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July 26 
Veterans Day planning meeting

Roswell community members who deeply appreciate our veterans would like to invite anyone interested in helping plan for a Veteran’s Day Celebration to attend an open meeting today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Archives Building, Historical Museum of Southeast New Mexico, 200 N. Lea Ave. Everyone who is interested in contributing ideas, time and/or money to help celebrate our veterans is invited to attend.

July 27
Last Friday Fun Kids Crafts of the summer

The last Friday Fun Kids Crafts of the summer takes place at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., from 10 to 11 a.m. This Friday, the children (ages 3 and up) will be making monster castanets. For more information, call 575-622-7101.

Ongoing until July 28
‘Jeremy Howe: works on paper’ exhibition

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“Jeremy Howe: works on paper” exhibition continues at Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St., Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From colored smoke and food coloring to ballpoint pen and spray paint, the artworks of Howe highlight a modern sensibility with an experimental approach. For more information, visit Bone Springs Art Space’s Facebook page.

July 30
Fall registration for Broadway Bound kids

Registration for Broadway Bound Kids 2018 fall semester opens. BBK is an all-youth performing group for children ages 7 to 17. BBK offers specific training in musical theater. The focus is to provide children an opportunity to enhance their singing, dancing, and acting skills while creating their own musical variety production to showcase their talents. There is an audition placement day on Aug. 18 and classes begin Aug. 25 every Saturday for 12 weeks (class times depend on which group the child is placed in). The semester ends with a final performance on Nov. 16. The registration fee includes the students’ costumes, except dance shoes which need to be purchased separately. Group size for BBK is limited to 30 students, which will be placed into two groups assigned by the main BBK instructors after audition placement day. The registration fee is due by the first day of class. For more information and to register, visit waywayoffbroadway.com/broadway-bound-kids/ or message them on Facebook.

July 31
Paint Party for the DA Dogs

The DA Dogs Foundation hosts the Paint Party for the DA Dogs at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave. at 6 p.m. For more information, visit its Facebook event page, 5thdadogs.org or call 575-626-2422.

Aug. 3
YPAC Quarterly Social

The Youth & Professionals for the Arts Collective is holding its quarterly social meeting at Sol Juice & Supplements, 305 N. Main St. from 6 to 8 p.m. The meeting is open for the public to meet YPAC members, find out about local art events, how to support local artists and volunteer for kid’s art events. Guest speaker Zack Anderson will discuss Roswell Community Little Theatre and his upcoming show, featuring a special performance by the cast of “Willy Wonka.” For more information, visit its event page on Facebook.

Aug. 3 to 5
Alien Open

The 13th annual Alien Open dart tournament takes place this year at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 3201 S. Sunset Ave. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the regional playoff begins at noon. For more information and the schedule, visit roswelldarts.com.

Aug. 4
Magical & Real Lecture Series: “An Enduring Record: Peter Hurd’s World War II Art for Life Magazine”

The free Magical & Real Lecture Series continues at 2 p.m. at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W 11th St., with Melissa Renn, art historian and curator. During the war, Life magazine sent artists worldwide to record in paint all aspects of war, from preparations on the home front to battles abroad. This talk explores Peter Hurd’s work for Life as an artist-correspondent during World War II. For more information, visit roswell-nm.gov/308/Roswell-Museum-Art-Center or call 575-624-6744.

Author visit: Sara Triana Mitchell

Sara Triana Mitchell will be at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mitchell is going to read out of her book “Love Love Bakery” and will sign her books. This is a children- and adult-friendly event. There will be also coffee, sourdough bread and jam and coloring sheets. For more information, call 575-622-7101.

Aug. 7
Heritage Dinner

The board of directors of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico are hosting their 37th annual Heritage Dinner. This year, the Merced and Francisca González family are going to be honored. The event takes place at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. Live music is provided by Hot Club on the Pecos. For more information, call 575-622-833.

Aug. 13
Spirit of ‘45

Cattleman’s Kountry Kitchen presents Spirit Of ‘45 BBQ buffet as a salute to all veterans from 5 to 7 p.m., 2010 S. Main St. Veterans and spouses eat for free. For reservations and more information, call 575-208-0543.

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