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Late Night Laser Tag — Soto Fitness
Facility on Fort Bliss will host the event 8:30 to
11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 and March 13. Cost
$15, open to all ages. Information: 744-1532.
Catholic Women of the Chapel — The
CWOC meets 9 a.m. Fridays (except holiday
weekends) at the Religious Activities Center,
Building #449 on Fort Bliss. Meetings consist of
fellowship, saying the rosary, craft making projects or Bible studies. Child care provided free
of charge. This year’s theme is “Works of
Mercy.” Information:
fortblisscwoc@gmail.com.
Fort Bliss Bow & Gun Club — 3730 Roy
Johnson Lane. Rifle and pistol shooting competitions are held almost every weekend. Visitors
can watch for free. Food available at the clubhouse snack bar. To get there: Take Railroad
Drive to Deer; turn right. Information: 5682983 or blissmwr.com/bowandgun.
Fort Bliss Historical Association — The
group meets at 1 p.m. on the second
Wednesday of each month at the Fort Bliss
museum complex, 1735 Marshall. Information:
269-4831.
Dues are $25 a year ($10 students and junior
enlisted soldiers).
Old Fort Bliss — Building 5054, corner of
Pershing and Pleasanton Roads, Fort Bliss. The
Old West days of the “Soldiers of the Pass” are
relived through replicas of the original adobe
fort buildings and military artifacts,
Magoffinsville Post 1854 to 1868. Hours are 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; by
appointment only Saturday. Admission is free.
Information: 568-4518 or 588-8482.
Club news
Singles in the Son - The group develops
friendships among Christian singles ages 30 to
50. Bible study held Tuesday nights. Weekend
events subject to change. All denominations are
welcome. Membership is free. Information:
Andy, 471-1997, SinglesInTheSon@yahoo.com
or on Facebook.
• Sunday, Feb. 1: Super Bowl Party
• Saturday, Feb. 7: Dinner and pool
• Saturday, Feb. 14: Dinner and UTEP
Basketball
• Friday, Feb. 20: Dinner and El Paso Rhinos
Hockey
• Saturday, Feb. 28: Dinner and bowling.
Woodworkers Club of El Paso — The
club’s monthly meeting is 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday,
Feb. 3, at 3228 Sacramento (back of building).
The program includes a video of woodworking
techniques, followed by a show and tell segment. Admission is free. Information: 760-6536
or 564-5915.
La Leche League of El Paso Westside
— The nonprofit group, dedicated to providing
education and support to women who want to
breast feed, meets 10:30 to noon a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 5, at Las Palmas Lifecare
Center, 3333 N. Mesa. Accredited by La Leche
League International. Pregnant women and
breastfeeding mothers and their babies and
children welcome. Admission is free.
Information on Facebook at La Leche League El
Paso Westside.
Apple Users Group — The El Paso Apple
Users Group is open to anyone interested in
Apple Macintosh computers. EPAUG is a
hands-on club for Apple Computer, iPad, and
iPhone users to share information and ideas.
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The group’s monthly meeting and demonstration is 9:30 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of
the month (Feb. 7) at St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church basement, 1000 Montana (enter in
alley). Admission is free for visitors.
Information: 239-7846 or epmug.org.
Beta Sigma Phi First Lady — The
women’s sorority’s luncheon is 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at El Paso Woman’s
Club, 1400 N. Mesa. Beta Sigma Phi is an
International Women’s Friendship Network
open to women of all ages interested in making
new friends and developing outside interests.
This year’s “First Lady” is Jackie MorganTomko. The public is invited. Admission: $22.
Reservations: 565-0737.
El Paso Mortgage Bankers — The organization’s monthly educational meeting is 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Hilton
Garden Inn, 6650 Gateway East. The 2015
TMBA President, Tom Rhodes, will talk on
“What is Texas Mortgage Bankers and what
role do we have in Congress?” Cost: $30 ($20
members; $25 non-RSVP members), cash or
checks. RSVP by Feb. 4: relopez@tfcu.coop.
Germania Club — The Germania Club of
El Paso’s Mardi Gras festivities (Fasching) are 5
p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at Golden Tee,
Underwood Golf Course, 3200 Coe on Fort
Bliss. Newcomers welcome. Information,
reservations: 755-5471.
Paso del Norte Quilt Guild — The
guild’s regular meeting is 9:30 a.m. Saturday,
Feb. 14, at University Presbyterian Church,
224 N. Resler. Anyone interested in quilting is
welcome; no experience needed. Membership
is $25 per year. Information: 203-0515.
The Guild assists in aiding many charitable
organizations, with the main focus on helping
wounded warriors by making quilts for them.
L’Alliance Française d’El Paso — The
nonprofit cultural institute, founded in 1964,
promotes French culture and offers francophiles the opportunity to use the French language in a variety of activities. The institute celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
Information: 585-1789, 497-2453 (Spanish),
cgomez@afofelpaso.org, afofelpaso.com or on
Facebook at AllianceFrancaiseElPaso.
A Mardi Gras celebration is planned for
Tuesday, Feb. 17, featuring “The Best Sweet
Crêpes Contest.”
French Classes for the 2015 Spring Session for
adults and children are now available. Visit
afofelpaso.org and Facebook for dates and
locations.
Woman’s Department GEPCC coffee
— Woman’s Department Greater El Paso
Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Coffee
is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 19, at the
home of Dr. Dan Roberts, 928 Singing Hills.
Information: 755-6193 or qwilliamq@aol.com.
American Association of University
Women — The El Paso Branch of AAUW
hosts a Centennial Celebration luncheon noon
Saturday, Feb. 21, at St. Paul’s United
Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere. Special
guest and M.C. is Estela Casas. Cost: $25.
Reservations: 564-1852.
The El Paso Branch of AAUW was organized
on Feb. 5, 1915. The Centennial Celebration’s
theme is “A celebration of El Paso Women —
Past to Present. Guests will learn about the
early El Paso in which the association functioned and developed important cultural and
social infrastructure for the town.
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