Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Community calendar — Sept. 7


Baxter-Curren Bingo — 1 p.m. Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 575-762-3631

Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Instrument playing.

Information: 575-762-3631.

Friendship Senior Center — 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Dance, first Sunday each month; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Pinochle, every Monday; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Dominos, every Tuesday; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mexican Train, every Wednesday. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Pinochle and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Bingo, every Friday. 901 W. 13th Street.

Information: 575-769-7913.

Friendship Senior Center General meeting — 3:30 p.m. every last Tuesday each month. 901 W. 13th Street.

Information: 575-769-7913.

New Mexico Senior Olympics Enhance Fitness — 10 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday classes, Clovis Wellness Center, 1700 East Seventh St. Class participants make a 16 week commitment, free initial assessment. Free to seniors 50 and older.

Information: 575-749-5187.

Portales Senior Dance — 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, Portales Senior Center, 421 N. Industrial Dr., Portales. Live band and potluck. $4.

Information: 575-356-8741.

Wheatfields Senior Living Community — 2 p.m., Curry County Outlaws Concert every second Sunday of the month; 7 a.m. Men’s Breakfast Club every first and third Tuesday each month, RSVP with Sarah Garcia, 575-762-8700. 4701 N Prince Street, Clovis.

Information: 575-762-8700.

Club/organization meetings

American Legion Unit 25 Ladies Auxiliary — 7 p.m. third Wednesdays each month; 7 a.m.-11 a.m., $6 breakfast, open to the public, first Saturday each month; 2 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Tuesdays, bingo; 9 p.m.-1 a.m., dance, every Friday. 2400 West. Seventh St.

Information: 575-763-5392.

American Legion Post 117 Ladies Auxiliary — 5:30 p.m. first Tuesday each month, American Legion Post 117, 2900 W. Grand Ave.

Information: 575-309-5672.

Border Sport Shooters (an IDPA Club) — 5:30 p.m. second Friday each month, Java Loft.

Information: Joe Stanford 806-777-2217.

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts Roundtable — 7 p.m. second Thursday each month, Scout Center at Matt 25,1200 N. Thornton St. Information: Grant Riegelman 817-676-1671.

Boy Scout Troop 226 — 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Kingswood Methodist Church.

Information: Cheryle Csakan 575-760-6048.

Boy Scout Troop 411 — 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Scout Center at Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton.

Information: Calvin Poppen 575-218-4432.

Christian Believers prayer breakfast — 9:30 a.m. third Saturday each month. Provides Christian counseling for substance abuse, provides a life coach and information for referrals. Christian Believers Center, Fifth and Main Street.

Information: Sistar Yancy 575-763-1715.

Clovis Astronomy Club — 7 p.m., second Sunday each month at the Java Loft. Annual fee: $10.

Information: 575-799-7967.

Clovis Breastfeeding Support Group — 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month. Matt 25 Hope Center.

Information: 575-219-2359.

Clovis-Carver Public Library — 10 a.m., Tuesdays, big kids activity hour; 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Toddler Time; 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Read with a Dog; 10 a.m. Thursdays, children’s story hour.

Information: Krissie Carter 575-769-7840.

Clovis Community Chorus rehearsals— 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Clovis High School, Choir Room.

Information: 575-762-0479

Clovis Evening Lions Club — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, K-Bobs Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr.

Information: Joe Whitehurst 575-760-1379

Clovis Masonic Lodge No. 40 — 7:30 p.m. First and third Tuesday each month, regular communication. 3100 Thornton. All Masons welcome.

Information: Gerhard Pulz 575-763-4373

Clovis-Portales Community Orchestra rehearsal — 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Church of Portales.

Information: Ashleigh Talbert, 575-219-2160.

Clovis Quilters’ Club — 1 p.m.-3 p.m. second Monday each month, Trinity Lutheran Church. Open to all Quilters, beginners to advanced.

Information: Katie Greene 575-985-2337

Clovis Shrine Club — Noon Mondays, K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr . All Shriners welcome.

Information: Jerry Shade 575-762-3781.

Clovis Train Society — 9 a.m. first Saturday each month, 221 West First St., Depot. Locomotive Restoration every Saturday at Railroad Park.

Information: Phil Williams, 575-762-0066.

Community Bible Study — 9:30-11-30 a.m. Wednesdays. An interdenominational Women’s Bible study. Open to women of all denominations and Bible knowledge. First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore. Children's classes for babies to age 5 and special classes for home schoolers through school year only.

Information: 575-760-8565.

Cub Scout Pack 225 — 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays, First Christian Church, Main St. Clovis.

Information: Mike Lovett 575-799-6456.

Cub Scout Pack 226 — 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 North Main. Open to all boys grades one through six.

Information: Cheryle Csakan 575-760-6048.

Cub Scout Pack 411 — 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, Sycamore.

