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Silver Consolidated School Board Meeting

  • The Regular Meeting of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education originally scheduled for April 18th has been moved to Tuesday, April 25th in the Silver High School Little Theater beginning at 6 pm. An agenda may be obtained 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Call 956-2000

The Georgetown NM Mining and Mimbres Mills Presentation

  • On April 26th from 5 to 6 pm, David W. Mercer will present his research “The Georgetown NM Mining and Mimbres Mills” at the Roundup Lodge on Acklin Hill Road, in the Mimbres.  This free presentation sponsored by the Imogen F. Wilson Education Foundation at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. Call 202-9984

WNMU Presents Septeto Nacional Ignacio Pineiro

  • WNMU Cultural Affairs is pleased to present Septeto Nacional Ignacio Piñeiro on Wednesday, April 26th at Light Hall Theater beginning at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at the Cultural Affairs Office in Hunter Hall or online at wnmu.edu/culture.  Call 538-6469

Silver City Library Pop-Up MakerSpace Program

  • On Thursday, April 27th from 4 to 6 pm, the Public Library of Silver City will have a special Pop-Up MakerSpace program during WildWorks. Representatives of the MakerState Initiative will show participants how to use a 3D Printer and make simple circuitry.  Call 538-3672

Great Race Week 50th Anniversary at WMMU

  • It’s Great Race Week at Western New Mexico University! This week, WNMU will celebrate 50 years with a variety of events including Bowling, Powder Puff Football, a Pool Party, and more leading up to the Mustang Festival on Saturday at 10 am and the 50th Great Race at 11.  Visit wnmu.edu

Mimbres Volunteer Fire and Rescue Pancake Breakfast

  • The Upper Mimbres Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will host its annual Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 29th from 8 to 1 am at the Main Station at Mile 5 on Highway 35. $5 breakfast includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, coffee, and juice.  Call 536-3683

American Legion Fundraiser for Lena and Carolyn Holguin

  • The American Legion Post 18 is having a breakfast and BBQ lunch fundraiser on Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th from 8 am to 4 pm at the American Legion Post. Proceeds benefit Lena and Carolyn Holguin to help cover medical expenses from the women’s terrible car accident earlier this year.  Call 623-293-1639

Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros at Silver City Library

  • The Public Library of Silver City will be celebrating Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros on Saturday, April 29th from 10:30 am until noon. This is a holiday to celebrate children of different cultures and traditions, and will include a bilingual storytime at 10:30, followed by a craft, a piñata, and prizes.  Call 538-3672

Hike to Gomez Peak During CDT Trail Days Celebration

  • The Grant County Trails Group and Continental Divide Trail Coalition will sponsor a community hike to the top of Gomez Peak as part of the CDT Trail Days celebration on Sunday, April 30th from 01 am to noon. Call 505-977-1056

Grant County Concert: Cherish the Ladies

  • The Grant County Community Concert Association is pleased to present Cherish the Ladies on Sunday, April 30th beginning at 3 pm in the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater. Enjoy a blend of instrumental talents, vocals, and step dancing with this internationally celebrated American Celtic Groups.  Call 538-5862

WNMU Presents the Birds of Chicago

  • WNMU Cultural Affairs is pleased to present free Music in the Gardens on Friday May 5th beginning at 6 pm in the new sculpture garden on the WNMU Campus. The Birds of Chicago and opening act Melanie Zipin and the Sugar Leafs will perform.  Learn more at wnmu.edu/culture, or call 538-6469

SW New Mexico Audubon Society Monthly Meeting

  • The Southwest New Mexico Audubon Society last monthly meeting of the season will be held Friday, May 5th at 7 pm in WNMU’s Harlan Hall. Guest speaker Dr. Roland Shook will present “An Overview of the Birds of the Middle Gila Valley of New Mexico.”  Call 388-2386

Give Grandly 24-hour Day of Giving

  • Give Grandly, an annual 24-hour day of giving, will be held on Saturday, May 6th. Give back to 51 local nonprofits who support the community by visiting the Farmer’s Market from 8:30 am to 2 pm, or text the word GRANDLY to 41444.  Visit givegrandly.org

