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Stu­dent Art Ex­hibit, “Any­thing is Pos­si­ble” fea­tures art from stu­dents K-5th grade at Enos Gar­cia, Ran­chos and Ar­royos Del Norte Ele­men­tary Schools opened Wed­nes­day (May 2) at the Sta­bles Gallery at the Taos Cen­ter from the Arts. A re­cep­tion for the artists and their failies will be held Satur­day (May 5) from 1 to 3 p.m. In ad­di­tion, per­for­mances by mu­sic, dance and theater stu­dents from the same schools will be held at the TCA from 5:30 to 7 p.m. also on Satur­day (May 5). For more in­for­ma­tion call (575) 770-2670. Kid’s Kir­tan with Nikki and friends will be held from 3-4 p.m. Sun­day (May 6) at Shree Yoga, 112 Camino de la Placita, Suite C, Taos. $10 sug­gested do­na­tion per fam­ily. All chil­dren need to be ac­com­pa­nied by a care­giver. Call Kara at (575) 741-0472 or email kara­jan­[email protected] gmail.com.

Come all fairies, clowns, jesters, princes and princesses. Au­di­tions for a new chil­dren’s theater/dance pro­duc­tion, “Cal­iban’s Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream,” will be held Thurs­day and Fri­day (May 10-11) from 3- 6 p.m. and Satur­day (May 12) from 10 a.m. un­til noon in the Taos Char­ter School Cafe­te­ria, 1303 Paseo del Cañon East, Taos. Di­rected by Karen Thi­bodeau in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Taos Youth Bal­let. All chil­dren ages 5-17 are wel­come. Per­form a story, poem, dance or song. Tu­ition $70 per week and schol­ar­ships are avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, email loui­[email protected]­mail.com or call (575) 758-0027.

Make a card for Mom on Mother’s Day. Fri­day (May 4) at the Taos Youth & Fam­ily Cen­ter, 407 Paseo Del Cañon East, from 1- to 4 p.m. Chil­dren un­der­9­must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Ma­te­ri­als and ex­am­ples will be pro­vided, just bring your imag­i­na­tion. Chil­dren will be work­ing with paints and might get dirty. Please dress them ac­cord­ingly. Come and have some cre­ative fun. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Judy Esquibel (575) 751-2037 or con­tact her via e-mail at [email protected] taos­gov.com.

“Planes, Trains and Au­to­mo­biles” is an ex­hibit of art by stu­dents in kinder­garten through fifth grade at the Sta­bles Gallery, Taos Cen­ter for the Arts, 133 Paseo del Pue­blo Norte, Taos. The ex­hibit was cu­rated by Tanya and Michael Vigil. The ex­hibit is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Par­tic­i­pat­ing schools are Enos Gar­cia, Ar­royos del Norte, and Ran­chos Ele­men­tary Schools plus Taos Char­ter School, Anansi School and TISA. Free. Call (575) 758-2052.

Godly Play Montes­sori for ages nurs­ery through sixth grade, fea­tures African mu­si­cal in­stru­ments and vis­ual arts to en­hance spir­i­tual di­rec­tion where crit­i­cal think­ing of bib­li­cal sto­ries is pro­moted. The pro­gram is of­fered Sun­days from 9:15-11 a.m. at St. James Epis­co­pal Church, 208 Camino de San­ti­ago, Taos.

Har­wood Mu­seum of Art, 238 Le­doux St. Kids and youth ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude “Fam­ily Guides,” a free pro­gram with ad­mis­sion to the mu­seum, but al­ways free to chil­dren drew a crowd to Anaya Field Satur­day (April 21).

and teens. The guides offer ac­tiv­i­ties to deepen art view­ing as a fam­ily ac­tiv­ity. Call (575) 758-9826.

• Homeschool fam­i­lies are in­vited to a spe­cial art pro­gram ex­plor­ing the Har­wood’s di­verse col­lec­tion and cre­at­ing art in the Mu­seum’s in­spir­ing Fern Hogue Mitchell Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter. Four ses­sions are sched­uled from 10-11:30 a.m. dur­ing the 2017-18 school year that cor­re­spond with our Art in the Schools cur­ricu­lum. This pro­gram is de­signed for kids 4-12. Par­ent par­tic­i­pa­tion re­quired. Email ed­u­ca­[email protected]­wood­mu­seum.org for more in­for­ma­tion.


