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Events calendar - Oct. 16

 

October 16, 2019



Today

• Groundbreaking for new Ranchvale fire station — 9 a.m., 1720 Curry Road 16, Clovis. Hosted by Curry County and the Ranchvale Volunteer Fire Department. Information: 575-763-6016

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

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

 

Thursday

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

• 8th annual Ask-A-Lawyer event — 1:30-4 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 Main St., Portales. Volunteer attorneys available for free first-come, first-served consultations with residents of Curry, Roosevelt, and DeBaca counties. Sponsored by the 9th Judicial District Pro Bono Committee and the Volunteer Attorney Program. Information: 505-814-5033

• Fraudsters Toolbox: Targeting the Elderly — 6-7 p.m., Town Hall, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free education presentation by Mike Burke, senior robbery and crisis management consultant. Hosted by the Bank of Clovis. Information: 575-769-9000

• Preschool storytime “Monster Mash” — 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 Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts. Information: 575-763-9687

 

Friday

• Queso Vino VIP reception — 5-8 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Celebrating New Mexico wines and cheeses. Sit-down dinner, desserts, live music. Tickets: $65 individual; $400 for table of 8; must be purchased in advance. Tickets and information available at: https://nmwine.com/queso-vino/

or call 505-859-0541.

 

Saturday

• 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). 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. Arts, crafts, food, live music, games, and entertainment. Information: 575-356-8541

• Cornhole Tournament — 9 a.m., Roosevelt County Fairgrounds (in conjunction with the Peanut Valley Festival), 705 E. Lime St., Portales. Divisions: men’s, women’s, and co-ed. Cost $15 per person; $30 per team. Fundraiser for the City of Portales Cultural Affairs. Information: Veda Urioste or Joan Martinez-Terry at 575-356-6662, or Oscar Robinson at 575-363-9285

• The Amazing Race fundraiser for Clovis Christian Schools — 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Clovis Christian Schools, 2000 Humphrey Road, Clovis. Four-person teams compete in physical and mental challenges at locations throughout Clovis. Cost: $100 per team. Instructions given at 9:30 a.m .; race begins at 10 a.m. Winning team receives $1000. Information: 575-935-2279

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

• Altrusa Pumpkin Patch Food Drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., two locations: North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince, and Big Lots, 820 E. 21st St., Clovis. Donate three cans of food per pumpkin. All food will be donated to the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico. Hosted by the Altrusa Club of Clovis. Information: Sherry at 309-4961

• KRPZ Fly-In Fundraiser — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Portales Municipal Airport, 181 Airport Road, Portales. Aircraft wash/wax and car wash for donations. Food, drinks, live music, games. Proceeds benefit 551 Combat Parliament Booster Club at Cannon Air Force Base.

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

• Queso Vino Festival — noon-5 p.m., ENMU baseball field, Portales. Celebrating New Mexico wines and cheeses. Live music; wine and cheese tasting. Family friendly event. Tickets: Adults 21 and older, $20 at the gate (or 2 for $20 if purchased online by Wednesday); ages 15-20 or non-drinking designated drivers, $5; children under 15 are free. Adults must have valid ID. Chairs and picnic blankets welcome; no outside food or drink. Tickets and information available at https://nmwine.com/queso-vino/ or call 505-859-0541

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — noon-7 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Adult Services Programs Read to Reel movie — 2 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. “The Wizard of Oz.” Information: 575-763-9687

• Trick or Treat Street — 2-5 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Information: 575-935-7000

 

Sunday

• 46th annual Peanut Valley Festival — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime St., Portales. Arts, crafts, food, live music, games, and entertainment. Information: 575-356-8541

• Queso Vino Festival — noon-5 p.m., ENMU baseball field, Portales. Celebrating New Mexico wines and cheeses. Live music; wine and cheese tasting. Family-friendly event. Tickets: Adults 21 and older, $20 at the gate (or 2 for $20 if purchased online by Wednesday); ages 15-20 or non-drinking designated drivers, $5; children under 15 are free. Adults must have valid ID. Chairs and picnic blankets welcome; no outside food or drink. Tickets and information available at https://nmwine.com/queso-vino/ or call 505-859-0541.

