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April 21 - 27, 2017

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      Friday, April 21, 2017
 

Carnival in Las Cruces 2017

 

Carnival

The Frazier Shows Carnival returns to the #NMSUPanAm Parking Lot. Admission to the carnival itself is free. Rides, games & food require either cash or tickets and vary per ride. Tickets are $1 each, 40 for $35, or 100 for $75. Rides cost 3-6 tickets. Multiple rides for both adults & children will be available, as well as numerous skill challenge games. 6:00 PM to midnight.

NMSU Pan American Center
1810 E University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Dance in Las Cruces 2017

 

Dance

Bands: Rus Bradburd and Dennis Daily. 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Beginner lessons at 7:30 PM.

Mesilla Community Center
2251 Calle de Santiago
Mesilla, NM

 

KRUX Fest in Las Cruces 2017

 

KRUX Fest Night

The second night of KRUX's annual music festival will feature local bands including Modern Echoes and James Dean Love Machine. Admission is Free! 7:00 PM.

Barnes and Noble Cafe
1400 E University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 646-2453

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market 2017

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

Come stroll through the plaza and check out all the hand-made crafts, jewelry and more, from 11:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Historic Mesilla Plaza
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-3262 ext. 116
Map & Directions to Mesilla

 

Racing in Las Cruces 2017

 

Racing

Featuring Legends, USRA Modifieds, Late Models, X-Mods and USRA Stock Cars. Gates open at 5:00 PM, Racing starts at 7:45 PM. General Admission $12, kids 10 and under Free, family pack $30, Pit Pass $35.

Southern NM Speedway
10263 Robert Larson Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 524-7913

 

Storytime at Barnes and Noble in Las Cruces 2017

 

Storytime

Join us in the Children's Department for a special Storytime and activity! 10:00 AM.

Barnes and Noble - Mesilla Valley Mall
700 S. Telshor Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4499

 

The Meatball Chronicles playing in Las Cruces 2017

 

Theatre - The Meatball Chronicles

The Meatball Chronicles is a solo show by Santa Fe's most prolific actress, Debrianna Mansini. Mansini steps out in her own unique way - sharing a culinary adventure of finding love through a meatball. The Meatball Chronicles follows Debrianna through a culinary journey of her childhood, her relationships with men, and in particular, her complicated relationship to her mother. As she kneads the dough and thickens the sauce through each Italian recipe, the stories associated with those recipes reveal the complex ways that families cope, laugh, grieve, and show their love through food. Regular Admission $15, Students & Seniors (over 65) $12. 8:00 PM.

Black Box Theatre
430 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 523-1223

      Saturday, April 22, 2017
 

Animal encounters in Las Cruces 2017

 

Animal Encounters - Invertebrates & Arthropods

Come meet the animals of the Chihuahuan Desert and gain an close up perspective into the lives of Chihuahuan Desert animals as the Museum Naturalist guides the discussion into these elusive creatures. When feasible, there will be a hands-on segment of the class. 10:30 AM. Free.

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
411 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 532-3371

 

Art museum in Las Cruces 2017

 

Artrageous

Join us today for a fun, themed activity everyone can enjoy! Todays activity is "Earth Day Celebration" 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Free to attend. Today's program will be held at the Plaza de Las Cruces.

Las Cruces Museum of Art
491 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541-2137

 

Big Daddy's Flea Market 2017

 

Big Daddy's Flea Market

Largest flea market in Southern New Mexico. 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Indoor and outdoor vendors. Food available.

5580 Bataan Memorial East
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 382-9404
Map & Directions

 

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park 2017

 

Bird Walk

Join a park staff member or volunteer to learn a bit about the birds that visit the park and the habitat that supports their existence. Easy to moderate walk along mostly level ground. Wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring binoculars. Regular park entrance fee. 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park
5000 Calle Del Norte
Mesilla, NM
(575) 523-4398
Map & Directions

 

Blues festival in Las Cruces 2017

 

Blues Festival

The 4th Annual Red White and Blues Festival will be held today. Music starts at 4:00 PM with C.W. Ayon Trio. From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM the Muddy Hands Blues Band and Friends will rock your socks off. The 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM act is the Todd Tijerina Trio from Alberquerque, recipient of four New Mexico Music Award nominations in 2011, winning Blues Song of the Year for "Nothin' Like the Blues" on his fifth CD. Tickets for the 6 hours of music are $15 in advance, online here or at these local outlets: St. Clair Winery & Bistro 1720 Avenida de Mesilla, Hubbard's Music-N-More 108 Wyatt Dr., White's Music Box 200 S Downtown Mall. The Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society, a non-profit orginization, will use the proceedes for thier music scholarship fund. $20 at the door the day of, so bring a lawn chair, sunscreen, blanket and sun umbrellas for a party on the lawn.

