Community Calendar / 5 September 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • Domestic Violence Court Watch Training
    9-11 am / 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 susantellermarshall@gmail.com (susantellermarshall null@null gmail NULL.com) – 312-498-9449
  • Basic Computer Skills Class Series
    2 – 4 pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / 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.
  • Western Institute for Life Long Learning (WILL) – Opening Reception
    for
    “Outdoor Painting” Class
    4 – 5:30 pm / Mimbres Region Arts Council Gallery – 1201 N Pope Street / Refreshments  / 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 388-2386.
  • Greg and Charlie
    6 – 9 p.m. Original and classic folk-rock at Diane’s Parlor, 510 N. Bullard Street. Free.
  • Scott van Linge
    6:30 p.m. Buckhorn, 32 Main St. Pinos Altos. Blues, folk, country and R ‘n’ R oldies. Free.

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 / 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.
  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
    8:30am – Noon / Enter at Bullard & 7th Street  / Local produce, eggs, fresh local meats, landscape plants, baked goods, various home-grown local products, food vendors / Live music
  • Ft. Bayard Walking Tour
    9:30 a.m. Fort Bayard Museum (House 26) on historic Officer’s Row located on the west side of the Parade Ground. Museum will open at 8:15 a.m. Walking tour by Dr. John Bell will begin at 9:30. No admission fee, but donations to preserve, restore, and maintain the National Historic Landmark are welcome / 388-4477
  • 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 silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.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 (http://www NULL.eventbrite NULL.com/e/silver-city-taste-of-downtown-tickets-12658504929), 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 / Fee / silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org) or 538-5921.
  • Loose Blues Band
    2 – 4 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St. Classic blues, folks, rock and country. Free.

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 313-1004
  • Sunday’s Service at the UUFSC
    10:00 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, 3845 North Swan Street. Producer and host of “Civil Discourse” on Gila/Mimbres Community Radio, Jamie Newton, will speak on his vision of the power of independent, listener-supported community radio to illuminate and clarify issues that can divide us, and through dialogue to open the way to community in the fullest sense of the term: with unity. Please join us. There will be coffee and conversation, with light refreshments, after the service.
  • Food Co-op’s Annual Picnic!
    11a.m. – 2p.m.  Gomez Peak Picnic Area. The Co-op will provide the main dish. Please bring a salad or dessert dish to share and bring your own plates and utensils. Celebrate summer and our wonderful community with games, friends and good food! We are taking a huge group photo for our 40th anniversary. Come early to be part of the Co-op Community Photo which will be taken at 11:30!
  • Discussion of the History and Meaning of Communion (Eucharist)
    1 p.m. Woman’s Club, Silver Heights Blvd. Hosted by Silver City United Church of Christ.  519-4103.
  • 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 597.4891 or email@gmcr.org (email null@null gmcr NULL.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 537-3643
  • Women’s Ecstatic Dance
    6-7:15 p.m. Mondays at Sufi Dance Center on Juniper St. Open movement/dancing to nonverbal music / Donation / Amy 654-9081

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City
    12 – 1 p.m. Red Barn Restaurant / Open Kiwanis meeting featuring guest presenters and often youth in our community. First Tuesday of the month features “Student of the Month recognition”  / 538-3396
  • The Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon/ WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor Sunset Room  / Speakers on issues of community interest / Guests are welcome / Lunch available
  • Silver City Food Co-op September Community Forum
    Noon – 1 p.m. The blue building at 614 N. Bullard Street. The Co-op is offering a class on how to brew your own probiotic beverages. Come learn the basic two-step fermentation process using kefir grains, organic sugar and juice. The forum is presented twice, Tuesday, September 9th and Thursday September 11th Info 388-2343.
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30-6:15 p.m. Billy Casper Wellness Center. Every Tuesday evening. 20-25 minute meditation on the theme of “What is Your Life’s Purpose” followed by 20-25 minutes of commentary. Free. Jeff Goin at 313-4087.
  • Town of Silver City, City Council Meeting
    6 pm. Grant County Admin. Center, 1400 Hwy 180 E. Regular meeting. Public is invited to attend / Agenda at townofsilvercity.org (http://townofsilvercity NULL.org/r/agendas_minutes_and_video NULL.php)
  • 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. 313-6985

Wednesday, September 10, 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 538-3672.
  • Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL) Lunch & Learn
    12 p.m. (Noon). WNMU Global Resource Center, 1000 W. College Ave. For the first of the Fall Semester Lunch & Learn series, Nathan Newcomer will present “Conducting Citizen Science Inventories in the Gila National Forest”. Bring a bag lunch and bring a friend. will-learning.com (http://will-learning NULL.com)  – info@will-learning.com (info null@null will-learning NULL.com) – 538-6835
  • 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 538-3672.
  • Grand Opening, Grant County Democratic Party election headquarters
    5:30 p.m. potluck. 6:20 p.m. business meeting. 3060 Hwy 180 E. Join in to kick off election season, meet local candidates. Info 654-6060.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

