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August 25, 2019 - August 31, 2019
August 25, 2019 - August 31, 2019
  • Deadline for 10-Minute Play Submissions  ::  Arts & Music

    Silver City playwrights are encouraged to submit 10-minute plays for consideration to Silver City Community Theatre’s (SCCT) “An Evening of 10-minute Plays.” August 25 is the deadline for submitting plays to thomaswleeper@gmail.com.   

    Contact  thomaswleeper@yahoo.com.

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • Now Showing at the Silco Theater  ::  Arts & Music

    "The Lion King" (PG) 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00pm   

    Location  Silco Theater

    Contact  www.thesilco.com or 575-956-6185

  • 10:00am - 11:00am  "Literacy Link - Leamos"  ::  Spiritual

    Program Director Mary Beth Folia will talk about the various programs Literacy Link - Leamos provides to our community. Based at the Silver City Public Library, This is a Family Program Sunday and today’s Children's Program is, ”Seeing Others With Awe.” ...   

    Location  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City

    Contact  uufellowshipofsilvercity@gmail.com or www.uufsc.com

  • 02:00pm  Movies at the Light Hall Theater  ::  Arts & Music

    "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" (PG-13)   

    Location  Light Hall Theatre

    Contact  movies.wnmu.edu

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • 11:00am  Laughter Yoga  ::  Health & Wellness

    Use the physical act of laughter to enhance your health. No jokes are used, but lots of breathing, laughing and clapping. Free.   

    Location  Lotus Center

    Contact  575-388-0243

  • 12:05pm - 01:00pm  New Hope Al-Anon Family Group  ::  Health & Wellness

    Al Anon Family Groups are for family and friends of alcoholics. This is an Open Meeting of Al-Anon.   

    Location  First Presbyterian Church

    Contact  575-313-7891

  • 07:00pm  Adult Ballet  ::  Health & Wellness

    Beginning level with career professional ballerina, Sallyann Mulcahy.   

    Location  Lotus Center

  • 07:00pm  Open Mic with Peter Dahl-Bredine  ::  Arts & Music

    Live music.   

    Location  Buckhorn Saloon

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • 12:00pm - 01:00pm  Retirement Age Challenges and Opportunities to be Topic for Rotary Meeting  ::  Social Events

    Kelduyn Garland, PhD, DD, will share her update on Erik Erikson’s eight stages of man, in a talk entitled “The 9th Age of (Hu)man.” Her talk will focus on the retirement stage of life and its challenges and opportunities. Members of the ...   

    Location  WNMU Sunset Room, 2nd Floor Cafeteria

  • 12:00pm - 12:55pm  Tai Chi: 8 Forms  ::  Health & Wellness

    WNMU Expressive Arts Pavilion (Behind FACT; in front of McCray Gallery). Outdoors, in the shade. Class suitable for all levels. Based on Yang style Tai Chi to improve balance and strength, Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Benches for sitting, but you ...   

    Location  WNMU Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporarly Art

    Contact  575-313-6883 or emikols@Q.com

  • 01:00pm - 03:00pm  Gilawriters Expressive Writing Group  ::  Arts & Music

    The Gilawriters Expressive Writing Group welcomes writers of all levels to participate. All writing is done during the session. Free. Endorsed by the Southwest Festival of the Written Word at www.swwordfiesta.or   

    Location  Silver City Visitor Center

    Contact  trish.heck@gmail.com or 575-534-0207

  • 04:00pm  Minecraft Club  ::  Kids' Activity

    Kids ages 6-12 are invited to play and explore collaboratively with Minecraft in a social setting. If you have a Minecraft account, bring your login information. If you do not, the library will provide a log-in for you. Free, no ...   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

    Contact  575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com

  • 05:00pm - 06:00pm  Yoga For Veterans  ::  Health & Wellness

    Free (active duty and military families as well). Every Tuesday Beginners level, very gentle. Held at the American Legion Hall. Park in the back and enter from that door. Sponsored by the Lotus Center, a community non-profit yoga studio.   

    Location  American Legion Post 18

  • 05:30pm  Zumba Fitness in Hurley  ::  Health & Wellness

    Zumba Fitness is a moderate-high intensity aerobic fitness class moving to Zumba choreography and inspired Latin music. All classes cost $3/class.   

