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Jan. 6, 2008 Calendar


January 4, 2008


Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 769-7908.

Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 769-7908.

Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 763-4113.

Circle Eight Squares — 9 p.m., first and third Fridays, La Casa Senior Center, 12th and Cameo. Information: 762-1349.

Clovis Community Band — 7 p.m., Mondays on Marshall Middle School Auditorium stage.

Clovis Community Orchestra rehearsal — 7-9 p.m., Mondays in the choir room of First United Methodist Church, 14th and Sycamore. Contact Lemuel Perry 749-6551.

Clovis Train Society — 7 p.m., 1st Monday, Trinity Christian Center, Muleshoe. Information: Phil Williams, 762-0066.

Portales Senior Dance — 7 p.m., Every Saturday, Portales Senior Center, 421 N. Industiral Dr., Portales. Live band and potluck. Information: 356-8741.

Senior Adult Shuffleboard — 1 p.m., Monday, Roy Walker Gymnasium. Information: 769-7868.

Club/organization meetings

AARP — 9:45 a.m., third Thursday, Clovis Chapter 1038 monthly meeting, 901 W. 13th St., Friendship Senior Center. Information: 769-8786 or 742-2271.

American Legion Post 25 bingo — 2 p.m., Sundays and 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 2400 W. Seventh St. Information: 763-5392.

Border Sports Shooters — 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday. Patriot Outdoors meeting room. Information: Joe Stanford, 693-6306.

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts Roundtable — 7 p.m., second Thursday, 21st Street Church of Christ. Information: 742-0284.

The Chaparral Extension Homemakers Club — 11 a.m., second Thursday; 1 p.m., fourth Thursday, Fairgrounds Extension Building.

The Claude Rainy Day Extension Homemakers Club — 1:30 p.m., second Wednesday; 10:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday. Locations vary. Information: 763-6505.

Clovis Evening Lions — 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Golden Corral. Information: 763-4539.

Clovis Mom's Group — 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays and 10 a.m. to noon, Fridays. Playgroup. First Church of God, 3719 E. 21st St. Information: 763-9128.

Clovis Quilters’ Club — 1 p.m., second Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church. Open to all quilters, beginners to advanced. Information: Elizabeth 226-0092.

Clovis Junior Women’s Club — First Tuesday, locations vary. To join, contact: Mandy Ford 763-0478 or Shannon Arredondo 763-4605.

Clovis Masonic Lodge No. 40 — 7:30 p.m., first and third Tuesday, 3100 Thornton Street. Information: Swede Johnson, 693-7473.

Clovis Shrine Club — 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays, Golden Corral. Information: Bill, 309-6478.

Compassionate Friends meeting — 6 p.m., second Monday, Matt 25 Hope Center. 1200 N. Thornton. Support group for people 13 and older who have lost children, grandchildren and siblings. Information: Gina Gutierrez 769-3293 or 799-1881.

Cub Scout Pack 225 meeting —6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Scout Center, Matt 25 Hope Center basement, 1200 Thornton.

Curry County Retired Educators — 11:30 a.m., first Monday, Holiday Inn Banquet Room. Information: Richard Sullinger, 763-4935.

Daughters of the American Revolution — 10 a.m., second Saturday, location to be announced, regular meeting. Information: Linda Baldock 769-1427.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 6, bingo— 7 p.m., Saturdays, no smoking. Open to the public. 220 W. Fourth St. Information: 762-5335.

Desert Cruzers Car Club cruises— 7 p.m., Thursdays, various locations and second Tuesday, various locations. General meeting. Information: 763-7352.

Duplicate Bridge Club — 10 a.m., Wednesdays, 100 Highland Drive. Information: 389-5349.

Eastern New Mexico Air Gun Club — 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Army National Guard Armory. Information: Roy or Sandy 742-2415.

Eastern New Mexico Amateur Radio Club — 7 p.m., Wednesdays, Clovis Community College, Room 206. Information: Roy or Sandy 742-2415.

El Desayuno Kiwanis Club — 6:45 a.m., Thursdays, Taqueria Jalisco, 217 W. Seventh St. Information: 714-0973.

Encanto Garden Club — Second Tuesday, visitors and new members welcome. Information: 762-8212 or 762-6955.

The Fairfield Extension Homemakers Club— 10 a.m., second and fourth Fridays, Curry County Fairgrounds. Information: 763-6505.

Friendship Rebekah Lodge — Second and fourth Tuesdays, 405 N. Main St. Call 762-4843 for times.

