9/24 Calendar

Today — Heritage Dayze continues at the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 416 S. Adams, providing activities and demonstrations that bring Quay County heritage to life. The annual event continues from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free to all. Call the extension office at 461-0562 or the historical museum at 461-4201 for additional information.
Today and Sunday — The 13th annual Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering at the Nara Visa Community Center. (All times are CST.) Chuck wagon breakfast at 7:30 a.m., outdoor poetry at 2 p.m., evening program at 7 p.m. and dance afterward on Saturday; cowboy church at 10 a.m. Sunday. Call 633-2220 for additional information.
Tonight — Bluegrass music program and potluck dinner at Quay County exhibit hall. Pot Luck starts at 5:30 p.m. Call 461-0457.
Monday — Quay County DWI Task Force meeting at K-Bob’s Restaurant from noon to 1 p.m.
Third Mondays ongoing — The Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Natural Resource Conservation Service, 706 S. 1st St. The meeting is open to the public.
Tuesday — Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council will hold a regular meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Quay County Extension Office located in the basement of the courthouse. For more information, call Maria Thornton-Rodriguez at 461-4403.
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 Bambinos at noon.
Wednesday — 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.
Wednesday — Quay County Courthouse will be closing at noon for the air show. Regular business hours will resume on Thursday.
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 or 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.
Oct. 1 — The first ever Route 66 Flea Market in Tucumcari at the Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Rt. 66. The all-day event will feature everything from crafts to knickknacks to collectibles; free admission; from 8 a.m. to whenever. For more information, call the Convention Center at 461-3064.
Oct. 1 — Comcast Cares Day. Comcast employees volunteer nationwide on the first Saturday in October to help their communities. Tucumcari Comcast employees will be volunteering at Tucumcari’s Outdoor Classroom this year. Call 461-3160 for more information.
Oct. 3 — A monthly meeting of Rural Area Development (R.A.D.) will be held at the Norton Fire Station one mile south on Norton Road at 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 5 — Story Time for children 2 1/2 to 5 begins at the Tucumcari Public Library. Registration is continuing for Story Time, which will be held in tree different sessions every Wednesday beginning Oct. 5. Call 461-0295 for more information.
Oct. 5 — Altrusa will hold a program meeting by the Vocational Committee at Bambinos Restaurant at noon.
Oct. 11 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.
Oct. 11 — Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting in Building A, Room 214, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 12 — Altrusa will hold a board meeting at Bambinos Restaurant at noon.
Oct. 15 — Altrusa will hold its 2005 Rodeo Roundup Car Party at the Elks Lodge at 6 p.m. with a dance to follow. Tickets are $100 with net proceeds to benefit community service projects.
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.