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Two-day program
on artist Gustav Klimt

Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St., offers a fusion of literature, film and visual art on Friday and Saturday. 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.”

Klimt (1862-1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement

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 from 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.

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

Health fair on babies at Lovelace

The free From Bump to Baby Health Fair takes place at Lovelace Regional Hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturay 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. RSVP for Heritage Dinner by July 2

The deadline to RSVP for the 37th annual Heritage Dinner sponsored by the Board of Directors for the Historic Society for Southeast New Mexico is July 2. The banquet will be held Aug. 7 at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Cocktail hour and silent auction start at 6 p.m. and the dinner starts at 7. This year, the Heritage Dinner will honor the Merced and Francisa González Family. To RSVP or for more information, call 575-622-8333.

Runners/Walkers Club to meet

The Roswell Runners/Walkers Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on June 25 at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 North Missouri Ave. Perry Toles will be the guest speaker and will share some of his pentathlon and triathlon stories, coaching tips, training secrets and how he competed in three world championships in three different sports. Toles recently competed in the Milkman Triathlon and showed he still has what it takes.

The purpose of the club is to encourage runners, joggers, walkers of all abilities and ages to have a healthy and active lifestyle. For more information, call Alvin Jones at 575-420-6233 or Joan Blodgett at 575-626-9051.

MAD Camp sign up ends July 10

MAD (Music, Art, Drama) Camp will begin on July 9 at First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Musician Michelle Olson will lead children and youth (completed grades 1-7) as they learn the musical “Step Right Up” by Dan and Heidi Goeller.

They will also do innovative art projects and participate in fun recreational activities. Rev. Tina Cross will lead preschool — aged children (4-year-olds through kindergarten) in music, art, drama, movin’ & groovin,’ story time and outdoor games. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 9 to 14, and concludes with a performance of the musical at 10:30 a.m. on July 15, at FUMC.

Registration includes a T-shirt, listening CD, arts and crafts materials, snacks, lunch and a pizza party on Saturday. Registration forms are available online at fumc-roswell.org and in the church office.  Registrations will not be accepted after July 10. For more information, call 575-622-1881.

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