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New Library hours: Beginning Monday, March 13, 2023, the Alamogordo Public Library will be “open for in-house browsing” an extra day each week. With the approval of additional personnel, the library will now be open to the public thirty-six (36) hours a week, plus keeping six (6) hours of curbside service one day a week. The new library schedule effective Monday, March 13, 2023 will be as follows: Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday (curbside only) materials pickup, notary service and telephone reference from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
New Day Alcoholics anonymous: The Tularosa Home Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday at 6 p.m. for a book study and every Friday at 6 p.m. for an open discussion meeting located at the Tularosa Community Center, 1050 N. Bookout Road in Tularosa. These are closed meetings (alcoholics only) and CDC guidelines regarding masks will be followed. Contact Linda at 575-654-3494 for more information.
Yoga at the rec center: Alamogordo Parks and Recreation announced yoga classes will resume at the Alamogordo Family Recreation Center. Early-morning flow is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the AFRC gym. There is a $6 fee per class and participants should bring their own matt and other accessories. Pre-registration is available one-week in advance to each class and drop-ins at the AFRC are also permitted as long as classes are not full.
AL-ANON: The New Day AL-ANON group meets on every Thursday at noon at Our Savior Lutheran Church at 1212 Washington Ave., Alamogordo. Call the church office at 575-437-2970 for more information.
100% Otero events: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4 the following events are occuring at New York Avenue between 10th and 12th Streets: Day of Hope: goods and services for homeless individuals; Otero County Legal Fair: free legal consultation, by appointment ; Second Chance Job Fair: job help for workers who are justice-involved; Last Day Early Voting
COVID support group: In a partnership with GCRMC, the Otero County Health Council, The Counseling Center, and the Community Rebuild Initiative, a COVID SUPPORT GROUP is held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at noon. This group offers support to persons suffering from continued symptoms - memory loss, hair loss, continued inability to taste or smell, breathing issues - after having COVID-19 and can include parents and caregivers of children suffering from the long-term effects of the virus.
Physical education session: Alamogordo Parks and Recreation announced the return of Toning with Ben fitness class at the Alamogordo Family Recreation Center. Pre-registration is open one week in advance to each class. Drop ins are permitted. The class will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at AFRC gym. There is a $5 fee per class.
AL-ANON: AL-ANON is meeting by ZOOM on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm. Contact BJ so she could send you an email invite with the Zoom link to attend. BJ's phone number is 575-430-0633. You may also contact Wanda at 575-921-9302.
The Corinth Baptist Church family, located at 400 Delaware Ave., will celebrate Pastor James E. Forney and First Lady Neva Forney's 32nd Appreciation on Sunday, October 8th beginning at 11:00 a.m. The guest speaker is Pastor Delmus Lowe, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of El Paso, TX.
Al-Anon family and friends: Alamo Al-Anon Meeting for family and friends affected by someone's else's drinking or drug use. We are meeting by Zoom and email on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm. Interested parties may email Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or text or call Wanda at 575-921-9302.
Free notary services: The Alamogordo Public Library offers notary public services for free to anyone over 18 who can present a valid government identification.
CrimeStoppers new number: CrimeStoppers of Otero County can now be reached at 575-295-9990.
Graffiti cleanup: If you or someone you know has graffiti on their building, fence, outbuilding, or any other type of fixture, Keep Alamogordo Beautiful can eradicate the graffiti free of charge. Stop by the Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center, 800 First Street, City Hall at 1376 E. 9th Street, or Code Enforcement at 2010 Oregon Avenue and fill out a simple form. The form is also available on the City’s website at http://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/formcenter/keep-alamogordo-beautiful-19/graffiti-removal-78.
FAN Club: Food and Networking, held every second Friday of the month. Each FAN Club is sponsored by a different business. FAN Club begins at 8 a.m. at Rocket City Family Fun Center – join us for free breakfast and a presentation by the sponsor. This meeting is open to the community.
NAACP Monthly Meeting: The NAACP meets the second Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at Owen Chapel A.M.E. Church, 423 Delaware Avenue. For more information call Nate Christian Sr. 575-491-4538.
Search & Rescue: The group is looking for men and women who want want to help by being hikers and climbers. Attendees learn GPS, compass, maps, navigation, survival skills and search techniques. Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Alamogordo Public Library, 920 N. Oregon Ave. For more information, call Darrel Heller at 575-404- 1775.
Business Impact/Government Relations Meeting: This meeting happens the second Tuesday of every month, 8 a.m. at the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce. Agencies and organizations from across the county come together to give updates on their businesses. This meeting is open to the community.
Alamogordo Chess Club: Meets every Monday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Plateau Espresso, 2724 Scenic Drive. All players from beginner ot esxpert are welcome for friendly chess. No fee. For more information contact Matt Grinberg at 575-415-3628 or email@example.com.
Addiction Recovery Meeting: Overcomer’s Outreach meets every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at 505 Higuera street in Tularosa. For more information call Lorin at 921-6764.
Changing Lanes Bowling Night: Chamber members and their employees or family members can bowl for free (including shoes), every second Monday of the month from 5:30-8:30 p.m. pm at Rocket City Family Fun Center.
Tulie Group: The Tulie Group is focused on nonpartisan discussions and activities leading to solutions that will produce real benefits to our fellow citizens and the greater community. We welcome members of all parties and beliefs who are interested in learning our true unbiased history; participating in exciting and productive discussions; and being part of a solution that benefits our community and enriches all of our lives. Also, don't let the name "The Tulie Group" fool you, we welcome all of Otero County to participate; we are just located in Tularosa. Regular meetings held on the last Monday evening of each month. On Facebook at "The Tulie Group."
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