Community Calendar / 6 December 2012

Tuesday 4 December 2012

  • SOUPer Tuesdays
    11:30am – 12:30pm / First United Methodist Church / Benefits Bridge Community
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30 pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center Education Rooms – 300 E 16th Street / Classes run for four consecutive Tuesdays. Attend one or all four classes / Free / 313.4087
  • Scott
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Blues & Country music
  • The Annual San Vicente Artists Member Art Show
    9am – 4pm Tuesdays – Fridays through December 31st / Mimbres Region Art Council Gallery  – Wells Fargo Building  – 1201 N Pope Street / A variety of art including, paintings, photography, fabric art, and beaded items

Wednesday 5 December 2012

  • Curbside Consulting at the Nonprofit Resource Center
    9am – Noon / The Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Free consulting services to nonprofit organizations (or those considering becoming a nonprofit / Lisa Jimenez 534.0665 x232 / lisa@wellnesscoalition.org (lisa null@null wellnesscoalition NULL.org)
  • Library Story Time – The Mitten
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Join us for a special reading of The Mitten.   All children will receive hand-knitted mittens from Yada, Yada Yarn crafter.  Children and grown-ups of all ages welcome / FREE / Harmony Phillips-Dahlsten – Children’s/Youth Librarian / 538.3672 /  hdahlsten@silvercitymail.com (hdahlsten null@null silvercitymail NULL.com)
  • Grant County Local Emergency Planning Committee
    3:30pm / Grant County Admin Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East The LEPC meets to discuss local planning for emergency and disasters / Gilbert 574.0065 / gcmce@gmail.com
  • Art lesson w/ Walt Disney advertising illustrator Dug Sitowski
    3 – 4pm / 3-lessons attend individually or all scheduled for Dec. 5th, 12, & 19th / Bayard Public Library / 1112 Central Avenue / Free / 537.6244
  • Open House @ Aldo Leopold High School
    4:30 – 6pm / Aldo Leopold High School – 1422 East Highway 180 – next to the Grant County Admin Building / The school has openings for next semester, so this is a great time to learn what they have to offer / Teachers and students available for questions / Refreshments provided / ALHS is a public school so any resident of Grant County is eligible / Lottery applications due no later than 4 pm, December 13 / Applications available at the school / COME ONE, COME ALL!
  • Andrew Dahl- Bredine
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Singer Songwriter / Free
  •  Volunteer Call for the 9th Annual Red Paint Powwow and Indian Market
    5 – 6pm / Silco Theater – Bullard Street / We invite all past and present volunteers, who would like to participate in the 2013 Red Paint Powwow and Indian Market – January 18th, 19th, 20th / Please bring your friends and family to our “Volunteer Call” meeting / For more information please call Volunteer Coordinator, Cathy Owens – 313.3923 cell – 534.0873 home
  • Dane & Edie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street / Piano & vocals / Jazz, Standards and show tunes from Tin Pan Alley

Thursday 6 December 2012

  • Grant County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Taskforce
    Noon / El Refugio – 800 Robert / Prevention, planning and coordination of services for domestic violence and sexual assault for survivors and community in Grant County / Everyone is welcome to create a non-violent community / 538-2125
  • Recycling Advisory Committee
    3pm / Southwest Solid Waste Authority – 318 Ridge Road / Future meetings will be held in town at the new offices for the Office of Sustainability
  • Brown Bag program:  Dear Santa
    Noon / SC Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Learn about Christmas past in the Old West from a local historian / 538.5921 for more info
  • Light Up A Life Tree Memorial Lighting Ceremony
    5:30pm – 6pm / Gila Regional Medical Center – 1313 East 32nd Street – Front Canopy / 574.4934
  • Gene Booth
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street  / Old time Country music

