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Events calendar - Sept. 8

 

September 8, 2019



Today

• St. Helen Catholic Church Fiesta — 1600 S. Ave. O, Portales. 9 a.m., fiesta mass; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., fiesta. Food, games, live music, raffles. Information: 575-356-4241

• Benefit dinner for Mary Gallegos — 11 a.m., Elida School cafeteria, 301 Church St., Elida. Enchiladas, beans, rice, salad, drinks, and desserts; all donations welcome. Information: 575-714-0377

Monday

• 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

• 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

• 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

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

Tuesday

• Fifth annual ENMU Men’s Choir Festival concert — 4-5 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Free. Featuring a men's choir of 250 collegiate and high school singers from ENMU and 17 high schools across New Mexico and West Texas. Information: 575-562-2377

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

• Quilters’ Tuesday — 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver 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

• Roosevelt County Democratic Party monthly meeting — 5:30 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th St., Portales. Information: Email [email protected]

Wednesday

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

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

• Representative Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) staff mobile office hours — 12-2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Constituents are invited to meet with staff, ask questions, and get help with federal casework such as Medicare, Social Security, and VA claims. Information: call the Las Cruces office at 575-323-6384 or visit https://torressmall.house.gov/about/MobileOfficeHours

Thursday

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

• 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

• Friends of the Portales Public Library meeting — 12 noon, meeting room, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Program: Labor of Love animal rescue project. Public is invited. Information: 575-356-3940

• Blood drive — 2-6 p.m., Bloodmobile, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Preschool storytime “Pets Parade” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• Free movie: “Teen Titans Go! To the Movies” — 6 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main, Portales. Food concessions available: popcorn, candy, pizza, soft drinks. Sponsored by Eastern Family Dentistry. Information: 575-356-8541

Friday-Sunday

• Fall Firefighter Recruitment, City of Clovis Fire Department. Optional physical agility practice, 3 p.m. Friday, Fire Station 5, 220 E. Brady. Written test, 8 a.m. Saturday, Fire Station 1, 320 Mitchell St., immediately followed by physical agility test at Fire Station 5, 220 E Brady. Interviews for selected applicants will take place on Sunday at Fire Station 1, 320 Mitchell St. Interested individuals should submit an online application by Sept. 11 at fire.cityofclovis.org. Questions or information: Julie Winkles at 575-763-7814

Friday

• 2019 Special Olympics New Mexico Equestrian Competition — Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. 9 a.m., showmanship at halter; stock seat equitation, working trails. 7 p.m., opening ceremonies. Information: Jena Waddell at 505-856-0342

• Journey of Grief seminar — 9 a.m.-noon, Family Ministries Building, 320 S. Ave. A, Portales. Presented by Wayne Moore, chaplain with Interim Hospice, and Liz Wooley, counselor with Hope Counseling. Free. To register or for more information: call 575-226-3759 or email [email protected]

• Lego Club — 3:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Plate Exhibition Campus Art Project closing reception and auction — 5 p.m., Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Coordinated by Bryan Hahn. Decorated plates from the exhibit will be sold; proceeds will be used for a student scholarship and to support the gallery. Information: 575-562-2189

• Paint A Better Story art show — 6-8 p.m., Ballroom, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free. Display of art done by children in eastern New Mexico. Will be auctioned Sept. 14 to benefit The Oasis Children’s Advocate Center in Clovis. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Clovis. Information: Amy Corbin 575-749-1118

• Our Lady of Guadalupe/San Jose Mission Fiesta — Church and mission fundraiser, 108 N. Davis, Clovis. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Information: 575-763-4445

Saturday

• 3rd annual Red Shoe 5K Fun Run/Walk to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities — 6:30 a.m., registration; 7 a.m., run begins, Colonial Park Golf Course parking lot, 1300 Colonial Parkway, Clovis. Entry fee: $20 pre-registration; $25 day of event. Pre-register 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the Colonial Clubhouse, or online at newmexicosportsonline.com (search for Red Shoe 5K Fun Run). Information: Robyn Snowberger at 575-799-2824

• Central Baptist Church Mission Taiwan Rummage Sale — 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Raintree Store, 2300 Llano Estacado Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4727 or email Damon Pearce at [email protected]