    Location  Hurley Community Center

  • Curbside Consulting  ::  Education

    FREE! Help for non-profits or those considering one. Every Wednesday, by appointment only.    

    Location  College Plaza Suite #16

    Contact  575-597-0035 or email NRG@swchi.org

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • Now Showing at the Silco Theater  ::  Arts & Music

    "The Lion King" (PG) 4:00 & 7:00pm   

    Location  Silco Theater

    Contact  www.thesilco.com or 575-956-6185

  • 08:00am - 07:00pm  Child Support Enforcement Division to Extend Office Hours  ::  Health & Wellness

    The extended hours are an effort to help parents who can’t make it to our offices during 8-to-5 business hours.   

    Location  Child Support Enforcement Division Office

    Contact  1-800-288-7207

  • 09:00am - 12:00pm  Wednesday Farmers' Market  ::  Social Events

    All kinds of fresh produce available.   

    Location  Ace Hardware

  • 10:00am - 11:15am  Ballet for Adults: Body and Spirit  ::  Health & Wellness

    For more information on the class, please visit:http://www.lotuscentersc.org/classes-moving-arts/   

    Location  Lotus Center

  • 10:00am  First United Methodist Church Meditations Group  ::  Spiritual

    Pastor Jared Secret will lead a "Christian Meditation" Group. It will be a weekly meeting, and all are welcome to attend!   

    Location  First United Methodist Church

  • 10:30am  Storytime  ::  Kids' Activity

    Join us for stories, songs and rhymes, movement, and simple crafts. Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Free, no registration necessary.   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

    Contact  575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com

  • 01:00pm  Babytime, Sing and Play  ::  Kids' Activity

    Join us for stories, songs and rhymes, and movement for infants 0-24 months and their caregivers. Free, no registration necessary.   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

    Contact  575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com

  • 01:00pm  Gin Rummy  ::  Social Events

    Beginners welcome, experts challenged.   

    Location  Tranquil Buzz Coffee House

    Contact  575-534-9355

  • 01:00pm - 06:00pm  Republican Headquarters to be Open Wednesday  ::  Political

    Drop by and say hello.   

    Location  Republican Party Headquarters

  • 04:00pm - 05:00pm  Future Engineers  ::  Kids' Activity

    Creative construction fun with LEGO® bricks, K'NEX®, and Strawbees as well as STEAM activities to experiment with! This activity is geared toward children ages 6-12. Free, no registration necessary.   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

    Contact  575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com

  • 05:30pm - 06:45pm  Belly Dancing with Zoe Wolfe  ::  Health & Wellness

    Offered four Wednesdays in August. Attend one, some, or all four classes. No prior experience is necessary; everyone is welcome! $10 Drop-in, $8 w/ a Lotus class card.   

    Location  Lotus Center

    Contact  www.LotusCenterSC.org/Events

  • 06:00pm - 07:00pm  Al-Anon Family Group  ::  Health & Wellness

    This is an open meeting.   

    Location  Arenas Valley Church of Christ

    Contact  575-313-7891

  • 06:00pm  Spaghetti Night With Byron Trammell  ::  Arts & Music

    Live music   

    Location  Buckhorn Saloon

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • Now Showing at the Silco Theater  ::  Arts & Music

    "The Lion King" (PG) 4:00 & 7:00pm   

    Location  Silco Theater

    Contact  www.thesilco.com or 575-956-6185

  • 10:30am - 11:30am  Little Artist Club  ::  Kids' Activity

    Creative fun for children ages 5 and under! Free, no registration necessary.   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

    Contact  575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com

  • 12:00pm - 12:55pm  Tai Chi: 8 Forms  ::  Health & Wellness

    WNMU Expressive Arts Pavilion (Behind FACT; in front of McCray Gallery). Outdoors, in the shade. Class suitable for all levels. Based on Yang style Tai Chi to improve balance and strength, Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Benches for sitting, but you ...   

