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Jan. 11

Board Game Bash 3

The Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., is the setting for Board Game Bash 3 with Wildbird Games. There will be a broad choice of games to choose from, including role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons and Pathfinder. Arrive early to guarantee a spot at the events. There will be a door prize for one of the gamers to Roswell Galacticon 2020. The event is open to the public. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.

Jan. 11

Black Bear Birthday Party

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Spring River Zoo is hosting at 10 a.m. its Black Bear Birthday Party. There will be cupcakes, hot cocoa and animal enrichment. The Spring River Zoo is located at 1306 E. College Blvd. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.

Jan. 11

Pancake breakfast

The Salvation Army is hosting its pancake breakfast fundraiser. The breakfast takes place at The Salvation Army Roswell, 512 W. College Blvd., from 7 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 575-622-8700 or visit its Facebook page.

Jan. 11

MUFON meeting

The local Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) meeting takes place at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave., from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, email burleson@cableone.net.

Jan. 11

Chaves County 4-H New Year’s Dance

This year’s Chaves County 4-H New Year’s Dance takes place at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Farm Bureau building, 2500 SE. Main St., from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The event is family-friendly. For more information, visit chaves-extension.nmsu.edu or call 575-622-3210.

Jan. 11, 15, 21 and 25

Einstein’s Gravity Playlist 

The Roswell Museum and Art Center presents Einstein’s Gravity Playlist, an original planetarium show that explores the ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves. Showings are on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.

Jan. 12

Sunday Funday

The Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico hosts its Sunday Funday, featuring Tiffanie Owen, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the HSSNM Archives Facility, 208 N. Lea Ave. Owen is going to speak about going “old school” at Lincoln, educating attendees about the trials and triumphs of a frontier education in a one-room school. Owen is Lincoln Historic Sites instructional coordinator. For more information, call 575-622-8333.

Jan. 24

Roswell Artist-in-Residence S.V. Randall

Lecture and opening reception for Roswell Artist-in-Residence S.V. Randall takes place at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., at 5:30 p.m. Deeply inspired by opposing notions of interiority and exteriority, his sculptures often address topics of boundaries and barriers. For more information, visit roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.

Jan. 28

Teen Changemakers

The series Teen Changemakers takes place at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The series is for teenagers who want to make a difference. Teens will be empowered to be leaders in making their community a better place and gain valuable service learning credit for college and job applications. The series is free to attend and no registration required. For more information, visit its Facebook event page, roswell-nm.gov/405 or call 575-622-7101.

Feb. 1

Roswell Jazz Festival Collaboration

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra collaborates for the first time with the Roswell Jazz Festival, featuring a concert with Michael Francis and friends, at the New Mexico Military Institute’s Pearson Auditorium on North Main Street (at the overpass walkway), at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit roswellsymphony.org or call 575-623-5882.

Feb. 22

Mardi Gras Gala Dinner and Dance

The 26th annual Mardi Gras Gala Dinner and Dance, benefiting All Saints Catholic School, takes place from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church Gym, 111 E. Deming St. The tickets include a dinner and there will be a cash bar. Music is provided by DJ Louis Najar, photography provided by Ed and Kathy Cook. There will be door prizes and a silent auction. Mardi Gras masks and accessories will be for sale. The event is for adults 21 and up. For more information, email allsaintscatholicschool.board@gmail.com or call 575-627-5744.

March 6

Denim and Diamonds

Altrusa International of Roswell presents, Denim and Diamonds, honoring pioneer families and businesses with its historic tribute evening. This year’s event will take place at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. For more information, email harmankate@gmail.com or call 806-662-8254.