Community Calendar / 12 April 2013

Friday 12 April 2013

  • Exhibit opening for Student Art Graduates
    4:30pm  – 7:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Center – 3rd Floor Seminar Room / McCray Gallery & Department of Chicano/a Hemispheric Studies colloquia showcasing the department’s programs and initiatives
  • San Vicente Artists’ “Body Beautiful”
    5 – 7pm / Artists’ Lair Gallery – corner of Texas & Market Streets / 9th annual Juried Art Show
  • Greg & Charlie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Blues & Folk / Free
  • Contra Dance
    7pm – 10pm / Old Post Office – corner of Broadway & Pinos Altos / Live music by the Big Ditch Crickets and the Fiddle Club / This is a Main Street event celebrating the Big Weekend / It is an All Ages, Family Friendly and Free event / Dance caller Lewis Land teaching and calling the dances / 534.1700
  • J Wagner
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana Singer Songwriter from Austin, TX / Free
  • Side Street Strutters
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / A Grant County Community Concert Association presentation / The Strutters wowed the Grant County audience in 2008 / Tickets available at Alotta Gelato and Western Stationers / 538.5862 – gcconcerts.org (http://gcconcerts NULL.org)

Saturday 13 April 2013

  • Friends of Silver City Library 2nd Saturday Book Sale
    9am – 1pm / 1510 Market Street / Kids get a book free if it contains the word or color “Blue”
  • Pinos Altos Volunteer Fire Rescue Open House
    10am / Take Little Walnut Roadd past the picnic grounds, the road turns to dirt and continue past Cleveland Mine and Owens Rd then right on Wagon Wheel Lane – 1/4 mile on left / To celebrate additions to the Wagon Wheel Lane Station / Presentation on defensible space and lunch provided by friends of Pinos Altos VFR
  • Craft Class: Native American Rattles
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / For crafters aged 8 and older / Fee and Pre-registration encouraged / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • 3rd Annual Spring Boutique
    11am – 4pm / Santa Clara National Armory / Presented by Grant County Home Business Network / Crafts, Gifts, Goods, Knife Sharpening, Free Raffles & Much More
  • San Vicente Artists’ “Body Beautiful”
    11am – 6pm /Artists’ Lair Gallery – corner of Texas & Market Streets / 9th annual Juried Art Show
  • Chasing Dwarfs: Star Variability in Planetary Nebula
    1pm / Governors’ Board Room – Billy’s BBQ Restaurant / Silver City Astronomical Society presentation a discussion w/ Paul Temple, Adjunct Astronomy Instructor at WNMU / Free and open to the Public
  • Jammin’ Jeff
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Work o’ The Weavers
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Opera House – Pinos Altos / Tickets at MRAC offices – 1201 Pope Street – 538.2505 – mimbresarts.org (http://mimbresarts NULL.org)
  • J Wagner
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana Singer Songwriter from Austin, TX / Free
  • Astronomical Observations
    Sundown until 9pm / The City of Rocks – 33 miles south of Silver City on Hwy 180 to Hwy 61 East / Astronomer Matt Wilson will discuss seasonal constellations, the Solar System with visible planets and their moons and deep sky objects as visibility permits / $5 day pass per car load of folks / matthewdwilson@q.com
  • PFLAG Totally 80s Dance Party!
    9pm / Buffalo Bar Dance Hall – 211 N Bullard Street / All over 21 are welcome! / Contests & Prizes for Best Costume and Celebrity Look-Alike / All proceeds benefit the PFLAG Silver City Student Scholarship fund

Sunday 14 April 2013

  • Unitarian Universalists
    10am / UU Fellowship Hall – 3845 North Swan Street / Susie Trujillo and Karen Morant of the Silver City Disability Advisory Council will discuss the council’s formation, function and accomplishments / Coffee, light refreshments and conversation follow the service.
  • San Vicente Artists’ “Body Beautiful”
    10am – 3pm /Artists’ Lair Gallery – corner of Texas & Market Streets / 9th annual Juried Art Show
  • 3rd Annual Spring Boutique
    11am – 4pm / Santa Clara National Armory / Presented by Grant County Home Business Network / Crafts, Gifts, Goods, Knife Sharpening, Free Raffles & Much More
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vickie’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies welcome! 388.5430
  • Bilingual Storytelling: The First Tortilla
    2 – 3pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Maria Vigil weaves a wonderful tale / 538.5921 – silvercitymusuem.org (http://silvercitymusuem NULL.org)
  • Weaving Demonstration
    2 – 3pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / 538.5921 – silvercitymusuem.org (http://silvercitymusuem NULL.org)
  • Open Mic w/ Peter & Michele
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

Monday 15 April 2013

  • United Way of Southwest New Mexico Community Conversation
    1pm / The Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Register with Brenna Brown at 534.0664 x231 – brenna@wellnesscoalition.org
  • NM Interstate Stream Commission Public Meeting on
    Arizona Water Settlements Act
    6pm – 9pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building / 3rd Floor Seminar Room / Agenda not available at press time but this is their quarterly meeting with updates on the AWSA process / Demonstration of the AWSA website / Come with questions and get answers
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 16 April 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 / 1st class free / Contact Liz 313.6833 or emikols@Q.com
  • Free Meditation Classes
    2 – 2:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 3rd Floor Meeting Room / Conducted by Jeff Goin each Tuesday and Thursday through May 9th / Everyone welcome / Come to one, some, or all classes / WNMU Student Health Services – 538.6014 or shc@wnmu.edu
  • Tough Guise – documentary
    5:30pm / WNMU Social Sciences Lounge – 2nd floor of Global Resource Center / Free / Sexual Assault Support Services / 313.6203
  • Vespers in the Celtic Tradition
    5:30pm / Good Shepherd Episcopal Church – Texas & 6th Street – Entrance off parking / A quiet reflective service of remembrance of modern “saints” of all faiths / Potluck dinner follows
  • Scott
    Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Blues & Country / Free

Thursday 18 April

  • Four Shillings Short
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Christy Martin & Aodh Og O’Tuama of the Celtic / Folk / World Music duo perform Around The World in 30 Instruments / Children’s concert at 10am  / All ages concert from 5:30 – 7pm / 538.3672 – fourshillingsshort.com (http://fourshillingsshort NULL.com)

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.

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