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Events calendar - Sept. 18

 

September 18, 2019



Today

• 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

Thursday

• 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

Friday

• 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

Saturday

• 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

Sunday

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

Monday

• 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

Tuesday

• 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

• 80s Music Bunco — 5:30-9 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Buffet dinner and game; cash bar available. Spaces limited; RSVPs encouraged. Tickets available in advance at the Civic Center office for $20 cash/$21 credit card, or online for $21 at https://squareup.com/store/clovis-civic-center. Information or to RSVP: 575-935-5000

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

Sept. 28

• Ninth annual Fired Up Festival — Historic Railroad Depot, Main and Second Streets, Tucumcari. Bike race, car show, live music, live fire performance, fireworks, vendors, food court, etc. Information: tucumcarimainstreet.wildapricot.org/Fired-Up-2019 or 575-461-3701

• Fallpacapalooza — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Windrush Alpacas, 770 Curry Road M, Clovis. $10 per carload. Fundraiser to benefit the 2020 Special Hearts Prom at the Clovis Civic Center. Alpaca meet and greet, carnival games, bake sale, photos. Information: 575-683-5177

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Bloodmobile, Walmart, 1604 E. Spruce St., Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• ENMU Homecoming Parade — 11:15 a.m., starts at the corner of Third and Abilene Streets, proceeds down US Highway 70 towards ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-562-2482

• ENMU Homecoming Tailgate — 3-6 p.m., parking lot, Greyhound Stadium, Portales. Space is limited; first come, first served. Information: 575-562-2482

Sept. 29

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents Cirque Mei: Elite Circus Artists & Acrobats from the Heibei Province — 3 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Box office opens 2 p.m .; cash or check only. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military; $45 family friendly pass (5 tickets). Information: 575-769-4031

Sept. 30

• 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

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

• Pamela Shuler clarinet faculty recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, Music Building, ENMU, Portales. With Kayla Paulk, collaborative pianist, and Stephanie Beinlich, soloist. Information: 575-562-2377

Oct. 1

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

Oct. 2

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

Oct. 3-6

• ENMU Department of Theater & Digital Filmmaking presents: “On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning” — 7 p.m., Oct. 3-5; 2 p.m. Oct. 6, University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. A comedy directed by Anne Beck. General admission $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

Oct. 3

• Big Band Dance — 7-10 p.m., Campus Union Ballroom, ENMU, Portales. Featuring the ENMU Jazz Ensembles with director Richard Schwartz. Admission: $5 donation. Information: 575-562-2377

• ENMU Department of Theater & Digital Filmmaking presents: “On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning” — 7 p.m., University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. A comedy directed by Anne Beck. General admission $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

Oct. 4

• ENMU Department of Theater & Digital Filmmaking presents: “On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning” — 7 p.m., University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. A comedy directed by Anne Beck. General admission $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

Oct. 5

• Tour de Taco bicycle ride — 8 a.m., leave Clovis Taco Box, 136 W. 21st St., Clovis. Entry fee $35 through Sept. 28; $45 after Sept. 28; includes t-shirt, water bottle, after-ride food. Ride distances 20, 40, and 60-mile. Benefiting Boy Scout Troop 226, Clovis. Information, map, registration available at http://www.tacobox.com

• Roosevelt County Republicans monthly breakfast — 8:30-10 a.m., Mark’s Restaurant, 1126 W. First St., Portales. Coffee is free; breakfast on your own. Information: Tina Dziuk 505-918-0411

• Curry County Events Center 10th anniversary celebration — 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Car show, beer garden, fire engines, food trucks, battle of the bands, riding lawn mower races, cornhole tournament, etc. Information: 575-935-7000

• International Observe the Moon Night — 6:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Family-friendly event with telescopes provided by the Clovis Astronomy Club. 6:30 p.m., presentation in the Ingram Room; 7 p.m., viewing in the parking lot. Information: 575-763-9687

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

• ENMU Department of Theater & Digital Filmmaking presents: “On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning” — 7 p.m., University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. A comedy directed by Anne Beck. General admission $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

Oct. 6

• ENMU Department of Theater & Digital Filmmaking presents: “On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning” —2 p.m., University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. A comedy directed by Anne Beck. General admission $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

Oct. 7

• 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

Oct. 8

• Blood drive — 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Portales High School Library, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• First Amendment conference on banned books — 6 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Hosted by ENMU College of Fine Arts and ENMU Department of Communication. Free and open to the public. Information: 575-562-2130

Oct. 10

• 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

• Blood drive — 2-6 p.m., Bloodmobile, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

Oct. 11

• 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

• 575 Foodie Fest — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Hillcrest Park, 808 Sycamore, Clovis. Try out eastern New Mexico’s best food trucks.

Oct. 14

• Guest guitarist Stanley Samuelsen — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Free. Faroese composer, guitarist, singer and songwriter. Information: 575-562-2377

Oct. 15

• Quay County Republic Party monthly meeting — 6:30 p.m., Hospitality Room, Tucumcari Quality Inn, 3716 E. Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari. Information: 575-403-8193

Oct. 19

• 46th annual Peanut Valley Festival — 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime St., Portales. Information: 575-356-8541

• 575 Foodie Fest Food Truck Edition — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Hillcrest Park, 1201 Sycamore St., Clovis. Food trucks, live music, beer garden.

• Trick or Treat Street — Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Information: 575-935-7000

Oct. 20

• 46th annual Peanut Valley Festival — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime St., Portales. Information: 575-356-8541

Oct. 22

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, ENMRSH, 2700 E. 7th St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Halloween Bunco & costume contest — 5:30-9 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Buffet dinner and game; cash bar available. Spaces limited; RSVPs encouraged. Tickets available in advance at the Civic Center office for $20 cash/$21 credit card, or online for $21 at https://squareup.com/store/clovis-civic-center. Information or to RSVP: 575-935-5000

Oct. 23

• Blood drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bloodmobile, Campus Union Building, ENMU, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

Ongoing

• “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 with photography and Lucille Bradburn with watercolors. 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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