Community Calendar / 19 April 2013

Friday 19 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
  • Autism Awareness Walk
    1pm / Sixth Street School / Meet at the playground, sign up/register, smile for pictures, then walk to downtown, back up to the school / Small fee  – All support remains in the local area / Wear blue or Autism shirts for support / Vicki Galindo 590.7957
  • Reflections of an Artist Series
    5pm / WNMU Global Resource Center Rooms ABC – 12th & Kentucky / Reception and Book Signing / Presentation followed by Q&A / Presented by Western Institute for Lifelong Learning / Monette Bebow-Reinhard’s “Tracking a Pre-Contact Copper Industry Trade Network,” an exploration of the pre-historic copper tooling and trading and its effect on culture in the Americas / Free and open to the public / 538.6835 – will-learning.com – info@will-learning.com
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / uh… Blues / Free
  • Gila Native Plant Society
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall  – Room 110
  • Faces of Climate Change
    7pm / Seedboat Center for the Arts / Storytelling by WNMU Expressive Arts Department for Earth Day / Free / 538.8078 / scearthday@gmail.com
  • The Roadrunners
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon / Rock & Blues / Free

Saturday 20 April 2013

  • Earth Day!
    10am – 4pm / Gough Park / Fun and informative for all ages / Food, entertainment, plant sales / Meet representatives from lots of local organizations working to make our area a great place to live / Free / 538.8078 / Events will include:
  • Bike Works Community Bike Ride
    10am/ SC Recreation Center / Bikes and helmets available to loan if you don’t have one or need a quick adjustment to your bike.
    10:30am / Bullard and College / Meet here if you’re ready to roll / Bring water, plans for lunch, and a sense of exploration / Riding on roads & trails, the difficulty is determined by the riders who show up / 388.1444
  • The High Desert Humane Society
    Adoption Day with Animal Friends of New Mexico.  They will also be collecting used ink cartridges and aluminum cans at their booth for fundraising – so please bring any you have and want to recycle!
  • Earth Day E-Waste and Recycling Collection
    Parking lot South of Gough Park – entrance on 11th Street / Recycle all electronic equipment, anything that has a plug or is battery operated / Recycle clean dry paper products / most plastic containers / glass bottles and jars / tin and aluminum cans / Unbroken, burned out CFL’s / 519.8987 / Free
  • Museum Booth at the Earth Day Celebration
    “Make and Take” craft and activities / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymusuem NULL.org)
  • Second Chance Discussion and Book Signing
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 West College Avenue / Discussion with author Monette Bebow-Reinhard / 538.3672
  • 46th Annual Great Race
    Noon / WNMU Old James Stadium / Annual event followed by a free BBQ lunch for the community
  • Waning Moon – Singing and Book Signing
    2pm – 3pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Author, singer and songwriter Jim Jones / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Poetry Reading
    2pm / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue /  Celebrate Earth Day with Original Poetry in Honor of the Earth read by Illuminata Senetreat
  • Mario
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Classic Rock  / Free
  • David Vidal
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana, Blues, Slide Guitar / Free

Sunday 21 April 2013

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    10am / UU Fellowship Hall – 3845 North Swan Street / Debaura James, a retired social science teacher and a member of the mayor’s Climate Protection Citizen’s Advisory Committee, speaks on Climate Change – “Game Over for the Planet, or Join the Movement” / Music by Greg Renfro and Jean Eisenhower / Coffee and conversation after the service
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vickie’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies are welcome! / 388.5430
  • Aldo Leopold Presentation and Readings
    2pm – 3pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway /  with Stephen Fox, Philip Connors and ALHs students / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Late Afternoon Lasagna Dinner
    w/ Entertainment by Bayou Seco And Fiddlin’ Friends
    5pm / Glad Tidings Assembly of God – 11600 Hwy 180 E / A fundraiser for the Bridge Community
  • Open Mic w/ Brandon Perrault
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

Monday 22 April 2013

  • Community Forum
    1pm – 2pm / WNMU Miller Library Lobby
  • Meet & Greet the Candidate
    5:30pm – 6:30pm / WNMU Thomas B. McDonald Student Memorial Center Mall, 3rd Floor / Wine & Cheese reception
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free
  • Earth Day Movie: The Last Mountain
    6:30pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – Room 111 / Documentary on mountain-top removal in the Coal River Valley of West Virginia / Snacks available / Hosted by the WNMU Eco-Sustainability Club

