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Joan Day-Martin is New Mexico's only hummingbird bander.

The Fire This Time
A journal from the edge of the Bear and Martinez fires.

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A night at a sobriety checkpoint.

Strings Attached
Meet five area luthiers—professional makers of stringed instruments.

Healthy Horizons
Mysterious Horizons Farms specializes in growing healthy.

Day Spahhhh
Local oases offer lush ways to retreat and rejuvenate.

Just in Case
Grant County's first Community Emergency Response Team.

A Blessed Sort of Work
Gardening with principles—four area examples.


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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 $5, seniors $3, students $2, 4 and under free. 4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces. 522-4100, www.frhm.org.

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

Pioneer Store Museum-10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Chloride, NM, 743-2736.

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.

Gila Friends Meeting-10 a.m. Church of What's Happening Now, 7th and Arizona. 388-3478.

Mondays

Overeaters Anonymous-6-7 p.m. 1801 Alabama St., Silver City. Contact Rita, 538-3350, or Jerry, 534-4866.

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 Shawneen, 313-4721.

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.

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.

Kiwanis Club-Noon. Red Barn, 708 Silver Heights Blvd., 590-0540.

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 Ann, 534-0322.

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 Newman Center, Kentucky and 13th.

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

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

Fridays

Al-a-Teen-4 p.m. Gila Regional Board Room. Contact Shawneen, 313-4721.

Saturdays

Al-Anon-9 a.m., 1801 Alabama. Contact Nancy 388-237.

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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