Friday 7 December 2012

  • Gila EDA Roundtable Meeting
    8:30am / Grant County Administration building in the Commissioner’s Chamber Room / Coffee & donuts at 8am / The Gila EDA will be the presenter at this Roundtable!
  • The Annual San Vicente Artists Member Art Show
    9am – 4 p.m Tuesday thru Friday through 31 December / Mimbres Region Art Council Gallery  – Wells Fargo Building  – 1201 N Pope Street / A variety of art including, paintings, photography, fabric art, and beaded items.
  • Donations for 12th Annual Shop With A Cop
    Now through 14 December 2012 / Donations can be sent or mailed to Harrison Schmitt Elementary – 2810 N Swan Silver City, NM 88061 / Donations will help send a local Shop With A Cop child to a movie, lunch, and to Wal-Mart with $100 dollars to spend on much needed clothing / Shop With A Cop Committee / 956.2170
  • GRMC Auxiliary Bake Sale
    7:30 – 11:30am / Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room – 1313 East 32nd Street / 538.4870
  • Brewer Hill Baptist Church
    11am til they run out / Brewer Hill Baptist Church – 600 N Corbin / BBQ chicken, brisket, spareribs or red enchilada plates / 534.0048
  • Registration for winter break with the Town of Silver City
    Noon – 5:30pm / Recreation Center / The program is open to children  ages 6 thru 12 – first come/ first served / It will operate from 7:30-5:30 during the Christmas break and includes breakfast, afternoon snack, and 10 hours of supervised fun!!!   Call 388.3087 for more info
  • Winter Under Western Skies
    4:30pm – 6pm / 312 W Broadway / Holiday exhibit and family fun!  538.5921
  • Kiwanis Sing off Competition & Gazebo Lighting
    5pm / Gough Park / Part of “AmBank First Friday” – The Official Lighting of the Gough Park Gazebo – see the holiday lights turned on for the first time this year / Kiwanis youth group Sing-Off sponsored by Western Bank with $100 to a charity of their choice and $100 for their club or group / 590.1587
  • AmBank First Friday Downtown
    5pm / Holiday Downtown Passports due at the Silco Theater between 5pm – 7pm / Stay for the 7 pm drawing for $250 MainStreet Dollars
  • It’s the End of the World as We  Know It… And I Feel Fine
    5:30pm – 8:30pm / Gallery 400 – 400 N Arizona / Art Opening for Brent Flenniken / 313.7015
  • Greenwood Misses
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard
  • Just Be Christmas Inside
    6:30pm / WNMU – Fine Arts Center Auditorium / Presented by the Theatre Group NM and the Expressive Arts Department of WNMU / Free Admission – Donations to Community Food Pantry appreciated / Ward Rudick will MC, share favorite songs and lead an audience sing-along / Some tourists from the North Pole will drop in at the end of the show…
  • The Oversouls
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Local Rock and Soul music / Free
  • Hi Lo Silvers Holiday Concert and Sing-A-Long
    7pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Singers are directed by Valdeen Wooton and accompanied by Virginia Robertson on piano and Bill Baldwin on bass violin / Free
  • Papua New Guinea – Birds of Paradise
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – 12th Street / Audubon Society First Friday Lecture.  Peg Abbott will share adventures from Papua New Guinea / Free

Saturday 8 December 2012

  • Slide Presentation
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 West College Avenue / Slide presentation by Bill Dunmire, hosted by the Silver City Public Library.  Dunmire will be introducing his latest book, New Mexico’s Living Landscape: A Roadside View, featuring his professional photography / Free / 538.3672
  • 2nd Annual Tamal Fiesta y Mas
    10am – 4pm / Broadway & Bullard / 10am – 11am Live Mariachi Music / 11:15am – Noon Matachines Dancers / Noon Tamal Judging / 1pm – 4pm Tardeada with Friends of the Underground & the Illusion Band / www.tamalfiestaymas.com / 538.5555 or 538.1337
  • Tamal Fiesta Activities at SC Museum
    11am – 3:30pm / Silver City Museum – 312 Broadway / In conjunction with Tamal Fiesta Y Mas / All FREE / 11am – 11:30am & 1:30pm – 2pm Bilingual Storytelling / Noon – 1pm Flores Mexicanas – flower making / 2:30pm – 3:20pm Culture in the Kitchen: Traditional Holiday Foods / 538.5555 or 538.1337 / tamalfiestaymas.com (http://tamalfiestaymas NULL.com)
  • Silver City Astrological Society
    1pm / Isaac’s Grill Private Room – Broadway & Bullard / Free / Kathy 388.1434 / silvercityofstars@gmail.com (silvercityofstars null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Guadalupe Day with Logan Philips
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free
  • Kas Nelson
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street
  • Just Be Christmas Inside
    6:30pm / WNMU – Fine Arts Center Auditorium / Presented by the Theatre Group NM and the Expressive Arts Department of WNMU / Free Admission – Donations to Community Food Pantry appreciated / Ward Rudick will MC, share favorite songs and lead an audience sing-along / Some tourists from the North Pole will drop in at the end of the show…

