Community Calendar

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Aug 17     Live Music At The Portal Café       DJ starts at 6:30 pm (AZ)
                 Featuring: Rock'N Reggae Night      DJ: Nick Daddy
                 Dinner served: 4:30 - 7:00 pm
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Aug 18     Church Services In Rodeo

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Aug 20      Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C. 

                                         Clinic Closed Today

                                       Office reopens August 22          ______________________________________________________________________

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Aug 22    Hiking  Pole Bridge, Turtle Mountain and Morse Canyon Trails.

            Meet at the Silver Peak Trailhead at 8:00 am (AZ) / 9:00 am (NM)

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Aug 22       Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     2:00 - 5:00 pm (AZ) 

                 2362 S. Rock House Road, Portal. 
                 Appointments preferred, but not required. Call the 
                 Willcox office to schedule a visit: 
520-766-5029
                 Local number during business hours: 
520-558-5000
             
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Aug 23      Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     12:45 - 2:30 pm (AZ)  

                             2362 S. Rock House Road, Portal. 
                 Appointments preferred, but not required. Call the 
                 Willcox office to schedule a visit: 
520-766-5029
                 Local number during business hours: 
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Aug 24     Vaccination Clinic                     9:00 am - 1:00 pm (AZ)
            Dr. John, with High Desert Veterinary Service
            Portal Rescue Classroom  Info: 
520-364-3268, hdvs.douglas@gmail.com.

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Aug 24       Farmers Market At The Portal Library      10:00 am (AZ)

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Aug 24     Music & Potluck At Mt. Valley Lodge        7:00 pm (NM)
                 Featuring: Skydog (Boogies, Ballads, Blues)   223 Highway 80-Rodeo
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Aug 27     Schwan's Truck At Portal Store                                     
                
Usually here 2:00 - 5:00 pm (AZ).  If you place an
                order you will be notified about delivery date. For
                delivery dates without an order, call Schwan’s at: 
                 1 (888) 724-9267.

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Aug 28     Circuit Writers                9:00 am (AZ)

                 Host: Deb Johnson
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Aug 30    Live Music At The Portal Café           6:30 pm (AZ)
                Featuring: Bad News Blues Band         Cover Charge: $5.00

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Sep 3    Book Discussion Group                       7:00 pm (AZ)
              
Myrtle Kraft Library

             Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson
 
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Sep 7 - 8.      Heritage Days      Geronimo Event Center, Rodeo
                  
                   Presentations, Lunch, Market, Movie, Field Trips
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Sep 14       Karen Biglin Jewelry Workshop        1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (NM)
                   Chiricahua Gallery      Members: $55.00       Non-Members: $75.00

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Sep 21  Memorial for Mary Willy            10:00 am (AZ)             
              Mary’s 
Portal home.  Donations may be made in Mary's name to Portal
              Rescue which, without Mary, we would not have a rescue building.
              To the Chiricahua Gallery 
Scholarship fund.  Mary with the help of many
               locals started the gallery in 1988 and served as the treasurer for many
               years.  Also donations may be made to "Friends Of The Portal Library"
               for which she was a volunteer. 
 
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Sep 25    Sew What Program         11:00am (AZ)         Location - SWRS 

                Program topic:  Celebrating 100 Years of Sew What!
                Presented by Delane Blondeau

    Open To The Community
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Oct 1    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
 
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Oct 4     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
             
 Southeastern Arizona Archaeology      Speaker: Dr. Eric Kaldahl

Open To The Community
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Oct 5     Hallowe’en Costume Sale     9:30 am - Noon (AZ)      
              In front of Library Book Store
              Proceeds to benefit Sew What Scholarship Fund
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Oct 5    Cowboy Poetry At The Rodeo Community Center  7:00 - 9:00 pm (NM)
             Sponsored by the Chiricahua Gallery

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Oct 10 - 14    Portal Irish Music Week



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Oct 12    Portal Irish Music Week Public Concert      4:00 pm (AZ)

               Portal Café

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Oct 23    Sew What Program     11:00am (AZ)         Location - Cave Creek Ranch