Tuesday 23 April 2013

  • Grant County Commission Work Session
    9am / Grant County Administration Building / Agenda is at grantcountynm.com (http://grantcountynm NULL.com/grant_county_nm_info NULL.php?CID=396)
  • 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
  • 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
  • DART / District Autism Resource Team
    4pm – 6pm / Silver Consolidated Schools Administration Building – 2810 N Swan Street / An Open House and Information Fair / Information, networking, refreshments and more / Vicki Galindo – 590.7957
  • 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
  • Silent Voices for Sexual Assault Victims
    6pm / Gough Park / 15 Minutes of Silence for ALL victims of crime / Sexual Assault Support Services – 313.6203
  • Silver City/Grant County TEA Party Patriots
    Public Forum on School Security
    6pm / Red Barn restaurant / Forum will include representatives from the Silver and Cobre School Districts, Silver City Police, Grant County Sheriff’s office, and New Mexico State Police. They will address what is being done – and what should be done – to enhance school security in all Grant County schools
  • Scott
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / A little Blues & a little Country / Free
  • Wind Canyon Neighborhood Watch
    6:30pm – 8pm / Wind Canyon Volunteer Fire Station – Hwy 180 & ByPass Road / Creation of a limited homeowners association will also be discussed / Invited guests include Sheriff Raul Villanueva, Undersheriff Kevin Flamm, and Commissioner Ron Hall
  • European Biking Travelogue
    7pm / Gila  Senior Center / Merritt Helfferich & April Crosby will share stories and images of their 14-day, 550-mile bike tour of Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary, along the Danube River / Free / dalemarcy@hotmail.com

Wednesday 24 April 2013

  • Curbside Consulting at the Nonprofit Resource Center
    9am – Noon / The Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Free consulting services for existing/aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez 534.0665 x232 – lisa@wellnesscoalition.org
  • Prenatal Yoga Class
    11:30am – 12:30pm / 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
  • Mom and Baby Yoga Class
    12:45 – 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
  • Silver City Food Co-op General Membership Meeting
    5:30 – 8pm / Church of Harmony – Arizona & 7th Street  / Everyone is invited to join an informative and exciting discussion about the state of the Co-op, GMOs, local food networking and visions of the Co-op’s future / Enter a drawing for Co-op goodies! / 388.2343
  • Amos Torres
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk, Soul, Originals / Free
  • Journey of the Universe
    7pm / St Mary’s on Alabama Street / A film series with poets, teachers, sisters and conversation about the emergence of the New Universe Story / 590.5561
  • Dane & Edie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Vocals & Piano – Jazz & Standards / Free

Thursday 25 April 2013

  • 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
  • Western Institute for Lifelong Learning
    Annual Membership Meeting / Summer Class Sign Up
    5pm / Global Resource Center  – Kentucky and 12th Street /   WILL invites the public to its annual membership meeting complete with socializing and opportunities to join and sign up for summer courses / 538.6835  – will-learning.com
  • Nashville Blues Invasion!
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Blues with Kevin So – Guitarist for Keb Mo! / Free
  • SWNM Audubon Monthly Meeting
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – Room 219 – corner Alabama & 12th Street / Dr Julian Lee presents “Creatures of the Maya, Amphibians and Reptiles in Religious and Secular Life / Light refreshments after the talk / Free
  • Guided Group Meditation
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center / Conducted by Jeff Goin / No prior meditation experience necessary / Free and open to the public / 313.4087 or jeffgoin@gmail.com
  • Don Beans
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Oliver!
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Theater / Tony Award-winning Broadway musical / Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 7:30pm Sunday Matinee 2:30pm / 1/2 Price Preview Thursday / Tix at Gila Hike & Bike, Silver City Food Basket and at the door

Time Management Workshop with Sunny Yates & Jessa Tumposky.  9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard St.  Fee: $25  For registration contact Brenna Brown at brenna@wellnesscoalition.com or 575-534-0665 Extension 231.

Grant County Commission Regular Meeting.  9 a.m., Grant County Administration Building.  A copy of the agenda can be found online at www.grantcountynm.com

 


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