Friends of Rockhound State Park

Monthly Postcards: News in Brief!

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July -- Happy Birthday, America!

  • Weeding Wednesday
    • July 19th, 8 AM
    • In the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting: Friends Potluck/Picnic!
    • Wednesday, July 26th, 10 AM
    • Visitor Center
    • The Friends group will provide the hamburgers, hot dogs (Brats), drinks, and a dessert cake.
    •  Friend’s members are asked to provide their favorite side dishes: salads, baked beans, chips and dips, etc.
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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May and June...Magnesium and Museums

  • Weeding Wednesday
    • May 17th, 8 AM in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, May 31st, 10 AM at the Visitor Center
    • Geologist David Tognoni / Head of American Magnesium / guest speaker
      • Magnesium in the Floridas
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • June 21st, 8 AM in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, June 28th, 10 AM at the Visitor Center
    • Local author and historian Jim Eckles
      • Camp Cody: A World War One Training Camp
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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April 2017: Native Plant Sale/Desert Alive!!

  • Native Plant Sale and Desert Alive!
    • Saturday, April 8th, starting at 9 AM and running until Noon
    • Please note later starting time this year!
    • There will be many native plants for sale, most priced from $10 to $20 dollars.
    • Also, Laura McCann and the New Mexico Raptors, local nature photographer Joe Karas, and the NM Game and Fish folks will have exhibits in the Courtyard.
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • April 19th
    • 8:00 AM in the Native Garden
    • Those pesky mustard plants need to go!
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, April 26t
    • 10:00 AM at the Visitor Center
    • William Dunmire/Chautauqua, NM Humanities Council: "New Mexico's Living Landscape"

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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March 2017: A busy month!

  • Native Plant Pre-Sale: New Time and Location
    • Thursday, March 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd
    • 10 AM to Noon at the Deming Art Center, corner of Pine and Gold Streets
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • March 15th, 8AM in the Native Garden
    • We’ve had lots of rain this winter, so ”weeding” is the operative word this month!
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, March 29th
    • 10 AM at the Visitor Center
    • Ralph Estes/Chautauqua guest speaker
      • ”The West: Singing its Story”

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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January and February 2017

  • Weeding Wednesday for January!
    • Brrrr! Too cold We’ll start next month.
  • Monthly Meeting for January
    • Wednesday, January 25th, 10 AM
    • Ibex hunter Cecil Haas is guest speaker
  • Weeding Wednesday for February!
    •  February 15th, 9 AM, Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting for February
    • Wednesday, February 22nd, 10 AM
    • Friends’ Birthday and Elections.
  • Reminder: Dues are due, $10 bucks, Such a deal!
    •  Address below

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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October, November and December, 2016

  • Wednesday Weeding
    • Wednesday, October 19th, 9:00 am
    • Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, October 26th, 10:00 am
    • Visitor Center
    • Ranger and interpreter Alex Mares is our guest speaker!
  • No Meeting in November!
    • Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
  • December Luminarias Event
    • Wednesday, Dec. 7th at 10:00 am
      • Fill bags with sand and candles
    • Saturday, Dec. 10th
      • Luminarias Night at Visitor Center
      • 5:00 to 6:30 pm

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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September 2016

  • Music at Rockhound / Annual Mariachi Evening
    • Saturday, September 17th, starting at 6 PM
    • Visitor Center
    • Presenting the Deming High School Mariachi Ensemble
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • September 21, 9:00 am
    • Native Garden
  • September Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, September 28th, 10 AM
    • Visitor Center
    • Our local Enchanting Cowboy, Mike Moutoux presents, "A Cowboy State of Mind."

