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Ventriloquist Kevin Johnson to perform in Alamogordo


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March 23

Recognized as one of the world’s top ten ventriloquists, Johnson is mostly known from his appearance on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” More than 18 million viewers were amazed by his “Godzilla Theater” and Simon Cowell told Johnson, “America loves you.” Johnson has also appeared on “The Late Show” with David Letterman. Johnson started at San Diego’s Legoland California Theme Park where he performed 8,824 shows in nine years. He was twice honored as the Best Male Performer at any amusement park in the world. Johnson is known for his clean comedy and is appropriate for audiences of all ages. The show starts at 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. For more information, visit flickingercenter.com.

March 23
The Thug Twinz Tour

Layzie Bone Of Bone Thugs and Harmony along with Sloan Bone Of Mo Thug Family perform at the Carlsbad Civic Center, 4012 National Parks Hwy., at 7 p.m. It is an all age event. Also performing: Local artist Off Da Chain Entertainment, Grvnd, Sicckarri and G-hard as well as many others. For more information, call 575-234-9856.

March 23
Eighty’s Bunco

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The Lea County Real Estate Professionals invites the public for a night of bunco at the Hobbs Country Club, 5001 W. Carlsbad Hwy. Tickets can be purchased at United Realty, 3208 N. Grimes St., until March 15. All proceeds will be donated to Expecting Hearts. The mission of Expecting Hearts Inc is to bring awareness to peripartum cardiomyopathy; a condition in which heart failure is caused in the last month of pregnancy or up to five months postpartum. For more information, call 575-392-3000.

March 23
‘Discovering Homo Naledi: the Newest Species in the Human Line’

The 19th Annual Cynthia Irwin-Williams Lectureship guest speaker, Juliet K. Brophy, will give a presentation titled “Discovering Homo Naledi: the Newest Species in the Human Line” at 7 p.m. in room 110 of the Art and Anthropology Building on the Eastern New Mexico University campus. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Eastern New Mexico University Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology and Mu Alpha Nu Anthropology Club. Brophy is an assistant professor of anthropology at Louisiana State University and is a biological anthropologist with a specialization in paleoanthropology. In 2014, she began analyzing teeth from the Rising Star fossil site in South Africa. Her presentation will highlight what findings she and the team concluded while researching the fossil teeth. She will also discuss the unique anatomy of the skeleton and describe the mystery as to how the fossils came to be in the cave. For more information, contact the Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology at 575-562-2206 or email enmu.anthropology@enmu.edu.

March 24
Easter in the Park

Kid’s Easter Egg Hunt begins at 10 a.m. for ages 0-3, 10:30 a.m. for ages 4-6, 11 a.m. for ages 7-9 and 11:30 a.m. for ages 10-12 at the Washington Park. Children can enter their best decorated bike, wagon or scooter in the annual kids’ non-motorized Easter Parade and win a brand-new bicycle. Age categories are 0-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12. Registration is online at active.com/alamogordo-nm. Adult Easter Egg scramble begins after the annual non-motorized Easter Parade. Registration is at the 94KEY tent on event day (Must have ID). For more information, contact Kerry Uribe, Special Events Manager at 575-439-4279 or e-mail kuribe@ci.alamogordo.nm.us.

March 24
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

The second annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt takes place at the Hagerman Baseball fields from 5 to 8:30 p.m. There are three age groups: 2 to 4 years (with adult), 5 to 7 years (without adult), 8 to 10 years (without adult). There will be 2,000 eggs hidden per age group. There will be inflatables, concession, games and golden egg special prizes. The organizers ask to bring flashlights and baskets. For more information, visit the Facebook page of the Hagerman Fire Protection District / Hagerman Quick Response or call 208-837-4552.

March 24-25
The Great Outdoors Expo

The Great Outdoors Expo takes place at the Lubbock Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guest of honor is pro bass fisherman Jason Reynolds., who will be conducting the fishing seminar, “Bass Fishing Technique” and “High Flying Retriever Dog Show.” The expo will also feature boats, outfitters, gear and gadgets. There will be entertainment and activities for children and adults. For more information, visit goetx.com.

March 29
Free 23rd annual Easter Egg Hunt

Carlsbad radio invites the public to join the free 23rd annual Easter Egg Hunt at PR Leyva football field. The egg hunt starts at 6 p.m. For more information, visit carlsbadradio.com or call 575-887-7563.

March 30
‘Grease,’ sing-a-long

Artesia Arts Council presents the iconic movie “Grease,” sing-a-long at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7:30 p.m. Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of “Grease,” the most successful movie musical of all time. The audience is encouraged to sing-a-long. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or at 575-746-4212.

March 31
Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Hagerman Fire Protection District invites the public for its annual Easter Egg Hunt to the Hagerman City Park. The begin of the hunt is 10 a.m. sharp. Age groups are 0 to 3 years, 4 to 6 years, 7 to 9 years and 10 to 12 years. 4,000 eggs will be hidden, including cash prizes and candy. For more information, call the Hagerman fire Department chief Tim Peterson at 575-837-4552 or 575-539-6546 or assistant chief Jon Kepler at 575-358-0794.

April 7
Selena No. 1 Tribute, featuring Karla Perez

Tickets are now on sale for the show Selena No. 1 Tribute. No one else captures the sound, style, looks and complete essence of Selena like Karla Perez. Perez has proven time and time again over the past four years why she is widely regarded as the top rated Selena tribute artist in the United States and Mexico. Perez has been performing for Selena fans across the country. Perez began her musical career at a very young age, recording jingles for political campaigns, for radio stations, commercials, as well as winning singing competitions and auditioning for La Academia, Objetivo Fama and La Voz México reality shows. Perez’ charisma and ability to captivate the audience so well comes from being a lead singer for many versatile bands playing at private parties, bars and nightclubs. Perez sings all types of music and is one of the most dynamic entertainers in the Latin music industry today. Perez studied music in the Conservatory of Guadalajara and Arizona Western College in Yuma. Perez has a Master’s Degree in Bilingual and Multicultural Education. The show starts at 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. For more information, visit flickingercenter.com.

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