Community Calendar

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Jul 8 - 19  Chiricahua Gallery Construction       Gallery Closed

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Jul 19      Sewing Club Meets For Lunch At The Portal Café   12:00 pm (AZ)

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Jul 19      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: 
520-558-5000
             
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Jul 19      Live Music At The Portal Café              5:00 pm (AZ)
                 Featuring: Kool Change and our very own PortalAirs
                 Dinner specials will be Grilled Salmon Salad as well as our Wednesday,
                 Thursday and Friday special the tasty Ribeye steaks.

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Jul 20      Seminar At Southwestern Research Station           8:30 am (AZ)
                
Title: Mate choice and hybridization in spadefoot toads - by Karin
                Pfennig

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Jul 20       Create A Starry Night Mosaic Stepping Stone
                 
11:00 am (AZ)    Portal Library    For children and adults
                 8 years and up.   Part of summer reading program.


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Jul 20      Seminar At Southwestern Research Station           4:30 pm (AZ)
                
Title: When life imitates life: The evolution of mimicry -by David Pfennig

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Jul 21     Church Services In Rodeo

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Jul 20 - 21   Volunteer For Trailwork         Join a group, together with Wild
                     Arizona and the Coronado National Forest to begin construction of a
                    trail reroute, connecting the South Fork trailhead with the existing
                    trail, bypassing the former roadbed damaged by Hurricane Odile.
                    Meet at the South Fork Trailhead at 8:00 AM (AZ).
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Jul 20      Universe Of Stories Summer Reading Program     11:00 am (AZ)
                 Activity: Create a “Starry Night Mosaic Stepping Stone.” 
                 Location: Portal Library 
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Jul 21     Seminar At Southwestern Research Station           4:30 pm (AZ)
               
Title: The border wall follies applied to herpetofauna - by Natalie Claunch
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Jul 23      Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     8:30 - 11:00 am 

                 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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Jul 25      Hiking  Whitetail Canyon - Up Indian Creek to the Monument.  

                Meet: Corner of Foothills  & Portal Road at 8:00 am (AZ),
                9:00 am (NM).            
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Jul 26      Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.      

                                         CLINIC CLOSED TODAY
                Regular hours resume Tuesday, July 30
             
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Jul 26 - 27   BioBlitz                       Registration: 2:00 pm (NM)
                    Chiricahua Desert Museum
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Jul 30     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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Jul 31       Circuit Writers                9:00 am (AZ)

                  Host: Zola Stolz
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Aug 1       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 1 - 2    Crystal Foreman Painting Workshop     9:00 am - 3:00 pm (NM)
                    Chiricahua Gallery           
$45 Members    $70 Non Members 

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Aug 3    Art for Kids                           10:00 am - 2:00 pm (NM)       
              Sponsored by 
The Chiricahua Gallery 

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Aug 6    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik 
 
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Aug 9 - 10   Biology Of Scorpions Symposium
                   
Chiricahua Desert Museum
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Aug 15   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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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
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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