Community Calendar / 16 June 2014

Monday 16 June 2014

  • Youth Mural Camp
    Daily June 16-27 – Penny Park / For Kids Ages 6-12 – Apprentice Interns Ages 13 & 14 and Interns 15 and older / Participants and artists will create a mural and renovate the original “hand walls” / Applications mimbresarts.org/youth-mural-camp (http://mimbresarts NULL.org/youth-mural-camp/), MRAC office or Leyba & Ingalls Arts
  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan / Meets on Mondays / 537.3141
  • Laughter Club
    12:15 – 12:45pm / Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – 6th Street between Texas and Arizona / Use the physical act of laughter to enhance your health. No jokes are used but lots of breathing, laughing and clapping / Free / Sponsored by the Active & Alive program / Mary Ann Finn – 388.0243 / Meets the first, third and fifth Monday of the month
  • Mindstorms
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages 10 and up / Meets Mondays / Free
  • Friends of the Library Annual Meeting
    4:30 – 6pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Guest speaker, Mike Morones, Mayor of the Town of Silver City, will speak on the importance of the library to the town and how the town supports it / He will also mention some of his favorite books / Public Invited / Refreshments will be served / Free / folsilvercitynm@gmail.com

Tuesday 17 June 2014

  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    Noon – 1pm / Red Barn Restaurant / Meet each Tuesday for an open Kiwanis meeting featuring special guest presenters and often youth in our community / 1st Tuesday of the month gives special recognition to the “Students of the Month” one each from 10 schools / 538.3396
  • Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Bldg – Sunset Room – 2nd floor / Speakers on community issues / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue All ages and levels of experience / Free
  • Meditation for Everyone
    5:30-6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 E 16th Street / 20-25 minute meditation followed by 20-25 minutes of commentary / Free / Jeff Goin – 313.4087
  • Town of Silver City City Council Meeting
    6pm / Grant County Administration Center – 1400 Hwy 180 E / Agenda posted  at http://townofsilvercity.org (http://townofsilvercity NULL.org/r/meeting_documents_and_video NULL.php?CID=KZU4F) / 534.6346
  • International Folk Dance Group of Silver City
    6-7:30pm / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall – 3845 N Swan Street / Folk dance instructors Diane Princehouse and Harvey Gardner are visiting from Tucson through July and will teach mostly easy dances from countries around the world / No partners needed / All dances will be taught / Non-dancing observers are welcome / Light refreshments served / Donation appreciated / Diane Princehouse 654.0103

Wednesday 18 June 2014

  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation – 902 Santa Rita Street / Consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations  / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0101 x2108 – lmjimenez13@gmail.com
  • Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / All ages / Free
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street / Everyone invited
  • Lego Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages 4-10 / Free
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center – 107 East Street / Meets Wednesdays / 537.3141
  • Grant County Prostate Support Group
    6:30pm / Gila regional Medical Center – 1313 E 32nd Street – Conference Room / Current patients, survivors, and those at-risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend / Dave 388.2331

Thursday 19 June 2014

  • Sunny Birckland Puppet Playhouse
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Free and open to public / 538.3672
  • Grant County CARES /
    Community Advocates for Respect, Equality and Safety
    3:30pm / The Commons – 501 E 13th Street / Community action team making a difference on bullying issues at all ages and age groups / Open to all / 388.1198
  • Town Hall Meeting /
    Impact of Alcohol, Prescription Drugs and Other Drugs on Adolescents
    6-7:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium – 12th & Kentucky Streets / Hear the science, share the story and ask the questions on what this community can do to help make the change / Free / 388.1198 – facebook.com/YSAPC (http://facebook NULL.com/YSAPC)
  • Call for Volunteers for Ice Cream Social
    10am – 3pm / Silver City Museum / Please contact the volunteer/event coordinator Thursday-Sunday and no later than July 1st at 538.5921 or email volunteercoordinator@silvercitymuseum.org (volunteercoordinator null@null silvercitymuseum NULL.org)

