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Events calendar - Oct. 3

 

Last updated 10/2/2021 at 5:17pm



Today 

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “Blithe Spirit” by Noel Coward — 2 p.m., University Theater Center mainstage, ENMU, Portales. Tickets: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens 60 and older; $7 active military; free to ENMU students with valid ID. Directed by Anne Beck. Information: 575-562-2711 

 

Monday 

• Re-organizing Roosevelt County Crimestoppers — noon, meeting room adjoining the cafeteria, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Lunch available for $4. Open to anyone who is interested. Re-establish membership, discuss law enforcement needs, elect officers, discuss future activities and fundraisers. Information: Darla Reed at [email protected] or 575-226-5237 

• CSI Truth, Myth, and Mystique online presentation with a forensic scientist — 6-9 p.m., via Zoom. Presented by Clovis Community College; open to adults 18 and older. Fee $40. Information and registration: 575-769-4760  

• ENMU Faculty Recital, featuring Pamela Shuler, clarinet; Miles Massicotte, piano; and Hristina Blagoeva, flute — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2373 

 

Tuesday 

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

• Green and Silver Classic Marching Band Festival — 1:50 p.m., Greyhound Stadium, ENMU, Portales. Coordinated by Dustin Seifert. Performances by area high school bands beginning at 1:50 p.m., concluding with performance by ENMU’s Greyhound Sound marching band at 8:20 p.m., and festival awards at 8:30 p.m. Free; open to the public. Information: 575-562-2373 

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

 

Wednesday 

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

• Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. “Firehouse Fun” — meet at the library for a field trip to the Portales Fire Department. Information: 575-356-3940 

• 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 

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

• Experimental short screening: “She Saw Me” by Rick Shepardson — 7 p.m., University Theater Center mainstage, ENMU, Portales. Free. Information: 575-562-2711  

 

Thursday 

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

• Preschool storytime — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. “Firehouse Fun” — meet at the library for a field trip to the Portales Fire Department. 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. 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 

 

Saturday 

• City of Clovis Trek for Trash — 7:30 a.m., registration, Parks and Recreation Department, 500 Sycamore St., Clovis. 8 a.m.-noon, trash pick-up. Donuts, water, and a noon grab-and-go hot dog lunch provided. Clovis. Individual and team pre-registration available by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 575-769-7870, or online at the United Way volunteer website at https://www.volunteerenm.org. Participants may also register the day of the event. Information: http://www.cityofclovis.org/cleanup/ or 575-769-7870 

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

• Mental Illness Awareness 5K walk — 9 a.m., check-in; begin walk at10 a.m., Mental Health Resources, 1621 Sutter Place, Clovis. Sponsored by Mental Health Resources in honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Walk will begin at MHR offices, travel around Greene Acres park, and return to office. Registration $20; virtual participation option also available. Information/registration: http://mhrnewmexico.com/oct5k2021 

• City of Portales Job Fair — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Bring resume. On-site physicals available for fire department and police department positions. On-site interviews for all departments. Information: Sarah Austin, Portales City Manager, at 575-607-0961 

 

Oct. 11 

• Indigenous People’s Day 

• Opening day of the 3rd annual Celebrate Recovery Pumpkin Patch — Living Word Church of God, 2101 E. 21st Street, Clovis. Patch is open through Oct. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday-Saturday. Pumpkins $3-$50, depending on size. Proceeds benefit the Celebrate Recovery ministry. Information: Bonetta Hutson at 575-218-1914 

• 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 

 

Oct. 12 

• Curry County and Area Republican Women — 11:30 a.m., Red Lobster Restaurant, 2601 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: email [email protected] 

• Afterschool S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math): “Geoboard Challenges” — 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. Pre-register or information:  Sara at 575-763-9687  

 

Oct. 13 

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

• Teens and Tweens Programming: Movie Madness: “Hocus Pocus” (PG, 90 minutes) — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Oct. 14 

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

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

• ENMU Fall Choral Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU School of Music, Portales. Jason Paulk, conductor, with Miles Massicotte, accompanist. Information: 575-562-2373 

 

Oct. 15 

• Big Band Dance featuring the ENMU Jazz Ensembles — 7 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Richard Schwartz, director. Admission: $5 donation. Information: 575-562-2353 

 

Oct. 16 

• 48th annual Peanut Valley Craft and Music Festival — 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime St., Portales. 9 a.m.-noon, Health Fair. 9:30 a.m., Medieval Life demonstration, slab. 10:30 a.m., Allegiance K-9 demonstration, slab. 11 a.m., Colton Stevens, stage. 12:15 p.m., Dance Studio Extreme, slab. 1:45 p.m., Colton Stevens, stage. 3:15 p.m., Fusion World Dancers, slab. 4 p.m., Pony Creek Trio, stage. 5 p.m., Medieval Life demonstration, slab. 5:15 p.m., Pony Creek Trio, stage. Information: 575-356-8541 

• International Observe the Moon Night — 6-10 p.m., parking lot, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Sponsored by the Clovis Astronomy Club and the library. Presentation at 6 p.m., followed by telescope observing of the moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and possibly Venus. Information: 757-846-7509 

 

Oct. 17 

• 48th annual Peanut Valley Craft and Music Festival — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime St., Portales. 11 a.m., Medieval Life demonstration, slab. Noon, Fusion World Dancers, slab. 12:30 p.m., Kenny Allen, stage. 2 p.m., Wild Bill Cathey, slab. 2:30 p.m., Randy Chavez y Sol, stage. 3:30 p.m., Dance Studio Extreme, slab. 4 p.m., Randy Chavez y Sol, stage. Information: 575-356-8541 

• 4th annual Men vs. Women Chili Cook-off — noon-3 p.m., Living Word Church of God, 2101 E. 21st Street, Clovis. $10 tickets include all-you-can-eat chili, plus dessert and beverage. No cost to enter the competition. Proceeds benefit the Christian Women Connection ministry. Information: Bonetta Hutson at 575-218-1914 

 

Oct. 19 

• Books and Babies: “Boo to You!” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open ages 0-3. 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].org to RSVP or to obtain Google Meet link. Information: 575-763-9687 

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

 

Ongoing  

• New Mexico and West Texas Art Educator Exhibition — Through Oct. 23, Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Coordinated by Bryan Hahn. Open during regular building hours. Information: 575-562-2189 

• Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for October and November at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Sandra Chancey with watercolors, pastels, 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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