• 3rd Annual Chili Cook-off (Men vs. Women) — 1 p.m., Living Word Church of God, 2101 E. 21st St., Clovis. All-you-can-eat chili, dessert, and beverage $5.00. Proceeds benefit the Christian Women Connection group. Information: Bonetta Hutson at 575-218-1914

• ENMU Wind Symphony — 3 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Dustin Seifert and Sidney Shuler, conductors. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Monday

• 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. Coordinated by Janet Birkey. Free and open to the public. Information: 575-562-2130

 

Tuesday

• 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

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

• 2019 Information and Health Expo — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Friendship Senior Center, 901 W. 13th St., Clovis. Vendor booths. Flu shots provided by Presbyterian Pharmacy. Information: 575-769-7913 

• Preschool storytime “Hoot! Hoot!” — 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

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — 6-8 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

 

Oct. 24-26

• “Change the World” conference with Lisa Bevere — Faith Christian Family Church, 3401 N. Norris St., Clovis. Hosted by Women of Destiny. Tickets $65. Register online at womenofdestinyministry.com. Information: 575-762-7751

 

Oct. 24

• Blood drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bloodmobile, Clovis High School lecture hall, 1900 Thornton, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

• Color Creators Coloring Club — 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

• Autumn Rock Painting — 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

• Teens and Tweens: Movie Madness: “Tower of Terror” (not rated, 89 minutes) — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

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

• Roosevelt County Chamber Ambassadors Free Family Movie Night: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (PG, 1 hour, 56 minutes) — 6 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main, Portales. Popcorn, movie candy, pizza, soft drinks available for purchase. Information: 575-356-8541

• New York Polyphony in concert with ENMU Chamber Singers — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Jason Paulk, conductor. Free. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Oct. 25-27

• Fall Firefighter Recruitment, City of Clovis Fire Department. Optional physical agility practice, 3 p.m., Oct. 25, Fire Station 5, 220 E. Brady. Written test, 8 a.m., Oct. 26, 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 Oct. 27 at Fire Station 1, 320 Mitchell St. Interested individuals should submit an online application by Oct. 23 at fire.cityofclovis.org. Questions or information: Julie Winkles at 575-769-7814

 

Oct. 25

• Celebrate the Arts, Celebrate the Artist art show — 1-4 p.m., ENMRSH, Inc., 2650 E. Seventh St., Clovis. Featuring artists from ENMRSH, Inc., under the direction of local artist Patsy Delk. Information: 575-762-3718

• Wheatfields Senior Living Community Fall Festival — 5-7 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Fundraiser for the Mix 107.5 Secret Santa program. Information: Candace Greenwood at 575-762-8700

• Mix Monster Mash — 7-10 p.m., Red Arrow Entertainment, 320 W. 21st St., Clovis. Benefit for the local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, sponsored by Mix 107.5, Citizens Bank of Clovis, and Red Arrow Entertainment. Tickets $15 per person/$30 per couple, plus tax and handling; available online by visiting heymix.com. Event open to age 21 and older; costumes optional, live music, cash bar. Information: 575-763-0338

 

Oct. 26

• NM Archaeology Fair and Blackwater Draw Annual Atlatl Competition — 9 a.m., Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark, 516 NM 467, Portales. Site is open to the public and free all day. Information: 575-562-2202

• Drug Enforcement Administration National Prescription Drugs Take Back Day — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Roden Smith Pharmacy, 305 Llano Estacado, Clovis, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Walgreens, 700 E. 21st St., Clovis. Free acceptance and disposal of any unused or expired medications; no questions asked. Information: visit http://www.DEATakeBack.com or call Curry County Office of Substance Abuse Prevention at 575-763-7725

• Halloween Party — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Games, prizes, kid-friendly movie. Costumes welcome (but not too scary, please). Information: 575-769-7840

 

Oct. 27

• Fourth Annual Boo in the Zoo — 1-4 p.m., Hillcrest Zoo, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Tickets $1 per person; available in advance at the zoo Tuesdays-Sundays, Taco Box in Clovis and Portales, TireWorks in Farwell, and the Chamber of Commerce in Friona, TX.  Costumes welcome; trick-or-treating, games, costumed characters, face painting, hair coloring, photo ops, creepy critters show, and more. Hosted by KTQM 99.9 FM. Information:  575-769-7873

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Sugar Skull! A Dia de Los Muertos Musical Adventure” — 3 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Box office opens at 2 p.m .; cash or check only. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military; $45 family-friendly pass (5 tickets). Information: 575-769-4131; ticket sales: 575-769-4031

 

Oct. 28

• “From There to Here” exhibit opens — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Featuring guest photographer Betsy Williamson. Open during regular building hours through Nov. 24. Information: 575-562-2189

