Community Calendar:
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Events (Recurring Events at the bottom)

Who: Alzheimer's Association
What: Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers Training / Viviendo con la Enfermedad de Alzheimer para los Cuidadores
When: Planeación Legal & Financiera: Dec. 3 & 10
Where: Bienvivir All-Inclusive Alzheimer's Unit (2300 McKinley Ave,)
Contact: Alzheimer's Association 24/7 helpline 1.800.272.3900
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing needs for skills, programs and services. Programs and topics are offered based on stage of the disease. Programs within each stage are sequential and should be taken in order. If you are not sure which program or stage is right for you, please call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900.

Cuando alguien es diagnosticado con la enfermedad de Alzheimer, los amigos y la familia tienen muchas preguntas. ¿Qué significa el diagnóstico? ¿Qué tipo de planes deben hacerse? ¿Qué recursos están disponibles para ayudar? A medida que la enfermedad progresa, las nuevas preguntas reflejan las crecientes necesidades de habilidades, programas y servicios. Los programas y los temas se ofrecen basados ​​en la etapa de la enfermedad. Los programas dentro de cada etapa son secuenciales y se deben tomar en orden. Si no está seguro de qué programa o etapa es el adecuado para usted, por favor llame a nuestro 24/7 Línea de Ayuda 800.272.3900.

Who: Lundeen Inn of the Arts
What: Kathy Morrow's Art Show
When: Nov 21 & Nov 22 at 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Lundeen Inn of the Arts, 618 So. Alameda Blvd
Contact: Linda Lundeen 575.526.3326 lundeeninn@comcast.net
Kathy Morrow’s newest piece “Wild Child” Nov 21st and 22nd at 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Linda Lundeen Gallery Adjoining the Inn of the Arts Boutique Hotel 618 So. Alameda Blvd. Parking is also available across the street

What: 6th Annual Literary Fiesta
When: November 22
Where: EPCC Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount, Building A
Contact: Jim Heiney 915.831.6441 jheiney@epcc.edu
El Paso Community College (EPCC) will hold the 6th Annual Literary Fiesta on Saturday, November 22nd at the EPCC Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount, Building A. The Literary Fiesta will celebrate writers from El Paso and other nearby areas. There will also be a Mercado with book, food, and craft booths as well as a children’s corner with free books for the kids.

Who: Las Artistas
What: Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show
When: November 22 & 23
Where: First Presbyterian Church Event Center on 1340 Murchison Drive in El Paso, TX
Contact: Jack Bristol 915.490.5239 marketing@lasartistas.org
The Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show, November 22 and 23, is the place to see and shop for quality fine art and craft – all made by hand. All of the work in this show has met Las Artistas’ strict standards for originality, creative vision, technique, and craftsmanship. With a wide variety of quality, one-of-a-kind art and functional craft, holiday shopping doesn’t get any better than this. Find jewelry, ceramics, clothing, paintings, works of glass, metal, wood, clay and more made by 90 artists, craftspeople, and art students from El Paso and throughout the country. Meet the makers and learn the story behind the fine piece of craft or art. New this year: art and fine craft demonstrations, a children’s activities tent, live music, and three gourmet food trucks. It all happens on Saturday, November 22, from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, November 23, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the First Presbyterian Church Event Center on 1340 Murchison Drive in El Paso, TX. Visit www.lasartistas.org for details and admission fees

Who: City of El Paso's Department of Engineering and Construction Management
What: Community Meeting
When: December 4 at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: 510 N. Santa Fe St.
Contact: Espineli Geoffrey 915.212.1836 espineliga@elpasotexas.gov
The City of El Paso's Engineering and Construction Management department has scheduled an open house style community meeting on December 4th, 2014 at 11:00 am to inform members of the public of the Downtown Train Way Bridge Reconstruction Project, which will soon begin on the Santa Fe and Kansas bridges.

Who: City of El Paso's Department of Engineering
What: Community Meeting
When: December 4
Where: Cedar Grove Elementary School
Contact: Ivan Hernandez 915.212.1854 HERNANDEZIX2@ELPASOTEXAS.GOV
The City of El Paso's Engineering and Construction Management department has scheduled a community meeting from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at which members of public will have the opportunity to comment on the design of Manor Barker Phase III Street and Drainage improvements.

Who: Wiggs Middle School
What: Diabetes and Obama care Information for the community
When: December 5 at 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Where: Wiggs Middle School Room 304
Contact: Monica Ponce 915.236.3608 msponce@episd.org
Get informed about Diabetes and Obama care. Information table available by Molina Healthcare. Come and learn about the availability of THSteps and accelerated services of migrant farm workers.

