Around Town: Story time, Pecos Valley Quilters, and Loss and Prevention

October 5, 2011 • Vistas

The Roswell Public Library will be having story time Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The library [auth] is located at 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information call 622-7101. Anyone who needs special assistance should contact the library 24 hours in advance.

Pecos Valley Quilters
The Pecos Valley Quilters business meeting will be Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Membership is $20 per year. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call Margaret Tilley at 622-2370.

Loss and Prevention Seminar
The Loss and Prevention Seminar will be held Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, 131 W. Second Street. Roswell Police Sgt. Ty Sharpe will be going over the crime rate in Roswell and how to protect you and your businesses. This is free to the public, bring a brown bag lunch. RSVP by calling the Chamber at 623-5695.

On Oct. 6, at 1:30 p.m., the Roswell Museum and Art Center will host a program titled ‘A Brief History of 19th-Century Printmaking’ by Dr. Robert Bell of Santa Fe. This program is free. For more information call the RMAC at 624-6744, extension 10.

The New Mexico Education Council (NMEC) will host a college fair in the VMV Hall at NMMI from 12-1:30 p.m. Students are encouraged to attend this fair to find out more about schools in the southwest U.S. For more information call 624-8372.

Wound Care Conference

The 11th annual Wound Care Conference will be held on Oct. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at NMMI Daniels Leadership Center. This conference is for any clinician interested in wound care. The cost is $20 pre-registration or $30 on conference day. For more information contact McGuire Wound, Ostomy and Family Care Center at 627-1200.

Health Sense

Jan Hobbs, M.D., will be the speaker at Health Sense on Friday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. until noon, at Senior Circle, 2801 N. Main. Dr. Hobbs will speak on sinus disorders, and on seasonal (fall) allergies, both subjects in the area of his specialization. Health Sense is a community-wide educational program sponsored by the ENMMC chapter of Senior Circle. It is free and open to the public. Food will be available prior to the talk. For more information, contact, Vonnie Goss, Health Sense Coordinator, 624-1110.

Roswell Jazz Festival
The Roswell Jazz Festival will kickoff with Music on Main Street Oct. 7, at noon at the Courthouse lawn. For more information call 624-7704.

Pecos Flavors Winery
The Roswell Jazz Festival will have a performance at Pecos Flavors Winery called an evening with Dr. Dickerson, Michael Francis, Ricky Malichi, Eddie Erickson, and Frank Tate. Tickets are $30 and are available at the Roswell Civic Center. For more information call 627-6265.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army will have its monthly pancake breakfast buffet Oct. 8, from 7-11 a.m. at 612 W. College. There will be a special pumpkin spice pancake or waffle to help usher in the fall season. Cost is $5 per person. For more information call 622-8700.

Senior Circle

The ENMMC Senior Circle is holding a garage sale Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon at its facility in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. There will be more than 30 participants who will have a variety of goods including Delft pieces and other collectibles, clothes, loads of books and jigsaw puzzles, video tapes and DVDs, furniture and much more. For more information, call the office at 623-2311.


The Roswell Museum and Art Center will host its Art Block Party on Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the Art Block Party is free. The Art Block Party will take place on Eleventh Street on the north side of the museum and includes a wide range of art activities for the entire family. For more information call 624-6744.

Dance to the music of Dino and the Band D’dos. Oct. 8, from 7-10 p.m. at the Yucca Center, 500 S. Richardson. There will be refreshments, door prizes and much more. For more information call 840-6565.

La Villa

La Villa will be having a flu shot clinic Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call Angelle at 625-8426.

St. Andrews

The annual blessing of the animals and memorial service will be held Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at St. Andrews Church. Donations for the Roswell Humane Society will be accepted. For more information call 622-1353.

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