• Cub Scouts, for boys grades one through five, meets Tues­days, 6-7 p.m. at Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter-day Saints (LDS Church), 235 Camino de San­ti­ago. Call Rachael Mon­dragón, (575) 770-0705.

• Girl Scouts, for girls in kinder­garten to 12th grade. Mul­ti­ple troops meet­ing in Taos. Call Car­rie (505) 670-1139.

• Boy Scouts, ages 11-18. Troop 98 meets each Sun­day from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at St. James Epis­co­pal Church, 208 Camino de San­ti­ago. Call (575) 224-9268 or check face­book.com/ troop98­taos for meet­ing up­dates.

Sewing classes for kids and teens (9-18 years of age) of­fered free, Tues­days (Tues­days and Thurs­days (4-5:30 p.m.), Mon­days (12:30-2p.m.)at Wholly Rags Stu­dio, 1337 Gus­dorf Road, Suite L. Call Melissa at (575) 751-9862 to sign up.

Sum­mer Ther­a­peu­tic Day Camps are now ac­cept­ing chil­dren ages 11 to 14 years for sum­mer ses­sions sched­uled for May 29-June 29 and July 9-Au­gust 9,9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon­day through Thurs­days. Camp is free to those with Med­i­caid or pri­vate in­sur­ance. Arts and crafts, out­ings, phys­i­cal fit­ness, wilder­ness hikes and mar­tial arts at De­fendu Academy. Cam­pers will re­ceive daily sup­port to pro­mote so­cial and emo­tional health. Call Sadie to reg­is­ter (575) 779-1214 or reg­is­ter on­line at non­vi­o­lence­works.us.

Talpa Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Classes are free. Call (575) 751-1014.

• Ce­ramic classes for kids ages 7-12 oc­cur the third Satur­day of each month year-round from 10 a.m.noon. Snacks are in­cluded.

• Pre-teen sewing and quilt­ing classes are the sec­ond Satur­day of each month year-round from 10 a.m.-noon.

Taos Art Mu­seum at Fechin House, 227 Paseo del Pue­blo Norte, Taos. Free park­ing. Call (575) 758-2690, ext. 101 or visit taosart­mu­seum.org. Mu­seum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues­day-Sun­day.

• Trea­sure Hunt: Pick up clues at front desk, search, win a prize dur­ing mu­seum hours.

Taos County Imag­i­na­tion Li­brary. Dolly Par­ton’s Imag­i­na­tion Li­brary is a 60- vol­ume set of books ( be­gin­ning with “The Lit­tle En­gine That Could”). Each month, a new book is mailed to the child’s home for free. Preschool chil­dren ages birth to 5 years who are res­i­dents of Taos County are el­i­gi­ble. To sign up and learn more, visit imag­i­na­tion­li­brary. com. If as­sis­tance is needed, call Dr. Caryle Zo­rum­ski at (575) 751-0449.

Taos Youth & Fam­ily Cen­ter,

407 Paseo del Cañón. Call (575) 758-4160.

• Taos Youth Soccer League. Con­tact regis­trar Rohm Padilla at [email protected]

• Taos Swim Club, for all ages and all levels of swim­mers — begin­ners to masters. Con­tact Al­fredo Ale­man, (985) 709-6456, email taostiger­[email protected] got­mail. com. Twirl Play and Dis­cov­ery Space, 225 Camino de la Placita. Call Anais, (575) 751-1402, or see twirl­taos. org. All classes are free.

• Tues­days, 11-11:45 a.m.,

“Theater Play,” sto­ry­telling, pup­petry, role play­ing for 1- 3- yearolds.

• Fri­days: 10: 15- 10: 45 a. m., “Fam­ily Mu­sic,” class for par­ents and tod­dlers (18 months-3 years) – singing, per­cus­sion and move­ment; 11-11:45 a. m., preschool bal­let, a gen­tle in­tro­duc­tion to the world of dance for 3- to 6- year- olds; 1: 30- 2 p. m., “Baby Mu­sic,” class for par­ents and ba­bies (new­born-18 months). Learn mu­sic through singing, per­cus­sion and move­ment.

• Satur­days: 11a. m.- 1 p. m., craft­ing, up­stairs.



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