Community Calendar / 22 April 2014

Tuesday 22 April 2014

  • Tour of the Gila Announcement – In need of drivers
    We are desperately short of SAG drivers – This position is not unlike an easy Sunday drive / Vehicles need to be able to hold a few people and bicycles / silvergeels@gmail.com (silvergeels null@null gmail NULL.com) or call 590.0203

    One driver – Wednesday, April 30 for the Silver City to Mogollon race
    Four drivers – Thursday, May 1, for the Inner Loop race
    Four drivers – Sunday, May 5 race – Silver City to Pinos Altos
    Support driver – For the Women 3,4 race – This position is open for the Thursday and Sunday stages
    Support driver –  for the break group in the Master Men B race on Thursday, May 1
    Lead-out – for the Women 3,4 on Thursday’s stage 

  • Grant County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
    9am / Grant County Admin Center – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Tentative agenda includes Resolution No R-14-17 / Notice of intent to adopt an Ordinance Establishing Fire Fighting and Emergency Response Authority including rules regarding fire hazards applicable to the General Public and imposition of burn restrictions during severe drought / www.grantcountynm.com (http://www NULL.grantcountynm NULL.com/)
  • Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / Speakers / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • The Town & Country Garden Club
    1pm / Parish hall of the Good Shepherd Church – Texas and 6th St / Presentation by Kathy Anderson on Problems and Solutions for Silver City Graffiti / Business meeting follows and then refreshments / The public is welcome to attend
  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library / 515 W College Ave / All ages
  • The LGBT Center – Rainbow Village Night Hours
    5pm – 9pm / 301 W College Ave Suite 5 / All welcome to come by! / 519.5562
  • Telescope Equipment Swap Meet
    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, sell or swap astronomy equipment, or just ask questions / Members of the Silver City Astronomical Society will be present / Savory & sweet refreshments / Free / silvercityofstars@gmail.com (silvercityofstars null@null gmail NULL.com)

Wednesday 23 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
  • Continental Divide Trail Celebration
    4pm / Murray Ryan Visitor Center – 201 North Hudson Street / Come celebrate Silver City’s official designation as the first Gateway Community to the Continental Divide Trail / Find out what it means to be a Gateway Community and welcome the Wounded Warriors, veterans who are part of the Walk Off The War Program, as they pass through Silver City on the CDT / Grant County Trails month / info@silvercitytourism.org (info null@null silvercitytourism NULL.org) – 538.5560
  • Lego Club
    4:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages 4-10
  • Geology and Mining Hike on Boston Hill
    5pm / Cooper Street Trailhead / Dave Menzie will lead a hike on Boston Hill and talk about area mining and geology / 388.8265
  • The LGBT Center, Rainbow Village Night Hours
    5pm – 9pm / 301 W College Ave Suite 5 / All welcome to come by! / 519.5562
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center – 107 East Street / 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 24 April 2014

  • Book Talk and Signing with Beate Sigriddaughter
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Beauty Sleeping is a novel about an artist’s journey / More about Beate at  sigriddaughter.com/about_beate.htm (http://www NULL.sigriddaughter NULL.com/about_beate NULL.htm)
  • Western Institute for Lifelong Learning Annual Meeting
    5pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Find out what’s new at WILL / Join or renew your membership / First opportunity for WILL members to sign up for the 2014 Summer Courses after the meeting at 8pm / All sign-ups at the meeting will be registered before ANY on-line requests / All are invited / 538.6835 – will-learning.com (http://www NULL.will-learning NULL.com/) – info@will-learning.com (info null@null will-learning NULL.com)
  • The LGBT Center, Rainbow Village Night Hours
    5pm – 9pm / 301 W College Ave Suite 5 / All welcome to come by! / 519.5562
  • Politicized Schools: A Look at New Mexico’s Educational Landscape
    6pm / WNMU’s Miller Library / Forum to discuss how partisan politics have snared public education in New Mexico and whether NM should limit state funding of private education / Free / 505.717.4330

Friday 25 April 2014

  • Medicare Info
    9am – 11am / HMS La Vida – 110 W 11th Street / Volunteers available for Medicare questions / Applications for medication assistance / 534.0248
  • Speaking of Ethics: Professional Ethics in Helping Professions
    9am – 3:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building – Seminar Room / Workshop by National Association of Social Workers – NM Chapter / Morning session – Writing electronic notes and keeping client privacy and security / Afternoon session – Providing culturally competent counseling and ethical decision making when working with Native American clients / Pre-register naswnm.org (http://www NULL.naswnm NULL.org/) / 538.6420 / Patricia.West@wnmu.edu (Patricia NULL.West null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • WNMU Health Fair
    11am – 3pm / WNMU Intramural Gym
  • Volunteer Social
    2pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Come and meet volunteers and learn about how you can be involved / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • Mustang Festival
    4pm – 8pm / Old James Stadium / Community organizations and small businesses are invited to register for a booth for this family-friendly event in celebration of the 47th Annual Great Race / Live music by the Brandon Perrault Band / Register here at wnmu.edu/events/greatrace (http://www NULL.wnmu NULL.edu/events/greatrace)
  • Reflections of An Artist Series
    5pm – Refreshments / 5:30pm – Presentation / WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium – 12th St and Kentucky / Western Institute for Lifelong Learning presents Michael McGarrity, author of the acclaimed Kevin Kearney crime-suspense novels that take place in modern New Mexico / Free / 538.6835 – will-learning.com (http://www NULL.will-learning NULL.com/) or info@will-learning.com
  • The LGBT Center, Rainbow Village Night Hours
    5pm – 9pm / 301 W College Ave Suite 5 / All welcome to come by! / 519.5562
  • Politicized Schools: A Look at New Mexico’s Educational
    Landscape
    6pm / WNMU’s Miller Library / Forum to discuss how partisan politics have snared public education in New Mexico and whether NM should limit state funding of private education / Free / 505.717.4330

