Community Calendar / 1 June 2013

Saturday 1 June 2013

  • Adult Summer Reading Program
    June 1- August 23 / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Anyone 18 years old or older can pick up a sheet of book review slips at the library, starting June 1 / Participants write a brief review—three or four lines—for each book they read / 538.3672
  • Field Trip to San Vicente Cienega
    7am / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater parking lot to carpool / Southwestern NM Audubon Society monthly field trip and bird walk / First of six nature and history walks in celebration of publication of the revised Greenways of Silver City brochure / swnmaudubon@gmail.com (swnmaudubon null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
    8:30am – Noon / Beautiful Downtown Silver City / Enter at Bullard and 7th Streets / The first offerings of the season along with baked goods, potting plants, herbal products, entertainment & more / Support Local Agriculture!
  • Bizarre Bazaar Extravaganza & Trunk Sale
    9am – 3pm / Covered Ramada at the Hub Plaza – 6th & Bullard / Designer, Asian, Vintage Clothes and textiles, folk art, unusual and ethnic jewelry!  One day only
  • National Trails Day
    10am / Throughout Grant County / Grant County Trails Group offers lots of free activities to celebrate / 10am – Beginners Guided Hike @ the Dragonfly Trailhead / 10am – Easy bike ride with bikes available to borrow / Noon – Cobre Performing Arts Center in Bayard – the fun continues with a premiere of a short film featuring local people on local trails, a great raffle, food and a lecture by Richard Kozoll, MD – a Michele Obama recognized “Champion of Change” from Cuba, NM / Also available is the 48-pg trail guide for Grant County / Contact Andrew for details / 538.8078 – andrew@gilaresources.info (andrew null@null gilaresources NULL.info)
  • Adobe Dynamics 101
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Presentation by Jake Barrow of Cornerstones Community Partnerships of Santa Fe – Adobe and Stonework Preservation / Q&A follows / This is your chance to ask preservation expert Jake Barrow about your home and attend a workshop that will teach you how to conserve your adobe and stone structures / To register call 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • The Grant County Chicano Music Project
    7pm / WNMU Global Resource Center / In an evening styled after American Idol, four songs will be presented to a panel of judges, as well as a live audience, for consideration of inclusion in a documentary examining past and present Chicano musicians in Grant County / Visit their website (http://wnmu NULL.edu/chicanomusicproject/) for more details
  • Joshua Breakstone – in Concert
    7pm / Seedboat Center For the Arts – Yankie Street / Tix at Seedboat / 534.1136 – 313.6959  – joshuabreakstone.com (http://joshuabreakstone NULL.com)
  • Grease!
    7pm / Buckhorn Opera House – Pinos Altos / Tix at Buckhorn Saloon and Dandelion Wish / 538.9911
  • Pat Panther
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Blues from Bisbee / Free

Sunday 2 June 2013

  • Audubon Boston Hill Nature Walk
    7am / Spring Street Trailhead / Nature walk with Karen Beckenbach in celebration of publication of the revised Greenways of Silver City brochure / Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars and water / swnmaudubon@gmail.com
  • The Grant County Chicano Music Project
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City – 3845 N Swan Street / Dr Patricia Cano will speak on the project and “How it began, what stage it is in now, and where it is going” / Conversation, coffee and light refreshments will follow
  • Playing the Edge of Life
    11:30am / New Church of the Southwest Desert / 1302 N Bennett Street / An inquiry into the metaphysical ideas of letting go and moving on / 510.2579
  • Spinning Demonstration
    1pm – 2pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Kathi Anderson and Jacque Cusick / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Capoeira Quinto Sol Silver City
    5pm / Gough Park in Beautiful Downtown Silver City / Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that incorporates music, singing, dance, self expression, and community / All ages welcome / Isaac at subsideenergize@gmail.com (subsideenergize null@null gmail NULL.com)

Monday 3 June 2013

  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free
  • HIV/AIDS Support Group
    7pm / Good Shepherd Episcopal Church – 615 N Texas Street / 590.1788

Tuesday 4 June 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 / Contact Liz – 313.6833
  • 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 5 June 2013

  • Curbside Consulting at the Nonprofit Resource Center
    9am – Noon / The Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Free consulting services to existing and aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0665 x232 – lisa@wellnesscoalition.org (lisa null@null wellnesscoalition NULL.org)
  • Boys and the Bulls
    6pm / Southwest Horseman’s Arena / Gates at 7 / Mutton Busting at 7:30 / Performances at 8pm / Dance at the Flame Convention Center / silvercityprorodeo.com (http://silvercityprorodeo NULL.com)
  • Greenwood Misses
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Folk & Americana / Free

