Community Calendar / 1 October 2013

Tuesday 1 October 2013

  • What the Heck is Obama Care?
    5pm / Millie’s Assisted Living Community – 600 N Hudson – North of the SC Post Office / Presentation by Eric Seyler / Invaluable info for those covered by Medicaid, Medicare and the uninsured / Refreshments / Free
  • Spanky
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Americana / Free

Wednesday 2 October 2013

  • WILL Lunch & Learn
    Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Western Institute for Lifelong Learning noon lecture series w/ Craig Freas 0n Steelhead Backroads: Spring Fly Fishing for Steelhead Trout in Northern British Columbia / 538.6835 – will-learning.cominfo@will-learning.com
  • Dane & Edie
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Piano & Vocal / Jazz & Standards / Free
  • The Littlest Birds
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana duo from CA /Free
  • Trivia
    7:30 / Bear Mountain Lodge / Quizmaster Josh White / Prizes of gift certificates for $30 and $20 / Bring yourself or a team of up to six people / Refreshments available  / No cover charge / 538.2538

Thursday 3 October 2013

  • Brown Bag Program
    Noon – 1pm / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Railroads of Southwestern New Mexico – Silver City, Pinos Altos & Mogollon RR with Joe Gill / 538.5921  – silvercitymuseum.org
  • Rainbow Village
    5pm – 9pm / LGBT Grant County Community Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays / All ages of LGBT family, friends and supporters are welcome / 519.5562
  • Amos Torres
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Soulful Singer Songwriter with a bluesy back porch style / Free

Friday 4 October 2013

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Schedule Your mammogram with GRMC in October and enter to win a Gift Basket / Get a free Waterproof Self-Exam Shower Card / 538.4067 
  • Grant County Commission Special Meeting
    8:30am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Agenda is posted at grancountynm.org
  • Retired Educators Association
    11:30am / Red Barn Steakhouse – 708 Silver Heights Boulevard / All retired educators from any state are welcome / Ruth Nagel 534.3782 – Jewel Burke 539.2274
  • The WILL Encaustic Painting Art Show Opening
    4 – 5:30p / MRAC Gallery – Wells Fargo Bank / Western Institute for Life Long Learning / Refreshments / The exhibit will run Tuesdays through Fridays through October from 10am – 5pm
  • Rainbow Village
    5pm – 9pm / LGBT Grant County Community Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays / All ages of LGBT family, friends and supporters are welcome / 519.5562
  • Iya Khan
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Funk, Pop & Rock / Free
  • Southwest New Mexico Audubon Society
    7pm / WNMU / Harlan Hall – 12th & Alabama / Tom Shelley speaks on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Mined Lands Reclamation/ Wildlife Habitat in Grant County / Light refreshments after the program / Free and open to the public / 534.0457
  • Melanie Zipin & the Sugar Leafs
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Funky Folk Rock Originals and covers / Free

Saturday 5 October 2013

  • Safeguarding Abandoned Mines on Boston Hill
    8:30am & 1pm / Silco Theatre – 311 N Bullard Street / Overview of project, orientation and site visits during both morning and afternoon sessions / Learn about how abandoned mines on Boston Hill can be made safe for people who use the site for recreation while also providing habitat for bats / Go into the field and see the Legal Tender Mine first hand and provide your input to the design team on how you’d like to see this site safeguarded / Attend either/both sessions / Ken Romig – 505.923.3598
  • 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 Brandon Perrault / Linda – Market Manager – 654.4104
  • 8th Annual Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival
    9am – 5pm / San Lorenzo Elementary School / Health fair, live music, giant raffle, delicious locally prepared food, farmer’s market, arts & crafts fair, children’s activities, agricultural workshops, Mimbres Valley storytellers & poets / mimbresharvestfest.com
  • Mimbres Health Fair
    9am – 2pm / San Lorenzo Elementary School – Mimbres, NM / Get tested for: Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, Pulse Oximetry, Total Cholesterol (fasting not necessary), Hepatitis C, skin cancer, A1C and lots more great health screenings and information! The NMDOH will be completing Water Quality Testing, and flu shots will be offered  / Free / 388.1198
  • Pinos Altos October Fiesta
    10am – 4pm / Main Street in Pinos Altos / Family fun, entertainment and Gold Panning instruction / Benefit for Pinos Altos Volunteer Fire Rescue / Lucy Whitmarsh – 574.8394 – lmwk@dishmail.net
  • WNMU Homecoming Parade
    10:30am / Begins at Juan Chacon Building parking lot and travels through historic downtown
  • A Blessing of the Animals
    11am – 3pm / Gough Park / Sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance of Grant County and will feature a short liturgy with music, followed by an individual blessing for each pet and pet owner / All types of pets are welcome – Leashes or pet carriers are encouraged / High Desert Humane Society will also be sponsoring activities in the park from 11 am to 3 pm in celebration of their 40th anniversary in Grant County / 538.2015
  • Greek Cooking Class
    11:30am – 3pm / Shevek’s – 602 N Bullard Street / Discussion, hands-on, laminated recipes to keep, meal of the dishes produced / Fee / thekissmethodgourmet.com – 534.9168
  • WNMU Homecoming Football Game
    1:30pm / WNMU campus / Ben Altamirano Field
  • CentennialCare – NM’s Medicaid program – Community Forum
    3:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Come 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
  • Rainbow Village
    5pm – 9pm / LGBT Grant County Community Center – 301 West College Avenue – Suite 5 / Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays / All ages of LGBT family, friends and supporters are welcome / 519.5562
  • The Princess Bride
    5:30 Doors – 6pm film / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard Street / Cult Film Series to benefit Silco Theater Renovations / lmwk@dishmail.net
  • Mimbres Region Arts Council Benefit Auction
    6pm / Bear Mountain Lodge / A featured item is The Palisades at Little Cherry Creek – a painting by Harry Benjamin / Fee includes bid capability, appetizers / 538.2505 – mimbresarts.org
  • The Oversouls
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Rock & Soul Outfit / Free
  • Tiffany Christopher
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Atos / One Woman Band from Las Cruces / Free
  • Twisted Vine Refugee Support Group Meeting
    8pm / Old Elks Club – Texas & Market / Music by Rhythm Mystic and Brandon Perrault
  • City of Rocks Star Party
    At Dark / City of Rocks – Orion Group camp site / Silver City Astronomical Society member, Matt Wilson, hosts star gazing / Dress warm, bring a drink, use red flashlight and approach site with only parking lights, ok? / matthewdwilson@q.com

