Around Town: Garage sale at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center

March 5, 2013 • Vistas

Garage sale
The Roswell Adult and Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave., will have an indoor garage sale/flea market on Friday March 8 from 5-8 p.m. and on Saturday March 9 from 7 [auth] a.m.- 1 p.m. There will be about 40 vendors selling items at the event.

Pancake breakfast
The Kiwanis Club of Roswell will be hosting the 44th Annual Pancake Festival Saturday, March 9, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roswell Convention Center, 912 N. Main. The Kiwanis Club of Roswell is a civic organization that focuses on leadership and service opportunities for youth through its activities such as: Builder’s Club, Key Club, Circle K, Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts, Youth Challenge, Little League and more. All proceeds benefit youth programs and causes. Join us this Saturday for pancakes, sausage and entertainment! Tickets are available at the door for $5 each or 25 for $100. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Robert Sherman at 420-3789 or Doug Austin at 317-3695.

The Rio Pecos Kennel Club will have its seventh annual Shamrock Wag-n-Walk Saturday, March 9, from 9-11 a.m. at Cahoon Park by the pool. Walk for fun or walk to compete with your dog! The 1 and 2 mile competitive walks start at 9:30 a.m. The non-competitive walks are from 9:30-11 a.m. $15 for one person and one dog — additional dogs are $2 each. No need to pre-register! All dogs must be on a leash and have all their shots. There will also be fun contests for you and your dog, and prizes for winners of cute puppy and adult, most talented and best costume, all starting at 10 a.m. Micro-chipping will be available from 9-11 a.m. ID you pet for a low cost of $35. For more information contact Debbie at 626-5338 or Sarah at 623-9190, or check us out on Facebook,

Planetarium fun
Goddard Planetarium, 100 W. 11th St., invites you to a free Science Saturday program designed for children and their parents this Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. This week’s program will be all about planets. We offer a number of programs for all ages and a variety of activities that can be taken back to the classroom for reinforcement of the concepts presented. The specific programs may be explored at the Planetarium website, by clicking on the School Show link.

Legal Aid info
Wings for L.I.F.E. (Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education) will host a program all about public benefits, including housing, tenant issues and court preparation Sunday, March 10, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, 201 S. Garden Ave. The program will be presented by New Mexico Legal Aid. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. There will be a free dinner provided. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward! For more information, call Shelly at 317-2042.

Caregiver support
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at La Villa Assistant Living and Memory Care, 2725 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Tuesday, March 12, at 12 p.m. Special guest speaker will be Rebecca Ponder of Genworth Insurance. Lunch will be provided. For more information call Priscilla Lujan, 624-1552.

The Woodmen of the World Fraternal Society in Roswell will have its regular dinner meeting on Tuesday, March 12, at 6 p.m. at Kwan Den Restaurant, 1000 W. Second St. The Woodmen of the World fraternal group donates many flags to nonprofit organizations. If you belong to such a group and need indoor or outdoor flags, please contact us. For general information on how to obtain flags or to learn more about the Woodmen of the World, call 347-2628.

Home Garden Club
Everyone is invited to listen to Jay Burson, of the Greenery Nursery, as he shares his expert advice about new plants and growing plants in Roswell. Our meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m. in the Pioneer Bank Conference Room, 3000 N. Main St. Bring your questions, join us for refreshments and meet our club members! For more information, call Pam Davis, 914-3729.

Garden Club
The Morning Garden Club will meet at the home of Martha Morris, 1800 W. Fourth St., at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday March 14. The program will be about maintaining trees and shrubs and will be presented by Sandra Barraza, a county extension agent. If you have any questions, please call Martha Morris at 623-5224.

Dr. Sebastian Lopez of Zia Medical Associates will speak at Healthsense at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Senior Circle, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Lopez will address cancer and the importance of colonoscopies. The program is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served. Note the change in day. Dr. Lopez, a general surgeon who also does colonoscopies, does surgeries on Fridays, the usual Healthsense day. For more information on Senior Circle, a resource of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, call 623-2311.

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