Friday morning briefing: Back yard video and fashion

Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Friday briefing.

Video of the day

Rare stuff lurking in an important collection at Eastern New Mexico University…and it’s Right in your backyard.

Website of the day

Plan your next vacation in New Mexico. Visit the state’s tourism website:

http://www.newmexico.org/

Mini walk set

Barry Elementary School students will be participating in a mini Relay for Life at the school all day today.

The students will walk around the school’s walking track to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Food and fashion

The Women’s Initiative Network Spring Fashion Affair Saturday is lunch, spring stylings by Dillard’s and lavishly decorated tables.

Proceeds support United Way’s mission to unite neighbors and change lives.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. at the Underground Embassy, 321 E. First St.

Weather

Today — Hold on to your hat… windy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.

Tonight — A little better…partly cloudy with isolated rain showers. Colder. Lows in the 30s. West winds 15 to 25 mph in the evening.