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Tuesday I caught up with Silver City Museum Director Carmen Vendelin as she and her crew set up the exhibition for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Silver City Museum called "50 Years Ago In Silver City". The exhibition opens Friday May 19 with a reception from 4 pm to 6 pm and runs through December 31 with a host of other events spread throughout the months.

The Museum is an important repository of our (and Grant County's) local history through artifacts and photographs and serves both locals and tourists. Because of a series of missteps and misguided intentions by local and state politicians we are facing local and state budget constrains which threatens serious cutbacks or closure f the museum. (Note: The Silver City Library is under similar threat and is the local repository of our historical documents and literature.)

As we celebrate we need also to think about, talk about and become active in the preservation of the repository of our history for generations to come. When we forget our history, both good and bad, we are in danger of loosing our way forward.


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22nd Annual Silver City Blues Festival
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
Pet Central Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
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22nd Annual Silver City Blues Festival
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
Low Cost Pet Vaccination and Microchipping Clinic
Farmer's Market
Tai Chi Chuan
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
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22nd Annual Silver City Blues Festival
Ecstatic Dance
Blues Fest And Local Fine Art, Perfect
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
29
Laughter Club at 12:15pm
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
30
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
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Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Tai Chi Chuan
Babytime: Sing & Play
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
Farmer's Market
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Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Library Summer Program Pre-Registration
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Green Drinks
Pet Central Thrift Store










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