Community Calendar / 18 March 2014

Tuesday 18 March 2014

  • The Friend Program
    8am – 2pm / WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium – corner of Florida and 12th St / Sheri S Dollin, M Ed of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center / Overview of the Friends Program, inclusive social skills program / Learn to engage individuals with ASDs in appropriately with typical peers in their natural setting at school, home and in the community / Free, thanks to the community Enhancement Fund / Must register / 538.6418 spri.audrey@wnmu.edu (spri NULL.audrey null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • 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
  • Greg Renfro and Kevin Compton
    6pm – 9pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Original folk and favorite folk rock covers / Free

Wednesday 19 March 2014

  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th St / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street at Texas / Everyone invited / Free
  • Silver City/CDT connections group
    2pm / County Commissioners’ chamber at the Grant County Admin Bldg / Ongoing planning for the designation of Silver City as the first Gateway Community on the Continental Divide Trail / The kickoff celebration on April 23 / Welcoming the Warrior Hike CDT thru hikers arriving in Silver City on the same day / Everyone invited / 519.1426
  • Museum Nights
    5:30pm / WNMU Museum – Fleming Hall – 2nd Floor Lecture Room / Katie Baustian, PhD Candidate, UNLV / Somewhere between Indiana Jones and Bone: Bioarcheology and Contributions to Mimbres Research / Free
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center – 107 East Street – Santa Clara / Meets on Wednesdays / 537.3141
  • Progressive Voters Alliance
    6:30pm / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall – 3845 N Swan St / Review of the recent NM Legislative session / Updates on the Gila River diversion proposal / Review of the recent election results / A perspective on the upcoming county primary / Celebration of Lynda Aimen-Smith and Lupe Cano’s election to the Silver City Council / Snacks and refreshments
  • WNMU Master Facilities Plan: Public Forum
    7pm / Global Resource Center auditorium / WNMU is inviting community members to a public forum to discuss the ongoing facilities master plan / The plan outlays what the main campus will look like through the next decade / Provide input on the proposed plans to include renovations of outdoor space, parking lots, walkways and buildings / The facilities plan includes a focus on greater use of outdoor community spaces that will encourage more walkways and cycling paths on campus / Stan Pena, Director of Facilities and Maintenance, at 538.6715 or Stan.Pena@wnmu.edu (Stan NULL.Pena null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • Trivia Night
    7pm / Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery – Broadway and Bullard / Every Wednesday with quizmaster Josh White / No cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $15 and $25 / Teams of six people max or join a team

Thursday 20 March 2014

  • Newcomers Club of Grant County
    11am / Woman’s Club – 411 Silver Heights Blvd / They invite participation of new arrivals to our area – as well as those who are long-standing members of our community / Please attend and make new friends / Linda Sylvester 480.518.5839 or lindasylvester@msn.com (lindasylvester null@null msn NULL.com)
  • Medicare Workshop
    Noon / Santa Clara Senior Center / Medicare Preventive Services, Fraud information, and Medicare Savings Programs

Friday 21 March 2014

  • Gila Economic Development Alliance Roundtable
    8am for coffee / Meeting at 8:30am / Grant County Administration Building Commissioner’s Chambers / Our guest speaker Dr Joseph Shepard reports on the state of WNMU / Craig Roepke of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission with an update on issues concerning the Arizona Water Settlement Act
  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th St / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • Fourth Annual Home & Garden Expo
    Noon – 8pm / Grant County Business and Conference Center – 3031 Hwy 180 E / Gardening workshops / A Student Garden Expo / The Silver City Food Co-op’s Annual Seed Share / Local Home & Garden Vendors / Enjoy lunch and refreshments, and enter a raffle to win prizes / Kids under 12 are free and all classes are included with admission / Benefit for the SC Farmer’s Market / 388.2343
  • Incredible Edibles from the Sonoran & Neighboring Desert
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall Room 110 – 12th St / Gila Native Plant Society hosts Martha Ames (Muffin) Burgess / Through Flor de Mayo (www.flordemayoarts.com (http://www NULL.flordemayoarts NULL.com/)) Muffin offers traditional native foods and teaches the skills and joys of desert living / Her video Cuisine of the Desert: Foraging for Cholla Buds / avorthesouthwest.wordpress.com (http://savorthesouthwest NULL.wordpress NULL.com/)
  • Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Opera House / Mimbres Region Arts Council Indie – Folk Series  / 538.2505 or mimbresarts.org (http://www NULL.mimbresarts NULL.org/)

