Weekly RESISTance Calendar

October 1, 2017

Throughout October

     “Trotando Pasos Ajenos” is the name of the exhibit at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main, this month.  Curated by Dr. Dulcinea Lara and Dr. Nicholas Natividad of NMSU Criminal Justice Dept, the exhibit is designed to focus on regional issues of justice inequality as they pertain to identity, environment, history, immigration, law, and faith.


October is National Bullying Prevention Month.



Saturday, September 30, 2017

     Public Lands Day Trail Work and Trash Cleanup volunteers needed!  More information on these two events, to be held from 9:00am – 12:00pm, can be found at www.organmountainsdesertpeaks.org.



Sunday, October 1, 2017

     KTAL Open House to celebrate our new community radio station!  Join in the festivities at the KTAL studios for live music, refreshments, and other treats from 3:00-6:00pm at 121 Wyatt Drive.


ACLU People Power ‘Let People Vote’ Launch Event at the Glenn/Beeson residence at 5:00pm.  Go to this link https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/15ecabb16508c8cc to RSVP.



Wednesday, October 4, 2017

     Listening Clinic at the Las Cruces Friends Meeting House, 622 N. Mesquite St., each first Wednesday from 4:30-6:00pm.  The Listening Clinic is an opportunity to practice listening; to improve your listening skills; and to be more fully listened to.  Methods from The Compassionate Listening Project, the Alternatives to Violence Project and Nonviolent communication will be used.  For more information, contact Vickie at mathstar@zianet.com or call 575-541-9093.



Friday, October 6, 2017

     La Frontera, Fair Trade Store will be open 5:00-7:00pm during the Art Ramble.  The store is located in Nopalito’s Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St.







Thursday, October 12, 2017

     A special Film presented by the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy,” will be shown in the church library at 7:00pm.  This real-life detective story is told in a film noir style, narrated by Greg Palast.  Although it is treated mostly in a humorous manner, the subject matter is very serious and must be seen prior to our November elections.  [The film will be shown again Tues., Oct. 17, at 2:00pm.]  FREE – donations accepted.



Thursday and Friday, Oct. 12 & 13, 2017

     Weaving for Justice Fundraiser at the University Museum, Kent Hall, NMSU from 2:00-7:30pm.  This is the 3rd Annual Scholarship Fundraiser to Maya youth.  They will be selling donated textiles from 19 individuals who have traveled or conducted research in Mesoamerica and Latin America from the mid 1900s to the present.  At 5:30pm both days, the full-length documentary film produced by Bill Jungels and Christine Eber, “Maya Faces in a Smoking Mirror,” will be shown.



Saturday, October 14, 2017

     Cybersecurity will be the topic for the monthly public meeting of the Southern New Mexico New Progressives, 2:00-4:00pm in the Roadrunner Room of Branigan Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.


     The annual A Wild Night for Wildlife Gala, fundraiser for Southwest Environmental Center (SWEC), will be held at the Las Cruces Downtown Plaza from 6:00-10:00pm.  This special 25th anniversary celebration will include delicious food from some of Las Cruces’ favorite restaurants, craft beers and wines, the wit and music of M.C. Bob Diven, a silent auction with all sorts of unique items, live music, and dancing under the stars.  You may buy tickets online at https://www.wildmesquite.org/ or call 575-522-5552.






Sunday, October 15, 2017

     Harvesting Hope Festival, a World Food Day event, will be held from 2:00-6:00pm at Young Park.  Live music, art, food education, vendors, community.



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