In the Area

Tuesday

Local musician Andrew Dahl-Bredine will hold a beginners' West African Drumming Group from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at 109 S. Bullard St. The group performs drumming that promotes musical growth, health, wellness, and connection. Extra drums available for student use. For more information, call 575-519-9232. Ê

Vespers service, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Texas and 7th Streets. A quiet reflective Service of Vespers in the Celtic tradition. Remembrance of modern "saints" of all faiths. Bring a little something if you can to share for a Potluck dinner following.

Music from Scot, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Diane's Restaurant, 501 N. Bullard. Free.

Silver City/Grant County TEA Party public forum, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Red Barn Restaurant. Review of this year's legislative session - what was accomplished, and what was not accomplished - particularly as it affects Grant County, to be followed by a question and answer period. Participating will be Sen. Howie Morales, Rep. Dianne Hamilton, and Rep. Rudy Martinez. Doors open at 5 p.m. for food.

Wednesday

Curbside Consulting for Nonprofits, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, The Wellness Coalition's Nonprofit Resource Center, 409 N. Bullard St. Free consulting services to nonprofit organizations or those considering becoming a nonprofit. Free. For more information, call Lisa Jimenez at 575-534-0665 ext. 232 or email lisa@wellnesscoalition.org.

Prenatal Yoga Class, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, GRMC Billy Casper Wellness Center, 300 E. 16th St. Free. Classes taught by a certified instructor. Recommended for women in any stage of pregnancy. For more information, call 575-538-4844 or visit: www.grmc.org/Community/Billy-Casper-Wellness-Center.

Embracing Social Media: Seven Benefits for your Nonprofit with Derek Markham, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard St. $10. Register with Brenna Brown at brenna@wellnesscoalition.org or call 575-534-0665 Ext. 237.

Mom and Baby Yoga Class, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, GRMC Billy Casper Wellness Center, 300 E. 16th St. Classes are taught by a certified instructor. Mom and Baby yoga is recommended starting 4 weeks postpartum for vaginal delivery and 6 weeks postpartum for caesarean section, until baby is crawling. Free.

The Hip Store Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 11 a.m. Wednesday, The Hip Store, 416 N. Bullard St. Join the Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce in welcoming a new business to the town of Silver City.

West African Drumming for kids ages 8 to 13 will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at 109 S. Bullard St. Encourages musical and poly-rhythmic growth and learning to play music within a group. Drums available for student use. Class taught by Andrew Dahl-Bredine. For more information, call 575-519-9232.

Nostalgic Piano from Dane and Edie, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Diane's Restaurant, 501 N. Bullard. Free.

West African Drumming: Traditional drumming for health, wellness, community, musical growth, and fun, will be held from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Gough Park. Extra drums are available for student use. Class taught by Andrew Dahl-Bredine. For more information, call 575-519-9232.

Save the Gila River organizing meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, WNMU Student Memorial Building, 3rd Floor Seminar Room. As a follow-up to the April 9 organizing meeting, the Gila Conservation Coalition and its partners will host a Save the Gila River Organizing Meeting.

Christine Steele can be reached at 575-538-5893 ext. 5802.