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Events calendar - Sept. 13

 

Last updated 9/12/2020 at 3:56pm



Monday 

• Virtual tour of ENMU’s Blackwater Draw Museum — 2-3 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Video presentation hosted by Dr. Brendon Asher, assistant professor of anthropology and director of Blackwater Draw, ENMU Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/ 

 

Tuesday 

• Virtual Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math) — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Materials available in advance for pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Wednesday 

• Virtual preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Preschool storytime and craft. Materials available in advance for pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940 

• The Age of Discovery” — 2-3 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Video presentation by Richard Allington from the ENMU Department of Department of History, Social Sciences, and Religion. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/ 

 

Thursday 

• ENMU Fall Choir Concert — 6-7:30 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Video of the fall 2019 performance presented by the ENMU Department of Music. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/ 

 

Friday 

• The Jack Williamson Lectureship presents “Nitrogen Plus” — 10-10:45 a.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Audio presentation of Jack Williamson’s short story, “Nitrogen Plus.” Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/ 

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library,701 N. Main St., 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 

 

Saturday 

• Grab-N-Go Census Lunch — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Complete your census on site or bring proof of a completed census to receive a free hot dog and chips and be entered in a drawing to win one of 10 $50 gift cards. Information: 575-763-9670 

Sept. 21 

• ENMU “Fiesta” virtual homecoming — live and pre-recorded events online at https://www.facebook.com/AlumniENMU. 10 a.m. — Alumni Association Facebook giveaways. Virtual campus tours TBA. Pre-recorded presentations from various departments all day long. Information: enmu.edu/Homecoming 

 

Sept. 22 

• ENMU “Fiesta” virtual homecoming — live and pre-recorded events online at https://www.facebook.com/AlumniENMU. 9 a.m. — coffee with the president; 10 a.m. — Alumni Association Facebook giveaways; 4 p.m. — “Wine Down” with Enchantment Vineyards. Pre-recorded events from ENMU Department of Music all day long. Information: enmu.edu/Homecoming 

• Virtual Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math) — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Materials available in advance for pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Sept. 23 

• ENMU “Fiesta” virtual homecoming — live and pre-recorded events online at https://www.facebook.com/AlumniENMU. 10 a.m. — Alumni Association Facebook giveaways; 2 p.m. — ENMU Department of Biology presents Dr. Manuel Varela Live on ENMU Reads — Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Drug Resistance: the Antiporter Motif and Inhibition of Multidrug Efflux Pumps; 7 p.m. — Bingo with the Chancellor (virtual bingo game called by ENMU President Patrice Caldwell). Pre-recorded events from ENMU Department of Music all day long. Information: enmu.edu/Homecoming 

• Virtual preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Preschool storytime and craft. Materials available in advance for pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Grab-N-Go Census Lunch — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Complete your census on site or bring proof of a completed census to receive a free hot dog and chips and be entered in a drawing to win one of 10 $50 gift cards. Information: 575-763-9670 

• Self-Empowerment Through Transformative Poetry” — 2-3 p.m., via Zoom. Free live workshop with internationally acclaimed poet Gina Loring sponsored by the ENMU Office of Hispanic Affairs. No experience necessary. Register in advance for this webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3ujGtTxbQ4OpiEf8Qd0Ydg. Co-Sponsored by Title V. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/ 

 

Sept. 24 

• ENMU “Fiesta” virtual homecoming — live and pre-recorded events online at https://www.facebook.com/AlumniENMU. 10 a.m. — Alumni Association Facebook giveaways; 3 p.m. — Greyhound athletics perspective with Doc Elder; 7 p.m., Facebook Live performance by ENMU alumni Doug Muchmore. Information: enmu.edu/Homecoming 

• Virtual Variety Show — 6 p.m., on Google Meet. Presented by the City of Clovis Senior Center. All acts and fans are welcome; please sign up to participate by Thursday. Information or to request an invitation to the Google Meet event: Brenda or Sandy at 575-769-7908  

• The ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents "American Voices: By and About Women” — 7 p.m. via Zoom. This free virtual performance includes the two one-act plays along with extra material contributed by ENMU faculty and students. Sign up at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rs6WbENjSUyY06jYsu-haw. Information: 575-562-2711 

 

Sept. 25 

• ENMU “Fiesta” virtual homecoming — live and pre-recorded events online at https://www.facebook.com/AlumniENMU. 10 a.m. — Alumni Association Facebook giveaways; Pre-recorded greetings from alumni around the world, and other presentations all day long. Information: enmu.edu/Homecoming 

• The ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents "American Voices: By and About Women” — 7 p.m. via Zoom. This free virtual performance includes the two one-act plays along with extra material contributed by ENMU faculty and students. Sign up at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rs6WbENjSUyY06jYsu-haw. Information: 575-562-2711 

 

Sept. 26 

• ENMU “Fiesta” virtual homecoming — live and pre-recorded events online at https://www.facebook.com/AlumniENMU. Replay of 2019 College Daze Rodeo and 2020 ENMU College Football Signing Day available all day long. Information: enmu.edu/Homecoming 

• Community-wide rummage sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 160 Main Street, Dora. Furniture, tack, vehicles, and much more. Buyers and sellers welcome; sellers must bring their own tables and are responsible for own materials. Information: call or text 575-760-8805 

• The ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents "American Voices: By and About Women” — 7 p.m. via Zoom. This free virtual performance includes the two one-act plays along with extra material contributed by ENMU faculty and students. Sign up at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rs6WbENjSUyY06jYsu-haw. Information: 575-562-2711 

 

Sept. 27 

• The ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents "American Voices: By and About Women” — 2 p.m. via Zoom. This free virtual performance includes the two one-act plays along with extra material contributed by ENMU faculty and students. Sign up at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rs6WbENjSUyY06jYsu-haw. Information: 575-562-2711 

 

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 September at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Sandra Chancey with pastels, watercolors, and oils. Information: 806-946-9221 

• 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 

 

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

 
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