Events calendar - Nov. 6

 

Last updated 11/5/2022 at 1:05pm



Today

*Daylight saving time ends – turn clocks back one hour

*Turkey dinner – 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (Central time), Parish Hall, St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 409 S. Third St., Bovina, TX. Turkey, dressing, and all the fixings. Suggested donations: $15 adult; $6 for children under 6. Dine-in or carryout. Quilt raffle. Information: 806-251-5111

Monday

*Portales Municipal Schools social studies adoption presentation by Cengage – 8 a.m.-9 a.m. for grades 9-12; 9-10 a.m. for grades 6-8, boardroom, Central Office, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Materials on display for preview in the Portales High School library, 201 S. Knoxville Ave., Portales. Information: 575-356-7000

*Portales Municipal Schools social studies adoption presentation by Savvas – 10 a.m. for grades 9-12, Zia Room, Central Office Annex, 501 S. Abilene, Portales; 10 a.m. for grades 6-8, Roadrunner Room, Central Office Annex, 501 S. Abilene, Portales; 2 p.m. for grades K-5, boardroom, Central Office, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Materials on display for preview in the Portales High School library, 201 S. Knoxville Ave., Portales. Information: 575-356-7000


*Public input meeting for Curry County sports complex/rec center preliminary planning and design – 5:15 p.m., Commission Chambers, Curry County Administration Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Interested individuals also invited to complete an online input survey at https://forms.gle/HtwBaWA9595YuWXF8. Information: 575-763-6016

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

Tuesday

*Election Day – 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Curry County polling places: La Casa Senior Center, 1120 Cameo St., Clovis; Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis; North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis; Farmers Electric Cooperative, 3701 N. Thornton St., Clovis; Curry County Road Department (Road Barn), 1006 CR 6, Clovis; Pleasant Hill Fire Department, 304 SR 77, Texico; Grady Senior Citizens Center, 104 W. Main, Grady; Melrose City Hall, 105 E. Ave. B, Melrose; Texico Community Building, 215 N. Griffin, Texico. Roosevelt County polling places: Dora Senior Center, 401 Ave. B, Dora; Elida Community Center, 704 State St., Elida; Floyd Community Center, 1572 NM Highway 267, Floyd; Jake Lopez Community Center, 705 E. Lime St., Portales; Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Information: Curry County Clerk’s Office at 575-763-5591; Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office at 575-356-8562


*Blood drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. Information: 877-258-4825

*United States Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) staff mobile office hours – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Portales City Hall, 100 W. First St., Portales. Constituents are invited to meet with staff for any concerns about Social Security benefits, Medicare, immigration, veterans’ benefits, student loans, and other federal programs. Information: call Heinrich’s Roswell Office at 575-622-7113


*Portales Municipal Schools social studies adoption presentation by McGraw-Hill – 3:30 p.m. for grades K-5, Zia Room, Central Office Annex, 501 S. Abilene, Portales; 3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12, boardroom, Central Office, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Materials on display for preview in the Portales High School library, 201 S. Knoxville Ave., Portales. Information: 575-356-7000


*Afterschool S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math): Origami bookmarks — 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. 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

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

*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

*Teens and Tweens Programming: Game On: Board games and Xbox one free play – 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

Thursday

*Dollars for Donuts fundraiser – 6:30-8 a.m., Daylight Donuts, 2201 N. Prince St., Clovis. Law enforcement will be on hand receiving cash and check donations for the annual Cops and Kids shopping event. Checks should be made out to The Fraternal Order of Police or FOP. Donations are also welcome at the Clovis Police Department records office, 300 N. Connelly, Clovis, in sealed envelopes marked with Cops & Kids 2022. Information: call 575-763-9407 or 575-763-9401 or email [email protected] or [email protected]clovis.org


*Portales Public Library Shelf Indulgence book club — 5:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Discussion of “The Lost Apothecary” by Sarah Penner. Information: 575-356-3940

*Bunco game night – 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Limited seating; RSVPs encouraged. Information or to RSVP: Sara Williford at [email protected] or 575-763-9687

*ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” – 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theatre Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Lauren Gunderson; directed by Anne Beck. General admission $10; senior citizens (age 60 and up) and active military $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Play contains strong language and themes which may be inappropriate for younger and sensitive audience members. Information: 575-562-2377



Friday

*Veterans Day

*Veterans Day breakfast – 7-11 a.m., Dean Lucas American Legion Post 25, 2400 W. Seventh St., Clovis. Free to veterans. Information: 575-763-5392

*Veterans Day program and tribute to Blue Star Mothers – 10:30 a.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Sponsored by American Legion Post 31. Information: 575-760-3341

*ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” – 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theatre Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Lauren Gunderson; directed by Anne Beck. General admission $10; senior citizens (age 60 and up) and active military $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Play contains strong language and themes which may be inappropriate for younger and sensitive audience members. Information: 575-562-2377

Saturday

*Clovis MainStreet Children’s Entrepreneur Fair – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., MainStreet courtyard and parking lot, Eighth and Main Streets, Clovis. Event allows for kids to develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then sell at the downtown marketplace. Sponsored by Clovis MainStreet. Information: https://www.childrensbusinessfair.org/clovis or call 602-791-1400

*Veterans parade: “Be One for Veterans” – 10 a.m., Main Street going south from Hilltop Plaza, Clovis. Information: Clovis/Curry County Chamber at 575-763-3435 or John Montano at 575-760-4530

*Second annual Curry/Roosevelt Counties Eastern New Mexico Alzheimer’s Walk – 10 a.m.-noon, Greyhound Arena, ENMU, 1500 S. Ave. K, Portales. Wear purple to bring awareness. Information or to donate: https://act.alz.org/goto/curryrooseveltcountywalk

*2022 Holiday Bazaar Presented by Salvage & Sparkle – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. More than 70 area crafters and artisans, plus direct sales representatives and local businesses. Information: 575-935-5000

*Thankful for a Friend pet adoption event – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., PetSmart, 601 Texas St., Clovis. Dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens available through Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws; all are up-to-date on shots, spayed/neutered, microchipped. Information: [email protected]

*Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Sons of the Pioneers”— 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 military/senior/student. Advance tickets available at CCC cashier’s office. Marshall Auditorium box office opens at 6 p.m .; cash or check only. Information: CCC cashier’s office at 575-769-4031

*ENMU Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking presents “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” – 7 p.m., Mainstage, University Theatre Center, ENMU, Portales. Written by Lauren Gunderson; directed by Anne Beck. General admission $10; senior citizens (age 60 and up) and active military $7; free to ENMU students with ID. Play contains strong language and themes which may be inappropriate for younger and sensitive audience members. Information: 575-562-2377

Ongoing

*The Remnant Trust display of old and rare manuscripts – through December 9, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Traveling collection of manuscripts and works dealing with individual liberty and human dignity. Individual appointments and class tours also available for those who would like to handle the documents. Information: http://www.enmu.edu/RemnantTrust or 575-562-2624

*Pintores Art League Artist of the Month displaying for November and December at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Veronica Geoff with oils and watercolors. Information: 806-946-9221

*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

To place an item on the events calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or e-mail: [email protected]

 
 

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