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The Silver City MainStreet Project received a $5,000 grant from the Lineberry Foundation to be used for operating expenses. As a small non-profit, this grant is greatly appreciated because operating expenses are always the most challenging budget item to fund.

It was especially nice to meet and receive the grant from Rory Deubel. Mr. Deubel had been an intern with Silver City MainStreet when Frank Milan was the director. Duebel said, “I remember how much work there was to do and was glad to be able to help the MainStreet Project. My grandmother started the Lineberry Foundation, and each year directors are able to pick a project to fund.”

The Silver City MainStreet Project is one of the oldest and most successful MainStreet programs in the state. The MainStreet program is a national program fostering economic development in local communities and operates under the NM MainStreet program and the state Economic Development Department.

Silver City MainStreet has accomplished many projects since 1985 including the downtown street lights, downtown gateway arch, improvements to the Big Ditch Park, numerous beautification projects, and most recently, the restoration of the historic Silco Theater.

Currently, funds are being sought for the Main Street Plaza project to transform the 7th Street parking lot into a multiple use area for events, farmers market, as well as continued parking. This project will benefit residents and tourists alike increasing the economic vitality of downtown by providing a much needed event venue and public restrooms. The Plaza is so named because it is on the last remnant of Silver City’s Main St. before if became the Big Ditch.

The mission of Silver City MainStreet is "To encourage a vibrant, historic downtown Silver City which is recognized as the heart of our diverse community." Please visit our website, www.silvercitymainstreet.com to learn more.

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Guadalupe Montessori Festival of Trees
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens (a staged reading)
Cast Call/Audition Agatha Christie play
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Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
Laughter Yoga at 1 p.m. at the Lotus Center
Cast Call Audition Agatha Christie play
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
12
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
ToSC Council Meeting- Agenda
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
13
Hapkido Class
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Tai Chi Chuan
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Knit Hat Storytime
Gin Rummy
Gila Back Country Horsemens Association Meeting
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Guadalupe Montessori School Festival of Trees
Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society Meeting
Pet Central Thrift Store
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Guadalupe Montessori School Festival of Trees
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Pet Central Thrift Store
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
Hapkido Class
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
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Tai Chi Chuan
Guadalupe Montessori School Festival of Trees
Andy Mason - A Brief History of Christmas Music
Permaculture Silver City - Monthly Meeting
Ecstatic Dance










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