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Events calendar - April 17

 

April 17, 2019



Today

• 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

• Build a Healthy Plate presentation — 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way, Portales. Dishwashing procedures and safety rules. Presented by Carol Calderon, Roosevelt County Extension Office. Information: 575-356-8576

• Stitch Addicts stitch group — 1:30 p.m.-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

• Community Development Block Grant public hearing — 5:30 p.m., Portales City Hall, 100 W. 1st St., Portales. Opportunity for public input on community development needs and suggestions for future CDBG projects. Information: 575-356-6662, option 1

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

Thursday

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

• Free preschool screening clinic — 1 p.m.-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

• Spring yard prep program — 2 p.m., Curry County Extension Office, 818 Main, Clovis. Presented by Curt Jaynes, owner of Garden Source. Information: 575-763-6505

• 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

Friday

• Good Friday

• Egg Hunt — 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Children 6 and under meet in the front lobby; children 7-12 meet by the fountain on the back lawn. Information: 575-762-8700

• Open Mic Night — 5:30 p.m.-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

Saturday

• 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., Monday. 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.-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

• “All Aboard!” Clovis Area Train Society model train display — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Center, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-8700

• Free instrument restring/recycling — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tarpley Music, 1713 W. 21st St., Clovis. Musicians can bring old instrument strings for recycling and get electric or acoustic guitars restrung with D’Addario NYXL or Nickel Bronze Acoustic strings. Old strings collected during the event will be recycled through Playback, D’Addario’s free, national recycling program. Information: Tony Eisenbraun at 575-763-1993

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

• Curriculum giveaway — Noon-9 p.m., Golden Library, ENMU Student Success Center, Portales. Kindergarten-12th science and art materials from 2011/2012 adoption cycle. Bring your own bags or boxes. Information: 575-562-2629

• Tenth annual Easter egg hunt — 2 p.m., Softball Complex, 201 N. Industrial Drive, Portales. Sponsored by Portales Cultural Affairs Committee. Open to ages 10 and under. Information: 575-356-6662, option 1

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

• Genesis Easter egg hunt — 3 p.m., Clovis Healthcare & Rehab, 1201 N. Norris St., Clovis. Two age groups: 4-6, 7-9. Information: 575-762-3753

• Circle of Love benefit steak dinner and dance featuring Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys — 6 p.m.-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

Sunday

• Easter Sunday

Monday

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

Tuesday

• 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

• Clovis Community Chorus spring concert and cookie social — 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 N. Sycamore, Clovis. Information: [email protected]

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

• “Unlikely” film screening and discussion — 10 a.m., Town Hall, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: Nancy Meadows at 575-769-4066 or Al Potthoff at 575-769-4760

• 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 p.m.-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 — 6:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “Britt-Marie Was Here” by Fredrik Backman. 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

• Kiwanis Club of Portales flower sale — 7 a.m.-noon, parking lot, C & S, Inc., 300 W. First St., Portales. Petunias and geraniums; all profits benefit children’s activities. Information: 575-749-1840 or 575-714-1741

• Roosevelt General Hospital “Spring into Good Health” health and wellness fair — 8 a.m.-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 p.m.-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

• 2019 ENMU Senior Art Exhibition opens — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit open during regular library hours through May 10. Information: 575-562-2778

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 p.m.-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 a.m.-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

• Dairy Together Roadshow — 11 a.m. -2 p.m., Curry County Extension Building, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Includes lunch. RSVP at DairyTogether.com, or to Nick Levendofsky at 303-283-3528

• 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 — 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

• Clovis Municipal School District Job Fair — 9 a.m.-noon, CMS District Office, 1009 N. Main St., Clovis. Learn about and apply for positions for 2019-20 school year. Information: 575-769-4300

• 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

• Third annual A.J. 5K Memorial Fun Run/Walk — 9 a.m. packet pickup, 10 a.m. run, Hillcrest Aquatic Center, 1700 E. Seventh St., Clovis. In memory of Alexander James Velasco and Congenital Heart Defect Awareness. $25 entry fee. Kids welcome. Information: Monica Velasco, 505-985-3051

• Spring arts and crafts fair — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Games, activities, arts, crafts, treats. Information: 575-762-8700

• Traveling comic book store — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Super 8 Clovis, 2912 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Hosted by Kenny’s Comics, Odessa, Texas. Admission $5 (kids 12 and under free with paying adult). Buy or sell comics. Information: 432-212-4552

• 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 p.m.-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 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 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 7

• Rural Bookmobile East — 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Causey Fire Station, 116 Main St., Causey. Information: 575-461-1824

May 8

• Rural Bookmobile East — 1:45 p.m.-3 p.m., Elida City Hall, 704 Clark St., Elida. Information: 575-461-1824

• ENMU student film screening — 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-562-2711

May 9

• Clovis Community College Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony — 1 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis. Information: 575-769-4025

• Clovis Community College RadTech Pinning Ceremony — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis. Information: 575-769-4025

May 10

• 2019 ENMU Senior Art Exhibition artist lecture and closing reception — 1 p.m., Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Information: 575-562-2778

• Clovis Community College Commencement — 6 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4025

May 11

• ENMU Spring Commencement — Greyhound Arena, Portales. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ceremony: 10 a.m .; Colleges of Business, Education and Technology, and Fine Arts Ceremony: 2 p.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. for morning ceremony, and 1 p.m. for afternoon ceremony. Event will be live-streamed. Information: [email protected] or 575-562-2175

• 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

May 13

• Rural Bookmobile East in Grady — 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin St., Grady. 11:30 a.m.-noon, Grady Post Office, 406 W. Main St., Grady. Information: 575-461-1824

• Rural Bookmobile East — 2:20 p.m.-2:40 p.m., St. Vrain. Information: 575-461-1824

• Rural Bookmobile East in Melrose — 2:55 p.m.-3:20 p.m., Melrose Senior Center, 427 Main St., Melrose. 3:25 p.m.-4:50 p.m., Melrose Municipal Schools, 100 E. Missouri Ave., Melrose. Information: 575-461-1824

May 16

• Rural Bookmobile East in House — 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., House Municipal Schools, 309 N. Apple St., House. 11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m., House Village Community Center, 110 S. Apple St., House. Information: 575-461-1824

May 18

• Clovis Christian School graduation — 2 p.m., Living Stones Church, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-935-2278

• Clovis High School graduation — 6 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-769-430

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 and 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 senior art exhibition — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit open during regular library hours April 29-May 10. 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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