Community Calendar / 9 September 2013

Monday 9 September 2013

  • Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons
    11am / Glad Tidings Church / Historian David Remley / Lunch available / All singles welcome / 537.3643
  • Silver City Safety & Security Taskforce
    4:45pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard / Business, law enforcement, residents and coordination for a safer community
  • HIV/AIDS Support Group
    5:30pm – 7pm / LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / A support group for those living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends / Meets each Monday / 519.5562 – ted@lgbtgrantcounty.com
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 10 September 2013

  • Low Vision Support Group
    1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center – Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / Speaker is an Independent Living Teacher with the NM Commission for the Blind / 388.1108
  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library / Chess players of all ages and skills are welcome to join in chess games
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30 – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – Education Rooms / A new 5-class series, Surrender . . . and Gain Control (Part 2) / Starts on 9/3 and runs for five consecutive Tuesdays / Attend one, some, or all five classes / Free and open to the public / 313.4087
  • Special Needs Trusts & Guardianship
    6pm – 7:30pm / Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Q&A with attorney William Perkins / Vicki Galindo 590.7957 – 388.4437 – vgalindo@arcnm.org
  • Silver City/Grant County TEA Party Patriots
    6pm / Red Barn Restaurant / Doors open at 5pm / dinner available
  • Silver City Town Council Meeting
    6pm / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Public Hearings on transfers of ownership and location of liquor licenses / Resolution of 2015-19 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) / Agenda posted townofsilvercity.org
  • Gene Booth
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Old time country music / Free

Wednesday 11 September 2013

  • Grant County Commissioner Special Meeting
    9am / Grant County Administration Building / The agenda is posted at grantcountynm.com and includes Approve/Disapprove Fiscal Year 2014 Certified Tax Rates
  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation / 902 Santa Rita Street – 2nd floor conference room / Consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0101 – x2108 – lmjimenez13@gmail.com
  •  Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library / All ages are welcome to join us for reading, music, movement and fun!
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act:
    Addressing Behaviors and Discipline Through the IEP Process
    1pm – 5pm / CYFD Conference Room – 3082 32nd Bypass Road – Suite A / For families, youth, agency providers, juvenile probation staff, school staff, and anyone interested in learning how to assist children/youth with behavior challenges to be successful in school and in their community / Free / RSVP to Families ASAP at 855.484.0144
  • LEGO Club
    4:30pm / Silver City Public Library / Open LEGO construction for ages 4 – 10 / Parents, please accompany your builders age 4-7
  • Grant County Democratic Party
    5:30pm / 3060 Hwy 180 / Potluck @ 5:30 – Business meeting @ 6:20 / Bring a dish and bring a friend / 654.6060
  • Amos Torres
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Soulful backporch style singer songwriter / Free
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street / Piano & Vocal / Jazz & Standards / Free
  • Trivia at Bear Mountain Lodge
    7:30 / Bear Mountain Lodge / Weekly on Wednesdays with quizmaster Josh White – formerly of the late, lamented trivia game at the late, lamented Isaac’s / Food and drink available / No Cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $20 and $30 / Bring yourself or a team of six people, max / 538.2538

Thursday 12 September 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 issues / First class free / Liz 313.6883 or emikols@Q.com
  • Poetry and The Provost
    6:30pm / WNMU Miller Library / Dr Jack Crocker – WNMU’s new Provost – will read his poetry in one of the first of over 30 pre-Festival and Festival events for the Southwest Festival of the Written Word – September 27-29 / 654.6803
  • Esther Jamison
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street / Classical and finger style guitar / Free

Friday 13 September 2013

  • Pickamania Kickoff
    6:30pm / Steet Dance Downtown Silver City / Mimbres Region Arts Council hosted Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival / Free / 538.2505 / mimbresarts.org
  • CentennialCare (NM’s Medicaid program) Community Forum
    9am / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Learn the exciting changes to improve healthcare coverage for New Mexicans and the important decision you have to make / Sponsored by NM Human Services Department / 888.997.2583 – centennialcare.net
  • Fundraiser Benefit for Ray Sedillos
    11am – 5pm / Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347 – Hwy 180 & Yucca Road – Arenas Valley / Enchilada Plates w/ Red Enchiladas, Rice, & Beans / Cookie Norero 388.3328 hm – 313.5520 cel
  • Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
    Noon – 1pm / Grant County Health Council Office – 214 N Black Street / Discussion  and work on prevention strategies for youth substance abuse such as underage drinking and prescription drug abuse / Lunch will be served / Raz 388.1198 or rrobinson@grmc.org
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Restaurant – 501 Bullard Street / Classic blues, rock, folk and country / Free
  • The Gila Native Plant Society
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – Room 110 / Richard Felger will give a presentation on Gila Forests – Losses, Gains and New Economic Crops
  • Joe West Band
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Alt-Country – Santa Fe / Free

