Community Calendar / 8 November 2013

Friday 8 November 2013

  • 11th Annual Challenging Child Conference
    Conference on 15 November / Registration and payment must be received by 8 November / WNMU/Family Counseling Center  / 538.6483
  • Tour Fort Bayard Historic Landmark
    9:25am / House 26 – Commanding Officer’s Quarters / Bill Kupke as guide / The museum and gift shop will also be open /675.388.4477 or 575.388.9123
  • Introduction to the Internet
    9:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Computer training course on email, online forms, search engines and more / Free / Register 527.8799 x110
  • Silver City Woman’s Club
    10:30am / Silver City Woman’s Club / Complimentary lunch buffet on first visit / Come see what wonderful things we do
  • Literacy Link-Leamos GCDC Meeting
    1pm – 2pm / Silver City Public Library – Small room / For those currently volunteering at the GCDC / 388.0892
  • Welding Workshop
    6pm – 8pm / Bike Works Root Shop – 815 E 10th Street / Welding processes will mainly focus on MIG (wire feed) welding with some torch & grinder work / These sessions will give interested folks some hands-on experience with metalwork while they convert unused bicycles and parts into art and utilitarian objects / Donations appreciated to cover costs and support our nonprofit / 388.1444
  • Brandie Bingham
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Acoustic Folk / Free
  • Golden Dragon Acrobats
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty / 538.2505 – mimbresarts.org (http://www NULL.mimbresarts NULL.org/)
  • Sean Ashby
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon / Pop Rock singer songwriter from Canada – former lead guitarist for Sarah McLaughlin / Free

Saturday 9 November 2013

  • Education and Enrollment Fair
    9am – 2pm / Grant county Business & Conference Center – 3031 Hwy 180 East / ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance / Bring picture ID, proof of residency, and tax returns or a month’s pay stubs / 534.0248
  • Free Tree Giveaway
    10am / Town of Silver City Office of Sustainability – 1106 N Pope Street / Park in city lot at 12th and Pope / One tree per person / Choose from Arizona Ash, Golden Rain, Chinese Pistashe, Cottonwood, Globe Willow, or NM Olive / Planting demonstration and information available / Co-sponsored by TreeNM and PNM / 654.5117
  • Community Bike Ride
    10am / Bike Works Root Shop – 815 E 10th Street / Picking up additional riders at The Bike Works Branch shop / 820 Bullard Street – corner of College / The ride lasts until 2pm / Bikes and helmets are available at the Root shop / Bring a lunch or get it along the way / 388.1444
  • Craft Class:  Handkerchief Doll
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / For crafters aged 8 and older / Fee / limit 10 crafters and pre-registration encouraged / Parent or guardian attendance required / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • The Jacob Bennett Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
    10am / Church of the Good Shepherd – Texas Street / All DAR members and perspective members are invited to attend / 574. 8394 – lmwk@dishmail.net
  • Book signing –
    Two Prospectors: The Letters of Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark
    2pm / Silver City Museum – 313 W Broadway / 538.5921
  • Coffee House Concert
    2pm – 4pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House / Come and enjoy the beautiful music of Barbie Williamson / Free
  • Fall Gathering of Women
    2pm – 5:30pm / Little Toad Creek Inn – Sapillo Crossing Hwy 15 & Hwy 35 / Reservations due by 11/3 / Times of change call for women to know their community of women – their strengths, resources and solidarity / Fee / Teresa 536.9649
  • Film Screenings – Life with Father / Meet John Doe
    6pm & 8:30pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard Street / Silco presents Classics through the Decades to benefit theater reconstruction
  • Dr Iya Khan
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Rippin R&B / Free
  • Silver City String Beans
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Bluegrass / Free
  • Twisted Vine Refugee Support Group
    8pm / Old Elk’s Club / Rhythm Mystic and Brandon Perrault will entertain
  • Great Saturday
    8pm  – Midnight / VFW Highway 180 & Yucca Street – Arenas Valley / DJ Hector Carrillo / Free / 534.9425

Sunday 10 November 2013

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City Annual Meeting
    9:45am / Potluck before business – please bring contribution by 9:45am / All members please try to attend
  • LGBT Grant County Brunch
     Noon / Rainbow Village – 301 W College Avenue – Suite 5 / Bring a dish to share if you like
  • Open Mic with Brandon Perrault
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

