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Events calendar - Sept. 5

 

Last updated 9/4/2021 at 4:39pm



Monday 

• Labor Day 

• Labor Day cookout for Celebrate Recovery — 4 p.m., Living Word Church, 2101 E. 21st Street, Clovis. Praise and worship, food, fellowship. Free. Information: Bonetta Hutson at 575-218-1914 

 

Tuesday through Friday 

• Friends of Clovis-Carver Public Library book drive — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., front gate, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Donations of gently used books accepted. Information: 575-763-9687 

 

Tuesday 

• Rural Bookmobile East — 10-10:30 a.m., Causey Fire Station, 116 Main St., Causey. Social distancing is requested; only two individuals in Bookmobile at a time, not counting staff and up to one household member; patrons encouraged to limit time inside. Information: 575-461-1206 

• Books and Babies: “Hello Babies” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open ages 0-3. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Afterschool S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math): “Take a Closer Look” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Wednesday 

• Preschool storytime: “Welcome Back” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Stitch Addicts stitch group — 1:30 p.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 

• Rural Bookmobile East — 1:45-3 p.m., Elida City Hall, 704 Clark St., Elida. Social distancing is requested; only two individuals in Bookmobile at a time, not counting staff and up to one household member; patrons encouraged to limit time inside. Information: 575-461-1206 

• Teens and Tweens Programming: “Maze Runner Artwork” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Thursday 

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

• Curry County Republican Party after hours — 5:30 p.m., K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

• Preschool storytime: “Welcome Back” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 

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

• Blood drive — 12:30-4 p.m., classroom, Calibers Shooters Sports Centers, LLC, 1654 US 60/84 West, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Information: 877-258-4825 

 

Saturday 

• 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorial in honor of the victims of Sept. 11, 2001 — flagpole, Curry County Courthouse, 700 N. Main St., Clovis. Gather at 8:45 a.m .; ceremony begins at 9:02 a.m. Sponsored by Curry County Teen Court and Global Youth Justice, Inc. Information: Kristian Price at 575-763-7725  

• 24th annual Desert Cruzers Rod Run and Show N Shine — 9 a.m, Hillcrest Park, 10th and Sycamore, Clovis. Free. Open to vehicles 2000 and earlier. Information: https://www.facebook.com/Clovis-Desert-Cruzers-553021534800241 or call 575-763-3435 

• Curry County Republican Party breakfast — 9 a.m., K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

• Piece of the Pie United Way of Eastern New Mexico annual campaign kickoff — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., covered pavilion near zoo entrance, Hillcrest Park, 1208 N. Norris St., Clovis. Pie and prizes. Information: http://www.unitedwayenm.org/ or 575-769-2103 

• Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws adoption event — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., PetSmart, 601 Texas St., Clovis. Dogs, puppies, cats, kittens available for adoption; up-to-date on shots, spayed/neutered, microchipped. Information: [email protected] 

 

Sept. 13 

• Rural Bookmobile East in Grady, St. Vrain, and Melrose — 10-11:30 a.m., Grady Post Office, 406 W. Main St., Grady. 2-2:30 p.m., St. Vrain. 2:45-3:15 p.m., Melrose Senior Center, 427 Main St., Melrose. Social distancing is requested; only two individuals in Bookmobile at a time, not counting staff and up to one household member; patrons encouraged to limit time inside. Information: 575-461-1206 

• United Way of Eastern New Mexico Women United Luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Open to all women in Roosevelt and Curry counties. Tickets $20 for Women United members; $25 for non-members. Reserve and pay online by 

texting wursvp to 41444 or go to http://www.unitedwayenm.org/luncheon. Information: 575-769-2103 

• Stitch Addicts stitch group — 6:30 p.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 

 

Sept. 14 

• Curry County and Area Republican Women — 11:30 a.m., K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

• ENMU Men’s Choir Festival concert — 4 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Jason Paulk, conductor, and Miles Massicotte, accompanist. Information: 575-562-2373 

• Afterschool S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math): “Happy birthday, Roald Dahl!” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940 

• 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. Information: 575-763-9687Pre-register or information:  Sara at 575-763-9687 

 

Sept. 15-19 

• Old Fort Days — various locations, Fort Sumner. Information: https://www.fortsumnerchamber.net/oldfortdays or call Fort Sumner Chamber of Commerce at 575-355-7705 

 

Sept. 15 

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

• Preschool storytime: “Argh, Maties!” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 

• Teens and Tweens Programming: Game On: board games and X-Box one free play — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Sept. 16-18 

• ENMU College Daze Rodeo — 7 p.m., Lewis Cooper Arena, 2221 W. 18th St., Portales. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children 12 and up; free for children under 12 and ENMU students with ID. Information: 575-562-2153 

 

Sept. 16 

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

• Rural Bookmobile East in House — 10:30-11:30 a.m., House Village Community Center, 110 S. Apple St., House. Social distancing is requested; only two individuals in Bookmobile at a time, not counting staff and up to one household member; patrons encouraged to limit time inside. Information: 575-461-1206 

• Preschool storytime: “Argh, Maties!” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Sept. 17 

• 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. Information: 877-258-4825 

• Evening Under the New Mexico Skies at Enchantment fundraiser benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Roosevelt and Curry Counties — 7 p.m., Enchantment Vineyards, 2102 E. Third St., Portales. Barbecue by Evie Mae’s Pit BBQ; live music by the Pony Road Trio; silent auction for desserts. Tickets $125. Reservations available by mailing a check to Habitat for Humanity of Roosevelt and Curry Counties, 620 W. First St., Portales, or call 575-359-1344 

 

Ongoing  

• “Ni’deesdiin” — art exhibit by Jacob Lee and Leandra Yazzie, Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Bryan Hahn curator. Through Sept. 17. Open during regular building hours. Information: 575-562-2189 

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

• Clovis and Portales Farmers Markets — Clovis: 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, parking lot, Goodwin Playa walking trail, 3201 N. Prince St .; Portales: 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 1st Street and Avenue B. Information: 575-760-0690 

• 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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