PAINTING IN BELL PARK: The Bent County Art Guild is hosting “Painting in Bell Park” event on Saturday, June 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. For the cost of $30, everything is provided including your art supplies and refreshments. It’s a great time to paint in the park as our flowers are at their peak. Contact Linda Bourne for reservations to join in the fun at 688-2508.

BAND EXHIBIT: In honor of the all-class reunions, we were proud to display a Las Animas High School Band exhibit in our window. Check it out if you haven’t already!

COMING EVENTS & FIELD TRIP: Next Field Trip will be a visit to the Old Town Museum in Burlington on Saturday, June 24. More details will be announced soon. Starting soon we will be putting up our summer exhibit with Don Headlee’s personal collections and other collections. On July 15, there will be a Box Social at Boggsville and pie auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BOGGSVILLE & MUSEUM HOURS: Open Tuesday through Saturday. Tuesday Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Boggsville from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday both open from noon to 4 p.m. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Boggsville appreciates all donations for visitations to help with operating expenses. Boggsville and the Museum are glad to provide tours when we are not open – just call 456-6066. Always glad to accommodate your family and friends. If you are a member of the Bent County Historical Society, your visits to the Museum are free - just pay for your guests. 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. We appreciate your support.

BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TIDBITS: Like us at Bent County Historical Society 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 (719) 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!