Community Calendar / 18 February 2014

Tuesday 18 February 2014

  • The Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / A speaker will talk about issues of community interest / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Ayurveda: Healing Body & Soul
    1:30pm / Silver City Food Coop Community Room / February Community Forum taught by Athena Wolf of La Curandera Remedies / Free & open to everyone / Tea and light refreshments served / 388.2343
  • Colonias Infrastructure Public Meeting
    3pm / Santa Clara City Hall – 105 N Bayard St / Solicit and discuss input on Colonias and the 2015 funding cycle that makes $14 million available / A Colonias is defined as a rural community of 25,000 or less that is located within 150 miles of the US – Mexico Border / We have 38 Colonias in Grant County / Input can be sent by 21 February / Town of Silver City – PO Box 1188 – Silver City, NM 88062 – Attn: Peter Pena
  • Nelson’s Open Mic
    5pm / WNMU Mustang Dining Hall / Read, sing or play what inspires you
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center education rooms / A new 6-class series Be Here Now starts on 18 February and runs for six consecutive Tuesdays / Attend one, some, or all six classes / Free and open to the public / 313.4087
  • The Sloan Digital Sky Survey:
    A View from the Observatory
    6:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Bldg – 3rd Floor – Across from coffee shop / Stephanie Snedden, PhD discusses the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) / A major multi-band imaging and spectroscopic astronomical survey based at Apache Point / A brief history of the SDSS, an overview of the major scientific results, and about what it was like to spend night after night “on the mountain” for more than a decade / Free / Kathy – silvercityofstars@gmail.com (silvercityofstars null@null gmail NULL.com) 

Wednesday 19 February 2014

  • 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)
  • Silver Adult Care Services (SACS) Annual Meeting
    11:15am / Millie’s Assisted Living – 600 N Hudson Street
  • Gila Regional Medical Center: Men and Their Plumbing
    Noon – 1pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – ABC Conference Room – 12th & Kentucky / Urologist Dr Amos Lash holds a discussion at a WILL Lunch and Learn / Free / 538.4870
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street at Texas / Everyone invited / Free
  • Senior Life Cycle
    3:30pm / Health Council office – 214 N  Black Street / Community group dedicated to raising the quality of life for seniors in Grant County / 388.1198 / gcchc.org (http://www NULL.gcchc NULL.org/)
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center – 107 East Street – Santa Clara / Meets on Wednesdays / 537.3141
  • Grant County Prostate Support Group
    6:30pm / GRMC Conference Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / Current patients, survivors, and those at-risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend / Dave 388.2331
  • Navajo Weaving in the 19th Century
    7pm / Silver City Woman’s Club – 411 Silver Heights Blvd / Following 6 pm business meeting / Come early for seating / The Grant County Archaeological Society hosts a presentation by Ann Lane Hedlund – retired museum curator and anthropology professor at the University of Arizona
  • Trivia Night
    7pm / Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery – Broadway and Bullard / Every Wednesday with quizmaster Josh White / Food and Refreshments available / no cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $15 and $25 / Team of six people max

Thursday 20 February 2014

  • Newcomers Club of Grant County
    11am / Elk’s Club – 4051 Hwy 90 & Ridge Rd / Tom Hester speaks on Local Historical Figures / The Newcomers Club is seeking the participation of new arrivals to our area, as well as those who are long-standing members of our community / Linda Sylvester 480.518.5839 or lindasylvester@msn.com (lindasylvester null@null msn NULL.com)
  • Ayurveda: Healing Body & Soul
    1:30pm / Silver City Food Coop Community Room / February Community Forum /  taught by Athena Wolf of La Curandera Remedies / Free & open to everyone / Tea and light refreshments served / 388.2343
  • Reception for Mayor James Marshall and Councilor Polly Cook
    6pm / Grant County Administration Center – 1400 Hwy 180 East / A celebration of their years of service and dedication to our community
  • Guises & Disguises of Discrimination
    6pm / WNMU Miller Library / A panel discussion featuring guest speakers on discrimination in all of its forms including those not readily identified as such / A buffet dinner follows provided by the Native American Club, MEChA, WNMU Library and the Grant County Democratic Party / Free / 505.717.4330

Friday 21 February 2014

  • Gila Economic Development Alliance Roundtable
    8am – 10am / Grant County Admin Center – 1400 Hwy 180 East / President of the Grant County Prospectors, Kim Clark, reports on Grant County Day at the Legislative Session / Alex Ocheltree reports on Tavern License proposed at the Legislature / Open to the Public / Free
  • Greg and Charlie
    6pm – 9pm / Diane’s Parlor – 501 N Bullard St / Original folk and favorite folk rock covers
  • Gila Native Plant Society:
    Climate Change in Southwest New Mexico
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – 12th Street – Room 110 – upstairs / Observations on weather changes from the National Park Service that may be related to climate change effects / Renée West discusses where we go from here / West has spent 24 years in the National Park Service and one year in the US Forest Service. She has a master of science degree in Botany from ASU and is president of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico / gilanps.org (http://www NULL.gilanps NULL.org/)

