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2021
September, 2021
  • 17th Annual Gila River Festival   ::  Education

    Online registration is available for the 17th Annual Gila River Festival (Re)Connect with the River scheduled for September 16 - 19, 2021 in Silver City, NM, the Gila National Forest, and along the Gila River. Visit www.gilariverfestival.org to check out the full schedule and register ...   

    Location  Grant County Art Guild Annex

  • WILL Lunch and Learn: Uncovering Chihuahua Hill  ::  Education

    In a hybrid session on Zoom and in person, new museum Curator Javier Marrufo will give an overview of the museum's upcoming oral history project on Chihuahua Hill. Marrufo will present information on the Chihuahua Hill area as well as ...   

    Location  Silco Theater

  • 17th Annual Gila River Festival   ::  Education

    Online registration is available for the 17th Annual Gila River Festival (Re)Connect with the River scheduled for September 16 - 19, 2021 in Silver City, NM, the Gila National Forest, and along the Gila River. Visit www.gilariverfestival.org to check out the full schedule and register ...   

    Location  Grant County Art Guild Annex

  • Water Quality Monitoring Event  ::  Education

    Community members are welcome to join the Silver City Watershed Keepers to monitor one site or all four sites along San Vicente Creek. We will be meeting at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center and the event will take place from ...   

  • WILL Lunch and Learn: Seed Saving Made Easy  ::  Education

    Presenter Alex Gonzales will teach the basics of seed collecting, saving and storage in a way that is approachable for anyone wanting to begin their own process toward a garden from locally saved seeds and/or begin contributing to the Southwest ...   

    Location  WNMU Global Resource Center ABC Room

October, 2021
  • Dark Sky Photography Class  ::  Education

    Have you ever looked at dark sky photographs and wonder how the photographer managed to capture such beautiful imagery? Well, the Gila National Forest wants to help you with some fun tips on how to take night sky photos. The Gila ...   

    Contact  ellyse.deldin@usda.gov 

  • WILL Lunch and Learn: State of the Town: Why Strong Local Government is Important  ::  Education

    City Manager Alex Brown will explain how the Town of Silver City provides residents and visitors with an incredible array of services and amenities. Brown, the  long-serving town manager, will give his perspectives on how local government works to support the safety, ...   

    Location  WNMU Global Resource Center ABC Room

  • Gila Wild and Scenic Rivers of Opportunity Conference  ::  Education

    Join New Mexico Wild, our partners, and local community members for the Gila Wild and Scenic Rivers of Opportunity Conference in Silver City October 7-9. We will celebrate the Gila River with the communities of Grant County while showcasing the area's ...   

    Contact  nathan@nmwild.org

  • Educational events - U.S. Army of the West travels through SW NM  ::  Education

    Three events on Saturday, Oct. 9 include from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard for small camp display and portrayal of experiences during the U.S. Army of the West visits through the area by Kevin Henson. 5 p.m. Silver ...   

    Location  Fort Bayard Museum

    Contact  575-388-4477

  • WILL Lunch and Learn: The Women In Arts Series — A History and Featured Artist  ::  Education

    The presenter will be Faye McCalmont, WNMU Office of Cultural Affairs while Diane Marsh will be the featured artist. The mission of the WNMU Office of Cultural Affairs is to provide experiences in the arts to foster creative thinking and cultural ...   

    Location  WNMU Global Resource Center ABC Room

  • GNPS Virtual Program, “Agave Restoration Projects for Bat Conservation”  ::  Education

    Join Bat Conservation International’s Dan Taylor for a program describing efforts to restore Agave palmeri and Agave parryi in southwestern New Mexico to support nectivorous bat populations. This subject should attract flora and fauna lovers alike (as well as anyone ...   

    Contact  gilanative@gmail.com

  • WILL Lunch and Learn: The Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark  ::  Education

    You may participate on Zoom and in-person participants, upon entering the grounds, should stay to the right at the fork. The theater sits to the east side of the parade ground. Presenters will be Sheila Hudman, clerk/treasurer for the Village ...   

    Location  Old Fort Bayard Theater at Santa Clara

  • Magen Warlick Horsemanship Clinic   ::  Education

    After a long pause in organized horse activities, we will again welcome Magen Warlick, world wide clinician, to help us gain trust, control, leadership, and respect concerning our equine partners. It's an honor to have her here in Silver City.  In ...   

    Contact  Valerie Geesaman 575-313-9997 or email VGeesaman@AOL.com

  • Magen Warlick Horsemanship Clinic   ::  Education

    After a long pause in organized horse activities, we will again welcome Magen Warlick, world wide clinician, to help us gain trust, control, leadership, and respect concerning our equine partners. It's an honor to have her here in Silver City.  In ...   

    Contact  Valerie Geesaman 575-313-9997 or email VGeesaman@AOL.com

  • Magen Warlick Horsemanship Clinic   ::  Education

    After a long pause in organized horse activities, we will again welcome Magen Warlick, world wide clinician, to help us gain trust, control, leadership, and respect concerning our equine partners. It's an honor to have her here in Silver City.  In ...   

    Contact  Valerie Geesaman 575-313-9997 or email VGeesaman@AOL.com

November, 2021
  • OPEN HOUSE at SWAG Bookstore and Thrift Shop  ::  Education

    All School Employees, homeschoolers, and preschool care givers are invited to an Open House at the Thrift Shop and Bookstore of the SouthWest Adolescent Group (SWAG) on Saturday, Nov. 6 between the hours of 10am and 3pm.  Refreshments will be ...   

  • WILL Lunch and Learn: Mining at the Margins: Booms and Busts in Old Hachita  ::  Education

    With presenter Dr. Neal W. Ackerly, Mining in the Old Hachita district began as early as 1871 and accelerated throughout the late 19th century. The initial focus was on extracting turquoise, but operations quickly shifted to an emphasis on gold ...   

    Location  Silco Theater

  • Museum & WILL Present talk on Mining Ghost Town  ::  Education

    Dr. Neal Ackerly will speak on the mining ghost town near our southern border known as Hachita -- where turquoise, ore, and rough justice combined for a potent story that strikes at the heart of Western settlement. The event is co-sponsored by ...   

    Location  Silco Theatre

  • Online Narcan Training  ::  Education

    For Grant and Hidalgo counties: Narcan is a life-saving drug that can temporarily reverse an opioid overdose. Save a life - have Narcan on-hand and learn how to use it! Registration required. Online training, Zoom link sent once registered. Contact ...   

December, 2021
  • Museum Hosts Talk on Guadalupe as Borderland Icon  ::  Education

    Silver City Museum invites artist and researcher Diana Molina to the Silco Theatre to speak on Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Virgen Morena, her story, and her cultural significance. In addition to the Silco, guests can attend this program online via ...   

    Location  Silco Theatre

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