8/20 Calendar

Today — Family Day at the Quay County Fair. Call Brenda Bishop at 461-0562 for more information.
Today — At Conchas Lake Park, Mary Whitmore, president of the Native Plant Society, will give a talk and take the group on a native plant walk and workshop. Meet at the visitor center from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Today and Sunday — Masonic 5-State Fellowship meeting, 461-4640.
Monday — First day of classes at Mesalands Community College. View the college’s Web site at www.mesalands.edu or call 461-4413 for more information.
Monday — The Board of Quay County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting in the Commission Chambers at 300 S. 3rd St. in Tucumcari beginning at 9 a.m.
Monday — San Jon School starts. Call Stacy Wooten at 576-2466.
Monday — Quay County DWI Task Force meeting at K-Bob’s Restaurant from noon to 1 p.m. If unable to attend, please send a representative.
Tuesdays ongoing — Quay-Z Quilters meet on Tuesdays from 2-8 p.m. at Fire Station #2 on Rt. 278 (Norton Road). For more information, call Bonnie Weaver at 461-1334 or Linda Mageske at 461-6186.
Second Tuesdays ongoing — The Quay County Republican Party meets at Dean’s Restaurant the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Dutch treat dinner starts at 5:45 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays ongoing — “La Voz” Hispanic radio program airs on KTNM 1400 AM radio on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m.
Aug. 24 — The Quay County Zero Gravity Youth Center is hosting an alcohol, drug and tobacco-free dance for area youth at 118 E. Main St. from 7 to 10 p.m. Contact Susan Lease at 461-4922 or Alan Angel at 461-4411.
Aug. 27 — Bluegrass Music Program, Quay County Exhibit Hall, at 7 p.m. Call 461-0457.
Aug. 31 — Altrusa volunteers will have collation of yearbooks at noon at Glenda Reid’s house. Call 461-2244.
Beginning Sept. 2 — Thank Goodness It’s Friday (TGIF) will be ongoing on the Fridays when there is no school in Tucumcari and when there is no scheduled holiday. The program for students in Kindergarten through fifth grade will be held at the First Christian Church at 1701 South 4th St. from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is on Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Call 461-2723 for more information.
Sept. 6 — Chamber Board of Director’s Meeting, 5:45 p.m., chamber office, 461-1694.
Sept. 7 — Altrusa will hold its program meeting at Bambinos Restaurant at noon, to include yearbook distribution The Literacy Committee will present the program recognizing Literacy Month. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244.
Sept. 8 — Tucumcari City Commission will hold its regular meeting in the City Commission Chambers at 215 E. Center Street at 6 p.m. to consider adopting Ordinance 1004. Copies of the proposed ordinance are available for public inspection during the city clerk’s regular business hours.
Sept. 8 — The Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program (LREP) is offering a free legal workshop at the Pioneer Senior Center in Tucumcari. The workshop beginning at 10 a.m. is a group presentation. To schedule a free one-on-one legal clinic appointment, contact Patty Stewart at the center at 461-2307.
Sept. 14 — Altrusa will have a board meeting at Bambinos at noon. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244.
Sept. 16-18 — Quay-Z Quilt Show at the Convention Center from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. includes antique quilts, Hoffman Challenge and Michelle Watts, guest teacher. Call 461-1334.
Sept. 21 — Altrusa will hold a business meeting to include car party planning at Bambinos at noon. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244.
Sept. 24 — Bluegrass Music Program & Potluck Dinner at Quay County Exhibit Hall. Pot Luck starts at 5:30 p.m. Call 461-0457.
Sept. 23-24 — Heritage Dayze at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Call 461-0562.
Sept. 23-25 — The 13th annual Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be held at the Nara Visa Community Center. Call 633-2220.
Sept. 28 — Rotary Air Show. Call 461-1200.
Ongoing — Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary Post 2528, is looking for Quay County World War I, World War II and Desert Storm veterans, living or deceased, for a memorial. Please contact Legislative Chairman Barbara Baker at 815-9651 or President Kathleen Lopez 461-7825.

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