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Events calendar - May 15

 

May 15, 2019



Today

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

• Celebration honoring Becky Rowley — 4-6 p.m., Clovis Community College-Commons, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Hosted by CCC Board of Trustees. Information: 575-769-2811

Thursday

• 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

• “Outdoor Cooking” leader training — 2 p.m., Curry County Extension Office, 818 Main St., Clovis. Food tasting and discussions on pros and cons of different kinds of grills. Information: 575-763-6505

Friday

• Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary bake sale to benefit scholarship fund — 8 a.m. until sold out, PRMC front lobby, 2100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-2141

• Forrest Tire 75th anniversary celebration — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Forrest Tire, 2200 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Hot dogs, drinks, give-aways. Information: 575-762-0665

• Elida High School graduation — 6 p.m., Gymnasium, Elida Municipal Schools, 103 N. Church, Elida. Information: 575-274-6211

• San Jon High School graduation — 6 p.m., Ed Lee Activities Complex, San Jon Municipal Schools, Seventh and Elm, San Jon. Information: 575-576-2466

• Faith Triumphant Christian School graduation — 7 p.m., Faith Triumphant Church, 615 W. Fourth St., Portales. Information: 575-359-1559

• Melrose High School graduation — 7 p.m., PE Complex, Melrose Municipal Schools, 100 E. Missouri Ave., Melrose. Information: 575-253-4267

• Clovis Astronomy Club star party — 7-11 p.m., Ned Houk Park, Highway 209 north of Clovis. Open to public. Information: 757-846-7509

Saturday

• 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. (NOTE: There will be no distribution in June, July, or August. Distributions will resume on Sept. 21.) Information: 575-769-2103 or 2-1-1

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

• Rooney-Moon Family Fun Day — 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Hillcrest Park-Zoo, 1208 N. Norris, Clovis. Free admission to zoo and splash pad; food, music, games. Information: 575-763-0338

• Portales Inn grand opening — 1-4 p.m., Best Western Plus Portales Inn, 223 W. 2nd St., Portales. Hosted by Roosevelt County Community Development Corporation and Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce. Information: 575-356-8541

• 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: 575-769-4350

Sunday

• Texico High School graduation — 2 p.m., Texico Sports Arena, Texico Municipal Schools, 520 N. Griffin St., Texico. Information: 575-482-3801

• Grady High School graduation — 5 p.m., Gymnasium, Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin St., Grady. Information: 575-357-2192

• House High School graduation — 2 p.m., Big gymnasium, House Municipal Schools, 309 N. Apple St., House. Information: 575-279-7353

• Baccalaureate Sunday — 6 p.m. Portales High School Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Presented by the Roosevelt County Ministerial Alliance; open to all graduating seniors in Roosevelt County. Information: 575-356-6001

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

• Opening of Tejidos en Conexión (Connecting Threads) — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. International design project coordinated by Ana Isabel Pérez Gavilán and Jessica Gerlach. Display open through June 28. Information: 575-562-2778

May 21

• Page Turners Book Club: “The Murder of Roger Akroyd” by Agatha Christie — 6:30-7:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

May 22

• Carson and Barnes “CircusSaurus” — 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Children’s tickets $6-$20; adult tickets $14-$28. Ticket information available at http://www.bigtopshow.com, or by calling 580-743-4292

• Portales High School Maypole dress rehearsals — 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., PHS Gymnasium, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. 6 p.m. video cameras only; 8 p.m. still photography only. Information: 575-356-7000

May 23

• Blood drive — 1:30-5:30 p.m., Bloodmobile, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Carson and Barnes “CircusSaurus” — 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Children’s tickets $6-$20; adult tickets $14-$28. Ticket information available at http://www.bigtopshow.com, or by calling 580-743-4292

• United Way of Eastern New Mexico Red Nose Day — 5-7 p.m., Java Loft Coffee Shop, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Fundraiser to benefit local children. Cake walk, face painting, hot dogs, etc. Tickets $10 or one pack of diapers; children 11 and under are free. Information: 575-769-2103 or 2-1-1

• Page Turners Book Club — 6:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Portales High School Maypole — 8 p.m., PHS Gymnasium, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. No photography. Information: 575-356-7000

May 24

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bloodmobile, Curry County Offices, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Tucumcari High School graduation — 6 p.m., Rattler Gym, Tucumcari High School, 1001 S. Seventh St., Tucumcari. Information: 575-461-3910

