Community Commitment

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October 20, 2019

11:00 am: Peanut Valley Festival

Location:  Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E Lime St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  The annual Peanut Valley Festival will be held from 11am-5pm at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. The festival will feature vendor booths, live music, a health fair, and numerous activities for kids all with free entry! For more information, call the Chamber at 356-8541.

October 21, 2019

12:00 am: Fall Harvest Festival Fundraiser

Location:  Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N Prince St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Wheatfields Senior Living Community is hosting a Fall Festival Fundraiser to benefit the Mix 107.5 Secret Santa Program on Friday, Oct. 25th. There will be games, prizes, live music, and dinner with all proceeds to the Secret Santa Program. You must RSVP by Oct. 23rd to 762-8700.

12:00 am: Youth Basketball Registration

Location:  Portales Recreation Center, 1001 W 18th St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  Basketball registration for Portales City Sports is open now. Pre-K through 2nd graders wanting to play must register by October 25th and third through sixth graders must register by Nov. 8th. For registration forms, visit the Portales Rec Center or call them at 356-8598.

5:00 pm: Portales Farmers Market

Location:  Corner of 1st Street and Avenue B
Details:  The Portales Farmers Market is opening weekly on Monday's beginning at 5pm. The market takes place directly behind the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of First Street & Avenue B featuring locally grown produce.

6:00 pm: Citizenship Interview Prep

Location:  La Casita Elementary School, 400 Davis St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Clovis Municipal Schools will be offering Citizenship Interview Prep classes for ages 16 and older every Monday night from now until April 30th. The class takes place at La Casita Elementary School from 6-8pm. Childcare will be provided for these classes. Call 769-4455 for all the details.

October 22, 2019

11:00 am: Blood Drive

Location:  Enmrsh Inc, 2700 E 7th St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  ENMRSH is hosting a blood drive from 11am-3pm. This blood drive will take place inside the bloodmobile. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit vitalant.org.

4:30 pm: Afterschool S.T.E.A.M.

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites everyone is grades Kindergarten - 6th to their Afterschool STEAM program. The program begins at 4:30pm every Tuesday. This week's theme is Play Your Way. For more information, call 356-3940.

October 23, 2019

12:00 am: Fall Harvest Festival Fundraiser

Location:  Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N Prince St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Wheatfields Senior Living Community is hosting a Fall Festival Fundraiser to benefit the Mix 107.5 Secret Santa Program on Friday, Oct. 25th. There will be games, prizes, live music, and dinner with all proceeds to the Secret Santa Program. You must RSVP today to 762-8700.

9:00 am: Blood Drive

Location:  Eastern New Mexico University, 1500 S Avenue K, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  Eastern New Mexico University is hosting a blood drive from 9am-2pm. This blood drive will take place inside the Campus Union Building. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit <a href="http://vitalant.org">vitalant.org</a&gt;.

10:00 am: Tiny Tots Story Time

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Tiny Tots will be meeting at the Clovis Carver Library at 10am for story time. This story time is open to ages zero to 3 years. For more details, call 769-7840.

10:00 am: Information & Health Expo

Location:  Friendship Senior Center, 901 W 13th St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Friendship Senior Center is hosting an information & health expo from 10am-2pm. They will have vendor booths set up and flu shots will be available provided by Presbyterian Pharmacy. For more information, call 769-7913.

10:30 am: Preschool Story Time

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites preschoolers for story time at 10:30am. This weeks theme is "Hoot! Hoot!". Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

1:30 pm: Stitch Addicts

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Knitters, crochet hookers, embroiderers, beaders, and weavers are all invited to attend - 1:30pm at the Clovis Carver Public Library. A supply and prep list for the current project may be obtained at the Circulation Desk or bring your own project! For more details, call Sara at 575-763-9687.

October 24, 2019

9:00 am: Blood Drive

Location:  Clovis High School, 1900 N Thornton St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Clovis High School is hosting a blood drive from 9am-2pm. This blood drive will take place inside the Lecture Hall. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit vitalant.org.

10:00 am: Library Craft Fun

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Join the Clovis Carver Public Library for Color Creators Coloring Club and Autumn Rock Painting. Crafting begins at 10am and again at 6pm. Call the library at 769-7840 for all the details.

10:00 am: Preschool Story Time

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Clovis Carver Public Library hosts preschool story time every Thursday at 10am for ages 3-5. Join them each week for a different story and activity. For more information call the Library at 769-7840.

12:00 pm: Clovis Rotary Meeting

Location:  Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Clovis Rotary Club meets weekly on Thursday at noon. Meetings are held at the Clovis Civic Center and are open to anyone interested in joining the club. For more information, find them on Facebook!

4:00 pm: Business 2 Business

Location:  Hamilton Toyota, 600 W 7th St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Clovis Curry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business 2 Business event for chamber members at Hamilton Toyota from 4-6pm. The event will kick off with a ribbon cutting for the all new Hamilton Toyota located at 600 W 7th Street.

4:30 pm: Movie Madness

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  Tweens and teens ages 9-18 are invited out to the Portales Public Library for Movie Madness featuring Tower of Terror. The movie will begin at 4:30pm. Call the library at 356-3940 for more information.

5:00 pm: Portales Farmers Market

Location:  Corner of 1st Street and Avenue B
Details:  The Portales Farmers Market is open weekly on Thursday's beginning at 5pm. The market takes place directly behind the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of First Street & Avenue B featuring locally grown produce.

6:00 pm: Free Family Movie Night

Location:  The Yam Theater/Portales MainStreet, 219 Main St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  The Portales Chamber Ambassadors are hosting a free family movie night beginning at 6pm at the Yam Theater. They will be showing Wreck It Ralph: Ralph Breaks the Internet. Admission is completely free and concessions will be available! Call the Chamber at 356-8541 for more information.