St. Clair Winery & Bistro
1720 Avenida de Mesilla
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 640-8752

 

Bookfair at Barnes and Noble in Las Cruces 2017

 

Bookfair

Zia Middle School is hosting a bookfair this weekend with fun activities and Storytimes in the Kids' Department. Be sure to visit their information table at the mall entrance and find out what is happening at the school. Your support is appreciated! 10:00 AM. Free to attend.

Barnes and Noble - Mesilla Valley Mall
700 S. Telshor Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4499

 

Carnival in Las Cruces 2017

 

Carnival

The Frazier Shows Carnival returns to the #NMSUPanAm Parking Lot. Admission to the carnival itself is free. Rides, games & food require either cash or tickets and vary per ride. Tickets are $1 each, 40 for $35, or 100 for $75. Rides cost 3-6 tickets. $20 wristbands will be available for unlimited rides from 3-6 PM today. Wristbands are not valid on multiple days. Multiple rides for both adults & children will be available, as well as numerous skill challenge games. 3:00 PM to midnight.

NMSU Pan American Center
1810 E University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Crafts for kids in Las Cruces 2017

 

Crafts for Kids: Chimes of Spring

Join us in creating wind chimes to bring music to your windy spring days. Crafts are free, but regular Museum admission is required for all family members: $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4 to 17, and free admission for children 3 and under. 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Rd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4100

 

Kimono Paper Dolls activity in Las Cruces 2017

 

Culture Club

Join us for this free, drop-in program as we offer fun activities. Today's activity is "Earth Day, painted stones." 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Free to attend. Today's program will be held at the Plaza de Las Cruces.

Branigan Cultural Center
501 N. Main Street
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 522-1119

 

Earth Day Celebration in Las Cruces 2017

 

Earth Day

Earth Day festival at Plaza de Las Cruces. There will be live music and dance, a recycle fashion show, City-run kids and teen activities, local foods, educational booths, tree adoptions, and presentations from local scientists and environmentalists. No registration required. 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Free.

Plaza de Las Cruces
100 Main St.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market in Las Cruces 2017

 

Farmer's and Crafter's Market

The Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market is ranked number one in New Mexico and eighth in the nation! Local farmers and craft artists congregate on the downtown mall, every Wednesday and Saturday morning. 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Free admission.

200 N. Main Street Downtown
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 201-3853

Click here for more info and pictures

 

KRUX Festival in Las Cruces 2017

 

KRUX Fest Night

The final night of KRUX's annual music festival will take place tonight. The featured performers are local artists Nicholas Roche, Damian Luna, and The Kangaroo Infant. Local band Sorrytown will close out the night. Admission costs $5 at the door. 8:00 PM.

Art Obscura
3206 Harrelson St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 646-2453

 

MS Walk in Las Cruces 2017

 

MS Walk Event

This is s a family friendly walk event to raise awareness and funds for Multiple Sclerosis. Check-in begins at 8:00 AM and walk begins at 9:00 AM. Pets on a leash are welcome.

Young Park
850 S. Walnut St.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market 2017

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

Come stroll through the plaza and check out all the hand-made crafts, jewelry and more, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Historic Mesilla Plaza
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-3262 ext. 116
Map & Directions to Mesilla

 

Racing in Las Cruces 2017

 

Racing

Featuring Legends, USRA Modifieds, Late Models, X-Mods and USRA Stock Cars. Gates open at 5:00 PM, Racing starts at 7:45 PM. General Admission $15, kids 10 and under Free, family pack $35, Pit Pass $35.

Southern NM Speedway
10263 Robert Larson Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 524-7913

 

Roller derby in Las Cruces 2017

 

Roller Derby

2017 Season Home Opener tonight! Crossroads City Derby All-Star Sucias vs Juarez All-Stars. Food vendors, 50/50 charity raffle, half-time fun for kids. Charity for the evening is NM March of Dimes. Gate opens at 7:00 PM; Game starts at 8:00 PM.This is an outdoor venue with bleacher seating. Tickets $7 in advance from any CCD member or at Nessa's Cafe (901 W Picacho). $10 at the gate. Kids 12 & under enter FREE w/paying adult.

