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Events calendar - Dec. 15

 

December 15, 2019



Today

• Advent lessons and carols service — 10:30 a.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 1117 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-763-4638

• Causey community holiday dinner — 1 p.m., Community Building, Causey. Hosted by the Causey Homemakers Club. Club will furnish turkey, ham, dressing, gravy, and rolls. Attendees are asked to bring at least two side dishes. Information: 575-273-4220

• 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

• Christmas House — 3 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m., Generations Building, 1500 S. Ave. D, Portales. Free interactive performance, games, prizes, photos with Santa. Information: 575-613-1143

• Clovis Community Band’s Holiday Fanfare — 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St., Clovis. Free, but donations accepted. Information: 575-760-6257

 

Tuesday

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Cannon Room, Plains Regional Medical Center, 2100 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Clovis Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

• 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): “Ornamental Christmas” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

 

Wednesday

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

• Preschool storytime “Merry Little Christmas” — 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

 

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

• Blood drive — 2-5:30 p.m., Bloodmobile, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Christmas break ticket special: Free admission with two cans of food per adult ticket to ENMU home basketball games against University of Arkansas-Fort Smith — Benefit for local food drives. Women’s game 5:30 p.m .; men’s game 7:30 p.m. ENMU student IDs and military IDs still honored for free admission; regular admission available for those who don’t bring canned food. Information: 575-562-2153

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

 

Friday

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Teens and Tweens: “Movie Madness: Gremlins” (PG, 106 minutes) — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

 

Saturday

• Christmas Classic Movies — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. 10 a.m., “The Shop Around the Corner”; noon, “It’s a Wonderful Life”; 2:30 p.m., You’ve Got Mail.” Information: 575-769-7840

• Christmas break ticket special: Free admission with two cans of food per adult ticket to ENMU home basketball games against Oklahoma Christian — Benefit for local food drives. Women’s game 2 p.m .; men’s game 4 p.m. ENMU student IDs and military IDs still honored for free admission; regular admission available for those who don’t bring canned food. Information: 575-562-2153

 

Dec. 24

• Christmas Eve Services — 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis. Childcare available for 4 p.m. service only. Information: 575-762-4727

• Christmas Eve Services — 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 1117 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-763-4638

 

Dec. 25

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

 

Dec. 26

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

 

Dec. 30

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

 

Jan. 4

• Low-Cost Vet Clinic — 10 a.m.-noon, Petsense, 4005 N. Prince, Suite B. Cash or check only. For information and to confirm date of clinic, email [email protected] or call 575-762-7239

• Christmas break ticket special: Free admission with two cans of food per adult ticket to ENMU home basketball games against West Texas A&M — Benefit for local food drives. Women’s game 2 p.m .; men’s game 4 p.m. ENMU student IDs and military IDs still honored for free admission; regular admission available for those who don’t bring canned food. Information: 575-562-2153

 

Jan. 9

• Blood drive — 2-6 p.m., Bloodmobile, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet “A Decade in Time: Celebrating 2010-2019” — Yam Theatre, 219 Main St., Portales. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $35 per person; $250 per table of eight. Cash bar available. Reservations or information: 575-356-8541

• 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 “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. Information: 575-763-9687

 

Jan. 15

• Reality Check Day at Portales High School — 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Portales High School, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Experiential education program on for area ninth graders about adult financial responsibility. Volunteers needed to fill multiple roles in morning and/or afternoon sessions. Lunch is provided for those who help all day. To volunteer or learn more, http://www.volunteerenm.org/need/detail/?need_id=456418 or call 2-1-1

• Blood drive — 3-7 p.m., Bloodmobile, Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

 

Jan. 16

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Bloodmobile, La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

 

Jan. 23

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 W. 13th St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Benefit meal for New Mexico Christian Children’s Home — 4-8 p.m., IHOP, 811 E. 21st St., Clovis. Hosted by Adoptive Homes — A Mother’s Choice. Order off menu; 20 percent of ticket donated to NMCCH. Information: 575-799-7752

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Take3” — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Box office opens 6 p.m .; cash or check only. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military. Information: 575-769-4131; ticket sales: 575-769-4031

 

Jan. 24

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Bloodmobile, Curry County Offices, 417 Gidding, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Roosevelt County Spelling Bee — 1 p.m., Becky Sharp Auditorium, ENMU’s College of Business, Portales. Open to the public. Spellers check in beginning at 12:30 p.m. Junior division (grades five and lower) competition begins at 1 p.m., followed immediately by senior division (grades eight and lower). Information: 575-607-5053

 

Jan. 27

• Entries open for K-ENMU exhibit at Runnels Gallery — 7:30 a.m., Houndhub, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Entries will be accepted during regular GSSC hours through February 14. Open to any public, private, or homeschooled student in kindergarten through their senior year of college. Exhibition will be open March 2-20, with public awards ceremony and reception on March 20. All media types welcome; one submission per artist. To download an entry form and rules, visit enmu.edu/kENMU. Information: 575-562-2189

 

Feb. 1

• Gregory Gallagher Faculty Recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

 

Feb. 3

• “Limited” exhibit — Runnels Gallery, Golden Students Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Featuring the artwork of Dalton Bannister.  Open during regular building hours through ???. Information: 575-562-2189

 

Feb. 8

• ENMU Women's annual Lovers for Learning dinner and dessert auction — 6:30-9 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Dinner, live music, live and silent auctions. Proceeds help fund scholarships for nontraditional female students attending ENMU. Tickets: ENMU Women members/military plus one guest — $215 per table of eight or $25 per person; non-members $225 per table or $30 per person. Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 15. Information: Jessica Small at [email protected] or 575-562-2218

 

Feb. 13

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Cruising Steady: The Music & Friendship of Smokey Robinson & Aretha Franklin” — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Box office opens 6 p.m .; cash or check only. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military. Information: 575-769-4131; ticket sales: 575-769-4031

 

Ongoing

• Clovis High School choir annual gift-wrapping fundraiser — 3-9 p.m. weeknights, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-6 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 24, North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince, Clovis. Presents wrapped for donations to the choir. Located in the shop across from Zales Jewelry.

• “Traverse: Body in Landscape,” a watercolor exhibition by Jessie Dodington — 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

• Operation Santa Paws — The 9th Judicial District and Magistrate Courts will be collecting food, toys, and supplies for rescued/sheltered dogs and cats through Dec. 24. Decorated collection bins are in the lobby of Curry and Roosevelt county courthouses. All donations benefit Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws-Rescue Organization. Information: 575-742-7534

• 9th Annual Juried Student Art Show — Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Open during regular building hours through Jan. 23. Information: 575-769-2811

• 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

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for December at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Ashley Pipkin 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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