Community Calendar

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Nov 20       Circuit Writers                   9:00 am 
                   Host:
 Karin McQuillan

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Nov 21    Hiking  High Elevation Hike (to be chosen by participants) Or A
                Lower Elevation Walk Up E. Turkey Creek From The Foothills
                Road.

                Meet at the Silver Peak Trailhead at 9:00 am.

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Nov 21     Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     2:00 - 5:00 pm 

                 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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Nov 22-23   Moving Sale (Sarah Lounsberry & Paul Irvine)    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
                    
2454 S OLD CANYON RD PORTAL
                    Take the Portal Rd to Poorwill Trail and follow the signs!
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Nov 22      Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.   12:45 - 2:30 pm  

                 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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Nov 22       Sewing  Group          1:30 pm 

                   Host: Pat Espenak

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Nov 22      Chiricahua Gallery Members-Only Holiday Show Reception
       
           
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm (NM). 
                  Non members can join at the door for $25 per household.
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Nov 22     Live Music At The Portal Café             4:30 - 6:00 pm
                 Featuring: Mama Unplugged (in the cozy back room).   
Serving catfish,
                 hush puppies and coleslaw with Cajun tartar sauce $12.50

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Nov 22     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm       Portal Rescue Classroom
                 
A Combat Photographer’s Personal Record of World War II
                 Speaker: Karin McQuillan
                                            Open To The Community

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Nov 23     Zola’s Bake Sale      8:30 am             Portal Post Ocffice
               
 Quiches, sugar and gluten-free items, Holiday cookies, bars, pies,
                 cakes (and so much more)!
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Nov 23 - 24    Holiday Events In Rodeo, New Mexico       9:00 am - 5:00 pm
                       Desert Museum - Chiricahua Gallery - Rodeo Community Center
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Nov 23 - 24   Chiricahua Gallery Holiday Show Reception  
                      10:00 am - 4:00 pm              Open to the community
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Nov 24     Church Services In Rodeo

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Nov 26     Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     8:30 - 11:00 am (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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Nov 28     Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     

                 Closed For Holiday
             
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Nov 28   Thanksgiving Dinner Pot Luck                 6:00 pm    
               Mountain Valley Lodge    Bring a dinner dish.
               Reservations a must. Call (575) 520-3731
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Nov 29     Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.      

                 Closed For Holiday
             
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Dec 1    Cochise County Historical Society - Annual Meeting & Banquet
              11:30 am    Gadsden Hotel - Douglas, AZ    Cost: $25.00
               Open to the community       
Reservation deadline: November 18th
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Dec 3     Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.     8:30 - 11:00 am (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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Dec 3      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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Dec 3    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm         Myrtle Kraft Library
             The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
 
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Dec 6     Friends of Cave Creek Canyon Annual Meeting    4:00 pm
               Geronimo Event Center     The Community Is Invited 


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Dec 7     Vaccination Clinic      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM   Portal Rescue Classroom
               Dr. John, with High Desert Veterinary Service.       If your pet requires
               something other than a vaccination or you have any questions, call our
               office, 520-364-3268.
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Dec 7     Community Christmas Dinner                4:00 pm
             
 Rodeo Community Center  
               
Bring a dessert or side dish to share.

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Dec 10     Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.      

                 Closed Today
             
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Dec 13   Live Music At The Portal Café             4:30 - 6:00 pm
               Featuring: Mama Unplugged

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Dec 20   Live Music At The Portal Café             4:30 - 6:00 pm
               Featuring: Mama Unplugged

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Dec 28  Portal Christmas Bird Count        Contact Bonnie Bowen
             
bonnie.bowen@gmail.com for information about  signing up.
                                          
 

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Dec 29     Peloncillo Christmas Bird Count     Contact Nick Pederson
                ndpederson83@gmail.com to get information about signing up.
               Much of the Peloncillo CBC is on private land that requires permission
               for access.  Contact Nick as soon as possible to ensure inclusion.
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Jan 7    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Poetry Night
 
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Jan 16      Blood Drive                   10:00 am - 3:00 pm
                 Portal 
Rescue
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Jan 17     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm      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        Rodeo Community Center
               Lunch, Bake Sale, Raffles, Rummage Sale & more!
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Jan 22     Sew What Program         11:00 am       Portal Rescue Classroom
               
 Program topic:  Bees, Honey Making, Making mead from honey
                 
Presented by Carvin Wilson

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

Open To The Community
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Feb  14   Chiricahua Gallery Ice Cream Social -- Phase II Building Fundraiser
               
1:00 - 4:00 pm   Chiricahua Gallery
, Rodeo
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Feb  21   Sew What Forum           7:00 pm      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      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         Myrtle Kraft Library
             Paris in the Present Tense by Ron Halperin
 
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Mar 6     Chiricahua Gallery Members-Only Spring Show Reception
              4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  
              Non members can join at the door for $25 per household.     

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Mar 6    Sew What Forum           7:00 pm      Portal Rescue Classroom
             
 Life Among Laughing Frogs in the Amazonian Rainforest
              Speaker:   Dr. Lynn Haugen

Open To The Community
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Mar 8    Daylight Savings Time Resumes In New Mexico
             Rodeo is one hour ahead of Portal - Booooooooooo


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Mar 7 - 8  Chiricahua Gallery Spring Show Reception    
                10:00 am - 4:00 pm (NM)        Open to the community

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Mar 20      Blood Drive                   10:00 am - 3:00 pm
                 Portal 
Rescue
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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 15      Blood Drive                   10:00 am - 3:00 pm
                 Portal 
Rescue
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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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Jul 8 - 11  Conference: Biology Of Heloderma
                 
Chiricahua Desert Museum

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© Howard Topoff 2011