Community Calendar / 1 May 2013

Wednesday 1 May 2013

  • 2013 Tour of the Gila – Day 1
    8am / Gough Park in beautiful downtown Silver City to Mogollon / Careful on Hwy 180 North and Hwy 211 in Gila
  • 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
  • Aldo Leopold High School Internship Showcase
    4:30 – 6pm / Aldo Leopold High School – 1422 Highway 180 East – next to Grant County Administration Bldg / A great way to learn about the school and introduction  to the coming middle school in the 2013-2014 academic year
  • Dane & Edie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Vocals & Piano – Jazz & Standards / Free
  • Amos Torres
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk, Soul, Originals  / Free

Thursday 2 May 2013

  • 2013 Tour of the Gila – Day 2
    8am / Fort Bayard / Inner Loop – Trail of the Mountain Spirits / Race starts and finishes at Fort Bayard
  • Grant County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Taskforce
    Noon / El Refugio – 800 Robert / Prevention, planning and coordination of services for domestic violence and sexual assault for survivors and community in Grant County / Everyone is welcome to create a non-violent community / 538.2125
  • Brown Bag Program
    Noon – 1pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / An Armchair Tour of Boston Hill with Jose Ray Jr / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Golden Artist Colors
    2pm – 4pm / Leyba Ingalls Arts – 315 N Bullard Street / Acrylic Lecture & Demo By Nancy Reyner / Free / Space is limited / Registration advised / 388.5725
  • 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 – shc@wnmu.edu
  • Women’s Cancer Support Group
    6 – 7 pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / All cancer patients, survivors and family members welcome / Facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Froese / Free / Health Council 388.1198 x10 – healthcouncil@grmc.org
  • Joe & Danny
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Jazz & Latin Variety / Free
  • Navajo Taco Night
    6pm / WNMU Barnard Hall  / Native American Club serves Navajo Tacos at weekly Hot Dogs & More event

Friday 3 May 2013

  • 2013 Tour of the Gila – Day 3
    8am / Tyrone / Time trials
  • Cinco De Mayo
    11am – 1:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Center Patio / lunch and live music
  • Retired Educators Association
    11:30am / Red Barn Steakhouse – 708 Silver Heights Blvd / “Getting to Know You” / Please bring a small item that tells a little about you and share it with the group / All retired educators from any state are welcome / Call Ruth Nagel 534.3782 or Jewel Burke 539.2274
  • New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission Groundwater Quality Hearings for Copper Industry
    4-7pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / A months long stakeholder process to develop a draft rule to protect groundwater at copper mines has been replaced by the mining industry’s draft rules which will reduce water quality protections in effect for over 35 years / This meeting is your opportunity to comment in person and in writing to protect your water resources / Contact GRIP at 538.8078 – gilaresources.info (http://gilaresources NULL.info/wp/blog/2013/04/30/your-voice-needed/)
  • Melanie Zipin & the Sugar Leafs
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Originals & Groove Oriented Folk Rock / Free

Saturday 4 May 2013

  • 2013 Tour of the Gila – Day 4
    8am / Beautiful Downtown Silver City / SC Criterium starts at 8am / Citizen races 12:30 to 1:30 followed by the Pro racers
  • Free Comic Book Day
    9am – 1pm / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / A limited number of comic books will be available to children and teens
  • 4th Annual Kids Bike Safety Rodeo
    9am – Noon / Corner of Bullard and College / Bring your bike to have it inspected by the Bike Works crew / Ride the safety course / Kids get a free helmet while supplies last / Free hotdog and drink / Certificates from Alotta Gelato or TGI Frozen Yogurt / Kids Fun Art Table / DARREN The D.A.R.E Lion, Sparky the Fire Dog & Smokey the Bear / 574.2543 / Sponsored by Kiwanis Club and Rotary Club
  • Bike Works Community Bike Ride
    10am – 2pm / Meet at main (Root) Shop behind the Recreation Center at 10am if you need to borrow a bike or helmet or need a quick adjustment / Meet Downtown (Branch) Shop at 10:30am if you’re ready to roll / Bring water, plans for lunch, and a sense of exploration / Riding on roads & trails – difficulty is determined by the riders who show up / 388.1444
  • Free Comic Book Day
    10:30pm – 5pm / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue / A limited number of comic books will be available to children and teens
  • Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About
    Chiropractic Care & Cold Laser Therapy
    11:30am / The Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue / Presented by Dr Louise Cash, DC, CAC
  • Tour of the Gila Children’s Activities
    2pm – 3pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Silver City H’art Sisters Exhibit
    2pm – 4pm / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue / Art exhibit of six Grant County Artists through May 31 / Artists reception Saturday 18 May / Light refreshments will be served / Library hours Tuesday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm & Saturday 10:30am – 5pm / Karen Muench 388.1607 – la10wolf@yahoo.com
  • Polynesian Night
    6pm / WNMU Old James Stadium / WNMU’s Polynesian students serve up traditional dishes and perform musical acts
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Mark Raborn Trio
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Acoustic Jazz, Cajun Blues – MO / Free
  • Astronomical Observations
    Sundown  – 9pm / City of Rocks – 33 miles south of Silver City on Hwy 180 then east on Hwy 61 about 2 miles / Astronomer Matt Wilson will discuss seasonal constellations, the Solar System with visible planets and their moons and offer observations on deep sky objects as visibility permits / $5 day pass per car load of folks / matthewdwilson@q.com

