Portal, AZ - Rodeo, NM

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


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 CORONAVIRUS UPDATES 

Posted March 13 -  Four Years On, The Mysteries of Long Covid Are Unraveling

                                                                      Expect An Updated Covid-19 Vaccine This Fall

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Jul 18    Hiking Today -  Snowshed Trail

              Meet:  Silver Peak Trailhead at 7:00 am (AZ) - 8:00 am (NM)

 

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Jul  19   Medical Clinic Frances Grill, FNP-C.             1:00 pm - 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

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Jul 20     Roll-Off Trash Truck Will Be Here This Morning.       


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Jul 20   Community Farmer’s Market                         9:00 am - 11:00 am

              Downtown Portal - Lots of vendors                        

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Jul 20   Native Plant Sale                                            9:00 am - 11:00 am

              At The Portal Farmer’s Market             Plants native to the Chiricahuas 

              Money raised donated to local community organizations                     

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Jul 20    Open Mic Music Night At The Sky Island Grill  5:00 - 9:00 pm (NM)

              Call to reserve a table


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Jul 23    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

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Jul 23    Community Canning Class                                               5:00 - 7:00 pm (NM)       

              Bootheel Grocery - Animas        Savannah Daniels and Dawn Conover from the

              Hidalgo County Extension Office and ICAN.  Call to reserve a table.  $20 to register

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Jul 24 - 27  Biology Of Lizards Symposium

                   Geronimo Event Center


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Jul 25    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 _____________________________________________________________________

Jul 25   July Women's Business Owners Breakfast            8:30 am (NM) - 7:30 (AZ)

             Rodeo Grocery & Restaurant                            There will be a game & prizes! 

             RSVP with Penni by Tuesday, July 23rd - (520-345-0846)

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Jul 27    Farmers & Makers Market At Bootheel Grocery    8:00 am - 12:00 pm (NM)

‍              Every 2nd and 4th Saturday      Rte 9 in Animas

‍              Vendors: call 575-548-0002 to reserve a spot.

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‍  Jul 27   Memorial Service For Victor Chavez                   1:00 pm (NM)

‍               Location: San Felipe Mission     Catered meal at about 1:30 p.m.

‍               Anyone wanting to attend the meal should contact

‍               Craig McEwan (jcraigmcewan@gmail.com) by July 21 so he can

‍               get the count to the caterer.

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Jul 28    The Biodiversity Of The Chiricahua & Peloncillo Sky                8:45 am (AZ)

              Islands, With A Focus On Lizards.                                                 

              Dr. Carol A. Simon, Professor Emerita, Department of Biology, City College of the

              City University of New York

              Herpetology Course Seminar Open To The Public.                    At SWRS

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Jul 29    Herpetology Conservation Genomics.                                       4:30 pm (AZ)

               Dr. Robert Denton, Department of Biology, Marian University

              Herpetology Course Seminar Open To The Public.                      At: SWRS

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Jul 30    Cruisin’ For A Bruisin’: Patterns On A Road Less Traveled.    4:30 pm (AZ)

               Dr. Stephen Mullin, Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University

               Herpetology Course Seminar Open To The Public.                     At: SWRS

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Jul 31    Chiricahua Community Health Outreach           11:00 noon - 1:00 pm (AZ)

                      Last Wednesday of every month                                    Call: 520-364-1429

                      Location: Outside Portal Store                                    LIST OF SERVICES

                      Flu shots (regular and high dose for seniors) & Covid vaccine. ___________________________________________________________________

  Jul 31   Herpetofauna Conflicts & Border Crossings                             4:30 pm (AZ)

               Dr. Natalie Claunch, National Wildlife Research Center, Florida Field Station

               Herpetology Course Seminar Open To The Public                         At: SWRS

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Aug 1   Conservation & Management Of Herps in Arizona                   4:30 pm (AZ)

             Audrey Owens, Arizona Game and Fish

             Herpetology Course Seminar Open To The Public                        At: SWRS

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Aug  6   Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

              Portal Library   “Solito” by Javier Zamora 


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Aug 10    Second Saturday - Community Farmer’s Market           9:00 am - 11:00 am

