Community Calendar / 12 April 2014

Saturday 12 April 2014

  • Get Mugged Downtown
    All day / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Benefit for the museum / Ticket holders will receive a mug with a ticket to redeem at one of the participating restaurants: Alotta Gelato, The Curious Kumquat, Diane’s Bakery and Deli, Diane’s Restaurant, Millie’s Bake House, Javalina Coffee House, Shevek & Co. Restaurant, Tre Rosat Cafe, and Yankee Creek Coffee House / Each of these establishments will be offer something delicious to fill your mug / 538.5921
  • Trail Building Work and Cleanup Sessions
    9am – Noon / Various locations / The Wellness Coalition YCC crews and Aldo Leopold Charter School YCC crews, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, will lead the community in trail work / Adult trail workers meet at the Gomez Peak parking / Families meet at the San Vicente Creek Trailhead under the Hwy 90 Bridge / Wear sturdy footwear, long pants, long sleeve shirts, and bring gloves if you have them / Use sunscreen and bring water / Tools and protective gear will be provided / RSVP Christa Osborn at 388.8421
  • Pushing the Limits Discussion Series 3: Connection
    10am – 11am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Interactive discussion focusing on Erik Larson’s Thunderstruck and themes of connection and science / Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation / Sign up at 538.3672 or email ref@silvercitymail.com (ref null@null silvercitymail NULL.com)
  • Breath Empowerment With Martha K Everett
    10am – Noon / NM College of Natural Healing 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 / Advanced registration required / 388.2098 or abundancetherapeutics.com (http://us-mg6 NULL.mail NULL.yahoo NULL.com/neo/www NULL.abundancetherapeutics NULL.com)
  • Craft Class: Make and Fly a Kite!
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / For crafters aged 8 and older / Limit to 10 crafters / 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 Hall / Members of the DAR are invited to attend as well as anyone who might be interested in joining / Lucy Whitmarsh at 574.8394 or lmwk@dishmail.net (lmwk null@null dishmail NULL.net)
  • Mustang Football Spring Game
    11am / Ben Altamirano Field
  • Garden/Landscape Planning Workshop
    Noon – 4pm / The Commons – 501 E 13th Street / Doug Smith of Townside Farm will discuss maximum water flow and catchment, swale building, contouring, A-Frame building and much more / Free
  • Mountain Aire Folk Music
    2pm – 4pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – Yankie at Texas / Mix of instruments & styles
  • Copper CowBelles Annual Shindig – Spring Roundup dinner, dance and silent auction
    Doors open at 6pm / Dance at 7:30pm – 11:30pm / Yarbrough Band will play / Brisket dinner / Silent auction items / Fundraiser for beef education and agricultural scholarships / Tickets coppercowbelles.com (http://www NULL.coppercowbelles NULL.com/) or call 535.2567
  • Vagina Monologues
    7pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th Street & Kentucky / A benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues / Silent Auction before each performance / Tickets at Alotta Gelato & WNMU Social Science Dept in the GRC / Benefits Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) / 313.6203 or at silverregionalsass.org (http://www NULL.silverregionalsass NULL.org/)

Sunday 13 April 2014

  • Semi-Annual meeting and pot luck
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship  Hall – 3845 N Swan Street / Lighting of the chalice followed by brunch then the meeting / Please bring a dish to share by about 9:45am / If you can’t attend, please appoint someone for your proxy vote.
  • Vagina Monologues
    2pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th St & Kentucky / A benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play for Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) / Silent Auction before each performance / Tickets at Alotta Gelato or at the door / 313.6203 or silverregionalsass.org (http://www NULL.silverregionalsass NULL.org/) 
  • Bridge Community Fund Raiser Dinner
    5pm / First United Methodist Church – 300 W College Ave / Pasta, bread, dessert and beverage / Entertainment by Jericho / A project to bring a continuum of care senior living facility – independent through end-of-life – all on place in Silver City / 538.5754 or 534.4523

