Community Calendar / 15 March 2013

Friday 15 March 2013

  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    11am – 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
  • St. Patties Day Fundraiser for VFW Post 3347
    2pm – 1am / Hwy 180 and Yucca Street in Arenas Valley / For members and their guests! / Entertainment from 8pm to Midnight / Jim Zawacki – 574-8109
  • Annual Juried Student Art Show Opening Reception
    4:30 – 6:30pm / McCray Gallery
  • Greg Renfro
    6-8pm / Yankee Creek Coffee Shop – Corner of Texas and Yankie Streets / folk originals and covers
  • The Oversouls
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Local Rock & Soul  / Free

Saturday 16 March 2013

  • Drumming in Counseling
    9am / Sierra Community Counseling  Center – 109 South Bullard / Includes vegan lunch / Learn and experience firsthand the transformative powers that drumming evokes and it’s therapeutic benefits / 4 CEU Credits /  Fee / Space is limited, call 519.2629 to register
  • 11th Annual Native Plant Society Sale
    9am – Noon / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Sponsored by the Gila chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico / GNPS will have a booth at the April 20 Earth Day celebration at the park, selling plants and plant related goods and providing information about the care of natives / Info on Plant Sale at gilanps.org (http://gilanps NULL.org)
  • Student Pottery Sale
    10am – 3pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard Street / Annual fundraiser for Art Department
  • Fashion Forward
    10am / Silver City Public Library / An opportunity for youth ages 13-18 to sketch their own fashion designs and play with fabrics.  We’ll create inspiration boards, and talk about fashion and entrepreneurship with Kristen O’Connell, founder of No. 2 Skirts
  • LandLink and Local Investment Forum
    10:30am – 2pm / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Highway 180 E / LandLink is a program that helps connect farmers, ranchers looking for land and farming opportunities w/ agricultural landowners / Free / To pre-register – Carolyn Smith 388.2343 – outreach@silvercityfoodcoop.com
  • WNMU Men’s and Women’s Tennis
    11am / Mustang Tennis Courts / vs Cameron University
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs NMHU
    Noon and 2pm / WNMU Softball Field
  • Thriving Through and Beyond Trauma
    12:30- 2:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center / Merrit Reed / 538.6442 , Merrit@wnmu.edu
  • Save the Gila River Educational and Organizing Meeting
    2:30pm – 4:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Bldg – 3rd Floor Seminar Room /As a follow-up to Monday’s Grant County Commission meeting, the Gila Conservation Coalition and its partners will host this meeting to present the facts on the Arizona Water Settlements Act (AWSA), what lies ahead under the AWSA process, and how you can get involved / Music, refreshments, and fun! / Contact GCC at 538.8078 or info@gilaconservation.org (info null@null gilaconservation NULL.org) / gilaconservation.org (http://gilaconservation NULL.org)
    Greg and Charlie
    6:30 – 9pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / folk and rock originals and covers
  • The Roadrunners
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos /  Rock & Blues / Free
  • Astronomical Observations
    Sunset / La Esperanza Winery – laesperanzavineyardandwinery.com (http://laesperanzavineyardandwinery NULL.com) for directions / La Esperanza & Silver City Astronomical Society present an evening program / Free to the public – families are welcome / More info at silvercityofstars@gmail.com

Sunday 17 March 2013

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    10am / 3845 North Swan Street / Polly Edmunds on Border Partners, which she founded with her husband to help citizens of Palomas, Mexico / The offertory will be dedicated to Border Partners / Live Celtic dulcimer music performed by Peggy Spofford and Pat Sterling / Light refreshments, coffee and conversation after the service
  • Lady Mustang Softball vs NMHU
    11am & 1pm / WNMU Softball Field
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies are welcome / 388.5430
  • Bridge Community’s Early Dinner & Brief Annual Meeting
    4pm / First United Methodist Church – 300 W College Avenue / Entertainment by Gerri Kalish on keyboard and Kirk Martinez on vibraphone
  • Preparing for Holy Week Retreat
    4:30 – 8:30pm / Holy Trinity Anglican Church – 609 N Arizona / Learn about the history, traditions and reasons behind the services held in the eight days of Holy Week, beginning with Palm Sunday and culminating in the Easter celebration of Christ’s Resurrection / Teaching, discussion and time for individual prayer and reflection as we prepare for the holiest week of the Christian Year

Monday 18 March 2013

  • Grant County Community Health Council
    3pm / Grant County Admin Bldg / 1400 Hwy 180 East / Quarterly meeting of the Grant County Health and Wellness Planning Authority / Public is encouraged to attend / 388.1198 x22 / www.gcchc.org
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos

Tuesday 19 March 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
  • Vespers in the Celtic Tradition
    5:30pm / Good Shepherd Episcopal Church / Texas Street – entrance off 6th Street parking lot / A quiet reflective service of remembrance of modern “saints” of all faiths / Potluck dinner following
  • End Polio Now
    5:30pm / First Church of Harmony – Arizona & 7th Streets / Reception w/ Rotary District Governor Mark Glenn to discuss success and status of the program to completely eradicate polio world-wide / Free / Snacks and refreshments / 534-2121 silvercityrotary.org (http://silvercityrotary NULL.org) for more info
  • Trekwest – Taking the Wildway Home
    5:30 – 7:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Outdoor adventurer John Davis will speak on his 5,000 mile human powered journey from Mexico to Canada / John’s presentation includes beautiful photos and personal stories of his human powered journey through the Sky Islands of northern Mexico, Arizona and New Mexico to showcase the need for connectivity between the West’s last remaining wild places and protection of wildlife movement corridors across the continent / Snacks and invited guest speakers from local conservation organizations and elected officials / More info at GMCR and Trekwest (http://trekwest NULL.org/)

  • 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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