be held February 12, 2015 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the gym behind the Church at Safford, Hwy 191 across from the fairground. Call Susan at 928- 428-7379 for more information. K of C meetings The Lordsburg Knights of Columbus will announced re- scheduled meeting dates in the near future. New members are sought for the group. A special meeting will be held February 16, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the L0rdsburg Civic Center, 313 E. 4th Street. For more information call 575.542.8087. Fuente de Vida Church Services at Fuente de Vida Church, 1032 E. Motel Drive, are open to everyone and begin at 11 Am on Sundays. Team Kids Team Kids youth group will be meeting every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lordsburg, corner of 3 'd and Animas Streets. Team Kids is open to kids grades 1-6. DTMS Zumba classes As part of the DTMS after school program, Zumba classes are being offered by certified in- structor Francis Paul in the DTMS Cafeteria Monday through Thursday at 5 and 6 p.m. The classes are for all levels of expe- rience. The classes are free, but donations are accepted. Wednesday Bible Study The Church of Christ (5 'h & Pyramid) has started Wednesday Bible study again at 1 p.m. The study hour is open to men and women. For more information contact Karen McDonald at 575- 313-5963 or Lindy Kerr at 575- 538-8446. Preservation During the demolition of the historic Hidalgo Hotel in Lordsburg in 1997, a ceramic tile mosaic that was on display in the hotel was saved and donated to the HiUalgo County Court- house by Mrs. Soila DePaoli, widow of Q.T. "Dutch" DePaoli, the last owner of the ho- tel. The mosaic was originally on display on the third floor of the court- house but was recently moved to the hallway lead- ing to the County Treasurer's of_ rice. The Hidalgo Hotel was com- pleted in 1928, and the mosaic was installed during construc- tion or shortly thereafter. The mo- saic was designed and made by Uriarte, a traditional Talavera pottery enterprise in the city of Puebla, Mexico, which has been in existence since 1824. It was begun as a family workshop by Dimas Uriarte, but today it is run by a business group. The enter- prise still makes Talavera pottery using 16th century methods. Much of its work still uses tradi- tional colors and designs, and is eli- gible for cer- tificates of authenticity by the Mexi- can govern- ment, but it has also ex- perimented with new de- signs and forms since the .early 20th century. The ho- tel was named after Hidalgo County, which was named after the Mexican priest "Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, known as the Liberator of Mexico. The mosaic depicts Miguel Hidalgo with the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the background. The text on the mosaic reads: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Libertador de Mexico, 16 Septiembre 1810. ,,:: LUeEvER0000oNEhdVe 5omethin5 fo[ We will be 0pert at7 AM on Saturday FREE Delivery in Clty,Lmts. FLOWERS *BAtLOONS * CANDY BOUQUETS PLANTS* GIFTS* STUFFED BALLOONS* CARDS 0 Free Delivery in Lordsburg! 542-8880