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Calendar for July 19, 2019 and beyond

Coming Up


Apollo 11 and 13 presentation: With NASA Speakers Bureau presenter Victor Murray, 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, Doña Ana Community College East Mesa Auditorium. Free. Info: 575-522-3120.

Stuff the Bus Family Walk and 5k: Hosted by Athletics Race Management, 7-10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Field of Dreams, 2501 Tashiro Drive. The one-mile family walk/run and 5k race helps ease the financial burden of back-to-school shopping for families throughout Las Cruces Public Schools through donating a portion of race fees and all donations received in either money or donated items such as backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, paper, combination locks, calculators, USB drives and other school supplies. To register or volunteer, visit runsignup.com/Race/NM/Las Cruces. To be an event sponsor, email athleticsracemanagement@gmail.com.

Over the Moon Space Science Fair: Activities, demonstrations, games, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Free. Info: 575-522-3120; las-cruces.org/museums.

Doña Ana Modular Railroad: On display and running trains, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, July 21, Solstice Senior Living, 151 N. Roadrunner Pkwy. Info: 575-649-9503.

Sale of Maya textiles: Sponsored by Weaving for Justice, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 525 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C. Fair trade sale of handmade textiles from Maya weaving cooperatives in Chiapas, Mexico. All proceeds go to the weavers. Info: weaving-for-justice.org.

Crafts for Kids: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. Children of all ages create their own craft to take home. Free with regular admission ($5 adults, $4 senior citizens, $3 children 4-17).

  • July 20: Ice Cream Cone
  • July 27: chuck Wagons

‘The Day We Walked on the Moon’: Screening of the Smithsonian Channel documentary, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave. Info: 575-522-3120; las-cruces/org/overthemoon.

Ice Cream Sunday: 16th annual, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. First 600 paying customers receive free Caliche’s coupon. Info: 575-522-4100; nmfarmandranchmuseum.org.

NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum summer camps:

Little Farmers Story Time: July 23-25

  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages 5-8
$30 non-members, $25 members

Do you love farm animals? Join us for farm animal story time and crafts, then visit with the animals at the museum and build your own farm. Deadline to register is July 18.

Summer recipe swap: Share and record your recipes with others, Wednesday, July 24, Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. Info: 575-541-2154; las-cruces.org/museums.

High Tech Consortium of SNM: July meeting, 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Arrowhead Center, 3655 Research Drive Genesis Center, Building C, NMSU campus. Speakers are Sajia Afrin Ema and Sayed Kaes M Hossain. Info: Dr. Ed Pines, 575-646-2730; Terry Jack, 720-201-7344.

‘Summer Wednesdays’ series: “Crime Scene Science,” analyzing a mock crime scene, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Info: 575-522-3120; las-cruces.org/museums.

Native Plant Society: Brian Schutte/guest speaker, on “Ecological traits of weeds and invasive plants,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Good Samaritan social center, 3011 Buena Vida Circle. Info: 575-523-8413.

Solar power workshop: For homeowners, learn all about installing a system from industry professionals, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 27, Pete V. Domenici Hall, Room 109, 3014 McFie Circle, NMSU. Registration $35-50 at nmsuengineering.zohobackstage.com or 575-646-7852.

Conversations with Democrats: Madeline Hildebrandt/guest speaker, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, Holy Family American National Catholic Church, 702 Parker Road. Sponsored by the Federation of Democratic Women of Doña Ana County. Info: Connie, 575-521-0096.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Annual Banquet: Annual event, 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, Las Cruces Convention Center, 608 E. University Ave. Tickets: Charles Tharp, 575-644-0080; www.events.rmef.org.

Acupuncture presentation: With Dr. Ryan Bemis, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, Natural Grocers, 3970 E. Lohman Ave. Bring your questions about acupuncture.

LCHS-MHS Class of 1969 50th Combined Reunion: Nov. 1-3. Info, MHS: Talea Alberson, tandealberson@gmail.com; Bill McKinney, bmckinney51@gmail.com. LCHS: Lisa Gray, troop2030@aol.com; Robert Francis, rwfrancis69@hotmail.com or 575-649-9565 .


Back Country Horsemen-Lower Rio Grande Chapter: Trail riding and trail maintenance, meets the first Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Delicias Café, 1413 E. Amador Ave. Info: Lisa, 724-612-1226

Big Daddy’s Flea Market: 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, 5580 Bataan Memorial East. Info: 575-382-9404.

