Monday, April 21 is the deadline to register with the Chamber of Commerce for a booth downtown on Santa Fe Trail Day. Cost is $25 for space rent and $25 for cleanup deposit, which you will get back at the end of the event. You will need to provide your own table, chairs, etc., to display your product. Events downtown are scheduled to run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on April 25, 2014. For more information please call Mary Lou at the chamber office at 719-456-0453.
Registration for the 2014-2015 head Start program year will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, April 11, at the Las Animas Head Start, 138 Sixth Street. Those registering need to bring the child they are enrolling, child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, Medicaid/CHP plus insurance card, immunization records, copy of recent physical and copy of recent dental exam. Also a copy of IEP for children with a diagnosed disability, and proof of all household income (income tax form 1040, -2 pay stubs, public assistance of SSI Verification).
The Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce is inviting all vendors to set up their booths in the downtown area of Las Animas for the 80th Annual Santa Fe Trail Day. Call Mary Lou at the Chamber office, 456-0453, to secure a registration form to set up a booth. Cost is $25 for space rent and $25 for cleanup deposit, which you will get back at the end of the event.
The 80th Santa Fe Trail Day celebration will begin Friday, April 25, and will run throughout the weekend, concluding Sunday, April 27. The longstanding event, conducted by students at Las Animas High School, features several events at varying locations throughout the City of Las Animas. Following is complete Santa Fe Trail Day schedule, along with an official summary of Santa Fe Trail Day events.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, April 25
8-9 a.m. Queen judging in gymnasium and costume judging in cafeteria at Las Animas High School
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Booths and games, 6th and Carson Downtown; managed by Bent County Chamber of Commerce
9-10 a.m. Parade Line-up (table at tennis courts lobby if raining)
10-11 a.m. Parade
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Art Show, Old Trail gallery Downtown at the John Rawlings Heritage Center
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Ranch Burger Dinner at Las Animas High School
12-4 p.m. Boggsville Historic Site opens for the season
1-4 p.m. Historic Tours By Wagon leaving from high school greenhouse
2-4 p.m. Square Dancing, Queen Coronation, and Awards Ceremony Las Animas high School Gymnasium
5-7 p.m. Fireman’s oyster Fry at the Las Animas Fire Department
7:30-8:30 p.m. P.E.O Costume Pageant at the First Presbyterian Church
8:00-Midnight Dance at Las Animas High School, sponsored by FFA
Saturday, April 26
7:30 a.m. Bike ride to benefit multiple sclerosis
7:30 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. ride begins at courthouse 25 to 30 mile ride
9 a.m. Golf tournament at Las Animas Golf Course Tee Off at 9 a.m., Ball drop at noon
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Art Show, Old Trail Gallery downtown
9-11 a.m. Queen’s Reception Grand Hall, John Rawlings Heritage Center
1:30 p.m. Horseshoe Pitching Tournament at City Park Pitching starts at 2 p.m.
2-3 p.m. P.E.O Costume Pageant at the First Presbyterian Church
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Little Britches Rodeo at Bent County Fairground Ages 5 to 18 competing in most rodeo events
7 p.m. Storytelling Around the Campfire Historic tales of area and Santa Fe Trail
Sunday, April 27
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Little Britches Rodeo at Bent County Fairground-Ages 5 to 18 competing in most rodeo events
1-3 p.m. Huck Finn Fishing Derby at the City Pond-Sponsored by the Division of Parks and Wildlife. Contests at 1 p.m., fishing begins at 2 p.m. Public fishing after 3 p.m.
For more information please feel free to contact the Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce at 719-456-0453.
Friday, April 4th, 2014
7AM – 10AM
701 Park Avenue, Las Animas
Sponsored Locally by Bent County Public Health and Bent County Health Care Center
$30 Blood Chemistry
$15 Blood Cell Count
$40 Vitamin D
$20 Colon Cancer
$25 Hemoglobin A1C
FREE Pap Smear
- DRINK PLENTY OF WATER WHILE FASTING
- Do not eat 12 hours before having blood drawn
- Diabetics should not fast
- Continue taking prescribed medications
- Must be 18 years of age or older to participate
For more information:
1-303-698-3799 or 1-800-332-3078
Please bring your used eyeglasses to share the gift of sight.