Community Calendar / 16 September 2013

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 (emikols null@null Q NULL.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 (ted null@null lgbtgrantcounty NULL.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 Al 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 (silvercityofstars null@null gmail NULL.com )silverastronomy.org (http://silverastronomy NULL.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 (lmjimenez13 null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library / All ages are welcome to join in for reading, music and movement fun
  • WNMU Music Professor Danny Reyes Trumpet Performance
    11:30 – 12:30 / WNMU / Student Memorial Building courtyard / A benefit for Playing for Change Foundation / Raffle tickets for “Playing for Change” CD drawing / Tix at Chino Bldg room 118 and Parotti Hall room 101
  • WILL Lunch & Learn
    Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / The lecture series begins with The US Forest in these parts / An insightful look at the Gila National Forest by Kelly Russell, Forest Supervisor and Jeff Boyd, inveterate hiker who came to Silver City to be near the Gila Wilderness areas / 538.6835 – will-learning.com (http://will-learning NULL.com) – info@will-learning.com
  • 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
    6:30pm / GRMC Conference Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / 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 / Jazz & Standards  / Piano & Vocal / 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 19 September 2013

  • Gila Conservation Coalition 9th Annual Gila River Festival
    September 19-22 / The Gila River is in Our Hands! / The festival will examine the impacts of climate change on the Gila River and the Gila region and how we can meet our future water needs and ensure that a free-flowing Gila River, one of the last in the Southwest, continues to exist for future generations / Field trips, panels, workshops, registration and more  at gilaconservation.org (http://gilaconservation NULL.org/wp/?page_id=1149) – 538.8078
  • Newcomers Club of Grant County Meeting
    11am / Silver City Women’s Club – Yucca & Silver Heights Boulevard /The Newcomers Club of Grant County is seeking the participation of new arrivals to our area, as well as those who are long-standing members of our community / Speakers will discuss various topics during luncheons, held the 3rd Thursday of each month, and will include drawings for GCCC concert tickets / Learn more and meet new friends / Lunch available / Linda Sylvester 480.518.5839 / lindasylvester@msn.com (lindasylvester null@null msn NULL.com)
  • Intro to Zumba Class
    1pm – 2pm / SC Recreation Center – Gold Street – turn east on 11th Street / Join the fun with a workout that will make you smile! Designed for beginners but all fitness levels welcome / fee / Liz – 313.6883 – emikols@Q.com
  • Gila River Festival – Wildfire and Climate Changes
    1pm – 2pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Discussion by Dr Tom Swetnam on long-term drought, extreme wildfires and climate change / Free
  • Gila River Festival – Local Climate Adaptation and Action
    2:15pm – 3:15pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / A panel discussion with Emma Bailey, Alicia Edwards, Kelley Russell, and Nick Sussillo on what can – and is – being done to understand and plan for the realities of current and continuing Climate Change / Free
  • Literacy Link-Leamos Board Meeting
    5:30pm / Silver City Public Library – Cooper Street / Open to all
  • Amos Torres
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Soulful singer songwriter w/ a bluesy back porch style / Free
  • Gila River Festival Keynote Speaker – Ken Brower
    7pm – 9pm – doors at 6:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Kenneth Brower, son of the pioneering environmentalist David Brower – who headed the Sierra Club for 20 years – delivers the keynote address – Help Water Win – in multiple voices to take action to save the Gila River in the face of political and ecological threats / Fee – Students Free – tix at the door

Friday 20 September 2013

  • Gila Conservation Coalition 9th Annual Gila River Festival
    September 19-22 / The Gila River is in Our Hands! / The festival will examine the impacts of climate change on the Gila River and the Gila region and how we can meet our future water needs and ensure that a free-flowing Gila River, one of the last in the Southwest, continues to exist for future generations / Field trips, panels, workshops, registration and more  at gilaconservation.org (http://gilaconservation NULL.org/wp/?page_id=1149) – 538.8078
  • Gila EDA Roundtable
    8:30am / Grant County Business and Conference Center / Ft Bayard Room / Presentations by Mary Stoecker on the SWNM Energy and Green Jobs Taskforce and the featured business Chelsea Hotchkiss of Insurance First
  • Ft Bayard Days – Make A Rope
    9am – 3pm / Ft Bayard – Santa Clara / Learn the Frontier skills that made New Mexico great and celebrate Historic Ft Bayard with this Silver City Museum partnered event / Free / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org
  • Life Quest – 40th Anniversary
    Noon – 4pm / 907 Pope Street – corner of College / Special guest speakers / come for lunch / children’s activities including a jumping balloon / Bake Sale / Information about our services, music, raffles, giveaways and fun / 388.1976
  • Gila River Festival – The Endangered Species Act: A Success Story
    1pm – 2pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Panel discussion with Jack L. Carter, David Propst and Cyndi Tuell / Moderated by Stephanie Smith / Now 40 years old, the ESA’s success is based in its grounding in the “best available scientific and commercial information.”  It has halted the downward spiral of many plants and animals and brought dozens of species back from the brink of extinction but a backlog of candidate species await official listing as threatened or endangered / Panelists will talk about the effectiveness of ESA, and the natural and human-caused challenges confronting New Mexico’s native flora and fauna / Free
  • Gila River Festival – Water Wisdom
    2:15pm – 3:15pm / WNMU Global Resource Center 12th & Kentucky / Panel discussion with Martha Cooper, Todd Schulke and Denise Smith / Moderated by Stephanie Smith / Hear local environmental leaders discuss how the southwestern community can meet our water needs while protecting the Gila River, in light of the recent political developments of the AWSA / Arizona Water Settlements Act / Free
  • Gila River Festival / San Vicente Artists
    3rd Annual Gila River & New Mexico Landscape Juried Art Show

