Today — 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 three different sessions every Wednesday through Dec. 14. The second session will begin Jan 18 and continue through April 5. Call 461-0295 for more information.
Today — Altrusa will hold a program meeting by the Vocational Committee at Bambinos Restaurant at noon.
Today and Friday ongoing — “La Voz” Hispanic radio program airs on KTNM 1400 AM radio on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m.
Today through Saturday — National 4-H Week.
Today through Sunday — Eastern New Mexico State Fair in Portales continues.
Thursday — Red Ribbon Campaign participants meet at K-Bob’s Restaurant at noon.
Thursday — The Liberty Water Association will have its annual meeting at the Arch Hurley Conservancy District office meeting room at 101 E. High St. at 5:15 p.m. to elect a director. The meeting is open to all members of the Liberty Water System.
Friday — Janie Murray, newly appointed Quay County Assessor, will be honored with a reception in the Commissioners’ Room of the Quay County Courthouse at 4 p.m. The public is invited,
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. Call 461-2723 for more information.
Saturdays ongoing — Tucumcari Farmers’ Market at Whales Park, corner of Lake Street and Rt. 66 from 5-7 p.m. Contact Joyce Clubine at 461-1161.
Monday — The Quay County Courthouse will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, in observance of the Columbus holiday; therefore, the regular Commission meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday. Oct. 12 in the Commission Chambers starting at 1 p.m.
Third Mondays ongoing — 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 S. 1st S. in Tucumcari at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
Tuesday — The Lodger’s Tax Board meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall.
Tuesday — Quay County ASAP Coalition will hold its monthly steering committee meeting at K-Bob’s Restaurant from noon to 1 p.m. Contact Susan Lease at 461-4922.
Tuesday — The Youth in Action Task Force, Tobacco Youth Coalition is having its monthly meeting at the ASAP Coalition office at 109 E. Main St. from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Contact 461-4922 for further information.
Tuesday — Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting 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.
Tuesdays ongoing — Tucumcari Farmers’ Market at Whales Park, corner of Lake Street and Rt. 66 from 5-7 p.m. Contact Joyce Clubine at 461-1161.
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.
Oct. 12 — Altrusa will hold a board meeting at Bambinos Restaurant at noon.
Oct. 12 — The regular Quay County Commission meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday. Oct. 12 in the Commission Chambers starting at 1 p.m. due to the closing of the Courthouse for the Columbus holiday.
Oct. 12 — El Trio Los Gallos from Las Vegas playing New Mexican music at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities. Call 461-9679 for more information.
Oct. 13 — The Quay County Tourism Council will have a regular monthly meeting in the Extension Office in the courthouse basement at noon to summarize Quay County Heritage Dayze and to discuss a mini grant opportunity. The meetings are open to anyone interested in tourism. For more information contact Brenda Bishop at the Extension Office, 461-0562.
Oct. 13 — City Commission meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
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.
Oct. 17 — Rural Bookmobile East provides public library service at Quay from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.; at McAlister Post Office from 9:50 to 10:20 a.m.; at House Senior Citizens from 10:40 to 11:50 a.m.; and at Forrest Extension Club from 1 to 2 p.m.. Call 461-1206 for more information.
Oct. 18 — Rural Bookmobile East provides public library service at San Jon Senior Citizens from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.; at Autumn Blessing Assisted Living from 1:45 to 2:10 p.m.; and at Logan Community Center from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 461-1206 for more information.
Oct. 18 — The Library Board meets at the Tucumcari Public Library at noon.
Oct. 19 — Rural Bookmobile East provides public library service at Amistad School from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; at Nara Visa Post Office from 12:30 to 2 p.m. (CST) and at Logan Community Center from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Call 461-1206 for more information.
Oct. 19 — Altrusa will hold a business meeting at Bambinos restaurant at noon.
Oct. 20 — Rural Bookmobile East provides public library service at Mosquero School from 9:20 to 10:30 a.m.; at Roy School from 11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.; at Roy Post Office from 1:30 to 3 p.m.; and at Mosquero Post Office from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 461-1206 for more information.
Oct. 25 — Rural Bookmobile East provides public library service at Conchas Post Office from 9 to 10 a.m. and at Newkirk Post Office from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Call 461-1206 for more information.
Oct. 25 — The Planning Commission meets at City Hall at 5:15 p.m.
Oct. 27 — The Housing Authority meets at City Hall at 5 p.m.
Oct. 27 — City Commission meets at City Hall at 6 p.m.
Oct. 30 — Ollabelle Concert of contemporary rural American gospel, blues, bluegrass and country music at Tucumcari High School Auditorium begins at 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities and Dr. Dan C. Trigg Hospital. Tickets are $15 at the door or $12 in advance; QCAH season tickets are good for this performance. For more information, call 461-1694.
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.
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