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Bataan Memorial Rededication to take place April 9, 2022

The events around the rededication of the Bataan Memorial at Bataan Memorial Park near Santa Clara, NM, will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Please see the PDF below for details.

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Grant County Community Foundation to host fundraising event. Must RSVP

top secret

Join us for
Covert Event—with an Overt Intent!
Grant County's
Most Exciting Event of 2022
Friday, April 29, 6 pm

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Join the Grant County Community Foundation for this year's biggest event — and a night to remember!

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Ribbon Cutting-El Grito Del Bosque

It is finally time to celebrate the opening of El Grito Del Bosque Childcare Center with El Grito, Grant County, FMI, United Way and ECECD. It has been a collaborative effort on behalf of the families in Grant County. Come Celebrate with us the beautiful place for our children to come!!

Wednesday April 6, 2022

2609 Camino Del Bosque, Silver City, NM 88061

  • 11:00 am Ribbon Cutting- NM ECECD Secretary Groginsky and Grant County Commissioner Chris Ponce
  • 11:30 am  Light lunch at the Front Lobby of Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center

Save the Date: Continental Divide Trail Days in Silver City!

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition will once again return to Silver City to host the 6th annual Continental Divide Trail Days from April 22-24, 2022. 

The celebrations include a speaker series and CDT Community Fiesta on Friday, April 22; a festival in Gough Park in partnership with Gila Earth Day on Saturday, April 23; and community hikes on the CDT on Sunday, April 24. 

If you're interested in volunteering for Earth Days or want to register as a vendor, email Callie Smith, Community Engagement Coordinator at CDTC at outreach@continentaldividetrail.org 

Find out more about Trail Days at continentaldividetrail.org/trail-days-2022/. 

Gila Earth Day X Continental Divide Trail Days April 23, 2022

ged flower the tortoiseIndi Blake of the Silver City Watershed Keepers introduces Flower the tortoise to new friends at a previous Gila Earth DayThis year’s Gila Earth Day will be celebrated in conjunction with Continental Divide Trail Days on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Gough Park in Silver City. More than 30 organizations and businesses will showcase their mission, services, or green products for your yard, home, and outdoor recreation. After a two-year pandemic hiatus, we’ll be returning to an in-person event this year with lots of organizations, vendors, and activities in Gough Park. 

This year’s theme, Invest In Our Planet, focuses on the urgent need to address the rapid onslaught of climate change. “The government and businesses must accelerate the response now, because the climate crisis is increasingly damaging economies, increasing scarcity, draining profits, and impacting us all.

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Competitive Trail Ride in April - Get Ready NOW

The Gila Chapter of Back Country Horsemen are sponsoring a Competitive Trail Ride sanctioned by the North American Trail Ride Conference on April 22-24 on the 67,000 acre NAN Ranch in Faywood, NM.

A NATRC competitive trail ride is a timed event with distances ranging from 20 miles for Novice Division to 30 miles for Open Division. Two judges for the event include a veterinarian and an accomplished distance rider, both NATRC-approved judges.

A Competitive Trail Ride is not a race. The time allotted to finish can be accomplished by walking and extended trotting over a course with varied terrain and natural obstacles. Awards for horses and mules are given for soundness, condition, trail ability, and manners.

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Famed Tour of the Gila Road Cycling Event Returns April 27–May 1

Event Adds Live Streaming for 2022

Silver City, NM – February 24, 2022 – Silver City’s iconic Tour of the Gila road cycling event will take place April 27–May 1, 2022. The USA Cycling sanctioned five-stage event is one of the top cycling events in the world and allows participants a highly competitive atmosphere, while taking in the sights of Silver City and surrounding areas.

Featuring over 10,000 feet of climbing and difficult descents over the course of five days, the famed Tour of the Gila is one of the most challenging road races in the United States, attracting a mix of professional and amateur cyclists from across the globe. The Tour of the Gila features two professional races—the UCI Men’s race and the UCI Women’s race—as well as seven categories for amateurs.

New this year, Visit Silver City has partnered with Listen Live to offer a live audio and video broadcast of the UCI Women’s and UCI Men’s Criterium races on Saturday, April 30. Coverage will run from 2–7pm at www.tourofthegila.com and will feature interviews, race updates, and live announcing.

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“Let’s Rock Broadway” starring the Diamonds

diamondsThe Grant County Community Concert Association presents The Diamonds in concert in a brand new program – Let’s Rock Broadway! on Friday Feb. 25, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater. The concert will feature hits from your favorite Broadway musicals, such as – Jersey Boys, Grease, Mamma Mia and Motown. The program will also include their signature hits, “Silhouettes,” “The Stroll” and “Little Darlin” 

The Diamonds rocketed to fame in 1957 with their first hit “Little Darlin”. Through the years The Diamonds have learned one important lesson—the durability of this classic rock and roll music is as much about the future as it is about the past. As a result, The Diamonds continue to expand their audience to this day, performing in a variety of venues and settings worldwide. “We’ve been pleased to find a growing audience among all age groups. They love songs they can understand, remember and actually sing the words to—today, tomorrow, or even 20 years from now.” Though the members have changed the harmonies and fast-paced, highly professional performance still brings the audience to their feet in an instantaneous ovation.

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