Community Calendar / 6 February 2013

Wednesday 6 February 2013

  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Free consulting services to existing and aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0665 x232 – lisa@wellnesscoalition.org
  • Library Story Time
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Reading, poetry, music and movement for children and grown-ups of all ages / Free / Harmony Phillips-Dahlsten – Children & Youth Librarian / 538.3672 – hdahlsten@silvercitymail.com
  • Prenatal Yoga Class
    11:30am – 12:30pm / Giola Regional – Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 E 16th Street / Prenatal yoga classes are recommended for women in any stage of pregnancy / Taught by a certified instructor / Free
  • WILL Lunch & Learn
    Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Western Institute for Lifelong Learning presents Jack Carter on Learning How to Learn: The Trees and Shrubs that Surround Us / Free and open to the public / 538.6835 – will-learning.com (http://will-learning NULL.com)info@will-learning.com (info null@null will-learning NULL.com)
  • Your Organization’s Key to Surviving (and Thriving) in the New Economy
    Noon – 1pm / Wellness Coalition  – 409 N Bullard Street /  Intro to Advocacy  / Brown Bag with Lisa Jimenez / Fee / Brenna 534.0665 x231 or brenna@wellnesscoalition.org (brenna null@null wellnesscoalition NULL.org)
  • Mom and Baby Yoga Class
    12:45 – 1:45pm / Gila Regional -Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 E 16th Street / Mom and Baby yoga is recommended starting 4 weeks postpartum for vaginal delivery and 6 weeks postpartum for Caesarean section, until baby is crawling / Taught by a certified instructor / Free
  • Food Policy Council
    3 -5pm / Grant County Administration Bldg – 1400 Hwy 180 E / Open to the public
  • Goodnight Texas
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / American Roots music from San Francisco / Free
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Piano & Vocal / Jazz & Standards / Free

Thursday 7 February 2013

  • Silver City Museum Brown Bag Program
    Noon / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / A Conversation with Sociologist Emma Bailey / 538.5921 or www.silvercitymuseum.org
  • Silver Student Health Advisory Council
    4 -5pm / Silver City Schools Board Room – 2810 N Swan / Open to the public
  • Hypnosis for Wellness
    5:30pm – 6:30pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 East 16th Street – Education room / Series of 3 talks / Week 1 – Dr. Jennifer Agosta on Hypnosis for Relaxation and Stress Release: The Power of Voice and Breath / Free / Co-facilitated by Dr Jennifer Agosta, Madonna Kettler, PhD and Jeff Goin, CHt / 538.4844
  • Open Auditions for Oliver!
    6pm – 8pm / WNMU Campus – Parotti Bldg – North side of Fine Arts Center Theater / Performance dates April 26, 27 & 28 / Director – Ann Marie Elder 538.6503
  • Amos
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Back Porch Blues / Free

Friday 8 February 2013

  • A Vessel by Any Other Name
    Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / exhibit opens / 538.5921
  • Founders Day Celebration
    Noon / WNMU Museum / WNMU’s 120th Birthday! Refreshments
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance – CANCELLED
    Contact Liz 313.6833 or emikols@Q.com
  • Mustang Basketball
    5:30 pm / WNMU Drag Court / Lady Mustangs vs Fort Lewis / Alumni Appreciation Night
  • Open Auditions for OLIVER!
    6pm – 8 pm / WNMU Campus – Parotti Bldg – North side of Fine Arts Center Theater / Performance dates April 26, 27 & 28 / Director – Ann Marie Elder 538.6503
  • Mario
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Classic Rock / Free
  • Mustang Basketball
    7:30 pm / WNMU Drag Court / Mustangs vs Fort Lewis / Alumni Appreciation Night
  • Rhythm Mystic
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Pop, Rock / Free
  • Hector Carrillo
    8pm – Midnight / VFW Post 3347 – Hwy 180 and Burnham Rd – Look for the American flag and the red roof / Pop, light rock, Country Western, and Spanish music. All proceeds go to help our veterans and their families

