DUE TO COVID-19, THE COMMUNITY EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
THANK YOU AND BE SAFE!
Please join the Town of Taos for an educational Family and Community Science event. The Mini-Explora to be held at the Taos Youth & Family on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. This fun outreach program from Explora the Science Center and Children’s Museum of Albuquerque, is offered FREE of charge and is for audiences of all ages.
Read Across America: Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration and Storytime The Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration is Friday, March 6, 2020 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Taos Youth & Family Center for children of all ages. The first 300 children attending the Birthday Celebration will receive a free reading bag and a free children’s book (while supplies last). The schedule is as follows: Reading of “The Cat in the Hat” by Melissa Quintana, Taos Municipal Schools SRCL Grant Literacy Coach, Reading of NEA’s Read Across America Proclamation by a Representative of the Mayor’s Office, Sing Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss and enjoy Birthday Cookies and Taos Academy of Performing Arts (A.P. Arts) Dance Demonstration/Lesson focused on Dr. Seuss story “My Many Colored Days” at 3:00pm. Dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss Character (a prize for the first 13 children). Prizes donated by Walgreens.
Ongoing activities include Balloon Animals, Activity Table, Bowling, Face painting, Dr. Seuss Themed Bookmarks, Crafty fun with Twirl and a Dr. Seuss 1 Fish, 2 Fish activity with Paso a Paso Children Count. Special guests will be The Cat in the Hat, The Grinch, and Thing 1 and 2. You may purchase candy and drinks for $1.00, pizza slices and pretzels with cheese for $3.00 and nachos for $4.00. Proceeds will benefit Our Lady of Guadalupe Youth Group.
“This Is Me” Self-Portrait Contest and A Kid’s Virtual Art Show Taos Center for the Arts (TCA), Town of Taos Community Events, and Taos Ski Valley collaborate to offer a self-portrait contest and virtual exhibition for children in the Taos community ages 3-10. “This Is Me – A Kid’s Virtual Art Show” comes on the heels of TCA’s “Portraits in Social Isolation, 2020,” a self-portrait show.
For The Health of It! Cancer Support "Virtual" Walk Celebrating the 10th Anniversary For The Health of It! fun walk to support Cancer Support Services. Due to Covid-19, we are unable to host a large gathering this year. However, we are happy to announce a “virtual” walk that we hope will be a fun way for our community to participate in “For the Health of It” and generate much-needed funds for our program.