Monday 11 November 2013

  • Coffee with a Vet
    7:30am – 11am / WNMU Student Memorial Center – First floor Office of Student Life / Commemorate Veteran’s Day by sharing your morning with a local veteran
  • Nurse Managed Foot Care Clinics
    9:30am – 11:30am / Silver City Gospel Mission / Drop-in / 11:30am-1:30pm / Silver City Senior Center / Call Senior Center for an appointment – 388.2545 / Sherry Bassi 538.6967
  • Veterans Day Ceremony
    10am / Fort Bayard National Cemetery / Key Note Speaker – Dept of New Mexico Veterans Services Deputy Secretary Alan T. Martinez / Local Veterans Service Organizations including The American Legion Post 18, The American Legion Riders Chapter 13, Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League Detachment 1328, VFW Post 3347,  WNMU Vets, VFW post 3347 Ladies Auxiliary / Public is invited / Ray Davis – 956.5153
  • Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons Service
    10:30am / Glad Tidings Church / Suzanne Thompson speaks about Medicare / 537.3643
  • HIV Support Group
    5:30 – 7:30 pm / Rainbow Village – LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / 519.5562
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 12 November 

  • Free Lightbulb Exchange
    8am – 5pm / Town of Silver City Office of Sustainability – 1106 N Pope Street / Exchange incandescent bulbs for energy saving compact fluorescent bulbs / Free and no limit to the number of bulbs exchanged / Co-sponsored by PNM / 519.8987
  • Basic Computer Class
    9:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Fundamentals and Windows 7 / Free / Register 527.8799 ext 110
  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    Noon – 1pm / Red Barn Restaurant – Silver Heights Boulevard / Guest presenters and often youth in our community / Kiwanis is an open membership service organization dedicated to serving children, one child at a time and offers a range of programs for kids of all ages / Lunch available / Sabrina Pack, President 538.3396
  • Fats & Oils by Doug Simons
    Noon – 1pm / The Co-op Community Room, behind the Co-op storefront / The Silver City Food Co-op’s November Community Forum / Open to everyone / 388.2343
  • Low Vision Support Group
    1pm / Board Room Gila Regional Medical Center – 1313 E 32nd Street / Independent Living Teacher with the NM Commission of the Blind will be visiting the area / A support group for anyone dealing with vision loss / 388.1108
  • Take Back the Night
    5:30pm – 8pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building Patio / Come together as a community and shatter the silence / March for the streets to be free from violence / www.takebackthenight.org (http://www NULL.takebackthenight NULL.org/) – 538.6634
  • Mediation for Everyone
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center / Jeff Goin starts a new series of this meditation group / 313.4087 – jeffgoinhypnotherapy.com (http://jeffgoinhypnotherapy NULL.com/)
  • Literacy Link-Leamos Board Meeting
    5:30pm – 7pm / Silver City Public Library – Large Room
  • Silver City/Grant County TEA Party
    6pm / Red Barn Restaurant – Silver Heights Boulevard / Dinner available
  • Azaima Anderson
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Folk & Originals / Free

Wednesday 13 November 2013

  • Free Lightbulb Exchange
    8am – 5pm / Town of Silver City Office of Sustainability – 1106 N Pope Street / Exchange incandescent bulbs for energy saving compact fluorescent bulbs / Free and no limit to the number of bulbs exchanged / Co-sponsored by PNM / 519.8987
  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation / 902 Santa Rita Street – 2nd floor conference room / Consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0101 – x2108 – lmjimenez13@gmail.com (lmjimenez13 null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Basic Computer Class
    9:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Fundamentals and Windows 7 / Free / Register 527.8799 ext 110
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankee Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street at Texas
  • Senior Life Cycle Meeting
    3:30pm / Health Council Offices – 214 Black Street / Everyone welcome
  • So You Wanna be in NM Pictures?
    6pm – 8:30pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard / Bring your own headshot and resume or get one taken for free / Be on the NM Film Office list for casting directors visiting the State / The Making of a Marquee at 8pm / Short Documentary of Silver City MainStreet project’s restoration of the Historic Silco Theater Marquee / Free / 538.5560
  • Dane & Edie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Piano & Vocal – Jazz & Standards / Free
  • Martyn’s Brother From England
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free
  • Trivia Night
    7:30pm / Bear Mountain Lodge / Hosted by quizmaster Josh White, formerly of Isaac’s / Food and drink available / Prizes to be given out / Team of six people max / 538.2538