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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August 2016

  • Music at Rockhound
    • Saturday, August 20, beginning at 6:00 pm
    • Group Picnic Shelter
    • John and Jonni McClure
      • Old Standards, Folk Tunes and Blues!
  • August Garden Care
    • Wednesday, August 17, 8:00 am
    • Native Garden
  • August Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, August 31st, 10:00 am
    • Visitor Center
    • Teacher and historian Mollie Pressler
      • "The World War II Lordsburg Internment / Prisoner of War Camp"
      • A New Mexico Humanities Council Show

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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July 2016

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  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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June 2016

  • MUSIC AT ROCKHOUND
    • Saturday, June 18th, 6-8 PM, Park's Group Picnic Shelter
    • Rockhound welcomes the "Ramblin' Rangers" from South Dakota! They will be singing "Cowboy, Country, and Collectible Tunes."
  • GARDEN CARE
    • Wednesday, June 15th, 8:00 AM, Native Garden
  •  MONTHLY MEETING at the Visitor Center
    • Wednesday, June 29th
    • Board Meeting at 9 AM
    • Regular Meeting at 10 AM
    • Guest Speaker: Rink Somerday of the Asombro Desert Institute!

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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May 2016

  • Music at Rockhound Begins: Our 11th Concert Season and a Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Park!
    • Saturday, May 21st, 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Park’s Group Picnic Shelter
    • Deming’s own popular performer Greg Scarpella, better known as Guitar Greg
      • Country music, oldies, and rock ‘n roll
  • Weeding Wednesday!
    • May 18th, 8:00 AM in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, May 25th, 10 AM at the Visitor Center Back
    • Back by popular demand: Chautauqua performer VanAnn Moore:
      • Amazing Women of the Wild West: Territorial New Mexico.
  • Check out our 2016 Music In The Park Overview!

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

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April 2016

  • Native Plant Sale and Rockhound 50 Celebration!
    • Saturday, April 9th, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    • Please look at our Events page for more info!
  • Weeding Wednesday!
    • April 20th, 8:00 am in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, April 27th, 10:00 am at the Visitor Center
    • Back by popular demand: Our favorite tour guide and photographer, Ron Wolfe
      • He will again be sharing wonderful places to visit in the great southwest!
  • Check out our 2016 Music In The Park Overview!

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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March 2016

  • Native Plant Pre-Sale
    • Thursdays, March 3rd, 10th, and 17th
    • 9:00 to 11:00 am
    • Luna County Extension Office
    • 2108 Poplar Street
    • 546-8806
    • In conjunction with our Native Plant Sale and "Rockhound 50" Celebration on Saturday, April 9th!
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • March 16th at 8:00 am
    • In the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, March 30th at 10:00 am at the Visitor Center
    • Guest Speaker
      • Local author Bob Rockwell
        • "Riding with Villa"
  • Check out our 2016 Music In The Park Overview!

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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February 2016

  • Weeding Wednesday!
    • February 17th, 9:00 am
    • Native Garden at Visitor Center
  • Rockhound 50 Meeting!
    • Right after Weeding Wednesday (around 10:00 am)
    • Everyone invited to come and share ideas!
  •  Monthly Meeting: Wednesday, February 24th
    • Board Meeting at 9:00 am
    • General Meeting at 10:00 am
    • Annual birthday party and elections of Officers and Board members

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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January 2016

  • 50th Year of Rockhound State Park 1966-2016: Happy New Year!!
  • Brrr! Too cold for Garden Care this month!
    • We will resume that activity in February.
  • Regular Meeting: Wednesday, January 27th
    • 9:00 am Board Meeting
    • 10:00 am General Meeting
    • Visitor Center Guest Speaker:  Barb Staff of the Deming Gem and Mineral Society

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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November / December 2015

  • November Thanksgiving: No Garden Club and No Meeting!
  • December Activities: Wednesday, December 9th
    • Bag Rattling Day:
      • Fill the 1,152 luminaria bags with sand and candles
      • Meet at 10 AM in the garage!
    • Holiday Lights Luminaria Night!
      • Saturday, December 12th, 5:00 - 6:30 PM at the Visitor Center

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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October 2015

  • Monthly Meeting!
    • Wednesday, October 28th at the Visitor Center
    • New Mexico state park ranger Alex Mares will share ancient Navajo tales of the stars, the coyote, and the beauty of New Mexico
  • Weeding Wednesday!
    • October 21st at 9:00 am in the Native Garden
  • A Haloween Star Party!
    • Saturday, October 31st in the Native Garden
    • This program starts at 7:25 PM and ends at 9:55 PM.
    • You might want to arrive a bit early to get familiar with your surroundings before dark!

