Lots of great stuff happening today... Some more GREAT weather. Hi 70s lo mid 40s, 0% chance of precipt, light winds. Last day for Mimbres farmers Market. Don't Miss Wally and Brandie at the Parlor tonight....Have a Great Day, Richard.
AARP Safe Driving class. 8:15 am -12:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church 1915 N. 534-1296.
Practical Regional Economic Development Strategy Town Hall Meeting. 10 am-12n, Mimbres Valley Learning Center, 2300 East Pine St, Deming. Sponsored by USDA-Rural Development for Catron, Grant, Hidalgo and Luna Counties. Terry Brunner, USDA-RD State Director, leads the event. Purpose of the program is to provide training and technical assistance to a group of individuals from our region towards the development of a regional economic development strategy. Refreshments provided. Register:
“AMERICA AT A CROSSROAD.” 12n, Red Barn Restaurant. WNMU Business and Finance professor Dr. Kooros Maskooki discusses important economic issues as Americans elect a Congress that will either put it on a road to financial stability or deepen the recession. Final Democratic Issues "Voices of Reason" lunchtime talk.Everyone welcome..Doors open at ; a sandwich and salad buffet available for $10. Sponsored by the Grant County Democratic Party.
Silver City Food Co-op Community Forum: "Cooking with Bulk Foods: Nuts and Seeds." 12n, Co-op Community Room. Learn how to make nutritious and economical meals using a variety of nuts and seeds from the bulk foods department, presented by Margarita Courney and Carolyn Smith. Everyone welcome but space limited. RSVP 388-2343.
Gentle Yoga. 12:45 pm, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church parish hall, enter through parking lot at 6 & Arizona Sts.
Third Natural History of the Gila Symposium: Opening Keynote Address. 1pm, WNMU Besse Forward Global Resource Center. Lifetime Achievement Award to Dale and Marian Zimmerman; Opening Address by Richard Markley, Gila National Forest. Concurrent sessions til 5:30. Free and open to public. 538-6642; gilasymposium.org
Mimbres Valley Farmer's Market, 4:30-6:30 pm, San Lorenzo Senior Center Parking Lot. LAST MARKET.
Soccer: Hatch at Lady Colts JV, 3 pm; Hatch at Lady Colts, 5 pm
Volleyball: Cobre at Silver, 4 pm; Regis U at WNMU, 7 pm
Football: Mesilla Valley at Cobre JV, 4 pm
SUGAR SHACK: THE ROCK AND ROLL MUSICAL. 4 pm, WNMU Fine Arts Theatre. Directed by Scott Knight, performed by Lordsburg High students; all ages appropriate. Admission FREE. In preparation for the state one act competition in Farmington in November.
Advanced Beginner Line Dancing. 4-5:30 pm and 5:30-7:15pm. Grant Co Conference Center.
From the Vault: Treasures, Oddities and Wonders from the Collection: Exhibit opening. 57 pm. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, 5385921, www.silvercitymuseum.org
Community Meeting to End Hunger. 5:307:30 pm. Bayard Community Center. Specific data on hunger in Silver City/Grant County will be presented and group discussions will be held to determine just what's working, what's not working and what would really make a difference. 3882988, www.endnmhunger.org
Health Talk. 6 pm, GRMC Conference Rm, 1313 E 32 St. Dr Victor Nwachuku talks about Abnormal Bleedings and minimally invasive treatment. 538-4870
Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society Meeting. 6 pm. Silver City Senior Center. Geologists Sylveen Robinson Cook and Kevin Cook discuss Lake Valley formations, including the specific crynoid heads found there. 5341393.
EVENING WITH THE ARTIST: NANCY REYNER, Acrylic Painter. 6:30 pm, WNMU Parotti Recital Hall. Reyner, painter, author and educator from Santa Fe, Reyner exploresthe artist as an inventor by sharing examples from her art, life and new book, “Acrylic Innovation.”Sponsored by Mimbres Region Arts Cncl and Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL). Free and open to the public.
Wally and Brandie. 7-9 pm. Diane’s Parlor, Bullard St.
WNMU Mustangs Volleyball vs. Regis University. 7 pm. www.wnmumustangs.com
Karaoke by Nita. 7 pm. Q’s Bistro, College Ave & Pope Sts.
Brazilian Capoeira Class. 7:30 pm, Leyba and Ingalls Arts, 315 N Bullard. Led by Andrew DahlBredine, ancient AfroBrazilian art made up of dance, acrobatics, martial arts, music, ritual, play, and theatrics. No experience necessary. Sliding scale: $7.50$10/meeting. 5199232
Bonfire/Masquerade Dance. . The Rock (Hwy 180). Part of WNMU Homecoming Week activity.