Monday 14 April 2014

  • Teen Tech Week 
    April 14-17 / City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / All middle-schoolers and high-schoolers are invited to join in for squishy circuits, electrical projects, StarLogo programming and more creative technological activities throughout Silver City Public Library’s Teen Tech Week
  • The Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons Service
    Sign in at 10:30am / Glad Tidings Church / Entertainment by Spare Parts Quartet / All singles are welcome / Lunch available / 537.3643
  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan / Meets on Mondays / 537.3141
  • Lego Mindstorms Robot Building Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages 10+ / Create and command your own robot
  • Seed Saving Class
    6pm – 7:30pm / The Commons – 501 E 13th Street / Learn to plant, save and sow seeds / Class held on the 2nd Monday of the month from April  – October / april@tvcgrantcounty.org (april null@null tvcgrantcounty NULL.org)
  • Experience the HU
    6:30pm / The Center for the Healing Arts – 300 W Yankee / A sacred sound that can help you meet life’s challenges. The HU Chant (pronounced as in the name Hugh, but long and drawn out as in HUUUUUUU) is an ancient name for God and love song to God, whereby divine love is sent out to wherever it is needed / This is followed by a short period of contemplation / 2nd and 4th Monday of each month / Everyone is welcome / This is a free event sponsored by Eckankar, the Religion of the Light and Sound of God / Jerry Bartels at 534.0002 or www.eckankar.org (http://www NULL.eckankar NULL.org/)

Tuesday 15 April 2014

  • Pivotal Response Treatment: Level 1 Knowledge-Based Training
    8am – 2pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky Streets / Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), an evidence-based intervention for teaching children with autism / Free / Must register / 538.6418 or spri.aubrey@wnmu.edu (spri NULL.aubrey null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / Speakers are presented / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Squishy Circuits
    2pm – 4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Create and explore electronics
  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / All ages and skill levels are invited
  • Community Forum: Healthcare In America
    5pm / Miller Library / Guest panel includes Eric Brown, Owner of Brown Construction / Brian Cunningham, Gila Regional Medical Center CEO / Carmen Maynes, HMS Community and Organization Development Director / Howie Morales, NM State Senator
  • Meditation for Everyone
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center’s Educational Rooms / Each class will start with a 20-25 minute guided meditation, followed by 20-25 minutes of commentary / Each class is self-contained; attend one, some or all three classes / No prior meditation experience is necessary / Free

Wednesday 16 April 2014

  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th Street / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • 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)
  • Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages  up to 5 years
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House / 112 W Yankie Street at Texas / Everyone invited
  • Encore Entrepreneurs
    1pm – 2:30pm / Watts Hall – Silver Heights Boulevard & Swan / WNMU Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and the Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to showcase their business counseling, mentorship and career transitioning resources to potential entrepreneurs who are over the age of 50 / 538-6342 or email Linda.mcarthur@wnmu.edu (Linda NULL.mcarthur null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • Penny Lights
    2pm – 4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / How far can you stretch your money?
  • Lego Club
    4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages 4-10
  • Dog Hike
    5pm / All dogs must be on a leash / Grant County Trails month / Call for details at 388.8265
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center / 107 East Street – Santa Clara / Meets 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 17 April 2014

  •  Newcomers Club of Grant County
    11am / Elk’s Lodge – 4051 Hwy 90 S / The Newcomers Club is seeking the participation of new arrivals to Grant County, as well as those who are long-standing members of our community / Speakers will discuss various topics will include drawings for GCCC concert tickets / Come join us and make new friends / Luncheon at Noon / Linda Sylvester 480.518.5839 or lindasylvester@msn.com (lindasylvester null@null msn NULL.com)
  • StarLogo
    2pm – 4pm /  Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Programmable modeling environment with Shanon Muehlhausen, Asst Professor at WNMU, Math/Computer Science Dept / Snacks & raffle too

Friday 18 April 2014

  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th Street / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street / uh… Blues
  • Gila Native Plant Society
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – 12th St – Room 101 / Human Population, Conservation and Survival with Dr Jack Carter / Review of three books tackling several of the biggest questions facing humankind, and every other living thing on this small planet
  • Twisted Vine Refugee Support Group
    8pm / Old Elk’s Club – Texas & Market / Entertainment by Rhythm Mystic and Brandon Perrault / Bring your own refreshments / Must be on the door list to attend / jimkolb@msn.com (jimkolb null@null msn NULL.com) to get on the door list

