10/23/2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vol. 8, Issue 10
 
 
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This Issue

 HALLOWEEN 2014

PARKS AND RECREATION
 
Halloween Happiness at all 16 Recreation Centers and one Library Location on October 31
 


 SPOOKY WEEKEND AT THE MUSEUM



 RECONSTRUCTION-WEDGEWOOD/MONTWOOD

Reconstruction project requires closure of Wedgewood Drive near Montwood
 
The City of El Paso`s Engineering and Construction Management Department has scheduled a road closure for Wedgewood Drive at Montwood Drive which began on Monday, October 27, 2014.
 
This closure will help facilitate the installation of new underground utilities for the Montwood reconstruction project, and will remain in place through December. 
 
 
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THRU TRAFFIC DETOURS
 
Northbound and southbound motorists on Wedgewood will be required to follow marked detour routes on Montwood Drive, McRae Boulevard, and Album Avenue.
 
Eastbound and westbound traffic on Montwood, which is already reduced to one lane in each direction, will not be impacted.  
 
SUN METRO IMPACTS
 
Sun Metro will be required to detour Route 52. Sun Metro drivers will make courtesy stops along the detoured route as required. This detour is subject to change depending on traffic. 
 
Buses traveling outbound, north on Wedgewood will turn left onto Montwood, right onto Camwood, left onto Wedgewood returning to the regular route.
 
Buses traveling inbound, south on Wedgewood will turn right onto Honolulu, right onto Ceylon, left onto Bermuda, right onto McRae, left onto Glengarry, left onto Berwick, right onto McRae, left onto Montwood, right onto Wedgewood returning to the regular route. 

 
Sun Metro patrons seeking route information should call (915) 212-3333 or visit SunMetro.net

 
FOR PROJECT INFORMATION
Julian Rodriguez
Project Manager
(915) 212-1802 Office
(915) 256-5490 Mobile
 


 VACCINATION FOR HEALTH

EL PASO FIRE AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER DATES FOR FREE MEDICAL SERVICES FOR SENIORS
 
The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free flu and pneumonia vaccines for seniors will continue through November with the following dates and locations from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.:
 
Nov. 1: Station 18, 7901 San Jose
Nov. 8: Station 6, 1850 Firehouse
Nov. 15: Station 5, 400 Revere
 
“We have seen over 300 patients since the program started,” Deputy Chief Robert Arvizu said. “We will continue to provide information to the media to get the word out, and we hope to continue the trend in participation from the community.”
 
Residents of El Paso and Hudspeth Counties who are 50 years of age or older and either are on Medicaid or are not insured qualify. The services include a Basic Health screening, influenza/pneumonia vaccine and a colorectal cancer screening kit.
 
Remember that the service is FREE to residents 50 and over and we are encouraging seniors to take advantage of the program. The goal of the program is to increase the wellness of our senior citizens in our community who do not have access to these services.
 
The clinic at Fire Station 17 had 107 clients take advantage of the provided services on October 11th. They received vaccinations for Pneumonia, Influenza, basic health screenings (blood pressure and blood sugar check), along with a review of the results and a take home ColoCare kit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
For more information, citizens are encouraged to call 311 or visit www.ephealth.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 RENOIR TO REMINGTON

IMPRESSIONISM TO THE AMERICAN WEST
 
Through February 1, 2015
Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery
 
Organized by the El Paso Museum of Art in partnership with Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
 
Juxtaposing loans from the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington State with works from the El Paso Museum of Art, the collection of Jack and Carroll Maxon, and other local collections, Renoir to Remington: Impressionism to the American West explores the variety of ways in which artists of the American Southwest adopted, adapted, extended, and transformed the Impressionist vision into the twentieth century. The almost 100 works include earlier Southwest practitioners such as Frederic Remington and later figures such as Fremont Ellis. The exhibition will compare examples of French and international Impressionism from Tacoma (almost twenty-five works by Boudin, Pissarro, Renoir, and others) with numerous works of the American Southwest located in El Paso. Within this latter group are paintings by leaders of the Taos Society of Artists and a picture by the celebrated “Texas bluebonnet painter” Porfirio Salinas (a local loan from the collection of Michael and Carol Bernstein).
 
As the works in the exhibition reveal, some Southwest painters embraced both the high-keyed palette and broad sketchy brushwork of classic Impressionism, while others combined a more finished style with the brighter colors initiated by Impressionism. The exhibition includes post-Impressionistic examples that utilize simplified form and lightened palette in a more decorative manner, as well as sculptural comparisons between the dancers of Degas and the cowboys and horses of sculptors like Harry Jackson. Inspired by the light, atmosphere, and action of the Southwest, the Americans discovered in Impressionism diverse elements of color, handling, and naturalism that aided them in their desire to represent the Southwest region and its unique atmosphere, light, landscape, and figures.
 
Admission:
 
EPMA Members and children age 11 and under are FREE
Military Personnel and their families with ID are FREE
Non-member adults age 12+ are $5 per person


 CÉZANNE & PICASSO

TWO MASTERPIECES - ONE EXHIBITION!
 
“Two Masterpieces – One Exhibition”
FREE ADMISSION!
 
Please join us at the El Paso Museum of Art for Cézanne and Picasso, a “Two Masterpieces” exhibition! This is the first time El Paso has exhibited a work by Pablo Picasso and only the second time for a work by Paul Cézanne.  Admission to this exhibition and the Museum of Art is FREE during normal operating hours.
 
Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday            9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday Evenings            Extended to 9:00 PM
Sunday                                12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday                                Closed
Major Holidays                    Closed

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