Saturday 9 February 2013

  • Friends of SC Library Second Saturday Book Sale
    9am – 1pm / 1510 Market Street / Gently used books, music CDs, DVDs, recorded books on tape & CD, and videotapes / Cheap! / New stock every month
  • Chocolate Fantasia: Along the Milky Way
    11am – 4pm / Downtown Silver City / Mimbres Region Arts Council’s annual chocolate extravaganza / 20 chocolate confections! / 538.2505
  • Children’s Universe
    11am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Kids can create their own 3D, hand-operated, moving Universe! / Presented by the Silver City Astronomical Society with Literacy Link Silver
  • Love Your Library – Reach for the Stars!
    12:30pm / Silver City Library – 515 West College Avenue / Prize Drawings, Free Books for Everyone, Games, Live Musical Performances and Singers / Crafts, Treats and Healthy Snack-making, Storytellers and Readers / Renew your Library Card for Free! A Full Morning of Fun for Everyone! / Free and open to all! No registration required / Literacy Link-Leamos 388.0892 / literacylinkleamos@yahoo.com (literacylinkleamos null@null yahoo NULL.com)
  • Chocolate Fantasia for Kids
    1pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / A Museum/MRAC collaboration / Children’s activities and the history of chocolate / Free but limited to the first 20 children / The early bird catches… the chocolate!
  • Silver City Astronomical Society – Night Sky Presentation
    1pm / Billy’s BBQ Governor’s Board Room – 2138 Hwy 180 East / Bil Wren, M.Ed. veteran astronomer with the McDonald Observatory in Ft Davis, TX presents an absorbing program illustrating common-sense solutions for night lighting that save energy, increase safety, and reduce light pollution / Also how to speak to a neighbor who has an offensive light
  • Open Auditions for Oliver!
    4pm – 6pm / WNMU Campus – Parotti Bldg – North side of Fine Arts Center Theater / Performance dates April 26, 27 & 28 / Director – Ann Marie Elder 538.6503
  • Astronomical Observations
    Sundown  – 9pm / City of Rocks – 33 miles south on Hwy 180 then east 2 miles on Hwy 61 / Matt Wilson discusses seasonal constellations and their lore, the Solar System with visible planets and their moons, and observations – w/ 14-inch telescope donated to the park by Gene Simons – on deep sky objects as visibility permits / Observatory is in the roll-off roof building just behind the Orion Group parking area across from Park restrooms accessible on the right-hand road into the park / $5 parking fee per car load of folks /matthewdwilson@q.com
  • Don Beans
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Folk Rock / Free
  • Philip Gibbs
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk Rock Singer Songwriter from Austin, TX / Free
  • Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Opera House / MRAC & Buckhorn Saloon presentation / Music with the Gras Daddies / 21 and older / 538.9911

Sunday 10 February 2013

  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies welcome! / 388. 5430
  • Bilingual Storytelling
    2pm / Silver City Museum – 302 W Broadway / Stories from Maria Vigil / 538.5921
  • Greg & Jean’s Open Mic
    6:30 / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Free

Silver City Election Calendar
Tuesday 5 March 2013 Municipal Election

29 January 2013 / 5pm
A/ Deadline for Withdrawal of Write-in Candidacy
B/ First day absentee ballots can be issued/mailed to voters whose applications have been approved
5 February 2013 / 5pm
LAST DAY TO REGISTER! Grant County Clerk closes voter registration books
13 February 2013
First day for early voting using voting machines/electronic vote tabulators.
1 March 2013
A/ Last day for early voting using machine/tabulators.
B/ Last day absentee ballots can be issued/ mailed to voters.
C/ Last day candidates may appoint a challenger & 1 alternate and a watcher & 1 alternate for each polling place by 5pm
4 March 2013 / by 3pm
Last day the governing body may appoint a qualified elector for each polling place to serve as observer
5 March 2013 Election Day
Polls open 7am – 7pm
11 March 2013
No later than 7pm candidates elected shall appear before the Municipal Clerk to sign a written statement acknowledging receipt of the certificate of election and acknowledging that he/she is legally qualified to hold office.

Visit The Town of Silver City Election Page (http://townofsilvercity NULL.org/r/town_of_silver_city_NM NULL.php?r=29,rvq3s) for more information.  They advise the following…

Check Your Voter Registration
to ensure that your name and address are correct. Any corrections need to be made with the County Clerk before 5 February 2013 in order to vote in the upcoming election.

Check Your Voting District
The Town Council redistricted in November 2011. Please review the new voting district map to check which district your address is in per your voter registration. Call the County Clerk’s office at 574-0042 if there are any discrepancies.


The GMCR Community Calendar provides notice of local music, arts, culture and civic events.  It is based in large part on Anne McCormick’s email calendar which is now compiled and administered by Grant County Community Health Council.  The GMCR calendar may include additional events and omit or edit others which lie outside our editorial policies – such as our non-commercial guidelines.

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
  • Location with physical address
  • Short description if desired
  • Cost, if any
  • Contact name / phone / email / URL

If you have a reoccurring 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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