Who: Northwest Library
What: Christmas Holiday Party
When: December 6 at 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: 6701 S. Desert Blvd.
Contact: Lorely Ambriz 915.831.8840 lambriz@epcc.edu
Encouraging family reading and interest in college-going-culture. Visit of Mr.and Mrs. Santa, picture will be taken and refreshments will be provided free event.

Who: Pebble Hiills Elementary School
What: Eighteenth Annual It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Craft Fair
When: December 6 at 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: 11145 Edgemere Blvd
Contact: Donna 915.434.5605
Eighteenth Annual "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" craft fair. Vendor spaces available.

Who: Kelly Memorial Food Pantry
What: Kelly "Squashes" Hunger
When: December 7 at 2 - 5 p.m.
Where: 1140 St. Vrain Street
Contact: Jamye Ward 915.539.3029 jamyebw@elp.rr.com
fund raiser for Kelly Memorial Food Pantry. Chefs competition for tastiest squash dish; alternative gift cards for easy holiday shopping with a purpose; silent auction of art prints; children's activities. All to benefit the Kelly Memorial Food Pantry that serves over 5,000 income eligible families (more than 15,000 individuals) every month with free food. One out of 8 El Paso County residents is food insecure and one out of 5 children live in food insecure households.

Recurring Events

Who: El Paso Model Train Club
What: Forty Second Annual Model Train Club Open House
When: Every Sunday in November at 1 - 4 p.m.
Where: 6335 Vaughn Street
Contact: 915.500.9347 jmcneal61@hotmail.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGpS7m76m2k Dozens of model trains, antique to monitor, thunder over hundreds of scale miles of track. See the live locomotive web cam as it blasts through tunnels and over canyons! Hablamos Espanol.

Who: Susan Eisen
What: UTEP's Finest Art Professors 1972-1978
When: Now - Nov. 19
Where: Susan Eisen Fine Jewelry & Watches 5857 N. Mesa #19
Contact: Susan Eisen 915.584.0022 susaneisen@susaneisen.com
The Gallery at Susan Eisen Fine Jewelry Art Watches & Appraisals announces the first in a series of exhibitions and sale of artwork from the estate of Dr. Clarke Garnsey, entitled “UTEP’s Finest-My Art Professors 1972-1978,” opening on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 pm and continuing through November 19, 2014. The art represents examples of artwork produced by the talented professors who inspired Susan Eisen, owner of the gallery and jewelry store, when she was a Bachelor of Fine Arts metals student at UTEP during 1972-78. “Being able to show my gratitude to my professors whose creativity inspired me to make a career from my passion for art and jewelry is a great honor for me. They truly made a significant difference in my life and in many of my classmates,” said Susan Eisen, jewelry artist and author.

Who: Alzheimer's Association
What: Early Stage Support Group
When: Each Month: 4th Friday
Where: Bienvivir All-Inclusive Alzheimer's Unit (2300 McKinley Ave,)
Contact: Blanca Loya 915.562.3444 bloya@bienvivir.org
This support group is intended for those who are themselves in the early stages of dementia. Pre-screening required to join.

Who: Alzheimer's Association
What: Caregiver Support Group
When: Each Month: 2nd Wednesday at 6 p.m., 2nd & 4th Friday at 10 a.m., 2nd Saturday at 1:30 p.m., and 3rd Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Where: SunRidge at Cielo Vista (7949 Sunmount Dr.)
Contact: Susana Vargas 915.544.1799 ext 8026 svargas@alz.org
About our Support Groups: Often times, we hear caregivers say they are looking for support from people who "really understand because they've been there, too." An Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group offers just that – a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to meet and develop a mutual support system. It's a place: Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions, talk through challenges and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, learn about resources available in your community. All of our support groups are facilitated by trained individuals.

Who: Laughter Yoga Club of El Paso
What: Laughter Yoga Club of El Paso
When: Saturday, Now - December 20 at 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., except November 15 & December 6
Where: Dorris Van Doren Library Family Room, 551 Redd Rd., El Paso
Contact: Luther or Susan Ludwig 915.217.8028 luthersusan@bellsouth.net
Laughter Yoga Club of El Paso. Laughter fitness, scientifically demonstrated to boost attitude, energy, immune system, and more. Ridiculously fun, practiced in laughter clubs around the world. . Saturdays 1:00-1:45 p.m. . See our website or contact Luther or Susan for more information: luthersusan@bellsouth.net.

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