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Calendar of Events, Lea County

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

This list is filtered to show only events in Lea County.

April 2015

Apr 21

Roswell
Grant Writing Workshop - New Mexico Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program
This free workshop focuses on effective grant writing strategies for USDA Agricultural Marketing Serve (AMS) programs such as Farmers' Market Promotional Programs and the Local Food Promotional programs.
NMSU's Community Resources & Economic Development Specialist, Michael Patrick, will conduct the workshop.

Topics will include:

  • Grant writing overview
  • Developing Your Idea
  • Preparing your Proposal
  • Preparing the Application

Register now!

These workshops are funded by the USDs Agricultural Marketing Service and facilitated by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The project is coordinated by the USDA-NIFA Regional Rural Development Centers.

For more information, contact Sandra Barraza at 575-622-3210.

June 2015

Jun 12

Lovington
Upcycle Denim Workshop
Use old jeans or denim to create some great projects for your home or as gifts. Pre-registration is required. A supply list is available the time of sign up. More info...
For more information, contact Robin C. Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.

September 2015

Sep 11

Lovington
Knitted and Crochet Dish Clothes and Scrubbies
Learn how to knit and crochet a dish clothe and matching scrubby. Pre registration is required. A supply list will be available when you sign up for the workshop. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Sep 19

Lovington
Christmas Craft Program
The Extension Homemakers host their annual Christmas Program. The clubs will be demonstrating various Holiday Crafts and the extension office will show off some great holiday foods. Everyone will have a chance to work on one or more craft. Please call into the extension office for a supply list. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.

October 2015

Oct 22-23

Hobbs
Lea County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day
Local safety experts provide safety programs for the youth, teachers and parents to learn from. In two days, nearly 1400 youth, teachers and parents attend the event and learn safety topics like, gun safety, stranger danger, calling 9-1-1, chemical safety, pipeline safety, gas safety, food safety, water safety, bully prevention, first aid and drug awareness. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes or Wayne Cox at 575-396-2819.
Oct 24

Lovington
Lea County Extension Homemakers Annual Meeting
The Lea County Extension Homemakers will gather for their annual meeting and membership drive. Anyone is welcome to attend. Call into the extension office for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.