    Location  WNMU Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporarly Art

    Contact  575-313-6883 or emikols@Q.com

  • 04:00pm  WildWorks  ::  Kids' Activity

    Today we will be conducting "eggsperiments." Robots, electronics, games, crafting, 3D drawing, photo editing and more will be available. Experiment and create! Ages 10+, free, no registration necessary.   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

    Contact  575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com

  • 05:00pm  TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) #0288 Chapter Meeting  ::  Health & Wellness

    Starts with weigh in from 5:00 to 5:30 pm and our meeting starts at 5:30 pm. Come meet the members, get tips on getting started and think about joining us to make your life healthy. Use side door.   

    Location  First Presbyterian Church

    Contact  505-934-1182 or 303-902-8236

  • 05:30pm  Zumba Fitness in Hurley  ::  Health & Wellness

    Zumba Fitness is a moderate-high intensity aerobic fitness class moving to Zumba choreography and inspired Latin music. All classes cost $3/class.   

    Location  Hurley Community Center

  • Cosmic Campground Weekend  ::  Social Events

    Bring a friend, red filtered flashlight, very warm clothes, a lawn chair, and telescope and binoculars if you have them. Make new friends and enjoy the wonders of the night sky.   

    Location  Cosmic Campground

    Contact  www.cosmiccampground.org/

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • 08:30am - 10:30am  State Auditor Brian Colón to Host Open Office Hours  ::  Political

    Members of the public are encouraged to attend and meet with State Auditor Colón and Constituent Services staff to ask questions; submit a compliant; share concerns, thoughts, or ideas; or simply inquire about the work of the office. No appointment necessary, ...   

    Location  idalgo County Government Center

  • 11:00am - 02:00pm  WNMU Veterans Resource Fair  ::  Social Events, Education

    Free barbecue and guest speakers as well as organizations to provide resources for vets, such as career services, education, and health. Vets will also have an opportunity to discuss their needs so we can assist them in the future.   

    Location  WNMU PE Complex

    Contact  WNMU Veteran Services: 575-538-6208

  • 01:00pm - 03:00pm  State Auditor Brian Colón to Host Open Office Hours  ::  Political

    Members of the public are encouraged to attend and meet with State Auditor Colón and Constituent Services staff to ask questions; submit a compliant; share concerns, thoughts, or ideas; or simply inquire about the work of the office. No appointment necessary, ...   

    Location  Grant County Administration Center

  • 04:00pm - 07:00pm  Grant County Art Guild 6th Annual Southwest Birds Show Reception  ::  Arts & Music

    Seventeen members will present close to 30 diverse artistic interpretations of Southwest Birds. While at the reception enjoy Guitarist and Vocalist Dale Stephenson’s repertoire of Bird Songs. Enjoy food and beverage, mingle with the judge and artists, listen to announcement ...   

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    Location  Grant County Art Guild Gallery

  • 05:00pm  Carnitas, Musica y Mas  ::  Social Events

    $5 per day; $10 for all three days. Beer Garden, Food vendors, dance contests, car show, games and more. And lots of local music acts.   

    Location  Gough Park

  • 05:30pm - 07:30pm  Intro to the Labor Day Weekend Meditation Retreat  ::  Spiritual

    Join Allan Cooper for introductory public talk which will open our annual Labor Day Weekend Retreat, which concludes on Monday, September 2 at 11:30 AM. For a complete retreat schedule, please visit www.LotusCenterSC.org/Retreats/. Donations appreciated.   

    Location  Lotus Center

  • 05:30pm - 06:30pm  Women Embracing Recovery Al-Anon Meeting  ::  Health & Wellness

    We-R Group (a Women’s feelings meeting). Park on Ridge Loop; walk around the building to enter via side entrance to lower level. This meeting is limited to female Al-Anon members and prospective members   

    Location  La Clinica Health & Birth Center

    Contact  575-313-7891

  • 06:30pm  Gypsy Feet  ::  Arts & Music

    Live music.   

    Location  Buckhorn Opera House

  • Cosmic Campground Weekend  ::  Social Events

    Bring a friend, red filtered flashlight, very warm clothes, a lawn chair, and telescope and binoculars if you have them. Make new friends and enjoy the wonders of the night sky.   

