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kat sherrell rsSunday, October 1, 10:00-11:00am, El Sol Theater
Experiencing Broadway Music, A Listener's Companion

Kat Sherrell is a conductor, music director, pianist, and writer originally from Silver City, NM.

mary sojourner rsMary SojournerWriter and writing mentor Mary Sojourner is returning to the Southwest Festival of the Written Word (SWFWW), in Silver City NM, Friday-Sunday, September 29, 30, October 1. Her "Write Now: you only think you have forever" hands-on writing session at the Festival takes place Sunday, October 1, 10:00-11:00am, at the "A" Space Gallery, 110 W 7th St. The event--as are all Festival events and sessions—is open to the public free of charge. No reservations or registration are required to attend.

hats in the garden rsAttendees at the Western New Mexico University Foundation's Hats in the Garden event
parade through the Alumni Gardens in themed costumes.
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University Foundation's annual Hats in the Garden is scheduled for Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the WNMU Alumni Gardens, adjacent to Hunter Hall.

The Silver City Rotary Auction and Benefit Gala in Partnership with First American Bank on October 7th will have as one of its beneficiaries the Silver City Gospel Mission's Sierra House program.

Sierra House is the name of the building next to the Gospel Mission (see attached picture), which was purchased at a generously discounted price from Arthur L. Sierra. The building is being used as a transitional shelter for women and children who seek to integrate back into the community after a period of homelessness or release from a rehabilitation program. In some cases, the Sierra House program serves women who have gone through Drug Court and who need residential housing in order to meet the Court's requirement for their release.

Kick off the Gila River Extravaganza with a special Monsoon Puppet Theater Parade. The parade will lead revelers down to Big Ditch Park where the party continues with more kid- and family-centered fun. We'll have a variety of booths to enjoy tastings of native plant foods, DIY demonstrations of how to make native plant foods and utilitarian products. Enjoy spoken word poetry by Elise Stuart and Raven Drake and music by Miguel Santistevan, Big Ditch Crickets, Andrew Dahl-Bredine & Friends, The Black Teas, and Caliente. The Fort Sill Apache Tribe Fire Dancers with the Gooday Family will return for an encore performance.

"A Drop To Drink" Pub Crawl: All Day Saturday, September 23; All Day until the drinks run out. Downtown Silver City

The 13th annual festival, Gathering the Gila will engage participants in an exploration of the bountiful native foods, plants, and medicines found throughout the Gila River and its watershed. Presentations will be offered free or by donation at WNMU's Global Resource Center (GRC West 12th Street) and The Volunteer Center (TVC 501 E 13th St.) and WNMU'S Fine Arts Center Theatre.

Lone Wolf: Hunting in the Gila with Alejandro Muñoz: Thursday, September 21, 1 pm - 2 pm; (GRC)

Saturday, October 7, 4:30 to 8:30 pm: The Silver City Rotary Benefit Gala and Auction in Partnership with First American Bank will be held at the Silver City Veterans Memorial Conference Center. The Auction will feature a wide variety of items from electronics to furniture to trips and cruises and even a vintage 1981 Porsche 928. Restaurant sponsors will provide tastes of their signature dishes and there will be a cash bar. The Auction will benefit Life Quest, the Silver City Gospel Mission, and the Gila Valley Library. Admission is $20. Tickets can be obtained from any member of the Silver City Rotary Club or purchased online at www.silvercityrotary.org. For further information call (575) 313-2200 or (575) 534-1135.

string quartet rsSilver City, NM – Violist Willy Sucre kicked off the inaugural season of the Western New Mexico University President's Chamber Music Series last fall and returns to campus with a string quartet this Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Light Hall Theater. A pre-performance reception will take place on the Light Hall Patio at 6:30 p.m.

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Tue Jan 23 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Tue Jan 23 @ 9:00AM -
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance - Silver City Recreation Center
Tue Jan 23 @ 1:30PM - 03:30PM
Gilawriters Expressive Writing Group - Murray Ryan Visitor Center
Tue Jan 23 @ 5:30PM -
Weight Watchers - First Presbyterian Church
Wed Jan 24 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Wed Jan 24 @ 8:30AM -
Grant County Day at the Roundhouse - New Mexico State Capitol
Wed Jan 24 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Curbside Consulting - College Plaza Suite #16
Wed Jan 24 @10:00AM - 11:15AM
Ballet for Adults: Body and Spirit - Lotus Center
Wed Jan 24 @10:30AM -
Storytime - Silver City Public Library
Wed Jan 24 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
WILL Lunch & Learn: Understanding Canine Communication Through Calming Signals - WNMU Global Resource Center ABC Room