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Events calendar - June 19

 

Last updated 6/24/2022 at 3:42pm



Today 

 

*Father’s Day 

 

*Community Juneteenth Celebration – 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Potter Park, 601 Upsilon St., Clovis. Hosted by Clovis Ministerial Alliance; sponsored by Meca Therapies. Vendors, giveaways, activities for kids. Information: Alisia Johnson at 575-763-9517 or 575-693-7316 or [email protected] 

 

Monday through Friday 

*Code Breakers by Black Rocket – 9 a.m.-noon, Lab 108, University Computer Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 8-10; cost $65; enrollment limited to 25. Students may be dropped off at 8:30 am and picked up at 12:30 p.m. Information: ENMU Office of Distance Learning at [email protected] or 575-562-2165 

 

*Vacation Bible School – 9 a.m.-noon, Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis. Open to children entering kindergarten through children that have completed fifth grade. Information:  

https://connect2central.com/events/ or 575-762-4727    

 

Monday 

 

*Movie Monday: “The Little Mermaid” – 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Rated G; 1989; 1 hour, 23 minutes. Information: 575-769-7840 

 

*Splashing Good Time: “Outlandish Octopi” – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Games and STREAM (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math) for kindergarten through sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Family Movie Night at the Library: “Muppet Treasure Island” (1996; G; 1 hour, 40 minutes) – 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Popcorn provided; snacks and blankets welcome. Information: [email protected] or 575-763-9687 

 

Tuesday 

 

*Coastal Creations: “Submarine Science” – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Crafts and experiments for second through sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Lego Club — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 

 

*United States Government for Kids – 10 a.m.-noon, Room 216, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 8-18; minors must be escorted to the room and must be checked in & checked out once event is over; limit of 10. Information: ENMU Office of Distance Learning at [email protected] or 575-562-2165 

 

*Swimming with the Sharks: Virtual Ocean Tours – 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Evening storytime – 6-7 p.m., Presentation Area Room 105, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages birth through 12; all interested parties welcome; children must be accompanied by a caregiver, ENMU student, or parent; limit of 40. Information: ENMU Office of Distance Learning at [email protected] or 575-562-2165 

 

*Stitch Addicts stitch group – 6:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687 

 

Wednesday 

 

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

 

*Storytime on the Seven Seas: “Outrageous Octopus” – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Preschool storytime. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Movie Madness: “Soul Surfer” (2011; PG; 1 hour, 46 minutes) – 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

Thursday 

 

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

 

*Voyager Visits: Jason Victor, animal enthusiast – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Mobile office hours with staff of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Ave. A, Portales. Information and assistance available to local residents on issues including federal wildfire assistance, Social Security benefits, Medicare, Veterans benefits, student loans, immigration, and other federal programs . Information: Senator Heinrich's Roswell office at 575-622-7113 

 

*Jason Victor, animal enthusiast – 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Basics of Microsoft Office– 5-6 p.m., Room 216, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to junior high and up (minors must be escorted to the room and must be checked in & checked out once event is over; limit of 10. Information: ENMU Office of Distance Learning at [email protected] or 575-562-2165 

 

*Book discussion: “Unmasked: Covid, Community and the Case of Okoboj” – 5-7 p.m., Presentation Area Room 105, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 17 and up; limit of 12. Multiple copies are available for checkout at the Golden Library Circulation Desk; members of the community can obtain a free library community borrower card at no cost. Refreshments will be provided. Information: ENMU Office of Distance Learning at [email protected] or 575-562-2165 

 

Friday 

 

*Seaside Cinema: “Finding Dory” (2016, PG, 103 minutes) – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Movie and popcorn; open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Library mini-golf – 2-4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 

 

Saturday 

 

*Volunteers needed for ongoing tumbleweed cleanup – 9 a.m.-noon, Oasis State Park, 1891 Base Line Road, Portales. Hosted by Friends of Oasis State Park. Cleanups scheduled every second and fourth Saturday. Bring gloves and rakes, and dress in layers. Information: Kelsey Prince at 575-760-0229 

 

*Greyhound Amateur Radio Club Disaster Preparedness Event – 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 1101 W. 18th St., Portales. Live disaster simulations, information on disaster relief resources, giveaways, amateur radio demonstrations, food trucks. Information: 575-218-9669 or email [email protected] 

 

*Amazing Women of the Wild West: Chautauqua presentation by VanAnn Moore – 1-3 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Program examines New Mexico’s territorial women through living history portrayals of Doña Tules (Gertrudes Barcelo), Susan Shelby Magoffin, and Lydia Spencer Lane.  Information: 575-763-9687 

 

June 27-July 1 

 

*Make Your First Video Game – 9 a.m.-noon, Lab 108, University Computer Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 8-10; cost $65; enrollment limited to 25. Students may be dropped off at 8:30 a.m. and picked up at 12:30 p.m. Information: ENMU Office of Distance Learning at [email protected] or 575-562-2165 

* Women’s March in Portales to protest the Supreme Court’s overturning Roe v. Wade. Sunday, June 26 at 6pm at City Park in Portales.

June 27 

 

*Movie Monday: “Dolphin Tale” – 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Rated PG; 2011; 1 hour, 54 minutes. Information: 575-769-7840 

 

*Splashing Good Time: “Hurricane Season” – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Games and STREAM (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math) for kindergarten through sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940 

 

*Family Movie Night at the Library: “The Incredible Mr. Limpet” (1964; G; 1 hour, 42 minutes) – 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Popcorn provided; snacks and blankets welcome. Information: [email protected] or 575-763-9687 

 

Ongoing  

 

*Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for May and June at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Kelly Karn with photography. Information: 806-946-9221 

 

*La Casa Family Health Center Summer Food Service program – Providing free healthy balanced breakfasts and lunches for children at multiple sites in Clovis and Portales Monday through Friday through Aug. 5. Adult meals available for $5. Children must eat lunches on site. Information: 575-359-3764 

 

*Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) provides regular food distributions to Clovis and Portales. Income eligibility requirements apply. Information: http://www.fbenm.org or 575-763-6130  

 

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