Community Calendar / 2 September 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

  • 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. Bonus! Silver City Food Co-op members may receive a discount at the Food Co-op by volunteering at the Museum! Call 575-538-5921.
  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    12 – 1 p.m. Red Barn Restaurant. Please join us each Tuesday noon at the Red Barn for an open Kiwanis meeting featuring special guest presenters and often youth in our community. Attend on the first Tuesday of the month and you will be able to be a part of the Kiwanis special “Student of the Month recognition” where ten schools bring one, special student each to recognize. (This happens the first Tuesday of each month during the school year.) 575-538-3396.
  • 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.
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30-6:15 p.m. Billy Casper Wellness Center, 300 E. 16th St. New series of five classes, entitled “What is Your Life’s Purpose” starts tonight and continues Tuesday evenings. 20-25 minute meditation followed by 20-25 minutes of commentary. Free. Jeff Goin at 313-4087.
  • Silver City/Grant County TEA Party Patriots Meeting
    6 p.m. Red Barn restaurant, 708 Silver Heights Blvd. Doors open at 5 p.m. for those wishing a meal. Topic will be “The Border Crisis, Part 1” featuring several DVD videos about the border situation. Public is invited to attend.
  • Creative Writing Group
    6 – 8 p.m. Kennedy Puentes Room, Miller Library, WNMU, 1000 W. College Ave.  Beginning Sept. 2; first and third Tuesdays every month. Free. Just show up with 10 copies of your poetry, short stories, or memoir. Contact: JJ Wilson: wilsonj11@wnmu.edu.
  • 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. Light refreshments served. Free. 575-313-6985.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

  • Storytime at the Silver City Public Library
    10:30 a.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. All ages are welcome to come read, listen, sing and move. Free. Contact Harmony 575-538-3672.
  • 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 August 27 – September 19 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.
  • Lego Club at the Silver City Public Library
    4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Ages 4 – 9 welcome. Contact Harmony 575-538-3672.
  • CATS/KOOT Classes
    5:30 p.m. 213 N. Bullard, Silver City. Audacity Radio Software Class with Todd Dennehy. Learn how to record and edit your own KOOT 88.1 FM radio show! Space limited. Reserve a spot 24 hrs in advance 534-0130.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    11- 11:45 am. Silver City Recreation Center, 1016 N. Silver St. Mondays and Thursdays. Based on traditional Tai Chi, this program works for all people. It also meets the needs of those with diminished balance or strength. First class: free. Afterwards, $2 per class. Liz 575-313-6833 or emikols@Q.com.
  • Brown Bag program: Botanist, Linguist, and Physician- Dr. Bushnell
    12 – 1 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. With Dr. Bell. Free. For more info. 538-5921 or www.silvercitymuseum.org.
  • Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL) Fall Semester Sign-Up Social
    5:30 p.m. WNMU Global Resource Center, 1000 W. College Ave. Doors open 5 p.m. Overview meeting at 5:30 p.m. and course registration begins at 6 p.m. 575-538-6835 or www.will-learning.com or info@will-learning.com.
  • Guided group meditation with Jeff Goin
    5:30 – 6:15 pm Billy Casper Wellness Center education rooms. Meditations held every Thursday. No experience necessary; free and open to the public.  313-4087.

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • Domestic Violence Court Watch Training
    9-11 a.m. 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. Participants will learn about the domestic violence court process, the benefits of a court watch program, and how to do a court watch. Preregistration required, space limited. Susan Teller-Marshall 312-498-9449 or susantellermarshall@gmail.com
  • Basic Computer Skills Class Series
    2 – 4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Classes every Wednesday and Friday from August 27 – September 19 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.
  • Opening Reception for Western Institute for Life Long Learning (WILL)  “Outdoor Painting” Class
    4 – 5:30 p.m. Mimbres Region Arts Council Gallery, Wells Fargo Bank, 1201 N. Pope St. Refreshments will be served. Free.
  • Southwest New Mexico Audubon
    4:00 p.m. Little Walnut West. Kick-off 2014-15 season with Annual Meeting and Pot Luck. Bring your own plates, utensils, drinks and cups. Everyone welcome. Karen 575-388-2386.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

  • Small Farm Conference
    8 a.m. Grant County Extension Office, 2610 N. Silver Street, Silver City. The conference will cover various topics as well as tours of Silver City Volunteer Center JPO garden, commercial kitchen and the Silver City Farmers Market. Lunch provided to registered attendees. $5 registration fee. 575-388-1559.
  • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd “First Saturday” Garage Sale
    8 a.m. – Noon. 615 N. Texas St. Lots of new donations. Decorative and useful home and yard items, books, clothing and shoes of all sizes, linens, craft items, and more. Clothes $1/bag after 11:00. Lots of free stuff outside.
  • Taste of Downtown at the Museum
    11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway. Taste Southwest Native America! 538-5921 or www.silvercitymuseum.org.
  • Taste of Downtown
    11 a.m.-2 p.m. Downtown Silver City, Bullard St. An annual benefit for the Silver City Mainstreet Project, enjoy the restaurant showcase. $18 for a book of 20 tasting tickets on advanced tickets only. Additional tickets available at participating vendors. For ticket sales visit www.eventbrite.com- silver city taste of downtown or the Visitor Center or Alotta Gelato.
  • Craft Class: Papermaking for adults with Veronique De Jaegher
    2-4 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway. Limit 6 crafters, pre-registration required. $15. www.silvercitymuseum.org or 538-5921.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

  • Our Lady of Fatima Church Fiesta & Car Show
    All Day. 340 Mayo St. Bayard. Music by New Mexico Tuners and Geli & the Heartbreakers. Music, games door prizes, food and fun. Benefits the Church. Free. Danny 575-313-1004
  • Gila / Mimbres Community Radio Annual Meeting
    3 – 5 p.m. Little Toad Creek Brewery, 200 N. Bullard St. GMCR will present updates on our new transmitter, plans for our future, how you can contribute as a volunteer, committee member or on the GMCR board. Become a member, learn about underwriting, or host a show. Scrumptious finger foods & beverages, no host bar and entertainment as well. Those attending the SC Coop gathering earlier are encouraged to attend. All are welcome. Free. Membership encouraged and appreciated! Contact GMCR at 575.597.4891 or email@gmcr.org

Monday, September 8, 2014

  • Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons Service
    10:30 a.m. Glad Tidings Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Debbie Maldonado will lead us in Karaoke sing along. Cost for lunch is $10. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643
  • Women’s Ecstatic Dance
    6-7:15 p.m. Mondays at Sufi Dance Center on Juniper St. Open movement/dancing to music, non verbal. $5 rental donation. Amy 654-9081.

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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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