Community Calendar / 7 June 2013

Friday 7 June 2013

  • Fit Families in Silver City Sign Up
    June 26 to August 7 at Hidalgo Medical Services on Pope Street / A free 7-session series to improve family hea lth & relationships / Free meals at each session and prizes, sessions include info on healthy eating, physical activity, healthy and reasonable goal setting and self-esteem and motivation / Instructed by a registered dietitian, social worker and physical activity professional / Ali Jensen – 388.1198  – ajensen@grmc.org
  • 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 – 820 Bullard / Learn to straighten your wheels / Donation suggested / 388.1444
  • Social Bike Ride
    6pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 820 Bullard / Encouraging all beginners and experienced riders to join an evening ride around Silver City / 388.1444
  • Bike-In Movie Night
    8:30pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 820 N Bullard / Bring a chair and enjoy an outdoor movie! / A donation is appreciated / 388.1444
  • Boys and the Bulls
    6pm / Southwest Horseman’s Arena – Arenas Valley / 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)
  • The String Beans
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street / Free
  • 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

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
  • Rodeo Related Fun and Games
    1pm – 5pm / Main Street Plaza – Home of the Farmer’s Market / Lucy Whitmarsh – 574.8394 – lmwk@dishmail.net (lmwk null@null dishmail NULL.net)
  • 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
    6pm – 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)
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City
    10am / UU Fellowship Hall – 3845 North Swan Street / Alicia Edwards, Director of the Volunteer Center of Grant County, will speak / She will provide an update on the newly opened “Commons” building which is now the Food Pantry, offices, and more / The offertory this Sunday will go to the Volunteer Center / conversation, coffee and light refreshments follow the service
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies are welcome / 388.5430
  • Evergreen Garden Club Annual Garden Tour
    1pm – 5pm / Schedule, route and tix available at Silver City Farmers Market, Allota Gelato, AM Bank, Silver Heights Nursery / All proceeds go to local charities in Grant County
  • 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
  • Mario Marrufo & Open Mic
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Classic Rock from Mario and your own artistic expression / Free

Monday 10 June 2013

  • Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons Service
    11:00am / Glad Tidings Church / Travelers will talk about their Hawaiian cruise trip / Lunch available / 537.3643
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 11 June 2013

  • Grant County Commission Work Session
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Meeting agenda not posted at press time but will be posted at: grancountynm.org (http://grantcountynm NULL.com/grant_county_nm_info NULL.php?CID=396)
  • Bayard Summer Reading Program
    10am – Noon / Bayard Public Library / School-aged children are invited to join the fun programs and events of this summer’s theme – Dig Into Reading! / Includes hands on activities like adobe brick-making, planting, creating Terra cotta pots, fossil studies, and of course, reading! / Free and open to school-aged children of all abilities / The 6-week program will begin on Tuesday June 11th and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through Thursday July 18th / Adult supervision required for children age nine or younger
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    11am – Noon / Main Street Plaza – enter at 7th & Bullard / 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
  • Low Vision Support Group
    1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / Guest speaker – Linda Velez, Independent Living Teacher for the Blind / Information on how to live successfully with low vision or blindness / Public welcome / Pat Milligan – 388.1108
  • 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
  • Silver City Town Council Meeting
    6pm / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Meeting agenda can be found at townofsilvercity.org (http://townofsilvercity NULL.org/r/agendas_minutes_and_video NULL.php)
  • Scott
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Blues & Country / Free
  • Silver City/Grant County TEA Party
    6pm / Red Barn Restaurant / Doors open at 5pm

Wednesday 12 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)
  • Dane & Edie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Vocals & Piano, Jazz and Standards / Free

Thursday 13 June 2013

  • Grant County Commission Meeting
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Meeting agenda not posted at press time but will be posted at grancountynm.org (http://grantcountynm NULL.com/grant_county_nm_info NULL.php?CID=396)
  • Bayard Summer Reading Program
    10am – Noon / Bayard Public Library / School-aged children are invited to join the fun programs and events of this summer’s theme – Dig Into Reading! / Includes hands on activities like adobe brick-making, planting, creating Terra cotta pots, fossil studies, and of course, reading! / Free and open to school-aged children of all abilities / The 6-week program will begin on Tuesday June 11th and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through Thursday July 18th / Adult supervision required for children age nine or younger
  • Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society
    6pm / Silver City Senior Center – Victoria Street / Potluck followed by meeting at 6:45pm / Lee Stockman and Judy Allen will discuss “Rock Identification” / Ginger Coombs  – 534.1393 – bearpaw14@yahoo.com (bearpaw14 null@null yahoo NULL.com )
  • 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)
  • Amos Torres
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street / Back Porch Blues / Free
  • AG & Garrison Starr
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Renowned Singer Songwriters / Free

Friday 14 June 2013

  • Silver City Women’s Club
    10am / 1715 Silver Heights / Social “Getting to Know You” followed by General Meeting and Potluck lunch with some wonderful ladies giving back to the community / Your first visit is free / Pam Houck – 538.3452
  • Grant County Trails Group Meeting
    Noon / Gila Resources Information Project – 305A North Cooper Street
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    11am – Noon / Main Street Plaza – enter at 7th & Bullard / 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
  • Wheel Truing
    6pm – 8pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 820 Bullard / Learn to straighten your wheels / Donation suggested / 388.1444
  • Social Bike Ride
    6pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 820 Bullard / Encouraging all beginners and experienced riders to  an evening ride around Silver City / 388.1444
  • Bike-In Movie Night
    8:30pm / Bike Works Downtown Branch – 820 N Bullard / Bring a chair and enjoy an outdoor movie! / A donation is appreciated / 388.1444
  • Don Beams
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street  / Free
  • Grease!
    7pm / Buckhorn Opera House – Pinos Altos / Tix at Buckhorn Saloon and Dandelion Wish / 538.9911
  • Trevor Reichman
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Singer Songwriter from Big Bend / Free

Saturday 15 June 2013

  • 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
  • Free Father’s Day Gift!
    10am – 4pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Model sail boat kit for Dad / 538-5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • 5th Annual Jump Into Summer Community Fitness and Nutrition Challenge
    10am – 2pm / Gough Park / A free community friendly fitness and nutrition filled day / KDawn Jackson at HMS – 388.1511 x2738
  • 24th Annual Gila Classic Golf Tournament
    Silver City Golf Course – 9 Golf Course Drive / Four-Person Scramble / Ashleigh Garcia – Gila Regional Medical Center – 538.4138
  • Loose Blues Band
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street  / Free
  • Bet With Your Boots On – Casino Night
    7pm – 11pm / Billy’s Restaurant, – Hwy 180 East / Rotary Club of Silver City benefit for the Education Center being built under the auspices of Border Partners at the Town Library in Palomas, Mexico / Tix at the door / Western wear encouraged / Food and drink available / Mark Richard – 537.5988
  • Doug Snyder
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon / Folk Rock from Albuquerque / Free

Sunday 16 June 2013

  • Free Father’s Day Gift!
    10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Model sail boat kit for Dad / 538-5921 – silvercitymuseum.org (http://silvercitymuseum NULL.org)
  • 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 / 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)
  • Bridge Community Benefit Dinner
    5pm / First United Methodist Church – 300 College Avenue / Proceeds support Bridge Community / Entertainment by Sherri Terrazzas / Don Trammell – 538.5754
  • Open Mic
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor  – 510 N Bullard Street  / Free

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