    Location  Cosmic Campground

    Contact  www.cosmiccampground.org/

  • Labor Day Super Blitz and Saturation Saturday DWI Checkpoints  ::  Health & Wellness

    There will be multiple sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols throughout the state.   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

  • Now Showing at the Silco Theater  ::  Arts & Music

    "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" (R) 4:00 & 7:00pm   

    Location  Silco Theater

    Contact  www.thesilco.com or 575-956-6185

  • Pop-Up Fiber Gallery  ::  Arts & Music

    Fiber art featured will be hand knits, including garments and wonderfully creative creatures by Tina Salmon, Kathy Cole's contemporary quilted pieces, Vicki Sanow's wearable knits, Vicki Gadberry's fine hand dyed garments and fiber art cards worthy of framing, and Suzanne ...   

    Location  400 N. Bullard St.

    Contact  www.fiberartscollective.org.

  • Silver City Public Library Will be Closed for the Labor Day Holiday  ::  Legal Notices

    Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 3. Mondays - Thursdays, 9:00am to 6:00pm; Fridays, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturdays, 10:00am to 2:00pm   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

  • 08:00am - 01:00pm  Glenwood Street Market  ::  Social Events

    A variety of food – home-baked items, canned goods, fresh produce, plants, handcrafted jewelry, leather goods, outdoor decorative items and much more.   

    Location  Glenwood, New Mexico

  • 08:30am - 12:00pm  Silver City Downtown Farmers' Market  ::  Social Events

    The Saturday Farmers' Market will be relocating to 901 N. Pope Street on the corner of College Ave. at the old LIfequest Building due to construction of Main Street Plaza, There will still be produce, food, artists, vendors, music and ...   

    Location  Temporary Farmers Market

    Contact  silvercityfarmersmarket.com

  • 08:30am  Weight Watchers  ::  Health & Wellness

    Weigh-in will begin at 8:00am and the meeting begins at 8:30.   

    Location  First Presbyterian Church

  • 09:00am - 05:00pm  2019 Gem & Mineral Show  ::  Social Events

    Free Admission to this great family event! Large assortment of vendors, Wheel of Fortune, Silent Auction, daily field trips for collecting and educational speakers.   

    Location  Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center

    Contact  https://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm  "On the Road with Jack and Jill" Book Signing  ::  Arts & Music

    Travelin’ Jack was scheduled to join Jill on this trip, however, he passed away on August 10. He was New Mexico’s Adventure Dog and pre-eminent dog-expert on Pet Travel. Adopted from a Colorado Shelter in 2009, he was immediately put to the ...   

    Location  Silver City Visitor Center

    Contact  www.silvercitymainstreet.com

  • 11:30am - 02:30pm  Taste Of Downtown And Love Local  ::  Social Events

    Come and enjoy great food and drinks while supporting MainStreet with our fundraiser, Taste of Downtown. 15 taste locations for just $20/ticket. Savor and sweet to delight your tastebuds! Get great deals downtown during Love Local with more than 30 ...   

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

    Contact  www.silvercitymainstreet.com

  • 12:00pm  Carnitas, Musica y Mas  ::  Social Events

    $5 per day; $10 for all three days. Beer Garden, Food vendors, dance contests, car show, games and more. And lots of local music acts.   

    Location  Gough Park

  • 12:30pm - 02:30pm  "On the Road with Jack and Jill" Book Signing  ::  Arts & Music

    Travelin’ Jack was scheduled to join Jill on this trip, however, he passed away on August 10. He was New Mexico’s Adventure Dog and pre-eminent dog-expert on Pet Travel. Adopted from a Colorado Shelter in 2009, he was immediately put to the ...   

    Location  The Rock Center

    Contact  www.silvercitymainstreet.com

  • 01:30pm - 03:30pm  Family Fun: Repujado Workshop  ::  Kids' Activity

    Kids can make their own repujados, a traditional form of metal embossing. Participants can take home their very own repujado. Stencils will be provided but artists are welcome to use whatever designs they want. Workshop and materials are provided free ...   

    Location  Silver City Museum

  • 06:30pm  Sam Mandan  ::  Arts & Music

    Live music.   

    Location  Buckhorn Opera House

  • 07:00pm  Movies at the Light Hall Theater  ::  Arts & Music

    "Shaft" (R)   

    Location  Light Hall Theatre

    Contact  movies.wnmu.edu

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