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Events calendar - Sept. 29

 

September 29, 2019



Today

• 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

Monday

• 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

Tuesday

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

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

• Green and Silver Classic Marching Band Festival — 4-6 p.m., Greyhound Stadium, ENMU, Portales. Performances by regional high school bands. Open to the public; $1 suggested donation for admission. Information: 575-562-2377

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

• FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Assistance) workshop — 6 p.m., Clovis Community College library, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Hosted by CCC Financial Aid Office and Recruitment Coordinator. Open to all students attending any institution of higher education. Learn about FAFSA, financial aid, and registration. Independent students should bring 2017 tax returns and W2 forms for student (and spouse, if applicable); dependent students should attend with parents, and bring 2017 tax returns and W2 forms for parents and students. Information: 575-769-4013

Wednesday

• Coffee with a Cop — 7:30-9:30 a.m., Daylight Donuts, 2201 N. Prince, Clovis. Presented by the Clovis Police Department. Community members invited to ask questions and learn more about CPD’s work. Information: 575-763-9469

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

• United States Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) staff mobile office hours — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Senior Citizens Center, 523 S. Third St., Tucumcari. Constituents are invited to meet with staff for any concerns about Social Security benefits, Medicare, immigration, veterans’ benefits, student loans, and other federal programs. Information: call Heinrich's Roswell Office at 575-622-7113

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

• Teens and Tweens: “Monster Mash Mason Jars” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

Thursday

• United States Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) staff mobile office hours — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Eastern Plains Council of Governments, 418 N. Main St., Clovis. Constituents are invited to meet with staff for any concerns about Social Security benefits, Medicare, immigration, veterans’ benefits, student loans, and other federal programs. Information: call Heinrich's Roswell Office at 575-622-7113

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

• 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

Friday

• United States Lawn Mower Association Riding Lawn Mower Races — 6 p.m., Mounted Patrol Arena, Curry County Fairgrounds, Clovis. Preliminary heats ahead of the finals scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with Curry County Events 10th anniversary celebration. Information: http://www.letsmow.com or 575-935-7000

• 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

Saturday

• Tour de Taco bicycle ride — 8 a.m., leave Clovis Taco Box, 136 W. 21st St., Clovis. Entry fee $45; 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 General Hospital Health Fair 2019 — 8 a.m.-noon, RGH, 42121 Highway 70, Portales. Free flu shots, hearing screenings for all ages, health information, employment opportunities, etc. Information: 575-226-6669 or email [email protected]

• “Living Proof” — Beth Moore simulcast — 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Christian Church, 1528 S. Main Ave., Portales. Public is invited. Tickets $20, including lunch, but free if you register by Wednesday using promo code WEARECENTRAL. To register, visit https://centralwiredportales.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/293334. Information: 575-356-6001

• Clovis Fire Department golf tournament to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association — 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Colonial Park Golf Course, 1300 Colonial Parkway, Clovis. 8:15 a.m., registration opens; 9 a.m. shotgun start; 2-4 p.m., lunch. Tickets $100, including lunch, available at http://bidpal.net/clovisfd. Information: 575-791-7296

• 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. Free events all day long, including car show, beer garden, fire engines, bouncy houses, etc. Cornhole tournament, 10 a.m., fairgrounds pavilion; competitive teams $80; social teams $40; cash prizes. US Lawn Mower Association Riding Lawn Mower Race Finals, 1 p.m., Mounted Patrol Arena. Battle of the Bands and Lip Sync Battle, 5 p.m., events center; bands of all genres; cash prizes for Battle of the Bands. Free hot dogs and water beginning at 4 p.m. until gone. Food trucks on-site all day long. Information: 575-935-7000

• Clovis City Comic Con II Anti-Bullying Expo — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Roy Walker Community Building, 316 W. 2nd St., Clovis. Presented by Xtreme Force Productions. General admission tickets: $15 adult; $10 children 5-17; 4 and under are free. Military and first responders free with ID. Celebrities, stunt training, etc. Information: 850-612-2849

• New Mexico Office of African American Affairs Clovis Town Hall — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 1215 Gila St., Clovis. Lunch will be served. Information: 505-383-6222

• 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

• Clovis City Comic Con II Anti-Bullying Expo — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Roy Walker Community Building, 316 W. 2nd St., Clovis. Presented by Xtreme Force Productions. General admission tickets: $15 adult; $10 children 5-17; 4 and under are free. “Frozen” princess party 2-3:30 p.m. Tickets $55 for all ages; $10 adult chaperone ticket admits one adult to accompany a child. Information: 850-612-2849

• 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

• Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math): “3-Dimensional Magic” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

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

• 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. 9

• Preschool storytime “Firehouse Fun” (field trip to fire station) — 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

Oct. 10

• Preschool storytime “Firehouse Fun” (field trip to fire station) — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. 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

• 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.