Sunday 6 October 2013

  • Safeguarding Abandoned Mines on Boston Hill
    8:30am & 1pm / Silco Theatre – 311 N Bullard Street / Overview of project, orientation and site visits during both morning and afternoon sessions / Learn about how abandoned mines on Boston Hill can be made safe for people who use the site for recreation while also providing habitat for bats / Go into the field and see the Legal Tender Mine first hand and provide your input to the design team on how you’d like to see this site safeguarded / Attend either/both sessions / Ken Romig – 505.923.3598
  • Down To Earth in Our Lawns and Gardens
    or Plant a Tree for your Grandchildren
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship – 3845 North Swan Street / Dr Jack Carter on Urban Trees / The audience will be encouraged to plant native species on their property, replacing a small portion of the green mantle that is being lost due to the ever increasing human population / Conversation, coffee and light refreshments after the service

Monday 7 October 2013

  • Safeguarding Abandoned Mines on Boston Hill
    8:30am & 1pm / Silco Theatre – 311 N Bullard Street / Overview of project, orientation and site visits during both morning and afternoon sessions / Learn about how abandoned mines on Boston Hill can be made safe for people who use the site for recreation while also providing habitat for bats / Go into the field and see the Legal Tender Mine first hand and provide your input to the design team on how you’d like to see this site safeguarded / Attend either/both sessions / Ken Romig – 505.923.3598
  • CentennialCare – NM’s Medicaid program – Community Forum
    10am  / Silver City Senior Center – 205 W Victoria Street / Come 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
  • Scott on BATS!
    5:30pm / Silco Theatre – 311 N Bullard Street / Dr J Scott Altenbach – bat specialist from UNM – will expound on on his investigation of the bat habitat on Boston Hill / Ken Romig, at 505.923.3598
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free
  • HIV/AIDS Support Group
    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 / 590.1788

Tuesday 8 October 2013

  • Grant County Commission Work Session
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Notice / agenda is posted on the calendar page grancountynm.org
  • Safeguarding Abandoned Mines on Boston Hill
    9am & 1pm / Silco Theatre – 311 N Bullard Street / Wrap-up at morning and afternoon sessions / Learn about how abandoned mines on Boston Hill can be made safe for people who use the site for recreation while also providing habitat for bats. Go into the field and see the Legal Tender Mine first hand and provide your input to the design team on how you’d like to see this site safeguarded / Attend either / both sessionsor . Attend session(s) of your choice / Ken Romig – 505.923.3598
  • Low Vision Support Group
    1pm / Gila Regional Medical Center – Board Room – 1313 E 32nd Street / A support group for anyone dealing with vision loss / Speaker is an Independent Living Teacher with the NM Commission for the Blind / 388.1108
  • Silver City Town Council Meeting
    6pm / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Agenda posted townofsilvercity.org
  • Silver City/Grant County TEA Party Patriots
    6pm / Red Barn Restaurant / Doors open at 5pm / dinner available
  • The Golden Dragon Acrobats
    7:30pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty / For tix and information 538.2505 – mimbresarts.org