Thursday 14 November 2013

  • Grant County Commission Regular Meeting
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Agenda not posted at press time / GrantCountyNM.org (http://www NULL.grantcountynm NULL.org/grant_county_nm_info NULL.php?CID=396)
  • Introduction to the Internet
    9:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Computer training course on email, online forms, search engines, and more / Free / 527.8799 x110 to register
  • Navajo Weavers Today: A talk by Ann Lane Hedlund
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Presentation on weaving, in celebration of the 2013 Silver City Fiber Arts Festival / Discussion of the growing recognition of Navajo weaving as an art form by collectors, curators, and the weavers themselves
  • Fats & Oils by Doug Simons
    Noon – 1pm / The Co-op Community Room, behind the Co-op storefront / The Silver City Food Co-op’s November Community Forum / Open to everyone / 388.2343
  • Farhad
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Spanish Guitar / Free
  • MRAC Artist Lecture Series w/ Quilter Jean Biddick
    6:30pm / WNMU Parotti Hall / Award winning quilt maker Jean Biddick will speak on the Architectural Influences in Quiltmaking / Floors, gates, windows, staircases and entire buildings are inspirations / Quilts will be shown / Free /  538.2505 –mimbresarts.org (http://www NULL.mimbresarts NULL.org/).

Friday 15 November 2013

  • 11th Annual Challenging Child Conference
    Conference on 15 November / Registration and payment must be received by 8 November / WNMU/Family Counseling Center  / 538.6483
  • Introduction to the Internet
    9:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue /Computer training course on email, online forms, search engines, and more / Free / 527.8799 x110 to register
  • Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
    10am – 5pm / Grant County Conference Center – Hwy 180 East / Fiber sample make and take / 538.5921 – www.silvercitymuseum.org
  • Grant County Trails Group
    12pm – 1pm / Health Council office – 214 N Black Street / Trails Group promotes trail usage, maintenance and programs for better health
  • The Harry Benjamin Collection, Part 1
    5pm – 8pm / McCray Gallery / Opening reception / Selected works by the late Silver City artist Harry Benjamin / Also exhibited will be works by graduating WNMU students
  • R Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman
    5:30pm / A special Gila/Mimbres Community Radio members ONLY intimate House Concert with dinner / Discounts for new and renewing members / VERY limited seating!  Advance Tix strongly advised! / GMCR.org for details
  • Welding Workshop
    6pm – 8pm / Bike Works Root Shop – 815 E 10th Street / Welding processes will mainly focus on MIG (wire feed) welding with some torch & grinder work / These sessions will give interested folks some hands-on experience with metalwork while they convert unused bicycles and parts into art and utilitarian objects / Donations appreciated to cover costs and support our nonprofit / 388.1444
  • Coye Cooper
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Country & Rock / Free
  • Lady Mustangs vs Adams State University
    7pm / Drag’s Court / Volleyball
  • Hi Lo Silvers Autumn Concert
    7pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Directed by Valdeen Wooton and accompanied by Virginia Robertson and Bill Baldwin / The chorus will sing old favorites, spirituals, and songs from Broadway and film / Also a song by the Spare Parts barbershop ensemble / Free
  • Laura Meyers
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk Rock singer songwriter from CO / Free

