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 Silver City Radio Community Calendar

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  •   If you are interested in submitting a PSA for consideration for airing and posting on SilverCityRadio.com please send it to us for consideration at least two weeks prior to your event. Call 575-538-3396 Fax: 575-388-1759 or Email: events@silvercityradio.
  • There will be a Baseball Symposium OCTOBER 18-20 at FORT BAYARD NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK: Exhibits, Panel Discussions, Live Vintage Baseball Games, Film Showings!  Call 575-388-4862 for more information, or visit fortbayard.org for a complete schedule of events.
  • The is a Permaculture Silver City monthly meeting on Saturday, October 19th  (3rd Saturday of every month) from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at the Silver City Visitor’s Center Conference Room located at 201 N. Hudson Street in Silver City. The discussion topic is “Grand Solar Minimum.”
  • There’s fun for the whole family at the 2019 “10th anniversary of Discover Hidalgo” event on Saturday, October 19th from 8:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M. at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds in Lordsburg New Mexico! This year is extra special to celebrate Hidalgo County 100th Birthday!  There’s something for EVERYONE including food, pie eating contest, cornhole tournament, fun games, cow Patty BINGO, chili cookoff, free medical, mental & dental screenings from Hidalgo Medical Services, Golden Oldie Award, and entertainment with Mariachi Angelica Padilla! Don’t miss can show starting at 10am and an incredible truck & tractor pull at 2:00 pm!  Admission is $3 per person and children under 5 are free! Don’t miss this year’s “Discover Hidalgo,” Saturday, October 19th starting at 8:00 A.M. at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds in Lordsburg.  For more information, call 575-542-9864.  That’s 575-542-9864.
  • Join Silver City Mayor, Ken Ladner and other volunteers on Saturday, October 19th 8:00 A.M. to complete and beautify several water catchment ponds in the median of NM 180 West, in front of Pizza Hut between Pope and Little Walnut streets. Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves and sun protection, and to park along Grant Street in front of Penny Park. The project is expected to be completed by noon.
  • The Union Pacific Big Boy #4014 locomotive will be making a stop in Lordsburg at 3:30 P.M. on Saturday October 19th. Starting at 3:00 P.M., there will be a special ceremony with area officials, a reading of a proclamation, live music from Beth Cox and The Spirit of Hidalgo nonprofit organization will be receiving a Union Pacific Grant for the Gathering of Musicians & Poets events held in Hidalgo County.  Don’t miss this opportunity to see this once in a lifetime engine as it makes its way along the Great Race Across the Southwest. For more information, visit the Discover Hidalgo 2019 page on Facebook.
  • In Deming, Friends of the Community, and Richard Weaver of Weaver’s Welding are sponsoring the Fifth Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th at John Waits (Rabbit) Park on Deming’s north side. The event is free to the public featuring food, games and music. With gates opening at 10:00 A.M. Local law enforcement and first responders will have plenty of activities prior to the candy drop.
  • A quorum of the Grant County Board of Commissioners will be conducting a Strategic Visioning Meeting, Monday, October 21st, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm and 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Meeting will be held at the Grant County Veteran’s Memorial Business and Conference Center, located at 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City. This is not a formal meeting of the Grant County Commission and no action will be taken.
  • The Silver City Rotary Club on October 22nd, is presenting local potter Claude Smith III who will share his story about being a potter, and how, as he puts it:  “It is only by Grace that I have enjoyed these last 11 years of my life.” He will also discuss the techniques he uses in Saggar Firing and Raku Firing. The Silver City Rotary Club meets every Tuesday for lunch in the Sunset Room of the WNMU Student Cafeteria in the WNMU Student Memorial Building at 1000 College Avenue.  There is no charge to attend the meeting and presentation, but guests are asked to contribute $10 if they wish to join the Rotarians in eating a lunch with a hot entree, salad, and dessert.  The lunch line opens at noon; the meeting begins at 12:15 p.m.; the presentation starts at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 1 p.m.
  • A regularly scheduled Hidalgo County Public Lands Advisory Committee (PLAC) meeting will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Hidalgo County Administrative Building, 305 S. Pyramid Street in Lordsburg, at 3:00 p.m. The public is invited.
  • The Cliff Schools will be presenting their annual “Fall Festival on Thursday, October 24th at 5:00 P.M. at the Cliff School Old Gymnasium. There will be food, karaoke, a fish pond, BINGO, face painting and lots of family friendly games and fun.
  • Time to harvest your marigolds & donate to the Silver City Dia de los Muertos! We will be gathering marigolds to decorate the community ofrendas and for parade participants. Big marigolds, small marigolds; orange marigold, yellow marigolds and everything in between accepted.  Collection days Friday October 25 and Saturday October 26 from noon to 6 p.m. at Javalina Coffeehouse at 117 West Market Street.
