Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing.
The Portales Public Library Summer Reading Program ends this week for both children and young adults.
An end-of-the-program party for all participants is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Library. The party includes prizes.
The final events of the programs, movies showings are set for Friday. “Apollo 13” for 12- to 18-year-olds is to show at 2 p.m., and “Arctic Tale” for younger children at 10:30 a.m.
The next in a series of city of Clovis neighborhood meetings on the affordable housing referendum is 6 p.m. today at Colonial Park Golf Course (District 1).
The special election on the issue is Aug. 2
The Youth Recreation Building (YRB) groundbreaking postponed last week is rescheduled.
It’s 10 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Park, Seventh and Sycamore.
Open to the public. Information: 769-7828.
Quirky quote of the day
“Doing nothing is very hard to do…you never know when you’re finished.” — Leslie Nielsen
Today in history
On this day in 1965, Bob Dylan went electric at the Newport Folk Festival, performing a rock-and-roll set publicly for the very first time while a chorus of shouts and boos rained down on him from a dismayed audience.
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind between 5 and 15 mph.
Tonight — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind between 10 and 15 mph.