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Friday 18 January 2013

  • Gila / Mimbres Community Radio Open House
    4-8pm / GMCR Studio – 519 B North Bullard Street / Refreshments & entertainment / Get the latest developments and opportunities to create a program, become a DJ, join the volunteer staff, serve on a committee, help with an event, underwrite the station or contribute in your own unique way, and Yes!  Become A Member!
  • Red Paint Pow Wow – Educational Day
    9am / Indian Market / 10am / Performances / WNMU Intramural Gymnasium / Students and Teachers free / 534.1379 –
  • Book Kick-Off
    4 – 7pm / Silver City Woman’s Club – 1715 Silver Heights Blvd / Local author Madonna Kettler reading, signing and group experiential for her new book Birth, Death, and the Afterlife: Remembering Who You Really Are / Live music, refreshments and snacks / 575-534-1291 –
  • NM State Environmental Literacy Planning – Postponed – New Date TBA
    Environmental Education Association of NM and WNMU Outdoor Program will reschedule this meeting to help New Mexico develop an environmental literacy plan for our youth / Participants will take an active role in creating the framework for a state-wide environmental literacy plan to be presented to the NM Public Education Depart / Contact Kathy Whiteman  – 538.6253 – – for more info
  • Farhad
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Spanish Guitar / Free
  • Halley Anna & The Tennessee Volunteers
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Americana Singer/Songwriter from Texas / Free
  • Dance night w/ Hector Carrillo
    8pm – Midnight / Arenas Valley VFW Post 3347 – Hwy 180 & Burnham Road /Hector plays Pop, Light Rock, Country Western and Spanish

Saturday 19 January 2013

  • Kitchen Creations – Diabetes cooking school
    9am – 3pm / Grant County Extension office – 2610 N Silver Street / Two session class (2nd class Jan 26) is offered in conjunction with the NM Dept of Health, Grant County Extension Service, and Gila Regional Medical Center’s Health Reach / Instructors Jill Eastip, GRMC, and Judy O’Loughlin, Grant County Extension Service, offer instruction on healthy cooking for diabetics and diagnosed pre-diabetics / RSVP 388.1559
  • Red Paint Pow Wow
    9am / Indian Market / 11am & 5:30pm / Gourd Dancing / 1pm & 7:30pm / Contest Powwow/Grand Entry  / WNMU Intramural Gymnasium / 534.1279 –

Sunday 20 January 2013

  • Red Paint Pow Wow
    9am / Indian Market / 11am / Gourd Dancing / 1pm / Contest Powwow & Grand Entry / 6pm / Awards & closing / WNMU Intramural Gymnasium / 534.1379 –
  • Sexual Assault Support Services
    10am / The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship – 3845 North Swan Street / Kristy Rogers will speak to us about the Sexual Assault Support Services of Silver City, of which she is the Advocate Coordinator.  SASS is a standalone rape crisis center which provides free and confidential services to survivors of sexual violence. Coffee and conversation w/ light refreshments after the service.
  • The Blessing of Laughter – Carley Preusch
    11:30am / New Church – 1300 Bennett Street / Sunday Service
  • Peter & Michele
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard  / Free

Monday 21 January 2013

  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos

Silver City Election Calendar
Tuesday 5 March 2013 Municipal Election

29 January 2013 / 5pm
A/ Deadline for Withdrawal of Write-in Candidacy
B/ First day absentee ballots can be issued/mailed to voters whose applications have been approved
5 February 2013 / 5pm
Grant County Clerk closes voter registration books
13 February 2013
First day for early voting using voting machines/electronic vote tabulators.
1 March 2013
A/ Last day for early voting using machine/tabulators.
B/ Last day absentee ballots can be issued/ mailed to voters.
C/ Last day candidates may appoint a challenger & 1 alternate and a watcher & 1 alternate for each polling place by 5pm
4 March 2013 / by 3pm
Last day the governing body may appoint a qualified elector for each polling place to serve as observer
5 March 2013 Election Day
Polls open 7am – 7pm
11 March 2013
No later than 7pm candidates elected shall appear before the Municipal Clerk to sign a written statement acknowledging receipt of the certificate of election and acknowledging that he/she is legally qualified to hold office.

Visit The Town of Silver City Election Page for more information.  They advise the following…

Check Your Voter Registration
to ensure that your name and address are correct. Any corrections need to be made with the County Clerk before 5 February 2013 in order to vote in the upcoming election.

Check Your Voting District
The Town Council redistricted in November 2011. Please review the new voting district map to check which district your address is in per your voter registration. Call the County Clerk’s office at 574-0042 if there are any discrepancies.

The GMCR Community Calendar provides notice of local music, arts, culture and civic events.  It is based in large part on Anne McCormick’s email calendar which is now compiled and administered by Grant County Community Health Council.  The GMCR calendar may include additional events and omit or edit others which lie outside our editorial policies – such as our non-commercial guidelines.

To include an event on the calendar please send your request to 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 unsuitable events.

For additional info contact Kendra Milligan / Public Relations Liaison / Grant County Community Health Council / 388.1198 x10 /

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