  • The Silver City Police Department is joining with G.W Stout Elementary to present a community Halloween Truck or Treat and Haunted House on Friday, October 25th from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the Stout Elementary parking lot on Swan Street. The Haunted house will be in the school gymnasium. Up to a group of 3 is $3 and a group of 5 or more is $5. There will also be free hotdogs and drinks provided.
  • Bring your unused or expired medications to National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26 from 10 AM to 2 PM at two locations in Grant County: The Bayard’s Public Safety Building, located at 801 Central Avenue, and Silver City’s Walmart Super Center, located at 2501 Highway 180 East. Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of your medication. For more information call 575-597-0025. The Bayard Police Department will provide residential pick up for those with mobility/transportation issues. If you would like your prescription medications picked up please call BPD at 575-537-3312.
  • Silver City Masons are thanking all Grant County Law Enforcement, EMTs, Search-rescue personnel and their families with a free Ice Cream Social on Saturday October 26th and for Fire Fighters and their families on November 6th. Both events are from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The Masonic Lodge is located at  11 Ridge Road in Silver City. Carry-out cups will be provided for the local stations, for those who are on duty.
  • There’s a Halloween Pet Costume Contest hosted by the Silver City KOA located at 11824 Highway 180 East in Silver City on Saturday, October 26th from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Dress up your pets and come down for a fun afternoon. There will be a $100 Gift Certificate to 1st place along with door prizes and refreshments! Feel free to wear your costume as well! For more information, call 575-388-3351.
  • The 2019 Children’s Fiesta, hosted by HMS will be taking place on Saturday, October 26th 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. in Penny park. This is a FREE family event and will feature games, activities, food and much more. Make sure to wear your Halloween costume!
  • Bring your unused or expired medications to National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26 from 10 AM to 2 PM at two locations in Grant County: The Bayard’s Public Safety Building, located at 801 Central Avenue, and Silver City’s Walmart Super Center, located at 2501 Highway 180 East. Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of your medication. For more information call 575-597-0025. The Bayard Police Department will provide residential pick up for those with mobility/transportation issues. If you would like your prescription medications picked up please call BPD at 575-537-3312.
  • The Silver City Rotary Club, on October 29th, is presenting guest speakers that are students from Aldo Leopold’s public speaking class who will make presentations to the club.
    The Silver City Rotary Club meets every Tuesday for lunch in the Sunset Room of the WNMU Student Cafeteria in the WNMU Student Memorial Building at 1000 College Avenue.  There is no charge to attend the meeting and presentation, but guests are asked to contribute $10 if they wish to join the Rotarians in eating a lunch with a hot entree, salad, and dessert.  The lunch line opens at noon; the meeting begins at 12:15 p.m.; the presentation starts at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 1 p.m.
  • Gila Regional Medical Center is hosting its FREE Annual Halloween Trunk or Treat on Thursday, October 31st from 4:30 to 7:30 P.M. at the GRMC parking lot located at  1313 E. 32nd Street in Silver City. There will be candy, treats and lots of fun and frights. If you are a business and wish to participate, please call 575-538-4000.
  • The Lordsburg Elks Lodge will be hosting a Trunk or Treat at the Special Events Center located at 502 W 2nd Street on Halloween, October 31st starting at 5:30 p.m. Individuals, businesses and organizations are invited to participate. To reserve a spot, email lordsburgelks@yahoo.com or call Glenda at 575.639.2484.
  • The Grant County Community Foundation, is hosting a Community Conversation about titled “I Count, So Do You” on Friday, November 8th at the Global Resource Center at WNMU on November 8th from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the WNMU Global Resource Center. This event is free to the public and will explore the importance of the 2020 Census. For more information visit grantcountycommunityfoundation.org.
  • Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, November 11th at 10:30 am at Cross Point Church, located at 11600 Hwy 180 East. Entertainment will be about Children, Youth and Families and Foster homes. Speaker to be announced. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.
  • A GriefShare grief support group will meet on Tuesdays starting in September  to December 3rd at the Rio Mimbres Baptist Church located at 29 Mimbres Cactus Drive  from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.  Call 575-313-4199 for more information.
  • The Town of Silver City’s 29th “Annual Lighted Christmas Parade” hosted by Silver City MainStreet Project will be on Saturday, November 30th from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. in Downtown Silver City. Parade entry applications are due by November 21st and are available online at visitsilvercitymainstreet.com.
