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Events calendar - April 10

 

April 10, 2019



Today

• 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

• 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

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

• 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

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

Thursday

• 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

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

• Last day for free tax assistance in Portales — 1-4 p.m., Rooms 136 and 138, College of Business, ENMU, Portales. Accounting professors and other volunteers will help with personal tax forms. Information: 575-562-2342

• Great American Defense Community reception — 6 p.m., Colonial Park Golf Course, 1300 Colonial Pkwy., Clovis. Hosted by the Clovis Committee of Fifty. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. RSVP’s required. Call Nick Mondragon, Clovis-Curry County Chamber of Commerce at 575-763-3435 or email [email protected]

• Page Turners Book Club — 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

Friday

• Clovis Christian School 25th Anniversary Banquet — 5:30-9:30 p.m., Enchantment Ballroom, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Invitation only. Information: Dr. Clayton or Kimber Harrison, 575-935-2278

• 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

• 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

Saturday

• 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

• Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest Run for the House — Clovis — 8 a.m.-8 p.m., starting at various locations around Clovis. Fundraiser 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

Sunday

• 8th annual Blessing of the Bikes — 8 a.m. (CST), First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Main St., Hereford, Texas. Open to all bikers and first responders. 8 a.m. (CST), breakfast in the fellowship hall; 8:40 a.m. (CST), blessing of the bikes; 10:45 a.m. (CST), worship service. Information: 806-364-0770

Monday

• 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

Tuesday

• 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

• 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

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

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

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

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

• 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

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

April 18

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

• 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

• 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

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

April 19

• Good Friday

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

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

• Free ShredIt event — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ShredIt truck parked at Allsup’s Convenience Store, 2021 N. Prince St., Clovis. Sponsored by Curry County Crime Stoppers. Bring sensitive paper documents to be shredded. Information: 575-763-7000

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

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

• Circle Of Love benefit steak dinner and dance featuring Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys — 6-10 p.m., Pavilion, Curry County Fairgrounds, 600 S. Norris St., Clovis. Tickets $40. No alcohol. Information: Wes Cockerham 806-225-7048

• Monster Truck Night of Thrills — 7:30 p.m., Curry County Fairgrounds, 600 S. Norris St., Clovis. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets available online at https://monstertruckthunder.ticketleap.com/monster-truck-night-of-thrills---clovis/details. Information: 575-935-7000

April 21

• Easter Sunday

April 22

• 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

• 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

• College Transfer Fair — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Commons, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Meet with representatives from Eastern New Mexico University, Grand Canyon University, New Mexico State University, NMSU College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, University of New Mexico, University of the Southwest, Wayland Baptist University-Clovis Campus, and West Texas A&M University. Information: 575-769-2811

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

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

• New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Compliance Workshop — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Room 101, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free. Information: [email protected] or 800-934-2450

• 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

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

• Page Turners Book Club — 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

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

• 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

April 26

• Friends of the Library Book Sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

April 27

• Roosevelt General Hospital “Spring into Good Health” health and wellness fair — 8 a.m.-12 noon, RGH, 42121 US 70, Portales. Blood draws available April 15-25 for consultation at the event. Booths available for $25. Information: 575-276-6669 or [email protected]

• Friends of the Library Book Sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Clovis Community College’s 6th annual Paint the Prairie Dawg Dash 5K — 9 a.m. CCC, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Entrance fee: $15, students/military; $20 adults. Prizes for costumes. Register online at clovis.edu/dash. Information: 575-769-2811

• First Responders Appreciation Day — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., High Plains Harley-Davidson, 4400 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Information: 575-769-1000

• Parents’ Night Out — 5:30-9 p.m., KATZ Gymnastics, 2100 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Pizza, craft, playtime, movie. Open to all children age 3 and up. $25 per child; $5 discount for additional children. Drop-off begins at 5:30 p.m .; pick up no later than 9 p.m. Information: 575-742-8496

• Chamber music recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Sidney Shuler, director. Information: 575-562-2377

April 30

• Books and babies “Big and Little” — 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. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math): “Play Your Way” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

• Young Masters Juried Art Show — 5-6:30 p.m., Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Awards ceremony 6 p.m. Featuring artwork from students at Clovis High School and Clovis Freshman Academy. Information: 575-769-4300

• Free Family Night at the Interactive Science Museum — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., portable building on the northeast side of campus off Trades Road by Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4909

May 2

• Free preschool screening clinic — 9-11 a.m. by appointment only, House Municipal Schools, 309 N. Apple Road, House. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the House school district. Information or to make appointment: Caroline Simpson 575-279-7353

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Clovis Community College gymnasium, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• National Day of Prayer service — 12 noon, Curry County Courthouse, 7th and Main St., Clovis.

• ENMU presents “Wit” — 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Margaret Edson, directed by Anne Beck. $7 general admission; ENMU students free with ID. Information or reservations: 575-562-2711

• Gregory Gallagher faculty voice recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

May 3

• ENMU presents “Wit” — 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Margaret Edson, directed by Anne Beck. $7 general admission; ENMU students free with ID. Information or reservations: 575-562-2711

May 4

• High Plains Women’s Expo — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Admission: two canned goods to be donated to Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico. Exhibits, fitness demonstrations, fashion shows. Information: 575-935-5000

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• ENMU Music Carnival — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., outdoors between Golden Student Success Center and Music Building, ENMU campus, Portales. Live music, games, concessions. Information: [email protected]

• ENMU presents “Wit” — 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Margaret Edson, directed by Anne Beck. $7 general admission; ENMU students free with ID. Information or reservations: 575-562-2711

• Star observing — 7-11 p.m., Oasis State Park, 1891 Oasis Road, Portales. Hosted by the Clovis Astronomy Club and Friends of Oasis State Park. $5 per vehicle park entrance fee. Multiple telescopes available for viewing. Information: 757-846-7509

• Drake Hays band in concert — 7:30-10:30 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Tickets $15 in advance. Information or to purchase tickets: 575-935-7000

May 5

• ENMU presents “Wit” — 2 p.m., Mainstage, University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Margaret Edson, directed by Anne Beck. $7 general admission; ENMU students free with ID. Information or reservations: 575-562-2711

• Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony — 3 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Dustin Seifert and Sidney Shuler, conductors. Information: 575-562-2377

May 11

• Clovis Municipal Schools Education Foundation Hall of Honor Banquet — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Dinner tickets ($40 individual; $295 table of 8; $350 table of 10) available at Clovis Schools Administration Office, Instruction Department, 1009 Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4320

Ongoing

• 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

• 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

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for April at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Crystal Pritchett with abstract acrylic art. Information: 806-946-9221

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

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

 
 

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