• Portales High School graduation — 7 p.m., Greyhound Arena, ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-356-7000

May 25

• Enchantment Vineyards anniversary celebration — 12 noon-8 p.m., Enchantmant Vineyards, 2102 E. Third St., Portales. Free family event with outdoor games and activities, food, discounts on wine. Information: 575-226-9463

• Floyd High School baccalaureate and graduation — 1 p.m., Gymnasium, Floyd Municipal Schools, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Information: 575-478-2211

• Dora High School graduation — 3 p.m., Guy Luscombe Gymnasium, Dora Consolidated Schools, 100 School Street, Dora. Information: 575-477-2211

• Logan High School graduation — 4 p.m., Gymnasium, Logan Municipal Schools, 301 N. Second St., Logan. Information: 575-487-2252

May 27

• Memorial Day

May 31

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, High Plains Harley-Davidson, 4400 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• 5th Friday Art Show — 5 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 S. Main St., Portales. Sponsored by Portales Creative Group. Music, dancing, art. Information: 575-218-9166

June 1

• 3rd annual Color Dash to benefit the Hartley House — 8 a.m., Hillcrest Zoo parking lot by the AYSO fields, Clovis. Gates open at 8 a.m., run begins at 9:15 p.m .; pre-registration encouraged. Cost: $25. Hosted by 9th Judicial Attorney’s Office and Hartley House. Information: 575-762-0050 or 575-769-2246

• Registration opens for 2019 Summer Reading Program — 10 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Theme: “A Universe of Stories.” Registration open all summer long. Information: 575-356-3940

June 4

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

June 5

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

June 7

• Pioneer Days Pioneer Women’s Breakfast — 7-9 a.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-935-5000

June 8

• Pioneer Days Parade — 10 a.m., along Main Street, Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435

• Star Party — 7-10 p.m., Oasis State Park, 1891 Oasis Road, Portales. Hosted by the Astronomy Club of Clovis. $5 per car park admission. Open to the public with many telescopes available for viewing the night sky. Information: 757-846-7509

June 9-13

• ENMU Choir Camp — Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Open to all high school students. Paid registration required. Information: http://www.enmu.edu/choircamp or 575-562-2377

June 10

• Rural Bookmobile East in Grady — 10-11:30 a.m., Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin St., Grady. 11:30 a.m.-12 noon, Grady Post Office, 406 W. Main St., Grady. Information: 575-461-1824

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

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

June 13

• Rural Bookmobile East in House — 10:30-11:30 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

June 14

• Roosevelt County Heritage Days street dance — 7 p.m., Memorial Building parking lot, near Seventh and S. Abilene, Portales. Food vendors open at 6 p.m. Information: 575-356-5354

June 15

• Roosevelt County Heritage Days — Portales City Park (near Seventh and S. Abilene), Portales. Fun run at 8 a.m .; car show 9 a.m.-3 p.m., parade at 10 a.m. Information: 575-356-5354

• All About Jupiter — 6-9 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Presented by Clovis Astronomy Club. 6 p.m., program on Jupiter; 7-9 p.m., telescope viewings of Jupiter and the moon. Information: 575-769-7840

• Sharpie on Canvas Art Workshop — 2 pm..-4 p.m., Ingram Room of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Free program with all materials provided. Preregistration required, and intended for patrons 18 or older. Information: 575-763-9687

June 17-21

• TADA! ENMU Theater Arts and Drama Academy — University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Week 1: “Making Great Things Happen for Yourself.” Elementary grades 4-6, 9 a.m.-12 noon; middle school grades 7-9, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $75 per student for either camp (includes all costs for students including TADA! shirt); $140 discounted fee (for both weeks). Information: ENMU.edu/TADA or call 575-562-2711

June 24-28

• TADA! ENMU Theater Arts and Drama Academy — University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Week 2: “Making Great Things Happen With Others.” Elementary grades 4-6, 9 a.m.-12 noon; middle school grades 7-9, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $75 per student for either camp (includes all costs for students including TADA! shirt); $140 discounted fee (for both weeks). Information: ENMU.edu/TADA or call 575-562-2711

Ongoing

• Downtown Portales Adopt-A-Pot program — through May 31. New Mexico Clean & Beautiful grant money available to local businesses to provide flowers for pots in downtown Portales. To register your business, call 575-356-6662, press option 1, then press option 2

• Pintores Art League Artists of the Month displaying for May at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, are Sandra Chancey, Ann Johnson, and Sandi Chitwood. 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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