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Events calendar - July 5

 

July 5, 2020



Tuesday

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program — Alchemy and Art: “Paper Mosaics” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Crafts/experiments for second-sixth graders. Materials available in advance for curbside pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., The Courthouse Café, 109 S. Main Ave., Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Free COVID-19 antibody testing on all successful donations. Information: 877-258-4825

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program for teens — Young Adult Book Tasting — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Programming for ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• “A Troubled Legacy: How Germany Confronted its Nazi Legacy” — 2-3 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Video presentation by Dr. Roy Koepp from the ENMU Department of History. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/

• Clovis chapter of Christian Women Connection monthly meeting — 6 p.m., Living Word Church of God, 2101 E. 21st St., Clovis. Lorraine Rupe will lead a project to make flower arrangements to be donated to various nursing homes in Clovis. CWC is a women's ministry affiliated with the Church of God, open to all interested women. Information: Bonetta Hutson at 575-218-1914

 

Wednesday

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program — Once Upon a Storytime: “The Frog Prince” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Preschool storytime and craft. Materials available in advance for curbside pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program for teens — Movie Madness — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Programming for ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

 

Thursday

• Portales Public Library Summer Reading Program — Troubadour — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program for teens — Book discussion: “Stardust” by Neil Gaiman — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Programming for ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• ENMU Wind Symphony in Concert — 6-7 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Video of an Oct. 28, 2018, performance presented by the ENMU Department of Music. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/

 

Friday

• Blood drive — 2-6 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Free COVID-19 antibody testing on all successful donations. Information: 877-258-4825

 

July 14

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program — Alchemy and Art: “Rainbow Windsocks” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Crafts/experiments for second-sixth graders. Materials available in advance for curbside pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program for teens — Magical Canvas Art — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Programming for ages 13-18; materials available in advance for curbside pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940

 

July 15

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program — Once Upon a Storytime: “Fire Breathing Dragons” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Preschool storytime and craft. Materials available in advance for curbside pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940

• “Self Portrait Expressionism, Examples of Self-Portraits by Various Artists” — 2-3 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Video presentation by Alla Parsons from the ENMU Department of Art. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program for teens — Legendary Creatures Trivia — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Programming for ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

 

July 16

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program — Virtual Troubadour: Family Scavenger Hunt — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

• Portales Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program for teens — Movie Madness — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Programming for ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940

July 23

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Page Turners Book Club — 6:30-7:30 p.m., via Google meets. Discussion of “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia. Information: Sara Williford at [email protected] or 575-763-9687

 

July 28

• Blood drive “Battle of the Badges” — 12:30-5:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Annual competition between the police and fire departments to see who can get encourage the most donations. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Free COVID-19 antibody testing on all successful donations. Information: 877-258-4825

 

July 29

• Blood drive “Battle of the Badges” — 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Annual competition between the police and fire departments to see who can get encourage the most donations. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Free COVID-19 antibody testing on all successful donations. Information: 877-258-4825

 

Ongoing

• Locally grown produce: Clovis Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m.-sellout each Saturday, and 5 p.m.-sellout each Tuesday, parking lot, Goodwin Playa, 3200 N. Prince St., Clovis. Portales Farmer’s Market, 5 p.m.-sellout, Mondays and Thursdays, corner of South Avenue B and West First Street, Portales. Information: Margie Plummer at 575-760-0690

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for July at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Shirley White with photography and watercolors and oils. Information: 806-946-9221

• Clovis-Carver Public Library virtual summer reading program. No registration necessary. Visit the library’s Facebook page for ongoing activities. Information: Ashley Maestas at [email protected] or 575-763-9683

• Online events for children and adults on the ENMU Reads Facebook page. Follow the page for children’s story hours and programming for all ages. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/

• Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) regular distributions: Clovis: 9:30-11:30 a.m. or until supplies run out Tuesday-Thursday, 2217 E. Brady; clients may visit two times a month. Portales: 10 a.m.-noon or until supplies run out

1st, 3rd and 5th (when applicable) Fridays, La Casa Senior Center, 1515 W. Fir; clients may visit once per month. Income eligibility requirements apply at both locations. Information: http://www.fbenm.org or 575-763-6130

• Summer Food Service Grab and Go Program provides free nutritious meals to children 18 and under in Clovis, Melrose, and Portales, 9:30 a.m.-noon Mondays-Fridays. Sponsored by La Casa Family Health Center and administered by New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, and the United States Department of Agriculture. Clovis locations: Clovis High School, CHS Freshman Academy, Marshall Middle School, Yucca Middle School, Lincoln-Jackson, Barry Elementary School, Arts Academy at Bella Vista, Highlands, James Bickley, La Casita, Lockwood, Parkview, Sandia Elementary, Zia Elementary, Highland Park, Hillcrest Park, Doc Stewart Pavilion, Wendy Plains, Cameo Elementary, and Sunset Trailer Park. Melrose location: Melrose Schools. Portales locations: Portales High, Brown Early Childhood Center, James Elementary, Valencia Elementary, Lindsey-Steiner, ENMU Greyhound Arena, and City Park. First-timers should bring all the children who will receive a meal throughout the summer. Each family will receive a card to be shown at pick-ups. Individuals should remain in their vehicles and leave immediately after receiving meals. Walkups are allowed but must leave after picking up meals. Information: 575-359-3764

 

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