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March 8
‘Dearly Departed: Death Records’

The Roswell Genealogical Society is having their monthly meeting at the Wilson Cobb History Library, 301 S. Richardson Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Following the short meeting, Susan Bellomo will discuss “Dearly Departed: Death Records.” For more information, visit their Facebook event page or call 575-622-3322.

March 9
Comedian Ray Orta performs

Raymond Orta and friends comes to town as part of his comedy tour. Performance will be at the Epiq Nightclub, 3905 S. Main St., at 8 p.m. For more information, call 575-623-8557.

March 10
‘Graveside Manor’

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Roswell Kids’ Arts ProgramS presents the graveside tour “Graveside Manor.”

The tour is organized by Roswell Kids’ Arts ProgramS and goes through the South Park Cemetery, 3101 S. Main St., visiting sites of people who were a part of making Roswell what it is today. The children in the Roswell KAPS program will represent the famous personalities who are buried in the South Park Cemetery and will perform in costume. Roswell KAPS is a non-profit organization that partners with individuals, organizations and schools to underwrite opportunities for youth to create and perform in a wide range of arts. The waking tour takes about 30 minutes and starts at 2 p.m. and the last tour is at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 435-229-6873.

Gatsby Dinner and Dance

The Immanuel Lutheran School presents their fourth annual Gatsby Dinner and Dance. This year’s event will be held at the Roswell Country Club, 2601 Urton Rd., at 6:30 p.m.. There will be raffles and a special drawing for those who wear 20s attire. Tickets include dinner, photo booth and dance lesson. There will be a cash bar. Proceeds benefit the ILS scholarship fund. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-622-2853.

March 12 and 13
Auditions for ‘Hello Dolly’

Auditions are held for the musical “Hello Dolly!” at the Roswell Community Little Theatre, 1717 S. Union Ave., on both days at 6 p.m. They are looking for six women and seven men who are able to sing and dance. For more information, call 575-626-2999.

March 15
Rise with Roswell

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Rise With Roswell 2018 Agriculture breakfast at the Farm Bureau building at the Eastern New Mexico Fairgrounds (south entrance on Southeast Main Street), from 6 to 8 a.m. Guest speaker is inspirational cowgirl Amberley Snyder. RSVP at 575-623-5695.

March 16
Roswell Artist-in-Residence: Julie Alpert

Roswell Artist-in-Residence lecture and opening reception of Seattle-based artist Julie Alpert takes place at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St., at 5:30 p.m. Alpert modifies and arranges craft materials and found-objects in temporary roomsize compositions. The exhibition runs through April 29 and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit roswell-nm.gov or call 575-624-6744.

March 16 to 25 (weekends)
‘Peter Pan’

Way Way Off Broadway Theater Company presents the classic stage production of “Peter Pan” at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Performing Arts Center, 52 University Blvd. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. For more info visit waywayoffbroadway.com.