Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Children's Halloween Party on the Plaza!

The Town of Taos, Taos Plaza Merchants, Big Brother’s Big Sisters of Northern NM, DMC Broadcasting Inc. and The Taos News will be hosting a Children’s Halloween Party, Haunted House and Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Taos Plaza. The event will provide the children of Taos with a fun, safe and supervised event. Everyone is welcome and admission is FREE!  The first 800 children will also receive a free Halloween bag filled with treats and goodies.   


There will be various carnival games such as:  Bean Bag Toss, Bowling, Tarot Cards, Tic-Tac-Toe and Face Painting just to name a few.

 Twenty-six Taos Plaza Merchants will give out candy to trick-or-treaters from their businesses as part of their annual tradition.  Those businesses are: Artwares, At Home in Taos, Charles Collins Gallery #2 McCarthy Plaza, Coyote Club, Frank Secker Gallery, Hotel La Fonda Taos, Indian Hills Jewelry, Inc., Martinez Art, Mesa’s Edge, Mosaic Fine Dining, Natural Accents Gallery, Open Space, Sage Fine Art, Smoke Signals, Sun Shades and Optics, Taos Accessories, Taos Community Center’s Coop, Taos Mercantile, Taos Mountain Candles (2 locations), Taos Mountain Outfitters, Taos Trading Company, The Chocolate Factory, The Gorge Bar & Grill, The I Love Taos Company and The Village Shop. 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Final Book Sale of the Year, This Saturday, October 25th

The book sale at the farmer's market last Saturday was cancelled, due to inclement weather.
This Saturday, October 25th, from 10 am to 1 pm, in the Taos Public Library community room, will be your last opportunity this year, to snap up some treasures for winter reading. Many books will be discounted!

This is also an opportune time to join the Friends of the Taos Public Library. The Friends support the library through fund raising, helping to develop the library collection, running the library's used book store, and publishing a quarterly newsletter to keep you informed of what's new at your library.


 Vote November 4th, 2014
Go Bond "B" is for libraries
State sources estimate that the annual cost to voters for
 GO Bond "B" is .65 per $100,00 of the assessed value of your home.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

15th Annual Town of Taos Touch-a-Truck

The Taos Youth & Family Center and Taos Public Library want you to join us in celebrating the 15th Annual Town of Taos Touch-A-Truck.  This event will be held at the Taos Youth & Family Center located at 407 Paseo del Canon East on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  This is a drug free event for the whole family.  Come climb into your favorite big rig, police car, fire truck or construction truck and explore free of charge.  These vehicles, as well as others, will be available for hands-on inspection.  The first 350 children will receive a free bag with goodies. 

A free barbeque with refreshments will be provided for the public.  There will be music and for this day only FREE billiards. The Taos County DWI Program will be providing a DWI Simulator Course using simulator glasses.  When the glasses are worn the participants get a perception of an individual that has been drinking.  TriState CareFlight will have their helicopter provided there are no emergencies.  Moby Dickens will do story book readings.  Additional booths will include: Los Rios River Runners, Taos Hockey Association, Taos Alive, Taos County DWI Program, wacky bubbles, temporary tattoos, Nonviolence Works, here to help you with your financial needs Sun Loan Company for no charge, a face painting booth provided by Pixies Workshop for $3.00 to $10.00, Snow Cone sales for $1.00 and cotton candy sales for $3.00 provided by the Mystic Dance Team. Stray Hearts will be providing an adopt-a-thon.

Remember to mark October 4th on your calendar, and join in the fun.  Think of some of the happiest memories with your young ones and realize how important it is to spend meaningful time with children.  With the collaboration of our community we hope to provide that opportunity and more.  We would like for parents to join their children for this event as we will have activities for the whole family to enjoy together.

This event is brought to you by the Taos Youth & Family Center and Taos Public Library.  This event is made possible thanks in part to the Kiwanis Club Taos, Pinon Corporation, Taos County DWI Program, The Taos News, DMC Broadcasting Inc., Taos Volunteer Fire Department, Moby Dickens Bookshop, Town of Taos Police Department and Town of Taos Public Works Department.



For more information call Judy Esquibel at 737-2598 or via e-mail at jesquibel@taosgov.com.