Events calendar - Feb. 9

 

February 9, 2020



Monday

• For the Love of Dental and Heart Health — 10 a.m.-noon, La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 W. 13th Street, Clovis. Free dental screenings for children and adults; free adult blood pressure checks. Information: 575-769-0888

• 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

• Produce to People — 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th St., Portales. Free in-season fruits and vegetables; no proof of income necessary; bring your own bags. Information: 575-763-6130

• ENMU Black History Month presentation: “Obstacles and Challenges of African-American Men” — 2 p.m., Pecos Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2347

• 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

• Jordan World Circus — 7-9 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Three-ring circus. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the door: $18 adults, $14 children 3-12, free for children under 3. Information: 575-935-7000

 

Tuesday

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

• Curry County and Area Republican Women — 11:30 a.m., K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Information: 575-762-1842

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

• Quilters’ Tuesday: “Easy Peasy Pillowcase” — 5:30-7:30 p.m., North Annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Pre-registration required to assure adequate workspaces. Quilters must supply own materials and sewing machines; observers welcome. Pre-register or information:  Sara at 575-763-9687


• Roosevelt County Democratic Party monthly meeting — 5:30 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th St., Portales. Information: Email [email protected]

 

Wednesday

• Coffee with a Cop — 7:30-9:30 a.m., McDonald’s, 201 W. 14th St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828

• 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


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

• 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

• Representative Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) staff mobile office hours — 12-2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, 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

• ENMU Black History Month presentation: “Navigating Culture Shock” — 2 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2347

• 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


• First-time home buyer seminar — 4-5 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Hosted by bilingual realtor Anna Soto. Free. Topics include how to qualify for a loan, down payments, credit scores, loan options, home buying process. A lender, title representative, and two realtors will be on hand to answer questions. Information: 575-749-3574

• Young Adult Programming: “Grumpy Cat Collages” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

 

Thursday

• 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

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

 

Friday

• 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; call/email ASAP to inquire about availability. Dinner, chance auction, silent auction. Information or to RSVP: email [email protected] or call 575-226-6669

• ENMU Black History Month presents Conor Clemmons in concert — 8 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales.  Information: 575-562-2347

 

Saturday

• Labor of Love “Ruff-age” Sale — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Trinity Church, 601 S. Ave. B, Portales. Clothes, furniture, household items, baked goods, and more. Proceeds benefit Labor of Love animal rescue. Donated items welcome. Early drop-off of donated items 5-6 p.m. Feb. 8-13, and 4-8 p.m. Feb. 14. Information: 575-214-1329

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

• Clovis High School Wildcadettes Daddy/Daughter Dance — 6-9 p.m., CHS cafeteria, 1900 N. Thornton, Clovis. Fundraiser for the Wildcadettes. $20 per couple; $5 for each additional daughter. Information: 575-769-4350

• Delk Band Valentine’s Dance — 7:30-10 p.m., The Mission at Traci’s Greenhouse, 2600 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Adults $15; students $12; 12 and under free. Information: 575-749-6991

 

Feb. 17

• Presidents’ Day

 

Feb. 18

• Black History Month Celebration — 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Commons, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Experience history of the arts and important figures of African American history while traveling through the Harlem Renaissance and theater stages. Live jazz music from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Richard Schwartz and ENMU Jazz Ensemble. Information: 575-769-2811

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

• Blood drive — 4-7 p.m., Bloodmobile, Leal’s Mexican Restaurant, 2115 N. Prince St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

• ENMU College of Business Speaker Series: 2020 Legislative Wrap-up — 5-8 p.m., Greyhound Lounge, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Sponsored by the Business Student Club and Veterans Club of ENMU; local and state speakers. Information: 575-562-2342


• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Cruising Steady: The Music & Friendship of Smokey Robinson & Aretha Franklin” (rescheduled from Feb. 13) — 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. 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

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

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

• Read with Gunther the therapy dog — 11 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Space is limited; sign up available at the front desk. Information: 575-769-7840

• Young Adult Programming: “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

• Clovis Community College early college high school informational meeting — 5:30 p.m., Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Open to Clovis High School freshman and sophomores interested in the opportunity to gain an associate degree or industry credential and a high school diploma simultaneously. Information: Melissa Winn at 575-769-4778.

