The Socorro Public Library is hosting Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian, a national reading and discussion program designed for veterans.
3 Nov 2015
Throughout November and December-Tuesdays and Thursdays-the Socorro Public Library will be hosting evening reading discussions on the anthology Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian.
All participants who sign up for the program will receive the book for free. Veterans will have opportunities to discuss a series of thematically related works of literature over the course of six sessions.
The reading discussions will start at 5:45. For more information please contact Chelsea Lyons at the Socorro Public library at 575/835-1114.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Screening of the Harvey Girls Documentary & New Interview Segment with Harvey Girl Nina Strong ON October 24 & 25, 2015 in Santa Fe and Las Vegas, NM.
20 Oct 2015
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Ilfeld Auditorium, Las Vegas NM
2 PM - Harvey Girls Documentary Screening
3 PM - Featured Interview with Harvey Girl Nina Strong who attended Highlands University in the 1940s, while working as a Harvey Girl at the Castaneda in Las Vegas, NM! The new interview segments will be followed by a discussion with authors Stephen Fried, Carolyn Meyer & Rosa Latimer, curator Meredith Davidson and filmmaker Katrina Parks. For more information please contact Katrina Parks at
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2PM
The New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM
Harvey Girls Revisited
For the first time, Katrina Parks, director of the documentary Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound, shows her newest interviews with former New Mexico Harvey Girls Beverly Ireland and Bernette Jarvis (left photo), Tonie Pacheco and Bea Kaundart. Joining the discussion: Harvey family members and authors Carolyn Meyer, Rosa Latimer & Stephen Fried. See the full documentary at 10 am, 11 am and noon. Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.
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