Events Calendar – January 22

Today

*Women’s March through Roosevelt County – 11 am, Portales town square. Sponsored by the Roosevelt County Democratic Party. info: email [email protected] or visit https://www.facebook.com/rooseveltcountydemocrats

*Bigger Than Roe – Women’s Health Care Rally – Noon to 1 pm, 2001 N. Prince St. (Intersection of Commerce and Prince Streets), Clovis. Sponsored by Eastern New Mexico Rising. Information: https://enmrising.org/

*La Casa Senior Center Shared Jam with Randy Chavez and Grupo Sol – 1-4 pm, La Casa Senior Center, 1120 Cameo St., Clovis. The Senior Center will provide red chile enchiladas. It costs $5, and all proceeds go to the band. Information: 575-762-8110

Tuesday

*Books and Babies: “Snug as a Bug” — 10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open from 0 to 3 years. Information: 575-356-3940

*Blood Drive — 11 am-3 pm, Bloodmobile, Leal’s Mexican Restaurant, 2115 N. Prince St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments are strongly recommended; all donors must arrive with masks. Information: 877-258-4825

*STREAM after school (Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, math): “Outrageous Oculus” — 4:30 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

Wednesday

*Tiny Tots Story Time – 10 am, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*Clovis-Carver Public Library Page Turners Book Club — 10 am, Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “Daisy Darker: A Novel” by Alice Feeney. Information: 575-763-9687

*Preschool Storytime: “Pets Parade” — 10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

*Stitch Addicts Sewing Group – 1:30 pm, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

*Teen and Tween Programming: Young Adult Book Discussion: “The Outsiders” by SE Hinton – 4:30 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open for ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

Thursday

*Preschool Storytime: 10 am, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*La Casa Senior Center Taco Salad Luncheon Fundraiser: 11:30 am to 1 pm, La Casa Senior Center, 1120 Cameo St., Clovis. Cost $7. Information: 575-762-8110 Fundraiser Luncheon

*Blood Drive — 1-5 pm, Meeting Room, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments are strongly recommended; all donors must arrive with masks. Information: 877-258-4825

*Preschool Storytime: “Pets Parade” — 6 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

*Clovis-Carver Public Library Page Turners Book Club — 6:30 pm, Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “Daisy Darker: A Novel” by Alice Feeney. Information: 575-763-9687

Friday

*Color Creators Coloring Club – 11 am, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Go back and forth coloring group. Information: 575-763-9687

Saturday

*Anime Club — 11 am, Craft Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*Adoption and Foster Care Resource Meeting: 4-6 pm, Restoration Baptist Church, 302 Gidding St., Clovis. Open to anyone interested in becoming involved in foster care, adoption, or supporting those families already meeting this need in the Clovis community with respite care. Coffee and snacks provided. Information: 575-762-2926

*Operation Phoenix Outdoors Banquet and Fundraiser: 5 pm, The Mission (by Traci’s Greenhouse), 2600 Mabry Drive, Clovis. Tickets $40. Full bar, live music, auction, raffle. Information: Chris at 575-218-0178 or [email protected]

*ENMU/New Mexico Music Educators Association State Jazz Concert – 7-8 pm, Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. With the faculty of the Department of Music. Information: 575-562-2377

January 30th

*Stitch Addicts Sewing Group – 6:30 pm, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

*Clovis/Portales Microplex Legislative Appreciation Day – 6:30 pm, Hotel Santa Fe, 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe. Reception at 6:30 pm, banquet doors open at 7:45 pm, dinner at 8 pm Tickets $150 per person. Information or RSVP: Kim Tipton at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce at 575-763-3435 or the Portales/Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce at 575-356-8541

*Opening of the show “OO/Ni Ni” by Britta Urness, guest artist of the ENMU faculty – Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Open during normal construction hours until February 24. Information: 575-562-2189

January 31-February 3

*United Way of Eastern NM Point In Time Count (PIT) for homeless people in this area. Effort led by the NM Coalition to End Homelessness. Volunteers are welcome and donations of items are requested including socks, blankets, hand warmers, hats, gloves, scarves, coats, non-perishable light foods, Subway/McDonald’s gift cards, wet wipes, hygiene items, sacks of to sleep. Donated items can be brought through January 30 to the Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton, Clovis, or Hope Ministries/Bridge to Hope, 320 S. Ave. A, Portales. Information: call 211 or send an email [email protected]

January 31

*STREAM after school (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, Math): “Little Artistic Creations” — 4:30 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

*Clovis Municipal Schools Volunteer Training Session – 6:30 pm, GC Ross Administration Building, 1009 Main St., Clovis. Learn about volunteer opportunities in Clovis Schools and fill out the volunteer paperwork. Information: Email Valerie Bargas at [email protected] or call 575-769-4300

February 3rd

*Deadline to enter Eastern New Mexico News’ 2023 My Fuzzy Valentine Pet Photo Contest: noon. To participate, send a photo of your pet, its name, owner’s name and phone number to [email protected] The public can vote for the top 3 at http://www.easternnewmexiconews.com beginning February 6. Winners will receive a prize and will be announced on February 12. Photos of the winners will also be published in the newspaper on February 12. Information: 575-763-3431

February 4

*Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “The Jersey Tenors” — 7 pm, Norman & Vi Petty Center for the Performing Arts, 206 Main St., Clovis. Tickets: $25 general admission; $20 military/senior/student. Advance tickets available at the CCC box. The box office opens at 6 pm; cash or check only. Information: CCC Box at 575-769-4031

February 6th

Mujeres Unidas Luncheon — 11:30 am-1 pm, Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Program of Maria Taylor, wife of the Wing Commander of Cannon Air Force Base. Lunch served at noon. Tickets: $20 for Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) members and their guests, if purchased in advance; $25 for non-members; all tickets will be $25 at the door. RSVP at http://www.unitedwayenm.org/luncheon. Information: 575-769-2103

February 8th

*Blood Drive — 10:15 am-2 pm, Bloodmobile, Floyd Municipal Schools, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments are strongly recommended; all donors must arrive with masks. Information: 877-258-4825

February 11th

*Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Event: 10 am to 4 pm, PetSmart, 601 Texas St., Clovis. Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens available through Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws; all are up to date on shots, spayed/neutered, microchipped. Information: [email protected]

February 12

*Big Game Watching Party: 3:30 pm, Colonial Park Golf Club, 1300 Colonial Parkway, Clovis. Food, prizes, 4:30 pm start Tickets $30; $12 for ages 2-12; children under 2 years free. Information or purchase of tickets: 575-749-1192

*ENMU Art and Culinary Arts Departments present “Chocolate Sunday” – 6-8 pm, Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Fundraiser for both departments with live jazz music, community art exhibit and auction, chocolates and all-you-can-eat treats. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Proceeds go towards workshops for students, artist-in-residence, etc. Information or to purchase tickets: enmu.edu/ChocolateSunday or call 575-562-2373

In progress

*“Unregulated” artwork by Corey Picket – Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, Portales. Open during regular construction hours through Friday. Information: 575-562-2189

* Painters Art League Artist of the Month exhibiting for January and February at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, is Kelly Karn with photography. Information: 806-946-9221

*The Eastern New Mexico Food Bank TEFAP (Emergency Food Assistance Program) provides regular food distributions to Clovis and Portales. Income eligibility requirements apply. Information: http://www.fbenm.org or 575-763-6130

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