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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September 2015

  • Mariachi Evening at Rochhound State Park!
    • Saturday, September 19th, 6:00-7:30pm at the Visitor Center
    • Come listen to the Deming High School Mariachi students, led by Instructor Gerard Flores
    • Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner if you want!
  • Weeding Wednesday!
    • September 16th, 9:00am at the Native Garden (Note the time change!)
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, September 30th, at 10:00am at the Visitor Center
    • Award-winning photographer Ron Wolfe will take us on a picture tour of local places to visit on a weekend in the great Southwest! 

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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August 2015

  • Music at Rockhound: The Gypsy Feet Band Trio from Silver City
    • Saturday, August 15, 6:00 pm
    • At the Group Shelter
    • Bring your lawn chair and a picnic dinner, if you so desire!
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • August 19th at 8:00 am in the Native Garden!
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, August 26th, 10:00 am at the Visitors Center
    • New Mexico Heritage Chatauqua speaker VanAnn Moore will perform a drama with
      music
    • Fred Harvey's Southwest Couriers: "All Aboard!"
     

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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July 2015: Happy Birthday, America!

  • Music at Rockhound
    • Saturday, July 18th, starting at 6:00 pm at the Group Shelter
    • Deming's own Guitar Greg is set to entertain us!
    • Bring your lawn chair and a picnic dinner if you want
    • Don't miss him!
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • July 15th, 8:00 am in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, July 29th, 10:00 am at the Visitor Center
    • It's our annual Picnic/Brunch
    • Members, Sponsors, Volunteers, and the Team Rockhound: This day is for you!
  • Coming in August: Frey Harvey's Southwest Couriers, "All Aboard!""

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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June 2015

  • Music at Rockhound: Pantastic Panthers Steel Drum Band!
    • Saturday, June 20th, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Group Shelter in the Campground
    • Bring a lawn chair and your favorite picnic dinner
    • Wear a tropical shirt if you have one!
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, June 17th, 8:00 am in the Native Garden
  • June Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, June 24th, 10:00 am at the Visitor Center
    • Guest Speaker:  Rink Somerday from the Asombro Institute.
    • Rink will be talking about butterflies this time around

  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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May 2015

  • Music at Rockhound State Park!
    • Mike Moutoux, New Mexico's Enchanting Cowboy, once again kicks off our music season with his immensely popular cowboy music and poetry!
    • Saturday, May 16th, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Group Shelter
  • Weeding Wednesday
    • May 20th, 8:00 am in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, May 27th, 10:00am at the Visitor Center
    • Our own W. Lowell White will take us on "A Tour of the Northern Cascade Mountains."
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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April 2015

  • April Happenings! The Desert is Alive!
    • Native Plant Sale & Desert Alive!
    • Saturday, April 11th, starting at 8:00 am sharp!
    • Native plants, some cactus, and even a few Davis Austin roses this year!
    • Popcorn and cookies while you browse
    • This has been a good year for wildflowers, so come on up and enjoy the sights!
  • Weeding Wednesday & Rock-A-Thon Planning!
    • Garden Care on April 15th at 8 :00 am in the Native Garden
    • Rock-A-Thon Brainstorming meeting set for April 15th at 10:00 am after Garden Care
      • Please come an share your ideas for this September event!
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, April 29th, 10:00 am at the Visitor Center
    • Get ready for an "Adventure in Peru!"
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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March 2015

