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Events calendar - Dec. 5

 

December 5, 2018



Today

• Preschool storytime “Out of This World” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• Teens and tweens “Holly Jolly Christmas Crafts” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

Thursday

• Cannon Cookie Drop (cookies for Cannon Air Force Base airmen) — 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., drop off baked cookies at The Makery, 112 W. 21st St., Clovis; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., drop off baked cookies at the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A, Portales; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., drop off baked cookies at the CAFB Visitor Center, main gate south of US60/84. Base access only, 8-10:30 a.m., drop off baked cookies at the CAFB Chapel. Information: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45abac2da1f49-cannon

• Little Miss Merry Christmas Coronation — 6 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 S. Main St., Portales. Information: 800-635-8036

• Preschool storytime “Out of This World” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• Eastern New Mexico University Holiday Concert — 7 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

Friday

• Cannon Cookie Drop (cookies for CAFB airmen) — 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., drop off baked cookies at The Makery, 112 W. 21st St., Clovis; 8 a.m.-9 a.m., drop off baked cookies at the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A, Portales. Base access only, 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., drop off baked cookies at the CAFB Chapel. . Information: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45abac2da1f49-cannon

• Portales Christmas Light Parade and Jubilee — 5:30 p.m. live music on the Portales Courthouse square; 6:30 p.m. parade from Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St. to Courthouse square. Information: 575-356-8541

• Community Christmas Party — 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 S. Main St., Portales. Food, games, crafts, and a visit from Santa. Sponsored by City of Portales and Portales MainStreet. $5 per family of four or fewer; $10 per family of five or more. Information: 575-226-3783

• A Very Vintage Christmas Dinner and Concert — 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Central time), Trinity Christian Center Church, 1723 W. American Blvd., Muleshoe. Fundraiser for Muleshoe Meals-On-Wheels. Tickets $30. Information: 806-893-1006

Saturday

• Cornhole for a Cause — 9 a.m., Curry County Fairgrounds Pavilion, Clovis. Benefit for Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. $40 per team if each member brings an unwrapped $10 children’s gift; or $65 per team, cash. Double elimination; three game guarantee. Information: 575-218-6613

• La Casa tacky sweater 5K — 9 a.m., La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir, Portales. Fundraiser to feed families for Christmas. Tacky sweaters encouraged. $10 entry fee; free t-shirts to first 50 registrants. Information: 575-359-3825.

• Jingle and Mingle Craft and Vendor Event — 10 a.m-4 p.m., Java Loft Coffee Shop, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Information: 575-218-4914

• ABC Craft and Vendor Expo — 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Clovis Rock Gym, 400 Commerce Way, Clovis, Information: 575-607-6274

• Clovis Cultural Arts Series presents “Irish Christmas In America” — 7 p.m., Marshall Middle School Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. General admission $20; students/senior/military $15; family friendly pass (5 tickets) $45. Information: 575-769-4031

Sunday

• Jingle and Mingle Craft and Vendor Event — 11 a.m-4 p.m., Java Loft Coffee Shop, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Information: 575-218-4914

• Roosevelt County 4-H annual awards banquet — 1 p.m., Jake Lopez Building, Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime St., Portales. “Hawaiian Christmas” potluck; each family should bring two dishes. Information: 575-356-4417

• Causey Homemakers Club holiday luncheon — 1 p.m., Causey Community Building. No admission charge. Guests are asked to bring side dishes or dessert; the club will provide the main meal. Information: Marilyn Gardner, 575-760-0524.

Monday

• Raffle — Last day to buy tickets for the High Plains Historical Foundation fundraiser Henry Golden Boy rifle raffle. Tickets: $5 each or five for $20. Drawing takes place at 6 p.m. today. Information: 575-309-9893

Tuesday

• Books and babies “Cozy Christmas” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open ages 0-3. Information: 575-356-3940

• Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

• Christmas Nites at Hillcrest Park Zoo — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Hillcrest Park Zoo, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7873

Dec. 12

• Preschool storytime “This is the Polar Express!” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Pajama party. Information: 575-356-3940

• Bingo Party — 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-8700

• Teens and tweens “X-box one free play & board games” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• Andy Mason presents “A Brief History of Christmas Music” — 5:30 p.m., Cannon Air Force Base Library, 107 W. Albright Ave., CAFB. All ages welcome; base ID required. Information: 575-784-2786

• Christmas Nites at Hillcrest Park Zoo — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Hillcrest Park Zoo, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7873

Dec. 13

• Andy Mason presents “A Brief History of Christmas Music” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. All ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• Free Christmas movie “The Star” — 6 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 Main St., Portales. Information: 575-356-5354

• Christmas Nites at Hillcrest Park Zoo — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Hillcrest Park Zoo, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7873

Dec. 14

• Christmas Nites at Hillcrest Park Zoo — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Hillcrest Park Zoo, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7873

• “Christmas House” — 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., Generations building, 1500 S. Ave. D, Portales. Free. Information: 575-359-1559

Dec. 15

• United Way TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) food distribution — 8 a.m. volunteers needed for sorting; 9 a.m.-11 a.m. distribution; 10:30 a.m. new applicants sign in. Central Christian Church fellowship hall, 1528 S. Main Ave., Portales. Information: 575-769-2103 or 2-1-1

• ENMU commencement — 10 a.m., Greyhound Arena, Portales. Information: 575-562-2175

• ENMU Alumni Association commencement reception — Noon-2 p.m., south gym, Greyhound Arena, Portales. Information: 575-562-2175

• “Christmas House” — 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., Generations building, 1500 S. Ave. D, Portales. Free. Information: 575-359-1559

Dec. 16

• “Christmas House” – 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., Generations building, 1500 S. Ave. D, Portales. Free. Information: 575-359-1559

Dec. 18

• Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

Dec. 19

• Preschool storytime “Merry Christmas” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

Ongoing

• Paintings by Parsons — Exhibit by ENMU faculty member Alla Parsons. Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Open during regular hours through Dec. 21. Information: 575-562-2373

• High Plains Historical Foundation — Rifle raffle. Henry Golden Boy. Tickets: $5 each or five for $20. Drawing on December 10. Information: 575-309-9893

• Artists of the month — December artists of the month at Clovis-Carver Public Library are Sandi Chitwood, Martha Hunnycutt, and Ann Johnson, with pastels, watercolors, and oils. Information: 806-946-9221

To place an item on the events calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or e-mail: [email protected]

 

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