D  e  s  e  r  t     E  x  p  o  s  u  r  e  January 2006

Features

Grease is the Word
With biodiesel, restaurant grease can be made to go places.

Who Walks with
the Warriors?

A hike through the rugged ridges of the Florida Mountains.

Double Feature NMSU and DABCC train tomorrow's filmmakers.

Natural High
Bear Mountain Lodge
-pampering plus wilderness.

A Different 'Toon
The Bakshi School of Animation trains future cartoon creators.

Writer of the
Purple Sage

Confessions of a cowboy poet.

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Editor's Note
Letters
Desert Diary
Tumbleweeds:
Death Becomes Her
True West Town
Tumbleweeds in Brief
Top 10
Celestial Cycles
Into the Future
The Starry Dome
Borderlines
Ramblin' Outdoors
Away at Grad School
People's Law
40 Days & 40 Nights
Clubs Guide
Guides to Go
Continental Divide


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Michelle Arterburn
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Little Feather: Yarrow
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Museums & Attractions

Silver City Museum-Tues.-Fri., 9 am.-4:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 312 W. Broadway, Silver City. 538-5921. www.silvercitymuseum.org

WNMU Museum-Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Western New Mexico University, Silver City. 538-6386. www.wnmu.edu/univ/museum.htm

Deming Luna Mimbres Museum and Custom House-Free. 301 S. Silver, Deming. 546-2383.

Las Cruces Museum of Natural History-Mon.-Thur., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Free. Southeast end of Mesilla Valley Mall, Las Cruces. 522-3120.

New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum-Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Adults $4, seniors $3, students $2. 4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces. 522-4100

NMSU Museum-Tue.-Sat., noon-4 p.m. Free. Kent Hall, University and Solano, Las Cruces. 646-3739. www.nmsu.edu

Las Cruces Museum of Fine Art-490 N. Water St. Las Cruces. 541-2155

University Art Gallery-NMSU Williams Hall, University Ave., Las Cruces. 646-2545.

 

 

Grant County Weekly Events

Sundays

Archaeology Society-First Sun. of every month, field trip. 538-9254.

Bead Society-1 p.m. Location TBA. 534-9151, crmallett@yahoo .com.

 

Mondays

Overeaters Anonymous-6-7 p.m. 1801 Alabama St., Silver City. Contact Rita, 538-3350, or Theresa, 538-3891.

AARP Widowed Persons-Second Mondays. 11 a.m. Copper Crest Country Club. Contact Betty, 388-2619.

Al-Anon-Noon. First Presbyterian Church, 1915 Swan, Silver City. Contact Nancy, 388-2237, or Theresa, 538-3891.

A Course in Miracles-6:30 p.m., 600 N. Hudson. Information, 534-9172 or 534-1869.

Belly Dance Class-With Zoe. 5:30-6:50 p.m. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 388-3910.

Tuesdays

Rotary Club-12:15 p.m. Copper Crest Country Club, Silver City.
538-3711.

Narcotics Anonymous-8 p.m. Church of Christ, 1920 Little Walnut,
Silver City.

Figure/Model Drawing-4-6 p.m. Contact Sam, 388-5583.

Alcoholics Anonymous-Men's group, 7 a.m. Unitarian Fellowship Hall. 3845 N. Swan. Jerry, 534-4866.

Social Services-Noon. Red Barn, 707 Silver Heights Blvd., Silver City. 538-5666.

Yoga class-Diane Grant, WNMU Extended University; Seniors, 10:30 a.m.; Level I & II, noon and 6 p.m. 590-1775.

Reiki Circle-6:30 p.m. 2035 Little Walnut. Treatment for those in need of healing. Vicki, 388-8114, or Virginia, 388-4870.

 

Wednesdays

Vipassana Meditation-7 p.m. Church at 7th and Arizona, Silver City. 538-5268

Overeaters Anonymous-Womens' group, noon. 1809 N. Alabama. Contact Rita, 538-3350, or Nancy, 388-2237.

Overeaters Anonymous-Men's group, 8:15 a.m. a.m. Unitarian Fellowship Hall. 3845 N. Swan. Jerry, 534-4866.

PFLAG-Second Weds. of each month, 5:30 p.m. St. Mary's Spirituality Center, 1809 N. Alabama St. Contact kailing@gilanet.com, 536-3309.

Yoga class-Diane Grant, WNMU Extended University; Level I & II, noon and 6 p.m.; Kids, 4:45 p.m.; 590-1775.

Yoga class-Free class taught by Colleen Stinar.12:30-1:30 p.m. at Sweat Express, 211 W. Broadway.

Archaeology Society-Third Weds. of every month. Oct.-Nov., Jan.-April 7 p.m. Silver City Women's Club. Summers 6 p.m. location TBA.
538-9254.

Diabetes Support Group-Second Weds. of every month. 3;30 p.m. Silver City Senior Center, 205 W. Victoria. 538-5318, ext. 112, or 538-4826.

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group-3:30-5 p.m. All-Purpose Room, Billy Casper Wellness Center, Hudson St. & Hwy. 180. James, 537-2429, or Danita, 534-9057.

Group Meditation-5:30 p.m., A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas St.
388-2425.

Co-Dependents Anonymous-6:30 p.m., A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas St. Alexandria Hollister, 388-2425.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-1st Weds., 4 p.m., and 3rd Weds., 7 p.m. Mimbres Professional Building, 2540 Silver St. 534-1654.

 

Thursdays

TOPS-5 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 1915 Swan, Silver City.
538-9447.

Al-Anon-6 p.m., 1809 Alabama. Contact Nancy 388-2237 or Jerry
534-4866

Journey of the Soul-6:30 p.m., 606 E. 34th St. 388-1728 / 590-1625

Yoga class-Diane Grant, WNMU Extended University; Seniors, 10:30 a.m.; Level I & II, noon. 590-1775.

 

Saturdays

Al-Anon-9 a.m., 1801 Alabama. Contact Nancy 388-2237.

 

Weekdays

Combination Fitness Classes-Mon.-Thurs. 5:30 p.m., Tues. and Thurs. 8:30 a.m. Sweat Express, 211 W. Broadway, 388-5929.

 


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