• 2019 Special Olympics New Mexico Equestrian Competition — Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. 8 a.m., pole bending, barrel racing, figure 8 stake. 6:30 p.m., awards ceremony and victory dance. Information: Jena Waddell at 505-856-0342

• Shoot for Good Health: 6th annual Skeet Shoot Fundraiser — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Idsinga Dairy, 43351 US 70, Portales. All proceeds benefit the Roosevelt General Hospital Foundation. Registration: $35 individual youth division (must be 18 years or younger with hunter safety card); $50 individual adult division (compete with men and women); $50 individual women division (compete with women only); $175 team corporate division (teams of four, men or women). Multiple items also being raffled. Sponsorships available. Information, to register, or to buy raffle tickets: Jeanette Orrantia at 575-226-6669 or [email protected]

• 14th annual Golf Tournament to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities — 9 a.m., Colonial Park Golf Course, 1300 Colonial Parkway, Clovis. Entry fee: $100 per player, $350 per team. Breakfast and lunch provided. Information: Robyn Snowberger at 575-799-2824

• Our Lady of Guadalupe/San Jose Mission Fiesta — Church and mission fundraiser, 108 N. Davis, Clovis. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 575-763-4445

• Paint a Better Story art auction — 6 p.m., Ballroom, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Live and silent auction of artwork done by children in eastern New Mexico with all proceeds to benefit The Oasis Children’s Advocate Center in Clovis. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Heavy hors-d’oeuvres; cash bar available. Advance tickets may be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/painting-a-better-story-art-show-auction-tickets-68812264335. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Clovis. Information: Amy Corbin 575-749-1118

Sept. 15

• Third annual Bonem Home Golf Tournament — 11 a.m. two-player scramble; noon shotgun start, Portales Country Club. Event followed by dinner, prizes, and live music. $80 registration includes player plus one dinner. Sponsorships available. Information: BreeAnn Flores at 575-760-0092 or [email protected]

• Our Lady of Guadalupe/San Jose Mission Fiesta — Church and mission fundraiser, 108 N. Davis, Clovis. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 575-763-4445

Sept. 16

• Art workshop: Painted Feathers with Sarah Aikens — 6:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. RSVP required. RSVP or information: Sara at 575-763-9687

Sept. 17

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

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, Campus Union Building, ENMU, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

• Friends of Clovis-Carver Public Library — 11:30 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

Sept. 18

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

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

• Teens and Tweens: “Game On: 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

Sept. 19

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

• Representative Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) staff mobile office hours — 12-2 p.m., Portales Senior Center, 421 N. Industrial Drive, Portales. Constituents are invited to meet with staff, ask questions, and get help with federal casework such as Medicare, Social Security, and VA claims. Information: call the Las Cruces office at 575-323-6384 or visit https://torressmall.house.gov/about/MobileOfficeHours

• ENMU Rodeo Reunion during College Daze Rodeo — 3-5 p.m., check-in at Greyhound Arena; 7 p.m., introduction of the 1967 women’s national championship team during rodeo, Lewis Cooper Arena. Rodeo tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students 12 and over, free for children 11 and under, free for ENMU students with ID. Information: Albert Flinn at 575-760-0104 or [email protected]

• Preschool storytime “Red as an Apple” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

Sept. 20

• ENMU Rodeo Reunion during College Daze Rodeo — 9 a.m., rodeo slack, Lewis Cooper Arena, free. 1 p.m., lunch Campus Union Building, $8.75 plus tax, public is invited. 5 p.m., meet and greet with 2019 rodeo team, Lewis Cooper Arena. 7 p.m., introduction of the 1968 men and women’s reserve national championship teams during rodeo, Lewis Cooper Arena. Rodeo tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students 12 and over, free for children 11 and under, free for ENMU students with ID. Information: Albert Flinn at 575-760-0104 or [email protected]

• Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering — 5 p.m., Nara Visa Community Center, US 54, Nara Visa. Program $5. Information: 575-403-5040

Sept. 21

• Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering — Throughout the day, Nara Visa Community Center, US 54, Nara Visa. 7:30 a.m., chuckwagon breakfast, donations accepted; 2 p.m., program, $5; 4:30 p.m. chuckwagon steak dinner, $13; 7 p.m. program, $5. Information: 575-403-5040