Wednesday 9 October 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
  • WILL Lunch & Learn
    Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Jim Kelly speaks on Real Legends Behind Some Fictional Ones / Open to the public / Free / 538.6835 – will-learning.com or info@will-learning.com
  • 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
  • Don Beams
    6:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / A Folk Pop experience / Free
  • Trivia at Bear Mountain Lodge
    7pm / 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 10 October 2013

  • Grant County Commission Regular Meeting
    9am / Grant County Administration Building / The agenda is posted at grantcountynm.com
  • Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society
    6pm – 8pm / Silver City Senior Center / Gold Panning by David Rinch / Potluck dinner / 534.1393 – rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com
  • MRAC Artists Lecture Series
    6:30pm / WNMU Parotti Hall – behind the Fine Arts Center / Mimbres Region Arts Council, Western Institute for Lifelong Learning, and WNMU’s Expressive Arts Department together sponsor this free series / Get up close and personal with some of America’s finest artists / Danny Reyes – WNMU Jazz Studies Professor – will talk on the history of jazz / 538.2505 – mimbresarts.orginfo@mimbresarts.org

Friday 11 October 2013

  • Red Dot Gallery Weekend
    Friday through Monday / Brochure with map can be downloaded at silvercitygalleries.com – Hard copies at Silver City Visitors Center
  • Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
    Noon – 2pm / Grant County Community Health Council  – 214 N Black Street / Discuss 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
  • WILL Community Program
    7pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / WILL presents Gail Rubin’s Laughing in the Face of Death: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die /  Rubin assures us that just as talking about sex won’t make you pregnant, talking about funerals won’t make you dead – and those who love you will benefit from the conversation / 538.6835 will-learning.com or info@will-learning.com
  • The Roadrunners
    7:30PM / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Blues & Rock / Free

Saturday 12 October 2013

  • Red Dot Gallery Weekend
    Friday through Monday / Brochure with map can be downloaded at silvercitygalleries.com – Hard copies at Silver City Visitors Center
  • 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
  • Multi Family Rummage Sale
    7am / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 North Swan Street / To benefit the First Presbyterian Church
  • Free Prostate-Specific Antigen Blood Test
    9am – 2pm / Gila Regional Medical Center Laboratory / A cooperative project of Grant County Prostate Support Group, Grant County Community Health Council and Gila Regional Medical Center / Dave Swanson 388.2331
  • Dream Catcher Craft Class
    10am – Noon / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / For crafters aged 8 and older / limit of 10 crafters / Pre-registration encouraged / Parent or guardian attendance required / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org
  • Fiddling Friends
    12:15pm – 12:45pm / Yada Yada tarn / Jeanie 534.0298
  • Celtic Music with Mountain Aire Folk Music
    3:30pm – 6pm / Wild West Weaving – 211 N Texas St – Suite D / Celebrating Irish culture as part of Red Dot Gallery Weekend / wildwestweaving.comsilvercitygalleries.com
  • Baxter Black Show
    6:30pm / WNMU Fine Art Theater / A fundraising event to benefit the Silver City Museum Society / 538.5921 – silvercitymuseum.org
  • Big Ditch Crickets Community Dance
    7pm – 10pm / Old Elks Lodge – 315 N Texas Street / Circle, square, contradances, Polkas, waltzes, schottisches, the Broom Dance and Handkercheif dance / All dances taught – No partner needed / Gayle Simmons 388.1727 – Carol 535.4018
  • Oversouls
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Local Rock & Soul / Free

Sunday 13 October 2013

  • Red Dot Gallery Weekend
    Friday through Monday / Brochure with map can be downloaded at silvercitygalleries.com – Hard copies at Silver City Visitors Center

Monday 14 October 2013

  • Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons
    11am / Glad Tidings Church / Speaker Gordon Mitchell on reverse mortgages / Lunch available / All singles welcome / 537.3643
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 15 October 2013

  • Green Flashes – are they real, or just another myth?
    6:30pm / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 3rd Floor across from coffee shop / Kent DeGroff, an amateur astronomer who spent 12 years in the Marshall Islands at Kwajalein Atoll where beautiful sunsets are always on the menu / And, there’s a spoiler alert – they’re real / Past sightings and photographs will be presented along with an explanation of how it happens and when and where to see it / All ages welcome including families with children and WNMU students / Kathy silvercityofstars@gmail.com

Wednesday 16 October 2013

  • Town of Silver City Recreation Center Fall Break Registration
    10am – 5:30pm / The program is open to children ages 6-12.  The program runs from 21 – 25 Oct0ber from 7:30am – 5:30pm / Fee / Space is limited and requires advance registration with original birth certificate / First-come, first served / 388.3087

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

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