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‘Grease Sing-A-Long’ to be held in Artesia


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March 30

This year, the movie “Grease” celebrates 40 years of success and there will be events throughout the world. Artesia’s Ocotillo Theatre, 310 W. Main St., will have two performances of “Grease Sing-A-Long” at 2 p.m. (family friendly) and at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

March 30 and 31
Wait for What?!

The band Wait for What?! performs at Lucy’s Mexicali Restaurant, 701 S. Canal St. in the evening. The band is known for its Americana style by singer and songwriter David Wiggins. For more information on their tour, visit waitforwhat.com.

April 2 to May 23

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The Hobbs Community Garden plots, 1118 N. Yucca Dr., are now available for adoption and will continue until all spots are filled. There are different plot sizes available. Groups, families and individuals are welcome to participate. Free plants are available on a first come basis. For more information, visit hobbsnm.org or call 575-397-9291.

April 3
Aggie Night Open House

New Mexico State University Carlsbad is holding its Aggie Night Open House, 1500 University Dr., from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Learn about the programs offered at NMSU Carlsbad. Get information about admissions and financial aid. Tour the campus and meet faculty and staff. There will also be a chance to win door prizes. For more information, call 575-234-9200.

April 5
Dr. Seuss Canvas Painting

The Lovington Public Library, 115 S. Main Ave., is hosting a free children’s Dr. Seuss Canvas Painting event at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit lovingtonpubliclibrary.org or call 575-396-3144.

April 6
Renaissance Fancies of Flight

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Road NW, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., celebrates the art of Leonardo da Vinci. Unleash your imagination and curiosity and contemplate man’s ability to fly like the birds. As part of the current, temporary exhibition Da Vinci — The Genius, visitors find out how Leonardo da Vinci’s illustrations and study of natural flight eventually lead to modern aircraft. Visitors to the museum will engage in hands-on activities and chat with experts on flight. They can learn about the wings of bats from the organization Fight White Nose Syndrome, birds from local educators Tish Morris and Karen Herzenberg and flying machines from ultralight pilot Jeff Gilkey. There will be plenty of kid-friendly activities, as well. The DynaTheater will be showing an episode of the Public Broadcasting Service Series Secrets of the Dead called Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science. Admission to this program is included in da Vinci admission; however, donations are always appreciated. Two showings begin at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. and each lasts one hour. The Museum Observatory will be open to the night sky April 6 for one hour from 8 – 9 p.m., weather permitting, and da Vinci exhibition admission will be required for access. For more information, visit nmnaturalhistory.org or call 505-841-2800.

April 6 to 8
The Legends Match Play Championship

The Legends Match Play Championship takes place at the Riverside Country Club, 1700 W. Orchard Lane. It is a two-person match play. Deadline for team entry is April 4. The event kicks off with the individual shootout at 3 p.m. In the evening, there will be a pairing party at 6 p.m. On Saturday, round robin – Tee times start at 8 a.m. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Sunday, the semi-final Tee times are from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the final matches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information and to sign up, call the pro-shop at 575-885-4253.

April 6
Wait for What?!

The band Wait for What?! performs at St. Clair Winery and Tasting Room, 1325 De Baca Road SE, in the evening. The band is known for its Americana style by singer and songwriter David Wiggins. For more information on their tour, visit waitforwhat.com.

April 7
Selena No. 1 Tribute, featuring Karla Perez

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.

April 7

The Wild West History Association in cooperation with Lincoln Historic Site presents a WWHA New Mexico Mini-Roundup. Guest speakers include: Drew Gomber, Roy Young, Kurt House, Elise Bomber and Mark Gardner. The afternoon activity will be a trip to the Tunstall Murder site. For more information on WWHA or the roundup, email Herb Marsh at hmarshjr@msn.com.

April 7 to 8
Bataan Memorial Bike Run 2018

The Bataan Memorial Bike Run 2018 will go through South Central New Mexico. Starting point is the American Legion, Post 34, 20880 US 70. It is a photos for prizes scavenger hunt honoring the memories of those who died and those who survived the Bataan Death March. For more information, visit its Facebook page or call 575-430-2545.

Las Cruces
April 12 to 14
Out of this World Space Festival

The first Space Festival takes place at three locations. The theme is Making Space for Everyone. The first day is geared toward children and families celebrating the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s human space flight and takes place on the New Mexico State University campus. Friday’s theme is Raising Awareness at Mesilla Valley Mall for a space showcase. Experts in space travel, aerospace and space exploration will answer questions. The evenings of the first two days includes free space-themed movies at the Rio Grande Theater on Main Street. Saturday’s theme is Entertainment and takes place on the Plaza de Las Cruces and surrounding locations in the downtown are. It will include interactive events with hands-on activities. For more information, visit lcspacefestival.com.

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