Friday 20 June 2014

  • Kid’s Day at the Museum
    9am – Noon / Silver City Museum Courtyard – 312 W Broadway / Free family fun at the museum! Six organizations collaborated on fun activities for children and refreshments / Free / 538.5921
  • Storytime with Nancy
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Every Friday / All ages / Free
  • Gila Regional Medical CenterCourtyard Concert Series
    Noon 1pm / Café Courtyard – 1313 E 32nd Street / Desert Larks – Celtic & Renaissance Acoustic Music / Details on their event calendar (http://grmc NULL.org/Home/News-Events/Events-Calendar/Event-Details NULL.aspx?Event=102)
  • Domestic Violence Court Watch Training
    1pm / The Volunteer Center – 13th and Corbin / The Grant County Court Watch group will host a free information session and training for people interested in volunteering for the Domestic Violence Court Watch Program / Learn about domestic violence court process, the benefits of a court watch program, and the nuts and bolts of how to do court watch / An overview of the volunteer application is included in the 3 hour training / Preregistration is required as space limited / RSVP Susan Teller-Marshall 312.498.9449 – susantellermarshall@gmail.com
  • Youth Chemistry Class
    2pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / For children ages 10 and up / Learn the contents of sports drinks and how common household items can change their colors / Free and open to public / 538.3672
  • La Santa Cecilia
    5pm – 9:30pm / WNMU Old James Stadium / Mimbres Region Arts Council and WNMU partner to present 2014 Grammy Award winners / Free / mimbresarts.org (http://mimbresregionarts NULL.org) – 538.2505
  • MASHUP 2014
    Doors at 6pm – Show at 7pm / Brown Derby – 410 Bayard Street / Santa Clara / Hip-Hop & Metal / Features Undoing, Young Innovation, Image of the Invisible, Low Key, Kane, Tone SWS, Deesound Dance follows w/ DJ Define / Benefit for Gabby Valdez / Tix at the door
  • “Back to the 50s” Sock Hop
    8:30pm – 12:30a, / VFW Post 3347 – Arenas Valley Hwy 180 & Yucca / 50s only music & dancing, door prizes, best costume and dance contests, snacks and treats / Members and Guests welcome / ID required

Saturday 21 June 2014

  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
    8:30am – Noon / Enter at Bullard & 7th Streets / Veggies, plant starts, landscape plants, baked goods, food vendors, local products and musical entertainment
  • Silver City Art Market
    8:30am – 2pm / Bullard Street in old Western Stationer’s parking lot / Free / Booth fee for vendors
  • Energy Efficiency Awards Breakfast
    9am / Breakfast followed by a community tour of energy efficient projects / For reservations and info 538.4332
  • Southwest Festival of the Written Word
    9am – 1pm / Pinos Altos / “Is it a Tweet? Or is it a Novel?” – a writing intensive workshop led by Albuquerque author Jonathan Miller / Fee / Includes one of Jon’s novels or nonfiction works and refreshments / Registration required / Space limited / info@swwordfiesta.org (info null@null swwordfiesta NULL.org) – 313.3172
  • Ft Bayard Walking Tour
    9:30am / Commanding Officer’s Quarters – Number 26 – on the west side of the parade ground / Donations appreciated / 388-4477
  • Fine Limitz Car Show
    11am / Gough Park / All day entertainment, music, food, BBQ contest, jumping balloons, trophies at 2pm / Free

Sunday 22 June 2014

  • Summer Solstice Celebration
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City – 3845 N Swan Street / Exploration of the four directions and the medicine wheel / Everyone Welcome / Athena Wolf – 536.9335
  • Call for Volunteers for Ice Cream Social
    10am – 3pm / Silver City Museum / Please contact the volunteer/event coordinator Thursday-Sunday and no later than July 1st at 538.5921 or email volunteercoordinator@silvercitymuseum.org (volunteercoordinator null@null silvercitymuseum NULL.org)

Monday 23 June 2014

  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan / Meets on Mondays / 537.3141
  • Disability Advisory Council
    3:30pm / Health Council Office – 214 N Black Street / Open to the public for anyone with concerns or issues regarding disabilities in Grant County / 388.1198
  • Mindstorms
    4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Ages 10 and up / Meets Mondays / Free
  • The Loan Fund
    6pm – 7pm / The Commons at The Volunteer Center – 501 East 13th Street / Thinking of starting a business, already have a business, or growing your business? / Become familiar with the services The Loan Fund can offer / George Kenefic at george@loanfund.org (george null@null loanfund NULL.org) or Gina Riccobono at gina@deliciousnm.org (gina null@null deliciousnm NULL.org)

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