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Community Calendar / 22 August 2014

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Friday 22 August 2014

  • Gila EDA Roundtable
    8 a.m. Grant County Admin. Building, 1400 Hwy 180 E. Presentations by Diane Barrett, a 3rd-generation chef and owner of Diane’s restaurant. Also Dawn and Billy Donnell, owners/operators of the Bear Creek Cabins in Pinos Altos.
  • Grade Court Open House
    8 – 8:45 a.m. 6th Judicial District Court House, 201 N. Cooper St. Main courtroom. Come to the Open House and find out what Grade Court is all about. Meet the judges and the staff. Frida Gonzalez, 360-255-1825 or Margaret Begay, 575-574-4035.
  • Basic Computer Skills Class Series
    2 – 4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Classes every Wednesday and Friday from July 30 – August 22 by WNMU Adult Education Services. Covers computer hardware basics, computer operation basics, Internet and E-mailing, and Microsoft Office basics. Free. Register at the first class session or call Adult Education Services at 574-5101 to register. Limit 14 students.
  • Guided, group meditation with Jeff Goin
    5:30 – 6:15 pm Billy Casper Wellness Center 300 E. 16th St. During the month of August, meditations will also be held every Friday. No experience necessary; free and open to the public.  313-4087.
  • Nostros – End of Summer Concert
    5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Old James Stadium, 1000 W. College Ave. Silver City. Opening act is the Illusion Band and main act is Nosotros at 7:30. Drink sales provided by Little Toad Creek. Food vendors. Bring your own lawn chair. $1 donation at the gate. Students free.

Saturday 23 August 2014

  • Silver City Farmer’s Market
      8:30-12pm, Saturdays. Downtown Bullard & 7th St – Local produce, eggs, fresh local meats, landscape plants, baked goods, various home-grown local products, food vendors. Live music.
  • 2nd Annual Summer Garden Flower Fiesta
    9am – Noon / Silver City Farmers’ Market / Enter at 7th & Bullard Streets / A celebration of flower gardening!  Pick local fresh flowers from your garden, create a breathtaking bouquet & then donate your creation to the Fiesta for a silent auction.  The donation of your bouquet and proceeds from the silent auction will benefit YOUR community Radio station… GMCR / KURU / Then stroll among all the entries, pick your favorite and bid on it in the silent auction AND cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award winners who will receive prizes / Visit for details / Contact Monica Rude – 535.2860 –
  • Fort Bayard 148th Birthday
    9:30 a.m. – Noon. Fort Bayard. Tour, old fashioned toys and games for children of all ages, book signings, and birthday cake. Free. Donations accepted. 575-388-4477
  • Dao Yin Chi Gung + Push Hands
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m. NM College of Natural Healing, 310 West 6th Street, Silver City. One day intensive with Dr. Robert Carpenter, DOM. $45/person. Glenn 575-956-5038 or
  • Farmfest- Cold Cash Blues Band
    4 p.m. Little Toad Creek Inn & Tavern, Lake Roberts Hwy 35. The festival will feature local artisans, live music outdoors, and lunch and dinner menus featuring local produce and meats. Free. Open to Public. Dining and Lodging reservations recommended. 575-536-9649 or
  • Scott van Linge
    6:30 p.m. Diane’s Parlor, 510 N. Bullard St. Blues, country, rock & roll oldies. Free.
  • Chautauqua Performance
    7 p.m. New Deal Theater, Fort Bayard. “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” by Van Ann Moore. Free. Donations accepted.
  • Twisted Vine Refugee Support Group
    8 p.m. Old Elks Club, 315 N. Texas St. Monthly get-together. Entertainment by Rhythm Mystic. Please bring your own food and drink. Door charge is $10 per person. Contact Jim at to get on the door list.
  • Stars-N-Parks
    Sunset 7:43 p.m. City of Rocks State Park. 327 Hwy 61, Faywood (up the path behind the Orion Group Campground). Take a guided tour of the heavens compliments of the Silver City astronomy society. Program will be 8:55 p.m. – 10:25 p.m. Approach the viewing area with parking lights only and bring a red flashlight. Presenter: Matt Wilson.

Sunday 24 August 2014

  • Service at UUFSC
    10 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, 3845 N. Swan Street. Nancy Cliff will lead us in a “Conversation with Ourselves.” There will be coffee and conversation, with light refreshments, after the service.
  • Farmfest- Rhythm Mystic
    4 p.m. Little Toad Creek Inn & Tavern, Lake Roberts Hwy 35. The festival will feature local artisans, live music outdoors, and lunch and dinner menus featuring local produce and meats. Free. Open to Public. Dining and Lodging reservations recommended. 575-536-9649 or
  • Presentation and Book Signing
    2-3 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. Sanatoriums of New Mexico with Richard Melzer. 538-5921 or

Monday August 25, 2014

  • Silver City New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
    12:05 p.m. the First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan, Silver City. Meets on Mondays. 575-537-3141
  • Disability Advisory Council
    3:30 p.m. Health Council office, 214 N. Black St. Open to the public to anyone with concerns or issues regarding disabilities in Grant County. 388-1198
  • Women’s Ecstatic Dance
    6-7:15 p.m. Sufi Dance Center on Juniper St., Silver City. Open movement/dancing to music, non verbal. $5 rental donation. Amy 654-9081.

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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