Community Calendar / 12 February 2013

Tuesday 12 February 2013

  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    Noon / Silver City Recreation Center – 1016 N Silver Street / Based on traditional Tai Chi, this program works for all people including those with diminished balance or strength / First class Free / Liz at 313.6833 or emikols@Q.com
  • The Silver City Food Co-op February Community Forum
    Noon – 1pm / Co-op Community Room – 111 6th Street / Community Bulk Seed Ordering – Combine seed orders for bulk order discounts / Facilitated by Carolyn Smith / Free and open to everyone / Light refreshments served / More info – 388.2343
  • Low Vision Support Group
    1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / A support group for anyone dealing with vision loss / Patricia 388.1108
  • Project Evaluation Basics
    1-4pm / The Wellness Coalition Nonprofit Resource Center – 409 N Bullard Street / Half day workshop with Merritt Helfferich / Project Evaluation Basics What are they, who does them, why do them, how they are done and who cares anyway? / Fee / Brenna 534-0665 x231 or brenna@wellnesscoalition.org
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 East 16th Street / New 3-class series starts – Unlocking the Mind’s Potential / Free and open to the public 313.4087
  • Silver City Town Council Meeting
    6pm / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Agenda at townofsilvercity.org (http://townofsilvercity NULL.org/r/meeting_documents_and_video NULL.php?CID=35MXU)
  • Flamenco Dance Workshops for ages 13 and up
    6pm – 7:15pm / The Conservatory of Dance – 2020 Cottage San Road / Those attending the workshop will have the opportunity to perform at the Silco Theater on February 15 / RSVP to lenajacome@cox.net or 602.750.8487 / Walk-ins may be turned away due to classes reaching maximum capacity
  • Scott
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Blues & Country / Free

Wednesday 13 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 Music Time
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Jesse Seaberry – folk music for children
  • UU Fellowship – Charter for Compassion
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship – 3845 N Swan Street / Deena Gentle will introduce and lead a discussion about the Charter for Compassion / Light refreshments after the service
  • Prenatal Yoga Class
    11:30am – 12:30pm / GRMC Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 E 16th Street / Classes are taught by a certified instructor. Prenatal yoga classes are recommended for women in any stage of pregnancy / Free
  • WILL Lunch & Learn
    Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Western Institute for Lifelong Learning features a psychologist and a psychiatrist in this look at cognitive decline / Free and open to the public / 538-6835 or info@will-learning.com
  • Mom and Baby Yoga Class
    12:45pm -1:45pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 E 16th Street / Classes are taught by a certified instructor / Mom and Baby yoga is recommended starting 4 weeks postpartum for vaginal delivery and 6 weeks postpartum for caesarean section, until baby is crawling / Free
  • Senior Life Cycle
    3:30 – 5pm / Grant County Community Health Council  – 214 N Black Street / A community group working on senior issues. Everyone welcome / 388.1198
  • Dustin Hamman
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Alt Folk Rock / Free
  • Flamenco Dance Workshops for ages 13 and up
    6pm – 7:15pm / The Conservatory of Dance – 2020 Cottage San Road / Those attending the workshop will have the opportunity to perform at the Silco Theater on February 15 / RSVP to lenajacome@cox.net or 602.750.8487 / Walk-ins may be turned away due to classes reaching maximum capacity
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Piano & Vocal / Jazz & Standards / Free

Thursday 14 February 2013

  • Trails Group
    Noon / Grant County Community Health Council Office – 214 N Black Street / Open to the public
  • The Silver City Food Co-op February Community Forum
    Noon – 1pm / Co-op Community Room – 111 6th Street / Community Bulk Seed Ordering – Combine seed orders for bulk order discounts / Facilitated by Carolyn Smith / Free and open to everyone / Light refreshments served / More info – 388.2343
  • Hypnosis for Wellness
    5:30pm – 6:30pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 East 16th Street – Education room / Series of 3 talks / Week 2 – Madonna Kettler, PhD on Hypnosis for Improved Health – sleep, focus, improved mood / Free / Co-facilitated by Dr Jennifer Agosta, Madonna Kettler, PhD and Jeff Goin, CHt / 538.4844
  • Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society Pot Luck
    6pm / Silver City Senior Center – Victoria Street / Bring your own plate – don’t forget one for dessert too / utensils, napkins, a beverage and a dish to share / 534.1393
  • Flamenco Dance Workshops for ages 13 and up
    6pm – 7:15pm / The Conservatory of Dance – 2020 Cottage San Road / Those attending the workshop will have the opportunity to perform at the Silco Theater on February 15 / RSVP to lenajacome@cox.net or 602.750.8487 / Walk-ins may be turned away due to classes reaching maximum capacity
  • Brandie Thornburg
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard /Acoustic Folk / Free

Friday 15 February 2013

  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    Noon -1pm / Silver City Recreation Center – 1016 N Silver Street / Based on traditional Tai Chi, this program works for all people including those with diminished balance or strength / First class Free / Liz at 313.6833 or emikols@Q.com
  • Writing At Western
    3pm / WNMU – Miller Library / Faculty and staff read from their published writings / Refreshments follow the program
  • Lady Mustang Basketball
    5:30pm / WNMU PE Complex Drag’s Court / vs Western State College
  • Charles Darwin’s 204th Birthday
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – Room 110 – 12th Street / Gila Native Plant Society presents Jack Carter to celebrate Darwin’s 204th birthday / Carter will discuss Darwin’s life, numerous contributions and theories presented On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection / Botanist extraordinaire, Carter is a professor emeritus of Colorado College, a long-time and very influential member of the Gila Native Plant Society and the author of numerous books and articles on native flora and conservation / Free / www.gilanps.org (http://gilanps NULL.org)
  • Kas Nelson
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Blues Guitar & Vocals / Free
  • Mason Reed
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Soul  Singer Songwriter from Texas / Free
  • Mustang Basketball
    7:30pm / WNMU PE Complex Drag’s Court / vs Western State College
  • Flamenco Duet – Chris Burton Jácome & Lena Jácome
    7:30pm – Doors at 6:30pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard Street / Tickets available in advance at Alotta Gelato or at the door / Student tix at Silco on night of the concert
  • Valentine Sweetheart Dance
    Time TBA / Arenas Valley VFW Post – Bright Red Roof and American Flag / Info? Jim Zawacki 574.8109 or 388.5217
  • Mountain Air
    5 – 8pm / Yankee Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street / Celtic, American & original folk music

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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