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Events calendar - Jan. 15

 

January 15, 2020



Today

• 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

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

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

• 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

• Portales Municipal Schools math curriculum adoption presentation — 3:30 p.m., Zia Room, Portales Schools Central Office Annex Building, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Today’s presentation: Eureka Math (kindergarten-8th grade). Information: 575-356-7000

• Teens and Tweens: “DIY Winter Mug Sleeves” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Deadline to purchase tickets for ENMU Women’s annual Lovers for Learning dinner and dessert auction scheduled for February 8 in ENMU’s Campus Union Ballroom. 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. Information: Jessica Small at [email protected] or 575-562-2218

 

Thursday

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

• 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

• 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

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

 

Friday

• United States Census job fair — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., New Mexico Workforce Connection, 111 N. Main, Clovis. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and assist with applications. Information: 575-762-4571 or 2020census.gov/jobs

• 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

 

Saturday

• 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

• Commando Cats and Canines walk-in pet vaccine clinic — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hydration Station, 523 W. University Drive, Portales. Parvo/distemper: $15; FVRCP: $15; rabies: $15; microchip: $20. Cash only. Information: Email [email protected] or call 575-268-3307

• Clay Paws for a Cause — 6-8 p.m., Just Kiln Me Now, 405 N. Main St., Clovis. Fundraiser for Labor of Love pet rescue. Bring pet dogs and cats. For $20, make a clay paw print; half of proceeds will go to the Labor of Love Project. Studio will also be open to paint regular pottery with 30 percent of purchases donated to Labor of Love. Information: 575-214-4429

 

Sunday

• Commando Cats and Canines walk-in pet vaccine clinic — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hydration Station, 523 W. University Drive, Portales. Parvo/distemper: $15; FVRCP: $15; rabies: $15; microchip: $20. Cash only. Information: Email [email protected] or call 575-268-3307

 

Monday

• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

• 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 from the MLK, Jr. tree at the Memorial Building to the MLK, Jr., tree behind ENMU’s Golden Student Success Center. (The City of Portales will provide free transportation from ENMU’s administration building to the Memorial Building at 4:15 p.m.). After marchers arrive on campus, refreshments will be served in the Campus Union Building. The annual MLK program is at 6 p.m. in the CUB Ballroom, featuring performances by O’Shaun Estrada, Caleb Howl, and the Portales High School choir, as well as presentation of the Dolores Penrod Award. Information: Office of Campus Life at 575-562-2108 or enmu.edu/MLK

 

Tuesday

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

• 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. 22

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

• Preschool storytime “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?” — 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

 

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

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

• 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-Carver Public Library Adult Services Programs Read to Reel movie — 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

• Preschool storytime “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• 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

• Romm Trio in concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. A unique two-trumpet-and-piano ensemble made up of international performing artists Ronald, Avis, and Aaron Romm. Free. Information: 575-562-2377 or rommtrio.com

 

Jan. 25

• Republican Party of Curry County 2020 Pre-Primary County Convention — 9 a.m., conference room, Coldwell Banker office, 600 N. Main St., Clovis. Meeting to elect delegates for the Pre-Primary Republican State Convention. Information: 510-435-1008

• March for Life — 10:30 a.m., beginning at St. Helen Catholic Church, 1600 S. Ave. O, Portales, and going to the Pregnancy Resource Center, 1412 S. Ave. O, Portales. Participants are invited to attend mass at St. Helen at 9 a.m., ahead of the march. Participants are also encouraged to bring diapers, wipes, and donations for the Pregnancy Resource Center. The PRC will be open for tours following the march. Information: Melissa Flen at 575-607-6459

 

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

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

 

Jan. 28

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

• Community Career Fair — 1-3 p.m., Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Hosted by Goodwill Industries of New Mexico and CCC, and featuring many local and regional employers. Open to the public. Bring resumes. Information: 575-762-7277

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

 

Jan. 29

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

• Portales Municipal Schools math curriculum adoption presentation — 3:30 p.m., Zia Room, Portales Schools Central Office Annex Building, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Today’s presentation: Pearson Publishers (9th-12th grade). Information: 575-356-7000

• Teens and Tweens: “Game On”: Xbox one 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

 

Jan. 30

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

 

