Community Commitment

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September 20, 2019

9:00 am: CGAA Basketball Registration

Location:  Clovis Floral Designs, 1520 Mitchell St #4, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Registration for CGAA Basketball ends today. The league is open to boys and girls in grades 3 – 6. You can register at Clovis Floral today from 9am – 4pm. Player fee is $60 and is due at time of registration. Call 763-3636 for more information.

3:00 pm: National Pepperoni Pizza Day

Location:  Familia Dental, 4017 N Prince St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Familia Dental in partnership with Little Caesars Pizza is hosting National Pepperoni Pizza Day. Join them for free pizza and drinks, face painting, games, raffles, and lots of fun. The event will take place at Familia Dental from 3-6pm and is open to the public. For further information, call 825-5452.

September 21, 2019

8:00 am: Clovis Farmers Market

Location:  Goodwin Lake Trail, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Clovis Farmers Market is open weekly on Saturday's beginning at 8am featuring locally grown produce. The market takes place at Goodwin Lake Trails on Prince Street across from Bahama Bucks.

8:00 am: 5K Color Run

Location:  Clovis Aquatic Center, 1700 E 7th St #6310, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  MECA Therapies and La Casa Family Health Center invite everyone out to the Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies, Healthy Development 5K Color Run. Registration will begin at 8am at the Clovis Aquatic Center and the run will begin at 8:30am. A community resource fair will follow from 10am-12pm. For more information, call MECA Therapies.

9:00 am: Special Food Distribution

Location:  Central Christian Church, 1528 S Main Ave, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  A special food distribution will take place from 9-11am at Central Christian Church in Portales. This is open to qualified individuals living in the Portales area who are not currently being served through any other mobile food distribution site. Distribution schedule is by last name: A-G from 9-9:30am, H-N from 9:30-10am, O-Z from 10-10:30am, and new applications from 10:30-11am. For more information contact the United Way by dialing 2-1-1.

10:00 am: National Seat Check Saturday

Location:  Walmart Supercenter, 3728 N Prince St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Safer New Mexico Now is hosting National Seat Check Saturday at the Walmart in Clovis from 10a-12p. Stop by to get your child's car seat inspected. This event is a first-come-first-serve and no appointment is necessary. Call 800-231-6145 for more information.

10:00 am: Genealogy Workshop

Location:  Clovis Carver Public Library
 
Details:  Beginner, hobby-ists, and experts are all welcome to attend the Genealogy Workshop from 10-11:30am at the Clovis Carver Public Library. Contact the library for more information.

1:00 pm: 8th Annual Princess Party

Location:  ENMU Campus Union Ballroom
 
Details:  Join Monarch Formals for their 8th Annual Princess Party. Prince and Princesses ages 2-12 and their royal companions are invited to attend this event. The party will take place at the ENMU Campus Union Ballroom from 1-5pm. For more information, find the event on Facebook!

September 23, 2019

12:00 am: ENMU Homecoming Parade

Location:  Eastern New Mexico University, 1500 S Avenue K, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The annual ENMU Homecoming Parade will take place on September 28th beginning at 11:15am. This year's theme is Ancient Civilizations. If you are interested in participating, email [email protected].

12:00 am: Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee Vacancies

 
Details:  The City of Clovis has two vacancies on the Parks, Recreation, and Beautification Committee for representatives from District 3 and 4. The committee meets on the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30pm at City Hall. Visit cityofclovis.org for all duties and responsibilities of these vacancies. Contact the City Managers office at 769-7828 for questions or to obtain an application. Applications will be accepted until 5pm on Friday, September 27th.

4:30 pm: Free Tutoring

Location:  La Casita Elementary School, 400 Davis St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Clovis Municipal Schools is offering free tutoring for students in 2nd -12th grade. Tutoring takes place at La Casita Elementary School from 4:30-6pm every Monday - Thursday. Professional instructors will be on site and snacks will be provided. For more information call, 769-4455.

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.

September 24, 2019

12:00 am: Student Success Center Homework Help

Location:  Clovis High School Student Success Center
 
Details:  The Clovis High School Student Success Center offers free help with schoolwork for 7th-12th grade students in the district. They will be offering free tutoring, a quiet place to work on homework, and a place to make up quizzes and tests. They will also have bilingual teachers on hand to help. Student Success Center hours are from 3:35-5:30pm Monday - Thursday in the CHS Library.

12:00 am: CHS Freshman Academy Algebra Tutoring

Location:  Clovis High School Freshman Academy, 1400 Cameo St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Free algebra tutoring is available for 9th grade students at the Clovis High School Freshman Academy! Tutoring will take place in room 23 with Ms. Moran from 3:45-5:45pm Monday - Thursday. Call the CHS Freshman Academy at 769-4400 for more information.

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. For more information, call 356-3940.

September 25, 2019

12:00 am: Foster Grandparents Needed

Location:  Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Community Services Center in Portales is looking for foster grandparent volunteers for the Foster Grandparent Program in Roosevelt County. Volunteers must be 55 years of age or older, be income eligible, willing to volunteer 15-40 hours per week, and enjoy working with children. Contact Nancy Harper at 356-8576 ext. 36 for more information.

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.

10:30 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 "Autumn Air". 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.

September 26, 2019

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!

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: 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 "Autumn Air". Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

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.


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 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.

 

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.