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

Las Cruces Museum of 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. Alotta Gelato 388-1362.

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

Holistic Presentations-11 a.m. PeaceMeal Coop Deli. 534-9703

Yoga class-Billy Casper Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m..

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. Red Barn. Contact Betty, 388-2619.

Al-Anon-Noon. First Presby_terian 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.

Silver City Squares-Dancing 7-9 p.m. Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan St. Kay, 388-4227, or Linda, 534-4523.

Tuesdays

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

Circle of Men-Call 388-4244 for information.

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

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

Gila Writers. 6:30 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room, 1313 E. 32nd St. 537-3975, elizardbreath8@aol.com.

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_Ex_tended University; Seniors, 10:30 a.m.; Level I & II, noon and 6 p.m. 590-1775.

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

Wednesdays

Overeaters Anonymous-Womens' group, noon. 1809 N. Alabama. Contact Rita, 538-3350, or Ann, 534-0322.

PFLAG-Second Weds. of each month, 5:30 p.m. St. Mary's Spirituality Center, 1809 N. Alabama St. 534-0319.

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.

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.

12-Step Co-Dependents Anonymous-6:30 p.m., UU Felowship Hall, 3845 N. Swan. 534-0539, 534-4866.

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

Citizen Corp Council-First Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Grant County Admin Bldg.

Gila Writers. 6:30 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room, 1313 E. 32nd St. 537-3975, elizardbreath8@aol.com.

Yoga class-Diane Grant, WNMU Extended University; Seniors, 10:00 a.m.; Level I & II, noon. 590-1775.

Yoga class-Billy Casper Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m..

Fridays

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

Gila Amateur Radio Society-Second Fridays. Grant County Admin. Bldg., 1400 Hwy. 180E. tim@tamu.edu

Saturdays

Spinning Group-First Saturday of the month, 1-3 p.m. Yada Yada Yarn, 614 N. Bullard, 388-3350.

Kids Bike Ride-10 a.m., Penny Park. Contact Dave Baker, 590-2166.

 

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