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Events calendar - June 26

 

June 26, 2019



Today through Sunday

• American Legion 100th State Convention — American Legion Post 25, 2400 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Open to Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, and Legion Riders. Information: 575-763-5392

Today

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

• Portales Summer Reading Program Rocketeers: The Aliens Have Landed — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Preschool storytime. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program Movie Madness: “E.T .: The Extra-Terrestrial” (PG, 115 minutes) — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Tours of Clovis’ Classic Drive-Ins — 4 p.m., Twin Cronnie Drive-In, 709 Commerce Way, Clovis. Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

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

• Clovis Draggin’ Main Music Festival Faith and Family Night: Josh Wilson with special guest Aundrea Dawson (Christian concert) — 7:30 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Tickets $20; available at clovismusicfestival.tix.com (and at the door if not sold out). Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

• Summer Movie Under the Stars — 8:15 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Free movie on the back lawn; popcorn and soda provided. Information: 575-762-8700

Thursday

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Preschool Storytime with Just Kiln Me Now — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Tours of Norman Petty Studio — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 1313 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

• Portales Summer Reading Program Interstellar guest: New Mexico Ag in the Classroom: Yucky Worms — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. All ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program Movie Madness: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (PG, 135 minutes) — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Tours of Clovis’ Classic Drive-Ins — 4 p.m., Wienerschnitzel, 1220 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Adult Services Programs Read to Reel movie — 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. “Hidden Figures” (PG). Information: 575-763-9687

• Clovis Draggin’ Main Music Festival: Lance Lipinski and the Lovettes (50’s and 60’s concert) — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Tickets $25; available at clovismusicfestival.tix.com (and at the door if not sold out). Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

Friday through Sunday

• Vacation Bible School: “Yee Haw: Celebrating God’s Greatest Gift” — 5:30-8:30 p.m., June 28 and 29; 9:30 a.m. June 30, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main St., Clovis. Open to preschool through fifth grade. Information: 575-762-1253

• Vacation Bible School: “Yee Haw” — 6-8 p.m. June 28 and 29; 10:30 a.m. June 30, First Christian Church, 1700 N. Main, Clovis. Open to kindergarten through sixth grade. Information: 575-693-0491

Friday

• Tours of Norman Petty Studio — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 1313 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

• Portales Summer Reading Program Friday Flix: “Monsters Vs. Aliens” (PG, 95 minutes) — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Movie and popcorn; all ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Family Game Day — 3 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. All ages welcome. Information: 575-769-7840

• Clovis Draggin’ Main Music Festival: Loverboy with special guest Liliac (80’s rock) — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Tickets $30-$60; available at clovismusicfestival.tix.com (and at the door if not sold out). Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

Saturday

• Clovis Draggin’ Main Music Festival — starting at 9 a.m., various locations in Clovis. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gearhead Gathering, Hillcrest Park, 500 Sycamore St., Clovis; food, fun, shopping. 10 a.m., American Legion 100th anniversary parade, Main Street, Clovis. 10 a.m., Crank It Up Car Stereo Contest. 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 9 p.m., Nitro Fire Up! 1 p.m., Outhouse Races. 4 p.m., Great American Defense Community Patriotic Parade on Main Street, followed immediately by Hot Rods Parade. 4 p.m., food court opens at Clovis Municipal Schools Administration Offices parking lot, 1009 Main St., Clovis. 5 p.m., Draggin’ Main Cruise. 9 p.m., Top Fuel Dragsters at Clovis Municipal Schools Administration Offices parking lot. Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

• Tours of Norman Petty Studio — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 1313 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Information: http://www.dragginmain.org or 575-763-3435

• 3rd annual Coors Light Mule Days and Kickin’ Nights — 2:30 p.m.-midnight (all times CDT), Muleshoe Country Club, 900 Country Club Road, Muleshoe. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the gate; $15 military and first responders. Tour Run hosted by Muleshoe RoadRiders. $40 registration (includes concert). Check-in at 2:30 p.m .; first bike out at 3 p.m. Contract Robin Dickerson for Tour Run registration at 806-272-4143. Gates open at 5 p.m. for concert by Dolly Shine and the Drake Hayes Band. Drake Hayes Band 7:30-9 p.m .; Dolly Shine 10-11:30 p.m. Food and drinks available on site; no coolers allowed inside gates; bring blankets and lawn chairs. Evening closes with fireworks by the Muleshoe Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds benefit Muleshoe Meals On Wheels, Muleshoe Volunteer Fire Department, and Bailey County Emergency Medical Services. Advance tickets available at http://www.outhousetickets.com. Information: 806-946-7255

