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Events calendar - Feb. 19

 

February 19, 2020



Today

• Clovis Chamber Ambassador Bake Sale — 9 a.m., Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce, 105 E. Grand Ave., Clovis. Hosted by the Chamber Ambassadors; all proceeds will go to the Special Hearts Prom. Information; 575-763-3435

• 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

• Friends of the Portales Public Library (rescheduled from Feb. 12) — 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

• 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 trumpet 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

 

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 — 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

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Adult Services Programs Read to Reel movie — 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Nora Ephron’s “Heartburn” (R). Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Information: 575-763-9687

• 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

 

Friday

• 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

 

Saturday

• 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

 

Sunday

• 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

 

Monday

• 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

 

Tuesday

• 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: An Academic Discussion of the African American in the U.S. Military from 1860-1880” — 1 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Presented by Donald Elder, Joe Terry, and Oscar Robinson. 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

• City of Clovis Community Awareness Program — 6 p.m., Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main St., Clovis. Information on forming Neighborhood Watch Programs and community awareness; presented by the Clovis Police Department. Community members invited to attend. Information: 575-769-7828

• Free Family Night at the Interactive Science Museum — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., portable building on the northeast side of campus off Trades Road by Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4909

 

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

• Portales Municipal Schools pre-festival choir concert — 6 p.m., Portales High School Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Featuring choirs from PHS, Portales Junior High School, and Lindsey Steiner Elementary. Information: 575-356-7000

• 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

 

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

• Clovis Wedding Expo: Leap into Love — 2-6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Bridal fashion show, giveaways, exhibits. Information: 575-935-5000

• 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

 

March 1

• 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 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

• ENMU Symphonic Wind and Wind Symphony concert — 3 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Ray E Cramer, guest conductor; Dustin Seifert and Sidney Shuler, conductors. Information: 575-562-2377

 

March 2

• Super Friends: A Faculty Recital by Richard Schwartz and Friends — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

• Opening of Kindergarten through ENMU 11th Annual Juried Community Youth Art Exhibition — Runnels Gallery, ENMU Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Coordinated by Bryan Hahn. Open during regular library hours through March 20. Awards ceremony and reception March 20. Information: 575-562-2198

 

March 3

• Municipal Election Day — 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

• Blood drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lecture Hall, Clovis High School, 1900 Thornton, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

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

 

March 4

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

• Open Lab — 7 p.m., Studio Theatre, ENMU University Theatre Center, Portales. Coordinated by Anne Beck. Information: 575-562-2711

 

March 6

• Deadline to register a project for the March 28 Eastern In Action Service Day — Registration packets are available at the ENMU Department of Public Safety and Portales City Hall. Information: contact Brant Freeman at [email protected] or 505-801-1192

• Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party — 3:30 p.m., meeting room, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

 

March 7

• Spring Craft and Vendor Fair — 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Club 44 at The Happy Place, 109 S. Main, Portales. Vendors and crafters wanted. Information: 575-226-9276

 

March 9

• 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

 

March 12

• 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.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, Walmart, 1604 E. Spruce, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

 

March 13

• Early packet pickup for the March 14 9th annual Leap for Life Fun Run — noon-6 p.m., Pregnancy Resource Center, 621 N. Main St., Clovis. Packets available for tomorrow’s run. Information: 575-935-5433

• Clovis Evening Lions’ Club Gun, Knife, and Coin Show — 1-7 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. $5 general admission; $4 military discount for active duty military and spouse; children under 12 free with adult; three-day admission pass $10. Food vendors on site. Information: Joe Whitehurst at 575-760-1379

 

March 14

• 9th annual Leap for Life Fun Run — 7:45 a.m., Ned Houk Memorial Park, Highway 209 north of Clovis. Check-in/packet pick-up and day-of registration 7:45-8:30 a.m. 10K, 5K, and 1K races with staggered start times. 5K and 1K races are stroller-friendly. Registration cost: running-10K — $35; running/walking-5K — $25; kids (6-12 years old) fun run/walk 5K — $15;

family (adult)-1K — $20; kids (2-12)-1K — $10; virtual run — any distance, any place — $25. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Pregnancy Resource Center. Register in person at the Pregnancy Resource Center, 621 N. Main St., Clovis, or register online at: https://www.active.com/clovis-nm/running/leap-for-life-fun-run-2020. Information: 575-935-5433

• Clovis Evening Lions’ Club Gun, Knife, and Coin Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. $5 general admission; $4 military discount for active duty military and spouse; children under 12 free with adult; three-day admission pass $10. Food vendors on site. Information: Joe Whitehurst at 575-760-1379

 

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

• 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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