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Events & Activities — JUNE - JULY 2016
Events and Activities are held at either the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway, or the Museum Annex at 312 W. Broadway in downtown Silver City, New Mexico, and are free unless noted otherwise (donations always welcome). More information: 575.538.5921 or info@silvercitymuseum.org.

Brown Bag: Animal Tales, a Presentation by Susi Wolf
Saturday, June 25 - 12 noon to 1 pm, in the Silver City Museum Annex.
Susi Wolf will discuss animal tales as they relate to various cultures, the importance of animal tales and storytelling with various animal characters.

33rd Annual Ice Cream Social
Monday, July 4, 2016 at the Silver City Museum
The Silver City Museum needs volunteers on the 4th of July to help with the 33rd Annual Ice Cream Social on Monday, July 4. The museum has activities for children, a cake walk, music, sodas, water, popcorn, and, of course, ice cream.

Ice cream dippers, float makers, soda and water sellers, popcorn makers and sellers, cakewalk helpers, and games helpers are needed to create this old-fashioned celebration. Volunteers help decorate the courtyard, set up on the morning of the 4th and take down when the festivities are over.

The museum would appreciate the participation of those of you who would like to help and those of you who would like to come on out after the parade to have fun, listen to music, and eat ice cream.

Brown Bag: Music from the Ranch and the Open Range with Steve Cormier
Saturday, July 16 - 12 Noon to 1 pm
at the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway.
Bring your lunch and come on down to hear Mr. Cormier's music and stories about old and traditional cowboy fare. Mr. Cormier is brought to us by the New Mexico Humanities Council.

Children's Activity - Clay Fun
Saturday, July 23 - 10:30 to 12 noon
at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway.
Kids of all ages come on by to make a Play-doh pot or plate. Etch a design with toothpicks using Mimbres designs as inspiration. See you here.

Dedication of the Plaque to Harry Benjamin
Thursday, July 28 - 10 am
in the courtyard of the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway.
Come on by and help us dedicate this plaque to Harry Benjamin the first Curator of the Silver City Museum.
The museum was opened in 1967 thanks to Mr. Benjamin, a local artist and visionary.

Oralia Lopez, artist and John Bezy, author
Saturday, July 30 - 10 am - 4 pm
at the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway.
Oralia will be demonstrating her unique and intricate painting technique. She will have a selection of work by many fine Mata Ortiz artists for purchase. John will give presentations about Mata Ortiz artistry at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm.

Courtyard Sale
Saturday, July 30 - 10 am - 4 pm
in the courtyard of the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway.
Don't miss our Museum Store courtyard sale with many great book titles, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind items on sale.