Monday

• Clovis Summer Reading Program Movie Monday: “Christopher Robin” — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

Tuesday

• Allen Theaters free Tuesday movie: “The Grinch” — 9 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 1:40 p.m., North Plains Cinema 7, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. First come, first served. Information: 575-218-7106

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

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Lego Club — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

July 3

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

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

July 4

• Independence Day

• Smoke on the Water celebration — 3-9 p.m., Greene Acres Park, 21st and Mitchell Streets, Clovis. Hosted by Rooney Moon Broadcasting, city of Clovis, Clovis Lodger’s Tax, Good Neighbor Group, and the High Plains Community Development Corporation. Live music, food vendors. Pre-launch party begins at 3 p.m .; live music 4-9 p.m .; fireworks at 9 p.m., weather permitting. Information: 575-763-3435

• Portales Fireworks — 9:30 p.m., Softball Complex, Industrial Road, Portales. Donations welcome. Information: 575-356-8541

July 5

• ENMU art alumni project — Noon-8 p.m., ENMU, Portales. Hosted by the ENMU Department of Art and College of Fine Arts. Art alumni are invited to return to participate in a group project creating “original, bold, and colorful designs on pre-bisque dinner plates.” Information: 575-562-2778

• Pedal the Park family bike ride — 5-7 p.m., Hillcrest Park, Clovis. Hosted by Off Trail Adventure Education. Free family event open to bikes and strollers. Bring helmets, water, snacks. Meet in the Clovis Zoo parking lot near the Clovis Youth Soccer Association building, 1200 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 480-404-4634

July 6

• Roosevelt County Republicans monthly breakfast — 8:30-10 a.m., Mark’s Restaurant, 1126 W. First St., Portales. Guest speaker Zachary Fort, president of the New Mexico Sports Shooting Association. Coffee is free; breakfast on your own. Information: Tina Dziuk 505-918-0411

• Operation Wounded Warrior Benefit Ride — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., High Plains Harley-Davidson, 4400 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Fundraiser in conjunction with American Legion Riders. $10 per person. All funds to local wounded warriors. Registration begins at 9 a.m .; first bike out at 9:30 a.m .; last out at 10 a.m. Information: 575-769-1000

• Backyard birds of New Mexico: A New Mexico Audubon event — 5-7 p.m., Oasis State Park, 1891 Oasis Road, Portales. $5 per car park entrance fee. Meet at playground south of the main parking lot. Free water bottles, hats, and snacks for kids. Hosted by Off Trail Adventure Education. Information: 480-404-4634

July 7

• Third annual “Christmas in July” — 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Rock Gym, 400 Commerce Way, Clovis. Arts and crafts by local vendors. Sponsored by Skip the Mall and Shop Small. Information: 575-840-5841

July 8-10

• Vacation Bible School: “International Spy Academy: Agents for the One True God” — 5:30-7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church Texico, 224 Turner Street, Texico. Open to kindergarten through sixth grade. Information: 575-482-3632

July 8

• 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

• Portales Summer Reading Program STEAM Explorations: Eggstronaut Drop — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Games and science, technology, engineering, arts, math activities for kindergarten-sixth graders. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program Movie Monday: “Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet” — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• 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

July 9

• Allen Theaters free Tuesday movie: “Emoji Movie” — 9 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 1:40 p.m., North Plains Cinema 7, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. First come, first served. Information: 575-218-7106

• Portales Summer Reading Program Out of This World Creations: Space Debris — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Crafts/experiments for second-sixth graders. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Lego Club — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program: Crashdown Café and Cubeecrafts — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Roosevelt County Democratic Party monthly meeting — 5:30 p.m., Los Pilares Restaurant, 400 N. Main Ave., Portales. Information: Email [email protected]

July 10

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Wonders on Wheels mobile museum — 9 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

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

• Portales Summer Reading Program Rocketeers: Moon Landing — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Preschool storytime. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program: Book Discussion: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

July 11

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

• Portales Summer Reading Program Interstellar guest: Self-Defense — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. All ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• 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

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program Movie Madness: “Ender’s Game” (PG-13, 114 minutes) — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Page Turners Book Club — 6:30-7:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” by Margot Lee Shetterly. Information: 575-763-9687