Meerscheidt Rec Center
1600 E Hadley Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Storytime at Barnes and Noble in Las Cruces 2017

 

Storytime

Laurie Berkner's chart-topping, beloved hit "We Are the Dinosaurs" is now a picture book! Featuring an adorable cast of characters and vibrant, playful art by Ben Clanton, We Are the Dinosaurs transports readers back to a time when the dinosaurs roamed the earth. Don't miss out! 11:00 AM. Free to attend.

Barnes and Noble - Mesilla Valley Mall
700 S. Telshor Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4499

 

The Meatball Chronicles playing in Las Cruces 2017

 

Theatre - The Meatball Chronicles

The Meatball Chronicles is a solo show by Santa Fe's most prolific actress, Debrianna Mansini. Mansini steps out in her own unique way - sharing a culinary adventure of finding love through a meatball. The Meatball Chronicles follows Debrianna through a culinary journey of her childhood, her relationships with men, and in particular, her complicated relationship to her mother. As she kneads the dough and thickens the sauce through each Italian recipe, the stories associated with those recipes reveal the complex ways that families cope, laugh, grieve, and show their love through food. Regular Admission $15, Students & Seniors (over 65) $12. 8:00 PM.

Black Box Theatre
430 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 523-1223

 

Art program in Las Cruces 2017

 

Vamos a Explorar

Join us for our Vamos a Explorar program. Through this bilingual program, families can enter into the world of art to make connections between pieces of art and life of the artists who made them, and also to understand how different cultures have expressed their beliefs and thoughts through art. 10:30 AM. Free to attend.

Branigan Cultural Center
501 North Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541-2154

 

La Vina Spring Wine Festival 2017

 

Wine Festival

La Viña Winery presents its Spring Wine Festival. Over 20 wines will be available for tasting and purchase. Adult admission to the festival is $20 and includes a souvenir glass and a choice of 9 wines or a glass of wine. There is a $10 admission for 12-20 years of age and those under the age of 12 will be admitted free. Noon to 7:00 PM.

BANDS PLAYING

12:00 PM - Twisted Hams.
2:15 PM - Frank Zona & Urban Edge
4:30 PM - Slick Reynolds

La Vina Winery
(575) 882-7632
Map and directions

      Sunday, April 23, 2017
 

Carnival in Las Cruces 2017

 

Carnival

The Frazier Shows Carnival returns to the #NMSUPanAm Parking Lot. Admission to the carnival itself is free. Rides, games & food require either cash or tickets and vary per ride. Tickets are $1 each, 40 for $35, or 100 for $75. Rides cost 3-6 tickets. $20 wristbands will be available for unlimited rides from 3-6 PM today. Wristbands are not valid on multiple days. Multiple rides for both adults & children will be available, as well as numerous skill challenge games. 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

NMSU Pan American Center
1810 E University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Jewish Food and Folk Festival in Las Cruces 2017

 

Jewish Food and Folk Festival

Join us for our fourth Annual Jewish Food and Folk Festival, featuring special Jewish foods, music, folk dance, a family fun area, a silent auction, and more!!! This year we are excited to feature live music from renowned local klezmer artist Margo Leverett, accompanied by Santa Fe artist Jordan Wax.

Temple Beth-El
3980 Sonoma Springs Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

 

The Meatball Chronicles playing in Las Cruces 2017

 

Theatre - The Meatball Chronicles

The Meatball Chronicles is a solo show by Santa Fe's most prolific actress, Debrianna Mansini. Mansini steps out in her own unique way - sharing a culinary adventure of finding love through a meatball. The Meatball Chronicles follows Debrianna through a culinary journey of her childhood, her relationships with men, and in particular, her complicated relationship to her mother. As she kneads the dough and thickens the sauce through each Italian recipe, the stories associated with those recipes reveal the complex ways that families cope, laugh, grieve, and show their love through food. Regular Admission $15, Students & Seniors (over 65) $12. 2:30 PM.

