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See ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ in Hobbs this weekend

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Hobbs

Feb. 14 to 16

‘Arsenic & Old Lace’

The Community Players of Hobbs, 1700 N. Grimes St., present, “Arsenic & Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Laura Brewster.

The public has only this weekend to see this iconic dark comedy. Showings are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit communityplayersofhobbs.com or like its Facebook page.

Silver City

Feb. 15

Territorial Charter Day Fun Run

Silver City MainStreet invites the public to its third Territorial Charter Day Urban Challenge Fun Run in downtown Silver City.

The run is approximately 5K. Families and serious runners can register. Registration opens at 8 a.m. at Silver City Visitor Center, 201 N. Hudson St. The race starts at 9 a.m.

For more information, email charmeine@silvercitymainstreet.com or visit silvercitymainstreet.com.

Carlsbad

Feb. 15 to 16

Book sale at the zoo

The public is invited to visit the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, 1504 Miehls Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days, featuring Friends of the Carlsbad Public Library’s book sale. Cash and checks only, no credit card sales.

For more information, visit carlsbadchamber.com.

Artesia

Feb. 16

Jason Lyle Black concert

Jason Lyle Black, also known as The Backwards Piano Man, performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 2 p.m.

Black is an award-winning pianist, composer and comedic entertainer, known for his performance on the “Ellen Show.” As a recording artist, Black has released five albums of solo piano music, including Piano Preludes, an album of original piano and string compositions, which debuted at No. 1 on iTunes and No. 2 on the Billboard music charts.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Hobbs

Feb. 15

Jason Parrott Solo Digital Art Show

Jason Parrott will have his works exhibited in a solo show at the Lea County Center of the Arts, 112 W. Broadway St. The reception will be held Feb. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will be up until Feb. 29.

For more information, visit lccanm.org or call 575-397-2787.

Albuquerque

Feb. 21

Aquarium overnight

Albuquerque Biopark’s Aquarium, 2601 Central Ave. NW, overnight is open for all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m., the program starts at 7 p.m.

There will be marine activities, adventures and games. Participants will “sleep with the fishes.”

For more information, visit cabq.gov.

Cloudcroft

Feb. 21 to 23

Mardi Gras in the Clouds

Cloudcroft celebrates its annual Mardi Gras in the Clouds downtown with a Cajun cooking contest and live music at 6 p.m. on Friday.

On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., a variety of entertainment is planned including the Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. On Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., entertainment for the entire family is planned.

For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call the Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce at 575-682-2733.

Carlsbad

Feb. 21 to 23 and Feb. 28 to March 1

‘Going To See The Elephant’

Carlsbad Community Theatre, 4713 National Parks Highway, presents the play “Going To See The Elephant.” With performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit its Facebook page or call 575-887-3157.

Lovington

Feb. 21 to 23

and Feb. 28 to March 1

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

The New Antiquities Theatre Company presents “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The play is based on the writings of Anne Frank, written by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman.

The play about the young girl who was hiding from the Nazis with her family in the Netherlands is directed by Nathan R. Miles and Lucinda Laro, in association with Lovington High School Theatre Department.

Performances will be at the Pannel Auditorium on the Lovington High School Campus, 701 West Ave. K, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit newantiquities.org.

Artesia

Feb. 22

Rumours — a Fleetwood Mac tribute band concert

Rumours — a Fleetwood Mac tribute band will perform at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m.

Rumours is the country’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of its career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation and a visually engaging stage show.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Artesia

Feb. 27

Crafty Kitch Lit book discussion

The Crafty Kitch Lit book discussion takes place at the Artesia Public Library, 205 W. Quay Ave., from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the library meeting room.

This book group is free and open for the public — for those who love food and are over 18. Every book has a food theme.

This month we’re reading “The Greenfather” by John Marshall. Books are provided by the library. Feel free to make a craft to keep your hands occupied while your mouth and brain discuss the latest foodie book.

For those that can’t attend the physical meeting, text @kitchlit to 81010 to join the discussion that way.

For more information, call 575-746-4252.

Artesia

Feb. 27

Artesia Arts Council Gala

The Artesia Arts Council is hosting its third annual gala at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., from 6 to 9 p.m.

The theme this year is the 1920s. The night’s events will consist of a silent auction, dancing and games. Everyone is encouraged to come dressed in your best 1920’s flapper dress or other Gatsby-inspired costume, but not mandatory.

Look out for Big Mike and his gang who will be watching the backdoor for cops and expecting the password.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Lovington

Feb. 27

‘Toy Story 4’

The Lovington Public Library, 115 S. Main St., presents the award-winning Disney/PIXAR movie “Toy Story 4,” at 4 p.m.

For more information, call 575-396-3144.

Artesia

March 5

Rock & Roll Science

The Hillbilly Scientist returns to the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m.

Rock & Roll Science explains the science behind rock and roll, and how technology has shaped this multibillion-dollar industry.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Albuquerque

Until April 30

Entry to the 2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

The entry period for the 2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards is now open.

Entries must be received by April 30 to be considered. Books published since Jan. 1, 2018 are eligible, if they have not won in any category previously.

The new and revised entry form is posted on the Book Co-op website at nmbookcoop.com.

If you would like your event listed on the entertainment calendar, please email vision@rdrnews.com or call 622-7710 ext. 309.