Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Events calendar - June 18

Today

*Father’s Day

*Juneteenth Community Celebration – 10 a.m., Hillcrest Park, 1001 Sycamore St., Clovis. Sponsored by United Ministerial Fellowship of Clovis and MECA Therapies. Program, lunch, afternoon activities. Vendors encouraged to apply for space by June 12; must supply a raffle prize worth at least $50. Information: Alisia Johnson at 575-763-9517 or 575-693-7316

*Pride Kick-Off: Chalk It Up to Pride – 3 p.m., sidewalks at two locations: Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis, and Do Drop In, 123 S. Main St., Portales. Decorate sidewalks for upcoming Pride events. Chalk provided. Information: [email protected]

Monday

*Juneteenth

*Free movie: “Zootopia” (2016, PG, 1 hour, 48 minutes) – 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*United Way of Eastern NM Women United Luncheon – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Program by Sistar Yancey of Christian Believers Education. Tickets: $20 for Women United members; $25 for non-members. Reserve and pay online by texting WURSVP to 4144 or visit http://www.unitedwayenm.org/luncheon

*Reading Beyond Borders storytime – 2-3 p.m., Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages pre-k through grade 3 and accompanied by a caregiver; free; no registration required. Information: [email protected] or 575-562-2638

*Roosevelt County on Cloth work session – 5:30-6:30 p.m., Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Explore Roosevelt County history and landmarks through images on cloth. Stitch, work with fabric markers, fabric paint, or other media. All ages welcome; children need adult supervision. Basic supplies provided. Free; no registration required. Information: [email protected] or 575-562-2638

*Family Movie Night at the Library: “Selma” (2014; PG13; 2 hours, 8 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

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

*Let’s Work Together: “Create-Yours” – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Crafts and experiments for second through sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

*Gardening and pollination workshop – 1:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Presented by Zandy Bunch, Extension Nutrition Educator, Curry County Extension Office. Information: 575-769-7840

*BFF 411 – Trivia Challenge – 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Young adult summer reading program; open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940

*Coloring and Zentangle for Relaxation – 5-7 p.m., Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to 13 and up; coloring pencils and sheets provided. Free; no registration required. Information: [email protected] or 575-562-2638

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

Wednesday

*Clovis-Carver Public Library Page Turners book club — 10 a.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “The March: Book One” by Andrew Aydin and John Lewis. Information: 575-763-9687

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

*Gather ‘Round for Storytime: “Happy Campers” – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Preschool storytime. Information: 575-356-3940

*Read with Lunabelle the therapy dog – 11 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*Movie Madness: “McFarland, USA” (PG, 129 minutes) – 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Young adult summer reading program; open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940

*Nothing to See Here, But Lots To Talk About – 5:15 p.m., Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Discussion of “Nothing To See Here” by Kevin Wilson. Open to ages 18 and up; copies available for checkout at the GSSC. Information: [email protected] or 575-562-2638

*Drag Queen story hour – 6-7:30 p.m., Clovis Youth Recreation Building, 1504 E. Seventh St., Clovis. Free, family-friendly event for all ages; sponsored by Eastern New Mexico Rising. Refreshments will be served. Information: [email protected]

Thursday

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

*Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cannon Room, Plains Regional Medical Center, 2100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments strongly recommended; all donors must arrive wearing masks. All June donors automatically entered into a drawing to win one of two $10,000 prepaid gift cards. Information: 877-258-4825

*Now Presenting: Jamie O’Hara: The Magic Guy – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Guest performer; open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

*Special Guest: Jamie O’Hara: The Magic Guy – 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Young adult summer reading program; open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940

*Clovis-Carver Public Library Spoiler Alert young adult book club — 5 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “I Kill Giants” by Joe Kelly. Information: 575-763-9687

*Trivia Night – 6 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

Friday

*Friday Flix: “Over the Hedge” (2006, PG, 83 minutes) – 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Movie and popcorn; open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

*New Mexico Caregivers Coalition Community Listening Session – 11-12:30 p.m., Clotfelter Multipurpose Room, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Professional caregivers and those who provide paid or unpaid care to family members are asked to attend. Care recipients and consumers also encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served. Free, but pre-registration is encouraged. Call 505-867-6046 or pre-register at https://bit.ly/3HuRF2P. Information: NMCC at 505-867-6046

