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Events calendar - Nov. 17

 

November 17, 2019



Today

• Holiday Bazaar 2019 — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free. Handmade gifts, organic food, ceramics, clothing, and more. Information: 575-935-5000

• ENMU Double-Reed Ensemble recital — 3 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Duos, trios, quartets, and quintets for various combinations of oboe, English horn, and bassoon. Information: 575-562-2377

• Community-wide Thanksgiving service — 6 p.m., Central Christian Church, 1528 S. Main, Portales. Information: 575-356-6001

 

Monday

• 18 and under no-charge flu shot clinic — 5-7 p.m., New Mexico Department of Health’s Clovis Public Health Office, 1216 Cameo, Clovis. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Vaccines available for those without insurance; those with Medicaid are asked to bring their Medicaid card. Information: 575-749-7975

• Milnesand community Thanksgiving — 6 p.m., community building, Milnesand. Turkey, ham, dressing, and drinks are provided; please bring sides and desserts by 5:45 p.m. Information: 575-760-6606

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

• Dr. Charles Broz memorial dog and cat food drive — Drop off donations of cat and dog food in containers in all major ENMU buildings, Portales. Sponsored by the ENMU Pre-Vet Club in memory of Broz. Donations accepted through 5 p.m. Wednesday; will be shared with Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws and the Labor of Love Project. Information:

 

Tuesday

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Clovis Community College gymnasium, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

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

• Giving Thanks Bunco game night — 5:30-9 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Tickets $20; include buffet and 20 games of Bunco. Pre-pay available online at: squareup.com/store/clovis-civic-center. Information or to RSVP: 575-935-5000

• Dr. Charles Broz memorial dog and cat food drive — Drop off donations of cat and dog food in containers in all major ENMU buildings, Portales. Sponsored by the ENMU Pre-Vet Club in memory of Broz. Donations accepted through 5 p.m. Wednesday; will be shared with Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws and the Labor of Love Project.

 

Wednesday

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

• Preschool storytime “Thankful Hearts” — 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

• Teens and Tweens: “Game On” Xbox 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

• Dr. Charles Broz memorial dog and cat food drive — Drop off donations of cat and dog food in containers in all major ENMU buildings, Portales. Sponsored by the ENMU Pre-Vet Club in memory of Broz. Donations accepted through 5 p.m .; will be shared with Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws and the Labor of Love Project.

 

Thursday

• Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce luncheon — Noon, Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main, Portales. Program on Sagamore Wind Project. Tickets $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Open to the public. Information or reservations: 575-356-8541 or portales.com

• 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

• Wind Farm Job Fair — 4-7 p.m., Best Western Plus Portales Inn, 223 W. Second St., Portales. Hosted by Wanzek Construction. Looking for experienced crane operators, heavy equipment operators, skilled laborers, electrical laborers, wind turbine techs, and forklift operators. Must be willing to travel. Experience preferred but not required. Information:  http://www.wanzek.com/careers

• Preschool storytime “Thankful Hearts” — 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 Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. Information: 575-763-9687

• Carden International Circus — 6:30 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Tickets $10-$20; available online at spectacularcircus.com or at the door. Information: 575-935-7000

• ENMU fall jazz concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Featuring the ENMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo. Richard Schwartz, conductor; Glenn Kostur, guest saxophonist. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Friday

• John Olsen and Friends — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

• PRMC Auxiliary bake sale — 8 a.m., Plains Regional Medical Center front lobby, 2100 Martin Luther King Blvd.

• Freshman Showcase — 7 p.m., Studio Theater, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. General admission $10; seniors (60 and above) and active military admission $7; ENMU students free with ID. Directed by Darby Cavanaugh and Raquel Valenzuela. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Saturday

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

• Freshman Showcase — 7 p.m., Studio Theater, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. General admission $10; seniors (60 and above) and active military admission $7; ENMU students free with ID. Directed by Darby Cavanaugh and Raquel Valenzuela. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Nov. 24

• Freshman Showcase — 2 p.m., Studio Theater, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. General admission $10; seniors (60 and above) and active military admission $7; ENMU students free with ID. Directed by Darby Cavanaugh and Raquel Valenzuela. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Nov. 25

• 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

• Hanging of the Greens — 6 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2631

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

• Tracy Carr Faculty Oboe Recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. With Mark Dal Porto, accompanist. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Nov. 26

• Blood drive — 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, Red Lobster, 2601 N. Prince St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

 

Nov. 27

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

 

Nov. 28

• Thanksgiving Day

• Portales Community Outreach 20th annual free Thanksgiving dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Memorial Building, 7th and Abilene, Portales. Deliveries available to homebound citizens from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. if pre-ordered by noon Nov. 27. For information or to pre-order meals, call St. Helen’s Catholic Church at 575-356-4241, Joe Parie at 575-607-5927, or Veda Urioste at 575-693-3319

• City-wide Thanksgiving Banquet — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Lighthouse Mission, 407 Las Casillas Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-762-1933

• Thanksgiving lunch and dinner — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and 4-5:30 p.m., Roosevelt General Hospital cafeteria, 42121 US Highway 70, Portales. Traditional Thanksgiving meal hosted by RGH, the RGH Foundation, and the RGH Clinic. Cost $12 per person. Information: 575-359-1800

 

Nov. 29

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — 10 a.m.-8 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected]

• Portales Creative Group Fifth Friday art event — Noon-6 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main Ave., Portales. Art and handmade items available for sale. Booth space available for $35. Information: Crystal Pritchett at 575-218-9166

• Third annual Thanksgiving Dance — 7:30 p.m., The Mission at Traci’s Greenhouse, 2600  Mabry Drive, Clovis. Music by the Delk Band. Adults $15, students $12, children 12 and under free. Information: 575-760-1815

