Friday, June 4, 2010

Quemado News: Rodeo Scheduled For Saturday; Senior Center Activities

Quemado News
By Debbie Leschner

The Quemado Rodeo is scheduled for Saturday, June 5 at the Heritage Arena in Quemado. The events are Mutton Busting for children 6 years and younger, Calf roping ages 7 to 9 years, Pee Wee Bull Riding ages 10 to 12, Jr. Bull Riding ages 13 to 15, Sr. Bull Riding ages 16 to 19. The action starts at 12:30 p.m. The arena is located one mile north of J and Y gas station near the Quemado gun range.

At the Quemado Senior Center, activities for the week include pool practice on Tuesday, June 8 with quilting and bingo on Thursday. Need a special gift for someone? All seniors are welcome. Call the center at 773-4820 before 9 a.m. to make your lunch reservations.

Quemado Schools will hold a basketball camp and skills workshop June 7 through June 11. Summer school will be held during the month of June. Call the school office for more information on these activities.

The Rural Book Mobile will be here on Tuesday, June 8 by the Quemado post office at 3:45 p.m., Other stops include the Datil post office at 1 p.m., the Pie Town post office at 2:30 p.m and the Alamo Cherry housing at 10:30 a.m.

Frozen Fruit Orders are now being taken for Summer delivery. This is an opportunity to order freshly frozen fruit from a farm the Bithell Farms in Boring Oregon. Various types of berries, cherries, peaches, apples, apricots and red rhubarb are available. You may get an order form from Janene Prudler at 575 773-4739. Order forms are due by June 27.

The Datil Food Pantry second annual fundraising auction will be on June 12 in the Datil school and Presbyterian Church parking lots. It will start around 10 a.m. and run throughout the day. For information, please call Nancy Wettach at 505-240-1271.

Note: Know of anything going on or a special event in a family or school, please let me know. Good news can't be shared if it is unknown. Call 773-4119 or email at

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