                Program topic:  Travelling into Antarctica
                Presented by Debb & Bud Johnson

    Open To Members & Guests
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Oct 25     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
                
Neanderthals, Denisovians and Early Modern Humans: Recent
                Evidence and Interpretation      Speaker:  Dr. John Barthelme
                                              Open To The Community

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Oct 26    Oktoberfest     9:00 am - 1:00 pm (AZ)

                Downtown Portal

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Oct 26   Sew What Program - Oktoberfest           9:00 am - 1:00 pm (AZ)
              Downtown Portal

                                       Open To The Community
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Nov 8    Blood Drive - Portal Community    10:00 am - 3:00 pm     
              Portal Rescue Classroom      For information or to schedule
              an appointment call Jackie Lewis: (520)558-2287


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Nov 12    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
               Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
 
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Nov 13    Sew What Program   11:00am (AZ)      Location - Susanne Apitz’ Home

               Program topic:  Women in the Military Way Back When..
               Presented by Zola Stoltz & Ana Mae Frank

Open To Members & Guests
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Nov 15     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
                 
A Combat Photographer’s Personal Record of World War II
                 Speaker: Karin McQuillan
                                            Open To The Community

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Dec 3    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
 
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Jan 7    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Poetry Night
 
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Jan 17     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
                
Humanity's Obsession With Pepper: A Great Plant Dispersal Story
                of the Americas                Speaker: Craig McEwan

Open To The Community
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Jan 18   Fundraiser For Harmony & Hope Horse Haven
              11:00 am - 2:00 pm AZ        Rodeo Community Center
               Lunch, Bake Sale, Raffles, Rummage Sale & more!
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Jan 22     Sew What Program         11:00 am (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
               
 Program topic:  Bees, Honey Making, Making mead from honey
                 
Presented by Carvin Wilson

                                                                        Open To The Community
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Feb 4    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             A Cowman’s Wife by Mary Kidder Rak
 
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Feb  7     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
             
  A Photographic Journey of the Natural History of Malaysia
               Speaker:  Mike Jacobi

Open To The Community
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Feb  21   Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
             
  Batty for blooms: How You Can Help Nectar-feeding Bats by Tracking
               Agave Flowering              Speaker:  Erin Posthumus

Open To The Community
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Feb 26     Sew What Program         11:00 am (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
               
  Program topic:  Naiche: Last Hereditary Chief of the Chiricahua
                 Apaches.      
Presented by Bill Cavaliere

                                                                          Open To The Community

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Mar 3    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Paris in the Present Tense by Ron Halperin
 
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Mar 6    Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
             
 Life Among Laughing Frogs in the Amazonian Rainforest
              Speaker:   Dr. Lynn Haugen

Open To The Community
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Mar 20  Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
             
Community Solar for Portal?    Speaker: Dr. Paul Hirt

Open To The Community
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Mar 25     Sew What Program                 Time: To Be Announced               
                 
Field Trip To The Deming Museum

                                                                          Open To Members & Guests

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Apr 7    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee 
 
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Apr 17    Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
           
   Evolution of a Marvelous Valve in the Gut of Ants
               Speaker:
  Dr. Michele Lanan

Open To The Community
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Apr 22    Sew What Program   11:00am (AZ)      Location - Pat Esser's Home

               Program topic:  Circuit Writers          Presented by local writers

                                              Open To Members & Guests

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May 5    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Deep Breathing by Gayle Jandrey 
 
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May 8    Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
            
  Branding the Diamond A: Early Ranching in New Mexico’s
              Bootheel (1880-1950)   Speaker: Diana Hadley

Open To The Community
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May 27    Sew What Program   11:00am (AZ)      Location - Joy Mendez’ Home

               Program topic:  1. Artsy-Craftsy Hands On
                                         2. Meeting new scholarship recipients

               Presented by Sara Stumbo and local artist(s)

                                                                         Open To Members & Guests

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Jun 2    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Our 50 State Border Crisis by Howard G Buffett 
 
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