Saturday 22 March 2014

  • Fourth Annual Home & Garden Expo
    9am – 4pm / Grant County Business and Conference Center – 3031 Hwy 180 E / Gardening workshops / A Student Garden Expo / The Silver City Food Co-op’s Annual Seed Share / Local Home & Garden Vendors / Enjoy lunch and refreshments, and enter a raffle to win prizes / Free / 388.2343
  • San Patricio Trail 10,000
    9am / Starts & finishes at the Orion Group Area at City of Rocks State Park, Faywood, NM / A high-desert epic trail race with an Irish brogue / Hypoxic views of Old Mexico / Race prizes if you’re fast / Guinness & corned beef at the race finish for the rest of us / Register at 574.2902 or mrgreendreams@msn.com (mrgreendreams null@null msn NULL.com)
  • The 12th Annual Native Plant Pre-Sale and Educational Fair 9am – Noon / Workshops of Carneros – 405 North Bullard St / Natives promote water conservation in the community and are important for the survival of birds, butterflies and other local critters / Expert gardeners and landscapers on hand to provide advice about your landscaping needs / Bring a sketch or plan of your property to assist our team in answering your questions / Free and open to the public / www.gilanps.org (http://www NULL.gilanps NULL.org/)
  • Pottery Sale
    9am – 3pm / 614 N Bullard / A great selection of pottery and clay art works donated by WNMU students and faculty, something for everyone / All proceeds to be used for the benefit the WNMU clay program
  • Tour Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark
    9:30am / Fort Bayard Museum – House 25 on Officer’s Row located on the west side of the Parade Ground / In honor of National Women’s History Month / Women at Fort Bayard will be the theme of the tour / The museum will be open from 9:15 until noon / 956.3294 or 575-388-4477
  • Pushing the Limits
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Dr Lynn Haugen, assistant professor of biology at WNMU will lead a discussion based on Jean Auel: The Land of the Painted Caves film and books / Dr Haugen specializes in the study of amphibians and reptiles, particularly frogs and toads / The Pushing the Limits is a national program developed by a team of library professionals, scientists, and filmmakers funded by the National Science Foundation / 538.3672 or lgalloway@silvercitymail.com (lgalloway null@null silvercitymail NULL.com)
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs Colorado Springs
    Noon – 2pm / Mustang Softball Field
  • 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)
  • Loose Blues Band
    6pm – 9pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Forever Young – 3rd Annual PFLAG Silver City benefit dance
    9pm – Midnight / Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery / Features the Roadrunners / Costume and dance contest with prizes / Scholarship benefit / 590.8797

Sunday 23 March 2014

  • Mustang Softball vs Colorado Springs
    11am – 1pm / Mustang Softball Field
  • Annual Shrine Spaghetti Dinner
    11am – 3pm / Masonic Lodge – 11 Quail Ridge Rd / Raise money for the Shrine Hospitals
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Rainbow Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / All Queerfolk, their families friends, and allies are invited / Bring something to share if you like / Occurs every Sunday
  •  Book Signing and Lecture Series
    1pm – 3pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Come and learn with Dr Victor Acquista author of Pathways to Health, An Integral Guidebook
  • What is Love? Domestic Violence in Grant County
    6pm / WNMU Miller Library / A look at intimate partner violence in Grant County and our community’s response / Sponsored by WILL and Court Watch / Free / Public Invited

Monday 24 March 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 March 2014

  • LegalShield
    8am – 5pm / Grant County Admin Center’s Commissioner Room – 1400 Hwy 180 E / Connie Garcia and Peggy Turner, LegalShield Independent Associates, discuss legal and identy theft protection
  • 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 26 March 2014

  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th St / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • Medicare Workshop
    11:45am / The Mimbres Senior Center / Covering Medicare Preventive Services, Fraud information, and Medicare Savings Program
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street at Texas / Everyone invited / Free
  • Love is Respect
    6pm / WNMU’s Miller Library / Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other / Victims can be of any age, gender, sexual orientation, race, culture, religion, education, employment, or marital status / Domestic violence impacts our entire community, including (but not limited to) our local economy, our public safety, our community health, our schools, and our general well-being and quality of life / Sponsored by WILL and Court Watch / Free / Public Invited
  • 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 / No cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $15 and $25 / Teams of six people max or join a team

Thursday 27 March 2014

  • Open House: HMS Center for Health Innovations
    3pm – 6pm / 902 Santa Rita St / CHI is planning, resource, program and policy development division of HMS / New logo and highlights our programs / Refreshments and door prizes
  • Fitness and Nutrition in the Community (FANC)
    3:30pm – 5pm / Grant County Health Council’s Office, 214 N. Black St / A community group working on encouraging and expanding healthy lifestyles and active living in our county / Open / Free / 538.8573 ext 120
  • Ron Hamm: New Mexico Territorial Era Caricatures
    Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Ron Hamm discusses his latest book, New Mexico Territorial Era Caricatures, which features the likenesses of ordinary and influential New Mexicans as drawn by Harry Samuel Palmer / Free

Friday 28 March 2014

  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th St / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • Medicare Workshop
    Noon / The Mimbres Senior Center / Covering Medicare Preventive Services, Fraud information, and Medicare Savings Program

Saturday 29 March 2014

  • Guatemalan Mercado
    9:30am – 3:30pm / The MRAC – Wells Fargo Bank Gallery 1201 N Pope St / The Mimbres Region Arts Council hosts its Guatemalan Mercado / 538.2505 or www.mimbresarts.org (http://www NULL.mimbresarts NULL.org/)
  • Planting, Pruning and Plant Maintenance: Local Expert Elroy Limmer
    10am – Noon / WNMU Campus / Elroy Limmer offers a field trip on planting, pruning and plant maintenance / Sponsored by Gila Native Plant Society / Register at 602.810.8059 / www.gilanps.org (http://www NULL.gilanps NULL.org/)
  • Sprint Gathering of Women
    10am – 4pm / Bear Mountain Lodge – 60 Bear Mt Ranch Rd / Networking, visiting, hiking and classes / 590.2181 or 388.0243

Sunday 30 March 2014

  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Rainbow Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / All Queerfolk, their families friends, and allies are invited / Bring something to share if you like / Occurs every Sunday

Monday 31 March 2014

  • 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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