Community Calendar / 9 January 2013

Wednesday 9 January 2013

  • Curbside Consulting at the Nonprofit Resource Center
    9am – Noon / The Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Free consulting services to nonprofit organizations – or those considering becoming a nonprofit org / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0665 x232 –
  • Library Story Time
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Join them for reading, poetry, music and movement. Children and grown-ups of all ages welcome / Free / Harmony Phillips-Dahlsten – Children & Youth Librarian – 538.3672 /
  • Food Policy Council
    3 – 5pm / Grant County Admin Bldg – 1400 Hwy 180 East / 388.1198 x14
  • Senior Life Cycle
    3:30pm / Grant County Community Health Council – 214 N Black – next to the courthouse / The community action team of residents, providers and non-profits working on senior issues in Grant County / Public is invited to attend / 388.1198
  • Grant County Democratic Party Monthly Meeting
    5:30pm – Pot Luck / 6:20pm Meeting / 3060 Hwy 180 East / Bring a dish and bring a friend / 654.6060
  • Tami Urbanek’s Open Forum
    6 – 8pm / Yankee Creek Coffee House – 309 E College Avenue / Urbanek is a world renowned clairvoyant and medium who travels to places as far away as Greece to treat people with her unique skills to help people who are trying to heal physically, emotionally or spiritually / Fee / Debra Sanders 719.648.9463
  • Emily Elbert
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Jazz & Blues from Texas / Free
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Piano & Vocal – Jazz & Standards / Free

Thursday 10 January 2013

  • Grant County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Taskforce
    Noon / El Refugio Conference Room – 800 South Robert Street
  • All About Winter Squash
    Noon – 1pm / Silver City Food Co-Op – Community Room / 1111 6th Street behind the Co-Op storefront / Taste different squash dishes and take home recipe / Learn everything you need to know to incorporate this delicious, nutritious and abundant food into your life
  • 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 / It also meets the needs of those with diminished balance or strength / First class free / Questions? Contact Liz at 313.6833 or
  • WILL / Western Institute for Lifelong Learning – Spring Course Signup Social
    5 – 7pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky Streets / Meet WILL course facilitators and learn about programs that are free and open to the public / 538.6835 /
  • ACLU-NM /Southwest Chapter
    5:30pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 College Avenue / Topics: Grant County Detention Center, Police policies on being photographed/recorded during performance of their duties, progress of Compassion and Choices, end of life issues / Public input welcome on any issue relating to civil liberties / Free and open to all / 536.3092 /
  • Mario
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Classic Rock / Free

Friday 11 January 2013

  • Friends of the Silver City Library Second Saturday Book Sale
    9am – 1pm / 1510 Market Street / Huge variety of gently used books, music CDs, DVDs, recorded books on tape and CD, and videotapes / 25ȼ for paperbacks to $1 for hardcovers
  • 2nd Annual WNMU Downtown Dash
    3 – 7pm / WNMU students compete in an “Amazing Race” style event, receiving clues that lead them to challenges located in businesses throughout Downtown Silver City /  Community welcome to hang out downtown, as some businesses will be open late for the event, and watch the racers run by! / Danielle 538.6675
  • Greg & Charlie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Folk & Blues / Free
  • David Vidal
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana Blues, Slide Guitar, A Rockin’ Thing of Beauty! / Free
  • Dance night w/ Hector Carrillo
    8pm – Midnight / Arenas Valley VFW Post 3347 – Hwy 180 & Burnham Road /Hector plays Pop, Light Rock, Country Western and Spanish

Saturday 12 January 2013

  • Grant County Annual Chess Championship
    8:35am Registration / 9am – 2pm Competition / Silver High Library Cafeteria / No elimination and two sections – advanced and playing for fun / Entrance fees / Call Mike Giusto for more information / Bring a chess clock if you have one / Sponsored by the Silver High Chess Team
  • Land Link Forum
    11am – 2pm / Grant County Admin Bldg – 1400 Hwy 180 East / A meeting to connect farmers, landowners and investors.  Land Link is a program in Central New Mexico that helps connect farmers and ranchers looking for land and farming opportunity to agricultural landowners and to learn about possibilities for cooperating / 388.1198
  • How to Cook the Food of India!
    Noon – 2pm / Curious Kumquat – 111 E College Avenue / Join India-native, and Silver City resident, Farzana Curmally as she gives you a hands-on experience of making a full Indian meal / fee and registration required / 534.0337
  • Gene Booth
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 501 N Bullard / Old Time County / Free
  • Annual 12th Night Dance
    7- 9:30pm / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall – 3845 N Swan Street / Features the Privy Tipper Band from Tucson joined by Bayou Seco and also the Fiddling Friends. A family friendly dance with simple instructions for some contradances and lots of Polkas, waltzes, two steps etc / All ages / Fee / 534.0298
  • Bob Einweck
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk-Rock Singer/Songwriter / Free

Sunday 13 January 2013

  • Gila Valley Library Annual Meeting
    2 – 3:30pm / Gila Senior Center on Route 211 – next to the post office – Gila Valley Library building is on the other side of the post office / A brief business meeting followed by a celebration of community spirit – the volunteers, partners, and supporters who made the new library building possible / Dedication of the new library mural – MRAC’s Youth Mural Project completed by Cliff School students / Dale Marcy
  • Ester & Manda
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Free

Monday 14 January 2013

  • AWSA Public Meeting
    6 – 9pm / Special Events Center – 2300 E Pine Street / Deming / Bureau of Reclamation presentation concerning surveys in the Cliff-Gila valley and by INTERA on their progress in the study of ET and drip irrigation / ISC staff will also present scopes of work for engineering studies of effluent re-use proposals in Grant and Luna counties
  • Silver City / Grant County Widowed Persons Service Monthly Meeting
    11am / Glad Tidings Church / Jim Essick will talk to us about the Korean War in the early 1950s.  Lunch available / 537.3643
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos

Tuesday 15 January 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 / It also meets the needs of those with diminished balance or strength / First class free / Questions? Contact Liz at 313.6833 or
  • Scott
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Blues & Country music / Free
  • King: The Journey from Montgomery to Memphis
    7pm / Church of Harmony – Texas & 7th Streets / Honor Dr King on his birthday as Gila Friends Meeting presents this award winning documentary of the American Civil Rights Movement and one of the greatest figures in the worldwide social justice movement in the past century.

Friday 18 January 2013

  • Gila / Mimbres Community Radio Open House
    4-8pm / GMCR Studio – 519 B North Bullard Street / Refreshments, entertainment and – barring the unforeseen – live webcasts from the studio!  / Get the latest developments and opportunities to create a program, become a DJ, join the volunteer staff, serve on a committee, help with an event, underwrite the station or contribute in your own unique way, and Yes!  Become A Member!

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 and include the following information:

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  • Date and time
  • Location with physical address
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  • Cost, if any
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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.

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