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Events calendar - Dec. 29

 

December 29, 2019



Monday

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

 

Tuesday

• New Year Thanksgiving Mass — Our Lady of Guadalupe, 108 N. Davis, Clovis. 11 p.m. Holy Hour; midnight (Jan. 1) Thanksgiving Mass; bilingual. Information: 575-763-4445

 

Wednesday

• 18th annual Freeze Your Bippy ride — 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., High Plains Harley-Davidson, 4400 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Meet at 11:30 a.m., and ride to the Portales VFW at noon for a potluck lunch; $7 per person. All proceeds benefit veterans through the New Mexico Auxiliary special project and VFW Post 9515 Auxiliary’s Veteran Assistance Program. Information: 575-769-1000

 

Thursday

• Pajama storytime — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Open to Tiny Tots and Preschool Storytime kids. Wear your favorite pajamas, and bring blankets, and stuffed animals. Information: 575-769-7840

 

Saturday

• 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. 10

• Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Banquet: “A Red Carpet Event” — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. 6 p.m., reception honoring past chamber presidents; 6:45 p.m. dinner. Tickets $50 each; $500 for a table of 10; must be purchased by 5 p.m. Jan. 2 from banquet.clovisrocks.com or at the Chamber, 105 E. Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435

 

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. 17

• 28th annual El Desayuno Kiwanis chili fundraiser — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and 4-7 p.m., Parkland Baptist Church, 921 Parkland Drive, Clovis. Chili (with or without beans), crackers, drink, and dessert. Cost is $8 per person; under six is free.  Tickets available at the door, or in advance from any member of the club, and at Zip Printing (901 Mitchell St., Clovis). Information or to buy advance tickets: Laura Martin at 575-760-6689

 

Jan. 18

• 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., scholarship breakfast — 9 a.m., Clovis High School Cafeteria, 1900 Thornton St., Clovis. Guest speaker: Dr. John B. Lewis. Tickets $10; reserved tables $100. Information: 575-762-2752

 

Jan. 20

• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., symbolic walk and rally — 9 a.m., beginning at Potter Park, 501 N. Upsilon, Clovis, and ending at St. John’s Baptist Church, 1215 Gila St., Clovis. Guest speaker: Rev. Dr. Carlton Lewis. Information: 575-762-2752

• ENMU march and program in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — 5 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Join marchers on the walk to the ENMU Campus Union Building. Refreshments served, followed by the annual MLK program at 6 p.m. in the CUB Ballroom, featuring performances by the ENMU and Portales High School choirs and presentation of the Dolores Penrod Award. Information: Office of Campus Life at 575-562-2108 or enmu.edu/MLK

 

Jan. 21

• Chinese New Year "Rat" Bunco game night — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. $20 per person, includes buffet dinner and game. Participants encouraged to wear “lucky” red. Information: http://www.clovisciviccenter.com or 575-935-5000

 

Jan. 23

• Blood drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Portales High School library, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• 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 Feb. 21. Information: 575-562-2189

 

Feb. 6

• Christopher Adkins, guest cellist from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

 

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

• “Traverse: Body in Landscape,” a watercolor exhibition by Jessie Dodington — Runnels Gallery, ENMU Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit runs Jan. 2-24 during regular library hours. Information: 575-562-2189

• 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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