Community Calendar / 15 April 2014

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 NULL.aubrey null@null wnmu
  • 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 null@null gmail
  • 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 NULL.mcarthur null@null wnmu
  • 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
  • Scott van Linge
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Blues, folk, country and rock ‘n’ roll oldies
  • 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 null@null msn
  • StarLogo
    2pm – 4pm /  Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / 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
  • Gasland II Premier – Earth Day Screen on the Green
    7pm / College Street Plaza – 301 College Avenue – Courtyard / Set up your own picnic – blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks will be provided by the Silver City Food Co-op / This documentary explodes the myth that natural gas is a clean and safe alternative to oil and asserts that fracked wells inevitably leak over time, contaminating water and air, hurting families, and endangering the earth’s climate with the potent greenhouse gas methane / 519.8987
  • 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 null@null msn 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 (http://rollingstonesgms NULL.blogspot
  • 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 and MC / 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 (http://abundancetherapeutics
  • 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 – (http://curanderahealing
  • 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 / (http://www NULL.gcconcerts or 538.5862

Tuesday 22 April 2014

  • Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / There will be speakers / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library / 515 W College Ave / All ages
  • Telescope Equipment Swap Meet, Set Up, and What You Need to Know to Do It (If We Know It)
    5:30pm / Bear Mountain Lodge / Bring your astronomy equipment of any type, including telescopes, solar observation equipment, electronic equipment and apps, and other tools used for observation and study / Anyone with an interest in astronomy, of all ages and experience levels, is welcome to come to observe, bring your own equipment, get help with setting it up, to or sell swap astronomy equipment, or just come to ask questions / Members of the Silver City Astronomical Society will be present / Savory & sweet refreshments / Free / (silvercityofstars null@null gmail

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Date and time
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Short description if desired
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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 null@null gmail

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