Saturday 14 September 2013

  • Pickamania
    All Day / Gough Park / Mimbres Region Arts Council hosts Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival / Free / 538.2505 – mimbresarts.org
  • Work Party at the Volunteer Center
    8am to 1:30pm / Volunteer Center Commons – 501 E 13th Street / Help construct the wood chip patio / Set frame in the ground, secure with rebar and fill with weed suppression fabric and wood chips / Extra wheelbarrows are welcome!  / Gwyn 956.3168, or email gwynjones@comcast.net
  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
    8:30am – Noon / Main Street Plaza – Enter at Bullard & 7th / Fresh produce, locally grown plants, herbal products, eggs, locally raised meats, baked goods and more / Support your local growers / Enjoy the music of Bayou Seco / Linda – Market Manager – 654.4104
  • Friends of the Silver City Library Second Saturday Book Sale
    9am – 4pm / 1510 Market Street / Bargain books, videos and CDs
  • Walking Tour of Fort Bayard
    9:30am – Noon / Commanding Officer’s Quarters (House 26) West side of Parade Ground / The museum is also open / Donations are welcome / 388.4477
  • Craft Class – God’s Eye
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 321 W Broadway / For crafters 8 years and up /  Pre-registration recommended and guardian required / Fee / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org
  • Breath Empowerment
    10am – Noon/ 310 W 6th Street / Flood your body with healing oxygen and enjoy a heightened-sense of peace, energy and vitality / Spaces is limited – registration required / Fee / Martha K / 388.2098 or abundancetherapeutics.com
  • Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library / All ages are welcome to join in for reading, music and movement fun!
  • AAUW Grant County Branch Kick-Off Meeting
    2pm / The Commons – Corner of 13th and Corbin Streets / Lovely tea for the the American Association of University Women / Kathryn “Ollie” Hoelscher is the special guest / RSVP Melinda 534.4324 – convsdance@aol.com or Eulalia 388.5880 –  emerlew@gilanet.com
  • This Is Spinal Tap
    5:30 Doors – 6pm film / Silco Theater – 311 N. Bullard Street / Cult Film Series to benefit Silco Theater Renovations / lmwk@dishmail.net
  • Thomas Radcliffe
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor 0 510 N Bullard Street / finger style multi-instrumental / Free
  • Tiffany Christopher
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon / One Woman Folk Rock Band – Las Cruces / Free
  • The Ghost Murals
    @ Dark / North Side of Gila Theater  – Bullard & Kelly / The architectural work of Mark Richard, long-time, established architect from Bayard / Mark’s projects range from private residences to large commercial designs (HMS) and he will be on hand to answer questions about his / Free / 534.2087

Sunday 15 September 2013

  • Pickamania
    All Day / Gough Park / Mimbres Region Arts Council hosts Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival / Free / 538.2505 – mimbresarts.org
  • Field trip to McMillan Campground in the Gila National Forest
    8am / Meet at the south parking lot of the WNMU / Fine Arts Theater for carpooling / Sponsored by Gila Native Plant Society / All invited / Free of charge / Bring water, lunch, a hat and sunscreen and wear good hiking shoes / Deming Gustafson 388.5192
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon – 1:30pm / LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue Suite 5 / 519.5562
  • Bridge Community Sunday Supper Fundraiser
    5pm / First United Methodist Church on College / The Hi-Lo Silvers chorus will entertain
  • Open Mic w/ Thomas Ratcliffe
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

Monday 16 September 2013

  • Fall Career Fair
    9am – 1pm / WNMU Student Memorial Center – 3rd floor / Meet with several local and regional employers / Bring your resume and dress to impress / WNMU Office of Career and Leadership Development 538.6250
  • 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 issues / First class free / Liz 313.6883 or emikols@Q.com
  • Grant County Community Health Council
    3pm – 5pm / Grant County Admin Bldg – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Formalizing the Grant County Health and Wellness Priorities for the next four years / Presentation from Brian Cunningham, GRMC Interim CEO / 388.1198
  • HIV/AIDS Support Group
    5:30pm – 7pm / LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / A support group for those living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends / Meets each Monday / 519.5562 –ted@lgbtgrantcounty.com
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 17 September 2013

  • Chess Club
    4pm / Silver City Public Library / Chess players of all ages and skills are welcome to join in chess games
  • Earth Approaching Objects – How Close Are They?
    6:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 3rd floor across from coffee shop / Dr Grauer of Silver City Astronomical Society presents the current searches for Near Earth Objects (NEOs) and important recent discoveries about asteroids that may strike Earth / All ages welcome / Free / Kathy – silvercityofstars@gmail.com silverastronomy.org
  • Abbe Anderson
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

Wednesday 18 September 2013

  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation / 902 Santa Rita Street – 2nd floor conference room / Consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0101 – x2108 – lmjimenez13@gmail.com
  • Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library / All ages are welcome to join in for reading, music and movement fun!
  • LEGO Club
    4:30pm / Silver City Public Library / Open LEGO construction for ages 4 – 10 / Parents, please accompany your builders age 4-7
  • Grant County Prostate Support Group
    6:30pmv / GRMC Conference Room – 1313 E 32nd Strteet / Current patients, survivors, and those at-risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend / Dave 388.2331
  • Fatigo
    6:30 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon / Folk & Americana from Bisbee / Free
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Trivia at Bear Mountain Lodge
    7:30 / Bear Mountain Lodge / Weekly on Wednesdays with quizmaster Josh White – formerly of the late, lamented trivia game at the late, lamented Isaac’s / Food and drink available / No Cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $20 and $30 / Bring yourself or a team of six people, max / 538.2538

To include an event on the calendar please send your request to healthcouncilgc@gmail.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

Friday, August 23, 2013

Bike-In Movie Night. 8:30 p.m. Bike Works Downtown Branch, 820 Bullard. Bring a chair and enjoy an outdoor movie! A donation is appreciated. 388-1444

Greg & Charlie.  6:30  p.m., Diane’s Restaurant.  Free.

Melanie Zipin & the Sugar Leafs, Originals & Groove Oriented Folk Rock. 7:30 p.m.  Buckhorn Saloon.  Free.

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