Published: Tuesday, October 11th, 2005
Calendar/12 Wednesday — Altrusa will hold a combination board and business meeting concerning car party planning at Bambinos Restaurant at noon. Contact Glenda Reid at 461-2244. Wednesday — The regular Quay County Commission meeting has been rescheduled for today in the Commission Chambers starting at 1 p.m. due to the closing of the Courthouse for the Columbus holiday. Wednesday — El Trio Los Gallos from Las Vegas, playing New Mexican music at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium at 7 p.m., is an event sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities. Tickets are $5 general admission. QCAH season pass is good for this performance. Call 461-1694 or 461-9679 for more information. Wednesdays ongoing — 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.. 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. Thursday — 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. Thursday — City Commission meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Friday — The Tucumcari chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a regular monthly meeting at Bambinos Restaurant at 11:30 a.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. Call 461-2723 for more information. Saturday — Center Street Methodist Church at 406 E. Center Street will hold its annual enchilada dinner at $6 for adults, $3 for children in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call for carry out at 461-2661. Saturday — 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. Saturday — Dr. Rodney Dotson will present a photographic look into early American civilizations that flourished during the same time the Roman Empire was conquering Mediterranean and European regions. The presentation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in room A121 at Mesalands Community College. Admission is free. For additional information, call 461-4413. Saturdays ongoing — Tucumcari Farmers' Market at Whales Park, corner of Lake Street and Rt. 66 from 5 to 7 p.m. Call Bobbie DeFoor at 576-2400. Monday — Diabetes workshop, “Tips for Dealing with Roller Coaster Blood Sugars,” will be held in the Extension Office in the basement of the County Courthouse. Two sessions — one at 2:30 p.m. and the other at 5:30 p.m. — are free and open to interested persons. For more information or to receive auxiliary services if disabled, call Brenda Bishop at 461-0562. Monday — 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. Monday — The Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, 706 S. 1st St. Contact Evelyn Massey at 461-3612, Ext. 3. Tuesday — 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. 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. Call Bobbie DeFoor at 576-2400. 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. 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 — The Library Board meets at the Tucumcari Public Library at noon. Oct. 19 — Altrusa will hold a meeting at Bambinos restaurant at noon. Guest speaker will be Ida Bender, vice-governor from District Ten. Oct. 19 — The Class of 2008 Parent Committee will meet in the Mesalands Community College lobby at 5:15 p.m. All interested parents are encouraged to attend. Contact Yvette Fazekas at 461-2874 or Kim Enriquez at 461-4437 for more information. 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. 22 – The Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association will have a Bluegrass music program, at the Quay County Exhibit Center. Music begins at 7 pm. Admission is free. Activities are drug/alcohol free, family friendly and there are door prizes. The public is invited and all musicians are welcome to play. Call 461-0457 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 annual Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon with guest speaker will be held at Mesalands Community College, Room A 121-123, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free to the public, but space is limited, so reservations are needed and can be made by calling 461-4413, ext. 100. 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 at the chamber; QCAH season tickets are good for this performance. For more information, call 461-1694. Ongoing — The American Cancer Society needs volunteers to develop and implement Relay For Life in Quay County. Anyone interested can call the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce at 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. To list items in the community calendar call 461-1952 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline is 10 a.m. the day before the paper comes out.
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