NEXT MEETING: 6:00 PM, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Roundup Lodge in San Lorenzo (Mimbres Valley). Potluck followed by general meeting, then our Featured Speakers: the GCAS's very own President, Kyle Meredith, and Josh Reeves regale us with: "Roughly Contemporaneous with Mimbres - an International Travelogue Slide Show."

NEXT FIELD TRIP: Due to conflicts with other events, the May field trip will be on SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019. Choose one of the field trips offered at the ASNM Meeting and contact President Kyle Meredith with your choice by email (kyyote@msn.com) or telephone (575) 538-5706.

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On the Job

Now's the Time to Get Involved

IMG_5506The GCAS needs your help in fulfilling our mission of educational outreach. Please consider the following four opportunities occurring in late September and through October, three of which take place at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site.

Pick one! Pick them all! No experience necessary! Enjoy the fresh air and sunshine of Autumn in the Mimbres Valley!

IMG_0488Friday, September 28, 2018: VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED as site interpreters for 70 students from La Plata Middle School who are visiting the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site on a field trip. No experience necessary; volunteers will be instructed on-site. Contact webmaster for referral to Education Chair Marilyn Markel.

Mimbres Harvest FestSaturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival at the San Lorenzo School, NM Hwy 35. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to operate GCAS and Mimbres Culture Heritage Site tables. Meet-and-greet the public, pass out informational flyers, and promote sales of T-shirts, plus a selection of used books from the GCAS Library. Contact webmaster for referral to event coordinator. General Festival details here.

Friday, October 12, 2018: VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED as site interpreters for 70 students from Stout Middle School, visiting the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site on their field trip. No experience necessary; volunteers will be instructed on-site. Contact webmaster for referral to Education Chair Marilyn Markel.

Kalab teaching kids about toolsOctober 20, 2018: National Archaeological Day at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to assist in demonstrations of atlatl throwing, mano-and-metate use, and much more. No experience necessary; interest in archaic activities and welcoming the general public a plus. Contact webmaster for referral to event coordinator.

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