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: Espanol: Etapa Avanzada: Nov. 5 & 12; 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: All Saints Episcopal Church
What: Fall Festival
When: November 1
Where: 3500 McRae
Contact: Connie Benson 915.772.2243 gerlados6659@att.net
Celebrating the 40th year of the Festival. There will be gift baskets, food trucks, vendors, Country Store, entertainment for all ages and door prizes.

Who: Northwest Library
What: Wrestlemania Reading Challenge
When: November 1 at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: 6701 S. Desert Blvd.
Contact: Lorely Ambriz 915.831.8840 lambriz@epcc.edu
Meet and read with Mexican Wrestlers - Children could create their own wrestler character, stories and masks. Prizes for the 3 top most creative stories/masks.

Who: Sacred Heart Parish
What: Tardeada w/ Dj Surreal
When: November 2 at 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Sacred Heart Parish Gym
Contact: James Marinez 915.603.8424
Afternoon dance with food and prizes

Who: Consulate General of Mexico
What: Day of the Dead Celebration
When: November 2 at 4 p.m.
Where: El Paso Museum of Art - One Arts Festival Plaza, El Paso, Texas 79901
Contact: Karina Bugarini 915.544.6489 kbugarini@sre.gob.mx
Join us in Day of the Dead celebration a Mexican tradition in which family and friends gather to honor and remember their deceased loved ones. There will be an altar dedicated to Octavio Paz, to commemorate the centennial of his birth, a dance recital entitled “Las Catrinas de Paz”, performed by the dance company D’ansa Jazz Stage, and a tasting of the traditional pan de muertos and hot cocoa.

Who: City of El Paso Department of Engineering
What: Community Meeting
When: November 12 at 6 - 8 p.m.
Contact: Carlos Adame 915.212.1832 ADAMEC1@ELPASOTEXAS.GOV
The City of El Paso’s Engineering and Construction Management department has scheduled a community meeting at which members of public will have the opportunity to comment on the design of the Wellington Chew Senior Citizen Center improvements.

Who: Sun City Babywearers
What: Babywearing and Beyond Expo
When: Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: The State Line , 1222 Sunland Park Dr 79922
Contact: Christi Padilla 915.525.2200 suncitybabywearers@gmail.com
Sun City Babywearers is excited to announce they are hosting their first ever family expo in El Paso to celebrate International Babywearing week! Raffles for baby carriers and other items, informational/educational booths, contests and more!

Who: Medical Center of the Americas (MCA) Foundation
What: Dynamica Expo (formerly BIOMED)
When: Nov. 14 & 15
Where: El Paso Civic Center, downtown El Paso
Contact: Neyha Sehgal 915.773.5804 neyha.sehgal@redskytx.com
Last year’s inaugural BIOMED symposium has been re-branded as Dynamica Expo, with a new focus on creativity and artistry as being a critical part of breakthrough healthcare innovation. Dynamica Expo has launched and early registration is now open for the two-day event, taking place November 14 and 15 in El Paso. Go to DynamicaExpo.org. Important Deadlines: • Aug. 1 – Deadline to submit augmented poster abstracts • Sept. 5 – Deadline to submit traditional poster abstracts • Sept. 7 – Early online registration closes • Nov. 7 – Online registration closes

Who: Consulate General of Mexico
What: “La familia Rosso” (The Rosso Family) A Show by the Mexican Contemporary Circus Company Cirko De Mente
When: November 15 at 7 p.m.
Where: Rio Grande Theatre - 211 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, NM 88001
Contact: Karina Bugarini 915.544.6489 kbugarini@sre.gob.mx
The Rosso and Capresse families torn between laughter and death to prove which of them controls the circus mafia. Spectators can enjoy a fun contemporary circus show for the whole family, which includes juggling with skittles, knifes and hats, pizza acrobatics, balance and aerial dance techniques.

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: 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.

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: La Mujer Obrera and Centro Mayapan
What: Mayapan Farmers' Market
When: Saturdays, Now - November 1 at 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Cafe Mayapan, 2000 Texas Ave.
Contact: Blanca Castro 915.217.1126 centromayapan@mujerobrera.org
La Mujer Obrera and Café Mayapan are very excited to bring fresh, local produce to the community. We are working with farmers who do not use pesticides and whose small farms are located within 100 miles of El Paso. Support local farmers, buy fair-trade Mexican hand-crafts, and enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch!

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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