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Friday 31 January 2014

  • Opening reception for “Captured!”
    2:30pm – 4:30pm / Mimbres Region Arts Council Gallery in the Wells Fargo Bank Building / A photo show featuring the nature photography of FeVa Fotos and guest photographers from Silver City Photo Club / The exhibit runs from January 31 – February 28 – Tuesday thru Friday – 9:30am – 5pm
  • “Train-the-Trainers” session: Watershed & Gila River Natural History
    3:30pm – 5pm / Aldo Leopold HS / Are you interested in volunteering with the Gila Conservation Education Center? / Naturalist and educator Tricia Hurley provides training on GCEC’s Watershed & Gila River Natural History trunks / Adrienne 505.819.9651 / 388.8265 /
  • Spaghetti Supper
    3:30pm – 7pm / Silver High Cafeteria / Meat or meatless sauce over noodles / Side salad with dressing / Fresh baked bread sticks and brownies / Carry out orders available / Benefits chess equipment and chess books / Mike Giusto / 956.3138
  • Professor Gall
    7:30pm / Buckhorn Saloon – Pinos Altos / Alternative Rock from Tuscon / Free

Saturday 1 February 2014

  • Civil Rights Movement Presentation
    11am / Silver City Public Library – 515 W College Ave / James Gillespie pushes the limits interactive discussion series / First session focuses on themes of survival and Clive Cussler’s book Arctic Drift / Free / Sign up required / 538.3672 or
  • Tom (Houndog) Romancik
    2pm – 4pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House / Music / Free
  • Astronomical Observations at the City of Rocks
    Sunset / City of Rocks / Please use only red flashlights / Approach the Orion Group Campsite with only your car parking lights / Dress warmly in layers / Free /

Sunday 2 February 2014

  • The Life, Times, Discoveries and Explanation of Natural Selection:
    Charles Darwin’s Contribution to the Life Sciences
    10am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City – 3845 N Swan Street / Dr Jack Carter speaks on Charles Darwin / Learn about his life and contribution to living things on Earth / Coffee and conversation after the service

Monday 3 February 2014

  • Laughter Club
    12:15pm – 12:45pm / Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – Texas & 7th Streets / Use the physical act of laughter to enhance your health / No jokes are used but lots of breathing, laughing and clapping / Laughter relaxes the body and mind and protects the heart, boosts your immune system, improves your mood and even relieves stress / Sponsored by the Active & Alive program / Free / Mary Ann Finn – 388.0243 / Meets the first, third and fifth Monday of the month

Tuesday 4 February 2014

  • The Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon
    Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / A speaker will talk about issues of community interest / Guests are welcome / Lunch available

Wednesday 5 February 2014

  • Curbside Consulting
    9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation / 902 Santa Rita Street – 2nd floor conference room / Consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez – 534.0101 – x2108 –
  • Christian Writers
    10am – Noon / Messiah Lutheran Church – 2501 N Swan St / Christians who write poetry, fiction, and nonfiction are invited to participate / or Carolyn 388.1246
  • WILL Lunch and Learn – Downtown Silver City: Past, Present, and Future
    Noon / WNMU Global Resource Center – ABC Room – 12th & Kentucky / Lee Gruber – Syzygy Tile, Tom Hester – Silver City Museum volunteer, and George Julian Dworin – Executive Director of the Silver City Arts and Cultural District / Buying local has been a Silver City issue for a long time, as the talk’s introductory film from the 1930’s shows / Bring a sack lunch or just bring yourself! / 538.6835 or
  • Gin Rummy
    1pm / Yankie Creek Coffee House – 112 W Yankie Street at Texas / Everyone invited / Free
  • Gila / Mimbres Community Radio & Civil Discourse present
    Silver City Municipal Elections Candidate Forum
    6:30 – 8pm / Gila Mimbres Community Radio – 519 B North Bullard Street / Broadcast live on KURU 89.1 FM and on the web at / Live in the studio with Civil Discourse host & moderator Jamie Newton, Gila Community Forum publisher John Crow and author/journalist Richard Mahler / All candidates for all offices have accepted our invitation
  • Trivia Night
    7pm / Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery – Broadway and Bullard / Every Wednesday with quizmaster Josh White / Food and Refreshments available / no cover charge / Prizes of gift certificates for $15 and $25 / Team of six people max

