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Events calendar - July 11

 

Last updated 7/10/2021 at 2:56pm



Today through Wednesday 

• Vacation Bible School — First Baptist Church, 100 S. Ave. C, Portales. Information: 575-356-6761 

 

Monday through Friday 

• Vacation Bible School — 6-8:30 p.m., Prince Street Baptist Church, 421 Prince St., Clovis. “Concrete & Cranes.” Open to grades 1-12. Information: 575-762-4220 

 

Monday 

• Monday children’s movie — Two showings, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. “Tarzan,” 1999, 1 hour, 28 minutes; rated G. Seating first come, first served until capacity is reached. Limited snacks available; outside snacks welcome. Information: 575-769-7840 

• Monkey Business: “Making Polar Ice Caps” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program. Kindergarten through sixth graders welcome; limited to first 50 participants. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Stitch Addicts stitch — 6:30 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 

 

Tuesday 

• Sidewalk Chalk Tuesday — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Decorate the library sidewalks and play games. Information: 575-769-7840 

• How-To Tuesdays “Dinosaur Pattern Blocks” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program. Crafts/experiments for second through sixth grade; limited to first 50 participants. Information: 575-356-3940 


• Grand opening celebration — noon, Roosevelt General Hospital’s new emergency department, 42121 US 70, Portales. Information: 575-359-1800 

• Quilters’ Tuesday — 5:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Pre-registration required to assure adequate workspaces. Quilters must supply own materials and sewing machines. 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. Pre-register or information:  Sara at 575-763-9687 

 

Wednesday 

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

• Once Upon a Storytime “Dinosaur Shuffle” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program. Preschoolers welcome; limited to first 50 participants. Information: 575-356-3940 


• Summer Reading Program Zoo visitors — 1:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 

• Teen book discussion of “The Scorpio Races” by Maggie Stiefvater — 2 p.m., meeting room, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Copies available for checkout in the young adult room at the library. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Family movie night — 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. “The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course” (2002, rated PG, one hour, 30 minutes). Bring a snack or brown bag supper. Information: 575-763-9687 

 

Thursday 

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

• The Mane Attraction: Andy Mason in concert — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program. Open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Clovis-Carver Public Library Page Turners Book Club — 6:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. “What are you reading?” book chat. 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 


 

Friday-Saturday 

• Christian Women Connection (CWC) rummage sale — 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Living Word Church, 2101 E. 21st St., Clovis. Furniture, clothes, knick-knacks, books, etc. All proceeds to help missions locally, state-wide, and nationally. Information: Bonetta Hutson at 575-218-1914 

 

Friday 

• Creature Feature: “Lilo and Stitch” (PG; 1 hour, 25 minutes) — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program movie. Open to all ages; limited to first 50 participants. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Teen Animal Origami — 2 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 

• 37th Annual Portales Heritage Days Street Dance — 7 p.m., parking lot, Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Food vendors open at 6 p.m. Live music from the Blackwater Band. Limited seating available; lawn chairs welcome. Information: http://www.portales.com or 575-356-8541 


 

Saturday 

• Wolverine Football Golf Classic — 8 a.m. (MST), Farwell Golf Course, 51 Country Club Drive, Farwell, TX. Benefit for Texico High School football program. Entry fee $240 per team/$60 per player, four-man scramble. Mulligans 1/$5, 5/$20; no limit. Payment collected day of tournament; cash or check. Information: Jim Collins, 575-219-5866 

• Heritage Days Two Mile Fun Run/Walk — 8:05 a.m., City Park, Seventh and Abilene Streets, Portales. Cost to run: $20 for 19 and over; $10 for 18 and under; $40 per family. Pre-register online under “events” tab at http://www.portales.com, or in person by July 14 at the Portales Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A, Portales. Custom t-shirts for all pre-registered racers; pick up on morning of race. Information: Jeff Gentry at 575-607-0784 

• Heritage Days Car Show — 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., City Park, Seventh and Abilene Streets, Portales. Information: http://www.portales.com or 575-356-8541 

• 37th Annual Portales Heritage Days parade — 10 a.m., Portales. Lineup begins at 9:15 a.m. by the ENMU Campus, South Avenue O and US 70. Route travels north/northeast on Second Street and turns right on Abilene, ending at the Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Floats must be pre-registered. Information: http://www.portales.com or 575-356-8541 

• Clovis-Carver Public Library virtual genealogy workshop with Beverly Duncan — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., 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 

• Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru — 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Family drive-thru event with 60 moving, breathing dinosaurs. Online tickets only; no tickets at the gate; vehicles will be limited. Weekend tickets $49 for vehicles with 1-7 passengers; $69 for vehicles with 8-14 passengers. Tickets and information: https://jurassicempire.com/clovis.html 

• 37th Annual Portales Heritage Days — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., City Park, Seventh and Abilene Streets, Portales. Live music, outdoor vendor booths, food trucks, volleyball tournament, car show, etc. Information: http://www.portales.com or 575-356-8541 

• Clovis Astronomy Club lunar viewing — 7 p.m., front parking lot, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 757-846-7509 

 

July 18 

• Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru — 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Family drive-thru event with 60 moving, breathing dinosaurs. Online tickets only; no tickets at the gate; vehicles will be limited. Weekend tickets $49 for vehicles with 1-7 passengers; $69 for vehicles with 8-14 passengers. Tickets and information: https://jurassicempire.com/clovis.html 

 

July 19-23 

• Vacation Bible School — 6-8:30 p.m., University Baptist Church, 1012 W. 15th St., Portales. “Concrete and Cranes: Building on the Love of Jesus.” Open to ages 4-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-4501 

 

July 19 

• Monday children’s movie — Two showings, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. “Stuart Little,” 1999, 1 hour, 24 minutes; rated PG. Seating first come, first served until capacity is reached. Limited snacks available; outside snacks welcome. Information: 575-769-7840 

• Monkey Business: “Play Your Way” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program. Kindergarten through sixth graders welcome; limited to first 50 participants. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

July 20 

• Sidewalk Chalk Tuesday — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Decorate the library sidewalks and play games. Information: 575-769-7840 

• How-To Tuesdays “Recycled Animal Portraits” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Rec Center, 1001 W. 18th St., Portales. Portales Public Library summer reading program. Crafts/experiments for second through sixth grade; limited to first 50 participants. Information: 575-356-3940 

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

 

Ongoing  

• La Casa summer food program — 9:30 a.m.-noon, weekdays, June 1-Aug. 8, at multiple sites in Clovis, Portales, Texico, and Melrose. Open to children ages 1-18 who normally receive free meals provided by their respective schools. Breakfast and lunch served at the same time at drive-up sites. Lunches are also available to organizations offering recreational or day care services for children. Information or to arrange meals: David Briseno at 575-359-3764  

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for June and July at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Kelly Karn with photographs. 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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