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Events calendar - April 25

 

Last updated 4/24/2021 at 3:02pm



Tuesday 

• “Ghana: History, Culture and Tradition” — 2 p.m., via Zoom.  Presentation on history, educational system, economy, sports, religion, culture, and traditions by James Kwaku Kwarteng, ENMU graduate student from Ghana, West Africa. Sponsored by ENMU Multicultural Affairs. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QKhqvVb2T5yDayIw5qSiTA. Information: https://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads 

• Virtual Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, math) “Recycled Planters” — 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 “Love the Earth” — 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 

• 4th annual Town Hall Meeting to support young parents and their children — noon-4:30 p.m., online. First day of two-day event; second day is May 5. Free. Register at: https://web.cvent.com/event/864207f2-6a64-4663-892f-0eb1f51c447d/summary. Information: contact Jessica Harper, Expectant and Parenting Youth Coordinator, at [email protected] or 505-827-1816 

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Stitch Addicts stitch — 1:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Limited in-person seating, or join online via Google Meet to follow Covid-safe protocol. Contact Sara at [email protected] to RSVP or to obtain Google Meet link. Information: 575-763-9687 

• “Resilience and Success without Limbs — If I Can” —2 p.m., via Zoom.  Presentation by Chris Koch, a Canadian farm boy and adaptive athlete turned world traveler, who was born without limbs. More information available at at http://www.ifican.ca/events. Sponsored by ENMU Multicultural Affairs. Zoom link:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lM7IKH2ITdmCsbifpOg96A. Information: https://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads 

• Teens and Tweens virtual programming: “Stop Motion Storytelling” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library Facebook page. Open to ages 9-18. Materials available in advance for pickup while supplies last. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Thursday 

• “Dedication,” a faculty recital — 6 p.m., ENMU Reads Facebook page. Presented by the ENMU Department of Music. Information: http://www.facebook.com/ENMUReads/ 

• Virtual story time available — Clovis-Carver Public Library Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ClovisCarverPublicLibrary). Information: 575-769-7840 

 

Friday 

• Blood drive — Noon-4 p.m., classroom, Calibers Shooters Sports Centers, 1654 US 60/84 West, 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 

• K-ENMU art show live tour and awards presentation — 6-6:30 p.m., Facebook live at https://www.facebook.com/ENMURunnelsGallery. Virtual tour of current exhibit at Runnels Gallery and announcement of division winners and best of show for the 2021 competition. Information: [email protected] 

 

Saturday 

• 2021 Spring Arts & Crafts Show — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Sponsored by Salvage and Sparkle and the Clovis Civic Center. Free; exhibits, business displays, crafting workshops. Covid-safe practices will be observed. For details or to sign up to exhibit, visit https://clovis-civic-center.square.site/. Information: 575-935-5000 

• 2021 Ask-a-Lawyer Call-in Program — 9 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by the New Mexico Young Lawyers Division. Attorneys available to answer questions on topics including employment law, divorce, child support, landlord/tenant issues, personal injury, estate planning, real estate and more. Open to New Mexico residents. Call toll free: 1-800-876-6227. Callers will go through an intake process before speaking with an attorney. Have documents available prior to placing calls.  

 

May 4 

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., multi-purpose room, ENMRSH Inc. Administration Building, 2700 E. Seventh 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 

 

May 5 

• 4th annual Town Hall Meeting to support young parents and their children — noon-4:30 p.m., online. (Second day of two-day event; first was April 28.) Free. Register at: https://web.cvent.com/event/864207f2-6a64-4663-892f-0eb1f51c447d/summary. Information: contact Jessica Harper, Expectant and Parenting Youth Coordinator, at [email protected] or 505-827-1816 

• Free preschool screening clinic — 1-4 p.m., San Jon Municipal Schools, Seventh Street, San Jon. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the San Jon school district. Information or to make appointment: Stacy Kent at San Jon Schools at 575-576-2466, or Scott McMath or Cindy Wilcox at REC #6 at 575-562-4455 

 

May 6 

• National Day of Prayer 

• Free preschool screening clinic — 9 a.m.-noon, House Municipal Schools, 309 N. Apple St., House. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the House school district. Information or to make appointment: Robin Alden at House Schools at 575-279-7353, or Scott McMath or Cindy Wilcox at REC #6 at 575-562-4455 

• Blood drive — 1-5 p.m., meeting room, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, 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 

 

May 7 

• Harley-Davidson blood drive — 11 a.m.-3:30 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 

 

May 9 

• ENMU Bands in Concert — 3 p.m., via the ENMU Department of Music YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQTeNzWdqPOj8YAYxrvGszw. Presented by the ENMU Department of Music. Information: 575-562-2377 

 

May 10 

• Free preschool screening clinic — 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., by appointment only, Elida Municipal Schools, 103 Church St., Elida. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Elida school district. Information or to make appointment: Melissa Sharp at Elida Schools at 575-274-6211, or Scott McMath or Cindy Wilcox at REC #6 at 575-562-4455 

 

May 12 

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloodmobile, La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir, 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 

 

May 14 

• Blood drive — 2-6 p.m., fellowship hall, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 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 

• Clovis Community College spring commencement ceremony — 6 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information and updates: 575-769-4025 or visit clovis.edu 

 

May 15 

• Family Fun Day — 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Hillcrest Park, 10th and Sycamore, Clovis. Free admission to Hillcrest Park Zoo and the splash pad. Live music; free food and drinks from noon-2 p.m., while supplies last. Sponsored by Big 101.5, McDonald’s, and the City of Clovis. Information: https://www.big1015.com/2021/04/21/its-back-and-we-cant-wait-to-see-you/ 

 

May 18 

• Free preschool screening clinic — 8 a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment only, Melrose Municipal Schools, 100 Missouri Ave. Melrose. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Melrose school district. Information or to make appointment: Elaine Devaney at Melrose Schools at 575-253-4266, or Scott McMath or Cindy Wilcox at REC #6 at 575-562-4455 

 

Ongoing 

• AARP income tax preparation assistance — 9-11:30 a.m. Mondays-Thursdays through Thursday, by appointment only at the Roy Walker Recreation Center, 316 W. Second St., Clovis. Masks and social distancing required. For information or to schedule appointment, leave a message at 575-742-8305 

• Free diabetes classes — 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays in April. Four class series on meal planning, healthy foods, etc. Taught by a registered dietician nutritionist and New Mexico State University extension agents. Participate via electronic device or phone. Information and registration available at kitchencreations.nmsu.edu, or from Patrick Kircher at [email protected], or Mindy Turner at [email protected] 

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for April and May at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Wanda Leonard with oils and watercolors. Information: 806-946-9221 

• New Mexico Department of Health Covid-19 vaccine registration — Sign up to receive Covid-19 vaccine as it becomes available. Online registration at https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/. Individuals who have questions or would like support with the registration process--including New Mexicans who do not have internet access--may dial 1-855-600-3453, press option 0 for vaccine questions, and then option 4 for tech support. 

• 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: 9-11 a.m. 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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