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Territorial Charter Day February 10, 2024

MayorLadner WifeSilver City Mayor Ken Ladner and his wife, Becky Smith, smile for the camera at last year’s Territorial Charter Ball. Tickets are on sale now for this year’s ball at the Silver City Museum Store and Vintage Fantasies in historic, downtown Silver City.Charter Celebration at the Silco and a Charter Ball at the Murray Hotel

Territorial Charter Daytime Celebrations at the Silco Theater

Territorial Charter Day celebrates the 146-year-old charter that incorporated Silver City as a town within the New Mexico Territory. This event marked the town's legal recognition, granting it the authority to establish local government and enact laws for its governance.

Join this year's celebrations on Saturday, February 10th at the Silco Theater in downtown Silver City from 1PM to 3PM.

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New Mexico State University Hosts Local Diabetes Classes

Classes Sponsored by New Mexico Department of Health

Adults with diabetes can learn how to make healthy, delicious meals at a Kitchen Creations cooking school. The next one will be from 11am-2pm on Wednesday’s, January 17, 24, 31 and February 7 at the HMS CHC, 1007 N. Pope Street, Silver City, NM 88061. This series of four classes will be taught by Lauren Baker, Grant County Extension Agent and Christine Cutbirth, RD, LD- HMS Registered Dietitian. Participants will learn food safety, how to plan meals, read food labels, manage carbohydrates and other tips. They will also prepare and sample recipes.

See flyer below

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Silver City’s 2024 Chocolate Fantasia, XOCOLATL: Mayan Chocolate

Silver City, NM – January 1, 2024 – The Mimbres Region Arts Council presents Chocolate Fantasia, XOCOLATL: Mayan Chocolate, on Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 11am to 4pm.
Saturday tickets are $25. Savor your chocolates and enjoy the music of Angelica Padilla and one-man band Flicker.  

This year we are excited to add a Friday night event at the Little Toad Brewery and Distillery: $55 gets you a flight of Desserts, Chocotorta, Mini Taco Salad Bowls, and a flight of alcohol pairing, with The Illusion band playing and Full access to the event on Saturday. 

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Grant County Bridges Project (NM FLAP SR35(1)

Public Information Meeting

Grant County Bridges Project (NM FLAP SR35(1)
Grant County near Mimbres, NM

The community is encouraged to attend the public information meeting.

The Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD), in cooperation with the New Mexico Department of Transportation and the United States Forest Service Gila National Forest, is proposing to implement proposed improvements to three bridges and one box culvert along New Mexico Route 35 (NM 35).

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18th Whitewater Mesa Fun Kite Flying Picnic

Save the Date!   Come fly a kite at Whitewater Mesa Fun Kite Flying Picnic

12 - 5pm,

6 April.2024 

See Flyer below

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GCCC Frisson Wind Ensemble concert - Live Music

FrissonWindGrant County Community Concert Association – Frisson Wind Ensemble concert - Live Music

Friday January 19

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The group’s name is taken from the French word Frisson which means “a sudden burst of excitement” or “a shiver and a thrill”.  This is the feeling/emotion concert goers can expect to experience at a concert by the Frisson Wind Ensemble.
The Frisson Wind Ensemble from New York City features the best and brightest rising stars of classical music. The ensemble is comprised of clarinet, oboe, bassoon and piano, and performs a wide variety of music for woodwinds and piano. Their concerts feature selections from
by Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Mozart, Beethoven, John Phillips Sousa, and more.

Location: WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater, 1101 N. Kentucky St

Contact: 575-538-5862, https://www.gcconcerts.org /

Bayard Baptist Church Christmas Candlelight Service and meal

ChristmasServiceMealBayard Baptist Church is having a Christmas Candlelight Service and meal on Saturday, 12/23/23 at 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited.

We are located at 601 Dayhill Street in Bayard.

Please call or text 505-916-7458 if you need anymore information.

Christmas Dance in Glenwood

Christmas Dance set for Dec. 23 in Glenwood
If you’re itchin’ to put on your dancing shoes or boots, head to Glenwood Saturday Dec. 23 for a Christmas dance featuring Bucky, Dee, Ty, Myron and Jesse. There will be live music, food and fun, according to organizers. There is no cover charge, just bring your favorite Christmas snack to share. The event is being held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Glenwood Community Center, 14 Menges Lane off Highway 180 in Glenwood.

See PDF flyer below:

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