Black Box Theatre
430 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 523-1223

 

La Vina Spring Wine Festival 2017

 

Wine Festival

La Viña Winery presents its Spring Wine Festival. Over 20 wines will be available for tasting and purchase. Adult admission to the festival is $20 and includes a souvenir glass and a choice of 9 wines or a glass of wine. There is a $10 admission for 12-20 years of age and those under the age of 12 will be admitted free. Noon to 7:00 PM.

BANDS PLAYING

12:00 PM - Guitar Slim
2:15 PM - Austin Jimmy Murphy
4:30 PM - "24/7 Blues Band"

La Vina Winery
(575) 882-7632
Map and directions

      Monday, April 24, 2017
 

Tango Dance in Las Cruces 2017

 

Dance Lesson

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces. Tango lesson from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM with dancing immediately following until 10:00 PM. Cost is $10 for lesson with milonga or $5 milonga only.

Mesilla Community Center
2251 Calle de Santiago
Mesilla, NM
(575) 526-9197

      Tuesday, April 25, 2017
 

Aqua fit class in Las Cruces 2017

 

Aqua Fit Class

The Las Cruces Parks & Recreation department will offer an Aqua Fit class in the center’s warm water pool. The fee is $2 per class or $1 for participants 60 years of age or older. Classes have a capacity limit. 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM.

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center
1401 E. Hadley Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541-2782

 

Belly Dance and Ethnic Clothing in Las Cruces

 

Beginning Belly Dance Class

Learn to Belly Dance with instructor Susan Jewell. 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. $4. Call to register. Class also offered on Thursdays and Saturdays.

My Place Jewell
132-B Wyatt Dr.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 639-1616

 

Bridge class in Las Cruces 2017

 

Bridge Lesson

This class is for those who have never played before or who have been away from bridge for a long time. Anyone is welcome to come at any time. Drop in and check us out. 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Call to confirm.

Belton Bridge Center
1214 Madrid Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 524-3031

 

Read to Me at Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces, NM 2017

 

Children's Reading Program

This weekly story time program is for ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and puppet shows. 10:30 AM. Free to attend.

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
200 E. Picacho Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 528-4000

 

Free computer class in Las Cruces, NM 2017

 

Computer Class

Introduction to Computers: File Management. A basic class where students will learn how to manage files by saving, attaching and storing information. Registration is not required, however only the first nine are guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptop if space is available. Free to attend. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
200 E. Picacho Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 528-4005

      Wednesday, April 26, 2017
 

Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market in Las Cruces 2017

 

Farmer's and Crafter's Market

The Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market is ranked number one in New Mexico and eighth in the nation! Local farmers and craft artists congregate on the downtown mall, every Wednesday and Saturday morning. 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Free admission.

200 N. Main Street Downtown
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 201-3853

Click here for more info and pictures

 

Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt & Treats 2017

 

Open Mic

Come join us for Open Mic performances from from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt & Treats
901 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 323-3628

 

Toddler Time at Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces, NM 2017

 

Toddler Time

Stories, Songs and Finger plays for little ones. Ages 1-3. 10:00 AM. Free.

Branigan Memorial Library
200 E. Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM
528-4073 ext. 4225

      Thursday, April 27, 2017
 

Aqua fit class in Las Cruces 2017

 

Aqua Fit Class

The Las Cruces Parks & Recreation department will offer an Aqua Fit class in the center’s warm water pool. The fee is $2 per class or $1 for participants 60 years of age or older. Classes have a capacity limit. 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM.

Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center
1401 E. Hadley Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541-2782

 

Bridge class in Las Cruces 2017

 

Bridge Lesson

This class is for the novice and intermediate players. Anyone is welcome to come at any time. Drop in and check us out. 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Call to confirm.

Belton Bridge Center
1214 Madrid Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(786) 338-5970

 

Big Band Dance in Las Cruces 2017

 

Dance

Big Band Dance Club. Ballroom, country, swing and Latin style dancing. Live Music. Dance lessons at 7:00 PM. Dancing runs 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. $8 members, $10 non-members and $5 for students.

Mesilla Community Center
2251 Calle de Santiago
Mesilla, NM
(575) 526-6504

 

Urinetown preview show in Las Cruces 2017

 

Theatre - PREVIEW Urinetown

Winner of three Tony Awards, Urine town is a hilarious musical satire of bureaucracy and musical theatre itself! A 20-year drought has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets— people must pay to use corporate-run facilities. Yet when a hero decides he’s had enough, he leads the people into a revolution for freedom. Filled with vibrant music and choreography. $11 (free for High School students w/ current I.D. card), 2 for 1 tickets for current and retired NMSU faculty/staff w/ current I.D. card. 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Online tickets here.