• Creighton’s Town & Country 20th anniversary celebration — 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Creighton’s Town & Country, 1625 S. Ave. D, Portales. Events and specials all day long, including 7-10 p.m. street dance with the Delk Band. Information: 575-356-3665

• Healthy Minds, Body, and Development 5K Color Run — Clovis Aquatics Center parking lot, 1700 E. Seventh St., Clovis. 8 a.m., check-in; 8:30 a.m., run; 10 a.m.-noon, community resource fair. Hosted by MECA Therapies and La Casa Family Health Center. Color run for the whole family; $15 per person; 12 and under are free; children must be accompanied by an adult; free t-shirts for first 50 participants. Information: 575-359-3825

• ENMU Rodeo Reunion during College Daze Rodeo — 9 a.m., rodeo slack, Lewis Cooper Arena, free. 1 p.m., lunch, Lewis Cooper Arena, $8.50 per person, public is welcome. 7 p.m., introduction of the 1969 men’s national championship teams during rodeo, Lewis Cooper Arena. Rodeo tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students 12 and over, free for children 11 and under, free for ENMU students with ID. Information: Albert Flinn at 575-760-0104 or [email protected]

• 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

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

• 8th annual Princess Party to benefit Monarch Formals — 1-5 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building Portales. A magical afternoon for princesses ages 2 to 12, and their adult royal companions. Cost: $30 per princess includes one adult royal companion. Crafts, party favors, prizes. Come dressed in your perfect princess outfits; royal companions also encouraged to dress up. Donations accepted during the event of new or gently used dresses, shoes, accessories for men or women. All sizes accepted and all items must be formal wear. Purchase tickets online via PayPal to [email protected] Information: 575-749-8177

• Free screening of “Unplanned” — 2:30-5 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris, Clovis. Presented by the Pregnancy Resource Center of Eastern New Mexico. Information: 575-226-8378 or 575-935-5433

• TexWestus in concert — Curry County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Doors open 7:30 p.m., concert begins at 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets available at outhousetickets.com for $12; $16 tickets at the door. Information: 575-935-7000

Sept. 22

• Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering — 9:30 a.m., Nara Visa Community Center, US 54, Nara Visa. Cowboy church. Information: 575-403-5040

Sept. 23

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Adult Services Programs Read to Reel movie — 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Information: 575-763-9687

• “Circling the Horizon” exhibit opens — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Featuring art by Scott Golem, assistant professor of graphic design at ENMU. Open during regular building hours through Oct. 18. Information: 575-562-2189

Sept. 24

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

Sept. 25

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

• Preschool storytime “Autumn Air” — 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

• Representative Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) staff mobile office hours — 3-5 p.m., Fort Sumner City Hall, 173 E. Ave. C, Fort Sumner. Constituents are invited to meet with staff, ask questions, and get help with federal casework such as Medicare, Social Security, and VA claims. Information: call the Las Cruces office at 575-323-6384 or visit https://torressmall.house.gov/about/MobileOfficeHours

• 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

Sept. 26

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

• Preschool storytime “Autumn Air” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. 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 To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Information: 575-763-9687

Sept. 27

• Lego Club — 3:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• ENMU Homecoming, pep rally, fireworks, and bonfire — 6:30 p.m., Greyhound Stadium, ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-562-2482

• ENMU Homecoming Alumni Mix & Mingle — 10-11 p.m., Dawghauze Sports Bar, 1013 W. 2nd St., Portales. Information: 575-562-2482

Ongoing

• Plate Exhibition Campus Art Project — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Coordinated by Bryan Hahn. Exhibition runs through Friday. Open during regular building hours. Auction and reception at 5 p.m. Friday. Auction proceeds will be used for a student scholarship and to support the gallery. Information: 575-562-2189

• “Wayne’s World” — Exhibit of Wayne Davies’ work at Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Through Oct. 31. Information: 575-769-2811

• Clovis and Portales Farmers Markets — Clovis: 10 a.m. Saturdays, 5 p.m. Tuesdays, parking lot of Goodwin Lake Walking Trail, 3201 N. Prince St., Clovis. Portales: 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, parking lot of First Street and Avenue B, Portales. Information: 575-760-0690

• Pintores Art League Artists of the Month displaying for September at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, are Kelly Karn & Lucille Bradburn. 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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