Community Calendar – Sept. 2


Activities Center Bingo — 1 p.m. Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631

Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m. first, second and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631

Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays each month, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 762-3631

Circle Eight Squares — 7 p.m.-9 p.m. first and third Saturdays each month, Baxter Curren, 908 Hickory St. Information: 762-3631.

New Mexico Senior Olympics Enhance Fitness — 10 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday classes, Clovis Wellness Center, 1700 East Seventh St. Class participants make a 16 week commitment, free initial assessment. Free to seniors 50 and older. Information: Jamie Saldana 714-1759.

Portales Senior Dance — 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, Portales Senior Center, 421 N. Industrial Dr., Portales. Live band and potluck. $4. Information: 356-8741.

Club/organization meetings

American Legion Post 25 — 7 a.m.-11 a.m., breakfast, open to the public, first Saturday each month; 2 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Tuesdays, bingo; 9 p.m.-1 a.m., dance, every Friday. 2400 West. Seventh St. Information: 763-5392.

American Legion Post 117 Ladies Auxilliary — 5 p.m. first Saturday each month, American Legion Post 117, 2900 W. Grand Ave. Information: Johnice Dettinger 309-5673.

Border Sport Shooters (an IDPA Club) — 5:30 p.m. second Friday each month, Java Loft. Information: Joe Stanford 806-777-2217.

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts Roundtable — 7 p.m. second Thursday each month, Scout Center at Matt 25,1200 N. Thornton St. Information: Grant Riegelman 817-676-1671.

Chaparral Extension Homemakers Club — 11 a.m. second Thursday each month, Trinity Lutheran Church 1705 West. 21st St. Information: Sheryl Abdill 799-1917.

Christian Believers prayer breakfast — 9:30 a.m. third Saturday each month, Christian Believers Center, Fifth and Main Street. Information: Sistar Yancy 763-1715.

Claud Rainy Day Extension Homemakers Club — 1:30 p.m. second Wednesday each month; 10:30 a.m. fourth Wednesday each month. Locations vary. Information: Ann Carter 985-2349.

Clovis Astronomy Club — 7 p.m., second Sunday each month at the Java Loft. Annual fee: $10. Information: Tim 799-7967.

Clovis Breastfeeding Support Group — 6:30 p.m. second Monday each month. Cannon Room at Plains Regional Medical Center. Information: Carrie Reynolds 219-7751.

Clovis-Carver Library — 10 a.m., Tuesdays, big kids activity hour; 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Toddler Time; 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Read with Kona; 10 a.m. Thursdays, children's story hour. Information: Krissie Carter 769-7840.

Clovis Evening Lions Club — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, El Rancho Restaurant, 3327 Lilac Dr . Information: 763-4539.

Clovis Masonic Lodge No. 40 — 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday each month, regular communication. 3100 Thornton. All Masons welcome. Information: Andy Anderson, 575-370-3046.

Clovis-Portales Community Orchestra rehearsal — 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Church of Portales. Information: Alan Johnson, 762-2253.

Clovis Quilters' Club — 1 p.m.-3 p.m. second Monday each month, Trinity Lutheran Church. Open to all quilters, beginners to advanced. Information: Amy Armenta 985-2337

Clovis Shrine Club — Noon Mondays, Smokin' Skillet. All Shriners welcome. Information: Jerry Shade 762-3781.

Clovis Train Society — 4 p.m. first Saturday each month, 221 West First St., Depot. Information: Phil Williams, 762-0066.

Community Bible Study — 9:30-11-30 a.m. Wednesdays. An interdenominational Woman's Bible study. Open to women of all denominations and Bible knowledge. First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore. Children's classes for babies to age 5 and special classes for home schoolers through school year only. Information: Amy 760-8565.

Cub Scout Pack 225 meeting — 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Christian Church, Main St. Clovis. Information: Mike Lovett 799-6456.