                Downtown Portal - Lots of vendors - Community Organizations

                Including Wind Dancer Farm - Order HERE                          

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Aug 13  Lordsburg Mobile Vet                                             1:00 - 5:00 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 service:  

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Sep  3   Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                 Portal Library   “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmusg


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Sep 12  Portal Rescue Board Meeting                                         6:00 pm (AZ)

                 Portal Rescue Classroom


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Sep 13   Live Music At The Portal Café                                      

                Featuring: Bob Log III                                        

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Sep 13   Red Cross Blood Drive                              10:00 am - 3:00 pm (AZ)

                 Portal Rescue Classroom    Go to:   https://www.redcross.org    

                 Type in your zip code and make an appointment.


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Sep 14-15   Heritage Days

                     Mark your calendar - details later

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Oct  1    Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                Portal Library   “Fossil Men; The Quest for the Oldest Skeletons

                and the Origins of Humankind” by Kermit Pattison, Roger Wayne, et al.

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

                Flashes of Brilliance: The Science and Wonder of Arizona Lightning 

                Presented by: Ron Holle, meteorologist        Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Oct  5     Autumn Fine Arts Festival                                                3:00 - 8:00 pm (NM)

               Live Music 5:00 - 8:00 pm

               Location: Chiricahua Desert Museum Outdoor Patio

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Oct  18   Sew What Forum                                                             7:00 pm (AZ)

                Sonoran Desert: View from Aravaipa Canyon

                Presen ted by: Phil Hedric                              Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Oct 19    Craft Fair At The Rodeo Community Center          10:00 am - 4:00 pm (NM)

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Nov  12  Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                 Portal Library   “Northwoods”: A Novel by Amy Pease, 

                 Chris Henry Coffey, et al..

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Nov 14   Red Cross Blood Drive                              10:00 am - 3:00 pm (AZ)

                Portal Rescue Classroom    Go to:   https://www.redcross.org    

                Type in your zip code and make an appointment.

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Nov  15   Sew What Forum                                                             7:00 pm (AZ)

                Social Ecology — Living Sustainably With the Earth 

                Presented by:Rod Rylander                            Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Dec  3     Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                 Portal Library   “A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness - and a Trove

                 of Letters - Revealed the Secret History of the Great Depression”

                 by Ted Cup, Mark Dealing, et al. _________________________________________________________________________

Dec 12   Portal Rescue Board Meeting                         6:00 pm 

                Portal Rescue Classroom


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Dec 14   Rodeo Community Center  Christmas Dinner Potluck            5:00 pm

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 Jan  7     Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                Portal Library             Poetry Night _________________________________________________________________________

Jan  17   Sew What Forum                                                             7:00 pm (AZ)

               Beasts of the Border, Jaguars, Human Predators and the Wall

               Presented by: Scott Huber                             Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Feb  4    Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                Portal Library     “The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store” by James McBride ______________________________________________________________________ 

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

               Through Trilobite Eyes: A Natural History of the Paleozoic Era

               Presented by: Dr. Chris Cunningham               Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Feb  28   Sew What Forum                                                             7:00 pm (AZ)

               Thirty Years With the Ngogo Chimpanzees 

               Presented by: Dr. John Mitani                           Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Mar  4    Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

               Portal Library     “The Tapir’s Morning Bath: Mysteries of the Tropical

               Rain Forest and the Scientists Who are Trying to Solve Them”

               by Elizabeth Royte ______________________________________________________________________ 

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

               Rock Art and Prehistoric Land Use on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

               Presented by: Connie Zweifel                         Portal Rescue Classroom 

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Apr  1      Book Discussion Group                                                7:00 pm

                Portal Library      “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd ______________________________________________________________________ 

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

                Camel Caravan in the Deep Sahara Desert from Taoudenni to Timbuktu:

                Geology, Archaeology and Natural History   

                Presented by: Dr. John Barthelme                Portal Rescue Classroom 

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May  2    Sew What Forum                                                             7:00 pm (AZ)

                A Brief History of Haiku: Seasons of Beauty, Insight and Wit

                Presented by: Dr. Deborah Bowman             Portal Rescue Classroom 

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