Mobile Animal Clinic July 1, 2014

Peak View Animal Hospital will bring its mobile trailer to Las Animas to perform discounted spray/neutering of dogs and cats, as well as discounted veterinarian care. The trailer will be at the Bent County fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 1 and then the first Tuesday of every month. Each client will be responsible for $28.00 copay. Additional pain medication will be available upon request with additional charge. Walk-ins are welcome. For questions contact the clinic at 263-4321.

Summer Reading Program News

Erin Hogue, assistant librarian, will present a program on numbers for the 3 to 6 age group from 10:30-11:30 on Wednesday, July 2 at the Las Animas-Bent County Library District. The 7-12 age group will meet at the John W. Rawlings Heritage Center from 1:30-2:30 p.m.  Kathleen Tomlin will present information about the museum.

Bridal, Wedding Show

The Bent County Art Guild and the Pioneer Historical Society of Bent County are proud to announce a bridal and wedding show at the John W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum for this summer.  The show will open June 5 and closes July 31.  TELL US YOUR WEDDING STORY:  Display your dress or suit (World War II brides), wedding picture, share unique stories, how you met, your wedding day memories, etc.  Items accepted May 28 through June 4 noon to 4 p.m.  Wedding dress, veil, and any wedding memorabilia welcome.  Hat forms, sewing busts or mannequins to display them on would be helpful.  Your display ideas would be appreciated.  Help us make this exhibit a successful event and celebrate the wedding season.

Boggsville is Open

The historic houses and gift shop at Boggsville, the remains of an 1860s frontier village along the Santa Fe Trail, are open weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Memorial Day.  Summer hours will begin on Memorial Day from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. seven days a week through Halloween.  Walking and nature trails are open 365 days a year.

For more information on the facilities, upcoming events, or to set up a tour or volunteer, call (719) 691-4855 or (719) 456-1358.  Boggsville makes a great place for weddings, family reunions, or meetings and has both tent and RV sites available on site.  The gift shop seeks area craftsmen to make period arts and crafts items to sell on consignment.

2014 Calendar of Important Dates:

  • May 23-26-Boy Scout Campout/Service Project
  • June 7-First Saturday Farmers Market begins.  Set up is 10 a.m. with crafts, music and fun.  Call 456-1538 to reserve a table in the Boggs home courtyard. First Saturday Farmers Markets will also be heldon July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6 & Oct. 4 with setup time at 8 a.m.

Labor Day-Boggsville’s fall hours begin:  Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. October weekends:  Fall in Love with Boggsville promotion.  Enjoy the fall leaves with a guided nature walk and continental breakfast at Boggsville every Friday and Saturday at 8:30 a.m.  Home-baked bread fromt eh horno (oven), home-made local preserves and honey, and campfire coffee for $4 per person, hike free. Oct. 31: Day of the Dead celebration at Boggsville with the time to be announced.  Boggsville will close for the winter on this date.



SWIM PARTIES:  $55 for the first hour, $35 additional hour.  Parties can be scheduled any day 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pay & schedule at pool.

OPEN SWIM:  Daily – 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; $2.25 per session (students age 7-17); $3.25 per session (adults 18 & over); Children 6 & under, free with adult 18+

LAP SWIM:  Daily – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $2.25 per session

ADULT SWIM:  Monday-Thursday (if no pool party) 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. $2.25 per session

NIGHT SWIM:  Friday-Saturday (if no pool party) 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. $2.25 per session (students), $3.25 per session (adults)

PUNCH CARDS:  20 punches for $35 or 40 punches for $60

The pool will be closed on July 1st, July 4th-July 6th, and July 8th for swim meets.  For more information call Linda Morlan, Pool Manager at 456-9960.


Powered by WordPress | Visit for Free Cell Phones. | Thanks to Palm Pre Blog, Find Best CD Rates and Fat burning furnace