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  D e s e r t   E x p o s u r e   July 2010

Guides to Go

 

Museums & Attractions

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

El Camino Real International Heritage Center — Off I-40 near Socorro. Free admission Sun. all NM residents, Weds. all NM seniors. 854-3600.

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.

Lordsburg-Hidalgo County Museum-708 E. 2nd St., Lordsburg. 1-5 p.m. weekdays. 542-9258.

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 Art — 490 N. Water St. Las Cruces. 541-2155

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

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

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.
536-3092, whudson43@yahoo.com.

Al-Anon Family Group — 5:30 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center board room. Jerry, 534-4846.

Bead Society — 1 p.m. Alotta Gelato 388-1362.

Bingo — 1st and 2d Sun. Doors open 12:30 p.m., games start 1:35 p.m. Benefits Salvation Army and Post 18 charities. American Legion Post 18, 409 W. College Ave. 534-0780

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, 388-2425.

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

Mondays

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

Art Class — 9-10:45 a.m. Silver City Senior Citizen Center. Beginners to advanced. Contact Jean 519-2977

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.

Beginning Salsa — 7-8 p.m. Conservatory of Dance, 2020 Cottage San Road. Instructor Gail Willow, 388-3332

Gentle Yoga — 5:30-7 p.m. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 388-2425.

Kundalini Yoga — Noon. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas St.

Overeaters Anonymous — 6-7 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room. Jerry, 534-4866; Sharon, 534-0079.

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

Tuesdays

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

Compassionate Friends — 6:30 p.m. Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, 7th and Texas St. Charlene Mitchell, 313-7362.

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. Jeannie,  534-4409 or JeannieAmiller@qwest.net

Los Comadres Cancer Support Group — 1st Tues. 6 p.m. Business and Conference Center, 3031 Hwy. 180 E. (next to Ace Hardware). 388-1198 ext. 10.

Interbody Yoga — 5:30-6:30 p.m., 315 N. Bullard, 2d fl. 519-8948.

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, 388-2425.

Slow Flow Yoga — 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 315 N. Bullard, 2d fl. 519-8948.

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.

Wednesdays

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. 536-3092, whudson43@yahoo.com.

Backcountry Horsemen — Second Weds. 7 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room. Subject to change. 536-2953.

Diabetes Discussion / Brownbag — 1st Weds. 6 p.m. Coop Extension Service Meeting Room, 2610 N. Silver. 538-5318, x129.

Grant County Democratic Party‹First Weds. 6:30 p.m. Red Barn Restaurant meeting room. Linda Pafford, 536-3055

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

Ladies Golf Association — 8 a.m. tee time. Silver City Golf Course.

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

Overeaters Anonymous — Noon. St. Mary's Academy, 1801 N. Alabama, building by flagpole. Jerry, 534-4866; Sharon, 534-0079.

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

Prostate Cancer Support Group — 3rd Weds. 6:30 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room. 388-1198 ext. 10.

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.

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

Thursdays

Cardiac Support Group — 3rd Thurs. 6 p.m. Santa Clara Armory, 11990 Hwy. 180 E, 388-1198. Cancer Support Group‹2nd Thurs. 6 p.m. Gila Regional Medical Center Board Room. 388-1198 ext. 10.

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

De-stressing Meditations — 12-12:45 p.m. New Church of the SW Desert, 1302 Bennett St. 313-4087.

Historic Mining District & Tourism Meeting — Second Thursday. 10 a.m. Bayard Community Center, 290 Hurley Ave., Bayard. 537-3327.

Kundalini Yoga — 5:30 p.m. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 388-2425.

Laproscopic Gastric Band Placement ― First Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Free patient seminar. 2600 N. Silver St., 388-3175.

Mountain Dulcimer Jam — 6:15 p.m., Public Library.

Progressive Pilates — 5:30-6:30 p.m., 315 N. Bullard, 2d fl. 519-8948.

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

Vinyasa Yoga — 5:30-6:30 p.m., 315 N. Bullard, 2d fl. 519-8948

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

Yoga class — Free class taught by Colleen Stinar. 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Episcopal Church fellowship hall, 7th and Texas Street.

Fridays

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

Kundalini Yoga — Noon. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas St.

Youth Space — 5:30-10 p.m. Loud music, video games, chill out. Satellite/Wellness Coalition.

Saturdays

Double Feature Blockbuster Mega Hit Movie Night — 5:30 -11 pm. Satellite/Wellness Coalition

Evening Prayer in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition — 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.

Narcotics Anonymous — 6 p.m. New 180 Club, 1661 Hwy. 180 E.

Sadhana Morning Prayer, Meditation, Yoga — Last Saturday. 5-7 a.m. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 388-2425.

Silver City Woman’s Club — 2d Friday, 10 a.m. 411 Silver Heights Blvd. 538-9326.

Single Socks Donations Accepted—9 a.m.-1 p.m. Community thrift store. The Hub, 6th & Bullard. 388-2488

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

Vinyasa Flow Yoga—10 a.m. All levels. A Daily Practice, 104 N. Texas, 388-2425.5.



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