Upcoming Events

  1. Cliff-Gila Grant County Fair

    September 20 - September 24
  2. Gila/Cliff-Grant County Fair 2017

    September 20 - September 23
  3. Grant County Fair 2017

    September 20 - September 23
  4. Cliff-Gila Grant County Fair

    September 20 - September 24
  5. 13th Annual Gila River Festival

    September 21 @ 12:00 am - September 24 @ 12:00 am

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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.  Learn more about PSA submission here. Phone: 575-538-3396 Fax: 575-388-1759 Email: events@silvercityradio.com

 

  • The 2017 Grant County Fair will be taking place at the Cliff Fairgrounds from Wednesday through Saturday. In addition to livestock exhibits and competitions and junior and adults rodoes, there will be musical entertainment, dances on the slab, and a carnival complete with rides and food. The 2nd Annual Baking Contest will take place during the fair on Saturday the 23rd from 11:00 to noon, followed by the junior livestock sale. For additional information and schedules, go to grantcountyfairnm.com.

 

  • American Legion Riders of Deming will be having their Forgotten Veterans Memorial Motorcycle Ride this to support veterans programs this Saturday. Participants will be meeting at 619 West Spruce Street in Deming with sign up at 8:30 am. Food and other activities will commence at 5:00 p.m. For more information, Call James at 575-200-7038.

 

  • The 13th annual Gila River Festival Gathering the Gila is scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, in Silver City, in the Gila National Forest and along the Gila River. The Festival will engage participants in an exploration of the bountiful native foods, plants, and medicines found throughout the Gila River and its watershed. Presented by the Gila Conservation Coalition, the Festival will feature dynamic presentations and hands-on activities designed to foster a deeper intimacy with the Gila River, including river outings, field trips, workshops, storytelling, cooking, and foraging. Online registration is now open for all workshops and field trips. To register and view the full festival program, visit www.gilariverfestival.org/registration or call 575-538-8078.

 

  • Western New Mexico University is celebrating Homecoming 2017 from Thursday through Saturday, with activities on campus and the University Golf Course at Scott Park. The event will kick off on Thursday at Scott Park with a welcome reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by  The Alumni Association Annual General Membership Meeting at 7:00 p.m. On Friday festivities continue with the Homecoming Alumni Awards Dinner at 6:00 p.m., and will finish up on Saturday with a Homecoming Parade, Tailgate Party, and Homecoming Football fame against the University of Texas Permian Basin at 1:30 p.m. For more information. For more information, visit alumni.wnmu.edu.

 

  • “Glaze a Bowl” during the Gila River Festival, Saturday at Syzygy Tile, located at 106 N. Bullard Street in Silver City. Drop in between 10 am-4 pm. All materials are provided. This is a free event to benefit the Grant County Food Pantry located at the Grant County Volunteer Center. “You can help to End Local Hunger One Bowl at a Time.” For more information call 575-388-2988 or go to info@tvcgrantcounty.org.

 

  • Each year on the second Sunday in September, people come together in observing National Pet Memorial Day. On this day, pet owners honor their pets, both past and present, and think about and share with others the important role their beloved pets have played in their lives. Deming/Luna County Humane Society Blessing of the Animals, Sunday Sept 24th at 2:00 p.m at the Deming Animal Shelter, 2125 Onate. Call 575-546-2024. Wade Worrell of the Windmill Cowboy Church.

 

  • The Concert Band of the Southwest, under the direction of David Kendrick, will present its “An Evening in Autumn Concert” on Wednesday, September 27th, at the Cobre High School Auditorium. The concert begins at 7:00 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm. Seating is open and all seats are free. For more information contact Conductor David Kendrick by phone at (575) 388-7874 or by email at concertbandofthesw@gmail.com.

 

  • HMS Mimbres Valley Clinic is increasing their business hours to better accommodate the community starting on September 29th. The clinic will be open every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00am to 6:00pm and closed between 12:00noon and 1:00pm. For more information call (575) 536-3990.

 

  • The Southwest Festival of the Written Word (SWFWW) Grant County’s biennial literary festival, will be held September 29th through October 1st.The event will feature at least 30 presenters and writers from the region who represent a variety of genres. Presentation spaces will include Downtown Silver City locations in addition to the Silver City Public Library and WNMU. For more information and event schedules, visit swwordfiesta.org.

 

  • The Silver City Quarterly Review, an online showcase for local area writers, is celebrating its second anniversary on Saturday, September 30th, at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House on the corner of Yankee and Market Streets from 4:00-5:00 pm. Local authors will read poetry and prose.

 

  • Enjoy the Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 30th from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. at the San Lorenzo School. It is a wonderful time to get fresh produce from the valley and delicious locally-prepared food, as well as enjoying arts and crafts, a pie contest, with live music, games, activities and wholesome fun for the entire family. For more information go to mimbresharvestfest.com.

 

  • The Mimbres Health Fair scheduled this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. during the Mimbres Harvest Festival at the San Lorenzo Elementary School. There will be health screenings for blood glucose, blood pressure and free flu shots including mental health and dental health screenings for all that attend.

 

  • Western New Mexico University is hosting the 7th Annual James H. Pirtle Walk for Heroes, which starts and ends at Old James Stadium this Saturday. This year’s participants will walk three miles around campus and through the historic downtown Silver City area then enjoy speakers and food together afterward. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event.

 

  • A program featuring the migration of monarch butterflies in New Mexico will be held on Friday, October 6th at 7:00 p.m. in Harlan Hall at WNMU. Steve Cary and Dr. Dale Zimmerman of the Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society will present the program, titled “From River to Mountains: Silver City Monarch Aware”. The public is welcome.

 

  • The Rotary Club of Silver City will be holding it’s 2017 Gala & Benefit Auction on Saturday, October 7th from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grant County Veteran’s Memorial Convention & Conference Center. For additional information, call 575-313-2200 or visit silvercityrotary.org.

 

  • The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, in addition to other congregations are hosting a “Festival of Pets”, in commemoration the life of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the care of animals, on Saturday, October 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at Penny Park in Silver City. The High Desert Animal Shelter, local feed stores, and veterinarians, have been invited as well as the Brewer Baptist Church group that will be serving a delicious barbeque. Plan to bring your leashed or carrier contained pets at 10:00 a.m. for the blessing.

 

  • The Silver City Art Association invites artists to “Paint Out Silver” in conjunction with the Red Dot Art Fest. All artists are invited, both local and nonlocal, beginner or advanced, and you do not have to be an Art Association member to join in the painting fun and competition! This en plein air (pronounced on- plen-air) painting event will take place in and around downtown Silver City on October 7th, 8th and 9th with an early bird start on Friday, October 6th. Plein air painting is the act of painting outdoors using natural light. Opportunities abound in Silver City with it’s downtown historic buildings, architecture and picturesque native flora and fauna. The competition is open to all media and there will be cash prizes! For more information go to the Art Association website www.silvercityart.com or call Rebecca at 575-654-4384

 

  • A program featuring the migration of monarch butterflies in New Mexico will be held on Friday, October 6th at 7:00 p.m. in Harlan Hall at WNMU. Steve Cary and Dr. Dale Zimmerman of the Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society will present the program, titled “From River to Mountains: Silver City Monarch Aware”. The public is welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This has been your community calendar brought to you in part by Taylor Truck and Auto, where they buy, sell, and rent cars, too, and 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 sting 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 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.

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