The Grady Alpha Extension Homemakers Club — 1:30 p.m., first Tuesday. Locations vary. Information: 463-6505.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association — 8 a.m., first Sunday, at Golden Corral. Information: Doug Pettigrew 763-1636 or 714-1009.

High Plains Drifters Motorcycle Club — 8 a.m., Saturdays, breakfast at Golden Corral Family Steakhouse. All bikes and non-members welcome. Information: Garrett Mitchell, 762-6933.

High Plains Toastmasters Club — 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church. Information: Donna Labatt at 763-5519.

International Defensive Pistol Association — 12:30 p.m., third weekend. Information: Joe Stanford, 693-6306.

Knights of Columbus 4205 bingo — 7 p.m., Monday and Thursday, 2830 E. 21st St. Information: 762-9969.

The Melrose Club — 11:30 a.m., second Wednesday. Various members’ homes. Information: 763-6505.

Military Order of the Cootie — 8 p.m., Fridays, VFW Post 3015, 2815 W. 7th St. Information: 763-6561.

Mood Elevators — 2 p.m., Tuesdays and 2:15 p.m Fridays at Taco Bell, 12:30 p.m. at Furr’s Cafeteria. All ages and family members welcome. Information: Frankie, 478-2525 or

Moms Group Meeting — 10 a.m. to noon, Fridays at the First Church of God, 3719 E. 21st. For moms who would like to be involved in fun things with other moms.

New Mexico Citizen Review Board — Tuesdays. Volunteers needed for case reviews of abused and neglected children. Information: Debbie Stoner at 576-2950 or (866) 857-2976.

The Nite Owl Extension Homemakers Club — 7 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, Baxter-Curren Senior Center. Information: 763-6505.

Noon Day Kiwanis Club — Noon, Wednesdays, Golden Corral. Information: Scott Kilian 742-0284.

The Optimist Club of Clovis — Noon, Wednesdays. Locations vary. Information: 762-9535.

Play Inc. Monthly Board Meeting — 6:30 p.m., first Monday, Play Inc., 1700 Seventh St. Information: Charles Lott 760-9645 or 763-6188.

Ranchvale Extension Homemakers Club — Fourth Tuesday. Various times and homes. Information: 763-6505.

Sunrise Optimist Club — 6:45 a.m., Tuesdays, various locations, visitors welcome. Information: Chuck, 762-7969.

V.F.W. Auxiliary 3280 — 7 p.m., first Thursday, at Post 3280. Information: 763-5044.


AARP Drivers Safety Program — 8 a.m. to noon, Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 15 and 16, Clovis Community College, Room 101. Pre-registration recommended. Fee: $10. Information: Thurman Fullerton, 762-4617.

ENMRSH — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Free developmental screenings for infants and babies birth through 35 months. Information: 742-9032 in Clovis/Portales; 487-2372 in Logan; 461-0212 in Tucumcari, and 472-3111 in Santa Rosa.

GED Classes — Monday through Thursday, mornings and evenings at Clovis Community College. Information: 769-4095.

Los Ninos Early Intervention Center — Monthly developmental screenings for children 2 to 5. No charge to families. Information: 769-4545.

Parenting Classes — 3:30-5 p.m., Mondays at CYFD,1223 W. Fir, Portales; 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Hartley House, 900 Main St., Clovis. Information: 762-0050 or 356-4720.

Health services

A Center for Vaccination by New Mexico Department of Health — 9 a.m to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 1501 West 7th St. Dr. Ali M. Ghaffari Sr. is vaccinating children. No appointment needed, except on Saturday. Information: 762-6492.

Birth certificates — 8-10:30 a.m., Wednesdays. Cost is $10. Clovis Health Department. Information: 763-5583.

HIV Testing — By appointment. Monday through Friday. 1515 W. Fir, Portales. Information: 356-4453.

Overeaters Anonymous: New Day in OA group — 9-10 a.m., Saturdays. Nonsmoking, regular meeting. First Presbyterian Church, 108 S. Ave F. Contact 356-9191 or 749-1108.

Pregnancy tests — 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Women’s Medical Center, Suite A-1, 2000 W. 21st St. Information: 762-8055. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 W. 13th St. Information: 769-0888. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir, Portales. Information: 356-6695.

TB Follow-up — Wednesday through Friday. Appointment only. No charge. Clovis Health Department. Information: 763-5583.

TB Testing — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 West 13th St. $21. Information: 769-0888.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Nutrition Program Services — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Public Health Department, 1216 Cameo St.; Cannon Air Force Base, 208 E. Casablanca. Information: 784-2127.

Support groups

Al-Anon Beginners — 6 p.m., Mondays, Mental Health Resources, 1100 W. 21st St. Six-week sessions. Beginners and old-timers, all religions welcome. Contact: 769-6028.