Thursday 6 February 2014

  • Brown Bag Program / Walk With Me at Chaco Canyon
    Noon / Silver City Museum Annex – 302 W Broadway / Tom Vaughan – former Chaco Culture National Historical Park superintendent shares the story of Chaco Canyon through images captured during a hike in the park this past spring / Learn about the setting of Chaco in the San Juan Basin, the environment of the canyon and the evidence of the works the ancestral Puebloans almost 1,000 years ago
  • Inequality for All: A film by Robert Reich
    6:30pm / WNMU Global Resource Center / Moderated discussion following / Sponsored by a group of local citizens / Free / Trailer

Friday 7 February 2014

  • Retired Educators Association
    11:30am / The Red Barn Steakhouse – 708 Silver Height Blvd / All retired educators from any state are welcome / Ruth Nagel 534.3782 or Jewel Burke 539.2274
  • SW New Mexico Audubon Society
    7pm / WNMU Harlan Hall – corner of 12th St and Alabama / SWNM Audubon meeting Christopher Rusty presents eBird, a tool for birders which helps keep track of your bird lists, from local to worldwide / Light refreshments / 388.2386
  • Nunsense
    7pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / Theater Group NM in conjunction with WNMU performs the Dan Goggin musical / Directed by Antonio Zapata / Tickets at Alotta Gelato and at the door / WNMU students with student ID admitted free

Saturday 8 February 2014

  • Gila/Mimbres Community Radio Open House
    10am – 4pm / 519 N Bullard Suite B / See what all the fuss is about at KURU 89.1 FM /
  • Children’s Valentine Craft Class
    11am – 1pm / Bayard Public Library – 252 Central Ave / Children of all ages are invited to join the fun! / An adult care-giver must accompany children aged 9 or younger at all times while at the library
  • Chocolate Fantasia
    11am – 4pm / Downtown Silver City / Mimbres Region Arts Council /
  • Nunsense
    7pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / Theater Group NM, in conjunction with WNMU, performs the Dan Goggin musical / Directed by Antonio Zapata / Tickets at Alotta Gelato and at the door / WNMU students with student ID admitted free
  • Valentine Benefit Dance
    Doors 7pm – Dance 8pm / Saint Christopher Knights of Columbus Hall – 1301 Swan Street / A benefit for the Hyde Family who lost their home in a house fire / Mr Hyde was himself a 1st responder / Music by Onda Chicana / Auction and BYOB / Sponsored by Silver City Armaduras Club

Sunday 9 February 2014

  • Nunsense
    7pm / WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater / Theater Group NM in conjunction with WNMU performs the Dan Goggin musical / Directed by Antonio Zapata / Tickets at Alotta Gelato and at the door / WNMU students with student ID admitted free

Monday 10 February 2014

  • Silver City Grant County Widowed Persons Service
    10:30pm / Glad Tidings Church / Presentation about Genealogy research on the computer / Lunch available / All singles are welcome / 537.3643

To include an event on the calendar please send your request to and include the following information:

  • Event name
  • Date and time
  • Location with physical address
  • Short description if desired
  • Cost, if any
  • Contact name / phone / email / URL

If you have a recurring event, please send monthly notices which should include the date(s) and requested information from above.

Note that the list is compiled from list serve participants, various community calendars, and area postings. GCCHC and GMCR do not take responsibility for any missing/incorrect events and we retain the right to exclude unsuitable events.

For additional info contact Kendra Milligan / Public Relations Liaison / Grant County Community Health Council / 388.1198 x10 /

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