Home News Local News Roswell Events

Roswell Events


Copyright © 2021 Roswell Daily Record

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.

Support Local Journalism
Subscribe to the Roswell Daily Record today.

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 Saturday. 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.

Heavy metal concert at The Unity Center

The Unity Center, 108 E. Bland St., presents a concert with Filth, Insvrgence, Rivalry and In Our Dying Hour, among others, at 7 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit its event page on Facebook.

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 N. 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 and 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.

Fundraiser for local opera student

Roswell artist McKay-
lee Todd is going into her senior year as an undergrad at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. This summer she has the chance to study at the esteemed American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Todd will be studying classical voice repertoire, such as German Lieder and opera, along with language classes. The public is invited to her fundraising concert at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd., at 6 p.m. on June 29. The concert is free but donations will be accepted. For more information, email mckayleetodd97@gmail.com.

González family
to be honored

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.

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 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.

Previous articleFiesta time at St. John’s
Next article(Leada) Lawana Mirchell Collier