  • Silver City Public Library, is holding a “WildWorks” makerspace every Thursday at 4:00 P.M. for kids ages 10 and up to experiment and create with robots, electronics, games, crafting, 3D drawing, photo editing and more. This is a free program and no registration is necessary. The Silver City Public Library is located at 515 West College Avenue.
  • The Silver City Public Library is offering programs for kids over the summer including “Future Engineers” every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:30 P.M. and The Little Artist Club every Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Group tours and special group storytimes are available with advance scheduling; please call 575-538-3672 and ask for the Children’s Librarian.
  • Every Tuesday at the Silver City Library at 4:00 P.M., kids ages 6-12 are invited to play and explore collaboratively with Minecraft in a social setting. If you have a Minecraft account, bring your login information. If you do not, the library will provide a log-in for you. Free, no registration necessary. The Silver City Library is located at 515 College Avenue in Silver City.
  • The Lordsburg Hidalgo Library offers Makerspace and Legos every day after school from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. The program is free and open to all students. For more information, call the library at 575-542-9646.
  • New Mexico Workforce Connection, partner of the American Job Center Network, is offering Youth Services for In-School and Out-of-School Youth in Deming. Get tutoring, learn about job readiness, gain work experience and much more. Visit with a representative today by calling 575-546-0192.
  • “The Jammers” will be playing for your dancing and listening pleasure every Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. in Deming at Morgan Hall located 109 East Pine Street. This is a free event each Sunday running through the end of April. Light will be served.
  • The “TOPS” Take off Pounds Sensibly Chapter #0288 meets on Thursdays at 5:30 P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church located at 1915 North Swan Street in Silver City. Come meet the members, get tips on getting started and think about joining us to make your life healthy. For more information, call 505-934-1182.
  • Adult Computer Literacy Classes are being held at the Bayard Public Library from 10:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M. every Tuesday at their location at 1112 Central Avenue in Bayard. Topics include Microsoft Word, basic computer skills, email, online job applications and more. The classes are free of to the public. For more information, call 575-537-6244.
  • Would you like to socialize, share, or learn more about fiber arts?  If so, attend the monthly gathering of the Luna County Fiber Arts Group at 10 A.M., at the Luna County Extension Office, located at 210 E. Poplar Street in Deming. The group meets at the same time on the third Tuesday of each month.
  • The Deming Quilting Bees Club will be teaching beginning sewing classes for adults and children on the third Saturday of each month starting on January at the Deming Art Center located at 100 S. Gold Street. The classes will be from 10:00 A.M. to noon and supplies will be furnished. Call 575-546-3663 for more information. A $10 deposit is required at registration and refundable if you attend.
  • There is free help for non-profits or those considering to organize one by the Nonprofit Resource Group located in Silver City at College Plaza Suite #16, every Wednesday by appointment only. For more information, call 575-597-0035.
  • Doing you have a problem with food? Overeaters Anonymous meets at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Deming Senior Citizen’s Center, 800 S. Granite Street in Deming. For more information, call Erin R. at 760-447-7474.
  • The Silver City Public Library is offering Kids Storytime and Babytime Sing and Play on Wednesdays at 10:30 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. Join in for stories, songs and rhymes, movement, and simple crafts. Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers, and Babytime for infants 0-24 months and their caregivers. These are free programs and no registration is necessary. Call 575-538-3672 for more information.
  • The Santa Clara Public Library is now open at 105 North Bayard Street in Santa Clara with the entrance at the rear of the City Hall Building. Hours of operation are Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 A.M. to 12 Noon, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M and Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. There are hands on activities for the kids, storytime, and Maker Space fun math and science activities. Call Neta Pope at 575-313-1992 for additional information.
  • The Lordsburg Hidalgo Library always has a calendar full of children’s activities! Each Wednesday morning from 11:00 to 11:30 A.M. pre-schoolers can come hear a story and participate in an activity. There are after-school programs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 in addition to art activities on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Fridays of each month. Visit lordsburghildalgolibrary.com or additional information.
  • Don’t forget, the Grant County Veteran’s Memorial Business and Conference Center is available for parties and events. The Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center is managed for Grant County by the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Call 575-538-3785 or send inquiries to info@silvercity.org.