    5pm / Artists’ Lair Gallery – corner of Texas & Market Streets / Art accepted from 10am – 2pm / Artist reception and awards 5pm – 7pm / Open to public / Exhibit continues  Saturday 11am – 6pm and Sunday 11am – 4pm
  • Joe & Danny
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Jazz and Latin variety / Free
  • Gila River Festival – New Mexico, Ancient Waters: NM Rivers Film Fest
    6:30-9:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Premier of the films Free Flow: Saving the Gila River in New Mexico and The Gila River is in Our Hands / tix at the door
  • The Oversouls
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Local Rock & Soul combo / Free

Saturday 21 September 2013

  • Gila Conservation Coalition 9th Annual Gila River Festival
    September 19-22 / The Gila River is in Our Hands! / The festival will examine the impacts of climate change on the Gila River and the Gila region and how we can meet our future water needs and ensure that a free-flowing Gila River, one of the last in the Southwest, continues to exist for future generations / Field trips, panels, workshops, registration and more  at gilaconservation.org (http://gilaconservation NULL.org/wp/?page_id=1149) – 538.8078
  • 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! / Linda – Market Manager – 654.4104
  • Red Hot Children’s Fiesta
    10am – 2pm / WNMU Old James Stadium – N Kentucky between 12th  & College / Out of this world fun for families / Prizes for every kid / Star Lab, Sun Viewing, Solar System display / ALB Bio Park’s Zoo To You / Free / 388.1198 / healthcouncil.grmc.org
  • Garden Design Workshop
    10am – 2pm / Silver City location and details at 534.0123 / Workshop covers infrastructure and how to place elements like patios, walkways, trees, gardens so that all elements work harmoniously and efficiently in relation to each other and to the sun, wind, water and animals – wild and domestic / fee / homeandgardeninspiration.net (http://homeandgardeninspiration NULL.net)
  • Space Magnets
    10am – 2pm / Red Hot Childre n’s Fiesta / WNMU Old James Stadium / Out of this world fun making magnets with the Silver City Museum
  • Gila River Festival Monsoon Puppet Making & Parade
    10am / WNMU Old James Stadium / Puppet-making station at the Red Hot Children’s Fiesta from 10am – 2pm / Parade leaves at 2pm / Route from the stadium – down College Avenue, Bullard Street & up to Broadway ending at the Silver City Museum / Giant Puppet Play at the Museum’s courtyard  around 3pm / Gila Conservation Education Center will host family-friendly activities, for children of all ages in the Museum’s courtyard at 3:30pm / Free
  • Storytime
    10:30am / Silver City Public Library / All ages are welcome to join the fun of reading, music and movement
  • CLAYplay Artist’s Reception
    2:30pm / Bayard Public Library – 1120 Central Avenue / CLAYplay artist’s reception and exhibit / Children who participated in the CLAYplay art series may pick up their artwork at the end of the reception / 537.6244
  • The Big Lebowski
    5:30pm doors – 6pm film / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard Street / Cult Film Series to benefit Silco Theater Renovations / lmwk@dishmail.net (lmwk null@null dishmail NULL.net)
  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Need we say more? / Free
  • Gila River Festival
    Gala for the Gila and Silent Auction Fundraising Party and Dance

    7pm – 10pm / Javalina Coffeehouse – 201 N Bullard Street / Must be 21 or older / Silent Auction closes at 8:30pm – winners will be announced at 9pm / Little Toad Brewery and Distillery provides libations / Live music by The Roadrunners / tix at door
  • Jenn Rawling & Basho Parks
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana Duo – Portland – They came for the sunshine… Ha! / Free

Sunday 22 September 2013

  • Gila Conservation Coalition 9th Annual Gila River Festival
    September 19-22 / The Gila River is in Our Hands! / The festival will examine the impacts of climate change on the Gila River and the Gila region and how we can meet our future water needs and ensure that a free-flowing Gila River, one of the last in the Southwest, continues to exist for future generations / Field trips, panels, workshops, registration and more  at gilaconservation.org (http://gilaconservation NULL.org/wp/?page_id=1149) – 538.8078
  • Brunch of Champions w/ local author Sharman Apt Russell
    10:30am – Noon / Seedboat Center for the Arts courtyard – 214 W Yankie Street / Guests will enjoy a scrumptious and seasonal brunch by local restaurant Tre Rosat Café and artisan baker Ben Williams of Bike Haus Bakers / Registration required at gilaconservation.org (http://gilaconservation NULL.org/wp/?page_id=245) or 538.8078 or info@gilaconservation.org
  • Breath Method & Prayer Circle
    11am – 12:30pm / Learn this fantastic breathing technique for shifting your mind, body and spirit / Space is limited & registration required / Martha K. Everett – 388-2098 or abundancetherapeutics.com
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon – 1:30pm / LGBT Grant County Center – 301 West College Avenue Suite 5 / 519.5562 / All LGBT Family, Friends and Supporters are welcome
  • Open Mic Night w/ Abbe Anderson
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free

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)

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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