  • Friends Native Plant Sale!
    • 9:00 am to 11:00 am, March 12th, 19th, and 26th
    • Luna Co. Extension Office, 2108 Poplar Street, 575-546-8807
  • Weeding Wednesday!
    • March 18th at 8:00 am
    • At the Native Garden
  • Rock-A-Thon Brainstorm Meeting
    • April 15th at the park
    • Let's come up with some great ideas for this September event!
  • Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, March 25th, 10:00 am
    • At the Visitor Center
    • Guest Speaker: Dr. Richard Felger, "Native Food Plants for the World Today"
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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February 2015

  • Friends Happy Birthday Party!
    • Annual Meeting: Wednesday, February 25th
      • 9:00am: Board Meeting
      • 10:00am: Election of Board members
      • After election, celebration of our Friends of Rockhound successes ...Ten Years of Friends!
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, February 18th, 9:00am
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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January 2015

  • Happy 10th Anniversary, Friends!
  • Wednesday, January 28th: Regular Meeting
    • 9:00 am Board Meeting
    • 10:00 am General meeting
    • Guest Speaker: Cecil Haas, Ibex Adventures
  • Garden Care: It's too cold! Resume in February!
  • Our addresses:
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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November & December 2014

  • November: Happy Thanksgiving!
    • No meetings and no garden care!
  •  Wednesday, December 11, 10:00 am
    • "Bag Rattling" Day in the garage!
  • Saturday, December 13: Luminarias Night
    • 5:00 to 6:30 pm
    • Holiday music, cookies and hot drinks, and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
  • Our new addresses!
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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September & October 2014

  • Garden Care for September
    • Wednesday, September 17th
    • 9:00 am in the Native Garden
  • Mariachi Event
    • Saturday, September 20th
    • 6:00 pm at the Visitor Center
    • Mariachi Diamantes, sponsored by First New Mexico Bank and Deming Lions Club!
  • Monthly Meeting for September
    • Wednesday, September 24th, 10:00 am
    • Guest Speaker: Lori Coleman of Spanish Stirrup Rock Shop, Deming.
  • Fall Native Plant Sale
    • Saturday, September 27th
    • 8:00 am at the Visitor Center
  • Garden Care for October
    • Wednesday, October 15th
    • 9:00 am at the Native Garden
  • Stars-N-Parks Star Party
    • Saturday, October 18th
    • 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the Native Garden
  • Monthly Meeting for October
    • Board Meeting at 9:00 am
    • General Meeting at 10:00 am
    • Guest Speaker: Award-Winning Photographer Ron Wolfe
  • Our new addresses!
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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July & August 2014

  • Music at Rockhound for July
    • Saturday, July 19th, 6 to 8pm
    • The Gadsden High School Pantastic Panthers Steel Drum Band
      • They were fabulous, one of our best ever concerts
      • New pictures of the event are on this page!
  • Garden Care for July
    • Wednesday, July 16th, 8:00 am
  • Annual Friends Picnic / Brunch in July
    • Wednesday, July 30th
    • Starts around 10:00 am in our Meeting Room
  • Music at Rockhound for August
    • Saturday, August 16th, 6 to 8 pm
    • Randy Granger
      • We are fortunate to have this renowned performer for the first time at Rockhound. He’s an award-winning, singer-songwriter, recording artist, story-teller and educator!
      • Randy performs Southwestern and contemporary Native American music.
  • Garden Care for August
    • Wednesday, August 20th, 8:00 am
  • Monthly Meeting for August
    • Wednesday, August 27th, 10:00 am
    • Guest Speaker: Karen Wright/All About Bees!
  • Our new addresses!
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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June 2014

  • Music in the Park: Saturday, June 21st, 6 - 8 pm!
    • Music in the Park for the First Day of Summer!
    • The Borderland Bones, a trombone quartet from Las Cruces, appearing appear on the Rockhound stage for the first time!
    • Don't miss this free event!
  • Garden Care: Wednesday, June 18th, 8:00 am
    • Breakfast at LaFonda afterwards?
  • Regular Meeting, Wednesday, June 25th
    • 9:00 am Board Meeting
    • 10:00 am General Meeting
    • Guest Speaker: Rink Somerday of the Asombro Institute
      • Always fun and fascinating!
  • Our new addresses!
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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May 2014

