2 KASA This Morning January 8, 2014

January 8th, 2014 at 7:01 am by under 2 KASA This Morning

Question of the Day:

This is the time most of us try to get rid of holiday laziness and get our health back on track. What we want to know from you at home is:

  • How do you get your health back on track after the holidays?

Tweet @2kasafox or go to Facebook to tell us.

On 2 KASA This Morning

Spring is around the corner, which also makes it a good time to pick up tennis as a hobby. That’s especially true for the younger children. They can start learning now even in the winter months. The folks at the Tennis Club of Albuquerque tell our David Romero they already have programs like that in place.

There’s an opportunity coming up where you can help disadvantaged kids in Albuquerque and surrounding areas and do it all in your jammies at the inaugural 5K Pajama Run. Here to talk more about this are Mark Rickert, the event organizer and race director, assistant race director Gina Macias and Linda Stone, CEO of First Nations Community Healthsource.

Our Lady of Guadalupe holds a special place in Catholics in Mexico and here in New Mexico. In fact the Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe has been celebrated in the South Broadway part of Albuquerque for 88 years. South Broadway Cultural Center Gallery Curator Augustine Romero tells us how the tradition continues this year including an exhibition through Jan. 18 of an altar and traditional religious art.

Following the devastating fire last month there have been numerous efforts to donate money, time, space and goods to those at the National Institute of Flamenco Institute. One way is by attending a benefit happening Sunday at 4 p.m. at ArtBar, as host and organizer carols Contreras explains.

How would you like to work with Kristen or matt here or somewhere else in TV or radio? Until Friday the New Mexico Broadcasters Association is having a virtual job fair for stations across the state. There are jobs both on and off the air in sales, promotion, management and more. Some of those are right here at KRQE News 13 and 2 KASA Fox.

To celebrate and honor the king of rock ‘n’ roll, the Downs Racetrack & Casino will host the “Elvis of All Eras” tribute featuring our guest, the king of tonight’s show, Harry Shahoian.

Starting today through march the Albuquerque Museum is  offering special gallery experiences designed for pre-schoolers called the Art Start. Elizabeth Becker, the museum’s curator of education, tells us more.

What has been your holiday kryptonite? Maybe eggnog, candy, more candy, not to mention all of the greasy food? Dr. Duc Vuong from the Lovelace Medical Group has some ideas for getting your body back on track.

The northern Mexican garter snake is long and slithering and, as BioPark herpetologist Doug Hotle shows us, can be found right here in our area.

Tomorrow on 2 KASA This Morning get ready to step up your outfit. Runway Apparel will be back with some tips for that. Plus The Candy Lady will be here with some goodies and some ideas like sweet party favors for those of you planning weddings. This and more starting tomorrow morning at 7 here on 2 KASA This Morning.

Community Calendar

Art is big here in New Mexico whether that be checking out an exhibit or taking a class. But did you know the kids can take a class too? It’s happening today from 2:30-4:30 p.m. As the Santa Fe children’s museum holds its Open Art Studio.” a local artist will work with kids to explore the world of art using everything from acrylics to pastel, watercolor to blocks and glue. The cost is free with regular museum admission.

For more community events»

Deal of the Day

There’s an award winning eatery putting gourmet twists on American-inspired dishes influenced by French and Italian flavors. CoolWater Fusion has items like boneless short ribs, trout, London-style fish n’ chips, tilapia, homemade potato chips and even New Mexican favorites. Right now you can get 50 percent off American-European cuisine for lunch and dinner. It’s $20 for two Groupons for lunch and $30 for two Groupons for dinner.  For more information»

Job of the Day

Whole Foods is looking for a payroll and benefits processor. In that position you would be responsible for ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payroll checks among other things. For more on this and to apply»

Adoptable Pet

We really want to help this girl become someone’s pet. Her name is Beyonce. She’s a 2 1/2-month-old Siamese cross.  More information on Animal  Humane New Mexico Adoptable Pet»


Viewer, Pet and Birthday Photos

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New Mexico Broadcasters Association Virtual Job Fair»

Tennis Club of Albuquerque»

Albuquerque Museum»

Pajama Run»

Guadalupana Exhibit»

Flamenco Institute Benefit»

Adoptable Pets»

Deal of the Day»

Job of the Day»

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