Cub Scout Pack 226 — 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fridays, Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 North Main. Open to all boys grades one through six. Information: Cheryle Csakan 760-6048.

Boy Scout Troop 226 — 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Kingswood Methodist Church. Information: Cheryle Csakan 760-6048.

Boy Scout Troop 411 — 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Scout Center at Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton. Information: Grant Riegelman 817-676-1671.

Cub Scout Pack 411 — 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, Sycamore. Information: Cheryle Csakan 760-6048.

Curry County Extension Clubs exercise program — noon-1 p.m., Open to the general public. Join the fun and get healthier every Monday and Wednesday at the extension office at 818 N. Main in Clovis. Information: 762-0296 or 763-6505.

Curry County Republican Women — 11:30 a.m. second Tuesday each month, Dakota's Steakhouse. Information: Laquita Terry 762-2885.

Daughters of the American Revolution — 10 a.m. second Saturday each month September through June. Information or venue: Pam Wallace 760-2127 or Nancy Bauder 769-3146.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 6, bingo — 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, 220 West Fourth St., no smoking. Open to the public. Information: 762-5335.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 6 meeting — 7 p.m. second Monday each month, 220 West Fourth St. Information: 762-5335.

Desert Cruzers Car Club cruises — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, various locations and second Tuesday, various locations. General meeting. Information:

Duplicate Bridge Club — 10 a.m. Wednesdays, 100 Highland Drive. Information: Jerry Beck 389-5349.

Eastern New Mexico Amateur Radio Club — 10 a.m. second Saturday each month, DAV Hall. Information: or 791-3734.

El Desayuno Kiwanis Club — 6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Taqueria Jalisco, 217 West Seventh St. Information: 714-0973.

Encanto Garden Club — 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday each month, Muffley's Backdoor. Visitors and new members welcome. Information: 763-7661 or 762-6955.

Fairfield Extension Homemakers Club — 10 a.m. second and fourth Fridays, Cheyenne Meadows Community Center. Information: Martha Watkins 762-0942.

Friends of Bluegrass Club — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Farwell Civic Center. Play and listen to Bluegrass and Old Time Music played with acoustical instruments. The public is invited. Information: Harold Kilmer, 763-6361.

Friendship Rebekah Lodge — 1 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays each month, 405 N. Main St. Information: 762-4843.

Grady Alpha Extension Homemakers Club — 1:30 p.m. first Tuesday each month, Grady Senior Center. Information: Katy Machechnie 357-2353.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association — 8 a.m. first Sunday each month, Smoking Skillet. Information: Doug Pettigrew 763-1636 or 714-1009.

High Plains Drifters Motorcycle Club — 8 a.m. Saturdays, Don Maria's; 6 p.m. second Thursday each month, various locations. All bikes and nonmembers welcome. Information: Gary Baker, 799-1993 for locations.

High Plains Patriots — 7 p.m. last Thursday each month, Master's Centre. Information:

High Plains Toastmasters Club — 7 p.m. Thursdays, Trinity United Methodist Church. Information: Donna Labatt at 763-5519.

Home at Heart — 6 p.m. third Thursday each month, 21st St. Church of Christ, Clovis. Information: Connie Miller 799-9565

International Defensive Pistol Association — 12:30 p.m. third weekend each month. Information: Joe Stanford, 806-777-2217.

Just Us Club— 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday each month, First United Methodist, Melrose. Information: Jewell Hill 253-4594.

Llano Estacado Quilt Guild — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. fourth Saturday every two months: January, March, May, July, Sept., Nov., Trinity Lutheran Church. Information: President Char Montgomery, 575-461-3178.

Military Order of the Cooties — 7:30 p.m. first Friday each month, VFW Post 3015, 2815 West Seventh St. Information: 763-6561.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — 8:45 a.m.-11 a.m. every other Tuesday, Central Baptist Church. Information: Lori 309-9402.