Widowed Persons Monthly Meeting

  • The Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting will be held May 8th at Cross Point Assembly of God Church beginning at 10:30 am. Bettye Fell will talk about the history of Widowed Persons.  Call 537-3643

NOVA Science Film Series: Decoding Neanderthals

  • The Silver City Public Library’s NOVA science film series will conclude on Tuesday, May 9th at 4:30 pm with “Decoding Neanderthals,” the story of Homo sapiens’ migration and surprise encounter with this mysterious species. Call 538-3672

Hi-Lo Silvers Spring Concerts

  • The Hi Lo Silvers Spring Concert will be held Friday, May 12th at 7 pm and Sunday, May 14th at 3 pm at the First Presbyterian Church. The concert will include spirituals, standards and songs from Broadway and film

Mother’s Day Fiber Arts Sale

  • The Southwest Women’s Fiber Arts Collective will have a Mother’s Day Sale on Saturday, May 13th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Silver city Woman’s Club. Find unique, hand crafted items for the special mother in your life

Hurley Pride Festival and Car Show

  • The 12th Annual Hurley Pride Festival and Car Show will be held on Saturday, May 13th at Hurley Park. This year’s festival will feature 16 classes of cars, food, music and vendors of all kinds.  Call 956-3535

Rural Bookmobile West May Schedule

  • On Thursday, May 18th, the Rural Bookmobile West will be in Mimbres at the Living Harvest Bakery at 9:45, and the Sapillo Creek Fire Station at Lake Roberts at 11:45, and Doc Cambell’s Post near the Gila Cliff Dwellings at 2:30. Call 505-841-5250

Rural Bookmobile West June Schedule

  • On Thursday, June 22nd, the Rural Bookmobile West will be in Mimbres at the Living Harvest Bakery at 9:45, and the Sapillo Creek Fire Station at Lake Roberts at 11:45, and Doc Cambell’s Post near the Gila Cliff Dwellings at 2:30. Call 505-841-5250

Silver City Clay Festival

  • The Silver City Clay Festival will take place July 22nd through the 30th in Silver City. This year’s festival will explore clay art, archaeology, petroglyphs, mining and geology, and farm-to-table foods and land use.  Visit ClayFestival.com for details on events

Volunteers Needed to Transport Veterans

  • The Silver City area is in need of volunteer drivers and a volunteer transportation coordinator to transport veterans to their VA appointments.  Both positions are non-paid.  Without these essential positions, the Silver City area may have to terminate this transportation service.  To volunteer, or for more information, call 590-3172

Tax Assistance at Watts Hall

  • AARP in cooperation with the IRS will prepare and file Federal and/or New Mexico State income taxes, for free, for seniors 60 years and older and taxpayers with low income. The free service will be provided at Watts Hall by appointment only.  Sign up at the Silver City Public Library or Silver City Senior Center.  Call 519-9463

El Grito Early Head Start Program

  • Build a lifelong foundation of health, growth and learning with El Grito Early Head Start, a free, federally-funded community-based program for low-income families with children ages 0-3 and expectant mothers.  El Grito Early Head Start is now accepting applications for eligible children and families.  For more information, or to apply, call 538-5459

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeking “Bigs”

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region is reaching out to adults in the community to consider becoming a volunteer. Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships.  “Bigs” must be at least 18 years old and pass a background check before being matched to a “Little.”  Call 523-9530

World War I Exhibit at the Silver City Museum

  • The Silver City Museum will host the exhibit “April 1917: the United States Enters World War I,” which will be on view at the Museum through May 14th in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I. Call 538-5921

 

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Ongoing Events In Silver City

 

  • 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
  • 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 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
  • The Silver City Public Library holds Story Time Tuesdays at 10:30 for children ages 0-5.  Join them for free stories, songs and rhymes, movement and simple crafts.  Call 538-3672
  • Kiwanis Club of Silver City meets every Tuesday in Silver City from noon to 1p with special luncheon speakers at the meeting room at Little Toad on Bullard. 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 event. 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 1 middle school, Key Clubs is 3 high schools, CKI at WNMU, and Aktion Club. Membership to Kiwanis is open. Call Past-President, Sabrina Pack,  575-538-3396, 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 Yankie Creek 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.

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