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Events calendar - Jan. 22

 

January 22, 2020



Today

• 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

 

Thursday

• 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: “Pride and Prejudice” adaption — 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

 

Friday

• Curry County Spelling Bee — 8:30 a.m., Town Hall, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Open to the public. Information: 575-762-7004

• 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 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

 

Saturday

• 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

 

Monday

• 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

 

Tuesday

• 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

• Republic Party of Roosevelt County Pre-Primary Convention and Country Central Committee meeting — 5:30 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Information: Tina Dziuk at 505-918-0411

 

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

 

Jan. 31

• Portales Creative Group Fifth Friday Art Extravaganza — 6-9 p.m., Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main St. Portales. Art, music, dance. Information: 575-218-9166

 

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

• Children and teen duct tape roses classes — 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Duct tape provided, but bring your own if you want a specific color/pattern. Information: 575-769-7840

• 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

• 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 “I Feel Bad About My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman” by Nora Ephron. Information: 575-763-9687

• 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

 

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

• Friends of the Portales Public Library — Noon, meeting room, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Guest speaker: Cazandra Campos-McDonald on her new book, “Dear Hemophilia: Finding Hope Through Chronic Illness.” Open to the public; sack lunches welcome. 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: 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. 15

• Genealogy workshop with Beverly Duncan — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

 

Feb. 19

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bloodmobile, Floyd Schools, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• 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

• Blood drive — 1:30-5:30 p.m., Bloodmobile, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Swanee Singers & Jazz Ensemble Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Richard Schwartz and Jason Paulk, conductors. 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. 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

 

Feb. 22

• 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

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare — 7 p.m., Mainstage, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. Tickets: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens (60 and up) and activity duty military; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Feb. 23

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare — 2 p.m., Mainstage, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. Tickets: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens (60 and up) and activity duty military; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Feb. 26

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Gymnasium, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

 

Feb. 27

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare — 7 p.m., Mainstage, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. Tickets: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens (60 and up) and activity duty military; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Feb. 28-29

• XO Marriage Conference: “Leap” Into Your Marriage — 6-9 p.m. Feb. 28; 8 a.m.-noon, Feb. 29, Central Christian Church, 1528 S. Main, Portales. Free. Snacks and childcare provided, but registration required. Register online at the Central Christian Church Facebook page, on the website at centralwired.org, or call 575-356-6201

 

Feb. 28

• Clovis Portales Kennel Club (CPKC) Stars and Stripes Agility Trial — 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Curry County fairgrounds, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Hosted by the CPKC. All-breed agility trial; 700 runs per day. Free admission for spectators, but only competing dogs allowed at event. Concessions available. Information: http://www.cpkcdogs.com or 505-264-9198

• ENMU Department of Music presents a double bill of one-act operas: “Dido and Aeneas,” composed by Henry Purcell, and “Le Docteur Miracle,” composed by Georges Bizet — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building. Directed by Travis Sherwood and Gregory Gallagher. $5 general admission; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 575-562-2377

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare — 7 p.m., Mainstage, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. Tickets: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens (60 and up) and activity duty military; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 575-562-2711

 

Feb. 29

• Clovis Portales Kennel Club (CPKC) Stars and Stripes Agility Trial — 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Curry County fairgrounds, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Hosted by the CPKC. All-breed agility trial; 700 runs per day. Free admission for spectators, but only competing dogs allowed at event. Concessions available. Information: http://www.cpkcdogs.com or 505-264-9198

• ENMU Department of Music presents a double bill of one-act operas: “Dido and Aeneas,” composed by Henry Purcell, and “Le Docteur Miracle,” composed by Georges Bizet — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building. Directed by Travis Sherwood and Gregory Gallagher. $5 general admission; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 575-562-2377

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare — 7 p.m., Mainstage, ENMU University Theater Center, Portales. Directed by Patrick McCreary. Tickets: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens (60 and up) and activity duty military; ENMU students free with ID. Information: 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 Friday 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 Thursday. 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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