Sunday 9 December 2012

  • Opportunities and Universalists in Immigration Reform
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City – 3845 North Swan Street / A talk presented by WNMU Political Science professor, Andy Hernandez / Please join us, there will be coffee and conversation, with light refreshments, after the services.
  • LGBTQ Brunch
    Noon / Isaac’s – 200 N Bullard Street
  • Just Be Christmas Inside
    2pm / WNMU – Fine Arts Center Auditorium / Presented by the Theatre Group NM and the Expressive Arts Department of WNMU / Free Admission – Donations to Community Food Pantry appreciated / Ward Rudick will MC, share favorite songs and lead an audience sing-along / Some tourists from the North Pole will drop in at the end of the show…
  • Bike Walk
    2-4 p.m / Old Elk’s Lodge Ballroom – behind Vikckie’s Eatery on the corner of Texas and Market Street / Free admission / Tickets for games and a chance to walk the numbers of baked goods are each $1 / Hosted by Guadalupe Montessori School
  • Hi Lo Silvers Holiday Concert and Sing-A-Long
    3pm / First Presbyterian Church – 1915 N Swan Street / Singers are directed by Valdeen Wooton and accompanied by Virginia Robertson on piano and Bill Baldwin on bass violin / Free
  • Peter & Michelle & Open Mic Night
    6pm / Diane’sParlor – 510 N Bullard Street
  • Compassionate Friends – 16th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting
    6:30 – 7:30pm / Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – 7th & Texas Street / Open to all who wish to participate – bereaved parents, siblings, grandparents, relatives and friends of those who have had a child pass away. Short program of speakers, including Rev. Paul Moore, Dr. Gilbert Arizaga, and grief counselor Chris McIntosh / Light refreshments / 534.1134
  • The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting
    6:30pm / Episcopal Church – 7th and Texas / Candles lit in each location around the globe means a 24 hour wave of light in honor of all the children, whose memories we treasure in our hearts.

Monday 10 December 2012

  • Silver City Greenways Master Plan Committee
    4pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard

Tuesday 11 December 2012

  • Grant County Commission Work Session
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 E
  • SOUPer Tuesdays
    11:30am – 12:30pm / The First United Methodist Church / Benefits Bridge Community
  • Low Vision Support Group – CANCELLED
    Next meeting January 8, 2013 1pm / Board Room Gila Regional Medical Center – 1313 East 32nd Street / A support group for anyone dealing with vision loss / Patricia 388.1198
  • Holiday Social for WNMU Alumni
    5-7pm / Home of Marshall & Sandy Moore / Bring your favorite holiday appetizer.  Contact Alumni Affairs Office 538-6675 or alumni@wnmu.edu (alumni null@null wnmu NULL.edu)
  • Scott
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Blues & Country music

