Silver City Radio Community Calendar

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  • Being your children and their friends ages 3 years to 6th grade to the Awana Club at First Baptist Church located at 2300 North Swan Street in Silver City. They are meeting every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. for a time of fun, games, Bible stories, and more. Visit First Baptist Church Silver page on Facebook for more information.
  • Silver City Mayor, Ken Ladner, is hosting a “Monday Meeting with the Mayor” on Monday September 12th from 8:00 to 11:00 A.M.at the Javalina Coffee House located at 117 West Market Street in Downtown Silver City. All are invited to stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner and enjoy a beverage compliments of the mayor.
  • Sponsored by HMS Senior Services, the Silver City Senior Center will be hosting a special program titled “Understanding Probate: Getting You Affairs in Order, A Guide for Seniors”, to be held this Friday September 16th at 12 noon. The program will be led by Grant County probate Judge, Mary Ann Sedillo. Participants are urged to bring up to two questions written on separate pieces of paper. The Silver City Senior Center is located at 205 West Victoria Street.
  • The City of Rocks State Park and Rockhound State Park in conjunction with the Astronomy Friends of the Parks have announced their 2022 Fall/Winter and 2023 Spring astronomy program schedule. Weather permitting, about 20 minutes after sunset, a laser guided tour is given on the highlights of that evening sky. The next event is scheduled for September 16th at Rockhound State Park at 7:15 P.M. and on September 17th at City of Rocks State Park at 7:15 P.M. Call City of Rocks State Park at 575-536-2800 and Rockhound State Park at 575-546-6182.
  • LULAC Council 8003 is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a FREE Community Chorizo and Menudo Breakfast to the public on Saturday, September 17th 8:30 A.M., at the Polo Sierra Hall located at 100 West Alice Street in Silver City. Learn about the local League of United Latin American Citizens and enjoy a delicious free breakfast.
  • (This event has been cancelled) VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 12212 in coordination with Humana Health Care will be hosting a VFW Recruiting/Humana Health Care Event on Saturday, September 17th from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Old Santa Clara Armory. A hotdog and Ice Cream Social will also be taking place on site. This event is for veterans and the spouses only, no children please.
  • Southern New Mexico Down Syndrome Families with The Arc of New Mexico is presenting the 5th Annual Silver Buddy Walk on Saturday, September 17th at Gough Park from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Join in for games, contests, prizes, music, refreshments, resources and more! Onsite registration from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M. with the Buddy Walk at 12 noon. Call Vicki at 575-590-7957.
  • The Grant County Community Concert Association presents Ilya Yakushev and Thomas Mesa, a classical pianist and cello duo, for an evening of Brahms, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and others on Saturday September 17 at 7:00 PM in the WNMU Fine Arts Theater.  Adult tickets are $20, children get in for free.  For more information and to buy tickets go gcconcerts.org or call 575-538-5862.
  • Grab your boots and head to the Grant County Fair, Wednesday through Sunday September 21st through 25th in Cliff, New Mexico. Enjoy rodeos, exhibits, live music and dancing, team roping, junior livestock sale, and a carnival Wednesday through Saturday. Check out  https://www.grantcountyfairnm.com/ for more information.
  • Join in a collaborative design process to envision the future of food in the Mining District and beyond. Two planning sessions are available, September 22nd and September 29th from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M at the Santa Clara Armory. Free dinner and complimentary childcare are offered at the sessions. Visit the National Center for Frontier Communities page on Face book for more information or call Ben at 575-654-5130.

 

 

 

