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D e s e r t   E x p o s u r e    March 2008

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

Restorative Yoga — 4-5:30 p.m. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 534-1333.

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

Prayer and Study in the Eastern Orthodox Tra_dition — Sunset. Theotokos Retreat Center, 5202 Hwy. 152, Santa Clara. 537-4839, theotokos@zianet.com

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.

AARP Chapter #1496 — Third Monday. 12:30 p.m. Senior Center, 205 W. Victoria. Contact Marcia Fisch, 388-1298

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.

Women's Co-Dependents Anonymous — 6 p.m. 505 W. Yankee (white house at the corner of Yankee and Bayard), 388-2237 ext. 13.

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

Tuesdays

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

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

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

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

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.

Restorative Yoga — 10-11:30 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 534-1333.

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

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

Vipassana Meditationā€¹1-8 p.m. 303 E. 19th St. Call Esther, 538-5268.

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

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.

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.

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 Pres_byterian Church, 1915 Swan, Silver City. 538-9447.

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

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.

Yoga class — Free class taught by Colleen Stinar.12:30-1:30 p.m. at Episcopal Church fellowship hall, 7th and Texas Street.

Gila Writers — 1:30 p.m. Billy Casper Wellness Center, 300 16th St. 537-3975, elizardbreath8@aol.com

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.

Evening Prayer in the Eastern Orthodox Tra_dition — 5 p.m. Theotokos Retreat Center, 5202 Hwy. 152, Santa Clara. 537-4839, theotokos@zianet.com

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



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