Events calendar - March 31

 

March 31, 2019



Sunday

n Fundraiser brisket dinner — 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Dora Consolidated Schools cafeteria, 100 School St., Dora. Fundraiser for the Dora chapter of Business Professionals of America. Donations welcome. Information: 575-760-7066

n 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

Monday

n 2019 University Juried Art Exhibition opens — 7:30 a.m., Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit open during regular library hours through April 18. Information: 575-562-2778

Tuesday

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

n Volunteer Recognition Day — 3-5 p.m., Curry County Commission Room, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Informal meet and greet honoring Curry County senior and retired volunteers, and foster grandparents. Information: 575-763-6009

n Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math): “It’s Magic!” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

n United Way of Eastern New Mexico annual awards banquet — 6-8 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Dinner and cash bar. $40 person; $320 for table of 8. RSVP by March 28 to 575-769-2103

Wednesday

n Free preschool screening clinic — 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. by appointment only, Floyd Municipal Schools, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative No. 6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Floyd school district. Information or to make appointment: Fran Bilberry 575-478-2211


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

n Day of Art and Sidewalk Chalk Competition — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., center of ENMU campus, Portales. Pre-registration required by March 29. Online registration available at http://www.enmu.edu/dayofart. Information: 575-562-2373

n Preschool storytime “Caterpillars, Everywhere!” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

n Stitch Addicts stitch group — 1:30-3 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

n Teens and Tweens: “Bookmarks and Earbud Wrapping” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

n Skywarn Spotter Training Class — 6-8:30 p.m., Ingram, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Free storm information class with National Weather Service meteorologists. Information: https://www.weather.gov/abq/skywarn_sked

Thursday

n Free preschool screening clinic — 9-11:30 a.m. by appointment only, San Jon Municipal Schools, 7th and Elm, San Jon. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the San Jon school district. Information or to make appointment: Stacy Kent 575-576-2466


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

n “Creating and Maintaining Family Traditions” seminar — 1-3 p.m., McAlister Room, Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, Portales. Hosted by Roosevelt County Cooperative Extension Service. Presentation by Karim Martinez, Extension Family Life Specialist. Free, but reservations required. Information or to RSVP: 575-356-4417

n Blood drive — 1-5 p.m., Bloodmobile, Roosevelt General Hospital, 42121 Highway 70, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

n Screening of “Sleep Dealer” and question/answer session with filmmaker Alex Rivera — 5-7 p.m., University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Opening event of 2019 Jack Williamson Lectureship. Film is PG-13, 90 minutes. Information: 575-562-2315


n Preschool storytime “Caterpillars, Everywhere!” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

n 7th annual Clovis Community Band Dinner Concert — 6:30 p.m., Days Inn & Suites, 2700 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Tickets $35 per person; must be purchased by March 31. Information or to purchase tickets: Kathy at 575-760-6257

n Guest baritone Jared Ice in recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. With collaborative pianist Kayla Paulk, and featuring works by Robert Schumann and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Information: 575-562-2377

Friday

n Free preschool screening clinic — 8:30-11:30 a.m. by appointment only, Texico Municipal Schools, 520 N. Griffin, Texico. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative No. 6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Texico school district. Information or to make appointment: Debbie Ulibarri 575-482-3492

n 43rd annual Jack Williamson Lectureship: Alex Rivera, guest of honor — ENMU, Portales. All events free, except lunch. Presentation by Rivera on science fiction and filmmaking — 10 a.m., Zia Room, Campus Union Building. Lectureship lunch featuring Alex Rivera and Connie Willis — 11:45 a.m., Ballroom, Campus Union Building; $10 tickets payable at the door; RSVP by April 1. Tabletop gaming session with science fiction/fantasy board games — 1-3 p.m., 1st floor presentation area, Golden Student Success Center. Science fiction and fantasy panel discussions with writers and guests — 3-6:15 p.m., Rooms 216 and 217, Golden Student Success Center. Information and to RSVP for lunch: 575-562-2315 or [email protected]

n Evening of Art and Music — 6-8 p.m., Runnells Gallery and Buchanan Hall, ENMU, Portales. Live music and refreshments at 6 p.m. in Runnells Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, for opening of juried art show, followed by 7 p.m. concert at Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, featuring trumpeter Kent Erikson and guitarist Wayne Goins. Information: 575-562-2377

