Community Calendar / 25 February 2014

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 Town and Country Garden Club
    1pm / Parish hall of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church – Sixth and Texas St / As well as its regular business meeting, there will be a program by Monica Rude about Gila Mimbres Community Radio / We invite you to join us!
  • Regional Transportation Plan Meeting
    1:30pm / Silver City Town Annex – 2nd Floor Conference Room – 1203 N Hudson Street / Developing a Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) for the Southwest for the NM Dept of Transportation 2040 statewide Long Range Mutimodal Transportation Plan (SLRP) / Includes Cars, busses, trains, pedestrians, bicycles, equestrians, aviation and more / Open to the public
  • 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 and 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 / Teams of six people max or join a team

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 Avenue
  • Dr. Seuss Day
    All day / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue / Pick up a free goodie bag while supplies last
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Classic blues, rock and folk

Saturday 1 March 2014

  • Love Your Library Day: Dr Seuss and More!
    9am – 1pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Annual extravaganza sponsored and organized by our partner Literacy Link -Leamos / There will be music, bingo, door prizes, storytelling, Lego Mindstorms, robot demonstrations, and cookies and punch / Free
  • WNMU Tennis vs NMMI
    2pm / Mustang Tennis Courts
  • 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, and dress warmly in layers / Free / matthewdwilson@q.com (matthewdwilson null@null q NULL.com)

Sunday 2 March 2014

  • None

Monday 3 March 2014

  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Meets on Mondays / 537.3141
  • Laughter Club
    12:15pm – 12:45pm / Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – Texas & 7th Streets / 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
  • Ms Phillip’s After School Art Class
    3:30pm – 5pm / Above Leyba & Ingalls – 315 Bullard Street / Starts March 3 and is every Monday and Wednesday / For ages 6-12 / Emphasis on drawing and painting to foster critical thinking skills with Alison Phillips, certified art educator and artist / Class size limited /Register at Leyba and Ingalls / 388.5725
  • Rising to the Top: Women in Corporate Leadership
    5:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th Street & Kentucky / Panelists include Deborah Peacock, P.E., President and CEO of Peacock Myers, P.C.; Mary Kipp, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Office for El Paso Electric Company; and Catherine Allen, founder and chairman of The Santa Fe Group / Topics will include the role of mentorship and networking in reaching career goals, how confidence and integrity can lead to new opportunities and advice for women serving on their first board / Reception following / Women’s Lecture Series / Free

Tuesday 4 March 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

Wednesday 5 March 2014

  • 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
  • Silver City Photo Club
    7pm / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall – 3845 N Swan Street / Photographs by members and guests on monthly theme challenge of “Ragged” exhibited via projection / Features a presentation with Q & A on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom / All skill levels of area photographers invited / walt.szymanski@gmail.com (walt NULL.szymanski null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • 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 / Teams of six people max or join a team

Thursday 6 March 2014

  • None

Friday 7 March 2014

  • Silver City/Grant County Symposium on Preparedness
    8am – 5pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – Corner of 12th & Kentucky / Registration & Information – scneighborsalliance.org (http://www NULL.scneighborsalliance NULL.org/)
  • SWNM Audubon / Survival of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Peloncillo Mountains, NM
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall on the corner of 12th St and Alabama, upstairs / Rebekah Karsch discusses the survival of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Peloncillo Mountains / Light refreshments / All are welcome to attend / Free / 388.2386
  • Red Molly
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Opera House – Pinos Altos / MRAC Indie Folk Series / 538.2505 or mimbresarts.org (http://www NULL.mimbresarts NULL.org/)

Saturday 8 March 2014

  •  Silver City / Grant County Symposium on Preparedness
    8am – 5pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th Street & Kentucky / Registration & Information – scneighborsalliance.org (http://www NULL.scneighborsalliance NULL.org/)
  • Regional Native Plants: Local Expert Richard Felger
    9am – Noon / WNMU Campus / Richard Felger discusses regional native plants with a class and field trip with optional picnic and Q&A after lunch / Sponsored by Gila Native Plant Society / Register / 602.810.8059 / gilanps.org (http://www NULL.gilanps NULL.org/)

Sunday 9 March 2014

  • None

Monday 10 March 2014

  • The Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons Service
    Sign in 10:30am / Meeting 11am / Glad Tidings Church / Terry Humble speaks about a book by Helen Lundwall – History of Mining in Grant County 1800 – 1838 / All singles are welcome / 537.3643
  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Meets on Mondays / 537.3141

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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