Portal, AZ - Rodeo, NM

Serving The Communities Of Portal and Rodeo  (www.portal-rodeo.com)

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       Sep 22    Hiking     To Be Decided By The Hikers (Some Are In Aravaipa)

                      Meet: Silver Peak Parking Lot at 8:00 am (AZ) - 9:00 am (NM)



Sep 24     Wind Dancer Farm Stand          Summer Hours 9:00 - 11:00 am (AZ)

                   Location: Portal Library        Order HERE

                                    Wind Dancer Farm accepts EBT/SNAP benefits.


Sep 24     National Public Lands Day                                         9:00 am (AZ)

                 Light volunteer work on the Nature Trail

                 Meet: Visitor Information Center  

                 Contact Korina: Korrina.Rantz@usda.gov


Sep 24     Dedication Of Bronze Markers Listing For 48 Medal of Honor Recipients

                 Who earned their Medals for actions in Arizona during the Indian

                 War period but who have no known grave locations.

                   Sponsored by The Cochise County Historical Society      

                                               POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY


Sep 24     Big Yard Sale In Rodeo                                         10:00 am - 3:00 pm (NM)
The Old Rodeo Country Store Lot. Every last Saturday of the month.
Free event and all are welcome. Potluck (after the sale) held at the
               club house at Mountain Valley Lodge - please bring a dish. We will
               have beverages or bring your own.
                                 DONATIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED

Sep 27     Medical Clinic Frances Grill, FNP-C.      8:30 am - 12:00 pm (AZ)     


                 2362 S. Rock House Road, Portal.

                Call the Willcox office to schedule a visit: 520-766-5000

                Local number during business hours:520-558-5000

                NO Walk-Ins Until Further Notice - Call 520-558-5000


Sep 27     Schwan's Truck At Portal Store

‍               The last few weeks, driver was in Portal 9:00-9:30 am. 

‍                If you place an order you will be notified about delivery day. 

‍                For dates with no order, call Schwan’s at: 1 (888) 724-9267.


Sep 28     Chiricahua Community Health Service    9:00 am - 4:30 pm (AZ)   

               Portal Rescue   To set up an appointment call (520) 364-1429.


Sep 29    Medical Clinic Frances Grill, FNP-C.  1:30 - 5:00 pm (AZ)     


                 2362 S. Rock House Road, Portal.

                Call the Willcox office to schedule a visit: 520-766-5000

                Local number during business hours:520-558-5000

                NO Walk-Ins Until Further Notice - Call 520-558-5000 _______________________________________________________________

  Sep 30    Medical Clinic Frances Grill, FNP-C.  1:00 - 2:30 pm (AZ)     


                    2362 S. Rock House Road, Portal.

                  Call the Willcox office to schedule a visit: 520-766-5000

                  Local number during business hours:520-558-5000

                   NO Walk-Ins Until Further Notice - Call 520-558-5000


Oct 1       Live Music At The Portal Café                                5:00 pm (AZ)

                Featuring: Lottie And The Ohm Wreckers               Cover: $15.00


Oct 4       BOOK Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

                Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life: A Memoir - by Delia Ephron 

                In the Portal Library ___________________________________________________________________

Oct 8     Hidalgo County Market                                         8:00 am - 12:00 Noon (NM)

               Animas Community Center                    $10.00 for a  booth (Indoor & Outdoor)

               Farmers, Crafters, Gardeners, Flea Market


Oct 11      Lordsburg Mobile Vet                                             9:00 am - 4:00 pm (NM)

                (from Arenas Valley Animal Clinic)                    Walk-ins only: 575-956-3078

                Second Tuesday of the month:            Outside at Fire Station (1000 Main St) 

                Call the day before to be sure pet’s needs can be met via this mobile service:  


Oct 14     Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm (AZ)

                Title: Our Groundwater: Myths, Facts, Risks, & Best Practices

                Speaker: Dr. Paul Hirt                          Where: Portal Rescue Classroom


Oct 22   Lunch & Tour Of Agua Prieta, Mexico

             Lunch in an upscale restaurant, tour of sites, a bit of shopping.

              Meeting time and location coming soon. 

              We will park on the US side and drive across the border in a van.

              Contact Howeird for more information:  htopoff@mac.com


Oct 29       Oktoberfest                                                         9:00 am (AZ)

                  Near The Portal Library - To Support Scholarship Fund

                  Includes Rummage Sale & Playing Nok Hockey With The Wizard


Nov 1       BOOK Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

                The Buddha in the Attic - by Julie Otsuka 

                 In the Portal Library


Nov 4       Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm (AZ)

                 Title: Three Determined Dames, the Rhine and the Wine

                 Speaker: Joy Mendez & Barbara Roth          Where: Portal Rescue Classroom


Nov 10     Red Cross Blood Drive        10:00 am - 3:00 pm



Portal Rescue Classroom


Dec 2-3   Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm (AZ)

                 Title: East Turkey Creek: A Billion Years of Geologic History Revealed & 

                 Field Trip

                 Speaker: Sharon Minchak          Where: Portal Rescue Classroom


Dec 6      BOOK Discussion Group                                              7:00 pm

               The Bears Ears: A Human History of America’s Most Endangered Wilderne

                by David Roberts                                                            In the Portal Library


Jan 3      BOOK Discussion Group                                               7:00 pm

               Poetry Night                                                                      In the Portal Library ___________________________________________________________________

Feb 3      Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm (AZ)

                Title: The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse of 2024

                Speaker: Fred Espenak                         Where: Portal Rescue Classroom


Feb 7     BOOK Discussion Group                                               7:00 pm

               Raven’s Witness: The Alaska Life of Richard K. Nelso

               By Hank Lentfer                                                                In the Portal Library ___________________________________________________________________

Mar 3-4   Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm (AZ)

                Title: Getting to Know Your Desert neighbors — Arizona’s Slimy Snails

                Speaker: Jeff Sorenson             Where: Portal Rescue Classroom

                Saturday: Snail Hunt! Meet at Portal Library to carpool to field trip site


Apr 7      Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm (AZ)

                Title: Too Close for Comfort — Protecting our Peaceful Chiricahua Skies

                Speaker: Kim Vacariu                        Where: Portal Rescue Classroom


Date To Be Announced     Sew What Forum                                7:00 pm (AZ)

                Title: Archaeology of Grand Staircase - Escalante

                Speaker: Dr. Matt Zweifel             Where: Portal Rescue Classroom ________________________________________________