 

This has been your community calendar brought to you by the the Silver Bowling Center—come enjoy affordable family fun for all, open 11 to 11, 7 days a week.  If you are interested in submitting a PSA for consideration for airing and posting on SilverCityRadio.com, fax or email your request to events@silvercityradio.com at least two weeks prior to your event.

 

If you are interested in submitting a PSA for consideration for airing and posting on SilverCityRadio.com please send it to us for consideration at least two weeks prior to your event. Phone: 575-538-3396 Fax: 575-388-1759 Email: events@silvercityradio.com

Ongoing Events In the Silver City Area

 

  • Griefshare, a weekly grief support group meets every Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Rio Mimbres Baptist Church located at 29 Mimbres Cactus Drive in the MImbres Valley. For more information, call or text Deb at 575-313-4199.
  • Do you have a girl who would like to belong to some great girl service organization? For information on how to enroll in Girl Scouts, call Annette, 538-2481.
  • Would you like to socialize, share, or learn more about fiber arts?  If so, attend the monthly gathering of the Luna County Fiber Arts Group at 10 A.M., at the Luna County Extension Office, located at 210 E. Poplar Street in Deming. The group meets at the same time on the third Tuesday of each month.
  • The Silver City Public Library, offers Storytime for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers every Wednesday at 10:30am, The Silver City Library is located at 515 W. College Avenue, Silver City. Join in for stories, songs and rhymes, movement, and simple crafts. This is a free program and no registration necessary. Contact the library at 575-538-3672 for more information.
  • The Silver City Library offers a kid’s Future Engineers program every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:00 P.M. This activity is geared towards kids ages 6 through 12 and features creative construction and experimentation fun with LEGO® bricks, K’NEX®, Strawbees, circuit kits, and more! This is a free program and no registration necessary. Contact the library at 575-538-3672 for more information.
  • For information on how to join the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, call Sabrina here at the station, 538-3396, for girls ages 6 to 20
  • The Puppy Dog Ranch has dogs available for adoption. Puppy Dog Rescue and Sanctuary, a non-profit charity, offers adoptable dogs that are leash trained, spayed/neutered, current on shots and tags and socialized to be around both children and adults. To make donations or to visit them, call 313-7232.
  • HIV Support Group for personal support and information as well as for friends or family.  Meets every Monday at College Street Plaza Suite #5 from 5:30 pm till 7:00pm.  Sponsored by LGBT Grant County.  For more info call Ted:   575.654.3851.
  • The Silver City Public Library is offering Kids Storytime and Babytime Sing and Play on Wednesdays at 10:30 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. Join in for stories, songs and rhymes, movement, and simple crafts. Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers, and Babytime for infants 0-24 months and their caregivers. These are free programs and no registration is necessary. Call 575-538-3672 for more information.
  • The Silver City Squares Square Dance Club meets every Monday at 7 pm: First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N Swan Street.  For more information call 575-388-9375 or 388-422
  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City meets every Tuesday in Silver City from noon to 1p with special luncheon speakers at the meeting room at “Wranglers” Bar & Grill, located at 2500 Hwy 180 East in Silver City. The first Tuesday of the month, during the school year, is the Kiwanis special Student of the Month recognition where ten schools bring one, special student to recognize.   All are welcome to attend any Tuesday meeting. Contact Silver City Radio for more information on event locations. Kiwanis is a service organization dedicated to serving children, one child at a time, in one community at a time. Kiwanis Club of Silver City presently offers in our area Terrific Kids in 10 elementary schools, Student of the Month in 10 schools, K-Kids in 1 elementary school, Builders Club in 2 middle schools, Key Clubs is 3 high schools, CKI at WNMU, and Aktion Club. Membership to Kiwanis is open. Call Club President, Alma Carson, 575-538-3787, for more information.
