August  2015

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1:00 pm
MRAC Youth Mural Dedication
2 August

Join us as we dedicate the latest mural projects of the Mimbres Region Arts Council (MRAC) Youth Mural Program on Sunday, August 2, at 1:00 pm at The Volunteer Center, 501 East 13th Street and 3 pm at the Silver City Recreation Center, 1016 N. Silver Street. Nineteen campers, four interns, and two artists spent two weeks at Mural Summer Camp creating a mural mosaic on the oven wall at the Volunteer Center.
Location: Silver City Recreation Center, 1016 N. Silver Street.

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Community Conversations on Forest Plan Revision
3 August - 6 August

The Gila National Forest will host several Community Conversations about the Assessment Phase of the Forest Plan Revision Aug. 3 – Aug. 6, 2015. During the Assessment Phase of the revision, the public is invited to help identify ecological, social, and economic conditions and trends related to the Gila National Forest. This information will aid in the development of the revised plan. See t eonline listing for more information on dates and locations!

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Chamber Lunch Meeting
6 August

The next lunch meeting of the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce will be held on Thursday, August 6. The meeting will begin at 11:45 a.m. in the Sunset Room at the Western New Mexico University Student Cafeteria. Our speaker will be Raul Turrieta, Grant Count Assessor. Raul will speak about the new Tax Incremental Financing District in the downtown historical district. He'll explain the taxing implications and how this funding can be used to improve the TIF district.

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Wild Horse & Burro Adoption
7 August - 8 August

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption in Silver City, N.M., Aug. 7-8, 2015. The two-day event at the Southwest Horsemen’s Association Rodeo Grounds will feature dozens of spectacular animals. These are adult and yearling horses and burros that once roamed free on public lands in the West.
Location: Southwest Horsemen's Association Rodeo Grounds
Phone: 866-468-7826

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8:00 pm
The Latin Comedy Jam
8 August

The funniest show in America is coming back to Silver City
Location: The Flame Convention Center

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2015 Run to Copper Country Car
15 August

Hot cars from the past - dozens of them, in every shape and color - are the attraction for visitors to the 24th Annual Run to Copper Country Car Show, sponsored by The Copper Country Cruizers. Run to Copper Country, open to all vehicles 1985 and older, will take place from 8 a.m. to mid afternoon, depending on weather, at Gough Park. Copper Country Cruizers, a non-profit club, uses revenues from the show to support a scholarship fund, toy drive and local charities.
Location: Gough Park

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