Al-Anon Fellowship Family Group — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 1119 Thornton St. Information: 762-3970 or 769-6028.

Al-Anon Fellowship Group Step Study — 6 p.m., Sunday, Mental Health Resources, W. 21st Street. Information: 762-3970 or 769-6028.

Al-Anon: Live and Let Live — Noon, Thursdays, Highland Baptist Church, 2210 N. Main. Open to friends and families of alcoholics. Information: 769-6028.

Al-Anon Serenity Circle group — 6 p.m., Wednesdays, Presbyterian Church, 108 South Ave. F, Portales. Information: 769-6028.

Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series — 7 p.m., Fridays, Calvary Tabernacle UPC, 212 Ash St. Information: 769-0329.

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Corner Stone Group — 7:30 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Sacred Heart Church, 921 Merriwether, room 7. For people with alcohol problems. Nondenominational. Information: Bill 769-0220.

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Fellowship Group — Noon and 7:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, 1119 Thornton St. Information: 769-6052.

Autism Family Support Group — 7 p.m., Last Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church. Information: 763-7922.

Batterers Intervention — Men: 3 and 6 p.m., Wednesdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St., Clovis. Women: 6 p.m. Roosevelt General Hospital Conference room, 42121 U.S. 70, Portales. Information: 762-0050 or 356-4720.

Bereavement Group— 2-3 p.m., second and fourth Thursday, Plains Regional Healthplex, 2217 Dillon Street. Support group for people whose loved ones have died and who would like help coping with grief, loss and living again after loss. Information: Gina Burton 769-7399.

Celebrate Recovery — 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Faith Christian Family Church. Information: 762-7751.

Children’s Domestic Violence Survivors Group — 6 p.m., Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Ages 4 and older.

Christian Intervention Program — 7 p.m., Fridays, Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 212 Ash St. Information: 769-0329.

Diabetic Wellness Group — 6:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of every month, Ingram room, Clovis-Carver Library, 701 N. Main St. Information: 769-7841.

Domestic Violence Survivors Group — 6 p.m., Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Information: 762-0050.

Emotions Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Mental Health Resources, 1100 W. 21st St. Support group for anxiety, depression, emotional stress. Information: 763-4355.

Get Well Group of N.A. — 9 p.m., Saturdays, Regular nonsmoking meeting. 1223 W. Ivy, Portales (Old La Casa Building).

Hospice of the Sandias Bereavement Education and Support Classes — 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Second and Fourth Tuesdays, 516 Mitchell St. For anyone who wishes to attend. Information: Namée Q. Bridges, 935-5683 to register.

Moms Against Meth — Last Wednesday of the month, 517 W. 21st St., New Life Assembly of God. Information: 763-3221.

NM Survivors of Homicide — 7 p.m., first Monday, at the office of Dr. Farkas, 116 W. 11th St. Information: Jennifer 799-0863.

Narcotics Anonymous: Open Hands Group — 2 p.m., Saturdays, Teambuilders, 414 Mitchell St., use rear door. Information: Wesley, 762-8128.

S.A.D. Support Against Drugs — 7 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 North Main St. Support group for parents and family members whose children or loved ones are on drugs. Information: Wanda Norwood at 769-7717.

Survivors Group — 6 p.m., Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Information: 762-0050.

Survivors Group of N.A. — 9 p.m., Fridays. Regular non-smoking meeting. 1223 W. Ivy, Old La Casa Building, Portales.

Temple Watchers — 10:30 a.m., weigh-in, 11 a.m. to noon meeting, Thursdays. Free weight-loss support group for women. First Baptist Church, 302 Gidding St. Information: 769-9744.

The We Group of NA — 6 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Church of the Brethren, Manana and Acoma (across from Stansells). Enter north side of the church. Information: Ben L. 791-5906 or Sharmon L. 791-5836.


Take Off Pounds Sensibly NM 3 — Noon, Wednesdays, First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St., east door. Information: 762-7909 or 762-0308.

AAAP Tax-Aide — AAAP Tax-Aide is offering free state and federal tax preparation for low- to middle-income residents until April 17. Baxter-Curren Senior Center, 908 Hickory, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 762-3631 for an appointment or Roy Walker Community Center, 315 W. Second St., 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Walk-ins are welcome. Information: 769-7868.


Lighthouse Church Mission — Clothing giveaway, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Information: 762-1933.

Community calendar runs on Sundays and on the CNJ Web site (

Calendar information is compiled by Dianna Hernandez. To add, delete, or update events please contact her at 763-6991 or email


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