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040121 Roswell Events


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Free children’s book program

United Way of Chaves County announced that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available for children from birth to preschool. United Way of Chaves County is excited to offer this program to the children in the community. It is 100% free. For more information, visit imaginationlibrary.com.


Virtual RMAC and Puzzle Room

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Join the Roswell Museum and Art Center on its Facebook page in Museum Moments Facebook videos and Space is Awesome on Fridays. There is no specific posting time, so check often. The RMAC Puzzle Room is once again open. Puzzle Room reservations are available during museum visiting hours, Tuesdays through Fridays, from 1 to 5 p.m. To make a reservation, call 575-624-6744.

Until June 20

Indigenous American Art, 1960-2000

Featuring the work of well-known Indigenous artists like Fritz Scholder (Luiseño), R.C. Gorman (Navajo), Pablita Velarde (Santa Clara Pueblo), and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (Salish), this exhibit opens at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave. It demonstrates a wide variety of traditional and contemporary subject matter depicted through an equally wide variety of materials from sand painting to bronze sculpture. This exhibition will serve as an introduction to the subject with a follow-up show traveling from the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian in the second half of 2021. Also open as of now in the entrance is the exhibit Animals!, which remains open until May 30, featuring various artists’ perspectives on the animal kingdom. For more information, visit roswellmuseum.org.

April 2

Easter egg hunt

Church on the Move, 901 W. Brasher Road, is hosting from 5 to 8 p.m. an Easter egg hunt, including food trucks, games, Easter bunnies and a scavenger hunt. For more information, visit cotmroswell.com, call 575-622-7011 or visit its Facebook page.

April 3 to 4

Easter Speggtacular

Spring River Zoo, 1306 E. College Blvd., is hosting an egg hunt during regular opening hours, Easter Speggtacular. Every hour their guest services team will hide a new batch of eggs filled with candy and zoo coupons throughout the zoo. Eggs will be hidden only in areas open to the public. Tickets are required. For more information, visit springriverzoo.com.

April 24

Annual Home Garden Club Gardener’s Market

Tried and true plants, grown by members of Roswell’s Home Garden Clubs (RHGC), will be available at the annual Roswell Home Garden Club Gardener’s Market, 2717 Onate Road (between Mescalero Road and Coronado Drive,) from 8 a.m. until gone. Come early for best selection. There will be house plants, iris, cacti, trees and herbs available.

July 2-4

Roswell UFO Festival

The city of Roswell announced the 25th annual UFO Festival will be held, celebrating the anniversary of the alleged crash of an unidentified flying object outside of Roswell in 1947. 2020 would have been the official 25th anniversary, but due to COVID-19 social distancing, only a small local event was held. The city has a full schedule of events and entertainment planned for 2021, from costume contests and live music to golf excursions, there will be entertainment for the entire family. Sign up on the new website and Facebook @roswellnmufofestival to receive the event schedule once it is released. For more information, visit ufofestival.com.


Bowl for Kids’ Sake

The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, which benefits the nonprofit organization Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico, has been postponed until restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis are lifted. For more information, visit bbbssenm.org or its Facebook page. 

The calendar is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. For updates and more information, contact the event venue or organizer.

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

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