Breast Cancer Support Group: Meets 10 a.m. fourth Saturday, Memorial Medical Center, 2450 S. Telshor Blvd., Westside Annex. No registration, open to all. Info: 575-524-4373.

Canasta games, lessons: 11:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wednesdays, Munson Center, 975 S Mesquite. Free.

Connection Group: For those living with mental illness, 3 p.m. every Friday, La Clinica, 100 E. Griggs Ave. Info: Micah Pearson, 575-528-9453.

Epilepsy Support & Education Services: 1-2:30 p.m. first Saturday, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave. Info: 505-243-9119; epilepsysupportnm.org.

Family Support Group: 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 E. Missouri Ave. Info: Susan Michelson, 575-649-6766.

Farmers & Crafts Market: Regional produce, crafts and street musicians, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, Plaza de Las Cruces.

Geography Club: Explore culturally significant and historical sites in the Land of Enchantment, 10 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. Info: 575-541-2154.

Honors Flight of SNM: Veterans breakfast, 9 a.m. second Thursday, IHOP on Del Rey Boulevard. Info: John, 505-977-8579.

Las Cruces Civitan Club: Meets noon the second Tuesday and 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Los Compas Restaurant, 1120 Commerce Drive. Info: 575-649-0165.

Las Cruces Optimists Club: Meets 6:45 a.m. every Thursday at IHOP, 2900 Del Rey Blvd. New members welcome.

Las Cruces Shriners: Meet the second Monday, 1150 W. Brown. Info: 575-526-8396.

Mesquite Historic District: Input sought from neighborhood residents for “What’s Your Las Cruces,” an exhibit about the region’s history, identity and culture planned for the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. Info: Norma Hartell, 575-541-2159.

Military Order of the Purple Heart #2004: Meets 6 p.m. first Monday, American Legion #10, hall 1185. Info: 575-496-1312 or 575-644-1045.

Skills for Dementia Caregiving: Six-week course, Thursdays from July 18-Aug. 22, Good Samaritan Society, 3011 Buena Vida Circle. Register by calling 1-800-272-3900 or emailing Alexis Ramirez, alramirez@alz.org. Directions: 575-647-3868.

Soroptimists: Noon, second and fourth Wednesday, Good Samaritan Village, 3010 Buena Vida Circle. Info: silascruces@soroptimist.net.

Southern New Mexico Diabetes Outreach: Info: 575-522-0289; snmdo@snmdo.org:

  • Children/Youth, elementary-middle school: 6-7:30 p.m. first and Third Tuesday, MountainView Regional Medical Center, Community Education Room, first floor, 4311 E. Lohman Ave.
  • Adults: 5-6:30 p.m. first Tuesday, MountainView Regional Medical Center.
  • Adults with healthy cooking demo: 10-11:15 a.m. third Thursday, Natural Grocers, 3970 E. Lohman Ave.

Spanish Conversation Group: 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Munson Center, 975 S. Mesquite St. Intermediate/advanced conversation group welcomes new people to converse entirely in Spanish and improve skills. Each week, participants choose two topics to discuss the following week. Info: 575-526-5174.

Special Forces Association: Chapter 80 meets 10 a.m. every fourth Saturday, 8936 Lisa Lane. Breakfast at 9 a.m.

Square dancing: Belton Bridge Center, 1214 E. Madrid Ave. with Ted Clements as the caller for both clubs.

  • Circle 8’s Club: 6-8:30 p.m. first and third Sundays.
  • Crossfire Plus Club: 6:30-9 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays.

Summer sale: Discounts on women’s clothing, furniture and household items, Saint Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 580 S. Valley Drive in the Southwest Trade Center. Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Proceeds help provide emergency assistance to poor and needy residents.

Toastmasters Club: 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Good Samaritan Society-Las Cruces Village community center, Kiva Room, 3100 Buena Vida Circle. Info: 575-642-0032, lascrucestoastmasters@gmail.com or www.toastmasters.org.

VFW Post 6917: 7 p.m. second Thursday of each month, 5845 Bataan Memorial West. Eligible veterans welcome. Info: Commander Raul Sanchez, 575-621-5839.

Wisconsin Club: 5-7 p.m. second Monday, Sunset Grill at Sonoma Ranch. For those with ties to the Badger State. Info: 575-312-2088.

Please email your events and announcements in a word.doc to editor@lascrucesbulletin.com at least a week prior to the desired Friday publication.


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