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.

  • Conveniently get your flu shot or COVID-19 test this month. The HMS Mobile Health Unit will is traveling through several locations this week that include: Tuesday, February 23rd, in Bayard at the Cobre High School parking lot from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.; Wednesday, February 24th in Tyrone at the Tyrone Community Center from 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.; Thursday, February 25th in Animas at the Animas Clinic from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
  • AARP Tax-Aide will again be operating this year, preparing and submitting Federal and New Mexico State income taxes for free.  However, the process will be different because of new pandemic safety procedures.  Information packets can be found at the front doors of the Silver City and Bayard Public Libraries, Santa Clara City Hall, the Mimbres Roundup Lodge, during lunchtime at the Senior Centers, or by asking meals on wheels drivers.  For more information call (575) 3421892 for Silver City or communities to the North and West, or (575) 519-5988 for Bayard, Santa Clara, Hurley, and the Mimbres Valley areas. 
  • The Alzheimer’s Association New Mexico Chapter is presenting a free COVID-19 and Caregiving webinar on Friday, February 26th from 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Further details on how to register for this new free virtual class are available on the events tab at alz.org/newmexico. You can also email a request to nmprograms@alz.org or call 1-800-272-3900.
  • On behalf of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Abandoned Mine Land Program, and other federal agencies, the public is invited to a public meeting regarding the Boston Hill Mine Safeguarding Project in Silver City. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Webinar on Thursday, February 25th from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an overview of the proposed project in addition to allowing an opportunity for the public, area neighbors, and businesses to ask questions and provide input. Register online at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EO70C5spSYC8uZMHUY1oAQ OR call (505) 353-9190.
  • Western New Mexico University Cultural Affairs presents the President’s Chamber Music Series, with an engaging, cutting ­edge performance by Neave Trio, livestreamed from Boston’s Longo School of Music, on Tuesday March 2nd at 7:00 PM. The trio of violin, piano, and cello will perform works by composers Rebecca Clarke, Cécile Chaminade, and Astor Piazzolla. This concert will be livestreamed, for links and information please visit wnmu.edu/culture.
  • The New Mexico Department of Transportation is conducting an engineering and environmental study of US Highway 180 between Bayard and Deming, milepost 123 to 161, consisting of 38 miles. The study is evaluating existing conditions and exploring various ways to improve the roadway and ultimately make travel safer and more efficient.  The virtual meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 4th from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Public comments are being accepted through March 18th. For more information, visit the US 180 Corridor Study website at engage-parametrix.com/us180.
  • The High Desert Humane Society is holding their monthly reduce rate rabies drive-thru only vaccination clinic on Saturday, March 13th from 9:00 A.M. to 12 noon at the humane society building located at 3050 Cougar Way in Silver City. This is a drive-thru clinic and face masks are recommended and no animal viewing. Cash or checks only accepted. For more information, call 575-538-9261.
  • The Mimbres Region Arts Council has cancelled the 2021 Silver City Blues Festival.  In its place, a series of performances will be released online during the Memorial Day weekend of May 29th -30th. More information and event schedule will be available at www.silvercitybluesfestival.org. For any questions, please contact us directly by emailing info@mimbresarts.org or call 575 538-2505.
  • Every Kid Outdoors has been expanded to included 4th AND 5th graders for the 2020-2021 school year.  For more information on how to obtain a voucher for your 4th or 5th grade student, visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/learn/kids/everykid or https://www.everykidoutdoors.gov (Facebook U.S. Forest Service-Gila National Forest ) Go there and print the free voucher.
  • The Silver City Public Library is resuming curbside pickup of library items due to COVID-19 health mandates. Checkout limits are reduced to 5 per person, 10 per household; and appointments are spaced out in intervals in order to make the service safer. Make an appointment by emailing r e f at silver city mail.com or calling 575-538-3672.
  • Postponed: The Silver City Public Library, located at 515 West College Avenue in Silver City offers “Wildworks” for kids 10 and up every Thursday at 4:00 P.M. This free session offers robots, electronics, games, crafting, 3D drawing, photo editing and more. No registration is necessary. For more information, contact the Silver City Public Library at 575-538-3672.
  • (Check Schedule) The Silver City Woman’s Club holds their meetings on the second Friday of each month.  The meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. The Silver City Woman’s Club historic building is located at 411 Silver Heights Blvd. in Silver City. For more information go to silvercitywomansclub.org.
  • (Check Schedule) The Gilawriters Expressive Writing Group meets from 1:00-3:00 P.M. Tuesdays at the Murray Ryan Visitors Center located at 201 North Hudson Street in Silver City. The group welcomes writers of all levels to participate and free to the public. All writing is done during the session.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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.
  • (Check Schedule) 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 8, 7 days a week. Due to current COVID-19 health mandates, the Bowling Alley remains closed to the public, but the Silver Bowling Cafe is open for take-out and pickup. Call in your order at 575-538-3612.

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

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, all events and activities have been paused until further notice.

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 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.

Kiwanis Club of Silver City meets every Tuesday in Silver City from noon to 1pm with special luncheon speakers in 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 for adults living with disabilities. Membership to Kiwanis is open. Call Club President, Craig Pfeifer, 575-313-4874, 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.

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.

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

 

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