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Farmers Market each Saturday

The annual Farmer’s Market continues on Saturdays from  7 to 11 a.m., at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn offering fresh produce from the area. For more information, visit mainstreetroswell.org.

Registration for Broadway Bound Kids

Registration for Broadway Bound Kids 2018 fall semester is ongoing. 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 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.

Free day camp for middle school girls

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The Chaves County CASA Program (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is offering a free day camp for girls who are entering middle school. The free camp, called “Its a Girl Thing,” runs July 30 through Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. The camp is limited to girls entering sixth grade to help them prepare for the stressors of sixth grade. “Its a Girl Thing” will cover topics such as empowerment, bullying, self-image, making friends and dealing with peer pressure while all the playing games and being creative.

Dr. Surla speaks at Healthsense

Dr. Jessie Surla will be the speaker at Healthsense at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 3 at Senior Circle. She is part of the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Gastroenterology team and her topic will be fatty liver disease. These talks are free and open to the public and a light lunch is served. Senior Circle is at 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar.

Hurd’s WWII work to be discussed

The free Magical & Real Lecture Series continues at 2 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St., with Melissa Renn, art historian and curator. During World War II, Life Magazine sent artists worldwide to record in paint all aspects of war. This talk explores Peter Hurd’s work for Life as an artist-correspondent during WWII. For more information, visit roswell-nm.gov/308/Roswell-Museum-Art-Center or call 575-624-6744.

Heritage Dinner on Aug. 7

The board of directors of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico are hosting their 37th annual Heritage Dinner on Aug. 7. 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.

Restaurant offers barbecue to veterans

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.

Youth group meets every Thursday

The St. John’s Parish Youth Group meets every Thursday in the Juan Montoya Building. The youth group is for young people ages 13 to 17. For more information, call 575-626-5823 or 575-910-2630.

Flute Ensemble practices weekly

The Roswell Flute Ensemble practices weekly at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the First Church of the Nazarene, 510 N. Sycamore Ave. The ensemble charges no fee to perform and can perform a variety of music. The ensemble is always seeking new players, experience preferred. Contact Ricardo at 575-914-1379 or ricardoavalenzuela@yahoo.com.