Feb. 1

• 70th annual Noonday Kiwanis Pancake Day — 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Clovis High School Cafeteria, 1900 Thornton, Clovis. Pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk, and orange juice. Tickets $6 adults; $4 for ages 4-10; age 3 and under are free. Eat in or carry out. Funds raised support numerous local organizations as well as children around the world. Information: Elaine Williford at [email protected] or 575-749-0231

• Roosevelt County Republicans monthly breakfast — 8:30-10 a.m., Mark’s Restaurant, 1126 W. First St., Portales. Coffee is free; breakfast on your own. Information: Tina Dziuk 505-918-0411

• Low-cost vet clinic — 10 a.m.-noon, PetSense, 4005 N. Prince, Suite B, Clovis. Cash or check only. For more information or to confirm clinic, contact PetSense at [email protected] or 575-762-7239

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

 

Feb. 3

• Clovis/Portales legislative appreciation dinner — 6:30 p.m., Hotel Santa Fe, 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe. Sponsored by Clovis/Curry County and Roosevelt County Chambers, and Clovis Industrial Development Corporation. Tickets $100 per person if purchased by 5 p.m. Friday; $150 per person after that. Limited number of hotel rooms also reserved for reduced rate. Information: 575-763-3435 or 575-356-8541

• “Limited” exhibit — Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Featuring the artwork of Dalton Bannister.  Open during regular building hours through Feb. 21. Information: 575-562-2189

 

Feb. 4

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

 

Feb. 5

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

 

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. 7

• Artist reception for Dalton Banister — 5 p.m., Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-562-2198

 

Feb. 8

• Everybody Loves the Census: A Community Celebration — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Roy Walker Recreation Center, 316 W. Second St., Clovis. Hosted by the City of Clovis, United Way of Eastern New Mexico, and Eastern Plains Council of Governments. Free food; free t-shirts to first 500 people. Learn more about the 2020 census and why it is important to participate. Information: 575-763-9653

• Third annual Valentine’s Vendor and Crafter’s Market — 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Rock Gym, 400 Commerce Way, Clovis. Hosted by Skip the Mall and Shop Small. Information: 575-840-5841

• 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 5 p.m. today. Information: Jessica Small at [email protected] or 575-562-2218

 

Feb. 10

• Rural Bookmobile East in Grady — 10-11:30 a.m., Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin St., Grady; 11:35 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

 

Feb. 12

• 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=456421 or call 2-1-1

• Portales Municipal Schools math curriculum adoption presentation — 3:30 p.m., Zia Room, Portales Schools Central Office Annex Building, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Today’s presentation: Carnegie Learning (9th-12th grade). Information: 575-356-7000

 

Feb. 13

• 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

• 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

 

Feb. 14

• Valentine’s Day

• Third annual For the Love of Roosevelt General Hospital dinner and auction — 6-10 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 Main St., Portales. Benefit for the RGH Foundation. Tickets $35 single; $250 table of eight; must be reserved/purchased by Feb. 5. Dinner, chance auction, silent auction. Information or to RSVP: email [email protected] or call 575-226-6669

 

Feb. 19

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

• 65th Annual High School Drama Festival — ENMU University Theatre Center, Portales. Open to high school students with paid registration. Information: enmu.edu/DramaFestival or 575-562-2711

 

Feb. 20

• 65th Annual High School Drama Festival — ENMU University Theatre Center, Portales. Open to high school students with paid registration. Information: enmu.edu/DramaFestival or 575-562-2711

 

Feb. 21

• 65th Annual High School Drama Festival — ENMU University Theatre Center, Portales. Open to high school students with paid registration. Information: enmu.edu/DramaFestival or 575-562-2711

 

Ongoing

• Pintores Art League group show — all month at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Features works from multiple artists in a variety of mediums. Information: 806-946-9221

• Portales Creative Group artist for January displaying at James Polk Stone Community Bank, 109 E. Second St., Portales, is Kynzie Amarilla with acrylics on canvas. Information: 575-218-9166

• “Traverse: Body in Landscape,” a watercolor exhibition by Jessie Dodington — Runnels Gallery, ENMU Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Exhibit runs through Jan. 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

 

To place an item on the events calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or e-mail: [email protected]

 
 

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