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Community Calendar / 17 February 2013

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Sunday 17 February 2013

  • Gary Emerson / The Mystery of the Owl
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall – 3845 North Swan Street /  Coffee and conversation with light refreshments after the service
  • LGBT Brunch
    Noon / Vicki’s Eatery – 315 N Texas Street / All LGBT folk, friends and allies are welcome / 388.5430
  • The Anglican/Reformed Episcopal Church
    3pm / Church of Harmony – 609 Arizona Street / Various original 1554, 1563 and onward Book of Common Prayer Authorized services every Sunday during Lent / Come and see what worship was like 450 years ago! / All welcome / A Lenten light soup/bread supper and discussion follows / 1st discussion will be “Anglicanism:  Is it contagious?” and “It Didn’t Start With Henry VIII!”
  • Bridge Community Pasta Dinner
    4pm / First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall – 300 W College Avenue / An early evening dinner of pasta, salad, bread, dessert and beverage will be offered along with the exciting music of Jericho / Fee / Proceeds will be used in their efforts to provide Continuum of Care Senior Housing in SW New Mexico
  • String Beans / Open Mic
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Bluegrass from the String Beans and You do that hoodoo that you do / Free

Monday 18 February 2013

  • Town of Silver City Municipal Elections Absentee and Early Voting
    Until March 1st / Visit Silver City Town Hall at Broadway & Bullard or contact the Town Clerk at 534.6346 to request an absentee application or if you have questions / 534.6346
  • Managed Foot Care Clinics
    9am / Silver City Gospel Mission
    11:30am / Silver City Senior Center
    Offered in conjunction with the WNMU School of Nursing / 538.6967 for more info
  • Open Mic Night
    7pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Free

Tuesday 19 February 2013

  • Grant County Commission Work Session
    9am / Grant County Administration Building – 1400 Hwy 180 East / Meeting agenda can be perused at
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
    Noon – 1pm / 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 / First class Free / Liz at 313.6833 or
  • Meditation for Everyone!
    5:30pm – 6:15pm / Billy Casper Wellness Center – 300 East 16th Street / New 3-class series starts – Unlocking the Mind’s Potential / Free and open to the public / 313.4087
  • Changing Weather in Southwestern New Mexico
    6:30 – 8pm / WNMU Global Resource Center – 12th & Kentucky / Presentation and discussion with NM State Climatologist, David Dubois, PhD regarding projected heat, drought, precipitation and extreme weather in coming years
  • Scott
    6:30pm / Diane’s Parlor – 510 N Bullard / Blues & Country / Free

Thursday 21 February 2013

  • Smoke Signals –
    A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific

    Noon / The Social History of Marijuana
    7pm / The Healing Properties of Marijuana
    Gila / Mimbres Community Radio Studio – 519 B North Bullard Street / Distinguished author and investigative reporter Martin Lee discusses his new book – Smoke Signals – in two presentations with audience Q&A following each / Limited Seating / Advance Tickets strongly advised! / Tix available in advance at GMCR studio M-Th Noon – 4pm – via PayPal here – or at the door

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
LAST DAY TO REGISTER! 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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