Events Calendar – July 3

Monday

*Independence Day

*Smoke on the Water Summer Celebration – 4-9:30 pm, Greene Acres Park, 21st and Mitchell Streets, Clovis. Live music, food vendors, gifts; fireworks at 9 pm Sponsored by Mix 107.5, City of Clovis, Clovis Lodger’s Tax, High Plains Community Development Corporation, Plains Regional Medical Center and McDonald’s. Some roads in the area will be closed. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/368413658662208 or 575-763-4649

Tuesday

*Lego Club — 1 pm, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

Wednesday

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

Thursday

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

*Visit Freanna Dairy – 11 am, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*Opening Day Portales Farmer’s Market – 5 pm, corner of South Avenue B and West First Street, Portales. Locally grown fresh vegetables and fruits. Open at 5 pm on Mondays and Thursdays for the growing season. Information: Margie Plummer at 575-356-3565

*Discussion of “Verity” by Colleen Hoover – 5:30 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Copies available for payment at reception. Information: 575-356-3940

Friday

*Origami in the Craft Room – 1 pm, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*National Collector Car Appreciation Day 2022 – 6-8 pm, Courthouse Plaza, Portales. Car registration begins at 5:30 pm There is no admission charge; open to all Live music. Sponsored by the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce. Information: Jerry Bailey at 575-693-2511 or Karl Terry at 575-356-8541

Saturday

*Volunteers needed for ongoing tumbleweed cleanup: 9 am to noon, Oasis State Park, 1891 Base Line Road, Portales. Organized by Friends of Oasis State Park. Scheduled cleanings every second and fourth Saturday. Bring gloves and razors, and dress in layers. Information: Kelsey Prince at 575-760-0229

*Summer Cribbage Tournament – ​​1-5 pm, Presentation Area Room 105, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 13 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The style of the tournament will depend on the number of players. Prizes from first to third. Information: ENMU Distance Education Office at [email protected] or 575-562-2165

July 11-15

*Code Breakers by Black Rocket – 9 am-noon, Laboratory 108, University Computing Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 11-14; costs $65; enrollment limited to 25. Students may be dropped off at 8:30 am and picked up at 12:30 pm Information: ENMU Distance Learning Office at [email protected] or 575-562-2165

July 11

*Movie Monday: “Free Willy” – 10 am, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Rated PG; 1993; 1 hour, 52 minutes. Information: 575-769-7840

*Splashing Good Time: “Arctic Blast” – 10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Games and STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, Math) for Kindergarten through 6th grade. Information: 575-356-3940

*Financial Savvy – 1-4 pm, Presentation Area Room 105, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 13 and up; limit of 20. Information: ENMU Distance Education Office at [email protected] or 575-562-2165

*Meet and greet and book signing with ENMU alumnus and author Lawrence “Larry” Minks – 2-4 pm, University Bookstore, ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-562-4251

*Family Library Movie Night: “The Perfect Storm” (2000; PG-13; 2 hours, 10 minutes) – 6 pm, Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Popcorn is provided; snacks and welcome blankets. Information: [email protected] or 575-763-9687

12th of July

*Coastal Creations: “Make the Egg Walk the Plank” – 10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Crafts and experiments for second to sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

*Lego Club — 1 pm, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

*Aquaman Approved Recycled Beads – 2 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940

*Ribbon cutting and open house at the New Roosevelt County Highway Maintenance Barn: 2 pm, 1320 N. Boston Ave., Portales. Information: 575-356-5307

*Afternoon Storytime – 6-7 pm, Presentation Area Room 105, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages birth to 12 years; all interested parties are welcome; children must be accompanied by a caregiver, ENMU student or parent; limit of 40. Information: ENMU Distance Education Office at [email protected] or 575-562-2165

July 13

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

*Tales on the Seven Seas: “Playful Pirates” – 10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Preschool story time. Information: 575-356-3940

*Zoo Visit Library – 1 pm, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. A variety of animals from the Hilltop Zoo visit the library. Information: 575-769-7840

*Discussion on the teen book “A Ring of Endless Light” by Madeleine L’Engel – 2 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940

July 14

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

*Coffee with the managers – 10 am, Courthouse Café, 109 S. Main Ave., Portales. The public is invited to visit the Roosevelt County Manager and Portales City Manager, and the city and county highway departments. Information: 575-356-6662

*Voyager Tours: New Mexico Fish and Game Department – ​​10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

*Movie Madness: “Fipper” (1996; PG-13; 95 minutes) – 2 pm, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Information: 575-356-3940

July 15

*Portales New Deal Tour: 9-10:30 am, meet in the presentation area, room 105, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open to people over 16 years old; limit 20. Free, but registration is required. Brief lecture followed by a tour of the ENMU campus and a trip downtown to see local art and architecture from the Work Progress Administration (WPA), the Federal Arts Project (FAP), and more. People must provide their own transportation to the city center for the second part of the tour. Information or to register: ENMU Distance Education Office at [email protected] or 575-562-2165

*Cinema Marítimo: “Encanto” (2021, PG, 99 minutes) – 10:30 am, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Movie and popcorn; open to all ages. Information: 575-356-3940

*Roosevelt County Heritage Days Street Dance: 7 pm, Roosevelt County Memorial Building parking lot, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Music provided by Blackwater Band. Free; food vendors available; Limited seating available or bring lawn chairs. Information: 575-356-8541

In progress

*Clovis and Portales Farmer’s Markets: Fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables. Clovis Farmers Market: Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Tuesdays at 5 p.m., Dillard’s parking lot, North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Portales Farmers Market: Monday and Thursday at 5 pm, corner of South Avenue B and West First Street, Portales. Information: Margie Plummer at 575-356-3565

*The Painters Art League’s Artists of the Month on view for July and August at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis, are Sandi Chitwood and Ann Johnson in watercolors, acrylics, and oils. Information: 806-946-9221

*La Casa Family Health Center Summer Food Service Program: Provides free healthy, balanced breakfasts and lunches for children at multiple sites in Clovis and Portales Monday through Friday through August 5. Adult meals available for $5. Children must eat lunch on site. Information: 575-359-3764

*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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