  • The Deming Public Library offers a free program for adults with special needs.  Join them every Tuesday at 1 pm for crafts, bingo or a movie.
  • The Silver City Public Library offers Babytime Sing & Play every Wednesday at 10:30.  Join in for free stories, songs and rhymes, and movement for infants 0-12 months and their caregivers.  Call 538-3672.
  • Gin Rummy is played every Wednesday afternoon at 1 pm at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House, 117 West Market Street.  Beginners are welcome, and experts are challenged.  Call 534-9355
  • The Gilawriters Expressive Writing Group welcomes writers of all levels to participate in their weekly sessions held Wednesdays from 2 to 4 pm in the Market Café Meeting Room.  All writing is done during the free session.  Call 534-0207
  • The Silver City Public Library offers Future Engineers every Wednesday from 4 to 5 pm.  Children ages 6-12 are invited for free to creative construction fun with Lego, K’NEX and Strawbees.  Call 538-3672.
  • The Silver City Public Library offers WildWorks, Youth Space every Thursday at 4 pm.  Children ages 10 and up are invited out for free to hang out, experiment, create and more, including robots, electronics, games, crafting, 3D drawing, photo editing and programming.  Call 538-3672.
  • Yada Yada Yarn hosts an Open Knitting Group every Sunday from 12 – 3 pm.  They are located at 614 N Bullard: call 575-388-3350 or visit their website at http://www.yadayadayarn.com/
  • The Healing Al-Anon Group meets every Sunday at 4 pm: GRMC Conference Room.  For more information call 575-313-9400
  • The Audubon Society meets the 1st Friday of the month at 7 pm at Harlan Hall on the WNMU campus.  For more information call 388-9221.
  • The Diabetes Support Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 3:30 pm: Silver City Senior Center.  For more information call 388-0243
  • Back Country Horsemen meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm in the GRMC Conference Room.  For more information call 575-388-5796 or visit on the web at http://www/bchnm.org/
  • The Cancer Support Group meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 pm: Gila Regional Medical Center.  For more information call 575-388-1198
  • The Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Thursday of the month, beginning with a pot-luck dinner at 6 pm before the 6:45 meeting at the Silver City Senior Center, 204 W Victoria.  Contact them by mail at PO Box 1555, Silver City, NM 88062 or visit their website at http://www.rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com/
  • The Silver City Woman’s Club meets at 10:30 am on the second Friday of each month.  The Woman’s Club is a service organization dedicated to serving the Community by supporting the local Girl Scout Council, offering WNMU scholarships, and providing hearing tests.  The Club is located at 411 Silver Heights Blvd.
  • The Silver City Aglow meets every second Saturday at the Silver City Women’s Club, located at 411 Silver Heights Boulevard at 9:30 am.  For more information contact Patti at triviso505@gmail.com
  • The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) meets every 3rd Monday at 12:30 pm at the Silver City Senior Center.  For more information call 388-1298.
  • The Prostate Cancer support group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6 pm in the GRMC Conference Room.  For more information call 575-388-3350
  • Corazons Unidos Cardiac Support Group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at the GRMC Board Room. For more information call 590-2578 or email my65fx@hotmail.com
  • The Autism Circle meets the 3rd Friday of the month at 6 pm: 315 S. Hudson, Suite 26.  This support group welcomes teachers, relatives and community members who support or educate those who live with Autism.  For more information, contact Elaine Prejean at 537-5159 (elaineprejean@msn.com), Paulette Shephard at 538-3108, or Peggy Humble at 538-1983
  • The Gila Native Plant Society meets the 3rd Friday of the month at 7 pm at Harlan Hall on the WNMU campus.  For more information call 388-9221.

If you are interested in submitting a PSA for consideration for airing and posting on SilverCityRadio.com please send it to us for consideration at least two weeks prior to your event. Phone: 575-538-3396 Fax: 575-388-1759 Email: events@silvercityradio.com