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March 5 to 22

Roswell middle and high school free art show

The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd., presents an art show for Roswell middle and high school artists. Opening reception will be March 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 575-623-5600.

March 6 and 13

Free spring documentary films at RMAC

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To honor Women’s History Month, the Roswell Museum and Civic Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., is hosting a couple of movies about inspiring women in their respective fields. The first Peabody Award-winning documentary is “The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs,” and is about the life of renowned civil rights activist and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs, who was recognized for her barrier-breaking academic career and longstanding engagement with gender and class struggle. The second documentary, “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines,” traces the fascinating birth, evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman, and introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real-life super-heroines fighting for positive role models for girls, both on-screen and off. Popcorn and drinks are provided. For more information, call 575-624-6744.

March 7, 11, 17, 21, 25 and 31

‘Back To The Moon For Good’

The planetarium show “Back To The Moon For Good” takes place at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., with a showing on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and on Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The race is on to return to the moon 50 years after the historic Apollo landings. The audience can see how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. Learn about the moon’s resources and discover what humanity’s future on the moon might hold. Narrated by Tim Allen, “Back to the Moon For Good” presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires. For more information, call 575-624-6744.

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.

March 10, 14, 18, 24 and 28

‘Solar Quest’ and ‘Sizing Up Space’

The planetarium shows “Solar Quest” and “Sizing Up Space” take place at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., with a showing on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and on Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. “Solar Quest” is a planetarium short feature that demonstrates and provides an overview of the Sun — Earth environment. Detailed and high-quality animations and videos demonstrate various solar phenomena such as fusion, light energy and solar surface features and phenomena. “Sizing Up Space” introduces audiences to the scale of the solar system, galaxy and universe. It describes a light year and explains its meaning by applying it to the planets and stars. For more information, call 575-624-6744.

March 14

Board Game Bash

Wildbird Games and Roswell Galacticon are hosting Board Game Bash at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. At 9 a.m., the event kicks off with Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and at 1:30 p.m., one of the highlights is Dungeons & Dragons. Participants can win free tickets to the Roswell Galacticon event in summer. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.

March 19

Rise with Roswell

Rise with Roswell agriculture breakfast takes place at Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 SE Main St., from 6 to 8 a.m. Rise with Roswell joins in celebration of National Agricultural Month. The event is honoring the abundance provided to local communities through agriculture. Every year, producers, corporations, universities and government agencies across the U.S. join together to recognize the bountiful contribution that the agricultural industry provides. For more information, visit roswellnm.org, its Facebook event page or call 575-623-5695.

Until April 3

Artists for Artfaire 2020

Artfaire 2020 is now accepting applications. The fair will be held April 4 and 5 at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. Only handmade arts and crafts are accepted. For more information, email artfaire2015@gmail.com or call 575-208-2864.

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