Events calendar - Oct. 23

 

October 23, 2019



Today

• 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]

 

Thursday-Saturday

• “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

 

Thursday

• 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

 

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 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


 

Friday

• 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


 

Saturday

• 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. Atlatl competition begins at 10 a.m .; director’s bonebed tour at 1 p.m. Other activities include flintknapping, pinch pots, stratigraphy in a fish tank, corn grinding, traditional games, lithic and ceramic displays, yucca crafts, and more. 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

• Harley-Ween costume contest and bike show — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., High Plains Harley-Davidson, 4400 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Information: 575-769-1000

• 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

• Fright Night — 5-8 p.m., Clovis Gymnastics Academy, 2221 W. Llano Estacado Blvd., Clovis. "Haunted gym," carnival games, costume contest. Cost $10 per child; pre-registration required by Thursday. Information:  575-985-3978

• Second annual Costume Contest — 7-10 p.m., Roller World Skating Rink, 1721 Wallace, Clovis. Prizes for different age categories, best overall costume, best group costume, etc. No scary or bloody costumes (including face paint), no masks and nothing skimpy. All ages welcome. Cost $7 for anyone 3-17 and skaters 18 and up. Information: 575-762-5777

 

Sunday

• 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

 

Monday

• “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

 

Tuesday

• 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

• Cover Fire Reptiles and Feeders Costume Contest and Trick or Treat — 3-7 p.m., 1520 Pile, Clovis. Information: 575-0910-2673

• Trunk or Treat at Cannon Family Homes Neighborhood Center — 3:30-8 p.m., 401 James F. Boatwright Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-784-7141

• 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

• OfficeDepot/OfficeMax Spooktacular Halloween Event — 4-6 p.m., 900 E. Manana, Clovis. Information: 575-762-7621

• Plains Regional Medical Center Trunk or Treat — 5-7 p.m., southeast parking lot, Plains Regional Medical Center, 2100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Clovis.

• 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 Recovery 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

• Trunk or Treat — 6-7:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1021 N. Prince St., Clovis. Bible stories and treats. Information: 575-763-4526

 

Nov. 1

• Shop Small Community Kick-Off Event — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Holiday decorations, live piano music, the Clovis High School choir, and a welcome from Clovis Mayor David Lansford.  Sponsored by the Bank of Clovis. Information: 575-769-2811

 

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

• Sixth 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]

• Dedication of war dog memorial — 2 p.m., Veterans Memorial, Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens cemetery, 1601 E. Llano Estacado Blvd., Clovis. Hosted by Patsy Delk, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3280. Working dogs from Cannon Air Force Base, the Clovis Police Department, and the Curry County Sheriff’s Office will be in attendance. Information: Patsy Delk at 575-309-9893


• 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

 

Nov. 3

• Daylight Saving Time ends; turn clocks back one hour

 

Nov. 4

• 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

• Veterans Week: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3280 Open House — 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 3280, 200 W. Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-763-5044

• Melrose Chamber of Commerce annual banquet — 7 p.m., Melrose Senior Citizens Building, 427 Main St., Melrose. Tickets $10 adults; $5 students 12 and under. Information: 575-253-4530

• ENMU Department of Music Saxophone Studio Recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

• Deadline to sign up for the 2019 Little Miss Merry Christmas contest — 5 p.m., Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A, Portales. Open to girls ages 5-10; must have one sponsor; must attend pageant Dec. 5, and ride in parade Dec. 6. Information: 575-356-8541

 

Nov. 5

• Veterans Week: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3015 Open House — 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 3015, 2815 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6551

 

Nov. 6

• Veterans Week: American Legion Post 117 Open House — 6-8 p.m., American Legion Post 117, 2800 W. Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-763-4030

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

• Ronny Cox in concert — 7 p.m., University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Doors open at 6 p.m. Student and alumni admission $10; general admission $15. Tickets available online at RonnyCoxENMU.BrownPaperTickets.com. Information: Alumni Affairs at 575-562-2125.

 

Nov. 7

• 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

• 66th annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and 5-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Ave. C, Portales. Tickets: $9 for adults; $5 for children under 10. Dine-in or carry out; delivery available. Proceeds support missions projects. For information or to arrange delivery: 575-356-8597

• Clovis Community College Veterans Day observance — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Town Hall, CCC, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Honoring CCC staff, faculty, and students who have served, are military spouses or children. Refreshments will follow the ceremony. Information: 575-769-2811


• Veterans Week: Elks Lodge #1244 Open House — 6-8 p.m., Elks Lodge #1244, 218 Sycamore St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-9598

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Film-Making presents “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” — 7 p.m. University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. General admission, $10; senior (65+), military, and veterans, $7; free admission for ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Nov. 8

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Film-Making presents “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” — 7 p.m., University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. General admission, $10; senior (65+), military, and veterans, $7; free admission for ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Nov. 9

• Veterans Day Parade: “Home of the Brave” — 10 a.m., Main Street starting at Hilltop Plaza, Clovis. Award presentations for parade winners will be at noon at the VFW, Post 3280, 200 W. Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: Clovis/Curry County Chamber at 565-763-3435 or John Montano at 575-760-4530

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Film-Making presents “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” — 7 p.m., University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. General admission, $10; senior (65+), military, and veterans, $7; free admission for ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

• Second annual Christmas Around Town — Sales and holiday cheer at locally owned businesses in Clovis. Sponsored by the Clovis Chamber of Commerce Retail Committee. Information: 575-763-3435

 

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

• “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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