Information: Cheryle Csakan 575-760-6048.

Curry County Republican Women — 11:30 a.m. second Tuesday each month, Dakota’s Steakhouse.

Information: Laquita Terry 575-762-2885.

Daughters of the American Revolution — 10 a.m. second Saturday each month September through June.

Information or venue: Pam Wallace 575-760-2127 or Nancy Bauder 575-769-3146.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 6, bingo — 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, 220 West Fourth St., no smoking.

Information: 575-762-5335.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 6 — 7 p.m. second Monday each month, 220 West Fourth St.

Information: 575-762-5335.

Desert Cruzers Car Club cruises — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, various locations and second Tuesday, various locations. General meeting.

Information: http://www.desertcruzerscar

Eastern New Mexico Amateur Radio Club — 10 a.m. second Saturday each month, DAV Hall.

Information: or Roy Creiglow 575-791-3734.

Eastern New Mexico Youth Connection— 8 a.m. first Friday each month and 3 p.m. First Wednesday each month, Matt 25.

Information: Christina Martinez-Guarjardo 575-799-0672.

Eastern Plains Council of Governments Board — 10 a.m. second Wednesday each month. EPCOG office, 418 Main St. unless otherwise notified.

Information: 575-762-7714.

El Desayuno Kiwanis Club — 6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Taqueria Jalisco, 217 West Seventh St.

Information: 575-714-0973.

Encanto Garden Club — 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday each month, Muffley’s Backdoor. Visitors and new members welcome. I

nformation: 575-763-7661 or 575-762-6955.

Fairfield Extension Homemakers Club — 10 a.m. second and fourth Fridays, Cheyenne Meadows Community Center.

Information: Martha Watkins 575-762-0942.

Food Storage 101 — 7 p.m., Every Tuesday, LDS Cultural Hall at 1930 S. Ave G., Portales.

Information: Cora Stroud at [email protected] or call 575-359-1483.

Friends of Bluegrass Club — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Farwell Civic Center. Play and listen to Bluegrass and Old Time Music played with acoustical instruments.

Information: Harold Kilmer, 575-763-6361.

Friendship Rebekah Lodge — 1 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays each month, 405 N. Main St.

Information: 575-762-4843.

Grady Alpha Extension Homemakers Club — 1:30 p.m. first Tuesday each month, Grady Senior Center.

Information: Katy Machechnie 575-799-5117.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association — 6:30 p.m. first Saturday each month, K-Bobs.

Information: Phil Johnston at 575-769-3419

High Plains Drifters Motorcycle Club — 8 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. second Thursday each month, various locations. All bikes and non-members welcome.

Information: Gary Baker 575-799-1993 for locations.

High Plains Patriots — 7 p.m. last Thursday each month, Master’s Center.

Information: Tim Ashley 575-760-5423 or

Hi-Plains Toastmasters Club — 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wheatfields Senior Living Community, theater room on second floor. 4701 N Prince Street, Clovis.

Information: Leticia Zarate 575-218-1518 or

Home at Heart — 6 p.m. third Tuesday each month, 21st St. Church of Christ, Clovis.

Information: Connie Miller 575-799-9565

International Defensive Pistol Association — 12:30 p.m. third weekend each month. Shooting in Muleshoe. Map:

Information: Joe Stanford 806-777-2217.

Just Us Club— 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday each month, First United Methodist, Melrose.

Information: Jewell Hill 575-253-4594.

Key Club Orientation — 6 p.m. every Tuesday, service organization for high school student to have fun volunteering and getting involved in our community. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St.

Information: 575-763-5449.

Llano Estacado Quilt Guild — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. fourth Saturday every two months: January, March, May, July, Sept., Nov., Trinity Lutheran Church.

Information: President Char Montgomery 575-461-3178.

Military Order of the Cooties — 7:30 p.m. first Friday each month, VFW Post 3015, 2815 West Seventh St.

Information: 575-763-6561.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — 8:45 a.m.-11 a.m. every other Tuesday, Central Baptist Church.

Information: 575-309-9402.

New Mexico Legal Aid — 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, closed 12 p.m.-1 p.m. daily, 400 Pile St., Suite 401.

Information: 575-769-2326

Noon Day Kiwanis Club — Noon, first and third Thursday each month, various locations.

Information: Elaine Williford 575-749-0231 for locations.

Oddfellows Club — 2 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays each month, 405 N. Main St.

Information: 575-762-4843.

Order of the Eastern Star — 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday each month, Melrose Masonic Lodge.

Information: 575-355-2800.

Pintores Art League — 6:30 p.m. first Thursday each month, CCC Phase V building, room 524.

Information: 575-769-0693.

Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m. second Wednesday each month, City Hall.

Information: 575-769-7828.

The Right To Life Organizational meeting — 7 p.m., Monday (March 24), The Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library.

