Events calendar - March 27

 

March 27, 2019



Today

• Final photography & writing session with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

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

Thursday

• Blood Drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Cesar Chavez Challenge. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Preschool storytime — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• 2019 Public Forum — 1:15-2:15 p.m., Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way, Portales. Open forum to assess needs of people in Portales and Roosevelt County. Information: 575-356-8576

• Here We Grow program — 2-4 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince, Clovis. Information: 575-762-2800

• Preschool storytime “On the Farm” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• 20th annual Cynthia Irwin-Williams Lectureship — 7 p.m., Room 110, ENMU Arts and Anthropology building, Portales. Dr. Jack Hofman, associate professor of anthropology at University of Kansas: "Regional Archaeology and Intercept Hunting during Paleoindian Time." Free and open to the public. Information: 575-562-2206


Friday

• Portales Creative Group Fifth Friday Art Show — 5-9 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 Main St., Portales. Dance Studio Extreme 6-6:30 p.m .; live music by Lute of Orpheus, 7-9 p.m. Information: 575-218-9166

• Liberty Quartet in concert — 7 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 1101 W. 18th St., Portales. Free, but love offering taken. Information: libertyquartet.com or 575-356-4273

• Portales High School presents “Cinderella” — 6 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 military/student/seniors over 60 (all with ID); free for teachers (with ID) and children 5 and under. Come as your favorite prince or princess; photo opportunities with Cinderella and other cast members after the show. Information: 575-356-7015

• 69th Annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree — 7 p.m., Floyd High School gymnasium, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Tickets $7 general admission, $5 military with ID. Concession stand opens at 6 p.m. Information: Wade Carter 575-760-1317

Saturday

• Eastern In Action Jobsite Project — 7 a.m., Campus Union Building lobby, ENMU, Portales. ENMU students doing community service projects throughout Portales. Projects are pre-selected and approved by the ENMU Department of Public Safety. Information: Go by the Department of Public Safety on campus or call 575-562-2392


• New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Great American Clean-Up and canned food drive — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th St., Portales. Pizza and water served at 11:30 a.m. Bring non-perishable foods for drive. Information: 575-356-6662, option 1 or 2

• Friends of Oasis State Park 10th Annual Trout Derby — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oasis State Park, 1891 Oasis Road, Portales. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. $5 per vehicle park entrance fee for non-annual permit holders; $5 per person derby entrance fee. Anglers 12 years of age and older must have a valid New Mexico fishing license. Information: 575-356-5331

• Eastern New Mexico chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet — 5-10 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Tickets $65 for one meal and a membership; $95 for two meals and a membership. Must be purchased in advance. Information: https://events.rmef.org/shop.aspx?eid=7005 or Allan Myers 575-799-1782

• Leadership Portales presents Battle of the Brains — 7 p.m., Campus Union Building Ballroom, ENMU, Portales. Teams of 8 (or fewer) must register by March 28. $250 per team. Proceeds support “Portales Passport,” a scholarship program for summer youth programs. Information: https://www.portales.com/events/details/battle-of-the-brains-4412 or 575-356-8541


• Portales High School presents “Cinderella” — two performances: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 military/student/seniors over 60 (all with ID); free for teachers (with ID) and children 5 and under. Come as your favorite prince or princess; photo opportunities with Cinderella and other cast members after the show. Information: 575-356-7015

• 69th Annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree — 7 p.m., Floyd High School gymnasium, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Tickets $7 general admission, $5 military with ID. Concession stand opens at 6 p.m. Information: Wade Carter 575-760-1317

Sunday

• Portales High School presents “Cinderella” — 3 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 military/student/seniors over 60 (all with ID); free for teachers (with ID) and children 5 and under. Come as your favorite prince or princess; photo opportunities with Cinderella and other cast members after the show. Information: 575-356-7015

Ongoing

• Community Services Center food drive sponsored by the Roosevelt County Chamber Ambassadors — Items may be dropped off 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Portales/Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A, Portales. Current needs include canned foods, ramen noodles, packaged pasta dishes, cereal, apple & grape juice, peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers, tuna, Vienna sausages, and potted meat. Information: 575-356-8541 or 575-359-1759

• Free tax assistance in Portales — 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 11, Rooms 136 and 138, College of Business, ENMU, Portales. Accounting professors and other volunteers will help with personal tax forms. Information: 575-562-2342

• Pintores Art League artists will have a group display for the month of March at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 806-946-9221

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