Around Town: Library to host story time and the N.M. Municipal League Conference

August 31, 2011 • Vistas

Everyone’s favorite prehistoric lizards are going to be the stars of this Wednesday’s story times. There are all kinds of fantastic books about dinosaurs in the library, but we’ll spotlight just a few such as; Digging for Dinosaurs, If the Dinosaurs Came Back and Dinosaur Stomp! After the stories crafts will be available. Stories and crafts may vary and craft quantities are limited. The library is located at 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave and for more information, you can contact the library at 622-7101.

N.M. Municipal League Conference
The City of Roswell is gearing up to host the annual New Mexico Municipal League Conference Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, and is going to showcase the beautiful amenities of our community. Planning Committee members have been working for more than a year preparing for the event and want to make sure that businesses are prepared to accommodate potentially more than 500 conference participants that may patronize their establishments. For more information contact Councilor Judy Stubbs at (575) 626-0207.

Relay For Life
Relay for Life will have a wrap-up meeting to discuss plans for next [auth] year’s event. The meeting will be held Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Inn, 1201 N. Main in Roswell. For more information call (505) 228-0643

Loss Prevention Seminar
Sergeant Ty Sharpe will be speaking on the crime in Roswell along with how you can prevent crime to your home and business. The seminar will be held at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, 131 W. Second St. Sept. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 623-5695.

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk Fundraiser

La Villa will be having a fundraiser Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. at La Villa, 2725 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Come and enjoy cinnamon rolls, coffee and entertainment. A $3 donation is requested. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information call 625-8426.

Scott Snyder, M.D., will be the speaker at HealthSense on Sept. 2, at Senior Circle, 2801 N. Main. His presentation is scheduled for 11 a.m. until noon, and his subject will be the various types of cancer that are prevalent in women. Dr. Snyder is a gynecologist who is associated with A New Era OB/GYN. In addition to his outstanding credentials as a physician, Dr. Snyder is an interesting speaker who is able to provide information with a certain amount of humor involved. HealthSense is free and open to the public, with food served prior to the talk. For more information call 624-1110.

Bottomless Bubble Fest
The Bottomless Bubble Fest will begin Sept. 3, through Sept. 5, at Lea Lake. The event attracts scuba club divers throughout New Mexico and west Texas. Lea Lake will be the site of the “Dive Poker Tournament” Saturday morning. The park will offer visitors a chance to learn more on the underwater flora and fauna of Lea Lake by hearing an “Enchanted Evening” presentation at 8 p.m. Sept. 3. For more information on other events during the fest call 624-6058.

Roswell D.A.R.
The Roswell chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its state regent’s luncheon on Sept. 3, at Peppers restaurant at 11:30 a.m. The state regent will address the group following lunch. All members are encouraged to attend and meet the new regent. For more information call 624-1395 or 622-7707.

MUFON to meet

The September meeting of the Chaves County section of MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network, will convene from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 in classroom 121 in the Learning Resource Center on campus at ENMU-R. The public is welcome to attend. For more information call 622-0855.


Fall art classes at the Roswell Museum and Art Center will begin Sept. 13 and continue through Sunday, Nov. 6. Some classes are eight weeks, some six, some four, and some are weekend workshops. For children there are three different clay classes. Older children and adults can take Printmaking, Fused Glass, writing poetry (Haiku and nature poetry), Experimental Drawing in Nature, Advanced papermaking, and Watercolor Self Portraits in Landscape. Classes for adults include Expressing Art with Prose Writing, and Landscape Nature photography. The museum offers scholarships for those who cannot pay for a class but are very interested in taking it. For registration information, call 624-6744, Ext. 10. For scholarship information, call 624-6744, Ext. 22.

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