Center for the Arts
1000 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

 

Toddler time at Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces, NM 2017

 

Toddler Time

Stories, songs and finger plays for little ones. Ages 1-3. 10:00 AM. Free.

Branigan Memorial Library
200 E. Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 528-4000

 

Honor Flag Benefit Dinner Las Cruces 2017

 

United States Honor Flag Benefit Dinner

A dinner to thank all of our local service men and woman, by bringing and honoring the United Stated Honor Flag. “The honor flag is a national treasure to millions of people, honoring thousands of Police Officers, Firefighters, First Responders and those serving on active combat duty in the military who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our communities and country. The United States Honor Flag has become a symbol of Honor, rich in history, inspiring a renewed spirit of American patriotism as it has paid tribute to those who have answered the call of duty and gone before us, forever remembered.” Tickets are $25 and include a catered dinner, dancing and an award presentation to the Honor Flag Network by Mayor Ken Miyagishima. Tickets can be purchased by calling 575-522-1232 or online here.

The Venue Event Center
5585 S. Main St.
Mesilla Park, NM
(575) 522-1232

 

What's Happening This Week in Las Cruces, New Mexico 2017

 

If you would like to submit an event to the "What's Happening in Las Cruces" weekly event page, send your information to events@meetlascruces.com at least seven days before the event takes place. Please include name and description of event, date, time, address, ticket costs, any other pertinent info, and a phone number or email address people can contact for more information.

Ongoing Events in Las Cruces

Film

"The Red Turtle"

April 21 - 27, 2017

The Red Turtle (French: La Tortue Rouge; Japanese: レッドタートル ある島の物語, translit. Reddo Tātoru: Aru Shima no Monogatari) is a 2016 animated fantasy film co-written and directed by Dutch-British animator Michaël Dudok de Wit and produced by Toshio Suzuki from Japan. The film is a co-production between Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, and tells the story of a man who becomes shipwrecked on a deserted island and meets a giant red turtle. The film has no dialogue.

Language/Subtitles: None.

Times: Nightly except Thursday at 7:30 PM, Saturday Matinee at 1:30 PM, Sunday Matinee at 2:30 PM and Thursday matinee at 1:30 PM. No one will be admitted after the film has begun.

Admission: Regular $7, Matinees, Seniors over 60, Military, and Students w/ ID $6. Wednesdays $5.

Fountain Theatre
2469 Calle de Guadalupe
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-8287

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Art Classes

The Las Cruces Museum of Art Studio Programs Spring Art Classes 2017

Come discover your inner creativity through various class options including beginning and intermediate ceramics, drawing portraits, still life painting, and art exploration!

Session Two ends April 29, 2017.

Register in Person Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at:

The Museum of Nature and Science
411 North Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541-2137
www.las-cruces.org/museums

Summer Camps

Registration for summer camps at the Museum of Nature & Science will open Saturday, April 15th. Registration is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the registration desk . Last day to register for a class is the Saturday before the class begins.

June 6-9, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 1st and 2nd grade.

Explore Magnetism and the Earth's magnetic field with this fun, hands-on camp. We will be looking at the ways we use magnets to power our homes, cars, and how objects become magnets. $80, registration required.

June 20-23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 3rd - 5th grade.

Explore gears, pulleys and levers - what are they and how do they work? Join us as we investigate their uses, the history of their invention, and how they have changed over time. $90, registration required.

June 27 - 30, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 6th - 8th grade.

Take a trip to the bosque with the museum and be a part of their water project. Students will learn how to use water tools and measure the minerals and bacteria found in the Rio Grande river. $50, registration required.

July 11-14, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3rd - 5th grade.

Young engineers and builders get ready, here's a fantastic mechanic and electric workshop for youths with big imaginations. Mechanics and Electricity, a full workshop of fun, construction, and learning! Explore electricity and mechanics with hands-on experiments, a collective project and more. Spark your interest in building and learn by doing. $50, registration required.

July 25 - 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 1st and 2nd grade

Take a dive under the ocean and discover coral reefs. We will be looking at different types of marine animals and learn about the ways people are impacting our oceans and ways we can help improve our ocean ecosystem. $80, registration required.