  • Silver City Food Co-op’s September Community Forum
    Noon – 1 p.m. The blue building at 614 N. Bullard Street. The Co-op is offering a class on how to brew your own probiotic beverages. Come learn the basic two-step fermentation process using kefir grains, organic sugar and juice. The forum is presented twice, Tuesday, September 9th and Thursday September 11th. Info 388-2343.
  • 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.
  • Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society Meeting & Potluck
    6 p.m. Silver City Senior Center, 204 W. Victoria Street. Meetings start with a potluck dinner; please bring your own service ware and a dish to share. Meeting following. Final details and results of Labor Day Show, attendees, survey, and feedback from vendors. 534-1393, rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com (http://rollingstonesgms NULL.blogspot NULL.com)
  • WNMU Artist Lecture Series – Painter Michael Cook
    6:30 p.m. Parotti Hall, 1000 W. College Ave. Michael Cook is Professor of Art, Department of Art and Art History, at UNM, where he has taught since 1988. Cook’s rich and varied work has been exhibited widely. During his career he has been honored with grants and awards and has been on the faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute; University of California, Berkeley and Davis; and the University of Illinois Chicago and Champaign-Urbana. Free. 538-2505.F

Friday, September 12, 2014

  • Silver City Woman’s Club Monthly Meeting
    10:30 a.m. 411 Silver Heights Blvd. The regular monthly meeting is on the 2nd Friday of each month. Please save the date. You are all welcome to attend our monthly members meeting.  538-3452 Kathleen.
  • 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.
  • Scott van Linge
    6:30 p.m. Diane’s Restaurant, 508 N. Bullard St. Blues, folk, country and R ‘n’R oldies. Free.
  • Downtown Street Dance
    6:30 – 9 p.m. Sixth Street parking lot next to the Food Co-op, 520 N. Bullard St. Kick-off Pickamania at the downtown street-dance! The Silver City Food Co-op is proud to sponsor The Out of Kilters of Tucson, traditional Irish music from rousing ballads to toe-tapping jigs and reels that make you want to get up and dance! Free.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
    8:30am – Noon / Enter at Bullard & 7th Street  / Local produce, eggs, fresh local meats, landscape plants, baked goods, various home-grown local products, food vendors / Live music
  • Friends of the Silver City Library Book Sale
    9 a.m. – 2 p.m., 1510 Market Street. Fire up your Brain for the Fall. Read a classic such as Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Or delve into The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Try a biography – Lighting out for the Territory – How Samuel Clemens Headed West and became Mark Twain. Hardbacks & trade paperbacks $1.00, Small paperbacks .50. Money raised supports the Public Library. Members only from 9 to 10. folsilvercitynm@gmail.com (folsilvercitynm null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Loose Blues Band
    9 – 11:30 a.m. Farmers’ Market, Big Ditch and 7th St. Free.
  • Ft. Bayard Walking Tour
    9:30 a.m. Fort Bayard Museum (House 26) on historic Officer’s Row located on the west side of the Parade Ground. Museum will open at 8:15 a.m. Walking tour by Dr. John Bell will begin at 9:30. No admission fee, but donations to preserve, restore, and maintain the National Historic Landmark are welcome / 388-4477
  • Craft Class: Felt Making
    10 a.m. – Noon. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway. For crafters aged 8 and older. Limit 10 crafters. Pre-registration encouraged. Parent or guardian attendance required.  Small Fee / silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org) – 538.5921.
  • Presentation and Book Signing: Last train to El Paso
    2-3 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. With Jerry Lobdill. Free. For more info. 538-5921 or silvercitymuseum.org (http://www NULL.silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • An Iliad
    8 p.m. WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium, 12th & Florida St. An interpretation of Homer’s tale of gods, love, rage and war for today. Performed by Algernon D’Ammassa with John McClure. Early Tickets at WNMU Humanities Dept, Sparks Clinic and Alotta Gelato or at the door / Discount for WNMU students w/ ID

Sunday, September 14, 2014

  • Meditative Hike
    9 a.m. Little Walnut Picnic Area / Park at the cul-de-sac at the end of the road / Sponsored by Silver City United Church of Christ / 519-4103

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Women’s Ecstatic Dance
    6-7:15pm / Mondays / Open movement/dancing to nonverbal music / Donation / Call Amy 654-9081 for location / Ongoing

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:

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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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