Community Commitment

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February 25, 2020

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 What Did That Owl Eat? For more information, call 356-3940.

February 26, 2020

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: Blood Drive

Location:  Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Clovis Community College is hosting a blood drive from 10am-1:30pm. This blood drive will take place inside the gym. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit vitalant.org.

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 On the Move. Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

February 27, 2020

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.

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 10:30am. This weeks theme is On the Move. Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

February 29, 2020

10:00 am: Roosevelt County Little League Registration

Location:  Memorial Building, 200 E 7th St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  Registration is now open for Roosevelt County Little League Baseball and Softball. There are multiple divisions in both softball and baseball for children ages 4-16. In person registration will take place from 10am-2pm at the Memorial Building in Portales. Find Roosevelt County Little League on Facebook for all the details.

12:00 pm: Clovis Baseball Association Registration Open

Location:  North Plains Mall, 2809 N Prince St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Clovis Baseball Association is hosting an in-person registration at the North Plains Mall from 12-4pm. Clovis Baseball Association is open to anyone ages 4-15. Registration cost is $55 per player. The season will begin on April 6th. You can also visit clovisbaseball.com to register or 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.