Community Calendar / 20 February 2013

Wednesday 20 February 2013

  • Absentee and Early Voting Continues until March 1st
    Silver City Town Hall / Contact the Silver City Town Clerk at 534.6346 to request an absentee application or if you have questions
  • 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’s/Youth Librarian / 538.3672 – hdahlsten@silvercitymail.com
  • 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
  • Foundation Directory Online
    Noon – 1pm / The Wellness Coalition/Nonprofit Resource Center – 409 N Bullard Street / Brown Bag with Nikki Zeuner / Learn how to use Foundation Directory Online, the most comprehensive and powerful search tool for identifying foundation grants / Fee / Brenna 534.0665 x231 or brenna@wellnesscoalition.org
  • 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
  • Grant County Prostate Support Group
    6:30pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / Current patients, survivors, and those at-risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend / Dave 388.2331
  • Peter and Michele
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Local Pop, Jazz & Rock / Free
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Piano & Vocal – Jazz & Standards / Free
  • Dances of Universal Peace
    7 – 9pm / Church of Harmony – 609 Arizona / Wonder Bob returns to  Silver City to lead dances with local dance leader Barbara Anne / The dances are their gift to you – Love offerings for travel expenses at your option
  • Documentary Hour
    7pm / WNMU Student Memorial Center / Documentaries highlighting African-American life commemorating Black History Month

Thursday 21 February 2013

  • Smoke Signals –
    A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific

    Noon / The Social History of Marijuana
    7pm / The Healing Properties of Marijuana
    Gila / Mimbres Community Radio Studio – 519 B North Bullard Street / Distinguished author and investigative reporter Martin Lee discusses his new book – Smoke Signals – in two presentations with audience Q&A following each / Limited Seating / Advance Tickets strongly advised! / Tix available in advance at GMCR studio M-Th Noon – 4pm – via PayPal here – or at the door
  • Silver City Food Co-op Winter Member Appreciation
    All Day / 520 N Bullard Street / Members receive 10% off most items / New members are welcome to join that day and will receive full membership benefits / Free samples / Door prizes / Join the fun at the Food Co-op in historic downtown Silver City
  • Grant County Commission Regular Meeting
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Meeting agenda posted at their website (http://grantcountynm NULL.com/grant_county_nm_info NULL.php?CID=396)
  • Trails Group
    Noon / Grant County Community Health Council / 214 N Black Street / Open to the public
  • T.A.B.E . / Test of Adult Basic Education
    1pm – 4pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Become certified in assessment testing for adult basic skills and help with testing programs for students at Literacy Link Leamos / Refreshments provided / Free / Space is limited – Call for registration and additional information 388.0892
  • Hypnosis for Wellness
    5:30pm – 6:30pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 East 16th Street – Education room / Series of 3 talks / Week 3 – Jeff Goin, CHt on Hypnosis for Change – releasing old habits and behaviors / Free / Co-facilitated by Dr Jennifer Agosta, Madonna Kettler, PhD and Jeff Goin, CHt / 538.4844
  • Corazones Unidos
    6pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street /GRMC Board Room / Cardiac Support group w/ monthly speakers / This week – Heart Dissection Demonstration / Dr Skee dissects a pig heart to illustrate the effects of heart disease for the Cardiac Support group / Free / 388.1198
  • Mario
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Classic Rock / Free

Friday 22 February 2013

  • Adult Basic Literacy Training
    Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Two full days of training / Learn basic tutoring skills, strategies, comprehension, and how to assess your learner’s needs / Refreshments and lunch provided / Training is free, but space is limited – Call for registration and more information 388.0892 / Trainees must attend both days!
  • WAAG & BAG Planning
    9:30am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue /  Walkability Accessibility Advocacy Group and Bicycle Advocacy Group present a planning session to garner input regarding the town’s draft Bicycle Routes Plan and Pedestrian Routes Plan
  • 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
  • Friends of the Underground
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Tina & Her Pony
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Alt Country from Taos / Free

Saturday 23 February 2013

  • Gospel Music Extravaganza
    5pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Regionally known singers including Voices of New Life, Mary Grimes, and Rachel Ross perform live / Event is followed by free soul food catered by Brewer Hills Baptist Church
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Says it all, right? / Free
  • Terry Barber
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / An extraordinary broad vocal range and natural fluency in a wide range of musical styles, American countertenor Terry Barber is a performer in a class by himself / Grant County Community Concert Association / 538.5862 or www.gcconcerts.org

Sunday 24 February 2013

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City
    10am / 3845 North Swan Street / The Rev Tyler Conoley will give a presentation drawing on the work of Dr Raymond Moody (coiner of the term Near Death Experience), the story of Jesus, and the experiences of other mystics / Coffee, conversation & light refreshments after the service
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies are welcome / 388.5430
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church
    3pm / Church of Harmony – 609 Arizona Street / History of Anglicanism and celebration of the first Holy Communion Liturgy, written post-Reformation in 1549 / Soup dinner provided following the service w/ discussion Why the English Reformation
  • Peter & Michele & Open Mic
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / 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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