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Las Posadas de Placitas—walk, dance, sing on Christmas Eve

Las Posadas will be starting its journey on the south side of Las Placitas Presbyterian Church and will continue into the Village of Placitas on Paseo de San Antonio. Start time will be at 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

The public is welcome to walk along to witness this annual Christmas traditional reenactment of Joseph and Mary traveling from home to home to seek shelter. Songs are sung in Spanish along the way.

Any volunteers would be appreciated to sing or play the guitar as accompaniment.

Any children who want to dance with the Comanchitos are welcome to do so. Practice for singers and dancers will be on December 10 and December 17 at the Placitas Community Center at 5:30 p.m.

For further information, contact Alicia at 903-3997 or Mary Lou at 480-6855.

Luminarias Under the Stars

The second annual Luminarias Under the Stars event will take place on December 9, from 5:00 to 8 p.m. at A Park Above. This free, family-friendly event will feature holiday decorations, an art station for children, and over two thousand luminarias throughout the park. Hot chocolate, apple cider, and cookies will be available. Event parking will be available at A Park Above and across the street from the park in the dirt lot of the wastewater treatment facility. A Park Above is located at 2441 Westside Court SE in Rio Rancho.


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