New Mexico Legal Aid — 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, closed 12 p.m-1 p.m. daily, 401 Pile. Please call to make an appointment. Information: 769-2326

Noon Day Kiwanis Club — 12 p.m. first and third Thursday each month, various locations. Information: Elaine Williford 749-0231 for locations.

Pilot Club — Noon, second and fourth Monday each month, Muffley's Back Door. Information: Sue Rutter 762-0491 or Darlene Rose 763-6682.

Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m. second Wednesday each month, City Hall. Information: 769-7828.

Starlight Square Dance Club — 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Portales Senior Citizens Center, 421 North Industrial. Information: Ruth at 760-1170.

Teen Court Prevention Class — 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 763-7725.

Toastmasters meeting — 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1321 West 21st St. Information: 693-5778

United Daughters of The Confederacy — frequency of meetings vary. Information: 762-1094 or 356-4793.

V.F.W. Auxiliary 3280 — 7 p.m. first Thursday each month, 1321 W. 21st Street. Information: 693-5778.

V.F.W.L.A Auxiliary 3015 — 7:30 p.m. first Thursday each month, Post 3015. Mens and womens groups meet at some time. Information: 763-6561.

Water Policy Board — 9 a.m. second Tuesday each month, City Hall. Information: 769-7828.

Eastern New Mexico Volunteer Committee meeting— 8 a.m. first Friday each month, Matt 25. Information: Christina Martinez-Guarjardo 799-0672.


AARP Drivers Safety Program — 8 a.m.-12 p.m. August 21, third Tuesday each month, Clovis Community College, room 101 unless otherwise scheduled. Pre-registration recommended. Fees: $12 members $14 non-members $5 teachers, educators and education employees. Information: Carolyn Taber 742-2384.

ENMRSH — 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Free developmental screenings for infants and babies birth through 35 months. Information: 742-9032.

GED classes — 8:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Clovis Community College. New students must attend orientation. Information: Robin 769-4095.

Clovis Municipal Schools Early Intervention Services — Developmental screenings by referral for children age 2-5 with suspected disabilities. Student Support Center, 1600 Sutter Place. No charge to families. Information: 769-4490.

Parenting classes — 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St., Clovis. Information: 762-0050.

CPR and First Aid Classes — AHA HeartSaver and BLS Classes, third Saturday each month. Four different classes you can take. Fee includes course book and completion card. Please call for the fees. Information: 742-3031 or 799-4114.

Health services

Mental Health Counseling — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday or as needed and/or by appointment. Central Christian Church, 1528 S. Main, Portales. Information or to make an appointment: 356-6001.

Birth certificates — 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost: $10. Clovis Health Department. Information: 763-5583.

Enhance Fitness class — 10 a.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Classes are held at the Clovis Wellness Center, 1700 East Seventh Street. Class participants make a 16 week commitment, free initial assessment. Class is free to seniors age 50 and older. Information: Jamie Saldana 714-1759.

Free pregnancy testing — 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Pregnancy Resource Center, 621 North Main St., Clovis. Information: 935-5433.

HIV/STD Testing — By appointment. Monday-Friday. Roosevelt County Health Office, 1513 W. Fir, Portales. Information: 356-4453.

Pregnancy tests — 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Women's Medical Center, Suite A-1, 2000 West 21st St. Information: 762-8055. 8 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m., La Casa Family Health Center, $15, 1521 West 13th St. Information: 769-0888. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $15, La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir, Portales. Information: 356-6695.

TB follow-up services — Monday-Friday. Appointment only. No charge. Clovis Health Department. Information: 763-5583.

TB testing — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 West 13th St. $21. Information: 769-0888.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Nutrition Program Services — 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Closed 12 p.m.-1 p.m. for lunch every day except Thursday. Department of Health, 1216 Cameo St. Information 762-3309; 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 8:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Fridays at Cannon AFB, 208 East Casablanca. Information: 784-2127.

