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June 15
SNL comedian Chris Kattan Live

“Saturday Night Live” comedian Chris Kattan is performing at the Epiq Nightclub, 3905 SE Main St. There will be two shows, one at 8 p.m. and the other at 10 p.m. For more information, visit showtimeconcerts.com or call 432-653-9561.

June 16, 23, 30
Tabletop games

Join a table at Stellar Coffee Shop, 315 N. Main St., every Saturday morning with new and old friends. This is a family-friendly event. For more information, call 575-623-3711.

June 15 to 16
“Magical and Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective”

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The opening reception for the exhibit “Magical and Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective,” will be on June 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St. The next day, on June 16 at 2 p.m., a panel discussion with the co-curators, Kristen M. Jensen and Sara Woodbury, takes place at the RMAC, followed at 3 p.m. by the lecture, “The Life and Work of Henriette Wyeth,” given by Jensen. For more information, visit roswell-nm.gov/346/Exhibitions or call 575-624-6744.

June 15 to 24
“Grease” is the word

Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre presents the iconic musical “Grease.” The movie version celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The audience gets transported back to the year 1959 and follows the adventures of the boy-cliques T-Birds and its female counter part Pink Ladies at Rydell High School. Danny Zuko finds out that his summer love, Sandy Dumbrowski, is joining his senior class. Zuko tries to keep cool, while Dumbrowski is in shock.

Her sweet boyfriend is not behaving like he did in summer. Hit songs such as “Greased Lightnin’,” “We Go Together” and “You’re The One That I Want,” recalls the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation.

Performances will be at the Eastern New Mexico University-Performing Arts Center on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit waywayoffbroadway.com or call 575-317-0157.

June 16, 30, July 14 and 28
Free Adulting 101 classes

The Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., is hosting at 10 a.m. on Saturday its Adulting 101 class with life hacks for adults and teens 16 and up. The first class is about basic car maintenance, the June 30 class is about how to create nutritious and flavorful meals with Ramen. On July 14, attendees learn to sew four simple stitches, plus how to sew a button on and how to mend a hole. The last class on July 28 teaches how to make beauty and cleaning products using natural materials free of chemicals. For more information, call 575-622-7101.

June 22 to 23
Read, Watch, Make: Gustav Klimt

Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St., offers a fusion of literature, film and visual art in two days. Participants read the true story that chronicles the history of one of Gustav Klimt’s famous paintings in Anne-Marie O’Connor’s book, “The Lady in Gold,” ahead of time.

The book is available for paying participants at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd. After a book discussion, the group will watch the movie, “Woman in Gold,” based on the same story, on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Highlight will be a hands-on workshop on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in which each participant will create an original work of art inspired by the ornate qualities found in Klimt’s paintings.

Working on clay-board panels, the attendees will explore mixed media along with gold-leafing techniques. No experience necessary. For more information, call 575-208-0916.

June 23
From Bump to Baby Health Fair

The free From Bump to Baby Health Fair takes place at Lovelace Regional Hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair is for new and expecting mothers and includes a free barbecue lunch, face painting and activities for kids, vendors, classes and education for new and expecting moms, raffle prizes and giveaways. To RSVP to the event, visit lovelace.com or call 575-898-3030.

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