  • May 17: Music in the Park with Cowboy Mike Moutoux! 6-8 PM.
  • May 17: Painting Day at Rockhound and Spring Canyon
    • Friends of Rockhound State Park and the Deming Arts Council
    • Plein Air Painters should register at the Rockhound State Park Visitors Center to be entered into a drawing for a $50.00 gift certificate to be awarded at the end of the day.
    • Visitor Center hours are 10:00 am to noon, 1 to 4:00 pm. All plein air artists can participate in the drawing at the Visitor Center.
    • The "Painting Day" is part of the New Mexico Plein Air Painters of New Mexico and the Albuquerque Open Space Alliance to have a juried art show to celebrate New Mexico's public lands.
    • For additional information about the juried show contact Linda Heath, PAPNM 2014 "Public Lands" Show Chairperson, phone 505-867-2533, email LLHeath@hotmail.com
    • Deming Arts Council is sponsoring a Artist Studio Tour during the weekend of May 17 and May 18th.
    •  For additional information and maps visit the Deming Art Center at 100 South Gold Street, Deming NM, 575-546-3663.
  • Wednesday, May 28th: Regular Meeting
    • 9:00 AM: Board Meeting
    • 10:00 AM: General Meeting
    • Guest Speaker: Local Author and Historian Joyce Reynolds
  • Garden Care for May
    • Wednesday, May 21st, 8:00 AM
    • Breakfast at La Fonda or IHOP afterwards?   
  • We have new addresses!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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April 2014 - No Foolin!

  • Native Plant Sale and Desert Alive
    • Saturday, April 12th, 8am to noon!
    • Please don't forget that help is needed to unload the plant truck around April 7-10th
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, April 16th, 8am
    • Breakfast at La Fonda or IHOP afterwards?
  • Regular Meeting
    • Wednesday, April 30th
    • 9am Board Meeting
    • 10am Regular Meeting
    • Guest Speaker
      • Scott Green (NM Farm and Ranch Museum): "Trains and Cattle"
  • We have new addresses!
    • Mailing address:
      • PO Box 1644, Deming NM 88031-1644
    • E mail address:
      • FriendsofRocks@yahoo.com
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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March 2014

  • Regular Meeting in March
    • Wednesday, Wednesday, March 26th 
    • Board Meeting 9:00 am
    • General Meeting 10:00 am
    • Guest Speaker: Yolanda Martinez
  • Native Plant Pre-Sale
    • Every Thursday in March!
    • 9 to 11 AM at the Luna County Extension Office
      • 210B Poplar Street
      • 575-546-8806
    • Also may order at March Friends' Meeting
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, March 19th, at 8:00 AM (GASP! SO early!)
    • Breakfast at La Fonda or IHOP afterwards?
  • We have new addresses!
    • Mailing address:
      • PO Box 1644, Deming NM 88031-1644
    • E mail address:
      • FriendsofRocks@yahoo.com
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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Special Postcard: Native Plant Pre-Sale Event 2014

We're in a drought...Being water-wise is what it's about!

  • Spring is almost here and it is time to start planning that Native Garden or replacing a plant or two you lost over the winter.
    • When: We'll be accepting orders on Thursday, March 13th, 20th, and 27th, 2014, 9-11 am.
    • Where: Luna County Cooperative Extension Office, 210B Poplar Street: 575-546-8806
    •  Pick Up: Orders may be picked up on Saturday, April 12th, at Rockhound State Park, 8:00 am to Noon.
  • Remember our new addresses!
    • Mailing address:
      • PO Box 1644, Deming NM 88031-1644
    • E mail address:
      • FriendsofRocks@yahoo.com
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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February 2014