*Portales Pride March – 5 p.m., Portales courthouse square to ENMU campus. Free and open to all. Sponsored by Eastern New Mexico rising. Information: [email protected]

*Comedians Caryn Carson and Cody Dove – 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., 311 Entertainment, 311 S. Main St., Portales. All ages welcome to 7 p.m. show; 9 p.m. show is adults only. Tickets $25; available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/311-entertainment-66072652513. Courtyard bar open 5-10 p.m. for drinks and snacks.

*Big Gay Movie Night: “Love, Simon” (2018, PG13; 1 hour 50 minutes) – 7:30 p.m., upstairs at A.J.’s Wings, 107 W. Second St., Portales. Free movie and popcorn; additional food and drinks available for purchase. Information: [email protected]

Saturday

*Yard sale to benefit Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws – 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 812 John Doe St., Clovis. Lots of new animal related items; cash donations also welcome. All proceeds got to vetting animals. Information: email to [email protected]

*Aldo Leopold’s Journey– 10 a.m., Hillcrest Park, 1001 Sycamore St., Clovis. Chautauqua presentation by Steve Morgan in character as the author/conservationist. Meet in the grove behind the dog park; limited seating provided; bring your own chairs. Presented by Clovis-Carver Public Library Adult Services, and funded in part by the New Mexico Humanities Council, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Information: 575-769-7840

*Clovis Pride Parade – 10 a.m., Main Street from 14th Street south to Grand Avenue. Information: [email protected]

*Junque in the Trunk Fest – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Junque in the Trunk, 886 CR 13, Clovis (near the intersection of Norris and Wilhite, across from Mesa Elementary parking lot). More than 25 local vendors with vintage and upcycled treasures. Information: 575-799-6613

*Learn to play cribbage – noon-3 p.m., Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to anyone 13 and up who knows how to play cribbage or wants to learn. Free; no registration required. Information: [email protected] or 575-562-2638

*Family PrideFest – noon-4 p.m., Hillcrest Park, 1001 Sycamore St., Clovis. Free family event with vendors, food trucks, live music, etc.. Information: [email protected]

*Duct tape craft – 2 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*Lunar observations with the Clovis Astronomy Club – 7-10 p.m., main parking lot, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

*Drag On Main – 7 p.m., Levine’s Garden, 414 N. Main St., Clovis. $5 cover charge; open to 18 and over. Information: [email protected]

Ongoing

*Community art exhibition – regular library hours through July 28, Runnels Gallery, ENMU Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Juried exhibition featuring the works of 24 local artists in various media. Closing reception on July 28. Information: 575-562-2189

*La Casa Family Health Center Summer Food Service Program – Mondays through Fridays beginning May 30 and running through Aug. 2 in Clovis and Aug. 4 in Portales. All meals are grab and go; children must be present to receive meals. Clovis breakfast: 7:45-9 a.m., CHS Freshman Academy; 8:30-10 a.m., Arts Academy at Bella Vista, Dennis Chavez Park, Doc Stewart Pavilion, Highland Park, Maria’s Montessori School, First United Methodist Church, Homestead Site, Jaslynn’s Daycare, Patrick Sandoval Park, Potter Park, Salvation Army, Sandia Elementary, St. John’s Baptist Church, Westbrook Baptist Church, Windy Plains, Youth Recreation Building. Clovis lunch: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., all of the above sites plus Green Acres Lake, Lions Park, Rierson Park, Sunset Trailer Park, and Sunset Park. Portales breakfast: 8:30-10 a.m., Buena Vida Park, City Park, Lindsey Park, Morrison Park, Portales High School summer programs, and Rotary Park. Portales lunch: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., all of the sites above plus Alta Terra, and any camps or school programs. Melrose lunch: noon-1 p.m., Melrose Schools playground. Information: 575-359-3764

*Pintores Art League Artists of the Month displaying for May and June at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, are Ann Johnson and Sandi Chitwood with acrylics, oils, watercolors, and pastels. 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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