Calendar 5/14

New Mexico Outdoor EXPO — at the City of Albuquerque Shooting Range. Free demonstration and exhibits on hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. The even is free and open to all ages. Information: Mark Birkhauser and Jennifer Morgan at 841-8881.

First Street project Public Information Meeting — 6:00 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center.

Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District meeting — 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Natural Resource Conservation Service. There will be a work session to review the annual work plan at 6 p.m.

Quay County Democratic Party meeting — 5:15 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center.

Tucumcari School Board Meeting — 6 p.m. at the Administration building.

Chamber luncheon — noon at the Pow Wow Restaurant.
Quay County ASAP Coalition meeting — 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Bambino’s Restaurant. Information: Susan Lease at 461-4922.

Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting —10 a.m. at the Logan Civic Center.
Distribution of USDA Commodities — 9 a.m. at the Quay County Fairgrounds West Entrance, site for general public.

Tucumcari Future Farmers of America Banquet — 7 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center.
PTSD month meeting — 11 a.m. at the VFW Post.

Upcoming Events
May 21 — Butterfly exploration with New Mexico State Parks interpretive Ranger Steve Cary from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Conchas Lake State Park. Event is free with regular park admission. Information: 476-3386 or

May 21 — A.J. Moya Little League Day 9 a.m. at the Little League field in Tucumcari.

May 21 — Buddy Poppy sale at VFW Post on Main Street. Those wishing to help should arrive at 8 a.m.

May 22 -27 — New Mexico Economic Development Course in Silver City, N.M. For more information and registration information contact the Economic Development Course at 583-6320 or E-mail SIGRED@silvercity

May 23 — Tucumcari High School Athletic Banquet. Tickets are on sale at Tonya’s Hair Resort, Tucumcari High School, and Tucumcari General Insurance.

May 25 — Distribution of USDA Commodities 9 a.m. at the Quay County Fairground west entrance, site for the general public.

May 26 — City of Tucumcari Housing Authority authority at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

May 26 — City of Tucumcari City Commission meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

May 29 — The VFW Post and Auxiliary will be placing flags in Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery. Those wishing to help should arrive around 1 p.m. Those who know anyone who is missing a marker can come show the group. Post members and their Auxiliary members will meet at 7 a.m. at the park.

May 29 — Grady’s annual Memorial and Cemetery Dinner will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Grady School. The class of 75 will be in charge of the program. Lunch will cost $7 for adults and high school students, $3 for grade school students and will be free for preschoolers.

May 30 — VFW Post will hold a Memorial Day Service at 11 a.m. Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery. Everyone is invited to attend.

To list items in the community calendar call 461-1952 or e-mail The deadline is 10 a.m. the day before the paper comes out.