Community Calendar / 29 July 2014

Tuesday 29 July 2014

  • Advocacy and Legal Training for Non-Profits
    8:30am – Noon / The Commons – 501 E 13th Street / Sara Berger, attorney, and Amanda Manjarrez will provide an introduction to policy advocacy strategies and guidance on the legal parameters governing 501c3 nonprofit organizations / Free and open to the public / Food is provided / Alicia Edwards – 388.2988
  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    Noon – 1pm / Red Barn  / Special guest presenters and often youth in our community / 538.339
  • Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd flr – Sunset Room / Speakers on various issues of community interest / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30 – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center / Every Tuesday evening / 20-25 minute meditation followed by 20-25 minutes of commentary / Free / Jeff Goin  – 313.4087
  • Silver City/Grant County Tea Party Patriots
    6pm / Red Barn Restaurant / Silver City School Board President, Trent Petty, and Superintendent, Lon Streib, will discuss the future of education in Silver City / Question and answer period will follow / Open to public
  • International Folk Dance Group of Silver City
    Has been cancelled / Diane – 313.6985
  • Scott van Linge
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Blues, Folk, Country / Free

Wednesday 30 July 2014

  • Silver City Woman’s Club
    9am – 1pm / Women’s Club Building – 411 Silver Heights Blvd / Donate to our non-profit  “New 2 U” Rummage sale / Drop off clean, gently used, items on July 30th thru August 1st
  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation – 902 Santa Rita Street – 2nd Floor conference room / Free consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0101 x2108 – lmjimenez13@gmail.com (lmjimenez13 null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Raku Workshop – A Deconstructive Approach
    9am – 5pm / WNMU McCray Clay Studio – 1000 W College Avenue / Three-day workshop for adults 18+ w/ Patrick Shia Crabb / Some skill required / Participants will create a sculptural vessel based on the artist’s deconstructive approach to Raku pottery / Fee / Registration at patrickshiacrabb.com (http://patrickshiacrabb NULL.com)
  • New Directions in China Painting Workshop w/ Paul Lewing
    9am – 5pm / Harry Benjamin’s Studio – 300 N Arizona Street / 3 day workshop for adults 18+ / All skill levels / Students will learn the use of brushes, stamps, spray and stenciling china paint on pottery and ceramic tile / Work will be fired each night and students will leave with finished pieces / Fee / Registration at paullewingtile.com (http://paullewingtile NULL.com)
  • Architectural Ceramics Workshop w/ Kathryn Allen 10am – 5pm / Kathryn’s Clay Studio – 601 Erie Street – Bayard / 2 day workshop for adults 18+ / Some experience helpful / Will include all aspects of creating large scale slab construction – bas-relief, drape molding, miter slab work and carving / The class will participate in designing and creating a site-specific mural that will later be donated / A potluck will follow the Wednesday workshop with a problem-solving discussion / Fee / Registration – seedboatgallery.com (http://seedboatgallery NULL.com/artist-pages/Allen NULL.htm)
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street / Every Wednesday / Beginners welcome / Experts challenged / 534.9355
  • Basic Computer Skills Class
    2pm – 4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Classes every Wednesday and Friday from July 30 – August 22 by WNMU Adult Education Services / Covers computer hardware basics, computer operation basics, Internet and E-mailing, and Microsoft Office basics / Free / Register at the first class session or Adult Education Services – 574.5101 / Limit 14 students
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6pm / Santa Clara Senior Center – 107 East St / Meets Wednesdays / 537.3141