April 6

n ENMU and La Casa present Hounds in Motion Bunny Hop 5K Color Run/Walk — 7:30-10:30 a.m., Greyhound Arena, Portales. Hosted by ENMU Counseling & Career Services, ENMU Housing and Residence Life, and La Casa Family Health Center, in partnership with Roosevelt County DWI Prevention. Walk-up registration, 7:30-8:30 a.m .; pre-party with Zumba and music, 8 a.m .; run/walk start, 8:30 a.m .; post-party, egg hunt, and community resource fair, 9-10:30 a.m. Fundraiser benefiting La Casa food basket program. Register for 5K at ENMU Health Services on the ENMU campus or La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir St., Portales. First 50 registrants to pledge at least $15 receive an event t-shirt. Information: Melissa Yazzie at 575-562-2211 or Jasmine Johnson at 575-359-3825

n Do It Yourself Expo — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free demonstrations and paid classes. Information: 575-935-5000

n Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4342

n ENMU Jazzfest Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Featuring trumpeter Kent Erikson and guitarist Wayne Goins. Information: 575-562-2377

April 7

n Do It Yourself Expo — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free demonstrations and paid classes. Information: 575-935-5000

n Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4342

n Enchilada fundraiser dinner — 1-3 p.m., Portales Church of God, 1427 E. Amazon, Portales. Benefit to send youth to church camp. Information: 575-356-8484

April 8

n Produce to People — 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th St., Portales. Free in-season fruits and vegetables; no proof of income necessary; bring your own bags. Information: 575-763-6130

n Stitch Addicts stitch group — 6:30-7:45 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

April 9

n 2019-2020 kindergarten early registration — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Brown Early Childhood Center, 520 W. Fifth St., Portales. Bring birth certificate and immunization records. Information: Amber Tasha Goins, 575-356-7075

n Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cannon Room, Plains Regional Medical Center Hospital, 2100 N. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

n Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math): “Umbrella Engineering” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

n Quilters’ Tuesday — 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carvery Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Pre-registration required to assure adequate workspaces. Quilters must supply own materials and sewing machines; observers welcome. Pre-register or information: Sara at 575-763-9687


n Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders” — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Magician/illusionist. Tickets $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military; $45 family-friendly pass (five tickets). Box office opens 6 p.m .; cash or check only. Information: 575-769-4031

April 10

n 2019-2020 kindergarten early registration — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Brown Early Childhood Center, 520 W. Fifth St., Portales. Bring birth certificate and immunization records. Information: Amber Tasha Goins, 575-356-7075

n Blood drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bloodmobile, Portales High School library, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

n Blood drive — 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, Campus Union Building parking lot, Eastern New Mexico University, 1500 S. Ave. K, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

April 11

n Hiring to Find the Right Fit seminar — 9-11:30 a.m., Business Enterprise Center, 105 E. Grand, Clovis. Presented by Elite Business and sponsored by Clovis/Curry Chamber of Commerce and Clovis Industrial Development Corporation. Free, but RSVPs encouraged. Information: 575-763-3435

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

n Family Night Fort Night — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Fort building, reading, and fun. Open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

n ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “Stories and Songs from Central Africa” — 7 p.m. Studio Theater, ENMU Theater Center, Portales. Free. Information: 575-562-2711

n Mother/Son Dance — 7-9 p.m., Clovis High School Cafeteria, 1900 N. Thornton St., Clovis. $20 per mother/son couple; $5 each additional son; cash only, pay at the door. Pre-kindergarten-12th grade. Music, photo booth, games, refreshments. Information: Adriana at 575-317-7291

n Third annual High School Art & Design Festival — various locations, ENMU, Portales. Sponsored by ENMU Department of Art and Runnells Gallery; open to freshman through seniors and high school art faculty. Information and registration: 575-562-2778


April 12

n ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “Stories and Songs from Central Africa” — 7 p.m. Studio Theater, ENMU Theater Center, Portales. Free. Information: 575-562-2711

n Third annual High School Art & Design Festival — various locations, ENMU, Portales. Sponsored by ENMU Department of Art and Runnells Gallery; open to freshman through seniors and high school art faculty. Information and registration: 575-562-2778