Saturday 22 February 2014

  • Fort Bayard Tour
    9:30am / The Fort Bayard Museum – House 26 on the west side of the Parade Ground / Richard Mitchem will guide / The theme of this tour is Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Bayard / Donations to support the  Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society goal of education, preservation and restoration are welcome / 956.3294
  • Pushing the Limits Series
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Dr Lynn Haugen, assistant professor of biology at WNMU, will lead a discussion on film and books / Dr Haugen specializes in the study of amphibians and reptiles, particularly frogs and toads /  Pushing the Limits is a national program developed by a team of library professionals, scientists, and filmmakers with generous funding from the National Science Foundation / 538.3672 or lgalloway@silvercitymail.com (lgalloway null@null silvercitymail NULL.com)
  • Native Plants Landscaping
    10am – Noon / WNMU Campus / Local grower Tricia Hurley presents a slide show and outdoor tour of Native Landscape Plants / Sponsored by Gila Native Plant Society / Register at 602.810.8059 or gilanps.org (http://www NULL.gilanps NULL.org/)
  • Harry Benjamin Art Auction
    1pm / WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium – 12th & Florida Streets / All proceeds to benefit WNMU Expressive Arts Department
  • Greg and Jean
    2pm – 4pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House / Love songs, cosmic rock, and other classic folk rock favorites
  • Astronomical Observations at the City of Rocks
    Sunset / City of Rocks / Please use only red flashlights, approach the Orion Group Campsite with only your auto’s parking lights / Dress warmly in layers / Free / matthewdwilson@q.com (matthewdwilson null@null q NULL.com)
  • Umi Garrett: Piano Prodigy
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / Presented by the Grant County Community Concert Association / Just 13 years of age, Umi is an established artist, has toured internationally and won numerous piano competitions / Selections from Chopin to Gershwin / Tickets at Alotta Gelato, Western Stationers or at the door /  538.5862 or gcconcerts.org (http://www NULL.gcconcerts NULL.org/)

Sunday 23 February 2014

  • Randal Bays: Guitarist
    2pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Bays joins in the Library Concert Series with fingerstyle guitar work and Irish fiddling / Free
  • Life of a King
    7pm / WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium / Film screening of the 2013 release Life of A King / Special guest appearance by actor Carlton Byrd

Monday 24 February 2014

  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Meets on Mondays / 537.3141

Tuesday 25 February 2014

  • The Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / A speaker will talk about issues of community interest / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • The Silver City Coop Community Forum
    Noon – 1pm / Coop Community Room – 111 6th Street – behind the coop storefront / The Forum hosts Silver City Museum: Community & You! which suggests a number of ways to become more deeply involved with your community and local history / Free and open to everyone / Tea and light refreshments served / 388.2343
  • The Greater Wind Canyon Neighborhood Watch
    6pm / Wind Canyon Volunteer Fire Station – 8 Truck By Pass Rd / Nick Sussillo speaks about the March 7 and 8 Preparedness Symposium / He will speak about the 14 high risk wildfire areas in and near Silver City / Roger Dombrowski presents GIS maps for Emergency Response he has created for the Wind Canyon area
  • The Silver City/Grant County TEA Party Patriots
    6pm / Red Barn restaurant / Doors open at 5pm for those wishing a meal

Wednesday 26 February 2014

  • 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)
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street at Texas / Everyone invited / Free
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center – 107 East Street – Santa Clara / Meets on Wednesdays / 537.3141
  • Trivia Night
    7pm / Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery – Broadway and Bullard / Every Wednesday with quizmaster Josh White / Food and Refreshments available / no cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $15 and $25 / Team of six people max

Thursday 27 February 2014

  • 5th Natural History of the Gila Symposium
    1pm / WMNU / Keynote Speaker is Dr Julio L Betancourt / Reflections on the Relevance of Environmental History in a Changing World / The public is encouraged to attend / Free / Friday evening Social in the Sunset Room / Optional field trips highlighting the local flora and fauna will be held Saturday morning 1 March /
    gilasymposium.org (http://www NULL.gilasymposium NULL.org/) or kbeck@signalpeak.net (kbeck null@null signalpeak NULL.net)
  • The Silver City Coop Community Forum
    Noon – 1pm / Coop Community Room – 111 6th Street – behind the coop storefront / The Forum hosts Silver City Museum: Community & You! which suggests a number of ways to become more deeply involved with your community and discover  local history / Free and open to everyone / Tea and light refreshments served / 388.2343
  • Fitness and Nutrition in the Community (FANC)
    3:30pm – 5pm / Grant County Health Council’s Office – 214 N Black Street / A community group working on encouraging and expanding healthy lifestyles and active living in our county / Free / 538.8573 x120

Friday 28 February 2014

  • 5th Natural History of the Gila Symposium
    9am / WMNU / Keynote Speaker is Dr Julio L Betancourt / Reflections on the Relevance of Environmental History in a Changing World / The public is encouraged to attend / Free / Friday evening Social in the Sunset Room / Optional field trips highlighting the local flora and fauna will be held Saturday morning 1 March / gilasymposium.org (http://www NULL.gilasymposium NULL.org/) or kbeck@signalpeak.net (kbeck null@null signalpeak NULL.net)
  • Children’s Craft Class: Make Mardi Gras Parade Props
    3:30pm – 5pm / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Ave
  • Dr. Seuss Day
    All day / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Ave / Pick up a free goodie bag while supplies last

To include an event on the calendar please send your request to healthcouncilgc@gmail.com (healthcouncilgc null@null gmail NULL.com) and include 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)

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