  • Regular Meeting in February
    • Wednesday, February 26th
    • Board Meeting 9:00 am
    • General Meeting 10:00 am
    • We will review 2013 and showcase 2014
    • Plus cake and ice cream like a real birthday party!
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, February 19th 9:00 am
  • Native Plant Sale
    • Need some help with taking pre-sale orders on Thursdays in March
    • Contact Sally Allen
  • We have new addresses!
    • Mailing address:
      • PO Box 1644, Deming NM 88031-1644
    • E mail address:
      • FriendsofRocks@yahoo.com
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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January 2014

  • Regular Meeting in January
    • Wednesday, January 29
    • Board meeting at 9:00
    • Regular meeting at 10:00
    • Join us for “Ibex in the Florida Mountains” presented by Dennis Kauffman
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, January 15th, 9:00 am
    • Breakfast at La Fonta or maybe IHOP afterwards?
  • We need some new board members
    • Talk to Sally or Veronika, please
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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October, November, December 2013

  • Regular Meeting in October
    • Wednesday, October 30, 10:00
    • Bob Rockwell, author of In the Jaws of the Beast
  • No Meeting in November-Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Garden Care
    • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00
    • Wednesday, November 20, 9:00
      • Note change of time for November
  • Holiday Lights Luminaria  
    • Wednesday, December 11 10:00 am
      •  Let’s make 1,152 Luminarias!
  • Holiday Lights
    • Saturday, December 14, 5:00 to 6:30 pm
  • More information? Contact us!
  • Remember to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as well as Pepper’s receipts please!

 

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September 2013

  • Final Music in the Park for 2013 season
    • Saturday, 9/21, 6-8 pm
    • It’s Mariachi Time
    • Generously sponsored by our Friends: First New Mexico Bank and the Deming Lions Club
  • Native Plant Sale
    • Unload truck 9/26 or 9/27
    • Sale is Saturday 9/28 8:00 am until sold
    • Coffee and cookies available
  • Pre Order Native Plants
    • 9/5 and 9/12, 9-11 am
    • Luna County Cooperative Extension office
      • 210B Poplar Street
      • 575 546 8806
  • Garden Care Group
    • Wednesday, 9/18, 8:00 am
    • Breakfast afterwards?
  • Regular meeting
    • Wednesday, 9/25, 10:00
    • Alex Mares, topic Native Americans

 

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August 2013

  • Monthly Meeting: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
    •  Board meeting 9:00 am
    • General meeting 10:00 am
    • Special program 10:15 am
      • Dr. Nancy McMillan of NMSU: Geological History of the Floridas
  • Music in the Park, August 17, 6:00-8:00 pm
    • Judy Mitchell performs as AlmaZazz
    • Grab your chair, beverage and snacks.
    • Location change—will be held at Visitor Center due to construction
  • Garden Care, August 21, 8:00 am
    • Recent rains have changed this area. Your help is needed
  • Native Plant Sale, September 28!

 


July 2013

July is National Picnic Month and our Annual Thank! You Picnic as well!

  • We say Thank you to all Friends, Friends sponsors, Park Staff and Park Volunteers.
    • Wednesday, July 31 10:00 am at the Group Shelter
    • Reservations needed please!
  • We Care Group
    • Meet in the Native garden
    • 8:00am Wednesday, July 17th
  • Music in the Park
    • Saturday, June 20th 5-7 pm
    • Listen to the tunes of the Desert Trio
    • Bring a lawn chair
    • How about a picnic and/or your favorite beverage (no glass please)

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June 2013

  • Regular Meeting: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    • Board meets at 9:00 am
    • General meeting at 10:00 am
    • Speaker at about 10:15 a m
      • Welcome Back Rink Somerday of the Asombro Institute!
        • This year’s topic: “The Talons of the Desert”
  • Music in the Park: June15, 2013, 6-8 pm
    •  “Cottonwood” takes the stage
    • Grab a lawn chair, beverage of your choice maybe even a picnic and join the fun!
  • We Care Group, Wednesday, June 19th at about 8:00 am to maintain the garden areas
  • Coming Soon—Annual Picnic on July 31, 2013 at 10:00 am !

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