  • The Gila Conservation Coalition invites you to the 18th annual Gila River Festival – One Water, Many Currents – September 22 – 25, 2022 in Silver City, the Gila National Forest and along the Gila River. For more information about the in-person and virtual event, visit  https://www.gilariverfestival.org/
  • Come and enjoy the Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 24th at the San Lorenzo Elementary School from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The event features fresh valley produce, locally prepared foods, art & crafts, a health fair, children’s activities, a pie contest, and live music.
  • Make a difference in a child’s life! Train to be a County Appointed Special Advocate or “CASA” and play an integral role in protecting children who have been abused and neglected in your community. Volunteers are needed in Luna, Grant, and Hidalgo counties! Training starts on August 29th via Zoom. Sign up by emailing casa at luna county n m dot us or follow on Facebook at CASA of Luna/Hidalgo/Grant Counties.
  • The Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society has announced that the museum at Fort Bayard and the Visitors Center in the Santa Armory will be open on Saturdays and Sundays. The museum will be from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. and the Visitors Center from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. through October 2nd. For more information, visit https://www.historicfortbayard.org/
  • VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 12212 is a new Post in Grant County and is holding meetings every 3rd Saturday of the month at 11:00 A.M. in the Santa Clara Armory. The group continues to welcome new and former members to join the growing organization. Contact Commander Dave Torrez for more information about VFW Grant County Post 12212 at 5575-654-0130.
  • Literacy Link-Leamos is back in operation and located in the Silver City Public Library. They are currently recruiting volunteer tutors to help with Basic Adult Literacy, Basic Math, HiSET/GED Exam Prep, English (ESL), and Citizenship Exam Prep. Call 575-388-0892.
  • The Lordsburg Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers to share talents and skills while assisting in the shelter of displaced and abandoned domestic animals. Volunteers may also gain new skills, friends, and sense of accomplishment through volunteering. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at the Animal Shelter, you may pick up a volunteer application form at Lordsburg City Hall, 409 Wabash Street.
  • Did you know that the Southwest New Mexico Seed Library gives out hundreds of packages of free seeds every year? Locations where you can “Check out” seeds in Silver City are: The Commons; Silver City Public Library; Single Socks; and the Silver City Farmers Market after March 1st. Satellite Seed Libraries are located at the Valley Mimbres Market, Bayard Library and Gila Library.
  • Valley Community Church, located at 19 Racetrack Road in Arenas Valley has created a “Pet Food Pantry” for low income family pets held on the first and third Saturday each month from 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Get food for dogs, cats, birds, fish, etc. to feed your pets during this difficult time. Pick up time will run for one hour or till they run out of food. Visit online at the Valley Community Church Arenas Valley page on Facebook.
  • The Commons Food Pantries in Silver City are open the first Saturday and last Wednesday of the month. The Mining District (Fort Bayard) distribution is the third Tuesday of each month. For more information call the Commons at 575 388 2988 or check the website at thecommonsgrantcounty.org.
  • Grant County College Bound will be providing tutoring (for all ages) and ACT prep every Monday evening for anyone interested. These services will take place at Silver High School in room 202 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Food will be provided. Please contact Alicia Beck at 575-313-0940 regarding questions or for more information.
  • The Saint Vincent De Paul Food Pantry is available to assist those in need every Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at 420 West Market Street in Building C in Downtown Silver City. Food assistance is available for anyone living in Grant County and Utility Assistance is obtainable for Silver City residents only. For more information, call the office at 575-538-9373 or come to the Food Pantry on Tuesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. and ask for Betty.
  • The Silver City Public Library is offering “Babytime” on Tuesdays at 10:00 A.M. featuring stories, songs, rhymes and movement for infants 0 to 24 months and their caregivers. In addition, “Storytime is offered on Wednesdays at 10:00 A.M. for children up to 5 years of age and their caregivers. For more information, https://silvercitypubliclibrary.org/
  • The Kiwanis Club of Silver City Meets each Wednesday at 12 Noon at the Kiwanis Building located at 900 Silver Heights Boulevard (next to Domino’s) All meetings are open to the public that would like to volunteer their time helping youth and various other community service projects. Visit the Kiwanis Club of Silver City Facebook Page for more information.
  • VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 12212 is a new Post in Grant County and is holding meetings every 3rd Saturday of the month at 11:00 A.M. in the Santa Clara Armory. The group continues to welcome new and former members to join the growing organization. Contact Commander Dave Torrez for more information about VFW Grant County Post 12212 at 5575-654-0130.
  • The Silver City Woman’s Club hold their meetings on the second Friday of each month. The meeting begins at 10:30 am. The Silver City Woman’s Club historic building is located at 411 Silver Heights Blvd. in Silver City. The group’s building is available to be rented for meetings and events. For additional information, please call 575-654-1001 or check out their website at http://silvercitywomansclub.org/
  • The Deming Police Department located at 700 E. Pine Street has a drop box in the front lobby that accepts outdated or no longer needed prescription drugs during regular business hours. This is a permanent location to dispose of outdate and no longer needed prescription drugs all year round.
  • (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) 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, some 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 Wednesday in Silver City from noon to 1pm with special luncheon speakers in the meeting room at their club house located at 900 Silver Heights Boulevard in Silver City. 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.

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