Museum of Nature and Science
411 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 532-3371

White Sands National Monument

Sunset stroll

A leisurely one-hour, ranger-guided sunset stroll through the sand dunes. Learn about the geology, plants and animals of White Sands National Monument. About five miles from the visitor center on Dunes Drive. Offered daily one hour before sunset. Stroll is free, but monument entrance fees apply. More info: (575) 479-6124.

Skins & Skulls

Did you know that 44 different species of mammals live at White Sands?

Join rangers at 3:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday in the visitor center courtyard for a 20-minute talk about these amazing animals. Rangers will have pelts, skulls, and other props to provide you an up-close look and feel of the elusive wildlife of White Sands. There is no charge for the program, but monument entrance fees apply.

Map & Directions to White Sands

Bands Playing in Las Cruces

Arp 21 - Texas Antrim (Southern Rock)
Apr 22 - Homegrown Outlawz (Live Instrumental Hip Hop)
Apr 28 - Cajon Brothers W/Special Guest Treble Tones (Rhythm & Grooves)
Apr 29 - Flat Blak (Rock)

El Patio Cantina
2171 Calle De Parian
Mesilla, NM
(575) 526-9943

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  H            
  Hardware Stores   Herbal Supplements   Home Security   Hot Rods, Classics, Low Riders
  Hats - Mens & Womens   Home Decor   Homeopathic   Housing - Apartments
  Heating & Cooling Services   Home Health Care   Hospitals & Clinics    
  Health Clubs       Hotels    
               
  I            
  Ice Cream & Yogurt   Insurance Companies   Internet Service Providers    
  Inns            
               
  J            
  Jewelers            
               
  K            
  Kitchen & Bath Remodeling   Kites & Flags        
               
  L            
  Landscape Contractors   Lawn / Yard Maintenance   Legal Services   Limousine Service
  Landscape Design Services   Legal Aid   Lighting   Loan Companies
               
  M            
  Mailing Services   Mirrors   Motels   Museums
  Mattresses   Mobile & Manufactured Homes   Motorcycle Riding Classes   Musical Instruments
  Men's Clothing   Mobile Homes - Used, Pre Owned   Motorcycle Sales & Service    
      Mortgage Loans   Moving Companies    
               
  N            
  Nail Salons   NMSU   Nutrition    
  Nightclubs   Nurseries        
               
  O            
  Oil Change Services   Optical Shops   Outdoor Living    
               
  P            
  Pain Management   Personal Training   Photography   Plastic Sheeting
  Painting Contractors   Pest Control   Photo Finishing, Custom Photo Printing   Plumbers
  Party Supplies   Pet Boarding & Sitting   Photo Restoration   Popcorn
  Passenger Transportation   Pet & Animal Feed & Supplies   Physical Therapy   Printing
  Pawn Shops   Pet Food   Picture Framing - Custom   Propane Gas
  Payroll Services   Pet Grooming   Pizza   Property Tax Reduction
  Pecans   Pet Shops        
               
  Q            
  Quartz Countertops            
               
  R            
  Real Estate   Rental Equipment & Tools   Roofers    
  Refrigeration Services   Reptiles   RV Parks    
  Remodeling Contractors   Restaurants   RV Sales & Service    
               
  S            
  Salons   Screens   Shooting Ranges   Sprinkler Systems
  Salsa   Screen Printing & Embroidery   Shower & Bath Enclosures   Sports Equipment & Uniforms
  Schools - Preschool & Daycare   Security Companies   Signs & Banners   Stucco Contractors
  Schools - Public & Private   Security Guard Services   Smoke Shops   Swimming Pools
  Schools - Technical Schools   Self Storage   Solar Power    
               
  T            
  Tax Preparation   Tire & Wheel Stores   Trailer Sales & Repair   Truck Accessories
  Tattoo and Body Art   Towing   Travel Agencies   Truck Repair
  Thrift Shops   Trailer Hitches   Tree Care Services    
  Tile Stores       Tropical Fish    
               
               
  U            
  Uniforms   Upholstery        
               
  V            
  Veterinarians   Vintage Computers & Electronics        
  Vintage & Ethnic Clothing   Vitamins & Supplements        
               
  W            
  Water Softeners   Windows   Wineries    
  Weight Loss   Window Tinting   Wreckers    
  Welding   Windshields        
               
  X - Y - Z            
 

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