6:00 pm: Preschool Story Time

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites preschoolers for story time at 6pm. This weeks theme is "Hoot! Hoot!". Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

October 25, 2019

1:00 pm: Art Show

Location:  Enmrsh Inc, 2700 E 7th St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  Celebrate the Art, Celebrate the Artist Art Show will take place from 1-4pm at the ENMRSH Recreation Education Building located at 2650 East 7th St. This art show will feature artists from ENMRSH under the instruction of local artist, Patsy Delk. For more information about this event, call 762-3718.

6:00 pm: Civil Engineer Activities Council Haunted House

Location:  Doc Stewart Park, 1111 New Mexico Dr, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Civil Engineer Activities Council Haunted House will take place at Doc Stewart Park in Chavez Housing. This haunted house is open to the public and will feature a kids scare from 6-9pm and an adult scare from 9-11pm. Cost is $3 for children and $5 for adults. For more information, call 912-344-6012.

October 26, 2019

9:00 am: National Prescription Drugs Take Back

Location:  Roden-Smith Pharmacy, 305 East Llano Estacado Blvd Suite A Suite A, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Curry County Office of Substance Abuse Prevention is hosting the DEA National Prescription Drugs Take Back event at Roden Smith Pharmacy from 9am-1pm. You can help prevent prescription painkiller misuse by turning in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. This event is free and anonymous. For more details call 763-7725 or visit http://www.DEAtakeback.com.

10:00 am: National Prescription Drugs Take Back

Location:  Walgreens, 700 E 21st St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Curry County Office of Substance Abuse Prevention is hosting the DEA National Prescription Drugs Take Back event at Walgreens from 10am-2pm. You can help prevent prescription painkiller misuse by turning in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. This event is free and anonymous. For more details call 763-7725 or visit http://www.DEAtakeback.com.

11:00 am: Halloween Party

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Clovis Carver Library invites everyone to a community, family friendly Halloween Party at 11am. They will have lots of free games, prizes and a kid friendly Halloween movie. Costumes are encouraged but nothing too scary, please! Call the library at 769-7840 for more details.

6:00 pm: Civil Engineer Activities Council Haunted House

Location:  Doc Stewart Park, 1111 New Mexico Dr, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
Details:  The Civil Engineer Activities Council Haunted House will take place at Doc Stewart Park in Chavez Housing. This haunted house is open to the public and will feature a kids scare from 6-9pm and an adult scare from 9-11pm. Cost is $3 for children and $5 for adults. For more information, call 912-344-6012.

ONGOING EVENTS ON THE HIGH PLAINS

Hope Children’s Home in Clovis is in need of help with their food pantry. Regular needs are fresh fruit and vegetables, sliced bread, & tortillas. Other items needed are toiletries and clothing for children of all ages.


The American Red Cross in Clovis is offering CPR Training. Cost is $45 per person and training can be set to accommodate participant’s schedules. Discounts are available for groups of 12 or more. Certificates will be valid for 2 years. For more information, call 763-4129 for more details.


The GLU Factory is in need of donations of twin bedding, all household items including cleaning supplies and laundry soap, toiletries, towels and other necessities for their residents at the home. They are also in need of men’s large and extra-large clothing (new & gently used). For more details, call 935-4458.


Hartley House in Clovis is in need of donations of pajamas, dolls and trucks for the children staying in the safe house. For more details, call 762-0050.


Arise Sexual Assault Services is in need of donations of new clothing (prefer dark & loose) for both men, women and children in all sizes. They are also in need of new items for the children – stuffed animals, dolls, coloring books, crayons, ect. Other items needed are feminine hygiene products.  For more details, call 226-7263.


The El Desayuno Kiwanis Club in Clovis is conducting their Annual Flag Fundraiser. Cost is $35 per year and flags will be placed at your home or business on 10 occasions throughout the year. For more details, contact Jim at 762-7850.


Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails is seeking role models and volunteers to assist with the program. These roles include; Troop Family and Friends, Troop Leader/Co-Leader, Service Unit Volunteers, Cookie Volunteers and Event/Program Volunteers. For more details, contact Misha at 505-554-5665 or visit www.nmgirlscouts.org.


The Curry County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program are currently seeking volunteers to share their time, experience, talent and knowledge within the communities. Volunteers must be 55 years of age and older. Hours are flexible and there are a number of volunteer opportunities. For more details, call 763-6009 or email [email protected]


The Community Services Center in Portales is currently in need of donations for the CSC Food Pantry. Donations may be dropped off at the center located at 1100 Community Way. For more details, call 356-8576 ext. 10.


The Pregnancy Resource Center offers a program called “Earn While You Learn” for their clients. The program allows new and expectant parents to participate in prenatal, newborn care and parenting classes through the center. Through this, they earn “Baby Bucks” to spend in the Baby Boutique. The center is currently in need of the following items to help stock the Baby Boutique; diapers, wipes, baby clothes, formula, baby food, bottles, blankets, toys, crib (new and used – must meet current safety standards), crib sheets, Pack & Play (new and used), car seats (must be new), Baby carriers/slings and CATS Bus passes. For more details, contact the Pregnancy Resource staff at 935-5433.


Matt 25 offers Anger Management classes on Thursday at 6pm weekly. This 8 week course is $150 and can be entered at anytime. Matt 25 also offers a 9 week Parenting Class for $180. This course requires sign up so please contact Matt 25 to do so.

Life Skills Classes are 24 weeks long and go deep into different life skills and how to deal with issues. The cost is based on income and has a sliding scale. You must sign up in advance for this course. For more information, check out lifeskillsclovis.com or call 935-4411.