• 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

• 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 — 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

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

• ENMU Black History Month presentation: “Agalu Dancers” — 7 p.m., Greyhound Lounge, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2347

• 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

• 56th annual Portales Kiwanis Chili Supper — 5-7 p.m., fellowship hall, First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Ave. C, Portales. Tickets: $8 adults; $5 children 12 and under. Information: 575-749-1840

• 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

• Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser — 6-11 a.m., Parkland Baptist Church, 921 Parkland Drive, Clovis. Hosted by SaltLight Student Ministry to benefit Parkland students. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice, milk, and coffee. $5 per plate. Information: 575-762-1779


• 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. 24

• Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Sponsored by United Way of Eastern New Mexico. Program by Ernie Kos and Misty Bertrand. Tickets $20 for WIN members; $25 for non-members. Available online at: https://www.mkt.com/uwenm/item/win-luncheon. Information: call 2-1-1 or email [email protected]

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

 

Feb. 25

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

• ENMU Black History Month presentation: “Buffalo Soldiers” — 1 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2347

• Fat Tuesday Food Truck Pop-Up — 4-9 p.m., 414 N. Main St., Clovis. Food trucks and live music. Hosted by 575 Foodie Fest. Information: message 575 Foodie Fest on Facebook

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

 

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

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

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

• Clovis Community College early college high school informational meeting — 5:30 p.m., Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Open to Clovis High School freshman and sophomores interested in the opportunity to gain an associate degree or industry credential and a high school diploma simultaneously. Information: Melissa Winn at 575-769-4778

• ENMU Black History Month presentation: “From the Streets to the Stage” — 7 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2347

 

Feb. 27

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

• Read with Gunther the therapy dog — 11 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Space is limited; sign up available at the front desk. Information: 575-769-7840

• Young Adult Programming: Movie Madness: “Enchanted” (PG, 108 minutes) — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• ENMU Black History Month presentation: “Black Excellence” — 6 p.m., Greyhound Lounge, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2347

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

• 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

 

Ongoing

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for February at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Pat Weekly with pastels and oils. Information: 806-946-9221

• Portales Creative Group artist for February displaying at James Polk Stone Community Bank, 109 E. Second St., Portales, is Trenna McKinley with paintings and sculptures. Information: 575-218-9166

• Sage Kinsey’s “The Mystery of Memory” exhibit — Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Exhibit runs through March 13 during regular hours. Information: 575-769-2811

• American Pickers on the History Channel is coming to NM in February. Looking for leads on interesting characters with interesting items. Private collections only; no stores, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses or anything open to the public. Information: 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878) or [email protected]

• Tax Filing Assistance in Clovis — 8-11:30 a.m., Mondays-Thursdays through April 15, Baxter-Curren Senior Center, 908 Hickory St., Clovis. Trained volunteers will help anyone file their taxes for free with personal assistance. Information: 575-762-3631

• Tax Filing Assistance in Clovis — 9-11:30 a.m., Mondays-Thursdays through April 15, Roy Walker Community Center, 316 W. 2nd St., Clovis. Trained volunteers will help anyone file their taxes for free with personal assistance. Bilingual assistance available. Information: 575-769-7868

• Tax Filing Assistance in Portales — 1-4 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 9 (except for ENMU spring break March 9-13), Room 137, ENMU College of Business, Portales. Accounting professors and other volunteers will help anyone file their taxes for free with personal assistance. Parking is available in either the College of Business parking lot or the CUB parking lot. Information: 575-562-2356

 

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

 
 

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