July 12

• “Boots 2 Business: Reboot” — 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., American Legion Post 25, 2400 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Free business development seminar taught by the Small Business Administration; open to veterans, Guard/Reserve/transitioning active-service members, and spouses. Pre-register at sbavets.force.com. Information: Ivan Corrales at [email protected] or 505-248-8227

• Portales Summer Reading Program Friday Flix: “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” (PG, 107 minutes) — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Movie and popcorn; all ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Galaxy Slime Lab — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Game Day — 3 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

July 15

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Andy Mason — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Portales Summer Reading Program STEAM Explorations: Mini Figure Rescue — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Games and science, technology, engineering, arts, math activities for kindergarten-sixth graders. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program Movie Monday: “Space Jam” — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

July 16

• Allen Theaters free Tuesday movie: “Hotel Transylvania 3” — 9 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 1:40 p.m., North Plains Cinema 7, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. First come, first served. Information: 575-218-7106

• Portales Summer Reading Program Out of This World Creations: Painted Galaxy Stones — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Crafts/experiments for second-sixth graders. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Lego Club — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program: Cosmic Coasters — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Rockin’ Bunco — Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost $20. Dinner, prizes, cash bar. Hosted by the Clovis Civic Center. RSVP or information: 575-935-5000 or 575-763-3435

July 17

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

• Portales Summer Reading Program Rocketeers: Fun in the Sun — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Preschool storytime. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program: Dairy Max — 11:30 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program Movie Madness: “I Am Number Four” (PG-13, 110 minutes) — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

July 18

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

• Portales Summer Reading Program Interstellar guest: Lubbock Science Spectrum — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. All ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Teen Summer Reading Program: Lubbock Science Spectrum — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

July 19

• Portales Summer Reading Program Friday Flix: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” (PG, 110 minutes) — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Movie and popcorn; all ages welcome. Information: 575-356-3940

• Raptors of New Mexico — 5:30-7:30 p.m., pavilion, Ned Houk Memorial Park, north of Clovis on Highway 209. Hosted by Off Trail Adventure Education. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water and binoculars. The New Mexico Audubon Society will be providing free water bottles, hats, and snacks. Stargazing party and evening animal flashlight hike follows this event. Information: 480-404-4634

• Annual Flashlight Walk — 8-9:30 p.m., pavilion, Ned Houk Memorial Park, north of Clovis on Highway 209. Hosted by Off Trail Adventure Education. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water and flashlights. Information: 480-404-4634

July 20

• Friona Cheeseburger Festival — 4-8 p.m. (Central Time), Reeve Lake/Community Center, 601 W. 15th Street, Friona, Texas. Sponsored by Friona Chamber of Commerce and City of Friona. Information: 806-250-3491

July 22-26

• Vacation Bible School: “In the Wild: Amazing Encounters With Jesus” — 6-8:30 p.m., University Baptist Church, 1012 W. 15th St., Portales. Open to ages 4-sixth grade (completed). Information: 575-356-4501

July 22

• Portales Summer Reading Program STEAM Explorations: Low-Fi Gaming — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Games and science, technology, engineering, arts, math activities for kindergarten-sixth graders. Information: 575-356-3940

• Clovis Summer Reading Program Movie Monday: “Paddington 2” — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• 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

Ongoing

• Pintores Art League Artists of the Month displaying for June at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, are Amy Armenta and Ruben Armenta. Information: 806-946-9221

• Curry County Summer Food Service Program — free nutritious breakfasts and lunches served at numerous locations to children 18 and under through August 2. Sponsored by La Casa Family Health Center; the New Mexico Children, Youth, Families Department Family Nutrition Bureau; and the United States Department of Agriculture. Information: http://www.lacasahealth.com or 575-359-3764

• Roosevelt County Summer Food Service Program — free nutritious breakfasts and lunches served at numerous locations to children 18 and under through August 2. Sponsored by La Casa Family Health Center; NM CYFD Family Nutrition Bureau; and the USDA. Information: http://www.lacasahealth.com or 575-359-3764

• Kids’ College — Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Wide variety of classes and activities for ages 3-17. New classes beginning regularly through Aug. 1. Costs vary; scholarships available. For a complete listing, visit http://www.clovis.edu/kidscollege Information: 575-769-4760

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

 
 

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