Saturday 19 April 2014

  • Field Trip: Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society
    8am / Meet at the former Long John Silver’s parking lot at the corner of Little Walnut Road and Highway 180 / To the Burro Mountains to stop at three mining locations, the Blackhawk Mine, Quartzes Ridges, and the Thompson Mine / These locations are known for native silver, quartz and fluorite, respectively / A four-wheel drive or high clearance vehicle is recommended / Car pool and sign in before leaving at 8:30am / 388.2010 or rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com (http://rollingstonesgms NULL.blogspot NULL.com/)
  • Easter Egg Hunt by Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    9:30am / Penny Park / Separate hunts for age groups / 9:30am – ages 4 and under / 10am – ages 5 and 6 / 10:30am – ages 7 and 8 / 11am – ages 9, 10 and 11 / 11:30am – ages 12 and over / Please bring your own basket / 1,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes for the hunt and other fun activities / Easter photos with the Easter Bunny 9:30 till Noon
  • Earth Day
    10am – 2pm / Gough Park / Visit the Silver City Food Co-op’s booth to get freshly popped organic corn and free seeds / GMCR will table at the event / Call Carolyn at 388.2343
  • Electronic Waste and Recycling Collection
    10am – 2pm / Parking Lot South of Gough Park – Enter on 11th Street by bank drive thru / Collecting any device that plugs in or is battery operated / No white goods (washers, dryers, refrigerators or stoves) / Also collecting burned-out unbroken CFLs / All single stream recycling collected – papers, plastics 1-7, metal & Aluminum cans and glass bottles / 519.8987
  • We Are All Poets – Book Spine Poetry Workshop
    10:30am – Noon / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Ave / Presented by Bonnie Buckley Maldonado & Elise Stuart / All ages are encouraged to join the fun in creating poetry / Free and open to the public / Supplies provided / Jody Decker – 537.6244
  • 9 Breath Method and Prayer Circle
    11am – 12:30pm / Intergrative Health and Wellness Center – 310 W 6th Street / 9-Breath Method with Martha K Everett, followed by the Prayer Circle / All proceeds will be donated this month to The Grant County Community Food Pantry / 388.2098 or abundancetherapeutics.com (http://abundancetherapeutics NULL.com)
  • Healing Our Families With Ayurveda workshop
    1pm – 5pm / Common Ground – 501 East 13th Street / This workshop will empower you with the practical tools to keep your family healthy using food / Ayurvedic formulas and oil as medicine as well as other natural methods / Presented by a practicing curandera and Ayurvedic practitioner / Registration – curanderahealing.com (http://curanderahealing NULL.com)
  • Loose Blues Band
    2pm – 4pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – Yankie & Texas / Classic blues, folk, country and rock
  • Messianic Passover Seder
    6:30pm – 8:30pm / Silver City Woman’s Club / Sponsored by Silver City Believers / Dinner catered by Brewer Hill Baptist / Tix & info – Julie Cason – 654.9109

Sunday 20 April 2014

  • Native Plant Society Field Trip
    8am / South parking lot of the Fine Arts Theater at WNMU / McMillan Campground in the Gila National Forest to complete last fall’s study of the difference in a mile or so of the Cherry Creek Canyon flora / Public invited / Participants are asked to bring water, lunch, a hat and sunscreen and to wear good hiking shoes / Free / Deming Gustafson 388.5192

Monday 21 April 2014

  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan /Meets on Mondays / 537.3141
  • Lego Mindstorms Robot Building Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Ages 10+
  • Masters Violin Class with Midori
    2:30pm / WNMU Parotti Recital Hall / Free
  • Violinist Midori
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / The Grant County Community Concert Association in cooperation with Partners in Performance presents Midori / www.gcconcerts.org (http://www NULL.gcconcerts NULL.org/) or 538.5862

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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