Saturday 26 April 2014

  • Walking Tour of Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark
    9:30am / The Commanding Officer’s Quarters on the west side of the Parade Ground / The Fort Bayard Museum will be open from 9:15 – Noon / Although there is no fee, donations to support the preservation, restoration, and maintenance are appreciated / Birders are reminded to bring their binoculars / 388.4477
  • Gin Rummy Tournament
    10am / WNMU Watts Hall – corner of Hwy 180 & Swan St / 534.9355
  • Michael McGarrity “Second Chance”
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Michael McGarrity will revisit themes from his Friday night talk, The Writer as an Artist in a World Obsessed with Categories / A collaboration with the Western Institute for Lifelong Learning
  • Worls T’ai Chi & Qigong Day
    10am – Noon / NMCNH Integrative Health& Wellness Center – 310 W 6th St / T’ai Chi and Qigong Instructors from Silver will be demonstrating their forms / John and Anna Dye, Liz Mikols, Glenn Henderson and Martha Everett / Fun, free, and informal event, open to all ages and levels of practice / Free / 388.2098
  • Pedalista! Family Fun Bicycle Festival
    11am – 4pm / Gough Park / A day in the park with games, obstacle courses, challenges, and activities all centered on the bicycle and derived from bike parts / Try out The Paperboy Challenge, The Rim Toss, the Pedal Go-Karts, Ride a Funky Bike, or become a Human Slingshot/ Registration at the event will include a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of several bicycles and items from local businesses / Wood-Fired Pizza will be included in registration / Come out and support The Bike Works, Silver City’s Nonprofit Community Bike Shop and their efforts to make bikes and the secrets of bicycle mechanics available to all / 388.1444
  • Illusion Band
    11am – 1pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Country, Oldies, Classic Rock and Tejano / Free / 538.5921 or info@silvercitymuseum.org (info null@null silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs Adams State University
    11am / Mustang Softball Field
  • Grant County Chicano Music Project Gallery Talk
    Noon – 1pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / With Patricia Cano / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • Is Your Pet Ready to Evacuate?
    1pm – 2pm / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Ave / Pet Safety & Emergency Procedures by June Decker of High Desert Humane Society / 537.6244
  • The 47th Annual Great Race
    1:30pm / Race begins outside outside of Old James Stadium
  • Greg and Jean
    2pm – 4pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House / Original folk and favorite folk-rock covers
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs Black Hills State
    3pm / Mustang Softball Field
  • Judith Meyer – “The Inextinguishable” Art Show
    Reception 4pm – 7pm / 214 W Yankie St / From April 26 – June 28
  • The Rotary Club of Silver City Biennial Gala and Benefit Auction
    4:30pm – 8:30pm / Grant County Business and Conference Center – 3031 Hwy 180 East / The beneficiaries of this year’s auction are the Volunteer Center of Grant County, Literacy Link – Leamos, and the Imagination Library of Grant County / Items to be auctioned include ocean cruises, resort vacations, a VIP visit to a FOX NFL pregame show, jewelry, and many other items / Tickets at Western Bank Leslie Bush 388.3521 or any Rotary Club member / 534.1135

Sunday 27 April 2014

  • Gin Rummy Tournament
    10am / WNMU Watts Hall – corner of Hwy 180 & Swan St / 534.9355
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs Black Hills State
    11am / Mustang Softball Field
  • Silver City Food Co-op
    40
    thAnniversary Celebration & General Membership Meeting for
    Noon – 3pm / Commons Center for Sustainability – Corbin and 13th Street / Come for lunch, a short business meeting on the State of the Co-op and Contra Dancing with the Big Ditch Crickets / Call the Co-op at 388-2343
  • Steve Cormier
    2pm / The Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Library Concert Series continues with old and traditional cowboy fare, “Music from the Ranch and Open Range,” a Chautauqua Program funded by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the Department of Cultural Affairs / Cormier tells stories of his nine years as a ranch hand, along with simply lying to see if he can get away with it / Free
  • Book Signing – African American History in New Mexico
    2pm / Silver City Museum / with author Bruce Glasrud / 538.5921 –  silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org/)
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs Adams State University
    3pm / Mustang Softball Field
  • Open Mike Night hosted by Greg and Jean
    6pm – 9pm / Diane’s Parlor – 501 N Bullard Street / Free

Monday 28 April 2014

  • Lego Mindstorms Robot-Building Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Ages 10+
  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan / Meet on Mondays / 537.3141
  • 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 / This is followed by a short period of contemplation / 2nd and 4th Monday of each month / All are welcome / Free / Jerry Bartels at 534.0002 – eckankar.org (http://eckankar NULL.org/)

Tuesday 29 April 2014

  • Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / Speakers presented / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / All ages and levels of experience are welcome
  • HiDOG (High Desert Organic Gardeners)
    5:30pm / Silver City Food Coop’s Community Room – behind the store / Blythe Whiteley, a local gardener, fiber/clay artist, and flower merchant, discusses flowers, for cutting, eating, naturalizing and attracting pollinators, focusing on what grows well in our region / Discussion of landscaping request by Archi Padilla for the new Hurley dog & cat shelter
  • Greg and Kevin
    6pm – 8:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Original and favorite folk-rock

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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