 

Nov. 30

• Small Business Saturday

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — 10 a.m.-8 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected]

 

Dec. 1

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — Noon-5 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected]

• Cider and Song — 5-8 p.m., Parkland Baptist Church, 921 Parkland Drive, Clovis. Songs around the campfire, cider, s’mores, cocoa, hot dogs. Dress warmly and bring a lawn chair. Information: 575-762-1779

 

Dec. 2

• Cannon Cookie Drop — Annual collection of 8,000 home-baked cookies for airmen at Cannon Air Force Base hosted by the CAFB First Sergeants.  Drop off times and locations today: 7-10 a.m. at Salvage and Sparkle, 112 W. 21st St., Clovis (next to Taco Box), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the CAFB Chapel, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., CAFB Main Gate Visitor Center. Information and to pledge cookies:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050b45aca828a4f85-cannon

• Chamber Recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Coordinated by Sidney Shuler. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Dec. 3

• Cannon Cookie Drop — Annual collection of 8,000 home-baked cookies for airmen at Cannon Air Force Base hosted by the CAFB First Sergeants.  Drop off time and location today: 9 a.m.-noon at the CAFB Chapel. Information and to pledge cookies: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050b45aca828a4f85-cannon

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

• Brass Choir Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Sidney Shuler, conductor. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Dec. 4

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

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

• Percussion Ensemble Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Coordinated by Neil Rutland. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Dec. 5

• Bazaar Market ceramics sale and reception — 3:30-5 p.m., Lecture Hall, ENMU Art and Anthropology Building, Portales. Coordinated by Catherine Czacki. Sliding scale sale (affordable to all) of abandoned ceramics to benefit the ENMU Clayhounds. Information: 575-562-2778 or 575-562-2652

• Clovis Community College Nurses’ Pinning — 5 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-2811

• Little Miss Merry Christmas 2019 pageant — 6 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main, Portales. Information; 575-356-8541

• ENMU Holiday Concert — 7 p.m., Ballroom, Campus Union Building, ENMU, Portales. Free. Featuring all ensembles from the ENMU Department of Music. Information: 575-562-2373

 

Dec. 6

• Opening reception for Jessie Dodington watercolor exhibition — 5 p.m., Runnels Gallery, ENMU Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit runs Dec. 6-20, and Jan. 2-24 during regular library hours. Information: 575-562-2189

• Portales Christmas Parade/Jubilee 2019 — 5:30 p.m., live music on the Portales square; 6 p.m. parade lineup at the Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St .; 6:30 p.m. parade from Rec Center to Portales square. Information: 575-356-8541

 

Dec. 7

• Low-cost vet clinic — 10 a.m.-noon, PetSense, 4005 N. Prince St., Suite B, Clovis. Cash or check only. Information and to confirm date: 575-762-7239

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

• Messiah Sing-along Fundraiser for ENMU Choirs — 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St., Clovis. $10 suggested donation. Bring your Messiah score (or borrow one when you arrive) and sing along. Spectators also welcome. Featuring ENMU voice faculty soloists Stephanie Beinlich, Gregory Gallagher, and Travis Sherwood; Jason Paulk, conductor, and Kayla Paulk, accompanist. Reception to follow performance. Information: 575-562-2798

• Clovis Christmas Light Parade: “A Clovis Christmas Story” — 6 p.m., along Main Street. Hosted by Clovis MainStreet. Information: 575-309-8370

 

Dec. 8

• Clovis Area Train Society model train display — Noon-5 p.m., North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected]

 

Dec. 9

• 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

• Giving Back Silver Bells Bunco game night — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Tickets $20, includes buffet dinner and game. Participants encouraged to wear ugly holiday sweaters. Information: 575-935-5000

 

Dec. 11

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

 

Dec. 12

• 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

• Free Family Movie Night "The Grinch" — 6 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main, Portales. Sponsored by the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. Concessions available for purchase including popcorn, movie candy, pizza, and soft drinks. Information: 575-356-8541

 

Dec. 14

• Children’s Christmas Party — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Lighthouse Mission, 407 Las Casillas Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-762-1933

 

Dec. 15

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “A Mariachi Christmas” — 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: 575-769-4131; ticket sales: 575-769-4031

 

Ongoing

• Portales coat, hat, and winter accessory drive — Through Nov. 26. Bring gently used or new coats, blankets, or any other type of winter accessories to the Memorial Building, 7th and Abilene; Portales City Hall, 100 W. First St .; or First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Ave. C, Portales. Items will be distributed during the free Thanksgiving meal at the Memorial Building on Nov. 28. Information: Veda Urioste at 575-693-3319

• Donations for the Hope Children’s Home and Commando Cats & Canines — Through Nov. 30, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Two collections underway, both hosted by the Clovis Civic Center.  For the Hope Children’s home, suggested donations include cleaning & paper products, feminine products, canned goods, and gift cards. For Commando Cats & Canines, suggested donations include pet food and treats, kitty litter and boxes, towels, blankets, paper towels, crates and carriers, garbage bags, and food bowls. Information: 575-935-5000

• Portales Rotary flag fundraiser and community project — For $50 per year, the Portales Rotary Club will put out and pick up United States flags at businesses, churches, or homes in Portales on eight holidays: Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, Patriot Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day. Information: Eldin Cooper at 575-760-8137

• Food drive — Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way, Portales, is in need of non-perishable food donations for its year-round food pantry, especially canned goods, cereal, soups, noodles, canned meats, and juice. Information: 575-356-8576

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

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for November at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Sandi Chitwood with watercolors, oils, and acrylics. 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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