Thursday 31 July 2014

  • Food Preservation Workshops
    9am – Noon / Grant County Extension Office – 2610 N Silver Street / Learn how to freeze, dry and can foods safely / 3 part series / July 31 freezing and drying foods – August 7 water bath canning – August 14 pressure canning / RSVP 388.1559
  • Silver City Woman’s Club
    9am – 1pm / Women’s Club Building – 411 Silver Heights Blvd / Donate to our non-profit  “New 2 U” Rummage sale / Drop off clean, gently used, items on July 31st thru August 1st
  • Mata Ortiz Pottery Workshop w/ Diego Valles & Carla Martinez
    9am – 5pm / Syzygy Tile Factory – 106 N Bullard Street / Two-day workshop for adults 18+ / Open to all skill levels / Traditional Mata Ortiz pottery techniques / Burnishing and decorating methods / Students will build their own pot with clay / Fee / Registration / galeriamataortiz.com
  • Gluten Freedom Group
    Noon – 1pm / Grant County Public Health Office – 2610 N Silver Street / A support group for those actively seeking better health / Discussion of health issues, life style changes, detoxification, nutrition & more / Free / Contact Rachel – 534.2686 or rachelbighley@yahoo.com (rachelbighley null@null yahoo NULL.com)
  • Guided Group Meditation
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center education rooms / Meditations every Thursday / No experience necessary / Free and open to the public / 313.4087
  • Clay Gala
    6pm – 9pm / Historic Carter House – 101 N Cooper Street / Reception w/ hors d’oeuvres, desserts and beverages followed by CLAY Festival International Juried Exhibition / Guests are requested to attend in casually elegant attire

Friday 1 August 2014

  • Clay Festival Lectures
    8am – 2pm / Seedboat Center for the Arts – 214 W Yankie St / Two days of free lectures on CLAY topics from contemporary ceramics to adobe preservation / Free and open to the public / clayfestival.com
  • Silver City Woman’s Club
    9am – 1pm / Women’s Club Building – 411 Silver Heights Blvd / Donate to our non-profit  “New 2 U” Rummage sale / Drop off clean, gently used, items on July 31st thru August 1st
  • Gila Regional Courtyard Concert Series
    Noon – 1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Courtyard / Bayou Seco will play southwest music / Free
  • Basic Computer Skills Class Series
    2pm – 4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / Classes every Wed and Fri from July 30 – August 22 / Covers computer hardware basics, computer operation, internet and e-mailing, and Microsoft Office / Register at first class or call 574.5101 / Limit 14 students / Free

Saturday 2 August 2014

  • Clay Festival Lectures
    8am – 2pm / Seedboat Center for the Arts – 214 W Yankie Street / Two days of free lectures on Clay topics from contemporary ceramics to adobe preservation / Free and open to the public / clayfestival.com
  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
    8:30am – Noon / Enter at Bullard & 7th Streets – Local produce, eggs, landscape plants, baked goods, various home-grown local products, food vendors / Live music
  • Silver City Woman’s Club
    9am – 1pm / Women’s Club Building – 411 Silver Heights Blvd / “New 2 U” Rummage sale
  • Down to Earth Yoga
    10am – 11:30 am / Gough Park – Corner of 12th and Pope Street / Get grounded with Matthew Sommerville / 1 ½ hours of gentle Svastha yoga for everyone / No experience required / Some mats will be available / Free
  •   Clay Fest Market
    10am – 4pm / Murray Hotel Ballroom – 200 W Broadway / Public demonstrations in the adjacent Martha Room
  • World Breastfeeding Week
    10:30am / Gough Park – By the wall mural / Come latch on and join women and babies around the world to celebrate and support breastfeeding / Prizes and refreshments / Free / 388.5817
  • Gila Regional Courtyard Concert Series
    Noon – 1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Courtyard / Bayou Seco will play southwest music / Free

Sunday 3 August 2014

  • 2014 Clay Fest Market
    10am – 4pm / Murray Hotel Ballroom – 200 W Broadway / Public demonstrations in the adjacent Martha Room
  • Mural Dedication
    1pm / Murray Ryan Visitor Center – 201 N Hudson St / Celebrate the dedication of Silver City’s newest mural, completed by Diana Ingalls Leyba and students / Free / 538.2505

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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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