The Deming Arts Council is sponsoring two live performances of La Llorona (Weeping Woman) by storyteller, Rosalia De Aragon this Saturday, May 6th. The first will be at 10:00a.m. at the Columbus Village Library and the second will be at 2:00 p.m. at the Deming-Luna-Mimbres Museum transportation room. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact the Deming Arts Council. 

New Mexico Game and Fish is sponsoring the Grant County “Outdoor Show” this Saturday, May 6th. There will be fishing, archery, wildlife rehabilitation, USFS fire prevention and the lake will be stocked with Channel Catfish. It will take place at Bear Canyon Lake from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a family friendly event that is free and open to all ages. 

Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) is offering $1000 scholarships for the Fall of 2023 to any student who will be entering a college or university and pursuing a career or degree in healthcare. Students who attend Aldo Leopold, Animas, Calvary Christian Academy, Cliff, Cobre, Lordsburg and Silver High are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, go to the HMS website or go into any of their clinics for an application. The deadline to apply is May 12th.    

Lordsburg Public Schools is in search of any parents with children ages up to 5 years old who may have concerns with their child’s development. They may be able to have them screened for cognitive, motor or any social issues they may have. For more information, contact Lordsburg Schools at 575-542-9361.

New Mexico lawmakers are considering Senate Bill 167, which would fully fund the Strategic Water Reserve. This bill would put $25 million into the Reserve, which would allow the state to purchase or lease water rights from voluntary sellers to comply with the water agreements outlined in Interstate Stream Compacts. These funds will help dedicate more funding toward the management of water quality and supply.