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

 

Oct. 29

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

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

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

• 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

 

Oct. 30

• Preschool storytime “Halloweenies” (wear costumes) — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) presentation — 2 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Presentation by Padre Francisco Carbajal from St. Helen’s Catholic Church on the historicity, altars and offerings, traditions and costumes from different places in Mexico, and the celebrating of life. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by ENMU Hispanic Affairs. Information: 565-562-2451

• Trunk or Treat — 6-7:30 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis. Bouncy houses, games, music, contests and prizes, trunks of candy in the parking lot and grassy area behind the church. Information: 575-762-4727

 

Oct. 31

• Portales Safe Trick Or Treat — 3-5:30 p.m., participating businesses in and around the Portales square. Information: 575-356-8541

• Safe Trick or Treat Food Drive — 3-5:30 p.m., Times Remembered Photography, 222 W. Second St., Portales. Bring two non-perishable food items (peanut butter, cereals, beans, rice, pasta, canned goods, etc.) and receive 2-4x6 prints of your little goblins. Information: 575-226-7676

• Halloween party — 4 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Family event; costumes encouraged. Part of Portales Safe Trick or Treat. Information: 575-356-3940

• Safe Trick or Treat with the Clovis Fire Department — 5-8 p.m. (or until the candy runs out), Clovis Fire Department Station # 1, 320 Mitchell St .; CFD Station #2, 601 East Llano Estacado Blvd .; CFD Station #3, 2200 Cesar Chavez; CFD Station #4, 1300 N. Norris St .; and CFD Station #5, 220 E. Brady Ave. Information: 575-763-9261

• Celebrate Recover Trunk or Treat — 5-9 p.m., Living Word Church of God, 2101 E. 21st St., Clovis. Photo opportunities, games, pumpkin carving contest, etc. Information: Pastor Dave at 575-693-1037.

 

Nov. 2

• Trek for Trash — 7:30 a.m.-noon, Parks and Recreation Department, 500 Sycamore, Clovis. 7:30 a.m. registration and t-shirts; 8 a.m. coffee, orange juice, and doughnuts; noon pizza lunch; 12:30 p.m. prizes. Information: 575-769-7828

• 6th annual Arts and Crafts Fair to benefit Clovis Meals on Wheels — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Clovis Community College Commons Area, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Vendor booths available for $40. To register a booth or for more information, call 575-714-6325

• Low-Cost Vet Clinic — 10 a.m.-noon, PetSense, 4005 N. Prince, Suite B, Clovis. Cash or check only. Information: 575-762-7239 

• ENMU Social Work Program Food Drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Walmart, 1604 E. Spruce St., Portales. Collecting canned goods and other non-perishable foods for the Roosevelt County Community Services Center food bank. Information: 575-562-4226

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — Noon-7 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

• Salvation Army Red Kettles Kickoff Dinner — 6 p.m., Salvation Army Clovis Corps Community Center, 317 E. Second St., Clovis. Fundraiser dinner. Cost $35 per person; or table of eight for $250. Information: Lt. Maria Ibarra at 575-762-3801

• Art for Moms fundraiser — 6-10 p.m., Java Loft Coffee Shop, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Silent auction of works by local artists; refreshments, raffle prizes, live music. Funds raised go to Mission Presbyteria to help provide pre- and post-natal care for young mothers and mothers-to-be seeking asylum in the United States. Information: 575-309-1737

 

Ongoing

• Celebrate Recovery Pumpkin Patch — 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Oct. 31, Living Word Church of God, 2101 E. 21st St., Clovis. Pumpkins of all sizes available for sale, with proceeds to benefit the Celebrate Recovery group. Information: Pastor Dave at 575-693-1037

• Fighting Bac: Germ-fighting supply drive through Oct. 31 — sponsored by the Roosevelt County Health Council. Help Roosevelt County schools by donating disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, and disinfecting spray. Donations may be made in Portales at Portales City Hall, 100 W. First St .; Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 First St .; Roosevelt County Public Health Department, 1515 W. Fir; and the Portales Municipal Court, 520 W. Second St .; and in Clovis at the United Way of Eastern New Mexico office in Matt 25, 1200 N. Thornton. Information: Debbie Gentry at 575-356-4453, ext. 6367

• “Circling the Horizon” exhibit — 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 Friday. 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. Through October 28. Information: 575-760-0690

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for October at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Pat Burns 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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