Community Calendar

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Oct 16    Gypsy Carpenters Concert At Portal Café  

               5:00 pm (AZ) 

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Oct 17    Hiking    Destination To Be Determined By Hikers

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

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Oct 17     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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Oct 18      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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Oct 18    Sewing                                   1:30 pm (AZ)
               Host: Renre Donaldson

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Oct 19     Farmers’ Market                    10:00 am - 12:00 (AZ)
                Downtown Portal


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Oct 19    Fundriser For Local 4H Club      Lordsburg - during Hidalgo Days. 
               Serving homemade Navajo Tacos and dessert fry bread.
               For time and location, contact Aimee (aimeeessary@gmail.com).
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Oct 13     Church Services In Rodeo

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Oct 20    Memorial Service For Jennifer Tissaw (sister of Gaye Borgert)
               3:00 pm (AZ)  
               Seventh Day Adventist Church: 111 N Bisbee Ave, Willcox.
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Oct 22    Medical Clinic  Frances Grill, FNP-C.   

               CLOSED TODAY - Reopens October 24

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Oct 22     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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Oct 23    Sew What Program  11:00am (AZ)        Portal Rescue Classroom

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

    Open To Members & Guests
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Oct 23     Open House At The Apache School        2:00 - 5:00 pm (AZ)     
               
 Dine with us as we share a delicious pot luck dinner – hamburgers/hot
                 dogs provided. Any side dishes/desserts you may like to share with us
                 will be greatly appreciated!

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Oct 25     Sew What Forum           7:00 pm (AZ)      Portal Rescue Classroom
                
Neanderthals, Denisovans 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   Friends Of The Myrtle Kraft-Portal Library’s Fall Book Sale
             
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (AZ)      Friends' Book Store - Next To Library
              Held in conjunction with Oktoberfest.      Donate books, DVDs, etc.
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Oct 26     Halloween Party At The Southwestern  Research
                Station    
7:00 pm (AZ)


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Oct 29     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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Oct 30    Historical Society Field Trip       Meet at 8:30 am NM (7:30 am AZ)
              at the Desert Museum                      

               Topic:  Walking Tour of closed Smelter Town of Playas
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Oct 31    Halloween Party At The Sky Islands Grill    
               5:00 pm (AZ) - 6:00 (NM)
               Costum party & all you can eat buffet: $15.00.   
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Nov 5    Book Discussion Group     7:00 pm (AZ)         Myrtle Kraft Library
               Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
 
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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 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 13       San Simon School Board Meeting      6:30 pm (AZ)
                   San Simon Technology Center

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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     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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Nov 23 - 24   Chiricahua Gallery Holiday Show Reception  
                      10:00 am - 4:00 pm (NM)              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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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 (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  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 (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     Chiricahua Gallery Members-Only Spring Show Reception
              4:00 pm - 7:00 pm (NM).  
              Non members can join at the door for $25 per household.     

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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 7 - 8  Chiricahua Gallery Spring Show Reception    
                10:00 am - 4:00 pm (NM)        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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