• 11th annual Habitat for Humanity OktoberFeast fundraiser — 11 a.m-1:30 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m., fellowship hall, First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Ave. C, Portales. Tickets $10. Brisket, brats, and sides. Live auction at 6 p.m. Information: 575-359-1344

• Clovis Lions Club Gun & Knife Show — 1-7 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. $5 general admission; $4 active duty military and spouse; children under 12 free with an adult; three-day pass $10. Information: Joe Whitehurst 575-760-1379

Oct. 12

• Clovis Lions Club Gun & Knife Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. $5 general admission; $4 active duty military and spouse; children under 12 free with an adult. Information: Joe Whitehurst 575-760-1379

• Low-cost pet vaccine clinic — 10 a.m.-noon, PetSense, 4005 N. Prince St., Suite B4, Clovis. Services provided by Caprock Veterinary Clinic. Rabies vaccine $15; puppy package (Dapp vaccine and de-worm) $23; kitten package (Fvrcp vaccine and de-worm) $16; adult dog (Dapp vaccine and rabies) $37; adult cat (Fvrcp vaccine and rabies) $33. Information: 575-359-1513

• Relay for Life of Eastern New Mexico main event — 10 a.m., Oasis State Park. Gates open 8 a.m. (free park admission); team camp sites to be in place by 9:30 a.m. Food, live entertainment. Information: Mark Clark at 575-607-5692

• Portales Art Festival Art Walk — 2-5 p.m., locations throughout Portales including The 106 Gallery, 106 S. Main St .; The Happy Place, 109 S. Main St .; Do Drop Inn, 123 S. Main St .; Roosevelt Brewing Company, 201 S. Main St .; Edna's Sewing Basket, 214 S. Main St .; The Fashion Girl, 103 W. Second St .; AJ’s Wings, 107 W. Second St .; Times Remembered Photography, 222 W. Second St .; Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A; Best Western Hotel, 223 W. Second St .; and the ENMU Art and Anthropology building. Sponsored by the Portales Creative Group and ENMU Art Department. Information: 575-218-9166

Oct. 13

• Clovis Lions Club Gun & Knife Show — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. $5 general admission; $4 active duty military and spouse; children under 12 free with an adult. Information: Joe Whitehurst 575-760-1379

Oct. 14

• 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

• 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

• Books and Babies “Let’s Go!” — 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): “Feeling Batty?” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

• FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Assistance) workshop — 6 p.m., Room 101, Clovis Community College library, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Hosted by CCC Financial Aid Office and Recruitment Coordinator. Open to all students attending any institution of higher education. Learn about FAFSA, financial aid, and registration. Independent students should bring 2017 tax returns and W2 forms for student (and spouse, if applicable); dependent students should attend with parents, and bring 2017 tax returns and W2 forms for parents and students. Information: 575-769-4013

• 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. 16

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

Oct. 17

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

Oct. 19

• Clovis High School Cross Country Fun(d) Run/Walk — Hillcrest Park, 1201 Sycamore St., Clovis. Registration opens at 7 a.m., run/walk begins at 8 a.m. $25 registration (plus $2.50 processing fee). Register by Oct. 11 to guarantee a shirt. Park on the east side by the old municipal golf course and meet at the old pro-shop. To pre-register or for more information: https://runsignup.com/chs

• 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

• 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

• 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

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

Ongoing

• Fighting Bac: Germ-fighting supply drive — sponsored by the Roosevelt County Health Council. Help Roosevelt County schools by donating disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, and disinfecting spray. Collection bin at the Portales City Hall, 100 W. First St., Portales. Information: Debbie Gentry at 575-356-4453, ext. 6367

• “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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