Thursday 6 June 2013

  • Brown Bag Program: Railroads of Southwestern New Mexico
    Noon – 1pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Presentation by Joe Gill / 538.5921  – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Capoeira Quinto Sol Silver City
    6pm / The SPOT – The Wellness Coalition – Bullard Street / Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that incorporates music, singing, dance, self expression, and community / For ages 11 – 20 / Isaac – subsideenergize@gmail.com (subsideenergize null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • PRCA Rodeo
    6pm / Southwest Horseman’s Arena / Gates at 6 pm / Mutton Busting at 7:30 / Performances start at 8pm / Radio remote from 11 am to 1 pm at First New Mexico Bank / Dance at the Flame Convention Center / silvercityprorodeo.com (http://silvercityprorodeo NULL.com)

Friday 7 June 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 / Contact Liz – 313.6833
  • Greg and Charlie
    Noon – 1:30pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Courtyard Cafe – 32nd Street / Originals and favorite folk-rock covers on acoustic guitars and mandolin / Shady courtyard with grilled offerings and healthy cafeteria
  • Wheel Truing
    6pm – 8pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 802 Bullard / Learn to straighten your wheels / Donation suggested / 388-1444
  • Social Bike Ride
    6pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 802 Bullard / Encouraging all beginners and experienced riders to join an evening ride around Silver City / 388.1444
  • Boys and the Bulls
    6pm / Southwest Horseman’s Arena / Gates at 6 / mutton busting at 7:30 / Performances at 8pm / Radio remote from 11 am to 1 pm at Circle Heart Western Wear / Dance at the Flame Convention Center and a family dance by the 4-H on the slab at the rodeo grounds / silvercityprorodeo.com (http://silvercityprorodeo NULL.com)
  • Greg and Charlie
    7pm – 9pm / Little Toad Creek Inn – Lake Roberts / Originals and favorite folk-rock covers on acoustic guitars and mandolin / Free
  • Clam Tostada
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Alternative Folk Rock – Tucson / Free
  • Bike-In Movie Night
    8:30pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 802 N Bullard / Bring a chair and enjoy an outdoor movie! / A donation is appreciated / 388.1444

Saturday 8 June 2013

  • Rummage & Bake Sale
    8am – 2/3pm / WNMU Watts Hall Building – Hwy 180 & Swan / Games, Clothes, Toys and Collectibles / Find a treasure or two and support SOTA – Students of Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Big Ditch Water Life
    8am / Meet at Silver City Visitor Center parking lot / Learn about some of the fascinating life that inhabits San Vicente Creek with Andrew Lindlof of the Silver City Watershed Keepers at Gila Resources Information Project / swnmaudubon@gmail.com (swnmaudubon null@null gmail NULL.com) / Free
  • Friends of the Silver City Library Second Saturday Book Sale
    9am – 1pm / 1510 Market Street / Kids get a book free if it contains the word or color Red
  • Craft Class: Cowboy Up! Embellish a Bandana
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / For crafters aged 8 and older / Fee / Pre-registration encouraged / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Bike Works Community Bike Ride
    10am – 2pm / Meet at the (Root) Shop behind the Recreation Center if you need to borrow a bike or helmet or need a quick adjustment / Or meet at our new 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, the difficulty is determined by the riders who show up / 388.1444
  • Colcha Stitching Presentation with Monique Durham
    11am / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue / Tale a step back in time before the New Mexican colonial area to explore the history of the designs and the provenance of the Colcha stitch – a unique American Southwest folk embroidery / Q&A encouraged after the lecture / 537.6244
  • Presentation and Book Signing
    2pm – 3pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway/ Fulltimers – The Adventures of Lou and Martha by John Catsis / 538.5921  – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • Boys and the Bulls
    6pm / Southwest Horseman’s Arena / Gates at 6 / mutton busting at 7:30 / Performances at 8pm / Downtown Rodeo Days with Silver City Main Street from 8:30am – 5pm / Family dance by the 4-H on the slab at the rodeo grounds / Dance at the Flame Convention Center / silvercityprorodeo.com (http://silvercityprorodeo NULL.com)
  • Greg and Charlie
    6:30pm – 9pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Originals and favorite folk-rock covers on acoustic guitars and mandolin / Free
  • Grease!
    7pm / Buckhorn Opera House – Pinos Altos / Tix at Buckhorn Saloon and Dandelion Wish / 538.9911
  • Clam Tostada
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Alternative Folk Rock – Tucson / Free

Sunday 9 June 2013

  • Big Ditch Park Birding
    7:30am / Meet at Silver City Visitor Center parking lot / Explore Silver City’s “riverwalk” with Karen Beckenbach and learn some of the birds that frequent the area / Part of the celebration of publication of the revised Greenways of Silver City brochure / Free / swnmaudubon@gmail.com (swnmaudubon null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies are welcome / 388.5430
  • Capoeira Quinto Sol Silver City
    5pm / GoughPark / Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that incorporates music, singing, dance, self expression, and community / All ages welcome / Isaac – subsideenergize@gmail.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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