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  1. Peter Hurd on Paper

    March 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    During his tenure as a war art correspondent in the 1940s, Hurd began painting larger, finished works with watercolor, using the medium as a portable alternative to egg tempera. After World War II, Hurd continued creating larger watercolor paintings, and continued producing sketches and studies for later works. With their fluid, informal lines and energetic brushwork, Hurd’s works on paper offer an intimate, gestural foil to his egg tempera paintings. Drawn from the permanent collection, Peter Hurd on Paper invites viewers to explore the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s holdings of studies and finished watercolor paintings. Scheduled to be on view during the exhibition Magical and Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, this installation is both a continuation of that show and an independent exhibition that can be enjoyed on its own. Learn more about Hurd’s working methods while exploring a range of his works. for more information call 575-624-6744.

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  2. Free Summer Lunch For Kids and Teens (Excluding July 4th)

    May 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 12:30 PM @ Boys and Girls of Sierra County Poe Corn Center

    It is almost summer and you know what that means...FREE summer meals at the Boys & Girls Club! Staring May 29 and running through August 8 (except July 4) every Monday thru Friday the Club provides a free lunch and afternoon snack to all kids 18 and under. No strings, no nothing, other than a nutritious USDA approved meal. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30pm and an afternoon snack is served from 3:00-3:15pm.

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  3. Free Summer Snack with the boys and girls of Sierra County (Excluding July 4th)

    May 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 3:15 PM @ Poe Corn center

    It is almost summer and you know what that means...FREE summer meals at the Boys & Girls Club! Staring May 29 and running through August 8 (except July 4) every Monday thru Friday the Club provides a free lunch and afternoon snack to all kids 18 and under. No strings, no nothing, other than a nutritious USDA approved meal. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30pm and an afternoon snack is served from 3:00-3:15pm.

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  4. Hurd & Wyeth: Picturing the Hondo Valley

    June 15, 2018, 9:00 AM - September 16, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    Magical & Real: Henriette and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, is the first exhibition to explore all aspects of the careers of this artist couple-from their earliest successes in the 1920s to their late career works- and to place their work within the larger context of the 20th century American art. Co-organized with the Roswell Museum and Art Center in New Mexico, the exhibition is also the first scholarly project to probe private collections and family archives highlighting their relationships to other family members, particularly N.C. and Andrew Wyeth- and the first to evaluate their work within the broad context of the 20th century American Art. The exhibit will be on display June 15 to September 16, 2018. For more information, call the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 575-624-6744.

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  5. Farmers Market

    July 14, 2018, 7:00 AM - October 6, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Chaves County Courthouse Lawn

    Join us for the MainStreet Roswell Farmers’ Market every Saturday July 14 – October 5, 2018 from 7-11 a.m. on the historic Chaves County Courthouse Lawn. Fresh greens, chiles, root vegetables, delicious baked goods, crafts and more! All produced locally! The Saturday morning markets are a great way to gather with friends and neighbors and shop for tantalizingly fresh, New Mexican food. Chat with the vendors about their wares, take in the colors and aromas of just-picked vegetables and fresh baked goodies, watch local cooks prepare fresh burritos, fajiatas and more using seasonal produce, and enjoy the great view of the Chaves County Courthouse. This year we are proud to be accepting EBT for food products. If you have any questions or would like to become a vendor, please contact Peggy Seskey at info@mainstreetroswell.org

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  6. Nogal Mesa Ranchmen’s Campmeeting

    July 18, 2018 - July 22, 2018 @ Located in the cool mountains of Lincoln County, New Mexico Travel 15 miles east of Carrizozo, NM or 5 miles west of Capitan, NM on US 380 then turn south at MM80 on Ranchmen Campmeeting Road. Drive for about 3 miles. From Ruidoso, NM take Hwy 48 to

    Plenty of room for tents, RVs, and camp trailers. Facilities include drinking water and Porta-Potties. There are no hookups for RVs. Further Information: www.nmrcampmeeting.com Glenda Armstrong (575) 914-5570 Renee Grant (575) 914-5579 cornerstone@plateautel.net Scott Shafer (575) 648-2142 shaferr35@yahoo.com

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  7. Safari Camp

    July 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bone Springs Art Space

    Kids will explore techniques in drawing, painting and mixed-media while having the unique opportunity to work from taxidermy animal heads! Ages 6-10, 9am-12pm Ages 11-16, 1-4pm Cost: $75(+tax) (receive a 10% discount for siblings enrolled together)

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  8. Friday Fun Kids Crafts for ages 3 and up at the Roswell Public Library

    July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Malone Room

    This summer the Children's Department at the Roswell Public Library has added even more fun for you and your young ones! Every Friday at 10AM for ages 3 and up, join us for Friday Fun Kids Crafts! Space is limited to 30 participants. Arrive early for a numbered ticket. Every Friday in June and July at 10AM June 8 - Wind Chimes June 15 - Forever Spinning CD Top June 22 - Paper Plate Banjo June 29 - DIY Maracas July 6 - Straw Pipe Dancer July 13 - Craft Stick Harmonica July 20 - Tin Can Drums July 27 - Monster Castanets Call the Children's Department at (575) 622-7101 for more information

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  9. Two Small Pieces of Glass

    July 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Dr. Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

    Two Small Pieces of Glass - Summer 2018 Schedule – planetarium films. Showing in July Fridays at 2 pm Saturdays at 3:30 pm Wednesdays at 3:30 pm Tuesday, July 31 at 7 pm Learn the history of the telescope from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope. Shows include a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Shows last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 x 23.

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  10. Teen and Adult Drawing and Painting

    July 20, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    Explore drawing and painting techniques including shading and color mixing. Using a variety of media students will have the opportunity to grow their artistic abilities regardless of their creative background. Instructor: Jordan Hickerson July 16 – July 20 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm Age: 14 and up Beginners & up $40 members; $50 non-members

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  11. Friday Night Live

    July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Peppers Grill & Bar

    Join Peppers for "Friday Night Live" Featuring live music on the patio from 6 PM - 10 PM. July 20th. They will have Johnny & the Crashers performing! For more info call 575-623-1700.

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  12. Larry Hooper

    July 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Pecos Flavors Winery & Bistro

    Larry Hooper will be live at Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro July 20th! Tickets are on sale. Call us at 575.627.6265.

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  13. Roswell Invaders Home Game Schedule

    July 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Joe Bauman Baseball Stadium

    Professional Baseball team and three time champions of the Pecos League.

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  14. Patsy Says Farewell

    July 20, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Maryl McNally, known to many people for playing Patsy Cline in both RCLT’s and Neverland Theatre Company’s productions of Always, Patsy Cline, is moving to New York in August to earn her MFA in Theatre Management and Producing at Columbia University. For two nights only, she’ll be performing at the Liberty to say thank you to Roswell for the past 7 years and goodbye! The show will include Broadway classics from Follies, Les Miserables, Kiss Me Kate, Oliver and more, as well as some of Patsy Cline’s greatest hits. For more information call 575-627-2121.

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