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Events calendar - Nov. 21


Last updated 11/20/2021 at 4:34pm


• Worship followed by Thanksgiving luncheon for local activity-duty military and veterans — 9 a.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 1117 N Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-4638 

• ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents “Gruesome Playground Injuries” — 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, University Theatre Center, Portales. Written by Rajiv Joseph; directed by Ricky Quintana. Tickets: $10, general admission; $7, active military and senior citizens 60 and up; free, ENMU students with valid ID. Information: 575-562-2711 

• Roosevelt County Ministerial Alliance Community-Wide Thanksgiving Service — 6 p.m., Legacy Church, 820 W. 18th St., Portales. Open to all. Information: 575-226-0153 

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents Farewell Angelina in concert — 7 p.m., Norm & Vi Petty Performing Arts Center, 206 Main St., Clovis. All-female country music group. Tickets: $25. Information: or 575-769-4031 



• 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 



• Thanksgiving turkey basket drive-through giveaway — 4:30 p.m., La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir St., Portales. Everything needed to make a Thanksgiving meal. Only 100 baskets available; limit one per family; first come, first served. Sponsored by La Casa and Western Sky Community Care. Information: 575-359-3825 



• Thanksgiving 

• Portales Community Thanksgiving Dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Memorial Building, Seventh and Abilene, Portales. Dine-in only; no deliveries available; one meal per person. Free, but donations to support other missions are welcome. Checks may be made out to First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Community Outreach. Information: Joe Parie at 575-607-5927 or Elvia Garcia at 575-359-5931 

• City-wide Thanksgiving banquet — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lighthouse Mission, 407 L. Casillas Blvd., Clovis. Volunteers welcome; please call in advance and leave a name and phone number for a callback.  Information: 575-762-1933 



• Christmas on Main Street — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Clovis. Sales and specials at downtown stores and breweries. Information: 575-935-5867 


Nov. 29 

• Women United Luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Program by Janice Jones. Luncheon served at noon. Tickets: $20 for Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) members and their guests; $25 for non-members. RSVP at Information: 575-769-2103 


Nov. 30 

• Books and Babies: “Sleepytime Stories” — 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) “Game On” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940 


Dec. 1 

• Voter registration deadline for those planning to run in Portales municipal elections slated for March 1, 2022 — 5 p.m. Qualified candidates must reside within the boundaries of the ward/district, be a qualified elector of the state, and be registered to vote for at least 90 days in the ward/district in which they are running. Information: Portales city clerk or deputy clerk at 575-356-6662, option 1-1 or 1-2 

• Formal Bunco game night — 5:30 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Dinner at 6 p.m .; start rolling at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $30; benefit for Silver Bells and Special Hearts prom. Food buffet, drinks, wine and cocktail bar; prizes and goodies for all. Information and tickets: or 575-935-5000 


Dec. 2 

• Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bloodmobile, Floyd Schools, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Register online at Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Information: 877-258-4825 

little miss merry christmas pageant — 6 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Information: 575-356-8541 

• ENMU Holiday Concert — 7 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Featuring all ensembles from the ENMU Music Program. Information: 575-562-2373 


Dec. 3 

• 35th annual Portales Christmas Light Parade and Jubilee — 5:30 p.m., live music on the Portales square; 6 p.m., parade line up at the Rec Center (18th Street and Avenue I); 6:30 p.m., parade begins at Rec Center, travels 18th Street to South Avenue D, and ends in the C&S parking lot, 300 W. First St. Information or to register for parade: Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce at 575-356-8541 


Dec. 4 

• 23rd annual Altrusa Holiday Happening — 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Tickets must be purchased in advance; $30 per individual; $180 for table of eight. Meal served at 11:30 a.m. Viewing of decorated tables, silent auction, door prizes, fashion show. Information or to inquire about availability of tickets: Dannah Brown at 575-607-6201 

• Clovis MainStreet Christmas Light Parade — 6 p.m., Main Street, Clovis. Community Christmas tree will be turned on at 6 p.m. at Seventh and Main; parade route is from 14th Street down Main to Second Street.  


Dec. 6 

• Flying J Wranglers Christmas Concert — 6-9 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis. Free and open to the public. Information: 575-762-4727 


Dec. 7 

• Kids and Cops Christmas fundraiser — 5-8 p.m., Leal’s Mexican Restaurant, 2115 N. Main St., Clovis. Local law enforcement officers waiting tables for tips to benefit the Kids and Cops Christmas project helping less fortunate children in the community. Information: 575-763-9270 


Dec. 11 

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


Dec. 12 

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “A Mariachi Christmas” — 3 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 military/senior/student; $45 family friendly pass (five tickets). Advance tickets available at CCC cashier’s office. Marshall Auditorium box office opens at 2 p.m. day of show; cash or check only. Information: CCC cashier’s office at 575-769-4031 



• Photography exhibit: “Weeds Between the Toes of Giants: Four Manifestations of My Relationship with New Mexico” — through Tuesday, Runnels Gallery, ENMU Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Rick Shepardson, guest artist; coordinated by Bryan Hahn. Information: 575-562-2189 

• Habitat for Humanity Portales Christmas ReStore — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Wednesday through Dec. 22, 115 S. Main St. (on the square), Portales. Wide variety of Christmas décor; all sales benefit Habit for Humanity of Roosevelt and Curry Counties. Information: 575-760-1587 

• 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 

• New Mexico Department of Health Covid-19 vaccine registration — Sign up to receive Covid-19 vaccine as it becomes available. Online registration at 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: or 575-763-6130  


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