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

Features

Have Spacesuit, Will Travel
Is space tourism the ticket to success for the proposed spaceport?

For Love and Money
Ivan Thompson, the "Cowboy Cupid," stars in an award-winning documentary.

Connecting the Threads
The Southwest Women's Fiber Arts Collective weaves together area fabric artists.

Blooming in the Desert
"Little Vampire" author and painter Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.

Out of Africa
Festus Addo-Yobo, new director of NMSU's Black Studies Program.

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Editor's Note
Letters
Desert Diary
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Tumbleweeds in Brief
Top 10
Celestial Cycles
The Starry Dome
Borderlines
Ramblin' Outdoors
People's Law
40 Days & 40 Nights
Chocolate Fantasia
$1.98 Show
Clubs Guide
Guides to Go
Henry Lightcap's Journal
Continental Divide


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Arts Exposure:
Deming's Art Bloom
For the Love of Art Month
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Gallery Guide

Body, Mind & Spirit
Secrets of Romance
Echinacea & Colds
Lifelong Learning

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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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