Community Calendar / 19 August 2014

Tuesday 19 August 2014

  • Laughter Club
    12:15pm – 12:45pm / Use the physical act of laughter to enhance your health. No jokes are used but lots of breathing, laughing and clapping. There is no cost, this club is sponsored by the Active and Alive program. Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – 7th and Texas Streets – 575-538-2015
  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    12:00pm – 01:00pm / Each Tuesday noon for an open Kiwanis meeting featuring special guest presenters and often youth in our community. All welcome any Tuesday. Kiwanis is a service organization dedicated to serving children, one child at a time. Membership open. Lunch $12, at the Red Barn Restaurant, 708 Silver Heights Blvd.
  • The Silver City Museum is looking for Volunteers!
    The museum is super busy and is looking for some volunteers to help with their busy schedule. Call 575-538-5921.
  • Office of Sustainability Free Light Bulbs!
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Provided by PNM, 1106 N. Pope Street. Up to four free compact fluorescent bulbs. Save energy and money. 519-8987.
  • The Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon.
    Noon.  Sunset Room on the second floor of WNMU’s McDonald Student Memorial Building. A speaker will talk about issues of community interest. Guests are welcome. $10 for a hot lunch with dessert and coffee.
  • Silver City International Folk Dancing.
    6 – 7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 1301 N. Swan St. No experience or partner required. Dancing each Tuesday at this location through August. Free. 575-313-6985.
  • Grant County Prostate Support Group
    6:30 – 7:30pm / GRMC Conference Room. 1313 E. 32nd St. Current patients, survivors, and those at-risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. Dave (575) 388-2331.

Wednesday 20 August 2014

  • Office of Sustainability Free Light Bulbs!
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Provided by PNM, 1106 N. Pope Street. Up to four free compact fluorescent bulbs. Save energy and money. 519-8987.
  • 1st Annual Health Center Day
    9 a.m. – Noon. HMS participating clinics, Silver City, Lordsburg, Cliff/Gila, Mimbres, and Bayard. Free health screenings! Patient portal information, Medicaid applications, bone density information, car seat education, cooking demonstrations, and voter registration. Transportation available to event locations, Corre Caminos (575) 388-3180. More info call (575) 534-0248.
  • Greg & Charlie
    11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Noon). HMS Community Health Center, 1007 N. Pope St. Original and classic folk-rock at “HMS Health Day”. Free.
  • Gin Rummy
    1 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St. Every Wednesday. Beginners welcome. Experts challenged.  534-9355.
  • Basic Computer Skills Class Series
    2 – 4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. 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 call Adult Education Services at 574-5101 to register. Limit 14 students.
  • Silver City Greenways/CDT Connector Project Meeting
    3 p.m. WNMU Student Union Seminar Room.
  • The Town of Silver City Town Council
    6 p.m. Grant County Administration Center, 1400 Hwy 180 East, Silver City. Public invited to attend.
  • Grant County Prostate Support Group
    6:30 p.m. GRMC Conference Room. 1313 E. 32nd St. Current patients, survivors, and those at-risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. Dave (575) 388-2331.
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6 p.m. at the New Church of the Southwest Desert, 1300 N. Bennett behind Food Basket in Silver City. Meets Wednesdays. 575-537-3141

Thursday 21 August 2014

  • Office of Sustainability Free Light Bulbs!
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Provided by PNM, 1106 N. Pope Street. Up to four free compact fluorescent bulbs. Save energy and money. 519-8987.
  • Grant County CARES
    3:30pm – 5:00pm / Grant County CARES (Community Advocates for Respect, Equality and Safety). The Commons, 501 E. 13th St. Community action team making a difference on bullying issues for all ages and age groups. Open to all. 575-388-2988
  • Guided, group meditation with Jeff Goin
      5:30 – 6:15 pm Billy Casper Wellness Center 300 E. 16th St. Meditations held every Thursday. No experience necessary; free and open to the public.  313-4087.

