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.

Postponed: AARP Tax-Aide Foundation, is offering Free in-person Tax Preparation in Silver City, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting February 4th through April 15th, from 9:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M., at Watt’s Hall located at 500 East 18th Street, on the corner of Highway 180 and Swan Street.  Make appointments online at aarp.org/taxaide or call 575-342-1892 and leave a message.

Postoned: AARP Tax-Aide Foundation is offering Free in-person Tax Preparation in BAYARD, on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting February 5 through April 9th from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Bayard Public Library, located at 1112 Central Avenue. Make appointments online at aarp.org/taxaide or call 575-519-5988 and leave a message.

Cancelled: The Gila Visitor Center and the trail the cliff dwellings will be operating on Summer Season hours starting March 1st. The Gila Visitor Center will be open from 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. everyday and the trail to see the cliff dwellings will open starting at 9:00 A.M. everyday. Rangers will be providing guided tours of monument on March 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st and 22nd. For more detailed information, call 575-536-946.

Cancelled: The Silver City Museum is hosting a lecture titled, “Roped in: The History of Rodeo in Grant County” featuring Don Turner, on Saturday, March 21st, 10:00 A.M. at the Silco Theater located at 311 North Bullard Street in Silver City. For details, visit silvercitymuseum.org.

Cancelled: The Silver City Museum is presenting a free program titled “The History of Rodeo in Grant County and Beyond” at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 21st at the Silco Theater in Downtown Silver City. Don Turner, Sheriff of the Westerners and former owner of the T Box and Easy Bar ranches will be the speaker. For more information, visit silcotheater.com.

Cancelled: A free event titled, “Ancient Trails of the Mimbres; Macaws, Cacao (chocolate), and Pots”, a talk by Marilyn Markel, is being presented  on Saturday, March 21st from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M. at the Mimbres Roundup Lodge. Come learn about Mimbres pottery, archaeology, trails, and trade. Bring some chocolate- a chocolate bar, some brownies, fudge, Kisses, cookies or any other kind to share. The non-profit, Imogen F. Wilson Education Foundation– sponsors the event and will have some chocolate desserts to share. And for you to try, an ancient, frothy, chocolate brew. The event is free for all ages however donations are gratefully accepted. The Mimbres Roundup Lodge is located just off highway 35- west of the San Lorenzo Elem School. For more information, call Marilyn at 575-536-9337 or Kathy at 307-640-3012.

Cancelled: Job seekers, there’s a FREE Business Expo and Job Fair at the WNMU Deming Campus on Wednesday, March 25th from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. with resume building from New Mexico Workforce from 12 Noon to 3:00 P.M. Actively hiring employers will be on site. For more information, call the Deming Chamber of Commerce at 575-546-2674.

Cancelled: The Concert Band of the Southwest, under the direction of David Kendrick, will present its “Spring is in the Air Concert” on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Cobre High School Auditorium.  As always, performances by the Concert Band of the Southwest are free of charge. The concert begins at 7:00 P.M. doors open at 6:30 P.M. Seating is open and free of charge. For more information call 575-388-7874.

Cancelled: Silver City Public Library presents Gary Paul in concert on Friday, March 27th at 6:00 P.M. Music features folk, blues and much more. Doors open for this free concert at 5:30, fort come, first seated. The Silver City Public Library is located at 515 College Avenue. For more information, call 575-538-3672.

Postponed: The Silver City Fire Department in partnership with the American Red Cross and the Silver City Police Department will be installing free smoke alarms by appointment on Saturday March 28th and Saturday April 11th. To schedule an appointment, please call 575-956-3513 or email deputy chief at silver city nm dot gov. Installation of smoke alarms is based on availability and are on a first come first serve basis. The Silver City Fire Department would also like to remind residents to check their smoke alarms monthly to make sure that they are functioning.

Postoned: The Hidalgo County Fair Board will be meeting on Monday, March 30th 6:00 P.M. at the Hidalgo County Chamber of Commerce located at 206 Main Street in Lordsburg. The public is invited to attend.

Postponed: The Mustangs Care initiative is presenting the “8th Annual Hoops for Hope” on Thursday, April 2nd  at 5:30 P.M. whereby community members with learning and/or physical disabilities are invited to attend and participate in indoor games with WNMU students. Participants will receive an event shirt and pizza dinner. For more information, contact Abe at 575-538-6304 or Abe.Villarreal@wnmu.edu.

Postponed: Bring the family to the free Whitewater Mesa Kite Flying Picnic on Saturday, April 4th from 12 Noon to 5:00 P.M. located at Mile Marker 3, Highway 159 in Glenwood. Bring a picnic, kites, water, and kite mending supplies. Loaner kites and port-a-johns will be provided. For more information regarding this sanctioned American Kitefliers Association event, call 575-313-1002.

Cancelled: The Kiwanis Club of Silver City is hosting their 7th Annual Free Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11th from 9:00 to 12 Noon at Penny Park in Silver City. Over 5000 plastic eggs filled with candy along with some special prizes will be available in addition to face painting, create clay art with Diana Ingalls Leyba, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Special Easter Basket drawing from Carson Insurance,  photos with the Easter Bunny from FeVa Fotos for a $5.00 donation and much more. The hunt will be staged by ages as follows: Ages 12 and older at 9:00 A.M.; Ages 10-11 at 9:30 A.M; Ages 8-9 at 10:00 A.M.; Ages 6-7 at 10:30 A.M.; Ages 4-5 at 11:00 A.M.; Ages 3 and under at 11:30 A.M; and Special Needs Youth at 12:00 Noon. Free pre-registration is required 30 minutes before hunt time. For more information about this free event, visit the Kiwanis Club of Silver City page on Facebook.

Check Schedule: There will be a “Preserving the Gila” presentation by awarding winning photographer Michael Berman, on Saturday, April 11th 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the Silco Theater in Downtown Silver City. This program, hosted by the Silver City Museum is free to the public.

Check Schedule: Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:30 am at Cross Point Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Speaker is Linda Lochlar, presenting Campfire Poetry and report on the Cowgirl Symposium in Phoenix. Cost for lunch is $12 and all Singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

Check Schedule: Help-New Mexico’s Day of the Young Child March will be held in Deming on Friday at 9:00 A.M. April 17th at Veteran’s Park, 301 South Silver Avenue and continue to Luna County Courthouse Park. This free event is open to the public. This 7th Annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Event includes a community celebration until 12 noon. For more information, call 575-567-1186.

Check Schedule: Check Schedule: Tour the 1881 home of one of Silver City’s most influential families on Saturday, April 18th from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Silver City Museum Annex located at 302 West Broadway in Silver City. Light refreshments will be served. Explore on your own or join a guided tour. For more information, call 575-538-5921.

The Deming Luna County Commission on Aging, Inc. will be holding a public hearing from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 14th, at the Deming Senior Center, located 800 South Granite Street. The hearing will give Luna County residents an opportunity to participate in the planning of services and programs for the community. All are welcome to attend.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 “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

 

A Veteran Service Officer will visit Grant County from Las Cruces on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Armory Building located at 11990 US Highway 180 East in Santa Clara. The dates run through April 23rd.

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