Saturday 16 November 2013

  • Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
    10 am – 5 pm / Grant County Convention Center – Hwy 180 East / Juried vendors of fine fiber art and supplies, exhibits, classes, and demonstrations / Free /  575.538.5733 or www.fiberartscollective.org (http://www NULL.fiberartscollective NULL.org/) / 538.5921 or www.silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • Community Bike Ride
    10am / Bike Works Root Shop – 815 E 10th Street / Picking up additional riders at The Bike Works Branch shop / 820 Bullard Street – corner of College / The ride lasts until 2pm / Bikes and helmets are available at the Root shop / Bring a lunch or get it along the way / 388.1444
  • Free Yoga Classes
    10am, 1pm and 3pm – Silver City Recreation Center / Marilynn Freeman offers 3 free classes, 1-1/2 hours long and no yoga experience is necessary / You must be able to get up and down off the floor, however / No gear is necessary – all will be provided / Pre-registration is a must – 313.2773
  • Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
    10am – 5pm / Grant County Conference Center – Hwy 180 East / Fiber sample make and take / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • Breath Empowerment with Martha K Everett
    10am – 12pm / Integrative Health & Wellness Center – 310 W 6th Street / Unlock your inner warrior through the power of your own breath / Flood your body with healing oxygen and enjoy a heightened-sense of peace, energy and vitality / Spaces are limited, so advanced registration is required / 575.388.2098 or www.abundancetherapeutics.com (http://us-mg6 NULL.mail NULL.yahoo NULL.com/neo/www NULL.abundancetherapeutics NULL.com)
  • Tree Workshop with Arborist Cheyenne Thomas
    10am – 2pm / Cheyenne will teach Proper Pruning for tree beauty, health, and productivity, demonstrating techniques on five fruit trees on the site / After a bring-your-own lunch break, Jean Eisenhower of Home and Garden Inspiration presents an introduction to Yard and Garden Infrastructure Design, with consideration to sun, wind, water, cold air flow, privacy, views, noise, animals, and more! Fee / Reservations required / HomeandGardenInspiration.net (http://homeandgardeninspiration NULL.net/)
  • Mustangs vs New Mexico Highlands
    12pm / Ben Altamirano Field / Football
  • El Futuro Del Mariachi – The Future of the Mariachi
    2pm & 7pm / WNMU Fine Arts Theater / Mariachi Diamantes Y Angel Del Cielo Raymond Gomez w/ guests Jessica Juarez and Angelica Padilla / Benefits El Refugio / WNMU MASA 538.6611
  • Lady Mustangs vs Sul Ross State
    4:30pm / Drag’s Court / Basketball
  • Addison’s Uncle & Friends
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Film Screenings – Cyrano De Bergerac / Plan 9 from Outer Space
    6pm and 8:30pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard / Silco’s Classics through the Decades to benefit theater renovation
  • R Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman
    7pm / Old Elk’s Lodge – Texas & Market Street / Gifted New Age musicians collaborate on their Awakening The Fire tour.  Seating is limited!  Don’t Be Disappointed! / Tix available online at GMCR.org / 597.4891 / or at Alotta Gelato and Gila Hike & Bike / Support Community Radio as we close in on 24/7 FM Broadcast for Southwestern New Mexico
  • The Oversouls
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Local Rock & Soul / Free

Sunday 17 November 2013

  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon – 1:30pm / LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / Bring a dish to share if you like / 519.5562
  • Silver City Museum Society Meeting
    1pm – 4pm / Besse Forward Global Resource Center, Rooms A, B, and C, WNMU Campus / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • Hi Lo Silvers Autumn Concert
    3pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Directed by Valdeen Wooton and accompanied by Virginia Robertson and Bill Baldwin / The chorus will sing old favorites, spirituals, and songs from Broadway and film / Also a song by the Spare Parts barbershop ensemble / Free
  • Open Mic with Randy and Renee
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

Monday 18 November 

  • Laughter Club
    12:15pm – 12:45pm / Epsicopal Church of the Good Shepherd – Texas & 7th Street / Use the physical act of laughter to enhance your health / No jokes are used but lots of breathing, laughing and clapping / Laughter relaxes the body and mind and protects the heart, boosts your immune system, improves your mood and even relieves stress / Sponsored by the Active & Alive program / Free / Mary Ann Finn – 388.0243 / Meets the first, third and fifth Monday of the month
  • HIV Support Group
    5:30 – 7:30 pm / Rainbow Village – LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / 519.5562
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

To include an event on the calendar please send your request tohealthcouncilgc@gmail.com (healthcouncilgc null@null gmail NULL.com) and includ the following information:

  • Event name
  • Date and time
  • Location with physical address
  • Short description if desired
  • Cost, if any
  • Contact name / phone / email / URL

If you have a recurring event, please send monthly notices which should include the date(s) and requested information from above.

Note that the list is compiled from list serve participants, various community calendars, and area postings. GCCHC and GMCR do not take responsibility for any missing/incorrect events and we retain the right to exclude unsuitable events.

For additional info contact Kendra Milligan / Public Relations Liaison / Grant County Community Health Council / 388.1198 x10 / healthcouncilgc@gmail.com (healthcouncilgc null@null gmail NULL.com)

 

The Silver City/Grant County TEA Party. 6 p.m. Red Barn Restaurant. Doors open at 5 PMfor those wishing a meal.

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