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If you have visited the exhibition Flamenco: from Spain to New Mexico(on view through Memorial Day), you have seen that this exhibition utilizes all of the first floor exhibition space in the museum. For this reason, it will be necessary to close our galleries as we pack up the artifacts and prepare them to journey on their next destination. During this period, the Silver City Museum Society Store will be open 10-4, Tuesday-Sunday.The Exhibition Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico has been organized by the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM, and is circulating through GuestCurator Traveling Exhibitions.It is supported by the International Folk Art Foundation, and the Exhibition Sponsors are the Heritage Hotels and Resorts and the New Mexico Multi-Cultural Foundation.

The High Desert Humane Society will be holding their monthly REDUCED FEE vaccination clinic this Saturday MAY 12 from 9-NOON at the shelter at 3050 S Cougar Way 575-538-9261. Rabies-$10 plus the license-$2.50-$20, Dog Combo-$20, Cat combo-$18, Bordetella-$20, Leukemia-$20, Micro-chipping-$25, Deworming by weight $10-$45. We will also have rattle Snake Vaccine available.

Rev. Azima Lila Forest will discuss paying attention to the signs of the Divine Mother in the people and the world around us as an observation of Mother's Day.

This will be a Family Program Sunday and children of all ages are invited to participate. This Sunday the children will spend the session time working on Mother's Day crafts to honor those in their lives who've nurtured and supported them.

WHAT: The NM Economic Development Department (NMEDD) is teaming up with the NM Energy, Minerals and Natural Resource's Energy Conservation and Management Division (ECMD) and the USDA to offer a series of workshops across the state in rural areas. Workshops will not only educate participants on how to decrease their energy consumption and implement renewable energy sources, but will include ways to tie in energy savings into their financial stability.

The workshops are free but registration is required. Additionally, a limited number of on-site energy assessments will be offered to businesses for free. Site assessments are conducted by an ECMD engineer who will travel to the place of business and conduct a customized energy evaluation.

The next workshop will be held in Deming at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center. Local resources for small businesses and agricultural producers will be on hand including representatives from local utility companies, the Small Business Development Center, Luna County, City of Deming's Economic Development Department and NMSU's Engineering Resource Network.

WHEN: May 30, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Mimbres Valley Learning Center, 2300 E. Pine St, Deming, NM 88030

WHO: The workshops are open to businesses located in rural areas and agricultural producers

HOW TO REGISTER: Space is limited. Please make sure and register for the free workshop or apply for an energy assessment HERE

For more information or questions, contact Johanna Nelson at Johanna.Nelson@state.nm.us, or (505) 827-0264.

Community members of all ages are invited to participate in the 2018 Summer Reading Program at the Silver City Public Library. The theme is "Libraries Rock!" The library is offering activities for a variety of age groups, including special guest performers, hands-on activities, movies, and storytimes. There will also be summer reading for adults with weekly prize drawings and grand prize drawings. Summer reading registration has begun and continues through the duration of the program. Those interested in signing up can do so by visiting the library front desk, bringing their library card if they have one.

The program will officially kick off on Tuesday, June 5, 10:30am with a special performance by musician and children's songwriter Andy Mason. Activities are scheduled from June 5 through July 27. July 20 will be the last day to turn in completed reading logs and pick up prizes. The End of the Summer Party will be on Friday, July 27, 3:00pm at Penny Park. There will be grand prize drawings for those who completed their reading logs, made possible by a grant from Walmart. Everyone is invited to the park for fun activities and snacks.

Monday, Apr. 30

Welfare check
Highway 180 @ old armory
Male walking west on highway looking cold. Deputy had contact with male at MM 119 (1 mile east of Uncle Woody’s).

Missing persons
Highway 152 – Santa Rita
An autistic 21-year-old male left the residence sometime last night from his window/he is mostly nonverbal/might say his name but doesn’t know his name/laughs and giggles hysterically. Deputy had contact on Highway 180 and Arenas Valley Road.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Apr. 30

Domestic disturbance
1101 Tom Foy Blvd.
Male and female were arguing in a white car in the parking lot/female left walking with blood of her face/male got out of vehicle with a bloody hand. Officer advised out with female on Rosemary.

Monday, Apr. 30

Accident-injuries
E. Highway 180 and Pinos Altos Road
One vehicle off the cliff from McDonalds/elderly male unsure what happened/negative on injuries. Officer had contact advising heavy front-end damage and under carriage is leaking fluid/send next wrecker.

Harassment
W. Richard Street – 9:30 a.m.
Walk-in advised a named male told him he was going to kill his mother and burn her house down. Officer advised he needed to talk to walk-in’s mother and walk-in got upset.

Live from Silver City

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The Grant County Beat endeavors to post to the Elections page, under News, at the least, notices of candidates for Grant County races. Some candidates for statewide races have also sent their notices. 

The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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