Friday 22 August 2014

  • Gila EDA Roundtable
    8 a.m. Grant County Admin. Building, 1400 Hwy 180 E. Presentations by Diane Barrett, a 3rd-generation chef and owner of Diane’s restaurant. Also Dawn and Billy Donnell, owners/operators of the Bear Creek Cabins in Pinos Altos.
  • Grade Court Open House
    8 – 8:45 a.m. 6th Judicial District Court House, 201 N. Cooper St. Main courtroom. Come to the Open House and find out what Grade Court is all about. Meet the judges and the staff. Frida Gonzalez, 360-255-1825 or Margaret Begay, 575-574-4035.
  • Basic Computer Skills Class Series
    2 – 4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. 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 call Adult Education Services at 574-5101 to register. Limit 14 students.
  • Guided, group meditation with Jeff Goin
    5:30 – 6:15 pm Billy Casper Wellness Center 300 E. 16th St. During the month of August, meditations will also be held every Friday. No experience necessary; free and open to the public.  313-4087.
  • Nostros – End of Summer Concert
    5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Old James Stadium, 1000 W. College Ave. Silver City. Opening act is the Illusion Band and main act is Nosotros at 7:30. Drink sales provided by Little Toad Creek. Food vendors. Bring your own lawn chair. $1 donation at the gate. Students free.

Saturday 23 August 2014

  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
      8:30-12pm, Saturdays. Downtown Bullard & 7th St – Local produce, eggs, fresh local meats, landscape plants, baked goods, various home-grown local products, food vendors. Live music.
  • 2nd Annual Summer Garden Flower Fiesta
    9am – Noon / Silver City Farmers’ Market / Enter at 7th & Bullard Streets / A celebration of flower gardening!  Pick local fresh flowers from your garden, create a breathtaking bouquet & then donate your creation to the Fiesta for a silent auction.  The donation of your bouquet and proceeds from the silent auction will benefit YOUR community Radio station… GMCR / KURU / Then stroll among all the entries, pick your favorite and bid on it in the silent auction AND cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award winners who will receive prizes / Visit gmcr.org/flower-fiesta-2014 for details / Contact Monica Rude – 535.2860 – flowers@gmcr.org (flowers null@null gmcr NULL.org)
  • Fort Bayard 148th Birthday
    9:30 a.m. – Noon. Fort Bayard. Tour, old fashioned toys and games for children of all ages, book signings, and birthday cake. Free. Donations accepted. 575-388-4477
  • Dao Yin Chi Gung + Push Hands
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m. NM College of Natural Healing, 310 West 6th Street, Silver City. One day intensive with Dr. Robert Carpenter, DOM. $45/person. Glenn 575-956-5038 or scqigong@hotmail.com.
  • Farmfest- Cold Cash Blues Band
    4 p.m. Little Toad Creek Inn & Tavern, Lake Roberts Hwy 35. The festival will feature local artisans, live music outdoors, and lunch and dinner menus featuring local produce and meats. Free. Open to Public. Dining and Lodging reservations recommended. 575-536-9649 or littletoadcreek.com (http://littletoadcreek NULL.com)
  • Scott van Linge
    6:30 p.m. Diane’s Parlor, 510 N. Bullard St. Blues, country, rock & roll oldies. Free.
  • Chautauqua Performance
    7 p.m. New Deal Theater, Fort Bayard. “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” by Van Ann Moore. Free. Donations accepted.
  • Twisted Vine Refugee Support Group
    8 p.m. Old Elks Club, 315 N. Texas St. Monthly get-together. Entertainment by Rhythm Mystic. Please bring your own food and drink. Door charge is $10 per person. Contact Jim at Jimkolb@msn.com to get on the door list.
  • Stars-N-Parks
    Sunset 7:43 p.m. City of Rocks State Park. 327 Hwy 61, Faywood (up the path behind the Orion Group Campground). Take a guided tour of the heavens compliments of the Silver City astronomy society. Program will be 8:55 p.m. – 10:25 p.m. Approach the viewing area with parking lights only and bring a red flashlight. Presenter: Matt Wilson.

Sunday 24 August 2014

  • Farmfest- Rhythm Mystic
    4 p.m. Little Toad Creek Inn & Tavern, Lake Roberts Hwy 35. The festival will feature local artisans, live music outdoors, and lunch and dinner menus featuring local produce and meats. Free. Open to Public. Dining and Lodging reservations recommended. 575-536-9649 or littletoadcreek.com (http://littletoadcreek NULL.com)
  • Presentation and Book Signing
    2-3 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. Sanatoriums of New Mexico with Richard Melzer. 538-5921 or www.silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org).

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
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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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