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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.
  • The Full Moon Hike program begins at night, taking visitors on a tour of the Gila Cliff Dwellings under moonlight. This program is different from the standard daytime guided tour, and lasts for 90 minutes. Visitors are required to wear sturdy shoes or boots, and should bring red-lens flashlights or headlamps. Standard park entrance fees apply to attend this program. Call the Gila Visitor Center (575)536-9461 for reservations. Lists fill quickly; only a limited number of people can participate due to safety concerns. Full moon hike dates are Saturdays: September 14, and October 12. Program start times vary by month. Please call the Gila Visitor Center for each month’s start times.
  • Representative Xochitl Torres Small, announced her new mobile office hours for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District for August. Mobile office hours are an opportunity for constituents to meet with staff, ask questions, and get help with federal casework such as Medicare, Social Security, and VA claims – all in their local communities. In Hidalgo County, they will be at the Lordsburg Chamber of Commerce (1st and 3rd Tuesday monthly), 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., the next being August 20th. In Luna County, they will be held at the Deming Senior Center (1st and 3rd Tuesday monthly), August 20th, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at 800 South Granite Street, Deming, NM, 88030.
  • Deming officials will be holding a town hall on Wednesday, August 21st at 5:00 P.M. at the Andres Silva Conference Center to discuss a revitalization plan for Deming. Some of the topics will cover attracting travelers off of Interstate I-10, and ways to connect the eastern and western parts of the community. The town hall will be hosted by the City of Deming and the Southwest Council of Governments.
  • Come on out and enjoy some down-home country fun for the whole family at the Hidalgo County Fair, from Thursday, August 22nd through Saturday, the 24th, at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds in Lordsburg, New Mexico! Enjoy this year’s fair themed “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams,” starting on Thursday at 6:00:00 P.M. with the Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association Junior Rodeo. Start Friday at 8:00 A.M. with the Jr. Livestock Show, a parade down Motel Drive at 5:30 P.M. and the Quirt Peterson Tribute Ranch Rodeo at 7:00 P.M. Friday is also “School Day”- all elementary through high school students 18 and under are admitted free! Enjoy concessions, vendors, indoor exhibits and more, and dance to the music of the “Turner Mac Band” on Saturday 9:00 P.M. to midnight! Share the excitement of the Hidalgo County Fair Thursday August 22nd through Saturday the 24th, opening each morning at 8:00 A.M. For complete event schedules, go to the Hidalgo County Fair Facebook page. Don’t miss the Hidalgo County Fair at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds in Lordsburg!
  • It’s time again for the Hidalgo County Fair Rodeo happening Thursday, August 22nd through Sunday, August 25th. That means rodeo time in the southwest!  Put on your rodeo duds and head out to this year’s rodeo action in Lordsburg! The rodeo kicks off Thursday night at 6:00 pm with the Hidalgo Youth Ranch Association Junior Rodeo.  Friday morning at 10:00 A.M. will be the Team Tying and Stray Gathering competition. Want to experience the flavor of the southwest? The Friday 7:00 P.M. “Quirt Peterson Tribute Ranch Rodeo” should be your destination with ranch bronc riding and bell calf roping!  Saturday morning is the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association “Rodeo de Hidalgo Slack” starting at 10:00 A.M.  Saturday night wraps up with GCPRA Sanctioned “Rodeo de Hidalgo” at 7:00 P.M. featuring 3-Man Team Steer Riding. Sunday morning is the “Draw Pot Team Roping” at 10:00 A.M.  Don’t miss the rodeo action at this year’s Hidalgo County Fair rodeos, August 22nd through 25th. For more information check out Hidalgo County Fair Rodeos on Facebook.
  • Don’t miss out on the fun at the 40th Annual Great American Duck Race in at McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park in Deming Thursday August 22nd through Sunday August 25th. Enjoy food, arts & crafts vendors, live music, and of course, the best duck racing action in the United States. For schedules and additional information, visit deming duck race dot com.
  • Western New Mexico University is hosting a Veterans Resource Fair on Friday, August 30th from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the WNMU PE Complex Patio in Silver City. Enjoy lunch and guest speakers to learn more about veteran services. There will be a free drawing for war memorabilia. Contact WNMU Veteran Services at 575-538-6208.
  • There is Family Fun at the Silver City Museum on Saturday, August 31st from 1:30 to 3:30 P.M. in the Museum Education Room. Kids and families can make their own “repujados”, a traditional Mexican form of metal embossing. Workshop materials are provided free of charge. The Silver City Library is located at 312 West Broadway in downtown Silver City.
  • Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society will hold their 36th Annual Gem & Mineral Show this weekend August 31st through September 2nd. This FREE event is great for the entire family. There will be a large assortment of vendors, the Wheel of Fortune, silent auction, daily jewelry making classes, and daily collecting field trips. Enjoy educational speakers from New Mexico Tech Mineral Museum and the Zuhl Museum. Come and visit the 36th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, Saturday from 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday from 10:00 to 5:00, and Monday 10:00 to 4:00. All happening this Labor Day weekend at the Grant County Veteran’s Memorial Business and Conference Center, next to Ace Hardware in Silver City.
  • The Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday September 9, 2019, 10:30 am at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Entertainment will be provided by Harpist, Karen Nelson. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.
  • There is a Deming Job Fair sponsored by WNMU and Main Street Market on Saturday, September 14th from 8:00 to 11:00 A.M.  at Courthouse Park in Deming. The free event will feature local and regional employers in addition to educational resources, NM Workforce Connections, fun games and refreshments.
  • Historic Fort Bayard Fall Film Series More Than a Game: The American Baseball Experience at the Santa Clara Armory every Thursday evening from Sept 26th through November 21st.  Doors open at 6:30 pm, showings at 7:00 pm. Free admission. Donations welcome. Concessions available.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with TLC Construction will be reconstructing the roadway on Highway 15 from Mile Post 0 to 1.21. They will be installing curb and gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes. Detours will be in place and traffic is asked to reduce speed and use caution, seek an alternate route if possible. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Construction is scheduled to begin at the end March and will be completed by spring of 2019.
  • 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