Information: 575-714-0455.

Starlight Square Dance Club — 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Portales Senior Citizens Center, 421 North Industrial

Information: 575-760-1170.

Summer Concert Series-7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Kingswood United Methodist Church.

Information: 575-693-1785

Teen Court Prevention Class — 4 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Matt 25 Hope Center.

Information: 575-763-7725.

Toast Master’s Public Speaking Club-7 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 1321 West 21st.

Information: 575-799-3215

United Daughters of The Confederacy — frequency of meetings vary.

Information: 575-762-1094 or 575-356-4793.

V.F.W. Auxiliary 3280 — 7 p.m. first Thursday each month, 1321 W. 21st Street.

Information: 575-693-5778.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary 3015 — 7:30 p.m. first Thursday each month, Post 3015. Men and women’s groups meet at some time.

Information: 575-763-6561.

Water Policy Board — 9 a.m. second Tuesday each month, City Hall.

Information: 575-769-7828.


AARP Smart Driver Safety Program — 8 a.m.-noon. Third Tuesday every other month, Clovis Community College, room 101 unless otherwise scheduled. Pre-registration recommended. Fees: $15 members, $20 non-members.

Information: Carolyn Taber 575-742-2384

CPR and First Aid Classes — AHA HeartSaver and BLS Classes, third Saturday each month. Four different classes you can take. Fee includes course book and completion card. Please call for the fees.

Information: 575-742-3031 or 575-799-4114.

Clovis Municipal Schools Early Intervention Services — Developmental screenings by referral for children age 2-5 with suspected disabilities. Student Support Center, 1600 Sutter Place. No charge to families.

Information: Mary Gallegos 575-769-4490.

Eastern Plains Headstart — 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 901 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Open enrollment for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Deadline by August.

Information: 575-742-3426.

ENMRSH — 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Free developmental screenings for infants and babies birth through 35 months.

Information: 575-742-9032.

GED classes — 8:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Clovis Community College. 6-week classes. New students must attend orientation.

Information: 575-769-4095.

Parenting classes — 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St., Clovis.

Information: 575-762-0050.

Portales Food Storage Class — 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1930 S. Ave. G, LDS Cultural Hall. Connie Moyers, Roosevelt Co. County Extension Agent will be teaching how to do Pressure Canning.

Information: Cora Stroud, 575-359-1483.

Health services

Birth certificates — 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost: $10. Clovis Health Department.

Information: 575-763-5583.

Enhance Fitness class — 10 a.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Classes are held at the Clovis Wellness Center, 1700 East Seventh Street. Class participants make a 16 week commitment, free initial assessment. Class is free to seniors age 50 and older.

Information: Jolene Fox 575-749-5187.

Free pregnancy testing — 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Pregnancy Resource Center, 621 North Main St., Clovis.

Information: 575-935-5433.

HIV/STD testing — By appointment. Monday-Friday. Roosevelt County Health Office, 1513 W. Fir, Portales.

Information: 575-356-4453.

Pregnancy tests — 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Women’s Medical Center, Suite A-1, 2000 West 21st St. Information: 575-762-8055. 8 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m., La Casa Family Health Center, $15, 1521 West 13th St. Information: 575-769-0888. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $15, La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir, Portales

Information: 575-356-6695.

TB follow-up services — Monday-Friday. Appointment only. No charge. Clovis Health Department.

Information: 575-763-5583.

TB testing — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 West 13th St. $21

Information: 575-769-0888.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Nutrition Program services — 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Closed Noon-1 p.m. for lunch every day except Thursday. Department of Health, 1216 Cameo St. Information 575-762-3309; 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 8:15 a.m.-Noon Fridays at Cannon AFB, 208 East Casablanca.

Information: 575-784-2127.

TOPS (Treatment Options)-1 p.m., first Tuesday each month. Fresenius Medical Center, Dialysis Team. Health Plex Conference Room. Open to patient and family members for pre-renal patient’s who have been informed by their MD that they may need dialysis in the future.

Information: Judy Cox at 575-769-3898

Support groups

Addiction Recovery Program-7 p.m. Thursdays, LDS Church, Manana and Lore St., South Door. Information: 559-246-1953 or 559-246-7090

Al-Anon fellowship — 6 p.m. Sundays, Mental Health Resources, West 21st Street. Friends and families of alcoholics are always welcome. Information: 575-762-3970.

Al-Anon: Live and Let Live — 6:30 p.m. Monday and noon Thursday, Highland Baptist Church, 2210 North Main Street entrance. Open to friends and families of alcoholics. Information: 575-769-6028.

Al-Anon: Serenity Circle — 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Presbyterian Church, 108 South Ave. F, Portales.

nformation: 575-769-6028.