Support groups

Al-Anon fellowship group — 6 p.m. Sundays, Mental Health Resources, West 21st Street. Friends and families of alcoholics are always welcome. Information: 762-3970.

Al-Anon: Live and Let Live — 6:30 p.m. Monday and noon Thursday, Highland Baptist Church, 2210 North Main Street entrance. Open to friends and families of alcoholics. Information: 769-6028.

Al-Anon: Serenity Circle group — 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Presbyterian Church, 108 South Ave. F, Portales. Information: 769-6028.

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Fellowship Group — 11 a.m. Sundays, 12 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. every evening, 1119 Thornton St. Information: 769-6052.

Alzheimer's caregiver support group — Noon every third Tuesday each month, Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 North Prince St. Information: 624-1552 or 762-8700.

Batterer's intervention — Men's group: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays; Women's group: 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Hartley House, 900 Main St., Clovis. Information: 762-0050 or 356-4720.

Bereavement group — 2 p.m.-3 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday each month, Plains Regional Healthplex, 2217 Dillon Street. Support group for people whose loved ones have died and who would like help coping with grief, loss and living again after loss. Information: 769-7399.

Bereavement support group — 6 p.m.-7 p.m. first and third Thursday each month, Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince. For those who need help coping with life after, or in anticipation of, the death of a loved one. Information: Yolanda Vela, 935-5683.

Bereavement support group — 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday each month, Memorial Building art room, 200 East Seventh Street, Portales. For those who need help coping with life after, or in anticipation of, the death of a loved one. Information: Yolanda Vela, 935-5683.

Celebrate recovery — 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Faith Christian Family Church. Information: 762-7751.

Children's domestic violence survivors group — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Ages 4 and older. Information: 762-0050.

Christian intervention program — 7 p.m. Fridays, Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 212 Ash St. Information: 769-0329.

Clovis blind support group — 1 p.m.-2 p.m. second Friday each month, Baxter-Curren Senior Center, Ninth and Hickory. The visually impaired and their caregivers are welcome. Information: Glenda 762-0755.

Double Trouble In Recovery 12 Step Program — 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Mental Health Resources, 1100 West 21st. Double Trouble In Recovery is a 12-step program that focuses on dually diagnosed individuals that may have a problem with alcohol, drugs, or mental illness. All are welcome. Hope to see you soon! Information: Willie 309-1865 or Melissa 760-8651.

Domestic violence survivors group — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hartley House, 900 Main St. Information: 762-0050.

Lamp Lighters Group of A.A. Womens meeting — 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Mondays, Portales Senior Center. Information: 356-8741.

Milagro Group of N.A. — 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.,Saturdays, Wesley Foundation, 14th and K, Portales. Information: Rick 309-7593.

Recovery Support Group — 7 p.m. Thursdays. Faith Based approach to recovery from substance abuse. Beacon of Light, 1320 Thornton. Information: 763-9510.

Sister Strength Cancer Support Group — 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. first Thursday each month, First United Methodist Church. Free cancer information also available by phone. Information: 1-888-441-4439.

The We Group of NA — 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Church of the Brethren, Manana and Acoma (across from Stansells). Enter north side of the church. Information: Ben 309-1673.

Support Groups for survivors of Sexual Violence— Please call for times. Sexual Assault Service Office 1412 S. Ave. O Suite B, Portales. Information: 226-4665


TOPS NM No. 3, Clovis — 12 p.m. Wednesdays, United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore, east door. Information: 762-7909 or 762-0308.


Food and clothing distribution — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Saturdays, Bread of Life Ministries, Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 762-2843.

Lighthouse Mission — 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m., clothing giveaway, Monday through Friday, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Information: 762-1933.

Helping Hands — 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays, clothing and household goods giveaway. Pure Heart Word Center, 701 N. Prince. Information: 268-1565.

Community calendar runs on Sundays. Calendar information is compiled by Malinda Montgomery. To add, delete, or update events , please contact her at 763-6991 or e-mail

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