Wednesday 12 December 2012

  • Curbside Consulting at the Nonprofit Resource Center
    9am – Noon / The Wellness Coalition – 409 N Bullard Street / Free consulting services to nonprofit organizations (or those considering becoming a nonprofit / Lisa Jimenez 534.0665 x232 / lisa@wellnesscoalition.org (lisa null@null wellnesscoalition NULL.org)
  • Library Story Time
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / Join us for reading, poetry, music and movement.  Children and grown-ups of all ages welcome / FREE / Harmony Phillips-Dahlsten – Children’s/Youth Librarian / 538.3672 /  hdahlsten@silvercitymail.com (hdahlsten null@null silvercitymail NULL.com)
  • Art lesson w/ Walt Disney advertising illustrator Dug Sitowski
    3 – 4pm / 3-lessons attend individually or all / scheduled for December 12 & 19th / Bayard Public Library – 1112 Central Avenue / Free / 537.6244
  • Economic Form: Community Development, Tourism, and Public Lands
    5:30 – 7:30pm / Silco Theater – 311 N Bullard / Presentations by a panel of experts followed by community discussion / Free / Refreshments & door prize drawing courtesy of Bear Mountain Lodge / Sponsored by SWNM Green Chamber & NM Wilderness Alliance / Cissy McAndrew – 538-4332 – SCGreenChamber@gmail.com (SCGreenChamber null@null gmail NULL.com)
  • Dane & Edie
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 North Bullard Street / Piano & vocals / Jazz, Standards and show tunes from Tin Pan Alley
  • Grant County Democratic Party Regular Meeting
    5:30pm  / AFSCME Union Building – 11786 Hwy 180 E in Bayard / Turkey, ham and beverages provided, please bring side dish or dessert to share and non-perishable food item donation for local distribution / 654.6060 for more info
  • Music at Storytime
    10am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Avenue / The Desert Larks Early Music  Ensemble will be performing during Storytime this week.  Join us for Christmas music and a sharing of musical instruments / Free
  • NM 90/ Hudson Street Bridge Replacement Project – Public Information Meeting
    6- 6:30pm / Grant County Commission Meeting Room – 1400 Hwy 180 East / NM Department of Transportation is developing plans for the replacement of the NM 90 / Hudson Bridge / The existing bridge will need to be demolished, the new bridge will be wider than the existing one and include sidewalks, and bike lane, lighting would also be upgraded, and signs replaced / Various options for routing this detour are being considered.

Thursday 13 December 2012

  • Grant County Commissioners Meeting
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East
  • Health Talk – Surviving the Holidays
    11am – Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center, ABC Conference Room / Presented by Dr Teresa Morales-Arizaga, Dr Maria Elena Arizaga and Dr Gilbert Arizaga / 538.4870 for details

Friday 14 December 2012

  • Loose Blues Band
    6:30pm – 8:30 – Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Free
  • Donations for 12th Annual Shop With A Cop
    Last Day! / Donations can be sent or mailed to Harrison Schmitt Elementary 2810 N Swan Silver City, NM 88061 / Donations will help send a local Shop With A Cop child to a movie, lunch, and to Wal-Mart with $100 dollars to spend on much needed clothing / 956.2170 Shop With A Cop Committee
  • Steve Reynolds
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Finger Style Guitarist from Flagstaff, AZ / Free
  • Victorian Christmas
    5:30 – 8pm / Silver City Museum – 312 W Broadway / Free and open top the public / Sponsored by AmBank / 399.5921
  • Joe & Danny
    6pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard Street / Jazz & Latin
  • Silver City Woman’s Club
    Noon / 411 Yucca Heights – between Yucca and Swan / monthly meeting / Be our guest, enjoy our potluck and meet some wonderful ladies / We are dedicated to giving to the community
  • WNMU Fall Commencement
    2:30pm / Fine Arts Center Theater / Watch commencement live at www.wnmu.edu/commencement (http://wnmu NULL.edu/commencement)
  • Lady Mustang Basketball vs CSU-Pueblo
    5:30pm / Drag’s Court – WNMU P.E. Complex
  • Mustang Basketball vs CSU-Pueblo
    7:30pm / Drag’s Court – WNMU P.E. Complex
  • Registration for winter break childcare at the Town of Silver City Recreation Center
    The program is open to children ages 6-12 on a first come/ first served basis / It will operate from 7:30-5:30 during the Christmas break and includes breakfast, afternoon snack, and 10 hours of supervised fun!!!  Call 388.3087 for details

The Community Calendar was originated by Anne McCormick and is now compiled and administered by Grant County Community Health Council.

To include an event on the calendar please send all notifications 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 reoccurring 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 any 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)


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