Sunday 5 May 2013

  • 2013 Tour of the Gila – Day 5
    7:30am / Final Day / The Gila Monster Race Begins at Gough Park and finishes in Pinos Altos from 11am – 12:30pm / Awards ceremony  presentations at completion of races / NM Hwy 15 closed to traffic from PA to Sapillo 9am – 2pm
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies welcome / 388.5430
  • Tardeada Downtown
    1pm – 7pm / Bullard Street from Broadway to Market / Live music performed by Grant County musicians / Sponsored by the Grant County Chicano Music Project and the Southwestern New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce / Food and artisan vendors wanted for this event / 538.6512 – canop@wnmu.edu (canop null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • Spinning and Knitting Demonstrations
    1pm – 2pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Chamber Singer Concert
    3pm / Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – 615 N Texas Street

Monday 6 May 2013

  • Animal Friends of NM Meeting
    3:30pm / SC Food Coop Meeting Room – 6th Street and Big Ditch / animalfriendsnm.org (http://animalfriendsnm NULL.org)
  • Somewhere in New Mexico Before the End of Time
    6:30pm / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall –  3845 N Swan Street / Film screening / Donation suggested but no one will be turned away for lack of funds / Refreshments will be served
  • HIV/AIDS Support Group
    7pm / Good Shepherd Episcopal Church – 615 N Texas Street / 590.1788
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 7 May 2013

  • Low Vision Support Group
    1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / A support group for anyone dealing with vision loss / 388.1108
  • 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
  • Community Chamber Singers Spring Concert
    3pm / Church of the Good Shepherd – 7th and Texas Streets / Including songs by Drake, Burton & Lane, Morricone, Chatman, Peloquin, Downland, Parry and PDG Bach.  Soloists Sherry Terrazas, Cherry Lundsford, Tom Holman, John Brinker and Doug Medin / Free / Reception follows
  • Vespers in the Celtic Tradition
    5:30pm / Good Shepherd Episcopal Church – Texas & 6th Street – entrance off parking lot / A quiet reflective service of  remembrance of modern “saints” of all faiths / Potluck dinner follows

Wednesday 8 May 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
  • Senior Life Cycle Meeting
    3:30pm / Health Council Offices – 214 Black Street / Next to the courthouse / Everyone welcome!
  • Sean Lucy
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk Rock from Albuquerque / Free

Thursday 9 May 2013

  • Meeting Mastery with Sunny Yates
    9am – 1pm / The Wellness Coalition – 409 North Bullard Street / Fee / Registration required / 534.0665 x231 – brenna@wellnesscoalition.com (brenna null@null wellnesscoalition NULL.com)
  • Gila / Mimbres Community Radio Monthly Meeting
    4pm / 519 B North Bullard Street – corner of 6th Street / Get the latest developments on upcoming live webcasting from our beautiful new studio, training for prospective program hosts and DJs and our relentless advance on FM broadcast / Listen 24/7 at gmcr.org / 597.4891
  • Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society
    6pm / Senior Center – Victoria Street / Roger Dombrowski will present Oil & Gas from Shale? Why, How, Opportunity / Risk, Pro & Con / Potluck dinner follows / 534.1393 – rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com (http://rollingstonesgms NULL.blogspot NULL.com)

Friday 10 May 2013

  • The Bus Tapes
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk Rock from Fanta Se / Free

Saturday 11 May 2013

  • Bike Works Community Bike Ride
    10am – 2pm / Meet at main (Root) Shop behind the Recreation Center at 10am if you need to borrow a bike or helmet or need a quick adjustment / Meet Downtown (Branch) Shop at 10:30am if you’re ready to roll / Bring water, plans for lunch, and a sense of exploration / Riding on roads & trails – difficulty is determined by the riders who show up / 388.1444
  • Craft Class: Treasure Bead Necklace
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / For crafters aged 8 and older / Pre-registration encouraged / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Free Mother’s Day Coupon Book
    for children to complete

    10am – 4pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Kids Circus and Parade
    10:30am / Gough Park / 10:30am – Kids’ Parade with Monsoon Puppets / Noon – 4pm Kids performances including 3 Dance Troupes, 2 Bicycle Groups, Circus Tricks, Zumba for all, Ballet Folklorico de Gila, Singing and Fiddling/Ukele, Brazilian  Capoeira Exhibition  (a traditional ritual dance/musical/acrobatics/martial art game), Drumming Group / Plus Food, Booths, Face Painting and more / All Kids and parents welcome to join in / Free / Jay Garland 535.2432
  • Silver City Astronomical Society
    Quality Astro-Photography with a Simple DSLR
    1pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building / Free / Public welcome
  • Presentation and Book Signing
    New Mexico, An Enchanting History
    2pm – 3pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Featuring author Donna Blake Birchell / 538.5921 silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • The Bus Tapes
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk Rock from Fanta Se / Free
  • Astronomical Observations
    Sundown  – 9pm / City of Rocks – 33 miles south of Silver Cityon Hwy 180 then east on Hwy 61 about 2 miles / Astronomer Matt Wilson will discuss seasonal constellations, the Solar System with visible planets and their moons and offer observations on deep sky objects as visibility permits / $5 day pass per car load of folks / matthewdwilson@q.com

Sunday 12 May 2013

  • Free Mother’s Day Coupon Book
    for children to complete
    10am – 4pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies welcome / 388.5430

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 recurring 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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