April 13

n Clovis Great American Cleanup — 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meet at Parks and Recreation Department, 500 Sycamore, Clovis. Registration & t-shirt — 7:30 a.m. Route assignments — 8 a.m. Pizza lunch — 12 noon. Trophy presentation — 12:30 p.m. Information or to register a team: 575-769-7870

n Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest Run for the House — Clovis — 8 a.m.-8 p.m., starting at various locations around Clovis. sFundraiser open to runners, virtual runners, cyclists, motorcyclists, and classic car enthusiasts. Register to run, ride, or drive for $25. Family-friendly entertainment 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Hillcrest Park, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-218-8113

n Roosevelt County 4-H youth digital photography clinic — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Arts annex, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 5-18. Led by Wes Anderson, photography coordinator, South Plains College. Lunch available for $5 or bring a sack lunch. Information: 575-356-4417

n Eastern Plains Clarinet Celebration — 3 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Dr. Timothy Phillips, guest clarinetist, with Cheryl Pachak-Brooks, collaborative pianist. Information: 575-562-2377

n Third annual High School Art & Design Festival — various locations, ENMU, Portales. Sponsored by ENMU Department of Art and Runnells Gallery; open to freshman through seniors and high school art faculty. Information and registration: 575-562-2778

April 14

n New Mexico Workforce Connection Spring Job Fair — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 111 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4571

April 15

n Produce to People — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Soccer fields by the Hillcrest Zoo entrance, 1200 N. Norris, Clovis. Free in-season fruits and vegetables; no proof of income necessary; bring your own bags. Information: 575-763-6130

April 16

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

n Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math): “Melted Creations” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

April 17

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

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

n Stitch Addicts stitch group — 1:30-3 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

n Teens and Tweens: “Xbox One Free Play and Board Games” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

n ENMU Saxophone Studio Recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Richard Schwartz, conductor. Information: 575-562-2377

April 18

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

n Free preschool screening clinic — 1-3 p.m. by appointment only, Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin St., Grady. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Grady school district. Information or to make appointment: Debbie Richardson 575-357-2192


n Portales/Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce free family movie night: “Incredibles 2” — 6 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 S. Main, Portales. Food/concessions available. Information: 575-356-8541

n ENMU Spring Choral Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Jason Paulk, conductor. Information: 575-562-2377

April 19

n Good Friday

n Open Mic Night — 5:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Doors open 5:30 p.m .; show begins at 6:30 p.m. Compete for cash prizes. Information: 575-769-2811

April 20

n Victory or Death Memorial Race — 7:15 a.m., opening ceremony, Hangar 126, 118 Levitow Ave., Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis. 13.1 mile race (half marathon) starts at 7:30 a.m .; 5K starts at 7:45 a.m .; 1K kids’ fun run starts at 8 a.m. Cost: 13.1 - $50 (includes t-shirt and medal); 5K - $25 (includes t-shirt and medal); fun run is free. Hosted by the 26th Special Tactics Squadron Foundation in honor of fallen comrades. Pre-registration required in order to have base access on race day. Information: 260-466-0719

n Leadership Clovis Golf Tournament — 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start, Colonial Park Golf Course, 1300 Colonial Parkway, Clovis. Fundraiser for Leadership Clovis. Cost for 4-person scramble $75 per person or $300 per team. Up to four mulligans per person for $5 each. Golf Hole sponsorships $100. Cash prizes. Deadline to register teams or sponsor a hole 4:30 p.m., April 15. Information, sponsorship, or registration 575-763-3435

n 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

n City of Clovis Easter Egg Hunt — 9 a.m., Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 1801 E. 14th St., Clovis. Hunting by age group: birth-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-11. Information: 575-769-7828

n Free zoo admission — 9 a.m.-12 noon, Hillcrest Park Zoo, 1208 N Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7873

n Genealogy workshop with Beverly Duncan — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

n Double Reed Studio Chamber Music Recital — 2 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Directed by Tracy Carr. Information: 575-562-2377

April 21

n Easter Sunday

April 22

n Stitch Addicts stitch group — 6:30-7:45 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

April 23

n Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math): “Repurposed ‘Scrap’ Books” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

April 24

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

n Preschool storytime “A Nest is a Home” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

n Blood drive — 3-7 p.m., Central Baptist Church meeting room, 2501 N. Norris, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

April 25

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

n Preschool storytime “A Nest is a Home”— 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

n Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Bone Hill: The Concert” with Martha Redbone — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Tickets $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military; $45 family friendly pass (five tickets). Box office opens 6 p.m .; cash or check only. Information: 575-769-4031


Ongoing

n Easter candy needed for City of Portales Cultural Affairs 10th annual free Easter egg hunt. Drop off wrapped candy on or before April 17 during regular business hours at City Hall, 100 W. First St., Portales. Information: Veda Urioste or Joan Martinez-Terry at 575-356-6662, option 1 or 2

n 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

n 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

n Pintores Art League Artists of the Month displaying for April at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, are Crystal Pritchett & Peggy Jones. Information: 806-946-9221

n 2019 University Juried Art Exhibition — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit open during regular library hours April 1-18. Information: 575-562-2778

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