Community Calendar / 8 September 2014

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.
  • Bayard Al-Anon
    6 p.m. New Church of the Southwest Desert (1300 N. Bennett behind Food Basket in Silver City) until further notice. Meets Wednesdays. 313-7094
  • 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.
  • Monthly Green Drinks Meeting
    5 p.m. Little Toad Brewery, 200 Bullard St. Monthly meeting of the Southwest New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce and the NM Solar Energy Association, Silver City Chapter. Guest speaker is Mary Feldblum who will discuss the NM Health Security Act and the benefits to individuals and small businesses. No host food and drinks.
  • 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.

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. All are 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
  • Pickamania!
    Grammy nominated Sarah Jarosz will be headlining Saturday and Louisiana’s rollicking (also Grammy nominated) Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys headline on Sunday. Don’t miss the fun! Gough Park. Free. 538-2505 or mimbresarts.org (http://mimbresarts NULL.org)
  • 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.
  • Jacob Bennett Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Meeting
    10 a.m. Church of the Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 615 N. Texas St. Cecilia Bell will be the guest speaker and will share plans in progress for Ft. Bayard Days. Any women who are members of the Daughters of the American Revolution or who are interested in becoming a member are invited to attend. Assistance with genealogy research is available. For additional information, contact Regent, Lucy Whitmarsh at 574-8394 or lmwk@dishmail.net
  • 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
  • Pickamania continues!
    Headlining today are Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, with many other acts / Gough park / Free. 538-2505 or mimbresarts.org (http://mimbresarts NULL.org)

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan, Silver City / Meets Mondays / 538-2154.
  • Women’s Ecstatic Dance
    6-7:15pm / Mondays / Open movement/dancing to nonverbal music / Donation / Call Amy 654-9081 for location / Ongoing

Tuesday 16 September 2014

  • Union Yes!
    6pm – 10pm / Little Toad Creek – Bullard & Broadway / An evening to Celebrate Labor, Protect its Heritage and Keep the Dream Alive / Presented by NM Federation of Labor / AFL-CIO & United Steelworkers / Door Prizes and music by The Illusion Band & Dustin Hamman / Free

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