9/17 Calendar

Today and Sunday — Quay-Z Quilt Show at the Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. includes antique quilts, Hoffman Challenge and Michelle Watts, guest teacher. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. Call 461-9638 or 461-1334, or email tucum58quilts@yahoo.com for more information.
Monday-Friday, ongoing — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Free development screening for infants from birth to 35 months by ENMRSH. Call 487-2372 in Logan, 461-0212 in Tucumcari and 472-3111 in Santa Rosa.
Monday — Peter Wells, aide to U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D.-N.M., will meet with area residents at Tucumcari City Hall, 215 E. Center St., from 10-11 a.m. to discuss issues relating to Congress or the federal government. To make an appointment, call 763-7616.
Monday — New Mexico Democratic Party will hold a grassroots meeting for all precinct chairs, prospective primary election candidates and interested individuals at Bambinos Restaurant meeting room from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Monday — Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education will meet Monday in the Administration Conference Room, 2400 S. 8th St., at 6 p.m.
Monday — The San Jon Board of Education will hold a regular meeting in the ITV Room at 6 p.m.
Monday — The House Board of Education will hold a regular meeting in the school library at 7 p.m.
Monday — The Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regular meeting in the conference room of the Natural Resource Conservation Service at 706 South First Street in Tucumcari at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
Tuesday — Chamber Luncheon hosted by Tucumcari Schools Credit Union at Denny’s Restaurant at noon will feature David Buchen, Director of the Small Business Development Center at Mesalands Community College. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call the Chamber at 461-1694.
Tuesday —The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees will meet in Building A, Room 214 at 5:30 p.m.
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.
Fourth Tuesdays ongoing — Democratic Women are meeting the fourth Tuesday of each month at noon at Bambinos.
Wednesday — Altrusa will hold a business meeting to include car party planning at noon at Bambinos. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244.
Wednesday — Story Time registration for children 2 1/2 to 5 begins at the Tucumcari Public Library and will be held in tree different sessions every Wednesday beginning Oct. 5. Call 461-0295 for more information.
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.
Fridays ongoing — Thank God It’s Friday (TGIF) is provided for students K-5th grade on Fridays when there is no school in Tucumcari and no scheduled holiday. Register upon arrival at First Christian Church, 1701 South 4th St., from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Older students may be mentors. Call 461-2723 for more information.
Friday through Sept. 24 — Heritage Dayze at the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 416 S. Adams will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 23 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24. The event is free to all. Call the extension office at 461-0562 or the historical museum at 461-4201 for additional information.
Friday through Sept. 25 — The 13th annual Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering at the Nara Visa Community Center. Children’s program and evening program on Sept. 23; chuck wagon breakfast, outdoor poetry, evening program and dance on Sept. 24; breakfast and cowboy church Sept. 25. Call 633-2220 for additional information.
Sept. 24 — Bluegrass music program and potluck dinner at Quay County exhibit hall. Pot Luck starts at 5:30 p.m. Call 461-0457.
Sept. 28 — 13th annual Rotary Air Show, rated third best in the country, features Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, USAF A-10’s, helicopter stunts, barnstorming acrobatics, Greg Poe Air Show, Eric Beard’s Yak 54 Russian Thunder, the world’s only twin jet sailplane and a display of 40 aircraft. Gates open at 10 a.m. and shows start at noon; show includes food and merchandise vendors. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for kids 5 and under. The Rotary Air Show is located at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport, 6325 Quay Rd. Al. Call 461-1200 or 461-2710 for more information.
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.
Ongoing — The offices of the Quay County ASAP Coalition at 109 E. Main St. will be open for high school and middle school students to use computers and do homework. Hours are 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 461-4922.

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.