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5K run, walk, move for health being held in Carlsbad


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April 28
5K run, walk, move for health

The Carlsbad Family Health Center, 2013 San Jose Blvd., is holding its 5K run, walk, move for health event at 8 a.m., check in is at 7:30 a.m. A pre-diabetic screening is available during its health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 575-887-2455.

April 28
Flamenco show

Abrepaso Flamenco presents “Dibujos!” Dibujos sketches the cobblestone, winding streets of Andalusia, Spain, through this intimate flamenco performance featuring Sam Reider on accordian and Alice Blumenfeld. The performance is part of the 2017-18 performing ARTSeries and takes place at the Jewish Community Center, 5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, visit holdmyticket.com.

April 28
Family Fun Day

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The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Circle, will have its free Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with guest speaker Sammie Uhrig and her Great Horned Owl. Uhrig, is visiting from the Desert Willow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Carlsbad. She received her degrees in Wildlife Biology and is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University and completed a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Sciences, specializing in recognition and treatment of pain in animals. She has a mobile veterinary practice, providing a variety of veterinary services in Eddy County. There will be arts and crafts at the Family Fun Day, plus the 1942 movie Bambi will be shown at 2 p.m. All events and the exhibit “In the Dark” are free to the public. For more information on Family Fun Day, contact the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame at 575-492-2678.

May 4 and 5
Relay For Life

Relay For Life opening ceremony kicks off at 6 p.m. The event includes a cancer survivors and caregivers walk, a luminaria ceremony and the band 58th & Memphis band performs live for the first time at the Relay For Life at Lake Carlsbad Beach Park, 101 N. Halagueno St. from 10 to 11 p.m. For more information, visit relay.acsevents.org.

Artesia to Roswell
May 4 and 5
Cruz’n For Vets

The fifth annual Cruz’n For Vets begins with preregistration the day before the rally from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hotel Artesia, 203 N. Second St., with entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. Registration on Saturday begins again at 10 a.m. at Fifth St. and KSU. The ride goes through Artesia with stops along the way and ends in Roswell at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 3201 S. Sunset Ave. The event includes live entertainment and games. Cruz’n For Vets has had a ride and other events to raise money for local veterans in Southeast New Mexico since 2014. For more information, visit its Facebook page.

May 5
Legacy of Liberty Open House

Holloman Air Force Base’s Legacy of Liberty Open House is a family friendly event open to all members of the surrounding communities. All visitors entering through the main gate are required to have a Department of Defense issued I-D card. Visitors without DODID cards are asked to enter throught the west gate, located off of Highway 70. For a full list of exhibits, aerial events, open house rules of engagement and other questions, visit www.holloman.af.mil or its Facebook page.

May 5
“Alice In Wonderland” and “Alice Through The Looking Glass”

Performances of “Alice In Wonderland” and “Alice Through The Looking Glass take place at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 2 and 6 p.m. The Children’s Theatre Classes are performing. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

May 12
Call for entertainer

Atomic City Cosplay is looking for entertainers for their Atomic City Cosplay event from 1 to 8 p.m., 800/900 block of New York Street. They are looking for dancers, hula hoop performers and magicians to name a few. The organizers are building their line up and space is filling up. For more information, email atomic.city.cosplay@gmail.com.

May 12 to 13
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park arts and craft show

Friends of the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park invite the public to its arts and craft show, 1504 Miehls Dr. N., each day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Vendors deadline is April 30 by 3:30 p.m. Location is in the visitors center of the park. For more information, contact Sonoma Ethwa at 575-725-7114, Kay Kendrick at 936-661-1675 or email kaykendrick1953@gmail.com.

May 18
Class Act 2018 — A Night at the Movies

Class Act of Carlsbad is hosting an all night party at the Carlsbad Pecos River Village, 302 S. Canal St., from 10 p.m. until the next morning at 6 a.m., for graduating seniors and their guest. The party offers a safe drug and alcohol-free venue with food, music, casino, movies, dancing and prizes for every senior that stays all night. It includes also a free T-shirt. For more information, visit classactofcarlsbad.com or its Facebook page.

May 19
‘Evidently’ writers’ workshop

Croak and Dagger, the New Mexico chapter of Sisters in Crime, is hosting a writers’ workshop at the First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd NE, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a special focus on evidence. So many details of investigation, collection and lab work are wrong on television shows. During this workshop participants learn what’s right. Sisters in Crime is a nationwide organization of authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by their affection for the mystery genre and their support of women who write mysteries. For more information and to register, visit croak-and-dagger.com.

May 19
Military & First Responders Day

Military service branches, along with federal, state and local first-responder agencies, will have equipment on display for 2018 Military & First Responders Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cottonwood Mall, located at 10000 Coors Blvd., Bypass NW on the city’s west side. Dozens of military and first-responder vehicles, helicopters and boats will be available to climb aboard for a hands on look. Uniformed service members, law enforcement and first-responder personnel will also be there to meet and greet attendees. This free family-friendly event is presented by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services and the Cottonwood Mall to provide an opportunity for the public to meet military and first-responder personnel and learn how they serve and protect the citizens of New Mexico. Additionally, bounce houses, food trucks and vendors will also be on-site to add to the fun and enjoyment for the whole family. For more information, contact DVS Outreach Coordinator Joseph Dorn at josephm.dorn@state.nm.us or 505-383-2414.

Santa Fe
May 26 to Sept. 9

The New Mexico Museum of Art, 107 W. Palace Ave., presents the exhibition of Patrick Nagatani’s photographs. Nagatani was an Albuquerque resident and teacher and a leading figure in the directorial style of photography. Nagatani often constructed complex tableaus and detailed models for the camera to bring attention to truths that are often hidden in plain sight. For more information, visit nmartmuseum.org

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