Portal, AZ - Rodeo, NM

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

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


Community Calendar

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CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

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Jan 28   Never Mind Milk - GOT ARSENIC?

              Free well-water testing for Cochise County (private residences only)

              Just fill out this brief survey and send it back.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRDuFsRap8WJ6NAE_vxPrnfBgWEr5cfb375FkeSN2nEC_3Zw/viewform

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‍ Jan 31     Medical Clinic Frances Grill, FNP-C.             8:30 am - 12:00 pm (AZ)     

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‍                 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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Jan 31     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.

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Feb 1     Chiricahua Community Health Service    9:00 am - 4:30 pm (AZ)   

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


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Feb 2    Chiricahua Ground Hog-Day Count                     6:00 am - 6:00 pm

             Contact Howeird (htopoff@mac.com) to 

             receive your assigned territory. 

             Report your total sightings by midnight Feb 2!



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       Feb 2    Hiking    Mauser Canyon In The Peloncillos

                    Meet: Rodeo Post Office at 9:00 am

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Feb 2    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 _______________________________________________________________

Feb 3     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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Feb 3      Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm

                Title: The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse of 2024

                Speaker: Fred Espenak       Where: Portal Rescue Classroom

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Feb 4    Wind Dancer Farm Stand                     Winter Hours 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

                   Location: Portal Library        Order HERE

                                    Wind Dancer Farm accepts EBT/SNAP benefits.

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Feb 4    ZOOM Meeting Featuring Pruning And Horticulture   4:00 pm (PST)

             Presented by Dr. James Downer & Dr. Ben Faber

             To register, you must fill out the SURVEY.

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Feb 5     Big Yard Sale In Rodeo                                         10:00 am - 3:00 pm
                
The Old Rodeo Country Store Lot.    The 1st and 3rd Sunday each month. 

               For more information contact Cisco at: 575 590-2606 

                                  Better Call To See If It’s On Today

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Feb 7     BOOK Discussion Group                                              7:00 pm

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

               By Hank Lentfer 

              ZOOM Meeting: Contact Carol (casimon@vtc.net) to register

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Feb 8   San Simon School Board Meeting - Agenda                      6:30 pm

             San Simon Tech Center

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Feb 9      Meeting Of The Rodeo Community Association              4:30 pm

                Rodeo Community Center

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Feb 10   Game Night (Bingo - Horshoes - Cornhole)             4:00 pm

               Rodeo Community Center —  Bring a snack to share


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Feb 11    Fall In Love With Your Library           10:00 am - Noon 

                Next to the Farmer’s Market        Come and support the library!

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Feb 12   Pancake/Waffle Breakfast - Yes, They Are Back!          8:00 - 11:00 am

               Rodeo Community Center   Pancakes, sausage or ham

               with drink $7 ...can add eggs, pecans, blueberries or chocolate chips.


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Feb 14      Lordsburg Mobile Vet                                             1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

                (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:  

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Feb 14    Valentine’s Day Dinner At The Portal Café            4:30 - 6:30 pm

                A 5-course meal for $65.00

                Reservations required by Feb 12 (520-2223)



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Mar 3-4   Sew What Forum                                                                 7:00 pm

                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

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Mar 7      Reducing Threats From Wildfire To Property    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

                Portal Rescue Classroom         Class held by representatives of the

              Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management

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Mar 7     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

               Dog on It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (Book 1) by Spencer Quinn

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Mar 9      Meeting Of The Rodeo Community Association              4:30 pm

                Rodeo Community Center

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Mar 12    Daylight Savings Time Begins (for Rodeo)                              2:00 am

                Rodeo will be 1 hour ahead - we hate when that happens!



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Mar 14    Annual Pi Day Brunch & Celebration                11:00 am (AZ)

               Portal Rescue Classroom

               A pot luck extravaganza: bring dessert pie, chicken pot pie,

               shepherd's pie, pizza pie - use your imagination.

               Followed by presentation: pi in the sky - the history of a Transcendental

               Number

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Mar 16     Red Cross Blood Drive        8:00 am - 4:30 pm (AZ)

                Portal Rescue Classroom

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Mar 19    CHILI’s ON                                               3:00 pm (AZ) - 4:00 pm (NM)

                Rodeo Community Center

                (It ain’t soup!)


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Mar 31       Sew What Forum                                                    7:00 pm (AZ)

                   Portal Rescue Classroom

                   An Archaeologist’s View of Grand Staircase - Escalante: 

                   Prehistory, History and Research      Presented by Matthew Zweifel

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Apr 4     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

               Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge 

               and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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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

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May 2     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

               Hail Mary by Andy Weir

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May 12     Red Cross Blood Drive                                                    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

                Portal Rescue Classroom

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Jun 6     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

               The Sediments of Time by Maeve Leakey

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Jul 11     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

               Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

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Sep 5     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

              The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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Sep 14     Red Cross Blood Drive        8:00 am - 4:30 pm

                Portal Rescue Classroom

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Oct 3     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

              Portal Library        

              Pushing Cool: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing, and the UntoldStory 

              of the Menthol Cigarette by Keith Wailoo

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Nov 7     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

               Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan

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Dec 5     Book Discussion Group                                              7:00 pm

               Portal Library        

              At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

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Jan 2     Book Discussion Group                                              7:00 pm

              Portal Library        

              Poetry Night

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Feb 6     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

              Portal Library        

              Demon Copperhead: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver

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Mar 5     Book Discussion Group                                             7:00 pm

              Portal Library        

              Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest 

              by Suzanne Simard

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