Last chance for reservations to our Valentine Dinner and Dance to be held on Sunday, Feb. 12.

VALENTINE DINNER AND DANCE: Last chance for reservations to our Valentine Dinner and Dance to be held on Sunday, Feb. 12. This will be a semiformal sit-down dinner in the Bistro Guilde de l'Art restaurant in the Grand Hall. Menu options are chicken Parmesan and beef and mushrooms, with baked potatoes, green beans, rolls, salad and dessert. Some special entertainment is planned. Dinner will be served between the hours of 5 and 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 each and reservations can be made by calling the museum at 456-6066 or Linda Bourne at 688-2508. Join us for the special fundraising event! Reservation deadline was Feb. 7.

HERITAGE LIBRARY: Looking for volunteers! Working on a huge grant! Rearranging and improving. We are working toward digitizing some of our historical data bases and can always use more help for Diane Baublits. If you wish to volunteer in the library, please let us know. Tuesdays at 9 a.m. is the regular volunteer day if that would work for you.

WINTER HOURS: Our winter hours for January and February are Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will be closed Wednesday and Thursday and we are always closed on Sunday and Monday. We are glad to provide tours when we are not open – just call 456-6066 or 469-2721. We are always glad to accommodate your family and friends.

BOGGSVILLE: Take a drive out to Bent County's National Treasure! Boggsville will re-open in the spring; be watching for a list of upcoming events for 2017!

MUSEUM ADMISSION: PHS members now receive free admission. Bring your family when they visit. Adults $5; Youth (6-12) $4; under 6 and active military FREE! Our Grand Hall and Heritage Library are available for rental; for large and small meetings, parties, or other special events; give us a call and let us make a reservation for you, your business or organization.

PHS TIDBITS: Like Pioneer Historical Society of Bent County and Boggsville Landmark on Facebook! Linda Bourne does a wonderful job of keeping these updated with all the latest news and events. If you aren't on Facebook, try our webpage; and for the technically challenged, just give us a call at 456-6066.

RADIO LAS ANIMAS: Monday mornings at 6:30 a.m., KKRV 107.3 hosts a live show at the studio located in the Chamber of Commerce office at 702 Grove Avenue. Stop by or listen for all the local events, if you miss it Monday morning you can catch recordings at noon throughout the week. The website: is also a great place to check out what is going on locally. Thank you for your continued support!