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Fellowship Group — 11 a.m. Sundays, Noon Monday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. every evening, 1119 Thornton St.

Information: 575-769-6028.

Alzheimer's Association NM Chapter Caregiver Support Group— 12 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N Prince St. Clovis, NM 88101. Lunch is provided complimentary of Wheatfields, no reservations necessary.

Information: Priscilla Lujan at 575-624-1552 or email [email protected].

Batterer’s intervention — Men’s group: Wednesdays 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Women’s group: Mondays 2 p.m. Hartley House, 900 Main St., Clovis.

Information: 575-762-0050 or 575-356-4720.

Bereavement support — 4:30 p.m. -6 p.m., every other Monday (June 2), 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: 575-769-7399.

Celebrate recovery — 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Faith Christian Family Church.

Information: 575-762-7751.

Children’s domestic violence survivors — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Ages 4 and older.

Information: 575-762-0050.

Christian intervention program — 7 p.m. Fridays, Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 212 Ash St.

Information: 575-769-0329.

Double Trouble In Recovery 12-Step Program — 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Mental Health Resources, 1100 West 21st. Double Trouble In Recovery is a 12-step program that focuses on dually diagnosed individuals that may have a problem with alcohol, drugs, or mental illness. All are welcome.

Information: 575-309-1865 or 575-760-8651.

Domestic Violence Survivors — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Information: 575-762-0050.

Hospice of the Sandias Bereavement Support Group — For those who need help coping with life after, or in anticipation of, the death of a loved one.

Information: Yolanda Vela, 575-935-5683.

GriefShare-Grief Recovery Support Groups — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, Central Baptist Church, 2501 Norris St., Room 203. A repeating 13 week program for those grieving the death of a loved one. Videos by leading authors and counselors followed by small discussion groups. Childcare available. Workbook $15.

Information: 575-762-4727.

Lamp Lighters Women’s Group of A.A. — 7:30 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday. Trinity Church, 601 Avenue B, Portales.

Information: 575-769-6028.

Milagro Group of N.A. — 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays, Wesley Foundation, 14th and K, Portales.

Information: 575-309-7593.

Parkinson’s Support Group-6 p.m., second Monday of each Month, Clovis Community College. Room 101.

Information: 806-725-0941

Recovery Support — 7 p.m. Thursdays. Faith Based approach to recovery from substance abuse. Beacon of Light, 1320 Thornton.

Information: 575-763-9510.

Sister Strength Cancer Support — 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. first Thursday each month, First United Methodist Church. Free cancer information also available by phone.

Information: 575-359-4549.

The We Group of NA — 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Church of the Brethren, Manana and Acoma (across from Stansells). Enter north side of the church.

Information: 575-309-1673.

Widow/Widower Social Group– 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. every third Wednesday. Wheatfields senior living community. Free event. 4701 N Prince Street, Clovis.

Information: 575-762-8700

Willow Group of AA — 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Central Christian Church, 1528 S. Main. St., Portales

Information: 575-740-4161.


TOPS NM No. 3, Clovis — Noon Wednesdays, United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore, east door.

Information: 575-309-4049 or 575-762-0308.


Food and clothing — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Saturdays, Bread of Life Ministries, Matt 25 Hope Center.

Information: 575-762-2843.

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

Information: 575-762-1933.

Helping Hands — 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays, clothing and household goods giveaway. Pure Heart Word Center, 701 N. Prince.

Information: 575-268-1565.

Curry County Crime Stoppers — Help Take a Bite out of Crime. Cash rewards for anonymous tips.

Information: 575-763-7000.


Interim Healthcare Home Care & Hospice — 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. every Tuesday, 2300 N Main St., Suite 19A, Clovis. Minimum requirement two hours per month. Walk-ins at other times welcome.

Contact Jan Elliott, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator at 575-763-9728 or 575-714-5000.

Hospice of Sandia: Volunteer information day — 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Thursdays, 120 W. 21st St., Clovis. Minimum requirement two hours per month. Come learn about this exciting opportunity. Walk-ins at other times welcome. Contact Nancy Mote, Volunteer Coordinator at 575-935-5683 or 575-714-6044.

Plains Regional Home Health and Hospice — Hospice provides the opportunity for patients who are terminally ill to stay at home and live life as fully as possible surrounded by their loved ones. To learn more, call Helen Carroll, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator.

Information: 575-769-7399.

Pregnancy Resource Center: Volunteer Recruiting — 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday. 621 N. Main St., Clovis. Volunteers are encouraged to apply to reach out to women in a crisis pregnancy by offering practical assistance in both word and action. Care Net training is provided (as little as four hours per week).

Information: 575-935-5433.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) — With the help of the RSVP Program Director, interests and skills of potential volunteers are assessed and matched with requests for service in community agencies and organizations.

Address: 816 N. Main St.

Information: 575-763-6009

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